TV is a wildlife lover's Garden of Eden. Networks like Animal Planet, Discovery, National Geographic, NAT GEO Wild and PBS fill their schedules with documentaries and critter reality programs. These shows promise a real glimpse into the behavior of wild animals. But just how authentic are they?
"There's a degree of audience deception that goes on," says veteran wildlife producer Chris Palmer, whose recent book, Shooting in the Wild, reveals some of the trickery.
To those of you who dropped the freshman drama Hellcats for being nothing but an experiment in cheerleaders-gone-wild, it's time to re-enroll. Because this thing is some serious fun.
Last night, the Lancer pep goddesses turned it out for an '80s-themed Spirit Party to celebrate the team's 25th anniversary, complete with costumes, kitsch and — siss-boom-yeah! — a killer cover of Squeeze's "Tempted" by series regular Sharon Leal.
Blue Bloods (Friday, 10/9c, CBS)
This week, it's Erin the assistant district attorney who's in the family's crosshairs — and if you've been watching this Friday night hit, you know the dinner-table debates in this multigenerational crime-fighting family are a weekly highlight. What's got the Reagans riled up this time? Erin's methods in taking down a notorious gang leader, which involves...
Cheers to Terriers for sinking its teeth into some meaty drama.
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FX's P.I. series has suffered from a bit of an identity crisis in its first season — is it a breezy caper comedy, a dark conspiracy thriller, a character-based drama or some combo platter of the three? That, along with...
Everybody loves Ty Burrell! At 43, he's hitting his stride playing the funniest dad on prime time: man-child Phil Dunphy on the Emmy-winning Modern Family ...
Yvette Nicole Brown
Class is in session! Community funny lady Yvette Nicole Brown stopped by TV Guide Magazine's Cubicle Confessions to share scoop about the NBC comedy, reveal who the biggest jokester on set is and reveal the worst job she's ever had. She also teaches us what it takes to become a professional bowling heckler! Check out the exclusive video!
Lindsay Hartley was dumped by Days of Our Lives and her character, ex-undercover agent Arianna Hernandez, died last week from a hit and run. But shed no tears for this gal! She's moving from Salem to Pine Valley — with a stop along the way to battle Clark Kent. Starting December 8, Hartley will be seen on All My Children as ...
"It's shocking," says two-time champ Cheryl Burke, moments after she and former L.A. Laker Rick Fox were eliminated from Dancing With the Stars. "It's America's show," says Fox, "and it's out of our control." After their names were announced, the judges' mouths dropped, and you could hear a collective gasp from the studio audience. One man turned to his wife. "He was robbed," he said, simply.
Not that the man wanted Kyle Massey gone, the last contestant standing in jeopardy with Fox. No, the man in the crowd was annoyed because Bristol Palin once again ...
Love her or hate her (and we know there's a healthy split out there), Kathy Griffin gives good feud.
Last night, the red menace unleashed what felt like her 350th Bravo comedy special, Whores on Crutches, which covered her tried-and-trues (Paris Hilton, Bristol Palin, Tiger Woods), a few newbies (I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant), and thank you, Lord, her now-notorious face-off with Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View back in June. "I'm just gonna put ...