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Watch: Gay Man Learns He Unknowingly Fathered a Daughter 30 Years Ago — 'I Feel Like I Love Her Already'

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Watch: Gay Man Learns He Unknowingly Fathered a Daughter 30 Years Ago — 'I Feel Like I Love Her Already'
Thirty years ago, one specific man’s world changed forever — and he’s just now discovering why.

In a People exclusive sneak peek at Monday night’s episode of TLC’s Long Lost Family, Daniel learns about the daughter, Kendra Poland, he unknowingly fathered three decades ago.

Two years after his one night spent with Kendra’s mother, Daniel, who is now 49, decided that he wasn’t “going to live in a closet and I sort of came to the conclusion that it was time to come out.”

Now, Daniel, who has happily been in a “solid relationship” with his partner for the last 11 years,
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Five Things You Didn’t Know About “Long Lost Family”

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Long Lost Family” is a show on TLC that features the stories of people who have been separated from family members through a variety of circumstances. The show is hosted by Lisa Joyner and Chris Jacobs who both share the same past of growing up as adopted children, then searching for their biological relatives, which makes them the perfect pair to host the show. Here are five things that you probably didn’t know about the show. 1. “Long Lost Family” is an American adaptation of a British series This show began in the United Kingdom where it became a popular

Five Things You Didn’t Know About “Long Lost Family
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TV News Roundup: ‘Hollywood Darlings’ Renewed for Season 2

TV News Roundup: ‘Hollywood Darlings’ Renewed for Season 2
In today’s roundup, “Hollywood Darlings” has been renewed, and “Tremors” casts its pilot.

Renewals

Pop’s “Hollywood Darlings” has been renewed for a second season. The comedy starring Jodie Sweetin (“Full House,” “Fuller House”), Christine Lakin (“Step by Step”), and Beverly Mitchell (“7th Heaven”) will begin production this fall. “Hollywood Darlings” follows the real life friendship of the former child stars. The trio plays exaggerated versions of themselves as they riff off their current Hollywood lives.

Casting

Emily Tremaine, Megan Ketch, and Shiloh Fernandez will star in Syfy “Tremors” pilot alongside Kevin Bacon. Fernandez is set for the role of Nico Garza, who has been killing time in Perfection, working in Earl’s Graboid Waste Gobbling company, waiting for the right moment to split. The last thing he wants is to turn out like Val (Bacon), who’s stayed stuck in nowheresville all these years. Ketch will play Mindy Sterngood, a
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TLC Renews ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ and ‘Long Lost Family’

TLC Renews ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ and ‘Long Lost Family’
TLC has renewed “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Long Lost Family” for new seasons, Variety has learned exclusively.

“Who Do You Think You Are?” follows celebrities as they embark on personal journeys of self-discovery to trace their family trees. Recent seasons have featured “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston, “Glee” alum Lea Michele and ’80s icon Molly Ringwald. The series is executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky.

Long Lost Family” features the stories of people who have suffered a lifetime of separation from their family members. The series reunites those separated by adoption, uncovers secrets behind unsolved mysteries, and helps individuals answer lifelong questions. This past season reunited several family members in emotional meetings, including a mother and a daughter who actually worked together and did not realize they were related. The series is hosted by Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner, who
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Round-Up: New Cavity Colors Apparel, Friday The 13th Screening, Voices Of The Damned Excerpt, Good Tidings, Exorcism: Live!

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Watch out, Cavity Colors' apparel is coming in hot! Pre-order for all three items is available now with more details below. Also: Friday the 13th screening details, an excerpt from Barbie Wilde's Voices of the Damned, a new Good Tidings teaser, and more details for Exorcism: Live!.

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This design should help with the "post-October blues" we are all sure to experience come November

"Rotting Boogeyman" Crewneck Sweater ($ 40.00)

Designed by Nathan Thomas Milliner Limited Edition of only 150 (this item will never be reprinted. once it sells out, it's gone forever!) 8.5 oz fleece. 80% cotton 20% polyester blend fleece Split stitch double needle sewing on all seams Pre-order - Ships in Early November"

""Rotting Boogeyman" T-shirt ($ 25.00)

The legend of all hallows eve Never Dies....

This design should help with the "post-October blues" we are all sure to experience come November

Designed by
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Discovery and Velocity Channels Name New ‘Barrett-Jackson Live’ On-Air Team (Exclusive Video)

  • The Wrap
Rev your engines.

Velocity stars Chris Jacobs of “Overhaulin'” and Ray Evernham of “Americarna’s” will headline “Barrett-Jackson Live” collector car auction coverage in 2015 and TheWrap has your first look.

Espn’s Rick Debruhl will serve as the show’s play-by-play announcer, while Fox NewsMike Joy, and former technical editor for Hot Rod Magazine, Steve Magnante, have been tapped as the show’s auction block experts. Co-host of Velocity’s “All Girls Garage,” Cristy Lee, will serve as the social media correspondent.

Also read: Discovery, Hulu Agree to First Long-Form Content Partnership

“We’re set to deliver our viewers
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Eckhart To Play Wilson In Biopic

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Eckhart To Play Wilson In Biopic
Aaron Eckhart has landed the leading role in a new biopic about tragic Beach Boys star Dennis Wilson.

The Dark Knight actor will embark on drumming lessons to perfect his transformation as Wilson in Randall Miller's new film The Drummer, which charts the last six years of the rocker's life.

Eckhart, who bears an uncanny resemblance to the Beach Boy, will also sing and play piano in the film, which will start shooting in California early in 2012.

Wilson drowned in Marina del Rey, California in 1983, shortly after he completed work on what was to become his masterpiece album, Pacific Ocean Blue.

Director Miller insists his leading man is the perfect choice to play Wilson, telling WENN, "Aaron is such a finely nuanced actor who is supremely dedicated to getting at the essence of who this rock star was. It is going to be an exciting and emotional journey."

Wilson's children Carl and Jennifer have signed on as co-producers and the film is being made with the family's blessing.

It's not the first time Wilson has been portrayed by an actor on screen - Chris Jacobs played him in Helter Skelter and Bruce Greenwood was Wilson in TV movie Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys.

More casting details will be announced in the coming weeks, including who will play former Fleetwood Mac star Christine McVie, Wilson's one-time lover.

Lara Spencer To Leave 'The Insider' For 'Good Morning America'

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Lara Spencer To Leave 'The Insider' For 'Good Morning America'
After seven years as co-anchor/anchor of syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider, Lara Spencer will exit to join Good Morning America in May as lifestyle anchor. Based in New York, she will cover issues like family, parenting, health, fitness and work/life balance and will be involved in the morning program's entertainment and celebrity coverage. In addition, Spencer will contribute to ABC News' Nightline. Spencer started off on Wabc-tv in New York and worked for Gma as a national correspondent for four years before going to The Insider in 2003. Last year, Spencer was considered the lead candidate to succeed retiring Mary Hart on The Insider's sister newsmagazine Et, but the job eventually went to Nancy O'Dell. "Lara and I have incredible memories together, so it's bittersweet to say goodbye," The Insider/Et executive producer Linda Bell Blue said. "We respect her decision to accept this exciting opportunity and
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Exclusive: Et's Kevin Frazier to Join Lara Spencer on 'The Insider'

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Exclusive: Et's Kevin Frazier to Join Lara Spencer on 'The Insider'
Exclusive

We're hearing that a shake-up is underway at 'Entertainment Tonight,' where sometimes-host Kevin Frazier is leaving to co-anchor 'The Insider' with Lara Spencer, starting as early as next week.

Et is the Big Daddy of syndicated entertainment news shows, with The Insider its spin-off sister. Both are owned by CBS Television. 

As part of the shake-up, we're hearing that Chris Jacobs (below), a co-host of 'The Insider,' will be headed to Et.
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'Rango' Star Johnny Depp: 'I'm Riddled with Bieber Fever'

  • The Insider
Johnny Depp rustles up trouble as the quirky chameleon 'Rango' in his new, western-themed, CGI-animated comedy, in theaters March 4, and the star talks about the surreal nature of using "emotion capture" to make the film; reveals details about the upcoming 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' and 'The Lone Ranger' -- and declares, "I'm riddled with Bieber Fever! "My daughter is a big Justin Bieber fan, and she turned myself and my woman Vanessa and our boy Jack on to Justin Bieber," Johnny tells "The Insider"'s Chris Jacobs. "Yeah, we saw the show, kid's very talented, very sweet, and he made a surprise visit today -- he crashed the ['Rango'] press conference." Johnny adds with a laugh, "But he's a sweet kid. It was the first time I had heard the term, 'A Belieber' and I admitted that I was a Belieber and he magically appears -- there he was.
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'The Insider' Backstage with the Golden Globes' Big Winners

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"The Insider"'s Lara Spencer and Chris Jacobs gained access backstage at the 68th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday night, chatting with the winners who were still reeling from all the excitement. "The Big Bang Theory"'s Jim Parsons took home Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - no surprise to his fans but Jim revealed that he was caught off-guard. "I was shocked and all the more flabbergasted because Kaley Cuoco was the one giving the award," said Jim. "I told her as soon as I got off stage -- we both went back to the table -- and I said, 'No matter how long this career is or how well it goes I will never ever have a moment like that again.'" The man behind TV's favorite nerd credited his encouraging family as the reason he never seriously doubted himself
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James Franco Planning Surprise Art Project on Golden Globes Day

  • The Insider
When James Franco isn't acting and gathering accolades for his role in '127 Hours,' he sometimes takes part in performance art music under the name Kalup and Franco, and he's hinted that there might be a surprise performance. "I have a little art project that I'll be doing during the day that I can't quite talk about but you'll hear about," Franco told "The Insider" correspondent Chris Jacobs while at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala over the weekend. The actor was there to present '127 Hours' director Danny Boyle with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award. As for his experimental music project Kalup and Franco, the duo is planning to record an album and make music videos as early as this year, and perhaps a surprise performance on Golden Globes day.

[Read full story on The Insider]
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Oliver Stone: I Think Michael Douglas will be at Golden Globes

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"The Insider" correspondent Chris Jacobs got the scoop on how the star's are preparing themselves for the Golden Globes Awards, and director Oliver Stone gave a health update on 'Wall Street' star Michael Douglas. "I heard from someone that saw [Michael] two weeks ago that he was doing very well," Oliver told Chris while at the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala. "I would think he would come [to the Golden Globes.]" 'Black Swan' star and Golden Globe nominee Natalie Portman revealed to Chris that she's "excited" to take her parents and her fiance Benjamin Millepied to the award show. At the gala, Natalie received the Desert Palm Achievement Actress Award that was presented by her 'Brothers' co-star Jake Gyllenhaal. Amy Adams of 'The Fighter' said of her anticipation for the Golden Globes, "I'm just really looking forward to a day to celebrate the film." She also admitted that she hadn't picked out
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Insider Exclusive: Charlie Sheen On Death Rumors

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Reports of Charlie Sheen's death have been greatly exaggerated -- at least according to Charlie Sheen. The "Two and a Half Men" star spoke exclusively to "The Insider" co-host Chris Jacobs about recent reports that he was killed during a snowboarding accident while on vacation. "When I heard on the news that I had died the other day, I quickly ran to my PC and checked the ratings for my show," said Sheen. "Hmmm...that's odd, all the numbers appeared solid. Perhaps even up a bit. You can only imagine my relief when I discovered shortly afterward that they were referring to my actual literal death. That I can survive. I then quickly called my Mom." In the wake of the actor's New York incident that resulted in his hospitalization -- Sheen's manager spoke out in regards to a report that the actor was in such bad shape that
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Anderson Cooper and Lady Gaga get tipsy on Jameson for '60 Minutes' interview (IrishCentral)

Read More- Lady Gaga shows up at Jameson brewery and calls the whiskey her 'longtime boyfriend' Read More- Lady Gaga tells of her love for Irish whiskey 'Jameson is the only thing that won't say no' Lady Gaga has taught Anderson Cooper how to appreciate Irish whiskey. Gaga who has been performing throughout Europe for her Monster Ball tour met the “60 Minutes” presenter in London where the pair ventured to a pub and began drinking Jameson. Cooper told Chris Jacobs of "The Insider" about his Irish whiskey drinking binge with the star. "We actually ended up that day in a pub in London drinking Jameson, which I don't really drink… So, she got me to drink, like, two of them. And by the end, I was ready to have the interview be over, because I really sort of couldn't ask anymore questions." The CBS journalist was interviewing the pop princess
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The 'Dwts' Champs Win More than the Mirror Ball Trophy Backstage at the Season Finale

  • The Insider
"The Insider"'s Chris Jacobs went backstage at the "Dancing with the Stars" season finale to congratulate this season's triumphant couple. Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough captured the season 11 mirror ball trophy but that wasn't the only accolade they were presented on Tuesday night. Chris honored the dancing partners with "The Insider"'s Top Ten of '10 award. "Forget this," said Derek, setting his glistening trophy on the floor. "I want this," Derek continued, holding "The Insider" plaque. Last night, Derek became the first dancer to finish "Dwts" on top three times. "We are gladly taking second place, especially under Jennifer and Derek," said Lacey Schwimmer. "I called it first week. I was like, 'Jennifer and Derek are going to win.'" Kyle Massey added that he and Lacey "prepared for the worst" but "hoped for the best." Mark Ballas confessed to Chris that he cried while his package aired,
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Anderson Cooper: Lady Gaga Got Me to Drink Whiskey

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Anderson Cooper may be a hard news journalist, but he still cuts up with Lady Gaga and is "obsessed" with "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." The CNN correspondent told "The Insider"'s Chris Jacobs that he recently did an interview with the pop star that will air on "60 Minutes" and she got him to drink on the job. "We actually ended up that day in a pub in London drinking Jameson, which I don't really drink," Anderson admitted. "So, she got me to drink like two of them, and by the end I was ready to have the interview be over because I really sort of couldn't ask anymore questions." Anderson also gave his opinion of another woman always making headlines, Sarah Palin. "I think she's a fascinating person," he told Chris, adding that she has a "major impact in the Republican party and in America." The journalist has
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'Dwts' Cast on Bristol Palin's Supposed 'Unfair' Advantage

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"The Insider"'s Chris Jacobs went backstage at "Dancing with the Stars" Monday, receiving a blunt answer for viewers who suspect the contest is biased. "We know the people that are in charge of making sure that this competition is fair, and I will personally vouch and say that this competition is fair," said Kyle Massey, responding to Chris' question about whether Brisol Palin has had an unfair advantage in the competition. They didn't comment on voting but Derek Hough and Jennifer Grey had no complaints about the show's scoring system after the judges awarded them with a perfect 60. "We had so much fun tonight," said Derek. "It was just like a celebration." Bristol's mom Sarah attended this season's final dancing performance and Bristol revealed that she had a chance to speak to her mom on the set, saying a prayer before she went on stage. Find out who will
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'The Insider' Goes One-on-One With the Stars at 2010 American Music Awards

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"The Insider"'s Chris Jacobs chatted, laughed and sang with the best musicians in the country on Sunday at the 2010 American Music Awards. Who takes longer to get dressed for an award show between a pop princess and a rockstar comedian? According to newlywed Katy Perry, who arrived on the red carpet in Los Angeles without her husband Russell Brand, the answer is the latter: "Russell is going to be here later," Katy told Chris. "He's just not dressed yet." The California "gurl" mentioned one way she could ensure that Russell stays with her wherever she goes, saying, "Maybe I'll just get his face tattooed on my face." Usher, who won two awards, performed at the awards show and he told Chris that his performance would be something never seen before: "This is a special, once-in-a-lifetime experience with myself and Swedish House Mafia." Usher also weighed-in on who he thought
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Meet the Sexy Ladies of 'Burlesque'

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"The Insider" correspondent Chris Jacobs sat down with the ladies of 'Burlesque' who talked about their strenuous on-set experiences. Cher's co-star Stanley Tucci explained what makes Cher, Cher, saying, "She's always good in everything she does." The music icon seemed to serve as a mentor on-set with Julianne Hough, who admitted to Chris that she was "intimidated" by her co-star. She reflected on a moment when Cher told her something "really special" to get her through a scene. "I ran back to my trailer and wrote it down in my journal. Never forget. It's not even something that was just gonna help me in that moment, at that time, it's gonna help for my entire career," Julianne said of Cher's words of wisdom. Christina Aguilera recalled that her debut movie was not a walk in the park, saying, "I worked my ass off through the film.
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