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POSTED: Monday, July 21, 2014, 7:44 PM
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While Teresa and Joe Giudice's family are tip-toeing around their financial and legal woes on Bravo's “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” the couple got real with each other — and the cameras — on Sunday's episode.

Following a typically huge Christmas celebration at their family home, Teresa and Joe took a moment to reflect on the possibility that this may be their last Christmas together for a while.

It's a touching moment, because let's face it — they've had their moments where it looked like the marriage may fall apart. But if anything can be said about their legal issues, it seems to have strengthened their bond.


POSTED: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 9:32 AM
Filed Under: Television
George Takei speaks to Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher."
While “Star Trek” fans like to imagine the crews of their favorite starships getting along as famously off-screen as they appear to when the cameras are rolling, it just isn't always true. In particular, George Takei and William Shatner have famously not gotten along for years.

On Friday's “Real Time,” Takei spoke with Bill Maher about it, and he didn't shy away from saying what he thought about the original Captain Kirk. “He is Canadian. And Canadians have a certain image of being even-tempered and friendly and all that,” Takei said of Shatner. “Well, he is a person who is that way … with himself. He is very self-centered.”

He said that the men are both professionals and so they are able to get the work done. “But, it's with a lot of difficulty,” he conceded.


POSTED: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 7:01 AM
Filed Under: Television
Cause for celebration - internet rumors about the cancelation of (Netflix)

Sometimes a joke can go too far. That may be the case after a parody site's claims that Netflix had cancelled its hit show “Orange Is the New Black” led to a massive Twitter storm of shock and outrage. 

Many of those outraged were clearly doing so based solely on the headline article. Inside the body of the story on Empire News, which is a humor site like The Onion that creates fake news, it's explained that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings cancelled the show because creator Jenji Kohan refused to put in more male leads. 

According to the article, he got upset with how the show portrayed women, saying, “A woman's place is in the home, in the kitchen, taking care of children. A woman in jail? How does anyone even watch this show in the first place? It's like we took everything bad about ‘OZ,’ and make this show with the leftovers.” 

POSTED: Saturday, July 5, 2014, 6:11 PM
Filed Under: Television
Screenshot via YouTube.

Jimmy Kimmel had singer Sia on his show Thursday night, but before she took the stage, Jimmy applauded the talented young dancer who appeared in Sia’s video for “Chandelier.”

Eleven year old Maddie Ziegler, who’s on Lifetime’s “Dance Moms”, gave Jimmy and Guillermo dance lessons from her dramatic and artistic moves in Sia’s music video.

Jimmy and Guillermo dress for the part wearing nude leotards and blonde wigs. However, Ziegler was not too impressed with their efforts.



POSTED: Monday, June 9, 2014, 9:08 AM
Filed Under: Television
Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned Miss USA during the pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

On Sunday night, Nia Sanchez won the 63rd annual Miss USA pageant as Miss Nevada. Sanchez, 24, made history as the first contestant from Nevada to nab the crown. Here are 5 more things you need to know about the new Miss USA.

1. Sanchez began competing in pageants when she was 19.

2. She’s half Hispanic, and has represented the United States in pageants in Ecuador.



POSTED: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 3:40 PM
Filed Under: Television
Season two of "Orange is the New Black" premiered Friday on Netflix.
If you haven't had a chance to binge the entire second season of Netflix's “Orange Is the New Black” yet — perhaps because your boss would've been wise to you conveniently calling out sick on Friday morning — and are afraid of spoilers, well, there's an app for that.

Short of cutting yourself entirely off of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, and the whole rest of the internet until you've finished the series, downloading an app here or a browser extension there can let you have the best of both worlds.

TheWrap has found and tested a few options that can let you watch “OITNB,” “Game of Thrones,” or any other super buzzy show at your leisure and still live your plugged-in life like a normal human being.

POSTED: Monday, June 2, 2014, 3:24 PM
Filed Under: Television
John Ducey and Kate Walsh in NBC's "Bad Judge." (NBC)

Jun 02 (TheWrap.com) - NBC has set its premiere dates for the fall season.

The network is again concentrating its biggest hits at the start of the week. “Sunday Night Football” (which premieres Thursday, Sept. 4 with Green Bay at Seattle) will start on Sundays beginning Sept. 7, with Indianapolis at Denver .

“SNF” is television's top show. But NBC's next best night is Monday, when “The Voice” will rejoin “The Blacklist” beginning Monday, Sept. 22.

POSTED: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 8:28 AM
Filed Under: Television
Alaska, RuPaul, and Jinkx Monsoon attend the 2013 NewNowNext Awards at The Fonda Theatre on April 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
Logo TV isn't changing its stance on perceived “anti-trans rhetoric,” even if their biggest star, RuPaul, defended his use of certain terms used on “RuPaul's Drag Race.”

The host of Logo TV's popular drag queen competition show recently appeared on Marc Maron's podcast, “WTF,” and finally spoke out about controversy that erupted over potentially offensive language used on the show which resulted in the network pulling all references to “she-mail” from the show.

When Maron asked the drag queen if he's bothered by the word “tranny,” RuPaul answered, “No! I love the word tranny.”

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