‘The Hot Zone’ Made Julianna Margulies More Cautious About Germs – TCA
Julianna Margulies is leaving behind the power suits and high heels she was accustomed to wearing while working on The Good Wife and Dietland, opting instead to wear military fatigues in National Geographic's The Hot Zone. Margulies stars as Army scientist Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax in the small screen adaption of the 1994 best-selling novel by Richard Preston about the origins of the Ebola virus.
The six-part miniseries follows the heroic Jaax and her race to contain the viral… Read
Nat Geo Wild Sends ‘Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things’ To BarkFest – TCA
National Geographic has set Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things for a return, leading off with coverage of Nat Geo Wild’s fifth annual BarkFest weekend in April. The announcement was part of Nat Geo’s Wild’s returning and new program reveals at the TCA winter press tour in Pasadena.
The fifth annual BarkFest weekend is a celebration of dogs and the people who own them. Mandel, who has combined his comedy with funny animal videos for the show, will present more of the same… Read
‘SNL’: ‘Riverdale’ Corpse Pete Davidson Refuses To Take It Lying Down
People tune in to The CW’s Riverdale to watch “hot teens and their steamy antics,” according to SNL cast member Kenan Thompson, playing a beleaguered season-finale episode director in a sketch last night.
Unfortunately, the actor (Pete Davidson) playing the corpse in a morgue scene with Betty and Jughead has a different take on the situation. And so, the method actor steals the scene with some inspired antics, including grunts, moans and involuntary reflex movements… Read
‘SNL’: ‘Women of Congress’ Unites Ensemble To Take On The World
They’re not the Avengers or the Justice League – but they do wield super powers. They are – The Women of Congress.
Saturday Night Live brought together its ensemble of talented women to mimic the unity of the State of the Union. These avengers, however, were fighting an arch-enemy duly elected by the people – President Donald Trump.
As the bit noted, “First they were women, and then they were fed-up women, now they are the women of Congress.
Watch as Halsey, Cecily… Read
Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert Sued By Fiji Water, Says Her Claims Are All Wet
Fiji Water Company has filed a cross complaint against actress Kelleth Cuthbert (real name Kelly Steinbach), aka the Fiji Water Girl, in a contractual dispute over marketing rights on her image.
Cuthbert, whose photobombing on the Golden Globes red carpet became an Internet sensation, previously filed suit against the brand, claiming they were using her image for marketing without authorization.
In the Fiji cross complaint filed Jan. 31, Fiji accused Cuthbert and her… Read
Albert Finney Remembered By Co-Stars & Colleagues: ‘Skyfall’ Director Sam Mendes Recalls “One Of The Greats”
Refresh for updates Albert Finney, who died yesterday, is being remembered by co-stars and colleagues from Hollywood to London today as an actor who all but defined versatility. From the intimate kitchen-sink dramas that started his career to the big, broad musicals like Scrooge (pictured) and Annie that became family fare traditions, Finney was, as Rufus Sewell, his A Man of No Importance co-star, “effortlessly great.”
Sam Mendes, director of Finney in Skyfall, said, “It… Read
Kevin Spacey Lawyers Argue Against Accuser’s Anonymity In Alleged Malibu Groping
Actor Kevin Spacey is telling a federal court that a lawsuit against him will be prejudiced unless his accuser is named in an alleged Malibu sexual touching case he faces.
Spacey has been accused by a massage therapist of forced sexual touching during a rub-down session at a private residence in Malibu. The therapist, who has so far remained anonymous, alleged in a lawsuit that Spacey twice forced the therapist to grab the actor’s genitals.
The Malibu incident allegedly… Read
‘The Young And The Restless’ Will Have A Kristoff St. John Storyline
Actor Kristoff St. John, who died Sunday, will be honored with a future storyline on his longtime show, The Young and the Restless. Expected to begin in late April, the story will pay tribute to his character, Neil Winters, and his real-life persona, according to CBS.
A special St. John tribute will be featured in Friday’s hourlong Y&R episode, which airs at 12:30 PM ET and 11:30 AM PT. The show has asked fans to “flood our timelines” on social media with St. John photos… Read
Kristoff St. John Remembered By Co-Stars From ‘The Young & The Restless’, ‘Roots: Next Generation’, Others
Refresh for updates Eric Braeden was among the costars, colleagues and admirers of Kristoff St. John expressing shock and sorrow over news that the actor, most famous for his long-running role on CBS’ The Young and the Restless, died Sunday at age 52.
“No words right now,” tweeted a heartbroken Braeden, St. John’s long-running YATR co-star.
“This news has truly broken my heart,” tweeted Yvette Nicole Brown. “Kristoff was pure & so kind. I will never forget how wonderful… Read
Tom Hanks Narrates Super Bowl Ad For The Washington Post On Journalism’s Importance
UPDATE: The video can be viewed below.
Tom Hanks stepped up for The Washington Post during a Super Bowl commercial. The veteran actor narrated a 60-second spot airing during the big game about the importance of journalists.
The ad featured images of some of the biggest stories since World War II, with Hanks talking about journalists as those who "gather of facts to bring you the story, no matter the cost.”
The Post announced the ad would be airing the day before the spot… Read
Live From D.C., Donald Trump Jr. Doesn’t Know How To Spell ‘SNL’
Maybe Donald Trump Jr. has old 1980s financial scandals on his mind lately. More likely, though, the president’s son simply doesn’t know how to spell “SNL.”
“It’s almost like a funny version of an S&L skit,” Junior wrote, retweeting a liberal-mocking list of things supposedly endorsed by left-wingers. Unless there’s another “skit” show, Trump Jr. was clearly referring to NBC’s Saturday Night Live, aka for 44 years SNL, the show that makes regular late-night meals of his… Read
Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert Suing The Company For Unauthorized Use Of Her Image
Fiji Water Girl Kelleth Cuthbert, whose photobombing on the Golden Globes red carpet became an Internet sensation, is suing the brand, claiming they are using her for marketing without authorization.
Cuthbert (real name Kelly Steinbach) is suing Fiji Water Company and The Wonderful Company. The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims a cardboard cutout marketing campaign was created the day after the Golden Globes using her image without authorization. They… Read