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DEVEN DAVIS, WIFE OF KORN LEAD SINGER JONATHAN DAVIS, HAS DIED

August 17, 2018

DEVEN DAVIS, WIFE OF KORN LEAD SINGER JONATHAN DAVIS, HAS DIED
http://www.tmz.com/2018/08/17/korn-jonathan-davis-wife-deven-dead-dies-drugs/

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SHONDA RHIMES SUED OVER SIDEWALK SLIP AND FALL

August 17, 2018

SHONDA RHIMES SUED OVER SIDEWALK SLIP AND FALL
http://www.tmz.com/2018/08/17/shonda-rhimes-sued-sidewalk-slip-and-fall/

ARIANA GRANDE KNEW SHE WANTED TO MARRY PETE DAVIDSON 2 YEARS AGO

August 17, 2018

ARIANA GRANDE KNEW SHE WANTED TO MARRY PETE DAVIDSON 2 YEARS AGO
https://www.eonline.com/news/960951/ariana-grande-knew-she-wanted-to-marry-pete-davidson-two-years-ago

ARETHA FRANKLIN WILL BE LAID TO REST IN DETROIT FOLLOWING A PUBLIC VIEWING

August 17, 2018

ARETHA FRANKLIN WILL BE LAID TO REST IN DETROIT FOLLOWING A PUBLIC VIEWING
https://www.eonline.com/news/961182/aretha-franklin-will-be-laid-to-rest-in-detroit-following-a-public-viewing

ARETHA’S FRANKLIN’S DEATH CERTIFICATE SHOWS CAUSE OF DEATH WAS PANCREATIC CANCER

August 17, 2018

ARETHA’S FRANKLIN’S DEATH CERTIFICATE SHOWS CAUSE OF DEATH WAS PANCREATIC CANCER
http://www.tmz.com/2018/08/17/aretha-franklin-death-certificate-pancreatic-cancer-cause-of-death/

BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S FRIEND, MAX LOMAS, WHO FOUND HER IN BATHTUB HAS DIED FROM AN OVERDOSE

August 17, 2018

BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S FRIEND, MAX LOMAS, WHO FOUND HER IN BATHTUB HAS DIED FROM AN OVERDOSE
http://www.tmz.com/2018/08/17/bobbi-kristina-friend-max-lomas-bathtub-dead-dies-overdose/

CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 17, 2018

August 17, 2018

CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 17, 2018
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Bryton James (Family Matters) – 32 years old
Giuliana Rancic (E! News/ E! Fashion Police) – 44 years old
Jorge Posada (former N.Y. Yankee) – 47 years old
Donnie Wahlberg (New Kids On The Block) – 49 years old
Sean Penn (“Milk”/ “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”) – 58 years old
Lisa Coleman (Wendy & Lisa, Prince & The Revolution) – 58 years old
Belinda Carlisle (The Go-Go’s) – 60 years old
Larry Ellison (Entrepreneur/ Founder of Oracle) – 74 years old
Robert DeNiro (“Meet The Parents” movies) – 75 years old

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

August 17, 2018

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

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/17/18)
ABC: WE Day at 8pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Treehouse Masters (Premiere) at 8pm
DIY: Texas Flip N Move (Premiere) at 9pm
COOKING: Extreme Cake Masters (Finale) at 10pm
DISCOVERY: Cooper’s Treasure (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 8/18/18)
DISCOVERY FAMILY: Buddy’s Family Vacation (Premiere) at 8pm
REELZ: Murder Made Me Famous (Premiere) at 9pm
BBC AMERICA: Planet Earth: South Pacific (Finale) at 9pm
DISNEY: DuckTales (Finale) at 9:30am

(SUNDAY 8/19/18)
DISCOVERY: Alaskan Bush People (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Pamela Smart: An American Murder Mystery (Premiere) at 10pm
OXYGEN: Snapped (Premiere) at 9pm
OXYGEN: Dying To Belong (Premiere) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Air Warriors (Premiere) at 8pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Mighty Planes (Premiere) at 9pm
AXS TV: The Top 10 Revealed (Finale) at 9pm
AXS TV: Trunkfest (Finale) at 9:30pm
CNN: The 2000’s (Finale) at 9pm
CNN: The History of Comedy (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: Shades of Blue (Finale) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: The Affair (Finale) at 9pm

E! has opted not to renew The Royals. However, according to Deadline, the network’s only remaining scripted series is being shopped by its leading producing studio, Lionsgate TV, and talks are underway with Pop for a possible fifth season pickup.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News Channel issued an apology after using a photo of Patti LaBelle in a tribute to Aretha Franklin on Thursday. “We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin’s family and friends,” said Jessica Santostefano, Vice President, Media Desk, Fox News, in a statement. “Our intention was to honor the icon using a secondary image of her performing with Patti LaBelle in the full screen graphic, but the image of Ms. Franklin was obscured in that process, which we deeply regret.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

USA Network’s upcoming music showcase series Real Country, featuring Shania Twain, Jake Owen and Travis Tritt, has added Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd and Big & Rich to its celebrity guest lineup, along with a special appearance by Willie Nelson. Show premieres Tuesday, November 13 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Hollywood community rallies together again for Stand Up to Cancer’s live broadcast on Friday, September 7 at 8p on ABC. The sixth biennial televised fundraising special will include Mahershala Ali, Kathy Bates, Katie Couric, Jennifer Garner, Tony Hale, Marg Helgenberger, Ed Helms, Ken Jeong, Marlee Matlin, Matthew McConaughey, Maria Menounos, Jillian Michaels, Trevor Noah, Dak Prescott, Italia Ricci, Rob Riggle, Karla Souza, David Spade, Keith Urban and Reese Witherspoon for the one-hour event co-executive produced by Bradley Cooper.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ahead of the 2018 VMAs, MTV is teaming with DirecTV Now for the 2018 VMAs Kickoff Concert featuring performances by Bebe Rexha, Rita Ora and Madison Beer, with a guest set by DJ Lion Babe. Hosted by supermodel and activist Winnie Harlow, the event takes place Sunday, August 19 in NYC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Luke Null won’t be returning to Saturday Night Live when the NBC late-night show returns for its 44th season this fall. Null joined the cast last September, but his appearances were scarce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Journalist Dylan Byers is leaving CNN and heading to NBC News and MSNBC. Byers is expected to join the NBCUniversal new outlets in September to cover media, Silicon Valley and Hollywood.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wendy Williams will receive the NAB Show New York Impact Award on Thursday, October 18, recognizing her ten years in daytime television and 33 years in the broadcast industry. The talk show host will also participate in a keynote session with Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury co-presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC is honoring transgender teen Jazz Jennings and those who take a stand against bullying during its second annual Give a Little TLC Awards. Event takes place on Thursday, September 20 in New York.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz acquired nine documentaries, including Matt Tyrnauer’s Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, the story of ex-Marine Scotty Bowers, who landed in Hollywood after the Second World War and became confidant, aide-de-camp and lover to many of the town’s greatest male and female stars. Film is set to premiere in early 2019. Other docs include Fail State, which investigates the dark side of American higher education; Half the Picture, about gender bias in Hollywood as told by leading female film directors; and This Is Congo, a look into Africa’s longest continuing conflict.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV picked up a second season of Boise Boys. The series delivered solid ratings in its freshman run, helping the network consistently rank as the #1 cable network among upscale women 25-54 in its Thursday 11p timeslot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jenny Bicks, former EP on HBO’s Sex and the City and EP/showrunner on Showtime’s The Big C, inked an overall deal with Lionsgate TV. As per the pact’s terms, Bicks will develop and produce original television series for the studio.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox 21 Television Studios secured the rights to video game Vampyr with plans to develop it into a series with McG’s Wonderland Sound & Vision and DJ2 Entertainment. Set in 1918 London, Vampyr centers on a morally righteous doctor who mysteriously turns into a vampire.
(Source: Cynopsis)

EPIX greenlit original docuseries Unprotected Sets, set to premiere Friday, October 5 at 11p. From executive producers Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz (Push It Productions), and Barry Poznick, President of MGM’s Unscripted Television and MGM Television, series takes an unfiltered look at stand up.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT ordered The Angel of Darkness, a limited series based on the sequel to author Caleb Carr’s The Alienist with The Alienist’s Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning set to return in an all-new storyline. The Alienist is 2018’s top new cable series in A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! debuts Busy Tonight, the new half-hour talker, hosted and executive produced by Busy Philipps, on Sunday, October 28 at 10p. Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen vet Cassie St. Onge will serve as showrunner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The world’s leading archaeologists use modern technologies to solve history’s oldest riddles in Smithsonian Channel’s Secrets, premiering Monday, September 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sam and Cody Carroll deliver tastes of The Bayou in Food Network’s Cajun Aces. Six-episode daytime series bows Saturday, August 25 at 12p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz’s Outlander will return Sunday, November 4 at 8p. Season 4 includes 13 new episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ghost lovers are invited to join a live paranormal investigation alongside Tennessee Wraith Chaser, a team of experts that rely on scientific method and spiritual faith, in new Travel Channel series Haunted Live, bowing Friday, September 14 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, debut one-hour late night public affairs series Amanpour and Company on Monday, September 10. To air on PBS (check local listings for times).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Television’s longest-running automotive magazine series, MotorWeek, returns to public television stations across the country on Saturday, September 8. Check local PBS listings.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Pop TV premieres two limited series dramas, this fall. Wolf Creek, based on the cult-hit horror movie franchise, bows on Sunday, October 21 at 10p and Clique, a drama from the creators of British TV hit Skins, debuts Wednesday, November 7 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Willie Nelson hosts music with a mission event Farm Aid 2018, airing on AXS TV Saturday, September 22 at 7p, with an encore broadcast immediately following at 12a. Scheduled to perform are Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Chris Stapleton and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN honors Aretha Franklin with a special re-airing of an Oprah Winfrey Show celebrating her life and career on Saturday, August 18 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BET Networks pays respect to Aretha Franklin, too. BET Her will honor Franklin with programming today, August 17 and Monday, August 20 at 9a, as well as on Black Girls Rock! airing in September.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meanwhile, getTV celebrates the “Queen of Soul” with a rarely seen 1967 episode of The Kraft Music Hall, airing Sunday, August 19 at 11p. The program features Aretha Franklin in one of her earliest TV appearances performing Respect and Chain of Fools.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC partnered with on-demand service Postmates to deliver meals from Better Call Saul’s Los Pollos Hermanos restaurant. On August 20, 21 and 22 hungry fans in areas of NYC and LA can order a special mini-meal of Gus Fring’s (Giancarlo Esposito) famous fried chicken and curly fries via the Postmates app, delivered for free, while supplies last. Begins 12p each day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mary J. Blige is set to appear in MTV’s Scream later this year… Lindsey Kraft will guest star on an upcoming episode of Bravo’s Dirty John.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Homecoming, the Amazon Studios series starring Julia Roberts, will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, leading the event’s TV line-up. The first four episodes of the psychological thriller are set to be screened as part of TIFF’s Primetime series, running September 6 to 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Not Surprisingly, the Tiger Woods-fueled PGA Championship topped the list of Out-of-Home viewers on Tunity Analytics’ weekly OOH ranking for the week of August 6, with 4.405 million. 60 Minutes, which followed the tournament, was next with 1.68 million. NFL Network’s Browns vs. Giants (1.606 million) and Cowboys v. 49ers games came in third and fourth, with Saturday’s PGA event number five (904,000).
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv’s Mama June: From Not to Hot delivered nearly 1.4 million Total Viewers within three days, up 10% compared to the prior week. Nine episodes into the current season, the show’s Friday, August 10 episode was also the highest rated of the season among the key demos of W18-49 and A25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Behind the strength of Cold Justice and The Disappearance of Crystal Rogers, Oxygen earned its best Saturday Total Day performance among Total Viewers since June 2014. Cold Justice averaged 249,000 P18-49, 243,000 F25-54, and 815,000 Total Viewers, growing 23%, 9% and 9%, respectively from the pervious week. The premiere of Disappearance of Crystal Rogers, immediately following, averaged 224,000 P18-49, 200,000 F25-54, and 634,000 Total Viewers, making it the net’s highest “Disappearance of” series premiere among P18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Crazy Rich Asians – Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Harry Shum Jr., Ken Jeong
Alpha – Kodi Smit-McPhee, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Marcin Kowalczyk, Jens Hulten, Natassia Malthe, Spencer Bogaert, Mercedes de la Zerda, Leonor Varela
Mile 22 – Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, John Malkovich, Ronda Rousey, Carlo Alban, Natasha Goubskaya, Chae-rin Lee
Juliet, Naked (Limited Release) – Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne, Chris O’Dowd, Megan Does, Jimmy O. Yang, Lily Newmar, Lily Brazier, Johanna Thea
The Wife (Limited Release) – Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, Annie Starke, Harry Lloyd, Max Irons, Alix Wilton Regan, Karin Franz Korlof
Billionaire Boys Club (Limited Release) – Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Suki Waterhouse, Cary Elwes, Billie Lourd, Jeremy Irvine

NYC STREET FAIRS – MANHATTAN
https://www.clearviewfestival.com/events/
http://nycstreetfairs.com/schedule-of-festivals/
https://socialeyesnyc.com/manhattan/

NYC STREET FAIRS – BROOKLYN, QUEENS, BRONX, AND STATEN ISLAND
https://socialeyesnyc.com/manhattan/nyc-street-fairs-festivals-parades/

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $88 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

NYLottery.NY.gov

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $50 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov

BRITNEY SPEARS ORDERED TO PAY KEVIN FEDERLINE $110,000 IN ONGOING CHILD SUPPORT BATTLE

August 16, 2018

BRITNEY SPEARS ORDERED TO PAY KEVIN FEDERLINE $110,000 IN ONGOING CHILD SUPPORT BATTLE
https://www.eonline.com/news/960568/britney-spears-ordered-to-pay-kevin-federline-110-000-in-ongoing-child-support-battle

ANGELA BASSETT’S 60TH BIRTHDAY BIKINI PIC INSPIRES OUR NEW FITNESS GOALS

August 16, 2018

ANGELA BASSETT’S 60TH BIRTHDAY BIKINI PIC INSPIRES OUR NEW FITNESS GOALS
https://www.eonline.com/news/960882/angela-bassett-s-60th-birthday-bikini-pic-inspires-our-new-fitness-goals