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'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches A Sitcom

October 1st, 2014 8:10am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches
Things are getting dicey on The Voice. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams are filling up their squads for season seven, and spots are starting to be harder to come by. Let's see who got the good news, who didn't luck out - and who got the unfortunate montage treatment - in this recap of Tuesday's action.

Starting off the night is 15-year-old Katriz Trinidad from our hometown of San Diego, California. She's performing Etta James' "At Last." What is with these songs that keep reminding us of Will Champlin?! Anyway, Katriz sings like she's twice her age and quickly...
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'The Voice' Recap: Adam Quips, Anita Comes Back, And The Blind Guy Wins

September 30th, 2014 10:19am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Adam Quips, Anita Comes Back, And The Blind G
After the first week of blind auditions, the next wave of The Voice is rolling on with two more hours of singers hoping to impress Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. If you need a reminder, Team Adam has three of twelve artists, Team Blake and Team Gwen each have four, and Team Pharrell is ahead in the count with five. How many more people will get added to the lineup in this round? There's only one way to find out.

Batting leadoff on Monday night is Chicago native John Martin. John's rendition of "Sweet Pea" attracts three of our four coaches: Gwen, Pharrell a...
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'Saturday Night Live' Season 40 Premiere: Chris Pratt Proves To Be Perfect Utility Player Host

September 29th, 2014 9:04am EDT
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To kick off its milestone 40th season, “SNL” entrusted the premiere to first-time guests Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande. Pratt proved to be the perfect utility player host, comfortably slotting into all his roles without overshadowing the cast. His trademark goofy energy could have been put to greater use, but this was an episode of “SNL” that wanted to try out new material and cover some of the most pressing news stories. New cast members Michael Che and Pete Davidson looked perfectly comfortable as they made auspicious debuts. Overall, this was an episode that was not entirely focused ...
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Meet The New Cast And Writers Of 'Saturday Night Live' Season 40

September 27th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Michael Che
“Saturday Night Live” is at a point in its run when there is some, but usually not too much, turnover in its creative personnel between seasons. Last year was a bit of an exception, with six new featured players added at the beginning of the season, and two more added over the course of the year. Season 40’s change rate is more typical, with the addition of two featured players and five writers. On the cusp of the season premiere, let’s take a moment to get to know these rookies:

1. Michael Che (New Weekend Update Anchor/Featured Player) – Che joined ‘SNL’ as a writer at the tail end of...
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20 Best Quotes Of 'Saturday Night Live' Season 39

September 26th, 2014 6:29pm EDT
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With “Saturday Night Live” on the cusp of beginning its latest season, we will be spending the next several days looking back at the best of last season.

Today, we're covering the best quotes of the season.

1. “If someone was like, ‘Hey, come live in this house, there’s only nine of us,’ I would say, ‘You got it dude!’” – Olya Pavlotsky (Kate McKinnon), on Weekend Update

2. “Now it’s a whole thing with Jean.” – Aidy Bryant, in “(Do It On My) Twin Bed”

3. “They’re all just twerkin’ 9 to 5.” – Drunk Uncle (Bobby Moynihan), on Weekend Update

4. “Patrick Henry: ‘Give me liberty or give me ...
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10 Best TV Bromances: Are Your Favorites On The List?

September 26th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Hawaii Five-0
Diehard, co-dependent friendships have become the stuff TV legend, not the "Pick me, choose me, love me" romances of the past. If "Orange Is The New Black" then so is the bromance. In honor bromance-based "Hawaii Five-0's" season premiere (and fast appraching 100th episode, I am counting down the 10 best TV bromances in returning shows.

10. Walter and Jesse on AMC's "Breaking Bad"

Technically the show ended in 2013, there's no denying the bizarre bromance between the cancer-stricken chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and his meth-head former student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaro...
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‘Law & Order: SVU Season 16 Premiere Recap 'Save Benson Baby'

September 25th, 2014 10:05am EDT
Law & Order: SVU
Noah may be safely in Liv’s arms but she’s still obsessed with getting answers to his mom’s murder. To refresh your memory: Noah’s mommy was raped and burned to death for turning on the cartel she was involved in as a prostitute. In the season 16 premiere episode “Girls Disappearing,” she recruits nearly all the detectives, or former detectives (looking at you Amaro) to go undercover and unearth the killer still a threat to Liv and baby Noah.

The Case

Amaro’s been demoted a beat cop after his rage-fueled meltdown last season. On duty, he spots a John having sex with an underage prostitute...
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Andre Benjamin Reveals Secrets From Jimi Hendrix Biopic, Gets Love From Ellen

September 25th, 2014 9:34am EDT
Andre Benjamin Reveals Secrets From Jimi Hendrix Biopic, Gets Lo
Andre Benjamin, also known as Andre 3000, appeared on the "Ellen" show to promote his new Jimi Hendrix biopic "Jimi: All Is By My Side" and to talk about OutKast's 20th anniversary tour.

While speaking to the talk show host, who revealed she is a huge fan of his music, Benjamin explained one of the biggest difficulties he had while portraying one of the world's greatest rock musicians, Jimi Hendrix, in the new film "Jimi: All Is By My Side."

"One of the greatest challenges I faced while preparing for the role was learning to play guitar left-handed. I had to make it look like I had been p...
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‘Law & Order: SVU’s’ Olivia Benson's Got A New Attitude In Season 16

September 24th, 2014 11:07am EDT
 ‘Law & Order: SVU’s’ Olivia Benson's Got A New Attitude In Seas
For 15 seasons Liv Benson has pushed the envelope in getting justice for her victims at Manhattan’s sex crimes unit, even if it meant putting her own safety at risk. How many “Law & Order:SVU” fans out there remember cringing at Liv’s own close encounters at nearly being a sex assault victim? *raises hand*

Well, fan girls and guys it isn’t getting any easier in Benson’s world. Yes, she escaped the dark excesses of hell the psychopath Lewis gave her a tour of, and found a silver lining in baby Noah, who she became foster mom too.Yet, where there are predators there detective Liv will be. An...
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'The Voice' Recap: Gwen And Blake Get Button Happy

September 24th, 2014 9:03am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Gwen And Blake Get Button Happy
Things were pretty even after the premiere of The Voice, with all four coaches having selected two artists for their twelve-member teams, and all showing that they had plenty of game as far as out-quipping and out-pitching each other.

There are still forty more singers that need to be found, though, so it's time for Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams to get back to work in night two of the blind auditions.

After some pregame analysis by Pharrell, first up is 23-year-old DaNica Shirey from York, Pennsylvania. Her performance of "Big White Room" attracts three co...
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