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This Memorial Day, Nickelodeon Presents “Genie in a Bikini”

This Memorial Day, Nickelodeon Presents "Genie in a Bikini"

Tonight on Nickelodeon, the lives of two kids turn magically wacky when they uncover a genie … in a bikini. This is a movie. And not with this Genie: THIS Genie.   Also, do not confuse Genie in a Bikini with Genie in a String Bikini. Just don’t. According to Nickelodeon, “kids Jacob and Cruz want nothing more than to be in with the popular crowd. This quest seems impossible until they discover a genie lamp and now have their own personally Genie, Matt (Joey Richter, the voice of Hong Li, The Legend of Korra). Unfortunately, Matt is not great … Continue reading

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Recap: Naked and Afraid Uncensored

Naked and Afraid Uncensored

Aah the clip show. Once the mainstay of the sitcom or drama, where lazy writers would give us a look back a past events as an easy way to create an episode, now it’s the even lazier way of Reality TV producers to create not one — but two hours of programming out of old footage! Naked and Afraid adds minutes of extra (but not interesting) footage and factoids that appear on screen. It’s the Pop-Up Videos of reality TV. Florida Everglades with Ryan and Amber First, we basically watch the entire episode of Ryan and Amber. I’ve never wanted … Continue reading

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Nurse Jackie recap episode 7 – help from some shrooms and a pill mill

Nurse Jackie recap

Nurse Jackie recap Season 7, Episode 7 “Are You With Me, Doctor Wu?” (original airdate May 24, 2015) OK Jackie, we are proud of you. When we left Jackie last week, I wasn’t 100% confident that Grace truly did save her from a relapse. I envisioned Jackie taking Grace’s call and then turning back to take the hit she was offered. Glad I was wrong. We start Episode 7 with Jackie (Edie Falco) and Kevin (Domenic Fumusa) meeting with a school counselor to discuss Grace’s future. “May I say you two did something right,” the counselor says pointing to Grace … Continue reading

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CBS Battle Creek series finale: “Sympathy for the Devil”

CBS Battle Creek series finale: "Sympathy for the Devil"

CBS won’t be bringing Battle Creek back for a second season, so the series will wrap up with “Sympathy for the Devil,” airing Sunday, May 24, at 10pm ET/PT. In the finale, Milt (Josh Duhamel) survives a car bombing and enlists Russ (Dean Winters) to track down his would-be assassin, leading to startling revelations as to why Milt is the way he is and what brought him to Battle Creek. And if you really, really were into this show, then you have our sympathy. ALSO SEE: CBS announces fall 2015 new series and schedule Photo: Credit: Robert Voets/CBS ©2015 CBS … Continue reading

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Start your engines!: Indy 500 2015 TV schedule on ABC

Indy 500 2015 TV schedule on ABC

The Memorial Day weekend tradition returns with the 99th running of the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 from famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 24, on ABC. Prerace coverage begins at 11am ET with the green flag scheduled for 12:17pm ET. Top drivers competing for the Borg-Warner Trophy include Will Power, Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, Tony Kanaan, pole-sitter Scott Dixon and last season’s Indy 500 winner, Ryan Hunter-Reay. Allen Bestwick calls the race with analysts Scott Goodyear and Eddie Cheever. Lindsay Czarniak hosts the telecast from the Brickyard’s famed Pagoda. Jon Beekhuis, Rick DeBruhl and Dr. … Continue reading

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2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 Sunday on FOX

2015 NASCAR Coca-Cola 600

A big day of auto racing wraps up with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. FOX airs the race on Sunday, May 24, beginning at 6pm ET. Pole winner Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Brad Keselowski, Kasey Kahne, Paul Menard, Denny Hamlin, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and more top stars try to outlast each other at NASCAR’s longest race. There will be many tributes to U.S. armed forces service members and veterans throughout the 600 Miles of Remembrance festivities for the Memorial Day weekend race. The NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 wraps … Continue reading

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F1 Monaco Grand Prix 2015 TV schedule on NBC Sports

F1 Monaco Grand Prix 2015

Formula 1 returns to one of the world’s most prestigious and picturesque races on one of the most famous courses, the Circuit de Monaco in Monte Carlo, for the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, May 24, beginning at 7:30am ET on NBC. Leigh Diffey calls the race with analysts David Hobbs and Steve Matchett. Will Buxton reports. May 24 is the biggest day in motorsports, featuring the F1 Monaco Grand Prix, the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola F1 Monaco Grand Prix 2015 TV schedule on NBC Sports Date Program Time (ET) Network Thu., May 21 F1 Monaco … Continue reading

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Sony Movie Channel Airs Military Movie Marathon for Memorial Day

Sony Movie Channel

Sony Movie Channel salutes veterans with a Memorial Day Marathon featuring 14 WWII and Military classics. The daylong marathon begins at 6:45am ET on Monday, May 25 and features films starring legendary and heroic actors including: Kirk Douglas, Ronald Reagan, Robert Mitchum and Denzel Washington. 6:45am ET The Wackiest Ship In The Army (1960) Starring: Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson Lieutenant Rip Crandall (Lemmon) is hoodwinked into taking command of the “Wackiest Ship in the Navy” – with a crew of misfits but none of them know that this ship has a very important top-secret mission to complete in waters … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People recap: Wild Times

Alaskan Bush People Fake

As we prepare for the midseason* premiere of Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People May 29, Discovery Channel presents this “Wild Times” recap special, in which the Browns discuss memorable, extreme and most certainly not fake moments from their show so far. Because I am a complete disappointment to my family, I’m going to recap this recap show. *Discovery has started promoting this as a new season, yet I’ve not heard any mention of “Season 3.” So we’ll just call this Season 2B until the Supreme Court hands down their decision. Alaskan Bush People Season 1 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 … Continue reading

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Hoarders Family Secrets star Matt Paxton: “This year … it will all make sense”

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When Lifetime debuts its Hoarders reboot, Hoarders: Family Secrets, Thursday night, fans of the A&E original will be pleased to see some very familiar faces have returned  to the Hoarders fold — including extreme cleaning specialist Matt Paxton. Paxton says that even though A&E pulled the plug on Hoarders in 2013, reruns on the show’s new Lifetime home have kept the series — and serious discussions about this very real mental disorder — alive. “It’s been pretty surreal to see the response on social media — for me, on social media it never ended,” Paxton says. “New people were finding the show and they were … Continue reading

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