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Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Val Gave Me Tough Love

Dancing With the Stars

Janel Parrish's DWTS Blog: Val Was Tough on Me, But Those 9s and 8s Made It Worthwhile

Originally posted 09/29/2014 12:30PM

Janel Parrish is best known for playing Mona Vanderwaal on the TV drama Pretty Little Liars. She's been paired with pro Val Chmerkovskiy for season 19 of Dancing with the Stars, and she'll be blogging for PEOPLE about her experience on the hit ABC show.

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Karina Smirnoff's DWTS Blog: We're Taking No Chances on the Paso Doble

Dancing With the Stars

Karina Smirnoff's DWTS Blog: We're Taking No Chances on the Paso Doble

Originally posted 09/29/2014 08:30AM

Karina Smirnoff is a former Dancing with the Stars champion, having won the coveted mirror-ball trophy in season 13 with J.R. Martinez. The pro dancer is now in her 16th season on the show and will be blogging for PEOPLE about competing with actor and retired mixed martial arts fighter Randy Couture for season 19.

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Which Survivor Stars are Married – and Competing on The Amazing Race?

The Amazing Race

Survivor's Whitney Duncan and Keith Tollefson are Married – and Running in The Amazing Race

Originally posted 09/26/2014 04:45PM

Whitney Duncan is no stranger to reality TV.

In 2007, she finished fifth on season five of Nashville Star. Then, in 2011, she lasted 28 days on Survivor: South Pacific. Now, audiences will see her again on The Amazing Race, which kicks off season 25 Friday night. 

And who is Duncan competing with? Keith Tollefson, a fellow Survivor contestant – who also happens to be her new husband.

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Scandal Recap: Olivia Pope Is Back, and Ready to Help Her President | Kerry Washington


Scandal Recap: Olivia Pope Is Back, and Ready to Help Her President

Originally posted 09/26/2014 07:40AM

If you wanted to drop off the face of the Earth, you could do worse than end up on a deserted island with a hunky man on top of you and a good book like Gone Girl to while away the hours!

And that's exactly what happened to Kerry Washington's Olivia Pope – or as she'd rather be known on the lam, Julia Baker – in Thursday's season premiere of Scandal.

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Charles Esten Blogs About Nashville's Love Triangle

Nashville Blog: Charles Esten Weighs in on the Rayna-Deacon-Luke Love Triangle

Originally posted 09/25/2014 06:45PM

Every week, a member of the Nashville cast will blog about the latest episode on ABC. This week, it's Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne) weighing in on the season premiere, which included both a live performance by the actor of a song he wrote with singer-songwriter Deana Carter ("Strawberry Wine") as well as some momentous developments in the Deacon-Rayna-Luke love triangle.

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REVIEW: How to Get Away with Murder May Be Fall's Best New Show

People Picks

TV Review: How to Get Away with Murder May Be Fall's Best New Show

Originally posted 09/25/2014 04:45PM

Shonda Rhimes has done it again.

From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice to Scandal, the 44-year-old producer has created some of the most dynamic female characters on television.

And now she's added How to Get Away with Murder to her family of must-see shows.

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Kiss and Tell! Kerry Washington Spills About Smooching Her Scandal Costars

Kerry Washington Spills About Smooching Her Scandal Costars

Originally posted 09/25/2014 12:00PM

She's a married woman. They're both married men. Of course it's going to be a little uncomfortable!

"It's awkward, but it's been awkward from the beginning. It's always awkward. It doesn't stop being awkward," Scandal star Kerry Washington tells Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show Thursday about kissing costars Tony Goldwyn and Scott Foley.

And there's been a lot of scandalous kissing on the show, too. So, which leading man is the better smoocher?

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Survivor Returns with a Shocker


Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: A Surprise Exit on the Very First Night

Originally posted 09/25/2014 10:50AM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach. Erik Reichenbach is a Survivor fan-turned-favorite, a comic book author and artist. He placed fifth on both Survivor: Micronesia and Survivor: Caramoan. Follow him on Twitter @BloodyAmer1can.

"Your ability to connect with idiots who can't process things properly is a large part of what this comes down to."
– John Fincher, Survivor: Samoa

On Wednesday's season premiere of Survivor: San Juan Del Sur, a long-standing debate was settled once and for all. Which reality show is harder, The Amazing Race or Survivor? When Jeff Probst snuffed the torch of Nadiya, you could see the entire story on her face: This game of strategy, endurance, and social skill had bested a former all-star player from the Race – aka, Who Can Find the Best Cab?

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Andy Samberg & Jimmy Fallon Face Off with '5-Second Summaries' (VIDEO)

The Tonight Show

Watch Andy Samberg and Jimmy Fallon Crack Each Other Up with '5-Second Summaries' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/25/2014 09:15AM

There's really nothing better than two cute, funny guys making each other laugh, right?

Andy Samberg sat down with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Wednesday night, and the two former Saturday Night Live pals got right back up to their old tricks, splitting sides with a routine called "Five-Second Summaries," where they have – you guessed it – five seconds to summarize the plot of a movie to the point where the other can guess it.

And if you think some Wheel of Fortune guesses are impressive, wait until you see Fallon guess Honey, I Shrunk the Kids from Samberg's summary: "I'm in the Cheerios."

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Big Brother Has a New Champ! Find Out Who Won Season 16

Big Brother

Big Brother Has a New $500,000 Winner!

Originally posted 09/25/2014 08:10AM

After 97 days, 15 evictions and one marriage proposal, Big Brother 16 has a winner!

Victoria Rafaeli, Derrick Levasseur and Cody Calafiore began their Big Brother adventure alongside 13 other contestants – including Ariana Grande's brother Frankie. But one by one, their fellow houseguests were sent packing until the final three were left to face off for the power to choose who would sit next to them in the finals.

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