ALYSSA MILANO GIVES BIRTH TO A BABY BOY
ALYSSA MILANO GIVES BIRTH TO A BABY BOY
MEL GIBSON HAS TO PAY OKSANA GRIGORIEVA $750K TO SETTLE CUSTODY CASE
ROBERT DOWNEY JR. & SUSAN LEVIN ARE EXPECTING THEIR FIRST CHILD TOGETHER
T.I. RELEASED FROM PRISON EARLY TO A HALFWAY HOUSE
CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 31, 2011
Shar Jackson – 35 years old
Chris Tucker – 39 years old
Sara Ramirez (Grey’s Anatomy) – 36 years old
Deborah Gibson – 41 years old
Richard Gere – 62 years old
ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 8/31/11)
SCIENCE: Dark Matters: Twisted But True (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: The Challenge: Rivals Reunion (Premiere) at 10pm
USA: Royal Pains (Finale) at 9pm
TRUTV: South Beach Tow (Finale) at 10pm
TV LAND: Hot In Cleveland (Finale) at 10pm
A second season is on tap for truTV’s South Beach Tow produced by Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions and Bodega Pictures. The network ordered 13 new episodes premiering in early 2012. During its frosh season to date, South Beach Tow has tallied 1.6 million total viewers and 834,000 with A18-49. The first season finale airs tonight at 10p.
Season four of Kendra invites viewers to tune in starting September 25 at 11p on E!. Kendra, husband Hank and baby Little Hank settle into their new Los Angeles home while Kendra begins writing her second book and the couple considers another baby. In a new time slot for the new season, Kendra is produced by Prometheus Entertainment, Alta Loma Entertainment and Fox Television Studios.
Monday saw three new shows premiere on MTV: Ridiculousness at 10p drew in 3.0 million total viewers and posted a 2.8 rating and 2.2 million with P12-34; Death Valley followed at 1030p with a 1.8 P12-34 rating and an average of nearly 2.0 million viewers; and Cuff’d at 11p delivered a 1.3 P12-34 rating. New episodes of all three shows will continue next Monday at 10p.
Courtney Thorne-Smith rejoins CBS’ Two and a Half Men reprising her role as Lyndsey McElroy, Alan’s (Jon Cryer) love interest. Details of Thorne-Smith’s return have not been revealed though her character will recur during the ninth season.
SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 8/28/11)
1) Game – Red Album – 97,528
2) Jay Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne – 94,227
3) Adele – 21 – 82,206
4) Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most – 65,835
6) Pistol Annies – Hell On Heels – 41,963
8 ) Various – Muppets: Green Album – 30,437
21) Sunny Sweeney – Concrete – 14,474
Today’s Jackpot is $75 million.
Powerball is played in 41 states.
Canada’s Rogers Media invites talented people to apply for the Citytv original series, Canada’s Got Talent. A nationwide search to find Canada’s most talented performers is commencing in September. Canada’s Got Talent will premiere on Citytv in spring 2012. Audition cities include: Winnipeg on September 9 and 10; Edmonton on September 14 and 15; Vancouver on September 19 and 20; Montreal on September 23 and 24; Toronto on September 27-30; and Halifax on October 11-12. Participants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada to participate. For complete list of rules, regulations and pre-registration forms, please visit www.canadasgottalent.com.
JUSTIN BIEBER INVOLVED IN A MINOR CAR COLLISION
DARYL HANNAH ARRESTED IN WHITE HOUSE OIL PROTEST
CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 30, 2011
Andy Roddick – 29 years old
Lisa Ling – 38 years old
Cameron Diaz – 39 years old
Michael Michele (ER) – 45 years old
Michael Chiklis (“Fantastic 4” Series) – 48 years old
Peggy Lipton (The Mod Squad) – 65 years old
Warren Buffet – 81 years old
ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 8/30/11)
HALOGEN TV: Noble Exchange (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD: Chopped Champions (Premiere) at 10pm
SUNDANCE: Quirky (Premiere) at 10pm
TLC: Big Sexy (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC FAMILY: Pretty Little Liars (Finale) a 8pm
Despite Hurricane Irene knocking out power to much of the East Coast, MTV tallied the largest audience in its history for Sunday’s 2011 Video Music Awards. The event clocked in with a record 12.4 million total viewers and a 10.8 rating and 8.5 million viewers among P12-34. The VMA Pre-Show additionally scored the highest viewer results on record with 7.3 million total viewers as well as 5.2 million with P12-34 and a 6.6 P12-34 rating.
And the newest cast of celebrities for Dancing with the Stars are …. David Arquette, Ron Artest, Chaz Bono, Elisabetta Canalis, Kristin Cavallari, Nancy Grace, Rob Kardashian, Carson Kressley, Ricki Lake, J.R. Martinez, Chynna Phillips, Hope Solo. DWTS debuts this fall on ABC on Monday, September 19, with a two hour premiere episode. The season finale will air during the November 2011 sweep period.
Later next month, TLC introduces viewers to Theresa Caputo, a real-life psychic medium in Long Island Medium, debuting September 25 at 10p. Each episode follows Theresa as she balances her family life along with her full-time job of delving into the past lives of clients. Magilla Entertainment produces the series for TLC.
CBS’ Two and a Half Men tagged Judy Greer in a recurring role as Bridget, Walden Schmidt’s (Ashton Kutcher) soon-to-be ex-wife.
Today’s Jackpot is $21 million
Participating States: New York, New Jersey, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
FOX’s American Idol is holding an audition for season 11 in East Rutherford, NJ on September 22. The New Jersey audition is the last stop on the show’s nationwide audition tour. Men and women age 15-28 years old as of June 26, 2011, who are eligible to work in the US can apply. Rules, restrictions and specific audition information can be found at americanidol.com. American Idol premieres January 22 at 10p on FOX directly after the NFC Championship Game.