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Million Dollar Listing Expands to the Sexy City of Miami

Bravo will premiere an all-new edition of their hit franchise, Million Dollar Listing, on Wednesday, June 25th at 9pm ET/PT!

 

On the series premiere of ‘Million Dollar Listing Miami,’ Chad is looking to stake his claim in the exclusive neighborhood of Palm Island.  Chris brushes up on his Russian as he works from his bathtub to sell a 6 million dollar penthouse. Meanwhile, Sam lands the biggest listing of her career, but is she already in over her head?

 

* Click HERE for a preview! *

 

“Million Dollar Listing” follows three luxury real estate agents battle it out in the world of high-end real estate. With a surging market in South Florida, properties are selling for record rates and agents are cashing in on massive commissions like never before. The mansions are bigger, the high-rises are taller, the amenities are more lux and the locals have access to amazing views, beaches and a lifestyle unlike anywhere else in the world. Business can get heated as the brokers attempt to make a name for themselves and outshine their competition by landing the next big listing.

 

 


 

 

ABOUT THE AGENTS:


CHAD CARROLL
Chad Carroll serves as Executive Vice President at luxury real estate powerhouse Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate company on the East Coast. Born and raised in Ohio to a family of doctors, Chad arrived in Miami determined to make a name for himself in the competitive local real estate market.  Now a Miami “Power Broker” in every sense of the phrase, Carroll has closed over $200 million in sales since 2011 and was named the company’s top broker for the past two years. Known in the industry as “The King of Closing,” Chad uses his wealth of experience in finance and contract negotiation to put clients in their dream homes. His “full-service” approach combines selling the Miami lifestyle side-by-side with multi-million dollar properties. Chad’s longtime girlfriend, Jen Stone, is a local television lifestyle host and personality who frequently assists Chad with marketing his listings. Always pushing forward, Chad is pursuing opportunities to develop, build and sell his own exclusive residential projects.

 

CHRIS LEAVITT
Chris Leavitt is one of the top brokers at Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate company on the East Coast. As a teenager growing up in Boston, Chris became interested in the real estate industry when helping his parents select and purchase investment properties in Boston, New York City and Palm Beach. He even held an internship at the young age of 17 for one of the most acclaimed real estate agencies in Palm Beach.  Now with nearly 20 years in luxury real estate, Chris consistently proves to be an exemplary broker and boasts an impressive record of success in both the South Florida and New York City markets. In 2013 alone, Chris sold in excess of $120 million dollars in real estate. Recently, he represented the sale of a triplex penthouse in Miami Beach which sold for $34 million – the largest condominium sale in the history of Florida and the highest-priced dollar per square foot for an individual condominium. This record sale is one of the many milestones in Chris’s career, but he’s not ready to rest on his laurels just yet. He continues to look for ways to bring his particular brand of east coast sophistication to the booming South Florida market. Chris’ industry accolades and broad range of experience has included his role as Director of Sales for several well-established new developments in New York and South Florida, which he sold out in record time.

 

SAMANTHA (SAM) DEBIANCHI
Samantha DeBianchi is the founder of DeBianchi Real Estate, one of the top Florida real estate firms, representing a number of athletes, entrepreneurs and investors. Her drive for excellence coupled with her “over-the-top, out-of-the-box thinking” led her to move quickly to the top of the real estate game with $25 million in sales in just three years. Sam’s obsession with perfection along with her negotiation skills allows her to raise the bar in the real estate game.
A graduate from Florida Atlantic University at only 20, Samantha earned her MBA from Nova Southeastern by the age of 22.  Sam grew up in nearby Ft. Lauderdale, but quickly made a name for herself working in hospitality for the hot Miami nightlife scene, and at 25 she created a college course for Florida International University in their school of hospitality. In addition to her thriving real estate career, Samantha keeps herself busy by spending time with her boyfriend Jeff, reporting as a real estate expert for various TV shows as well as serving as a weekly “real estate advice” columnist for South Florida’s Sun Sentinel.

 


Dexter – The 8th and Final Season

 

Sadly, this summer, two of my all time favorite shows, will come to an end.

The series finales – for both Breaking Bad and Dexter – are highly anticipated.

Showtime confirmed season eight would be Dexter‘s last April, following nearly a year of question marks surrounding the show’s future.

“This ending has been planned for a couple of years, and every few months or so I kicked the tires and said, ‘Are you sure you want to end? Are you sure you want to go?’” Nevins said. “But they had a story in mind, and [showrunner] Scott [Buck] and Sara and Michael and [EP] John [Goldwyn] stuck to their guns, and they’re doing the end that they wanted to do. And this is the beginning of the end.”

With less than a week from ‘Dexter”s final season premiere, “A Beautiful Day,” why wait until this coming Sunday for a sneak peek at the Showtime serial killer’s eighth year?

 

 

 

Dexter will take the Morgan siblings to darker places than ever before, as congenial serial killer Dexter (Michael C. Hall) and his now-estranged sister Debra (Jennifer Carpenter) strive to recover from last season’s shocking cliff-hanger where Deb killed their Miami Metro captain to keep her brother’s secret safe.

 

 

 

Dexter is an American drama series that has aired on Showtime since October 1, 2006. It has been nominated for a variety of awards, including eleven Primetime Emmy Awards (two wins), seven Golden Globe Awards (two wins), seven Screen Actors Guild Awards (one win), twelve Satellite Awards (seven wins), thirteen Saturn Awards (five wins), two PGA Awards, two TCA Awards (one win), five WGA Awards, a Peabody Award, and it was selected twice by the American Film Institute as one of the top ten best television programs of the year.

Breaking Bad

 

By now you’re familiar with Breaking Bad‘s iconic logo, which uses the symbols for bromine and barium on the periodic table of elements as part of its design. Ever wondered what your name would look like with the same treatment? Then try out the Breaking Bad Name Lab on Facebook. Once you’ve seen what your name looks like when transformed by elemental symbols, share it on Facebook and Twitter or download the animated GIF to send to your friends. Make your love for Breaking Bad known before the show’s return later this summer.

Click here to go to the Breaking Bad Name Lab on Facebook.

 


Breaking Bad
returns with the final 8 episodes Sun., Aug. 11 at 9/8c on AMC.

 

And in the meantime ….

 

 

Arrested Development – Season Four

 

I have loved this show from the very beginning.  The characters, the writing, the family dynamic, and all of its campy goodness have made me laugh out loud over the years.  And I was incredibly sad when the show was unexpectedly cancelled.

You can imagine my joy when they released Season Four on Netflix.

And I dove right in.

At first, I have to admit I was a little disappointed.  I am also not ashamed to admit that I didn’t really get what they were doing until about episode five.

After watching the whole season, I went back and watched it again.

And now?

Oh, my goodness.

It’s THE MOST tightly crafted thing I’ve ever seen.

 

 

The intersecting story lines, the esoteric references to episodes from nine years ago, the attention to detail.

Everything about this season is brilliant.

As a fan, I love this all so much.

And as an author, I am speechless with the writers’ precision.

 

Well done, Arrested Development!  Well done, indeed.

The Killing

 

The Killing returned to AMC with a special two-hour season premiere last Sunday night.

And it was AWESOME!

Whether you missed it or just want to relive it, don’t fret.

AMC  has you covered!

Catch up on The Killing’s new case with the full two-hour Season 3 premiere, now streaming online for free!

Just click HERE!

 

Talent is ‘Living in America!’

America’s Got Talent prepares for their highly anticipated premiere on Tuesday, June 4th @ 9 pm ET/PT on NBC!

NBC’s top-rated summer series “America’s Got Talent” is shaking things up for the upcoming eighth season with new judges and a new home. Moving into one of the nation’s most storied and historic venues, Radio City Music Hall, the series that brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture will welcome supermodel, producer and TV host Heidi Klum and high-octane entertainer and former Spice Girl Mel B to join the judges table alongside outspoken radio personality and author Howard Stern and comedian, TV host and producer Howie Mandel. Actor, producer and comedian Nick Cannon returns as host.

The series is a true celebration of the American spirit, featuring a colorful array of hopeful stars of all ages, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to strut and perform on stage hoping to win America’s hearts — and the $1 million prize.

Below is the new promo featuring the smooth moves of host Nick Cannon and his take on the iconic Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Also featured are Heidi Klum, Mel B, Howard Stern, and Howie Mandel.

 

Arrested Development!

A party seven years in the making is finally here!

 

Oh, how I’ve missed this family!

Watch Now!

Six Ways To Prepare for the Two Hour Season Premiere of MAD MEN!

 

Anticipation is mounting for Mad Men‘s return this Sunday with a special two-hour premiere at 9/8c on AMC.

Looking for ways to keep busy until then? Here are six things to do to get ready for the Season 6 Premiere, “The Doorway.”

1. Watch video trailers for the new season.

2. Check out ten sneak peek photos from Mad Men Season 6.

3. Download Mad Men Facebook timeline images, IM icons, and desktop wallpapers from the Season 6 gallery photography.

4. Play a Mad Men-themed game: Which of Don’s Women Are You?, Which Mad Man Are You?, and the new SCDP Job Interview.

5. Enter the Mad Men Mod Weekend Sweepstakes, which gives you a chance to win a weekend in NYC.

6. Sign up for the Mad Men Memo newsletter to keep up-to-date between episodes and possibly win some swag.

You can also join the ongoing conversation with fellow fans in the Mad Men Talk forum.

Mad Men returns this Sun., Apr. 7 with a special two-hour premiere at 9/8c on AMC.

 

You’re welcome!

Curb Your Enthusiasm & TV Land


New York, NY – February 14, 2013 – TV Land will premiere Larry David’s hit HBO comedy series, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” kicking off with marathons on Saturday and Sunday, February 16
th and 17th,from 11pm to 6am and Monday, February 18th from 11pm to 3am.

The show will then settle into its regular timeslot of 2am ET/PT beginning Tuesday, February 19th, where it will air daily. TVLand.com will also stream full episodes of the show, and fans will be able to stay engaged with @tvland on twitter during the marathon to judge #awkward or #notawkward on their favorite Larry moments.

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” stars Larry David as himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. Shot in a vérité style and often featuring celebrities who play themselves, the episodes are improvised by the actors from a mere outline created by David. The series also stars Cheryl Hines (“Suburgatory”) as David’s wife Cheryl, Jeff Garlin (“Daddy Day Care”) as David’s manager Jeff and Susie Essman (“Keeping the Faith”) as Jeff’s wife Susie.

The series has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy® Awards over the course of its run, and won a Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy in 2003. “Curb Your Enthusiasm” has also received awards from the Writers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America, Producers Guild of America, NAACP Image Awards, the American Film Institute and Monte Carlo Television Festival, among others. “Curb Your Enthusiasm” is executive produced by Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Gavin Polone, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Tim Gibbons and Erin O’Malley.

 

 

*TV Land and all related logos and titles are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.

About TV Land

TV Land is the programming destination featuring the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Consisting of original programming, classic and contemporary television series acquisitions, hit movies and a full-service Web site, TV Land is now seen in over 98 million U.S. homes.

Calling Practical Jokers

This season on “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers,” Betty and her crew of senior tricksters are giving viewers the pranking power!

 

 

Now through February 20, fans can join the “Off Their Rockers Prankster’s Challenge,” by sending in their funniest prank ideas. If Betty and the show’s producers like the prank, it could appear in the show’s season finale, with the winner’s name and hometown shown on air and also featured with the prank on the “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” homepage. Guidelines for submission are detailed on this site.

 

 

Betty White’s “OFF THEIR ROCKERS” Premieres Tuesdays at 8:00pm ET/PT on NBC!

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