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Hallmark Christmas Movie Review: Christmas at Pemberley Manor

Movie: Christmas at Pemberley Manor Starring: Jessica Lowndes, Michael Rady, Cole Gleason, and Maddie McCormick Trailer: Straight out of the gate, Hallmark tries to woo us with character names taken from our beloved Pride and Prejudice — the root from which all romance movies have blossomed. Elizabeth Bennett is a party planner who loves white coats, green scarves, and matching project binders. Her college friend George, who is the young

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My Thoughts on the 2018 Emmy Awards

Here’s the deal with the Emmy Awards. This is my fourth year to cover them and I still manage to walk away feeling sorry for network television, who never gets any love. But for the first time in a very, very long time, I actually recognized eighty-percent of the shows nominated. Do I watch them? Of course not. But I recognize the name thanks to the people in my life

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My Thoughts on the Miss America Pageant

If you took two hours of your life to tune into the Miss America pageant, you probably noticed that two things were missing. 1. Chris Harrison as host 2. The swimsuit competition That’s right, people. This ain’t your Mama’s Miss America from days of yore. This is Miss America 2.0. Bouncing boobs are forbidden. Exposed butt cheeks are a thing of the past. Cleavage has been replaced with pant suits

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Lifetime Recap: Harry and Meghan: A Royal Romance

When an ad popped up a few weeks ago that Lifetime would be debuting a new original movie based on the lives of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, I bookmarked it to my catalog, wrote a reminder on my calendar, set the DVR, and called Mama to make sure she would be watching. These are the same folks who brought you such treasured gems as “The Unauthorized Saved By the

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2018 TV Shows – What To Watch

I enjoy watching television. I’m already excited about some of the upcoming spring 2018 TV shows. And as I type that sentence, I wonder if I’m supposed to call them “TV shows” anymore. Should I say digital programming? Streaming services? OnDemand situations? Nah. I’m going to stick with TV. Because the majority of the stuff I watch is on good, old, reliable basic network stations. Just call me crotchety and

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