Neil Patrick Harris talks “the big grab-bag of random awesomeness” that is Best Time Ever on NBC

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Neil Patrick Harris is back on series television, and he plans on giving viewers the Best Time Ever. And maybe a boost to their back accounts. Based on the long-running British variety show Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris is a (mostly) live, high-energy hour is a happy hodgepodge of music, pranks, game-show elements and more — with Harris as the self-described P.T. Barnum at the center. “I want to create a show that I can gain the audience’s trust and have them put down their remote control, sit back and just watch,” Harris tells us. “Let … Continue reading

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Fall TV 2015: Returning shows

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Here is Channel Guide Magazine‘s list of your returning favorite shows, their networks, premiere date and when it will air this fall. Use it to find when your shows will be back with new episodes! COMEDY TITLE NETWORK PREMIERES AIRS America’s Funniest Home Videos (New Host) ABC Oct. 11 Sun. 7pm The Big Bang Theory CBS Sept. 21 Mon. 8pm black-ish ABC Sept. 23 Wed. 9:30pm Bob’s Burgers FOX Sept. 27 Sun. 7:30pm Brooklyn Nine-Nine FOX Sept. 27 Sun. 8:30pm Doll & Em HBO Sept. 13 Sun. 10:30pm Drunk History Comedy Central Sept. 1 Tue. 10:30pm Family Guy FOX Sept. … Continue reading

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Fall TV 2015: New Shows

Fall TV 2015: New Shows

Here is Channel Guide Magazine‘s list of new shows coming out this fall, their networks, premiere date and when it will air. Use it to find new favorite shows! COMEDY TITLE NETWORK PREMIERES AIRS Adam Ruins Everything truTV Sept. 29 Tue. 10pm Angel From Hell CBS Nov. 5 Thu. 9:30pm Benders IFC Oct. 1 Thu. 10pm Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris NBC Sept. 15 Tue. 10pm Bordertown FOX January Coach NBC Midseason Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life FOX January Crazy Ex-Girlfriend The CW Oct. 12 Mon. 8pm Crowded NBC Midseason The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Comedy … Continue reading

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Jon Heder & Johnny Pemberton Talk “Pickle and Peanut” On Disney XD

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Disney XD is taking a bold step away from the gentle and sweet territory of its usual brand into uncharted waters. Edgy waters. Waters swimming with … a pickle… and a peanut. Starting Monday, Sept 7, Disney’s slightly off-kilter sibling, Disney XD becomes home to Pickle and Peanut, an outrageously bizarre series created by Noah Z. Jones (Fish Hooks) and developed by Joel Trussell (Yo Gabba Gabba!). While chatting with actor Jon Heder and comedian Johnny Pemberton, who voice the tasty foodstuffs, the topic drifted from the Disney animated classic, The Aristocats to the super dirty comedy standard, “The Aristocrats,” … Continue reading

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Could FXX’s “The League” rebuild past seven seasons?

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By Amber Dowling Seven years ago when creative husband and wife duo Jeff and Jackie Schaffer launched production on the first season of FXX’s The League, they were free to shoot entirely on location, undisturbed. With no real budget for a fancy base camp, security or even trailers to work out of, they pieced together six episodes featuring a group of close-knit friends who talked smack to each other while running a fantasy football league. Roughly 20 episodes of “Eskimo Brothers,” “Yobogoya” and “Vinegar Strokes” later, however, a hardcore fan base (armed with this new vocabulary) was hard on the … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert talks about his plans for The Late Show

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“I want to do jokes on Donald Trump so badly, and I have no venue,” Stephen Colbert told reporters back in August at the Television Critics Association press tour, when he was still about a month away from debuting The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. “Right now, I’ve just been ‘dry-Trumping.’ I just hope he’s taking his vitamins. Please stay healthy until I get on the air. Every night before I go to bed, I light a candle and pray that he stays in the race, and I also pray that no one puts that candle anywhere near his hair.” … Continue reading

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Catfish Season 4 Finale Recap: Tough Love

Catfish Season 4 Finale Recap: Tough Love

Since this is the Season 4 Finale of Catfish, Max is back to take his position in the Catfish investigating. The guys get an email from Brittany, who is a 24-year-old stay-at-home mom of three. She lives in Arizona but is looking to find answers about her perfect guy who lives in Indiana. Bryon is a 27-year-old Marine who has captured the heart of Brittany. She’s worried her perfect guy might be hiding something since he never video chats and she had to practically beg him just for a phone call. Brittany’s also worried that Bryon will get deployed back … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: Paul Feig And Melissa McCarthy Team Up For Spy

VOD Spotlight: Paul Feig And Melissa McCarthy Team Up For Spy

In the movie Spy, Susan Cooper has been an unassuming team player at the CIA for years. She has been the voice behind agents and their successes. When top agents are compromised, she steps up to go deep undercover in a world of arms dealers in an attempt to prevent a global crisis. Here’s some fun trivia about Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Jude Law. (Trivia provided by imdb.com): • Paul Feig, the writer-director-producer of Spy, began work on the film in 2010, after seeing Casino Royale, the 2006 James Bond movie, starring Daniel Craig. Feig … Continue reading

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A Chef’s Life Season 3: Vivian Howard talks success, struggle … and the Avett Brothers!

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Vivian Howard, whose Emmy-winning PBS show A Chef’s Life enters its third season this fall, is in the midst of her first Television Critics Association Press Tour, doling out freshly made parfaits to — and taking questions from — sugar-buzzed reporters at an afternoon reception. Afterward, Howard relaxes in the PBS green room to talk frankly about success and struggle and what she believes is the real meaning of “farm-to-table” dining. And — less frankly — about The Avett Brothers, who perform the show’s theme song and drop by to say hi this season. A Chef’s Life Season 3 finds the fresh-faced North Carolina native juggling … Continue reading

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TNA knockout Gail Kim talks women’s wrestling boom and finding success in it

TNA knockout Gail Kim talks women's wrestling boom and finding success in it

When you think of women’s pro wrestling, TNA knockout Gail Kim has been consistently one of the best to lace up the boots. Whether it’s Impact Wrestling on Wednesday nights, live events or pay-per-views the Canadian strives to steal the show. The former WWE diva’s success within the business over 15 years can be traced to her in-ring aptitude and want to evolve. Fans have likened her new onscreen persona to female heroines or something right out of Mortal Kombat. “We were talking about this for a couple of years, to be honest,” Kim explained. “It has always been the … Continue reading

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