Oh Bouy! Drunken Trivia on Cmt’s “Pontoon Payday”

Cmt is setting sail with the premiere of Pontoon Payday, the first-ever game show on a boat. A boat? Yes, a boat. And thankfully, most of Pontoon Paydays’ contestants come with personal safety devices in the form of inflated egos, pumped up muscles, or buoyant bosoms, and everyone is protected by a healthy dose of alcohol. In the hot and hilarious new series, unsuspecting lake-goers are plucked from their party boats to compete on the floating game show hosted by comedian Frank Nicotero (Street Smarts). If the buzzed boaters can answer trivia questions correctly, they win quick cash. But if … Continue reading →

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Listen: CulturePop No. 12 - 'Today,' 'Iron Man 3,' 'America's Got Talent'

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Listen: CulturePop No. 12 - 'Today,' 'Iron Man 3,' 'America's Got Talent'
We're back! Melinda and I had a lot to discuss this week, since we got a chance to see "Iron Man 3" a while ago and, now that the embargo is lifted, we can actually talk about it. We also have some strong opinions about Miley Cyrus' new photo spread and "Today." Here's a rundown:   :45 I went to an "America's Got Talent" taping -- but just missed the taping where a comic foolishly (allegedly) stole material from the warm-up guy, Frank Nicotero. We have thoughts, of course.  5:25 As much as we wanted to love "Iron Man 3," it...
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‘The Game of Life’ Comes to TV

Dennis Nishi

After spending 51 years as a highly successful board game, Hasbro and the Hub television network, formerly known as “Discovery Kids,” have finally figured out how to turn “The Game of Life” into a game show. The family-oriented program will be hosted by comedian Frank Nicotero (Street Smarts, The Sharon Osbourne Show) and it will air alongside another Hasbro property: “Scramble Showdown.”

Many of the key features from the board game have been worked into the show including the car,
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Yahoo! Series Hits 500 Million Views, Poaches YouTube Stars

In celebration of its 500 millionth stream, Yahoo! TV's most popular web series Primetime in No Time is tapping web celebrities Michelle Phan, DeStorm Power, and Soleil Moon Frye to guest co-host the show between March 28 and March 30. Primetime in No Time offers a comical three-minute roundup of the previous night’s primetime TV shows. Host comedian Frank Nicotero (former host of comedy game show Street Smarts) will hand over the reins to the guest hosts, who are promoting a contest starting today on the Yahoo! Facebook page in which fans can enter to win a trip to Los Angeles to watch the special episodes being made. Phan, the make-up and beauty guru whose YouTube channel has racked up 1.2 million subscribers with over 333 million video views, is the #1 most subscribed female on YouTube. Singer, songwriter, and video editor DeStorm Power is another YouTube powerhouse whose music has been featured in national commercial spots for major brands.
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‘Primetime’ Becomes Yahoo’s Most Popular Web Series, 208M Views!

With their hugely popular series Primetime in No Time, Yahoo! offers a daily recap of everything you missed last night on TV. Hosted by comedian Frank Nicotero entire evenings of sitcoms, dramas, and reality shows are distilled into a fast paced laugh fest. Frank pokes fun at our favorite shows and the ones that make us cringe. The Yahoo! audience eats it up. Last month Primetime in No Time flew past 208 million views mark. With the racapping phenomenon of cable shows like The Soup, The Dish, and Best Week Ever and the web series like This Week in YouTube, Primetime in No Time offers a pop culture crash course in quick episodes. Catching up the most outrageous things that happened on TV can often be more fun that watching the shows themselves. Thankfully we have Frank and the staff at Yahoo! to do it for us.
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