3 items from 2012
A spoonful of sugar
This was the year a heartwarming drama about slimy, crying heads bursting through cockney women's ha'pennies became a mainstream hit. Call The Midwife delighted many with its hearty mix of saccharine storylines and syphilitic ulcers. If you wanted one, you had to have the other. Meanwhile, Sky Arts wooed and repelled us in equal measure with John Hamm's beautiful face and piles of stinking gangrenous limbs in A Young Doctor's Notebook. An odd trend for a year in which we basically just wanted our TVs to give us a cuddle and tell us everything was going to be Ok.
Spies with nice hair
The death of Spooks left a gaping hole on BBC1, which was swiftly filled »
- The Guide
ABC’s General Hospital leads the way with 23 nominations for Daytime Emmy Awards.
The television academy announced Wednesday that the venerable soap opera will compete with NBC’s Days of Our Lives, CBS’ The Young and the Restless and the canceled All My Children of ABC for best daytime drama. NBC’s The Bold and the Beautiful has won the trophy three years in a row but wasn’t nominated this year.
- Associated Press
Remember the days of Trl -- a time when Carson Daly was on TV every afternoon, kids flooded Times Square with signs and Britney Spears music videos reigned supreme?Well VH1 has a brand new documentary airing tonight about the MTV video countdown show, called "The Trl Decade."The doc will feature the show's biggest moments -- and considering it was on from 1998-2008, there's a lot of them!It will also have present-day interviews with VJs like Daly, Vanessa Minnillo, Damien Fahey and Quddus, plus regulars like Kid Rock, Good Charlotte and Mandy Moore.Check out the photos above to take a trip back to the "Trl Decade," with random appearances by people like Vitamin C, O-Town and Dream. Remember them?! and check out the documentary tonight at 9:30pm on VH1. Read more »
- tooFab Staff
3 items from 2012
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