MasterChef, the Fox cooking competition that has "real people" competing just wrapped up season five, with judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich, and Graham Elliot choosing Courtney Lapressi, an aerial dancer from Philadelphia, as the victor. Now, it's on to season six. MasterChef is seeking contest ... More >>
Dan Marino has been on your television almost every NFL Sunday since 1983, either as the Dolphins quarterback or, for more than the past ten years, as a studio analyst on CBS's The NFL Today. Well, no longer. CBS has announced it has dropped Marino and cohost Shannon Sharpe. They'll be replaced by ... More >>
What do Miami chefs Robyn Almodovar, Paula DaSilva, and Ralph Pagano have in common besides knowing how to whip up a damn good meal? They've all been featured on the Fox reality show Hell's Kitchen, and you can be next. Although Season 11 hasn't yet wrapped, chef Gordon Ramsay is searching for more ... More >>
The first annual Taste of the Beach and End of Summer Block Party will be presented by The Beach Channel on September 29 and 30. It's an inaugural community driven, two-day event that will feature notable chefs, local restaurants, music and fun activities for the kiddies including face painting and ... More >>
Unlike Riptide, most local news outlets do not take shots at other media in their stories. But local CBS affiliate WFOR took a big swipe at Fox affiliate WSVN in the opening paragraph of a story on Ray Allen. You might remember WSVN broke into its 11 p.m. newscast on Thursday to incorrectly report t ... More >>
For decades, talent scouts and filmmakers have scoured our tropical city in search of beautiful faces attached to perfect tanned bodies. It's true that Miami has more than its fair share of perfection in human form. But we also have talent and brains to go with that beauty.Take local chefs, Robyn Al ... More >>
It's well known that if it bleeds it leads on South Florida FOX affiliate WSVN, but local DirecTV costumers could be missing all that blood and a lot more if the station doesn't come to an agreement with the satellite provider. Channel 7's parent company and DirecTV have until midnight tonight to ... More >>
VIP this, general admission that ... New Year's Eve is totally overrated. Why deal with hoards of drunk buffoons sporting ridiculously goofy 2012 sunglasses, overpriced prix-fixe menu options, and endless DUI checkpoints when you can slip into your Forever Lazy and ring in the New Year from y ... More >>
Pit and Gloria go "gleek."The corridors of William McKinley High are a long fucking way from Calle Ocho, chico. But today, Entertainment Weekly reported that Pitbull is "being courted" by the producers of Fox's Glee to play the older brother of Santana (Naya Rivera), a newly out and proud lesbi ... More >>
Back in the '80s, Miami's Channel 6 used to be a CBS affiliate with the call letters WCIX. Also, apparently, all of their reporters signed off with profanity-ridden slang catch phrases. Well, at least one did. And now, for some reason, more than two decades later, a blooper has hit the web of for ... More >>
Former American Idol judge Simon Cowell scoured America this summer looking for contestants for his new singing show, The X Factor. We're not sure if he found any future Kelly Clarksons when he visited Miami, but he did discover a now angry and litigious father-and-son duo. Stephen Marks, 54 ... More >>
The MTV Video Music Awards are a sham. Every year, the network interrupts its regularly scheduled scraping-the-barrel reality television programming to pretend that there are people over at MTV who actually listen to music. To soften the blow of turning its focus away from pregnant teens and p ... More >>
Lee KleinElaina, Marion, Anthony Jr., and JohnIf you watch the Today Show on NBC, you likely know the Scotto family pretty well. If you watch Wake Up With Al (Roker) on The Weather Channel, you likely know the Scottos. Or maybe you've eaten at their New York restaurant, Fresco by Scotto on Eas ... More >>
In five years the most watched shows in America could emanate from a massive television studio in Doral. No CBS, Fox, ABC or NBC isn't looking to relocate production from Los Angeles. Univision hopes to make those networks irrelevant, and wants to be the number one network in America. That may no ... More >>
PRNewsFoto/Live NationLet us begin this posting about two upcoming summer tickets by saying to anyone planning to attend both of these shows: we want to hear from you right away.The 2010 American Idol Live! tour ostensibly features the 10 up-and-coming pop performers that a feverish segment of th ... More >>
Last week marked the five-year anniversary of the death of Terri Schiavo. Just ten days before the March 31 anniversary, Family Guy, which basically stays relevant by creating controversy, poked fun of the entire Schiavo affair by including a storyline about Stewie's pre-school class pu ... More >>
If there was any doubt that Florida's Republican primary has become one of the marquee elections of 2010, it ought to be eliminated as Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio are now likely to face off in not one, but two nationally televised debates.The Buzz reports that not only has Crist agreed to face ... More >>
via the front page of The Herald's website todayGarvin, who's taking part in The Herald's weird Biggest Loser-esque "thing," getting back to his fighting weight.MSNBC's Keith Olbermann has this terribly annoying habit of self-righteously addressing any criticism directed against him in overly dra ... More >>
KISS plays tonight at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, but I wouldn't attend a KISS concert if it were in my living room. Here's why.1. The MusicKiss has never been known for producing anything but the most simplistic hard rock. On stage, the band struggles to recreate these brain-dead tunes. It' ... More >>
Recently fired Local 10 anchor Charles Perez took his side of the story to the Daily Beast today, in a wide-ranging column explaining why he'll continue his suit against WPLG, claiming they fired him because he was gay, attacking the state of the news business, positioning himself as a gay rights he ... More >>
Today, Gloria and Emilio Estefan officially announced their minority ownership of the Miami Dolphins. And while some people may scoff at the Estefans' acquisition, Gloria herself has had some previous sports-related endeavors. So come on everybody let's do the conga as Riptide takes a trip back in t ... More >>
I spoke to Hell's Kitchen 5 contestant Chef Giovanni about the Redneck Riviera, gambling, and respect. Giovanni is a cool Jersey dude that keeps it real and is all about his work. He is the executive chef at Creehan's Copper Grill in Destin, Florida. Destin is up by Pensacola so it's more Alabama t ... More >>
This dude is appearing on Hell's Kitchen 5 premiering tonight on Fox at 9pm. His name is Danny and he's from Edgewater, Florida. There are three Florida contestants this year on Hell's Kitchen 5. Danny is 23 years old and works as an executive chef. He's a self proclaimed redneck who studied ... More >>
This season FOX's smash reality hit Hell's Kitchen 5 features 3 Florida Chef's, Paula DaSilva is one of them. Paula works as Chef De Cuisine at 3030 Ocean at the Marriot's Harbor Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale. I spoke to her via telephone and here's what she had to say."I grew up in the business. I ... More >>
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