Barbara VanDenburgh Grateful Published 6:45 PM EST Nov 5, 2018 There’s nothing better at making your Thanksgiving seem like a smashing success than seeing someone else’s go grievously wrong. When it’s a fictional family, you don’t even have to feel guilty about it. Holiday strife is rife with drama and humor, so there's plenty of quality Thanksgiving-themed entertainment to choose from. A little “Friends” might be just the right amuse bouche, or “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” the perfect nightcap to your Thanksgiving dinner. You can find these turkey-focused TV shows and Thanksgiving movies on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and other readily accessible services, so it's easy to ease your digestion with a little entertainment. More: Friendsgiving games and activities that will keep everyone entertained More: Oven-roasted turkey with BBQ sauce offers unique twist on Thanksgiving 'Pieces of April' (2003) April (Katie Holmes) … [Read more...] about Best Thanksgiving movies and TV shows you can stream or rent
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X Factor hopeful Molly Scott is ‘loving life’ as a contestant on the hit TV show, say her proud family. The 16-year-old singer has returned to the UK after spending an incredible week in America at judge Simon Cowell’s home in Malibu.The Easington teenager was flown over to Malibu as one of the six talented singers who have made the cut to be in Simon’s girls group.While she was there the former pupil at English Martyrs School in Hartlepool made sure she earned herself a place in the live shows after singing BTS track Fake Love in front of a celebrity audience featuring stars such as Leona Lewis.Simon’s old American Idol colleagues Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson helped him pick the girls, with Molly, Bella Penfold, Shan and Scarlett Lee making the cut.Molly’s mum Louise Scott, 48, and dad Martin Scott, 47, only got to watch the Judge’s Houses round on TV last weekend, although they have been at London’s Wembley Arena for her other … [Read more...] about X Factor hopeful Molly Scott is ‘loving life’ as she prepares for the live TV shows
With the evenings starting to draw in and the heatwave of June and July feeling like a distance memory the time has come to settle down in front of the TV with your favourite show. This autumn is set to see a whole host of new dramas launching with some of the old favourites also returning. The BBC, ITV and Netflix all have some big budget offerings to while away those long dark evenings. Here’s what you will be watching – and talking about – over the next few months, according to the Mirror... Vanity Fair, ITV With our seemingly unending love for a period drama, Vanity Fair promises to be one of the biggest TV shows of the year. An all-star cast including Michael Palin, Suranne Jones and Martin Clunes join rising Hollywood star Olivia Cooke as William Makepeace Thackeray’s beguiling anti-hero Becky Sharp. The Victorian drama follows her attempt to escape poverty and climb her way to the top of English society. Screens September 2, 9pm with episode two the next … [Read more...] about These are the best TV shows set to be released this autumn
It’ll soon be time to enjoy cosy nights in with your feet up in front of the fire... and the telly. And there’s plenty to look forward to with a host of new shows and dramas, a pair of revisited classics and the return of an old favourite with a radical makeover. Here’s what you will be watching – and talking about – over the next few months... Vanity Fair, ITV With our seemingly unending love for a period drama, Vanity Fair promises to be one of the biggest TV shows of the year. An all-star cast including Michael Palin, Suranne Jones and Martin Clunes join rising Hollywood star Olivia Cooke as William Makepeace Thackeray’s beguiling anti-hero Becky Sharp. The Victorian drama follows her attempt to escape poverty and climb her way to the top of English society. Screens September 2, 9pm with episode two the next day and the rest of the seven-part series Sundays. Dynasties, BBC1 Sir David Attenborough’s documentary, four years in the making, will … [Read more...] about Our guide on the best TV shows to watch and talk about this autumn
THE Twin doctors, Chris and Xand van Tulleken, are rarely off British TV. Here's the lowdown on the clever pair who have featured on various programmes over the years... Who is Xand van Tulleken? Xand is the older of the identical twins and is half an inch shorter than Chris - both were born on August 18, 1978. The 40-year-old currently works as the Helen Hamlyn Senior Fellow at Fordham University's Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs. The qualified doctor has a diploma in Tropical Medicine, International Humanitarian Assistance and a masters in Public Health from Harvard. As well as being a contributing editor to the Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine, he also works on philanthropic projects alongside the World Health Organisation. He is a registered Doctor with the General Medical Council of the UK without a licence to practice. Who is Chris van Tulleken? Chris is the younger of the siblings, but cheekily claims on his website that "he's twice the man Xand … [Read more...] about Who are Xand and Chris van Tulleken, are the twin brothers doctors and what TV shows have they hosted?