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Tina Fey Talks ‘Post-30 Rock’ Life

Jordan Riefe | March 22, 2013 - 8:00 pm

With NBC’s 30 Rock wrapped, it looks like Tina Fey, whose upcoming comedy Admission opens Friday, and has The Muppets… Again! due out next year, might be kissing TV goodbye for good. But, not so fast!

Fey told reporters recently that she and writing partner, Robert Carlock, are definitely interested in doing another series… More »


Sofia Vergara Dishes Motherhood Secrets — On-Screen And Off

Jordan Riefe | February 13, 2013 - 6:20 pm

Key comedic elements for the fifth season of Emmy Award-winning sitcom, Modern Family: great writing, killer cast, dead babies.

“That plastic thing sticks into your skin and it’s horrible!” Sofia Vergara told reporters while promoting Escape From Planet Earth about the fake baby bump she wore under her clothes while stomping around in… More »


Megan Hilty Teases Redemption for Ivy on ‘Smash’

Jordan Riefe | February 5, 2013 - 8:00 pm

In affairs of the heart, Megan Hilty’s Smash character, Ivy, may be as pure as the L.A. smog. But when she steps in front of the microphone, this songbird’s voice is pure as gold.

Sure, she stole Karen’s (Katharine McPhee) boyfriend on Season 1, but there’s still time for redemption on Season 2. More »


Katharine McPhee Reveals Things Are Looking Up for Karen on ‘Smash’

Jordan Riefe | February 5, 2013 - 6:20 pm

Last season, NBC’s Smash brought you the pleasure of seeing guest star Uma Thurman strut her stuff as Marilyn Monroe. This season features two new guest stars including Broadway icon Liza Minnelli and Oscar winner, Jennifer Hudson, who, like series regular, Katharine McPhee, got her start on FOX’s American Idol.

You’d think that when Idol alums… More »


‘Do No Harm’ Star Hopes You Hate Yourself for Loving Ian

Jordan Riefe | January 31, 2013 - 3:15 pm

Jason Cole or Ian Price? A brilliant neurosurgeon or his charming, manipulative alter ego? That’s the choice audiences will have to make when they tune in on Thursday to the premiere of NBC’s new series, Do No Harm, starring Steven Pasquale.

“What actor wouldn’t love to have the acting smorgasbord that is getting to… More »


‘jOBS’: Ashton Kutcher Is Too Boyish to Fill the Apple CEO Position (MOVIE REVIEW)

Jordan Riefe | January 28, 2013 - 9:30 pm

Since his death in 2011, Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple Computers Inc., has been canonized as an entrepreneurial icon. Apple products are ubiquitous, and the company — until last week’s reported drop in earnings, anyway — was rated as the world’s most valuable.

It therefore seemed inevitable that, following the publication… More »


‘The Following’s’ James Purefoy: This Isn’t ‘Wham-Bam-Thank-You-Ma’am TV’

Jordan Riefe | January 28, 2013 - 12:00 pm

When James Purefoy looks in the mirror, he doesn’t see a monster staring back at him. So why did FOX executives find him perfect to play charismatic serial killer Joe Carroll in their chilling new series, The Following?

“Why get cast as Marc Antony, the most venal Roman general in history?” wondered the… More »


Kevin Bacon Thought His First Series Would Be on Cable

Jordan Riefe | January 21, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Kevin Bacon has played his share of good guys and bad guys in his time – a victim in the original Friday the 13th, a sociopath opposite Meryl Streep in The River Wild, and this week, on the new FOX series, The Following, he plays an ex-FBI agent on the trail of a murderer in… More »


‘Mama’: Jessica Chastain Carries This Chilling Ghost Story (MOVIE REVIEW)

Jordan Riefe | January 18, 2013 - 4:00 pm

After her breakthrough portrayal last year as the saintly mother in The Tree Of Life, Jessica Chastain found herself inundated with screenplays offering similar roles. A contrarian by nature, she refused to be typecast, taking a starring role in Andres Muschietti’s Mama, an uneven ghost story that relies heavily on cliche but features plenty of… More »


What’s It Like to Be ‘Biggest Loser’ Trainer Jillian Michaels’ Kids?

Jordan Riefe | January 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Jillian Michaels got a lot of unwanted attention as a child, weighing in at 175 pounds by the age of 12. After enrolling in a martial arts class and bringing her weight down, Michaels became a personal trainer when she was just 17.

Today, the star of NBC’s The Biggest Loser lives happily… More »


Meagan Good Didn’t Go Far to Research Her ‘Deception’ Role

Jordan Riefe | January 14, 2013 - 11:00 am

An actress since the age of four, Meagan Good didn’t have far to go to research her breakthrough role as an undercover cop on NBC’s new series, Deception.

“Mainly, I got with my father who was LAPD for 26 years and his wife, an FBI agent, just to pick up the mannerisms and… More »


Keith Urban Says ‘American Idol’ Didn’t Steal Him From ‘The Voice Australia’

Jordan Riefe | January 9, 2013 - 6:30 pm

A longtime fan of TV talent shows, Keith Urban jumped at the chance to be a judge on The Voice Australia when offered the job early last year. So, it came as a surprise to producers when the country music star announced he would not be returning for a second season.

“I couldn’t… More »



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