The beauty of adapting the King Arthur legend is its historical vagueness. If experts can't even agree whether or not the man lived, then that leaves plenty of freedom to mess around. At turns the legend has been magical (Excalibur), sanitized (The Sword in the Stone) or cheeky (Monty Python and the Holy Grail). Friday's premiere of Starz's Camelot had moments both unexpected and unsettling. Here's how this umpteenth version distinguished itself:
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I thought our quickstep was a lot of fun. And the kiss was a total surprise! I'm not kidding. We never even talked about doing it in rehearsals. But I think it made sense at the end there. Kirstie's funny. She's a comedienne and she went for it. It was as shocking to me as it was to everyone else. It was funny and fun. I think it shows that we have an amazing relationship and everything's going well ...
After four grueling matches, it's come down to this: Chopped will crown its all-star champ, who, in addition to bragging rights, will receive $50,000 for the charity of their choice.
It's been an intense and entertaining competition so far with many chefs underestimating the time limit, unique mystery ingredients and back-to-back challenges. Only four chefs remain: Michael Proietti, Anne Burrell, Nate Appleman and Aaron Sanchez.
ABC has reason to sing: The buzzed-about Grey's Anatomy musical episode delivered big numbers, winning its timeslot and boosting the network to second place overall Thursday night.
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Following the successful debut of Mobbed, the surprise flash mob special hosted by Howie Mandel, Fox has ordered it to series for eight episodes, Deadline.com reports.
Based on a format from the Deal or No Deal host, Darryl Trell and Howard Kitrosser, Mobbed adds a hidden-camera element to the ever-popular flash mobs springing up around the world and on television shows, including...
Put a (blood) red X on your calendar: HBO has set the premiere date for the fourth season of True Blood.
The fangtastic vampire drama returns Sunday, June 26 at 9/8c. The new season, which promises to delve even deeper into witchcraft and faeries, will once again run for 12 episodes.
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Entourage will return for its eighth and final season on Sunday, July 24 at 10:30/9:30c. The eight-episode season will begin to wrap up ...
It's both harder and easier than ever to be punk'd on April Fool's Day, thanks to the Internet. With all of our ways of being connected, alerts warning you not to be fooled are everywhere. But then, so are the pranks — it's now customary on this not-quite-special day for major companies, services and personalities to run outlandish claims of inventions, advances and changes. Taken collectively, what emerges is Internet-wide self-parody that ribs technology's unrelenting forward march and online culture's obsession with product development. If there's truth in every lie, the best April Fool's Day e-pranks are just slightly distorted mirrors aimed back at us in a moderately fun house. Seven examples of truly clever work follow...