Disney Channel Original Movies – Memorial Day Weekend

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So what is your plan this weekend of Memorial Day of 2016? We may have some good movies playing in your neighborhood theater, so that’s good. The Disney Channel will have a marathon of it’s 100th original movie. They will broadcast the classic movies they have made for the past 10 to 16 or many years ago. Movies that we love on the Disney Channel.  Now these stars have grown up and have successful careers in the movie industry.

In celebration of Adventures in Babysitting (premiering June 24 at 8 p.m.) I know you are going to watch it this weekend, or even DVR it. Make sure you clear out your DVR delete the old shows or anything else for the past 6 months and record some of the Disney Channel Original Movies. Some will play in the middle night or while you out. So record it and watch later on your time.  If you missed it, I think they will be more during the summer holidays fun.

Did you know that High School Musical 2 set a record for basic cable with 17.2 million viewers? The second highest-rated premiere is held by Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, which premiered with 11.4 million viewers. Other major DCOM franchises include Camp Rock, The Cheetah Girls, Twitches, Halloweentown, Teen Beach, and the Zenon trilogy.

Here’s the lineup for this weekend:

May 27

10 a.m. — Disney’s Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama

11:20 a.m. — Read It and Weep

12:55 p.m. — Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior

2:40 p.m. — Jump In!

4:15 p.m. — Lemonade Mouth

6:15 p.m. — Zapped

8 p.m. — High School Musical 2

9:55 p.m. — The Cheetah Girls 2

11:45 p.m. — Zenon the Zequel

May 28

1:25 a.m. — Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge

2:55 a.m. — Twitches Too

4:25 a.m. — Alley Cats Strike!

6:25 a.m. — You Wish!

8:05 a.m. — The Proud Family Movie

9:50 a.m. — Quints

11:25 a.m. — Horse Sense

1:10 p.m. — Cow Belles

2:50 p.m. — Twitches

4:30 p.m. — The Even Stevens Movie

6:15 p.m. — Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

8 p.m. — Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

9:50 p.m. — Princess Protection Program

11:30 p.m. — The Cheetah Girls: One World

May 29

1:05 a.m. — Zenon: Z3

2:40 a.m. — Halloweentown High

4:20 a.m. — The Thirteenth Year

6 a.m. — Right on Track

7:45 a.m. — Full-Court Miracle

9:35 a.m. — Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off

11:20 a.m. — Brink!

1:10 p.m. — Double Teamed

2:55 p.m. — Rip Girls

4:35 p.m. — Motocrossed

6:20 p.m. — Cloud 9

8 p.m. — Teen Beach 2

9:55 p.m. — Bad Hair Day

11:40 p.m. — How to Build a Better Boy

May 30

1:20 a.m. — Pixel Perfect

2:55 a.m. — The Other Me

4:30 a.m. — Genius

10 a.m. — Stuck in the Suburbs

11:30 a.m. — Halloweentown

1:05 p.m. — Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

2:55 p.m. — Smart House

4:25 p.m. — High School Musical

6:15 p.m. — Camp Rock

8 p.m. — Descendants

10:05 p.m. — Teen Beach Movie

11:55 p.m. — Cadet Kelly

May 31

1:50 a.m. — The Cheetah Girls

3:35 a.m. — Johnny Tsunami

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Summer TV of 2015

So what are you going to watch this summer? Do remember last time when Direct TV and Dish TV and other cable and satellite decided to block certain channels during the summer months? Do you know why? Most people weren’t watching TV during the summer and they have to pay a lot of fees to stay on the air and make program changes to catch your attention. Including local channels when various talk show have the summer off and they show summer reruns. Sometime they would come back in the middle summer and go back to work to broadcast new information and new shows to watch.

Take a chance to catch some of the new shows coming in the Summer of 2015. Here’s the calendar of events for TV viewing this summer.

Summer TV shows 2015

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Peter Pan LIVE

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Peter Pan Live was extraordinary to watch. A Broadway play on TV, using commercial breaks for set changes or for the actors to get ready to do the next scenes as the stage managers rush the actors to be on time and not to mess up their lines. It was great to watch a famous play live on NBC.  The ratings were down from last year when The Sound of Music Live premiere on NBC year ago.

Allison Williams, actress, comedian, and musician. She stars as Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy-drama series Girls. I love this show. It’s a guy thing. She’s get naked in some scenes, but I like it. And it’s funny. She did a fantastic job as Peter Pan. My question is? Why is Peter Pan a woman? Should Peter Pan be a man?  The name Peter is a man’s name. Jack Noseworthy (Peter in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway): He was the only to do it on Broadway, but he was an understudy. He was a singer, and a dancer and he looked like a boy when he got the role.

Why the ratings went down? Maybe people did not like the casting part of the Peter Pan? Do the people want Carrie Underwood back and make her to a boy? All actors have to audition for a part, she wasn’t given the part.  They probably did have male actors as Peter Pan when auditioning for the part. So they decided to pick Allison Williams and asked her “How do feel if we cut your hair and trim it to make you look like a boy?”

“What about my breast?” Allison Williams asked.

“Duct tape?” the casting agent said.

“Ok” Allison Williams said.

Did Christopher Walken messed up his lines? He probably saw his image as Captain Hook on the TV monitors. Nothing happen to the set. No mistakes. I guess. Probably the actors did messed up the lines and did not notices, but quickly got the lines right. Only one picked out when analyzing the live broadcast on my DVR of the movie. When Peter comes in through the window and the camera pans to the adult Wendy, the Steadicam operator and camera can be seen.

John Allyn and Jake Lucas are casts as brothers. Alanna Saunders played Tiger Lilly.

What will NBC produce next?

What to Watch on Netflix

Bored and nothing else to do, there’s exciting news on Netflix, new movies and TV shows on DVD coming out in the beginning of July. Now you can beat the heat, and warm up the couch, that did not sound right. You can stay cool in your own house. And Watch your favorite movies so get your popcorn ready and grapes and binge on your favorite shows.

Here’s the list:

TV Shows:

1. “Animorphs: Seasons 1 & 2” available on July 1

2. “Knights of Sidonia” Season 1 available on July 4

3. “Hemlock Grove” Season 2 available on July 11

4. “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” Season 1 available on July 17

5. “Baby Daddy” Season 3 available on July 18

6. “Melissa & Joey” Season 3 available on July 18

7. “Hell on Wheels” Season 3 available on July 19

8. “Lost Girl” Season 4 available on July 24

9. “Continuum” Season 3 available on July 26

 

Movies:

1. “12 Angry Men” available on July 1

2. “A Raisin in the Sun” available on July 1

3. “Bad Santa” available on July 1

4. “Basic Instinct” available on July 1

5. “Boyz N the Hood” available on July 1

6. “City of God” available on July 1

7. “Dead Man Walking” available on July 1

8. “Fever Pitch” available on July 1

9. “Funny Face” available on July 1

10. “Gandhi” available on July 1

11. “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” available on July 1

12. “Legends of the Fall” available on July 1

13. “Patton” available on July 1

14. “Philadelphia” available on July 1

15. “Primal Fear” available on July 1

16. “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” available on July 1

17. “The Karate Kid” available on July 1

18. “The Karate Kid II” available on July 1

19. The Karate Kid III” available on july 1

20. “The Manchurian Candidate” available on July 1

21. “The Parent Trap” available on July 1

22. “Under the Tuscan Sun” available on July 1

23. “Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo” available on July 1

24. “American Ninja” available on July 1

25. “Ararat” available on July 1

26. “The Babysitter” available on July 1

27. “Best Defense” available on July 1

28. “Blue Chips” available on July 1

29. “Body of Evidence” available on July 1

30. “Can’t Buy Me Love” available on july 1

31. “Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke” available on July 1

32. “Crimson Tide” available on July 1

33. “Croupier” available on July 1

34. “The Dark Half” available on July 1

35. “Don’t Look Now” available on July 1

36. “Eight Men Out” available on July 1

37. “Halloween: Resurrection” available on July 1

38: “The Hunt For Red October” available on July 1

39. “Jersey Girl” available on July 1

40. “The Keys of the Kingdom” available on July 1

41. “Madeline” available on July 1

42. “Mean Girls” available on July 1

43. “My Girl” available on July 1

44. “My Girl 2” available on July 1

45. “People I Know” available on July 1

46. “Phantoms” available on July 1

47. “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” available on July 1

48. “Venus” available on July 1

49. “Renoir” available on July 6

50. “Homefront” available on July 9

51. “Out of the Furnace” available on July 9

52. “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” available on July 11

53. “Sleeping Beauty” available on July 12

53. “The Master” available on July 14

54. “Hitch” available on July 14

55. “The Last Days” available on July 15

56. “Christmas with the Kranks” available on July 26

Source

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The winner of Reality Talent Shows

These are my favorite shows to watch, the variety of talent shows on TV, seeing unknown people making it big and becoming a celebrity. To become one, one must work hard and become successful. Never let people bring you down, stay with positive people. The key for being successful is work hard, a dedication of commitment that you want to do. Surpass what the bullies told you that you will never make it, or the boyfriend/girlfriend did not get from you and now they want you back. Don’t! Stay in the present and move forward with your life. Become like Taylor Swift, use your past experiences and turn them into stories or songs, get it out from your chest, the burden and the pain. The real friends are your talent. Become what you want to do. Here are the winners for this week.

MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, MERYL DAVIS

For Dancing with the Stars was Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Meryl Davis also won the Gold during the winter Olympics in Sochi, with her partner Charlie White.

Josh Kaughman The Voice

For The Voice was Josh Kaufman, he’s a R&B singer and from Team Usher.

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For American Idol was Caleb Johnson from Asheville, NC. Another Carolina had won before too, which was good. This is the original show that started the reality talent shows and discovered new stars, a pioneer produced by Simon Cowell, in which the X-factor was cancelled due to low ratings, who won last time and record sales of the albums.

This talent shows the struggle and the transformation of being a celebrity and the sacrifice they become one.

I wish I can be one of them.

Divergent

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If you read the books and follow the movie, the story for Divergent is about surviving. Shailene Woodley as Tris, a young woman in a society where people are classified based on virtues such as bravery and intelligence. Woodley, whose credits include “The Descendants,” learns she’s part of a group seen as dangerous and targeted for annihilation. Theo James is her male co-star Four.

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley is an American actress, best known for portraying Amy Juergens in the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–2013). Co-starring alongside George Clooney in the critically acclaimed 2011 film The Descendants, for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture. For her performance in the film The Spectacular Now, she won the Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. In 2014, Woodley starred as Beatrice Prior in the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s novel Divergent. And will play Hazel Grace Lancaster in the film adaptation of John Green’s novel The Fault in Our Stars.  Did you know she audition for The Hunger Games? Well the lead went to Jennifer Lawrence.  And did you know she was in The Amazing Spider Man 2? Well she did some scenes and then got replace with another actress. But it’s okay, she got a better role in Divergent. Shailene Woody is an incredible actress and one she will win an Oscar for her performance.

Theo James

Theo James is an English actor known for portraying Jed Harper in Bedlam. In 2013, James played the lead as a rookie detective and future New York City police commissioner Walter William Clark, Jr., in the CBS crime drama Golden Boy. In 2014, he played “Four” in the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s novel, Divergent.

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is an English actress and singer. She was the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Reader (2008). She has won awards from the Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association among others, and has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for television acting, winning once for her performance in the 2011 miniseries Mildred Pierce, in which she played the title role. In 2012 she received the Honorary César Award. She is one of the few actresses to have won three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT), with her Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.

Maggie q

Maggie Q is an American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model. She achieved international fame starring as the title role on The CW’s action-thriller series Nikita that aired in 2010-2013. In 2014, she began portraying Tori Wu in the film adaption of Veronica Roth’s bestselling novel, Divergent. And soon star in a CBS untitled drama as Detective Beth Davis. With her outfit she knows how to grab attention, she looked stunningly beautiful, I hope she wore something underneath. She’s definitely one to watch.

Neil Norman Burger is an American film director who has filmed the pseudo-documentary Interview with the Assassin (2002), the period drama The Illusionist, and the 2011 thriller Limitless. Burger directed Divergent (2014), based on the novel of the same name by Veronica Roth.

So please check out Divergent in your local theaters playing now.

Tessanne Chin won The Voice

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Congratulations to Jamaican Tessanne Chin for winning The Voice.  She was surprised, she hugged her parents when they came to the stage. With all the excitement she had to sing the final song for the night. It was a One Republic’s Ryan Tedder song which was sung by the winner.

Her mentor Adam Levine came on stage and presented her with the trophy.  If The Voice gives out award to the winner the X-factor and American Idol does not give out awards, they should give an award to the winners.

Jacquie Lee

Anyway, Jacquie Lee from New Jersey was the second, Christina Aguilera was proud that she made this far in the competition. She even won a car and she’s not old enough to drive it yet. Probably the parents would get a chauffer for her and she will be able to fun with the car.  She would get a record deal and her album will come out next Spring in 2014.

Other highlights for the night:

The boy band Matthew Schuler, Nic Hawk, Ray Boudreaux, Josh Logan, and Preston Pohl sang Bruno Mar’s “Treasure”

Will Champlin, Cole Vosbury, Caroline Pennell, Jonny Gray, and Austin Jenckes  sang Lumineerian cover of “Wagon Wheel”;

The ladies sang My Life Would Suck Without You” by Kat Robichaud, Shelbie Z., Stephanie Anne Johnson, Amber Nicole, Grey, and Tamara Chauniece;

Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera sang “Do What U want” with champagne glasses in their hands.