Adrien Brody as Houdini in History’s two-part miniseries is simply spectacular

Adrien Brody as Houdini

Adrien Brody as Houdini is simply captivating. Brody stars in History’s two-part miniseres — Houdini — airing Monday, Sept. 1 and Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 9pm ET/PT. Ehrich Weiss, the man known to the world as Harry Houdini, was one of America’s first superstars. Oscar winner Brody defies expectations yet again in this telefilm, portraying the famed escape artist and illusionist. The two-part miniseries starts via a self-narration, where Brody voices: “Fear is how I know I’m alive. Unlike other people, I don’t escape life. I escape death.” The film takes us on a fast-paced, thrilling ride throughout Harry’s psyche, … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2014 TV programming

Labor Day 2014 TV programming

Labor Day 2014 is Monday, Sept. 1, a bit early this year. Leading up to, and through that day, over the weekend, TV will once again air a number of programming marathons, sports, movies and more to help you enjoy some of the time off you may have. Here is some of the notable TV programming airing over the Labor Day 2014 weekend (all times Eastern): Labor Live – Animal Planet.com. Throughout Labor Day weekend, Animal Planet’s Labor Live cam will capture live animal births as they happen from the Nebraska State Fair, including live deliveries of calves, chicks, lambs … Continue reading

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2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon and Stand Up to Cancer lineups

2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon and Stand Up to Cancer lineups

Recently, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a buzz on social media (you’ve probably seen some celebrities doing it, and possibly even your own friends and family), and along with its entertainment value, it has seemed to achieve its main goal of creating at least some increased awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and, of this writing, has collected donations amounting to over $40 million. Hopefully, people’s philanthropic moods will continue, because on the heels of this, two more established television events will be returning with their own efforts to increase awareness of, and gain monetary collections toward the … Continue reading

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ABC airing “Frozen” behind the scenes special

ABC airing "Frozen" behind the scenes special

It was a box-office smash, won two Oscars, and annoyed many a parent whose kids may have incessantly sung “Let It Go” around the house. Yes, the Disney animated film Frozen quickly took over public consciousness, and now ABC is airing a behind-the-scenes special about the film on Sept. 2 — The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, hosted by Josh Gad, the voice of Olaf in the film. An ABC release says that along with interviewing stars Kristen Bell (voice of Anna) and Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa), as well as the directors (Chris Buck and Jennifer … Continue reading

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NFL TV schedule 2014

NFL TV schedule 2014

The NFL TV schedule 2014 for live games on CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC and NFL Network. Regular season begins Thursday, Sept. 4, with Green Bay at Seattle on NBC. ALSO SEE: NFL Preseason 2014 TV schedule NFL Thursday Night Football coming to CBS and NFL Network in 2014 Hard Knocks 2014: HBO flies with the Atlanta Falcons NFL TV SCHEDULE 2014 All Times Eastern. Not All Games Are Televised In All Areas. Check Local Listings For Games Available In Your Area. Local Blackout Restrictions Apply. Schedule Subject To Change. *Flex Schedule Week. Sunday night games in Weeks 5-17 are subject … Continue reading

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