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The Baker and the Beauty Review – Daniel Gets Arrested, But Who Bails Him Out? (1×07)

THE BAKER AND THE BEAUTY - "Blow Out" - Noa is blindsided when an unlikely opponent attempts to take control of her company. Meanwhile, after a series of setbacks, Daniel is surprised when an old friend comes to his rescue; and Natalie continues to defy her parents, enjoying the freedom that comes with her newfound rebellion, on an all-new episode of ABC's "The Baker and the Beauty," airing MONDAY, MAY 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (ABC/Kenneth Rexach) NATHALIE KELLEY, VICTOR RASUK

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Noa and Daniel’s trouble in paradise continued on The Baker and the Beauty Season 1 Episode 7

Absence is supposed to make the heart grow fonder, but that wasn’t the case for Noa. 

While Daniel couldn’t wait to reunite with Noa after her trip, spending some time away from him helped her realize that she’s taken her eye off the prize.

Instead of seeing how much better her life has become with Daniel in it, Noa only saw the negatives. 

And she’s not entirely wrong — things haven’t been a walk in the park since she got together. 

Their happiness was shortlived before it all came tumbling down. 

Because of their relationship, things between the Garcia family became strained, Daniel got into a fight with a reporter, and he was arrested.

Meanwhile, Noa almost lost her company and realized that she was so preoccupied with her love life that she didn’t notice Lewis was sick.

But none of that warrants her decision to walk away. She didn’t do it to protect others or because it was the right thing to do, she did it because she was scared. 

By walking away, she proved that things with Daniel weren’t worth fighting for. 

Noa gave up, and worst of all, she hid behind her career.

Before they even pursued anything romantically, Noa knew that things with Daniel would be difficult because of her lifestyle, which means she shouldn’t be hanging up the hat this quickly. 

There’s no telling that Noa would have noticed Lewis was sick if she wasn’t with Daniel. The truth is, Lewis kept his cancer diagnosis from her and it’s likely she wouldn’t have found out until he wanted her to.

Her father was trying to make her seem like she’s unfit to run her company, and while he used Daniel to make his point, it was never about her or about her company. 

The problem was never between her or Daniel, but it’s easier to turn your back on something because it’s becoming too real. She did exactly what everyone warned Daniel she would do, and that’s most disappointing of all. 

This is the second time Noa has tried to end things with Daniel, and I’m glad he didn’t sugarcoat his feelings about her baseless decision. 

The teaser for the upcoming 2-hour finale reveals that Noa regrets her decision and even attends Natalie’s quinceanera. Will Daniel take her back?

I’m rooting for them, but Noa needs to understand that she’s dealing with a real person who has feelings and made himself and his family completely vulnerable to her and the spotlight. 

While Noa wasn’t available to help Daniel after he was arrested, Vanessa was there to lend him a helping hand, and it was nice to see these two hang out as friends. 

Read the full review at TV Fanatic! 


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Memorial Day Weekend: 5 Best TV Shows and Movies to Binge-Watch

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Break out the red, white, and blue because it’s Memorial Day weekend.

The holiday, honoring and remembering fallen military personnel, is typically characterized by a three-day weekend consisting of parades and outdoor grilling.

But if you’re planning to kickstart summer indoors, there are plenty of great shows and movies to binge-watch with friends, family, or even solo! 

You can opt for some Memorial Day-themed movies, or you use this time to finally get around to that “one show” you’ve been meaning to watch! 

If you’re looking around for new shows to feed your eyeballs, look no further than this list of must-watch during Memorial Day weekend shows that are all streaming RIGHT NOW! 

 

Cruella – Disney+

Disney+ knows what it’s doing by releasing the highly-anticipated live-action film ahead of the long weekend. Emma Stone’s take on the iconic Disney villain will be fun for the whole family. It will be available on the streaming platform for an additional $30 fee or you can make it a night on the town since many movie theaters are opening back up again. The choice is yours! 

 

Why Women Kill (Paramount+)

The dark comedy is gearing up to release another deliciously twisted season in June, so it’s time to catch up on season 1! Since it’s an anthology series, you don’t have to watch the first season to understand the second, but you’d be missing out on some serious excitement. The series stars Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Alexandra Daddario as three women living in three different decade each dealing with infidelity in their marriages.

 

Lucifer

Ready for some devilishly good fun? The hit series returns for the second half of season 5 on May 28th and explores family dynamics between Lucifer and his conniving brother Michael. We also meet God, played by Dennis Haysbert!

 

The Baker and the Beauty – Netflix

The series may not have gotten much love during its initial run on ABC, but it’s become a massive hit on Netflix. There’s even talks about a possible second season, which would be great so we can finally know more about Noa and Daniel’s love story. Set in Miami’s Little Havana, the premise is simple and so sweet: a local baker falls in love with an international superstar.

 

Cruel Summer – Freeform

Love a good mystery? So do we. And Cruel Summer has quickly become the hottest mystery of the season. Taking place over the course of three summers, the drama tells the story of Kate Wallis, a popular teen who goes missing, and Jeanette Turner, a dorky outlier who is accused of knowing who abducted Kate and keeping it a secret. Which one of them do we believe? There are seven episodes available to binge-watch right now! 


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‘The Baker and the Beauty’ Fails to Find a New Home After Getting Cancelled by ABC

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We have some sad news for The Baker and the Beauty fans — despite petitions and pleas from the cast and crew to give the series another chance, the ABC series has failed to find a new home.

According to TV Line, efforts to save the rom-com drama by getting it picked up by another, more appropriate network including Netflix, Peacock, and Prime Video were unsuccessful. 

Upon the show’s cancellation, the show’s leading lady, Nathalie Kelley (Noa Hamilton) explained that the decision to cancel the series was “tone deaf” during a time “when the public is marching in the streets demanding representation and diversity.”

Save ‘The Baker and the Beauty’: Nathalie Kelley, Eva Longoria Support Petition to Renew the Show for Season 2

Lisa Vidal, who plays Daniel’s mother Mari, took to Instagram to emphasize how much a show with a mostly Latinx cast is necessary. “There are over 500 television shows on air, and ZERO latino shows on network TV right now, and only a handful on streaming. The Baker and the beauty is a well written diverse show about a Latin family preppers denting our Latino culture in a positive light. It pretty much is for every family to watch,” she wrote. 

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The series found love in a hopeless place as Daniel, a baker working at his families Cuban bakery, struck up an unlikely romance with Noa, a very famous model-turned-fashion mogul, that turned their worlds upside-down. 

Season 1 concluded with a two-hour finale in June, but instead of offering resolutions, it provided fans with some huge cliffhangers: Daniel and Noa got back together and engaged, Daniel’s brother, Mateo, confessed to having feelings for Daniel’s ex, Vanessa, and the family contemplated selling the bakery. 

The least a network could do is renew the series for one more season to give it a proper ending! 

The series was cancelled due to low-ratings, but in its short run, it built up a dedicated fan base and proved that it was a summer romance that deserved a second shot. 

Relive the great moments by reading our reviews of the first season of The Baker and the Beauty here. 


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Nathalie Kelley Releases Statement Calling Out ABC for ‘The Beauty and the Baker’ Cancellation

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Fans aren’t the only ones upset about the cancellation of The Baker and the Beauty. 

Nathalie Kelley, who stars as lead Noa Hamilton, released a statement about ABC’s decision to cancel a show centered around a solely Latinx family after one season. 

Earlier in the week, the cast took to social media to share their thoughts about the network’s decision stating that they are shopping around the series to the “right” network. 

The series was canceled after one season just like Eva Longoria’s Latinx-focused series Grand Hotel last summer. 

 

Read Nathalie Kelley’s full statement below: 

Now more than ever, the world is waking up to the importance of diversity and representation on our televisions. We want networks to commit wholeheartedly to ensuring that BIPOC, LATINX and LGBTQ+ people, and other marginalized groups, get a chance to tell our stories. Baker and The Beauty was a show that embodied the themes of unity, empathy, and compassion, all of which are so needed in our national discourse right now.

For years, Latinx stories were limited to drug cartels, maids and the ‘spicy latina’ sex object. I credit ABC for letting us tell the story of a loving, wholesome and hilarious Cuban-American family on network TV. I praise them for allowing the youngest daughter Natalie’s LGBTQ storyline be central to our show. I am also forever grateful to them for casting me, an Indigenous woman, as the lead female role. Noa Hamilton was not written for a woman of color, but they cast me anyway. And I could not be prouder of what we all did and the show we created.

These stories create empathy, and there is nothing that we need more in these times than unity, empathy and compassion. That is why it was especially sad to not see them follow through on their support for our beloved series. Nevertheless I remain hopeful that there is a platform out there that will jump on the opportunity to give this show a new home. A chance to send a meaningful message to our communities that they hear our passion, our voices coming from our streets, demanding visibility and justice. The Baker and the Beauty is a beautiful show, one that means so much to so many people. It’s full of love, laughter, inspiration, and comfort. And I cannot think of anything more necessary during these times.

Sincerely,

Nathalie Kelley

 

You can sign  RIGHT HERE petition now. 

Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, told Deadline that ratings were “primarily” the reason for the cancellation.


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