Michelle Obama Reveals To Jimmy Kimmel Things She Could Not Say As First Lady
"You picked a great night to show up," Jimmy Kimmel assured his Hollywood studio audience Thursday night when his guests were Lin Manuel Miranda and former First Lady Michelle Obama.
"You remember Mrs. Obama? From when we had a United States?" Kimmel asked.
"Our former First Lady is here to share stories from her new autobiography, Becoming. As in, 'What the hell is this country Becoming?'"
The former First Lady, during her time in the White House, had to be careful about… Read
‘The Daily Show’s Jaboukie Young-White Unhappy Amazon HQ Coming To Queens
The Daily Show's Jaboukie Young-White is underwhelmed with Amazon’s announcement it’s locating half of its new HQ in Queens.
“It’s worse than bad, it’s cliche!” Young-White sniffed. “Amazon has been around for 24 years and now they're doing what any 24-year-old does: Move to New York and gentrify a neighborhood.”
“Do you have any idea how crowded the subway is going to get? It’s already a non-consensual, clothes-on orgy,” he complained to Trevor Noah.
Amazon is promising… Read
NBC Buys ‘Man. Woman. Child.’ Comedy From Hazy Mills & Will Packer Media
NBC has put in development Man. Woman. Child., a comedy from writer Vanessa McCarthy (Schooled), Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner’s Hazy Mills (Hot in Cleveland, Grimm), Will Packer Media and Universal TV where Hazy Mills is based.
Written by McCarthy, Man. Woman. Child. centers around a single man in his 30's who makes the calculated decision to start a family and have a baby via surrogacy. With loads of opinions and judgment from his friends and family, only one young woman… Read
‘Grand Hotel’: John Marshall Jones, Richard Burgi & Adrian Pasdar Join ABC Drama Series
John Marshall Jones (Smart Guy), Richard Burgi (General Hospital) and Heroes alum Adrian Pasdar have booked recurring roles on Grand Hotel, ABC’s drama series executive produced by Eva Longoria.
Written by Brian Tanen based on a Spanish format, Grand Hotel is a soapy drama set against the backdrop of a Miami Beach hotel, centering on the family who owns the business, the staff who run it and the explosive secrets they hide under the perfect exterior.
Jones will play… Read
CBS Developing ‘Family Emergency’ Medical Drama From Michael Rauch & Jennie Snyder Urman
CBS has bought for development Family Emergency, a sibling/medical drama from Instinct developer/executive producer Michael Rauch, Jane the Virgin and Charmed’s Jennie Snyder Urman and CBS TV Studios where Rauch and Urman are based.
Written by Rauch, Family Emergency revolves around three sisters who often clash but always have each other's backs work together in a busy ER, saving patients' lives while navigating the complications of love, medicine and family.
Donald Trump To Visit California Wildfire Victims Saturday, Capping Week Of Blasting And Consoling State Via Twitter
One week after he began spewing wildfire criticism at California, President Donald Trump is going to parachute in to visit victims of fire-ravaged areas.
The White House said Thursday it is arranging for Trump to travel to California to visit people impacted by the fires, saying details still were being worked out.
ABC's San Francisco O&O reported Trump would be coming to Northern California. To date, 56 people have perished and nearly 300 people still are missing in the… Read
Abrams Artists Agency Hires Aron Giannini & David Lopez As Agents, Chelsea Passaro As Social Media Director
Abrams Artists Agency is expanding its ranks with the hires of Aron Giannini and David Lopez as Agents in the Los Angeles office, and Chelsea Passaro named to the newly-created role of Director, Social Media and Digital Marketing. The moves are among the first by the agency’s new ownership team, CEO Robert Attermann, President and COO Brian Cho and Chairman Adam Bold.
"Six weeks ago, when we bought the company and talked about our core values and doing things differently… Read
‘The Curie Society’: Pro-Science YA Brand (And TV Play) Engineered By MIT Press, Scooter Braun & EEP
EXCLUSIVE: MIT Press and Einhorn's Epic Productions have a deal in place to develop and produce a graphic novel called The Curie Society that will introduce the title characters as “an international secret society of young female scientists.”
The Curie Society was the brainchild of EEP CEO Heather Einhorn and the company’s chief creative officer Adam Staffaroni. The story is being written by Blue Delliquanti (author of O Human Star, a webcomic) and edited by Joan Hilty (Bi… Read
Kim Porter Dies: Model, Actress, Mother Of Sean Combs Children Was 47
Kim Porter, an actress and model who was the mother of rapper Sean Combs’s three children, died today at her Toluca Lake home. She was 47 and had been suffering from an undisclosed respiratory illness for several weeks, according to reports. No official cause of death has been determined.
Police arrived at the home around 11:30 AM and found Porter unresponsive. Porter dated Combs for 13 years.
Porter was originally from Columbus, Georgia. She graduated high school in 1988… Read
Fox Nabs Drama ‘Puller’ Based On David Baldacci’s Book Series From ‘Bones’ EP, Josh Berman & Gary Oldman
Fox has given a script commitment plus penalty to Puller, an hourlong drama based on David Baldacci’s bestselling John Puller book series, from former Bones executive producer Carla Kettner, Drop Dead Diva creator Josh Berman, Oscar winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour), Douglas Urbanski and Sony Pictures TV, where Berman is under an overall deal.
Written by Kettner, Puller is described as an action-forward procedural thriller about John Puller, an investigator with the… Read
Netflix Orders Innovative Animated World War II Drama Series ‘The Liberator’ From A+E Studios, Unique Features & Jeb Stuart
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has given a green light to The Liberator, a four-part animated World War II drama series based on the book by Alex Kershaw, from writer Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), A+E Studios, Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne’s Unique Features and School of Humans. It marks A+E Studios’ first series for Netflix as the A+E Networks’ production unit has been branching out.
The Liberator will be the first project produced in Trioscope, a new enhanced hybrid animation… Read
Amazon Studios Cancels ‘The Romanoffs’ Red Carpet Due To California Wildfires
Amazon Studios has canceled tonight’s red carpet for the Los Angeles premiere of The Romanoffs out of respect for those impacted by the devastating California wildfires. The screening at LACMA will take place as originally scheduled. The studio said it would be making a donation to the Read