Jeanté Godlock & Simone Biles
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The Simone Biles Story

After 13 years of training, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles took some time off to catch up on life outside of a gymnasium post her epic 2016 Rio Olympic victories. Our country’s most decorated gymnast enjoyed a whirlwind of bucket-list experiences — she met her celebrity crush Zac Efron (along with the Obamas and countless other celebs), she was honored as the 2017 Best Female Athlete at the ESPY Awards, she was a semifinalist in Dancing With the Stars, she released the book Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance, and now her book is being […]

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The Dakota Boys Claim They Will Bring The “Real” Back To Reality TV In ‘Gold Rush: White Water’

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the Dakota Boys — father and son gold miners Fred and Dustin Hurt — who were series regulars for a few seasons on Discovery’s hit series Gold Rush. While the Dakota Boys parted ways with Todd Hoffman and team a few seasons back, they never actually left the Alaskan gold mining circus or the McKinley Creek area. In Gold Rush: White Water (Fridays at 10/9c) cameras follow Dakota Fred and Dustin as they put together a team of divers, mountaineers and bush mechanics (plus Fred’s new wife Jen and his new stepson Zach […]

Undercover High on A&E
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Adults Pose as Students in Revealing Docuseries Undercover High

The team that brought us the prison-life docuseries 60 Days In (Lucky 8 TV) turns its cameras on the challenges of high-school students in A&E’s new social experiment Undercover High. Seven young adults ranging in age from 21 to 26 go undercover as high-school students for one semester in this 11-episode docuseries. “While the shows have that similar DNA, they’re very different,” executive producer Gregory Henry stresses. “It’s not like, ‘Can you survive high school?’ That’s not the intent here. It really is, how do you pierce that teen veil, that teen bubble, because it’s become so difficult for adults […]

Kathleen Durst movie on Lifetime stars Katharine McPhee
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What Really Happened To Kathleen Durst? Lifetime Original Tells Her Story

In 1982 New York real estate heir Robert “Bob” Durst walked into a New York precinct and reported his wife of nine years, Kathleen “Kathie” Durst, missing. Her body was never found. Durst — long suspected in her death — was never criminally charged. Her story is the subject of Lifetime’s original film The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (Saturday, Nov 4 at 8/7c), which is based on investigative journalist Matt Birkbeck’s A Deadly Secret: The Strange Disappearance of Kathie Durst. American Idol runner-up and Scorpion star Katharine McPhee warmly paints a picture of a kind and intelligent Kathie Durst, […]

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USA’s New ‘Damnation’ Is A Brilliantly Wicked Thrill Ride

Buckle up, for this is TV at its best. Rich in relevancy to our current times but set in the 1930s American heartland, USA Network’s Damnation comes from Longmire’s Tony Tost, who wrote and created the can’t-turn-away saga starring Killian Scott and Logan Marshall-Green. In equally juicy roles, Scott plays Seth Davenport, a roving preacher using his pulpit for politics and inciting downtrodden farmers of Iowa to stand up against the wealthy bankers and store owners, and Marshall-Green plays the malevolent, emotionless Creeley Turner, hired by a tycoon to stop the uprising using any means necessary. The two, however, share […]

Harry Lennix shares the backstory of Harold CooperThe Blacklist
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The Blacklist’s Harry Lennix On Meeting Streisand, Sardines and Harold Cooper

Even off-camera, Chicago native Harry Lennix, who plays The Blacklist’s FBI chief honcho Harold Cooper, has his pulse and heart on what it means to wear a badge. Lennix is a spokesperson for a division of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, and his brother is a retired Illinois State Police commander, so you can understand why he’s excited for the Nov. 1 episode of The Blacklist on NBC. “I’m proud with what the writers have been able to do with this episode — we get to peek inside the mind of an FBI agent of color, in […]

Cambrie Schroder of Lifetime's Growing Up Supermodel
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Meet Cambrie Schroder (Ricky’s Daughter) Of ‘Growing Up Supermodel’

Just because your mommy or daddy is beautiful and famous, that doesn’t mean you get the fast pass to fame, fortune and success. In Lifetime’s new docuseries Growing Up Supermodel (Wednesdays, 10/9c), cameras follow a group of aspiring models with famous last names as they struggle in a cutthroat industry. Cambrie Schroder, daughter to the beloved Silver Spoons and NYPD Blue star Ricky Schroder, is just one of the ladies featured, along with her younger sister Faith. What’s a day in the life of Cambrie and Faith Schroder like? Faith and I are inseparable. We do everything from tanning at […]

Loaded on AMC debuts July 17
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AMC’s ‘Loaded’ Adds Some Laughs To Monday Lineup

AMC’s Loaded Proves That Money Will Only Make You More Of What You Already Are. Just imagine. You’ve invested billions of man-hours building an upstart company with your closest friends. After all of that blood, sweat, shouting, swearing and fighting, you actually do it. You make your fortune. You celebrate with your friends and life is now perfect, right? Wrongo. AMC’s new dramedy Loaded (airing Mondays at 10/9c beginning July 17) shows how having obscene amounts of money and excess can go horribly (and hilariously) wrong. Based on the award-winning Israeli series Mesudarim, the eight-episode series follows four British entrepreneurs […]