Thursday, May 28, 2009

More good news!

I know this news is a week late but Chuck is back for a third season! After all the emails and petitions of fans, the beloved spy comedy romance is returning to our TV screens on March 2010. I am so happy! Thanks, NBC!

2010 is many months away so I'm glad I still have The Tudors to keep me riveted. This is one of the best shows ever! It's history, politics, sex, scandal, religion, lavish excess, intrigue, style, love and passion all rolled into one! Right now, King Henry is disenchanted with his new wife, Anne of Cleves. Anne is played by Joss Stone and she's actually good--who knew that singer can be a good actress, too?

Showtime really has fantastic shows; aside from The Tudors, they also have Dexter--the serial murderer series. I love this one! It's funny, dark and bloody, and just chilling! I love the marketing promo, too (see above)--very clever, very sophisticated, very Dexter. The fourth season is set to debut this fall in the US so I have that to watch when The Tudors is done. I think I mentioned this somewhere in my blog before but I must confess that of all the fictional characters I've ever met (in a book, a story, a movie, etc), I relate to Dexter Morgan the most. Now that's something that scares even me...

Fringe is another show I love. It's all about the supernatural and mysterious, kinda like The X-Files but I kinda like Fringe better. I adore Olivia Dunham so much I want to name my daughter after her character! The no-nonsense Olivia is played by Aussie actress Anna Torv--that's her floating up there. She is unconventionally beautiful and she gets lovelier with each episode. The first season just ended and there's no word from Fox yet when the second season will be but I'm happy to note that there will most definitely be a new season!

Well, judging from the shows I watch, you can tell I'm not a fan of the silly, fluffy and frivolous. Yeah, I like my entertainment raw, strange, mind-boggling, bizarre, even frightening. Then the delightful Chuck (and the sadly discontinued Pushing Daisies) happened and I have never been more in love with such a sunny, happy character! And despite Chuck's sunniness, the show ain't dumb and silly at all!

6 comments:

  1. hey frances! we're airing fringe on my new channel sci fi soon! watch out for it! :)

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  2. oh I love Dexter too! He's so creepy!

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  3. I hope it's going to be a full season for Chuck. :)

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  4. I like Fringe as well. It gives you that 'Lost' combined with 'CSI' feel. JJ Abrams truly is a genius.

    btw, I heard there are a lot of sex scenes in the Tudors...is it true? Cuz whenever I watch tv, my 3 yr old son watches with me.

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  5. i don't think i know anyone else who watch DEXTER apart from bon and i... so it's cool na u like it too!

    it's very dark...

    i remember watching it for the first time, we stopped mid-season and resumed watching after we finished GOSSIP GIRL.

    DVDs are a must when waiting for patients to arrive... series play very long so they're perfect!

    i felt sad about PUSHING DAISIES being canceled too... but oh well... there's still so much to watch!

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  6. Laly, yay! When's Fringe airing here? I think I'm the only one watching it!!!

    Jarminator, Dexter is rather creepy. But I love that he's the Dark Defender!

    MM M, I hope so, too. But I think they just got renewed for 13 episodes.

    Ape, I dunno... I didn't like Lost but I love CSI, but only the Las Vegas one. And yes, there's a lot of sex scenes in The Tudors. Especially the first two seasons. I don't think having kids watch sex scenes is wrong, though. Sex is the most natural thing on earth, it's like eating and sleeping and breathing!

    Crickette! You are officially cool! Dexter fans are cool. And you're a Pushing Daisies fan, too! We are now officially friends =D

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