This morning on NBC’s Today, 16-year-old U.S. Olympian Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas talked to host Savannah Guthrie about her historic win yesterday at the Summer Olympic games in London, where Gabby became the first African-American to win a gold medal in the gymnastics individual all-around competition. During the interview, Gabby explains what she was thinking and feeling during the event, and she displays during the interview the same beyond-her-years poise with which she executed so brilliantly on the field of competition. And, of course, she flashes her now-famous smile on a few occasions.
One of television’s most familiar faces is returning to primetime, and she’s ditching her hospital scrubs for a judge’s robe. Kate Walsh teams up with Will Ferrell’s producing partner-in-crime, Adam McKay, to star in NBC’s Bad Judge airing Thursdays at 9/8c beginning Oct. 2. As the title suggests, Kate’s character, the honorable Rebecca Wright, isn’t exactly a girl scout, but she’s very effective at what she does, and the results are tailor-made for some laughs. Here’s a slightly condensed version of what the down-to-earth Walsh had to share. Many viewers who primarily know you from dramatic roles in Grey’s Anatomy […]
By Ryan For those of you interested (I’m mostly talking to you, degenerate gamblers and C-list celebrities in ugly hats), the Kentucky Derby is this Saturday on NBC. I really can’t tell you anything about this year’s Derby, other than every day this week it seems like some potential favorite has been scratched due to injury. Are there even any horses left in this thing? I Want Revenge as been installed as the 3-1 favorite. I’m taking Papa Clem at 20-1. What the hell. I like his name. He’ll probably have to be put down right on the track. Here’s […]
NBC’s new Eva Longoria comedy Telenovela premieres Jan. 4 at 8:30/7:30CT, but the network is offering viewers a two-episode sneak peek this Monday, Dec. 7 at 10/9CT. Longoria, who created and stars in the sidesplitting series, said the idea came from her love of the ’70s sitcom Soap and the 1991 Kevin Kline/Sally Field film Soapdish — coupled with tales told to her by pals in the telenovela business. “They would tell me stories about crazy things that would happen to them on set,” Longoria says, “and I would be floored by the amount of drama that happened that was bigger […]