We talk Gypsy Sisters Season 3 with Nettie Stanley and Kayla Williams!

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When the beautiful, brawling Stanley sisters and their extended clan return to TLC in tonight’s two-hour Gypsy Sisters Season 3 premiere, Kayla Williams and Nettie Stanley are still working though the issues that boiled over in shockingly physical fashion last season. But Kayla is suffering the worst of the fallout from the cousins’ epic battle and how others in her inner circle responded to the altercation. I talked with Nettie and Kayla in separate interviews about how the show has impacted their lives, their families and their relationships; that fight and how they’re working on their bond; and what they want viewers … Continue reading

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NBC’s “A to Z,” or how we fell in love with Cristin Milioti

A to Z

A to Z NBC Premieres: Oct. 2 Airs: Thursdays at 9:30pm ET/PT Who’s In It? Ben Feldman, Cristin Milioti, Henry Zebrowski, Lenora Crichlow, Christina Kirk ALSO SEE: Fall TV shows 2014: New comedy series dates, times, previews and more! Andrew (Feldman) and Zelda (Milioti) date for eight months, three weeks, five days and one hour. “This television program is the comprehensive account of their relationship from A to Z,” says the narrator (Katey Sagal), setting up the show’s framework. Romantic Andrew works for an online dating company that’s more interested in keeping its customers single, desperate and paying for its … Continue reading

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MasterChef Season 6 Open Casting Info

MasterChef Casting

Do you have what it takes to please Gordon Ramsay’s picky palate?  Fox has announced open casting calls in 11 U.S. cities for the sixth season of MasterChef.  The reality competition is the search for America’s best home cook. Application info can be found on the MasterChef casting website.  Season 5 of the reality cooking competition is currently airing Mondays on FOX. From a FOX Press Release: THE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT “MASTERCHEF” BEGINS WITH OPEN CASTING CALLS STARTING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Casting Calls for Season Six to Take Place in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, … Continue reading

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What channel is The Meredith Vieira Show on & more

What channel is The Meredith Vieira Show on

Now this is a welcome return! The beloved former Today Show host makes an official return to daytime TV with her own yakker, The Meredith Vieira Show, beginning Monday, Sept. 8 in syndication (find out what channel is The Meredith Vieira Show on in your market below). While Vieira admits having her own show is “really scary,” she did say the entire process has been a humbling experience. “The responsibility that comes with it, particularly to the staff that has shown such faith in me — I don’t take that lightly at all. Hopefully, it will be a reflection of … 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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Fall TV shows 2014: New drama series premiere dates, times and previews

Fall TV shows 2014 The Affair

Fall TV shows 2014: A roundup of the dates, times, previews and more for the new drama TV series premiering in fall 2014. The Affair Showtime Premieres: Oct. 19 Airs: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson star in this drama that tracks the cause and effect of an extramarital affair between author/schoolteacher Noah (West) and waitress Alison (Wilson). Ascension Syfy Premieres: Nov. 24 Airs: Mondays Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica) returns to Syfy in this six-hour event series about a spacecraft that was launched in 1963. The story picks up in the middle of … Continue reading

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New look for “The View”

New look for "The View"

After being on the air for nearly 20 years, and saying goodbye to a few of its hosts (most recently, Sherri Shepherd left a few weeks back, and Barbara Walters retired earlier this summer), ABC’s daytime staple The View is reinventing itself for its upcoming season premiere on Sept. 15, according a network release. For starters, The View has a new studio at the ABC Broadcast Center, featuring a “visually stunning, contemporary state-of-the-art set designed in the round and offering the addition of an on-camera social media station allowing the hosts to interact in real time with viewers.” ABC is … Continue reading

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Julianne Hough Joins DWTS As Permanent Fourth Judge

Julianne Hough

After months of speculating whether long-time host Len Goodman would retire and if a former dancer would join the judges panel, ABC just announced answers to both questions. It was revealed last week that Goodman will return as a judge. but this morning, former dancer Julianne Hough was announced as the show’s permanent fourth judge. Last week dancer Cheryl Burke confirmed that Len Goodman, who also serves as a judge on the British version of the show, Strictly Come Dancing, would miss a few episodes as the weekly commute between London and L.A. was getting to be too much for … Continue reading

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Night of the outstanding: Seth Meyers hosts the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards Monday

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Seth Meyers, late of Saturday Night Live and current host of Late Night With Seth Meyers, hosts the Emmys from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles live Monday at 8pm ET on NBC. Meyers’ jokes won’t baby attendees in the audience, but he won’t bite them, either. “Even if it’s maybe a little negative, as long as it seems fair, you can get away with it,” he says. “But that makes it fun, that sort of walking on the tightrope with material like that.” Whether cruel or kind, Meyers says the A material must be delivered in the opening monologue. … Continue reading

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Fall TV shows 2014: New comedy series premiere dates, times and previews

Fall TV Shows 2014: A to Z

Fall TV shows 2014: A roundup of the dates, times, previews and more for the new comedy TV series premiering in fall 2014. A to Z NBC Premieres: Oct. 2 Airs: Thursdays at 9:30pm ET/PT Andrew (Ben Feldman) and Zelda (Cristin Milioti) date for eight months, three weeks, five days and one hour. “This television program is the comprehensive account of their relationship from A to Z,” says the narrator (Katey Sagal). Bad Judge NBC Premieres: Oct. 2 Airs: Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT Kate Walsh (Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice) takes a walk on the wild side as a brilliant but … Continue reading

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