MANNY PACQUIAO HIT WITH CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT
MANNY PACQUIAO HIT WITH CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT
CHRIS BROWN BASKETBALL BATTERY CASE CLOSED
B.B. KING DOCTOR CLAIMS THERE ARE NO SIGNS OF MISTREATMENT
FLOYD MAYWEATHER BABY MAMA JOSIE HARRIS SUES HIM FOR $20 MILLION FOR DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER
THE KARDASHIANS AND SEARS PART WAYS
ELLEN ALBERTINI DOW (“THE WEDDING SINGER”) HAS DIED
MIGUEL SUED FOR BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCE JUMP IN MAY 2013
CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 5, 2015
Hannah Davis (Model) – 25 years old
Chris Brown (Singer) – 26 years old
Adele (Singer) – 27 years old
Brooke Hogan (VH1’s Brooke Knows Best) – 27 years old
Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”) – 32 years old
Danielle Fishel (Boy Meets World) – 34 years old
Craig David (Singer) – 34 years old
Tahiry Jose (VH1’s Love & Hip Hop New York) – 36 years old
Raheem Devaughn (R&B Singer) – 40 years old
Tina Yothers (Family Tears) – 42 years old
Darrin Dewitt Henson (“Stomp The Yard”) – 43 years old
Brian Williams (NBC Nightly News) – 56 years old
Michael Palin (“Monty Python” movies) – 72 years old
ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 5/5/15)
BBC AMERICA: Nature’s Weirdest (Premiere) at 9pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Building Alaska (Premiere) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Inside Comedy (Premiere) at 11pm
TLC: The Wills Family (Premiere) at 10pm
TRU TV: TruTV Top Funniest (Premiere) at 9pm
VELOCITY: Chasing Classic Cars (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: Forever (Finale) at 10pm
CBS: Person of Interest (Finale) at 10pm
FOX: New Girl (Finale) at 9pm
FOX: Weird Loners (Finale) at 9:30pm
HGTV: Mark & Derek’s Excellent Flip (Finale) at 11pm and 11:30pm
LIFETIME: Dance Moms (Finale) at 9pm
AMC Networks reported a higher-than-forecast 27.5 percent rise in revenue last quarter versus 2014, with net income of $122 million. U.S. nets (AMC, WE tv, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV) were up 25.4 percent, with a big assist from ad sales for AMC’s Walking Dead and Better Call Saul; International Networks saw a 38.9 percent lift.
Fox renewed The Simpsons for seasons 27 and 28. The comedy still has gas in the tank, averaging 2.7 million among A18-49 and 6 million total viewers on Sundays.
Velocity opens season eight of Chasing Classic Cars tonight at 10p with a one-hour premiere, as collector Wayne Carini crosses the Atlantic to participate in a car run in a 1903 Ford.
Season two of survival series Fat Guys in the Woods bow Sunday, June 7 at 9p, preceded by a season one marathon that starts at 1p.
AHC is shooting for season two with Gunslinger. Docudrama from Castle Pictures, the net’s top original series in Prime delivery among P25-54 (213,000) and M25-54 (151,000), returns in July.
Nickelodeon gave the go-ahead for a 20-ep second season of live-action daily strip Make It Pop, from DHX Media. Since its launch, the musical comedy series has been Nick’s top show with K6-11 and G6-11.
Animal Planet’s number one series, River Monsters, winds up season seven with two-hour special River Monsters: Jurassic-Sized Prehistoric Terror on Monday, May 25 at 8p. Net promises super-sized piranhas, fanged swamp sharks and a “buzz-saw” killer.
History is launching four new series this summer. Auto-focused Lost in Transmission (Adjacent Productions) gets into gear Thursday, May 7 at 10p; event series Texas Rising (A+E Studios and ITV Studios America with Thinkfactory Media) launches Monday May 25 at 9p; car renovation docu-series Leepu & Pitbull (Raw TV) bows Tuesday, June 16 at 10p, and survival experiment Alone (Leftfield Pictures) sets out Thursday, June 18 at 10p.
A two-part Keeping Up With the Kardashians special on E! shares conversations with Bruce Jenner and his family about his gender transition, as well as home video memories. Part one airs Sunday, May 17 at 9p, followed by part two the next day, same time.
It’s rap versus rock fans in a special episode of GSN’s Idiotest. Host Ben Gleib offers up the brain teasers Wednesday, May 13 at 8p.
Hitler: 7 Days That Made the Monster explores events in Adolf Hitler’s early life that might explain how he turned into a brutal monster. One-hour special airs on AHC Monday, May 11 at 10p.
Jewish Life Television premieres two-hour documentary Jews in Germany Today on Wednesday, May 6 at 9p. It’s the eleventh installment in JLTV’s Air, Land & Sea travel franchise.
Save the dates for Hallmark Channel’s “June Weddings Month”: Love Again (formerly Last Resort) on Saturday, June 20 at 9p; The Perfect Match (formerly A Perfect Wedding) on Sunday, June 21 at 9p and Home & Family Primetime Special Wedding Event on Monday, June 22 at 8p.
TCM’s “Summer of Darkness” is back Friday, June 5, with weekly marathons of film noir titles in June and July. Set the alarm – programming stunt launches at 6a.
Who’s the smartest of them all? Among the diverse slate of celebs on deck for Jeopardy’s “Celebrity Week” are Debra Messing (The Mysteries of Laura), astronaut Mike Kelly, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and CNN anchor John Berman, among others. Stars play for charity and no one goes home with less than $10,000 for their favorite cause.
Sony Movie Channel celebrates Memorial Day with a military movie marathon starting Monday, May 25 at 6:45a. First up: Jack Lemmon in The Wackiest Ship in the Army.
Lifetime movie Cleveland Abduction averaged 3.1 million total viewers and 1.2 million among A18-49 on Saturday. Post-show Behind the Headlines: Cleveland Abduction kept the momentum going with 2.9 million viewers and 1.1 million A18-49.
Opposite boxing hoopla on HBO and Showtime, NBC’s Saturday Night Live scored a 3.4 HH rating in metered markets, down from 3.8 for the sketch comedy’s last original episode on April 11.
Days after its cancellation by ABC, Revenge had a 20 percent boost among A18-49 (1.2/4) in Sunday, per early Nielsens. Series finale (“Someone has to pay!”) airs May 10.
April was the 42nd consecutive month of year-over-year delivery gains for Velocity among Households and Men 18+ in primetime. The gains were driven in part by new series Junkyard Empire, which debuted as the net’s most watched series launch ever for M18-34, M18-49, P18-34 and P18-49. Across all ad-supported cable, Velocity’s 21 percent increase among M18+ boosted the network six spots in the cable rankings, to number 44.
Today’s Jackpot is $110 million
You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
SETH GILLIAM (THE WALKING DEAD) ARRESTED FOR DUI, POT AND TRIPLE DIGIT SPEEDING