“ROWDY” RODDY PIPER (WWE) HAS DIED
“ROWDY” RODDY PIPER (WWE) HAS DIED
LYNN ANDERSON (COUNTRY SINGER) HAS DIED
NAOMI CAMPBELL SENTENCED TO 6 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR ASSAULT ON PAPARAZZO IN SICILY IN 2009
BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S FUNERAL INVITATION INFURIATES BROWN FAMILY MEMBER
MARK ZUCKERBERG & WIFE PRISCILLA CHAN ARE EXPECTING THEIR FIRST CHILD AFTER THREE MISCARRIAGES
ASHLEE SIMPSON ROSS & EVAN ROSS WELCOME A BABY GIRL
“EMPIRE” STARS GRACE GEALEY AND TRAI BYERS ARE ENGAGED
CELEBRITY NEWS: JULY 31, 2015
Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family) – 17 years old
Alexis Knapp (“Pitch Perfect” movies) – 26 years old
Zelda Rae Williams (“House of D”/ Robin Williams’ Daughter) – 26 years old
Charlie Carver (Desperate Housewives) – 27 years old
BJ Novak (The Office) – 36 years old
Zac Brown (Country Singer) – 37 years old
Dean Cain (Hit The Floor) – 49 years old
J.K. Rowling (Author of “Harry Potter”) – 50 years old
Wesley Snipes (“The Expendables 3”) – 53 years old
Mark Cuban (Entrepreneur) – 57 years old
Wally Kurth (Days of Our Lives) – 57 years old
Susan Flannery (The Bold And The Beautiful) – 76 years old
ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 7/31/15)
DISNEY: Bunk’d (Premiere) at 10pm
LIFETIME: Bring It (Premiere) at 9pm
LIFETIME: Atlanta Plastic (Premiere) at 10pm
TNT: Cold Justice: Sex Crimes (Premiere) at 9pm
TEEN NICK: DeGrassi (Finale) at 9:30pm
NBC: Running Wild With Bear Grylls: Kate Winslet (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: Bachelor in Paradise (Premiere) at 8pm
BOUNCE: PBC – The Next Round (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: Ice Road Truckers (Premiere) at 9pm
SUNDANCE TV: Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter (Premiere) at 11am
PBS: Last Tango in Halifax (Finale) at 8pm
PBS: Poldark on Masterpiece (Finale) at 9pm
Investigation Discovery sheds new light on infamous and controversial cases in Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals, launching Monday, November 2 at 10p. Featured stories include Jean Harris, Mark David Chapman and Erik and Lyle Menendez. “There is still enormous interest in these sensational scandals,” said Walters. Series premieres Monday, November 2 at 10p.
Because viewers can’t get enough of all things shark, Discovery is introducing Shweekend, a special weekend of all-new Shark Week content on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30. Programming includes MythBusters vs. Jaws (wt), Shark Alley (wt), Air Jaws: Ring of Death (wt) and Still Alive: Shark Surprise.
In advance of Project Runway’s upcoming Season 14 debut, Lifetime and Yahoo TV have partnered to premiere one-hour casting special Road to the Runway online. Special airs on linear Thursday, August 6 at 8p, leading into Project Runway’s return on Lifetime at 9p.
Wendy Williams will host and executive produce Death by Gossip with Wendy Williams, an Investigation Discovery true crime series. “Everyone loves a little dish now and then, but in these cases, guilty pleasure can become motive for murder,” said Wendy Williams. “I’m an ID Addict and I dare anyone not to be intrigued by the real-life stories we tell every week.” The series debuts Friday, October 9 at 10p.
Candace Cameron Bure says she’s flattered that she’s being considered for a co-host spot on ABC talker The View, but serving on the panel is “not easy,” the Fuller House star admitted to Cynopsis at TCA. “It’s a difficult show to do because no matter where you stand or what your opinion is, you’re always going to have people who don’t like you.” Bure would fill one of the spots left open by Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace, out after one season.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network placed a straight-to-series order for Greenleaf, a 13-episode drama from Craig Wright (Lost) that centers on shenanigans surrounding a Memphis megachurch. The Lionsgate-owned series is set for production later this year. “This show is going to be a fun ride and will hopefully have viewers on the edge of their pews week after week,” said Winfrey.
Investigation Discovery has released August premiere dates for six returning series. Deadly Devotion bows Monday, August 3 at 9p; Deadly Women debuts Friday, August 7 at 10p; Swamp Murders is back Wednesday, August 12 at 10p; Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda returns Tuesday, August 18 at 10p; Nowhere to Hide debuts Thursday, August 20 at 10p and On the Case with Paula Zahn returns Sunday, August 30 at 10p.
Good Wife alum Archie Panjabi is heading to FOX‘s Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Panjabi will guest as a police officer who has her eye on Detective Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio). The drama returns for its third season on Sunday, September 27 at 8:30p.
Rhys Ifans (The Amazing Spider-Man) is joining the cast of Epix spy series Berlin Station. Drama is scheduled to begin production this fall, headed for a fall of 2016 launch.
TV One announced its best July delivery ever in Primetime and Total Day among W25-54. Year over year in Prime/Total Day, the net is up 42 percent/13 percent in W25-54, up 42 percent/23 percent among A18-49 and up 32/15 percent in HHs, according to Nielsen Live+SD.
Bounce TV has been the #1 African-American targeted television network in the delivery of overall viewers and key demos a dozen times in recent weeks reports the net.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Simon McBurney, Zhang Jingchu
Vacation – Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Sklyer Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Mann, Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo
The End of the Tour (Limited Release) – Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, Becky Ann Baker, Anna Chlumsky, Joan Cusack, Mamie Gummer, Ron Livingston, Mickey Sumner
Jenny’s Wedding (Limited Release) – Katherine Heigl, Tom Wilkinson, Linda Emond, Grace Gummer, Alexis Bledel, Matthew Metzler, Cathleen O’Malley, Sam McMurray
NYC STREET FAIRS
Saturday August 1, 2015
The Summer Seaport Festival – on Water St. from Fulton to Broad St.
Ninth Ave. Festival – 14th to 23rd St.
6th Ave. Festival – from 23rd to 32nd St.
Sunday August 2, 2015
Lexington Ave. Summeriest – from 42nd to 57th St .
Junction Blvd. Festival (Queens) – from Roosevelt to 35th Ave.
SUMMER STREETS ON PARK AVE.
This will happen for the next 3 Saturdays in August (8/1/15, 8/8/15, 8/15/15) from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park along Park Ave.
Today’s Jackpot is $25 million
You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Saturday’s Jackpot is $100 million.
Powerball is played in 43 states.
TAMI ROMAN (BASKETBALL WIVES) SUFFERS A MISCARRIAGE