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8 Reasons You Should Be Watching 'Orange Is the New Black'

July 28th, 2013 5:03pm EDT
OITNB
The new Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black” has been the talk of the town lately. Here are eight reasons you should be watching this must see show that you're probably not watching.

1. It’s based on a captivating true story. Nearly a decade after committing a drug-smuggling crime, a privileged white woman named Piper Chapman is forced to serve time in prison. She leaves behind her beloved fiancé, only to end up in the same facility as her one-time lesbian lover—the same woman whose actions led to Piper’s incarceration. This juicy, drama-filled plot is really a look into the l...
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10 TV Shows We Are Most Looking Forward to This Fall

July 28th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Every fall a new batch of television shows emerge, and this year’s lineup is filled with familiar faces, promising new talents and exciting storylines. Here are 10 TV shows we are most looking forward to:

1. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” ABC (airing Tuesdays at 8 p.m., premieres Sept. 24)

Joss Whedon thrilled Marvel fans with “The Avengers,” and they’re are likely to geek out once more with “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Whedon serves as executive producer on the show, which follows the team that assembled the Avengers on varying missions around the globe. Leading the pack to solve unexpla...
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8 Reasons Why We Admire Darren Criss

July 5th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Darren Criss
This summer has been a busy one for “Glee” heartthrob Darren Criss. As he wraps up his sold-out 16-city tour and prepares for his upcoming big screen debut in “Girl Most Likely,” out nationwide July 19, 2013, Darren has managed to find time to capture our hearts. Here are eight reasons why we admire him:

1. He’s a wanted man but still manages to stay humble about his increasing success and fame. When Darren first announced his intention of going on tour this summer, fans across the nation scrambled to purchase the hottest ticket in town. Despite the pressure of having thousands of adoring ...
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'New Girl' Season 2 Finale Recap: 'Elaine's Big Day'

May 16th, 2013 9:56am EDT
Elaine's Big Day
In the “New Girl” season finale, CeCe’s big day turned out to be an even bigger day for someone else. That, along with a few pranks, a frisky badger and the rise of a new love triangle, made for a satisfying end to a hilarious and upbeat sophomore season.

The day of CeCe’s wedding found Nick and Jess in a happy and joyous mood. The two spent much of their time flirting with one another, to the disproval of Jess’ dad (Rob Reiner) and the annoyance of the other roommates. Winston and Schmidt were particularly annoyed when a more grown-up Nick refused to take part in their silly hijinks, whic...
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10 Celebs We'd Love As Prom Dates

May 11th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Mila Kunis
Prom season is finally upon us, and while high schools kids are busy planning the perfect prom night, we’re busy fantasizing over the celebrities we would love to be our prom dates.

Mila Kunis: Mila Kunis was recently named FHM Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Woman in the World,’ and with a title like that, it’d be foolish not to include her on this list. In addition to her beauty, Mila is incredibly funny, as proven by her comedic roles in “Family Guy,” “Friends with Benefits” and “Ted.” Who wouldn’t want to spend their prom night with a gal who’s funny and sexy?

Jennifer Lawrence: Though the ph...
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'Glee' Finale Recap: Blaine, Rachel And Co. Give 'All Or Nothing'

May 10th, 2013 8:58am EDT
All or Nothing
The season finale of “Glee” featured big guest stars, a big audition and a big competition—but the overall episode was a tad underwhelming and left some burning questions unanswered.

One of these major unanswered questions is in regards to Rachel and her big Broadway audition: Did she get the part? Despite being the show’s leading lady, Lea Michele was noticeably absent for most of the episode. As Rachel, she gave a tearjerker of a performance for her final “Funny Girl” callback, but there are no clues that indicate the role is hers.

The start of the episode found Brittany in meeting with...
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'New Girl' Recap: Romance Blooms On 'Winston's Birthday'

May 9th, 2013 10:17am EDT
Winston's Birthday
Despite being titled “Winston’s Birthday,” the penultimate episode of the season had very little to do with the birthday boy. Instead the story focused on the romantic progress of three “New Girl” couples as the gang prepared to send CeCe down the aisle.

Jess and Nick

The morning after Jess and Nick’s special night started out very sweetly. Nick prepared an interesting yet slightly disgusting tray of breakfast goodies to serve to Jess in bed. It didn’t look edible, but it’s the thought that counts, right? Unfortunately the considerate gesture went unnoticed by Jess as the morning after tu...
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National Teacher Day: Our Favorite Onscreen Teachers

May 7th, 2013 8:00am EDT
School of Rock
 

May 7, 2013 marks National Teacher Day, and to honor those who have educated and inspired us, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite onscreen teachers.

Dewey Finn (Jack Black), “School of Rock” (2003)

Dewey Finn may have been a rowdy, unemployed wannabe rock star, but after scheming his way into the classroom he became a new kind of role model. Dewey taught his students the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll and encouraged them to rock out in every aspect of their lives.

Memorable Quote: “I have been touched by your kids... and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them.”

Jaime Escalante (...
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'Glee' Recap: 'Wonder-Ful' News All Around

May 3rd, 2013 9:12am EDT
Wonder-Ful
This week’s “Glee” highlighted a couple of big-named actresses and brought three McKinley graduates back to the choir room and. The episode began with a phone call between Rachel and Mr. Schuester. Rachel wanted to inform Will of her second callback for the role of Fanny Price in an upcoming Broadway revival of “Funny Girl,” and she sweetly thanked him for being the first person to believe in her talents. Hearing Rachel’s wonderful news, along with the news of his re-engagement to Emma, prompted Will to dedicate the week to all-things “Wonder-ful,” with the musical stylings of Stevie Wonder...
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'New Girl' Recap: Embarrassing First Times In 'Virgins'

May 1st, 2013 9:45am EDT
New Girl
After a long spring hiatus, “New Girl” returned to Fox this week and found Jess and the gang reminiscing about their first times.

The episode began with Jess receiving an unexpected text from Teddy, the man who took her virginity. In the midst of explaining Teddy’s place in her life, Jess bet the others that her first time experience rivaled theirs in terms of embarrassment. The storytelling quickly became competitive, with each roommate illustrating what they believed to be the worst first time.

Jess’ story began at prom night, where she and her date attempted to get freaky to the musica...
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