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'Impractical Jokers' Celebrate 100th Episode With Live High Wire Stunt

9/3/2015 12:05pm EDT
'Impractical Jokers': Tonight's Live Punishment Has Sal 'Pretty
The Impractical Jokers have done a lot of crazy things over the last 99 episodes, but what they're about to do tonight takes the cake. To celebrate their 100th installment, the Jokers are performing a live high wire walk five stories above New York City, for their charities and your entertainment.

Why on Earth would they choose this way to mark the occasion? And how scared are they? We caught up with Sal Vulcano on Tuesday to ask him those questions and more about tonight's event.

"I'm pretty scared," Sal admitted when we asked him to gauge his level of fear. "We have the harness and stuf...
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Byronn Mann Gives The Scoop On 'Hell On Wheels' Midseason Finale

8/29/2015 8:13am EDT
Byron Mann Previews Tonight's 'Hell On Wheels' Midseason Finale
Tonight marks the midseason finale for AMC's railroad drama Hell on Wheels, and with things coming to a head, Starpulse checked in with Byron Mann - who joined the series this season as Chang - to find out what we can expect and what it's been like for him to be part of what will be the last season.

"I can tell you that things are only going to escalate and intensify regarding Cullen Bohannon, regarding Chang, regarding Mei Fong," Byron teased. "Things are going to escalate significantly in a bad way.

"Things with The Swede are also going to escalate. Things are going to get bad," he cont...
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'Rookie Blue' Sneak Peek: Marlo Goes Into Labor

8/19/2015 12:00pm EDT
Marlo's Baby Arrives In Tomorrow's 'Rookie Blue' - Watch A Sneak
The moment everyone's been worrying about is finally here on tomorrow night's Rookie Blue. In "Ninety Degrees," as a heat wave hits the city, Marlo (Rachael Ancheril) goes into labor with Sam's (Ben Bass) baby - and only Sam's fiancee Andy (Missy Peregrym) can help her! Check out a clip from the memorable moment below.

Meanwhile, the rest of 15 Division struggles to move on from the corruption scandal that unseated Commissioner Santana and revealed his accomplice within their own ranks. With Commissioner Jarvis (Oliver Becker) opening the building up to the public for use as a cooling st...
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Meet 'Strike Back's' Hard Working Producer Michael J. Bassett

7/31/2015 12:01pm EDT
Michael J. Bassett: Meet 'Strike Back's' Master Of Action
On Cinemax's Strike Back, everyone knows that Michael Stonebridge and Damien Scott are the dynamic duo who save the world. But you might not be able to name the third man who is the master behind the scenes: series co-executive producer, director and writer Michael J. Bassett. While the characters are being heroes on-screen, he's doing the heavy lifting off it.

We spoke with Michael earlier this month to discuss the development of Strike Back's final season, which premieres tonight, as well as talk about what it was like for him to let go of the series that he helped shape into one of the ...
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Meet The Cast Of Netflix's 'Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp'

7/30/2015 7:30pm EDT
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
“Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” an 8-episode miniseries prequel to the 2001 cult comedy movie, will be released on Netflix, Friday July 31, with the entire main cast returning to reprise their roles. In the spirit of reunions, let’s run through all the residents of Camp Firewood, reminiscing about where they were back then and what they’ve been up to lately.

Elizabeth Banks (Lindsay)
THEN: Ms. Banks was a fresh face with just a few small roles and guest appearances under her belt.
NOW: She’s developed quite the résumé as one of the most versatile comedic actresses around whil...
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Some Life Experiences For Comedy Central’s Forrest MacNeil To 'Review'

7/29/2015 10:08pm EDT
6 Life Experiences Forrest MacNeil Should Review On ‘Review’
Comedy Central’s “Review” boasts a seemingly innocuous premise: on the show within the show, Forrest MacNeil (Andy Daly) is a critic who reviews life experiences, from eating breakfast food to going to prom, or even “being Irish.” But as there is no limit to the types of experiences that Forrest will review, his show will often get quite dark and occasionally surreal. Andy Daly fully and fully inhabits all of his characters. Thus, Forrest is the perfect character for him, as he never gives up on any of his assignments, no matter how painful or how much they threaten to ruin his life. In the...
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'Strike Back' Fans Won’t Be Disappointed By New Season

7/28/2015 12:01pm EDT
TV Review: 'Strike Back' Cinemax Season 4
Cinemax's Strike Back has set the bar interminably high for not just action series, but the whole of television. Therefore, expectations are deservedly ambitious when it comes to the show's fourth and final season on Cinemax (fifth overall), which premieres this Friday night. When you've been the best for years, you should be going out on a high note.

Fans won't be disappointed by the new season, which sends Sgts. Michael Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) and Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) to yet another new part of the world, setting its initial action in Asia. That's where Col. Locke (R...
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'Major Crimes' Has A Major Guest Star This Week

7/27/2015 12:09pm EDT
Alan Ruck Drops Into TNT's 'Major Crimes'
TNT's Major Crimes has a major guest star this week: Alan Ruck (The Whispers), who drops into the police department as a potentially corrupt FBI agent that Captain Raydor and her team are forced to collaborate with. Needless to say, a good time will not be had by all.

Starpulse connected with Alan on Friday to preview his less than pleasant character and talk about how much fun it is to play the guy that people don't have to like. "It's a blast," he laughed. "Maybe it's just because I'm getting older now, [but] I'm getting to play more jerks and creeps."

Indeed, there are no nice words to...
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Philip Winchester Prepares For His Last 'Strike Back' Mission

7/24/2015 12:02pm EDT
'Strike Back's' Philip Winchester: Number One With A Bullet
Philip Winchester just spent four seasons saving the world; now he's on his way to conquering it. Next week, the most underrated actor on television returns for his final mission as Sergeant Michael Stonebridge in Cinemax's top-notch action thriller Strike Back, before becoming Las Vegas's most likely hero in NBC's The Player. How difficult was saying goodbye to Stonebridge? And does he feel like this is the turning point for a career that's been quietly exemplary for so long? We connected with him during the upfronts to talk about Section 20's last stand.

Strike Back has been Philip's pla...
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CW Brings Back Second Helping Of Magic

7/23/2015 12:04pm EDT
Michael Grandinetti Brings Twice The Magic To TV This Summer
Michael Grandinetti was so good at astounding TV audiences last summer, he thought he'd do it again - this time on two shows! He's back as one of the featured performers on The CW's Masters of Illusion, while also starring in Pop TV's late-night magic series Don't Blink. Starpulse caught up with Michael recently to discuss his busy and mind-bending summer.

Did he know that he was going to be in two programs simultaneously? "It just kind of played out that way. I knew they were both going to be summer shows," laughed Michael, who will be featured in episodes of each series into August, doin...
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