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'Community': The Best And Worst Of 'Basic Intergluteal Numismatics'

January 10th, 2014 9:44am EST
Community
Best: A Perfect Parody

Community has always been known for its deep love of parody and satire, but in the past few years it had been overdone. Parodies from the 3rd season on felt forced. Abed was always around to make a dozen references and other characters changed their personas completely to fit into the scenario. In this episode, they avoid all of those parody pitfalls.

“Basic Intergluteal Numismatics” is a take off on the dark detective shows that are so popular these days, including The Killing, Hannibal, The Bridge, and the upcoming True Detective. Annie, who last week came back to...
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Jacqueline M. Wood Talks 'Dream Job' Hosting E!'s 'Party On'

December 19th, 2013 2:08pm EST
Jacqueline Wood
How great would it be if your job was to travel the world and find all the best happenings? That's what Jacqueline M. Wood gets to do as the host of E!'s Party On, which drops her in exotic locations for just 48 hours to uncover all the must-see spots and must-do activities. BFTV connected with Jacqueline after last week's series premiere to ask her about the gig, and how it differs from her acting career.

"Hosting reality [TV] was something I just never expected to really do," she told us, "although I did tell myself years ago that if they were to remake [E!'s previous travel series] Wild...
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Live Fan Chat With 'General Hospital's' Kelly Thiebaud

April 3rd, 2013 1:33pm EDT
Live Fan Chat with 'General Hosptital's' Kelly Thiebaud
It is my pleasure to share I will be chatting live today at 5pm PT with Kelly Thiebaud! Kelly, or better known as Dr. Britt Westbourne on General Hospital, is one of GH’s newest hires.  She plays the student nurse who is known for causing heartbreaks. The ABC soap opera is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary!

Join us for the live chat right here: 
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'General Hospital' Star Kelly Thiebaud On The Rise

April 2nd, 2013 12:40pm EDT
Kelly Thiebaud
Kelly Thiebaud has kept General Hospital fans wondering what she'll do next as the prickly Dr. Britt Westbourne. As GH celebrates its 50th anniversary this season, BFTV took the opportunity to get to know the actress behind the blackmailing doctor, and unsurprisingly, she's much more amenable than her alter ego.

"Playing Britt has just been a good time. Something you can't do as an actor is judge your character, but it's very easy to do that. At times I'd catch myself [saying] 'I can't understand why Patrick would want to be with me! I'm a horrible person!' But she's so fun," Kelly said wi...
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'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: 'Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Inferno'

January 30th, 2013 11:17am EST
Pretty Little Liars
A heartbroken Spencer makes for excellent television, this much we already knew.  How great it would be to watch however …I think we undersold it.  She goes through so many emotions in this episode – every scene she isn’t in just doesn’t seem to measure up.

Stage 1:  Denial and Isolation

We start with Spencer having a sex dream with Toby that goes awry.  Articles of clothes are being removed and then the next thing you know, Toby is in full A garb and strangling her.  That’s enough to dry out any wet dream.  And our heroine (somehow that’s what she seems like) awakens to figure out that r...
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Gossip Girl Fashion: Blake Lively's Patterned Scarf

March 6th, 2012 3:21pm EST
Blake Lively
"Gossip Girl" beauty Blake Lively is channeling one of Spring's hottest accessories to sport: the patterned scarf!

Blake was spotted this week on the show's NYC set wearing this Orange Multi Diamonds Tie All Scarf by designer Theodora & Callum ($175).

Not only can you wear this like Ms. Lively does in the photo, but this item can also be transformed into a shawl, pareo, skirt, strapless dress, a beach blanket, & so much more - the possibilities are limitless!

Fashion Fact: Best known in most Native American cultures as the symbol for “wind,” the diamond serves as an emblem of protection ...
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Q&A: Marisol Nichols On Her 'Absolutely Hysterical' New Series 'GCB'

March 4th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Marisol Nichols
Actress Marisol Nichols, who plays Heather Cruz in ABC's new show GCB, calls the already much-talked about series "absolutely hysterical."

Based on the book Good Christian B--ches by Kim Gatlin, the series is clearly positioned to succeed Desperate Housewives as ABC's prime-time soap (it even follows Housewives tonight at 10 PM ET/PT). It centers around Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb), who returns home to Dallas after a scandal to "sympathy and scheming," according to the network press release.

The series is a different flavor for Nichols, who's established herself playing a number of strong ...
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Q&A: 'La Reina del Sur' Star Kate del Castillo

February 19th, 2012 11:30am EST
Kate del Castillo
Tonight, La Reina del Sur starts a second run on Mun2. The popular telenovela stars Kate del Castillo as Teresa Mendoza, who becomes the toughest woman in the Mexican drug world.

I recently sat down with Kate to ask her about the experience of playing 'The Queen of the North,' and the show having a second life.

Why this role, and how did it come to you?

I read the book probably ten to twelve years ago, and as an actress, you picture yourself doing a role like this. They were going to do the movie and I tried to seek this role [out] and I couldn't. Finally I stopped because Eva Mend...
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TV Goodbye: Shows That Ended & Shows That Were Cancelled In 2011

December 31st, 2011 12:00pm EST
Canceled and Ended Shows in 2011
Ask the typical American to name 20 currently airing primetime television shows and they probably can't without doing some serious thinking. They'd probably even ramble off a few that were cancelled during the year or the year before without even realizing it.

In 2011 a myriad of television shows come to an end with over 80 leaving the airwaves, most of which you probably never even heard of (some were so small we didn't even include them in this year-end roundup).

Some had tearful goodbyes after long runs (Oprah, Big Love, Rescue Me), and others were canceled so fast we hardly even knew ...
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AMC's Darabont Free Season 2 Premiere Emotionally Empty - My Goodbye To "The Walking Dead"

October 17th, 2011 8:10pm EDT
The Walking Dead
I must admit the only reason I got into "The Walking Dead" in the first place was the creative team of filmmaker Frank Darabont and KNB effects maestro Greg Nicotero. (Sorry AMC – you’re not that great on your own!) Being a movie guy all the way who doesn’t watch much TV, I was interested to see if the dynamic duo could convert a cinema lover like me to the boob tube week after week. The pilot episode was some of the best TV I’ve ever seen, not to mention pure Darabont, with zombie fun but also a distinctively dramatic and emotional through line you can only get with a director of that c...
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