Akbar Gbajabiamila Sees ‘American Ninja Warrior’ As “Occupational Therapy”

American Ninja Warrior
Former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila has a vivid memory of March 25, 2013, as it’s the day he got the call to co-host American Ninja Warrior. A new season of ANW is in full swing (Akbar also works with Matt Iseman on Team Ninja Warrior which has its season finale this Tuesday). During an interview with Gbajabiamila, I asked him how American Ninja Warrior has transformed his life.

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‘Superstore’ Actor Nico Santos Talks Filipino Community And Balut Broth!!

Nico Santos, Lauren Ash - Superstore
Along with his work on Superstore, Nico Santos is also a stand-up comic who has dates at the Irvine Improv (April 23rd) and The Bridgetown Comedy Festival (4-7). Being a fellow Filipino, I couldn’t help but ask about Balut, a delicacy I’ll never try. Check out the video below to hear his take on Balut and, more importantly, the support he’s received from the Filipino community.

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The Afghan Whigs Drum Up Hypnotic Beats With ‘Arabian Heights’ Single

The Afghan Whigs
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I love getting press releases that features information/insight that’s actually accurate. The Afghan Whigs’ new single “Arabian Heights” has just debut today, and as the release suggests, it’s truly “driven by drummer Patrick Keeler’s bravura, tribal cadences.” Details on the band’s album and tour is found after the jump.

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Nicole Richie On ‘Great News’ Family: “We Just Loved Being Together”

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There’s a ton of stuff to love with the upcoming NBC series Great News (I recently checked out the pilot). One of the takeaways is that Nicole Richie, who plays a trend obsessed cable news co-host on the show, has acting chops (anda a natural flair for comedy).

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Yvette Nicole Brown Influenced By Mother’s “Be Nice Gifts”

Yvette Nicole Brown (Community, The Odd Couple) is the host of the new Syfy program Cosplay Melee. Each hour long battle has expert cosplayers creating and inhabiting awe-inspiring costumes. Though this is a competition series, don’t expect Brown’s comments to be reductive. In the video below, she explains how her mom’s “Be Nice Gifts” continue to influence her approach to work.

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Nick Gehlfuss Saves The Day With “Show Brother” Jesse Lee Soffer

Nick Gehlfuss - Chicago Med

Art often imitates life and vice versa, and Nick Gehlfuss (Chicago Med) experienced that firsthand while hanging out with Jesse Lee Soffer (Chicago P.D.). What started out as a potentially tragic incident ended as a rather memorable evening for the actors. Check out the Find Your Seen video below for the full story.

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Bitsie Tulloch Discusses “Life Changing” Experience of ‘Grimm’

Bitsie Tulloch - Grimm

The series finale of Grimm takes place March 31 (NBC, 8/7c) with an episode simply and aptly titled “The End.” Whether you’re fine with the end or get depressed with some of the character’s fates, at least Bitsie Tulloch and David Giuntoli will live happily ever after. Check out the video below, as Tulloch talks about how Grimm was a “life changing experience” for her and Giuntoli (the two are engaged).

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Sean Conlon Talks Unwavering Work Ethic And ‘The Deed: Chicago’

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Real estate mogul Sean Conlon helps property flippers in dire need of help on CNBC’s new program The Deed: Chicago, and during this year’s TCA sessions I had the chance of asking him about the secret to his success. Check out the video below to gain a bit more insight into Conlon’s modus operandi.

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Taylor Kinney Reflects On Growing Bond With Chicago Community

Taylor Kinney - Chicago Fire
Severide’s (Taylor Kinney) bond with Chicago is tried and true and that apple doesn’t far from the tree with Kinney. The Chicago Fire star has lived in the city for five years, and though he’ll always have a traveling spirit, he’s found a new home (figuratively and literally). Check out the video below, Kinney talks about his bond with the Windy City.

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