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Archive for June, 2012

CELEBRITY NEWS: JUNE 28, 2012

June 28, 2012

CELEBRITY NEWS: JUNE 28, 2012
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Lacey Schwimmer (Dancing With The Stars) – 24 years old
Kellie Pickler (former “American Idol” Season 5 Contestant) – 26 years old
Rob Dyrdek (MTV’s Fantasy Factory) – 38 years old
Tichina Arnold (Martin) – 43 years old
Gil Bellows (Ally McBeal) – 45 years old
John Cusack – 46 years old
Mary Stuart Masterson (“Benny & Joon”) – 46 years old
Kathy Bates (“Misery”) – 64 years old
Mel Brooks – 86 years old

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FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ BROADWAY

June 28, 2012

FIRST LOOK
www.eonline.com

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 6/28/12)
SPORTSMAN: Brotherhood Outdoors (Premiere) at 8pm
SPORTSMAN: Savage Outdoors (Premiere) at 8:30pm
SPORTSMAN: On Your Own Adventures (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: Wipeout (Premiere) at 9pm
BBC AMERICA: Twenty Twelve (Premiere) at 9pm
FX: Anger Management (with Charlie Sheen)  (Premiere) at 9pm & 9;30pm
FX: Wilfred (Premiere) at 10pm
FX: Louie (Premiere) at 10:30pm
FX: Brand X with Russell Brand (Premiere) at 11pm
TRAVEL: Trip Flip (Premiere) at 9pm & 9:30pm
FOOD: Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell (Premiere) at 10pm
TLC: D.U.I. (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: Awkward (Premiere) at 10:30pm

Apparently, NBC’s Today co-host Ann Curry will not exit NBC News. Reportedly, Curry is in negotiations with NBC executives to move into a new role with the network though will not continue as co-host of Today. Savannah Guthrie, who currently co-hosts the 9a hour of Today with Natalie Morales and Al Roker has been offered a promotion to co-host the main broadcast alongside Matt Lauer. NBC has yet to make an official announcement.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New docu-reality series In the Big House chronicles the West Hollywood-based Verdis family when the series debuts on Logo July 23 at 10p. The series follows members of the Verdis clan, described as a new type of modern family with over-the-top personalities who also own one of LA’s top gay bars. The eight-episode, half-hour series is executive produced by Jenny Daly (T Group) and Rob Lobl.
(Source: Cynopsis)

First season sitcom Men at Work was renewed for a second run by TBS. Airing on Thursdays at 10p, Men at Work currently ranks as one of basic cable’s Top 5 new series among A18-49 for the quarter. TBS ordered 10 episodes for season two which will premiere next year. Breckin Meyer created and co-stars in the series produced by Sony Pictures Television and Fanfare.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A third season of Strange Sex debuts July 15 at 10p on TLC. The series explores strange sexual conditions, fetishes and the science behind sexual attraction. The series is produced for TLC by Sirens Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS’ The Good Wife continues to hire more high-profile actors for season four. Nathan Lane is joining in a recurring role as a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and get the firm back to fiscal health. Lane’s character will lock horns with Will, Diane and everyone else at the firm. Lane will make his first appearance in the September season premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
Cher announces plan to to write and star in a Broadway Musical about her life.
http://ppc.broadway.com/buzz/162625/cher-announces-plans-to-write-and-star-in-a-broadway-musical-about-her-life/

Anything Goes will close on Broadway on Sunday July 8, 2012.
http://ppc.broadway.com/buzz/162664/closing-date-for-anything-goes-moved-to-july-8/

Tony-Winning Musical Once tops $1 Million in ticket sales.
http://ppc.broadway.com/buzz/162633/broadway-grosses-tony-winning-musical-once-tops-1-million-in-ticket-sales/

CHANNING TATUM PROMOTES “MAGIC MIKE” ON THE “TODAY” SHOW

June 27, 2012

CHANNING TATUM PROMOTES “MAGIC MIKE” ON THE “TODAY” SHOW
Ladies – You have got to watch this clip!! The movie comes out this Friday June 29th.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/47976161#47976233

Watch the “Magic Mike” Flash Mob on the “Today” Show here.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/47976161#47976161

R.KELLY IS SICK AND WILL MISS HIS PROMOTIONAL APPEARANCES

June 27, 2012

R.KELLY IS SICK AND WILL MISS HIS PROMOTIONAL APPEARANCES
http://www.accesshollywood.com/r-kelly-sick-missing-promos-for-new-album-book_article_66588

MICHAEL JACKSON’S TIGER “THRILLER” DIES OF LUNG CANCER

June 27, 2012

MICHAEL JACKSON’S TIGER “THRILLER” DIES OF LUNG CANCER
http://www.accesshollywood.com/thriller-tiger-who-once-roamed-michael-jacksons-neverland-ranch-dies-at-13_article_66590

CELEBRITY NEWS: JUNE 27, 2012

June 27, 2012

CELEBRITY NEWS: JUNE 27, 2012
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Madylin Sweeten (Everybody Loves Raymond) – 21 years old
Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl) – 25 years old
Drake Bell (iCarly) – 26 years old
Khloe Kardashian – 28 years old
Tobey Maguire (“Spiderman” 2002) – 37 years old
Jo Frost (Supernanny) – 41 years old
J.J. Abrams (creator of “Lost”) – 46 years old
Taimak (“The Last Dragon”) – 48 years old
Vera Wang – 63 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SOUNDSCAN/ POWERBALL/ BROADWAY

June 27, 2012

FIRST LOOK
www.eonline.com

ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 6/27/12)
ASPIRE: ABFF Independent (Premiere) at 8pm
VH1: Hollywood Exes (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: Final Witness (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: The Real World: St. Thomas (Premiere) at 10pm
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY: I (Almost) Got Away With It (Finale) at 9pm
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY: Criminal Pursuit (Finale) at 10pm

ABC’s one-hour summer drama series Rookie Blue received a fourth season renewal. On average, Rookie Blue is the #1 series with A18-49 in Thursday’s 10p hour this summer to date. The fourth season is currently in development and will begin production in Toronto later this summer. Rookie Blue is produced by ICF Film Inc. and Entertainment One. ABC and Global Television jointly made the renewal announcement yesterday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New docu-series Gallery Girls debuts on Bravo beginning August 13 at 10p. The series follows the lives of seven ambitious young women in New York City who immerse themselves in the art world while vying for their dream jobs. Gallery Girls is from Magical Elves.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Beginning July 23 for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London, E! is sending E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic to head entertainment and pop culture news coverage for the network along with Catt Sadler, Ross Mathews, Robbie Laughlin and Olympic Gold medalist Bruce Jenner. E!’s Senior News Correspondent and former Londoner, Melanie Bromley will further cover fashion, party and trend news throughout London. In addition to E!’s on-air coverage, E! News will produce a daily webcast, LIVE from E! that will run on E! Online with interviews with athletes, reporters and celebrities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Television and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth will next appear on CBS’ The Good Wife in a recurring role as a top-notch political reporter who wants to know more about the Florrick campaign and marriage. Chenoweth will make her first appearance on the series with the season premiere in September. The Good Wife airs Sundays at 9p on CBS.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV Land’s Soul Man had 3.9 million viewers for it’s premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

George Randolph Hearst, the grandson of media giant William Randolph Hearst died Monday at the age of 84. Mr. Hearst was the Chairman of Hearst Corp., a privately-held media conglomerate that goes back more than 125 years when Mr. Hearst’s grandfather took control of the San Francisco Examiner. Mr. Hearst was a director of the company for more than 50 years following his uncle, Randolph A. Hearst as Board Chairman in 1996. Hearst Corp. presently owns 29 television stations and has shares in a number of cable networks. The company additionally owns 15 daily newspapers including the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and San Francisco Chronicle. The company further owns several magazines including Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar and Cosmopolitan. Mr. Hearst also served as President of The Hearst Foundation and a Director of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. He is survived by his wife, Susan Hearst; sons, George R. Hearst III, publisher of the Albany Times Union in New York; two other children, Stephen T. Hearst and Erin Hearst Knudsen; his twin sister, Phoebe Hearst Cooke; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 6/24/12)
1) Justin Beiber – Believe – 374,264
2) Kenny Chesney – Welcome To The Fishbowl – 193,453
3) Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser… – 71,576

Other Debuts
4) Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania – 53,396
18) Dirty Heads – Cabin By The Sea – 17,697
21) Glen Hansard – Rhythm And Repose – 16,064
25) Various Artists – That’s My Jam (DLX) – 13,814
33) Brave – Soundtrack – 11,582

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $40 million.

Powerball is played in 41 states.

www.NYLottery.org

BROADWAY
Jesus Christ Superstar will close on Broadway on Sunday July 1, 2012.
http://ppc.broadway.com/buzz/162646/closing-date-confirmed-for-broadway-resurrection-of-jesus-christ-superstar/

Motown The Musical, Penned by Berry Gordy is coming to Broadway in Spring 2013.
http://ppc.broadway.com/buzz/162655/motown-the-musical-penned-by-motown-records-founder-berry-gordy-confirms-broadway-plans/

Memphis is closing on Broadway on Sunday August 5, 2012.
http://ppc.broadway.com/buzz/162658/tony-winning-musical-memphis-starring-adam-pascal-and-montego-glover-sets-broadway-closing-date/

NORA EPHRON HAS DIED

June 26, 2012

NORA EPHRON HAS DIED
http://www.tmz.com/2012/06/26/nora-ephron-dead/

“TODAY” CO-HOST ANN CURRY REPORTEDLY BEING REPLACED BY NBC

June 26, 2012

“TODAY” CO-HOST ANN CURRY REPORTEDLY BEING REPLACED BY NBC
http://www.accesshollywood.com/today-co-host-ann-curry-reportedly-running-out-of-tomorrows-as-nbc-lines-up-her-replacement_article_66537

“FIFTY SHADES OF GREY” AUTHOR E.L. JAMES HEADED TO COMIC CON

June 26, 2012

“FIFTY SHADES OF GREY” AUTHOR E.L. JAMES HEADED TO COMIC CON
http://www.accesshollywood.com/fifty-shades-of-grey-author-el-james-headed-to-comic-con_article_66516