Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman, Lena Dunham, Chadwick Boseman Among 140 To Sign Open Letter On Gender Equality
Movie and TV heavyweights including Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman and Lena Dunham are among those to sign an open letter calling for action against gender inequality.
The 140 signatories from the entertainment arena are putting political leaders “on notice” in the letter which is spearheaded by international charity ONE. Also among those to sign are Black Panther stars Letitia Wright and Chadwick Boseman, Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Reynolds, Amy Schumer, Issa… Read
John Oliver: John Bolton May Be Next Scaramucci After North Korea Blunder
After opening his show with clips of some of most best-forgotten remarks of Gayle King during CBS’s coverage of the royal wedding, including, but not limited to:
-I just have one big goose bump all over my body.
-I'm going to change hats every hour on the hour.
-I feel like crying.
-I’ve seen some big bottoms and I don’t think that was one of them.
…and advising Bishop Michael Curry “that is the wrong room there, buddy” of remarks he made at the ceremony, “because… Read
Mario Batali Under Criminal Investigation By NYPD For Sexual Assault Allegations
At the end of last year, chef and TV personality Mario Batali stepped out of the spotlight and from his businesses after nine women came forward with sexual misconduct accusations against him. Now, the disgraced chef is under criminal investigation by the New York Police Department.
In a 60 Minutes report on Sunday, Anderson Cooper talked with some of the accusers and people who worked with Batali at the famed Spotted Pig, a restaurant which he invested in. In the report… Read
Billboard Music Awards Complete Winners List: Janet Jackson Honored With Icon Award, Ed Sheeran Takes Top Artist
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards were handed out on Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with Ed Sheeran taking the night’s biggest prize for Top Artist. The “Shape of You” singer and Kendrick Lamar were the night’s top winners, receiving six awards each. Other winners of the evening included Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons and Cardi B.
American Idol winner and award-winning musician Kelly Clarkson was on double duty as host and performer at the… Read
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Dan Goor On Cancellation-Renewal Saga; Season Finale That Could Have Been A Series Finale
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a genuinely rare thing: a police comedy on TV. But we wouldn’t expect anything less innovative from co-creators Dan Goor and Mike Schur, two maestros of the modern workplace comedy, with each show developing fiercely loyal followers. When it was announced that the comedy starring Andy Samberg was on the chopping block, fans rose up immediately linked arms fight off its cancellation. And after a short period on the television ash heap, NBC came… Read
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Season Finale Says Farewell To Fox With Jake & Amy’s “Bomb” Wedding
SPOILER ALERT: The following article contains details about the season finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
In what could have been its final episode, Brooklyn Nine-Nine delivers a season finale that gives us Nine-Nine-brand humor, familiar story beats, and a “bomb” wedding that makes us thank the TV Gods that this comedy treasure was saved from cancellation.
The episode titled “Jake & Amy” is set on wedding day for Jake (Andy Samberg) and Amy (Melissa Fumero) and, of course… Read
Kelly Clarkson Addresses Santa Fe Shooting At Billboard Music Awards, Urges “Moment Of Change”
Before the Billboard Music Awards started, Kelly Clarkson took the stage as host for a few remarks about the recent tragedy at Santa Fe High School in Texas. A native Texan herself, Clarkson was emotional in her words saying “We need to do better.”
“Before we start tonight's show, there's something I'd like to say,” Clarkson began as tears began to well up in her eyes. “I'm a Texas girl and my home state has had so much heartbreak over this past year — and once again… Read
‘Gentleman Jack’: First-Look At HBO & BBC One’s Suranne Jones-Fronted Period Drama
HBO and BBC One have unveiled the first-look at its forthcoming period drama Gentleman Jack.
The two broadcasters have unveiled an image of Suranne Jones as Anne Lister and Sophie Rundle as Ann Walker in Sally Wainwright’s eight-part drama, which has just begun filming in West Yorkshire, UK.
Set in 1832 Halifax, West Yorkshire, Gentleman Jack focuses on landowner Anne Lister, played by Doctor Foster star Jones and her determination to transform the fate of her faded… Read
America’s Mad About Harry & Meghan; Nearly 30M Watch Royal Wedding Live
It was very early in the morning on this side of the Atlantic but 29.2 million Americans tuned in to watch live the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle yesterday.
Seen on 15 networks stateside in the early morning, Saturday’s royal nuptials with the American born bride from St. George’s Chapel was up solidly from the 23 million who watched televised ceremony of Prince William and Kate Middleton back in 2011, according to Nielsen. That April royal wedding… Read
‘Deadpool 2’ Sets Fox Record With $176M Overseas Bow; ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Tops $1.81B WW – International Box Office
UPDATE, WRITETHRU: Deadpool 2 strutted his stuff into 81 markets this weekend, grossing $176.3M at the international box office. That sets a new benchmark for Fox International as its biggest opening of all time, topping the previous record-holder, X-Men: Days Of Future Past. The offshore opening is also the biggest ever for an R-rated title, clawing away last year's Logan. In all launch markets this session, Ryan Reynolds' Merc with a mouth scored the No. 1 spot and… Read
LeBron James-Led Rout By Cleveland Draws ESPN’s Second-Best NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Rating Ever
The NBA Playoffs are heating up, an auspicious sign for advertisers, movie studios and basketball stakeholders alike. The Eastern Conference Finals, which tilted toward Boston after the first two games, rode a decisive LeBron James-led comeback win by Cleveland on Saturday to tally the second-highest rating in ESPN’s years of airing conference finals series.
The 30-point shellacking of the Celtics by the Cavaliers drew a 5.1 metered market rating, up 11% from the… Read
Patricia Morison Dies: Glamourous Movie Star Of The 1940s Was 103
Actress Patricia Morison, who brought a touch of grace and style to even her anti-heroine film roles, has died at age 103. She passed at her Los Angeles home of natural causes.
Morison had a huge presence in films of the 1940s, and appeared in such classics as Song of Bernadette and Dressed To Kill opposite such stars as Basil Rathbone, Ray Milland, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, among many others.
Sporting long, flowing hair down to her hips, Morison often was… Read