RUTH BADER GINSBURG (SUPREME COURT JUSTICE) HAS DIED

September 19, 2020

RUTH BADER GINSBURG (SUPREME COURT JUSTICE) HAS DIED
https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/18/supreme-court-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-dead-dies-87/

DANNY MASTERSON APPEARS IN COURT FOR ARRAIGNMENT ON RAPE CHARGES

September 19, 2020

DANNY MASTERSON APPEARS IN COURT FOR ARRAIGNMENT ON RAPE CHARGES
https://www.eonline.com/news/1189402/danny-masterson-appears-in-court-for-arraignment-on-rape-charges

LADY GAGA TACKLES VERY PERSONAL MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEY IN NEW “911” SHORT FILM

September 19, 2020

LADY GAGA TACKLES VERY PERSONAL MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEY IN NEW “911” SHORT FILM
https://www.eonline.com/news/1189353/lady-gaga-tackles-very-personal-mental-health-journey-in-new-911-short-film

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS CALLS CORONAVIRUS ‘NO JOKE’ MONTHS AFTER FAMILY’S RECOVERY

September 19, 2020

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS CALLS CORONAVIRUS ‘NO JOKE’ MONTHS AFTER FAMILY’S RECOVERY
https://www.eonline.com/news/1189262/neil-patrick-harris-calls-coronavirus-no-joke-months-after-familys-recovery

CHRISTINA & ANT ANTSTEAD ARE SEPARATED

September 19, 2020

CHRISTINA & ANT ANTSTEAD ARE SEPARATED
https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/18/christina-anstead-ant-split-break-up-el-moussa/

KANYE WEST WANTS TO GET TAYLOR SWIFT’S MASTERS BACK FROM SCOOTER BRAUN

September 19, 2020

KANYE WEST WANTS TO GET TAYLOR SWIFT’S MASTERS BACK FROM SCOOTER BRAUN
https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/18/kanye-west-taylor-swift-masters-scooter-braun-twitter-rant/

DR. DRE’S ESTRANGED WIFE NICOLE YOUNG SAYS HE’S HIDING ASSETS IN DIVORCE

September 19, 2020

DR. DRE’S ESTRANGED WIFE NICOLE YOUNG SAYS HE’S HIDING ASSETS IN DIVORCE
https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/18/dr-dre-sued-estranged-wife-nicole-young-the-chronic-trademarks-hiding-assets/

JENNIFER ANISTON & BRAD PITT GET STEAMY IN “FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH” CHARITY TABLE READ

September 19, 2020

JENNIFER ANISTON & BRAD PITT GET STEAMY IN “FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH” CHARITY TABLE READ
https://www.tmz.com/2020/09/18/jennifer-aniston-brad-pitt-fast-times-ridgemont-high-charity-table-read/

CELEBRITY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

CELEBRITY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Patrick Schwarzenegger (Model/ Maria Shriver & Arnold’s oldest son) – 27 years old
Angela Simmons (‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ /Daughter of Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons) – 33 years old
Danielle Deleasa-Jonas (Married to Kevin Jonas) – 34 years old
Sara Haines (GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke / The View) – 43 years old
Jason Sudeikis (“Horrible Bosses”/ Formerly of Saturday Night Live) – 45 years old
Xzibit (Rapper) – 46 years old
James Marsden (“X-Men: The Last Stand”) – 47 years old
Towanda Braxton (Braxton Family Values) – 47 years old
Jada Pinkett Smith (Red Table Talk/ “Girls Trip”/ “Magic Mike XXL”) – 49 years old
Lance Armstrong (Cyclist) – 49 years old
Aisha Tyler (Whose Line Is It Anway?/ The Talk) – 50 years old
Ricardo “Ricky” Bell (New Edition) – 53 years old
Holly Robinson-Peete (21 Jump Street TV Show) – 56 years old
Ben Carson (Neurosurgeon/ Politician) – 69 years old
Anna Deavere Smith (Black-ish/Nurse Jackie) – 70 years old
Frankie Avalon (Actor/Singer) – 80 years old
Robert Blake (Baretta) – 87 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL

September 18, 2020

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

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 9/18/20)
APPLE TV+:  Long Way Up (Premiere)
CW: World’s Funniest Animals (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY+: Becoming (Premiere)
HULU: PEN15 (Premiere)
NETFLIX: American Barbecue Showdown (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Ratched (Premiere)
PEACOCK: Wilmore (Premiere)
PBS: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Premiere) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 9/19/20)
MSNBC: American Voices With Alicia Menendez (Premiere) at 6pm
MSNBC: The Week With Joshua Johnson (Premiere) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 9/20/20)
E!: E! Live From The Red Carpet: The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards at 6pm
ABC: The 72nd Annual Emmy Awards at 8pm
CBS: 60 Minutes (Premiere) at 7:30pm
FOOD NETWORK: Outrageous Pumpkins (Premiere) at 10pm
PARAMOUNT NETWORK: Bar Rescue The Dirty Truth (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Last Tango in Halifax (Premiere) at 8pm
CNN: Race for the White House (Finale) at 10pm
Showtime: Love Fraud (Finale) at 9pm

Stumptown, renewed for a second season and announced as part of ABC’s fall 2020 season back in June, will not return to the network after all. Between pandemic-related production delays and a change in creative direction, the dramedy would not have been ready until April, reports Deadline, leading to the decision not to move forward.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The CW renewed Two Sentence Horror Stories for season three. The second season of the multiplatform anthology series, which originated as a short-form digital series on go90 in 2017, is slated to premiere in 1Q21.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Thirty-eight live TV musicians sent an open letter to TV networks calling for economic parity with their actor, director and writer colleagues when it comes to wages, health coverage, and residuals for work used on streaming platforms. “Historically our union (AFM) has been more inclusive of BIPOC members than the other unions inside of the Live TV industry,” said the letter, directed to Disney/ABC Television’s Dana Walden, NBCU’s Mark Lazarus, CBS Entertainment’s George Cheeks and ViacomCBS’ Bob Bakish. “Unfortunately, this goes hand-in-hand with its members being economically disrespected, undervalued and underpaid in comparison to those of other unions. Systemic racism becomes the status quo regardless of intention or awareness, but now you have the opportunity to rewrite this narrative.” By addressing the demands, concludes the letter, networks will “demonstrate to the world a powerful example of action toward dismantling systemic racism.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Quibi and NBC News are teaming on a poll focused on GenZ and Millennials about the 2020 Presidential election. Quibi will join NBC News and the Wall Street Journal to track, analyze and release young voter preferences in conjunction with the NBC News/WSJ national polls. Quibi’s The Report by NBC News will feature analysis of results.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also eyeing young would-be voters, ViacomCBS, in partnership with the Ad Council, is launching Vote For Your Life, a mass voter registration, early voting, and get-out-the-vote campaign. MTV is also funding the cost of printing and mailing ballot applications. “With the pandemic, social injustices, protesting and environmentally caused catastrophes like the wild fires on the West Coast and the hurricanes on the East Coast, our audiences are facing unprecedented and life-wrenching decisions which make the 2020 election so important to their daily lives,” said Chris McCarthy, President, Entertainment & Youth Group, ViacomCBS. “We’re launching the Vote For Your Life campaign to give them the resources to easily register, check their early voting options, vote safely and as early as possible.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

As part of AT&T’s commitment to be carbon neutral by 2035, WarnerMedia will expand its efforts to reduce energy and resource consumption related to production. In addition to using sustainable products, Warnermedia is expected to switch to low-emission vehicles, and invest in carbon offsets. “Our network is tested by climate change and natural disasters every year,” said AT&T CEO John Stankey. “We recognize the long-term impact these commitments can have, and we owe it to the millions of customers who rely on our services to create the most resilient and sustainable business we can.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC gave a straight-to-series order for Rebel, a drama starring Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) inspired by the life of activist Erin Brockovich, from Brockovich, Krista Vernoff (Grey’s Anatomy), Davis Entertainment, Sony Pictures TV and ABC Signature. “Erin Brockovich has never stopped the extraordinary work she does fighting for her clients like they’re family, and Krista Vernoff’s take on her life today in Rebel is undeniable,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “Katey Sagal is a powerhouse as Rebel, and with Andy Garcia, John Corbett and the rest of the phenomenal cast, viewers are going to fall in love with these characters and the world Krista has created for them.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tiger King’s Carole and Howard Baskin, the activists behind non-profit educational sanctuary Big Cat Rescue, have partnered with ITV America’s Thinkfactory Media to develop and produce a new unscripted series. “This partnership and new series fall right into Thinkfactory’s wheelhouse, offering a unique new format with incredibly vibrant and passionate individuals at its center,” said Thinkfactory CEO Adam Reed. “Carole and Howard are fun, intense, unpredictable, wildly driven, and, oh yeah, they’ve very recently become pop culture sensations.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Here’s a reality show that’s out of this world. Production company Space Hero Inc. nabbed a seat on a 2023 mission to the International Space Station, which will be awarded to a contestant in an unscripted show, Space Hero. Contestants will undergo extensive training (phew) before one of them takes off in a SpaceX Dragon rocket. Ben Silverman and Howard Owens’ Propagate are producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Raised by Wolves, HBO Max’s top-performing original series, has been renewed for a second season. The streamer said its Ridley Scott sci-fi drama grew its audience in week two by nearly 50% week-over-week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also coming back for a second round is Quibi’s Die Hart, from Kevin Hart and LOL Studios. Dubbed Die Harter, the series will see Hart resume his role as a version of himself, going to an action star school run by a lunatic director played by John Travolta.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lawline, the online continuing legal education provider, announced a content partnership with legal news net Law&Crime. As part of the deal, Law&Crime is producing three new series for Lawline, available to Lawline subscribers. “As Law&Crime continues to expand its footprint into different areas, this content partnership with Lawline is another great opportunity to extend our reach,” said Dan Abrams, Founder of Law&Crime. “Creating compelling programs is what we do so providing them directly to lawyers is a natural evolution of our business model.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season four of The Rich and the Ruthless starts production tomorrow, September 19 in LA. The behind-the-scenes soap opera follows the fictional story of the first Black-run daytime drama. Victoria Rowell (The Young and the Restless) stars and executive produces the digital dram-com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New Science Channel series Phantom Signals investigates the phenomenon of blips on the screen and faulty frequencies. Signals like a mysterious cry for help over a radio and floating city in the clouds are explored starting Thursday, October 8 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Industry, a drama focused on a group of young college graduates competing for jobs at a leading London investment bank, premieres on HBO Monday, November 9 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC set fall premiere dates for its scripted drama series, starting Monday, November 2 at 10p with The Good Doctor. Station 19 and Grey’s Anatomy return Thursday, November 12 at 9p and 10p, and Big Sky makes its series premiere on Tuesday, November 18 at 10p. For Life is back Wednesday, November 18 at 10p – taking the slot from just-canceled Stumptown – followed the next night by A Million Little Things at 10p. The Rookie will premiere later in the season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Two new relationship series are on the way from OWN, expanding the net’s unscripted programming block to Fridays and Saturdays. Put a Ring on It launches Friday, October 23 at 10p, with longtime couples dating other people to determine if they’re meant to be. Behind Every Man, making its debut Saturday, November 7 at 10p, will focus on the women behind famous men.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+’s new kids’ series Doug Unplugs and Stillwater premiere on Friday, November 13 and Friday, December 4, respectively. The season two debut of the streamer’s Ghostwriter is set for Friday, October 9p followed by the sophomore launch of Helpsters on Friday, October 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Univision Local Digital launches #MiHistoriaCOVID, a digital docu-series that shines a light on Latino front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each episode will feature the story of a Latino essential worker.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC Networks and Twitch are partnering for a live-streaming entertainment experience focused on The Walking Dead. The TWD Universe channel will offer fans a way to engage with the TWD Universe by live-streaming original related programming exclusively on Twitch. “As the storytelling and characters that span The Walking Dead Universe continue to grow, so do the innovative ways we reach and engage with fans – both old and new – across social media and popular new platforms like Twitch,” said David Beck, EVP and Head of Programming Strategy and Business Operations, AMC Networks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix’s Lucifer shot to the top of Nielsen’s weekly top 10 list of streaming shows for the week of August 17 – when its fifth season premiered – displacing The Umbrella Academy, which slipped to third. Animated The Legend of Korra jumped from eight place to second.
(Source: Cynopsis)

No in-person event? No problem for E!, which will have Giuliana Ranic and Vivica A. Fox headlining E!’s Live From the Red Carpet: The 2020 Emmy Awards, beginning Sunday, September 20 at 4:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Reelz’ Ted Bundy: The Survivors offers first-hand accounts of women who survived the notorious serial killer’s attemts to assault and murder them. The two-part special launches Saturday, October 3 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Heidi Schreck’s Broadway play, What the Constitution Means to Me, is headed to Amazon Prime Video. A filmed version will premiere on the streamer on October 16. Amazon Studios also inked an overall deal with the playright to create content for Prime Video.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fuse Media will debut coming-of-age documentary film Ready Or Not on Saturday, October 3 at 9p. Part of Fuse Docs, the fim follows 17-year old activist Marcel McClinton in his race against a powerful incumbent for a seat on the Houston City Council.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Antebellum (On Demand) – Janelle Monae, Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Gabourey Sidibe
Blackbird (On Demand) – Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Rainn Wilson, Lindsay Duncan, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Anson Boon

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. 

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $20 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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