Television

“Pretty Little Liars” Returns ‘She’s Better Now’

HOLLYWOOD—It seems like eons since we last talked about the ABC Family guilty pleasure “Pretty Little Liars,” but after months of being on break the show returned with a bang on Tuesday with its winter premiere. The episode amply titled “She’s Better Now” paid a huge focus to “A” herself, Mona (Janel Parrish), who has since been released from...

Big Week For “General Hospital,” “All My Children” and “OLTL”

HOLLYWOOD—This has been a huge week for soap fans across the nation.  Earlier in the week it was announced from Prospect Park that ABC sudsers “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” will be getting a revival only this time airing on the Internet. Jeff Kwatinez and Rich Frank from Prospect Park released the following statement on Monday, January...

“Silver Linings Playbook,” “Argo” Critics Choice Winners

SANTA MONICA—The awards season is officially in gear as the Critics Choice Awards unleashed its list of winners with “Silver Linings Playbook” having a big night taking home four awards including Best Comedy, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Actress in a Comedy and Best Actor in a Comedy for its stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Followed close behind was...

New Year, New Surprises On “General Hospital”

HOLLYWOOD—The year of 2013 kicks off with a huge car crash that is expected to rattle the citizens of Port Charles on the ABC soap “General Hospital.”  First and foremost, Dante and Lulu whose elation of hearing that Maxie (Kristen Storms) would be carrying their baby fizzles with the news that Maxie had a miscarriage.  The troubling aspect is...

“Revenge” Recap: ‘Power’

HOLLYWOOD—Thank goodness the holidays have passed us, and we’re now able to get back to weekly TV viewing. “Revenge” returned from its winter finale even bigger than expected.  Episode 10 “Power” saw Emily (Emily VanCamp) resorting to her old ways.  The Initiative continued to manipulate a gullible Daniel (Josh Bowman) whose desire for power will ultimately be his downfall.  ...

Double Whammy on “General Hospital”

HOLLYWOOD—Its no secret audiences have been eagerly waiting the reveal of Cesar Faison (Anders Dove) to Anna (Finola Hughes).  Anna has been engrossed in a love affair with her former lover back from the dead Duke Lavery (Ian Buchanan); only Duke has been impersonated by Faison.  Last month “General Hospital” writers wowed viewers by revealing that the real Duke...

“Glee” Recap: ‘Glee, Actually’

HOLLYWOOD—This year's Christmas episode of "Glee," titled "Glee Actually," was a tribute to the film "Love Actually" and had five different story lines dealing with the holidays. The episode begins with Artie (Kevin McHale) angrily shoving papers in his locker with a gash on his face. Finn (Corey Monteith) takes him to the nurse when he finds out that Artie...

“Extra” Host Mario Lopez Marries

HOLLYWOOD—Well ladies he’s officially off the market.  “Extra” and “X-Factor” host Mario Lopez, 39, is no longer a bachelor. The actor and host married actress Courtney Mazza, 29, on Saturday, December 1 inPunta Munta,Mexico.  The couple got engaged back in December 2011. Lopez grew to fame as high-school jock A.C. Slater on the NBC hit “Saved by theBell” in the...

Bombshell On “Next Iron Chef: Redemption”

HOLLYWOOD—As someone learning his way around the kitchen and not afraid to try out new dishes, watching Food Network is a staple when I have extra time.  A series not to be missed is “Next Iron Chef: Redemption” which pits culinary titans against one another fighting for the esteemed title.  Last Sunday’s episode was one of the best and...

“Revenge” Recap: ‘Revelations’

HOLLYWOOD—If there is one thing audiences can always count on is for “Revenge” to have an epic cliffhanger to draw the audience back in the coming weeks. Episode nine ‘Revelations’ did not disappoint, with quite a few bombshells that are sure to have conversations in the cooler room for days to come.  The episode opened foreshadowing something sinister as...