Say yes to these wedding dresses: Some of TV’s best bridal looks from the last 25 years, including Meghan Markle herself [Photos]

Say yes to these wedding dresses: Some of TV’s best bridal looks from the last 25 years, including Meghan Markle herself [Photos]
Former “Suits” star Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry on May 19 in the most buzzed about wedding of the year. Rumors are swirling as to what her dress will look like when she walks down the aisle — though it reportedly cost a pretty penny. As a recent television star Markle could draw inspiration from some of the most memorable wedding dresses from the last quarter century on the small screen. Click through our gallery of some of the most beautiful and unique wedding looks worn on TV in the last 25 years.

A couple of dresses on our list already have royal connections. In 2016 the Netflix drama series “The Crown” created a replica of the dress worn by then-Princess Elizabeth (who would soon become Queen Elizabeth II) for her wedding with Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in the premiere episode “Wolferton Splash.” Those costumes were designed by Michele Clapton, who would go
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Ken Takakura Wearing Levi in The Yakuza (1974)

The Levi jacket worn by Ken Takakura as Ken Tanaka in Japan set thriller The Yakuza is not Japanese denim. It was not made in Japan but is nonetheless representative of a time when denim as symbol of burgeoning Americana in the East would take off into the stratosphere, and has remained so ever since.

Although Levi products were imported into Japan before the 1970s (Levi International was created in 1965), it was not until mid-decade that a Tokyo office was established. This was in response to growing popularity of all things American in Japan, especially denim and especially Levi. There was no single factor as to why, though most likely American G.I.’s being stationed in Japan after World War II played a part. Their civilian clothing was predominantly denim and khaki based. This caught the eye of Japan’s, until then, heavily regimented youth. Moreover when the G.I.’s
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The Forgotten Characters of ‘Glee’ Season 2

On Friday, March 20, the doors of McKinley High will be closing for good on the Fox series Glee. Over the six seasons the show has remained on air, viewers have met many different secondary characters. Who knew that Lima, Ohio was such a hot spot for up and coming singers to join high school glee clubs? We at TVOvermind decided to look back over the six seasons and 100+ episodes of the series and discuss some of the characters you may have forgotten about. Last week, we analyzed the forgotten characters for the first season of Glee, which included Matt Rutherford and Ken Tanaka. You can check out the article by clicking here. This week we will be traveling back to the 2010-2011 television season and looking at the forgotten characters from the second season of Glee, which include a dentist, an insane glee club coach, and a transfer student from the Philippines.
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Book Review Everybody Dies A Childrens Book for GrownUps

Everybody Dies the childstyled book by Ken Tanaka and David Ury indeed does appear to be a book actually for children at first glance. The title is a bit morbid sure but it could be a feelgood book about coping with the loss of Grandma or something. But no. Everybody Dies is not for children and doesnt pretend to be It is advertised as A Childrens Book for GrownUps.
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'Glee' 100th episode: Do you know what Hasn't happened on the show? Quiz

'Glee' 100th episode: Do you know what Hasn't happened on the show? Quiz
How many times can you go to Regionals?

The Glee kids hit the big 100th episode milestone this week, which means it’s time for a look back. Remember when Rachel thought she was pregnant? Remember when Brittany had a web series titled Fondue for Two? Remember when there was a shooting at McKinley? Never Forget.

Even a casual viewer of the show knows this musical dramedy goes through plot faster than the Glee kids go through crushes on each other. We don’t know what’s in store for the McKinley kids as they all become Broadway stars in New York (Rip,
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Thn’s Godzilla Countdown #16: Godzilla 1985 (1984)

On 16th May 2014, Toho’s greatest monster will return to the big screen in an American reboot. With just 14 weeks to go, we here at Thn are counting down the Godzilla back catalogue.

Director: Koji Hashimoto,

Starring: Ken Tanaka, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Yosuke Natsuki, Keiju Kobayashi, Shin Takuma, Eitaro Ozawa, Taketoshi Naito, Mizuho Suzuki

Plot: A man discovers a lone survivor aboard a ship inhabited by strange creatures. However, that’s just the beginning of his problems, as the survivor says he saw something else at sea. Something big. Something dangerous.

Nine years after Godzilla last appeared on screens, Godzilla 1985 roared to life. It was time once again to remember what the big G was all about in the first place. It was time for a darker, more destructive, and more dangerous Godzilla to once again threaten Tokyo. Gone were the aliens, robots, dance moves and kung-fu fighting, and in their
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Glee Review: Say What You Need To Say

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For a show often comprised of caricatures instead of characters, Glee sure knows how to flip the tone from silly to serious with the snap of a finger.

Or the shooting of a gun as the case was on tonight's return episode, "Shooting Star."

In the shadow of real-world issues with guns and violence and school shootings, television shows have to tread carefully to pay respect to the severity of the issues while also staying true to their characters and storytelling. In that regard, tonight's episode of Glee was spot-on. Bravo, Glee

I came into tonight's episode with baited breath. From the synopsis, I guessed that the main story would feature a school shooting. As a former high school teacher, I was nervous to see which direction the writers would take. Would they employ a bullying storyline? Tackle another suicide attempt? Would there be a crazed gunman on the loose
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Glee Recap: Fear and Bonding at McKinley High

Glee Recap: Fear and Bonding at McKinley High
Warning: If you haven’t seen tonight’s episode of Glee, you might want to stop reading now. Everyone else, carry on.

Okay, deep breaths. Has everyone recovered enough from tonight’s gut-wrenching Glee that we can get around to the business of discussing it?

For starters, I know a lot of folks will probably ask if it was “too soon” for Ryan Murphy & Co. to tackle a story arc about gunshots ringing out in the hallways of McKinley High a mere four months after the real and unspeakable shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary. I understand that question, but the
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'Men of a Certain Age' sneak peek: Hey, that's Coach Tanaka from 'Glee'

'Men of a Certain Age' sneak peek: Hey, that's Coach Tanaka from 'Glee'
Glee’s Coach Ken Tanaka has moved on to TNT! EW obtained this exclusive sneak peek from Men of a Certain Age that features Patrick Gallagher, aka oh, that guy from the Fox dramedy, as a difficult mechanic named Jesse. He makes his debut on Dec. 13.

Men of a Certain Age, which stars Ray Romano, Scott Bakula and Andre Braugher, returned for its second season on Dec. 6.
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TV Review: Hawaii Five-o – Episode 5 – “Nalowale”

“Forgotten/Missing.” That is what Nalowale means in Hawaiian. It also happens to be the title of this episode of the series, which revolves around the teenage daughter of a U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines being found dead off the coast of Waikiki and the other daughter kidnapped. The Governor now tasks Five-0 in finding the abducted sister.

I promise not to go on my usual rant of why this show is the most fun on television right now, but will say this episode is no different in that respect. One of the best scenes in the episode deals with McGarrett and Danno, who are interrogating a douche bag, club prowler after seeing him “rufi” a drink to drug a girl and smuggle her to his partners. In the scene, Danno tells the guy to drink the drink or he’ll break his neck, while McGarrett shoves it down his throat.
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"Glee" Episode 201 Recap: "Show Us on the Doll Where the Bad Bieste Touched You"

After a summer full of cosmetic and reproductive surgery, McKinley High's New Directions is back for a new school year.

But first, Glee's own scandal blogger, Jacob Ben Israel (Josh Sussman), starts the new season out with one simple question asked on behalf of the multi-media empire that is his blog: "What did you do over your big gay summer?"

The first person he asks is the object of his extremely creepy affections, Rachel. And I couldn't really listen to her answer because I was so horrified by the big pillowy explosion of lips through which she was speaking. Not even her long, thick false eyelashes and broad swipes of blush could distract me from them. Especially the upper lip. It looked like a shapeless slug under her nose. Who did this to you, Lea?

Anyway, there was nothing gay about Rachel's summer, except, of course, her two gay dads.
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Five Things to Know About Glee's New Football Coach

Five Things to Know About Glee's New Football Coach
Has Sue Sylvester met her match? Possibly. Actress Dot Jones makes her debut on tonight's season premiere of Glee as the gruff, but sensitive Coach Shannon Beiste, who takes over McKinley High's football team after Coach Ken Tanaka suffers a nervous breakdown. We are absolutely smitten with Jones, her work and her unconventional background. Who is she, you ask? Here are five things you need to know about our new favorite—ready for this?—former professional arm wrestling champion. We kid you not… 1. She's Armed: Before breaking into acting, Jones, 46, won 15 world arm wrestling championships. "I'm retired now because my shoulder is shot, but I won my first world...
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Spoiler Chat: Get Premiere-Week Scoop on Glee, Big Bang, Dexter and More!

Spoiler Chat: Get Premiere-Week Scoop on Glee, Big Bang, Dexter and More!
It's here, TV fans! The new fall television season begins tonight, and we're kicking off the party with a big, juicy spoiler chat full of scoop about your favorite TV shows. Want dish on House, Fringe, Chuck, How I Met Your Mother and many more? Click in! Melody: The Glee premiere is tomorrow! Spill! Chord Overstreet is dreamy as the new football player Sam Evans (Sam and Dianna Agron's Quinn are going to make gorgeous blond babies together!); there's an unholy alliance between Sue and Will; and the Lea Michele-Charice diva-off is not to be missed! Oh, and Ken Tanaka had a nervous breakdown, while Matt (aka copresident of the background dancers union) transferred, Brittany's blank-faced...
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'Glee' premiere: 10 Things to expect when Season 2 returns

The "Glee" Season 2 premiere is almost here, but until Sept. 21, Zap2it has more details on what to expect when you tune in.

Let's just say that for "Glee" fans, the episode titled "Auditions" is a treat and addresses many of the concerns that were brought up for the second half of the freshman season. That's not to say that everything's perfect at McKinley High, because what would be the fun of that?

Zap2it had the opportunity to screen the first episode back at the "Glee" premiere party Tuesday night (Sept. 7), and we're here to share some of the goodies with you.

Spoiler alert: We won't try to ruin the biggest surprises, but a couple plot points will be addressed, so if you want the full, unsullied experience, don't read any further.

What you'll see:

Jacob Ben Israel (Josh Sussman) gets a good chunk of screen time, and he's hilarious.
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Exclusive Interview: Patrick Gallagher on Glee, True Blood, Life as a TV Veteran

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You might not know Patrick Gallagher by name, but any loyal TV viewer will know his face.

The long-time actor has appeared on such hit shows as True Blood, Glee and, most recently, Entourage. Look for him this fall on Hawaii Five-o and Men of a Certain Age. What is life like as a veteran of the television world? Gallagher had no complains in an interview this week with TV Fanatic...

Let's start with your role on True Blood as Chow. Did you expect that show to take off as it has?

I came in late in season one, so it was already doing well. I couldn't stop watching it myself and I still watch it On Demand. It's cost me many hours of lost sleep.

Compare that experience to your role as Ken Tanaka on Glee.

As different as can be. The sets are a lot darker on True Blood,
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'Glee' coach traded to 'Men of a Certain Age,' Shark Week takes bite out of ratings

TV news for those in-between meal munchies:

Coach Ken Tanaka is leaving those snotty "Glee" club kids behind for more mature company. Patrick Gallagher is joining TNT's "Men of a Certain Age." [The Wrap]

Shark Week has chummed the waters, and viewers are gobbling it up. The annual event has had its best ratings so far in the past three years. [The Live Feed]

"Whale Wars" star and eco-pirate Capt. Pete Bethune will get his very own special on Animal Planet about sinking Japan's Shonan Maru 2 after ramming it with his ship and then being held in Japanese custody. [Variety]

Hot dog eating champ Takeru Kobayashi had his day in court and apparently his trespassing case was dismissed. Let's celebrate with a footlong! [TMZ]

"Dexter" has added another familiar face to Season 5. Chad Allen ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman") will play a killer Dexter (Michael C. Hall) tracks in at least one episode. [Access Hollywood]

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Glee Casting Scoop: Cheyenne Jackson to Take Over Vocal Adrenaline

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Cheyenne Jackson is taking over on Glee.

Although previously spoilers have revealed that Idina Menzel will reprise her role as Shelby on season two, we can confirm that she will Not return as the coach of Vocal Adrenaline.

Instead, that gig will fall to a character portrayed by Jackson, a Broadway star most recently seen on 30 Rock as a new cast member of Tgs.

Jackson will appear on multiple episodes next season.

In other Glee casting news: Patrick Gallagher will not return as Ken Tanaka; while Chord Overstreet will come aboard as a rival for Finn.

The show premieres its new season on Tuesday, September 21.
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Glee to Coach Tanaka: Laters!

Say bye-bye to Coach Tanaka! Actor Patrick Gallagher, is not expected to reprise his role as football coach Ken Tanaka in the next season of the hit show. Actress Dot Jones is joining the cast as William McKinley High's new football coach, Shannon Beiste, but now we know she was hired to replace Coach Tanaka. According to TV Guide, Coach Tanaka was written off the show "after failing in his attempt to marry Emma." The news shouldn't be too upsetting for Glee fans because his character definitely ran out of steam by the middle of the first...
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Dot Jones signs up for 'Glee' role

Dot Jones signs up for 'Glee' role
Dot Jones has signed up to appear in the new season of Glee. According to TV Guide, Jones will play the football coach at McKinley High in future episodes. Her character is expected to replace Ken Tanaka (Patrick Gallagher), who had a brief relationship with Emma (Jayma Mays). Gallagher is reportedly not returning to the show. Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt, revealed that Jones's (more)
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"Glee" Saying Goodbye To Patrick Gallagher As Coach Ken Tanaka Is Replaced

"Glee" will be saying goodbye to Coach Ken Tanaka as he is expected to be replaced by a new football coach. Patrick Gallagher reportedly won't appear in the next season of the Fox musical comedy series.

The show will be bringing actress Dot Jones as the school's new football coach Shannon Bestie, reports. The new character is a potential new rival for Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch).

Gallagher has reportedly not been written into the show's few episodes.

Meanwhile, the boys of "Glee" will be co-hosting the Teen Choice Awards with Katy Perry. says Cory Monteith, Mark Salling, Chris Colfer, and Kevin McHale (who play Finn, Puck, Kurt and Artie respectively) will be sharing the stage with the "California Gurls" hitmaker.
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