Ross Mathews Talks RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9

  The premiere of "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 9 is nearly upon us. And, mama, I could not be more excited! RuPaul, the presiding Queen Mother of the "House of All Things Gay," seems determined to take her empire to the next level. How that is even possible … I don't know! But I can't wait to find out. My favorite […]

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NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. "Hairspray," like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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Naturi Naughton as Tasha St. Patrick  and Omari Hardwick as James "Ghost" St. Patrick . (Photo: Starz)

Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson On Why You’ll Love ‘Power’s’ Male Lead

I recently attended a screening of Starz's new series "Power" in Chicago and let me tell you, attendees loved it. Omari Hardwick, who stars in the lead role as James "Ghost" St. Patrick, and Chi-Town native Joseph Sikora, who stars as Ghost's childhood friend and business partner Tommy, were also on deck to get the […]

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‘No Ordinary Family’ Stars: We’re Not Dark, Brooding Like ‘Heroes’

Most simply said - and by Michael Chiklis himself - ABC's 'No Ordinary Family' (premiering Tuesday at 8/7c) "is about an ordinary family that gets in a plane crash, and extraordinary things happen to them." Specifically, Jim and Stephanie Powell (played by 'The Shield's Chiklis and 'Dexter's Julie Benz) emerge from a near-deadly dunk with […]

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Fall TV Premiere Dates: Mark Your Calendar!

Could it be? The new fall TV season is here! The new cycle of shows arrives with an early-September trickle, and then really makes itself known the week of September 20, when more than 60 (!) premieres hit the smaller screen. Is your DVR preemptively weeping? Remember, you can watch many of your favorite shows […]

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Howie Mandel’s Hasselhoff ‘Talent’ Replacement Plan: Burgers & Booze

David Hasselhoff, who spent time in a L.A. hospital last weekend for what a tabloid reports is an ongoing alcohol problem, is something of a punchline as an ex-judge on this season of 'America's Got Talent.' "I was sitting last night, eating burgers and drinking vodka with the kids," Howie Mandel jokes of comparing himself […]

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Southern Belles: Reality With An Accent

The latest entry in the "rich women practice conspicuous consumption" subgenre of reality shows, Southern Belles, premieres tonight on SoapNet. The series chronicles the lives of five alleged friends living in Louisville. They include nouveau riche socialite Shea, divorcee Kellie, wanna-be journalist Emily, aging model Julie and slacker Hadley. With a narrator who speaks in […]

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‘Running In Heels’ Premieres On Fancast

[iframe 420 355] . So here's an amazing concept for a TV series. Take The Hills and Stylista, two so-called reality series that were addictive in the way Pringles are addictive on a Friday night when the phone doesn't, and make them real. Like really real - a concept that doesn't always work on […]

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