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!
ON TV All Times Eastern
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. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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30. GC "Gods Child" Red on Red SweatSuit available now at www.MonicaApparel.com ... Take Your Crown wherever you go!! I'm pictured in a Medium... Go to the site now for other options ... cc: @trukernell
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