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Phil’s Faves
The iconic line from the pilot—delivered by Kevin O’Connor to fellow frat bro Drew Feinberg at the zip line Detour—helped kick-start the Race. “We had no idea what had hit us,” Phil says. In TAR 2, Wil Steger stood less than 100 yards from the finish
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Bridget Moynahan
BLUE BLOODS airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and streams on CBS All Access. “I had my teeth cleaned!” says Bridget Moynahan, flashing an immaculate, plaque-free smile. Nothing unusual about that from a former top model and current movie and TV st
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Inside the PGA Championship
IF YOU’RE A GOLF FAN, CHANCES are Jim Nantz has been in your living room more than your friends. Nantz, who joined the CBS Sports golf team in 1986 (he became the anchor of the network’s golf coverage in 1994; he is also the lead play-by-play for the
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Why Beauty and the Beast Matters
ONCE UPON A TIME—LONG BEFORE A SINGING, DANCING candelabra—there lived a beauty and a beast in an enchanted land. In CBS’s modern-day retelling of the classic fairy tale, the “beauty” was an assistant D.A. named Catherine (Linda Hamilton), the noble
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VANESSA WILL RAY & ESTES
BLUE BLOODS airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and streams on CBS All Access. Good news for #jamko fans: Will Estes and Vanessa Ray, who play Blue Bloods’ patrol partners turned precinct paramours Eddie Janko and Jamie Reagan, are every bit as ador
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In the Stars
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NOAH WYLE! The combination of The Red Line star’s Gemini sun (graceful wit and colorful imagination) and Libra moon (charming, sociable, and seductive) make him diplomatic and clever, with an immense capacity for friendship and a deep
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In the Zone
THE TWILIGHT ZONE CHANGED TV history when it debuted in 1959, as creator and host Rod Serling introduced a new form of storytelling in which genres were blurred and nothing was quite as it seemed. More than five decades since its last episode, the se
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Donnie Wahlberg
BLUE BLOODS airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and streams on CBS All Access. If the dark secret of Donnie Wahlberg’s long and successful showbiz career is a predilection for energy drinks, no one working on today’s photo shoot is about to give him
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Still Scary, After All These Years
“Time Enough at Last” (season 1, episode 8): The only survivor of a nuclear holocaust (Burgess Meredith) wants to devote the rest of his days to reading, but an accident shatters his plans. “Mirror Image” (season 1, episode 21): Millicent Barnes (Ver
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Meet The PARENTS!
GONE ARE THE DAYS OF THE “PERFECT” TV mom wearing an apron and serving towers of pancakes (and waffles! and bacon! and sausage!) for breakfast. And the TV dad? He has more to offer than just stern lectures and a game of catch. In 2019, the parents we
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Things We’re Loving
Based on the events that led up to the “Boston Miracle”—so named for an unprecedented drop in crime in the city during the 1990s—City on a Hill stars Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge as unlikely partners teaming up to take on corruption. The series also c
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Broadway Baby
THE AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S 73RD ANNUAL TONY AWARDS will be broadcast live Sunday, June 9, at 8 p.m. ET, delayed at 7 p.m. PT, on CBS and will stream on CBS All Access. THE TONY AWARDS ARE DESCRIBED as “the Academy Awards of the theater” and “Broadwa
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Fame Game
IF YOU THINK INTERVIEWING A NONSTOP parade of celebrities inures one to being starstruck, think again. “Halle Berry still makes me giddy,” admits Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier with a laugh. Once an in-demand sportscaster at such outlets as ES
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Weekend Warrior
NEVER UNDERESTIMATE the importance of whimsy, even in the world of news. Take the Jane Pauleyanchored CBS Sunday Morning, the thoughtful, always intelligent show that occasionally dives into plain old fun. It’s a given that the esteemed broadcast has
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It’s a Fact
• Jane Greenwood, a go-to designer for periodperfect costumes, received a Lifetime Achievement Tony in 2014—three years before she finally won on her 21st nomination (for 2017’s The Little Foxes). • The Tonys debuted on national TV in 1967. The hosts
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A Keane Eye
MARY BETH KEANE IS no stranger to accolades. She’s won a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, and her 2013 novel, Fever, is being developed by Elisabeth Moss as a miniseries for BBC America. But Keane’s third book, Ask Again, Yes—a title taken from Mol
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On the Page
The two-time Pulitzer Prizewinning author turns his attention to the settling of the Northwest Territory in the late 18th century. McCullough focuses on the story of five pioneers, drawing upon their journals and letters to create a thrilling portray
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Hosts With The Most
2013: Neil Patrick Harris Goes “Bigger” Don’t be fooled by the beginning—an almost soporific parody of the musical Once. Harris broke out the Radio City–size razzmatazz soon enough. After a nudge-nudge jab at Motown’s Berry Gordy, he strutted with th
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Flights of Fancy
IT WASN’T ALL THAT LONG ago when flying was a special experience, anticipated by travelers who enjoyed what was, in hindsight, a golden age of aviation. Thanks to extensive federal regulation of fares and flight routes, airlines competed on service a
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Winning Looks
Naturally she was ahead of a trend, rocking a sexy pantsuit (from one of her faves, Armani Privé) with a dazzling Van Cleef & Arpels necklace. The A Doll’s House, Part 2 nominee looked sleek and modern, combining a Vivienne Westwood strapless dress w
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Summer Blockbusters
Outdoor showers are nice in theory, if you can get past the chilliness factor and the OMG-some-one-might-see-me-naked anxiety. This gel cleanser approximates the experience with zingy citrus and crisp green notes. It’s like washing in the great outdo
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History In The Making
The Lion King Wins Best Musical (1998) Even though people are still grumbling over this one, it was a triumph for Disney Theatrical Productions. They’d taken Beauty and the Beast from screen to stage, but The Lion King established Disney as a legitim
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WE’RE INSPIRED BY: Sheryl Underwood
PAINTERS CALL THE WHITE AREAS OF THE canvas “the negative space.” Designers, on the other hand, create entire works of art out of just the color white—and the effect is striking. A shining example of this is Sheryl Underwood, who beamed in a oneshoul
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Phillipa Soo’s Brooklyn
THE CODE airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and streams on CBS All Access. A DOWNSIDE OF BEING AN ACTOR IS THAT your work often requires you to spend months away from home in far-flung locations. But for inveterate New Yorker Phillipa Soo, landing t
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A Dog’s Purpose
TO PULL OFF HER PERFORMANCE AS Pretzel—a guide dog devoted to the hard-living, blind 20-something Murphy (Perry Mattfeld) on The CW’s new drama In the Dark—6-year-old Canadian-born golden retriever Levi does perhaps the most bravura acting of the spr
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Contributors
When Chip Brown sat down to chat with Bridget Moynahan (p. 70), it wasn’t the first time the two had met. “Months before interviewing Bridget,” he says, “I met her walking her sheepadoodle, Piper, on a Tribeca sidewalk, an encounter facilitated entir
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