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Joan Rivers’ Wrongful Death Suit, Jeff Garlin, Paul Wesley Visit ‘The Talk’ (1/27) VIDEOS

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TV Rewind: The Hosts Discuss Malpractice Suit Filed Over Joan Rivers’ + Jeff Garlin and Paul Wesley Visit – THE TALK (1/27)Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Over Joan Rivers’ DeathJoan should be alive, dammit. Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in the death of the comedy legend. According to reports, Melissa is seeking millions of dollars, claiming the doctors’ behavior was incompetent and outrageous. Sharon Osbourne says, “If a simple tracheotomy had been performed she would have never been lost…Nobody knew what they were doing. It was just all so badly handled. I wouldn’t rest until they all lost […]

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NBC’s ‘Extra’ Coffee Gift Basket Edition

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TV Picks: Extra, Extra! We are addicted to “Extra“! The TV celeb and news wrap up show that brings the newest, must-have items AND the famous daily to the smallscreen.“Extra” is the Emmy Award–winning entertainment news program, and the show’s 21st season began last September, 2014. Host Mario Lopez is in his seventh consecutive season as the show’s host, after co-hosting “Extra’s” weekend edition since January 2007.On an upcoming segment hosted by Tracey Edmonds, (tune in at 7:00 pm) two of the hottest items in the coffee lover world are featured. First up is Canadian company Counting Sheep Coffee which […]

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Sex, Secrecy and Spying – Matthew Rhys on The Americans Season Three

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The Americans – Season Three Premieres Wednesday, January 28th at 10:00 p.m. EST on FXThe Americans, FX’ intelligent, complex, character driven drama about two KGB officers planted in the US begins its third season with a bang. The spies, passing themselves off as ordinary middle class married couple with two children, are at a pivotal time in their personal and professional lives. It’s the 80’s Cold War, one of the most dangerous periods in political history as the US and the Soviet Union dance around one another, as the threat of nuclear war looms. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings played by […]

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Super Bowl Wit: Feherty Live From Phoenix, Golf Channel Schedule!

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TV Picks: Super Bowl Wit: Feherty Live From Phoenix, Golf Channel Schedule!Feherty Live to Take Place Wednesday, Jan. 28, and Thursday, Jan. 29, from the Orpheum Theater in Downtown Phoenix, With Both Shows Airing Live on Golf Channel at 10 p.m. ETPhoenix-Area Residents Finding Free Tickets and a Chance to Meet David Feherty Via Finding #Feherty Social Media Scavenger HuntEmmy-nominated David Feherty is ready to unleash the wit, wackiness and an unconventional interview style that has earned his show critical acclaim during Super Bowl week, with two Feherty Live stage shows originating from Phoenix, Ariz., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, and […]

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Sportsman Channel’s “MeatEater” Steven Rinella Talks Food And Hunting

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Sportsman Channel’s “MeatEater” Steven Rinella is purposeful and passionate about his hunting style and the wild game he harvests and consumes. Steven Rinella is an avid outdoorsman, writer, and television personality best known for his ability to translate the hunting lifestyle to a wide variety of audiences.  Rinella, whose show, MeatEater premieres exclusively on Sportsman Channel on Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, has been described by many people – inside and outside of the outdoor industry – as a “modern day Daniel Boone.He is also the author of The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine, the award-winning American Buffalo: In Search of […]

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ID’s Cautionary Tales: ‘Sex Sent Me To The Slammer’ Previews

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Love can turn for the worse with some people, and ID is there collecting these romance gone awry tales for your viewing pleasure.  Let me boil this all down for you:  If you’re a flagrant exhibitionist or just plain stupid, you too can send your bad bedroom scenarios to ID. Think of it as a TV version of Penthouse Forum for morons.Don’t let furry handcuffs turn into real jailbird shackles…that’s the official warning from Investigation Discovery’s new series, “Sex Sent Me To The Slammer” premiering Friday, February 6 with back-to-back episodes at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c.Outrageous Stories Serve As Important Lessons Ahead of […]

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Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl Café, Grand Opening Party in Phoenix, Details!

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Each February, the most anticipated sporting event featuring the cutest – and adoptable – players arrives on Animal Planet. Now, the joy and goodwill of the big game is available to visitors and media in Arizona with the Puppy Bowl Café.Get your doggone self over to the Puppy Bowl Cafe in Phoenix, Arizona, as it opens each day at 6:30 AM for food and beverage.Puppies hit the field every day at 10:00 AM beginning on Thursday, January 29 through Sunday, February 1. Puppy Bowl XI brings viewers a lovable lineup that’s itching to play in a winning combination of terrier […]

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HBO’s Doc “Night Will Fall” Jan. 26, Gruesome First-Hand Nazi Atrocity Accounts Never Seen VIDEO

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TV Picks: Hard to watch and certainly unimaginable if you have a heart and soul, the harrowing HBO Holocaust documentary, “Night Will Fall,” will leave you speechless and in shock at just how frightening it was for those poised at the firing end of a Nazi’s gun.Imagine footage so gut wrenching that the British government shelved it to keep from upsetting viewers. This documentary focused on the shelved project from 1945 brought to light, and seventy years later, you still wonder why the victorious Allies shelved a documentary film on the liberation of the German concentration camps.Narrated by Helena Bonham […]

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TV Picks: Pivot’s “Fortitude” Gives The Chills, Jan. 29 VIDEOS

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In Fortitude, it’s not just the cold that kills.TV Must-See Picks: Pivot’s “Fortitude” is the first original scripted drama that will premiere Thursday, January 29 at 10:00 pm ET with a special two-hour television event.Fortitude is a place like nowhere else. Surrounded by the savage beauty of the frozen landscape, the small town in the Arctic Circle is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now. In this close-knit community, a murder touches everyone and the unsettling horror of the crime threatens the future of the town itself. The 12-part one-hour […]

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Blake Shelton to Saturday Night Live, Full Clip Rewind! VIDEOS

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TV Rewind: Last night brought Blake Shelton to Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest!Check out all the highlights below, including Blake’s Hee Haw-inspired monologue, the newest hit reality show, Farm Hunk, a music video for “Wishin’ Boot,” The Voice versus American Idol on Celebrity Family Feud, a “love song” for Joan, and more.Also, make sure to catch Blake’s performances of “Neon Light” and “Boys ‘Round Here” below. Enjoy your Sunday, and get ready for next Saturday when J.K Simmons will serve as host, and D’Angelo will be the musical guest!Patriots Press Conference Cold OpenNew England Patriots coach […]

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Bill Maher Weighs In On “American Sniper” VIDEO

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HBO star and comic/pundit Bill Maher has addressed the recent controversy surrounding the Clint Eastwood film “American Sniper.”The story of sniper Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, has drawn criticism amidst robust box office performance. The film, starring Bradley Cooper, is dividing viewers and critics alike in its exploration of war and patriotism.Last night on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher” on Friday, Maher praised “The Hurt Locker” film by his guest from last week, director Kathryn Bigelow, and slammed “Sniper” for its lack of nuance. “‘Hurt Locker’ made 17 million because it was a little […]

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Hallmark’s ‘Home & Family’ Hosts A Special Dynasty Reunion, Photos and Video Preview!

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TV Picks: Tune in to Hallmark’s Home & Family on Monday, as Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare host a special Dynasty reunion with Pamela Sue Martin (Fallon Carrington), John James (Jeff Colby), Alex Corley (Steven Carrington), Gordon Thomson (Adam Carrington) and Pamela Bellwood (Claudia Blaisdel Carrington).“Home & Family” is a two-hour weekday lifestyle and ultimate how to show hosted by Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare. The program airs Monday – Friday (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET/PT) on Hallmark Channel.  On Monday, Home & Family (1.26.15) hosts a special Dynasty reunion with Pamela Sue Martin (Fallon Carrington), John James (Jeff […]

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Recap: WEtv’s Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars, The ‘I’m The Bad Girl’ Edition

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And tonight, ladies and gentlemen, WeTV’s “Marriage Boot Camp” treated us to a glimpse of what it would have looked like if Natalie had been on “The Hills.” And then as the night grew late and they all got drunk, we had a snapshot of how Heidi would have done on “Bad Girls Club.” It was absolutely terrifying.Alright, this is going to read a little bit like a Housewives blog tonight, but that’s how it felt to watch it.Natalie apparently thinks that by sticking up for Rachel in a previous conversation about her staying out too late and ignoring Tyson, […]

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Love Do Overs On Hallmark Channel in ‘I Do, I Do, I Do,’ Feb. 6 VIDEO

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Lovely do-overs just in time for the big day – Valentines!It’s a harsh awful world out there many times, thank goodness Hallmark Channel has our backs in the romantic yarn department, where we can get lost in sweet and family friendly stories where the guy gets the girl … or vice versa, and everyone winds up happily ever after, whether they fall in love or not.Celebrate the season of love with Autumn Reeser,  Antonio Cupo and Shawn Roberts who star in “I Do, I Do, I Do,” a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Saturday, February 6, (9pm ET/PT, 8/C). […]

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Ron Howard And ‘Critical Moms’ on The Talk VIDEOS

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TV Rewind: Today Oscar award winner Ron Howard visits; The Hosts and Kelly Osbourne discuss critical mothers on The Talk (1/23).Ron Howard on New ‘Project Imagination’ CampaignOscar-winning director and producer Ron Howard discusses his inspiring new campaign, “Project Imagination Presents: The Trailer.” Howard says, “This year Project Imagination: The Trailer” is a little more playful. It’s take your images, edit them together, cut it down to 60 seconds make a trailer out of it….submit it and I’m going to choose one and then we’re going to make a short Hollywood film inspired by that trailer.”Ron Howard on New ‘Project Imagination’ […]

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Maddie Superstar: New ‘Dance Moms’ Season Seethes With Envy VIDEO

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Here is a link to a first look scene from next week’s Dance Moms!It’s all about Maddie envy. Maddie is an original “Dance Moms” star since the July 2011 debut. Lifetime’s “Dance Moms” is a series that follows a group of award-winning youngsters and their stage mothers across dance competitions nationwide. Alongside her mother, Melissa Ziegler-Giso, and her sister, fellow dancer Mackenzie Ziegler, now 9, Maddie has been featured on 103 episodes. The show is now in the second half of its fourth season. Mackenzie Ziegler is a star in her own right, with a top selling LP.LA is only […]

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Time Out: ‘Coaching Bad’ Hits Spike TV February 8th, VIDEO

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TV Picks: Tine for a time out?‘Coaching Bad’ Hits Spike TV February 8th!NFL superstar Ray Lewis and renowned anger management specialist Dr. Christian Conte attempt to change the ways of eight wayward coaches. Tune in to the premiere episode of this series February 8th at 10/9c. Watch As Lewis And Anger Management Specialist Dr. Christian Conte Put 9 Coaches Through An Intense Program To Change Their Combative WaysFrom Spike:Good coaches motivate us, inspire us, and teach us the skills to win. However, there is a growing crisis of coaches with uncontrollable anger issues spreading across today’s sports landscape. From Bobby […]

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‘Wrestling With Death’ on WGN America, Jan. 27 Previews

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TV Picks: WGN America brings death and headlocks to the smallscreen Tuesday, January 27th (10 PM) in “Wrestling With Death.”“Wrestling with Death” follows The Lathams of Osceola, Arkansas: morticians by day who run the Wilson Funeral Home, and professional wrestlers by night who run the Mid-Southern Championship Wrestling League (MCW).Located about 50 miles away from Memphis, Tennessee on the  Mississippi River, Osceola is a small town with just over 7,000 residents, for whom the top forms of entertainment include navel gazing, heading to Wal-Mart and dining at a very limited selection of restaurants. The town was ripe for some quality […]

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TLC Brings Stacy London Back! ‘Love, Lust Or Run’ Jan. 25 Previews!

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TV Picks: Our fave no BS stylista Stacy London is back to save us from fashion trainwrecks on TLC!TLC revives fashion genre with all-new lineup starting 1Q 2015‘What Not To Wear” fans, prepare to rejoice! Style maven, and often times psychologist Stacy London is back and tackling a new fashion mission, but in this all-new series, it’s about make-UNDERS.“Love, Lust or Run,”set to premiere on Friday, January 23rd at 9/8c, features women with major fashion mishaps as they come to Stacy for help in turning their over-the-top looks from WTF to WOW. The 12-episode run is produced by True Entertainment. […]

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FX’s Justified ‘Cash Game’ Previews and Some Thoughts

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TV Picks: If you caught the season premiere of “Justified,” then you know that Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) is pissed. In the preview for this week’s episode, “Cash Game” Boyd makes an aggressive threat to Raylan (Tim Olyphant) and this is the season to act on such words.Bonded since their days as teenage miners, the two went separate ways when Raylan left to become a US Marshal, Boyd enlisted in the Army and Operation: Desert Storm. By the time Raylan returned to Harlan, Boyd embraced neo-nazi ideals and took up bank robbing and thus began a five-season cat-and-mouse. Now that […]

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The Talk: Eddie Izzard Talks Transgender & ‘Powers’ VIDEOS

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TV Rewind: Long before Amazon’s “Transparent” was cool, actor and comedian Eddie Izzard was the flag bearer for cross-dressing.Today Eddie Izzard Talks Transgender & ‘Powers’ on the CBS chat show.Award-winning comedian and actor Eddie Izzard talks about coming out as a transvestite 30 years ago and people beginning to understand the transgender community. Izzard says, “It’s groovy for everything to catch up with me…It’s my genetics. It’s not a choice thing. I think all alternative sexuality is genetics. I knew when I was 4…It’s a genetic gift.” He also discusses his new role in the supernatural drama “Powers.”Eddie Izzard Talks […]

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Epic EPIX All-Day Marathon of Great Movie Romances, Schedule!

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Is that a love bite on your neck?Before your life goes down the toilet, tune in to “Whole Lotta Love Valentine’s Day” on EPIXAn All-Day Marathon of Great Movie Romances – Saturday, February 14th beginning at 6:00AM EST EPIX delivers the cinematic equivalent of a dozen roses this Valentine’s Day with a line-up of unforgettable romances, including a mix of enduring film classics and new romantic crowd-pleasers.Prepare to be charmed as the iconic Audrey Hepburn lights up the screen in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, then grab your hankies for the timeless tearjerker Love Story. Laugh it up with modern-era classics, Moonstruck […]

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NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” END ZONE – Thursday, January 22 VIDEOS

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TV Picks: “The Biggest Loser” and we’re one week away from the live finale! NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” END ZONE airs Thursday, January 22.As we get down to the wire on the season, ‘TODAY’ show’s Jenna Wolfe visits and the final three are revealed.It’s the last week on the ranch for the final four contestants, and time to celebrate just how far they’ve come on their weight loss journeys. They’ll return to the Los Angeles Coliseum where their journey began for a challenge requiring them to put all of their lost weight back on and drop it incrementally at 16 […]

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Syfy January 23rd Previews: Helix and 12 Monkeys VIDEOS

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We loved last week’s premieres of “12 Monkeys,” followed by a mind-blowing “Helix.” You will definitely want to see what happens next. It all begins Friday at 9/8c on Syfy! Are you ready?· First, on 12 Monkeys, Cole goes to a mental institution in 2015 to learn more about the mysterious organization behind the spread of the virus. Meanwhile, Dr. Railly finds herself on the brink of death when she tries to help Cole with his mission. Check out a sneak peek below, as Jones warns Cole about the consequences he might cause if he enlists Dr. Railly’s help again. […]

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Black History Month On PBS’ Independent Lens, Two New Documentaries VIDEOS

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TV Picks: Black History Month On PBS’ Independent Lens Brings Two New Documentaries in February.This February, Independent Lens presents two provocative new documentaries that take a fresh look at not only the African American experience but the ongoing question of the meaning of race in America.Independent Lens | Through a Lens Darkly | PBS The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People premieres on Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET […]

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