Ryan Berenz

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Star Wars nerd. Adult Fan of LEGO (AFOL). Father of two. Husband of one. I write about sports on TV because I am bad at sports in real life.

Discovery Channel Alaskan Bush People recap: Never Give Up

Alaskan Bush People

In the Season 2 finale* of Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People “Never Give Up” (July 24), the Browns encounter obstacles on the way to completing their first cargo haul job on the Integrity. The family finds something shocking when they return to their home. *There’s a “Lost Footage” special on July 31 and a season recap episode on Aug. 6. We’ll try to cover those in some way. Stay tuned. Alaskan Bush People Season 1 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | The Wild Life Season 2 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | … Continue reading

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Showtime Masters of Sex recap: Three’s a Crowd

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Showtime Masters of Sex recap: “Three’s a Crowd” (July 19) As Human Sexual Response approaches its release date, Virginia is faced with a difficult decision regarding her pregnancy. Sensing that Virginia being an unwed mother might bring heightened scrutiny to Masters and Johnson’s work and relationship, Bill and Libby arrange for Virginia and George to legally marry. Bill hires Dr. Wesh (played by Maggie Grace) to fill in for Virginia. Bill takes on a high-profile infertility case in the king and queen of a Middle Eastern country. Not A Euphemism: “I’m making pigs in blankets.” — Libby Ow: “The McCormicks are … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel Alaskan Bush People recap: Sink or Swim

Discovery Channel Alaskan Bush People recap: Sink or Swim

In Season 2, Episode 15 of Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People, “Sink or Swim” (July 17), a snow storm threatens the Browns’ first hauling job on the Integrity. Noah goes on a second date with Christi. Alaskan Bush People Season 1 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | The Wild Life Season 2 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 | Episode 7 | Episode 8  | Wild Times | Episode 9 | Episode 10 | Episode 11 | Episode 12 | Episode 13 | Episode 14 | SHARK WEEK! | Episode 15 | Episode 16 The Browns … Continue reading

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5 Questions With … Elizabeth Gillies of FX’s “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”

5 Questions With ... Elizabeth Gillies of FX's "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll"

In FX’s new comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Denis Leary plays Johnny Rock, a washed-up, drugged-out frontman for a punk-rock band that had its moment in the sun and then broke up nearly 25 years ago. Since then, Johnny’s been barely scraping by. But things start looking up when a beautiful young woman, Gigi (Elizabeth Gillies), Johnny’s estranged daughter, shows up and asks Johnny to help make her famous. With the looks, the talent and the voice, Gigi might be Johnny’s ticket to fame after all. ALSO SEE: Denis Leary gets the band back together for Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Gillies, perhaps best known for her role … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Jenner receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The 2015 ESPYS on ABC

The 2015 ESPYS

Joel McHale hosts The 2015 ESPYS Wednesday, July 15, which air on ABC (8pm ET) for the first time. Celebrities from sports and entertainment gather at the Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre) in Los Angeles to honor the major sports achievements of the past year. The Cincinnati Bengals’ Devon Still and his daughter Leah receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award for their fight against cancer. Former Notre Dame basketball player and wounded Iraq war veteran Danielle Green receives the Pat Tillman Award for Service. Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Jenner’s honor has sparked some controversy and skepticism, and … Continue reading

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Pyramid Scheme: Avan Jogia and Sir Ben Kingsley star in Spike’s epic miniseries “Tut”

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Being an ancient Egyptian pharaoh must have been a pretty good gig. You sat around all day drinking beer while half-nude ladies fed you figs and slaves erected monuments in your honor. What they don’t tell you in the job interview is the part about foreign invaders, plagues, famines, civil unrest, and all your aides, generals and priests conspiring against you. Spike gets back into scripted projects with the ambitious three-night, six-hour event Tut, dramatizing boy king Tutankhamun’s brief but famous reign and struggle to return Egypt to greatness. Avan Jogia (Twisted) plays Tut, with screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley … Continue reading

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The Open Championship: British Open 2015 TV Schedule on ESPN

British Open 2015 TV schedule

UPDATE: Due to weather delays, the final round of The Open Championship will be played Monday on ESPN. On Sunday, ESPN’s coverage of the third round begins at 7am ET. Final round coverage begins Monday at 6am ET on ESPN. A rebroadcast of the final round airs Monday at 7pm ET on ESPN2. Golf’s third major of the year, The Open Championship (or “British Open”) tees off early Thursday, July 16, on the hallowed ground of the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland. Defending champion Rory McIlroy will miss the tournament after suffering an ankle injury while playing a … Continue reading

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MLB All-Star Game 2015 TV coverage on FOX

MLB All-Star Game 2015

Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati is the site of Major League Baseball’s 86th All-Star Game, featuring the best of the American League against the best of the National League on Tuesday, July 14, with coverage on FOX beginning at 7pm ET. The AL won last year’s Midsummer Classic 5-3 over the NL. FOX’s Joe Buck handles play-by-play with analysts Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci. Ken Rosenthal and Erin Andrews report. MLB All-Star Game 2015 Starting Lineups American League All-Stars Starting Lineup 1. Mike Trout, CF, Angels 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B, Blue Jays 3. Albert Pujols, 1B, Angels 4. Nelson … Continue reading

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7 Questions With … Judy Greer Of FX’s “Married”

Judy Greer

Judy Greer will always be your favorite BFF in romantic comedy movies. But she’s also grown into something of a nerdgirl icon, voicing characters in FX’s Archer and getting exposure as Kitty Sanchez on Arrested Development. She’s also had roles in sci-fi flicks like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and this summer’s Tomorrowland and Jurassic World. In a role that’s a little more grounded, Greer returns as frazzled wife and mother Lina Bowman in Season 2 of FX’s comedy Married (Thursdays beginning July 16 at 10:30pm ET/PT). We grilled Greer with our always hard-hitting “7 Questions.” 1) What … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Home Run Derby on ESPN Monday

2015 MLB Home Run Derby on ESPN

The biggest sluggers in Major League Baseball blast away in the annual All-Star break Home Run Derby exhibition on Monday, July 13, beginning at 8pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. This year’s All-Star festivities take place at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Last year, Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes won the derby for the second year in a row. The Home Run Derby this year will have a different format that will hopefully speed things up and increase competition with a single elimination bracket and players seeded by the number of home runs they’ve hit so far in the … Continue reading

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