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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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
The 2015 college football season kicks off this weekend with a full slate of games across ESPN/ABC, FOX, FOX Sports 1, CBS, CBS Sports Network, BTN, NBC and more. Daily highlights for Sept. 3-7 and full kickoff weekend TV schedules for ESPN/ABC networks and CBS Sports Network below. 2015 College Football Kickoff Weekend TV Highlights Thursday, Sept. 3 North Carolina vs. South Carolina (at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.), ESPN, 6pm ET Oklahoma State at Central Michigan, ESPNU, 7pm ET Western Kentucky at Vanderbilt, SEC Network, 8pm ET Michigan at Utah, FOX Sports 1, 8:30pm ET TCU at Minnesota, … Continue reading
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This morning, ABC’s Dancing With the Stars announced the full list of Season 21 contestants on Good Morning America. Most of the Season 21 dance pros had already been announced, as had a few of the celebrities (Bindi Irwin, Paula Deen, Alexa and Carlos PenaVega and Victor Epsinoza,) but now, we know all of the star studded celebs and pros who will grace the ballroom this season. Alek Skarlatos partnered with Lindsay Arnold Alexa PenaVega partnered with Mark Ballas Andy Grammer partnered with Allison Holker Bindi Irwin partnered with Derek Hough Carlos PenaVega partnered with Witney Carson Chaka Khan partnered … Continue reading