Archive for May, 2012

LISA MARIE PRESLEY PULLS A PERSONAL LETTER FROM MICHAEL JACKSON FROM AUCTION

May 31, 2012

LISA MARIE PRESLEY PULLS A PERSONAL LETTER FROM MICHAEL JACKSON FROM AUCTION
http://music.yahoo.com/blogs/stop-the-presses/deeply-personal-letter-penned-michael-jackson-pulled-auction-170853134.html

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MICHAEL JACKSON DEATH HOUSE – SOMEONE HAS MADE AN OFFER TO BUY IT

May 31, 2012

MICHAEL JACKSON DEATH HOUSE – SOMEONE HAS MADE AN OFFER TO BUY IT
http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/31/michael-jackson-death-house-offer/

KIM KADARSHIAN & KANYE WEST ARE SELLING BOTH THEIR HOMES

May 31, 2012

KIM KADARSHIAN & KANYE WEST ARE SELLING BOTH THEIR HOMES
http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/31/kim-kardashian-kanye-west-selling-homes-move-in-together/

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 31, 2012

May 31, 2012

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 31, 2012
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Colin Farrell – 36 years old
Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) – 40 years old
Brooke Shields – 47 years old
Lea Thompson (“Back To The Future”) – 51 years old
Gregory Harrison (Trapper John, M.D.) – 62 years old
Sharon Gless (Cagney & Lacey) – 69 years old
Joe Namath (New York Jets) – 69 years old
Clint Eastwood – 82 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV

May 31, 2012

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 5/31/12)
CW: Breaking Pointe (Premiere) at 8pm
DISCOVERY: Final Offer (Premiere) at 10pm
HISTORY: Mountain Men (Premiere) at 10pm
WE TV: L.A. Hair (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: Touch (Finale) at 8pm
WE TV: Mary Mary (Finale) at 9pm

Five-season series regular Tim Daly will not be returning to ABC’s Private Practice for the show’s sixth season. Daly played Pete Wilder on the medical series from Shonda Rhimes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s new drama series Last Resort upgraded Robert Patrick to series regular, per TVLine. Patrick plays the submarine’s MC Joseph Prosser and stars with Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Dichen Lachman and Autumn Reeser. ABC will air the drama from producer Shawn Ryan on Thursdays at 8p this fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel tapped Andie MacDowell to star as Judge Olivia Lockhart in the two-hour pilot Cedar Cove. Production on the pilot begins in mid-June. Cedar Cove, the movie, is the basis for Hallmark Channel’s first-ever primetime series and will premiere as a movie later this year on the network. The one-hour drama series is then expected to debut soon after in early 2013. Cedar Cove is based on the book series by Debbie Macomber. The partnership between the network and Macomber has resulted in three top-rated Original Movies, Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle, Debbie Macomber’s Call Me Mrs. Miracle and Debbie Macomber’s Trading Christmas which aired from 2009 to 2011. Cedar Cove is an Orchard Road Productions Ltd. film.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

JESSICA SIMPSON DEBUTS FIRST PHOTO OF HER DAUGHTER MAXWELL

May 30, 2012

JESSICA SIMPSON DEBUTS FIRST PHOTO OF HER DAUGHTER MAXWELL
http://www.accesshollywood.com/jessica-simpson-debuts-baby-maxwell_article_65435

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 30, 2012
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Cee Lo Green – 38 years old
Idina Menzel – 41 years old
Wynonna Judd – 48 years old
Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) – 48 years old
Ted McGinley (Married With Children) – 54 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SOUNDSCAN/ POWERBALL

May 30, 2012

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 5/30/12)
ABC FAMILY: Melissa & Joey (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: Dogs In The City (Premiere) at 8pm
DESTINATION AMERICA: BBQ Pitmasters (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: America’s Next Top Model (Finale) at 9pm
HISTORY: Hatfields & McCoys (Finale) at 9pm
TLC: Toddlers & Tiaras (Finale) at 10pm

Chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain will have a new weekend show on CNN beginning early 2013. The show, according to CNN, will create “a signature showcase for the network’s coverage of food and travel.” Bourdain’s new program will air on Sundays in primetime on CNN and CNN International with encore airings on Saturday nights. Shot on location, the program will spotlight cultures around the world through their food, dining and rituals. Bourdain will further offer commentary for other CNN programs and platforms. Zero to Zero Productions, behind Bourdain’s other Travel Channel series The Layover and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations is behind the upcoming CNN series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

For its next season, HBO selected the Miami Dolphins as the focus for its reality series Hard Knocks, set to premiere a seventh season on August 7. Hard Knocks offers a behind-the-scenes look at an NFL team during its pre-season training camp. Hard Knocks will air on Tuesdays this forthcoming season on HBO.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HISTORY’s miniseries Hatfields & McCoys, starring Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Mare Winningham, Powers Boothe and Tom Berenger among others debuted on Monday Memorial Day and finishes tonight at 9p, has become the #1 non-sports telecast in ad-supported cable television history. HISTORY tallied more than 13.9 million total viewers; 5.8 million with A25-54; and 4.8 million among A18-49 for the miniseries’ debut on Monday, based on Nielsen’s fast cable ratings. More than 17 million watched both the premiere and encore telecast Monday night. Hatfields & McCoys is produced for HISTORY by Thinkfactory Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC approved a new singing game show, The Winner Is where contestants will compete before an in-studio panel. The singers, some soloists and groups including kids, teens, adults, seniors, families and professionals will have to figure out if they should negotiate a cash prize and step out of the competition or continue in the game. If the contestants continue, they await the jury results to see if they made it to the next round and closer to the $1 million in prize money. Talpa Media USA and John de Mol, creator of The Voice, who will serve as EP on the project, are behind The Winner Is.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Female-targeted cable network, Lifetime is developing a drama series centered on the character Clarice Starling from the 1991 horror film The Silence of the Lambs. MGM is producing the project and the plot will start soon after a young Starling graduates from the FBI Academy. NBC also has the new 13-episode series, Hannibal in the works also based on the film, a project NBC ordered straight to series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chris Noth (Sex and the City, The Good Wife) will narrate the first season of I Didn’t Do It, a six-part, one-hour crime series that reveals the stories behind wrongful convictions. The series is in production for Discovery Channel Canada and Investigation Discovery US. The series will premiere on Discovery Channel Canada this summer and in the US on Investigation Discovery in the fall. I Didn’t Do It is from Lively Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Showtime’s drama series Homeland has added actress Zuleikha Robinson in the recurring role as a Middle Eastern woman and field journalist named Roya Hammad who has ties to the terrorist organization and will cross paths with Brody (Damian Lewis).
(Source: Cynopsis)

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 5/27/12)
1) John Mayer – Born And Raised – 219,478
2) Adele – 21 – 55,823 (After 66 weeks – 9,206,602)
3) Carrie Underwood – Blown Away – 44,729 (After 4 weeks – 485,626)

Other Debuts
4) Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love – 37,580
7) MercyMe – Hurt & The Healer – 32,569
8 ) Sara Bareilles – Once Upon Another Time – 31,044
13) Kimbra – Vows – 21,664
16) Haley Reinhart – Listen Up! – 19,879
21) Joe Bonamassa – Driving Towards The Daylight – 17,864
22) Tedeschi Trucks Band – Everybody’s Talkin’ – 17,186
24) Kris Allen – Thank You Camellia – 15,610
32) Cult – Choice Of Weapon – 11,363

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $146 million.

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MARY J. BLIGE CHARITY SUED BY TD BANK

May 29, 2012

MARY J. BLIGE CHARITY SUED BY TD BANK
http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/29/mary-j-blige-foundation-lawsuit-td-bank/

JIM PARATORE HAS DIED

May 29, 2012

JIM PARATORE HAS DIED
http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/29/jim-paratore-tmz-founder-dies-telepictures-ellen-degeneres/