FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL

March 4, 2015

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

ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 3/4/15)
BBC AMERICA: Broadchurch (Premiere) at 10pm
BOUNCE: Selma A March to Remember (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: CSI: Cyber (Premiere) at 10pm
FYI: My City’s Just Not That Into Me (Premiere) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN: Killer IQ Lion vs. Hyena (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: Strange Love (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Wahlburgers (Finale) at 10pm
BET: It’s a Mann’s World (Finale) at 9pm
BET: The Game (Finale) at 10pm
USA: Suits (Finale) at 10pm
VH1: Mob Wives (Finale) at 8pm

Oprah Winfrey is shuttering Harpo Studios’ Chicago studios and moving production to OWN headquarters in LA. Winfrey informed her staff of the relocation Tuesday morning, according to the Hollywood Reporter. While Chicago has been “everything” to her, said Winfrey, “the time had come to downsize this part of the business and to move forward.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC commissioned I Can Do That!, developed and distributed by Armoza Formats. Based on an international format currently airing in over 15 countries, the series features celebrities putting on an entertainment show with skills they didn’t know they had. Marlon Wayans hosts.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spike TV gave the green light to eight more episodes of Lip Sync Battle. Among the performers: Emily Blunt, Anne Hathaway, Terrence Howard, Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Will Arnett, Mike Tyson and Terry Crews. The show debuts on Thursday, April 2 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

IFC‘s Garfunkel & Oates, the comedy based on Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci‘s musical web videos, won’t be back for a second season. The AMC Networks-owned cabler canceled the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC is moving forward with Uncle Buck, a comedy pilot based on the 1989 John Candy film of the same name. Mike Epps will star in the title role; Nia Long co-stars.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jillian Michaels (The Biggest Loser) is partnering with Spike TV to find the next fitness phenom in non-scripted original series Sweat Inc. The net ordered 10 one-hour epis from 3 Ball Entertainment, set to go into production this summer for a fall premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spike TV is teaming with actor/producer Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia‘s $7 Bucks Productions for a development deal to create and produce live events, specials, sports and initiatives surrounding veterans. “Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and $7 Bucks Productions personify Spike’s direction to be big and bold with original programming that speaks to a broader audience,” said Casey Patterson,exec producer/EVP Talent Development and Production, Viacom Entertainment Group.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Syfy‘s fifth and final season of Lost Girl kicks offFriday, April 17 at 10p. Also on that date, the season two of the net’s werewolf dramaBitten premieres at 8p. The series lands in its regular time slot debut Friday, April 24 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Anarchy in the monarchy: E! debuts its first original scripted drama series, The Royals, with an extended 75-minute premiere on Sunday, March 15 at 10p. Leading the are Elizabeth Hurley and Vincent Regan as Queen Helena and King Simon, along with William Moseley as Prince Liam and Alexandra Park as Princess Eleanor.
(Source: Cynopsis)

What do Guy Fieri and Blake Shelton have in common? Their love for hunting turkeys  and eating them. On a special episode of Avian-X TV, airing Saturday, March 7 at 7p on Sportsman Channel, the pair spend time gobbling turkey on Shelton’s ranch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv renewed Mary Mary and L.A. Hair for fourth seasons. Mary Mary returns on Thursday, March 5 at 10p, while L.A. Hair is set for a summer premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FXX comedy Man Seeking Woman will be back in 2016. The network ordered a 10-episode second season of the Jay Baruchel series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bill Murray will guest star on Rashida Jones’ upcoming TBS police comedy Angie Tribeca as Vic Deakins, a grocery-store clerk who flirts with Jones’ Angie.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Wonder Years alum Fred Savage is heading back to TV. The actor has been tapped to co-star in FOX‘s upcoming Rob Lowe comedy The Grinder as Lowe’s younger brother.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alicia Coppola is returning to NCIS: Los Angeles, reports TVLine, reprising her role as FBI Agent Lisa Rand on an episode of the CBS drama this spring.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jeremy Jordan (Smash) has been tapped for a guest spot on CBS series Supergirl. He’ll portray Winn, a superstar IT whiz.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) is joining the voice cast of Disney XD‘s Star Wars Rebels, which already includes her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. The actress will have a recurring role on the animated series. “We’re thrilled to have Sarah Michelle Gellar on board for season two,” said executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni. “She is a true ‘Star Wars Rebels’ fan and her passion undoubtedly comes through in the voice recording sessions.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meredith Vieira (1.2, up 9 percent) surged 40 percent in the W25-54 demo, matching its season high 0.7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Celebrity Name Game (1.5, up 7 percent) hit a new season high and rose 13 percent among W25-54 (new season high 0.9 demo rating).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Monday’s finale of Ellen’s Design Challenge was the highest-rated show of the night on HGTV, averaging.86 among P25-54. Averaging a .83 P25-54 rating this season, the six-episode furniture design competition grew 48 percent versus the prior 13 week average and ranked as a top 10-rated cable program for the Monday 9p time period among P25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season three premiere of Fuse docu-series, BigFreedia: Queen of Bounce ranked as the top season premiere ever for the network, delivering 300,000 total viewers and double-digit gains in total viewer delivery (up 41 percent),P18-34 delivery (up 23 percent) and HH ratings (up 38 percent) versus its second season premiere, based on Nielsen Live+3numbers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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CHRIS BROWN IS A FATHER TO A 9 MONTH OLD GIRL

March 4, 2015

CHRIS BROWN IS A FATHER TO A 9 MONTH OLD GIRL
http://www.tmz.com/2015/03/03/chris-brown-has-baby-girl-father-dad-baby-mama/

ROBERT HERJAVEC (SHARK TANK) & DIANE PLESE SPLIT

March 4, 2015

ROBERT HERJAVEC (SHARK TANK) & DIANE PLESE SPLIT
http://www.eonline.com/news/631767/shark-tank-s-robert-herjavec-and-wife-diane-split-up

OPRAH WINFREY IS MOVING HARPO STUDIOS FROM CHICAGO TO HOLLYWOOD

March 4, 2015

OPRAH WINFREY IS MOVING HARPO STUDIOS FROM CHICAGO TO HOLLYWOOD
http://www.eonline.com/news/631604/oprah-winfrey-is-leaving-chicago-and-200-employees-behind

CARRIE UNDERWOOD & MIKE FISHER WELCOME A BABY BOY

March 4, 2015

CARRIE UNDERWOOD & MIKE FISHER WELCOME A BABY BOY
http://www.eonline.com/news/631451/carrie-underwood-gives-birth-to-isaiah-michael-fisher-see-the-first-pic-of-the-american-idol-winner-s-son

CELEBRITY NEWS: MARCH 3, 2015

March 4, 2015

CELEBRITY NEWS: MARCH 3, 2015
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Jessica Biel (7th Heaven) – 33 years old
Buddy Valastro (Cake Boss) – 38 years old
David Faustino (Married With Children) – 41 years old
Tyler Florence (Chef) – 44 years old
Julie Bowen (Modern Family) – 45 years old
Tone Loc (Rapper) – 49 years old
Laura Harring (Gossip Girl) – 51 years old
Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Olympian) – 53 years old
Paul Anthony (Full Force) – 55 years old
Miranda Richardson (“The Crying Game”) – 57 years old
Hattie Winston (The Electric Company) – 70 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MEGA MILLIONS

March 3, 2015

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

ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 3/3/15)
DIRECT TV: Billy and Billie (Premiere) at 8pm
FOX: Hell’s Kitchen (Premiere) at 8pm
HGTV: Your Big Family Renovation (Premiere) at 8pm
LIFETIME: Born in the Wild (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Storage Wars (Finale) at 9:30pm

CBS Television Distribution is staying in business with Judge Judy Sheindlin, extending her agreement through 2020. The new pact includes a first-look production deal with the Judge Judy host, whose Queen Bee Productions produces Hot Bench. In its 19th season, Judy is averaging 10.3 million viewers; top of the freshman class Bench is averaging 2.3 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards have found a broadcast home. Orphaned last year, the show aired online, but a multi-year deal between NATAS and Pop has the trophyfest airing live Sunday, April 26 at 8p, from stage 16 at the Warner Bros. Studios lot. “Adding premium live events to our schedule is just another exciting way we are building Pop,” said net president Brad Schwartz. “We’re going to have a lot of fun with this.” Michael Levitt is exec producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mark Cuban, President of the United States? That’s the role the Shark Tank star/billionaire investor will play in Syfy’s Sharknado 3, with outspoken conservative commentator Ann Coulter onboard as VP. Ian Ziering and Tara Reid return to star in the Asylum production, premiering in July.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lester Holt, filling in for a suspended Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News, was replaced last night by Today co-host Savannah Guthrie, reportedly to deal with a family emergency. Guthrie has subbed for Williams in the past.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Say it isn’t so: Maggie Smith hinted that season six of Downton Abbey, in production now, will be its last. “I can’t see how it could go on,” Smith told The Sunday Times. “I certainly can’t keep going. To my knowledge, I must be 110 by now.” A show spokesperson told People the show has always been commissioned on a season-by-season basis, “so we just don’t know yet.” Season five wrapped Stateside on PBS Sunday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cecilia Vega and Tom Llamas were named Saturday and Sunday anchors of ABC World News Tonight, announced ABC News president James Goldsten on Monday. Vega and Llamas have filled in the posts since David Muir succeeded Diane Sawyer in the weekday anchor chair in September.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bounce TV is getting in the ring with the new Premier Boxing Championships series. Monthly PBC The Next Round will feature two hours of live boxing with the sport’s up-and-comers. “This series provides future stars of boxing frequent nationwide exposure on over-the-air television, and will benefit the African-American audience who I believe miss watching this great sport on free TV,” said Martin Luther King, III, a net founder.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TruTV gave a series order to Fameless, a prank show from David Spade. The Rules of Engagement alum will exec produce with ElectusBen Silverman and Entertainment One’s Tara Long and Kevin Healey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network peeks behind the curtain at the inner workings of a cruise line in Disney Dream Cruise With Food Network. Network talent Melissa d’Arabian (Guy’s Grocery Games), Amanda Freitag (Chopped), Katie Lee (The Kitchen) and Jeff Mauro (The Kitchen) are onboard the special from BSTV Entertainment airing Friday, March 27 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season five finale of VH1’s Mob Wives on Wednesday, March 4 at 8p doesn’t mean the end of rivalries, unsettled scores and drama. A two-part reunion special reignites passions Wednesday, March 11 and March 18 at 8p, hosted by a game Vivica A. Fox.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Three Scandal castmates compete on the season finale of GSN’s The Chase on Tuesday, March 10 at 8p. Joe Morton, Kate Burton and Brian Letscher raise money for charity in the trivia challenge.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The good, the bad and the ugly: E!’s Good Work features panel discussions about beauty procedures with RuPaul, plastic surgeon Dr. Terry Dubrow and Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara weighing in on who’s had what done and who’s doing it wrong. Series premieres Tuesday, April 14 at 10p, after the season two debut of companion show Botched.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel commemorates Leonard Nimoy with encore presentations of The Real Story: Star Trek, featuring interviews with the actor, today at 5p, Wednesday, March 4 at 1p, Thursday, March 5 at 6a and Friday, March 6 at 3a. Nimoy died February 27 at 83.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Great Performances special Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert features the singer performing classics from the Great American Songbook on Friday, April 3 at 10p. Lennox’s seventh solo album, Nostalgia, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Christine Woods (Hello Ladies) landed the female lead in NBC’s untitled office comedy pilot about about friends whose relationship takes a turn when the man (played by Michael Cassidy) starts dating the “perfect” woman.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mireille Enos (The Killing) will star in ABC pilot The Catch, from ABC Studios and Shondaland, along with French actor Jacky Ido (Taxi Brooklyn).
(Source: Cynopsis)

James Remar (Dexter) has joined the cast of MTV fantasy drama The Shannara Chronicles, ordered straight to series in July.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wilmer Valderrama, co-starring in El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, will play a police detective in Fox drama pilot Minority Report.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A sneak preview of Harvey Beaks airs Saturday, March 28 at 9:30p, after Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards. Animated series about a mild-mannered bird with two wild pals settles into its regular timeslot Sunday, March 29 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon promises a “puppypalooza” during “Nick Jr.’s Puppy Preschool” this week. Included: new episodes of PAW Patrol, on-air spots featuring real puppies and kids and on Friday, March 6, the 1:30p premiere of special Mutt & Stuff, guest starring the Dog Whisperer himself, Cesar Millan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of Fox comedy Last Man On Earth delivered a strong 2.3 rating among A18-49 for each of its back-to-back eps Sunday, according to early Nielsens, and was the top program in the demo among the Big Four for the night.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Up against AMC’s The Walking Dead and the season finale of Downton Abbey, the launch of drama Secrets & Lies on Sunday gave ABC a 1.5 rating among A18-49 from 9-11p, while the premiere of CBS’s Vince Gilligan/David Shore light drama Battle Creek posted 1.0 in the demo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of CNN’s Finding Jesus averaged 1.14 million viewers at 9p on Sunday, versus 634,000 for Fox News and 275,000 for MSNBC, according to fast nationals, and handily won the news demo with 371,000.  At 10p, CNN’s debut of The Wonder List with Bill Weir scored 706,000 viewers and 294,000 among A25-54, also first among cable news nets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday’s premiere of All-Star Academy on Food Network delivered nearly 1.7 million viewers P2+ and posted a.81 rating (800,000 imp) among A25-54, an 85 percent increase over year-ago. The net’s Sunday night was up 56 percent over year-ago among A25-54, helped by Guy’s Grocery Games (.82) at 8pand Cutthroat Kitchen (.80) at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One’s Black History Month schedule delivered the network’s best February performance ever in Primetime among W25-54 (0.25, 74,000), P18-49 (0.18, 108,000 tied ‘10) and W18-49 (0.23, 71,000). Leading the pack: the premieres of the 46th NAACP Image Awards, sneak peek of new summer comedy Born Again Virgin, original movie White Water and returning series Unsung Hollywood and R&B Divas LA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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SARA GILBERT & LINDA PERRY WELCOME A BABY BOY

March 2, 2015

SARA GILBERT & LINDA PERRY WELCOME A BABY BOY
http://www.eonline.com/news/631082/sara-gilbert-gives-birth-the-talk-co-host-welcomes-baby-boy-with-wife-linda-perry

CHARMAYNE MAXWELL (BROWNSTONE) HAS DIED

March 2, 2015

CHARMAYNE MAXWELL (BROWNSTONE) HAS DIED
http://www.tmz.com/2015/03/01/brownstone-charmayne-maxwell-dead-dies-fall-denmark/

LUDACRIS & EUDOXIE ARE EXPECTING THEIR FIRST CHILD TOGETHER

March 2, 2015

LUDACRIS & EUDOXIE ARE EXPECTING THEIR FIRST CHILD TOGETHER
http://www.eonline.com/news/630796/ludacris-wife-eudoxie-is-pregnant-see-their-sweet-baby-bump-photo


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