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Do You Prefer Katherine Heigl On TV or In Movies?

Whatever you think of Katherine Heigl, there's no denying she's one of the few current stars of screens both big and small. Grey's Anatomy, where she's recently agreed to appear on another season, is still a highly watched and talked-about TV show. And in theaters, all three movies with her in leading roles — Knocked Up, 27 Dresses, and The Ugly Truth — have had at least respectable results at the box office.

This all has raised an interesting debate: Should Heigl flee TV for movies? Or should she stay on the small screen, where the roles are potentially meatier? This week, two critics weighed in: one saying Heigl should stay on TV, where she can play something more than "the postmodern shrew", another arguing that it's time for Heigl to pull a Clooney and say farewell to TV.

Do you think Heigl is better suited for TV roles, or should she milk her big-screen appeal?

Photos courtesy of Sony Pictures and copyright 2009 ABC, Inc.

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emmebeth emmebeth 6 years
She would be easy to tolerate if she didn't speak so negatively about every project she's worked on. I also can't entirely respect a smoker.
Quirks4me Quirks4me 6 years
Yeah, I agree with the others--I want a NEITHER option.
Miss-Shapes Miss-Shapes 6 years
Erm, where is the NEITHER option?
MissLuluP MissLuluP 6 years
I thought the same: Neither!!! I don´t watch Movies or TV Shows with Katherine Heigl. I would prefer if her character dies on Greys. I think she is so annoying!!!
pargie pargie 6 years
My Father The Hero was a little creepy to me, I remember watching it as a kid...didn't she have a crush on her dad..the french guy, Gerard? Anywho, I enjoyed Knocked Up--but this coming from someone whose favorite comedy is Old School. I'm not a fan of her as a person. I'm going to be honest here: Her voice and personality annoy me tremendously. She seems like she always has an attitude and something negative to say...I understand being vocal, but she acts too holier than thou. She has a big head too, but that's neither here nor there.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Not a Heigl fan but whatever.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Not a Heigl fan but whatever.
jenintx jenintx 6 years
I prefer Izzie. Too bad she's KH in real life :)
bethinabox bethinabox 6 years
Sometimes I feel like the only person that actually likes KH. Love Izzie on Grey's, and I loved 27 Dresses. Haven't yet seen The Ugly Truth, but I think it looks good.
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 6 years
If so many people hate her, who is seeing her movies? I disliked her early on, for some reason My Father the Hero just grossed me out, but I changed my mind during Roswell. But I agree with her comments about Knocked Up, so that didn't bother me. I do think most of her movies are tripe, but I don't hate her.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 6 years
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 6 years
oohsexypenguin oohsexypenguin 6 years
I agree with Brandi13jrm. Neither would be just fine with me. I do not like her.
Zivanod Zivanod 6 years
I chose movies since that would mean a whole lot less of her. I actually would prefer neither. I can't stand her!
Zivanod Zivanod 6 years
I chose movies since that would mean a whole lot less of her.I actually would prefer neither. I can't stand her!
abbyjo abbyjo 6 years
Brandi13jrm: i know, right? i would PREFER if Heigle would disappear for a while.
piper23 piper23 6 years
What she said.
piper23 piper23 6 years
What she said.
Brandi13jrm Brandi13jrm 6 years
Where is the Neither option?!?!?!?!
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