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E! documentary series will follow Bruce Jenner’s life as a transgender woman

E! documentary series will follow Bruce Jenner's life as a transgender woman

Note: An E! release confirmed that at this time, Bruce Jenner is choosing to not live publicly in the media as a woman. He is referred to as Bruce Jenner, and with male pronouns, in the network release, and this post will follow suit. If you were one of the 17 million viewers who tuned in to Diane Sawyer’s interview with Bruce Jenner last night on ABC’s 20/20 (pictured), you’re likely to be interested in following more of the Jenner story. You’ll be able to do so when an as-yet-untitled documentary series about Bruce Jenner living his life as a … Continue reading

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“Clinton Cash” author to appear on FOX News Hillary Clinton special

"Clinton Cash" author to appear on FOX News Hillary Clinton special

Peter Schweizer’s upcoming book Clinton Cash trended on Twitter earlier this week, creating a buzz because, according to Schweizer, the book lays out, in his words, “a pattern of financial transactions involving the Clintons that occurred contemporaneous with favorable U.S. policy decisions benefiting those providing the funds.” Schweizer will appear in an exclusive interview during an hourlong FOX News special called FOX News Reporting: The Tangled Clinton Web, premiering April 24 at 10pm ET on FNC. More from FOX News Channel on The Tangled Clinton Web: “Anchored by FNC’s Bret Baier, the program will examine the political careers of former President of the United States … Continue reading

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40 years after fall of Saigon, “Last Days in Vietnam” looks at final days of the war

40 years after fall of Saigon, "Last Days in Vietnam" looks at final days of the war

Forty years ago this month, the last stage of the Vietnam War took place as the remaining American presence was chased out of Saigon, the capital city of South Vietnam. Although most U.S. military forces had left the country in 1973 in the wake of the Paris Peace Accords, by 1975, the communists of North Vietnam had broken that peace and initiated an invasion into the south, leaving the remaining groups of military, intelligence and embassy personnel scrambling for an escape plan as North Vietnam encircled Saigon by late April. The chaos that ensued in those final days is probably … Continue reading

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American Crime Episode 8 recap

American Crime Episode 8 recap

In American Crime Episode 8, a rally for Carter (Elvis Nolasco) turned chaotic, and Barb (Felicity Huffman) perhaps began the steps toward some sort of self-awareness. As the episode opened, Carter was being interviewed by a TV reporter about the upcoming rally/march that his sister Aliyah (Regina King) was organizing for him, to be held the next day. The reporter tried to lead Carter with some ratings-driven, controversial questions, implying that Aliyah is bringing in “outside agitators” to start violence. Carter gets up and leaves the interview, telling the reporter, “This isn’t working for me.” That sentiment from the reporter … Continue reading

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El Super Clasico 2015 U.S. TV coverage

El Super Clasico 2015 U.S. TV coverage

The Liga MX Torneo Clausura match of Guadalajara vs. América (the long-running rivalry is also known as El Super Clasico) will air this Sunday, April 26. The match will be broadcast live from Guadalajara’s home turf at Omnilife Stadium in Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico, at 7:20pm ET/6:20pm CT/4:20pm PT on Univision Network and UDN (Univision Deportes Network) in the United States. Over the course of the Guadalajara vs. America matchup, América has 78 total victories, Guadalajara 71 total victories and there have been 63 draws (in official matches, América has 65 wins, Guadalajara has 60, and there have been 54 draws). The last match, contested in November, … Continue reading

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Discovery releases first Shark Week 2015 promo

Discovery releases first Shark Week 2015 promo

That time of year already? Discovery’s Shark Week 2015 is just around the corner, airing even earlier this year, with a July 5 kickoff. Just as most holidays seem to get advertised earlier and earlier, Shark Week — likely viewed as a holiday by some, not the least of which is Discovery, who usually enjoys a ratings Christmas each summer thanks to the programming event — so Shark Week has gotten its first promo today, about two months out. Set to a revised version of “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” tweaked with some shark-y lyrics, the video … Continue reading

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Video: Kris Kristofferson covers “I Won’t Back Down” for “Texas Rising” soundtrack

Video: Kris Kristofferson covers "I Won't Back Down" for "Texas Rising" soundtrack

History’s upcoming miniseries Texas Rising – premiering on Memorial Day — will also include a soundtrack album featuring new music from legendary performers such as George Strait (who performs the title song “Take Me to Texas”; new tracks from Jose Feliciano; and a new cover of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down,” performed by series costar Kris Kristofferson (pictured below as Andrew Jackson with costar Olivier Martinez as Santa Anna). Today, History released a music video for Kristofferson’s rendition of “I Won’t Back Down,” a fitting tune considering that the series details what followed the battle at the Alamo for the fight for … Continue reading

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Daredevil Season 2 coming to Netflix in 2016

Daredevil Season 2 coming to Netflix in 2016

NOTE: THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS ABOUT SEASON 1 OF “MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL” Last night, just as I was completing my enjoyable viewing of the first season of Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix, I learned the equally exciting news that the series has been renewed for a second season. Daredevil Season 2 will premiere on Netflix in 2016. The return will come with some notable changes, as Doug Petrie (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, American Horror Story) and Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy) will serve as show runners. According to Netflix, the two “worked closely with Steven DeKnight and Drew Goddard.” DeKnight was show runner for Season 1, and Goddard created the series, … Continue reading

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“Sabado Gigante” ending after more than 53 years

"Sabado Gigante" ending after more than 53 years

A Saturday night television tradition in many Spanish-speaking households will come to an end on Sept. 19 of this year when Sabado Gigante, hosted and created by the irrepressible Don Francisco (real name Mario Kreutzberger) and airing in the United States on Univision, will end its run of more than 53 years (the longest-running variety series in TV history). Univision says that Don Francisco will continue contributing to the network with new projects and by hosting entertainment specials and campaigns. He will also help the network look for and develop new on-air talent and professionals. “During my 40 years in … Continue reading

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TLC says My 600-lb Life Season 4 is a go

TLC says My 600-lb Life Season 4 is a go

Following its recently completed Season 3, the show’s highest-rated season ever, TLC’s hit My 600-lb Life has been renewed for a fourth season. My 600-lb Life Season 4 is currently in production, and is expected to return to TLC with 10 new episodes in the first quarter of 2016. The reality series follows the transformational journeys of people each weighing over 600 pounds, who are attempting to regain control of their lives. Each hourlong episode tracks a year in the life of one morbidly obese individual looking to overcome lifelong emotional and physical struggles. The stories follow each person as they undergo high-risk gastric … Continue reading

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