Jodi Walker is a professional TV watcher, pop culture conspiracy theorist, and is known to get kind of aggressive about Daylight Savings Time. You can find her waxing poetic about entertainment for EW and MTV, or you can find her using pretzels as Nutella vehicles on her couch in New York.
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7 Singles From 'Voice' Contestants To Remember

The thing about The Voice is that no matter no matter the entertainment value of playing high stakes musical chairs with charismatic famous musicians, the series just can't seem to produce a Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood-level star. A few of its…
By Jodi Walker

Emile Is 'Below Deck's Resident Flirt

The best part about a new season of Below Deck is the bringing in of fresh blood on Captain Lee's crew, like Below Deck newcomer Emile Kotze. First of all, it's continually shocking that there are all these people who know about the yachting life for…
By Jodi Walker

What Does 'BiP' Star Jared Look For In A Woman?

If we were just going by what we've seen so far, it would be hard to believe that Bachelor in Paradise star Jared, the restaurant manager with the finest bone structure in Mexico, is really looking for love. It doesn't seem like he's there for the Wr…
By Jodi Walker

How Is Juelia Doing IRL After the Joe Debacle?

It can't feel good to be duped by a guy you had feelings for and a woman you thought was your friend on national television. But, if you're Bachelor in Paradise star Juelia Kinney, it has to feel a little gratifying to have just about every single pe…
By Jodi Walker

Chris Soules Has Been Busy Since 'The Bachelor'

There was a time right around Chris Soules' first tango with Witney Carson on Dancing With the Stars that it felt like the former Bachelor was inescapable — never would I ever go another day without Chris Soules news again. But, alas, even that golde…
By Jodi Walker

6 Insane 'Game of Thrones' Theories From Reddit

Game of Thrones is a series that lives and dies on theories. When you're watching the third wedding that ends in homicide, you've got to be able to tell yourself that this is all leading to something. And that's where the theories come in. But, somet…
By Jodi Walker

Joe's Worst 'Bachelor in Paradise' Moments, Ranked

Hey, remember when Joe was on Kaitlyn's season of The Bachelorette? Yeah, me either. Because it's impossible to see past the blinding anger he's caused in my brain with his treatment of other human beings during his all-expenses-paid vacation to Mexi…
By Jodi Walker

What Is Lauren Iaconneti Up To Post-'Paradise'?

Throughout the first few episodes of Bachelor in Paradise I found myself most often wondering: Is that really what it's like to have a sister? That seems hilarious — no wait, that's terrible — no wait, hilarious again! My sibling-related questions we…
By Jodi Walker

Proof Jade & Tanner Are Dating Post-'Paradise'

It's the classic American love story: Boy who couldn't get the attention of his girlfriend because she was more interested in her six other boyfriends... meets girl who got rejected immediately after telling her boyfriend that she previously posed fo…
By Jodi Walker

Ben H. Will Be The Perfect 'Bachelor'

I'm almost nervous about how high my hopes are for Ben H. as the next Bachelor — and he hasn't even officially been announced yet! I'm just asking to be disappointed. Both in real life and Bachelor-life, when something seems too good to be true, it p…
By Jodi Walker

8 'Bachelor' Mistakes Ben H. Can't Make

If anything has been clear during Kaitlyn's run on The Bachelorette, it's that potential Bachelor Ben H. is a total dreamboat: He's tall, he looks good in plaid, he's a strong communicator, and he continues to stand up for his ex-girl Kaitlyn no matt…
By Jodi Walker

How To Go To 'Bachelorette: After the Final Rose'

You may have noticed that most live Bachelor/ette audiences — those particularly expressive people at the Women/Men Tell All and After the Final Rose live tapings — have a similar vibe about them: Attractive, aged mid-20s to mid-40s, and well-dressed…
By Jodi Walker

Both 'Bachelorette' Guys Aren't Right For Kaitlyn

I have nothing against Shawn as a person; I have nothing against Nick (that I can prove). Both are probably good guys who made the odd decision to go on a TV show and date the same woman as 25 other men — and Nick made the decision to go on The Bache…
By Jodi Walker

Ben H. & Shawn B. Have The Best Friendship

Let's get right down to the important stuff, guys: Are Bachelorette contestants Shawn B. and Ben H. friends? The short answer? Hell yes — I would go so far as to call them besties. As frustrating as the "I didn't come here to make friends" types can …
By Jodi Walker

'The Bachelor' Premiere Isn't Too Far Away

Following The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose special, it will finally (hopefully) be stated what we've all been speculating for weeks: Ben Higgins is going to be the next Bachelor. And what a fine Bachelor he'll be! Ben sweet, charming, well-spok…
By Jodi Walker

Who Should Britt Date Now That Brady Is Over?

Oh, Britt — will this continually scorned princess of Bachelor Nation ever find ABC-contracted love? You've got to admit, the lady has remained relentlessly optimistic while trying and failing to find love on television. Even after Chris Soules made …
By Jodi Walker

Is 'Stolen Daughter' A True Story?

No one cranks out original content quite like Lifetime; and they're known for making movies based on ripped-from-the-headlines true stories. Those stories often revolve around women who have been kidnapped, women who have been killed, women who have …
By Jodi Walker

Stories That Will Remind You Of 'Lost Boy'

As much of its recent fare has shown, Lifetime loves a thrilling true story — beyond its more common tales of harrowing kidnappings, scorned lovers, and heroic mothers, the network has recently expanded its "true" stories into behind-the-scenes looks…
By Jodi Walker

'Catfish' Connects 2 Locals Who Have Never Met

This week, Max and Nev are getting the Catfish equivalent of a unicorn: An actual famous rapper. No, Drake is not going on the show to ease his romantic woes, but Kenneth Ryan Anthony, aka R. Prophet of rap group Nappy Roots, has found himself in an …
By Jodi Walker

Here's How You Can Be On 'The Bachelor'

I have a pretty gnawing fear that, if called upon, I wouldn't be able to pick out a criminal who attacked me on the street in a lineup, but under extreme duress — no matter what — I could identify the exact shade of muted gold sparkling orbs that ser…
By Jodi Walker