The Queen Latifah Show Recap: Scarlett Johansson Detests Surprises (4/1/14)

Scarlett Johansson was the epitome of coolness and charm on The Queen Latifah Show, even as she talked about her aversion to jokes and surprises (April Fools Day is no exception). Turns out, she’s had traumatic and embarrassing experiences from a lot of incidents, including a party prepared on her 21st birthday (where she ended up guzzling alcohol in a bar). No matter, Scarlett remains as fascinating as she was before revealing this pet peeve. Nevertheless, Scarlett was still game in picking up random men in Glasgow for an experiment instructed by her director in a new film that parallels…

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The Talk Recap: Brian Dietzen Prepares for NCIS Role w/ Coroner’s Office Visits (4/1/14)

If you’re an NCIS fan, you may have just recovered from that dramatic scene between Jethro Gibbs and Jimmy Palmer about “fighting like hell for one’s family”. On The Talk, Brian Dietzen (photo in this recap), who plays Palmer, got a stamp approval for good acting in this specific scene. Brian’s air time in the show was short and didn’t even get to talk more about the scene but he did reveal how he makes his role as assistant medical examiner realistic. Along with David McCallum (Ducky, the walking encyclopedia who loves talking to dead bodies), they make annual trips…

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The Chew Recap: Kelly Pickler’s Speed Cooking Initiation (4/1/14)

The Chew hit the comfort food department once more, this time executing recipes that are prepared in a breeze. American Idol alumni and Dancing with the Stars champ Kelly Pickler (photo in this recap) was guest co-host for the day where she transitioned from a relaxed southern lass to a fast-working kitchen assistant to Carla Hall. Kelly started by taking her sweet time arranging the ingredients and busted Carla’s patience, forcing her to tell the singer to move faster. Kelly was a sport though, managing to make fun of the experience. On to the express dishes: Carla’s Lemon Scented Spinach Feta…

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Dancing with the Stars Recap: Billy Dee Out; Meryl Tops (3/31/14)

Billy Dee Williams & Emma Slater leave Dancing with the Stars tonight. Meryl Davis (right, photo) & Maksim Chmerkovskiy (left) have the highest combined judges’ score of 39/40 for their routine tonight; Drew Carey & Cheryl Burke, the lowest. Tonight’s theme was the celebrity’s most memorable year. Charlie White & Sharna Burgess Before their Jive, we catch a glimpse of Charlie’s welcome home ceremony at Canton, Michigan. He talks about how he and Meryl were so determined to win gold after winning silver. They get 9’s from all 4 judges, including Robin Roberts, for dancing to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”. In rehearsal, Sharna points out to Charlie that…

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The Voice Recap: Tess Boyer Reborn as Supreme Power Vocalist (3/31/14)

For the first time in The Voice‘s history, the battle round returns where the survivors of the first round in every team tackle each other the 2nd time around. It’s not going to be a smooth ride this season, that’s for sure. Coldplay’s Chris Martin had his hands full as he mentored all artists from four teams. Tonight featured a reinvented Tess Boyer (photo in this recap) who packed her performance with so much gusto that left all mentors standing in awe, three of which fought for a steal. Tess gave a lasting impression and had Shakira proclaiming that she’s hands…

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