Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People recap: A Wolfpack Divided

Alaskan Bush People

In the May 29 midseason* premiere of Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People, “A Wolfpack Divided,” the Brown family is ready to move into their new home when Ami requires immediate medical attention and must travel to a big city for surgery. Meanwhile, the pressure is on the boys to secure a wood-burning stove so the family can stay warm over winter. *Discovery Channel has been pushing this as a new season, though the May 29 new episode is listed as Season 2, Episode 9. We’re going to call this Season 2B until someone at Discovery who knows what the hell … Continue reading

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ABC’s “The Whispers”: Something Wicked Is Coming, And It Wants Our Kids

ABC's "The Whispers": Something Wicked Is Coming, And It Wants Our Kids

In ABC’s summertime thriller The Whispers, someone — or something — is manipulating our most innocent and beloved asset — our children — to commit the unthinkable. When several D.C.-area children start communicating with an imaginary friend named Drill and the mysterious games he convinces them to play turn dangerous, FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan (American Horror Story’s Lily Rabe) is called in to investigate. On the other side of the world, Defense Department operative Wes Lawrence (Revenge’s Barry Sloane) unearths a haunting and otherworldly geological phenomenon. And closer to home, a riveting and mysterious man named John Doe (Heroes’ … Continue reading

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“Treetop Cat Rescue”: Animal Planet series follows duo who save treed felines

"Treetop Cat Rescue": Animal Planet series follows duo who save treed felines

If you live in Washington state, home of some of the largest trees in the country, and your cat ends up in one of those trees, who do you call? If the trees are too tall for your local fire department to help with, and if Superman isn’t around, how can poor kitty ever get back down to the ground? Turns out that expert tree climbers and cat communication experts Shaun Sears and Tom Otto are on the case, and a new Animal Planet series, Treetop Cat Rescue, chronicles their adventures in trying to rescue frenzied felines from the canopy. More from Animal Planet: … Continue reading

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Seven reasons to binge-watch TV shows

Seven reasons to binge-watch TV shows

You might subscribe to a streaming service like Netflix, Hulu or Amazon. Or you might rely on ad-supported venues like Crackle or the online streaming sites of individual broadcast and cable networks. Or you might just opt to watch TV shows via iTunes, DVD, Blu-ray … or even off-the-air recordings you set up on your DVR. In any case, if you watch three or more episodes of a TV series during one sitting, the TV world classifies you as a binge-watcher. If you don’t binge-watch, you probably should get into it because it’s a great way to enjoy TV shows. … Continue reading

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Aquarius two-hour premiere: Summer of Love begins to get dark

Aquarius two-hour premiere: Summer of Love begins to get dark

While interesting, NBC’s new drama Aquarius doesn’t exactly break new ground. In fact, the only original thing about it might be its distribution plan. Following last night’s two-hour premiere, all 13 episodes of the show are now available for binge-watching at NBC.com and other VOD platforms. “With Aquarius we have the opportunity to push some new boundaries to give our audience something no broadcast network has done before,” said NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt. “We are fully aware how audiences want to consume multiple episodes of new television series faster and at their own discretion, and we’re excited to offer our viewers … Continue reading

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It’s A Double Crossed Weekend on K.C. Undercover

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This weekend, Disney Channel’s exciting spy series, K.C. Undercover premieres an adventure that is so massively amazing; it’ll take three all-new episodes to tell it all! And Disney Channel has shared an exclusive clip of one of the coolest backstories in the history of TV. The fun starts with a one-hour special event, on Friday, May 29 at 8pm ET/PT. In “Double Crossed Part 1,” K.C. (Zendaya) is assigned a new partner to go undercover as boyfriend and girlfriend. “Her parents are give her a new mission and they tell her that they’re pairing her up with the Junior Agent … Continue reading

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When does Ring of Honor move to Destination America? Here are the details.

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Come June 3, Destination America will be home to not only TNA’s Impact Wrestling, but Ring of Honor as well. Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns ROH, announced it had signed a national broadcast deal with the network, which is part of Discovery Communications. Ring of Honor will premiere on its new home on Wednesday, June 3 at 8/7CT and run for an initial 26 weeks. Impact Wrestling moves from its Friday night time slot to 8 p.m. CT on the same day, meaning ROH is serving as a lead-in. This is unprecedented, as a broadcast network now serves as the home of … Continue reading

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Cristián de la Fuente on his mysterious Devious Maids Season 3 character: “He has secrets. He has stories behind the stories.”

Cristián de la Fuente on his mysterious Devious Maids Season 3 character: "He has secrets. He has stories behind the stories."

Lifetime’s telenovela-style hit series Devious Maids, from executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, returns June 1 in a brand new time slot on Monday nights. Season 3 will feature a handful of familiar faces in intriguing new Devious roles including Naya Rivera (Glee), John O’Hurley (General Hospital) and — amping up the show’s already sky-high heat factor — Nathan Owens (Days of Our Lives) and  Chilean hunk Cristián de la Fuente. While it’s been long rumored that de la Fuente’s character will be Rosie’s long-lost first husband Ernesto, he couldn’t confirm the rumors. However he did express his excitement at being cast on Devious, because … Continue reading

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Catching up with “So You Think You Can Dance” judge Paula Abdul

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Paula Abdul was an early multi-hyphenate — singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer and TV personality — but at her essence, she’s a dancer. After a stint as a guest judge on So You Think You Can Dance and fresh off judging Australia’s version of the show, Abdul, 52, takes a permanent place on the judging panel for SYTYCD’s 12th season, which begins with a two-hour premiere Monday, June 1, at 8pm ET/PT on FOX. “I have been a teacher for pretty much all of my late teens and adulthood, and having a phenomenal career as a choreographer around the world, I … Continue reading

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Recap: Little Women: NY, Episode 10 “The Big Question”

Recap: Little Women: NY, Episode 10 "The Big Question"

It’s the season finale of Little Women: NY, and our friends aren’t bidding us adieu for the summer without some heart-stopping drama!   The group has gotten back from Puerto Rico and they’ve managed to spoil one of the Earth’s most beautiful places with their bitter jealousy and conflict. Ah reality TV participants, when will you learn that going on a reality TV vacay is not the answer to ending drama, it always causes more?!? Sharing a bathroom with someone whom you’ve been snarking is never the solution. And this season, the ladies of Little Women: NY went on two … Continue reading

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