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Jimmy Wong is going back to his YouTube roots. Jumping off his current turn in season three of Video Game High School, Wong has launched an Indiegogo campaign for Band Aid, a six-episode musical comedy series. Band Aid and features a group of four ex-bandmates who reunite when lead singer Chase (played by Wong) launches one last attempt to win over his crush Jo (Abbe Drake) before she leaves town. Along the way, regular musical numbers will keep Band Aid lively (in the spirit of other musically-inclined comedic programs like Flight of the Conchords, Tenacious D, and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog). In addition to starring in the series, Wong will also direct it alongside Matt Enlow, who is best known as the creator of the hit web series Squaresville. Here's a look and the pitch: Wong - who is the brother of fellow YouTuber Freddie Wong - has always had an affinity for musical comedy. »
- Sam Gutelle
We don't blame Corey for this horrible, way-off-base bid on a recent episode of The Price Is Right. The announcer really shoved it in everyone's faces that the hammock comes with a "signature stand" that was "crafted from Southern Cyprus." That hammock is classy as hell. Just look at it! Still, it in no way deserves the guess that poor, poor Corey ventured to host Drew Carey. While most of the contestants placed the value around the $700-$1,200 mark, our hero Corey went balls to the walls with his bid: You read that right. $7,000. For a hammock. The woman next to him in contestant's row was like: And after the audience was stunned silent, Corey was »
If you've ever seen The Price Is Right, you know that contestants take turns guessing the price on different items in the hopes that they can win the game by guessing the right price. But what do you do when the price is definitely wrong? Contestant Corey found out the hard way that sometimes numbers can get a little complicated. Watch Corey's major flub (warning there is some Nsfw language at the end), and be sure to check out more must-see viral videos. »
After the epic knockdown, drag-out fight between Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore last season, The Real Housewives of Atlanta will be adding some new blood to the mix for season 7. Bravo announced that Claudia Jordan will be joining the show as a full-time housewife while Demetria McKinney will be joining the cast as a friend of the housewives. McKinney is an actress and singer, known for her role as Janine Payne on TBS's Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Jordan is the co-host of The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, and is recognized for her work as a model on The Price is Right »
- Teresa Jue
Jimmy Fallon will do a post-Super Bowl “Tonight Show” in Phoenix, followed by a week of shows in L.A. Fallon’s post-Super Bowl show will air after a special episode of “The Blacklist.” After the game, he’ll bring “The Tonight Show” back to Los Angeles from Feb. 2-5 for a week of shows from Universal Studios Hollywood. “How to Get Away with Murder’s” premiere now has more than 20 million viewers — after setting a DVR playback record A record 6 million watched the ShondaLand drama on DVR. Dominic Cooper officially joins “Agent Carter” His role as Tony Stark’s father, Howard Stark, will become a regular one on the ABC series. Click Read Full Post For More A mathematician has created a statistical model predicting who will die on “Game of Thrones” Richard Vale from the University of Canterbury’s statistics department uses previous chapters to predict which character »
- Norman Weiss
Kenny Smith is signing to Team TBS for a new reality show, “Kenny Smith and Family,” which will center around Smith, his wife Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith and their five children, TBS said Tuesday. Smith is a former NBA star with the Houston Rockets and other teams, as well as a current NBA analyst for Turner Sports. His wife, meanwhile, is an actress/model whose credits include “The Price Is Right,” “Ocean Ave.” and “Any Given Sunday.” The couple has five children, ranging in age from two years-old to 20 years-old. Also read: ‘Friends’ Scores 20-Episode Marathon on TBS for 20th Anniversary “The family at. »
- Tim Kenneally
TBS has greenlit “The Smiths,” an unscripted series following NBA star Kenny Smith, his wife Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith and their five children.
The series is set to shoot in Los Angeles and Atlanta. It’s produced by Good Clean Fun, with Jason Carbone (“The Bachelor”), Nick Lee (“The Bachelor”), Jeff Altrock (“The T.O. Show”) and Smith (pictured with Osborne-Smith) as exec producers.
Series will focus on the family’s domestic life. It’s targeted to premiere in spring 2015, coinciding with the end of the NBA season.
Smith helped the Houston Rockets win NBA championships in 1994 and 1995. He also played for the Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks during his pro career. Osborne-Smith is an actress and singer who has been a »
- Shelli Weinstein
TBS has greenlighted a reality series starring former NBA player-turned-analyst Kenny Smith and his family. The Smiths, set to shoot in Los Angeles and Atlanta, will follow Smith and his wife, The Price Is Right model Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, and their blended family of five kids, who range in age from 2 to 20. See more TV Premiere Dates 2014-15: The Complete Guide Smith is an NBA studio analyst for Turner Sports alongside Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal and Ernie Johnson and also a main studio analyst for the Ncaa Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on TNT, TBS,
- Kimberly Nordyke
At least once a week on The Price Is Right, you can see a beautiful woman run her hand across the back of a chair and not feel a thing (aside from “What is the actual retail value?”).
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Indeed, as Baranski’s Diane Lockhart bids farewell to her meticulously appointed office, »
"Are you saying you're going to start dressing up like a lady all the time?" Sarah asks her father, who stands before her in full feminine dress, hair and makeup. "My whole life, I've been dressing up like a man," her father explains. "This is me." This is the key conversation at the heart of "Transparent," the great new series — which couldn't be more timely in subject matter, form or distribution — that Amazon is debuting on Friday morning. (You can already watch the pilot here.) To Sarah Pfefferman (Amy Landecker), this is her father Mort (Jeffrey Tambor) standing before her in drag; to her father — who prefers to be called Maura — Mort Pfefferman was always the disguise. "Transparent" comes at a tipping point for social awareness of transgender issues. Earlier this year, the editors at Grantland took a pounding across the internet for publishing a story that outed a trans »
- Alan Sepinwall
Jenny McCarthy and Drew Carey are standing up for what's right. After a mother in Bay Village, Ohio, alerted police about a cell phone video of high schoolers dousing her autistic teenaged son with feces and urine during a cruel Als Ice Bucket Challenge prank, both celebs are offering up monetary rewards to apprehend the alleged pranksters. "Wtf? Just saw this. Horrendous. These kids should be arrested and expelled," The Price is Right host Carey tweeted, after seeing the alleged video on social media. "If the Bay Village [...] »
Drew Carey, Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are offering $10,000 as a reward for capturing a group of teens that poured a bucket of urine, spit, feces and cigarette butts on an autistic schoolmate. The incident was recorded as a pastiche on the Als ice bucket challenge which successfully raised money for research on Lou Gehrig’s disease. The teens used the autistic boy’s phone to record the act.
"He was embarrassed because he did not know what the contents were until afterwards, and then he didn't want anybody to know," the mother told the station. "They used his phone to tape it, and they put it up on Instagram."
Autistic Boy Pranked In Als Challenge Spoof
The video depicted the 14-year-old autistic boy in his underwear outside of a garage door. From the roof a thick brown liquid is poured onto him while the other boys laugh. It went »
Drew Carey is stepping up for a very good cause. The Price is Right host and comedian has offered to donate a $10,000 reward in hopes of finding several high school students involved in a horrible Als Ice Bucket Challenge prank. The awful act involved a 14-year-old autistic boy who was challenged to participate in the viral movement that's meant to bring awareness to Lou Gehrig's Disease. Instead of getting splashed with a bucket of water, however, the young Ohio student allegedly had a bucket of urine, feces and spit poured over him by his high school peers. "Wtf? Just saw this. Horrendous," Carey Tweeted Friday evening. "These kids should be arrested and expelled." He »
Long-running game show The Price Is Right recently began its first-ever nationwide search for a male model on Aug. 16, in Spartanburg, S.C. CBS has announced upcoming open casting calls will also be held in Boston on Sept. 6; Dallas on Sept. 7; Philadelphia on Sept. 8; and Los Angeles on Sept. 30. According to a release, semi-finalists will be flown to L.A., where they will be interviewed and judged by a panel of experts on their sense of humor, red carpet skills and how to model a car. These finalists will be included in a six-episode web series competition … Continue reading →
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- Jeff Pfeiffer
Wanted: Hot dudes who know how to model a car. For the first time in in its 40-year-plus history, The Price Is Right is launching a nationwide search for another male model. The grand prize winner will score a week-long gig on the CBS game show in December and earn a chance to assume a more permanent spot in the future. The search for a new male model officially kicked off in South Carolina earlier this month. Open casting calls are set for Boston on Sept. 6, Dallas on Sept. 7, Philadelphia on Sept. 8, and Los Angeles on Sept. 30. Contestants can also submit a video online. »
- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice
Wanted: Hot dudes who know how to model a car. For the first time in in its 40-year-plus history, The Price is Right is launching a nationwide search for another male model. The grand prize winner will score a week-long gig on the CBS game show in December and earn a chance to assume a more permanent spot in the future. The search for a new male model officially kicked off in South Carolina earlier this month. Open casting calls are set for Boston on Sept. 6, Dallas on Sept. 7, Philadelphia on Sept. 8, and Los Angeles on Sept. 30. Contestants can also submit a video online. »
- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice
Lifetime’s latest project is “all for you!”
The cabler announced Monday that it has given a six-episode, straight-to-series order to Damien, a sequel drama based on the 1976 horror classic The Omen.
Written and executive-produced by former Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara, Damien follows the adult life of evil Omen child Damien Thorn, who must come to terms with being the Antichrist after growing up unaware of the satanic forces around him.
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“We are thrilled to be bringing a contemporary version of The Omen’s Damien Thorn back to the screen, »
Bob Barker, the former host of "The Price is Right," brings his animal advocacy to a whole new level in this clip from "The Bold and the Beautiful." Barker, who became a vegetarian in 1979, always signed off each show reminding viewers to spay and neuter pets; he's also donated millions of dollars to various advocacy groups and programs, including $5 million to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society for an anti-whaling ship.
The nonagenarian lands quite a few punches on Wyatt Spencer (Darin Brooks) after hearing Wyatt talk smack about animal lovers - but not before advising the young man to consider adopting a pet himself. Barker told TV Guide, "CBS and ['B&B' exec producer] Brad Bell have been incredible about using the soap to increase awareness. And if I get a chance to punch out a guy who thinks animal lovers are stupid wackos, even better!" Hey, Wyatt's got a pretty punchable face.
Of course, »
- Jenni Miller
CBS Radio News confirmed the news with a Tweet:
CBS Radio News (@CBSRadioNews) August 19, 2014
Pardo lent his voice to every season of “SNL” except one, making his the longest tenure of anyone associated with the show (creator Lorne Michaels was away for five years in the 1980s). He also missed one episode in 2013 due to a hip injury. “SNL” alum Darrell Hammond filled in for him then, doing his best Pardo impression throughout the show.
Since his official retirement from NBC in 2004, Pardo would often pre-record the “SNL” intros from his home in Arizona.
A 2010 inductee into the Television Hall of Fame, Pardo also served as the announcer »
- Variety Staff
Veteran television and radio announcer Dominick “Don” Pardo, best known as the voice of Saturday Night Live, has died. He was 96.
Pardo passed away Monday evening, an NBC rep confirms to TVLine.
Pardo retired from NBC in 2004, but continued to provide the introductions for SNL — most recently, pre-recording them from his home in Arizona. He had only missed one season of SNL — the show’s seventh — giving him a longer tenure than even Lorne Michaels (who stepped away for five seasons).
“I can’t imagine the show without [Don],” Michaels once said, “and as long as he’s there, I stay young. »
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