PAUL WALKER’S DAUGHTER TO LIVE WITH HER MOM IF SHE GOES TO REHAB FOR ALCOHOL
Archive for March, 2014
PAUL WALKER’S DAUGHTER TO LIVE WITH HER MOM IF SHE GOES TO REHAB FOR ALCOHOL
SARA GILBERT & LINDA PERRY TIE THE KNOT
NICKELODEON’S 27TH ANNUAL KIDS CHOICE AWARDS – WINNERS LIST
CELEBRITY NEWS: MARCH 31, 2014
Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl) – 29 years old
Tony Yayo (Rapper) – 36 years old
Ewan McGregor (“August: Osage County”) – 43 years old
Tony Cox (“Bad Santa”) – 56 years old
Ed Marinaro (Hill Street Blues) – 64 years old
Al Gore (former Vice President of the United States) – 66 years old
Rhea Perlman (Cheers) – 66 years old
Gabe Kaplan (Welcome Back Kotter) – 69 years old
Christopher Walken (“The Deer Hunter”) – 71 years old
Herb Alpert (Musician/ co-owner of A&M Records) – 79 years old
Shirley Jones (The Partridge Family) – 80 years old
Richard Chamberlain (The Thorn Birds) – 80 years old
William Daniels (St. Elsewhere) – 87 years old
ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 3/3/14)
CBS: Friends With Better Lives (Premiere) at 9pm
JLTV: i24’s Evening News (Premiere) at 7:30pm
MTV: House of Food (Premiere) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN: Secrets of the Third Reich (Premiere) at 8pm
VH1: This is Hot 97 (Premiere) at 10:30pm
CBS: How I Met Your Mother (Finale) at 8pm
CBS: Intelligence (Premiere) at 10pm
DIY: House Crashers (Finale) at 11pm
FOOD: Worst Cooks in America (Finale) at 9pm
FOOD: Mystery Diners (Finale) at 10pm
FX: Chozen (Finale) at 10:30pm
Chelsea Handler will leave E! At the end of the year when her contract expires as host of talker Chelsea Lately, says The Hollywood Reporter. The show has been on E! For eight years and Handler has made several public statements about her dissatisfaction with the network. She is reportedly considering a radio gig or another late night TV talk show.
ABC yanked Mind Games after five low-rated episodes. On Tuesday the drama, starring Christian Slater, drew just over 2 million viewers and .7/2 among A18-49. Resurrection will keep the 10p timeslot warm for season three of Celebrity Wife Swap, premiering April 15.
ABC is not bringing back struggling Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, either, describing the Once Upon a Time spin-off’s Thursday, April 3 at 8p ep as its series finale. A Shark Tank special will take its time slot April 10, with encores of Grey’s Anatomy to follow.
Veep is a little to close to the truth for comfort. Speaking at Paleyfest Thursday, the show’s exec producer, writer and director Armando Ianucci, said, “The worst piece of feedback we’ll get is when we actually think that we’ve come up with the most ridiculous story… and we do it, and then we get a call from Washington where they’ll ask, ‘How did you find out?’”
Josh Elliot is taking on sports full-time. Reports surfaced yesterday that the Good Morning America anchor is departing the show and will now join NBC Sports. Elliot, of course, has a long history with sports, having joined GMA from ESPN in 2011. At NBC, Elliott is expected to cover some of the company’s high-profile sports properties ranging from the NFL to the Olympics.
Piers Morgan signed off his cancelled CNN show, Piers Morgan Live, Friday night with an assault on “the absurd gun laws in America,” as well a thank you to the audience, “even those who implacably disagreed with me, or just found my funny accent annoying.” Morgan had made gun control the focus of numerous programs during Live’s three-year run.
BET launched its first brand app, BET NOW. The app, available for free on iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android devices, provides access to full episodes of current shows including The Game, Being Mary Jane and Real Husbands of Hollywood, as well as classic series.
Michael Chiklis (The Shield) has joined the season four cast of FX’s American Horror Story as the former husband of Kathy Bates’ character. It’s a homecoming of sorts for Chiklis, a Lead Actor Emmy-winner for FX’s The Shield (2002-2008).
Dana Delany (Body of Proof) has been cast in Amazon Studios drama pilot Hand of God, opposite Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy).
Oscar nominee June Squibb (Nebraska) will guest on season two of Lifetime’s Devious Maids as the mother of Susan Lucci’s character, Genevieve Delatour. Show returns Sunday, April 20 at 10p.
NBC pilot Feed Me, about a dysfunctional family and their restaurant, has added Andrea Parker (Desperate Housewives) to the cast as a vengeful ex-wife.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. cast Patrick Brennan (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) as villainous Blackout. The ABC superhero drama airs Tuesdays at 8p.
ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal were the top series Thursday night, with Grey’s up 8 percent versus last week and Scandal up 7 percent. Fox’s American Idol was third in its 9p time period in the demo, matching its series low, 1.9/5. The premiere of Fox’s Surviving Jack at 9:30p drew a soft 1.3/4.
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Noah – $44 million
Divergent – $26.5 million
Muppets Most Wanted – $11.4 million
Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $9.5 million
God’s Not Dead – $9.1 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)
CHRISTINA AGUILERA IS EXPECTING A GIRL
CHRIS BROWN ORDERED TO WASHINGTON D.C. FOR ASSAULT TRIAL
CELEBRITY NEWS: MARCH 28, 2014
Lady Gaga – 28 years old
Julia Stiles (“The Bourne” movies) – 33 years old
Shanna Moekler (MTV’s Meet The Barkers) – 39 years old
Kate Gosselin (Jon & Kate Plus 8) – 39 years old
Vince Vaughn (“Wedding Crashers”) – 44 years old
Brett Ratner (Director) – 45 years old
Cheryl “Salt” James (Rapper) – 48 years old
Victoria Osteen (Religious Leader) – 53 years old
Reba McEntire (Country Singer) – 59 years old
Dianne Wiest (“Edward Scissorhands”) – 66 years old
Ken Howard (The White Shadow) – 70 years old
Conchata Ferrell (Two And A Half Men) – 71 years old
ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 3/28/14)
HERE TV: From Here on OUT (Premiere) at 11pm
HGTV: Rev. Run’s Renovation (Premiere) at 8pm
CNN: Piers Morgan Live (Finale) at 9pm
SYFY: Helix (Finale) at 10pm
NICKELODEON: Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards (Premiere) at 8pm
H2: America’s Book of Secrets (Premiere) at 10pm
WE TV: Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Louis C.K., Musical Guest: Sam Smith at 11:30pm
E!: Eric & Jessie: Game On (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Caribbean Life (Premiere) at 8pm
PBS: Call The Midwife (Premiere) at 8pm
TWC: Building Invincible (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Oprah & Maria Shriver: The Paycheck to Paycheck Town Hall (Premiere) at 9pm
AMC: The Walking Dead (Finale) at 9pm
With original Nightline anchor Cynthia McFadden departing for NBC News, ABC News president Ben Sherwood announced Juju Chang has been promoted to co-anchor of the late night news show. “Juju is the perfect example of someone whose dedication and tenacity to innovative reporting has paved the way for her success,” said Sherwood of Chang, who has spent her entire career at the net.McFadden will serve as NBC’s senior legal and investigative correspondent.
LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell (NCIS: Los Angeles) have been tapped to co-host ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops, with Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler and Keith Urban added to the line-up of performers. Special airs Tuesday, May 20 at 9p on CBS.
Dr. Ben Carson, the first neurosurgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins at the head, will appear on TV One‘s live 9a program, News One Now. The show’s entire hour will focus on the Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, who will take viewer calls live on air on Friday, April 4.
MTV2 released a sneak peek of the season four of Guy Code, premiering Wednesday, April 16 at 11p. Three new faces join the cast: models Jessica Gomes, Ariel Meredith and Arianny Celeste.
NBC has seven new series set for summer. Coming up: hospital drama The Night Shift (Tuesday, May 27 at 10p), comedy Undateable (Thursday, May 29 at 9p), pirate show Crossbones (Friday, May 30 at 10p), procedural Taxi Brooklyn (Wednesday, June 25 at 10p), Amy Poehler‘s Welcome to Sweden (Thursday, July 10 at 9p), family comedy Working the Engels (Wednesday, July 30 at 9:30p) and reality show Food Fighters (Tuesday, July 22 at 8p).
TV Land announced summer premiere dates, as well as an animated episode of Hot in Cleveland. New comedy Jennifer Falls launches Wednesday, June 4 at 10:30p, and The Exes returns Wednesday, August 13 at 10:30p. Hot gets the cartoon treatment Wednesday, August 6 at 10p, with characters offering homages to shows including The Walking Dead.
STARZ has cast four new roles for upcoming LeBron James comedy Survivor’s Remorse: Jessie T. Usher (Level Up), Ronreaco Lee (Glory), Erica Ash (The Real Husbands of Hollywood) and Tichina Arnold (Everybody Hates Chris).
John Cusack will guest on a pilot he’s exec producing for CBS, set in Wall Street. CBS Television Studios project stars Charlie Cox as a hedge fund trader.
Ana Noguiera (The Michael J. Fox Show) has been cast in CBS comedy pilot Good Session, about a couple in therapy.
Carmine Giovinazzo (CSI: NY) was cast in a major story arc and Jon Skarloff (24) in a recurring role on USA police drama Graceland, returning for season two this summer.
TLC‘s The Little Couple scored a 2.7 HH rating, a 2.2 W25-54, a 2.0 W18-49 rating and averaged 3.3M P2+ viewers on Tuesday. The Little Couple was number one on cable in its 10pm time period, the net reports, with HH, P2+ and P/W25-54, the fourth consecutive week it was tops in HH and P2+.
Fox‘s American Idol topped the household ratings chart on Wednesday, but ABC‘s Modern Family beat Idol 3.6/11 to 2.2/6 among A18-49 in their shared half hour, according to Nielsen; The Middle drew a 1.9/6 versus the singing competition’s 1.9/7.
On Wednesday, Survivor delivered its largest audience this season, according to Nielsen, first in viewers (9.76 million), A25-54 (3.1/09) and A18-49 (2.3/7). Versus last week, Survivor was up 300,000 viewers.
Wednesday’s fifth season finale of A&E‘s Duck Dynasty averaged a 2.5 A18-49 rating and 6 million viewers, enough to make A&E tops in the demo in all of television from 10-11p and second only to Modern Family for the night, but down from the fourth season finale’s 8.4 million viewers and 3.5 rating among A18-49.
Noah – Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth, Kevin Durrand, Dakota Goyo, Nick Nolte
Sabotage – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Olivia Williams, Mireille Enos, Sam Worthington, Harold Perrineau Jr., Terrance Howard, Joe Manganiello, Max Martini, Josh Holloway
Cesar Chavez (Limited Release) – Michael Pena, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, Wes Bentley, Michael Cudlitz, Yancey Arias, Mark Moses, Gabriel Mann, Jacob Vargas, John Malkovich
Breathe In (Limited Release) – Guy Pierce, Felicity Jones, Amy Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Mackenzie Davis
Locker 13 (Limited Release) – Tatyana Ali, Krista Allen, Rick Schroder, Jason Spisak, Jon Gries, Rick Hoffman, Curtis Armstrong, Bart Johnson, Jason Marsden, Jon Polito
NYC STREET FAIRS
Saturday March 29, 2014
Washington Place Festival – on Washington Pl. from 6th Ave. to Grove St.
Sunday March 30, 2014
Waverly Place Festival – on Washington Square North from University to MacDougal St.
Today’s Jackpot is $15 million.
You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Saturday’s Jackpot is $50 million.
Powerball is played in 43 states.
GWYNETH PALTROW AND CHRIS MARTIN GO ON A “BREAKUP MOON” IN THE BAHAMAS