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  • Kobe Bryant Learns a Valuable Lesson at Age 6: ‘I Was Scared as S**t’

    Oct 21, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *ESPN The Magazine may be blaming Kobe Bryant’s off-the-court “attitude” for the Lakers’ woes of late, but Showtime head honcho David Nevins was actually impressed by the NBA superstar’s down-time demeanor shown in footage from a then-proposed documentary about the player’s recovery from a torn Achilles in April 2013. Nevins was so fascinated that he […]

  • Floyd Mayweather Admits ‘All Access’ Series is Staged

    Sep 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *Dragged before athletic officials Monday over a number of possible infractions seen in his Showtime series “All Access,” Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Tuesday that most of his shenanigans on the reality show – which he also executive produces – are staged as a way to sell more pay-per-views, reports ESPN.com. The pound-for-pound champ was ordered to appear at the Nevada […]

  • ‘Ray Donovan’s’ Wendell Pierce Talks Jon Voight, Mr. Keith

    Aug 6, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *In the current second season of Showtime’s “Ray Donovan,” new cast member Wendell Pierce has his hands full as a down-and-out parole officer who ends up on the payroll of the title character, a Hollywood fixer played by Liev Schreiber. Ray needs Pierce’s Mr. Keith to help keep his unruly and unpredictable father Mickey (Jon […]

  • Former Lakers Star Michael Cooper Has Tongue Cancer

    Jul 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Former Los Angeles Lakers star and current Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. Cooper will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday. The 58-year-old coach is […]

  • Kobe Bryant Pours on the Charm (and BodyArmor) to Promote Showtime Film

    Jul 18, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The fearsome Black Mamba was more like a friendly garden snake Friday while promoting his forthcoming Showtime documentary to TV critics in Beverly Hills. “Sorry I’m late,” said Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant upon his arrival 35 minutes after the scheduled start time. “I was out looking for a head coach.” “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” due this fall from Bryant’s […]

  • Courtney B. Vance Joins Showtime’s ‘Masters of Sex’

    May 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Showtime‘s “Masters Of Sex” continues to pad its sophomore-season cast. Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois have joined the period drama in guest roles. Vance will recur as Dr. Hendricks, head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital, and Auberjonois will play Dr. Papanikolaou, inventor of the […]