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What To Watch This Week On TV: Jenner Bares All, 'StarTalk' With Takei

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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— Olympic legend turned reality-TV star Bruce Jenner bares all in an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer, Friday at 9 p.m. Eastern on ABC. All eyes will be on the high-profile chat as Jenner addresses rampant speculation circulating around the former olympian’s gender identity. The interview could serve as a watershed moment for trans stories in the mainstream media.

George Takei chats it up with Neil deGrasse Tyson, legendary shade on Game of Thrones and more TV this week, AFTER THE JUMP ...

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George Takei and Husband Brad Take a Trip to Google Headquarters And Discover Something Secret: VIDEO

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In the second episode of George Takei's "reality" web seires It Takeis Two, the Star Trek icon and his husband Brad embark on a mission to Google Headquarters to see if they can scrub a "mean meme" off the internet. While there, Brad stumbles across Google's secret intelligence program that takes on a familiar form and helps pass along some Internet Age wisdom.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

And in case you missed Part 1, click here.

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Here's the First Episode of George Takei's New YouTube 'Reality' Show: WATCH

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George Takei and his husband Brad have launched a YouTube "reality" show called It Takeis Two.

In the first episode a vicious photo targeting Brad appears on George's Facebook page and Brad attempts to have it taken off the internet...

Check out this look into the lives of a happily married gay couple,
AFTER THE JUMP...

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George Takei and Husband Brad Star in New YouTube Reality Series 'It Takeis Two': VIDEO

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Coming next week: a new YouTube reality series from George Takei and his husband Brad.

As described: "In this 'reality'-series, actor and activist George Takei and husband Brad Takei navigate their daily lives, from the internet and Broadway to jetpacks and human hamster balls. With a recipe that is one part optimism and one part pragmatism, this dynamic duo overcomes life’s obstacles, reminding us that any great enterprise Takeis Two."

The show premieres on April 7.

Watch the teaser, AFTER THE JUMP...

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George Takei And Stuart Milk Attack Indiana’s Anti-Gay Law In ‘Last Word’ Interview: VIDEO

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Actor George Takei and Stuart Milk, nephew of Harvey Milk and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, appeared on The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell last night to discuss Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s evasive interview with George Stephanopoulos and the ramifications of Indiana’s religious freedom bill on America as a whole.

Takei called Pence’s interview with Stephanopoulos an "awkward performance," with Milk explaining that boycotts against the bill are unlikely to cease, but will only increase with intensity as time goes on.

Watch the two gay activists dissect Pence's motives and discuss Indiana's future should the law remain unchallenged, AFTER THE JUMP

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George Takei: We'll Boycott Indiana If Governor Pence Signs 'Religious Freedom' Bill

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Following last night's news about gaming convention Gen Con's announcement that they'll pull their $50 million convention out of Indiana should Governor Pence sign the anti-gay "religious freedom" bill in front of him, George Takei had a few words of his own:

This bill is strikingly similar to one proposed—and vetoed due to public outcry—in Arizona. Such laws harken back to a time where our society was divided, and people of color were banned from white establishments. That is not our nation any longer, and those are not our values.

To the governor and to the legislators in Indiana who support this backward-looking and divisive bill, I say to you this: If it goes into effect, Indiana will be marked as a state where certain people are not welcome, and so we will not visit. We will not spend. And we will not attend events...

Takei's full post:

 

The Governor of Indiana has indicated that he will sign SB101—a law that allows businesses to discriminate against...

Posted by George Takei on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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