DENNIS HOF’S LOVE RANCH BROTHEL SHUT DOWN FOLLOWING HIS DEATH

October 19, 2018

DENNIS HOF’S LOVE RANCH BROTHEL SHUT DOWN FOLLOWING HIS DEATH
http://www.tmz.com/2018/10/18/dennis-hof-love-ranch-shut-down-after-death/

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BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S FRIEND MAX LOMAS WHO FOUND HER IN A TUB DIED FROM FENTANYL OVERDOSE

October 19, 2018

BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN’S FRIEND MAX LOMAS WHO FOUND HER IN A TUB DIED FROM FENTANYL OVERDOSE
http://www.tmz.com/2018/10/18/bobbi-kristina-friend-max-lomas-found-her-tub-died-fentanyl-overdose/’

CELEBRITY NEWS: OCTOBER 18, 2018

October 19, 2018

CELEBRITY NEWS: OCTOBER 18, 2018
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf on MTV) – 27 years old
Bristol Palin (Sarah Palin’s daughter) – 28 years old
Brittney Griner (WNBA Player) – 28 years old
Zac Efron (“High School Musical” movies) – 31 years old
Frida Pinto (“Slumdog Millionaire”) – 34 years old
Lindsey Vonn (Olympic Gold Medalist Skier) – 34 years old
Esperanza Spalding (Jazz Bassist & Singer) – 34 years old
Ne-Yo (R&B Singer/ NBC’s World of Dance) – 39 years old
Baby Bash (Rapper) – 43 years old
Joy Bryant (Ballers/ Parenthood) – 44 years old
Cheryl Pepsii Riley (R&B Singer) – 50 years old
Wynton Marsalis (Jazz & Classical Trumpeter) – 57 years old
Jean Claude Van Damme (“Double Impact”) – 58 years old
Martina Navratilova (Tennis Player) – 62 years old
Pam Dawber (Mork & Mindy) – 67 years old
Terry McMillan (Author) – 67 years old
Joe Morton (Scandal/ “Terminator 2”) – 71 years old
Mike Ditka (Football Coach) – 79 years old
Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island) – 80 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ BROADWAY

October 18, 2018

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

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 10/18/18)
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: My Lottery Dream Home (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: To Catch A Killer (Finale) at 10pm

The upcoming seventh season of Netflix dramedy Orange Is the New Black will be its last. The streaming service announced the news on Twitter with the warning, “This may make you cry.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC gave a full season order to Single Parents. The new Wednesday comedy is averaging 5.6 million viewers and a 1.6/7 Live+3 rating among A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of global talent competition The World’s Best gets the prime post-Super Bowl slot on CBS on Sunday, February 3 at 10p(ish). Exec producer James Corden hosts, with judges Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles and Faith Hill.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More cable subscribers would cut the cord if they knew they could still get live programming, according to a report, “Inside the Minds of Cord-Cutters and Cable-Keepers,” from Telaria and Adobe. The primary reason people keep the cord is the perception that only a linear connection can deliver live television content (42%), said the report. The second most common reason was the desire to have a lot of channels (34%), and the third was the fear of losing favorite networks (32%). 55% of cable subscribers found cord-cutting options confusing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animated series Animals was canceled after three seasons on HBO. The comedy, centered on NYC natives like rats and pigeons, was averaging 185,000 viewers, down 20% from season two.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A shareholder initiative to remove Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board of Facebook won the backing of the state treasurers of Rhode Island, Illinois and Pennsylvania, as well as the New York City comptroller, reports the Wall Street Journal. “Facebook plays an outsized role in our society and our economy. They have a social and financial responsibility to be transparent – that’s why we’re demanding independence and accountability in the company’s boardroom,” said NYC comptroller Scott Stringer. Of course, Zuckerberg would have to vote to oust himself for the initiative to work, since he has the majority of the voting power.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sesame Street’s Big Bird is flying the coop. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who has played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since the children’s show’s debut in 1969, is retiring. “Big Bird brought me so many places, opened my mind and nurtured my soul,” Spinney said. “And I plan to be an ambassador for Sesame Workshop for many years to come. After all, we’re a family!” Count Von Count Matt Vogel will add Big Bird to his Sesame Street duties, while Eric Jacobson (Grover, Bert and Guy Smiley) will take on Oscar the Grouch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox gave a script commitment plus penalty to It Takes Two, a comedy inspired by HGTV’s Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, based on their bestselling memoir. Project is written by twins Jon and Josh Silberman (Living Biblically).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox also gave a put pilot order to drama Sisters, based on the Endomol Shine Australia series about a woman who discovers her fertility doctor dad used his sperm to conceive dozens of children. Project comes from The Path’s Annie Weisman and Jason Katims, original series co-creator Imogen Banks, Universal Television and Endemol Shine North America. And the net gave a put pilot commitment to a reboot of 1976-1985 sitcom Alice, from Diablo Cody (Juno), Liz Astrof (2 Broke Girls) and Warner Bros. TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix ordered a second season of Elite. Soapy teen-oriented Spanish original, launched globally on October 5, is set to return in 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The CW is developing Dorian, a gender switching, comedic version of The Picture of Dorian Gray from Marisa Coughlan (Super Troopers 2), Len Goldstein (Hart of Dixie) and Warner Bros. Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wu-Tang Management, Back Roads Entertainment and Taller Brand are partnering for  Wu-Tang 36:25: A Tribute to the 25th Anniversary of Enter the Wu-Tang. Live TV special will honor the legacy of Ol’ Dirty Bastard and acknowledge the contributions of the entire Clan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sultana, a Turkish series based on the true story of Kosem, a female who ruled the Ottoman Empire for over 40 years, premieres on Telemundo Monday, October 29 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A salvage expert searches for material to repurpose for clients’ homes in new DIY series Heritage Hunters, premiering Sunday, November 4 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Home Made Simple with Laila Ali returns to OWN for a new season of home transformations on Saturday, November 3 at 9a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season five of Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins debuts Friday, October 26 at 11a. A Christmas special will premiere on the net in December as part of Disney/ABC’s “25 Days of Christmas” event, and also air on DisneyABC, and Freeform.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New E! docu-series Vivian, focused on the youngest model scout at Wilhelmina, premieres on Snapchat Monday, October 22.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV is teaming with Facebook Watch for three seasons of a reimagined version of MTV’s The Real World, with native productions in Mexico, Thailand and the U.S. From Real World creators Bunim/Murray Productions, the next gen version will explore friendship and the cultural and social environment, with interactive social features, starting in 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV debuts its first Snapchat show, You Wish You Live Here, on Sunday, October 21 at 6a. In the makeover show, host Dylan Silver and team remodel rooms with a budget of $1000 or less.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV will honor Janet Jackson with its 2018 “Global Icon” award at the MTV EMAs, airing live around the globe from Spain on Sunday, November 4 at 9p CET, and across MTV’s channels in over 180 countries and territories. Jackson will return the favor by performing a medley of her greatest hits.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Garth Brooks special Garth: Live at Notre Dame! premieres Sunday, December 2 at 8p on CBS. “Garth Brooks. Notre Dame. Two icons. One night. It will be a television event to remember,” said Jack Sussman, CBS EVP, music, specials & live events.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America’s Halloween Week of programming kicks off Friday, October 26. The stunt includes movie marathons, a takeover of The X-Files and “Hitchcockian horror.” And in apartnership with horror streamer Shudder, “Shudder Saturday” will feature Shudder Original films including, for the first time on television, Revenge (2017) and haunted house thriller The Witch in the Window (2018).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A chart from Netflix showing the explosive the explosive growth of Instagram followers for stars of the streamer’s series “is a good indicator that our shows and stars are breaking out all over the planet,” wrote CEO Reed Hastings in a note to investors. During the company’s investment conference, chief content officer Ted Sarandos said that betweenthe emergence of new streaming services, plus traditional media firms, “Our job is to make Netflix stand out so that when consumers have free time, they choose to spend it with our service.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Roland S. Martin hosts “The Great Debate” versus FSI host Jason Whitlock on daily digital show #RolanMartinUnfiltered today at 6p. Expect to hear opinions on Colin KaepernickLebron James, Black Lives Matter and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joshua Bassett (Stuck in the Middle) has been cast as the lead in High School Musical: The Musical, headed for Disney’s upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service…Matias Varela (Narcos) will co-star in all3media international’s financial thriller Fartblinda (international title: Blinded), with Julia Ragnarsson (Spring River)…Tia Mowry (Sister, Sister) and Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy) will star in Family Reunion, a comedy from Netflix.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s The Conners was Tuesday’s number one show among A18-49 (2.4/10), and delivered 10.6 million viewers, for the season’s top new series debut. That’s down from the Roseanne reboot’s premiere but even with its finale. At 10p, ABC’s The Rookie was the net’s most-watched drama debut (5.4 million) in the hour in over 7½  years, and tied as the top-rated (1.0/4) in 4½ .
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season five premiere of Telemundo’s Senora Acero averaged 1.39 million viewers and 724,000 among A18-49. In LA and Miami, Telemundo ranked as the  number one network regardless of language among A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
The Lifespan of a Fact with Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale is opening on Thursday October 18, 2018.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/lifespan-fact/

The Ferryman is opening on Sunday October 21, 2018.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/the-ferryman/

CAROLL SPINNEY ANNOUNCES HE’S RETIRING FROM PLAYING BIG BIRD AND OSCAR THE GROUCH ON SESAME STREET

October 17, 2018

CAROLL SPINNEY ANNOUNCES HE’S RETIRING FROM PLAYING BIG BIRD AND OSCAR THE GROUCH ON SESAME STREET
http://www.sesameworkshop.org/press-releases/puppeteer-caroll-spinney-announces-retirement-from-sesame-street/

CARDI B RANTS ABOUT BABY PICS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND TMZ

October 17, 2018

CARDI B RANTS ABOUT BABY PICS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND TMZ
http://www.tmz.com/2018/10/17/cardi-b-rant-instagram-live-kulture-baby-pics-social-media-tmz/

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK IS ENDING WITH SEASON 7

October 17, 2018

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK IS ENDING WITH SEASON 7
https://www.eonline.com/news/978155/orange-is-the-new-black-ending-with-season-7

SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS & CASSANDRA “CASSIE” VENTURA BREAK UP

October 17, 2018

SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS & CASSANDRA “CASSIE” VENTURA BREAK UP
https://www.eonline.com/news/978011/sean-diddy-combs-and-cassie-break-up

PIPPA MIDDLETON GIVES BIRTH TO A BABY BOY WITH JAMES MATTHEWS

October 17, 2018

PIPPA MIDDLETON GIVES BIRTH TO A BABY BOY WITH JAMES MATTHEWS
https://www.eonline.com/news/975373/pippa-middleton-gives-to-a-baby-boy-with-james-matthews

CELEBRITY NEWS: OCTOBER 17, 2018

October 17, 2018

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

Jacob Artist (Glee) – 26 years old
Rebecca Robertson (Duck Dynasty) – 30 years old
Max Irons (The White Queen/“Red Riding Hood”/ Jeremy’s son)- 33 years old
Chris Lowell (“The Help”/ Private Practice) – 34 years old
Felicity Jones (“Rogue One: A Star Ways Story”/ “The Theory of Everything”) – 35 years old
Holly Holm (MMA Fighter) – 37 years old
Eminem (Rapper) – 46 years old
Sharon Leal (“Why Did I Get Married” movies/ “Dreamgirls”) – 46 years old
Chris Kirkpatrick (N’Sync) – 47 years old
Wyclef Jean (The Fugees) – 49 years old
Wood Harris (The Wire) – 49 years old
Ziggy Marley (Reggae Singer) – 50 years old
Mike Judge (creator of Beavis And Butt-head & King of the Hill) – 56 years old
Rob Marshall (Director) – 58 years old
Norm MacDonald (Comedian/ Saturday Night Live) – 59 years old
Alan Jackson (Country Singer) – 60 years old
Mae Carol Jemison (1st Black Female Astronaut) – 62 years old
George Wendt (Cheers) – 70 years old
Michael McKean (Better Call Saul/ Laverne & Shirley) – 71 years old