Ode to Joy: Joy Behar on uninformed voters, Fred Armisen and Limoncello

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JOY BEHAR By Angela Barbuti Joy Behar says she will never retire. Why should she? Not only is she a co-host of The View, one of the most popular talk shows in the nation, but she also has her own show, Joy Behar: Say Anything, where she is, as the name implies, allowed to speak her mind. [&hellip
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Fire Up The Wok Challenge Fills Times Square with Aromas of Kung Pao Chicken & Gong Music

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by Alissa Fleck Last night, New Tang Dynasty TV took to Times Square to celebrate their first annual Fire Up The Wok Challenge, part of a two-day spread of live broadcast Chinese culinary events. For years, NTD TV has been bringing together celebrity chefs from around the world to test their chops against one another [&hellip
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‘Breaking Bad’ Season Five Premiere Breaks Records

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AMC continues to gain viewership and momentum Just a month after the conclusion of Mad Men’s most-watched season to date, AMC released that yesterday’s season 5 premiere of Breaking Bad, a show about a drug chef and his drug-dealing business, was the most-watched episode in the show’s history, marking “unprecedented growth” in viewership. According to the release, the [&hellip
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A ‘Smashing’ Star: Meet Megan Hilty

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The character Ivy Lynn on Smash, NBC’s new musical drama series, wants to be a star. Megan Hilty, the actress who plays her, already is. Having made her debut in Wicked a decade ago, the 31-year-old has also starred in 9 to 5 and just wrapped a role as Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [&hellip
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Summer is Coming: Summer Guide 2012

Written by Allen Houston on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Arts & Film, Books, Breaking News, Eat & Drink, Film, Miscellaneous, Museums, Music, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, TV, Uncategorized, West Side Spirit

Summer_Cover.indd It’s still the early part of the season, the good part, when summer hours kick into effect (for the luckiest among us), before the tourist invasion starts and the city starts to heat up and emit that special odor that’s uniquely New York in August. There’s no better time to be in the city for [&hellip
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Small Screen Sizzles

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, TV, West Side Spirit

Newsroom Networks roll out new programs for the summer season By Magdalena Burnham Summer might be the time when a lot of your favorite television shows go away, but networks are pumping out plenty of interesting new shows to fill the void. Here is a rundown of the most buzzed about new summer programs. Dallas Get [&hellip
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Turn On, Tune In, Drop the Lawsuit

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in Arts & Film, Business, Downtown Social, Lifestyle, On Topic OTDT, Our Town Downtown, Technology, TV

So, this website called Aereo just got sued by every major broadcast network. Why? Because Aereo lets you watch broadcast TV channels whenever you want. And unlike Hulu or Netflix, where it can be days/weeks/months before new episodes come out, Aereo is actually TV. Right there, whenever you like, on your browser, iPhone or iPad. Yes. Let’s be real: Nobody but Nielsen families watches TV [&hellip
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How Cougar Town Became a Prime Destination

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, NY Press Exclusive, TV

cougartown When ABC shelved Cougar Town’s third season debut to February, this mid-season shuffle sounded like the death knell for a sitcom that had found a loyal, if limited, fan base, not unlike show co-creator Bill Lawrence’s Scrubs. Lawrence and his cast didn’t take the move sitting down, however; they hunted down as many print and [&hellip
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Recapping the CW’s Ringer: Episode 14

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The episode begins with Malcolm and Bridget arriving at Siobhan’s secret office only to find that someone has emptied the previously full office and left it completely barren. Unlike previous episodes, this one doesn’t focus too much on finding out who is after Siobhan, but rather, gives us an insight into why the sisters are [&hellip
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