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ABC Family Thus Far

Okay as Brittany mentioned tonight was the premier of "Ten Things I Hate About You" on ABC Family. It's the latest addition to the ABC Family summer lineup, which is going something like this....

Let's start with

Ten Things I Hate About You:
Okay, the movie was great. I've seen it a thousand times, and I thought the show had a lot to live up to. The result. Fail! The characters they've recreated have lost their charm/likability/intrigue and a bunch of other stuff. I will admit that I like their version of Kat, but she still doesn't live up to the Julia Stiles performance. With television the first episode of the series isn't always the best, so I will give this one another chance.

The Secret Life of the American Teenager:
BORING! I used to be excited for new episodes of this show about teen drama and angsty issues, but lately it's just been dull. This season has started off as a bust
With the exception of one or two high points, it's been lame and not worth watching. Their attempts to be dramatic have not been interesting. "Secret Life" has a habit of running in place with their story lines, so something decent better happen or else I'll find something else to do on Monday nights. Come on Molly Ringwald, SAVE THE SHOW!!

And of course

Make It or Break It:
It's the show about gymnastics. I saw the previews, and I thought there was no way I'd like this. But surprisingly, it's good. The characters are likable. Including Candace Cameron Bure.....otherwise known as DJ Tanner from "Full House." (And the man she's dating on the show also has the last name Tanner :) Anyway, I like the characters on this. And it's also nice to see something that goes beyond the standard basic high school drama. The gymnastics angle is pretty entertaining.
Result: WATCH IT!

Coming Soon.

Ruby and Rockits (Or something like that I forget):
See how interested I am? This is Alexa Vega (Spy Kids Trilogy) and Icon, David Cassidy's new show about a singer who finds herself in some kind of showbiz family. I don't know too many details because in all honesty I could not care less. I probably won't watch this show unless I'm really bored. In other words it doesn't look very good.

QATFYG: Did you watch the first episode of Ten Things? Are you excited about Candace Cameron on Make It or Break It? And is ABC Family going downhill?

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