morty

TV historian and Big Brother fan. Former contributor to The Philadelphia Inquirer TV section.

‘Flip or Flop’ Stars Split After Explosive Fight

TMZ reports that the Flip or Flop stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa have separated …after a scary incident involving guns and a feared suicide attempt. Their ordeal started, at least publicly, in May when deputies responded to “a call of a possibly suicidal male with a gun” at the couple’s Orange County home. According…

BBC America’s Doctor Who Christmas Special [Video]

BBC AMERICA released an all-new trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio, revealing more of the Doctor’s thrilling adventure this Christmas. The superhero-themed special premieres Sunday, December 25, 9/8c on BBC AMERICA. The Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall,…

Merry Mythmas from Science Channel Mythbusters Marathon

Celebrate this holiday season with the MythBusters – Adam, Jamie, Kari, Grant and Tory – as Science Channel airs every episode ever of MythBusters during MYTHBUSTERS MEGA MARATHON beginning Friday, December 23 at midnight and concluding Sunday, January 3 at 6 AM. MYTHBUSTERS MEGA MARATHON will include all MythBusters episodes in chronological order, starting with…

Dolly Parton and More Perform During December 13 Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon

Great American Country to broadcast benefit for the My People Fund [countdown id=”1481326646″ format=”dHMS” serverSync=”true” alwaysExpire=”false” compact=”false” tickInterval=”1″ counter=”until” template=”default” until=”12,13,2016,20,00″ labels=”Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours,Minutes,Seconds” labels1=”Year,Month,Week,Day,Hour,Minute,Second” compactLabels=”y,m,w,d”] Dolly Parton and a number of her friends, including Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, are set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund…

[Video] Netflix Releases Trailer for Sand Storm

Sand Storm tracks wedding festivities as they get underway in a Bedouin village in Southern Israel. Jalila finds herself in the awkward position of hosting her husband Suliman’s marriage to a second, much younger wife. During the celebration, Jalila stumbles across her eldest daughter Layla’s involvement with a boy from her university – a strictly…

MythBusters Alums Reunite for Netflix Series White Rabbit Project

MythBusters alums Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara are set to topline a new unscripted series for the streaming service in which “the three head down the rabbit hole to investigate weird and wonderful events from pop culture, science, and history. Under their microscope are topics as diverse as jailbreaks, superpower technology, heists and…

TBS and TNT Get Into the Holiday Spirit with SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol

This holiday season, Turner’s TBS & TNT are going to turn the Christmas spirit on full blast with SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol, an all-new music special that puts a unique twist on the caroling tradition. Wednesday, December 21, at 10PM [countdown id=”1481241769″ format=”dHMS” serverSync=”true” alwaysExpire=”false” compact=”false” tickInterval=”1″ counter=”until” template=”default” until=”12,21,2016,22,00″ labels=”Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours,Minutes,Seconds” labels1=”Year,Month,Week,Day,Hour,Minute,Second” compactLabels=”y,m,w,d”] The one-hour…

Discovery’s New Series THE WHEEL is the ultimate survival challenge

THE WHEEL dares six participants to survive in six distinctly grueling landscapes across South America. With every turn of the wheel, each survivalist is dropped into a new isolated location, exposed to the world’s deadliest terrains including freezing tundra, rugged mountains, and treacherous rainforest. Participants don’t know when or why the wheel will turn –…

New DIY Reno Show with Contractor Mike Holmes and Son in “Holmes & Holmes”

Premiering Tuesday, January 3, the six-episode series will follow the duo as they gut, renovate and expand the single-story 750-square foot bungalow into two-story home for Mike Jr. and his girlfriend Lisa. [countdown id=”1481234242″ format=”dHMS” serverSync=”true” alwaysExpire=”false” compact=”false” tickInterval=”1″ counter=”until” template=”default” until=”01,3,2017,22,00″ labels=”Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours,Minutes,Seconds” labels1=”Year,Month,Week,Day,Hour,Minute,Second” compactLabels=”y,m,w,d”] Professional contractor Mike Holmes will team up with his son,…