Undercover Boss (2010– )
The gambit wound becoming a bust by the 1990s, as post-Super Bowl shows turned into quick failures: “Grand Slam,” “Davis Rules,” “The Good Life” and “Extreme.” NBC came up with a new strategy in 1996, running an episode of its biggest show there — “Friends” — which allowed it to charge hefty ad rates for what was assuredly a big event.
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The mod for Star Wars Battlefront 2 transforms Kylo Ren into Matt the Radar Technician from the famous SNL sketch that spoofs Undercover Boss. In the sketch, Adam Driver suits up as a lowly grunt within the ranks of the First Order, sporting goofy glasses, blonde hair and an orange vest. This new mod gives the character of Kylo Ren, but with the look of Matt. It's
Though Netflix is leading the pack with 20 total nominations, it’s FX’s Feud: Bette and Joan that emerged as the most-nominated show, with five of its performers also scoring individual nods. FX’s Fargo and HBO’s Big Little Lies also fared well, earning five nominations a piece.
The winners — including those in the film categories, which you can read here — will be announced during a live ceremony airing Thursday, Jan. 11 at 8/7c on The CW.
The special edition’s “concentrated run,” as previously reported, will include the reality competition’s signature Head of Household and Power of Veto competitions, as well as live evictions. Julie Chen will of course host; the sure-to-be-fascinating cast is still Tba.
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It has been 20 years since Brass Eye first appeared, but the spirit of the satirical news show lives on in My Week As a Muslim (Channel 4), a documentary so spectacularly odd in every respect that it’s hard to believe it wasn’t conceived as a dare. It follows Katie Freeman, 42, ex-raf, who now works as a healthcare assistant in the NHS. Katie lives in Winsford, Cheshire, and is frightened of Muslims. She explains her belief that people are coming to this country and stretching its resources. The voiceover notes, with withering timing, that she lives in one of the whitest areas of Britain and rarely mixes with anyone outside of her own ethnicity.
In order to challenge her prejudices, such as avoiding sitting next
In the feature length directorial debut for Ryan Frost (Mobster’s Moll), September Morning is an exploration of coming to terms with innocence lost of a nation in the wake of 9/11.
The film stars Patrick Cage II (Jane the Virgin), Katherine C. Hughes (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Troy Doherty (Hachi: A Dog’s Tail), Michael Grant (The Secret Life of the American Teenage), Taylor Rose (The Good Wife), Michael Liu (Keeping Up With The Joneses) and Max Gail (42).
The story follows five college freshmen confronting the promises of youth that have been brutally severed by the national tragedy of 9/11.
The film is produced by Orestes Arcuni (Mad Men), Ryan Frost, William S. Goldstein (The Reign), Stephen Gibler (Sports Jam), and executive producer Richard P. Forman (Undercover Boss). The original music of the film is composed by
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As a reminder, CBS’ midseason premieres include The Amazing Race,
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Leading out of that, a new colorized I Love Lucy special (3.6 mil/0.5) was down from its recent Christmas edition.
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Over on NBC, First Dates (3.2 mil/0.7) was steady, while Dateline (5.1 mil/0.9) led the night in both measures.
ABC’s The Toy Box (2.4 mil/0.6) ticked up with its finale.
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