Category Archives: Television

It Was An Afternoon Of Puppylove That Kicked Off Nat Geo WILD’s 2nd Annual “Barkfest” At Palihouse

Nat Geo WILD hosted “Barkfest” at the Palihouse to celebrate all things dog! Barkfest erupts on Nat Geo WILD next weekend where the programming will focus on man’s best friend. The network put it this way on their website, “Calling all … Continue reading

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What is a Mahna Mahna Anyway?

I only have to sing, “Mahna mahna” and you will be forced to sing “doo doo da doo doo.” It’s kind of like, “Shave and a haircut,” there is a cultural imperative for you to finish the refrain. Even though it … Continue reading

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Days of the Dead Los Angeles Celebrates Women of Horror

Award winning Canadian director Patricia Chica’s short “A Tricky Treat” will be shown Saturday, April 2nd at 2 p.m. at the Los Angeles Burbank Hotel as part of the Days of the Dead Weekend Los Angeles. The “horror-comedy with a … Continue reading

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Finally Divulges 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations!

Well, if you were watching CBS’ The Talk yesterday, they made a BIG announcement.  So you already know what I am going to tell you (or you might’ve just read the headline above to divine such a revelation). But in … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Programmer’s Notes – Bizarre Transmissions

After a wince-inducing opening sequence in which real pigs are butchered – to the tune of comic music – “Slaughterhouse” (1987, All Channels) settles into an E.C. Comics-styled blend of dark humor and ‘80s slasher tropes. Writer-director Rick Roessler draws … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

The big news in TV this weekend was the return of Pee-Wee Herman in “Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday”. The film was made exclusively for Netflix, with Judd Apatow producing and a score by Mark Mothersbaugh. Fans will be thrilled with the … Continue reading

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Chef Amar Santana’s Vaca in Costa Mesa Brings a Touch of Spain to Delight the Taste Buds

Chef Amar Santana is on a roll. This Thursday, he is in the finale of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, with an excellent chance of becoming the next “Top Chef”. Since opening his newest restaurant, Vaca, in early December, it has … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Mayhem, Week 2 – Vintage Rogues’ Gallery

Midnight – “An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe” – Television/Horror (1970, Scream Factory) Distributed to television by American International Pictures, this 53-minute special features Vincent Price in performances of four short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Though the videotaped production … Continue reading

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The Foundation of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Expands College Scholarship Program!

And…please stay tuned: For now comes the time of year when the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences dispenses all manner of honor regarding every facet of the respective television industry, but also recognizes its up-and-comers in the form … Continue reading

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2016 ACTRA Awards To Honor Neve Campbell With The National Award of Excellence

Hollywood is in the thrall of award season and engulfed in a blur of the process of honoring so many talented and gifted artist for their hard work. ACTRA will be hosting its own award event. ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian … Continue reading

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