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    Mistresses - Another Show Degrading Black Women & Men?

    I haven't seen it but just finished watching The Bachelorette and there is a Black woman kissing a White man and then saying they did it at the store....I wonder if he is married.

    So what's the scoop.

    And a Black man gets a married White woman pregnant too....seeit deh:

    http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/mistresses



    Rochelle Aytes Jason George

    About the Show


    Based on the hit UK television series of the same name, Mistresses is a provocative and thrilling drama about the scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of four girlfriends, each on her own path to self-discovery.
    Savannah ("Savi") is a successful career woman working toward the next phase in her life -- both professionally and personally -- bucking for partner at the law firm where she works while also trying to start a family with her husband, Harry. They've been trying to get pregnant for some time, but when their fertility issues begin to take center stage, Savi finds herself attracted to her flirtatious colleague, Dominic.
    Savi's free-spirited and capricious baby sister, Josslyn, couldn't be more different, living single, serial dating and partying, and regularly leaning on her big sister. A real estate agent, Josslyn has no interest in a committed, long-term relationship.
    Their common best friend, April, is a recent widow and mother of a ten-year-old daughter. In the effort to rebuild her life and move forward, April opens a shop for home decorating. After she receives her late husband's lucrative life insurance check, she begins getting prank phone calls and tells her closest girlfriends that she's convinced her husband is still alive.
    Karen is a therapist with her own thriving practice, reconnecting with the girls after her involvement in a complicated relationship with a wealthy, married patient goes too far; she was having an affair with a terminally ill client to whom she had prescribed morphine. After his death, the man's distraught son, Sam, confides in a guilt-ridden Karen, unaware of her role in his father's life. The grieving widow, Elizabeth Grey (recurring guest star Penelope Ann Miller [The Artist]), has no idea her late husband had a romance with another woman.
    These four friends find support and guidance with each other as they brave their turbulent journeys and life's storms of excitement, secrecy and betrayal, all the while bound by the complex relationships they've created.

    Mistresses stars Alyssa Milano as Savannah ("Savi") Davis, Yunjin Kim as Karen Kim, Rochelle Aytes as April Malloy, Jes Macallan as Josslyn Carver, Brett Tucker as Harry Davis, Jason George as Dominic Taylor and Erik Stocklin as Sam Grey.
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    Mistresses - Another Show Degrading Black Women & Men?
    I haven't seen it but just finished watching The Bachelorette and there is a Black woman kissing a White man and then saying they did it at the store....I wonder if he is married.

    So what's the scoop.
    They don't degrade anyone if YOU and other WOMEN don't watch them. They are "Chick shows" or TV's version of what is commonly referred to in the movie industry as "Chick flicks". They are degrading in the aspect as they insult one's intelligence, but you ladies love this rediculous nonsense and flock to these shows as the primary viewing audience. Why do females find a need to immerse themselves in this crap?


    That's the scoop.
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    Hmm.....if a tree falls in the forest and nobody hears it......... I know don't watch it but they do show clips during commercial breaks and if you are watching one show and it's coming on next they do show a preview.

    FYI the show has flopped in the ratings so there goes your theory.


    Same story with the one about the Latin American maids. I don't even get the channel and yet the previews and ads keep appearing on the channels I do get.

    Not sure what any of this has to do with the price of tea in China. It's degrading and pushing sexual immorality. Does no one in Hollywood have any imagination anymore to come up with truly compelling drama and storylines?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tropicana View Post
    Hmm.....if a tree falls in the forest and nobody hears it......... I know don't watch it but they do show clips during commercial breaks and if you are watching one show and it's coming on next they do show a preview.

    FYI the show has flopped in the ratings so there goes your theory.


    Same story with the one about the Latin American maids. I don't even get the channel and yet the previews and ads keep appearing on the channels I do get.
    No, not really. These are copy cat shows of other reality shows that have had very high viewer ratings.
    That is why they continue with different versions hoping to target a distinct viewing audience such as the one you mentioned " Latin American maids"?


    Not sure what any of this has to do with the price of tea in China. It's degrading and pushing sexual immorality.
    My point is that if people don't watch them they will not make them available. I agree with you. They are horrible.

    Does no one in Hollywood have any imagination anymore to come up with truly compelling drama and storylines?
    Hollywierd is only interested in making money. There are very few true artists anymore.
    'A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in.. And how many want out...'

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    it's basically a race to the bottom...as the economy continues to tank you will see more & more shows with outrageous subject matter to attract the all important ratings/dollars....i can see a reality show called "retirees who date teenagers"

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    Dead Soap Walking: Mistresses Flops on ABC

    It's one thing to adore a principled, do-gooder, "Gladiator" in love with a married president (Hi,Scandal's Olivia Pope!), but is America actually ready to embrace a soap opera where several female protagonists are homewreckers? Apparently not, judging from the ratings for ABC's Mistresses.Under 4.5 million people tuned in for the premiere of the Mouse House's summer sudser, starring an all-grown-up Alyssa Milano. The American version of the U.K. hit only netted a 1.2 among adults 18-49.
    http://daytimeconfidential.zap2it.co...ts-low-for-abc

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