TV News & Program Updates

“Lost On Everest” Captures The Search For A Lost Explorer

In 1924, two British mountaineers — George Mallory and Andrew “Sandy” Irvine — pioneered an unthinkable expedition. The duo set out with minimal equipment and attempted to summit Mount Everest. They were last seen on the mountain’s northeast ridge just a few hundred meters from the top. Did they ever summit? Were they actually the first to do so? National Geographic’s Lost on Everest (Tuesday, June 30 9/8c) sets out to answer those questions. “This story jumped out because it was trying to figure out one of the greatest mysteries in exploration,” renowned filmmaker and expedition climber Renan Ozturk shares. […]

Interview

Organization Expert Cassandra Aarssen Teaches Us How to Clean Up Our Clutter in ‘Hot Mess House’

Good news for you clutter kings and queens out there. You’re not messy, lazy or disorganized! “You’re just not organizing for your unique style,” tells Cassandra “Cas” Aarssen, a recovering super slob now professional organizer, bestselling author, YouTuber and creator of clutterbug.com. Cas brings her talents to HGTV in the new self-shot series Hot Mess House airing Wednesdays. Each episode of Hot Mess House starts with Cas meeting her clients via Skype and then taking a video tour of their home, where she then helps them identify an organization style that works best for their life. “When you want to […]

Drama

Dark Drama “Hightown” Looks At What Lies Under the Surface

Starz’s new show Hightown has all of the trappings of an intense prestige drama — murder, addiction, sex. It follows hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent Jackie Quiñones (played by Chicago Fire’s Monica Raymund) as her discovery of a dead body in the bay propels her into sobriety and a compulsion to figure out what happened. The setting is Provincetown in Cape Cod, rife with tourists, but the people who live there have their own secrets. This kind of project is new to Raymund, who after graduating from Juilliard cut her teeth on shows like Lie to Me and The […]

Movies

Now Available On Demand and DVD: Call of the Wild

Finding yourself is the topic of an array of self-help books, videos and seminars. Going through life, challenges wait around every corner; the only sure thing is that the wilderness is ready to confront us at every turn. In the film The Call of the Wild, based on Jack London’s classic, viewers go along on the journey to the Yukon Territory to see how a man and a dog deal with the obstacles placed in their way. Buck is a dog who owns his small California town. He can get away with almost anything, as he is the dog owned […]