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Beth Phoenix Helping Grow Female Roles Within WWE Broadcasting Ring on NXT

After a successful WWE Hall of Fame career, Beth Phoenix is rising to the occasion as a commentator for NXT. She is part of the brand’s next evolution, lending a female perspective and wealth of in-ring experience to the weekly broadcast now airing live Wednesday nights on USA Network. The gig is the result of a journey that began after receiving rave reviews for her Hall of Fame induction speech in 2017. “I did my talking in the ring, but I got such a positive reception that night,” Phoenix reflected. “From there I got a phone call from Michael Cole […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 30-Oct.6

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 30-Oct.6 Spider-Man: Far From Home (pictured above) A trip with his class overseas seems like the perfect refresh for young Peter Parker. But Nick Fury has other plans for Spider-Man as a threat is looming. Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal (PG-13, 2:09) 10/1 Critic’s Pick Of The Month This journey to a post-Avengers: Endgame world will startle if you aren’t up to speed with the status of that film. But if you are, Tom Holland proves to be a quality high school-age Peter Parker. I loved the story, the action and the actors — […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Yesterday

Imagine there’s no Beatles — it’s NOT easy if you try. In the film Yesterday from director Danny Boyle, viewers get to experience a world without the classic music, until one man reintroduces the classic songs to the world. Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a struggling artist who is playing the smallest venues and trying to make ends meet while keeping his dream alive. But after a gig at a music festival that is less than successful, he tells his manager and longtime friend Ellie (Lily James) that he is done with trying to make it in music, then rides […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Sept. 23-29

On Demand DVD New Releases: Sept. 23-29 Yesterday (pictured above) Struggling artist Jack Malik is struck by a bus and wakes up in a world where no one knows the Beatles. It feels wrong to steal songs from one of the greatest bands of all time, but with everyone believing that Jack is the author, the world becomes enamored with him — but for how long? Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon (PG-13, 1:56) 9/24 Anna Beneath Anna’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared assassins. […]

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Bianca Belair Ready to Become Queen B of WWE NXT on USA Network

When Bianca Belair found out NXT was going live Wednesday nights on USA Network, it was hard for the superstar to contain her excitement. The blood, sweat and tears poured into WWE’s yellow brand has created a buzz among fans. Although the “EST of NXT” a proud member of the locker room for three-and-half years, she is grateful to those who came before her to lay the foundation. “I’m reaping the benefits of what they did,” Belair said. “Combine that with all the work we put in, and it’s all paying off now. I’m very anxious. We just want to […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Sept: 16-22

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept: 16-22 X-Men: Dark Phoenix As she evolves, Jean Grey begins to develop her powers. These powers corrupt and lead her down the path to becoming Dark Phoenix, forcing the X-Men to make a decision on their team member and friend. Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy (PG-13, 1:53) 9/17 Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am This artful meditation on legendary writer Toni Morrison examines her life, her work and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her career. Oprah, Toni Morrison (PG-13, 1:59) 9/17 Running With the Devil A tenacious federal agent traces the […]