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Terry Crews hosts 2015 TV Land Awards honoring classic TV

2015 TV Land Awards

Celebrities from TV, film and music come together for the 2015 TV Land Awards, taped at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif., on April 12. The awards show airs simultaneously on TV Land, Nickelodeon and NickMom on Saturday, April 18, at 9pm ET/PT. Terry Crews hosts this celebration of the most creative, popular and loved stars and series. The ceremony also featured a tribute to late comedian Joan Rivers and a stunning performance by Jennifer Hudson. 2015 TV Land Award Recipients THE FAN FAVORITE AWARD: Parenthood  Accepting the award are Lauren Graham, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Krause, Bonnie Bedelia, … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Get Naked … Again

Naked And Afraid Season 4

Discovery Channel’s extreme survival series, Naked and Afraid, returns Sunday with a new season. Each episode chronicles the often grueling and always dramatic adventure of two strangers — a man and a woman — who must work together and use the single survival item that they’ve each brought to survive 21 days without food, water, shelter or clothes. In Naked and Afraid Season 4, survivalists will brave remote locations including: Guyana, Thailand, Nicaragua, Belize, the Florida Everglades and Namibia. In addition, two of this season’s participants, Paolo Di Girolamo and Kristin Young, are the winners of last fall’s #ShowUsWhatYouGot contest. … 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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American Crime Episode 7 recap

American Crime Episode 7 recap

The opening of American Crime Episode 7 juxtaposes the current fates of Hector (Richard Cabral) and Carter (Elvis Nolasco), the latter of whom we barely saw in last week’s episode. Now we see what is going on with him. Hector is moved into a more secure facility, as per his request for a deal in exchange for info on Carter last week. There, he has an individual cell, and is actually allowed outside for exercise. We then flash to Carter, who is shivering in a cramped, dim basement of sorts. We find out later in the episode that Carter is … Continue reading

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Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015 TV coverage on Discovery and Velocity

Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015

As they did for the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction in January, Discovery Channel and Velocity are teaming up to present live coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2015 collector car auction April 17-19 from South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. Coverage begins with eight hours on Friday, April 17, at 12pm ET on Velocity. On Saturday, Discovery takes over at 2pm ET and shifts to Velocity at 5pm ET. Velocity rounds out coverage on Sunday beginning at 12pm ET. Want to bid on NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick’s 2012 Ferrari 458 Spider (pictured above?). That would be Lot #412. Here’s the press … Continue reading

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ACM Awards 2015 bring country music superstars to Dallas

ACM Awards 2015

Of the 100 or so annual country music awards shows on TV, the ACM Awards 2015 (not to be confused with these) seem like they might be pretty good. Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton cohost The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in country music at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. CBS airs the show on Sunday, April 19, live at 8pm ET (delayed PT). Joining Bryan on the list of top nominees are Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney and Eric Church. Performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Luke … Continue reading

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2015 National Defend Freedom Tour kicks off on Fox and Friends

2015 National Defend Freedom Tour kicks off on Fox and Friends

This Friday, April 17, the 2015 National Defend Freedom Tour will make its first stop live on Fox News Channel’s Fox and Friends for a three-hour special (6am-9am ET) to announce this year’s tour organized by Concerned Veterans for America (CVA). In addition to watching the event on Fox News, if you’re in the area, you can attend the free, family-friendly event, which takes place at the Fox News courtyard (1211 Avenue of the Americas in New York City), and will feature a complimentary breakfast, a concert and patriotic speakers. Register here for Friday’s Fox News event; other tour dates can be found here. Appearing for … Continue reading

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2015 NBA Playoffs TV schedule: First Round

2015 NBA Playoffs TV schedule

Sixteen teams embark on the playoff journey toward June’s NBA Finals with first-round games beginning Saturday, April 18. Action begins on ESPN at 12:30pm ET with three games and one game on ABC at 3pm ET. TNT’s playoff coverage begins with three games Sunday. NBA Playoff games air on ESPN, TNT, ABC, NBA TV and ESPN2. 2015 NBA Playoffs TV Schedule: First Round All Times Eastern. *If Necessary. TBD = To Be Determined. EASTERN CONFERENCE (1) Atlanta Hawks vs. (8) Brooklyn Nets Game 1 – Sun. April 19, Brooklyn at Atlanta, 5:30 PM, TNT Game 2 – Wed . April … Continue reading

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The Messengers — The CW’s new drama is Rapture-ous.

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A strange occurrence in the New Mexico desert stops the hearts of five strangers, then resurrects them again — as Earth-bound angels. Not the white-robed, harp-toting kind. The “oracles of the apocalypse” kind, in Everyman clothing. As these unwitting emissaries — a scientist, a single mom, a bullied student, an FBI agent and a televangelist — come to grips with extraordinary new powers and how they got them, their lives begin to intersect with one another’s and that of a mysterious figure known only as “The Man” (Diogo Morgado). Meet The CW’s The Messengers. “If Close Encounters and The Stand … Continue reading

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