60 Minutes Recap 5/12/13: Gates to Reduce Polio Incidence

In her first interview, kidnapped American aid worker Jessica Buchanan tells 60 Minutes that she thought that she would be raped and killed. Microsoft Founder Bill Gates will devote the next 20 years of his life to eradicate disease among the world’s poorest 2 billion. Air Force Veteran Mike Haynie has created a course to teach disabled vets how to start their own businesses. The most touching part of tonight’s episode is Jessica telling the hostage negotiator that she might have a kidney problem. It turned out that she had a serious urinary tract infection. When doctors said that she…

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Rock Center with Brian Williams Recap: Search for Ashley Summers Continues

Rock Center with Brian Williams provides a profile on the freed women captives of Ariel Castro, the case of Ashley Summers, Governor Chris Christi and tennis’ legendary bad boy Jimmy Connors. We start with the Cleveland news. Over the week, the discovery and rescue of Amanda Berry, Gina De Jesus, Michelle Knight and Amanda’s daughter in a Cleveland house hugged the news mainly because the three adult women are the young girls that disappeared a decade ago. Their captor, Ariel Castro, kept them restrained within the confines of his tiny house and got to see the outside world only on…

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Shark Tank Recap: Risky Business Plans, KaZam’s Appeal & Pink Photo Booths

Risky business plans take the spotlight in Shark Tank, the ones that most investors avoid. By far, this is the most interesting show primarily for the way the sharks quickly articulate and calculate the medium and long-term impacts of such risks. We also see a visibly irate Barbara Corcoran when Mark Cuban tries to undermine her offer, something which can be described as nothing short of sneaky and snarky. Let’s start with Erica Cohen and Lori Barbera, the owners of Baby’s Badass Burgers. Both women are currently operating a profitable gourmet burger truck business in Los Angeles. Erica and Lori’s…

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Undercover Boss Recap: Updates on Epic and Controversial Employees

Undercover Boss turns the table around as it features the “epic” employees who have appeared in the show since it premiered in 2010. It’s got everything: from the classic hard-working people who have been rewarded for their loyalty and perseverance to the ones who infuriated the executives. For the employees who finally rose up the ranks, the general sentiment is that moving up means endless possibilities.  7-Eleven’s Igor is now doing well with his own franchise and so is Marques who has progressed to being the 100% sole owner of a Philly Pretzel Factory store. Marques is the epitome of a…

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Dr. Oz: Medical Myths & Chris Powell’s Custom Formula For Weight Loss (5/10/13)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, no one is perfect and most of us are likely to fall for medical myths – most of us including the Dr. Oz himself. He debunks myths coming from our mothers, dermatologists, and nutritionists. Plus, The Biggest Loser’s Chris Powell joins the show to share his custom diet formula to help you find out what you need to do to help yourself lose weight. Myth #1: Wearing a bra will help prevent sagging breasts. It turns out that wearing bras may actually cause  instead of prevent sagging. Dr. Oz admits this is “brand new…

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