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Depending on your point of view, Albert and David Maysles' 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens — a portrait of two eccentric relatives of Jackie Kennedy-Onassis — is either a classic example of cinema verité or the worst kind of exploitation. But this 2009 film, which dramatizes the previous decades in the lives of "Big Edie" Beale (Jessica Lange) and her daughter, "Little Edie," (Drew Barrymore), should generate no such controversy, as the two leads are terrific in fleshing out these one-of-a-kind personalities.
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CBS is going global with two new pilots based on shows from overseas, plus one drama that's homegrown. The lineup includes Ny-Lon, based on a U.K. show that starred Office alumna Rashida Jones; the Israeli-inspired Mythological X, about a woman who revisits her past relationships; and Can Openers, a medical drama.... CMT has picked up rerun rights for two Fox reality series, Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy and Nanny 911.... Starz is also beefing up content, commissioning six new documentaries on topics from comic book movies to special effects. Anna DimondOh, and speaking of Rashida Jones....
New releases announced today, January 23:'Allo 'Allo!: The Complete Series 8 will be coming out May 6 Nanny 911: Season 1 will be coming out April 8 Sinatra - The True Story of the Man and the Legend will be coming out May 13 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.
Are your kids sneaking into the pantry as you read this? Quick, go check. Are they taking over your bed at night? Stop right here. Nanny Yvonne disapproves, and she says there is a way to change it. Relieved? Currently in its third season, Fox's Nanny 911 (Fridays at 8 pm/ET) is reviving families across America one by one, and we wanted to know how they deal with all those screaming monst-, er, children. Yvonne visited TVGuide.com and told us who put her up for the show, where she learned her caretaking techniques, and the No. 1 thing parents everywhere should be doing to keep the peace at home.
TVGuide.com: You've had about 20 years of experience working with children, right?Yvonne: It basically started when I was really young. I come from a single-parent family and I have a handicapped brother who I used to look after when my mom went to
Temper tantrums and selfish siblings won't keep the nannies on Fox's Nanny 911 away. In fact, the more screaming children, the better — for entertainment value, that is. With the third season upon us (premiering Friday, Sept. 8, at 8 pm/ET), TVGuide.com sought an inside look at the rules and tools of these parenting experts. Here, Nanny Stella reveals how this season will be different, and shares her top piece of advice for every family having trouble at home.
TVGuide.com: How did you get started being a nanny?Stella: I'd always been interested in being a nanny, but it wasn't something I was encouraged to do at school. I would always read about it, and I was involved with kids, but I didn't actually do it until I came to the States 17 years ago. I worked for a family here, and then I went back to school because I decided being a nanny r