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Intimate Talk with Billy Idol & Tl, Bruce Jenner Dating Rumors on The Talk VIDEOS

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TV Rewind: Intimate Talk with Billy Idol & Tl, Bruce Jenner Dating Rumors on The Talk!The Ladies Catch Up with Billy IdolBilly Idol discusses his new album, “Kings and Queens of the Underground.” He also shares details about his long-awaited autobiography, “Dancing With Myself,” including a story about how the legendary punk rock singer lost his virginity.The Ladies Catch Up with Billy Idol Bruce Jenner Dating Ex Kris’ Best Friend?Kris Jenner is reportedly devastated over Bruce Jenner’s new relationship with her former assistant and best friend of 20 years. The hosts and guest co-host, WCBS-TV news anchor Kristine Johnson weigh […]

Bethenny Frankel Back on Real Housewives of New York

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SkinnyGirl mogul and former chat show host Bethenny Frankel is officially returning to Bravo’s hit reality TV series “Real Housewives of New York City,” Season 7.Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, LuAnn de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan and Ramona Singer will also join Bethenny Frankel for upcoming season in the Big Apple. However, Aviva Drescher is out.  Stay tuned to M&C for Sandy Malone’s no miss recaps of all the drama!“I’m genuinely excited, with a side of slightly nervous, for my return to ‘The Real Housewives of New York City,’” Frankel confirmed in a statement to E! News on Monday. “Bravo […]

Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach, Eric McCormack Star in ‘Full Circle’ for DirecTV, Details

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DirecTV announced today that Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach, Chris Bauer, Rita Wilson, Brittany Snow, Patrick Fugit, David Koechner, Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack and Kate Burton are all cast in the upcoming second season of Full Circle.The series will shoot in their Los Angeles Broadcasting Center with productions slated to begin before the end of the month. Full Circle will air in spring 2015.The tale revolves around Jimmy Parerra (Terry O’Quinn), a Chicago cop who, 18 years ago, inspired by Frank Serpico’s similar act in NYC, blew the whistle on police corruption in Chicago, which resulted in sending his own father-in-law, […]

Zoe Saldana, B.J. Novak Interviews from Queen Latifah Show VIDEOS

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TV Picks: This Tuesday on The Queen Latifah Show, watch the sneak previews ahead of air date of actress and Mommy-to-Be, Zoe Saldana. Plus, “The Office” Star Turned Author, BJ Novak.Zoe Saldana Is Surprised with 2 Costumes for her Future Trick or TreatersZoe Saldana Talks About Bullying and Life Lessons | The Queen Latifah Show B.J. Novak on Former Co-Star Steve Carell | The Queen Latifah ShowB.J. Novak On His Book With No Pictures | The Queen Latifah Show

Pauley Perrette on Supporting Gay Marriage & How ‘NCIS’ Has Influenced Young Girls

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Pauley Perrette sits down with Larry King on the Emmy nominated series “Larry King Now” to talk about her passion project, Citizen Lane, how NCIS is the most popular drama in the world and spills beans on the new 12th season.Plus Pauley divulges her darkest secret to Larry.Pauley Perrette and Larry discussed the recent ruling on gay marriage, “I’ve just been a part of this – part of this equality campaign for so long, and the last few years, especially since Obama’s been in office, has been so fascinating for us” she added, “We’ve made remarkable strides at such a […]

Stilettos, Toilets, Turtles and More! Untold Stories of the ER Resuscitates Cray Cray for 100th Episode

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Stilettos, Toilets, Turtles and More! Untold Stories of the ER Resuscitates Its Craziest Cases and Celebrates 100th EpisodeIt’s back! November 7 with the “Craziest Cases” special and the 100th episode premiere on November 14.What show other than Untold Stories of the ER can administer a weekly dose of medical mayhem, like tandem skydivers impaled together on a fence post, or a woman stuck in a toilet bowl for 18 hours? In case you missed these stories and more, Discovery Health is preempting the return of all-new episodes of Untold Stories of the ER with the Craziest Cases special on Friday, November 7 […]

HBO’s ‘Getting On’ Back Nov. 9 VIDEO

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TV Picks: HBO’s “Getting On” is a dramedy that shows off the comedic wit of Niecy Nash, Laurie3 Metcalf and Alex Borstein as staff in an extended care unit. The darkly comic realities of caring for the elderly in an overwhelmed healthcare system is set against the petty bureaucracies of modern medical practice in America. The no miss series is back for season 2 November 9.At the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital in Long Beach, Cal., the staff attends to the needs of female patients who are often “getting on” in years, while dealing with the […]

Pack Your Survival Gear: TWC Greenlights Season 2 of “Fat Guys in the Woods”

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What’s the first thing you should do when you find yourself stranded in the wild?I scream at the top of my lungs and then curl in the fetal position until someone finds me.But that’s probably really bad advice, as bears, coyotes and psychos that might look like these guys can happen upon you, so lucky for us Travel Channel will teach up how to survive this improbable scenario. What are the best ways to source food and water when restaurants and grocery stores are but mere mirages? Get off the couch and prepare to pick up some survival skills as […]

‘Sleepy Hollow’ Ushers In Halloween Season, Plus Lyndie Greenwood Tours Haunted Queen Mary

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From the listless repose of the place, and the peculiar character of its inhabitants, who are descendants from the original Dutch settlers, this sequestered glen has long been known by name of Sleepy Hollow … A drowsy, dreamy influence seems to hang over the land, and to pervade the very atmosphere.—Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy HollowNo other show on TV captures the special Halloween spirit and fall glory of the fright more than FOX’s Sleepy  Hollow, based on the classic tale of Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel and her beau Brom Bones, in a tale of unrequited love, a […]

Recap: Real Housewives of New Jersey, ‘Amber and Jim are Nuts’ Edition

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So this entire episode of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” was a lead up to Joe and Teresa’s sentencing. Not that we didn’t all watch it live a couple of weeks ago, but let’s face it, anything having to do with Juicy and Tre is more interesting that what’s going on with everyone else in the entire cast.I’m so sorry to say this because I’ve been a long-time fan, but I agree with the Twitter-sphere that it’s time to make this show go away for good. The twins are trash. Amber and Jim are nuts. Dina is a hypocritical bitch […]

DIRECTV Orders Additional 20 Episodes of Original Series “Kingdom”

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One of the best new entries for Fall 2014 was the DirecTV drama series “Kingdom,” a  tightly wound family potboiler that unfolds in Venice, California against the backdrop of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world.Former MMA legend and gym owner Alvey Kulina (Frank Grillo) is the center of this tale and is focused on turning his youngest son, Nate (Nick Jonas), into the prized fighter that his distracted and disinterested oldest son, Jay (Jonathan Tucker), should have been, in Alvey’s mind.Following the recent critically acclaimed premiere of Kingdom, which has proven to be one of Audience Network’s most popular shows […]

Next Generation May Break Bad: Daughters Talk Polygamy Negatives on ‘My Five Wives’ VIDEO

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TV Picks: TLC’s My Five Wives sees the kids reexamining the polygamy decisions their parents made.ABOUT PREMIERE EPISODE: “MENDING A MARRIAGE”Next Generation May Break Bad: Daughters Talk Polygamy Negatives on ‘My Five Wives’ – Season Premiere Airs Sunday, October 19 at 10PM ET/PT on TLC In this Sunday’s season premiere, Brady attempts to heal his relationship with Robyn by arranging an anniversary re-do date. Nonie worries about her difficulty getting pregnant. And big change is coming since three daughters are graduating high school and want to move out for college.In this clip below, the Williams eldest daughters discuss their thoughts […]

Netflix to Air No Miss Documentary ‘Virunga’ November 7 VIDEO

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  Netflix and Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Virunga” is a no miss event to screen.  The film, from director Orlando von Einsiedel, follows a team of park rangers and the endangered mountain gorillas they protect as they are caught in the crossfire of poachers, militia and industry in Africa’s oldest national park.This must-see original documentary from first-time feature documentary director Orlando von Einsiedel and executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio is a film of rare beauty and raw power that examines a crisis in the Congo as the interests of big oil, poachers and an armed militia conflict with the last habitat […]

Selena Gomez Dishes on Taylor Swift and New Film on The Talk October 17, VIDEOS

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TV Rewind: Selena Gomez Dishes on Taylor Swift and New Film on The Talk October 17:Selena Gomez on Taylor Swift & New FilmSelena Gomez shares recent advice she got from friend Taylor Swift. Gomez says, “She [Swift] just kind of looked at me…and was like, ‘Selena if you’re the smartest person in the room, I think you’re going be in the wrong room…’ She thinks I should constantly surround myself, and I agree, with her with people who are going to make me better.” Gomez also discusses her new film, “Rudderless.” Selena Gomez Helps Sheryl Underwood Channel Her Inner ‘Flashdance’While […]

“EAT: The Story of Food” To National Geographic Channel on Nov. 21

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TV Picks: National Geographic Channel Miniseries Event “EAT: The Story of Food” will presents the whole enchilada of food history, science and culture this November 21, at 9 PM.Featuring Nearly 70 Interviews With Some of the Biggest Names In Food, the Miniseries Will Premiere Friday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 23, at 9 PM ET/PTMore than 50 years ago food revolutionary Julia Child appeared on a Boston television show to promote her cookbook and unwittingly launched the medium into the world of food.Since then there have been hundreds of TV cooking personalities, thousands of hours of cooking shows and multiple […]

Tom Colicchio, Aarón Sánchez, Ming Tsai Tasty Past In Oct. 21 ‘Finding Your Roots’ PBS VIDEOS

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TV Picks: “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” airs on October 21st at 8 p.m. ET/PT on PBS Our favorite genealogy show is Henry Louis Gates’ “Finding Your Roots” with fascinating in-depth analysis of people’s unique histories.In the next no miss episode 5 of this series, Tom Colicchio, Aarón Sánchez & Ming Tsai star in “Finding Your Roots” October 21st!On Tuesday’s Finding Your Roots: Season 2, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. sat down with Academy-Award winner Ben Affleck, actress Khandi Alexander, and political activist Benjamin Jealous to reveal the hidden connections between their Civil War ancestries. In next […]

‘X Factor UK’ on AXS TV Features Maroon 5 and Jessie J on October 20

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TV Picks: AXS TV on October 20th sees The X Factor UK featuring Jessie J. and Maroon 5.The series has exciting and exclusive performances from international music artists each Monday night in the US on AXS TV, 24 hours after their live Sunday airings in the UK.The competition continues to heat up on The X Factor UK. Tune in Sunday and Monday as the excitement continues to unfold, plus catch performances from Maroon 5 and Jessie J on Monday’s show! It all starts at 8pET | 5pPT on AXS TV!This week, MOBO award nominee and global superstar Jessie J will […]

Lifetime’s ‘Aaliyah, The Princess of R&B’ Movie Photos, Video, Details and Contest!

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Before Beyonce and before Rihanna, self-proclaimed “street but sweet” Aaliyah was poised to become a global icon with top-selling albums, a hot movie career and an adoring fan base.TV Picks: We are excited about the Lifetime original movie, “Aaliyah, The Princess of R&B” biopic, which premieres on November 15th at 8pm ET! Lifetime’s Original Movie, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, stars Alexandra Shipp (House of Anubis) as the beloved actress and music sensation. Ms. Shipp portrays Aaliyah in the early days of Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number and up until her death. The movie is based on the bestseller […]

FX “The Americans” Cast Frank Langella For Season Three

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Academy Award® nominee and three-time Tony Award® winner Frank Langella will go deep undercover with FX’s critically acclaimed drama The Americans, in a recurring role in the show’s third season, which began production this week.Set in 1981 just after Ronald Reagan is elected president, “The Americans,” starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich, is a drama series about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. The series was created by and is executive produced by Joe Weisberg (Falling Skies), a former CIA agent who went on to become an accomplished author. Joel […]

Crack the Aquavit: “Lilyhammer” Season 3 On Netflix November 21 VIDEO

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TV Picks: Netflix Announces “Lilyhammer” Season 3 Premiere Date and Debuts Key Art:One to watch 2014/2015: Netflix’s Lilyhammer Season 3! Time to break out the Aquavit!Get a bottle of Portland’s House Spirits Distillery Krogstad Festlig Aquavit (the Benedict Cumberbatch of the spirits world) and make some gravlax, as our favorite Netflix fish out of water dramedy is back this November!Making our year-end list for best TV series annually is Netflix’s exceptionally funny “Lilyhammer,” where a New York mafia boss, played by Steven Van Zandt, moves to Lillehammer Norway as part of a witness protection program.Season three of the internationally acclaimed […]

Willie Robertson and Troy Landry In A&E’s ‘Country Bucks’ Coming Nov. 19

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TV Picks: Willie Robertson and Troy Landry Appear in “Country Bucks”, a new series featuring the family behind Wildgame Innovations, a small hunting gear business that has grown into a multi-million dollar wildlife sporting empire will be featured in this new series on Nov 19th at 10pm and 10:30pm ET.A&E Network’s new original real-life series “Country Buck$” follows the Busbice family who founded Wildgame Innovations, a small hunting gear business that has grown into a multi-million dollar wildlife sporting empire.Their 55,000-acre ranch (three times the size of Manhattan), a sportsman fantasy camp in Louisiana, serves as the testing ground for […]

National Geographic Channel Orders The Raft, Remote Survival and The Watch for 2015

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TV On The Horizon: National Geographic Channel has ordered three new unscripted series, The Raft, Remote Survival and The Watch, the network announced Tuesday. The three programs are scheduled to premiere in 2015.“We’re working with trusted partners, taking risks and breaking new ground in showcasing diverse and fearless human stories,” said Tim Pastore, president, original programming and production, National Geographic Channel U.S.The Watch, from National Geographic Studios, follows people in isolated job.  Multimedia entertainment studio Electus has sold The Raft to National Geographic Channel in the U.S. and will be produced in association with Brian Catalina Entertainment. The Raft follows […]

Miriam’s Married Man Dilemma Continues, ‘Breaking Amish’ Previews VIDEO

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TV Picks: Episode of Breaking Amish TONIGHT on TLC at 10/9cWhat a crazy story that is unfolding on tonight’s “Breaking Amish”!Some married man totally lied to Miriam about his marital status, and the poor grl is in her bonnet at a bar – barefoot – accepting shots from strangers and drinking beer out of a bottle.FORGIVE AND FORGET The group continues to deal with the fallout from Matt and Miriam’s hook up as Miriam tells Matt’s wife the truth about their tryst. Meanwhile, Vonda gives online dating a try while Bates takes his first steps toward launching an acting career.

‘American Horror Story’ S1 Alum Alexandra Breckenridge Gets ‘Walking Dead’ Role

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One sexy redhead may raise the dead on AMC’s zombie drama “The Walking Dead.”AMC’s The Walking Dead is adding American Horror Story season one cast-member Alexandra Breckenridge to the ranks of the living cast.THR reported that Breckenridge is in season five “with an option to be promoted to a series regular in season six. ”While specific details about Breckenridge’s character are being kept under wraps, the casting breakdown described the role of “Samantha” as an attractive, strong, smart, charming and articulate woman with a vulnerable side. She’s a mother with a bohemian spirit, and a talented artist. AMC declined comment […]

Petty Snoop Dogg Feud with Iggy Azalea; William H. Macy Visits ‘The Talk’ VIDEOS

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How stupid was the petty, small-minded slag that grown-ass father (one kid of his has Lupus) Snoop Dogg decided to pull on social media on Aussie pop star Iggy Azalea, the rap community’s favorite white whipping post these days. Snoop had to have a laugh, posting a photo of an Albino Aboriginal and claiming it was “White Chicks” lookalike (to Snoop) Iggy. Imagine if the reverse happened and Iggy randomly posted a white person with too much bronzer and a hook nose claiming it was Snoop? Right. Azalea was blindsided by the foolishness and of course lashed out at him on […]