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Lip Sync Battle Sneak Peek – Mike Tyson performs “Push It”

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Is there anything more delicious than seeing Mike Tyson lip sync battle with the hilarious Terry Crews? Tyson is hilarious too, but not for the same reasons. Crews is comedy gold and I am so in for this battle of the brawler vesus Brooklyn Nine-Niner for Spike TV’s wildly popular “Lip Sync Battle” series, conjured up by everyone’s favorite, Jimmy Fallon.“LIP SYNC BATTLE” Sneak Peek – Mike TysonEnclosed is a preview clip of Mike Tyson’s performance of “Push It” on Spike’s “LIP SYNC BATTLE.” The highly anticipated Mike Tyson vs. Terry Crews lip sync battle debuts Thursday, April 23 at […]

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Rewind, CNN’s Doomsday Edition

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 TV Rewind: Make sure to catch up with Episode 210 of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” which aired Sunday, April 19 at 11:00p.m., ET/PT on HBO. This week’s topics included Vladimir Putin’s annual Q&A session, the shooting of a black suspect by a volunteer deputy in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Earth Day, environmental issues and the specific problem polar bears are now enduring, patent trolls, and a special doomsday video, with a unique perspective by guest Martin Sheen. Oliver goofs on the news that CNN allegedly had made a tape to be played in case of doomsday video featured a marching […]

TV Land Awards Previews For April 18, We Love Nostalgia Bombs VIDEOS


Tune in to the 2015 TV Land Awards on April 18 at 9 p.m. ET on TV Land. Thank you TV Land for bringing back these Awards. Most of us have total soft spots for these classic shows like “The Wonder Years,” “The Golden Girls” and “Arrested Development,” and when you see a show like Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” bring back classic shows and casts, it always makes for great TV moments.Tonight the TV Land Awards show some casts from yesteryear and reveals they held up pretty well in 2015.Betty White of course defies physics and is still going […]

HBO Real Sports: Russell Wilson Interview, April 21 (VIDEO)


Make sure to tune into HBO Real Sports: Bryant Gumbel interviews Russell Wilson.Bryant Gumbel sits down with Russell Wilson to speak with him about that ill-fated Super Bowl play and his thoughts on playing baseball again. Real Sports debuts Tues., April 21 at 10pm ET on HBO. NFL teams winning juggernauts starts with the quality of their quarterback. Observe the NFL and the successful teams, they are the ones with outstanding players in that position. The quality of the player is demonstrated in the ability to throw the ball; read plays and exhibit leadership. Russell Wilson at age 26 is […]

Baz Luhrmann Casts “The Get Down” Lead For Netflix


Casting news: Baz Luhrmann discovers his new leading ladyFollowing on the heels of Claire Danes (Romeo and Juliet), Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge) and Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby), Baz Luhrmann has discovered his new leading lady, who will make her acting debut in “The Get Down,” Luhrmann’s new Netflix Original Series set to debut in 2016.  Herizen Guardiola is cast as “Mylene Cruz,” a shining, tenacious girl with a voice from God who dreams of disco stardom from the confines of her family’s fiercely religious church walls. An 18-year-old singer/songwriter, Herizen will make her acting debut in The Get Down.Says […]

Britt Snit: No Grace Under Pressure for ESPN Reporter VIDEO


In an intense and stressful moment, I allowed my emotions to get the best of me and said some insulting and regrettable things. As frustrated as I was, I should always choose to be respectful and take the high road. I am so sorry for my actions and will learn from this mistake. – Britt McHenry via TwitterBefore I bid adieu, one final reflection from my first year at ESPN. The mute and block buttons on Twitter are your friends. Let’s get more acquainted with them. – Britt McHenry via Tumblr ESPN reporter Britt McHenry was suspended for one week after a […]

RHOBH Star Kim Richards Arrested For Public Drunkenness


Washed-up television star, and BravoTV “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” cast member, Kim Richards was locked up by police in the wee hours of Thursday morning after she got shitfaced and acted like an asshole at the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Even better, she pulled her famous locking-herself-in-the-bathroom routine and had to be dragged out by the police, after the hotel called them for help because she was out of control. Let me assure you, the Beverly Hills Hotel doesn’t call the cops on a celebrity unless they absolutely, positively have to – it’s not good for […]

Thorsday Previews for Vikings, Ragnar’s ‘Breaking Point’ VIDEO

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TV Picks: Happy Thorsday! Make sure to get over to the Seer hut and ask the hard questions: Will the French ever be amused? Will Floki survive to see season four? Will Lagertha ever reunite with King Ragnar? Will Rollo land Lagertha after she tires of Kalf and his usurper-y ways? Will Horik’s son turn on them in battle? Will Aethelwolf ever catch on to his dad King Ecbert? And the Seer- what happened to his face? How DOES all that black eyeliner find its way to Kattegat?I obviously have a lot of questions. Tonight there will be a few answers, […]

John le Carré’s The Night Manager on AMC Adds Stellar Cast


TV Casting Notes: British actors David Harewood, Neil Morrissey, Katherine Kelly and Tobias Menzies have been announced to join the cast of the television adaptation of John le Carré’s novel The Night Manager, which started filming last month.The Night Manager is one of le Carré’s most beloved and critically acclaimed books. A fusion of spy story and tale of organized crime, the novel was a best-seller in the United States and the UK, translated into over 20 languages and selling over a million copies in North America alone.  Co-produced by AMC with BBC One and The Ink Factory, the latest […]

Justin Martinson and Richy Werenski Advance to Compete in Big Break


TV Picks: Duffer TV from Golf Channel sees Justin Martinson and Richy Werenski advance to compete in the Big Break – The Palm Beaches, FL Finale, Monday April 20 at 9 p.m. ET. Golf Channel’s Big Break show concept pits highly skilled golfers against each other in a variety of challenges that test their physical skills and mental toughness. During Big Break The Palm Beaches, FL, competitors are subject to skills challenges from tee-to-green, including two of the series’ signature challenges, the popular “Glass Break” and “Flop Wall.” One contestant is eliminated each week, with the last player standing awarded […]

‘New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,’ More on AXS TV, April 27 – May 3

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TV Picks: Make sure to tune in to AXS TV – where music festivals are brought to you in the comfort of your own home, no porta potties people…and the food is not upcharged in your own kitchen. Check out The Who, No Doubt, Ed Sheeran, Keith Urban, John Legend, Hozier and more highlight AXS TV’s third annual exclusive broadcast of the ‘New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival’ May 1 to 3. The three-day broadcast features over 21 hours of coverage beginning daily at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT.Day One – Friday, May 1 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PTDay Two […]

Jordan Spieth Interview ‘Jim Rome on SHOWTIME,’ More VIDEO


TV Picks: Jordan Spieth and Jim Rome go back-and-forth on their favorite films after Spieth’s admission that he watched “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” the night before he won the 2015 Masters. New episode of Jim Rome air on SHOWTIME Wednesday, April 15th at 9p ET/PT Just days after going wire-to-wire to win golf’s ultimate prize, 21-year-old Jordan Spieth appeared on Jim Rome On SHOWTIME to discuss his record-setting Masters performance as Season 4 continues with six consecutive weekly shows this Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on the network.Rome asked Spieth how it feels to be rocking the green jacket.Jordan Spieth: “It […]

‘Lip Sync Battle’ Previews For Anna Kendrick and John Krasinski, 4/16 VIDEO

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TV Picks: ‘Lip Sync Battle’ Previews For Anna Kendrick and John Krasinski VIDEO The pop culture phenomenon of lip sync battling will now have its very own television show. Spike TV is partnering with Jimmy Fallon and his Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant and Matador to create a new, half-hour original series “Lip Sync Battle.”Each “Lip Sync Battle” episode will feature celebrities going head to head – lip synching the song of their choice – battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet. Hosted by entertainment icon and two-time Grammy® Award-winner LL Cool J.­Kendrick seemingly can […]

Giuliana Rancic Discusses “The Power of Social Media” VIDEOS


Giuliana Rancic will return to “Fashion Police” when the show comes back to E! in the fall.  She also tells Billy Bush what a fink Kelly Osbourne turned out to be, playing like she was her supportive friend… then throwing her under the PC bus. The E! News co-host made the announcement to Access Hollywood Live’s Billy Bush and Kit Hoover today, adding that the recent controversy over comments regarding Zendaya’s hair actually bolstered the show’s standing.“I think more than ever, [‘Fashion Police’] is definitely coming back, because [the controversy] shows that a lot of people were watching the show […]

Clay Aiken, Judith Miller, Jon Meacham Topline ‘Real Time With Bill Maher,’ 4/17


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, April 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.Maher continues its 13th season Friday night, as he delivers his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with guests. Journalist Judith Miller is the top-of-show interview guest. Singer Clay Aiken is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, historian Jon Meacham and Neera Tanden, president, […]

Vee’s Death Leaves A Mark, S3 ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Preview, S4 Confirmed


#SorryNotSorryThe women of Litchfield Correctional Institution are back for an all new season exclusively on Netflix beginning Friday, June 12th. Orange Is the New Black’s Vee (Lorraine Toussaint) is dead, and her death has repercussions with Suzanne (Crazy Eyes) and her girls.Here Toussaint confirms Vee is not returning:Piper, Red, Crazy Eyes, Taystee, Poussey, Sophia, Nicky, Daya, Gloria, Big Boo, Pennsatucky and all of Litchfield’s ladies are back for more drama and laughter…as Alex makes her return and a new inmate, Stella (Ruby Rose) joins the gang.Next season of Orange Is the New Black brings veteran actress Mary Steenburgen cast as […]

Reba McEntire Loves Cookie, Talks New LP VIDEOS

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Reba McEntire stopped by Access Hollywood Live this morning talking about her new album “Love Somebody,” and spoke out in defense of Kelly Clarkson, saying critics of Kelly’s weight haven’t succeeded in bringing her down.Reba is stepmom to Kelly’s husband, Brandon Blackstock, and emphatically told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover this morning, “I want everybody to know who’s watching today that Kelly Clarkson is the happiest I’ve ever seen her. I’ve known her since 2002 when she won the first ‘American Idol’ and she asked me to come on the finale to sing with her because I was her idol… […]

Why I’d Be Okay With Raylan Givens Dying In ‘Justified’ Series Finale


Let me begin by saying that I know nothing about how this fantastic series is going tonight. Still, with Ava Crowder on the run with the money and everyone else chasing her, everything is on the table. People will die and that could include Raylan Givens. Would you be ready for that? Could you handle the series protagonist losing? Justified is less about the hard line of black and whites and more about the greyed and blurred lines in between. Raylan is no boy scout and proudly admits the only thing that separates him from the outlaws and fugitives is […]

Brody Jenner Is A Sexpert For E!


E! loves the Kardashians and the Jenners.“Sex Connoisseur” and son of Bruce Jenner, Brody Jenner, Relationship Therapist Dr. Mike Dow, and Comedian Stevie Ryan Host Call-In Talk Show Fielding Questions About Love and Sex. “Sex With Brody” Premieres on E! Friday, July 10 at 10:30pm ET/PTBack in 1991, Brody’s mom Linda Thompson remarried record producer David Foster. In 2005, Thompson, Foster, the Jenner brothers, and Spencer Pratt starred in the reality television series “The Princes of Malibu.” There were other reality shows too that fizzled out fast.After years of dealing with his parents’ broken marriage, tough business minded step-mother, dad […]

Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family Gets Season Four


Hallmark Channel announces “Home & Family” is renewed for a fourth season and will be the only daytime lifestyle series on cable television to produce and air 52 consecutive weeks of new episodes.Emmy Winner Mark Steines and New York Times bestselling author and chef Cristina Ferrare will return to host the fourth season of the two-time Daytime Emmy Nominated Hallmark Channel Original Lifestyle Series. “Home & Family” will air 520 hours of new content during 260 original episodes this season, with new episodes premiering Monday through Friday (10a.m. ET/PT, 9C – 12p.m. ET/PT, 11C) on Hallmark Channel. The fourth season […]

Weirdo Diseases on Discovery Life’s ‘Diagnose Me,’ April 17


People have all sorts of issues and complaints about their bodies, just ask Joni Mitchell about her Morgellons disease. Most doctors are torn on whether it is a true medical diagnosis. Morgellons disease is an uncommon, unexplained skin disorder characterized by sores, crawling sensations on and under the skin.Now all the unexplained illness is lumped into a show where we see people who hear too much, act drunk without alcohol and more. The Eight-Part Series Premieres Friday, April 17 at 10/9c. Imagine growing nails from your hair follicles, getting drunk without even a sip of alcohol, or believing you were […]

HBO ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ On IRS Abuse VIDEO


TV Rewind: Did you catch John Oliver? fear not, we have the clip below:Episode 209 of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” which aired Sunday, April 12 at 11:00p.m., ET/PT on HBO lasers in on the volunteer nature of reporting taxes and how tenuous the whole department is. Did you know the IRS gets tax returns and checks smeared with mustard, vacuum dirt and pubic hair? Oliver goes into detail about how the IRS agents are overworked, understaffed and confused by the USA tax laws which change up annually. They collect trillions but as one expert testifies in a film […]

MTV Movie Awards, Loving Amy Schumer Rewind VIDEOS


The MTV Movie Awards have come and gone, but the delicious clippage of host Amy Schumer shows that the comedian was the draw despite several choice moments of Channing Tatum and Rebel Wilson. As always, the prizes were secondary to the floor show as rip-roaring funny host Amy Schumer used the moments surrounding a commercial break to plant a kiss on notorious booty belfie poster Amber Rose when a “kiss cam” circled the audience:Get More:2015 MTV Movie Awards, 2015 MTV Movie Awards, Latest Movie News, Full EpisodesWhen Schumer tries to fit in with The Barden Bellas from “Pitch Perfect 2,” […]

Spieth Victorious: Golf Central Live From the Masters – Sunday Primetime Quotes


“My Dad told me growing up, ‘You’ve got to start setting goals.’  That’s been my philosophy, set goals and work hard, stay focused, and reach them as soon as possible. At each level, I always reevaluate my goals and establish new ones. I never want to become complacent, but always push myself further.” – Jordan SpiethGolf Channel Notable Quotes: Golf Central’s Live From the Masters, from Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7:15-9:15 p.m. ET (First Hour) Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga.Jordan Spieth made winning look easy on Sunday, winning the Masters by four strokes over Justin Rose and Phil Mickelson […]

Hallmark Primetime Series “Good Witch” Second Season Renewal Announced


TV News: Hallmark Primetime Series “Good Witch” Second Season Renewal AnnouncedFans of Hallmark Channel’s “Good Witch,” starring Catherine Bell, James Denton and Bailee Madison, can rejoice as the network has given the series a second season renewal of 12 new episodes, including a two-hour Fall 2015 premiere and 10 new hours to follow in early 2016. “Good Witch” has charmed audiences in its first season, becoming the network’s most-watched and highest-rated primetime drama in the time period. The announcement of the renewal comes as “Good Witch” stars Catherine Bell and James Denton make their debut at the Marché International des […]