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Thanks in part to a presidency ripe for parodying, Saturday Night Live’s relevancy and ratings have both been on an upswing lately.  In fact, for the first time in the show’s 42-year history, NBC will be airing this season’s last four episodes live from coast to coast.  That just goes to show you how much [...]


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Hollywood marriages have a well-deserved reputation for being tempestuous.  Some might even argue that marriage certificates issued to celebrities should come with an expiration date.  Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, though, are one of the most notable exceptions.  Not only are they happy living together, they also enjoy working together!  You can see the two [...]


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The Flash star Grant Gustin and his co-star Tom Felton (he plays Doctor Alchemy on the series) have been added to the show lineup of the Silicon Valley Comic Con. Created by Steve Wozniak, SVCC is a pop culture and technology expo that takes place at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Ca [...]


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Before there was Samuel L. Jackson, there was Action Jackson. And the star of that ’80s kitsch classic was none other than Carl Weathers.  After making his name playing Apollo Creed in the Rocky movies, Weathers became one of Hollywood’s go-to guys in the action genre, taking roles in movies like Force 10 From Navarone, [...]


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There are few child stars who have been able to maintain the kind of career Sarah Michelle Gellar has had.  Gellar, who turns 40 next month, earned her first acting credit at age 5, when she played Valerie Harper’s daughter in a TV movie.  At 14, she had a featured role as the young Jacqueline Bouvier [...]


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Did you ever wonder how Sheldon Cooper grew into the lovable yet irritating know-it-all Ph.D we’ve gotten to know on The Big Bang Theory?  Sure, the show has dropped a few hints and told a few stories over the past 10 seasons, but this fall, we’ll get to know young Sheldon like never before as [...]


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As the title of the series implies, the stakes are high on Billions.  And so is the tension between Damian Lewis, who plays billionaire Wall Street investor Bobby Axelrod, and Paul Giamatti as the U.S. District Attorney who’s trying to bring down the Axelrod empire.  The two Emmy Award winners don’t get to share a [...]


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Uh-oh.  They’re going to make us cry, aren’t they?  This Is Us wraps up its first season tomorrow night on NBC, and from the looks of the previews, it looks like they’ll once again be aiming right for our tear ducts.  That’s been part of the series’s recipe for success, giving its characters and their [...]


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It’s all Dan Aykroyd’s fault.  Back in the ’80s, he rewrote the ’60s cop show Dragnet for the big screen — but as a comedy.  Then came Charlie’s Angels.  After that, The A-Team and 21 Jump Street. And now, here come Ponch and Jon, playing it for laughs as CHiPs hits movie screens for the [...]


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With just one more episode to go this season, This Is Us feels like it’s been saving its best for last.  They followed up the amazing Memphis episode with another hour of Tuesday night television that managed to make us smile and make us cry — sometimes simultaneously.  (And who didn’t love the big Hollywood [...]


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