Discovery Channel has yet another attempt to capture a gruesome daredevil death coming to a TV near you! This May, Joby Ogwyn will attempt the first wing suit flight off the summit of Mount Everest in "Everest Jump Live." The, yes, live broadcast will air this May.
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Broken Bells’ lyric video for the stark “Leave It Alone” is an appropriately bleak clip with a coldness that matches the downer lyrics.
Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” featuring Juicy J remains a winner on the Billboard Hot 100, as it spends its second week at No. 1, but Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love,” featuring Jay Z, is hot on its trail.
When I attend Toronto, Sundance, and SXSW each year, one of the things I specifically focus on is the midnight programming. I'd say the same thing about Fantastic Fest, except that pretty much feels like an entire festival of nothing but midnight programming.
Last week, SXSW announced the majority of its film programming, but they held off on announcing the midnight titles, and that's finally happened this morning.
From March 7th to March 15th, SXSW will be offering not only the film conference but a major overlap with music and interactive and sports and comedy and everything else they've folded in under the broader umbrella of SXSW.
So what are the midnight titles? Let's dig right in.
Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" is just the latest stylish entry in the filmography of a revered auteur. Yet remarkably, none of his films had been nominated for the Oscar for Best Cinematography until two weeks ago when his latest broke that unusual streak with a nomination for Philippe Le Sourd.
"This isn't life!" someone complains during "The Walking Dead" mid-season premiere (Sunday at 9 p.m. on AMC), objecting — as so many characters on the zombie series have over the last three and a half seasons — to the point of continuing to exist in such a miserable, disgusting, hopeless world. If the best anyone can hope for is brief periods of subsistence punctuated by terror and the sight of your friends being eaten and transformed, why go on?
USA cancels "Psych"
The current 8th season will be the last for the USA series. PLUS: Watch the farewell video teasing a spinoff, and next month's series finale will be followed by the "Psych After Show."
"The Big Bang Theory" will likely stay on Thursdays, despite CBS' new Thursday NFL package
Two of the eight NFL games will air before the TV season begins, so six Thursdays will be affected. Which means that "The Big Bang Theory" and the rest of the CBS Thursday primetime lineup will likely kick off at the beginning of November. PLUS: Why this is good news for "Parks and Rec" and "Community."
History channel to mark World War I's 100th anniversary with "World Wars"
The six-part documentary series will examine the impact of the two World Wars, with interviews with Colin Powell, John McCain and other influential figures.
Sissy Spacek is headed to Netflix
She'll play mom to Kyle Chandler and Linda Cardellini in the thriller from the creators of "Damages."
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" gets Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl MVP plus Richard Sherman
The controversial cornerback and MVP Malcolm Smith will be on Tuesday's show.
Starz orders a basketball comedy from producer LeBron James
"Survivor's Remorse" will try to explore the comedy and drama of a professional basketball player's life.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar picks the 8 most admirable men on TV
They include Tyrion Lannister, John Luther, Phil Dunphy and Saul Berenson.
"Biggest Loser" winner defends her shocking weight-loss
"I eat five times a day (and) I eat 1600 calories," says Rachel Fredrickson. "We are given a calorie budget and I stuck to that. I followed the advice and support of the medical team at 'The Biggest Loser' the entire journey and I'm going to continue on the path and maintain the healthy lifestyle."
Watch promos for "Ali G Rezurrection"
FXX is bringing back Sacha Baron Cohen's "Da Ali G Show" with brand-new introductions, starting Feb. 26.
Go behind the scenes of the "Game of Thrones" episode "The Rains of Castamere"
Here's a featurette from the Blu-ray edition of Season 3.
"Downton Abbey's" Lady Mary wedding tiara is available for rent -- for $2000
The 45-carat garland diamond tiara is valued at $200,000.
My memories of this year's Golden Globes will forever be unhappy ones, not because of the list of winners (which mostly made for a respectable line-up), but because I was couch-ridden with the same flu-like thing everyone else was fighting off last month. So I look forward to getting back out to the Beverly Hilton next year and hitting the afterparty circuit as NBC has claimed a date for the 72nd annual: January 11, 2015.
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For the first time in more than 10 years, Outkast will reunite in their home state of Georgia come April, and it's the CounterPoint Music Festival that's bringing them there.
To celebrate, HitFix is giving away two tickets with camping (approximate value of $448) to the 3-day fest, which will also feature performances from be Pretty Lights, Foster the People, STS9, J. Cole, Major Lazer, Krewella, Big Gigantic, Flux Pavilion, Above & Beyond, Matt and Kim and more.
CounterPoint runs April 25-27 in Kingston Downs, Ga., about an hour outside of Atlanta. Can we hear you say hey ya?
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It is a relatively uncommon thing for me to have time alone on a set these days as a journalist. For the most part, set visits are orchestrated with between six and twelves journalists together, and interviews are conducted as round tables. Depending on the group of people you're with, that can be a good or a bad thing, but what it ultimately is not is "exclusive" in any real sense of the word.
Occasionally, though, I find myself with a day that genuinely is just me on the set, as I did when I visited "Neighbors." It was a very relaxed day overall. I drove myself down to the set, since it was shooting here in Los Angeles. I followed the directions from the 10 freeway a few blocks south, to where the two houses that feature most prominently in the film were located. In one, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne lived with their baby daughter, and in the other, it was Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and a whole bunch of frat dudes.
In a case of the rich getting richer by spending a whole lot of money, CBS has acquired rights to broadcast eight Thursday night NFL games for next season.
A quick review of last night's "New Girl" coming up just as soon as a lot of ladies feel like Don Corleone...