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Bachelor in Paradise: DeMario Jackson to Tell All in a Sit-Down Interview

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

After it was announced that Bachelor in Paradise would resume production following an internal investigation that found no evidence of misconduct, Corinne Olympios' team vowed to open up their own investigation into whether Olympios was sexually assaulted. E! revealed that Jackson will sit down with Melanie Bromley to discuss the details of what happened in an interview set to air tonight, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27 at 7/6c and 11/10c on the network. The Bachelor spin-off halted filming on June 11th after a producer filed a complaint with production company Warner Bros. alleging misconduct.



Twin Peaks: Anti-Television at Its Finest

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

To quote the Celine Dion cover of the Roy Orbison song, Evil Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) and Ray (George Griffith) "drove all night" after blackmailing their way out of federal prison. [...] how was Evil Cooper able to disable all the tracking devices on their car using only an off-brand iPhone? [...] Ray had planted a busted revolver in the glove box for Evil Cooper to find, so Evil Cooper was powerless to do anything when Ray shot first and murdered him! In the ghost world this is considered a cutting edge medical procedure. Before the shock of Evil Cooper's potential death could wear off, we were suddenly treated to a mid-episode performance by none other than "the Nine Inch Nails!" I especially loved the pine cone on the emcee's microphone stand. [...] he was alive again, and this probably meant Ray was in trouble. [...] concludes the 'normal' part of this episode, because what followed was one of the strangest trips I've taken since my birthday acid slumber party. [...] this sequence--which included the camera flying INSIDE a mushroom cloud leading to a 2001-esque sequence of colors and shapes--seemed to suggest that a test of the atomic bomb in New Mexico in the 1940s had torn a hole in space-time and had allowed these dudes to access our realm: Here was where a lady and also the character named ??????? (Carel Struycken) received some kind of distress signal via their giant papier maché bell device. The orb was then shot out of a golden horn where it floated to the Pacific Northwest region of a spinning globe. One of those speckled eggs that the white ghost had vomited up had hatched in the desert and a sort of grasshopper with frog legs crawled out. [...] having successfully wing-manned a frog-freak into some poor soul's body, the evil Woodsman finished popping a man's head like a water balloon, then walked back into the desert and rode an unseen horse away. Was this episode a backdoor pilot for a sp



GLOW: Kia Stevens Explains Why Her Welfare Queen Gimmick Hit Close to Home

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The wrestling world might recognize Kia Stevens as the larger-than-life character Awesome Kong but on the Netflix series GLOW, she's a single mom looking for a new start in life. The story, which is inspired by the '80s all-women wrestling promotion also called "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling," follows a struggling actress named Ruth (Alison Brie) desperately searching for an interesting role to play. Among those colorful individuals is Tamee (Stevens), who finds herself saddled with the offensive, stereotypical Welfare Queen persona, which portrays her as lazy and proudly mooching off government funds. [...] when she made her official debut at All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling in 2002, she was given the moniker Amazing Kong--a name that also comes with a negative connotation for African Americans. Teaming up with Cherry Bang (Sydelle Noel), who is struggling with her Junk Chain persona, they convince their opponents, Ethel (Kimmy Gatewood) and Edna (Rebekka Johnson) a.k.a. the Beatdown Biddies, to dress up in KKK costumes so they'd look like the heroes.



T.J. Miller Reveals the Real Reason He Left Silicon Valley

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Sunday's Season 4 finale of Silicon Valley saw the exit of Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) from the show, as he was abandoned in a Tibetan opium den, possibly never to be seen again. Miller is one of the busiest people in show business -- it's not the whole story, and he explained his choice in-depth after the finale aired. HBO offered him a reduced role in Season 5, but he opted instead to leave entirely. The full interview is a wild ride, and includes Miller dishing on his "contrarian" relationship with his friend Thomas Middleditch, dissing Harvard, and describing himself as "a public servant and jester to the American public."



The Master's Return To Doctor Who Is Also the Series' Darkest Hour in Years

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Missy appeared to have, perhaps understandably, joined forces with her goateed former self by the end of the hour, which puts her winking about receiving a distress call at the beginning of the hour in a new light. [...] with the Master returning, "World Enough and Time" -- which gets its name from the metaphysical poem "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell -- played with time in a way the series hasn't really attempted lately.



Spike Lee's Netflix Series She's Gotta Have It Gets Thanksgiving Premiere Date

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Netflix will let you spend your Thanksgiving in Brooklyn this fall thanks to the premiere of She's Gotta Have It, Spike Lee's series adaptation of his 1986 movie of the same name The series is based on his groundbreaking debut film, updated for the millennial generation.



Marvel's Inhumans Premieres This Fall With Back-to-Back Episodes

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

ABC announced that the hour-long comic series will debut on Friday, September 29 with back-to-back episodes. Based on the comic series of the same name, the story centers on a royal family that includes Black Bolt, the King of the Inhumans, who has the ability to destroy entire cities with his voice.



Best Performances: Inside Brian Tyree Henry's Powerful, Personal This Is Us Appearance

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Henry, who actually did the singing in the episode, wails like a seasoned crooner; he sings like a man able to summon the true spirit of of the Stax sound, the legendary Memphis label subtly hinted at earlier in the story. In the story, Ricky has the enraptured crowd worshipping at his feat; in real life (and online) Henry earned applause from viewers for not only his singing skills, but the heartbreaking addition he made to the cast of This is Us. An original piece written for the show, "We Can Always Come Back to This," is a whiplash of emotion and resonance, with lyrics that allude to what might've been had William not left and turned to drugs, as well as the homecoming that had William atoning for his sins and Randall reconnecting with a history he'd never seen. Henry, handpicked by This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman, said that part of the reason he was able to access the brutal tenderness of the song was because he'd experienced his own profound loss himself recently -- no doubt referring to the death of his mother, who was tragically killed in a car accident the day after he wrapped Atlanta. Because that's what the song is about.



GLOW: See the Top 8 Pro Wrestler Cameos

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The Netflix series enlisted the help of wrestling legend Chavo Guerrero Jr. to coordinate those thrilling fight scenes, and even dropped in a few pro wrestling cameos to entice hardcore wrestling fans. Created by Orange Is the New Black's Jenji Kohan, the dramedy stars Alison Brie as a struggling actress named Ruth, Betty Gilpin as her more successful friend Debbie, Marc Maron as Sam, a D-list Hollywood producer, and actual pro wrestler Kia Stevens (known as Awesome Kong on the wrestling circuit).



Preacher Sets Off For An Epic Road Trip In Season 2

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

With Anneville completely wiped out, God missing, and our favorite murderous trio hitting the road to find the sequestered deity, The AMC series is done setting up the basics and can now fully embrace its comic book roots as an epic road trip adventure. Catch the trio in action when Preacher airs Sunday nights at 10/9c on AMC.



Fear the Walking Dead Remembered There's More to Life Than Just Survival

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The people on these shows are animalistic in their primal urges to stay alive. Which is why it was such a refreshing surprise to hear characters talk about art in "Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame." In a post-coital moment with Jake Otto (Sam Underwood), Alicia Clark (Alycia Debnam-Carey) spotted some books of poetry by Charles Bukowski in Sam's room. Later in the episode, Sam tried to explain the point. In this scene, Sam articulated a fact of life the Walking Dead franchise often takes for granted: that art and creativity are part of the same human experience as the more practical, bodily matters as eating and fighting. Part of why it's not shown is that it's not important to plot, but it also doesn't fit in the grim, survival-only mode of the show where there's no room for frivolous things. Prehistoric people needed food and water and shelter and protection, but they still found time to paint on the walls of caves.



Silicon Valley: Here's How T.J. Miller Was Written Off

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

[...] while fans are sad to see Miller go, Erlich's departure in the fourth season finale felt like inevitability. Since the very first episode, but particularly throughout Season 4, Erlich struggled to live up to his own expectations for what his place in the tech world should be. The discrepancy between Erlich's lavish expectations and ramshackle reality even led him into such a deep depression this season that at one point he nearly killed himself by getting stoned and burning down his palapa.



Who Is Fear the Walking Dead's New Native American Antagonist?

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Sunday's episode of Fear the Walking Dead, "Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame," introduced another new threat to Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and her family in the form of Walker (Michael Greyeyes), a Native American warrior with a long-standing grievance against the Broke Jaw Ranch that's finally boiling over. When Madison and Troy Otto (Daniel Sharman) and their crew were heading to check on the outpost of Broke Jaw Ranch and what happened to a group from there who went to investigate the helicopter crash site. About a hundred yards from the bodies sat a guy absently reciting the poem "Antigonish" as a crow picked at his brain, which a gruesome head injury had opened to the air. Troy almost passively insinuated that Walker had started a war, or at least condemned himself to death, but then Walker revealed that his men had the Broke Jaw soldiers surrounded. Walker told her she bought into a lost cause by joining the survivalists, and she replied that she bought in when he shot down that helicopter, taking one of her people. The show makes some weird choices -- introducing a "Native Americans want to reclaim their land from white people" storyline is itself a pretty weird choice -- but putting its heroes on the wrong side of a race war seems beyond the pale even for a show that traffics in moral ambiguity.



Power: Will [Spoiler] and Tommy Find Romance?

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Power wasted no time in revealing LaKeisha's (La La Anthony) fate during Sunday night's heart-pumping premiere. The last time we saw her, Tommy (Joseph Sikora) paid a visit to her beauty salon after receiving the order from Milan (Callan Mulvey) to take her out in the end of Season 3, and LaKeisha's fate was left up in the air. At the top of the the Season 4 premiere, however, we find out that he ignored the request to murder his childhood friend, choosing to spare her life instead.



Parks and Recreation: At Least One Actor Is Ready for a Reunion

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Of all the comedic characters that carried Parks and Recreation through its seven, hilarious seasons, Jim O'Heir's Jerry Gergich was perhaps the show's unsung hero -- for all his good-natured endurance of his co-workers' constant ribbing. The actor -- who called the conclusion of the series heartbreaking but also agreed it was wise to end while it was still on top -- said, Would I go back? Considering how many surprises Jerry had up his sleeves throughout the series -- including a supermodel wife and three stunning daughters -- perhaps the pitch could be that Jerry has an evil twin who wouldn't suffer as much workplace nonsense (and pies to the face) as his ultra-tolerant sibling.



Netflix Cancels Girlboss After One Season

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Marco Polo, Lilyhammer, Hemlock Grove, Bloodline and the children's series Richie Rich have all been canceled. [...] Longmire, which Netflix acquired after A&E canceled it, will air its final season this year.



Here's Why Rick and Morty Season 3 Is Taking So Long

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The forthcoming third season of Comedy Central's Rick and Morty has become a point of extreme frustration -- and concern -- for fans of the zany animated series, but co-creator Dan Harmon has spoken up to ensure that all the waiting will be worth it once the show does debut. Harmon goes on to detail the creative process that he and Roiland engaged in on the writing side, which spurred a delay -- and a Szechuan sauce-centric April Fool's Day reveal. Roiland, for his part, decided to respond in an entirely different way: by snarkily confirming the headlines associated with their supposed beef. - Justin Roiland (@JustinRoiland) June 24, 2017 As for when the third season of Rick and Morty will officially debut -- setting aside the April Fool's Day airing of the premiere episode -- it's still unclear.



Exclusive The Bachelorette Sneak Peek: Rachel Falls (Very Far) for Bryan

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Throughout the descent, Rachel is doing a half-laugh, half-sob combination of terror and excitement. Not to sound like a broken record, but Rachel is probably so much fun to hang out with. "Seriously, this is the craziest experience I've ever had," she says.



Playing House: The Hilarious Story Behind That Warm Banana, Halved

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Why? [...] who in the right mind would think it's OK to microwave a banana for two full minutes? Not one to let a mystery of this nature rest unanswered, we tracked down creators and stars Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham, who were gracious enough to give us some answers. "[...] they were meant to be," Parham explained. Because when you're meant to be, you can make it past Rice Krispy crusted chicken and dry pasta. [...] of our interview, Parham had yet to tell her friend that she had stolen her husband's bizarre menu for the season premiere of her USA comedy.



Is Stephen Colbert Planning a Run for Office in 2020?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The host appeared on the Russian talk show Evening with Urgant on Friday night and may have made his first bid for President of the United States. In this segment posted on Evening with Urgant's official website, Colbert and Evening host Ivan Urgant sit down to play a game of Russian roulette with vodka shots rather than a gun with a nearly empty bullet chamber. With his first shot, Colbert toasts to the Russian people and quips that he doesn't understand why no members of the Trump administration can remember meeting them, zing!



Downward Dog Sent to the Canceled Dog House at ABC

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

Talking animals are usually an instant recipe for success, but it turns out that's not the case with ABC's Downward Dog. While Hodges says he was surprised by the news, it shouldn't be surprising to many TV fans that this show didn't do too well.



Shadowhunters: Matt Hastings and Emeraude Toubia Tease Isabelle and Raphael's Addiction Issues

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

"The fact is that our audience is either gay or straight or bi or trans or whatever, we just want to include every section as much as we can," Hastings says. With Izzy's mother also visiting the Institute during this episode and her brother trying to keep the Downworld from rising up against the Clave, tension will be running high in all aspects of her life.



The Originals Season 4 Finale: What Are the Mikaelsons Without "Always and Forever"?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The Mikaelson family has disbanded in order to separate the parts of the evil spirit The Hollow that Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies), Rebekah (Claire Holt) and Kol (Nathaniel Buzcolic) each harbor inside them. The Hollow was drawn and quartered to prevent her from ever possessing young Hope (Summer Fontana) ever again. For Klaus, that means spending the rest of his days without his family or his daughter, who has inspired him to be the absolute best version of himself. Rebekah and Kol will never see the siblings they promised "always and forever" to over a thousand years ago and Elijah is forced to accept that he and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) can never be together again. To deal with the pain of separation, Elijah goes the extra mile of having Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) compel him to forget his connection to his siblings. TVGuide.com talked to executive producer Michael Narducci, who is leaving the show ahead of Season 5 for a development deal at ABC, about why this was the last story he wanted to write for The Originals and who the Mikaelsons are if they no longer have "always and forever." Michael Narducci: I think a lot of people, as they watch the episode, will focus on the fact that we've destroyed "always and forever" and we've separated the family. Slowly but surely, he grew to accept the role of fatherhood to the point where that child became what he considered, perhaps, the great love of his life and the great redemptive possibility of his life. The Mikaelsons, who have always been a family that's feuded and have had a lot of problems between one another, they actually came closest to loving each other the best when they decided to do the right thing and go their separate ways. Klaus says in the finale that his backslide into mayhem and chaos is inevitable. If he doubts that he's going to be able to maintain any type of semblance of peace and sanity, then there's a kernel of truth i



Shadowhunters: Matt Hastings and Emeraude Toubia Tease Isabelle and Rafael's Addiction Issues

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

"The fact is that our audience is either gay or straight or bi or trans or whatever, we just want to include every section as much as we can," Hastings says. With Izzy's mother also visiting the Institute during this episode and her brother trying to keep the Downworld from rising up against the Clave, tension will be running high in all aspects of her life.



Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders Casts Heather Graham and Elizabeth Reaser

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 UT

The "gripping in-depth dramatization" of the Menendez murders is headed to TV in Law & Order True Crime: If you had a pulse in the '90s, you know the whole story behind Lyle and Erik Menendez and how they murdered their parents in cold blood -- a gruesome crime that earned them both life sentences. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Heather Graham will be playing the sexy and emotionally fragile mistress of Dr. Oziel, the psychologist of both Menendez brothers.