Get ready for the premiere of Real Husbands of Hollywood, premiering later this month on BET. It’s a new scripted non-reality show, making fun of the Real Housewives franchise and focussing on the sexy men instead of the women.
The show stars Robin Thicke, Kevin Hart, Boris Kodjoe, Nick Cannon, Duane Martin, and J.B. Smoove and looks freaking hilarious. In one of the promos for the show, the guys each give their own reasons why they believe they are the star of the show and Thicke says that he’s the star because he’s a “sexy bitch“. LOL. There are few other promo videos from the show that I have included, one where another of the “Husbands” explains what a “Mitch” is…. a male version of a bitch. LOL.
Enjoy the funny preview material below and tune into the premiere episode on Tuesday, January 15 at 10/9c on BET.
Looks like Mission: Sexpionage failed. J.J. Abram’s spy thriller “Undercovers” is officially terminated. NBC made the announcement that most people, including me, were expecting for a longtime. Considering the brilliant Abrams was behind the show, it stunk DOA. The writing was crappy, storylines not riveting and the characters not engaging. I really wanted to like it, but gave up after watching three shows. My goodwill for Abrams can only last so long.
“Undercovers” initially received the typical 13-episode order, but given the anemic ratings, the back nine episodes weren’t ordered. So far only seven episodes have aired and NBC still plans to air the next three shows on November 10, November 17 and December 1. But even with that, it only adds up to ten. The remaining three episodes haven’t been scheduled yet. My guess is, they’ll either burn them off on Saturday nights or wait til Christmas where repeats dominate the TV schedule.
Did you watch “Undercovers” and are you saddened by the news? How could JJ Abrams produce such a crappy show? It’s too bad it stunk so bad, it was nice to see Gerald McRaney back on TV. The same can be said for Boris Kodjoe . Damn, he is one fine hot brother. Hopefully he gets another gig soon where he can strut his sexy shirtless self again. Post your comments below.
Before getting into my two reviews of my assigned TV shows, I have to talk briefly about what I did last night. Brian and I caught the screening for “the social network” and it was beyond fantastic. You’ll have to wait for my review next week, but definitely mark it on your calenders. Brilliant.
UNDERCOVERS SERIES PREMIERE
I really, really, really wanted to like this show. J.J. Abrams is my hero and if I were a woman, I’d have his baby. The man is a genius. He’s the man behind amazing TV shows like “Alias“, “Felicity” and “Lost“. His film credits include the successful reboots of “Star Trek” and “Mission: Impossible III“. With an impressive resume like that, why did the show arrive dead on arrival. Was I expecting too much?
Ok let’s start with the positives. The cast is great. Boris Kodjoe is smoking hot as always. Bonus on the gratuitous scene of him shirtless in bed. YUM. New comer Gugu Mbatha-Raw is cute and believable as a spy. And it was great to see Gerald McRaney back on TV. I’ve always liked him since his days on “Designing Women” and “Major Dad“. The segue artwork between city destinations was another thing I like, but that’s it.
It’s that time of year when the 2009-2010 TV season ends. When all the show have either their season or series finales. As one season concludes, the major networks unveil their plans for Fall. The whole process when networks present their new offerings to the media and potential advertisers is called upfronts. For the entire week, each network takes turns to start building the hype for Fall.
Though NBC has been releasing small bits of information the previous weeks, they were officially the first to present their schedule. After the humongous failure of the Jay Leno Show during the 10pm slot, canceling long-running “Law and Order” and being in last place for the big four networks, NBC had the most time slots to fill amongst the big four. Here are the best three new shows that piqued my interest and have the best chance of succeeding.
Think Mr. & Mrs Smith or True Lies but with African American leads. One being the incredibly hunky Boris Kodjoe. Coming from the genius that is J.J. Abrams (Lost, Alias, Felicity, Star Trek Movie), this is bound to become an entertaining way to spend an hour. The hour-long spy drama features Steven and Samantha who are both former CIA agents. But after a brief retirement, they are thrust back into a world of danger, excitement and espionage. With a very appealing cast (check out the trailer above) and terms like “sex-pionage” already on the pop culture radar, “Undercovers” could be a bonafide hit for the peacock network.
Typically my fellow cast member Donovan provides y’all with the Friday drools once you’ve looked at his weekly man crush, but his week I’m taking a page (maybe more like a paragraph) out of his book and list off my Top 5 Laminated list mens.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with a “Laminated List” (don’t read this, Mom) Urban Dictionary describes this as “A list of the top 5 people, usually celebrities, with whom you could have sex with without repercussions, if the opportunity arose, regardless of whether you were in a relationship or not.” I’m going to go with the latter part of the relationship status – “or not” (that’s right, I’m single and taking applications) and share my laminated list . So here goes…
5) Aaron Eckhart
There is something about Aaron’s smile that makes me melt. I don’t know if it’s the way his eyes squint when smiles or the dimple on his left cheek, but whew. I would be his Erin Brockevich any time he wants. I also love when he’s got a little scruff and his hair is messy, it’s a very “just rolled out of bed and I still look sexy” look and I could live with that.