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TV Guide magazine announced today an exclusive offer in which free downloads of NBC’s Season 3 premiere of the Emmy award-winning comedy series 30 Rock will be given away a week in advance of its broadcast network premiere to subscribers of TV Guide magazine and in newsstand editions nationwide.
There is a show called Sex Change Hospital on WE tv?!? From the press release: The fascinating documentary series SEX CHANGE HOSPITAL concludes with all-new episodes, profiling the lives of transgender individuals as they undergo life-changing gender reassignment surgery. These men and women from all walks of life share their unique story of how they came to terms with their sexuality and what brought them to see Dr. Marci Bowers, a well-known transgender surgeon who is a transgender woman herself.
Things You Probably Already Know, But Have Forgotten - well, I didn't know some of these. Like this one: The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan; there was never a recorded Wendy before.
People like lists - Entertainment Weekly has compiled their 20 Best & Worst Captain Kirk Moments.
Have a laugh - the late, great Bill Hicks on advertising (NSFW):
October 17, 2008 - 9:46am
J.J. Abrams offers a first look into the new Star Trek movie, he hopes to create a film, "that grabbed me the way 'Star Wars' did."
Gale Harold was in critical condition Wednesday after the Desperate Housewives actor crashed his motorcycle the day before, a hospital spokeswoman said.
On an episode of the 1966 Batman TV show, the caped crusader ran for mayor of Gotham City against one of his arch enemies. The Penguin's line of attack in his debate with Batman sounds really familiar.
October 16, 2008 - 11:24am
She performed on numerous TV shows and Broadway musicals (most notably Lil' Abner and Wonderful Town and on her husband's TV programs.
Ms. Adams also appeared in many films including The Apartment with Jack Lemmon and It's A Mad, Mad ,Mad, Mad World. Following her husband's death in a car crash in the winter of 1962, she was forced to work off her husband's debts to the IRS. She fought hard to regain the rights to Ernie's TV shows and re-released them to the home video market.
In addition to appearing on tributes to her husband, Ms. Adams' only major TV performance in later years was in the made for television movie Ernie Kovacs: Behind The Laughter which was based on the real life story of Kovaks trying to locate his two daughters Bette and Kippie who were abducted by his ex wife.
Of all of her television appearances Edie Adams' most memorable was when she sang 'That's All' on the very last installment of The Lucy/Desi Comedy Hour in 1961. Her performance of this sad ballad moved everyone on the set of the show to tears.
Adams three daughters - Mia Susan, Bette Kovacs, Jr. and Kippie have passed
away. She is survived by a son from another marriage.
October 16, 2008 - 9:11am
Rocket back to a time when courage wasn't just the stuff of fiction, thrill at true heroes performing extraordinary feats of bravery, celebrate a time when remarkable men and women reached for the heavens and pierced the sky. Emotionally overwhelming, this is one of the finest documentary series I've ever seen. I sat riveted, transfixed throughout this entire experience, the first episode alone had me in tears by the end.
Even when you know how things turn out When We Left Earth is still edge of the seat entertainment. Breathtaking archival footage, much of it unseen, and interviews with astronauts and flight personnel brings this amazing story to life. It's remarkable how crisp and spectacular the film looks from those early flights into space. Read the entire review...
October 16, 2008 - 8:13am
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