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Which Meghan Markle looks more like Meghan Markle?
May 30th, 2019 under Lifetime, The Princes of England. [ Comments: 3 ]


Parisa Fitz-Henley (curly hair) played Meghan Markle in the Lifetime movie Harry and Meghan: A Royal Romance, but Tiffany Smith (straight hair) played her in the followup Becoming Royal. Looking at the two actresses together, which one do you think looks more like the Duchess of Sussex?

In this photo, I don’t see the resemblance as much, but in the movies I say Smith.

Was there any animosity between the two actresses? Fitz-Henley said, “Tiffany I’m so grateful for you, your sweetness, your grace and sisterhood! I love how much space there is for warmth — and silliness! — in this world and in this business! So excited for you! Can’t wait to watch you shine as Meghan!!” She wrote that to Smith’s, “Continuing the celebration of all things #BecomingRoyal. I am Thankful for SO many things that this experience has brought into my life. And high on that list is getting to know this queen! Love you lady @parisafitzhenley 💖✨”

Since both actresses get along, Lifetime needs to do a movie with both of them as the new mom. They are secret twins and the one who did not marry Prince Harry kills her sister so that she can become a princess. Or Markle goes crazy in the palace and creates an alter-ego that goes around doing evil things. How can she be in two places at once? Tune into split personality. Or Prince Harry accidentally kills his wife and they hire a look-alike to play her so no one knows the truth. You know, something more on the Lifetime brand.

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The Bad Seed is the creepy remake you did not know you needed
September 9th, 2018 under Lifetime, Rob Lowe. [ Comments: none ]


Tonight at 8p, Lifetime airs the third telling of the psychological thriller The Bad Seed. Emma (Mckenna Grace) looks like a sweet girl, but she has a very evil side to her.

David (Rob Lowe) is a single father trying to raise his 9-year-old daughter all by himself. She is an overachieving brilliant girl that some might say is a little strange. David needs to work, so he hires a nanny to take care of her. It seems like everything is perfect…

Until the boy that beat Emma for an award goes missing and is found dead. He is not the only person in Emma’s life who winds up dead. Will they be able to stop her before no one is left alive? You will want to watch this chilling telemovie directed by Lowe to find out.

Grace nails pure evil like a child actress never should. Something I am sure she picked up from Patty McCormack, who played the lead in the 1954 movie and the psychiatrist in this version.

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It’s Lifetime’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
March 12th, 2018 under Lifetime, The Princes of England. [ Comments: 1 ]



Once you heard that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged, you knew that there were going to be TV movies about their romance. So far there is only one and it is going to be on Lifetime. Today, the network released the first photos from Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance, and well you can see for yourself.

While I think they did a good job casting Murray Fraser as Prince Harry, I think the actress who plays Kate Middleton (Laura Mitchell) looks more like Meghan Markle than Parisa Fitz-Henley. What do you think?

Too bad the future Duchess gave up acting because she could have played herself in the movie that debuts on May 13th, 6 days before the royal wedding.

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Lots of good TV tonight: Good Girls, UnREAL, Jonestown and Living Biblically
February 26th, 2018 under A&E, CBS, Lifetime, NBC. [ Comments: none ]


First off at 10p on NBC is Good Girls and it is so gooooooooooood! The drama follows three moms who are going through some financial difficulty, so they decide to rob a supermarket. They get away with…or so they think.

Beth (Christina Hendricks) is married with 4 kids and her husband (Matthew Lillard) owns a car dealership. He is having an affair with his secretary and blew most of their money on different things. When she finds out the latter two facts, she throws him out.

Her sister, Annie (Mae Whitman), is a single mom, who is a cashier at the supermarket. Her ex-boyfriend (Zach Gilford), who is married now, wants full custody of their teenage daughter. She doesn’t have the money for a lawyer.

Finally, there is Ruby (Retta), she is a waitress. Her daughter has renal disease and she can’t afford the medicine she desperately needs. Not even with her husband’s (Reno Wilson) salary as a security guard.

One day, Annie tells her friends how she has been studying how to rob her supermarket. When Beth has had it with her husband, they decide to go ahead and do it. They think that there is only $30,000 in the vault which is enough to cover their needs.

The day comes and the robbery goes off without a hitch. Only problem is there was more than $30,000 in the vault, a lot more. That is just a beginning of their problems. There’s a reason why there was more green in there and that reason wants his money back. Only thing is they don’t have all of it and now they have to find a way to get it back to him before he kills them.

Each week, they will run into a new problem and it gets better with each one. This a fast paced show with lots of twists and turns. It is a show where the crooks are the good girls and that is nice twist on the old story that has been told time and time again. One that will have you hooked by the opening credits.

Also at 10p, but over on Lifetime is UnREAL. It is back for a third season and this time it is bachlorette trying to find love on Everlasting.

But the scripted show is not just about the reality show, it is also about what goes on behind the scenes. Which is a lot more interesting than what goes on in front of the camera.

The season starts off several months after the season 2 finale. Rachel (Shiri Appleby) has been trying to deal with all of her many issues in a retreat like place, and wants nothing to do with the show. Quinn (Constance Zimmer) doesn’t care, all she cares about is saving her show. It appears that Everlasting Love is in its way out because of all their scandals. Quinn needs Rachel, so she convinces her to come back. She does.

Rachel is assigned to take care of the Bachelorette. Serena (Caitlin FitzGerald) is a smart business woman who is not going to put up with the same crap the men did. She thinks she can outsmart Quinn, but we all no one can do that. Even though Quinn is not on her game like she used to be.

The head of the network is over Quinn and Madison (Genevieve Buechner) sees her downfall as a way to move up in he world. She teams with the network head to bring down Quinn, what happens when Quinn finds out?

There is also Chet and he has a new girlfriend this season. Will Crystal (Kassandra Clementi) keep him out of trouble? Is the new Rachel going to stay this way or will she retreat back to her old self? Will Quinn lose the show? All of that and bunch of sexy men trying to win the heart of one woman. There will be fights, the slicing off of a man bun, sex, drugs, drinking, bets and did I mention sex? Forget those other dating shows, this is the one you need to be watching.

Over at 9p but on A&E is the 2-hour special Jonestown: The Women Behind The Massacre. On November 18, 1978, 918 members of The People’s Temple died, most of them drank Kool-Aid mixed with cyanide. People wondered why so many would end their life and their children’s lives like that and tonight’s special takes a look at their leader Jim Jones.

Jim Jones was not the only one in charge of his temple, the women in his life helped play a part in it too. How much of a part did his wife Marceline Jones and mistresses Carolyn Layton, Maria Katsaris and Annie Moore play in ending it all, that is something that is looked at in the special.

The episode tells their story with archival video and interviews with survivors of the cult including his natural son Jim Jones Jr.

Had Jones never left San Fransisco for Jonestown, the People’s Temple would have been remembered for their activism. Instead they are known for “drinking the Kool-Aid.”

If you are not familiar with Jonestown and the People’s Temple, tonight’s episode is a good starter course. It is the most interesting cult story few hundred years. It is because of them that I am obsessed with cults. It is why I took a course on cults in college. In other words, you want to check this out.

Finally at 9:30p on CBS is the new sitcom Living Biblically. Chip’s (Jay R. Ferguson) best friend just died suddenly and he is not handling his death very well. To makes things even more complicated his wife (Lindsey Kraft) tells him she is pregnant. That is not the only thing he his told that causes him to rethink his life. His friend’s mother tells Chip her son went to hell because he stopped going to church.

All of those things combined cause him to reevaluate his life and his decides he is going to live by the words of the Bible. Sounds easy, but in 2018 it is not. Luckily, he has Father Gene (Ian Gomez) and Rabbi Ableman (David Krumholtz) helping out with some of the lessons from the good book. Wait until they get to the one about worshiping idol Gds like cell phones.

But they are not only people helping him, so are the people at his job where he writes movies reviews. When his boss (Camryn Manheim) hears about his new path, she tells him to write a column about his year of living biblically.

Each week is a new lesson and laughs for us. Even though the show will make us think, we also know there is no way we would ever do it. Which makes it even funnier.

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Corey Feldman and Corey Haim are getting a Lifetime biopic
December 7th, 2017 under Lifetime, The Two Coreys. [ Comments: none ]


For years, Corey Feldman has been talking about being sexually abused as a child star and he claimed his co-star Corey Haim was too. On January 6th, their story is finally going to be told on Lifetime in A Tale of Two Coreys. How factual will it be? Considering it is being Executive Produced by Feldman, it should be pretty on the money. Or maybe he just did it for the money.

It also looks like they are going to deal with Haim when he filmed Lucas. Something that was recently brought up in the press. It will be interesting to see how far they will go into those rumors. We shall see because you know we will be watching.

BTW what did Corey Hart do to get mixed up with this movie? He is not the third Corey.

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