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Khloe Kardashian Debuts Crazy Braids: A Ranking of Her Best & Worst Hair Styles

21 October 2014 | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

We all have that bad hair day, but Khloe Kardashian's hair has a life of its own.

Khloe Kardashian works out in style, a new hair style that is!

Recently, Khloe stepped out in cornrows on the way to the gym, and now she’s working out in long braids.

Got it in early today with @gunnarfitness

A video posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:28am Pdt

The 30-year-old is no stranger to mixing up her hair and so, in order to fully appreciate Khloe's various 'dos, we're ranking them from worst to best.

Pics: Bruce Jenner's 11 Most Important Haircuts

9. Her long may be good for boxing but given that we know her hair's full-potential, they just don't do her justice.

Who doesn't love an early morning bathroom selfie?!?

A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:29am Pdt

8. But the cornrows weren't particularly her best look ever either, so maybe she »

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TVLine Items: Gotham Has Best Buzz, Zahn & Malco Are Mad Dogs and More

9 September 2014 1:36 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Duh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh…best buzz!

That’s right: Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel Gotham topped the Television Critics Association’s poll for “Most Promising New Show” of Fall 2014, with Jane the Virgin (from The CW) and Showtime’s The Affair finishing at No. 2 and 3, it was announced on Tuesday.

Related Read TVLine’s First Impressions of Gotham, blackish, Jane the Virgin and Many More New Shows

Most Promising New Comedy went to ABC’s black-ish, edging out Jane the Virgin and NBC’s A to Z, while Gotham (not surprisingly) also snagged Most Promising New Drama, followed by The Affair and (just »

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My So-Called Life: where are they now?

24 August 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Oscar-winning to Homeland and more, here's what the cast of My So-Called Life have been up to over the past 2 decades...

Twenty years has passed since we were first introduced to the characters of My So-Called Life, twenty years! Where has the time gone? And more importantly when did I get so old?

While most of you won’t really care too much what I’ve been up to since the show finished, let’s take a look at what the actors have been up to in the years since the cancellation of what is frankly the greatest teen TV drama ever.

Claire Danes (Angela Chase)

After breaking out in My So-Called Life, Danes focused on her film career first with a leading role in 1995’s Little Women and then supporting roles in smaller but interesting films like Home For The Holidays, How to Make An American Quilt and »

- louisamellor

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Scandal Scoop: Mary McCormack and Josh Randall Cast as Power Couple

12 August 2014 5:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In Plain Sight alum Mary McCormack and Ed‘s best friend Josh Randall just might be in need of a quick “fix.”

Video Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington Welcome Viola Davis to ‘Shondaland Thursday’

The TV vets are set to guest-star in a Scandal Season 4 episode, TVLine has learned, playing a power couple.

No further details on their storyline are available.

Previously announced Scandal Season 4 castings include Arrested Development‘s Portia De Rossi (in a “top-secret” arc) and The Newsroom‘s Kelen Coleman (who appears in the Sept. 25 premiere).

Related Scandal‘s ‘Randy’ Season 4 Premiere Title: What Could It Possibly Mean? »

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Deepsea Challenge 3D Review

31 July 2014 10:01 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

What do famous directors do when crafting groundbreaking cinematic adventures becomes a mundane chore? They build their own pressure-resistant submersible, sail around the ocean for a few weeks, and dive deeper than any man has ever attempted to plunge alone. Yes, James Cameron is a modern-day Scrooge McDuck, spending limitless amounts of money just so he can carry out an underwater adventure while all of us watch, becoming this zany character who doesn’t even seem fit for reality. I mean, South Park said it best in the episode entitled “Raising The Bar” – “James Cameron doesn’t do what James Cameron does for James Cameron. James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is James Cameron.” Welcome to Deepsea Challenge 3D.

Ever since Cameron was a small boy, he dreamed of exploring oceanic depths many thought to be unreachable. Confessing his geeky obsession with underwater exploration, Cameron wanted »

- Matt Donato

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Marvel Changes Movies Part 3: Marvel’s Effect on the Industry

30 June 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

With 32 movies in only fourteen years, Marvel built an empire unlike anything previously seen in Hollywood.  By taking things in-house, they set the bar higher than ever for superhero films and proved that the concept of a mega-franchise was not only viable, but extremely profitable.  In 2009, they joined forces with Disney’s empire in order to grow their brand recognition even further and with their post-Avengers films, they’ve proven that things are only getting better.  With all of this success, it would be impossible for other filmmakers and the owners of other franchises not to take notice.  Today we’ll look at the ways in which Marvel is changing the way movies are made.

Movies are changing, and Marvel is at the helm.  Join us for part 3 of a four part special event as we explore where Marvel came from, how they rose to silver screen prominence, how they’ve changed filmmaking, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Nick Vollmer)

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Review: Steven Bochco goes retro with TNT's 'Murder in the First'

9 June 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Earlier this spring, the complete run of "Hill Street Blues" was released on DVD, and it was remarkable to see just how well the groundbreaking cop drama held up three decades later. Some elements of it felt dated, but on the whole, you could find common DNA with many of this century's best dramas. That's because for a long stretch in the '80s and '90s, "Hill Street" co-creator Steven Bochco was way out ahead of the curve, experimenting with what was and wasn't possible within the confines of a broadcast network drama, and in the process paving the way for this cable golden age in which we live. "Hill Street" popularized multi-layered, morally complex serialized storytelling in primetime. "NYPD Blue" broke down the barriers between network and cable with its raw language, sexuality and criminal subject matter, and the popularity of Andy Sipowicz (who would've been a villain »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Watch: Teddy Sears on grabbing the 'brass ring' with 'Masters of Sex' role

22 May 2014 7:52 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

It took a few years in a career filled with guest roles and failed series (including "Raising the Bar" and "The Defenders"), but Teddy Sears is finally on a hit show. As the actor told us during our recent webcam chat, "I would like to think it's going to be a nice long career if I could draft it up, just sort of stick around, and one of these jobs is going to be one that will be the brass ring. For me, 'Masters of Sex' is my brass ring." -Break- Follow Gold Derby on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr! On the freshman Showtime series, Sears plays Dr. Austin Langham, a young doctor who gets more than he bargained for when he volunteers to take part in a study on sexuality. Langham works at Washington University in the 1950s with the famed Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen). Even though he is married, »

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Aimee Teegarden: What's In My Bag?

21 March 2014 12:16 PM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Hey, Mickey! Along with her passport and toothbrush, Aimee Teegarden, the lead of Star Crossed (CW, Mondays, 8 P.M.) makes sure her Disney annual pass is always tucked into her Aimee Kestenberg backpack. The 24-year-old Friday Night Lights alum tells Us Weekly, "You never know when you'll end up in Disneyland!" What else does the L.A. native cart in her leather knapsack?  Raising the Bar "Being a vegetarian and traveling to lots of different places, it's not the easiest to find healthy food on the go. So I [...] »

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The cast of Angel: 10 years on

4 March 2014 7:44 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature Sarah Dobbs 5 Mar 2014 - 07:00

Sarah digs into the post-Angel careers of David Boreanaz, Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Charisma Carpenter and more...

It’s been about a decade since the last episode of Angel, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off series about the vampire with a soul, aired. The final episode of season five, Not Fade Away, first appeared on Us television screens on 19 May 2004. That seems simultaneously like a very long time ago, and not very long ago at all, because time is vast and human brains are small and fallible, but it’s safe to say that in TV years, it’s a pretty long goddamned time.

The men and women behind the characters we used to spend one night a week with have gone on to other things – some bigger and better, others kind of rubbish – and unless you’re a particularly obsessive superfan, you »

- louisamellor

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2014 NAACP Image Awads: Full winners list

22 February 2014 10:00 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

The 45th NAACP Image Awards were presented Saturday night (Feb. 22), with names like Kevin Hart, Kerry Washington, "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen and Lupita Nyong'o being honored.

The Image Awards pay tribute to the best in film, TV, writing, music and literature. Take a look at the full list of winners below.

Winners are in bold.

Entertainer of the Year

Kevin Hart


Outstanding Motion Picture

"12 Years A Slave" "Fruitvale Station""Lee Daniels' The Butler""Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom""The Best Man Holiday

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Forest Whitaker - "Lee Daniels' The Butler"Chadwick Boseman - "42"Chiwetel Ejiofor - "12 Years A Slave"Idris Elba - "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom"Michael B. Jordan - "Fruitvale Station"

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Angela Bassett - "Black Nativity"Halle Berry - "The Call"Jennifer Hudson - "Winnie Mandela"Kerry Washington - "Tyler Perry Presents Peeples"Nicole Beharie »

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’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘The Butler’ Score Big in NAACP Nominations

9 January 2014 1:55 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to “The Butler,” “Fruitvale Station” and “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for “12 Years a Slave.”

Bet and CBS lead TV nominees, with 19 and 16, respectively, followed by ABC (15) and HBO (13). RCA leads the recording category with 10 noms, followed by Atlantic Records (eight) and Columbia Pictures (seven).

Winners will be voted upon by NAACP members and some will be announced Feb. 21 during an awards ceremony for non-televised categories. The remaining categories will be announced during a two-hour TV One telecast Feb. 22.

The nominees were announced during a press conference at the TV One presentation to the Television Critics Association during its Winter 2014 Press Tour in Pasadena. NAACP Image Awards committee chairman is Leonard James and TV One prez-ceo is Alfred Liggins. Roslyn M. Brock is chairman of the NAACP. »

- Tim Gray

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2014 NAACP Image Awards nominees list

9 January 2014 1:15 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

The 2014 NAACP Image Awards nominations were announced Thursday (Jan. 9) at the Television Critics Association press tour by David Oyelowo ("The Butler"), Joe Morton ("Scandal"), Keke Palmer ("CrazySexyCool"), Bresha Webb ("Love That Girl!") and Gina Torres ("Suits").

The 45th annual NAACP Image Awards airs live Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9 p.m. Et/Pt on TVOne.

The list of nominees:


Outstanding Comedy Series

·         "House of Lies" (Showtime)

·         "Modern Family" (ABC)

·         "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (Bet)

·         "The Game" (Bet)

·         "The Soul Man" (TV Land)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

·         Andre Braugher - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (Fox)

·         Cedric The Entertainer - "The Soul Man" (TV Land)

·         Don Cheadle - "House of Lies" (Showtime)

·         Dulé Hill - "Psych" (USA Network)

·         Kevin Hart - "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (Bet)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

·         Aisha Tyler - "Archer" (FX Networks)

·         Mindy Kaling - "The Mindy Project" (Fox)

·         Niecy Nash - "The Soul Man" (TV Land »

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