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CW To Ring in 2015 with iHeartMusic Festival

10 December 2014 8:39 PM, PST | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

CW just released their last holiday schedule for the week starting with December 29th. This includes how they will ring in 2015 and it is with music, just no countdown by the looks of it. On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day alike, we can expect The 2014 iHEARTRADIO Music Festival split between the two. Rest of the week they will stick to their usual shows. Here is the official schedule.

Monday, December 29

The Originals

Red Door” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. Et) (TV-14, Lv) (HDTV)

The Vampire DiariesNina Dobrev Appears In Flashbacks As Tatia, The Original Doppelganger — In order to show Elijah (Daniel Gillies) that her plan is what’s best for him, Esther forces him to relive a time long ago when he loved a young woman named Tatia (guest star Nina Dobrev). With the help of Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) is determined to find Elijah, »

- Sarah Peel

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Game of Thrones: The Compendium Site Debuted by HBO

9 December 2014 4:13 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you’re feeling winter’s frosty bite a bit more this winter because you can’t wait to see the Season 5 premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones, then you might want to immerse yourself in Game of Thrones: The Compendium, a new, official website on which you can view and submit artwork based on the realms of Westeros. Certain pieces will even be selected for publication in a printed book to be released in 2015:

Press Release – “From paintings and posters, recipes and songs, Game of Thrones® fans have created some of the most intriguing and creative content inspired by their beloved show. To celebrate their passion, HBO is embarking on a first-of-its-kind collaborative official compilation – Game of Thrones®: The Compendium. Through this unifying gateway, fans can contribute original Game of Thrones® themed creative content that showcases their knowledge and expertise of the series giving fans the »

- Derek Anderson

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Et Goes Inside Hollywood's Hottest Restaurant

5 December 2014 5:07 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

George Clooney and Bill Clinton are regulars at Craig's Restaurant in West Hollywood, a place where the biggest stars go to eat and be seen, and Et went inside Hollywood's hottest restaurant.

After George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin, he went to Craig's for a boys' night out, and picked the American restaurant to host an Oscar bash to celebrate his Best Picture win in 2013 for Argo.

News: George & Amal Are Married!

Owner Craig Susser explained to Et why the restaurant appeals to the stars.

"There is a private way in and out," said Craig, which is ideal for camera-shy celebs. "We look after people. We serve good food, great service, and it's private. What goes on in these four walls stays in these four walls and I think people feel protected."

Before running his own celeb hotspot, Craig spent 23 years as the maître 'd at another celeb favorite, Dan Tana's. His famous »

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What Is 'The Taste' Cooking Up This Season? Et Goes Behind the Scenes

4 December 2014 5:06 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Et's Kevin Frazier went behind the scenes of The Taste to see what the show has in store for its return Thursday and do his own judging of the chefs' dishes.

News: Get Your First Bite of The Taste

Renowned chefs Nigella Lawson, Marcus Sammuelsson, Ludo Lefebvre and Anthony Bourdain serve as mentors/judges on the ABC show, which averaged 3.7 million viewers last season -- more than double that of Top Chef.

What makes The Taste different from other food competition shows is that the mentors/judges taste the dishes blindly to help determine their teams. Kevin did his own blind taste test, choosing Marco as the winner, which left Ludo a little bitter.

"I'm not sure you have a palette, bro," Ludo blurted.

As one of the most well-traveled chefs on Earth, Anthony gave Kevin a whiff of the worst dish he's ever had -- fermented shark.

"It's like radioactive material," said Anthony »

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Why Anthony Bourdain loves doing 'The Taste'

4 December 2014 12:04 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The cooking competition "The Taste" returns tonight to ABC for its third season. The series introduced blind tasting of food to reality competitions--judges don't know whose food they're eating or even what's in the dish. It also brought Anthony Bourdain to a big, bright, glossy ABC reality show. The star of Travel Channel's Emmy-winning "No Reservations" and now CNN's "Parts Unknown" seems like perhaps the last person to gravitate to a "The Voice"-like competition for food, but when we talked Wednesday, one day before he was heading to Madagascar for "Parts Unknown," he was clearly, unabashedly enthusiastic about the series, which he also executive produces. When I asked about whether skeptical fans have now warmed to "The Taste" and his participation, Bourdain said, "I honestly don't think about. It's always a quality of life issue for me. Am I having fun? Am I working with people I like? »

- Andy Dehnart

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PGA Awards Announce TV and Feature Documentary Nominations

1 December 2014 9:42 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Roger Ebert documentary “Life Itself” and global warming documentary “Merchants of Doubt” have received nominations from the Producers Guild as the outstanding documentaries of 2014.

The Green Prince,” “Particle Fever” and “Virunga” also received documentary nods.

The PGA also announced its TV nominations with “Breaking Bad,” “Downtown Abbey,” “Game Of Thrones,” “House of Cards” and “True Detective” filling the drama series category.

Comedy series nominations went to “The Big Bang Theory,” “Louie,” “Modern Family,” “Orange Is The New Black” and “Veep.

The feature film nominations will be announced on Jan. 5. The 2015 Producers Guild Awards has been set for Jan. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

The full nominations list:

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:

30 For 30 (Espn)

Producers: Andy Billman, John Dahl, Erin Leyden, Connor Schell, Bill Simmons

American Masters (PBS)

Producers: Susan Lacy, Julie Sacks, Junko Tsunashima

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)

Producers:  Anthony Bourdain, »

- Dave McNary

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"The Chew's" Carla Hall Talks Thanksgiving Disasters, Shares Holiday Party Tips!

26 November 2014 2:15 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

The holiday season is finally here! toofab's Brittany Kyles chatted with "The Chew's" Carla Hall about the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest, where she also shared some of her favorite holiday dishes and Thanksgiving horror stories. If you're like us, December is probably filled with holiday parties -- from family functions to work events. So we asked Carla what's one really good and really simple dish to bring to a party. "I just did something on 'The Chew' recently and it was the creamy bustle sprout dip which is very similar to an artichoke and spinach dip," she told us. "So it's kind of like a twist on an old favorite.""The way that I would bring it is to take smaller crock pot or ceramic pan and then have it in a big bowl and once I get there put it into a pot and throw it into the oven. »

- tooFab Staff

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Review: Nat Geo’s ‘Chug’ and ‘Eric Greenspan is Hungry’ Makes Monday Nights Fun

23 November 2014 11:20 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

The key ingredient that makes or breaks a travel/cuisine/cultural immersion shows is the charisma of the show’s host. Chef and author Anthony Bourdain is the grease on the fire for his ‘Parts Unknown.’ Chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio exudes alpha-male charm in ‘Top Chef’ and even blustery chef Gordon Ramsay makes all the shows he helms a watchable experience.National Geographic Channel has bet the farm (a tiny one) on two charismatic dudes who each know their stuff for a block of tasty Monday night programming.Chef Eric Greenspan, a star on the La foodie scene taking the humble grilled cheese and […] »

- April Neale

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‘Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen’ Digital Series Returns To BravoTV

20 November 2014 2:05 PM, PST | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Bravo is bringing back its Emmy Award-winning digital series to the online masses. Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen will debut on BravoTV.com on December 10, 2014, in a two-part season four premiere. Bravo originally debuted Last Chance Kitchen in 2012 as a web companion to its hit TV series Top Chef . As it returns for its fourth season, the digital series will pit the first six chefs who were eliminated in season 12 of the show against each other. The eliminated “cheftestants” will gain another chance at getting back into the TV show’s finale via Last Chance Kitchen for their final shot at fame. They’ll have to cook up some truly delectable treats to impress series host Tom Colicchio and earn a spot in the finale. Season four of Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen is sponsored by Hidden Valley Food and The Glad Products Company. Viewers can watch the series on desktop, »

- Bree Brouwer

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Best of Late Night TV: Conan's 'Sons of Anarchy' Show, Drew Barrymore's 'Fever Pitch' Reunion (Video)

11 November 2014 11:15 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Conan O'Brien had the cast of "Sons of Anarchy" on his show Tuesday night. "Conan" posted a great cold open, showing the host attempting to be a ginger badass. They also shared a behind-the-scenes video to show how they put the opening together.

The Soa-themed episode included a special tribute to Charlie Hunnam's naked back, which has gotten a lot of air time on the show. Ah, memories.

Watch the full roundup of Soa cast videos on Conan's site, including Kurt Sutter's fantasy ending for the show, Charlie's final farewell to Jax, and Drea de Matteo's embarrassing confession. There's a lot of good stuff. Here's a tourism ad for Charming, »

- Gina Carbone

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'The Comeback' returns with more Bravo than Valerie

10 November 2014 12:50 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The comeback of "The Comeback" cleverly began exactly the same way as the first season, with a test pattern and an indication that we were seeing raw footage for a show called "The Comeback." Yet the show that followed was very different. Yes, it's still raw footage from a camera crew -- this time, a group of students Valerie Cherish is using to produce a pilot presentation for her own reality series -- but both Valerie and the series have changed. Most significantly, Valerie is in control. She's far less insecure and constantly troubled about how she'll appear to others, in part because she's the one controlling her film crew, however amateur they are. This time, if she makes that T with her hands, they really will time out and not use it ("My show, I can cut it"). Or at least, that's the way things appear now. It's a remarkable change for the character, »

- Andy Dehnart

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Did You See All Those Amazing Cameos in The Comeback?! Here's How They Scored Andy Cohen, Seth Rogen and More

9 November 2014 7:50 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The Comeback is back! Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) made her triumphant return tonight, but she wasn't alone. The series return of the beloved HBO series had some very famous faces, both in the reality TV world and in the big bad world of Hollywood. The premiere featured cameos by Chelsea Handler, Top Chef's Carla Hall, Andy Cohen, RuPaul and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Vanderpump. Coming soon: Seth Rogen in a meaty (and amazing) role. So how did they get everybody? "It was just let's ask, fingers crossed, and then they said yes and it was like, 'Yes, thank god,'" Kudrow told us. "Andy Cohen was one I was really on pins and needles because everything we came up with was sort »

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Why I was wrong about 'The Comeback'

9 November 2014 2:33 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

As a TV critic, I often feel that good shows don't have a big effect on me. Obviously, the great ones do. But I also find that the ones that I initially dislike are also the ones that I end up thinking about the most, long after they're over, wondering why they touched a nerve for me in the first place. How can something that inspires such a strong opinion possibly be all that bad? I thought about that question a lot while watching the new episodes of The Comeback. When it first premiered in 2005, I didn't love The Comeback, »

- Melissa Maerz

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What Top Chef Weight?! Padma Lakshmi Shows Off Killer Abs While Out in NYC

7 November 2014 4:33 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Being able to eat whatever you want and not gain weight—isn't that the dream?! Padma Lakshmi stepped out on Thursday in New York City looking ab fab! The 44-year-old wore a blue sports bra lined with purple trim and black skintight leggings. The only thing between Lakshmi and the cold New York weather was an unzipped black jacket. Clearly, Top Chef hasn't ruined her figure a bit! In an interview with Us Weekly, the star admitted she goes up two dress sizes while filming the show and then loses the weight again during the off-season. Lakshmi said, "I love food way too much to starve myself just to look good. I will put in the work at the gym so I can enjoy what I eat." Preach »

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'Downton Abbey' renewed for Season 6

6 November 2014 9:48 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Downton Abbey” renewed for Season 6 “This will provide audiences with a fresh opportunity to see what will befall our much-loved characters,” says exec producer Gareth Neame. PETA is outraged by Discovery’s “Eaten Alive” anaconda stunt "Not only does this publicity stunt sound far-fetched, it would also be  lethal for the snake,” says PETA’s Delcianna Winders. "Shame on this pseudo 'wildlife expert' for tormenting and likely killing an animal for a thrill, and shame on the Discovery Channel for giving him the incentive to do it." Read an oral history of “Sports Night” Aaron Sorkin and cast recount the two-season ABC comedy that lasted from 1998 to 2000. Click Read Full Post For More Brad Paisley made a “Black-ish” joke at CMAs "If any of you tuned in to ABC tonight expecting to see the new show Black-ish—yeah, this ain't it. In the mean time, I hope you're all enjoying. »

- Norman Weiss

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Caroline Wozniacki Finishes NYC Marathon in Under Four Hours, Teri Hatcher Gets Support From Daughter Emerson: Pictures

2 November 2014 8:52 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

On your mark, get set, go! Thousands of runners sprinted through New York City's five boroughs on Sunday, Nov. 2, and amongst the throngs of athletes were tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki and Desperate Housewives alum Teri Hatcher.  The pals prepared for the race together and Hatcher, 49, tweeted a selfie with Wozniacki, 24, and Top Chef All Stars winner Richard Blais.  "Trying 2 stay warm & calm prerace w/ new friends fellow runners @CaroWozniacki @RichardBlais #tcsnycmarathon," the Sundown actress tweeted.  The Danish tennis star completed the 26-mile race in [...] »

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Padma Lakshmi: 'I Date Less as a Single Mom'

29 October 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With a busy career and a young daughter, romance is taking a backseat for Padma Lakshmi. "I date a lot less as a single mom - I'll tell you that!" the Top Chef host told reporters Tuesday at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual Enduring Vision Benefit in New York City. "I just don't have time." The Bravo star - who was recently romantically linked to Richard Gere - added that she's cautious in her love life because of her daughter Krishna Thea, 4. "As you get older, I think it's harder to meet the right person," she said. "You »

- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Padma Lakshmi: 'I Date Less as a Single Mom'

29 October 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With a busy career and a young daughter, romance is taking a backseat for Padma Lakshmi. "I date a lot less as a single mom - I'll tell you that!" the Top Chef host told reporters Tuesday at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual Enduring Vision Benefit in New York City. "I just don't have time." The Bravo star - who was recently romantically linked to Richard Gere - added that she's cautious in her love life because of her daughter Krishna Thea, 4. "As you get older, I think it's harder to meet the right person," she said. "You »

- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Top Chef‘s Gail Simmons on Getting Tough, Failed Dishes, and An All-Female Season

22 October 2014 8:43 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

It’s almost hard to imagine that Top Chef is still on the air but even in its twelfth season, it’s as delicious as ever. The Bravo series, which has taken the chefs (and viewers) from New York to New Orleans, is now calling Boston home as it puts a new group of contestants to the test in what looks to be the series’ toughest season yet. Gail Simmons, who has served as a judge since the show premiered in 2006, is still amazed by the enormity of what the franchise become. “If you would have told me then that I would still be making the show and still be in this role, I would never have believed you,” Simmons says. “We’re still making great food television and eating really delicious food.”

In an interview with VH1, Simmons opens up about dishing out harsher critiques, welcoming former contestant Richard Blais to the judges’ table, »

- Stacy Lambe

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The Televerse #164- Transparent, Outlander, and New Representations of Sexuality on TV with Mo Ryan

22 October 2014 5:14 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

There’s a lot of interesting new TV kicking around, but this week we roll back our regular podcast coverage a bit to make room for a special segment. First we look at a few reality offerings, including the pilot of the new documentary series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, and some comedy, including an at least partially pantheon-level Key & Peele. Then we look at some genre, particularly American Horror Story: Freak Show, and we round out our week with a few drama offerings, including the finale of The Knick. Afterward, the fabulous Maureen Ryan of the Huffington Post and Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan returns to the podcast to discuss Transparent season one, the first half-season of Outlander, and several other series as we look at new representations of sexuality that are finally popping up on television.

Our Week in Reality and Comedy (13:29-29:59): Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, »

- Kate Kulzick

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