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Nail’d It Episode 5 Recap: Opposites Attract

Tonight, the contestant’s nails get inspired by ink, opposite attract, and two of the competitors get sent to time out. Angela Age 32, from Alberta Canada MTV Canada named her their #1 artist to visit, so obs, gurl knows her nails! She’s only competed once, but won. Lakia Age 32 from Youngstown, OH Her specialty is portrait nails and from her sample work, I bet we’ll hear Lakia use the word “Bling” first. This competition veteran got into nails because she was a teenage mom and she needed to pay the bills. (and her son is hot, which is probably […]

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Nail’d It Episode 4 Recap: “Divine Nails”

Tonight on Nail’d It … it’s a boy! The first male contestant, the artists do “Church Nails” and they create Stiletto nails based on colorful high heels. Lauren, age 32 from Cape Coral, FL. Her specialty is detailed artwork. “After I gave Jesus control of my life, he told me to work in a salon.” Lauren’s double sided pin-up nails are the most amazing painting I’ve ever seen on nails. And, who ever though to paint on both sides of the nails!?! Lauren credits prayer for helping her come to odds with drug addition, homelessness and bipolar disorder. Robert, age […]

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Fix My Choir: Michelle Williams and Deitrick Haddon prove the healing power of song

Seated side by side on a sofa in a Beverly Hills hotel lounge, former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams and Preachers of L.A. star Deitrick Haddon are radiating positive energy. The pair has just turned a room full of exhausted TV critics into a sea of smiling faces courtesy of a rousing performance with the Hermosa Beach Gospel Choir — just one example of their costars on Oxygen’s uplifting new series Fix My Choir. Over the course of eight episodes, Haddon and Williams crisscross California — and the country — to turn a variety of struggling vocal groups into united […]

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Nail’d It Episode 3: Recap

Nail’d It Episode 3 is zooming onto Oxygen tonight. I have been waiting for this episode ever since I saw my first Nail’d It tease. One of the things that I love about this show is they don’t mess around; once the opening credits roll, they get right onto the contestant intros. So let’s follow their lead, dive in and get nail’d. Kandi, age 23 from Long Beach, CA Calls herself the “Nail Ninja” “I’m a ninja because, they kill the nail game every single time.” Has never done a nail competition, but at age 23 has worked for celebs […]

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Reality TV

Nail’d It Episode 2: Recap

Last week was the premiere of Oxygen’s newest high-fashion reality competition, and this week is Nail’d It Episode 2, where three more nail artists push their skills to the max and compete for fortune and finger fame. Temeka, 30 from Orange CT. Part-time medical professional. “I breathe, eat, sleep, wake up to nails” It seems like Temeka likes doing super-pointy nails. She currently juggles two careers and is hoping to make her East-coast sensibility a full-time career. Thao, 24 from Beauford, SC Second generation nail tech. “I know I’m going to win this because I do dope-ass nails.” She also […]

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Competition

Nail’d It Episode 1 Recap

Nail art has become the ultimate fashion accessory, ad I admit that I’m really excited for Nail’d It Episode 1. I don’t regularly do much to my hands beyond painting my nails, but I love any competition show where artists compete in an unusual medium. And thinking of a fingernail as a canvas is incredibly unique — who knew that this was a thing? Each week on Nail’d It, 3 top nail artists battle for $10,00 a spot in the finals where they will compete for $100,000 and a cover of Nail It! Magazine. Adreinne Bailon talks about Oxygen’s new […]

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Adrienne Bailon Talks Hosting “Nail’d It” on Oxygen

The high drama world of high fashion nail artistry comes to a head on Oxygen’s new competition series, Nail’d It. The series pits 18 of the best up and coming nail artists against one another as they claw their way to the top to claim a life changing grand prize of $100,000. And this show is more than determining who can max-out a manicure, this show is all about elevating the humble fingernail to a magnificent work of art! Judging the competition are some of the top talents in the nail industry including Terrance Terry, an outspoken Atlanta salon owner […]

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Magazine Archive

Fall TV shows 2014: New reality series premiere dates, times and previews

Fall means a new batch of reality TV; check out descriptions of new reality series. The Chair Starz Premieres: Sept. 6 Airs: Saturdays at 11pm Billed as “an original filmmaking experiment,” two aspiring young filmmakers are each given the same shoestring budget, the same script and the same location and asked to make wholly original theatrical releases. Mentored by Moore, actor/producer Zachary Quinto and others, excitable YouTube superstar Shane Dawson and sensitive indie filmmaker/actor Anna Martemucci display fascinatingly disparate constitutions and sensibilities on their way to creating works that will, through multi-platform viewer voting, earn one a $250,000 prize. MORE: […]

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TCA: “Sharknado 2” is the feel-good movie of the summer

Monday was NBCUniversal cable day at the Television Critics Association 2014 Summer Press Tour, with panels for shows from USA Network, Syfy, Bravo, Oxygen, Esquire Network and more. Kicking off the day was USA Network’s DaVinci Code-like new limited series DIG, starring Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche. Described as a murder mystery set in the realm of biblical prophecies, DIG is in production in Jerusalem. Recent violence in the Holy Land may impact production of both DIG and FX’s Tyrant, but producers were still trying to assess the situation. We talked with Isaacs, who reveled in the opportunity to film […]

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Nigel Barker gets personal on Season 2 of Oxygen’s The Face

Having spent 17 cycles as a judge and photographer on America’s Next Top Model, Nigel Barker understands what makes a modeling show compelling. But even he had no idea when he left ANTM to host Naomi Campbell’s The Face how quickly that series would become a worldwide sensation, too, with Campbell helming British and Australian versions, and an international field of hopefuls auditioning for Season 2. This time, Barker will also serve as confidant to the 12 “modeltestants” vying to become the face of Frédéric Fekkai’s 2014 ad campaign — a role he says allows him to ask the same questions viewers would and […]