While we think the ‘TBL‘ is part of The Beautiful Life: TBL is kinda dumb and we suspect that certain members of the cast would never make it past the first season (assuming there’ll be a second), we’re kinda looking forward to tonight’s premiere of the series. The CW pulled out the usual stops, nudity included, in promoting the show and even did a pretty good job of keeping Mischa Barton’s meltdown from over-taking the series. Bravo on that, by the way.
We’ve come to expect nothing less than a staggering level of drama and beautiful people when it comes to The CW’s new scripted series and we’re pretty sure we will not be disapointed by TBL: TBL (that second TBL is just so unneccesary, right?). Gone, apparently, are the cutesy days of Gilmore Girls, the high school fun of Roswell, the family friendly 7th Heaven, the angsty era of Felicity and Dawson’s Creek. No folks, in the late aught’s it’s all about the B-I-T-C-H and the oh snap and the sex appeal.
We’re not complaining…really. We’re still watching and squealing (silently to ourselves, of course) with joy each time Blair brings a girl to tears. We’re just a little worried that the bitchy factor may be tipping a little too far, between Gossip Girl, Melrose Place and TBL: TBL. Oh and 90210. We don’t watch that one but we assume there’s a bunch of pretty people being nasty to each other on that show, too.
Anyway, here’s a whole bunch of sexy, pretty people being nasty, mean spirited and gorgeous:
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