The polar vortex wasn't the only freakish weather system to invade New York City this winter. The sequel to Syfy's Sharknado, last summer's over-the-top, Twitter-busting pop-culture phenomenon, was filmed amid frigid conditions throughout the Big Apple. Ian Ziering and Tara Reid reprise their roles as recently reconciled couple Fin and April, who barely survived last year's series of shark-infested waterspouts that tore through Los Angeles.
On the set of Sharknado 2: The Second One in February, Ziering wasn't feeling the pressure of expectations to top the original, which spurred more than 300,000 tweets during its original broadcast. "Either you like it or you don't like it," the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum says. "I didn't have high hopes for the first movie, and look what happened."read more
Shark Tank has become one of the most addicting shows on television and will wrap up its fifth season Friday (8/7c, ABC). Whether you tune in for the banter between investors, to find out about cool products, learn how to launch a business, to hear Mr. Wonderful say, "You're dead to me," or even to watch a grown man sob on screen, it's no surprise the ABC show has had its highest rated season yet.
"I think the reason the show continues to grow is that it embodies the American dream," executive producer Clay Newbill tells TVGuide.com. read more
Man, Shark Tank is so good — it stinks to see it leave for summer vacay. Fortunately, the ABC reality show about aspiring entrepreneurs will air two episodes back-to-back beginning at 8/7c on Friday, during which Mark Cuban will have a big confrontation with fellow Shark Kevin O'Leary.read more