Tag Archives: the 90s

TRAILER: Murphy Brown (The Reboot)

Slate reports: It’s been more than a quarter of a century since vice president Dan Quayle criticized fictional journalist Murphy Brown for her decision to become a single mother, a sound bite that the show seized on and even mocked. Now, CBS is bringing back Murphy Brown, the long-running sitcom, and Murphy Brown, the character, with Candice Bergen reprising her ...

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Rosanne Reboot Scores Record Ratings

From the Hollywood Reporter: Roseanne returned Tuesday. The ABC sitcom, away from the air for two decades, kicked off its revived run with especially promising returns — dominating every other Big Four telecast of the night. The first two episodes of Roseanne, a full hour at the top of the ABC lineup, won the night by both adults 18-49 and ...

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CBS Orders Revival Of Murphy Brown

Deadline reports: Another beloved comedy series is coming back for a new installment on its original network. CBS has given a 13-episode series order to Murphy Brown, a revival of the 1988 sitcom with its creator Diane English and star Candice Bergen both set to return. Warner Bros. TV, which was behind the original series, is the sole studio. Bergen ...

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Deep Dive: 25 Years Of Madonna’s Erotica And Sex

This week it’s been 25 years since the simultaneous release of Madonna’s Erotica album and her still controversial S&M-filled coffee table book, Sex. Legendary Rolling Stone critic (and longtime JMG reader) Barry Walters has written a deep dive into their legacy and how they addressed the then-raging AIDS pandemic, which tore through Madonna’s inner circle. Walters unpacks quite a bit, ...

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Will & Grace Cast Reunites For Election Short [VIDEO]

Nearly one million views overnight. CNN reports:  The cast of “Will & Grace” has reunited to get voters to the polls in a way only they could. Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally all appear in the video posted Monday, which is presented as a “new scene” from their hit NBC show. It takes place in present ...

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Xena: Lesbian Warrior Princess

Via Jezebel: It was never outright stated that our ’90s childhood icon Xena: Warrior Princess was gay, but plenty of subtext was given to those who watched the series religiously. Well, Xena will definitely be gay in the reboot. This time around, there won’t be any suggestiveness about Xena’s (Lucy Lawless) relationship with her sheroic partner Gabrielle (Renee O’Connor). Xena ...

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LAPD Tests Knife Found On OJ Simpson’s Property

Whoa. From the Los Angeles Times: In another twist in the long-running O.J. Simpson saga, Los Angeles police are investigating and testing a knife that was reportedly recovered on property once owned by the former football star. The elite Robbery-Homicide Division is investigating a buck knife now in the department’s possession. The knife was apparently turned over to a police ...

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TRAILER: Absolutely Fabulous, The Movie

The Telegraph recaps the clip: The first trailer for AbFab: The Movie has just landed and as expected it’s pretty fabulous. We meet sweetie-darlings Patsy and Eddie in the Riviera (our money is on St Tropez) clinking pink cocktails with two unidentified gentleman on the beach. A cheesy voice-over says: “When you must have the best, be sure to choose ...

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Icelandic Water Puts Gay Spin On 90s Coke Ad [VIDEO]

The Iceland Monitor reports: Icelandic water company Icelandic Water Holdings has released a new advert for its Icelandic Glacial water, giving a modern, positive, inclusive spin on an advertising classic from the 90s. Speaking to gayiceland.is, Chairman and co-founder of the company Jón Ólafsson says that “it felt like the right thing to do, just very natural, to include a ...

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Clinton To Rachel Maddow: DOMA & DADT Were “Defensive Actions” Taken By My Husband [VIDEO]

Last night Hillary Clinton told Rachel Maddow that DOMA and DADT were “defensive actions” taken by her husband. Andy Towle has the quote: “On Defense of Marriage, I think what my husband believed – and there was certainly evidence to support it – is that there was enough political momentum to amend the Constitution of the United States of America, ...

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REPORT: Coming Absolutely Fabulous Movie To Feature 100 Drag Queens And “Camp-Looking Queers”

The Spectator has some interesting dish about the coming AbFab movie: Although a number of celebrity cameos are expected to feature in the film, Miss S understands that the A-list cast — rumoured to include Harry Styles — will now have to compete for the spotlight with an army of drag queens. Talent scouts are currently on the hunt for ...

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