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Netflix Original Series ‘Marco Polo’ First Look! Trailer Released


The epic period drama “Marco Polo” preview is here!Check out the trailer for the highly anticipated Netflix original series Marco Polo premiering on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 12:01am PT in all regions where Netflix is available.In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, Marco Polo, starring newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy, is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th century China. The sweeping drama’s ten episodes were shot in Italy, Kazakhstan and Malaysia.The global cast includes Richelmy, Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Chin Han,  Zhu Zhu, Olivia Cheng,  Claudia Kim, Mahesh Jadu, Tom Wu, […]

Bono’s Bum Arm, Bike Accident Preempts Tonight Show Gig


Just a few short days after his luggage decorated the German countryside, poor U2 singer Bono hurt his arm while riding a bicycle in Central Park, forcing the band to bail on their planned week-long residency on “The Tonight Show” this week.“It looks like we will have to do our ‘Tonight Show’ residency another time – we’re one man down,” The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. said in a statement.“Bono has injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park and requires some surgery to repair it. We’re sure he’ll make a full recovery soon, so we’ll […]

LaLa Anthony Hosts 2014 Global Spin Awards, Details

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LaLa Anthony is set to host the 2014 Global Spin Awards airing on Revolt TV.Special Performance by Grammy Award Winner Ne-Yo and an appearance by Sean “Diddy” Combs and Funk Master FlexThe 2014 Global Spin Awards will take place on November 18, 2014 at the New World Stages theatre in New York City, airing on Revolt TV on November 25, 2015 at 8pm ET. Hosting this year’s awards show is LaLa Anthony. Known for her television career as a veejay on Direct Effect, Total Request Live, Charmed School, her popular reality show LaLa’s Full Court Life, and her most recent […]

TLC’s ‘My Five Wives,’ Too Many Williams Preview VIDEO


TV Picks: Too Many Williams as Brady’s Dad Takes Kids on Trek to Find Bigfoot on My Five Wives – November 16.The series airs Sundays at 10PM (ET/PT) on TLCIn this Sunday’s episode, for the first time in 10 years, the entire Williams clan road trips to Seattle to visit Brady’s parents – Grandpa Rod and Grandma Stella. Later, Rod takes the kids on a hike to look for Big Foot, and the wives present Stella with a gift commemorating her 5th year being cancer-free. ABOUT PREMIERE EPISODE: “Williams Family Road Trip – Seattle or Bust!”Episode Airs Sunday, November 16 […]

Woolly Mammoth Autopsy Results, New Cloning Project revealed by Smithsonian Channel


  Imagine you can bring an extinct woolly mammoth back to life…TV Picks: “How To Clone A Woolly Mammoth” Airs on Smithsonian this coming Saturday, November 29 at 8 PM ET/PTIn May 2013, a team of international scientists unearthed the remains of a mammoth in the furthest reaches of northern Siberia. Three legs, most of the body, some of the head and even the trunk survived in extraordinary condition, which has quickened the pace of one of the most ambitious and controversial projects in science—the cloning of the woolly mammoth. A new Smithsonian Channel special, “How To Clone A Woolly Mammoth” […]

SNL Full Clip Rewind With Woody Harrelson and Kendrick Lamar!

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TV Rewind: Check out the SNL Highlights: Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar! Last night saw the return of three time host Woody Harrelson to Saturday Night Live, with musical guest Kendrick Lamar. Check out all the highlights below, including Woody’s musical monologue with special cameos from Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, and Jennifer Lawrence, crazy sitcom family The Dudleys with a guest appearance by Uzo Aduba, the “Young Tarts & Old Farts” celebrity duets CD featuring Kendrick Lamar, and more!Also, make sure to catch Kendrick Lamar’s performances of “i” and “Pay For It” with Jay Rock and Chantal Kreviazuk.Enjoy your Sunday, and get ready […]

Trace Adkins Kicks Off The Christmas Show 2014 Tour Nov. 14, Friday at West Point

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TV Picks: Celtics Classics come to the smallscreen as Trace Adkins kicks off The Christmas Show 2014 Tour Nov. 14, Friday at West PointRenowned Scottish Vocalist Alyth McCormack To JoinAdkins is continuing the tradition he started last year – giving reverent, family-friendly shows that feature humorous and historical narration as well as gorgeous, Celtic carols that he performs with his twelve-piece “Sarepta Symphony.” Renowned Scottish singer, Alyth McCormack will join Trace at each stop. Yesterday, on HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade, Trace said, “It’s old, traditional carols and we put the Celtic treatment to them – bagpipes, violins and […]

Craig Ferguson Discusses Kim Kardashian and Mama June On ‘The Talk’ VIDEOS


Lots of famewhores and pigs in the news. Let’s get started:Scottish-American Craig Ferguson of ‘The Late Late Show’ chats with the ladies of The Talk and dissects the relentless Kim Kardashian / Mama June things going on in your Google news feed.Craig Ferguson of ‘The Late Late Show’ Visits & The Hosts on Kim Kardashian and Mama June – THE TALK (11/13) Craig Ferguson on ‘The Late Late Show’ LatestThe host of “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” talks about having Metallica on the show for a full week and he discusses a recent interview with Matthew McConaughey.Craig Ferguson […]

FXX ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ First Looks! VIDEOS


We’ve just posted new videos for FXX ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’.Season 10 will premiere in January only on FXX. The teaser trailer for the FXX series’ upcoming 10th season involves the show’s characters in banana yellow space suits and helmets taking the Mickey out of space exploration films as Interstellar.The long running comedy, initially an FX series, stars Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito.It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: BathHave Sunny withdrawal pains? Relax in Frank’s healing pool. The schemes are back this January on FXX.It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: ProceduresNew highs. New lies. New fat sluts. The all new season […]

Fifty Shades Of Grey! The New Trailer Just Aired On Scandal VIDEO


Finally the mommy porn movie trailer is here. The anticipation, oy vey.Can you handle the “Fifty Shades Of Grey” trailer?One shot shows the woman staring up a huge erect…building. I can hear the DP possible saying, “In this frame I want her anticipation to look as phallic as humanely possible in a visual…” The latest Fifty Shades of Grey trailer premiered during the ABC series’ commercial break for “Scandal.”Fans got a sneak peek of the film back in July, but now we see stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson’s chemistry.Unlike the first trailer, we meet Anastasia Steele’s roomie Kate Kavanagh played […]

The Internet Does Not Play Nice With Dr. Oz, Epic Twitter #FAIL

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Someone may be looking for a new publicist today.The TV doctor who stepped in it big time this year, Dr. Mehmet Oz, asked people to ask him questions on Twitter.  The results aren’t quite what he expected.The Twitterverse totally pwned Oz as hilarious tweet responses flooded the feed. A few examples: Contrived Twitter requests usually end poorly, especially when the person asking the question is less than perfect.Dr. Oz has been known for promoting reiki (his wife’s favorite pastime) and even TV psychics as grief counselors in episodes featuring controversial reality stars John Edward and TLC’s “Long Island Medium” Theresa […]

‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro Arrested for Alleged DUI


Another TLC star steps in it.‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro was arrested in his 2014 yellow Corvette early today for allegedly driving while intoxicated, according to Reauters, TMZ and ABC.  Buddy Valastro, TLC’s favorite Hoboken baker and star of reality TV series “Cake Boss,” was arrested early Thursday morning in Manhattan for suspected drunk driving.According to TMZ, Valastro was arrested after failing “multiple” field sobriety tests and blowing “well above the legal limit.”  Valastro, 42, was pulled over around 1 a.m. on Tenth Avenue on New York City’s West Side according to TMZ. The Hoboken, New Jersey, pastry chef was taken […]

Cedric the Entertainer and Christian Siriano on Queen Latifah VIDEOS


TV Rewind: Did you miss Queen Latifah?Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television producer, record producer and talk show hostess. She has long been considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminists. Her work in music, film, and television has earned her a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination.Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Queen hosted Chef Eric Greenspan who says there’s nothing wrong […]

Kim’s Assets, Khloe’s KKK Quip, Mandel’s A Zaydeh, on ‘The Talk,’ VIDEOS


The Internet is still here despite a well oiled inflated ass on display from Kim Kardashian and the Honeybadger of the klan, Khloe, and her witty bon mots via a posted Instagram meme about the Kardashians and the KKK. Plus Howie Mandel is a grandfather now…and visits – THE TALK (11/12)Kim Kardashian’s Booty Baring Cover & Sister Khloe’s Controversial Instagram; Howie Mandel Visits – THE TALK (11/12)Kim Kardashian Backlash Over ‘Break The Internet’ Photo Kim Kardashian bares her booty for Paper Magazine in an attempt to “break the internet.” Sharon Osbourne says, “I think the picture is spectacular…It’s like the […]

Shovel Handle Way Up The Wazoo For ‘Untold Stories of the ER’ VIDEO


What do you say when your inbox has a subject line that reads “Man with a shovel impalement in his perineum on the 100th episode of UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER airs this Friday”?Well. first thing is you watch the video.How does it happen? In this case, the guy fell off his roof directly on to an upright shovel, handle first. He became a human Popsicle. It’s not pretty. The 100th episode of “Untold Stories of the ER” kicks off a stream of all-new episodes, beginning this Friday at 10/9c on Discovery Fit & Health. In the premiere, Dr. Klauer […]

‘Big Bang Theory’ Actress Carol Ann Susi, Dead At 62


Actress Carol Ann Susi passed away after a brief battle with an aggressive cancer.Her voicing of the unseen Mrs. Wolowitz on “The Big Bang Theory” was beloved by her castmates, who took to social media to express their sadness.Beloved Carol Ann Susi passed away, yes. The voice of Mrs wolowitz. Oh Carol Ann.— Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) November 12, 2014 Carol Ann Susi’s agent, Pam Ellis-Evenas, says the actress died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief battle with cancer. She was 62.On the “The Big Bang Theory,” Simon Helberg’s character, Howard, would have his mother’s loud voice with a […]

Recap: Real Housewives of New Jersey, Enough With The Reunions Edition


Hell no. I’m not blogging anymore “Real Housewives of New Jersey” reunions, “Secrets Revealed,” or any other crap they come up with for BravoTV to try to keep this show on life support. I am so done. And so is most of America if the tweets flying tonight were any indication.The only people who want to see the RHONJ franchise not cancelled are the ones who want to bring back Jacqueline Laurita & Co, and keep Dina. And I’m not watching that. Bunch of big fucking whiners. I’m not a violent person, but Jacqueline makes me want to smack her […]

The Annual EBONY Power 100 List, Event Details

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EBONY® Magazine today unveiled its annual EBONY Power 100 list, which salutes the remarkable achievements of African-Americans in 2014. Among the game changers honored this year are NBA player LeBron James, Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer, television producer Shonda Rhimes, music producer Pharrell Williams, actresses Audra McDonald, Gabrielle Union and Laverne Cox, comedian Kevin Hart, ballerina Misty Copeland and Bishop T.D. Jakes.Quincy Jones –composer, record producer, artist, film producer, arranger, conductor, instrumentalist, TV producer, record company executive, magazine founder, multi-media entrepreneur and humanitarian –will receive the EBONY Achievement Award.The gala celebration will take place in Los Angeles on November 19, […]

NGC: Live-Stream of Rosetta Spacecraft’s Landing Attempt on Comet Surface


TV Picks – More than 10 years after its launch into space — on a mission to chase down Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — the Rosetta spacecraft is nearing the next phase of its journey: plant a washing-machine-sized lander called Philae on the speeding comet.On Wednesday, Nov. 12, National Geographic Channel will live-stream the European Space Agency’s video feed from Rosetta to capture this historic moment — from Philae’s initial separation confirmation on-ground to the landing signal being received on Earth. The live stream will be available on and on National Geographic Channel’s FacebookLIVE TIMELINE: Nov. 12, 20142:00 AM ET (11:00 […]

PGA TOUR in Mexico for OHL Classic at Mayakoba, Golf Channel Schedule


TV Picks:  The PGA TOUR is in Mexico for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Harris English won last year’s event for his second victory of 2013.The European Tour stages the Turkish Airlines Open this week, with only next week’s DP World Tour Championship remaining on the Tour’s 2014 schedule and season-long Race to Dubai.Jamie Donaldson, Sergio Garcia and Marcel Siem are the only three players with a slight mathematical chance of moving ahead of Rory McIlory in the Race to Dubai standings, with each needing to win both this week and next to have any chance of erasing McIlroy’s lead.The […]

Rand Paul, Martin Short Topline ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ Nov. 14

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HBO’s political and entertainment salon “Real Time with Bill Maher” is Friday night’s must see, hear and do, as it continues its 12th season Friday, November 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.The series continues with a replay at midnight, exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests.The series concludes its current season next week, on Friday, Nov. 21, and returns for a 13th season of 35 editions in Jan. 2015. Even conservative […]

Kurt Sutter Moderates Anarchy Afterword With Charlie Hunnam, Tommy Flanagan


Some SpoilersSons of Anarchy winds down, but not without mortal wounds and major character deaths like Bobby Munson last week, thanks to Gemma’s out of control lie spiral that set in motion the murders and awful bad blood between Marks and Jax over perception that the Chinese were responsible for Tara’s murder. Liars never prosper, and how the matriarch winds up in this series will be one for the books.This adrenalized drama with darkly comedic touches focuses on a NorCal notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California […]

AMC Begins A “Mad Men” Marathon On November 16


The 1960s never looked so stylish on TV. “Mad Men” was an exceptional dramatic snapshot of not only the advertising world, but of the pathos of men and women navigating a brave new workplace and the home-front during a socially tumultuous time, specifically through the lens of one Don Draper (Jon Hamm) for one of the smallscreen’s best efforts in decades.Starting Sunday, November 16 AMC will begin a “Mad Men” marathon event to lead into and celebrate the final episodes of the series, which are set to air in the spring of 2015. Episodes of the Emmy® Award-winning drama will […]

Recap: Vanderpump Rules, The ‘I Have Eyes And Ears Everywhere’ Edition


Truth? I don’t know what was funnier and more pathetic tonight on the latest episode of “Vanderpump Rules.” It was either Tom’s four-minute apology video to Scheana on YouTube or Jax getting Stassi’s tattoo covered up and getting Carmen’s name inked on, and then breaking up with her. Now he’s gotta have Tiffany’s name tattooed on his ass because he’s running out of room!Okay, Jax is the clear winner.But Andy Cohen has promised to skewer Tom on “Watch What Happens Live” tonight when he’s a guest. I’d love to stay up and watch that but we’re in the Atlantic time […]

Fanboy Fave Bruce Campbell Back! “Ash Vs. Evil Dead” on Starz

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Starz has ordered a new Evil Dead TV show. The series will air on STARZ in 2015.If you remember Evil Dead, it was one of those popular horror movies that veered silly, bloody as all get out and is a one man show carried entirely on the charisma of actor Bruce Campbell. The original Evil Dead film followed Ash and his friends who travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release demons intent on possessing the living. The film became an international success and is critically lauded to this day as one of the best horror movies […]