William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine Tasting

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2015TV-14
No Wine snobs here! Emmy and Golden Globe winner William Shatner invites unique guests to enjoy a glass of wine, with neither aware of the exact wine that's being tasted. The guests analyze and rate the wine, utilizing their own experiences to inform their descriptions, until what they've been drinking is eventually revealed. Cheers!
Directors
Jon Housman
Starring
William ShatnerMatt WalshNigel Lythgoe
Genres
ComedySpecial InterestTalk Show and Variety
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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    Brandi Glanville sits and sips with William Shatner. William and Brandi discuss the ability for a cute label to successfully sell a bottle of wine to a customer. Brandi contemplates the heightened level of drama that arises even when cameras are filming a real situation. She can barely contain her laughter when William asks her to describe the mystery wine as if it were a sexual interaction.
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    'So You Think You Can Dance' creator and 'American Idol' producer Nigel Lythgoe sits and sips with William Shatner. Nigel and William discuss how younger generations perceive fame and equate it to success. He relays how children dancing today are more talented than professional adult dancers were years ago, with gravity limiting them more so than their own abilities.

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Supporting actors
Brandi GlanvilleWil WheatonGrant Harling
Producers
Jon HousmanJason RovouBenjamin MonieScott Sternberg
Season year
2015
Network
Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG)
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Format
Prime Video (streaming online video)
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BuzzinhornetReviewed in the United States on December 29, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Charming banter with Shatner and guests.
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William Shatner interviews and shares wine and fun banter in short interludes. Nice fun.
WhipLashedReviewed in the United States on October 15, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Good Informative show on wines.
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Excellent informative information on the select wines featured in this show. I'm a BIG fan of William Shatners work and this is another gem to add to his list of fine shows for our entertainment and knowledge.
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