Blonde Charity Mafia was a reality television series produced by Patty Ivins and Julie Pizzi that followed the lives of three socialites whose lives revolved around charity events. The show did not air in the United States. It was, however, shown on MTV Australia, MTV UK, and MTV New Zealand, as well as on Star! and other channels in about a dozen other countries.
The Bass Player and the Blonde was a television play in the ITV Playhouse series, first broadcast 14 June 1977. It was followed up with a three-part serial with the episodes given the names of musical terms: Rondo, Allegro, and Andante. In the play and the series, George Manghan, a middle aged, debt ridden bass player in a Jazz band, falls in love with the wealthy and much younger blonde singer Terry, much to the distress of her father.
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells is a 2000 British-American television film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The script by Alan Plater focuses on the efforts of a recently widowed woman to reunite the members of the World War II-era swing band with which she played saxophone.
It features Carry On actress Joan Sims in her final acting performance before her death in 2001, and Romola Garai in her first professional role.
The film was a joint project of BBC Films and HBO. It premiered in the US on 26 August and in the UK on 3 September.
Legally Blonde — The Musical: The Search for Elle Woods is an MTV program created in order to cast an actress to replace Laura Bell Bundy in the role of Elle Woods in the Broadway production of Legally Blonde – The Musical. The show debuted on June 2, 2008.
The winner of the show, Bailey Hanks, in addition to being cast in the role, was given the opportunity to record her own single of the musical's first-act closer, "So Much Better". The show concluded on July 21, 2008. Autumn Hurlbert was the runner up. She served as Hanks' understudy and performed in the ensemble of the show. Bundy's last performance in the musical was on July 20, 2008. Hanks began performances on July 23, 2008 and remained with the show until it closed on October 19, 2008.
Two other show finalists — Rhiannon Hansen and Lauren Zakrin, performed in the Legally Blonde National tour. Hansen played Margot in the musical and Zakrin performed in the ensemble as well serving as understudy to Becky Gulsvig as Elle Woods.
The show began with 15 contestants. All except the winner were eliminated over nine episodes, in which they performed songs and faced other challenges. A three-judge panel made the elimination decisions. Most episodes involved a small prize for the winner of the challenge.
3 Non-Blondes is a hidden camera comedy show, distributed by the British Broadcasting Corporation on the BBC Three digital network channel. It also airs on BBC America and Comedy Channel in Australia.
Ninia Benjamin, Tameka Empson and Jocelyn Jee Esien play a range of comical characters to the unsuspecting public. Varying from a fictional celebrity named Marcia Brown, to a charity worker who only wants a kiss or a hug instead of a cash donation.
Two series of the comedy have been broadcast, both were released on a DVD boxset on 22 November 2004; distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment. In an interview concerning her own sketch show, Little Miss Jocelyn, Jocelyn hinted that a third series would probably not be filmed, as they became too well known. The public would either identify them or play along with the sketches, much to the stars' embarrassment.
In 2003, they were listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest British comedy acts.
In 2007, Trouble TV picked up the series and are showed it Mondays at 9:00pm until the channel got axed.
In 2010, Jocelyn Jee Esien starred in her own spin-off to the show called One Non Blonde: Down Under that began to air on the 21st Of September. In it she takes three of her characters on a tour of New Zealand.
The Girl in the Wind: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair is an anime series produced by Nippon Animation which ran for 52 episodes on Japanese TV from 1992–1993. It is based on the 1854 song "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair" by Stephen Foster.