With all the bright lights, hum of generators and little kids running around, the parking lot in front of Union Station took on the air of a circus Friday night. Several dozen people packed bleachers to watch the first of two nights of filming for TV’s “American Ninja Warrior” and check out the obstacle course and all its rings, nets and bars. The thrills continue Saturday night.
Expecting music at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards? You should be ready for comedy. Hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan held a press conference Friday at the AT&T Stadium and offered a preview of what’s to come when the ACMs celebrate their 50th anniversary in Arlington, Texas.
When Jimmy Fallon sought to turn the popular lip sync competition feature from the “Tonight” show into a television series, NBC turned down one of its biggest stars — a decision that at least initially seems like an embarrassing mistake.
They’re college students, a drugstore manager, a P.E. teacher, a pizza guy, a cop and more — but come Friday night, each will be a ninja trying to conquer the tough “American Ninja Warrior” obstacle course at Union Station.
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As the FX cult-favorite series “Justified” comes to an end on Tuesday, the fate of Joelle Carter’s character, Ava Crowder, is still in question — she’s caught halfway between Boyd Crowder and Raylan Givens. Carter, 42, has an offscreen life that doesn’t much resemble that of Ava’s.
The long-anticipated unbundling of cable TV packages has begun. HBO Now, the stand-alone streaming service, launched Tuesday on Apple products, HBO said. Separately, Cablevision’s Optimum Online customers also now have access to the subscription HBO service.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who is considering a White House run, may have narrowed his choice of running mates. During a joint appearance at a Good Friday prayer breakfast in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Jindal was asked about picking “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson as his side man in the coming campaign.
The blind vigilante’s superhero tale is retold in a new Netflix original series, the first of four character-based collaborations with comic book megahouse Marvel. But “Daredevil” stands alone as an artful, gritty ensemble drama.
Written by series creator Matthew Weiner, Sunday’s episode begins the the victory lap of basic cable’s critical triumph, Weiner’s unapologetically existential, obsessively crafted drama about advertising in the 1960s. Like a belligerent account executive with a sloppy bourbon buzz, “Mad Men” won’t be slipping quietly out the back.
Dana Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of "The Five" on Fox News Channel.