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July 30, 2009

'Giuliana & Bill': nice, pleasant ... entertaining?

Guilianna The first TCA panel of the morning is for Style Network's "Giuliana & Bill," which follows the E! News anchor's newlywed life with "Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic. They seem like a perfectly nice couple, but the show's clip has them literally changing a lightbulb (well, a light fixture), and critics wonder if there's going to be enough drama in their pleasant co-existence to draw viewers.

"This show wouldn't have worked 3-4 years ago because they were all trash," says Giuliana, who I guess isn't a fan of her own network's reality hits. "(One viewer told me) 'I'm so sick of all this poison on TV' ... you watch a lot of reality shows and I would never want to be that, it's poison."

This actually continues a theme from yesterday, with MTV executive emphasizing that they're looking for feel-good reality shows now.


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