Watch THE COOL KIDS clip THE CREW TRY TO HELP HANK FEEL BETTER from episode six

Watch THE COOL KIDS clip THE CREW TRY TO HELP HANK FEEL BETTER from episode six

After finding out that his ex-wife is getting re-married, Hank hopes to win a new 65” flat screen TV during the 7th Annual Shady Meadows Raffle.

But he doesn’t have the winning ticket.

So, the gang attempts to steal the TV – which means breaking in to Allison’s office, after locking her and Sid in the sauna in the all-new “TV Heist” episode of THE COOL KIDS airing November 9 (8:30-9:00 P.M. ET/PT) on FOX. (CK-106) (TV-14 D, L).

Charlie Helps Mastermind A Plan To Steal A New TV On An All-New 
THE COOL KIDS
November 9 On FOX

TV Lineup for Fall 2018 | Premiere Dates

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Hey there, TV watchers!

I know that this time of year can be a bit daunting because of cancelled shows and renewed shows and new shows and new schedules, etc., etc. I also know that it’s impossible to keep track of premiere dates. So, I’ll make it easier for you! Here’s a list of premiere dates for Fall TV shows, both old and new.

What will you be watching? Are there any you’d like me to recap via podcast or short blog reviews? Let me know!

Friday, Sept. 21

The Good Cop     –     Netflix
Maniac     –     Netflix

 

Sunday, Sept. 23

8 pm     –     9-1-1     –     FOX

 

Monday, Sept. 24

8 pm     –     The Voice     –     NBC
8 pm     –     The Big Bang Theory     –     CBS
8 pm     –     The Resident     –     FOX
8 pm     –     Dancing With the Stars     –     ABC
8:30 pm     –     Young Sheldon     –     CBS
9 pm     –     Magnum P.I.     –     CBS
10 pm    –    Manifest     –     NBC
10 pm    –    Bull     –     CBS
10 pm    –    The Good Doctor     –     ABC

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25

8 pm     –     NCIS     –     CBS
8 pm     –     The Gifted     –     FOX
9 pm     –     This Is Us     –     NBC
9 pm     –     FBI     –     CBS
9 pm     –     Lethal Weapon     –     FOX
10 pm    –    New Amsterdam     –     NBC
10 pm    –    NCIS: New Orleans     –     CBS

 

Wednesday, Sept 26

8 pm     –     The Goldbergs     –     ABC
8 pm     –     Chicago Med     –     NBC
8 pm     –     Empire     –     FOX
8 pm     –     Survivor     –     CBS (90 minute premiere)
8:30 pm     –     American Housewife     –     ABC
9 pm     –     Modern Family     –     ABC
9:31 pm     –     Single Parents     –     ABC
9 pm     –     Chicago Fire     –     NBC
9 pm     –     Star     –     FOX
10 pm    –    Chicago P.D.     –     NBC
10 pm    –    A Million Little Things     –     ABC

 

Thursday, Sept. 27

8 pm     –     The Good Place     –     NBC
8 pm     –     Grey’s Anatomy     –     ABC (2 hour premiere)
9 pm      –     Mom     –     CBS
9:30 pm     –     Murphy Brown     –     CBS
9 pm     –     Law & Order: SVU     –     NBC
10 pm    –    How to Get Away w/Murder     –     ABC
10 pm    –    S.W.A.T.     –     CBS

 

Friday, Sept. 28

7 pm     –     America’s Funniest Home Videos     –     ABC
8 pm     –     The Simpsons     –     FOX
8 pm     –     Last Man Standing     –     FOX
8:30 pm     –     Bob’s Burgers     –     FOX
8:30 pm     –     God Friended Me     –     CBS
8:30 pm     –     The Cool Kids     –     FOX
9 pm     –     Family Guy     –     FOX
9 pm     –     Hawaii Five-0     –     CBS
9:30 pm     –     NCIS: Los Angeles     –     CBS
10 pm     –     Blue Bloods     –     CBS

 

Monday, Oct. 1

8 pm     –     The Neighborhood     –     CBS
8:30 pm     –     Happy Together     –     CBS

 

Wednesday, Oct. 3

9 pm     –     Seal Team     –     CBS
10 pm    –    Criminal Minds     –     CBS

 

Thursday, Oct. 4

8 pm     –     Superstore     –     NBC
9 pm     –     Will & Grace     –     NBC
9 pm     –     Station 19     –     ABC
9:30 pm     –     I Feel Bad     –     NBC

 

Friday, Oct. 5

8 pm     –     Fresh Off the Boat     –     ABC
8:30 pm     –     Speechless     –     ABC
9 pm     –     Child Support     –     ABC

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

8 pm     –     DWTS: Juniors     –     ABC (2 hour premiere)
9 pm     –     The Walking Dead     –     AMC
10 pm    –    Madam Secretary     –     CBS
10 pm    –    Shark Tank     –     ABC

 

Tuesday, Oct. 9

8 pm     –     The Flash     –     The CW
9 pm     –     Black Lightning     –     The CW

 

Wednesday, Oct. 10

8 pm     –     Riverdale     –     The CW
9 pm     –     All American     –     The CW

 

Thursday, Oct. 11

8 pm     –     Supernatural     –     The CW

 

Friday, Oct. 12

8 pm     –     Dynasty     –     The CW
8 pm     –     Blindspot     –     NBC
9 pm     –     Crazy Ex-Girlfriend     –     The CW
The Haunting of Hill House     –     Netflix

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

8 pm     –     Supergirl     –     The CW
9 pm     –     Charmed     –     The CW
10 pm    –    The Alec Baldwin Show     –     ABC

 

Monday, Oct. 15

8 pm     –     Arrow     –     The CW

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

8 pm     –     The Conners     –     ABC
8:30 pm     –     The Kids Are Alright     –     ABC
9 pm     –     black-ish     –     ABC
9:30 pm     –     Splitting Up Together     –     ABC
10 pm     –     The Rookie     –     ABC

 

Monday, Oct. 22

9 pm     –     DC’s Legends of Tomorrow     –     The CW

 

Thursday, Oct. 25

9 pm     –     Legacies     –     The CW

 

Friday, Oct. 26

9 pm     –     Midnight, Texas     –     NBC

Enter to win! | COMET & CHARGE! September #Giveaway! Space: 1999! Rocky Marathon! Godzilla Double Features! And More!

Enter to win! | COMET & CHARGE! September #Giveaway! Space: 1999! Rocky Marathon! Godzilla Double Features! And More!

Are you ready for a Spacey-week?

I hope so, because COMET TV has so many cool things in September! COMET TV is the new home of the cult classic Space: 1999! The out of this world series starring Martin Landau is a fun retro adventure you’ll love!

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Plus, there are Godzilla Double Features, Dr. Who and more!

We can’t forget the action network CHARGE! There is a Rocky marathon featuring the classic film series all month long!

CHARGE! is an action network showing the most “kickin’” and “punchin’” films ever created.

And we want to give you the opportunity to have an awesome September of your own! The COMET TV and CHARGE! September Prize Pack is perfect for binging some classic films and TV Shows!


I have 1 prize pack to give away and here’s what you have to do to enter…

FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND/OR FACEBOOK & MESSAGE ME ON THE RESPECTIVE PLATFORM(S) WITH THE HASHTAG #A2KcometTV

Hint: The more places you follow, the better your chances at winning! & as an added bonus, get two friends to follow and message me with your name.  😉

Yes, that’s all you have to do!

This promotion will end Friday, October 5 at 10:00 AM (eastern time). Each household is only eligible to win COMET TV + CHARGE! September Pack via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. AccordingtoKristin.com and other promotional partners are not responsible for lost, stolen, or misdirected mail.


The Comet TV and Charge! September Pack has:

1 – Limited Edition Space: 1999 COMET TV T-shirt: Exclusive to this month, we’ve created an exclusive shirt celebrating the retro goodness of this classic series!

1 – Rocky Exclusive Charge! Clamshell Box: While there may not be a VHS tape inside, this pack has some of the classic Rocky artwork. Yo Adrian!

1- Rocky Viewing Kit: When you’re working up a sweat in the gym and feeling the Eye of the Tiger, this kit will help you get into the Rocky mood. There is a Charge jump-rope, a gym towel and a die-cut Rocky sticker!

1- Godzilla Funko Pop Figure: Who doesn’t love Funko Pops?!? This Godzilla will be the fire breathing center of your collection and a perfect way to celebrate the Godzilla double features, Sundays on COMET TV!

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Airing on COMET in September

YOU DON’T NEED A SUBSCRIPTION TO WATCH THESE GREAT MOVIES…
THEY’RE AIRING FOR FREE ON COMET!

Space: 1999 (series)
Space: 1999 officially crash landed on COMET! The residents of Moonbase Alpha were just minding their own business when the nuclear waste stored there suddenly exploded, causing the moon to hurtle into space. After passing through a black hole and a couple random “Space Warps,” you begin to wonder, is there a mysterious force guiding them?

In September, look out for back-to-back episodes on Saturday and Sunday evenings starting at 10/9 C.

Godzilla DOUBLE FEATURES
Godzilla wanted to move to Saturdays. We said OK! Through September, catch the mega monster films that rocked the planet and featured Godzilla going head to head with his infamous foes. Destruction begins Saturday, September 8 with Rebirth of Mothra and Rebrith of Mothra II.

Catch Godzilla Double Features on Saturday, Sept 8 starting at 2/1 C.
Saturday, Sept 15, 22 and 29th starting at 1/NOON C.

9/8 starting at 2/1 C
Rebirth of Mothra (1996)
Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)

9/15 starting at 1/NOON C
Godzilla VS. SpaceGodzilla (1994)
Godzilla VS. Megaguirus: The G Annihilation Strategy (2003)

9/22 starting at 1/NOON C
Godzilla VS. King Ghidorah (1991)
Godzilla VS. Destoroyah (1995)

9/29 starting at 1/NOON C
Godzilla VS. Mothra (1992)
Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-out Attack (2001)

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Q (1982)
Aztec Gods? Female Lizards? And a takeover of New York’s famed Chrysler Building? What’s a New Yorker to do? Rely on a criminal who has dreams of being a jazz pianist to find the creature’s lair and blackmail the city for directions! What, those aren’t on the subway map?

Friday, Sept 7 at 8/7 C
Sunday, Sept 9 at 8/7 C
Wednesday, Sept 12 at 4/3 C

Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Dr. Who heads to the big screen and in color! After accidentally being transported to another planet Dr. Who and his friends come across a vial of drugs and head to a nearby city to investigate and find missing components of their Tardis. Say no to drugs kids! They come across the Daleks who take the components all while the good Doctor and his group suffer from radiation sickness! What can cure them? The mystery drugs they found… But an evil Dalek plot threatens the group and everyone who opposes the evil cyborgs!

Sunday, Sept 9 at Noon/11 C
Wednesday, Sept 12 at 10/9A C
Monday, Sept 17 at 8/7 C

Dr. Who: Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Peter Cushing stars in the role of Dr. Who and he discovers, after traveling to the future, that the Daleks have taken over the Earth! A band of resistance fighters are trying to stop the attack but everyone is brainwashed!

Sunday, Sept 9 at 2/1 C
Wednesday, Sept 12 at Noon/11 C
Tuesday, Sept 18 at 8/7 C

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Airing on CHARGE! in September

Rocky DOUBLE FEATURES
Yo Adrian! Catch up on Rocky I-V all month in September on CHARGE! There’s a double dose of boxing goodness every Thursday. Watch the blood, sweat and tears as Rocky battle foe after foe and continually forges on against all odds! He clearly has the Eye of the Tiger! Get pumped and watch the first five films in the Rocky saga and relive all the action, guts and glory!

CHARGE! Is proud to feature Rocky I-V in September, starting with a Labor Day marathon on Monday 9/3 starting at 10/9A C.

Then catch a Rocky Double Feature every Thursday after that starting at 2/1 C and 8/7 C.

@Thisfunktional talks with Ana Claudia Talancon, Ignacio Serricchio EL RECLUSO

@Thisfunktional talks with Ana Claudia Talancon, Ignacio Serricchio EL RECLUSO

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actors Ana Claudia Talancon and Ignacio Serricchio talks with Jesus Figueroa, @Thisfunktional of Thisfunktional.com, about Telemundo’s “El Recluso.”

The actors talk about the incredible time they had on set with amazing extras, how Telemundo is stepping up from just airing novelas and the preparation they went through to do the best job they could.

TELEMUNDO’S EL RECLUSO
Airing Now On Telemundo

 

Trailers From San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Trailers From San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Hello, ladies and gents!

If you’re like me, you’ve been watching trailers coming out of Comic-Con this past weekend like it’s your job. I wasn’t lucky enough to make it out to Cali this year, but I’m hopeful that one year I will be! To make things a bit easier for you, I’ve compiled some of the trailers I’ve checked out so far.

Which ones are your favorites? Is there one that I missed? Let me know which others I should check out!

Don’t forget to click ‘CONTINUE READING’ for more trailers below!

 

You can also check out my previous posts for the AQUAMAN and ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL trailers!

Continue reading “Trailers From San Diego Comic-Con 2018”

Chef Aaron Sanchez Returns to MasterChef as a Permanent Judge

Chef Aaron Sanchez Returns to MasterChef as a Permanent Judge
Written by Jesus Figueroa
A new exciting season of MasterChef brings Chef Aaron Sanchez to the MasterChef kitchen and this season sees the judges in the role of mentors.
Sanchez comes back with more experience and confidence to compete with the other judges.

“It feels great to be back on the show with a whole new round of home cooks competing for the title,” Sanchez said. “I’ve really honed my ability to be a mentor through this show and feel like I am part of a family with the cast and crew, so it’s great to be back again this season.”

There is a new dynamic with judges now acting as mentors, this changes the way judges/mentors do their judging.
Having the competition aspect between the judges/mentors gets a larger investment into the home cooks, especially the team the judges/mentors build.

“This new element is so much fun because Joe, Gordon and myself are now competing with each other. I still have to be as unbiased as possible when judging, but it is really hard when someone on my team lets me down, but on the flip side it makes it that much better when someone really succeeds,” Sanchez said. “Being a mentor has been so fulfilling and it’s great to take this journey with the contestants and impart as much knowledge on them as I possibly can. It definitely deepens my investment because I put my own name on the line for all my team members and it really reflects on my judgement when they fail or rise to the top.”

The friendship between the judges has always been apparent, so has the friendly rivalry, but as the judges now go head-to-head the excitement is increased.
The judges get to be a bigger part of the success of the home cooks that join the show.

“Well, we always had fun but now we are really playing around with taking digs at each other and fighting for our team to win,” Sanchez said. “Is there anything else that will surprise audiences in what remains of the season? I mean the challenges are just getting more and more difficult as the show progresses and we put these home cooks under extreme pressure. The real life experiences are getting so authentic and there are so many shocking moments as to who rises to the occasion and who falls flat.”

The season really becomes more competitive, both for the home cooks and the chefs as the seasons comes to the finale.
The home cooks get pushed to be their best and even rise to the occasion.
But, as Sanchez sees this season through to the end, he looks to continue to help people realize their culinary dreams.

“I have the Aarón Sánchez Scholarship Fund and this is really another place where I get to empower cooks through education and mentorship,” Sanchez said. “I am extremely passionate about helping the next generation of Latino and Latina chefs rise up and become the next wave of culinary leaders. You can get more information at aaronsanchezscholarshipfund.com

 

Enter to Win! ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: SEASON 5 DVD | #oitnb

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IMG_0748A new state of chaos decends upon Litchfield Penitentiary in the Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh™ “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Five, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital June 12 from Lionsgate. From Emmy® Award-winner Jenji Kohan, the “Orange Is the New Black” fifth season “manages to feel more relevant than ever” (Sara Stewart, New York Post) as the inmates riot afer Poussey’s death and gain control of the prison. Nominated for 19 Primetime Emmy® Awards and winner of the 2017 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Five features an all-star cast including:

  • Taylor Schilling – 2014 Emmy® Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black,” and nominated for two Golden Globe® Awards (2014, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama; 2015, Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy), “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Natasha Lyonne – 2014 Emmy® Nominee, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Laura Prepon (TV’s “That 70s Show,” The Girl on the Train)
  • Kate Mulgrew (TV’s “Star Trek: Voyager,” Star Trek: Nemesis)
  • Uzo Aduba  – 2014 Emmy® Winner, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, and 2015 Primetime Emmy® Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, “Orange Is the New Black”; Golden Globe® Nominee in 2015 and 2016, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, “Orange Is the New Black”; Winner, 2015 and 2016 Screen Actors Guild Award® for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Michael Harney (TV’s “True Detective” and “Weeds”)
  • Nick Sandow (In the Blind)
  • Jessica Pimentel (TV’s “Person of Interest”)
  • Taryn Manning (TV’s “Sons of Anarchy”)
  • Yael Stone (TV’s “Spirited”)
  • Danielle Brooks (The Angry Brids Movie)

    Guest stars:

  • Lori Petty (A League of Their Own)
  • Laverne Cox (TV’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” and “The Mindy Project”)
  • Samira Wiley (TV’s “You’re the Worst” and “The Handmaid’s Tale”).

The power dynamics at Litchfield shift dramatically as the inmates react to tragedy in the explosive fifth season of “Orange Is the New Black.” When the standoff at the prison turns into a full-blown riot, the inmates take advantage of the confusion by conducting séances, holding prisoner auctions, and preening for the morning news. But with relationships tested and friendships starting to fray, will life at Litchfield ever return to normal?

The “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Five Blu-ray and DVD include a hilarious, never-before-seen gag reel; a “72 Hours in 6 Months: Stories of the Season” featurette, which includes personal anecdotes from cast about what it was like to film the season; and audio commentaries, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $34.97 and $34.98, respectively. Also available is “Orange Is the New Black”: Seasons One – Four, available on DVD June 12 for the suggested retail price of $49.98.

BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Gag Reel
  • “72 Hours In 6 Months: Stories of the Season” Featurette
  • Audio Commentaries (on Episodes “Tattoo You” and “Storm-y Weather)

I have 3 copies to give away and here’s what you have to do to enter…

FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND/OR FACEBOOK & MESSAGE ME ON THE RESPECTIVE PLATFORM(S) WITH THE HASHTAG #A2Koitnb

Hint: The more places you follow, the better your chances at winning!  😉

As a bonus entry, feel free to answer the following:

Tell me the funniest story you told the police to get off the hook

Yes, that’s all you have to do!

 

This promotion will end June 15 at 10:00 AM (eastern time). Only one entry per person. No purchase necessary. U.S. residents are eligible to enter. Winners will be contacted via email. AccordingtoKristin.com and other promotional partners are not responsible for lost, stolen, or misdirected mail.


 

@Thisfunktional At The Roundtable Discussion With Alex Rich GENIUS PICASSO

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actor Alex Rich talks with press about his role as young Picasso on NatGeo “Genius: Picasso.”

Rich talks about working with Antonio Banderas to capture a similar Picasso voice and attitude, the inspiration he has taken from portraying Picasso and the incredible time it has been while getting to portray Picasso.

National Geographic GENIUS: PICASSO
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DEAL OR NO DEAL Auditions To Be Held In Miami This Sunday, May 20! | #dealornodeal #miami #tv

In the successful game of DEAL OR NO DEAL, contestants play and compete for a maximum prize of $1,000,000. With 26 briefcases full of cash, ranging from a penny to a million, contestants face a game of odds and possibilities.

So, Miami peeps, try your luck and head to the open casting call this Sunday, May 20th at Gulfstream Park! & if you make it (& win), don’t forget who sent ya! 😉

Dancing With the Stars: Athletes recap: Who’s in the finals on Season 26?

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Ladies and gentlemen, I know it seems like we only just started watching Season 26 of Dancing With the Stars, but we’re already at the finals! I have to admit, I do not like the shortened season. I’m extra salty that they included Adam Rippon on the short season because we all need a little Adam sass in our lives . . . 4 weeks is just not enough.

Now, yes, I might be a bit biased because I’m Team Adam all the way, BUT I can be objective for the purpose of this post. I was shocked after last night’s elimination because I was certain that it would come down to Adam and Mirai Nagasu in the end. Yes, Josh Norman and Chris Mazdzer were fan favorites, but Adam and Mirai just have that wow factor. Not because they’re skaters, but because of the graceful way they express their movements. If you need a reminder of Mirai’s graceful Foxtrot, here ya go:

She was fantastic, and I definitely think her and Alan deserved a spot in the finals alongside Adam & Jenna and Josh and Sharna. Not to hate on Tonya Harding or anything, but she just wasn’t as good, technically, as the others. But also, like, she plead guilty to the whole Nancy Kerrigan situation, sooooo . . . I don’t want her hurting anyone else for that mirrorball trophy. I do think a lot of time has passed since the incident, but putting her in another competitive situation just doesn’t sit right. #justsaying  Oh, and before I get pounced on for saying that, I do think she’s done a great job on the show. I just don’t think she’s as good as Mirai and Alan have been.

With that being said, and with my bias showing, Adam is my favorite to win. If you know anything about him, you know that he is definitely not a dancer. He’s a skater, yes, but they glide, they don’t dance. His dances with Jenna have been spot-on for the past 3 weeks and I think it has a lot to do with the chemistry they’ve had from the beginning. They have something with each other that I don’t remember seeing with other partners. Sure, there was the brother/sister relationship between Val and Zendaya, and Val and Laurie, but never quite like Adam and Jenna.

What do ya’ll think? Is Adam your favorite or are you rooting for Josh/Sharna or Tonya/Sasha? Let me know! How did you feel when Mirai/Alan, Chris/Whitney and Jennie/Keo were eliminated? Did they make the right call? Talk to me!

And while you ponder those questions, refresh your memory from the past 3 weeks and watch Adam and Jenna SLAY their dances:

As an added bonus, check out the dance battle between Adam/Jenna and Mirai/Alan, where Adam and Jenna jump into what he calls “drag queen splits.” Yes, they did that:

Also, let’s not forget that I recently met Adam when I took myself and my family to see Stars On Ice here in Ft. Lauderdale for my birthday last month. He’s a beautiful human being and deserves all of the attention he’s been getting. Not because he’s an out and proud gay man, but because he’s showing people how important it is to be yourself. Even with his crazy schedule, he manages to meet fans at the shows with grace and humility. So, I’m not saying you should vote for #TeamJustFriends, but I kind of am. (DO IT!)

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Tune in to ABC on Monday to watch Adam Rippon, Josh Norman and Tonya Harding face off in the finale for the coveted mirrorball trophy!

 

Multi-Platinum International Superstar LUIS FONSI Joins As Coach For The First Season Of TELEMUNDO’S Newly Announced LA VOZ (THE VOICE)

The Twelve Time Billboard Latin Music Awards Winner, and Seven Time Finalist at the Upcoming 2018 Billboard Music Awards Singer and Songwriter, Known for his Worldwide Hit “Despacito,” and Latest Smash Single “Échame La Culpa” is the First Coach to Join the Highly-anticipated Hit Singing Competition Coming for the First Time to U.S. Spanish-Language Television

Auditions for “La Voz” Will Begin this Summer in Miami, Puerto Rico, New York, Chicago, San Antonio and Los Angeles

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Telemundo announced that Global Latin pop singer Luis Fonsi, is the first Coach to join the newly announced La Voz, the Spanish-language version of NBC’S hit singing competition The Voice, coming for the first time to U.S. Hispanic television in 2019. Three other Coaches will join the multi award-winning artist in the first non-scripted program to be produced at Telemundo Center in Miami, where Coaches will be in search for the nation’s most promising unknown Hispanic vocalists and make their decisions based solely on one factor, La Voz (The Voice).

“I feel honored to join Telemundo’s La Voz as a Coach for the U.S. Hispanic audience.” said Fonsi. “I have been fortunate to be a Coach on the show in other countries, and I am extremely happy to finally be able to do it at home in the U.S., because it’s always been a wonderful experience. There is so much talent in our community and nothing makes me happier than being part of a platform that promotes Latin music’s new artists,” he concluded.

With numerous awards and unprecedented achievements, Luis Fonsi continues to break world records, cross borders and make history with his music. Recently, “Despacito” completed 52 weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Song list, one year being the most listened-to single of Latin music, another historic milestone worthy of celebration. His latest global hit “Échame La Culpa” featuring Demi Lovato, continues to dominate Top 10 charts, has certified Gold and Platinum in multiple countries and the video has accumulated more than 1.2 billion views to date. The Puerto Rican singer and songwriter, has won a total of five Latin Grammy Awards, and most recently seven 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards and is a finalist in seven categories at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Fonsi recently completed his first tour in Brazil, and will continue the successful “Love & Dance World Tour” in several countries including Panama, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Ecuador.

Castings for the first season of La Voz will begin in Miami on Saturday, June 23, followed by Puerto Rico (June 30), New York (July 7), Chicago (July 14), San Antonio (July 21) and Los Angeles (July 21 & 28), for vocalists 18 years of age an over. For further details on locations and rules, please visit http://www.lavozcasting.com/.

For more information about Telemundo, please visit nbcumv.com and connect on Facebook, Twitter, telemundo.com and YouTube.

“La Voz” is a presentation of Telemundo, Talpa Media USA, Inc. and Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television. The series is created by John de Mol, who serves as an executive producer along with Cisco Suarez (for Telemundo), Stijn Bakkers and Tim van Rongen.

Telemundo and Universal Music Latin Entertainment Will Host “THE AFTER,” The Official 20th Anniversary After Party Of The BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS | #Billboards2018 #TheAfter

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Surrounded by Las Vegas’ lights and glamour, “The After” will be presented by Neutrogena and Monster Products and sponsored by Heineken, Ciroc and City National  Bank

Telemundo and Universal Music Latin Entertainment will host “The After,” the official 20th Anniversary After Party of the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The event will take place TONIGHT Thursday, April 26 at the Jewel night club inside the Aria Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and feature special performances by Colombian star Karol G, viral phenomenon-turned-DJ, Gianluca Vacchi and platinum-selling artist and syndicated radio host/DJ Alex Sensation with NYC’s Latin Mix DJ’s.

The official After Party of the 20th Anniversary of the Billboard Latin Music Awards will be presented by Neutrogena and Monster Products and sponsored by Heineken, Ciroc and City National Bank, with attendees to include J Balvin, and hosts of this year’s award ceremony, Gaby Espino and Marco Antonio Regil, as well as celebrities, hosts and singers who will celebrate 20 years of musical excellence.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards will be broadcast live on Telemundo TONIGHT Thursday April 26 at 7pm/6c from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will include musical performances by Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny, Becky G, Calibre 50, Cardi B, Chayanne, Christian Nodal, CNCO, Daddy Yankee, David Bisbal, De La Ghetto, Farruko, J Balvin, Karol G, Luis Fonsi, Maluma, Maná, Natti Natasha, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Paty Cantú, Quavo, Reik, Ricky Martin, Sebastián Yatra, Sofía Reyes, Víctor Manuelle, Wisin, and Yandel.

The show also will air simultaneously on Spanish-language entertainment cable network Universo and will feature such television, film, music and social media stars as presenters as: Ana Jurka, Dr. Ana María Polo, Aracely Arámbula, Aylín Mujica, the singers of Banda MS: Oswaldo Silva and Alan Ramírez, Candela Ferro, Carmen Villalobos, Catherine Siachoque, Diego Boneta, Elva Saray, Erika Ender, Eugenio Derbez, Fernanda Castillo, Gianluca Vacchi, Karim Mendiburu, Raul Méndez, Reykon, Yuridia; and the Executive Director of Content and Latin Programming for Billboard, Leila Cobo.

Fans will be able to experience the excitement of the event at @LatinBillboards on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, as well as on Snapchat with TeamTelemundo, and will be able to join the conversation at #Billboards2018 and #TheAfter.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards honor the most popular albums, songs and performers in the Latin music, as determined by the actual sales, “streaming”, radio airplay and social data that informs Billboard’s weekly charts during a one-year period from the rankings dated February 4, 2017 through this year’s January 27 charts. Based on album sales, digital track sales, streaming data and monitored radio airplay provided by Nielsen Music and social data provided by Next Big Sound, Billboard’s rankings and the world’s most authoritative music charts. Finalists, and the eventual winners, reflect the performance of new recordings on Billboard’s albums and songs charts, including Top Latin Albums, Hot Latin Songs, Latin Streaming Songs and Latin Digital Songs, among others.

HISTORICAL NIGHT WITH THE CAST OF “LUIS MIGUEL LA SERIE”

TELEMUNDO UNVEILED THE PREMIERE EPISODE OF THE FIRST AND ONLY OFFICIALLY-ENDORSED LUIS MIGUEL SERIES DURING AN EXCLUSIVE SCREENING IN BEVERLY HILLS CA

The Historic Night Featured Actors Diego Boneta, Paulina Davila and JuanPa Zurita, Executive Producers Mark Burnett, Carla Gonzalez and Pablo Cruz; Writer Daniel Krauze, Alongside Telemundo, Netflix, Gato Grande and MGM Executives Who Came Together to Watch the First Episode of the Highly Anticipated Authorized Series on the International Superstar Luis Miguel

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(l-r) Mark Burnett, Diego Boneta and Cesar Conde

Telemundo unveiled the premiere episode of its highly anticipated Luis Miguel Series during an exclusive presentation held in Beverly Hills, California. The event featured the star-studded cast such as Diego Boneta, Paulina Davila and JuanPa Zurita, as well as executive producers Mark Burnett, Carla Gonzalez and Pablo Cruz; writer Daniel Krauze, alongside Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and NBCUniversal International Group, and Luis Silberwasser, President of Telemundo Networks; among other executives from Netflix, Gato Grande and MGM, and special guests.

 

For more about Luis Miguel Series, viewers can follow the series on Facebook and Instagram @LuisMiguelLaSerie, including @Telemundo and @NetflixLAT, and join the conversation using #LuisMiguelLaSerie.

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(l-r) Diego Boneta, Paulina Davila and JuanPa Zurita

About the series

Luis Miguel Series is the officially authorized story of the life of the internationally renowned superstar and Grammy award-winning multi-platinum recording artist, Luis Miguel. At the age of 17, Luis Miguel became one of the world’s most recognized singers in the world. As his fame soared, privately, the musical icon struggled with personal tragedies–from the mysterious disappearance of his mother to the painful estrangement from his father and manager, Luis Rey. Through it all, Luis Miguel maintained his greatest passion: music.

Written by Daniel Krauze and directed by Humberto Hinojosa, Luis Miguel La Serie is executive produced by Mark Burnett, Carla González Vargas and Pablo Cruz, and produced by Gato Grande Productions, an MGM joint venture.

Luis Miguel Series debuts on the small screen this Sunday, April 22.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 117 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 140 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK | The Shocking Fifth Season of the Award-Winning Hit Series Breaks Out on Blu-ray™ and DVD on June 12 from Lionsgate

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SEASON FIVE

The Shocking Fifth Season of the Award-Winning Hit Series
Breaks Out on Blu-ray™ and DVD on June 12 from Lionsgate

OITNB_SSN5_3D_BD_O-CARDA new state of chaos decends upon Litchfield Penitentiary in the Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh™ “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Five, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital June 12 from Lionsgate. From Emmy® Award-winner Jenji Kohan, the “Orange Is the New Black” fifth season “manages to feel more relevant than ever” (Sara Stewart, New York Post) as the inmates riot afer Poussey’s death and gain control of the prison.

Nominated for 19 Primetime Emmy® Awards and winner of the 2017 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Five features an all-star cast including:

  • Taylor Schilling – 2014 Emmy® Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black,” and nominated for two Golden Globe® Awards (2014, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama; 2015, Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy), “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Natasha Lyonne – 2014 Emmy® Nominee, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Laura Prepon (TV’s “That 70s Show,” The Girl on the Train)
  • Kate Mulgrew (TV’s “Star Trek: Voyager,” Star Trek: Nemesis)
  • Uzo Aduba – 2014 Emmy® Winner, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, and 2015 Primetime Emmy® Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, “Orange Is the New Black”; Golden Globe® Nominee in 2015 and 2016, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, “Orange Is the New Black”; Winner, 2015 and 2016 Screen Actors Guild Award® for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Michael Harney (TV’s “True Detective” and “Weeds”)
  • Nick Sandow (In the Blind)
  • Jessica Pimentel (TV’s “Person of Interest”)
  • Taryn Manning (TV’s “Sons of Anarchy”)
  • Yael Stone (TV’s “Spirited”)
  • Danielle Brooks (The Angry Brids Movie)

Guest stars:

  • Lori Petty (A League of Their Own)
  • Laverne Cox (TV’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” and “The Mindy Project”)
  • Samira Wiley (TV’s “You’re the Worst” and “The Handmaid’s Tale”).

 

The power dynamics at Litchfield shift dramatically as the inmates react to tragedy in the explosive fifth season of “Orange Is the New Black.” When the standoff at the prison turns into a full-blown riot, the inmates take advantage of the confusion by conducting séances, holding prisoner auctions, and preening for the morning news. But with relationships tested and friendships starting to fray, will life at Litchfield ever return to normal?

The “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Five Blu-ray and DVD include a hilarious, never-before-seen gag reel; a “72 Hours in 6 Months: Stories of the Season” featurette, which includes personal anecdotes from cast about what it was like to film the season; and audio commentaries, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $34.97 and $34.98, respectively. Also available is “Orange Is the New Black”: Seasons One – Four, available on DVD June 12 for the suggested retail price of $49.98.

BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Gag Reel
  • “72 Hours In 6 Months: Stories of the Season” Featurette
  • Audio Commentaries (on Episodes “Tattoo You” and “Storm-y Weather)

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH SEASON 3 – Are you ready | Season 3 Premiere June 21

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USA Network announced
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH
 Season 3 will Premiere Thursday, June 21 at 9/8c

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.  In Season 3, Teresa strikes out on her own, determined to build a new empire for herself. But as enemies old and new close in, she realizes that being Queen will require more work — and more sacrifice — than she ever imagined.

About USA Network

USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.