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Alex Trebek Nearly Quit Jeopardy

December 17th, 2014 4:30pm EST
Alex Trebek Nearly Quit Jeopardy As Revealed By Private Hacked E
Alex Trebek's long run as "Jeopardy" host nearly came to an end over the turbulent reaction from an 11-year-old contestant who was eliminated from "Final Jeopardy."

Radar Online reported that Trebek blew up at a request to re-tape the "Final Jeopardy" segment of the show after the young girl learned she could not participate. She was in a negative dollar amount.

The girl ran off the set during the taping, visibly upset.

"If he had taken the time, he would have known, like you do, that my daughter is not a sore loser, and does not become emotional solely over losing a game," the girl's mo...
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Best TV Shows Of 2014

December 17th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Best TV Shows Of 2014
Last week, we brought you the Best TV Moments Of 2014. But what about the best TV shows - the ones that didn't have just one or two good moments, but that impressed us all year long? What was going to make up for the end of Breaking Bad or the absence of Strike Back?

Here now then, is our list of the Best TV Shows Of 2014. In alphabetical order, we present to you the eight small-screen series that were at the top of their class, that were appointment television in our book and the reasons that lists like these are made.

SPOILER ALERT - If you're not caught up on the current season of tele...
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Ryan Gage Bids Farewell To 'Hobbit'

December 17th, 2014 12:04pm EST
Ryan Gage Bids Farewell To 'Hobbit' Franchise With 'Battle Of Th
Ryan Gage is making grand moves in his career. He returns as Alfrid for the final film in the Hobbit series, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which opens today.

Then he'll reprise his role as King Louis XIII on BBC One's The Musketeers, that launches its second season on January 2 in the UK and January 17 in the US. He's no stranger to high-profile projects and big characters.

We spoke to Ryan last week about saying goodbye to the Hobbit films and returning to The Musketeers, and how one follows up working on a massive Peter Jackson epic.

Reprising his role from The Desolation ...
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'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' Recap: Star Sighting

December 17th, 2014 9:33am EST
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Aside from a very brief moment when we see Brandi at her "job" as a podcast host, let's call this "the daughters" episode. It was not necessarily that interesting, but it covers the mother gamut of denial, exasperation, substitution and pride.

Yolanda literally has to ride out her daughter Bella's DUI until she can get off Kyle's yacht and get on a plane home. I thought when she got there we'd see her counseling Bella or yelling at her or taking her to her court date, but what we got was her confessional segment explaining away Bella's behavior as a good, smart girl who had a momentary la...
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'The Voice's' Season 7 Winner And Coach React To Victory

December 17th, 2014 8:26am EST
'The Voice's' Season 7 Winner And Coach React To Victory
On Tuesday night, The Voice crowned its seventh winner since the Emmy Award winning singing competition began in 2011.

We had the opportunity to speak to the winner and the winning coach just minutes after host and producer Carson Daly made the announcement - read on to find out what each of them had to say.

SPOILER ALERT - If you have not seen Tuesday night's finale of The Voice, this article reveals the winner of season seven.

In the battle of the incumbents, Team Blake upset Team Adam on Tuesday night, with Blake Shelton's country singer Craig Wayne Boyd earning the victory over Adam ...
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'The Affair' Review: 'I Don't Want This Life'

December 16th, 2014 2:32pm EST
The Affari: Ruth Wilson and Dominic West
Episode 9 takes The Affair into full-blown, soap opera, melodrama territory and I don’t completely hate it. It has definitely taken a significant turn with the mounting drama surrounding these characters especially in these last few episodes. What began as a contemplative examination of human behavior has evolved into an intensely distraught and messy narrative with various threads and characters intertwining. While it may seem like a drastic shift, it doesn’t all feel out of the realm of possibilities. Let’s not forget that the series opened with an unknown crime story, a kid faking a suic...
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Kevin Murphy On RiffTrax's Return To National Geographic

December 16th, 2014 12:06pm EST
Kevin Murphy On RiffTrax's Return To National Geographic
Have you ever thought to yourself that TV would be more interesting with a commentary track? Well, the folks at National Geographic did.

They've once again enlisted the kings of aftermarket commentary - Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, collectively known as RiffTrax - to lend their gentle wit to two hours of NatGeo Wild programs.

Total Riff Off airs tonight, and Kevin recently dropped in from back East to talk to us about RiffTrax's second NatGeo go-around as well as the recent RiffTrax Live show.

The guys started December off with their usual RiffTrax Live holiday show,...
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'The Voice': Who Will Win The Season 7 Finale?

December 16th, 2014 9:04am EST
'The Voice': Predicting The Season 7 Finale
Normally, this would be when we'd showcase the top performances from The Voice, and tell you who we'd vote for. But we had a first-rate problem on Monday night: each of the four finalists was equally great.

So rather than pick and choose favorites, we're going to look back at the highlights of the evening as a whole - and try to decipher how America might have voted last night.

In the cover songs category, all the artists played it fairly safe, with three of the four going the ballad route. The exception to this was Team Adam's Chris Jamison, who fully embraced his funk-pop persona by tak...
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Terry McDermott Talks Lotus Crush's Impending World Domination

December 15th, 2014 12:07pm EST
Terry McDermott Talks Lotus Crush's Impending World Domination
Season three of The Voice was livened up by Terry McDermott, the Scottish rocker with the winning personality who started off the season, joined Team Blake, and ultimately came in as runner-up on the NBC show.

Having worked steadily since then, Terry has reunited with his band Lotus Crush for their second album, Rabbit Hole, which is set to make waves with audiences in the US and UK alike. While they may not take over the world, they're certainly poised to win over a large part of it.

We reconnected with Terry (pictured above center) last week to discuss why we should be excited about the...
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Ashton Kutcher Addresses Charlie Sheen 'Men' Finale Rumors

December 15th, 2014 11:36am EST
Charlie Sheen To Appear On 'Two And A Half Men' Series Finale?
Ashton Kutcher has sparked rumors that Charlie Sheen will be making an appearance on the series finale of "Two and a Half Men."

During an interview on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Friday, Kutcher said he read the script for the final episode, and the daytime talk show host asked if Sheen would be coming back.

First he shrugged and then explained: "Here's the thing. If you're working on the Warner Bros. lot, if there's sirens, come save me," Kutcher warned.

"So Charlie comes back," DeGeneres pressed.

"I didn't say that," Kutcher replied.

Sheen was fired in 2011 following a media bli...
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