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Grace of Monaco premieres Monday night on Lifetime

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Despite its very public slide from Cannes Film Festival opener and much-anticipated theatrical release to Lifetime movie of the week, you could do worse than to spend the waning hours of your Memorial Day watching Grace of Monaco. Especially if you’re a fan of Nicole Kidman and her considerable knack for playing steely stunners. There. Permission granted to watch it and enjoy it. How you handle the rest is up to you. If you approach Grace as a sort of weird amalgamation of golden-hued rags-to-riches princess tale and G-rated political-intrigue drama/mystery — rather an accurate biography of the cool blond Hollywood ingénue turned misunderstood princess — you’ll … Continue reading

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Texas Rising on History is the TV event of the year, we talk with Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta & more

Bill Paxton stars as Sam Houston in Texas Rising on History

The enormity of the talent involved in History’s exhilarating new historical drama, Texas Rising, was more than evident as Bill Paxton, Olivier Martinez, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Roland Joffé walked into a hotel cottage in Pasadena earlier this year to talk to us about the 10-hour event series. It’s truly the TV event of the year with an emotionally riveting story and a cast list that extends beyond the aforementioned, which includes Brendan Fraser, Thomas Jane, Christopher McDonald, Jeremy Davies, Chad Michael Murray, Max Thieriot, Robert Knepper, Rhys Coiro, Crispin Glover, Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Trevor … Continue reading

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Interview: Grey Damon of NBC’s “Aquarius”

Interview: Grey Damon of NBC's "Aquarius"

Although infamous cult leader Charles Manson initiates the events of the new historical fiction series Aquarius, he at times is almost relegated to the background in the midst of other cases and events, though you can always sense his lurking presence as the Summer of Love begins its descent into the darkness that ended the 1960s. “[Manson]’s sort of this symbol, more or less, of the change that was happening,” says costar Grey Damon, who plays young undercover cop Brian Shafe. Shafe is teamed with veteran homicide detective Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny, who also is an executive producer) to find … Continue reading

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Interview: #RichKids of Beverly Hills talk season 3 (Hoff’s daughter joins the gang)

#RichKids of Beverely HIlls stars Morgan Stewart and Brendan Fitzpatrick engaged

The sexy, sassy and oh-so-selfie obsessed #RichKids of Beverly Hills return for a new season on E! beginning Sunday, May 24 at 10pm ET/PT. As expected, Season 3 promises plenty more drama – so much so that the series has been expanded to one-hour episodes. Joining Dorothy Wang, Morgan Stewart, Roxy Sowlaty, Jonny Drubel, EJ Johnson and Brendan Fitzpatrick is reality newbie Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff — yes, it’s Baywatch star David Hasselhoff’s daughter. We caught up with the majority of the group (less Dorothy, who was in China visiting family) for a quick chat on what we can expect from these … Continue reading

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