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Debra Messing Just Confirmed For ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake?

1/15/2016 10:07am EST
'Dirty Dancing' Remake Adds Debra Messing To Star-Studded Lineup
No one will put Baby in a corner in 2016!

ABC has greenlit a three-hour musical version of the hit 1987 film "Dirty Dancing" starring "Scream Queens" Abigail Breslin

Debra Messing has just been confirmed to co-star alongside Breslin as play Marjorie Houseman, the mother of Baby in the remake of the iconic movie musical.

After starring in "Smash" for two years as well as warbling a tune or two on her hit series "Will and Grace," Messing can now make waves as the understanding '60s mom who is more like her daughter than she ever believed.

Breslin and Messing's characterizations of the sw...
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The Cast Of ‘Fuller House’ Really Like Each Other

1/7/2016 9:57am EST
Fuller House cast on People Magazine
The cast of the upcoming Netflix series "Fuller House" reveals that they never stopped loving each other after more than a 20-year hiatus from their sitcom characters.

"We never stopped loving each other," John Stamos revealed to People.

Stamos remarked, "That magic you saw? It's still there because it never stopped from the day that we ended the show."

It was a great reunion for the cast, most of whom stayed in touch during their hiatus from the television world.

"I've never seen a cast bond like this," says show creator Jeff Franklin. "It feels like a real family."

The premise of th...
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FOX Incorporates Something New For 'Grease Live'

12/22/2015 10:31am EST
'Grease Live' To Have Live Studio Audience During Ambitious Prod
"Grease Live," unlike the most recent live musical productions on the small screen, will have a live studio audience to play off of when the musical debuts in early 2016.

Director Thomas Kail and set designer David Korins confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that an audience "in the multiple hundreds" will be in attendance as the show is broadcast live from the Warner Bros. backlot.

Kail revealed that the show will be a combined version of the original Broadway musical and the popular 1978 film that starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

"It's been pretty remarkable to feel how vi...
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'James May's Toy Stories' Returns To BBC America

12/21/2015 12:06pm EST
'James May's Toy Stories' Returns To BBC America With Two Specia
Toys are often on kids' minds during Christmas season, so it's fitting that BBC America has decided to bring back James May's Toy Stories for a back-to-back broadcast of two previously unaired episodes tonight.

In Toy Stories, former Top Gear co-host May celebrates popular toys by using them to undertake larger than life challenges. In past episodes, he's built a full-size model plane, put together a working bridge made entirely out of construction toy Meccano, and even constructed a full-size, fully furnished Lego house.

BBC America aired the original series, but tonight is airing the su...
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Demi Lovato Heartbroken Over Friend's Death

12/8/2015 8:59am EST
Demi Lovato Pens Touching Twitter Post To Pal Tiffany Thornton A
Demi Lovato took to her official Twitter account to send her condolences to BFF Tiffany Thornton and her family after the tragic death of Thornton's husband Chris Carney.

The musician died in a tragic car accident in Arkansas last week.

The actress and singer took to Twitter after the service to share her condolences and support for her longtime friend, actress Thornton.

The two co-starred on the Disney Channel television series, "Sonny with a Chance."

"Today has been all too real. Please please please #pray4theCarneys #RIPChrisCarney," penned Lovato.

"I love you @therealTiffany and so...
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Rockefeller Tree Lighting 2015: NBC Live Streams NYC Tree Lighting Wednesday Night

11/29/2015 8:37pm EST
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting 2015
The holiday season gets underway in New York City with the lighting of the 78-foot-tall Rockefeller Center Christmas tree on Wednesday night. If you can't get to NYC to watch the 83rd annual tree lighting in person, NBC will broadcast the big event live on December 2, complete with performances by Sting, Mary J. Blige, Andy Grammar, James Taylor, The Rockettes and other celebs and musical guests.

See the full performance lineup for NBC's Christmas in Rockefeller Center below and information on how to watch the tree lighting live online or on your mobile device.

Raising the tree at Rocke...
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NBC Live Streams 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Online, Mobile Apps

11/26/2015 6:40am EST
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Live Streaming Online, Mobile App
What time does the 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade start on Thursday and how can you watch the balloons, floats and performances on TV or live streaming online? Here's everything you need to know about the annual parade in New York City hosted by NBC's Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie.

See you tomorrow morning for the parade @Macys! pic.twitter.com/9XTe4qffsE

— PEANUTS (@Snoopy) November 26, 2015

Tune in to watch the three-hour parade at 9 a.m. ET on your local NBC TV channel. Not near a television? There are two ways to watch the parade online or on your mobile device.
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John Stamos Pleads No Contest To DUI Charges

11/25/2015 8:55am EST
John Stamos Gets 3 Years Probation For DUI Arrest
"Grandfathered" star John Stamos has had his day in court.

The star of the hit Fox series will not have to serve any jail time after his DUI arrest last summer.

According to People, Stamos' lawyer entered a no contest plea for his driving under the influence of a drug charge at a Los Angeles courthouse.

The actor was sentenced to three years of probation.

Ricardo Santiago, a spokesperson for the L.A. County District Attorney's Office, told People that the actor must also pay a $390 fine for the misdemeanor, enroll in a three-month alcohol abuse program, attend 52 Alcoholics Anonymous m...
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Is The 'Bob's Burgers' Thanksgiving Episode The Best Ever?

11/22/2015 2:02pm EST
Did 'Bob's Burgers' Make The Best Thanksgiving TV Episode Ever?
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it's time for Thanksgiving-themed TV episodes. Holiday episodes are a staple all across TV, but perhaps no Turkey Day installment was finer than Bob's Burgers, when the FOX comedy produced the hilarious and heartwarming "Turkey in a Can."

Almost exactly two years ago - November 24, 2013 - FOX aired "Turkey in a Can," which focused on Bob Belcher's (H. Jon Benjamin) obsession with creating the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. Unfortunately for Bob, before his three-day brine can finish, he wakes up to find his turkey in the toilet.

For the re...
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Alfonso Ribeiro Is Bringing 'The Carlton' To 'America's Funniest Home Videos'!

11/8/2015 10:37am EST
Alfonso Ribeiro Teases Tonight's 'Carlton' Episode Of 'America's
As the new host of TV mainstay America's Funniest Home Videos, it's Alfonso Ribeiro's job to lighten up the weekend. He's been doing just that, and tonight he's throwing audiences a bonus when he brings his well-known "Carlton" dance from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to AFV.

Starpulse spoke to Alfonso on Thursday about why he's bringing the dance back again, and how it's been for him to take over as host of such a long-running and beloved series.

"I'm a family guy," he told us, "and absolutely that's been my focus, that it's all about the family and making it work and I thought that AFV tr...
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