FOX Airs 2016 UEFA Champions League Final From Milan

2016 UEFA Champions League

Stadio Guiseppe Meazza in Milan, Italy, is the site of the 2016 UEFA Champions League Final match, airing live on Saturday, May 28, on FOX. Pregame coverage begins at 2pm ET, with the match beginning at 2:30pm ET. For the second time in three years, Real Madrid faces rival Atletico de Madrid. Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League Final in 2014. Here’s the press release with additional programming details from FOX Sports: Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid Look for Second UEFA Champions League Title in Three Years in Rematch of 2014 Final vs. Atletico de Madrid World-Renowned Recording Artists … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2016 TV programming

Memorial Day 2016 TV programming

Memorial Day 2016 in America is Monday, May 30. The day, and the days leading up to it, will feature plenty of somber programming related to the true nature of the holiday — remembering those who died while serving in America’s armed forces — as well as lighter fare to help people enjoy the time off that they hopefully have. Here are some of the TV highlights this weekend. Memorial Day 2016 TV Programming (All Times Eastern) Monster Week 2016 — May 26-June 2 on Animal Planet. Animal Planet’s annual programming event about creepy crawlies. See more details here. Syfy Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Martin Short talks NBC’s Maya & Marty and death by … llama?

Martin Short talks NBC's Maya & Marty and death by ... llama?

  Perhaps you recall Martin Short and Maya Rudolph (in full Beyoncé glory) performing onstage together at SNL’s 40th anniversary special, or The Maya Rudolph Show, a one-off NBC special from May 2014. Those two TV blips have spawned the new hourlong variety/sketch series Maya & Marty, premiering on Tuesday, May 31, following the season debut of America’s Got Talent. Lorne Michaels executive produces Maya & Marty, taped in front of a studio audience and featuring comic virtuosos Rudolph, Short, current SNL player Kenan Thompson and lots of special guests spoofing newsworthy people and events. The premiere episode features guests … Continue reading

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Recap: Naked and Afraid Nicaragua “Bad Blood”

Naked and Afraid Nicaragua

Naked and Afraid, I tried to take a weekend off from you to celebrate my anniversary, but I still ended up watching the last ten minutes of the episode in our hotel room. But could you blame me? — the commercials promised a scorpion! Let’s jump in to this abbreviated, a few days late, recap. The episode hasn’t even started and I’m already humming the song by Taylor Swift. And — oh, look — right from the start, someone is worried that their partner is gonna go loco! Hooray for casting and psychological screening! Angel Rodriguez Age: 37 years old … Continue reading

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American Grit Season 1 Episode 7: Dawn Patrol

American Grit Season 1 Episode 7: Dawn Patrol

On Last Week’s American Grit, Ivette was eliminated, leaving Tony as the sole survivor of Team Tee. The former football player managed to pull through once again and live to fight another day. The show started with an ominous knock at the door and the delivery of four compasses for each team. This left the competitors wondering what was to come. They got their answer in the form of a horn and John Cena in full drill instructor mode  —at 3:30 in the morning. The crew had five minutes to get mentally and physically prepared for the “Dawn Patrol” evolution. They were … Continue reading

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Outcast on Cinemax Patrick Fugit Is Obsessed With the Possessed in Robert Kirkman Thriller

Outcast on Cinemax Patrick Fugit Is Obsessed With the Possessed in Robert Kirkman Thriller

Fans of The Walking Dead learned quickly that what makes for a thrilling story in the pages of Robert Kirkman’s comic books can be even more spine-tingling and addictive onscreen. Kirkman’s newest adaptation, the Cinemax chiller Outcast, is no exception. • Watch the Outcast premiere FREE on YouTube now! Almost Famous star Patrick Fugit plays Kyle Barnes, a troubled young man whose horrific childhood experience with demonic possession follows him into adulthood, crushing his hope for a peaceful life with his now-estranged wife and daughter. But a chance encounter with his childhood preacher, the equally troubled Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister, Life … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom: Ellen Barkin is One Bad Mother in TNT’s Sexy New Drama

The cast of Animal Kingdom on TNT

Ellen Barkin is 62. Sixty. Two. Trust me, you’re going to need to remind yourself of that mere moments into Animal Kingdom, TNT’s scorching, action-packed new drama based on the critically acclaimed 2010 Australian film starring Guy Pearce, Jacki Weaver and Blindspot’s Sullivan Stapleton. Barkin — all tousled locks, burnished skin and plump pout — also rocks skyscraper heels, skinny jeans and plunging tanks like a boss as Janine “Smurf” Cody, matriarch of a crime family that is literally family. Though Smurf sits out the actual heists that have made her crew filthy rich, she rules her grown sons — … Continue reading

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Animal Planet’s Monster Week 2016 Begins Tonight

Animal Planet's Monster Week 2016 Begins Tonight

One of Animal Planet’s fan-favorite annual programming events begins its latest installment tonight, May 26. Monster Week 2016 kicks off at 9pm ET/PT with the “Devil of the Deep” episode of River Monsters, and runs through the season finale of River Monsters on June 2 at 8pm ET/PT. The network says that 11 new specials will be featured during the week. (Sorry, no new mermaid specials this year, although the original Mermaids will air on May 28.) According to Animal Planet, last year’s Monster Week drove the network to rank among the top 10 ad-supported cable networks among Men 25-54 and Men … Continue reading

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On Douglas Family Gold, Keeping Track Of An Olympian Is A Family Affair

Douglas Family Gold

In 2012, then 16-year-old Gabrielle Douglas charmed the world and broke barriers by winning the USA team and individual all-around gymnastics gold medals at the Summer Olympics in London. In the years since, her million-dollar smile has turned into a multimillion-dollar empire, and Gabby has enlisted the help of her close-knit family — mother Natalie Hawkins, sisters Arielle “Arie” Hawkins and Joyelle “Joy” Douglas, brother Johnathan Douglas, and grandmother Miss Carolyn Ford — in running her business. After stepping away from gymnastics for a few years, the now 20-year-old has returned to the sport with her laser focus set on … Continue reading

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WWE SmackDown goes live and moves to Tuesday nights!

WWE SmackDown goes live and moves to Tuesday nights!

In an exciting development for WWE fans, SmackDown is going live — and moving to 8pm Tuesday nights — on USA Network starting July 19. And if that weren’t enough, the sports entertainment juggernaut announced the blue brand will feature a distinct roster, storylines and dedicated writing team. This isn’t the first time when WWE made Raw and SmackDown their own separate entities. A similar decision came in 2002 regarding a draft and brand extension. However, the fact that the two shows are going to be on USA Network — and live — helps raise the profile of SmackDown immensely. It’s also … Continue reading

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