CHRIS BROWN ESCAPES CHARGES IN PHONE-GRABBING CASE
CHRIS BROWN ESCAPES CHARGES IN PHONE-GRABBING CASE
CELEBRITY NEWS: NOVEMBER 30, 2012
Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory) – 27 years old
Elisha Cuthbert (Happy Endings) – 30 years old
Clay Aiken (Pop Singer) – 34 years old
Ben Stiller (“Meet The Parents” movies) – 47 years old
Ryan Murphy (Creator, “Glee”) – 47 years old
Billy Idol (Singer) – 57 years old
Mandy Patinkin (Chicago Hope) – 60 years old
Ridley Scott (Director) – 75 years old
Robert Guillaume (Benson) – 85 years old
ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 11/30/12)
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY: Deadly Women (Finale) at 9pm
A&E: Flipping Vegas (Premiere) at 12pm
MTV: House Of Style (Premiere) at 10pm
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY: Fatal Encounters (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E: Be The Boss (Premiere) at 10pm
BRAVO: Shahs Of Sunset (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Boardwalk Empire (Finale) at 9pm
OWN: Oprah’s Next Chapter: Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC gave five additional episodes each to its comedies Last Man Standing and Malibu Country. Both Last Man Standing and new series Malibu Country air on Friday nights at 8p and 830p respectively. Twentieth Century Fox Television is behind Last Man Standing while Malibu Country is produced by ABC Studios.
First season series Emily Owens, M.D. has flat-lined at The CW as the network pulled the plug on the medical drama. The CW will still air all 13 episodes of the series’ original order. The most recent airing of Emily Owens, M.D. delivered a 0.3 rating with both A18-49 and A18-34.
It’s not too early to mark calendars for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. CBS will air the awards event live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on September 22. Emmy nominees will be announced July 18 from the Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.
Filling the void left by Jersey Shore on Thursday nights at 10p, MTV will debut a new reality series Buckwild centered on nine young adult friends in a small town in West Virginia who live by the motto “Whatever happens, happens.” MTV rolls out the new series January 3 at 10p and following the premiere, the network will air two back-to-back half-hour episodes each week from 10-11p. Buckwild follows the friends as they fight, drink, four-wheel, dive in mud puddles and overall tear things up.
In other MTV news, the network canceled the series The Inbetweeners which was a remake of a British series of the same name about the misadventures of four high school friends as they transition into adulthood. The 12-episode, half-hour series bowed last August to nearly 1 million viewers though the series concluded earlier this month with a little more than 600,000 viewers.
Current TV will air a special night of comedy to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy headlined by host Joy Behar. On December 14 at 9p, Joy Behar’s Comics with Benefits will feature Behar and several of her comic friends including Andy Borowitz, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone and John Fugelsang among others. Current TV co-founder Vice President Al Gore and Liza Minnelli will also make appearances during the special.
Killing Them Softly – Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini, Sam Shepard
The Collection – Lee Tergesen, Christopher McDonald, Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick
These will run until Christmas Eve.
The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park – 42nd & 6th Ave.
(Mon. – Fri. 11am – 8pm, Sat. 10am to 9pm, Sun. 10am to 6pm)
Grand Central Holiday Fair – 42nd & Lexington Ave.
(Mon. – Sat. 10am – 8pm, Sun. 11am – 7pm)
The Holiday Gift Shops at St. Bartholomew’s – 325 Park Ave. on 50th St.
(Mon. – Fri. 8am to 8pm Daily)
Holiday Market At Union Square – 14th St. & Broadway
(11am to 8pm (Closed Thanksgiving)
The Seaport Holiday Shops – At the Grand Entrance Walkway of the South Street Seaport
(Every day from 10am to 9pm)
Holiday Market at Columbus Circle
(Mon. – Fri. 10am – 8pm Daily)
Today’s Jackpot is $12 million
Participating States: New York, New Jersey, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
Saturday’s Jackpot is $40 million.
Powerball is played in 41 states.
NBC’s new adventure-reality series Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (wt) is launching a multi city, national search to find fearless teams of two, to participate on the show. Candidates must be at least 21 years old by February 1, 2013 and legal residents of the US. If you cannot attend one of the open auditions, information on how to apply can be found at: www.nbc.com/casting and www.nbcbearshow.com. The dates and cities include: Chicago this Saturday; Portland, OR this Sunday; Atlanta and Detroit area on December 8; Dallas on December 9; Fayetteville, AR and Los Angeles area on December 15; and New York City and Phoenix area on January 12, 2013.
HALLE BERRY & GABRIEL AUBRY REACH AMICABLE AGREEMENT IN COURT
JOE JACKSON SUFFERS A STROKE
GUY RITCHIE & FIANCEE WELCOME A DAUGHTER
CELEBRITY NEWS: NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Diego Boneta (“Rock of Ages”)- 22 years old
Game (Rapper, Marrying The Game) – 33 years old
Anna Faris (“Scary Movie” movies) – 36 years old
Gena Lee Nolin (Baywatch) – 41 years old
Mariano Rivera (NY Yankees) – 43 years old
Jon Knight (New Kids On The Block) – 44 years old
Don Cheadle (“Iron Man 2’) – 48 years old
Andrew McCarthy (“Pretty In Pink”) – 50 years old
Kim Delaney (NYPD Blue) – 51 years old
Cathy Moriarty (“Raging Bull”) – 52 years old
Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent) – 57 years old
Garry Shandling (The Larry Sanders) – 63 years old
Diane Ladd (“Chinatown”) – 80 years old
ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 11/29/12)
VH1: 100 Greatest Kids Stars (Hour 1) (Premiere) at 9pm
VH1: 100 Greatest Kids Stars (Hour 2) (Premiere) at 10pm
NATIONAL GEO: Rocket City Rednecks (Premiere) at 9pm
NATIONAL GEO: American Chainsaw (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Panic 9-1-1 (Premiere) at 10pm
Time Warner is having talks with former NBC executive Jeff Zucker to possibly become the head of CNN. The cable news network’s current president, Jim Walton announced plans of his departure last summer and Zucker could be appointed to fill the position in the next several days. Previously Zucker served as executive producer of NBC’s Today show and then moved up to become a senior network executive at NBC. When Comcast acquired control of NBCUniversal in 2011, Zucker then lost his position as CEO. At the present time Zucker is executive producer of Katie Couric’s new syndicated daytime talk show, Katie.
FOX is shifting the second season premiere date of its adventure drama series Touch again to February 8 at 8p instead of February 1. The network had originally set Touch’s season premiere date for October 26. FOX will air a two-hour season two premiere of Touch, starring Kiefer Sutherland where the action moves from New York to Los Angeles. Touch is a production of Chernin Entertainment and Tailwind Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television. FOX will also air the remaining episodes of The Mob Doctor prior to the premiere of new midseason series The Following on January 21. The Mob Doctor’s final four eps will air at 9p on December 29, December 31, January 5 and January 7.
Two new comedies are set to premiere in mid-January on BET. Comedian and actor Kevin Hart partners with BET Networks on Real Husbands of Hollywood, a semi-scripted show described as the “fakest reality show ever” that follows men of Hollywood in their surreal lives. The cast includes Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, husband of Mariah Carey, Boris Kodjoe, husband of actress Nicole Ari Parker, Duane Martin, husband of actress Tisha Campbell-Martin, J.B. Smoove, husband of singer Shahidah Omar and Robin Thicke, husband of actress Paula Patton. Real Husbands of Hollywood premieres January 15 at 10p. Then new scripted comedy Second Generation Wayans will debut at 1030p also on January 15. This half-hour show stars Damien Dante Wayans, Craig Wayans, George O. Gore II and Tatyana Ali and viewers will see the two Wayans emerge from the shadows of their uncles to carve their own path to stardom in Hollywood.
FX has set the 2013 midseason premiere dates for several of its series: the season four premiere of Justified opens on January 8 at 10p; comedy series Anger Management, starring Charlie Sheen will return January 17 at 9p with two back-to-back episodes and the series will settle in its 930p slot the following week. Also on January 17, Archer returns with a fourth season at 10p followed at 1030p by new original series Legit, starring Australian comedian Jim Jeffries. As previously announced, FX will air the new cycle of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell starting January 17 at 11p.
A third season of Dance Moms kicks off on New Year’s Day on Lifetime at 9p. The network will air a 90-minute season premiere featuring Abby Lee Miller star of the docu-series set in Pittsburgh and Miller’s competitive dance studio. Dance Moms is produced by Collins Avenue. Prior to the season premiere of Dance Moms, Lifetime will air the Dance Moms Special: The Smoke Before the Fire at 8p.
The New Year brings a new sixth season of The Millionaire Matchmaker on Bravo, premiering January 10 at 9p. Love expert Patti Stanger is back and is looking for her own true love and also discovers fresh information about her birth parents that makes her approach relationships in a different way. The new season also sports a roster of celebrity singles including Denise Richard’s dad, Top Chef’s Just Desserts winner Yigit Pura and professional sports stars. The series is produced for Bravo by Intuitive Entertainment and Bayonne Entertainment, Inc.
IFC reports the premiere of Trapped in the Closet (R. Kelly) attracted a combined audience of more than 1.5 million total viewers and 899,000 among A18-49 last Friday. The night consisted of the digitally remastered previous chapters as well as all-new chapters. The new chapters premiered from 9-10p and delivered 780,000 total viewers.
A first-look production deal was forged between NBC and America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon and his production company, NCredible Entertainment. Cannon and his business partner Michael Goldman will develop both scripted and unscripted projects for the network. The deal also has Cannon remaining as host of America’s Got Talent when the show returns next summer.
Mike Tyson will launch a National Tour of his solo show “Undisputed Truth” starting Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013.
BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN CRASHERS HER CAR NEAR ATLANTA