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September 13 2011

Interview with SMG about Ringer and Buffy. Her new show premieres tonight.

And apart from the Buffy-bot Sarah of course also played the First Evil in S7. Anyway, I'm looking forward to "Ringer". They should have listed when it's going to start though. Going to look that up now.

ETA: A, that's propably because it's starting TODAY! Did not know that. Excellent!

[ edited by the Groosalugg on 2011-09-13 20:04 ]
Ha, to be fair to them, they did list in. In that blurb thing nobody reads before interviews. I'm pretty hesistant towards the show, but I'm looking for a companion to ABC Family's 'The Lying Game' so this looks fitting.
Ah, yes, you're right. And now I see it's also in the post description (surely it can't have been there when I commented, can it?). Man I feel foolish. *blush*
I added it in, ideally there should be blurb beside the headline.
Ah, that's good to know Simon.
I'm excited to see it!!
My bad, Simon. Newbie. Sorry!!
I don't know why, but this part cracks me up:
And she gets to shoot a gun, which is really cool, because Buffy never got a gun.

Did you have to learn how to do that?
No, I always knew how to shoot. I kept waiting for the day Buffy was going to get a gun, but she never got one. I guess it wouldn’t do much.


But she did get a rocket launcher!

I also love her response to the question about the Buffy remake:
"I think it's the stupidest idea. Buffy is Joss Whedon..."

[ edited by witchlover on 2011-09-13 21:40 ]
I saw Ringer. Apart from some concerns about the directing it was very very good. Very Hitchcock. Brig could have done Sioban in but didn't. Nice twist ending although I saw it coming. Still, great start. I can't wait to see what else they come up with.

Great interview too. I'm happy to hear that she is so proud of her work on Buffy. She should be. Everyone connected with it should be proud.
I also saw Ringer, but wasn't as fond. SMG is excellent, as always, so that helped. The direction (as you say, RazorBlade) was not great, and it all felt pretty soapy to me. Which is not a good thing. The worst part? The music ranged from terrible to awful. I hated just about all of it.

That being said, I was entertained for the most part. Combine that with a whole lot of Sarah, and I'll be back. For now.
From Zap2It:

The series premiere of the CW's Ringer scored a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Our polled readers turned out to have been overly optimistic. By comparison, last season's CW rookie premieres scored a 1.2 (Hellcats, cancelled) and a 1.4 (Nikita, renewed). Way too early for a prognosis on the show though, we'll have to see how the rest of the CW line up starts this season. Earlier in the evening the season premiere of 90210 drew a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating down 11% vs. last season's premiere 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

Not too hot. Though it did build on the show before it. We'll see if the audience sticks around for the second episode. Me, I wasn't too impressed. It's very soapy. I'll probably give it one or two more episodes to hook me before I stop watching. I have other things I can be doing other than waiting for a show to get good.
I think like most new shows, Ringer will take a few episodes to find it's footing. While the premise isn't new, there is a lot going on, so I'll hang around to see where it goes.

Also, being on the CW may give more time to find it's audience than it would one of the other networks.

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