HBO Sports, NFL Films and the Houston Texans Join Forces for Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Houston Texans
HBO Sports, NFL Films and the Houston Texans team up for an all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League when HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE HOUSTON TEXANS debuts in August. The first sports-based reality series – and one of the fastest-turnaround programs on TV – kicks off its five-episode tenth season TUESDAY, AUG. 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Other hour-long episodes of the 12-time Sports Emmy® Award-winning series debut subsequent Tuesdays at the same time, culminating in the Sept. 8 season finale.
Women’s Group Urges TLC to Stop Promoting Child Molester
Days after news emerged that Josh Duggar molested numerous young girls, TLC has yet to fully cancel his “19 kids and counting” reality show. Now, women’s group UltraViolet is mobilizing its members demanding the show be fully cancelled immediately. Nearly 25,000 UltraViolet members are demanding TLC drop the show altogether.
This week we have seen devastating rains and flooding all over Texas and the greater Houston area. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those we have lost as a result of the flooding this week. I would also like to thank our first responders, our bravest men and women who have been working through the day and night to ensure the safety of our citizens. As we experience more heavy rains this week, please take extreme caution while moving about the city.
DANIELLE BROOKS, who plays ‘Taystee’ on the hit TV show, Orange is the New Black, will make her Broadway debut as ‘Sofia’ in the upcoming Broadway musical revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ms. Brooks joins the previously announced JENNIFER HUDSON and CYNTHIA ERIVO in the critically acclaimed staging from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory.
I hope that everyone is staying safe in the aftermath of Monday's intense thunderstorms and flooding. With many parts of District 147 underwater - 288, Brays Bayou, Buffalo Bayou, Allen Parkway - this hits us very close to home. My thoughts and prayers are with families across the state who are grappling with the loss of loved ones.
State Rep. Sylvester Turner Legislative Update
Things are moving quickly in the Legislature now as the session will be coming to an end June 1. The Governor has signed Senate Bill 888. This is the Senate version of my House Bill 725. It allows juveniles who are certified as adults to be granted the opportunity to appeal their certification prior to being transferred to adult court and sentenced. Currently, juveniles certified as adults cannot appeal their certifications until after they are found guilty in adult court, a process which may leave some youth waiting for years.
The City of Houston is confirming that an additional victim was found deceased today as recovery operations were underway near US-59 and the the West Loop.
Teens talk to Dr. Richard Ricard and his team during a behavioral intervention program that is helping at-risk students in the Coastal Bend.
The 2015 winners of the African American National Spelling Bee Championships, Inc. (“AANSBC”) were honored at the State Capitol on Tuesday, May 12. Representative Gary Elkins invited the winners to Austin to be honored before state legislators. The spelling bee competition was held on Febr
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and its benefits and services businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, are taking immediate action to help people affected by the recent floods in parts of Oklahoma and Texas.