Kelly Clarkson Set To Host 2018 Billboard Music Awards On NBC
A moment like this calls for Kelly Clarkson. Hot off her appearance on Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards, the hitmaking singer has been tapped to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.
NBC is airing the trophy show this year for the first time, so it makes sense that Clarkson — a coach on the net’s singing competition The Voice — got the gig. The hardware will be handed May 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Peacock will air the three-hour trophy… Read
Carol Burnett’s Netflix Series ‘A Little Help’ Spotlighting Kids Sets Guests & Premiere Date
Kids say the darndest things, and Carol Burnett will help audiences discover that Linkletterism anew when she brings her return to television, A Little Help, to Netflix starting May 4.
Burnett will be joined by a group of straight-talking and entertaining 5- to 9-year-old kids. These very opinionated "experts" weigh-in on a variety of relatable and humorous dilemmas brought in by everyday adults. Each episode will feature a celebrity contributor brave enough to bring in… Read
Will Ferrell Out Of Hospital After SUV Flips In California Freeway Crash – Update
2nd UPDATE, 1:50 PM: UTA has released a statement on behalf of Will Ferrell following Thursday night’s freeway crash in Orange County. Ferrell was returning from Funny or Die and Billy Eichner’s “Glam Up the Midterms” event in San Diego when the crash occurred. Ferrell was not hurt. You can read the statement in full below:
While traveling back to Los Angeles after hosting a voter registration event in San Diego, a car carrying Will Ferrell and three of his colleagues was… Read
Benedict Cumberbatch Signs On For ‘Letters Live’ New York Debut
Benedict Cumberbatch is the first performer to sign up for the New York debut of London’s Letters Live, a stage show that pairs celebrities with actual “literary correspondence” from the likes of Mohandas Gandhi, David Bowie, Tom Hanks, Abraham Lincoln, Patti Smith and Janis Joplin.
Cumberbatch is the first star confirmed for the show’s New York debut engagement on May 18 and 19 at Manhattan’s Town Hall. Additional cast will be announced, though some surprises are planned… Read
‘SNL’ Promo: John Mulaney Dances His Way Into Your Heart
He’s a triple threat – writer, comedian, dancer. At least, that’s what John Mulaney’s promo for his upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance would have you believe.
The hosting gig on April 14 is something of a homecoming for Mulaney, a former SNL writer. He plays that angle up in his promo, telling a bartender, “You might say I can do it all."
"I'm so excited for Saturday,” he says. “We're going to have big sketches and musical numbers and special celebrity guests." Jack… Read
Bill Cosby Faces Trial Again, With #MeToo Elements Now In Play
The Bill Cosby case — which heads back to trial on Monday — is a litmus test in many ways. Perhaps the most pertinent is that it may wind up being one of the only court cases involving the men whose alleged sexual misconduct was recently exposed, helping lead to the #MeToo movement.
While famous men like Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer and many others have seen their careers upended after various accusations, most haven't faced criminal charges (Weinstein is being… Read
‘Everything Sucks!’: Cast And Producers React To Series’ Cancellation By Netflix
The cast, producers and fans of the Netflix comedy/drama Everything Sucks! will not let the series go gently into that good night of cancellations. Reactions were fast and furious online to the news that the 1990s-set series from writers Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) and Michael Mohan (Save the Date) was being axed by Netflix after one season.
Created by Jones and Mohan, the series followed two groups of high school misfits, an A/V club and a drama club, who collide in… Read
NCIS Actress Pauley Perrette: “Finished Shooting My Last Scene”
The long goodbye has started for NCIS actress Pauley Perrette. TV’s most beloved forensic scientist happily tweeted out that she has completed her last scene on the show, which airs May 8.
No details were revealed on the nature of quirky Perrette character Abby Sciuto’s last scene, but Sean Murray, Brian Dietzen, Emily Wickersham and Wilmer Valderrama evidently are present, judging from the tweet.
Producers have promised Perrette isn't leaving NCIS after a decade and a… Read
Steven Spielberg: It May Be Time For A Female ‘Indiana Jones’
Director Steven Spielberg says action star Indiana Jones, indelibly branded by Harrison Ford in the film franchise, may be ripe for a change.
In an interview with British media outlet The Sun, Spielberg said it was time the explorer took “a different form,” nodding in affirmation when asked if that meant a woman.
"We'd have to change the name from Jones to Joan,” Spielberg said. “And there would be nothing wrong with that." He acknowledged that some fans might be angry at… Read
Geffen Playhouse Gala To Honor Lin-Manuel Miranda And Dick Van Dyke
The Geffen Playhouse will honor Dick Van Dyke and Lin-Manuel Miranda at its 16th annual “Backstage at the Geffen” fundraiser on May 19.
The event supports the theater's mission to produce original, quality work and raises funds for its award-winning education and community engagement programs. The programs bring live theater to more than 15,000 disadvantaged youth, seniors and veterans annually.
Blending unscripted, surprise performances and storytellers sharing songs and… Read
From Broadway With Love Benefit Concert Planned For Parkland Victims Fund
Matthew Morrison, Rachel Bloom, Wayne Brady and cast members of Hamilton, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and The Band’s Visit will be among the Broadway and TV performers in a one-night-only Florida benefit concert for victims and survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Some of the songs have been written by MSD students in collaboration with pro composers.
From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Parkland, USA, announced today, is set for Monday, April… Read
‘Supernatural’ Stars Jensen Ackles & Jared Padalecki Remember Meeting Each Other For The First Time
Since debuting in 2005, Supernatural has become the longest-running sci-fi series in the history of U.S. television. That said, the show’s stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki are more than just co-stars; they share a close bond like their on-screen characters of Dean and Sam Winchester. Thirteen years is a long time in Hollywood time, and in a recent interview on The Talk (watch the video above), the two recalled the first time they met each other at the audition for S… Read