It’s a new year and we already have The Kimye Project as the top entertainment story. If Kanye and Kim’s baby news is not what you’re into, there’s plenty else going on. This weekend is the NFL playoffs and prime time for playoff placements in the NBA as the long season begins to separate the pretenders from contenders. In other arenas, “Essence” editors pay tribute to Michelle Obama in a new book. Here’s to 2013!
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Friday, January 4
“NBA Basketball: Bulls at Heat” 8 p.m. on ESPN at – The first of four 2013 meetings between the dominant teams in the East. Last season, the two teams split victories, with each team winning two games apiece.
“My Naked Secret” on Discovery at 10:00 p.m.
Each episode follows an individual’s journey as they struggle with hiding an embarrassing secret about their body. With the help of a therapist, these individuals grapple with revealing their painful secret to family and friends-but can they ultimately come to terms with their body issues and finally get the medical help that will transform their lives?
Saturday, January 5
“NFL Playoff: Vikings at Panthers” on NBC at 8 p.m.
Minnesota vs. Green Bay in the NFC wild-card game
“My Life is a Joke” on OWN at 10:00 p.m.
Five female comedians in Chicago get their big break while they juggle family, relationships and careers.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Child: A Very Boo Halloween on TLC at 9:00 p.m.
Uncle Poodle has an unfortunate pumpkin- carving incident.
“The Best Funeral Ever” on TLC at 10:00 p.m.
A reality show about a Dallas funeral home that specializes on elaborate “home goings” tailored to the lives of the deceased…including a state fair theme for a man whose disability prevented him from riding roller coasters and a tribute to a do wop singer known his barbecue sauce jingle.
“Making of Mr. Right” on VH1 at 9:00 p.m.
Nikki Woods talks with on the of the “Mr. Right” cast members Lamarr Ladd.
TJMS PICK ADDISON, TX Paul Mooney
(Through January 6)
What else can be said about Paul Mooney that hasn’t already been said? The veteran comic wrote for Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx and Eddie Murphy, among others. He’s since established his own stellar comedy career and performs around the country pretty much whenever and wherever he wants to. This weekend, he’s live at the Addison Improv with several shows through Sunday night.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA Godfrey
Cobb’s Comedy Club
LOS ANGELES, CA
Chicago Crave Bikini Basketball Try-outs
The L.A. Fitness 18400 Convention Center
Dress Code: Spandex shorts/Sports bra/Gym shoes, Required: Bio/2 Photos, 18yrs & Older, Girls will be selected based on: Athleticism/Attitude/Leadership/Skill/ Personality/Looks.
12:00pm – 3:00pm
2. Got so much work to do but I just wanna stay in bed and binge watch #Gameofthrones and start the new season of #OnceUponATime. I know I can't be the only one. Right? Ha 💤🦁🍂 #saturday
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3. Mommy's weekend turn up ❤️👶🏾💕🍼 Wouldn't trade it for nothing. #TeamNoSleep lol #HesMyBiggestBlessing ✨
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4. One of them oh shit mont we made it feelings … this shit still be unreal 💯💪🏾 @remyboymonty1738
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5. Tickets Available October 14 @ticketmaster.
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6. People magazine Home edition has raided my house! Get a sneak peek into the bedroom life of the Leakes and see other parts of my home now at PEOPLE.COM
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7. They want to kick you when you down, but kick it when you up
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8. Got my advance copy of #Mafia3 at @gamestop. Get yours via link in the bio #Mafia3 #Ad
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9. This is some of the cast and our diverse team of writers in the writer's room creating funny sh*t for @nbcmarlon what a fun room! Lots of jokes, great stories and having a great time doing what we love... making people laugh and feel something. Look out for our show next year @nbcmarlon we bringing sitcoms back to NBC
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10. #HappySunday☀️Thank you @4everbrandy101 💛💡💛
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11. Happy to be back in Central Falls, RI breaking ground for the One Stop Health Center and hosting a local community event with #Vaseline.
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12. Thank you all in advance 💋💋💋 #Repost @urbansvintage・・・#TarajiPHenson's memoir #AroundTheWayGirl will be available everywhere TODAY October 11th! Will you be purchasing a copy? #UrbansVintage
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13. Moms got my back
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14. @galore dinner party glo ✨ thanks to @styledbygiigii
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15. 🌹#ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLikeTOUR #forevereve
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16. Yes, all those videos I've been posting have led to this: the introduction of skincare to @TYRABeauty! This is the rundown on the new line:Years of research and beauty tips I live by led me to produce the most effective and delightful skincare out there. I'm all about taking really good care of my skin, so I can look like I'm aging in #TyraYears and go filter free on Instagram when I feel like it! Now, it's your turn. ✨My Mama always told me not to wash my face with just my hands. "Tyra, girl, you're just moving the dirt around!" And I've listened. First up is The Clean Machine.... ...a 3-in-1 foaming face wash that cleanses, removes makeup and purified your skin. It has patented technology - a attached Turbo Cleansing Tool - to give you that deep clean that makes your skin feel super fresh. Wanna know more? Yeah, baby. Click that link in my bio.