FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL

August 29, 2014

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/29/14)
UNIVISION: De Que Te Quiero, Te Quiero (Finale) at 7pm

(SATURDAY 8/30/14)
OVATION: Raiders of the Lost Art (Premiere) at 7pm

(SUNDAY 8/31/14)
AXS TV: The X Factor UK (Premiere) at 8pm
BET: Sunday Best (Finale) at 9pm
BRAVO: Game of Crowns (Finale) at 10pm
TNT: Falling Skies (Finale) at 10pm

A bad joke about Beyonce and Jay Z’s 2-year-old daughter has landed a BET producer in hot water. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the exec was suspended after a remark about Blue Ivy’s hair aired during the network’s music video countdown show, 106 & Park. Guest host Karrueche Tran made a comment about the child’s “thoughts” during Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, saying, “I really did wake up like this, because my parents never comb my hair,” adding, “Sorry, Blue! I love you!” BET’s president of music programming and specials, Stephen Hill, publicly apologized on Twitter and also reached out to Beyonce and Jay Z privately.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Famed comedienne Joan Rivers was rushed to New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, after she stopped breathing during throat surgery on Thursday. According to reports, the 81-year-old host of Fashion Police was undergoing surgery on her vocal chords at a clinic on the Upper East Side.  E! later announced that River’s condition had been upgraded from critical to stable.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A YouTuber will be competing for the mirror ball trophy. ABC has announced that Bethany Mota, famous for her videos on fashion, beauty, and hair, has been cast on season 19 of Dancing With the Stars. Mota has more than 8 million subscribers between her two channels, Bethany Mota and BethanysLife.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix has acquired the rights to NBC drama The Blacklist from Sony Pictures TV. The deal, which Variety reports is worth about $2 million per episode, would make it the most expensive off-network series picked up by the internet streaming provider.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E has decided not to bring back top scripted drama series Longmire for a fourth season, despite recent fan appeals for a renewal. The show suffered a steep decline in ratings in its third season, yet still averaged about 3.5 million viewers per episode.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As a part of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s efforts to expand original programming into the digital space, the network has moved forward with the Who Am I web series on their re-launched website Oprah.com and youtube.com/own.  The web series, which launched with two episodes yesterday, will have a new 2-3 minute episode rolling out every Thursday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chloe Grace Moretz, Josh Gad, James Marsden, Megan Hilty and Robin Roberts are among the notables taking part in STOMP Out Bullying‘s annual celebrity video series in support of Blue Shirt Day World Day of Bullying Prevention at stompoutbullying.org. This year’s global effort takes place on Monday, October 6,when kids, teens and parents are asked to wear a blue shirt in solidarity.
(Source: Cynopsis)

McDreamy is delving into the executive producing world. Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey and his Shifting Gears Entertainment banner has inked a deal with ABC Studios to create and develop new scripted programming. Shifting Gears has also optioned Michael Cannell’s racing book The Limit as a potential drama series at Sundance TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Johnny Knoxville has signed a two-year first-look deal with ABC Studios. The network is developing a semi-autobiographical comedy based on the Jackass star’s life.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS-owned television stations in six markets are paying tribute to Robin Williams by airing episodes of Mork and Mindy from the CBS Television Distribution library. The marathon airs Labor Day weekend on WLNY-TV in New York (Monday, September 1 from 9a to 8p), KCAL-TV in Los Angeles (Sunday, August 31 from 1 to 8p), KBCW-TV in San Francisco (Sunday, August 31 from 12 to 8p), WSBK-TV in Boston (Monday, September 1 from 9a to 2p) and KMAX-TV in Sacramento (Sunday, August. 31 from 11a to 7p). WPCW-TV in Pittsburgh will air a seven-hour marathon on Sunday, September 21 from 1 to 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Things are about to get horrifying. FX‘s American Horror Story: Freak Show is set to debut on Wednesday, October 8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Aquarium experts Wayde King and Brett Raymer will soon be back with new episodes of Tanked and some high-profile clients. Sport legends Shaquille O’Neal and Pete Rose, TV host Mario Lopez, actor Wilmer Valderrama and Long Island Medium’s Theresa Caputo will be featured in upcoming new episodes of the Animal Planet series, which begins airing Friday, September 19 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Investigation Discovery’s Surviving Evil returns for its second season on Wednesday, September 3 at 9p. The series features all-new stories of extraordinary women who found their lives in the hands of cold-blooded criminals, but fought back and survived.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s time to play more Family Feud. Coming off its fourth straight year of growth, following the arrival of Steve Harvey as host in September 2010, producer FremantleMedia North America and distributor Debmar-Mercury have announced that the hit nationally syndicated game show will return for a new season on Monday, September 15. (Check local listings for times.)
(Source: Cynopsis)

David Hyde Pierce is joining The Good Wife in a recurring role during the CBS series’ sixth season. He’ll play a highly respected cable news legal commentator so disgusted by the corruption and murder rate in Chicago that he decides to run for office to affect change.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shonda Rhimes, executive producer of ABC‘s Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, will make a cameo appearance on a season-three episode of FOX’s The Mindy Project. Rhimes, reportedly a big fan of the show, will play herself.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scandal‘s Matt Letscher has been tapped to guest star on the Season 7 premiere of ABC’s Castle, airing Monday, September 29 at 10p. He’ll portray Henry Jenkins, a security consultant who provides Beckett with key information on a case.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls) has boarded the 10-episode second season ofLookingin a multi-episode arc HBO’s gay-themed dramedywill play Eddie, a new love interest who works in the San Francisco nonprofit community.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBSBig Brother was the top-rated program of the night on Wednesday, August 27, at 6.8 million, 2.3. The network was also number one among adults 18-49 (1.5) in primetime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
The November Man – Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich, Will Patton, Caterina Scorsone, Eliza Taylor, Lazar Ristovski
As Above/So Below – Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge, Francois, Civil, Marion Lambert, Ali Marhyar, Cosme Castro, Hamidreza Javdan
Ghostbusters (30th Anniversary Re-Release) – Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, William Atherton, Ernie Hudson
Life of Crime (Limited Release) – Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), Mark Boone Junior, Will Forte, Isla Fisher, Tim Robbins, Clea Lewis
The Congress (Limited Release) – Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle, Michael Stahl-David
Last Weekend (Limited Release) – Patricia Clarkson, Chris Mulkey, Zachary Booth, Joseph Cross, Devon Graye, Alexia Rasmussen, Jayma Mays, Julio Oscar Mechoso

NYC STREET FAIRS
Saturday August 30, 2014
World Trade Center Fair – on Liberty St. from Broadway to Trinity Pl.
Meatpacking District Fair – on 13th St. from Washington to 9th Ave.
Fourth Ave. Festival – on 4th Ave. from 9th to 14th St.

Sunday August 31, 2014
The 30th Annual Brazilian Day Festival – on 6th Ave. from 42nd to 56th St. & on 46th St. from Madison to 7th Ave.
Ronkonkoma “Long Island” Festival – on Hawkins Ave. from Portion Road to Wittredge St.

Monday September 1, 2014
6th Ave. Festival – on 6th Ave. from Houston to Waverly Place
Swing Street Block Party – on 52nd St. from 5th to 6th Ave.

2014 WEST INDIAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE IN BROOKLYN
http://www.chiff.com/home_life/holiday/brooklyn-labor-day.htm

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $20 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

www.NYLottery.org

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $90 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

www.NYLottery.org

SHAKIRA IS PREGNANT WITH HER SECOND CHILD

August 28, 2014

SHAKIRA IS PREGNANT WITH HER SECOND CHILD
http://www.accesshollywood.com/shakira-announces-second-pregnancy-with-gerard-pique_article_98119

BRITNEY SPEARS AND DAVID LUCADO BREAK UP

August 28, 2014

BRITNEY SPEARS AND DAVID LUCADO BREAK UP
http://www.tmz.com/2014/08/28/britney-spears-boyfriend-cheating-video-david-lucado-break-up/

NICK GORDON (BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S HUSBAND) BUSTED FOR DUI

August 28, 2014

NICK GORDON (BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S HUSBAND) BUSTED FOR DUI
http://www.tmz.com/2014/08/28/nick-gordon-arrested-dui-car-accident-georgia/

RAY J COPS SWEET PLEA DEAL IN BEVERLY HILLS ARREST

August 28, 2014

RAY J COPS SWEET PLEA DEAL IN BEVERLY HILLS ARREST
http://www.tmz.com/2014/08/28/ray-j-beverly-hills-arrest-sexual-assault-plea-deal-probation-anger-management/

JOAN RIVERS IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER SHE STOPPED BREATHING DURING THROAT SURGERY

August 28, 2014

JOAN RIVERS IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER SHE STOPPED BREATHING DURING THROAT SURGERY
http://www.accesshollywood.com/joan-rivers-in-stable-condition-after-she-stopped-breathing-during-throat-surgery-source_article_98115

ANGELINA JOLIE & BRAD PITT ARE MARRIED

August 28, 2014

ANGELINA JOLIE & BRAD PITT ARE MARRIED
http://www.eonline.com/news/375198/brad-pitt-and-angelina-jolie-are-married

WEDDING DETAILS
http://www.eonline.com/news/574149/inside-brad-pitt-and-angelina-jolie-s-wedding-the-dress-the-guest-list-the-cakes-and-more-details

CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 28, 2014

August 28, 2014

CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 28, 2014
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Alana Thompson (Honey Boo Boo) – 9  years old
Quvenzhane Wallis (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) – 11 years old
Kyle Massey (That’s So Raven) – 23 years old
Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) – 28 years old
Florence Welch (Florence + The Machine) – 28 years old
LeAnn Rimes (Country Singer) – 28 years old
Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills 90210) – 45 years old
Jack Black (“Kung Fu Panda” movies) – 45 years old
Shania Twain (Country Singer) – 49 years old
David Fincher (Director) – 52 years old
Jennifer Coolidge (“American Pie” movies) – 53 years old
Emma Samms (General Hospital) – 54 years old
Scott Hamilton (Olympian) – 56 years old
Luis Guzman (“Boogie Nights”) – 58 years old
David Soul (Starsky And Hutch) – 71 years old
Ken Jenkins (Scrubs) – 74 years old

 

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV

August 28, 2014

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 8/28/14)
DIY: American Rehab: Charleston (Premiere) at 11pm
CMT: Party Down South (Finale) at 10pm
HGTV: My Big Family Renovation (Finale) at 11pm and 11:30pm
NBC: Welcome to Sweden (Finale) at 9:30pm

A crew member on Spike TV’s Cops died after being accidentally shot by a police officer while covering a standoff between police and a robbery suspect Tuesday night. Bryce Dion was caught in the gunfire in Omaha Neb.; officers were not aware he was there, said Omaha police chief Todd Schmaderer at a news conference Wednesday. Cops creator John Langley called Dion “one our best…a very talented guy.” The suspect, who had been brandishing a pellet gun, was also fatally wounded.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Pop-up shop Central Perk opens in NYC’s SoHo Wednesday, September 17 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Friends – and the brew’s free for a month, courtesy of Warner Bros. and Eight O’Clock Coffee. In addition to contests and giveaways, look for appearances by James Michael Tyler, who played barista Gunther on the long-running series. Media previews Monday and Tuesday, September 15 and 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Big changes for ESPN2’s Olbermann: just as the show hit its first anniversary came the announcement that it’s trading its 11p timeslot for 5p starting Monday, September 8, and switching to a half-hour format. The move gives Keith Olbermann access to a wider audience, as well as the flexibility to also host segments of ESPN’s SportsCenter, which his hosted from 1992-1997. Besides, said Olbermann, “I’ve done all the damage I can do here in late night.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery canceled reality show Sons of Guns, “given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against William Hayden,” said the net in a statement. Hayden was arrested Tuesday, charged with the aggravated rape of his daughter since she was 11. Earlier this month, Hayden claimed molestation charges were false.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Non-Fiction Producers Association, formed in July, announced it already has a membership of 22, including new additions Bunim-Murray Productions, Evolution Media, High Noon Entertainment and Zodiak New York, among others. “We are gratified by the continuing and growing positive response to the formation of the NPA,” said exec director Rick Feldman. “We are currently in talks with more production companies that have expressed serious interest.” Purpose of the group includes promoting “best practices” to ensure the welfare of those working in the nonfiction television industry.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A Time Warner Cable outage during “routine network maintenance” prompted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to say New York would include an investigation of the incident as part of its review of the Comcast-TWC merger. About 11 million subscribers experienced an outage of VOD and Internet service for about an hour and a half early Wednesday morning.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Reality update: Former Atlanta Brave player John Rocker will compete on CBS’s Survivor, returning for season 29 Wednesday, September 24 at 8p. Castaways will compete in Nicaragua. And ABC announced its next Bachelor: Iowa farmer Chris Soules, who failed to win the heart of Bachelorette Andi Dorfman. Season 19 of the dating show premieres in January.
(Source: Cynopsis)

To goose awareness of new Cinemax historical drama The Knick, sister net HBO will air the first three eps on Labor Day, beginning at 8p. Cinemax picks up with the fourth installment Friday, September 5 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Great American Country announced five new series launching this fall. On tap: Flippin’ RVs debuting Wednesday, September 3 at 8p; Farm Queens (beauty pageant contestants working a farm) bowing Sunday, September 14 at 6p; All American Amusement Parks, hosted by J.D. Scott, big bro to Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan, starting Thursday, October 2 at 8p, and Barnwood Builders, premiering Tuesday, October 7 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Let the games begin! Esquire will run the entire first season of Friday Night Tykes on Monday, September 1 from 10a-8p, ahead of encore airings Fridays from 8-10p starting September 5. Season two of the docu-series about the controversial culture of youth football is slated for a January 2015 premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The new season of TLC’s Breaking Amish debuts on a new night, Thursday, September 18 at 10p, with the cast moving to Brooklyn to explore life outside their Amish communities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The most outrageous moments in Ink Master history are highlighted in the series’ one hour special, You Choose Live, on Tuesday, September 2 at 9p. Hosted by Dave Navarro and featuring a fan-voted “most insane” moment, the show precedes Ink Master’s season five premiere at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon comedy Transparent premieres Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and U.K. on Prime Instant Video. The show’s entire 10-ep season will be available. Series is written, directed and produced by Jill Soloway (United States of Tara) and stars Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Gaby Hoffman, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bounce TV announced its summer music festival, kicking off in Dallas tomorrow, August 29. Patti LaBelle and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly headline, with American Idol Ruben Studdard as special guest. For more info, go here.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC’s America’s Got Talent was up 5 percent week to week, with a 2.1/7 rating among A18-49. The competition is in semi-final rounds, headed for the season 9 finale on Wednesday, September 17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Four out of the top five entertainment mags got a boost covering Monday’s Emmy Awards. In metered markets Tuesday, Extra (1.8/4) was up 50 percent from the day before and up 12 percent versus last year; Access Hollywood (1.8/4) was up 20 percent versus the day earlier and up 5 percent from last year; Entertainment Tonight (3.4/6) saw a 9 percent gain over both the prior day and the year prior and The Insider (1.3) maintained its day before ratings and was up 8 percent year over year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

“FRIENDS” CENTRAL PERK COFFEE SHOP IS COMING TO NEW YORK

August 27, 2014

“FRIENDS” CENTRAL PERK COFFEE SHOP IS COMING TO NEW YORK
http://greatideas.people.com/2014/08/27/central-perk-friends-popup-coffee-shop/


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