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Mr. Robot season finale rescheduled in wake of Virginia shootings

Mr. Robot season finale rescheduled in wake of Virginia shootings

Last night, the hit summer series Mr. Robot was supposed to air its first season finale on USA Network. However, the was pulled in light of the horrific shootings in Virginia, where former employee at WDBJ in Roanoke, Vester Lee Flanagan II, murdered reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward while they were live on the air. According to USA, a scene in the Mr. Robot season finale, obviously shot well before yesterday’s events, happened to be similar enough in nature to the shootings that the network understandably thought it would be disrespectful to air it so soon after the tragedy. USA re-ran … Continue reading

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Josh, Sara Lee, Amanda and ZZ reflect on their time on WWE Tough Enough

Josh, Sara Lee, Amanda and ZZ reflect on their time on WWE Tough Enough

Imagine starting a new job from scratch and having cameras following your every move with viewers dictating whether you stay or go. This is exactly what the contestants of the WWE Tough Enough reality show competition had to deal with the last 10 weeks. Sara Lee, Amanda Saccomanno, Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe and Josh Bredl survived eliminations, harsh critiques, physically draining challenges and training sessions to emerge the four finalists. This week it was Sara and Josh who were named Tough Enough with fans voting them as their picks to receive the $250,000 WWE contracts. Paul “Triple H” Levesque, executive vice … Continue reading

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Sara Lee and ZZ talk WWE Tough Enough finals

Sara Lee and ZZ talk WWE Tough Enough finals

Four remain on Tough Enough with two receiving $250,000 WWE contracts live 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. Sara Lee and Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe hope it will be them. The fan favorites have survived because they have resonated with audiences. Their groundswell of support has grown, despite not progressing as quickly as the rest of the field. Where they lack in physical areas they have made up for in personality. Sara and ZZ joined their fellow remaining cast members Josh Bredl and Amanda Saccomanno in New York City for the SummerSlam week festivities. Among the activities was interacting with Make-A-Wish kids and … Continue reading

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Tanner talks about being a fighter and his time on WWE Tough Enough

Tanner talks about being a fighter and his time on WWE Tough Enough

Tanner Saraceno takes pride in being a fighter in every facet of his life. That’s why the latest contestant to go on the WWE Tough Enough reality show isn’t deterred. The 24-year-old MMA athlete out of Boiling Springs, S.C. is down, but not for the count. “It’s definitely frustrating with the hard work I put in,” he said. “I was 185 pounds, and I was at my fighting weight. When I started I realized I’m probably too small for cameras, so I started working immediately by putting some size on me. I wanted to be able to perform with bigger … Continue reading

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GiGi talks about her time on WWE “Tough Enough” after elimination

GiGi talks about her time on WWE "Tough Enough" after elimination

Winning multiple challenges and progressing in the ring, Giorgia “GiGi” Piscina was seen as a favorite to win a WWE contract on “Tough Enough.” However, the votes weren’t there for the loveable Aussie, who was eliminated from the reality show this week. “I would like to say I was shocked, but anything can happen at this stage of the competition,” she said. “I don’t think anybody is safe. I was ready to be in the bottom three, but definitely wasn’t ready to go home. I’m a very emotional person as you probably have seen in the previous episodes when I … Continue reading

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Chelsea talks “Tough Enough” experience and working for her WWE dream

Chelsea talks "Tough Enough" experience and working for her WWE dream

Tears filled the eyes of Chelsea Green after she was eliminated this week on WWE “Tough Enough” on USA Network. The Canadian was sent on her way because Paige used her save for the season on GiGi. Being a diva is all the competitor has wanted for some time, which is why the disappointing result struck her hard. “This is my dream, and I want this so bad,” she said. “Then I have to think everything happens for a reason. Just like I was asked on the show for a second time, it is fate and whatever is meant to … Continue reading

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Playing House Returns For Season 2: New Laughs & A New Way To Watch

Playing House

The sun rose with an even sunnier glow this morning; because America’s most hilarious TV show is back tonight! I will say this with a complete lack of bias, but Playing House is the best comedy currently on TV … and possibly ever. Of course, I’ve written several times about my love for Playing House, including an impassioned plea for the show’s renewal, and thankfully, the Gods (and the decision-makers at USA Network) listened. Season 2 of the series — written by, produced by and starring real-life best friends Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair — finds childhood besties Maggie and … Continue reading

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Patrick talks about his shocking elimination from WWE Tough Enough

Patrick talks about his shocking elimination from WWE Tough Enough

The collective jaws of viewers watching “Tough Enough” on USA Network dropped this week when Patrick Clark Jr.’s name was called for elimination. The competitor’s passion and knowledge for the product, combined with his athletic ability, made him a frontrunner to win the reality show competition. However, Clark received the lowest amount of votes compared to Josh and ZZ. “My first thought was hopefully I could win a Slammy for Shocker of the Year,” he said. “Second thought was disappointment. I definitely didn’t think I should have been the one going home out of the bottom three, but it is … Continue reading

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Gabi talks about her experience and exit on WWE Tough Enough

Gabi talks about her experience and exit on WWE Tough Enough

Gabi Castrovinci was given the boot during this week’s “Tough Enough” on USA Network. Despite the elimination, the Brazilian beauty is not giving up on her dream. “I’m not going to give up until they give me a spot on NXT and WWE,” she said. “That’s the future. I’m going to be a diva and that’s it. There is no other option…I want to do this forever.” The strong personality was seen as a regular antagonist on the reality show competition. She was often at the center of verbal arguments with fellow female cast members including Amanda, who like Castrovinci, … Continue reading

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Daria talks about her WWE Tough Enough elimination and what’s next

Daria talks about her WWE Tough Enough elimination and what's next

Mixed martial artist Daria Berenato was the latest to go on WWE’s reality show competition “Tough Enough” on USA Network. The “Jersey Devil” didn’t win Daniel Bryan over with her “Fallen Angel” persona and was put in the bottom three. She was joined by ZZ and Sara Lee on the potential chopping block, left for fans to vote on who should get eliminated. “As soon as I heard them call my name and saw ZZ and Sara Lee in the bottom three with me I was like, ‘This is not good,’” Berenato recalled. “I was actually shocked when they called … Continue reading

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