Archive for January, 2011

HALLE BERRY & GABRIEL AUBRY FIGHT FOR CUSTODY OF THEIR DAUGHTER

January 31, 2011

HALLE BERRY & GABRIEL AUBRY FIGHT FOR CUSTODY OF THEIR DAUGHTER
http://www.tmz.com/2011/01/31/halle-berry-custody-fight-daughter-gabriel-aubry-nahla-child-film-production-pull-out/

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EVA LONGORIA & TONY PARKER FINALIZE THEIR DIVORCE

January 31, 2011

EVA LONGORIA & TONY PARKER FINALIZE THEIR DIVORCE
http://www.accesshollywood.com/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-finalize-divorce_article_43041

CELEBRITY NEWS: JANUARY 31, 2011

January 31, 2011

CELEBRITY NEWS: JANAURY 31, 2011
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity 

Justin Timberlake – 30 years old
Bobby Moynihan (SNL) – 33 years old
Kerry Washington – 34 years old
Portia De Rossi – 38 years old
Minnie Driver – 41 years old
Anthony LaPaglia – 52 years old
Carol Channing – 90 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SAG AWARDS/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE/ CASTING CALL

January 31, 2011

FIRST LOOK
www.eonline.com

ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 1/31/11)
HALLMARK: Martha Bakes (Premiere) at 11am
WEATHER: Weather Caught On Camera (Premiere) at 8pm
GOLF: Donald J. Trump’s Fabulous World Of Golf (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Cake Boss (Premiere) at 9pm
E!: Fashion Police: SAG Awards at 10pm
BIO CHANNEL: Shatner’s Raw Nerve (Premiere) at 10pm & 10:30pm
FOX: Lie To Me (Finale) at 9pm

On Saturday, Comcast and General Electric completed their joint venture transaction involving NBC Universal and Comcast’s cable networks and valued at $30 billion.  The new venture is called NBCUniversal with Comcast owning a 51% stake while GE has 49%.  Comcast will manage the venture and NBCUniversal’s headquarters will be retained in New York City with Steve Burke, who was formerly the COO of Comcast, as head of the company.  Last Thursday, Burke presided over a town hall meeting where he was introduced to NBCU staffers who all received a welcome package containing 25 shares of Comcast stock. 
(Source: Cynopsis)

Beginning tonight, TV One is celebrating Black History Month by presenting Way Black When, a month of primetime programming highlighting the golden age of black culture emanating from the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s.  The four-weeks of programming revolves around a one-hour talk show, Way Black When: Prime Time airing at 10p weeknights showcasing black pop culture icons from the 1970s through the 1990s and hosted by different celebrities.  Sinbad will lead viewers through Way Black When: The ’70s airing tonight through February 4; Niecy Nash will host Way Black When: The ’80s February 7-11; and Chris “Kid” Reid will host Way Black When: The ’90s February 14-18.  During the fourth week, February 21-28, TV One will feature a “Best Of” week including interviews, comedy sketches and performances from the previous three weeks as well as original, never-before-seen content.  Way Black When will repeat each weeknight at 1a.  Additionally, TV One will air movies every weeknight during this month-long celebration that are decade-specific such as Cooley High and Cotton Comes to Harlem from the 1970s; Harlem Nights from the 1980s; and the film Juice from the 1990s.  Way Black When is produced by Kusza Productions and Rush Hour Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Late last week, CBS, Warner Bros. Television and executive producer Chuck Lorre said they were putting sitcom Two and a Half Men on production hiatus due to star Charlie Sheen’s decision to go into a rehabilitation center.  In a statement released, all three said, “We are profoundly concerned for his health and well-being, and support his decision.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV Land added Rita Moreno, Robert Walden and Tichina Arnold to its comedy pilot Happily Divorced headlined by Fran Drescher.  The comedy is based on Drescher’s real-life previous marriage and divorce about a woman (Drescher) who begins dating again after learning her husband is gay.  Moreno and Walden will play her parents while Arnold was cast as her best friend.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
Jesse Eisenberg & Mark Zuckerberg in the opening monologue.
http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/jesse-eisenberg-monologue/1279517/

SNL Digital Short: The Creep (with Andy Samberg, Nicki Minaj and John Waters)
http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/snl-digital-short-the-creep/1279573/

SNL’s take on the MTV Skins’ Controversy
http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/mtv-skins/1279609/

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS – 2011 WINNERS LIST
http://www.sag.org/screen-actors-guild-honors-outstanding-film-and-television-performances-17th-annual-screen-actors-g-0

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
The Rite – $15 million
No Strings Attached – $13.7 million
The Mechanic – $11.5 million
The Green Hornet – $11.5 million
The King’s Speech – $11.1 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

CASTING CALL
NBC’s America’s Got Talent is looking for unique, extreme and classically-talented individuals to appear in the competition show’s sixth season.  Submit a 90-second Vegas-worthy act for the February 15 audition of America’s Got Talent for a chance to win $1 million.  Send an email with name, contact, photo (saved as name) and a video link to: castingamericasgottalent@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CHARLIE SHEEN CHECKS INTO REHAB

January 28, 2011

CHARLIE SHEEN CHECKS INTO REHAB
(1/28/11)
http://www.accesshollywood.com/charlie-sheen-voluntarily-enters-rehab-two-and-a-half-men-goes-on-hiatus_article_42957

REHAB LOCATION REVEALED
http://www.accesshollywood.com/source-charlie-sheens-rehab-location-revealed-dad-martin-drove-charlie-to-check-in_article_42964

DEREK HOUGH TAKING A BREAK FROM “DANCING WITH THE STARS”

January 28, 2011

DEREK HOUGH TAKING A BREAK FROM “DANCING WITH THE STARS”
http://www.accesshollywood.com/derek-hough-taking-break-from-dancing-with-the-stars-starring-in-cobu-3-d_article_42943

LARRY WILCOX (CHIPS) TO BE SENTENCED FOR SECURITIES FRAUD

January 28, 2011

LARRY WILCOX (CHIPS) TO BE SENTENCED FOR SECURITIES FRAUD
http://www.accesshollywood.com/chips-star-larry-wilcox-to-be-sentenced-in-florida-federal-court-for-securities-fraud_article_42921

CELEBRITY NEWS: JANUARY 28, 2011

January 28, 2011

CELEBRITY NEWS: JANUARY 28, 2011
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Elijah Wood – 30 years old
Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) – 31 years old
Joey Fatone (N’Sync) – 34 years old
Sarah McLachlan – 43 years old
Barbi Benton (Playboy) – 61 years old
Mikhail Baryshnikov – 63 years old
Alan Alda (M.A.S.H.) – 75 years old

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

January 28, 2011

FIRST LOOK
www.eonline.com

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 1/28/11)
HERE! TV: Just Josh (Premiere) at 6pm
CMT: Working Class (Premiere) at 8pm
VH1: Friday Night Alright: VFest 2010 (Premiere) at 11pm

(SATURDAY 1/29/11)
ANIMAL PLANET: Pit Boss (Premiere) at 10pm
DISCOVERY: Kidnap & Rescue (Premiere) at 10pm
PLANET GREEN: Boomtown (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Jesse Eisenberg, Musical Guest: Nicki Minaj

(SUNDAY 1/30/11)
SUNDANCE: Brick City (Premiere) at 8pm
STYLE: Jerseylicious (Finale) at 8pm
TNT & TBS: 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at 8pm
E!: Bridalplasty (Finale) at 9pm
BRAVO: The Real Housewives Of Atlanta (Finale) at 10pm

Time Warner Cable is providing its Digital customers a chance to view this year’s Academy Award nominated films via its Movies On Demand service under the Awards Season category.  The Awards Season category will be available through mid-March and includes the titles Inception, The Kids Are Alright, Toy Story 3, Winter’s Bone, How To Train Your Dragon, Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Town and The Social Network will be available starting February 2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Will Ferrell is joining NBC’s The Office this season for a four-episode arc, playing a branch manager who comes from the home office who is just as incompetent as Michael Scott.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
The Rite – Anthony Hopkins, Colin O’Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciaran Hinds, Toby Jones
The Mechanic – Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Tony Goldwyn, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Chase
From Prada To Nada (Limited Release) – Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, Nicholas D’Agosto, April Bowlby
Biutiful (Limited Release) – Javier Bardem, Maricel Alvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Eduard Fernandes, Diarytou Daff

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $77 million.

Participating States: New York, New Jersey, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $25 million

How To Play Powerball:
http://www.nylottery.org/ny/nyStore/cgi-bin/ProdSubEV_Cat_408_SubCat_1529465_NavRoot_320.htm

Powerball is played in 41 states.
http://www.powerball.com/powerball/pb_map.asp

CASTING CALL
Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment and a major cable network are casting for men and women who consider themselves America’s most obsessed Royal Wedding fans; people who are outgoing and passionate about the UK and all things about William and Kate.  Finalists will be flown to London to experience British culture and a tour of Royal locales with a well-known celebrity host.  Candidates must be US citizens, have a valid US passport and be available to travel in February.  To apply, visit TheRoyalWeddingTrip.com. Note: Finalists will not be attending the Royal Wedding.  Casting ends February 1 and applicants must be prepared to submit a 5-7 minute video that shows examples of how you are obsessed with the Royal Wedding and what makes you unique. 
(Source: Cynopsis)

TEMPESTT BLEDSOE TALKS ABOUT HOSTING “CLEAN HOUSE”

January 27, 2011

TEMPESTT BLEDSOE TALKS ABOUT HOSTING “CLEAN HOUSE”
http://www.accesshollywood.com/tempestt-bledsoe-on-hosting-clean-house-life-after-cosby-and-the-terrifying-possibility-of-joining-dancing-with-the-stars_article_42910