Nickelodeon Is Going Dark For Worldwide Day of Play

Nickelodeon Is Going Dark For Worldwide Day of Play

On Saturday, Sept. 20, there will be nothing wrong with your TV. If your TV-loving kid seems alarmed when Nickelodeon doesn’t work this weekend, it’s because in honor of the 11th annual Worldwide Day of Play, the kid-centric network is going dark to encourage kid to get outside and get active. The blackout will affect all Nickelodeon networks, websites and apps and run from 12pm-3pm ET/PT. Around the country, more than 15 nationwide partners, including the Boys and Girls Club, United States Tennis Association and NFL PLAY 60 will host thousands of health and wellness events to celebrate kids’ love … Continue reading

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When does Lifetime’s Aaliyah movie premiere?

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Lifetime’s long-awaited Aaliyah biopic will premiere November 15 at 8/7CT, the network announced today. Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, starring Alexandra Shipp who replaced Disney star Zendaya in the role of the ill-fated songbird and actress, is based on the bestseller Aaliyah: More Than a Woman by former Time Magazine music editor Christopher John Farley. The film also features Anthony Grant (Love Thy Neighbor) as music impresario Damon Dash, Izaak Smith (Mirror, Mirror) as record producer Timbaland, Elise Neal (The Soul Man) as soul legend Gladys Knight and Chattrisse Dolabaille (Home Away) as Missy Elliot. Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B … Continue reading

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TV #TBT: “Joey” and the horrible new fall comedies of 2004!

TBT Comedies of 2004

Wow. Has it really been 10 years since Joey? While we’re in full-on 2014 fall TV preview mode around here, we’re taking a Throwback Thursday look at some of our reviews of shows from past seasons. ALSO SEE: Fall TV shows 2014: New comedy series premiere dates, times and previews While 2004 was an exceptional year for new drama series (among them are Lost, Grey’s Anatomy, CSI: NY, Desperate Housewives and Boston Legal), the new crop of comedies from 2004 were generally ill-conceived and poorly executed. The highest hopes were for Friends spinoff Joey, which did get a second-season renewal … Continue reading

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Meet Amish Barbie and her castmates on TLC’s Breaking Amish Season 3

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The Amish are back  on TLC — and this time they’re Brooklyn bound! Breaking Amish Season 3 premieres tonight at 10/9CT, featuring five new cast members looking for a chance at a new life and achieving their dreams. Pretty Miriam, 26, is a single mother from Ohio who dreams of a career in the construction field. Having endured constant taunting from her community for giving birth outside of marriage, Miriam must decide choose two options — go to confession for her disobedience or leave her son with her family to pursue a fresh start in New York. Since Miriam only wants a better life for her little boy, she … Continue reading

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Dating Naked Wedding – Preview

Dating Naked Wedding

Tonight on Dating Naked, we’ve been cordially been invited to a wedding! So is this actually called Wedding Naked, or Naked Wedding? And, is there a skin-flick already by that name? (I’m too afraid to type either phrase into Google to check.) And if the wedding guests hook up with each other, is it Dating Naked at a naked wedding? My brain hurts. Thankfully, we can watch tonight’s love-fest (officially titled, Dating Naked: The Wedding) in the fully-clothed comfort of our homes, but if you’re so moved by the displays of love, feel free to strip down. Ashley, an artist … Continue reading

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U.S. TV coverage of vote for Scottish independence

U.S. TV coverage of vote for Scottish independence

Scottish independence from the United Kingdom, after a 305-year political union, is up for a vote on Sept. 18, and everyone from pundits and economists to The Simpsons‘ Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on the financial, social and political pros and cons of such a move. But on Thursday, the people of Scotland will decide in a referendum whether their home country should be an independent nation or not. In the United States, various news networks will have coverage of the vote for Scottish independence. Here are some of the outlets where U.S. viewers can keep up with the latest: … Continue reading

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Daylong celebration of Joan Rivers on E! includes “Fashion Police” tribute special

Daylong celebration of Joan Rivers on E! includes "Fashion Police" tribute special

This Friday, Sept. 19, E! will air “Joan Day,” a daylong celebration of the late Joan Rivers, who appeared often on the network, notably on the series Fashion Police. It makes sense, then, that the centerpiece of the tribute will be the 90-minute special Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan, airing at 8pm ET/PT. According to E!, during the special ” the Fashion Police family honors Joan with a touching and hilarious 90-minute on-air celebration befitting of the woman whose sharp wit and biting comedy made her a legend to millions of fans, and who changed forever the face of Red Carpet … Continue reading

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CBS’ New Drama “Scorpion” Stings And Sizzles

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  Inspired by a true story, Scorpion is a bright, high-octane drama about an eccentric hacker (Elyes Gabel) who forms a network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against threats facing the modern world. “You’re essentially looking at the creation and story of a group of people who really exist today who help the government and high-powered Fortune 500 companies to solve problems,” says Katherine McPhee, who plays a waitress and single mother who helps the team interact with the everyday world in exchange for help in understanding her isolated and brilliant son. Because while the … Continue reading

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TMZ sports show coming to REELZ

TMZ sports show coming to REELZ

TMZ, the gossip site/show that primarily focused on Hollywood before also branching out into sports (where it helped break stories this year about such figures as Donald Sterling and Ray Rice), will be bringing that combo of Hollywood and sports to REELZChannel in the new series TMZ Hollywood Sports. Premiering Sept. 29, the series will air weekdays at 8pm ET. Harvey Levin, creator and managing editor of TMZ, said in a release: “This is an especially exciting venture for us because we think we can attract sports fans who love athletes and non-sports fans who are interested in athletes who … Continue reading

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UEFA Champions League 2014 kickoff TV schedule on FOX Sports and ESPN

UEFA Champions League 2014

UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League group stage action kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 16, on ESPN and FOX Sports networks. Coverage begins at 2pm ET on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, FS regional networks and FOX Soccer Plus with the UEFA Champions League Pregame show. Three matches air on FOX Sports at 2:30pm ET with Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal (FS1), Liverpool vs. Ludogorets (FS2) and Real Madrid vs. FC Basel 1893 (FS regional networks). ESPN’s coverage begins at 2:30pm ET on ESPN Deportes with Spanish-language coverage of Real Madrid vs. FC Basel 1893. Additional matches air on ESPN … Continue reading

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