MISS UNIVERSE 2017 Steve Harvey, Ashley Graham
Airs Sunday, Jan. 29, at 7PM on FOX Beyond redemption? Harvey returns to host the coronation ceremony for a second time after announcing the wrong winner last year. A convoy of contestants from around the world — including Miss USA Deshauna Barber from the District of Columbia — will vie for the title in a beauty pageant coanchored by plus-size model Graham.
THE GAME OF DATING
Premieres Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 8PM on TV One Get ready to swipe right on this provocative new game show hosted by comedian Chris Rock’s little brother. On each episode, teams of friends and family spy on real-life dates and answer questions about each couple’s predicament — “Who will pick up the check?” and “Will she ask him up to her apartment?”— in the hopes of taking home the $10,000 grand prize.
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STAR OF THE NEW CELEBRITY APPRENTICE
The show was revamped after two years off the air. Were you nervous to join the cast? I was a little hesitant, because I’m not really a competitive 6, 2017
She had nothin’ better to do... than record her 16th album! “It’s a very healing record. And yes, it is vulnerable. I’m scared to death,” explains Rimes, who cowrote 10 of the 14 tracks. “Hopefully, there comes a time in all of our lives where we stop resisting and start allowing ourselves to live a more authentic life. Remnants are the pieces [...] we want to keep.”
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he spent her days partying on Jersey Shore, but on The New Celebrity Apprentice, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi was all business. That is, until — spoiler alert! — her episode-four elimination. (She at least won host Arnold Schwarzenegger’s heart: He nicknamed the pint-size star “his Danny DeVito.”) She chatted with Star about the show’s ups and downs.
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person, but I thought it was a good idea since it’s for charity. And with Arnold Schwarzenegger as host, I couldn’t say no, because I’m such a huge fan of his.
You run an online clothing shop as well as a craft line for Etsy. Did that prepare you for the business tasks? Yes and no. For me, I run my business totally different from other people. I’m very laid-back, and I take other people’s opinions. I feel like everyone else on the show was the total opposite when it came to their brand. So I
learned that it’s OK to be bossy sometimes.
Was it difficult to critique any of your teammates in the boardroom? That never got easy. We all became friends, so when it was time to go into the boardroom, and actually say, “Oh, by the way, you suck,” it was really uncomfortable for me. If you’re my friend, I want to build you up, not throw you under the bus. So that was a big struggle for me, to not see things so personal, Mondays at 8PM to see it as business. on NBC
The New Celebrity Apprentice