ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 5/24/13)
PBS: Live From Lincoln Center (Finale) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Rock My RV with Bret Michaels (Premiere) at 9pm
BET: The Sheards (Finale) at 8pm
BRAVO: The Kandi Factory (Finale) at 10pm
E!: Married To Jonas (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: Smash (Finale) at 9pm
HBO: Behind The Candelabra (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Oprah’s Next Chapter: Tyler Perry (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E has staged its last Intervention. After 13 seasons – and 243 interventions – the network has canceled the groundbreaking docuseries. The show will come to an end following its final five-episode season, which begins airing Thursday, June 13 at 9p. During its run, Intervention garnered two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Reality Series, winning the award in 2009.
The wait is almost over for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West fans, who have been on the edge of their seats wondering if they’re expecting a boy or a girl. The child’s gender will be revealed on the season premiere of Keeping Up with the Kardashians on Sunday June 2 at 9p on E!
Jenna Elfman is returning as host of the 2013 Crystal & Lucy Awards, set for June 12 at the Beverly Hilton. Laura Linney, the female stars of Mad Men, George Lucas, Sofia Coppola, Hailee Steinfeld and cinematographer Rachel Morrison will be honored at the dinner.
Spike TV‘s Guys Choice Awards will feature an all-star roster of male presenters and attendees. Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Vin Diesel, The Dude himself, Jeff Bridges, Jason Sudeikis, Andrew Luck, Questlove, Jackie Chan, Chrissy Teigen, Katherine Webb, Comedy Central’s Anders Holm, Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, and Jon Taffer have been added to this year’s line-up. Fans will also be treated to a special performance by the Grammy Award nominated The Lonely Island. The award ceremony airs Wednesday, June 12 at 9p.
Put on your thinking cap. ABC Family has greenlit Spell-Mageddon, an hour game show where contestants take on hilarious distractions, while spelling increasingly challenging words. The show is created and executive-produced by Adam Reed, Adam Freeman and Leslie Greif of Thinkfactory Media. It will join ABC Family’s Wednesday night comedy line-up on Wednesday July 24 at 9p.
Another housewife, another spinoff. Tamra Barney, star of The Real Housewives of Orange County, is getting her own show. Barney is filming a new series for Bravo that will follow her and fiance Eddie Judge as they prepare for their nuptials. The show has yet to be titled.
DirecTV has added to the star-studded cast of its upcoming Neil LaBute drama Full Circle. David Boreanaz, Kate Walsh and Minka Kelly have been added to the mix. The 10-episode series centers on 11 people whose lives are intertwined. Also signed for the show are Tom Felton, Billy Campbell, Julian McMahon, Akeelah, Keke Palmer, Devon Gearhart, Noah Silver, Ally Sheedy, Cheyenne Jackson and Robin Weigert.
The Hangover Part III – Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Heather Graham, Mike Epps, Melissa McCarthy, Sasha Barrese, John Goodman, Jeffrey Tambor
Fast & Furious 6 – Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Gina Carano, Luke Evans, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson
Epic (Animated) – Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Beyonce Knowles, Johnny Knoxville, Aziz Ansari, Pitbull, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Judah Friedlander
Before Midnight (Limited Release) – Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday May 24, 2013
Grand Central Spring Fair – on 43rd from Lexington to 3rd Ave.
Saturday May 25, 2013
Waverly Place Festival – on Washington Square North from University to 6th Ave.
Annual Murray Hill Neighborhood Festival – on Park Ave. from 34th to 40th St.
Lexington Ave. Spring Festival – from 42nd to 57th St.
Greenpoint Ave. Festival (Queens) – from Queens Blvd. to 44th St.
Sunday May 26, 2013
The Annual Spring Jubilee – on Lexington Ave. from 34th to 42nd St.
26th Annual Livable West Side Festival – on Broadway from 73rd to 86th St.
Flushing Festival (Queens) – on Sanford Ave. from Main St. to Kissena
Monday May 27, 2013
The Liberty Street Fair – on Liberty St. from Broadway to Trinity Place
Astor Place Block Party – on Astor Pl. from Broadway to Lafayette
Broadway Astoria Festiva (Queens) – on Broadway from Steinway to Crescent
Today’s Jackpot is $15 million
Participating States: New York, New Jersey, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
Saturday’s Jackpot is $50 million.
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