morty

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

Bobby Bones Joins ABC’s “American Idol” as Official In-House Mentor

As announced during last night’s telecast of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” famed radio DJ, comedian and best-selling author Bobby Bones is set to join “American Idol” as the show’s in-house mentor. Last season, Bobby joined the Top 24 Idol hopefuls as they prepared to take the stage with their all-star celebrity duet partners. In…

Watch SHOWTIME the documentary short film, “The Family Business: Trump and Taxes” Here For Free [Video]

SHOWTIME is offering the documentary short film THE FAMILY BUSINESS: TRUMP AND TAXES for free online and across multiple platforms. Directed by Emmy(R) nominee Jenny Carchman and produced by Oscar(R) nominees Liz Garbus and Justin Wilkes of THE FOURTH ESTATE, the film follows a team of New York Times investigative reporters through their diligent and…

Look for the first of four new episodes of “Who Do You Think You Are” Monday, December 3 at 10:00PM on TLC

TLC’s Emmy Award-winning series, WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? returns on Monday, December 3 at 10:00PM ET/PT, with four new episodes featuring celebrities tracing their family history, as they dive into their past and explore their connection to generations that came before them. With the help of Ancestry.com and historical documents, these stars get…

Special Edition of 20/20, “Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts” Sunday, November 11, on ABC

Former first lady Michelle Obama took “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts back to her childhood home in the South Side of Chicago ahead of the release of her memoir, “Becoming.” The interview will air during “Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts – A Special Edition of 20/20,” Sunday, November 11 (9:00-10:00…

New Miniseries, “Watergate” Starts Friday, November 2 on History at 9PM

The History Channel’s new original documentary, “Watergate,” from Academy Award(R)-winning director Charles Ferguson (“Inside Job”), will make its theatrical debut on Friday, October 12 in New York at Cinema Village and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center. The theatrical release of “Watergate” will follow premieres at the Telluride Film Festival and the…

“House of Cards” Sixth and Final Season Premiere Friday, November 2, on Netflix

Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright is back as President Claire Underwood, whose husband, ex-President Frank, is deceased (following former star Kevin Spacey’s firing after sexual harassment allegations) in the sixth and final season of the award-winning landmark series House of Cards. Wright is joined by Academy Award(R) nominees Diane Lane and…