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Were you born on July 20? If so enter the Lifetime Lottery sweepstakes

Were you born on July 20? If so enter the Lifetime Lottery sweepstakes

Were you born on July 20? If so, you could be a winner in the Lifetime Lottery sweepstakes. The premiere date of Lifetime’s new series The Lottery, directly coincides with the Lifetime Lottery sweepstakes (the series premieres July 20) and Lifetime is looking to award one person with $10,000. Knowing there are roughly 11,000 babies born a day in the U.S., your odds of winning this sweepstakes are relatively decent if July 20 turns out to be your birthday. Obviously, you need to multiple that daily average to account for several decades, but even then — say you multiply by … Continue reading

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Marley Shelton stars in Lifetime’s The Lottery

Marley Shelton in Lifetime's The Lottery

The year is 2025 and the world is in a state of desperation and panic, as women have stopped giving birth in the new conspiracy thriller series The Lottery. Marley Shelton stars in Lifetime’s The Lottery, premiering Sunday, July 20 at 10pm ET/PT, as Dr. Alison Lennon — the doctor responsible for giving the world some new hope. It’s been five years since a baby has been born. Maternity wings are empty. Kindergarten classes have ended. The global fertility crisis has devastated the most fundamental dream of having a family. And as the possibility of human extinction looms, one scientist — … Continue reading

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How to get on Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge

How to get on Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge

Based on reader feedback from our original blog it appears several of you think you’ve got what it takes to get to the Skullbuster. You’ve seen the course and some of the first competitors and now you need to know how to get on Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge, right?! Well, according to publicists at CMT anyone who is interested in competing on the show (or, really, any of their shows) you can register at www.cmt.com/shows/casting. Here you will find a form to complete where you will need to answer the basic questions on who you are, where you live, … Continue reading

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Meet the Skullbuster: Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge on CMT

Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge

American Ninja Warrior, meet your new competition — Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge, a 10-episode competition series debuting on CMT Sunday, July 6, at 9pm ET/PT. The show and its “Skullbuster” obstacle course are the brainchild of wrestling legend Steve Austin, who wanted to bring a new level of competition to TV. “I love doing serious, hardcore competition, so I wanted to come up with an even tougher version of competition [referring to his other CMT series, Redneck Island] — only take out the drama and make it all about the action,” Austin says. “We came up with this concept … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Passmore of USA Network’s “Satisfaction”

Interview: Matt Passmore of USA Network's "Satisfaction"

“There’s an Everyman sense about Neil Truman,” tells Matt Passmore of his character in USA Network’s new drama Satisfaction. Neil’s been married for 18 years, has a knockout wife, Grace, a 16-year-old daughter, a successful career at an investment firm, an awesome house, even an 80-inch 3DTV, but there’s something missing. With reckless, liberating abandon, he looks to make a change and that’s when his life goes totally Enron. “As he tries to sort out within himself what he truly wants, the kind of man he truly wants to be and the kind of happiness he is truly searching for … Continue reading

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BBC America’s “The Musketeers” is a sexy, fun summertime escape

The Musketeers BBC America

This swashbuckling 10-episode romp from BBC America (premiering Sunday, June 22, at 9pm ET/PT) is a delightful retelling of the famed Musketeers. Packed with action-fueled sword fights, elaborate costuming, playful banter and storylines steeped in revenge, loyalty and love, The Musketeers is a colorful take on Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel. BBC America’s The Musketeers series premiere first scene sneak preview: On the streets of 17th-century Paris, the Musketeers — Athos (Tom Burke, The Hour), Aramis (Santiago Cabrera, Heroes), Porthos (Howard Charles, Royal Shakespeare Company) and soon-to-be newbie D’Artagnan (Luke Pasqualino, Skins) — faithfully serve as the loyal bodyguards to the … Continue reading

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TLC airs Kate Plus Eight: Sextuplets Turn 10 in two-part special

It's a reunion special as TLC airs two-part special Kate Plus Eight: Sextuplets Turn 10

It’s going to be an exciting night on TLC tomorrow, as the network welcomes back their favorite mom of sextuplets — Kate Gosselin— for a two-part special titled Kate Plus Eight: Sextuplets Turn 10 airing on Thursday, June 19 at 10pmET/9pmCT (directly following the premiere of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo — yep, she’s still around), and the second part airing Thursday, June 26 at 10pmET/9pmCT. In 2008, Kate and Jon Gosselin were the must-watch family of reality TV, where TLC cameras followed their every move in raising their twin daughters and 4-year-old sextuplets in Jon & Kate Plus 8. … Continue reading

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What happened to I Wanna Marry Harry on FOX?

What happened to I Wanna Marry Harry

If you’re asking what happened to I Wanna Marry Harry you are part of a distinct club of viewers who were watching the reality ruse that had 12-American women thinking they could be dating the real Prince Harry. The man courting the ladies was actually 24-year-old Matthew Hicks (or as we’ve been calling him “FPH” or fake Prince Harry), who was schooled — and quite successful — in looking and acting like the redheaded royal. FOX canceled the series on Wednesday, June 11 due to dismal ratings (the show was apparently pulling less than 1 million viewers). For viewers dying … Continue reading

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I Wanna Marry Harry recap Episode 4: Anna Lisa doesn’t believe he’s Prince Harry

I Wanna Marry Harry recap of episode 4

Nine girls are left at the start of  I Wanna Marry Harry: “My Brother William” (first aired June 10, 2014), the fourth episode of the FOX series. You know what they say when it comes to Santa — “if you don’t believe, you won’t receive,” well in last night’s episode of I Wanna Marry Harry, it was Anna Lisa who did not receive an invite to the Crown Suite and instead she was sent a packing. Karina (pictured below) took the majority of the spotlight in Episode 4 with breakfast and a private date. Of the remaining ladies, Anna Lisa … Continue reading

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Omari Hardwick star of 50 Cent’s new “Power”

Power on Starz is exectuive produced by 50 Cent

His Get Rich or Die Tryin’ album catapulted rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson to worldwide fame. Now that same mantra oozes itself into the storyline of Power, a new crime drama executive produced by Jackson that teeters between the glamorous New York City club scene and a brutal underground drug ring. Power airs on Starz beginning Saturday, June 7 at 9pm ET/PT. Jackson, however, is not the star of this series, as his onscreen time is limited to cameo appearances. At the forefront is the striking Omari Hardwick, who you may recall from past cable dramas like the Dylan McDermott-helmed … Continue reading

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