TV & Video

Majel Barrett, the voice of the Starfleet computer on Star Trek, recorded an entire library of phonetic sounds before she died which allowed her voice to be used as the computer for future generations.

The late Majel Barrett might still voice the computer on Star Trek: Discovery When Majel Barrett died in 2008, she took with her the distinction of being the only person to appear in every Star Trek TV series, either on-screen as characters like Nurse Christine Chapel or feisty ambassador Lwaxana Troi, or as the soothing …

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Jeopardy! Contestants stand on adjustable platforms so that they all appear to be the same height on camera.

Mt. Washington psychologist winning big on ‘Jeopardy!’ Rebecca Wald has struggled to keep quiet about her winning ways on “Jeopardy!” For three months, she has avoided telling most of her friends and family about the outcome of her appearance from taping the popular trivia show in December in Culver City, California. “My husband was the …

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South Park co-creator Trey Parker begged his show’s executive producer not to air one South Park episode because he was afraid it would ruin South Park. That episode was “Make Love, Not Warcraft” which received critical acclaim and earned a Primetime Emmy Award.

The classic episode South Park’s creator Trey Parker begged not to be aired You’d think it’d be a wall-to-wall blast creating a show as anarchically gleeful as South Park. Well, you’d be entirely wrong. SBS2 Australia’s The Feed went behind the scenes on the show to reveal how creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker create …

South Park co-creator Trey Parker begged his show’s executive producer not to air one South Park episode because he was afraid it would ruin South Park. That episode was “Make Love, Not Warcraft” which received critical acclaim and earned a Primetime Emmy Award. Read More »

A movement sought to rename the Australian dollar to the “dollarydoo” (based on a classic ‘The Simpsons’ episode). Doing so would increase demand for the currency and strengthen the Australian economy, organizers claimed. The movement gathered 69,574 signatures.

Bart vs. Australia “Bart vs. Australia” is the sixteenth episode of the sixth season of the American animated television series The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 19, 1995. In the episode, Bart is indicted for fraud in Australia, and the family travels to the country so …

A movement sought to rename the Australian dollar to the “dollarydoo” (based on a classic ‘The Simpsons’ episode). Doing so would increase demand for the currency and strengthen the Australian economy, organizers claimed. The movement gathered 69,574 signatures. Read More »

Judge Judy earns $47 MILLION a year for taping ‘Judge Judy.’ In an interview she said that every 3 years she would present her salary request to the CBS TV Distribution President. Once, when he gave her a counter offer in an envelope, she refused to open it saying “This isn’t a negotiation.”

What Is Judy Sheindlin’s Net Worth? Here’s How the ‘Judge Judy’ Star Made Her Fortune Judith “Judy” Sheindlin has forever left her mark on daytime television thanks to her wildly popular courtroom show Judge Judy. For more than two decades, the no-nonsense court maven has dominated the small screen, taping over 5,200 episodes since the …

Judge Judy earns $47 MILLION a year for taping ‘Judge Judy.’ In an interview she said that every 3 years she would present her salary request to the CBS TV Distribution President. Once, when he gave her a counter offer in an envelope, she refused to open it saying “This isn’t a negotiation.” Read More »

Jerry Seinfeld is banned from the New York soup stall that he used for the basis of The Soup Nazi episode of Seinfeld. Weeks after the episode aired, Seinfeld went in for lunch, and chef Al Yeganeh asked him to leave, unhappy with the moniker the show had given him.

The Original Soupman The Original Soupman is a chain of soup restaurants originally run by Ali “Al” Yeganeh, modeled after Yeganeh’s original restaurant Soup Kitchen International, which was a well-known soup restaurant at 259-A West 55th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The 55th Street location, which began operating …

Jerry Seinfeld is banned from the New York soup stall that he used for the basis of The Soup Nazi episode of Seinfeld. Weeks after the episode aired, Seinfeld went in for lunch, and chef Al Yeganeh asked him to leave, unhappy with the moniker the show had given him. Read More »

When David Attenborough’s series “Blue Planet II” aired in 2017, so many Chinese fans downloaded the programme on the country’s online Tencent Video channel that the internet in China temporarily slowed down

Blue Planet II is so popular in China that it ’caused the internet to temporarily slow down’ B lue Planet II is so popular that it reportedly caused internet problems in China when millions of viewers tried to stream it at the same time. According to The Sunday Times, David Attenborough could be the most-watched …

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The Seinfield episode, “The Contest” where the four main characters see who can go the longest without masturbating, never once contained the word “masturbation” and won an Emmy for achievement in writing.

The Oral History of Seinfeld’s ‘The Contest’ In celebration of New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this weekly series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key moments that shaped the city’s culture. Twenty-five years ago, on November 18, 1992, the quintessential episode of the quintessential New York sitcom, Seinfeld, aired on NBC …

The Seinfield episode, “The Contest” where the four main characters see who can go the longest without masturbating, never once contained the word “masturbation” and won an Emmy for achievement in writing. Read More »

Frank Sinatra died the night of Seinfeld’s finale and his ambulance made it to the hospital in record time because traffic was so light due to everyone watching the show.

Frank Sinatra’s Death: The Aftermath, And How Seinfeld Was Involved Left: Frank Sinatra sings on his 75th birthday. Right: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards in the ‘Seinfeld’ finale. Sources: Bettmann via Getty Images; IMDB. The night Frank Sinatra died, America was busy watching Seinfeld. It was May 14, 1998, and Ol’ Blue Eyes …

Frank Sinatra died the night of Seinfeld’s finale and his ambulance made it to the hospital in record time because traffic was so light due to everyone watching the show. Read More »

A study from Yale found that kids who watched ‘Mr. Rogers Neighborhood’ retained more information than children who watched ‘Sesame Street.’ They also had a higher ‘tolerance of delay’, meaning they were more patient

15 Heartwarming Facts About Mister Rogers Fred Rogers remains an icon of kindness for the ages. An innovator of children’s television, his salt-of-the-earth demeanor and genuinely gentle nature taught a generation of kids the value of kindness. Here are 15 things you might not have known about everyone’s favorite “neighbor,” who was born on this …

A study from Yale found that kids who watched ‘Mr. Rogers Neighborhood’ retained more information than children who watched ‘Sesame Street.’ They also had a higher ‘tolerance of delay’, meaning they were more patient Read More »