Preview: Nat Geo’s ‘EAT: The Story of Food’

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National Geographic Channel’s three-night event is a tasty treat that’s good for you, too! It’s the most food-centric time of the year, and to celebrate (and give viewers a long overdue break from the myriad cooking shows and competitions that make up food TV) National Geographic is serving up a tasty dish of its own. Yes, National Geographic Channel. And no, it doesn’t entail eating weird things in order to survive the wild. Well, mostly. On Friday, the network debuts its frequently funny, endlessly fascinating six-part miniseries EAT: The Story of Food, from the same folks who brought you Werner … Continue reading

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FX and FXX set return dates for Archer, The Americans, It’s Always Sunny and more

FX Archer, The Americans, Justified

FX and FXX set return dates for Archer, The Americans, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Justified and more in January 2015. American Horror Story: Freak Show will return for its final three episodes, and FXX will premiere the new comedy series Man Seeking Woman starring Jay Baruchel. FX and FXX January 2015 Premiere dates: American Horror Story: Freak Show: Returns for final three new episodes beginning Jan. 7 at 10pm ET/PT, culminating in the season finale Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 10pm ET/PT Archer Season 6: Premieres Thursday, Jan. 8, at 10pm ET/PT on FX It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season … Continue reading

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Long Island Medium Knock and Shock sweepstakes winner announced

Long Island Medium Knock and Shock sweepstakes winner announced during holiday special

Fans of Theresa Caputo have been waiting for this moment. In a special holiday episode of Long Island Medium on TLC Sunday Dec. 7 at 8pm ET the Long Island Medium Knock and Shock sweepstakes winner will be announced. Unlike Theresa’s other Twitter-based sweepstakes, this season-long sweepstakes involves Theresa showing up at a person’s house unannounced live. The “Knock and Shock” sweepstakes began at the start of the season (Aug. 3) and ran for 11 weeks. Each week viewers could enter up to three times via the TLC website. Entrants were asked to answer a multiple choice question that was … Continue reading

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TCM to remember Mike Nichols with film tribute

TCM to remember Mike Nichols with film tribute

Famed director Mike Nichols passed away yesterday at the age of 83. One of the few artists to have earned Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy accolades, Nichols will be remembered by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) with a three-film tribute on Dec. 6, featuring Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The Graduate (1967) and Carnal Knowledge (1971). TCM Remembers Mike Nichols — Saturday, Dec. 6 (All Times ET) 8pm: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis and George Segal 10:30pm: The Graduate – starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels and … Continue reading

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F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014 TV coverage on NBCSN

F1 U.S. Grand Prix 2014

The 2014 Formula One racing season comes down to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on Sunday, Nov. 23, as Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton battle for the F1 title. Hamilton has a 17-point lead over Rosberg heading into the season finale, but Abu Dhabi is worth double points, giving Rosberg the chance for a come-from-behind win to get his first F1 championship. Hamilton and Rosberg have combined to win 15 of F1’s 18 races this season. NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra have complete weekend coverage of practice, qualifying and the race itself beginning early Friday morning. … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Programming Guide from Channel Guide Magazine

Our 2014 Holiday Programming Guide!

Finding your favorite holiday TV show can be frustrating. Hundreds of hours of holiday programming are spread out over dozens of channels, and without proper planning, finding your Yuletide favorite can become as maddening as “Carol of the Bells” on a constant loop. Thankfully, Channel Guide Magazine’s 2014 Holiday Programming Guide is here to help. We’ve combed through hours and hours of programming to find the best in holiday TV. Want to watch Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol? Look in our A to Z descriptions. Not sure what to watch on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 8pm? We’ve got you covered in … Continue reading

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“Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street” is a Delight

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Amazon Studios is doing it right. Their newest series for kids, Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street is available to download starting November 21, which means kids will have something fresh to watch in time for holiday traveling. Whenever I get a kid’s show to preview, I sit down to watch with my two junior reviewers — my boys ages 7 and 5. They are my willing assistants who are thrilled to watch something before it’s available to their friends. After watching a few episodes of Gortimer Gibbon together, (and relishing in their reactions which ranged from peeking out from … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving NFL games 2014: A feast of football

Thanksgiving NFL Games 2014

Thanksgiving NFL games 2014 airing Thursday, Nov. 27, are Chicago at Detroit (CBS), Philadelphia at Dallas (FOX) and Seattle at San Francisco (NBC). If there aren’t enough divisional rivalries among your Thanksgiving dinner guests, the NFL provides three more on Thursday. Start your football viewing early with the Chicago Bears at the Detroit Lions in an NFC North clash on CBS at 12:30pm ET. The Dallas Cowboys take their turn at the table as they host the Philadelphia Eagles in a big matchup in the NFC East on FOX at 4:30pm ET. The day ends with a rematch of the … Continue reading

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Animal Planet’s “The Whale” explores real-life event that inspired “Moby-Dick”

Animal Planet's "The Whale" explores real-life event that inspired "Moby-Dick"

“From the network that brought you Mermaids,” read the title card ahead of the trailer for Animal Planet’s self-described “scripted event” The Whale: Revenge From the Deep. That may be enough to either intrigue or dissuade any number of people who either liked or disliked Animal Planet’s previous forays into scripted fare like Mermaids, but the trailer does look promising. Add to that the fact that Martin Sheen headlines the film based on a gripping true-life tale, and that’s enough to get us to dive in. The two-hour production is a retelling of the sinking of the Nantucket whaling ship … Continue reading

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Interview with TV Psychic-Medium, Kim Russo

Interview with TV Psychic-Medium, Kim Russo

I first learned of Kim Russo when I happened upon a recent episode of The Haunting of…  and I was absolutely dumbfounded. I could not believe the accuracy of the information that Kim Russo received from the spirit world about her client, comedian Tom Green. If you are unfamiliar with LMN’s Saturday night series The Haunting of…, world-renowned psychic-medium, Kim Russo, revisits locations where famous celebrities have had paranormal experiences. Kim attempts to explain the unexplained experience and often unveils surprising personal details as she connects with the celebrities’ loved ones who have passed over. It is absolutely riveting television. … Continue reading

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