April 25, 2017

Articles By: Fred Topel

Fred Topel has been an entertainment journalist in Los Angeles since 1999, for websites like Daily Radar, About.com, Crave Online and Sci Fi Wire. Follow his celebrity encounters on Twitter @FredTopel.

New TV Show Review: “Up All Night” on NBC

HollywoodNews.com:Up All Night feels like a show that’s quickly becoming a completely different show than was originally intended. They’ve already tinkered with the pilot and it seems like the new angle is the show they really want to make, but right now there are still remnants of the original pitch.[...]

New TV Show Review: “Free Agents” on NBC

HollywoodNews.com:I love Hank Azaria. He does my favorite voices on The Simpsons and I love how he transforms into characters. I even loved him on Herman’s Head. He makes so much doing The Simpsons, he really doesn’t have to do anything else, so if he agreed to do another TV[...]

New TV Show Review: Ringer on The CW

HollywoodNews.com: Ringer is the Face/Off of TV shows. It’s got a concept that should be ridiculous, yet it’s explored so interestingly you actually believe it. And when it commits at this level, you just want to see what they’ll do next.   Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is a recovering addict about[...]

New TV Show Review: The Secret Circle on The CW

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: The Secret Circle is a solid CW show about teen witches. The folks who like The Vampire Diaries will find it comparable. TVD is really the highest quality vampire show or movie of the current crop, and with even less competition in the witch genre, Secret Circle[...]

New TV Show Review: The Playboy Club on NBC

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: Well, The Playboy Club seems right on board with Hugh Hefner’s decades-old mandate that a magazine with naked pictures of women isn’t about sex or exploiting women. I agree with Hef, but it’s not enough for a TV show. Just as Playboy magazine is soft porn,[...]

New TV Show Review: Whitney on NBC

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: I don’t know a whole lot about Whitney Cummings’ standup. I’ve seen her on a roast and I imagine she’s edgy and vulgar. It doesn’t really matter because I don’t get a sense of any persona from Whitney, the generic sitcom based around Cummings. The Whitney of[...]

New TV Show Review: 2 Broke Girls on CBS

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: Well, here’s another sitcom that’s not funny. 2 Broke Girls is the story of Brooklyn waitress Max (Kat Dennings) teaming up with former trust fund baby Caroline (Beth Behrs). They’re so mismatched it’s got to be hilarious, right? Max’s first line is a boob joke. Normally I[...]

“Glee” Stars On Their 3D Movie And Season Three!

HollywoodNews.com: Can’t wait until the new season of Glee starts? You can see the Gleeks at the movies this summer in Glee: The 3D Concert Movie. 3D cameras filmed a performance of the cast’s world tour, and this weekend the movie version opens in theaters. The entire cast of Glee[...]

“Twilight” Producer On “Breaking Dawn” Pirate and MPAA Rating!

HollywoodNews.com: Wyck Godfrey, producer of the Twilight movies presented his new TV show Revenge to the Television Critics Association. Afterwards, I pulled him to the side to ask about the latest on Breaking Dawn and landed an exclusive scoop. Readers know that Bella’s birth scene will be difficult to show on[...]

Meet the New “Charlie’s Angels”: Rachael Taylor, Minka Kelly and Annie Ilonzeh

HollywoodNews.com: ABC introduced the new Charlie’s Angels to the Television Critics Association today. Rachael Taylor, Minka Kelly and Annie Ilonzeh play the new trio who’ll be solving mysteries each week, following in the footsteps of the ‘70s series and blockbuster movies. Here’s your dossier on your three new Angels. Rachael[...]
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