New Harriet the Spy TV Movie to Be Worst Thing Ever Made

...Oh hm. Here's some good news for, um, "your little sister." You can tell "her" that "she" will be getting more of "her" favorite show, the Disney Channel's Jonas Brothers vehicle, JONAS. I know that "she" DVRs it every week, so "she" ought to be really excited about this. And, hypothetically, if one of her older siblings wanted to watch the show with her just to, you know, spend some time with their little sis, I suppose it might be good news for them too. Again, hypothetically speaking. [THR]

...More good news, this time for the brand-new The Wanda Sykes Show. The comedian's late-night Saturday laffer scored well in the ratings during its premiere this past weekend. She bested MadTV, which aired in the same time slot last year, by about 16%. Not bad at all for the always-likable lady. (Though, heh, I didn't actually watch her show. Sorry, Wanda!) [Variety]

...Steamy/steely Sam Anders from Battlestar Galactica, also known as Earth actor Michael Trucco, has joined the cast of that new USA lawyer show, Quinn Quirky: Attorney at Law or whatever it's called. He'll play lead Sarah Shahi's ex-husband, a fellow lawyer who still carries a torch for her. What will Starbuck say? [THR]

...Oh holy Jesus. So Disney Channel is doing a new Harriet the Spy TV movie starring something called Jennifer Stone. Which is, fine, whatever, "your little sister" might like it. But, um, guys? It's been changed just a tad from the original book. Now it's about "a movie producer's daughter determined to become the class blogger." Um, yes, you did read that correctly. The class blogger. Excuse me for a second, I'm just going to go weep for the future. This makes me really nervous for the upcoming big-screen Ramona Quimby movie. Oh, also, this sentence: "So You Think You Can Dance contestant Blake McGrath will choreograph." What, um... what is he choreographing? [gunshot] [Variety]

...Oh more good news! Dr. Phil, which evidently people still watch, has been renewed through 2014, by which time the show will be about Dr. Phil trying to become a high school blogger, and will feature elaborate hip-hop numbers choreographed by someone who was born in 1995. [THR]

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Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars is not so worst. This movie is extremely cool and great
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Petty, petty people. One of Canada's most talented scriptwriters "Heather Conkie" scripted this adaptation. Ron Oliver is a very talented director, especially with young cast. Super talented cast...those are the sure things about the disney Harriet. The only other sure thing is that the writer of the "worst..blah blah blah "column is irresponsible and WRONG. Wait and see!!!!
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Re: Your snarky remarks about Harriet the Spy....

How can you comment on something that hasn't even been shot yet, let alone viewed? I am looking forward to you having to eat your words. I happen to have worked with the director many times and he doesn't turn out anything but exciting and watchable shows.
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Jennifer Stone? Rlly? No one more talented at disney wanted the part? wow this movie must sux then because out of all the actors on disney channel (Hanna M. doesn't count b.c that whole show is terrible) she is one of the most annoying ones. Dislike the new twist also, disney i expected more out of you.. comon
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Well, in the book, Harriet's dad was either a movie or television producer (or writer or something. He was in media, in other words.) Also, there was the stupid Thanksgiving dance that they had to do for school. Harriet played an onion and it was interpretative and Martha Graham-sy. Somehow, though, I don't think this is where they are going with this.
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MADtv wasnt even funny for the last 5 seasons, im glad its gone, no more unfunny arden myrin
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I am offended by your blatant disregard for TV.com users' religion.
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NOOOOOOOOOO! Please don't ruin Ramona Quimby for the future generation!
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Dude, stop riding on Nickelodeon's coattails!
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Wait to go, Disney. Thank you for ruining my mother's favorite childhood read.
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I do miss MadTV. It was a very funny show.
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Ummm... or so bad it's just plain bad.
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The Disney channel sure does know how to take a classic and ruin it.
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LOL Harriet the Spy already has a hilariously ridiculous premise, this could be a movie that falls into the category; So Bad it's Good.
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That sucks about Harriet the Spy. Next they will probably be announcing that the character is no longer a spy.
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That's really stupid about the whole Harriet the Spy thing... but Disney Channel ruins everything. I miss the "good old days" when Disney was Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, instead of the (apparently never leaving us) Jonas Brothers and the (makes you want to claw out your eyes) Miley Cyrus.
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omg why would they get the fat ugly friend from wizards of waverly place to star, EW
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This is sad, but I still watch Dr. Phil. I DVR it. Please don't judge.
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I am looking forward to seeing Michael Trucco in another role after Battlestar Galactica.
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