Archive for May, 2013

JERMAINE DUPRI IN DANGER OF LOSING SO SO DEF MUSIC

May 31, 2013

JERMAINE DUPRI IN DANGER OF LOSING SO SO DEF MUSIC
http://www.tmz.com/2013/05/31/jermaine-dupri-bank-loan-default-lawsuit-so-so-def-music-rights/?adid=hero2

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PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN ENTERED DETOX FOR NARCOTIC ABUSE

May 31, 2013

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN ENTERED DETOX FOR NARCOTIC ABUSE
http://www.tmz.com/2013/05/30/philip-seymour-hoffman-detox-narcotics-heroin-drugs-abuse/?adid=hero4

BIG BOI (OUTKAST) INJURES HIS KNEE ONSTAGE

May 31, 2013

BIG BOI (OUTKAST) INJURES HIS KNEE ONSTAGE
http://www.tmz.com/2013/05/31/big-boi-outkast-knee-injury-illinois-video/

 

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 31, 2013

May 31, 2013

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 31, 2013
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Waka Flocka Flame (Rapper) – 27 years old
Eric Christian Olsen (NCIS: Los Angeles) – 36 years old
Colin Farrell (“Total Recall”) – 37 years old
Brooke Shields – 48 years old
Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC) – 49 years old
Lea Thompson (“Back To The Future” movies) – 52 years old
Patti Stanger (The Millionaire Matchmaker) – 52 years old
Gregory Harrison (Trapper John M.D.) – 63 years old
Sharon Gless (Cagney & Lacey) – 70 years old
Joe Namath (former NFL Player) – 70 years old
Clint Eastwood – 83 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

May 31, 2013

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 5/31/13)
ABC: What Would You Do? (Premiere) at 9pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Treehouse Masters (Premiere) at 10pm
WE TV: Bridezillas (Premiere) at 8pm
WE TV: Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas (Premiere) at 9pm
WE TV: Pregnant & Dating (Premiere) at 10pm
SYFY: Merlin (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 6/1/13)
BIO: Celebrity Ghost Stories (Premiere) at 9pm
BIO: The Haunting of… (Premiere) at 10pm
NAT. GEO. WILD: Fish Tank Kings (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: The Golden Sisters (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: Bet On Your Baby (Finale) at 8pm
BBCA: Orphan Black (Finale) at 9pm
BBCA: The Nerdist (Finale) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 6/2/13)
AMC: The Killing (Premiere) at 8pm
ANIMAL PLANET:  Call of the Wildman (Premiere) at 9pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Top Hooker (Premiere) at 10pm
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of New Jersey (Premiere) at 8pm
BRAVO: Princesses: Long Island (Premiere) at 9pm
DESTINATION AMERICA: BBQ Pitmasters (Premiere) at 9pm
E!: Keeping Up With The Kardashians (Premiere) at 9pm
E!: The Wanted Life (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Food Network Star (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Oprah’s Next Chapter: Oprah visits the set of “The Voice” (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Oprah Presents Master Class: Lenny Kraaviz at 10pm
HISTORY: Ax Men (Finale) at 10pm

Crown Rules apparently doesn’t! CNBC has pulled the reality series, after its first two episodes drew fewer than 50,000 viewers. The show was hosted by jewelry designer Kendra Scott and NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Industry buzz has been that Disney/ABC might be considering a syndicated talk show led by Robin Roberts, the popular Good Morning America co-host. Roberts, however, has nixed the rumors, insisting there’s no project in development for her or talks taking place about one.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alec Baldwin will be the on-air host for National Geographic Channel’s weekly Night of Exploration programming block, beginning Friday, June 14 at 8p. Baldwin’s segments will appear in the United States and globally in 171 countries and 38 languages. His hosting duties kick off with new series Crossing the Ice, which follows two Australian adventurers as they attempt to become the first to tackle the perilous journey from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and back.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As of tomorrow, the cable network formerly known as GMC TV (formerly the Gospel Music Channel) will be changing its name to UP.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Two years after taking home the Decade of Hotness award at the Guys Choice awards, Jennifer Aniston is set to return to this year’s show as a presenter. Aniston will present the Funniest M.F. award to her pal Jimmy Kimmel. The show tapes on June 8 at Sony Pictures Studio in Los Angeles and will premiere on Spike TV on Wednesday, June 12.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jennifer Lopez, Executive Producer of ABC Family‘s new original series The Fosters, will participate in a live Twitter chat during the East Coast feed of the series premiere on Monday, June 3 at 9p. Fans are invited to ask Lopez questions about the series via @JLo and should include the hashtag #TheFosters in their tweets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Vali Chandrasekaran, former producer of 30 Rock, has signed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios. Chandrasekaran had spent recent months focusing on his own development efforts; among them, The Marathon Times, which was set up at ABC during the last development cycle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal Planet has renewed its most watched series, ordering a sixth season of River Monsters. The show’s fifth season finale on Monday drew a series-high 2.2 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracy Morgan has been tapped to star in the FX comedy series pilot Death Pact, from FX Productions. He’ll play a formerly lazy, pot-dealing assistant high school coach who returns to his hometown as a decorated war hero. Production begins this summer in New York or New Jersey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jenna Elfman is in talks to join the upcoming NBC comedy The Family Guide. She would replace Parker Posey, who left the project after it was ordered to series. The show centers on a family brought together by divorce. Elfman would play the ex-wife.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
After Earth – Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Zoe Kravitz, Sophie Okonedo, Isabelle Fuhrman
Now You See Me – Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Jake Gyllenhaal, Woody Harrelson, Melanie Laurent, Amanda Seyfried, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman
The East (Limited Release) – Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgard, Brit Marling, Toby Krebbell, Shiloh Fernandez
The Kings of Summer (Limited Release) – Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso

NYC STREET FAIRS
Saturday June 1 2013
3rd Ave. Community Benefit Festival – on 3rd Ave. from 66th to 86th St.
St. Nicholas Ave. Festival – from 181st to 188th St.

Sunday June 2, 2013
3rd Annual Spring Fair – on 3rd Ave. from 14th to 23rd St.
20th Annual Spring Crafts Festival – on Broadway from 65th to 72nd St.
Queens Pridefest (Queens) – on 37th Road from 73rd to 77th St.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $30 million

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

www.NYLottery.org

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $40 million.

Powerball is played in 41 states.

www.NYLottery.org

CASTING CALL
AXS TV is looking for a new face for their one hour daily show, AXS Live. Candidates must be in the mid-20s to mid-30s age range, well-versed in the worlds of pop culture, music and entertainment, and most importantly, quick on their feet and comfortable with live television. Contact Robin Roth at 310-312-0856 or rrothentertainment@me.com. Include videos with all submissions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE TO HEADLINE ITUNES FESTIVAL

May 30, 2013

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE TO HEADLINE ITUNES FESTIVAL
http://www.accesshollywood.com/justin-timberlake-to-headline-itunes-festival_article_80117

 

OPRAH WINFREY TO SPEAK AT HARVARD COMMENCEMENT

May 30, 2013

OPRAH WINFREY TO SPEAK AT HARVARD COMMENCEMENT
http://www.accesshollywood.com/oprah-winfrey-to-speak-at-harvard-commencement_article_80120

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 30, 2013

May 30, 2013

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 30, 2013
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

CeeLo Green (The Voice) – 38 years old
Idina Menzel (Glee) – 42 years old
Wynonna Judd (Country Singer) – 49 years old
Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) – 49 years old
Ted McGinley (Married With Children) – 55 years old

 

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ CASTING CALL

May 30, 2013

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 5/30/13)
A&E: Beyond Scared Straight (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: Mike & Molly (Premiere) at 8:30pm
HGTV: Renovation Raiders (Premiere) at 9pm
MILITARY: The Brokaw Files (Premiere) at 10pm

Talk show icon Larry King has a new gig. The former CNN star has signed on to host a political talk show on RT America, a global, English-language TV channel based in Russia. Politics with Larry King, produced by Ora.tv, will debut on RT in June as well as stream line on RT.com. The network will also air Larry King Now, which streams on Hulu and Ora.Tv. The shows will be recorded in RT America’s Washington, DC, studios and Ora TV’s studio in Los Angeles. King, 79, hosted a weeknight talk show on CNN for 25 years, until it ended in December 2010.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Promoting the debut of Military Channel‘s The Brokaw Files at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday night, Tom Brokaw shared all sorts of opinions. Clinton White House? Ran like a college dorm. Obama? Doesn’t roll up his sleeves as much as Brokaw would like him to. Social media? Good way to hear voices we wouldn’t hear otherwise. But we need a national dialogue about some of the viciousness that can be a part of this type of communication. Tune in for more Tom, tonight, when the show debuts at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The prestigious hosting gigs continue for Neil Patrick Harris. The actor, who’s already been tapped as master of ceremonies for The 67th Annual Tony Awards, has been named host and producer of The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards to be broadcast from NOKIA Theater L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 22 on CBS. This will mark Harris’ second stint as Emmy host, which he emceed to critical acclaim when the program last aired on CBS in 2009. “Neil is the quintessential host – engaging, entertaining and a true showman – with a passion for celebrating the medium we all love. We’re thrilled for him to return for CBS’s broadcast of the Emmy Awards,” said Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More than six weeks after the devastating Boston Marathon bombings, that took the lives of 3 and injured at least 140 people, Brian Williams sits down with 6 amputee survivors at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on NBC‘s Rock Center with Brian Williams. In their first group interview, they share their powerful stories of recovery, healing and strength. The episode airs Friday, May 31 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mel Ottenberg, stylist to Rihanna, has been added as the third and final mentor to Style Media‘s Styled to Rock, the new fashion competition series that will search for the next trendsetting designer. Ottenberg joins previously announced mentors Pharrell Williams and Erin Wasson. The show, produced by Shed Media US, Overbrook Entertainment and Marcy Media Films, is slated to premiere later this year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon has ordered its first original series, picking up John Goodman‘s Alpha House, Ed Begley Jr.’s Betas, and children’s programs Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf. The pilots moving forward were chosen based on feedback from Amazon and Lovefilm customers. Alpha House follows four senators who live together in a rented house in Washington. Betas centers on four friends trying to strike it rich with a mobile social networking app.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV2 has greenlit Ain’t That America with Guy Code break-out star Lil Duval serving as host. “The series will take on a format familiar to the audience, but leverage Duval’s unique perspective on the traditions, customs and trends that make America what it is today,” said Paul Ricci, Senior Vice President of Programming and Production for MTV2. The show debuts Tuesday, July 9 at 11:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV2 has renewed Guy Code for a fourth season. “The success of  Guy Code kick-started MTV2’s investment in original programming, helping to build our cornerstone Tuesday at 11p destination for the young male audience and spurring tremendous ratings growth since 2009,” said Paul Ricci, Senior Vice President of Programming and Series Development for MTV2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Barbara Niven (One Life To Live, The Bold and the Beautiful, Moonlight & Mistletoe) has joined the cast of Hallmark Channel series Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove. She’ll Peggy Beldon, wife of Bob Beldon (Bruce Boxleitner) and owner of the Cedar Cove Inn, Thyme and Tide.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CASTING CALL
Winegrad Casting is looking for men for a new makeover series; specifically guys who have suffered a bad breakup or divorce and need to get back on their feet. The men will be paid $500; plus, receive a clothing and home decor makeover. To submit send your name, phone number, email address, city where you reside, age, occupation, two or three recent photos and a brief bio on your breakup, current state of mind, and why you would be great for the show to: WEINGRADCASTING@GMAIL.COM.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

GEORGE MICHAEL OUT OF THE HOSPITAL AFTER CAR WRECK

May 29, 2013

GEORGE MICHAEL OUT OF THE HOSPITAL AFTER CAR WRECK
http://www.tmz.com/2013/05/29/george-michael-out-of-the-hospital-car-accident-head-injury/