2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS: NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS: NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
MICHAEL JACKSON SUPPOSEDLY HAD A SON
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KHLOE KARDASHIAN BUYS JUSTIN BIEBER’S HOME
ANDREW GARFIELD HAS FUN WITH MILES “BATKID” SCOTT AFTER SEGMENT WAS AXED FROM THE OSCARS
CELEBRITY NEWS: MARCH 6, 2014
Tyler The Creator (Rapper) – 23 years old
Beanie Sigel (Rapper) – 40 years old
Shaquille O’Neal (former NBA Player) – 42 years old
Connie Britton (Nashville) – 47 years old
D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) – 51 years old
Tom Arnold (“True Lies”) – 55 years old
Jacklyn Zeman (General Hospital) – 61 years old
Steadman Graham (Entrepreneur/Oprah’s Boyfriend) – 63 years old
Anna Maria Horsford (Amen) – 66 years old
Rob Reiner (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) – 67 years old
John Stossel (ABC Journalist) – 67 years old
Mary Wilson (The Supremes) – 70 years old
Alan Greenspan (former Chairman of the Federal Reserve) – 88 years old
ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 3/6/14)
ANIMAL PLANET: Ice Cold Gold (Premiere) at 10pm
CNN: Chicagoland (Premiere) at 10pm
COMEDY: Review with Forrest MacNeil (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Beat Bobby Flay (Premiere) at 10pm
FX: Saint George (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: New House, New Life (Premiere) at 11pm
LIFETIME: Celebrity Home Raiders (Premiere) at 10pm
NUVO TV: The Collective, Powered by Vevo (Premiere) at 8pm
USA: Suits (Premiere) at 9pm
USA: Sirens (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: Frenemies: Loyalty Turned Lethal (Premiere) at 9pm
Former King of Queens co-star Leah Remini is getting a new show. TLC has ordered a 12-episode reality series starring the actress and former Scientologist and her family.
Is Ty Pennington is hanging up his tool belt? The star of Trading Spaces and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has been tapped to host TNT cooking competition show On The Menu, starring chef Emeril Lagasse. The show premieres this fall.
Fred Savage has signed on to direct and executive produce IFC‘s upcoming scripted comedy Garfunkel and Oates. Starring comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, the series chronicles the pair’s personal and professional misadventures.
Psych has named the host of its live series finale aftershow. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kevin Pereira (Attack of the Show) been tapped for the job. The show airs Wednesday, March 26 at 10p on USA Network.
Conan O’Brien is heading to MTV. The late-night talk show host has been tapped to host the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13 at 9p, broadcast live from Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Nominations will be announced Thursday, March 6 at 7a at www.movieawards.mtv.com.
VH1 has greenlit a slate of new series: I “Heart” Nick Carter, focusing on Backstreet Boy Nick Carter‘s relationship with his fiancee; Untitled K. Michelle Project, centering on the Love and Hip Hop star’s bright music career; Swab Stories, chronicling how lost family members re-connect via DNA testing; Walk Of Shame Shuttle, following a young entrepreneur’s service for college students who overindulged the previous night; This Is HOT 97, offering look inside the radio brand; and White Girls Of Rap, featuring female rappers striving for success in a male-dominated business.
Get ready to feel glad all over. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion of America, THIRTEEN’s Great Performances is presenting The Dave Clark Five and Beyond – Glad All Over, a documentary featuring interviews with the likes of Tom Hanks, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Bruce Springsteen and rare footage not seen in decades. The two-hour special airs on PBS Tuesday, April 8 at 8p and Friday, April 11 at 10p.
Cooking Channel invites you to pull up a seat for the debut of Dinner at Tiffani‘s, premiering Sunday, March 23 at 8p. The primetime special follows host Tiffani Thiessen as she showcases her culinary and entertaining skills with a dinner party for her friends and former castmates.
CBS‘s CSI: Crime Scene Investigation spinoff pilot has landed its leading lady. Patricia Arquette has been tapped for the main role of crime psychologist Avery Ryan in the drama about a cyber crime division of the FBI.
Brooke Burke Charvet, who was fired as co-host of ABC‘s Dancing With the Stars, has landed a new gig with ABC Family. She’ll recur on two episodes of Melissa & Joey as Joey’s ex-girlfriend, Felicia.
NBC‘s DC Comics adaptation Constantine has added True Blood‘s Lucy Griffiths and Lost‘s Harold Perrineau to its cast. Griffiths portrays female lead Liv; Perrineau plays an angel.
Azure Parsons has joined ABC summer drama Astronaut Wives Club. She’ll play Annie Glenn, wife of John Glenn.
Kellee Stewart has been cast in the ABC comedy pilot Damaged Goods. She’ll portray Betsy, a woman living off alimony.
Gabriel Luna has been cast as the lead in El Rey Network‘s second scripted original series, Matador. Nicky Whelan and Neil Hopkins will also appear in the show, which is slated to debut it July.
CONAN O’BRIEN TO HOST THE 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS
WHITNEY HOUSTON’S FAMILY PARTY TURNS INTO RAGING WARFARE
LANCE BASS TALKS ABOUT COMING OUT TO N’SYNC
ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 3/5/14)
BRAVO: Flipping Out (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: RESTAURANT: Impossible (Premiere) at 10pm
LIFETIME: Preacher;s Daughters (Premiere) at 9pm
LIFETIME: Bring It! (Premiere) at 10pm
NAT. GEO.: Hustling America (Premiere) at 9pm
OXYGEN: The Face (Premiere) at 10pm
SCIENCE: Through The Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (Premiere) at 10pm
TV ONE: Unsung Hollywood: Robin Harris (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Buying And Selling (Finale) at 9pm
Sam Champion was jazzed about his new morning show, AMHQ, debuting Monday, March 17 at 7a. It’s designed to “get the family up and running and give them what they need, and that starts with the weather,” said the anchor and managing editor.
Producer/songwriter Timbaland will write and produce music for Lee Daniels‘ Fox hip hop drama Empire. Pilot stars Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow) and Taraji P. Henson (Person of Interest).
Great American Country is running a watch-and-win contest in March during rehabbed treasure series Flea Market Flip, Sundays at 9p. Viewers will see a code word on air, and have 24 hours to enter the word online for a chance to win $5000.
TBS issued a pilot order for a workplace comedy from David Kohan and Max Mutchnick (Wlll & Grace), set in a barbershop.
Fancy footing at Fox: The season 12 premiere of Hell’s Kitchen on Thursday, March 13 at 8p means American Idol moves to 9p on the night. Ratings-challenged freshman legal drama Rake relocates from Thursdays to Fridays at 8p on March 14; when Idol results shows shrink to half-hour eps starting Thursday, March 27 at 9p, new comedy Surviving Jack slips in at 9:30p.
TCM celebrates the career of Eva Marie Saint on Monday, March 31. Tribute kicks off at 8p with Robert Osborne Hosts Eva Marie Saint: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival, and continues with movies including On the Waterfront (1954) and North by Northwest (1959).
Amy Poehler, Bill D’Elia, Bill Maher, Chris Cookson, Joe Morgenstern, and Katey Sagal have been added to the list of presenters for the Television Academy 23rd Hall of Fame induction gala. Honorees at the March 11 event include sound engineer Ray Dolby, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David E. Kelley, Jay Leno, Rupert Murdoch and Brandon Stoddard.
The contestants for season 18 of ABC‘s Dancing with the Stars were announced on Good Morning America Tuesday. Putting on their dancing shoes: Olympic-gold- medal-winning ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White, Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years), Drew Carey, swimmer Diana Nyad, Billy Dee Williams, Candace Cameron Bure (Full House), reality star NeNe Leakes, singer Cody Simpson, actor/singer James Maslow, Paralympian snowboarder Amy Purdy and former hockey player Sean Avery. Two-hour premiere airs Monday, March 17 at 8p.
Mila Kunis will guest on Two and a Half Men as a free-spirited traveler who connects with Walden, played by Kunis’ fiance, Ashton Kutcher. CBS comedy airs Thursdays at 9p.
Virgina Madsen has joined NBC pilot Babylon Fields. The 20th Century Fox Television drama is about residents of a town who come back from the dead.
David Mazouz (Touch) has been cast in Fox drama project Gotham as a young Bruce Wayne, and newcomer Camren Bicondova will play Selina Kyle.
Stacey McGunnigle landed the lead in NBC pilot Ellen More or Less, from Universal Television and True Jack Productions. The Canadian actress is a member of the Second City comedy troupe.
Time Warner Cable announced it is launching EPIX on Tuesday, March 18. TWC’s digital basic tier customers will get three months of EPIX, including its multi-plex services, free.
Univision Television Group expanded its distribution agreement with Bounce TV to include its stations in NYC, LA, Dallas, Orlando and Phoenix, and renewed its deal for San Francisco, Boston, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Raleigh and Tampa.
The Olympics might have tamped down ratings, but in metered markets Monday, the Oscars gave entertainment shows a big lift. Entertainment Tonight was up 40 percent versus last year (4.9/8), Access Hollywood jumped up 38 percent (2.9/5) and Extra saw a 42 percent (2.7/5) lift.
Live with Kelly and Michael‘s post-Oscars show on Monday earned 4.9/14 in Households and 2.5/14 in W25-54 in metered markets, the show’s highest-rated telecast on any day since the final broadcast of Live with Regis and Kelly in November 2011.
Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres felt the love, too. Monday’s live post-Oscar The Ellen DeGeneres Show was the highest-rated episode in the series’ 11-year history, averaging a 4.8 Household rating/11 share in the overnight markets. The series’ previous high was 3.8, in January 2004.
In its second week, NBC‘s The Voice held most of its premiere numbers, 4.5 A18-49 and 15.7 million total viewers, versus 4.7 and 15.9 million the week prior.
TNT‘s Perception started its winter run on Tuesday with 3.3 million viewers in Live+3, 1.3 million A25-54 and 1.0 million A18-49. The night’s winter premiere of Rizzoli & Isles grew to more than 5.4 million viewers in Live+3, grabbing 1.9 million A25-54 and 1.5 million A18-49 in Live+3.
SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 3/2/14)
1) Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron – 138,630
2) Various Artists – Frozen – 91,314 (After 14 weeks – 1,232,224)
3) Beck – Morning Phase – 87,248
4) Kid Cudi – Kid Cudi Presents Satellite Flight – 87,122
5) Romeo Santos – Formula Vol. 2 – 84,593
6) Dierks Bentley – Riser – 63,315
8) The Fray – Helios – 36,790
12) St. Vincent – St. Vincent – 29,261
13) James Fortune & Fiya – Live Through It – 24,972
28) Bethel Music – Tides Live – 10,435
29) Celtic Woman – Emerald: Musical Gem – 10,328
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