Interviews

Alfonso Ribeiro Wins

April 19th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Alfonso Ribeiro Talks Winning 2015 TGPLB Pro/Celebrity Race
Alfonso Ribeiro isn't just an actor, he's one heck of a race car driver. On Saturday, the Dancing with the Stars season 19 champ nailed down his third Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race - and did it in style, with perhaps one of the greatest outings in the history of the event.

We caught up with Alfonso shortly after his victory to ask him what it was like to lead the field of celebrity drivers for more than half the race and how being a three-time TGPLB Pro/Celebrity Race champion compares to his previous competition triumphs.

The first thing you have to know is that Alfo...
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Is This Joshua Morrow's Year?

April 18th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Is This The Year That 'Y&R' Star Joshua Morrow Becomes A Champio
Joshua Morrow has a Soap Opera Digest Award for his role as Nicholas "Nick" Newman on The Young and the Restless. But for years now, he's had his sights on bringing home another achievement: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race winner.

Today he gets his fourth shot at making that dream a reality, and we checked in with him just before he earned the pole position during Friday's qualifying session to ask him about his history with the race and with one of the other participants.

"I feel pretty good about my chances," he told us. "I feel very comfortable in the car. This is my...
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Actor Michael Nouri Gives Us Some Fascinating Insight On His Career

April 16th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Interview: 'The Squeeze' Actor Michael Nouri Shares His Fascinat
Anyone familiar with iconic romance films most assuredly knows actor Michael Nouri. As the good looking, thoughtful and dashing male counterpart to Jennifer Beals’s tough-as-nails dancer Alex Owens in the 1983 cinematic sensation "Flashdance," Nouri became the lust de jour of every woman in the world overnight. But as an actor Nouri has provided so much more than just a pretty face over the years, creating memorable characters from all walks of life that showcase there’s more to the handsome actor then meets the eye. His latest film entitled "The Squeeze" (hitting theaters and VOD on April...
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'The Voice' Coaches Talk

April 14th, 2015 9:41am EDT
'The Voice': Coaches Chat Before The Top 12
Now that we're officially into The Voice's live playoffs, it's time to check in with the folks who have the big star power - and the big decisions. Prior to Monday night's Top 12 performance show, Starpulse spoke with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams, as well as host and executive producer Carson Daly.

Read on to find out how uncomfortable it was for the coaches to eliminate two members of their teams last week, what makes a "dark horse" candidate and what they've learned from sitting in those big red chairs.

Last Wednesday was a tough day for A...
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'Justified' Cast Talks Series Finale, How Will It End?

April 13th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
'Justified': The Cast Reflects Before The Series Finale
As FX's Justified wraps its six-season run of excellence this Tuesday, we had one more opportunity to ask its cast and producer how it's been so good. Starpulse joined series stars Timothy Olyphant, Joelle Carter, Erica Tazel and Jacob Pitts, as well as executive producer Graham Yost, at the Paley Center for Media last week to look back on the show and ponder the future.

"It's been amazing," reflected Joelle. "They say art is like life and I think it's so true. I think I have grown with Ava. I've grown in my own capacity as an actress to evolve and to trust myself more, and they've given m...
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Suzanne Cryer Is The New Boss On The Business Comedy 'Silicon Valley'

April 11th, 2015 2:07pm EDT
Suzanne Cryer Livens Up HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
Move over, boys - HBO's Silicon Valley has a new woman in town. Suzanne Cryer portrays Laurie Bream, the new boss on the business comedy, and we connected with her last week to discuss becoming part of the series for its second season and how she's just as busy as her new alter ego.

"Definitely it is joining a party that's already in full swing," Suzanne said of coming aboard the show. "When I read the character description and the material we had for this character, it's very different from me but there are a lot of things that click for me, because she's highly organized and she leads wi...
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Sam Richardson Talks 'Veep'

April 11th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Sam Richardson Returns As Regular In Season 4 Of 'Veep'
When season four of HBO's Veep starts on Sunday, it will be with a new series regular. Sam Richardson has been promoted to the main cast of the political comedy, and joined us recently to talk about what's ahead with his character Richard Splett and what it's been like to become a regular player.

"It was incredible," he enthused. "It felt so natural and fun and free to play with those guys, and then I got that call...When I got to do this, it was to me one of the best comedies on TV. So getting the call to be a regular was unreal. It was like I'd won the lottery in heaven on my birthday."
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Get The Inside Scoop On FX’s 'The Comedians'

April 9th, 2015 1:47pm EDT
The Comedians
Everyone knows about the on-screen partnership of FX's The Comedians, which features Billy Crystal and Josh Gad in a TV show about Billy Crystal and Josh Gad trying to make a TV show.

You might even already know that the series is adapted from a Swedish program and is the love child of a comedy braintrust - not just Crystal and Gad, but also Larry Charles of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Matt Nix and Ben Wexler.

If you're asking yourself, "Who are Matt Nix and Ben Wexler?" The answer is two of the funniest writers in the room, and we sat down with them during FX's Television Critics Association p...
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Glenn Morshower On New Film 'Flutter'

April 8th, 2015 2:02pm EDT
Glenn Morshower Has 'Friday Night Lights' Reunion In New Film 'F
Glenn Morshower is a familiar face to TV viewers, whether it's playing Secret Service agent Aaron Pierce in almost every season of 24, as Landry Clarke's father Chad on Friday Night Lights, or currently as Wayne Lowry in Netflix's Bloodline.

Yet his newest big-screen project just arrived yesterday, and not only does he star in it, he also serves as an executive producer. Flutter tells the story of a woman (Lindsay Pulsipher, Justified) who struggles to care for her ailing son (Johnathan Huth Jr.) while her husband is away.

Glenn portrays her judgmental father-in-law - creating an FNL reun...
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Celebrate Rex Manning Day With Ethan Embry!

April 8th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
Ethan Embry Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of 'Empire Records'
Today isn't just Wednesday, it's Rex Manning Day. If you knew that, you're likely one of the many fans of Empire Records, the cult hit feature film about the employees of the most interesting record store that turns 20 this year.

Ethan Embry portrayed Mark, the hyperactive one who probably had too much sugar and listened to too much GWAR, and sat down with us last week to look back on the movie that audiences still quote and love today in the first part of our in-depth interview with this underrated actor.

Given how embraced Empire Records is now, it's easy to forget that the film didn't ...
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