The BWE Poll of the Day: Oscar Edition



The Oscar nominations are in. So here’s today’s question: Who (or what movie) should have been nominated but got the shaft?

(Please answer in the comments section. And if you want to say who you think will win, go ahead!)

Corn Flakes: Your Essential Inessentials



This day last year, January 31, 2005



Reports surfaced that Orlando Bloom and Kate Bosworth were breaking up because they were just too busy to make the relationship work. Pre-“PopoZao” Kevin Federline was given a metrosexual makeover for a shoot for Details. Mike Piazza silenced the whispers by marrying former Playboy Playmate and Baywatch star, Alicia Rickter. Finally, Tara Reid asked Ellen DeGeneres to help her find her Mr. Right. Here’s hoping that this year Tara finds him!

Development Watch: What’s on Your TV in 2-6 Months


In this weekly feature, we give you the lowdown on upcoming TV shows still in development

Reality: Mark Burnett teaming with AOL to create Gold Rush!, a reality treasure hunt featuring contestants searching for hidden riches across the United States, aided by clues placed throughout the AOL network on sites including, and Translation: Amazing Race with Even More Product Placements

Variety: Comedy Central has ordered six episodes of The Sarah Silverman Program, with an air date set for this summer.  Silverman’s character life is told thru a series of scripted scenes and songs. Comedy Central has ordered six episodes. Translation: The Dave Chapelle Show re-imagined with a white Jewish girl

Drama: ABC is looking at a project which would be the episodic version of the film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, from Regency TV.  The film, of course, starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who were both assassins. The pilot will be written by Simon Kinberg, who also wrote the film. Translation:  Canceled after Jill Henessey and Grant Show are cast as leads.