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Screen Actors Guild Awards move to April after Grammys snagged same date

Screen Actors Guild Awards move to April after Grammys snagged same date

We will no longer have to choose between watching either the Screen Actors Guild Awards or the Grammys. It was announced Wednesday that the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, April 4 at 9 p.m. EST. (TNT and TBS, like CNN, are part of WarnerMedia.) The…

Emma Roberts shares first photo of her new baby boy

Emma Roberts shares first photo of her new baby boy

Emma Roberts has a lot to smile about these days. The actress took to social media to share the first photo of her newborn son and revealed his name. “Thank you 2020 for getting one thing right,” she wrote. “Our bright light Rhodes Robert Hedlund.” Roberts welcomed her son with actor Garrett Hedlund last month.…

Ellen DeGeneres returns to talk show after recovering from Covid-19

Ellen DeGeneres returns to talk show after recovering from Covid-19

Ellen DeGeneres is back on television after testing positive for Covid-19 in December and taking time off to heal. In a preview for Wednesday’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” DeGeneres spoke about when she first learned she had contracted the virus. “Obviously there’s a lot of negative things going on, so I want to…

How Betty White is celebrating her 99th birthday in quarantine

How Betty White is celebrating her 99th birthday in quarantine

The legendary Betty White turns 99 on January 17 and like many others this year she is planning a birthday in quarantine. White recently spoke with “Entertainment Tonight” about how she will spend the start of her last year as a nonagenarian. “What am I doing for my birthday?,” she said. “Running a mile each…

Martha Stewart’s vaccine video came with a disclaimer

Martha Stewart’s vaccine video came with a disclaimer

Yes, Martha Stewart received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine near a facility named for her, but rest assured, she says she didn’t jump the line. The lifestyle mogul posted a video Monday on her verified Instagram account showing her getting vaccinated near the Martha Stewart Center for Living at Mount Sinai Downtown in…

Rapper YFN Lucci facing murder charges after shooting in Atlanta

Rapper YFN Lucci facing murder charges after shooting in Atlanta

Rapper YFN Lucci is wanted in Atlanta on multiple charges — including murder — in connection with fatal shooting last month, Atlanta police said Tuesday. Officers responding to calls of a person shot around 5:20 p.m. on December 10, found James Adams, 28, lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his face, the…

Netflix plans to release a new movie every week of 2021

Netflix plans to release a new movie every week of 2021

Netflix is promising to try to keep us entertained this year. The streaming giant announced plans on Tuesday to release a new movie every week for the next 12 months. Some of the films on the slate include the western “The Harder They Fall,” starring Regina King, Idris Elba and Jonathan Majors. Lin-Manuel Miranda and…

‘Bachelor’ contestant nearly collapses during rose ceremony

‘Bachelor’ contestant nearly collapses during rose ceremony

It truly is the most dramatic season yet. Just two episodes into the new season of “The Bachelor,” a contestant nearly collapsed during the rose ceremony. A medic was called during Monday night’s episode when Sarah Trott, a broadcast journalist from San Diego, began wobbling in full view of “Bachelor” Matt James. After noticing she…

Former Destiny’s Child star LeToya Luckett announces split from husband

Former Destiny’s Child star LeToya Luckett announces split from husband

Former Destiny’s Child star LeToya Luckett has announced that she has split from her husband Tommicus Walker. The couple welcomed their second child just three months ago. “After very prayerful consideration, Tommicus and I have decided to get a divorce,” Luckett wrote on Instagram. “It is my deepest desire for us to be loving coparents…

Ken Jennings hosts ‘Jeopardy!’ and honors ‘the great Alex Trebek’

Ken Jennings hosts ‘Jeopardy!’ and honors ‘the great Alex Trebek’

Ken Jennings debuted as guest host on “Jeopardy!” Monday, and opened the show with a tribute to the late Alex Trebek. “Sharing this stage with Alex Trebek was one of the greatest honors of my life,” Jennings said. “Not many things in life are perfect, but Alex did this job pretty much perfectly for more…

Chadwick Boseman’s widow Simone gives emotional tribute at Gotham Awards

Chadwick Boseman’s widow Simone gives emotional tribute at Gotham Awards

Simone Ledward Boseman tearfully paid tribute to her late husband Chadwick Boseman Monday night during the 30th annual IFP Gotham Awards. She accepted the Actor Tribute award for the actor, who died in August at the age of 43 after a private battle with colon cancer, saying, “As an artist, an actor, and a person,…

John Reilly, actor known for ‘General Hospital,’ has died

John Reilly, actor known for ‘General Hospital,’ has died

John Reilly, a longtime soap opera actor known for his time on “General Hospital,” died on Saturday, his daughter confirmed to CNN. He was 86. “John Henry Matthew Reilly AKA Jack. The brightest light in the world has gone out,” Caitlin Reilly said in an Instagram post. “Imagine the best person in the world. Now…

‘Silence of the Lambs’ sequel ‘Clarice’ releases first trailer

‘Silence of the Lambs’ sequel ‘Clarice’ releases first trailer

A two-minute trailer for “Clarice” has been released, and it’s a haunting look at the upcoming “Silence of the Lambs” sequel television series. Rebecca Breeds stars as FBI agent Clarice Starling, who takes a case in her native West Virginia but still suffers from the memory of her former case involving serial killer Buffalo Bill,…

Lori Harvey and Michael B. Jordan are Instagram official

Lori Harvey and Michael B. Jordan are Instagram official

People magazine’s reigning “Sexiest Man Alive” seems to have confirmed he’s in a relationship. Michael B. Jordan shared photos over the weekend on his verified Instagram account of himself and Lori Harvey, including one of the pair gazing at each other with twinkle lights in the background. Harvey, the daughter of comedian/actor/talk show host Steve…

‘Sex and the City’ is coming back — but it’s missing one key character

‘Sex and the City’ is coming back — but it’s missing one key character

“Sex and the City” will return to the screen, 17 years after its last episode aired, HBO Max has confirmed. Titled “And Just Like That…”, the reboot will star three of the four original leads of the hit ’90s show, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis set to reprise the roles of…

Michael Apted, British filmmaker and documentarian, dies at 79

Michael Apted, British filmmaker and documentarian, dies at 79

British filmmaker and documentarian Michael Apted died Thursday night in Los Angeles at the age of 79, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced in a statement Friday. No details about his death were immediately available. “Our hearts are heavy today as we mourn the passing of esteemed director, longtime DGA leader and my friend…

‘Jeopardy!’ posts a final message for longtime host Alex Trebek

‘Jeopardy!’ posts a final message for longtime host Alex Trebek

“Jeopardy!” had a simple message ahead of the broadcast of the very last episode featuring the legendary Alex Trebek: Thank you. In a tweet on Friday evening, the show posted a tribute video to Trebek, who hosted the show for 37 seasons and passed away in November. This week was the last week of new…

Duran Duran releases cover of David Bowie’s ‘Five Years’

Duran Duran releases cover of David Bowie’s ‘Five Years’

Duran Duran has released a cover of David Bowie’s “Five Years.” The band honored the late legend for what would have been his 74th birthday. “My life as a teenager was all about David Bowie,” Simon Le Bon said in a statement to Rolling Stone. “He is the reason why I started writing songs. Part…

‘Tiger’ puts Tiger Woods’ life and career back under the microscope

‘Tiger’ puts Tiger Woods’ life and career back under the microscope

There’s inevitably a salacious aspect to “Tiger,” an HBO documentary about the rise and fall of Tiger Woods, since what happened in Vegas — and elsewhere — definitely didn’t stay there. Overall, though, this engrossing two-part film captures the forces that shaped the golf legend, renewing appreciation for his staggering talent while waving a cautionary…

‘Pretend It’s a City’ lets Martin Scorsese take a (really) long look at Fran Lebowitz

‘Pretend It’s a City’ lets Martin Scorsese take a (really) long look at Fran Lebowitz

It’s possible to think that writer/humorist Fran Lebowitz is an insightful, fascinating character and still conclude that devoting a seven-part docuseries to her wit and wisdom is a bit much. Netflix let Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” run 3 ½ hours and allows similar excess with “Pretend It’s a City,” the director’s decade-later follow-up to his…

‘One Night in Miami’ packs a powerful dramatic punch

‘One Night in Miami’ packs a powerful dramatic punch

A fascinating historical meeting of the minds provides the foundation for Regina King’s impressive feature film directorial debut in “One Night in Miami,” a creative extrapolation about Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke coming together in 1964. It’s a small but riveting movie, anchored by a quartet of knockout performances. Adapted by…

Rapper DaBaby arrested in Beverly Hills for alleged gun possession

Rapper DaBaby arrested in Beverly Hills for alleged gun possession

The rapper known as DaBaby was arrested in Beverly Hills Thursday for allegedly possessing a loaded and concealed handgun, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department. On Thursday afternoon around 4:30, a security guard at the Gucci store called BHPD regarding “a group of males walking southbound with one male having a handgun in his…

‘Mean Girls’ won’t return to Broadway

‘Mean Girls’ won’t return to Broadway

When Broadway reopens, “Mean Girls” won’t be there. The Tony nominated musical based on the beloved 2004 film is staying closed, another production that has fallen prey to the pandemic. An announcement was posted Thursday on the show’s official Twitter account. “Dear Friends, MEAN GIRLS played 833 performances at the August Wilson Theatre, and we…