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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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When does Suits Season 5 begin?

When does Suits Season 5 begin?

As Season 5 of USA’s hit drama begins on June 24, Pearson Specter Litt has scored a hard-fought victory, but the fight has left the firm shaken. Although she avoided jail time, Donna (Sarah Rafferty) has left Harvey (Gabriel Macht) after more than a decade of working together. She is now working for his longtime rival Louis (Rick Hoffman). And while Jessica (Gina Torres) adjusts to being single, Mike (Patrick J. Adams) and Rachel (Meghan Markle) are giddy after his marriage proposal. Charles Barkley guest-stars on the July 8 episode. Here are some of the upcoming Suits Season 5 episodes … Continue reading

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WWE’s Hulk Hogan and Paige talk return of Tough Enough

WWE's Hulk Hogan and Paige talk return of Tough Enough

After a four-year absence WWE Tough Enough is returning to USA Network on June 23 to find the next superstar. When the dust settles after weeks of grueling competition, it will be one man and one woman awarded one-year, $250,000 contracts. The concept was born 14 years ago and became a popular staple on MTV. Judges Daniel Bryan, Paige and Hulk Hogan nominate a person they believe should be cut. Fans are given unprecedented power by voting via the show app and deciding who goes and who stays from those choices provided. Hogan is taking his role on Tough Enough … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot a smart and fun new psycho-techno-thriller

Mr. Robot a smart and fun new psycho-techno-thriller

It probably is no surprise that the pilot episode of USA Network’s new psycho-techno-thriller series Mr. Robot won an Audience Award at the younger and generally left-leaning SXSW festival earlier this year. Its themes, which will presumably carry over into the rest of the series, deal with much of what society as a whole, and the younger generation in particular, is grappling with. Anyone who takes even a casual look at the world today will recognize topics the series addresses, from its protagonist’s concerns about income inequality, to the show’s portrayal of hacker collectives similar to Anonymous, to the talk … Continue reading

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On USA Network’s “Complications,” A Doctor’s Patient Will Either Save Or Destroy His Life.

Complications

Famed politician and writer Clare Boothe Luce once scribed, “No good deed goes unpunished,” a statement that rings true in USA Network’s tense new drama Complications. When ER doctor John Ellison saves the young victim of a drive-by shooting, his act of selfless heroism pulls him into the dangerous world of street gangs. He’s given the directive to protect the boy “or else” and embarks on a series of lies and covert decisions meant to save the child, but which add — like the name of the series implies — complications. “Every action he takes has a repercussion; it snowballs … Continue reading

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WWE RAW recap: Reigns reigns in a three-match night

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Raw was Roman Reigns this week, as the superstar had to survive three matches to keep his slot in the Money in the Bank ladder match. He went on to defeat King Barrett, Mark Henry and Bray Wyatt during the course of the three-hour show. It was an impressive series of performances for Reigns, who isn’t always on the fans’ good side. However, I think he took the ball and ran with it in this case. Dean Ambrose appeared like a ninja at the end of the event and helped Reigns fight off The Authority. If you’re keeping score, the … Continue reading

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WWE Monday Night Raw Results 5/11/15: Daniel Bryan relinquishes Intercontinental championship

WWE Monday Night Raw Results 5/11/15: Daniel Bryan relinquishes Intercontinental championship

Daniel Bryan left fans with tears in their eyes as he relinquished the Intercontinental championship on “Monday Night Raw” this week from Cincinnati. It was a déjà vu moment for the popular leader of the “Yes Movement,” who had to vacate the WWE world championship due to a neck injury around the same time last year. No word on Bryan’s future in the ring, but he is scheduled to serve on the judging panel for the new season of Tough Enough, premiering on June 23 on USA Network. The IC title itself is now up for grabs heading into the … Continue reading

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