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News Briefs: The CW Bumps Ringer, 90210 for an Awful-Sounding Reality Show

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... The CW has high hopes for its new fashion reality show Remodeled, which, based on previews, is probably the worst thing I've ever seen in my entire life. To help the show get off to as good a start as it can before it's laughed off the airwaves in a spectacular fireball, The CW is airing its premiere episode thrice: once on Tuesday, January 17 after 90210, once the following day after One Tree Hill, and once on Friday, January 20 before Supernatural. 90210 will now return on January 17 (instead of January 10) and Ringer won't return until January 31, three weeks after it was supposed to return. I repeat, Remodeled is like Satan on television. [The CW, via press release]

... You love Castle! And you wished that ABC would order an extra episode of Castle this season! Congrats! Your wish came true. Next time wish for world peace, you selfish jerk. [Deadline Hollywood]


CANCELLATIONS AND PICKUPS AND RATINGS

... The Nate Berkus Show has been canceled. I don't care, but you know who I bet does care? Nate Berkus. [Broadcasting & Cable]

... AMC has purchased off-network rights to CSI: Miami as it continues to be a powerhouse in cable television. That's right, AMC, home of Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, and Mad Men, will now start airing Horatio repeats. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Lifetime is moving forward with a remake of the classic incesty film The Blue Lagoon. My favorite part of the movie was when Top Secret spoofed it. [Deadline Hollywood]

... NBC gave surprise sort-of hit Grimm a trial run on Thursday night last night, and it did... exactly the same. NBC wanted to see higher numbers than what Grimm pulls on Fridays. At least it did better than the time slot's previous tenant, Prime Suspect. So let's call it a wash. [EW]


CASTING NEWS

... Supernatural's Jim Beaver (he plays Bobby) has booked an arc on Justified, and not just any quick stop. Beaver tweeted that he would be on the FX drama for as many as seven episodes! But what about his role on Supernatural? How can he do both? Justified films in LA and Supernatural films in Vancouver! Exactly. [Jim Beaver's Twitter]

... Alanis Morissette will guest-star on Up All Night as a former bandmate of Ava (Maya Rudolph). I'm not going to make any "isn't it ironic?" jokes here. I'll leave that to Morissette's fellow countryman, @Arch_Angel88. Let's hear it, AA! [TV Line]

... The Vampire Diaries has cast Klaus's brothers, and they're two handsome foreigners I've never heard of: Brit Caspar Zafer and Aussie Nathaniel Buzolic. Show them how we do things in America, TVD fans, by stalking them until they're afraid to leave their houses. [TV Guide]


OH, HERE'S THE IRONY I WAS LOOKING FOR

... Occupy Wall Street protesters "stormed the set of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" in New York, forcing the legal drama to shut down filming. The show was shooting an episode with a storyline ripped from the headlines about... the Occupy Wall Street Movement. "It's like raaaaaaaaaaaaaaain..." [NY Daily News]


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F'ing Nate Berkus.
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The CW is hurting Ringer with all these breaks. They are treating the show so badly because its not grabbing the ratings they expected and now thry are punishing the series.
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Was Jim Beaver not killed of in the last ep of supernatural or was it winchester death back in the next epp .
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Thanks for the tip, I'm going to "stalk" Caspar Zafer and Nathaniel Buzolic on imdb.com right now
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I saw Jim Beaver's tweet. It made me sad. Bobby...
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Ah, on casting news so Booby has another gig. Dude, he's dead and he can do another gig in heaven, now. Whether he comes back or not to Earth (Supernatural) is up to God (the writers / producers). Many people on the forums and in the reviews of his death episode wish him permanent and a well deserved rest and hope God doesn't bring him back.



Personally, I like Bobby and hope God does bring him back. This casting news is hence positive news to me, as it might mean he'll only be gone for a bit instead of forever or till the last few episodes (which hopefully won't happen for another decade).
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Yuck!
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I'll be passing on the fashion reality show, too bad they didn't keep Hellcats around for another season or better yet brought in a new DC based show.
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Guess I'm not watchin supernatural anymore.
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I think Grimm's low ratings on Thursday had to do with people not being aware of it on at that time and the fact that it was going up against The Mentalist. There were probably some who also thought it was the same episode as Friday's.
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The only show i watch on CW is One Tree Hill. I miss it when it use to be The WB. They need to make their own cable channel that would be great!!!
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it is a really good show Ringer is Different than all the other shows I have seen
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Jim Beaver is the BEST! Can't wait. He's perfect for that show. I know I'm going to get slaughtered for this, but Supernatural should've ended when Kripke left. I'm all for Bobby going while his awesomeness is still intact.
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You shouldn't get slaughtered, you're right. The show isn't as good as when he was there. I still love the boys, but it just isn't as good.
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As long as they do not cancel Ringer I do not mind much but I am beginning to hate reality shows, most of them are trash.
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Damn you CW! I want Ringer! -shakes fist-
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Ringer might be the most awesomely bad show on tv. There are so many flaws, but I find myself glued to the tv for every episode. I feel slightly embarrassed.
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Right there with you.
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**SPOILER**







jim beaver can do both because in the last episode of supernatural......he died from being shot in the head.
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They should just cancel the the Ringer and whatever this new reality show is and just show old episodes of Buffy or Felicity, thats something I would actually watch
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Why did you feel the need to add two "the"s to Ringer when the show title doesn't even have one...?
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I hope CW take the time to sort out Ringer and make it into a decent soap....
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If you would try watching the shows you write about, maybe you would know...Jim Beaver's character died on the 2nd to last episode of Supernatural.
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That didm't necessarily mean he was gone. Sam has died twice, Dean evaded death twice and died once, (not counting the hundreds of times with the trickster) so do forgive him for not expecting death to last.
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Bye Bobby ..
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I'm so tired of shows that are only targeting a female audience. Sometimes I feel that 80% of what's on television is that. We're not in the 50s when men were working and women were at home watching TV while cleaning the house, yet it feels like television hasn't evolved with society. Now I gotta wait until January 31 to watch Ringer because of a stupid reality fashion show.
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I think it could also be because advertisers really want to sell their products and know they will with (young) women than males, so shows that are more likely to get well-paying advertisers, so they have production money, will be more likely to be on in the first place,
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Seriously? Supernatural is an updated 'boys own adventure!' fast car, shooting whatever comes in range and chatting up/screwing the barmaids, how the hell is that aimed at a female audience? (ok I'll concede some girls (not women) find the winchesters cute, but that's not the premise of the show). And then there is Ringer, SMG's lastest porn-fest (short skirts/low tops, lower morals) which isn't aimed at ANY intelligent female, or should I just take your comment on face value and assume that you don't think a housewife could qualify as intelligent?
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One would have to be blind to miss the female appeal of Supernatural. -_- This sounds more like justifying why you watch those shows. And maybe it's because women make up 50% of the Television viewing audience.
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*75%
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AMC picked up reruns of CSI: Miami? Really? They couldn't find anything better?
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They should have let OTH have a FULL SEASON!
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CW should bring back a Star Trek series.
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While I can see the changes that the CW is doing and I think it's great, they still have a long way to go. They have to stop trying with all the realities, didn't they learn anything from Shedding for the Wedding and H8R?.... if you want realities you go to MTV or VH1, not the CW. Instead, they should focus on strengthening the shows they have. They should promote their shows more and stop doing some breaks as it hurts the shows and finally cancel dying shows: Gossip Girl, 90210 and America's Next Top Model.
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I would not say that Gossip Girl and 90210 are dying. Both managed to survive to the "graduation challenge". But I agree on the fact that a teen drama with teens being in their twenties is quite of a non-sense. Plus, when every classic storyline has been used (drugs, pregnancy, prostitution, rape, cheating (with best friend), love triangle, forbidden love, etc), it's kinda repeating itself.
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"Your wish came true. Next time wish for world peace, you selfish jerk.." ROFL ROFL ROFL! Thank you for making me laugh this morning, was feeling a bit down!
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Considering CSI: Miami was rerun on A&E (the network that used to run the pre-Mrs. Peel Avengers episodes and The Green Man) at one time, is it really newsworthy that AMC is going to be rerunning it?
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"I repeat, Remodeled is like Satan on television. [The CW, via press release]" - I like how CW calls a show of its own "Satan on television."



CSI: Miami and The Walking Dead on the same channel? I'm hoping for a crossover. The CSI team comes to the scene of hundreds of rotting bodies, facing their toughest task to date: doing an autopsy on a still moving corpse. Horatio (taking off his sunglasses): Comparing this body to previous cases...it does not live up to expectations.
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That was hilarious
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Way to go CW!!!!!! (sarcasm) Keep on crapping freely and in the future u might become a network with more prime time shows you don't deserve
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Why is The CW so obsessed with their model shows?? Then again, I guess all of us do need a bit of an extended break from Ringer's craziness.
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I'm still trying to figure out when misery went from wanting company to wanting a camera crew in their house.
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When being in front a camera crew went from being an actor to being a famous wannabe (also called Reality TV, QED)
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his character on supernatural is done he got shot in the head the reaper took him at the end of the last episode so he's not coming back.
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That'd be the second Blue Lagoon remake... and once again, I simply cannot see the point : kids are too young to have heard of it & if you're over 14 (OK, 16) and you're into The Blue Lagoon.... well, you might enjoy David Hamilton and Just Jaeckin's works, which isn't such a good sign (nudge nudge, wink wink).



Remodelled looks so awful! I'd never be bothered downloading the show, still the glove-wearing assistant looks like perfect material for his "tw@t I love to hate" character : pretty interesting alt-Guido version of Geo from The Misshapes, obviously spending as much time in front of mirrors than any models we'll see on the show. though I must admit it did hurt when I spotted him wearing a Bauhaus t-shirt in one of the promos.
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OMG how dumb the fact that the occupy has nothing better to do then close down a set is pathetic. They are actors it is there interpentation get over it
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Haha! It is truly *ironic* you should mention Alanis Morissette's most controversial song, Tim. It is a Canadian rite of passage to get into a furious debate over the lyrics. I actually had to listen to it in my Grade 9 English class, for a lesson on - wait for it - IRONY! Talk about getting "ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife."
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So what you're saying is another beloved Jim Beaver character, that being Bobby Singer, is really as dead as Ellsworth was when he was shot in the head in Deadwood? He did it beautifully once again. (No dis on the Supernatural episode but remember the scene with Ellsworth the one truly good man in Deadwood having a lovely deep heartfelt conversation with his dog in his tent at the Garrett gold site and the shot rings out???) It's gonna be great to see him "Justified", hope he makes it out alive. I guess the writing's on the wall... RIP Bobby Singer.
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That scene in Deadwood broke my heart.
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Indeed. Sad to see Bobby Singer go, but he did so with style and fighting for humanity against Leviathan. How much you want to bet he still shows up on Supernatural occasionally in some fashion? LOL. We already know Castiel didn't die.
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Didnt the CW learn anything from their show that revolved around modeling, The Beautiful Life, and their dumb reality show H8R? They were both cancelled after like 4 episodes.
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