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'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank On 20 Years Of Morphin'

August 14th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank On 20 Years Of Morphin'
For those of us that grew up in the 1990's, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was a big deal. Many of us were fans of or even wanted to be the Green (later White) Ranger, as played by actor and mixed martial artist Jason David Frank. Jason has now been a part of the Power Rangers franchise for more than 20 years, and during San Diego Comic-Con he sat down with us for a chat about the longevity of his Ranger role.

"When I first booked Power Rangers, the [term] Power Ranger really, nobody really knew what that was," he reflected. "And I was only hired for a certain amount of episodes and I just d...
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Nickelodeon's Cast On The Movie, The Show, And The Fans

August 11th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Nickelodeon's Cast On The Movie,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles power never dies. As the new film conquers the box office, we bring you our chat with some of the team behind Nickelodeon's animated series - the legendary Rob Paulsen (Donatello, pictured above), Greg Cipes (Michaelangelo) and executive producer Ciro Nieli - to discuss the movie, the show, and the passionate fans that still love these heroes on the half shell.

Did they know that a new TMNT feature film was in the works? "It's been five years [since work began on the series]; they didn't start till a few years later on the movie," Ciro told us. "You just kind o...
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Ariana Grande And Jennette McCurdy's 'Sam & Cat' Cancelled After Just One Season

July 14th, 2014 12:48pm EDT
Ariana Grande And Jennette McCurdy's 'Sam & Cat' Cancelled After
Despite garnering decent ratings, Nickelodeon has cancelled Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy's show "Sam and Cat". The kids network has yet to give a reason for the abrupt cancellation, but it is rumored to be due to problems between the show's two stars.

In March, rumors swirled about McCurdy after she chose not to attend the 2014 Kids' Choice Awards due to issues she had with the network. This also prompted speculation that McCurdy wasnt receiving the same pay as Grande. That was something that was quickly cleared up by the "Problem" singer, as she took to her Twitter account to dis...
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LeVar Burton: Remarkable From 'Reading Rainbow' To 'Perception'

July 11th, 2014 12:05pm EDT
LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton may be the closest thing that we have to a superhero in the entertainment industry. On camera, he's a talented actor who always impresses, whether he's playing Paul Haley on TNT's Perception or Doc Greene on The Hub's Transformers Rescue Bots. Off camera, he's beloved by generations as the public face of one of TV's best educational programs, Reading Rainbow, which just raised more than six million dollars to help childhood literacy. And he's also one of the nicest people you could ever meet. LeVar took time out of his busy schedule this week to speak with us about all of his c...
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Melissa Peterman Dishes On Season 2 Of ABC's 'Bet On Your Baby'

June 6th, 2014 1:58pm EDT
Melissa Peterman Dishes On Season 2 Of ABC's 'Bet On Your Baby'
This summer, ABC has turned its Saturday night into three hours of high energy family fun. The evening opens with season two of Bet On Your Baby, led by the network's game show hostess extraordinaire, Melissa Peterman. BFTV checked back in with Melissa on Thursday to talk about the new episodes and what her secret is when it comes to keeping the whole crazy show together.

"It's always a luxury when you get to have another shot at something," she said. "What we did the second season was, instead of having five families compete each episode, we went down to four couples. It gave us more time...
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16 Of The Coolest Swords From Pop Culture

May 19th, 2014 2:32pm EDT
The Last Samurai
Swords - what's there to say about them? Nobody uses them anymore, which is a real shame. Swords remind us of an age when men were men, and they focused on really manly things, like chivalry, honor and killing a man with a single blow. Alas, those days are gone, and swords have retired from the battlefield.

But they do live on in one place - our hearts and minds. There's something innately satisfying about the simplicity and elegance of a sword, and the ritual of one-on-one combat, of people testing their mettle mano y mano. To that end, they live on in our culture, and by extension in our...
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14 Shows We Wish Were Still On Air

May 11th, 2014 11:00am EDT
14 Shows We Wish Were Still On Air
Admit it, both network and cable television just isn't what it used to be. Weekly series' have been for the most part, replaced for 12-episode arcs, reality television and non-interesting docudramas that do nothing to enhance the television landscape. Where's the friendship? The fun? The drama? The suspense? It makes viewers long for the days of when you looked forward to watching your favorite show every week and dissected it with your pals the next day and for days after. Some of the best are long gone, but fans still clamor for just one more episode. How many of these shows were you addi...
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Meet 'Transformers: Rescue Bots' Star D.C. Douglas

May 3rd, 2014 9:03am EDT
Meet 'Transformers: Rescue Bots' Star D.C. Douglas
Today's a big day for The Hub's Transformers: Rescue Bots. "This weekend, we have a special episode coming up with Mark Hamill," revealed D.C. Douglas, who voices the Rescue Bot Chase (pictured above right). BFTV connected with D.C. last week to discuss today's episode and his experiences in the Transformers universe.

In "What Rises Above" - the conclusion to the story started in last week's "What Lies Below" - the Rescue Bots and the Burns family must work together to escape after being trapped underground. Hamill lends his voice to Uncle Woodrow, Chief Charlie Burns' younger brother, whi...
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10 Saddest Deaths In Kids' Movies

April 13th, 2014 11:00am EDT
10 Saddest Deaths In Kids' Movies
Most movies aimed at children over the years teach important life lessons that the kids can use to make the right decision when they grow older. The movies often end with the protagonist learning some tired and true fact about how you should always follow your heart or be honest and kind.

In a lot of those same movies though, it's often the journey of how the character arrived at that life lesson that is just as remembered, especially if the events along the way were traumatic. Disney and other companies have not been afraid to put some very adult-like developments into their children's fi...
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Video Chat With 'Spooksville' Star Keean Johnson And Head Writer Jim Krieg

April 12th, 2014 2:20pm EDT
Spooksville
Spooksville is The Hub's latest young adult horror program, based on the book series of the same name. After Adam Freeman (Keean Johnson) moves into town and finds out first-hand why it's called "Spooksville," he and his new friends find themselves dealing with various monsters and other paranormal happenings.

In advance of today's all-new episode, we had the opportunity to talk with show star Keean Johnson and head writer Jim Krieg as part of the network's all-new 'What's The Hubbub?' video chat series. You can watch the chat below, as Keean and Jim answer our questions - and yours - abou...
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