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VIDEO: Shannon Tweed Walks Out On Gene Simmons and Joy Behar

Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed

Special is the couple who are OK with fighting in public, and if this clip from The Joy Behar Show Wednesday is any indication, Gene Simmons and longtime girlfriend Shannon Tweed are en route to becoming the most special couple ever. There to promote the turbulent sixth season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels, the pair awkwardly handle questions from Behar. The breaking point comes when Behar asks Simmons about the rumored 5,000 women he's slept with...
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Gene Simmons' Family Jewels Gets Real

Gene Simmons Family Jewels

Gene Simmons wants to rock and roll all night and party every day, but Shannon Tweed has had enough of it. As the Gene Simmons Family Jewels cameras were rolling, Tweed finally took Simmons to task for his womanizing — giving the show a jolt of drama as it entered its sixth season.

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KISS and E1 Television Team Up for Kids' Show

KISS

"Detroit Rock City" is coming to a playdate near you.

KISS co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are developing a new kids' program with E1 Television, the Canadian production company announced Tuesday... read more

Musicians Who've Made the Move to Reality Shows

Ozzy Osbourne, Snoop Dogg, MC Hammer

Ever since Ozzy Osbourne invited cameras to document his dysfunctional family life back in 2002, networks have been trying to recreate the same magic by giving musicians reality shows to call their own. Now, 1990s superstar MC Hammer is jumping on the family-themed reality bandwagon with his new series Hammertime (premiering Sunday, June 14 at 10 pm/ET on A&E).

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Preview: Shannon Tweed on Gene Simmons: Family Jewels

Shannon Tweed, Gene Simmons Family Jewels

This August marks 25 years together for Shannon Tweed and KISS' Gene Simmons, the "happily unmarried" stars of Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (Tuesdays at 10 pm/ET), now in its third season on A&E. We spoke to the gracious model-actress (and onetime Playboy Playmate of the Year) about the keys to her long relationship. TV Guide: Twenty-five years. What's the secret?Shannon Tweed: It's about being strong enough to have your own life. That doesn't mean be a nasty bitch who's loud or bossy; it just means be strong in your own sense of self. You can still be strong and be feminine. TV Guide: Some people believe your relationship with Gene is an open one....Tweed: "Open" has never been a word I've described my relationship as. And he has never described our relationship as "open," nor has it ever read more

Gene Simmons Shares the Secret to Bedding 4,897 Women

Gene Simmons: Family Jewels

As KISS' bass-playing, fire-breathing demon, Gene Simmons is the embodiment of sex, drugs and rock and roll. But on A&E's Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (Sundays at 9 pm/ET), the occasionally kabuki-faced father of two and partner of Shannon Tweed (don't dare call him a husband) is an iron-fisted paterfamilias and tireless businessman. We asked Simmons to wag his legendary tongue about his nonconformist lifestyle and the success of his series, which was recently renewed for a third season. TV Guide: To what do you credit this show's success? Gene Simmons: On the surface, there's nothing particularly exciting. People like train wrecks, but as much as we'll try to be read more

Short Cuts: Gene Simmons, TV Munchies and More

A&E has greenlit a third season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels, increasing the order from 20 half-hours to 24.... ABC has ordered six episodes of Wanna Bet?, a game show in which contestants wager on whether they can perform stunts. U.K. personalities Ant and Dec will host.... A study by the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation finds that when it comes to people snacking in front of the tube, the more entertaining the program, the more they eat. That explains The Black Donnellys' dominance among anorexics 18 to 49.I have no organic segue for the following, but I feel a need — as part of closure, perhaps? — to share with you, the people I "talk to" on a daily basis, the news that my father passed away last Tuesday, hence my weeklong absence. John Mitovich, 80, had a degree in journalism, yes, from OSU, but made his career as a business leader in Fairfield County, Connecticut. (If I may proudly "brag" a bit, the Stamford paper paid him tribute Thursday with a... read more

TV Guide Presents Its Reality TV Awards!

Here, once again, is Romber, of Amazing Race: All Stars.

Who's the first date from hell? Who's utterly desperate? Who is this year's comeback kid? And who have we seen just a bit (OK, way) too much of? TV Guide calls 'em like we see 'em in our wacky Reality TV Awards. Did your favorites make the cut? Roughest RidersThe men of American Chopper (Thursdays at 7 pm/ET, TLC) Mikey, Paul Senior and Junior build custom bikes — choppers — for stars, movies, Web sites and basically anyone who'll pay. Sometimes they're cool. Sometimes they're not (we still don't get Junior's green dream Web bike). But it's fun watching them fight their way through the process. Fiercest BacheloretteTiffany Pollard of read more

Short Cuts: Barack Obama, Gene Simmons and More!

Illinois senator and possible presidential contender Barack Obama visits The Tonight Show on Friday.... Perhaps as soon as Dec. 7, the NFL Network will begin offering live webcasts of its Thursday and Saturday telecasts to Verizon FiOS and DirecTV subscribers with Verizon broadband hookups.... A&E has greenlit a 20-episode second season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels.... Sofia Coppola and boyfriend Thomas Mars welcomed their first child together, a girl named Romy, on Tuesday.... Celine Dion has canceled five performances of her Las Vegas show, as well as an appearance at Monday's Billboard Music Awards, due to a highly contagious respiratory infection. Mycoplasma bronchitis rocks.... Ice Age: The Meltdown topped the DVD sales and rental charts last week, unseating The Da Vinci Code in both instances. read more

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Premiered: August 07, 2006, on A&E
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