TV: What You Need to Know This Morning

  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NIGHT: “Dancing with the Stars” Fabulous. That’s our one-word review of Monday night’s season premiere of “Dancing with the Stars.” Seriously, despite diminished expectations, we reveled in the hot mess nerves and makeovers of dancing newbies Mischa Barton, Paige VanZant, Jodie Sweetin, Geraldo Rivera and others on opening night.  No one […]

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Steve Colbert Talks About Presidential Ambitions

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Colbert-Report/94816/2186440102/The-Colbert-Report-1-12-2012/embed 580 476] By ANNE FLAHERTY, AP WASHINGTON — Comedian Stephen Colbert says that just because his name won’t appear on Saturday’s ballot in South Carolina’s Republican primary doesn’t mean he couldn’t become president, or even pope, someday. In an oftentimes awkward, meandering interview on Sunday, Colbert told ABC’s “This Week” that he established […]

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Interview: Hot Dog Champ Chestnut Ready for Nathans Contest

The wiener war is coming to a boil! Defending Nathan’s hot dog eating champ Joey “Jaws” Chestnut says he is still in a bitter rivalry with six-time winner Takeru “Tsunami” Kobayashi – even though the scrawny Japanese jawbreaker is ineligible for this year’s Fourth of July showdown. Check more July 4th TV listings here. “We […]

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Fox Goes on the ‘Fringe’ with Musical Episode

Walter Bishop, Lounge Singer? No, ‘Buffy‘ is not the only supernatural songstress to sing it once more, with feeling…. ‘Fringe‘ is now preparing to hit the high notes with its own musical episode. Just imagine a particularly gory, gut-gushing episode of ‘Glee‘ (because ‘Fringe’s producers surely have). The melodic mayhem drops Thursday April 29th in […]

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Gabourey Sidibe Is Not ‘Precious’ on ‘SNL,’ But She’s Pretty Funny

‘Precious‘ star Gabourey Sidibe is nothing like the character that made her famous — Sidibe referenced her Oscar-nominated performance during Saturday night’s ‘Saturday Night Live‘ monologue, when the first-time host insisted “I’m not Precious, I’m Gabourey” to the tune of the ‘The Shoop Shoop Song.’ Sidibe was smiling and bubbly as she informed the audience […]

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