ATLANTA (AP) — A reality television star who appeared on the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” was indicted Wednesday for allegedly using coronavirus relief funds intended to help small businesses survive to pay for luxuries such as a Rolls-Royce and custom jewelry, federal officials said. In a news release, the Department of Justice said […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rita Ora is out and Tyra Banks is back in as the host of TV’s “America’s Next Top Model.” VH1 announced Thursday that Banks will return to the reality show next season. Production is set to begin this summer. Banks created “America’s Next Top Model” in 2003 and served as both […]
It’s a show that has been on the brink of cancellation, officially canceled on Fox, then rescued by Hulu. To say The Mindy Project has endured a winding road on the small screen would be as understated as one of the outfits worn by its titular character, Mindy Lahiri.
The Universal Television-produced Hulu comedy will begin airing on both cable networks in October as part of syndication deal.
Parents Television Council has successfully convinced dozens of advertisers to pull out of VH1’s Dating Naked. The show, which is exactly what the title implies, has a 14+ rating, meaning 14 year-olds can watch it. To the PTC, that’s appalling considering the show’s cast members are all cavorting about nude — with heavy pixelation of their private parts.
Tom Calderone, president of VH1, is exiting his post after seven years. Prior to his role as president, Calderone served as general manager of VH1 for MTV Networks, where he started working in 1998.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — VH1 is pushing the debut season of “Sorority Sisters” to a quick end after facing criticism for the reality show’s depiction of black sorority members. The channel said that the last three of 10 episodes will air back-to-back Friday. The move is intended to satisfy viewer interest by bringing the cast’s […]
The watchdog group condemns the fast-food chain’s sponsorship of the VH1 program and recommends patronizing Wendy’s as an alternative “until McDonald’s returns to being a responsible advertiser.”
CHICAGO (AP) — Jenny McCarthy may have made a home in the Chicago suburbs, but the 40-year-old mom of a 10-year-old son hasn’t lost her goofy, party girl-persona. The former Playboy playmate and TV host says Hugh Hefner’s 1970s-era “Playboy After Dark” is the inspiration her new weekly VH1 talk show, “The Jenny McCarthy Show,” […]