"Wedding Island"

 "Wedding Island"

Credit: TLC

TLC commits to dreamy Caribbean nuptials on 'Wedding Island'

The show follows a 'wedding planner extraordinaire'

Think it's easy to be a wedding planner? Not hardly, and it's tougher when you're in the middle of nowhere and everyone other than the lucky couple operates on "Island Time." TLC makes destination wedding dreams come true in "Wedding Island," a new series following wedding planner Sandy Malone and her team of experts as they navigate the logistical challenges of coordinating nuptials on Vieques Island, a tiny rock in the Caribbean. The show premieres with a full episode sneak peek on Wednesday, July 17 at 10:00 PM ET with the second episode airing the following evening in its regularly scheduled timeslot of Thursdays at 10:00 PM ET.

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"Crown Chasers"

"Crown Chasers"

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Watch: A middle-aged pageant queen melts down on 'Crown Chasers'

Jocelyn has a Stuart Smalley moment with the mirror

Do you remember "Saturday Night Live"'s Stuart Smalley character (played and invented by Al Franken)? He was the guy who would sit in front of the mirror and try to assure himself he was good enough, smart enough, and doggone it, people liked him. It turns out real people actually do this, and sometimes not even with a therapist there to force them. In this clip from TLC's "Crown Chasers" (premiering Wed. July 10 at 10:00 p.m.), Jocelyn talks to her mirror, works on her enunciation, complains about menopause, and bursts into tears. Is it crazy? Oh, yeah. 

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"Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda"

 "Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda"

Credit: Discovery

Nik Wallenda to talk the walk about 'Skywire'

The tightrope walker to discuss crossing the Grand Canyon step by step

Did you watch every moment of Nik Wallenda's tightrope crossing of the Grand Canyon on Discovery? Given the blow-out ratings (13 million viewers watched the walk, according to the Discovery Channel), it's no surprise the network isn't done with Nik Wallenda yet.

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"All My Children"

 "All My Children"

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'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' to air latest episodes on OWN

The first 40 episodes of The OnLine Network's reboot to air on TV

If you've been trying to watch the new episodes of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" on a tiny computer screen, take heart. OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is hosting a summer fling for soap fans as the network has acquired the first 40 episodes of The OnLine Network’s reprisal of the two daytime soaps for an exclusive 10-week limited engagement.  

Half-hour episodes of each show will air Monday through Thursday beginning Mon. July 15 with “All My Children” at 1:00 p.m. ET and “One Life to Live” at 3:00 p.m. ET on OWN.  

"These shows have proven to be very popular with a significant, loyal fan base, not to mention Oprah herself is a big fan,” said Erik Logan, president, OWN.  “Many of our viewers across numerous platforms have expressed their passion for the soaps so we are especially excited to air this limited engagement on OWN.” 
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Zooey Deschanel

 Zooey Deschanel

Credit: Fox

'Who Do You Think You Are' reveals line-up including Deschanel, Handler

Watch the promo and see Kelly Clarkson cry
TLC premieres a brand-new season of the reality series "Who Do You Think You Are?" on Tues., July 23 at 9:00 p.m.. The network has ordered eight new hour-long episodes of the Emmy-nominated series NBC kicked to the curb.
 
Today, the network announced the full line-up of celebrities:
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"So You Think You Can Dance"

 "So You Think You Can Dance"

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'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: 'Top 20 Perform'

Two couples bomb, Nigel animates and there's even prancersize

So tonight the top 20 dancers will be hoofing it for our amusement and, really, the approval of the judges. As we learned last week, the judges started planting the seeds in our minds early (actually, I think we can agree prematurely) about who should win (Anna is the beast) and who shouldn't. Not cool judges, not cool.

Hopefully tonight will shake things up a bit, as I hate to think that voters will follow direction so easily or that no dancer will defy expectations. Of course, that also means someone who isn't very good (Cyrus) can make it a lot further than logic would suggest thanks to a compelling smile and an engaging backstory. Fingers crossed for great dancing, period.

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"My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Best Dressed Brides"

 "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Best Dressed Brides"

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Watch: Is 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Best Dressed Brides' garish or grand?

Gypsies may not do it better, but they definitely do it bigger
They're known for their cinched-up corsets, miles and miles of fabric, and enough bling to blind the average person. These are the over-the-top dresses featured in the TLC series "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding." Now, gypsy dress maker Thelma Madine, returns in an all new special to take a look back at her personal highlights, which you might, in fact, consider disasters. "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Best Dressed Brides" premieres Wed. June 26 at 10:00 p.m. 
 
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Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner 

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'Kris' invites fans to compete to be a Kardashian for a day

Winning doesn't mean starring glumly into space or doing a sex tape

To celebrate the July 15th premiere of her new summer talk show, “Kris," Kris Jenner has announced a contest seeking an individual who captures the "spirit, strength, love and entrepreneurial attitude" of the Jenner-Kardashian family. The winner does not, however, need to speak in a dull monotone or have a sex tape. Phew!

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"The Bachelorette"

"The Bachelorette"

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'The Bachelorette' heads to Germany and Ben battles Michael G.

Bryden has a surprise for Des, and it's not a good one

The bachelors and Des are off to Munich, so… lots of beer, yodeling and sledding! Because "The Bachelorette" has never met a cultural cliche it doesn't like! This will be great fun, I'm sure, but the big nail biter in this episode is the dreaded two-on-one. As in seasons past, the most loathed creepazoid will be sharing the date with Des with a likable guy we doubt she'll pick. 

Even though I'm fairly sure this will play out the way all of these dates play out (the creepazoid gets the rose and we scream at the television), I'm hoping against hope that Des fights back against producer manipulating her to follow the formula and actually kicks the jerk to the curb. And you know which jerk I mean -- Ben. It's not even anything I have against Ben (though I don't care for him a bit). I'd just like to think this show isn't as thoroughly predictable as it seems to be. Still, this episode starts throwing big curveballs before the first hour is over -- so I'll withhold judgment, briefly.

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Michelle Trachtenberg as Marina Oswald in "Killing Kennedy"

 Michelle Trachtenberg as Marina Oswald in "Killing Kennedy"

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Photos: Michelle Trachtenberg, Rothhaar as Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald

How do they compare to Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin's Kennedys?

We've already seen early images of Rob Lowe as JFK and Ginnifer Goodwin as Jacqueline Kennedy in NatGeo's "Killing Kennedy" (currently filming), and now we have the other couple at the center of the story -- Michelle Trachtenberg as Marina Oswald and Will Rothhaar as Lee Harvey Oswald. Do you think they measure up? 

See the images below: 

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