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My 600-lb Life exclusive: Brothers tell how childhood hell led to horrific obesity

17 hours ago

Watch our harrowing exclusive clip from this week’s My 600-lb Life, as the two obese brothers featured, Steven and Justin Assanti, narrate their story of a hellish childhood. Steven says: “My childhood wasn’t good to say the least. My mom was an alcoholic and my parents’ relationship was pretty rocky. “So me and my brother Justin put up with a lot of abuse because of that. It was arguments all the time and fighting.” Their dad reveals he separated from their mother due to her drinking problem when Steven was just 11 and Justin was 5. Discussing life after they separated, Justin...read more »

- April Neale

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My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Whitney shakes her thing then gets shaken…by dating her cousin!

17 hours ago

This week on My Big Fat Fabulous Life, Whitney tackles new challenges but it turns out even our mostly fearless heroine has bridges she damn well won’t cross. Let’s get to that in a minute. First, there’s kickball! Well, Whitney isn’t playing kickball, but Todd is. He’s part of a gay men’s league, and is apparently devoted to it because all the other guys are hot. Hey, there are worse reasons for playing kickball. But the real reason for Whitney to stop by the kickball game (because let’s face it, most people who watch kickball being played are the parents...read more »

- Liane Bonin Starr

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Manipulative Steven and sulker Justin: Obese brothers on My 600-lb Life

20 hours ago

Tonight’s My 600-lb Life features the harrowing tale of two obese brothers, Steven and Justin Assanti. While Steven manipulates his father into always getting what he wants — mainly food — by acting out, Justin is lonely and insular, preying on his dad’s sympathy. Together they take their high-strung Italian American father on a hugely long Rv trip from the north-east to Houston, Texas. Every 100 miles during the 35-hour trip Steven, 33, demands his father pull over to get him food “or else”. Making matters worse is brother Justin, who rides up front with dad and plays him like a Stradivarius violin. Justin...read more »

- April Neale

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Sagging skin leaves military wife Julie a prisoner in her own home on TLC’s Skin Tight

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Tonight on TLC’s Skin Tight we meet young mom Julie M — who is ashamed of her body after being left with large amounts of excess skin following huge weight-loss. After a traumatic childhood of relentless bullying, she gorged on food to ease the pain. Married quite young, she gave birth to a daughter before suffering two miscarriages in 2013. Husband Rashad, who is in the military, was deployed shortly after the second miscarriage and she was left to deal with the ordeal alone. As a result, she gained a vast amount of weight — topping out at 363-lb. Rashad’s shock at her weight gain when he...read more »

- April Neale

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Jenna Elfman: Who is the star of ABC’s new comedy show Imaginary Mary?

20 hours ago

ABC’s new comedy series Imaginary Mary stars Jenna Elfman as career-focused Alice whose life gets turned inside-out. But just who is Jenna and where have you seen her before? Jenna was born Jennifer Mary Butala in Los Angeles, California, in 1971. She has Croatian ancestry (on her father’s side of the family) and is the youngest of three children. Her high-school years were spent at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and she went to college at California State University, Northridge. Although Jenna has become known for her acting, she actually started her professional career as a dancer —...read more »

- David Inglis

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Rachel Dratch: Who is comedian who voices animated character Mary in Imaginary Mary?

21 hours ago

Diminutive (she’s 5ft tall) Rachel Dratch lends her voice to the animated character of Mary in ABC’s new comedy Imaginary Mary. She’ll no doubt sound familiar when you hear her — but do you know where you recognise her from? Rachel was born in 1966 in Lexington, Massachusetts. Her brother, Daniel also works in the media as a writer and producer. Having attended the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Centre in 1986, Rachel went on to graduate from Dartmouth College two years later having majored in drama and psychology. In her early career, Rachel was part of the Second City...read more »

- David Inglis

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New sitcom Imaginary Mary, starring Jenna Elfman, premieres on ABC

21 hours ago

ABC’s new comedy series Imaginary Mary starts tonight — telling its story through a combination of live-action and CGI animation. The gorgeous Jenna Elfman takes the lead role of Alice, a driven, career-focused woman who fears commitment and doubts her maternal abilities. Alice falls madly in love with handsome, witty divorcee Ben (played by Stephen Schneider), the man of her dreams. The only thing is, she panics when she finds out he has three kids! As Alice struggles with her fears and anxieties, her imaginary friend from childhood, Mary (an animated, innocent-looking, furry-but-cute creature voiced by Rachel Dratch) appears and makes things even more complicated! With...read more »

- David Inglis

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Gio gets upset and Ellie snaps on Are You the One: Second Chances

21 hours ago

This week on Are You The One: Second Chances, Gio has a hissy fit when Alicia spends time with her match while Ellie snaps after Nate gets distracted from the game by pretty women. Producers will also have had the medics at the ready for the challenge in the clip below which sees the contestants having to cut plaster casts off each other using scary-looking electric saws. The game sees the Perfect Matches have to uncover messages hidden inside the casts. Some like Carolina are nice and relaxed about the situation — but others freak out when it comes down to the...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Nero’s Sunken City: Baiae, Rome’s version of Las Vegas, on Secrets of the Dead

21 hours ago

PBS’s Secrets of the Dead: Nero’s Sunken City tonight follows archaeologists as they map the ruins of Baiae — what was ancient Rome’s version of Las Vegas. The incredible underwater site lies in the Bay of Naples and was a playground for the great and the good of Rome between the first and the third centuries Ad. Secrets of the Dead follows a team of historians, archaeologists and scientists from around the world as they map the ruins in a bid to find out exactly what went on there and why it vanished under the sea. Half of Baiae’s ruins are...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Tiny Twins in parking lot fight on Little Women: Atlanta after bombing as nightclub hosts

22 hours ago

The Tiny Twins end up in a fight in a parking lot on this week’s Little Women: Atlanta — after totally bombing during their first attempt at hosting a party at a popular nightclub. It’s a big moment for the pair, Amanda and Andrea Salinas, and they are understandably nervous as they say beforehand: “It’s a huge night for the Tiny Twins.” But things don’t go to plan when their efforts fail to strike a chord with revellers at the club, and mic trouble even has some of them holding their fingers in their ears. Andrea says: “The crowd ain’t feeling us....read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Bob Harte makes triumphant return to The Last Alaskans after health scare

22 hours ago

Bob Harte makes a triumphant return to The Last Alaskans on this week’s episode — after several months in the lower 48 states due to a battle with cancer. The fan favorite was forced to leave his cabin in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge last season due to the health scare, and this week he returns to check it’s secure and to give fans an update on his condition. Footage shows Bob preparing to fly up to the cabin from Fairbanks to bear-proof it and check it’s still safe, and revealing he plans to spend another seven months in the lower 48. Bob has...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Ceaser gets friend-zoned by Tatu Baby over Dutchess on Black Ink Crew

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Black Ink Crew star Ceaser is back on the market — after being friend-zoned by short-term lover Tatu Baby. Footage from this week’s episode shows him talking about his relationship with the buxom tattoo artist as he celebrates the grand reopening of his Harlem studio after the group’s trip to Puerto Rico. He reveals to the others that Dutchess continually trying to win him back was the last straw for Tatu Baby, and said: “She said she can’t deal with more bulls*** so she friend-zoned my ass.” But he’s philosophical about the whole situation (in a Caeser kind of way), saying:...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Stranded with a Million Dollars recap: The Millennials learn that Karma is a real thing edition

28 March 2017 7:59 PM, PDT

It’s only a matter of time before MTV’s Stranded with a Million Dollars is down to only two Millennial competitors. The #MeanGirls alliance is dropping like flies. It’s a total score for #TeamMakody. Karma is wreaking havoc on Alex’s alliance. I talked to Cody about tonight’s episode, and you know he has some strong opinions. “Makani is Buddhist, and she’s big on Karma. I say I’m in control of my own fate. But when Eilish bounced, she was such a b***h the entire time… but she didn’t seem like she was going to quit. She called Makani a hippie b***h....read more »

- Sandy Malone

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Is Briana divorcing Matt on Little Women: La?

28 March 2017 2:39 PM, PDT

This week on Little Women: La, Briana talks to the girls about her problems and about Matt — and the fact that she still wants to have children. She doesn’t quite get the response she was bargaining for… Briana makes it clear that she’s not just trying to blame everything on Matt, as she says to the girls: “I don’t want you to think that this is ‘sit down and s**t on Matt and let’s blame that for all my problems’. “This is so much more than just the pain that Matt caused a long time ago. “I have detachment issues...read more »

- David Inglis

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Face Off gets spooky as the teams create covens of witches and warlocks

28 March 2017 2:33 PM, PDT

Face Off gets spooky this week — with an episode called Cursed Covens. When the seven remaining contestants enter the lab, they see a bubbling cauldron, dry ice covering the floor, lightning, and an eerie-looking altar next to host McKenzie Westmore. McKenzie tells them: “You’re just in time for the witching hour. As you might have guessed, we’re going to be exploring the world of witches this week. “In films and television shows like The Craft and American Horror Story: Coven, witches are portrayed as powerful beings, capable of using magical spells and curses to manipulate the world around them. “So, for...read more »

- David Inglis

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Brad Pitt and George Clooney among People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive winners on People Icons

28 March 2017 9:23 AM, PDT

Tonight’s People Icons on ABC features People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive covers, both past and present. Highlights include George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Promising to be compulsive viewing, the show delves into our favorite A-listers, plus we get an insight into what goes on to create a cover. People magazine crowned Mel Gibson as their first Sexiest Man Alive way back in 1985. Back then, of course, he was best known for his role in Mad Max. Other notable winners are Chris Hemsworth, Adam Levine and Channing Tatum. Sometimes, the magazine introduced their readers to relatively unknown celebrities — such as...read more »

- David Inglis

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Winter is coming to Cosplay Melee: Contestants design characters inspired by Game of Thrones

28 March 2017 9:09 AM, PDT

This week on Cosplay Melee, the competitors are challenged to create characters and costumes using Game of Thrones as their inspiration. Contestant Ruth is delighted! In the trailer for the show, which you can watch below, she says: “I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. My very first convention I ever even attended, I got to meet George R. R. Martin. I’m so excited!” Each contestant must design and produce an all-new, battle-ready character to compete for the “iron throne”. They must decide what kind of armour their creation will have, and they must also build a weapon to go with it. To guide...read more »

- David Inglis

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Paul Kemsley: Who is Dorit’s tycoon husband on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills?

28 March 2017 8:44 AM, PDT

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Dorit Kemsley often seeks solace in husband Paul Kemsley — as her feuds with co-stars Lisa Rinna and Erika Girardi spiral out of control. Paul, who also agreed to take part in the Bravo show, recently said he feels he’s to blame for her ordeal on Rhobh. It has seen her in pretty much constant run-ins with her fellow housewives since day one. He said: “Dorit joining the housewives was my idea, which is why I feel completely responsible.” But who is multi-millionaire Paul, affectionately known as “Pk”? Paul, born Paul Zeital Kemsley, is an English...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Street Outlaws beat Fast N’ Loud in Mega Race

28 March 2017 7:52 AM, PDT

The Street Outlaws teams both beat their Fast N’ Loud rivals in the ultimate TV auto showdown, Discovery’s Mega Race. In what turned out to be the more serious and competitive of the two events, Big Chief beat Richard Rawlings in a best-of-three drag race — winning the first two races so a third one didn’t have to take place. The first one actually saw Richard’s Dodge Challenger, driven much to Big Chief’s annoyance by pro driver Alex Laughlin of Laughlin Motorsports, travel the 1/8 mile faster. But he took longer to get off the line than Big Chief, which meant Big...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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Fans call for Aaron Kaufman to get new TV show as he reveals plans after Fast N’ Loud and Mega Race

28 March 2017 5:25 AM, PDT

Fans have called for Aaron Kaufman to be given a new TV show after his final appearance alongside Richard Rawlings on last night’s Fast N’ Loud vs. Street Outlaws Mega Race. Aaron has also revealed more information about his future plans after last month’s revelations that he was leaving Gas Monkey Garage. Last night’s Mega Race on Discovery saw Richard Rawlings do his best to persuade Aaron to change his mind and stay at Gas Monkey, but to no avail — with Aaron saying he was “100 per cent” sure his time to move on had come. The one-off special episode...read more »

- Julian Cheatle

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