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Inmates and Friends Spill the Dirt in “Cellmate Secrets”

Uh-oh, the tea is about to be spilled. Lifetime’s new six-episode documentary series Cellmate Secrets (Fridays beginning June 4) is like the TMZ of true crime, as it tracks down former friends, prison guards, cellmates and lovers of some of the most famed felons and defendants of today to reveal new insights and information about them. Casey Anthony. Drew Peterson. Joyce Mitchell. Jodi Arias. All of their stories are told in a new light, along with an enhanced re-airing of the Lifetime original movie that followed their true story. Rizzoli & Isles’ Angie Harmon narrates the series and couldn’t be […]

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5 Questions With Sig Hansen Of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch”

Capt. Sig Hansen is where we don’t often see him — on land. Speaking from his Seattle home, the captain of the Northwestern, one of the ships featured on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch (Tuesdays), Hansen, 55, talks about the challenges of crab fishing during the pandemic. “COVID made it much more of a struggle for our industry. It was a shot in the dark because we had no formula for how to combat COVID, even how to get out there and try to fish,” he says of the filming that began last fall. And so Hansen made a big deal […]

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Catching Up With the ‘Outlander’ Lads for ‘Men in Kilts’

Imagine the pitch meeting. Two fun-loving superstars from your biggest hit series — Outlander — tell you about a project they developed, where they travel around in a camper van, engaged in witty banter, while exploring the scenery, culture, cuisine and people that make Scotland amazing. The meeting took all of about 30 minutes and the answer was an immediate yes. For Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish (Heughan plays 18th-century Highlander Jamie Fraser; McTavish was his now-dear-departed uncle, Dougal MacKenzie), their adventures were amazing and are chronicled in Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip With Sam and Graham (Starz, Sundays 9/8c). […]

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Best Addictive Binge of 2021 — Lily Rabe and Amy Brenneman in ‘Tell Me Your Secrets’

Consider yourself warned. The title is Tell Me Your Secrets. The issue is once you start, you aren’t going to be able to stop. And the less you know about it, the better. Amazon Prime Video drops all 10 episodes of Tell Me Your Secrets on Friday, Feb. 19, so your plans for the weekend have been made. This intense, morally complex psychological thriller from creator/writer Harriet Warner stars Lily Rabe (American Horror Story), Amy Brenneman (Judging Amy), Hamish Linklater (Legion) and Enrique Murciano (Without a Trace). Richard Thomas (The Waltons) also stars in a more unusual role. The series […]

Jason Biggs, host of FOX's game show Cherries Wild
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5 Questions With Jason Biggs of FOX’s ‘Cherries Wild’

During our interview with Jason Biggs, the host of the new Cherries Wild on FOX (premiering Feb. 14), he called this a “golden age of game show television,” and it’s hard to disagree. Game shows are all over primetime, and this year they’re a bright spot in what can otherwise be a dark schedule. Cherries Wild follows a team of two as they answer trivia questions in hopes of spinning a giant slot machine to hopefully win $250,000. Biggs looks to be the perfect mix of lighthearted fun and relatability as host. We caught up with him to ask our […]

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Celebs Share Their Fast Food Favorites; Chefs Compete to Make It in ‘Fast Foodies’

Taco Bell’s Nachos BellGrande. Culver’s ButterBurger. Chick-fil-A’s Chicken Sandwich (extra sauce, please). McDonald’s Sausage McMuffin With Cheese. Name a fast-food restaurant, and most people can tell you their favorites in seconds. Surely, everyone has a guilty pleasure go-to item, right? Well, truTV’s new series Fast Foodies (Thursdays at 10:30/9:30c) puts a fun spin on that premise. The initial idea for Fast Foodies was based around people’s love of fast food, and a subculture that exists of people who are trying to re-create it at their homes. “We’re leaning into the fact that fast food, if you eat it or not, […]

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Sean Bean Is All Aboard For “Snowpiercer” Season 2

Following That Off-The-Rails Season 1 Ending, What’s Next As Sean Bean Boards The Train? The first 10-episode season of TNT’s Snowpiercer, the thrilling remake of the postapocalyptic dystopian 2013 film was a riveting ride. The series centered around all that was left in a frozen world — an amazing 1,001-car train called Snowpiercer that was filled with 3,000 passengers, divided by social classes, who were left to follow the principles of the train’s builder Mr. Wilford: respecting work, honor and order. But social injustices led to a rebellion. So where did we leave off? Let’s start with Layton, Hamilton’s Daveed […]