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An on-camera media expert, Allison has made over a thousand appearances on every major network, including NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC, FoxNews, E!, VH1, and MTV. Since 2009, she’s been an on-air correspondent for NBC’s New York NonStop, covering twelve seasons of designers, celebrities, and behind-the-scenes at New York Fashion Week. From 2007 – 2008, Allison was Editor-at-Large for STAR magazine, hired to be the tv “face” for their brand.

Along the way, Allison has provided commentary for dozens of shows, including The Today Show, CBS’ Early Show, Chelsea Lately, CNN’s Reliable Sources, The Wendy Williams Show, The Ricki Lake Show, Access Hollywood, Showbiz Tonight, Fox & Friends, CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, ABC’s Windy City Live, Glenn Beck, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Hannity & Colmes, G4’s Attack of the Show, MTV’s It’s On with Alexa Chung and the weekly Relationship 101 segment on Fox’s Morning Show with Mike & Juliet.

Allison conceptualized, executive produced and co-hosted over 100 episodes of the short-form chat show, TMI Weekly, dubbed “The View of the Facebook generation,” (she may or may not have dubbed it that herself) from Next New Networks during 2008-2009. The show aired daily on NBC’s NY NonStop cable channel as well as iTunes & Hulu – making over a quarter million dollars in ad revenue, setting records for web video at the time. The only problem? No one really watched it. Oh well.


Today’s Morning Show with Mike & Juliet

Watch today’s Morning Show with Mike & Juliet on game playing.  Yes, I own The Rules.  Yes, I’m a fan.  Yes, they’re highlighted.  I know,  I know.  You’re shocked.  What?  You think I got men with my sartorial brilliance?  Um, no.  (Hmm … has anyone ever gotten a man with her sartorial brilliance? Perhaps Men’s Vogue could enlighten us.)

(**We can have a debate about The Rules when I’m not on deadline for a column, but it pretty much comes down to this for me: they freaking WORK.  Look, [read more...]

Fox’s Morning Show with Mike & Juliet

Watch today’s Morning Show with Mike & Juliet Relationship 101 segment

(Please note that I did my own hair today, resulting in it actually looking FAR less like Helena Boham Carter in this particular photo than it usually does …)

Fox’s Morning Show with Mike & Juliet

Watch today’s Mike & Juliet Relationship 101 segment: Secrets Couples Keep from Each Other
(Also, see – as usual – my hair look horrifically craptastic.  Jesus, you get ONE BAD HAIRCUT FROM A CRAZY UNLICENSED STYLIST WITH A MULLET and you’re punished for months …)

This Morning, Fox News Fox&Friends, 6:15 am. Yes. AM.

At what is practically the middle of the night, I’ll be talking Paris Prison talk.

I’ve never said this before, and you’ll probably never hear me say it again, but I actually agree with Andrea Peyser’s assessment of the situation.  Too bad she had to go for the sexual jugular at the very end … I mean, Paris is many things, but an "ignorant slut"?  Eh … Ignorant like a fox.  As for the s-word, well, I think it’s completely inappropriate to use that term, pretty much ever.  My [read more...]

Girl Politics on Fox

On FoxNews’ Fox&Friends this fine Saturday morning, talking politics – GIRL POLITICS, BITCHES!  Specifically, explaining the key "cool" voting bloc of 2008 – dubbed "Single Anxious Females" (first mentioned in a New York magazine article a few weeks ago).

Unmarried women make up 25% of the voting public, and this particular demographic will supposedly replace the proverbial "soccer moms" of the Clinton years and the "NASCAR dads" of the Bush era.  More "King of the Hill" than "Sex and the City," Single Anxious Females aren’t a sure shot for either [read more...]

CNN, Showbiz Tonight -
on Why Lindsay Should Not Be Allowed to Turn 21

On CNN Headline News’ dishy Showbiz Tonight with VH1′s talented David Caplan – he had a whole host of actual, serious-sounding sources (lawyers! club owners!), where I merely ranted about the bizarre irony of Michael Lohan saying that Lindsay is a "child" not a "golden goose" and should be treated as such.  Ummm … right.  Hey Michael?  Maybe you should have thought that way before you pitched a reality show about your divorce, starring her.  But whatever!  Reality shows so don’t count, right??

Adventures in Living in Sin

Today on The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet – Relationship 101: Moving In with Your Significant Other

My take: When you start to think of your apartment as an expensive and extremely inconvenient closet, it’s time to move in with your beau.  Or boo.  Whatever you call him.  As long as you’re on the same page about why you’re moving ("so she can do my laundry more efficiently" may not go over well, but I suppose at least you’re being honest), what you’ll do with the expenses (nickel [read more...]

Yes, We Know, Rosie is Not Size 2. Move On.

Huffington Post media columnist Rachel Sklar analyzes what she views as FoxNew’s anti-fat prejudice today, citing the Hannity & Colmes segment I appeared on last Friday as an example.  Although I agree with most of Rachel’s interpretation, I wouldn’t say it’s so much anti-fat prejudice as a disproportionate and inappropriate focus on women’s looks, which seems to get in the way of a rational discussion about the substance of their opinions.

In other words, if we want to debate whether Rosie insinuated the troops were [read more...]

Today, 12:40 pm, Fox News Live

Will be discussing Rosie and her crazy video-blog, which is a technology I fully embraced before I saw Ro’s, uh, "interpretation" of the medium, and decided there was a reason standards for television exist.  That having been said, I support her freedom of speech although I’m confused about why they (Rosie’s writers) feel the need to A) wear sunglasses when they are clearly indoors and B) eat while they’re filming.  I mean, like WAIT FIVE MINUTES WILL YOU!?!?  Bizarre.

Friday Night with Hannity & Colmes

So while you were packing your Louis Vuitton/Vera Bradley/LeSportsac for the Hamptons/Hawaii/Cleveland like the jet-setting-Memorial-Day-celebrating patriot you undoubtedly are, I was over at the FoxNews studios on 48th and 6th, spreading false rumors about Rosie trashing her dressing room (uh… oops?).  Then I came home, wiped off my three inches of makeup and cued up four episodes from my totally-legally-downloaded-from-iTunes-cause-I-had-a-gift-certificate first season of 30 Rock.  HA!  Who’s the patriot now, bitches??