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RACHEL BILSON & BILL HADER BREAK UP AFTER LESS THAN A YEAR

July 10, 2020

RACHEL BILSON & BILL HADER BREAK UP AFTER LESS THAN A YEAR
https://www.eonline.com/news/1169689/rachel-bilson-and-bill-hader-break-up-after-less-than-a-year-together

SINGER LADY A REACT TO LAWSUIT SAYING: “I AM NOT GOING TO BE ERASED” BY LADY ANTEBELLUM

July 10, 2020

SINGER LADY A REACT TO LAWSUIT SAYING: “I AM NOT GOING TO BE ERASED” BY LADY ANTEBELLUM
https://www.eonline.com/news/1169630/singer-lady-a-reacts-to-lawsuit-i-am-not-quot-going-to-be-erased-quot-by-lady-antebellum

MORPHE COSMETICS CUTS TIES WITH JEFFREE STAR AFTER JACKIE AINA AND MORE YOUTUBERS SPEAK OUT

July 10, 2020

MORPHE COSMETICS CUTS TIES WITH JEFFREE STAR AFTER JACKIE AINA AND MORE YOUTUBERS SPEAK OUT
https://www.eonline.com/news/1169592/morphe-cosmetics-cuts-ties-with-jeffree-star-after-jackie-aina-and-more-youtubers-speak-out

ARMIE HAMMER & WIFE ELIZABETH CHAMBERS FILE FOR DIVORCE

July 10, 2020

ARMIE HAMMER & WIFE ELIZABETH CHAMBERS FILE FOR DIVORCE
https://www.tmz.com/2020/07/10/armie-hammer-wife-elizabeth-chambers-divorce-split/

JADA PINKETT SMITH ADMITS TO AUGUST ALSINA RELATIONSHIP BUT SAYS HER AND WILL SMITH WERE SEPARATED

July 10, 2020

JADA PINKETT SMITH ADMITS TO AUGUST ALSINA RELATIONSHIP BUT SAYS HER AND WILL SMITH WERE SEPARATED
https://www.tmz.com/2020/07/10/jada-pinkett-smith-will-smith-august-alsina-relationship-red-table-talk/

TWITTER LIGHTS UP OVER WILL & JADA’S “RED TABLE TALK” EPISODE
https://toofab.com/2020/07/10/jada-pinkett-smith-august-alsina-red-table-talk/

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CANCELS LIVE 2020 INDUCTION CEREMONY. HONOREES WILL BE SALUTED ON AN HBO SPECIAL ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7 2020

July 10, 2020

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CANCELS LIVE 2020 INDUCTION CEREMONY. HONOREES WILL BE SALUTED ON AN HBO SPECIAL ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7 2020
https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/awards/9415238/rock-roll-hall-of-fame-cancels-live-2020-induction-ceremony?utm_campaign=2020-07-08&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_term=biz_
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CELEBRITY NEWS: JULY 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

CELEBRITY NEWS: JULY 10, 2020
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Kulture Cephus – (Cardi B & Offset’s Daughter) – 2 years old
Ryan Curry (Stephen & Ayesha Curry’s youngest daughter) – 5 years old
Harper Beckham (David & Victoria Beckham’s daughter) – 9 years old
Perrie Edwards (Little Mix) – 27 years old
Wyatt Russell (“Lodge 49”/ “22 Jump Street”) – 34 years old
Jessica Simpson (Pop Singer) – 40 years old
Thomas Ian Nicholas (“American Pie” movies) – 40 years old
Chiwetel Ejiofor (“Doctor Strange”/ “12 Years A Slave”) – 43 years old
Adrian Grenier (Entourage/ “The Devil Wears Prada”) – 44 years old
Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) – 48 years old
Erika Jayne (Pop Singer/ The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills) – 49 years old
Gary Levox (lead singer of Rascal Flatts) – 50 years old
Christopher “Play” Martin (Kid ’N Play) – 58 years old
Fiona Shaw (“Harry Potter” movies) – 62 years old
Phyllis Smith (The Office) – 69 years old
Robert Pine (CHiPs/ Chris Pine’s Father) – 79 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL

July 10, 2020

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

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 7/10/20)
APPLE TV+: Greatness Code and Little Voice (Premiere)
FX: The New York Times Presents (Premiere) at 10pm
HULU:
The New York Times Presents (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: 48 Hours on ID: NCIS (Premiere) at 8pm
CINEMAX: Trackers (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 7/11/20)
HGTV: Vacation House Rules (Premiere) at 8pm
HISTORY: The UnXplained at (Premiere) 9pm
HISTORY: Unidentified: America’s UFO Investigation (Premiere) at 10pm
OWN: Love & Marriage: Huntsville (Premiere) at 8pm
OWN: Family or Fiance (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Say Yes To the Dress (Premiere) at 8pm
TRAVEL: Believers (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Hotel Paranormal (Premiere) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 7/12/20)
HLN: Very Scary People (Premiere) at 9pm
STARZ: P-Valley (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Paranormal Caught on Camera (Premiere) at 9pm
BRAVO: Married to Medicine Los Angeles (Finale) at 9pm
STARZ: Hightown (Finale) at 10pm
TNT: Snowpiercer (Finale) at 10pm

CBS Entertainment veteran Jack Sussman will oversee a newly combined alternative programming and specials department. The move to join the two departments follows the April departure of former SVP of alternative programming Sharon Vuong. Sussman, most recently EVP of specials, music and live events—where he worked closely with the Grammys and Tony Awards—also has had a hand in select unscripted live finales, including for Big Brother and Survivor. Additionally, Mitch Graham, VP of alternative programming, has been elevated to SVP of the department.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Black Filmmakers Collective has launched with “Change the Lens,” a pledge to increase the number of Black workers at all levels in the entertainment industry. With more than 100 Black creatives and allies across filmmaking and advertising on board, the initiative is led by Imperial Woodpecker’s Rohan Blair-Mangat, Olympian-turned-filmmaker Savanah Leaf of Park Pictures and producer Alli Maxwell of Florence production company. Among calls to action, it asks companies to commit to increasing the diversity of their executives and crews to reflect the 15 percent Black representation in the populations of US and London. Companies already on board at press time include Academy Films, Epoch Films, Luti Media, Object & Animal, Park Pictures, Prettybird and Pulse Films, and talent agencies DDA Talent, Iconic Talent Agency, Murtha Skouras, The Gersh Agency and UTA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 31st Annual GLAAD Awards Media ceremony is going virtual,streaming on the organization’s Facebook and YouTube on Friday, July 30 at 8p with a repeat performance on Logo Monday, August 3 at 8p. Comedians Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere are hosting the event, with appearances including Dolly Parton, Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union, Lil Nas X, cast and producers of Pose, Olivia Wilde, Cara Delevingne, Lena Waithe, Dan Levy, Rachel Maddow, and trans model and advocate Geena Rocero. Grammy-nominated duo Chloe x Halle will perform.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS All Access and CBS Sports are the new exclusive English-language home in the US for UEFA competitions. Parent ViacomCBS and the governing body of European football announced details of an agreement that brings UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League to the platforms beginning in August, through 2024.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Noticias Telemundo announced an expansion of its news programming with a late-night weekend national newscast beginning Saturday, July 18. Hosted by anchor Vanessa Hauc, the newscast will air Saturday and Sunday nights at 11:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBCU set the lineup for its inaugural Creativity Summit, a virtual event slated for Thursday, July 16. Fred Armisen, Neal Arthur, Julia Boorstin, D-Nice, Tina Fey, Dan Fogelman, Ghetto Film School, Zuri Hall, Shelley Haus, Ego Nwodim, Christian Siriano and others from the creative, marketing and entertainment sectors will discuss creativity as a transformative vehicle. Summit will culminate with an early screening of 30 Rock: A One-Time Special, ahead of its premiere on NBC at 8p that night.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will come to a close after the upcoming fourth season, slated to bow in late 2020. The show, originally developed for the CW, has had a strong run on the streamer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joy Reid has a new gig at MSNBC beginning July 20, hosting a weeknight show in the 7p time slot vacated by Chris Matthews. The ReidOut will be based in Washington, DC, and focus on the intersection of race, justice and culture.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Long live the queen. The Crown creator Peter Morgan shared that the hit Netflix series will get a sixth season and not wrap after season 5. The additional season won’t progress the story any further chronologically, but “will simply enable us to cover the same period in greater detail,” he announced. Season 6 will bring story to a close in the early 2000s.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michelle Williams and Oscar Isaac will star in and exec produce HBO’s limited series adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s ‘70s Swedish series Scenes From a Marriage. New iteration will re-examine of love, hatred, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lucy Liu will topline and produce Shana Goldberg-Meehan’s untitled workplace comedy pilot at ABC. Formerly known as Bossy, the plot follows the fierce head of a large modern furniture company who gets a new perspective when she adopts a baby.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the heels of the highest rated season premiere in 14 years, MTV gave the green light to competition series The Challenge for a 36th season. The franchise, including its “Total Madness” iteration, continues to be a ratings win for the network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former Philly narcotics police officer Jeffrey Walker inked a deal with the Nacelle Co., Stone Canyon Entertainment and producer Devon Shepard (Being Mary Jane) to bring his true story to the screen. Stephen Belber (The Laramie Project) will write the script based on Walker, an African-American working to dismantle the system that during his 20-year career unfairly arrested and often killed those in the community from which he came.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu ordered a 10-ep third season of Ramy, starring Ramy Youssef. The comedy, from The Carmichael Show creators Jerrod Carmichael and Ari Katcher, Ryan Welch and studio A24, follows a first-gen, Egyptian-American on a spiritual journey in his politically divided New Jersey town.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ESPN set a doc series treatment for the story of the 1986 World Series-winning run by the NY Mets, under its 30 for 30 banner. Series will chronicle the team’s exploits on and off the field, and promises hours of never seen footage.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Sports and Jigsaw Productions and Our Time Projects are in production on two-part doc series Tiger, which illuminates the rise, fall and comeback of Tiger Woods. Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) exec produces alongside Sam Pollard, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, Armen Keteyian and Jeff Benedict. Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, A Private War) and Matthew Hamachek (Amanda Knox) direct. Part one will debut Sunday, December 13; part two debuts December 20.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sister company HBO Max acquired Shell, a spec script by Jack Stanley with Max Minghella (Teen Spirit) on board to direct. Satirical horror/sci-fi project is set in the health and beauty industry, and will be produced by Automatik’s Fred Berger (La La Land, Teen Spirit), and Alicia Van Couvering, and Minghella through his Blank Tape shingle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ballroom competition series Legendary will twirl into a second season on HBO Max. The series, produced by Scout Productions, will bring back MC Dashaun Wesley and judges Leiomy Maldonado, Jameela Jamil, Law Roach and Megan Thee Stallion.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tomie, based on Junji Ito’s horror manga series of the same name, is a go at Quibi. Adeline Rudolph is on board to star in the short-form series about a beautiful high school girl who goes missing, and the horrors revealed when pieces of her body are discovered scattered around a small town.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon greenlit a 20-ep second season of animated series It’s Pony, which follows the adventures of Annie and her best friend—an enthusiastic and carefree pony. Series is set to premiere domestically in 2021.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Russian animation shingle Riki Group is partnering with Beijing-based Joy Culture and Chinese platform Tencent Video for season 4 of animated series The Fixies. First 13 eps of the series will be completed by year’s end; the deal runs until June 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Incredible Dr. Pol returns for a new season Saturday, July 11 at 9p on Nat Geo Wild. This go-round, the docs continue to zoom around from critical clinic visits to emergency farm calls.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Indian Matchmaking, which follows elite Indian matchmaker Seema Taparia as she painstakingly guides millennial clients toward their perfect match, will bow on Netflix Thursday, July 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A rare Australian pickup for BBC One, twisty psychological thriller The Secrets She Keeps, premieres on Thursday, July 16 on Sundance Now.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ shared the trailer for upcoming Nat Geo series Rogue Trip, premiering Friday, July 24. Led by ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff and his 28-year-old son Mack, series takes viewers to nations and territories mostly known for conflict but with the ability to surprise and inspire. Colombia, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Lebanon and Ukraine are on the bucket list.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nordic noir crime thriller Rebecka Martinsson returns for a second season on Acorn TV on Monday, July 27. Set in the remote landscapes of northern Sweden and based on Asa Larsson’s bestselling crime novels, the procedural centers on a Stockholm attorney who returns to the hometown she tried to leave behind and stays on as a public prosecutor.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s a good thing. Martha Stewart is bringing her home and garden skills to HGTV in the net’s newest series, Martha Knows Best. Premiering Friday, July 31, at 10p, series follows Stewart as she completes a variety of outdoor projects at her Bedford, NY, farm, joined at times by pals including Jay Leno, Snoop Dogg, Richard Gere, Lupita Nyong’o and Zac Posen.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Travel Channel invites viewers to climb aboard the crazy train as Jack Osbourne attempts to make his parents, Ozzy and Sharon, full-fledged paranormal believers in The Osbournes Want To Believe, premiering Sunday, August 2 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bobby Flay joins the judges’ table to challenge 16 champion chefs in new series Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, debuting Sunday, August 9 at 9p on Food Network. The winner after the first four rounds will face off against Flay for a chance at the $50,000 prize.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Woke, the comedy based on the life of artist Keith Knight, will premiere Wednesday September 9 on Hulu. Eight-ep series follows Keef, an African-American cartoonist on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident flips everything on its ear.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fuse Media is bringing its digital original Like, Share, Dimelo to its flagship linear channel. Premiering Monday, September 21, unfiltered talk series hosted by Latina comedians Dee Nasty and Sasha Merci explores trending topics in Latinx and millennial issues.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oxygen will debut Snapped: Betty Broderick on Wednesday, July 15 at 8p. Special depicts details of the murders of Broderick’s ex-husband and his new wife Linda, along with the investigation and trial that led to her 32-years-to-life sentence.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime is premiering two specials this month: The Baby Factory: Alabama, on Wednesday, July 15 at 10p, and Happily Ever Altered on Wednesday, July 22 at 10p. Former explores childbirth as cameras capture one of busiest labor and delivery units in the country. Latter shares the story of a bride and groom-to-be who embark on major physical transformations so they can be picture-perfect on their big day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards have been set for a live broadcast Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 8p on CBS. The 55th incarnation, reimagined due to Covid, will be broadcast Wednesday, September 16 at 8p on the network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sony is investing $250 million in Fortnite creator Epic Games, a move that gives it a minority interest in the gaming company. The investment does not include any requirement for Epic to exclusively distribute games through PlayStation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TikTok is under investigation by the US Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission over whether the app failed to comply with a 2019 agreement to protect children’s privacy. According to Reuters, two sources said they took part in calls with the agencies to discuss, among potential violations, whether TikTok failed to delete videos and personal data from users aged 13 and under as it agreed to do in February 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In celebration of the fourth season of World of Dance, NBC is partnering with Sway App through August 11 for a campaign based on AI-powered motion filters. Viewers of the show can move like the performers, with custom choreography from contestants. Each week, fans can record videos of themselves for 30 seconds to create shareable videos performing the same moves as contestants on the show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gen Z-focused VENN (Video Game Entertainment and News Network) unveiled a slate of original live shows leading up to its August 5 beta launch. Digital and interactive programming will be delivered live from its properties in LA and NY.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Camp TV, a one-hour series from The WNET Group that seeks to bring the day camp experience into the living room, launches Monday, July 13, on PBS. Each ep kicks off with a welcome song, and includes a daily theme, storytelling led by Broadway performer Zachary Noah Piser (Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked) and cultural elements in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society, Franklin Institute, Air & Space Museum, and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon is trying a new recipe with Cake My Day, a special exec-produced by television host Rachael Ray and culinary expert Amirah Kassem that debuts Friday, July 17, at 7:30p. Hosted by Kassem, the founder of NY’s Flour Shop special gives deserving kids the opportunity to bake the birthday cake of their dreams.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Max dropped a trailer for Tig N’ Seek, the animated series about an 8-year-old boy and his cat starring Myke Chilian, Rich Fulcher, Jemaine Clement and Wanda Sykes. Debut is slated for Thursday, July 23.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery Family will launch new animated adventure True and the Rainbow Kingdom on Sunday, August 2 at 1p. Preschool series promises comedy, problem-solving and friendship through the adventures of a fearless 8-year-old heroine.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Javicia Leslie (God Friended Me) is set as the CW’s new Batwoman. She succeeds Ruby Rose who exited the role after the end of season 1… Dascha Polanco (Orange is the New Black) will topline opposite Tate Donovan and Melissa Leo in the Fox pilot Blood Relative. Tracie Thoms (Truth Be Told) and Sarah Catherine Hook (Conjuring 3) are also series regulars… Tye White (Greenleaf), Michael Benjamin Washington (Ratched), Jon Barinholtz (Superstore) and Humphrey Ker (Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet) are in as series regulars opposite Ana Gasteyer and Harriet Dyer in NBC comedy pilot, American Auto.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $83 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 $79 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov

 

 

JESSE TYLER FERGUSON (MODERN FAMILY) WELCOMES FIRST CHILD WITH HUSBAND JUSTIN MIKITA

July 9, 2020

JESSE TYLER FERGUSON (MODERN FAMILY) WELCOMES FIRST CHILD WITH HUSBAND JUSTIN MIKITA
https://www.eonline.com/news/1169262/modern-family-s-jesse-tyler-ferguson-welcomes-first-child-with-justin-mikita

SIMONE BILES & BOYFRIEND STACEY ERVIN JR. BREAK UP AFTER 3 YEARS TOGETHER

July 9, 2020

SIMONE BILES & BOYFRIEND STACEY ERVIN JR. BREAK UP AFTER 3 YEARS TOGETHER
https://www.eonline.com/news/1169110/simone-biles-and-boyfriend-stacey-ervin-jr-break-up