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George Bush Returns to SNL to Remind Us Trump Only Makes Him Look Good (Video) 4

George Bush Returns to SNL to Remind Us Trump Only Makes Him Look Good (Video)

Donald Trump is so bad in office, he’s even making George W. Bush look good. But the former president returned to “Saturday Night Live” last night to remind viewers that his presidency sucked, too. Of course, it wasn’t really George W. Bush. It was a spot on impersonation by Will Ferrell. The comedian made a surprise return to the show to reprise his character in the cold open....
Blac Chyna Isn't Done With Fame Yet; Could Land on New Reality Show 6

Blac Chyna Isn’t Done With Fame Yet; Could Land on New Reality Show

Blac Chyna is known famously for being semi-famous as Rob Kardashian’s baby mamma. But all was not lost with their breakup. She appears to have leveraged her 15-minutes of fame into a possible slot on a new “Celebrity Big Brother” television show. The 29-year-old provocative sometime model, real name Angela Renée White, was battered in the tabloids over her relationship....
Steven Colbert Cold Open Kicks Off Hot Politicized Emmy Awards Show (see!) 8

Steven Colbert Cold Open Kicks Off Hot Politicized Emmy Awards Show (see!)

Stephen Colbert opened the 69th Prime Time Emmy Awards with a hot little number that paid homage to the season’s television shows. Speaking of season, the number was seasoned with subtle political jibes at Donald Trump, who never won an Emmy, even though he was nominated several times. Colbert has soared to No. 1 in the ratings for late night comedy shows thanks regularly lampooning Trump in his opening monologues. ...
Downton Abbey Season 6 Trailer Warns Heartache, Tears Ahead (watch!) 14

Downton Abbey Season 6 Trailer Warns Heartache, Tears Ahead (watch!)

“Downton Abbey” is heading into its sixth and final season this fall and a new trailer for the UK premiere in September hints at plenty of tragedy and tears ahead. The Crawley family’s privileged way of life may be the biggest victim. You may recall, the series kicked off in 1912 at the height of the Edwardian era, when the British peerage lived in a privileged and highly regimented culture. ...
History Channel's 'Texas Rising' May Have Little to Do With History 16

History Channel’s ‘Texas Rising’ May Have Little to Do With History

Bill Paxton is featured in a new trailer for the History Channel’s eight-part miniseries “Texas Rising.” The show, however, looks like it has more to do with entertainment and less to do with, you know… actual history. The show is about Texas’s revolt against Mexican rule in the 1800s. Joining Paxton, who plays Texas hero Sam Houston, are Olivier Martinez, Chad Michael Murray, Brendan Fraser, Trevor Donovan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Ray Liotta....
Downton Abbey Success Spawns Slew of New British Shows on PBS (video!) 18

Downton Abbey Success Spawns Slew of New British Shows on PBS (video!)

Downton Abbey, on of the most successful shows ever imported for American viewing on PBS has triggered a new British invasion on public television, with the arrival of two new series later this year. “Arthur & George,” starring Martin Clunes (Doc Martin), and “Home Fires” will become part of the Masterpiece series, the networks flagship station WGBH announced. Samantha Bond from “Downton Abbey” and Francesca Annis, best known for films such as “Dune” and the television shows “Reckless,” and “Wives and Daughters,” will star in “Home Fires.”...
Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow Spoof Games Shows With 'Curse Off' (watch!) 20

Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow Spoof Games Shows With ‘Curse Off’ (watch!)

Jennifer Aniston was in full-on “Horrible Bosses” mode when she squared off against former “Friends” star Lisa Kudrow in Jimmy Kimmel’s most foul-mouthed competition in America, otherwise known as “Celebrity Curse-Off.” Aniston is making the talk show rounds to promote her latest movie “Horrible Bosses 2.” Kudrow has a new show on HBO. The rules of the game are fairly simple. Each contestant must think of a curse that ABC censors will bleep. If they let the expression pass without a bleep, it’s not a curse and the game is over....
Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul Try to Con Julia Louis-Dreyfus (watch!) 24

Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul Try to Con Julia Louis-Dreyfus (watch!)

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, memba’ them from “Breaking Bad?” Well now they’ve gone legit, barely, in a new viral video hyping the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. They play Buzz and Randy Jackson, the proprietors of “Barely Legal Pawn,” a spoof on real reality television shows like “Hardcore Pawn” and “Pawn Stars.” Julia Louis-Dreyfus who has four golden winged Primetime Emmy statuettes–three for Lead Actress In a Comedy and one for a supporting role in “Seinfeld”–decides she can part with one. ...
Game of Thrones: Blood, Iron, Laughs in Comic-Con Blooper Reel  26

Game of Thrones: Blood, Iron, Laughs in Comic-Con Blooper Reel

A new blooper reel released at Comic-Con in San Diego shows “Game of Thrones” stars bumbling lines, clowning around and otherwise adding some levity the serious business of blood and iron in the Seven Kingdoms. Stars like Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage don’t let the show’s heavy themes detract from the fun. In the clip, Charles Dance (Lord Tywin Lannister) sits impatiently on the Iron Throne until he realizes it’s his turn to say lines, only he forgets what they are. ...
'Dating Naked' Premiere in New York Draws Racy Guests (pics!) 28

‘Dating Naked’ Premiere in New York Draws Racy Guests (pics!)

“Dating Naked,” the new VH-1 reality dating show, held its premiere party in New York City, last night (July 16). Sadly, no one showed up naked. Still, guests seemed to get the message and a number of them showed up in revealing outfits. The whole premise of the show is that people would be quicker to find true love if they start out dating without clothes. Of course, the show doesn’t actually show people naked. In fact, no one is really naked on the show. Instead, they run around with blurry smudges hiding their private parts. ...
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