Buy a Groupon, Meet Brad Pitt

Groupon

Groupon is where I go to find deals on restaurants and manicures, but now, you can buy a Groupon to meet Brad Pitt (and help his charity, Make It Right.)  For the lucky few with a little extra cash in their pockets, you can purchase a deal to the Make it Right Gala. For only $25,000, you get the Epic Deal… Round-trip first class airfare from anywhere in the U.S. to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Two-night stay in a suite at the W Hotel New Orleans Two VIP tickets to the Make It Right gala on May 17, … Continue reading

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NGC special looks at the hunt for Boston bombers

NGC special looks at the hunt for Boston bombers

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the horrific Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, National Geographic Channel (NGC) will air a two-hour “factual drama” that relives the hunt for those behind it. Called Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers, the special, debuting April 13, includes unprecedented access to authorities, including Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick; former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino; William B. Evans, former superintendent and current commissioner of the Boston Police Department; Edward F. Davis, former commissioner of the BPD; and Richard C. DesLauriers, former special agent in charge of the FBI, Boston Division. NGC says that Inside … Continue reading

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Years of Living Dangerously: Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron present a powerful look at climate change

Showtime presents Years of Living Dangerously

Though it’s produced by a veritable Hollywood power squad — Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron and Jerry Weintraub — and stocked with celebrity correspondents, the real stars of Showtime’s stunning climate-change docuseries Years of Living Dangerously are the everyday souls from around the globe whose lives have been irreparably changed by the weather. While the verity of global warming has been a polarizing issue even before the Kyoto Protocol made greenhouse gases a matter of international policy, the show’s creators and advisers wanted their story to be one of the power of people, not politics. “Politics are covered, but the path … Continue reading

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TV/Movie Classics: Olivia Newton-John in Vegas with “Summer Nights” show

Olivia Newton-John takes up residency in Vegas

Beloved “Grease” star Olivia Newton-John takes up residency at Las Vegas’ Flamingo with “Summer Nights” show. When Australian-born Olivia Newton-John first embarked on a career in entertainment, she never could have guessed that she’d become someone we’d grow up with, hold onto, and pass along to our children. Yet, her timeless portrayal of Sandy in Grease and her catalog of singable (and danceable) hits have made her a permanent fixture in pop culture. She’s acted and sang with the best, she’s won her battles against breast cancer, she’s reinvented herself, and, through it all, she’s done more than survive… she’s … Continue reading

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Ballroom Blitz! Tonight on “Dancing With The Stars”: The Switch Up!

Dancing With The Stars

This week’s episode of Dancing With the Stars promises to shake things up, because every celebrity has swapped professional partners! How will James Maslow dance without sexy siren Peta Murgatroyd? Will Meryl Davis create the same passion with a new partner? I chatted with Anna Trebunskaya, the fiery redhead who danced professionally on DWTS for 10 seasons, for her take on this year’s contestants. Anna had excellent insight into the competition and she also weighed in on who she thinks will win… Charlie White & Sharna and Meryl Davis & Maks are obvious choices to win, but Anna’s also impressed … Continue reading

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“The Chew” on ABC April 7-11

The Chew

The Chew serves up everything food — from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more — all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. The Chew features celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz (who is currently on maternity leave). For the week of APRIL 7 – 11 1pmET Monday, April 7– “Pour Some Sugar On Me”– Country super group Little Big Town assist Mario Batali in making sticky, sweet cinnamon rolls; Carla Hall visits Nashville, TN’s Cupcake Collection. Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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“Dancing With The Stars” Season 18, Episode 3 Recap

Dancing with the Stars

Now that the couples have 2 dances under their skirts, find out how everyone did in week 3 of Dancing With The Stars. I wonder how everyone is feeling after last week’s double elimination? James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd Dancing the Jive to “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World James overcame a chubby childhood and intense bullying to become the heartthrob he is today  It makes me love him more that he was a little bit of an ugly duckling. He is the hottest thing in Nerd Glasses and that back flip made my heart flip!! Len: “Was that an … Continue reading

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Weather Channel special looks at Washington mudslide and aftermath

Weather Channel special looks at Washington mudslide and aftermath

Last week’s massive mudslide in Oso, Washington, has claimed the lives of at least 21 people to date, with dozens still unaccounted for and more than 100 homes damaged or destroyed. As the human drama continues to unfold, and the magnitude of the disaster is still being determined, The Weather Channel will be airing a one-hour special called A Town Mourns: The Washington Mudslide to take an in-depth look at the tragedy. The program will explain the weather conditions and other circumstances that allowed the mudslide to occur. It will also explore the hazardous conditions for first responders, rescue and … Continue reading

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“America’s Got Talent” Audience Ticket Info

"America's Got Talent" Audience Ticket Info

Tickets Available For New York And LA Auditions The very best part of NBC’s America’s Got Talent is the moment when an ordinary-looking person does something extraordinary. Who can forget last season’s goth teen Andrew DeLeon singing breathtaking opera, Season 5′s unforgettable dancers Team iLuminate, or the voice of an angel that spouted out of child-sensation Jackie Evanchko in Season 5? I love the look of shock on the faces of the judges and the audience members. I love the cheers and even the tears. And for lucky ducks who live in New York or Los Angeles, you can be … Continue reading

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Those Who Kill finds new home on LMN beginning March 30

Those Who Kill finds new home on LMN beginning March 30

For all those fans who have been ranting at A&E over removing Those Who Kill from the network’s lineup after just two episodes, your comments have been heard. The series will get a rebirth on A&E’s sister network LMN (formerly Lifetime Movie Network) beginning Sunday, March 30 at 10pm ET.  For newbies of the series it’s a great binge-watching opportunity as the first two previously aired episodes of the series will air at 8pm and 9pm ET prior to an all-new episode in its regular time slot at 10pm ET. When asked for a comment on selecting LMN for the … Continue reading

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