FRIDAY DECEMBER 19, 2014
(ABC) Stephen Collins sits down with Yahoo! guru Katie Couric to discuss his
being a pedophile.
AMAZING RACE (CBS) season finale. The final teams race to the finish line in Los
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (CBS) Inspirational stories of adoption; performers
include Jennifer Hudson, Train and Earth, Wind & Fire.
ON CAMERA WITH NICK CANNON (FOX) series premiere. Hijinks captured by cell
phones, dash cams, camcorders and security cameras
around the world.
NBC (NBC) Investigative reports.
MAGOO’S CHRISTMAS CAROL (CW) Mr. Magoo is featured as a man who doesn't
believe in Christmas in this animated adaptation of "A
WITH IT! (TBS) back-to-back new episodes. Bad
Boyfriend: a contestant flirts with a waitress; Awards Lunch: an appreciation
ceremony. Lifestyle Change: an alternative lifestyle website; Inheritance: a
contestant's favorite client.
YES TO THE DRESS (TLC) back-to-back new episodes. A tall bride looks for a gown
with extra length to match her vision; a survivor of the Boston
Marathon bombings has one month to find her dream dress. A sale at
Kleinfeld’s finds two women shopping for the same gown. Meanwhile, a
bride is very specific about what she wants.
BORROWED, SOMETHING NEW (TLC) back-to-back new episodes
Bride Rameneh wants her mother's gown transformed into her
dream dress for a grand Persian wedding. Sally and her fiance do
everything together, including dress shopping.
KIMMEL (ABC) repeat. Ryan Seacrest, Rebecca Romijn, and Vintage Trouble.
LETTERMAN (CBS) Scheduled: Josh Brolin, Jay Thomas, and Darlene Love.
FERGUSON (CBS) Scheduled: Jay Leno.
SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Ben Stiller, Brie Larson, and Damon Wayans.
NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) repeat. Cameron Diaz, Josh Radnor, Richard Engel, and
CALL WITH CARSON DAILY (NBC) repeat. Juno Temple, Le Butcherettes, Ho99o99.
WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS, CHARLIE BROWN! (ABC) Lucy and Linus' little brother,
ReRun, turns to Snoopy and Spike for holiday cheer.
FOOTBALL (CBS) San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers.
SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! (NBC) repeat. An aspiring nun leaves the abbey to become a
governess and ends up falling in love with her boss.
NIGHT LIVE (NBC) Scheduled: Host Amy Adams; One Direction performs.
(BBCA) While Ariadne lies on her deathbed, Jason's guilt becomes unbearable.
GRAHAM NORTON SHOW (BBCA) Actor Jim Carrey; actor Jude Law; actress Tamsin Greig;
Nicole Scherzinger performs.
HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL RENOVATION (HGTV) A woman from Melbourne joins her fiancé
in Tuscany, where they plan to find a
HUNTERS (SPIKE) new episode and season finale. A shipping crate auction and a
boat auction; finding a tactical blast shield and bass fishing
boat. The guys hit a fast-paced live auction; a ballista and an anvil set
made for an explosive sport.
HUNTERS (SPIKE) new episode and season finale. Heading to New England; a lesson
in techno-thrifting; trying to unload a bundle of KISS dolls.
Jason comes across an electric Smirnoff lamp and Bryan haggles for over a
thousand movie posters.
SENT ME TO THE ER (TLC) A man becomes paralyzed after sex; a couple's birth plan
leads to shocking symptoms; a special gift.
SOUND OF MUSIC SING-ALONG (ABC) A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on
the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of
the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding
World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish
postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a
widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life
and music into the home.
MINUTES (CBS) The television magazine series covers a broad spectrum of modern
BOSS (CBS) Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto goes under cover as a municipal
FOOTBALL (NBC) Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals.
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA (BRAVO) Cynthia
returns to work and joins forces with Demetria. Meanwhile, NeNe goes live on the
air in Tampa to debut her clothing collection.
AND KHLOE TAKE THE HAMPTONS (E!) When Scott is consumed by his negative
affiliations with the Hamptons, he chooses to leave
OF DVF (E!) season finale. Everything is put to the test; Diane has to decide
who the new Brand Ambassador will be.
10 RESTAURANTS WITH FOOD NETWORK MAGAZINE (FOOD) Bobby Flay hosts a
coast-to-coast countdown of the 10 must-eat meals of a
KITCHEN (FOOD) Breakfast quesadillas; cooking meatloaf from a recliner; walking
on boxes while making cupcakes.
COMEBACK (HBO) Valerie is exposed to a variety of critical thoughts about her
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? (OWN) Oprah interviews the mother of Natalie Holloway;
updates from Tiffany.
(SHO) season finale. Season 4 ends with Carrie and Saul returning to the US and
investigating what she saw in Islamabad.
AFFAIR (SHO) season finale.Season 1 ends with the disappearance of Whitney
causing Helen to scrutinize Noah and his relationship with Alison and
DAY FIANCE (TLC) Mohamed goes AWOL on Danielle; Jason and Cassia go to Las Vegas
to work on their relationship problems; Chelsea gets nervous
before her wedding; Evelin bonds with Justin’s family; Brett faces a
LIBRARIANS (TNT) The librarians must rescue Santa and help him accomplish the
secret purpose of Christmas.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Bilbo and Company are forced to
engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the terrifying
Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and obliterating all of
Middle-Earth.Stars: Ian McKellen,
Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate
- A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when
business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a
thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Stars:
Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne
at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and
new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic
before it is gone forever. - Stars: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen
Wilson, Dick Van Dyke
Turner - An exploration of the last
quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's
life. Stars: Timothy Spall, Paul
Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey
to All That - When his wife unexpectedly informs him that she wants a divorce,
well-meaning but oblivious husband Otto Wall finds himself
thrust back into bachelorhood, where he searches for the real thing
amidst a string of one night stands. Stars:
Paul Schneider, Melanie Lynskey,
Anna Camp, Heather Graham
MUSIC THIS WEEK: (Tuesday)
Pan LIVE! (Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event)
Best of Foreigner 4 & More by Foreigner
Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes by Death Cab for Cutie
About Airplanes by Death Cab for
1950 by Misfits
TWO (Vinyl) by PARTYNEXTDOOR
of Christmas by Andre Rieu
Letdown by Switchfoot
At ""Sing Sing"". 3CD+DVD by B.B. & Baez and Joan King
That Might Have Been by Peter Hammill
DVD & BLU-RAY - (Tuesday)
1st Season (Blu-ray)
Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, The
"Magic in the Moonlight" (PG-13): "Magic in the Moonlight" is a romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. The film is set in the south of France in the 1920s against a backdrop of wealthy mansions, the Côte d’Azur, jazz joints and fashionable spots for the wealthy of the Jazz Age. Starring: Emma Stone, Catherine McCormack, Colin Firth, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney
Maze Runner" (PG-13): When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a
group of other boys, he has no memory of
the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious
organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together
fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope
to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.
Source: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Patricia Clarkson, Thomas
Brodie-Sangster, Thomas Sangster, Will Poulter
Mutant Ninja Turtles" (PG-13): The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled
over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on
everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four
brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage
Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with
fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to
save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical
plan. Starring: Danny Woodburn, Jeremy Howard, Megan Fox, Noel Fisher,
Whoopi Goldberg, Will Arnett, William
is Where I Leave You" (R): When their father passes away, four grown
siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective
adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under
the same roof together for a week, along with their
over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.
Confronting their history and the frayed
states of their relationships among the people who know and love them
best, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and
emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and
redemption that only families can provide— driving us
insane even as they remind us of our truest, and often best, selves.
Starring: Adam Driver, Connie Britton, Corey Stoll, Jane
Fonda, Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Rose Byrne, Timothy Olyphant, Tina
The Devil's Hand
the Devil's Door
Intruders: Season One
Colbert retires his 'Report' and the host he played - Nine
years of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" came to an end Thursday
night along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert
bade the audience farewell...He was last seen gliding through the clouds in the
backseat of Santa's sleigh beside Alex Trebek (don't ask)...
Magazine Held Its First Awards Show - “People”
magazine held its very first awards show last night. Nick Cannon hosted the
kudofest, which celebrated the A-listers that they report on every week.
Performers included Gwen Stefani and Pharrell, 5 Seconds of Summer, and
Maroon 5. And unlike most awards shows, the majority the winners actually showed
Movie Performance of the Year - Actress:
Jennifer Aniston, "Cake"
Movie Performance of the Year - Actor: Michael Keaton,
TV Performance of the Year - Actress: Lisa Kudrow, "The
TV Performance of the Year - Actor: Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
TV Couple of the Year: Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina, "The Mindy
Talk Show Host of the Year: Jimmy Fallon
Comedy Star of the Year: Kevin Hart
Breakout Star of the Year: Billy Eichner
Next Generation Star: Chloe Grace Moretz
Triple Threat: Jennifer Lopez
Style Icon of the Year: Gwen Stefani
"People's" Sexiest Woman: Kate Upton
Model of the Year: Karlie Kloss
Celebrity Role Model of the Year: Kate Hudson
Favorite "People" Cover: Robin Williams Tribute
Hero of the Year: Nora Sandigo, Executive Director of American Fraternity
Charity Trend of the Year: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Pitt Too Distracting for Jury Duty - Brad
Pitt tried to do his civic duty, but he's too famous for that. According to
DailyMail, the actor was called for jury duty in Los Angeles and showed up to
the courthouse...Hours after he got there the judge for the trial at hand
decided he would distract from the matters at hand. This isn't the first time
Pitt has gone down to the courthouse. The site claims he was called back in
2003. It's not known if he actually served, but at least that time he did wear a
and Kris Are Done - TMZ
is reporting a judge signed Bruce and Kris Jenner's divorce papers. As you
probably noticed, their split has been drama free, which is definitely not the
norm...even more impressive considering they didn't sign a prenup...Neither
party will get spousal support and until their youngest, 17-year-old Kylie,
becomes a legal adult, they'll share joint custody. Under the agreement,
however, Kris has to pay Bruce $2.45-million to "equalize things."
...The divorce will be official sixth months from the date Kris filed papers,
which sited irreconcilable differences. If you're counting, that's March 23rd,
– Losing Baby Weight IS Hard: Finally, a celebrity mother comes clean on the
struggle to lose weight after having a baby. According to The Daily Mail, Jenna
Dewan-Tatum – wife of Channing – says that it’s a challenge to lose the
weight. She credits rigorous workouts with trainer Jen Johnson and chasing her
daughter Everly everywhere for helping get her back to her pre-baby weight.
Simpson-Ross Baby on the Way: Congratulations are in order for Ashlee Simpson.
Page Six says that she and her new husband, Evan Ross, are expecting a baby. The
child will Diana Ross’ son’s first, and Ashlee’s second. She has a
six-year-old son, Bronx Mowgli with her ex-husband, Pete Wentz.
Best and Worst Song Lyrics of 2014 - With
less than two weeks until we ring in 2015, everyone in the media is coming out
with their best and worst lists, and Entertainment Weekly is no exception. The
magazine just came out with their choices for the best and worst song lyrics of
the year. Let’s see if you agree:
eat my dinner in my bathtub / Then I go to sex clubs / Watching freaky people
gettin’ it on” – Tove Lo, “Habits (Stay High)”
down for what?” – DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down for What”
you gotta be so rude? Don’t you know I’m human too?” – Magic!,
love your lies, I’ll eat ‘em up / But don’t deny the animal / That comes
alive when I’m inside you” – Maroon 5 “Animals”
Lawrence’s “The Hanging Tree” Gets a Dance Remix - Forget
Lorde’s “Yellow Flicker Beat,” the real hit song from “The Hunger Games:
Mocking Jay- Part 1” is “The Hanging Tree, performed by James Newton Howard
and Jennifer Lawrence. Well, the
tune is currently at number 23 on the Hot 100 chart and is being played on the
radio...And in a sign it’s likely to get even bigger, it now has a dance
America" Screenings Cancelled - We
told you about Sony's decision to pull "The Interview" from theaters
following a threat from hackers reportedly employed by North Korea...Theaters in
Texas, including Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, planned to play "Team America:
World Police" which features plenty of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Paramount put the quash on that, apparently. According to the Drafthouse, the
cancellation was "beyond their control."
of Rock" Hitting Broadway - You're
not hardcore, unless you live hardcore, and that includes going to see
"School of Rock" on Broadway. BroadwayWorld is reporting a musical
version of the 2003 movie...The story of the broadway adaptation is the same as
the film, following down-on-his-luck
wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, who was played by Jack Black in the movie, poses
as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet.
"When he discovers his students' musical talents, he enlists his
fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands,"
the site reports...The man behind the magic is Andrew Lloyd Webber, who did
"Phantom of the Opera" and "Evita," and he's excited to be
working on the "iconic" adaptation. So far, there hasn't been any news
on casting. "School of Rock The Musical" is opening on December 6th,
Police" announce return: Mark your calendars. "Fashion Police" is
making its return post Joan Rivers on January 12th. In lieu of the comedian,
Kathy Griffin is joining the panel.
Gets Presidential Approval - The
Obamas are just like us...they have some serious opinions on movies. For the
President, critic darling "Boyhood" won him over. "Boyhood was a
great movie," the President said, according to Politico Playbook.
"That, I think, was my favorite movie this year." And the first lady?
Well the only movie she admits she's seen is "Gone Girl." For the
record, she wasn't that impressed. "I've read others [since, but] I read
'Gone Girl' a couple summers ago, which is one of my favorites," Michelle
said. "The book is much better than the movie." Hear that David
Guild to Celebrate Shonda Rhimes - There’s
no question that Shonda Rhimes has had an impact on television. Now the Writers
Guild America West is recognizing her work. Deadline says that the creator of
“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” and “How to Get Away with Murder”
will receive the 2015 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing
Achievement...The honor, which celebrates a lifetime of achievement in
outstanding writing, has been given out since 1976. Past winners include David
E. Kelley, Larry David, and last year’s winner, Garry Marshall. Rhimes will
receive the award at the 2015 Writers Guild Awards’ West Coast ceremony on
Saturday, February 14th.
released for "Parks and Recreation": The final season of "Parks
and Recreation" is almost upon and according to a teaser released, it's
taking us into the future. Well, 2017. From the 30 seconds, we can tell a lot as
changed but one thing remains the same, Gerry is still the butt of every joke.
"Parks and Rec" finale season premieres on January 13th. You can watch
Chooses a Winner: After 13 weeks, “Survivor: San Juan del Sur” picked
Natalie Anderson as its new champion. She beat out Missy Payne and Jaclyn
Schultz to take the 29th title. For her trouble, Natalie took home a
University Takes “Sing-Off” Title: Congratulations to the Vanderbilt
Meladores. Bustle.com says that they are the first collegiate a cappella group
to take the title on NBC’s “The Sing-Off.” The Meladores beat out five
other groups to take the title for the fifth season. This year, the show went to
a one-night-only format that featured performances from last year’s winners,
Home Free, and Season Three winners, Pentatonix, who sang a medley from their
holiday hits album.