morty

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

Showtime(R) Sports Documentary Films Offers First Look at “Macho: The Hector Camacho Story” [VIDEO]

Showtime Sports Documentary Films has released a clip from the upcoming documentary film, MACHO: THE HECTOR CAMACHO STORY, an unflinching look at the remarkable life, storied career, and unsolved murder of one of boxing’s greatest showmen. Premiering Friday, December 4 at 9PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME, the documentary debuts eight years after Camacho’s fatal shooting in…

HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer for Max Original “My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood” Premiering December 3 [VIDEO]

HBO Max debuted today the trailer for Carrie Underwood’s new music special “My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood.” In the Max Original, Underwood performs a combination of beloved traditional favorites celebrating the joy and hopefulness of the holiday, as well as new original material from her first ever full-length Christmas album “My Gift,”…

ABC’s Holiday Treat, Dreamworks “Shrek the Halls” Airs Friday, December 18 [VIDEO]

DreamWorks Animation’s “Shrek the Halls,” a half-hour of entertainment starring America’s favorite ogre and his friends, featuring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and Antonio Banderas, airs Friday, December 18 (8:30-9:00PM EST), on ABC. (TV-PG) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/28/07) Just when Shrek thought he could finally sit back, relax and enjoy his happily…

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” Airs Sunday, December 20, ON ABC [VIDEO]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s cinematic treasure “The Sound of Music” airs Sunday, December 20 (7:00-11:00PM EST), on ABC. (TV-PG) Celebrate the Oscar®-winning classic with popular favorites “Edelweiss,” ”My Favorite Things,” “Climb Every Mountain,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” “The Lonely Goatherd” and “The Sound of Music.” (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/29/02) Based on the real-life von Trapp family,…

“The Real Housewives of Dallas” premieres Tuesday, January 5 at 9PM ET/PT on Bravo [VIDEO]

“The Real Housewives of Dallas” premieres Tuesday, January 5 at 9PM ET/PT on Bravo Returning for season five are Housewives: Brandi Redmond, D’Andra Simmons, Kameron Westcott, Kary Brittingham and Stephanie Hollman. New housewife and physician Tiffany Moon joins this season, wasting no time inserting herself into the drama with the ladies. Jennifer Davis Long, a…

“The Daily Show’s” Roy Wood Jr. Set to Host “31 More Days of Being Home for the Holidays” December Programming Event on Comedy Central [VIDEO]

Comedy Central today announced that Roy Wood Jr., comedian and “Daily Show” correspondent will host “31 More Days of Being Home for the Holidays“. The month-long programming block, now in its third year, provides viewers a “holiday from the holiday” with holiday themed episodes of iconic shows, weekend movie marathons and all-new comedy specials. As…

An Elite Team of Researchers Return to the Field with All New Clues in Travel Channel’s Hit Series “Expedition Bigfoot”

2020 may just be the year the world turned upside down. But for Travel Channel’s “Expedition Bigfoot” team, it was a rare moment in time when three very important sets of data converged – and put them one step closer to capturing evidence of the legendary, elusive creature. The “Expedition Bigfoot” team have reassembled to…

30 for 30 Documentary “The Infinite Race” to Premiere December 15 on ESPN and ESPN Deportes [VIDEO]

ESPN will debut the next installment in the Peabody and Emmy award-winning 30 for 30 series, “The Infinite Race,” on December 15. Directed by Bernardo Ruiz (“Harvest Season,” “Reportero“), the documentary explores the story of the Tarahumara, an indigenous community in Mexico, famed for their legendary running ability, and their preference for running barefoot, who…

An Original Film “The Prom” December 11 Netflix [VIDEO]

The Prom follows Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winner James Corden) who are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive new Broadway show is a major flop that has suddenly flatlined their careers. Meanwhile, in small-town Indiana, high school student…