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10 Times ‘Jersey Shore Family Vacation’ Got Real

“Take Snooki, put her in Miami, still gonna be a Snooki,” observed a keenly insightful Vinny. And, he’s right for the most part. Jersey Shore Family Vacation reunites the original  Jersey Shore cast (minus Sammi and, obviously, Angelina).  But it’s not all fist-pumps at Karma. In between the Shore and Family Vacation, life has happened. From the benign…

Six Ways ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live!’ Rocked

There was fire, graffiti and some seriously specific leather fashion choices are only small details that made NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live! a must-watch event. More Broadway stage performance than concert, this rendition of the 1970s classic rock opera brainchild of young Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice — both of whom are now musical theater legends —…

Lifetime Launches ‘Love at First Flight’

Here’s the thing about reality dating shows: More often than not, the “date” part of the dating is not necessarily the part you want to watch. I routinely fast-forward through The Bachelor’s one-on-ones in favor of juicier pastures, like grown women accusing each other of “glam shaming” or grown men taking part in group sing-a-longs….

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Top Six Standouts of ‘Bridezillas’ Revival

In this reboot-riddled television culture, there’s one revival I just didn’t see coming. I saw precisely zero episodes of Bridezillas during its initial ten-year run on Wetv — I don’t really consider myself a “wedding reality show” type of gal — and I couldn’t understand how its premise of following various women in the lead…

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Four Reasons Lifetime’s New Reality Competition ‘Glam Masters’ is Here To Stay

From the second Glam Masters lights up your screen, it reveals a world where the “she had a long night” look is a good thing; it proves that “Jackson Pollock meets Edvard Munch meets classic McQueen” is a sentence that actually makes sense, all while incorporating the distinctive thumbprint of executive producer Kim Kardashian West’s invisible…

The Gifts Only ‘Teen Mom OG’ Can Give

Seven seasons in, the moms are no longer teens, but Teen Mom OG is as strong as ever. Monday’s episode is a steadfast reminder that each new season of the show comes with even more delightfully disastrous reasons to watch. Debra drops another passive-aggressive dig at her daughter Debra Danielsen may be many things –…

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