Comedy

Grab Your Tissues and Get Ready for the Final Season of “Jane the Virgin”

This month, the fifth and final season of The CW’s Jane the Virgin begins on Wednesday, March 27. To many, the end of the show means the loss of an extended family. The series has always revolved around the relationships between the Villanueva women — Jane (Gina Rodriguez), her mother Xiomara (Andrea Navedo) and grandmother Alba (Ivonne Coll). But, of course, the show is a telenovela, also filled with powerful moments, sweet romance and shocking cliffhangers. When we last left Jane, she had been able to put her husband Michael’s (Brett Dier) Season 3 death behind her and was pursuing […]

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‘Elvis All-Star Tribute’ Brings Back His 1968 Performance With New Voices

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s famous ’68 Comeback Special, NBC is delivering the two-hour Elvis All-Star Tribute, featuring music superstars re-creating that event, down to how the show is shot and what songs are sung. The executive producer, Ken Ehrlich, is an industry veteran. “I was a huge Elvis fan,” says Ehrlich. “A good friend, the attorney for the [Elvis] estate, came to us almost two years ago. … He said the anniversary was coming up and would we want to do a show?” Ehrlich, also the executive producer of the upcoming 2019 Grammy Awards, naturally […]

All American Episode 12
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All American Episode 12 Recap: “Back In The Day”

This week’s episode was like listening to classical violin samples. I was very emotional. We got a closer look at Olivia’s drug addiction and Spencer’s struggle to accept love due to his father’s departure. We also caught up with Coop, since she wasn’t in last week’s episode.  We’ve gotten to know Olivia pretty well since episode 1 and now her character sheds a light on teens in who experience drug addiction. Finally, a Beverly Hills character – besides coach Baker – gets a more insightful backstory. Olivia revisits the emotional turmoil that precluded the downward spiral. She was the black […]

All American Episode 11
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All American Episode 11 RECAP: All Eyez On Me

This week’s episode was all about the District Combine, an annual event for high school football stars to strut their stuff in front of perspective boosters with hopes of achieving their NFL dreams. On the field, Coach Baker introduces Damon King (Hosea Chanchez), a recruiter for Angeles Southern University, and his former teammate to Spencer and Jordan. The next day, Willie (Brent Jennings) makes an uninvited visit to Beverly Hills and basically discourages Jordan about his ability to impress scouts. At the Combine, Baker and Olivia are laying shirts out for the recruits and Baker admits that he’s more concerned […]