Gold Rush’s Top 7 Miners: Christo Doyle picks his dream team

Gold Rush's Freddy Dodge takes the No. 1 spot on the Top 7 Gold Rush miners

Who are Gold Rush’s Top 7 miners — or more like, executive producer Christo Doyle’s dream team? As much as he didn’t want to answer that question, Doyle put together his fantasy team below. In addition to his ranking, we dish with Doyle on the realities of filming the series, as well as the drama involved in following these guys. But first things first, Christo Doyle gives no false pretense when it comes to his and the network’s relationship with these miners featured in Discovery’s top-rated series (airing Fridays at 9pm ET/PT). “We have absolutely no control of these gold … Continue reading

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Preview: Gold Rush Season 5 promises “most gold ever”

Gold Rush Season 5 features Tony Beets

Get ready pay-dirt fans as Gold Rush Season 5 kicks off in full throttle with new miners, new machinery and some seriously intense new story lines. Gold Rush Season 5 premieres Friday, Oct. 16 at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery. Last season’s winner Parker Schnabel is upping his ante and he’s looking to double his take from last season, with an unprecedented goal of 2,000 ounces. That’s more than $2.5 million! Not sure if that’s even realistic, but you go boy! The now-humbled Todd Hoffman is desperate to get back in the game after a ridiculously low yield of gold last … Continue reading

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Richard Blais on Hungry Games: “I’m learning more as a chef!”


It’s October — the burnished gold, bonfire-scented heart of autumn. So odds are pretty good you’re gobbling up anything you can get your hands on that’s all about the apples or labeled “Pumpkin Spice.” Even if, if you ask me, 90 percent of the latter tastes more like drugstore aftershave than anything related to actual pumpkin seasonings. So what is it about the mere mention of fall that makes us crave all things sweetly spicy. What is it that makes us crave anything at all? That’s the heart of the matter of Food Network’s fun and fascinating new series Hungry Games, hosted … Continue reading

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7 Questions with Emily Kinney of The Walking Dead

7 Questions with Emily Kinney of The Walking Dead

Emily Kinney, the 29-year-old songbird who plays Beth Greene on AMC’s The Walking Dead says that while she’s endlessly grateful Beth survived to Season 5, she’s especially happy that the youngest Greene has finally been able to stop minding the children and show the world what she’s made of. “You don’t see Beth a lot in those first couple seasons, so as an actor, I’m filling in those gaps, filling in things that aren’t written with my imagination,” Kinney says of the second half of Season 4 that saw her holding her own (and revealing her innermost thoughts) while on … Continue reading

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Recap of Tethered episode 1, interviews with Keith and Willow

Keith from Tethered Episode 1

Tonight marked the premiere episode of Discovery’s new survival series Tethered (Sundays at 10pm ET/PT), which follows two strangers — who are complete polar opposites — vying to get to an extraction point while bound together by a 6 foot tether. In our recap of Tethered episode 1, titled “My Way or the Highway,” we meet (and later talk to) Keith and Willow, both delightfully entertaining men who end up learning a lot about themselves in their grueling journey. Meet “Keith” Age: 43 Resides: Utah Occupation: Navy vet who served 8 tours in Iraq Starting attitude: Hardheaded, biased, no warm … Continue reading

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Adrienne Bailon Talks Hosting “Nail’d It” on Oxygen

Adrienne Bailon

The high drama world of high fashion nail artistry comes to a head on Oxygen’s new competition series, Nail’d It. The series pits 18 of the best up and coming nail artists against one another as they claw their way to the top to claim a life changing grand prize of $100,000. And this show is more than determining who can max-out a manicure, this show is all about elevating the humble fingernail to a magnificent work of art! Judging the competition are some of the top talents in the nail industry including Terrance Terry, an outspoken Atlanta salon owner … Continue reading

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Interview: Two heads are better than one for Sarah Paulson in “American Horror Story: Freak Show”

Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story-Freak Show

Last season’s Supreme, Sarah Paulson, has double duty in his go-round of American Horror Story playing conjoined twins Bette and Dot — two characters, Paulson tells us, that have proved to be her most challenging role to date.  American Horror Story: Freak Show debuts on FX Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10pm ET/PT. “What I’ve already got to do in the first three episodes, there’s just nowhere else I would have done any of it — any of it — ever!” Paulson tells us. “We all know that I don’t have two heads, so how we are achieving this is very … Continue reading

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Caroline Manzo is “Manzo’d With Children”

Caroline Manzo

Fans of reality television first met Caroline Manzo on The Real Housewives of New Jersey and fell in love with her outspokenness and fierce protection of (and sometimes rivalry with) her family members. But Manzo never foresaw her fame as a reality personality. “When I got hired for Housewives, I thought, ‘I’m going to do one season and they’re going to kick my ass off because what do I have to offer?’” Fortunately, Bravo knows best and now Manzo is back, starring in her own show. Manzo’d With Children follows the matriarch, her husband Al and their three adult children … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead: Does Dr. Eugene really have a cure? We ask Josh McDermitt


No question about it: As The Walking Dead‘s upcoming Season 5 unspools, Dr. Eugene Porter has his work cut out for him. Trapped in a Terminus train car with comrades old and new,  the survival of the ever-growing Grimes gang appears to hinge on the mulleted M.D. not being a fibber about the actuality of that cure in Washington, D.C. • MORE: The Walking Dead Season 5: Where is Beth? We ask Emily Kinney! “This is the only thing that’s giving them hope,” says Josh McDermitt, who plays the mysterious Dr. Porter. “We see in the trailer that they’re all tied up … Continue reading

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Interview: Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran shares tips, favorite ideas and more

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

Shark Tank‘s Barbara Corcoran sums up situations quickly, trusts her gut and speaks her mind. This approach serves her well. A self-made, most assured businesswoman, Corcoran is one of the originals on ABC’s Shark Tank, which returns for a new season Friday, Sept. 26 at 8/7c with a two-hour premiere. An author and investor in an array of business interests outside of the New York real estate company that bears her name, Corcoran admits she’s made plenty of mistakes (Cactus Jack Body Jac is one example), but she’s learned from all of them. Here she shares some of her life … Continue reading

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