Hollywood News Wednesday - August 15, 2018
LIVE! WITH KELLY & RYAN (ABC) Scheduled: Rose Byrne, Chris Byrne, A Great Big World
THE VIEW (ABC) repeat: Jon Hamm, Meek Mill, Jordan Siev
THE TALK (CBS) repeat: Sanaa Lathan, Jennifer Finnigan, guest co-host Carnie Wilson
ACCESS LIVE (SYN) Scheduled: Cristina & Angel, guest co-host LaKendra Tookes
ELLEN DEGENERES (SYN) repeat: Rob Lowe, Jon Dorenbos
HARRY CONNICK, JR. (SYN) repeat: Jillian Michaels, Lisa Lillien
STEVE (SYN) repeat: Jason Ritter, Kellie Pickler
THE REAL (SYN) repeat: Tony Rock
WENDY WILLIAMS (SYN) repeat: Andrew Morton, Kahlana Barfield
THE GOLDBERGS (ABC) repeat: Erica warns Geoff about going to dinner with her family, but he insists; by dinner's end, Geoff hits his breaking point.
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (ABC) repeat: Katie takes Oliver out of school for a day after Oliver has a meltdown over something minor; Anna-Kat takes Greg to the park to help him make new friends.
MODERN FAMILY (ABC) repeat: The family goes on a wine tasting trip and stays in Haley's new boss's country house; Gloria and Mitch are invited to a party at Oprah's house but can't bring anyone else.
AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (ABC) repeat: Katie enlists Angela's legal help to convince Chloe to sign off on the venue for the spring gala; Angela gets unexpectedly close to Chloe.
SHARK TANK (ABC) repeat: A dynamic pricing tool; a revolutionary cleaning tool; a wine product; an update on Biz Swap.
BIG BROTHER (CBS) House guests vie for the power of veto; a veto meeting may lead to an eviction nominee being saved.
SEAL TEAM (CBS) repeat: Jason and the team come closer to avenging the loss of Echo Team; Mandy takes matters into her own hands after her boss won't approve her mission to take out their biggest target; Jason is unsure of where his relationship with Amy stands.
CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS) repeat: The BAU is called to investigate when two members of a conspiracy group in Roswell, N.M., perish in quick succession.
MASTERCHEF (FOX) The top 12 must replicate the proper way to break down a halibut; those who fail to impress the judges must create an original dish using their broken-down fish.
GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (FOX) repeat: Gordon Ramsay attempts to revamp Sandra Dee's Bar-B-Que & Seafood, a laid-back bar and grill located in Sacramento, California.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (NBC) live: Seven acts move on to the semifinal round.
WORLD OF DANCE (NBC) The top qualifying acts from each division choose a rival and face off in a head-to-head elimination duel.
BURDEN OF TRUTH (CW) Joanna and Billy believe the steel mill and its owner are responsible for the barrels; Joanna questions everything her father told her.
SUPERGIRL (CW) repeat: Eliza throws Alex and Maggie a wedding shower; Maggie reaches out to her estranged father; Supergirl joins J'onn on a personal mission.
BORN THIS WAY (A&E) season premiere: The friends spread their wings and fly; Cristina and Angel announce the date of their wedding; Rachel asks Megan to be her roommate; John takes the necessary steps toward getting his driver's license; Sean is determined to get a tattoo. Plus: Powerful emotions arise for Cristina and Bea while picking out a wedding dress; Elena wants to take her relationship with William to the next level, but an embarrassing family dinner threatens to derail it all; Megan and John visit the Chopra Center.
RAISING TOURETTE’S (A&E) series premiere: High school senior Kristin and her mother brace for homecoming, keeping past traumatic experiences in mind; new kid on the block Kaden reveals his Tourette's to classmates; Charlee heads into the eye of the storm while facing a teen rite of passage.
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY (BRAVO) season finale: It's the night of Luann's cabaret show, "Countess and Friends;" during the performance, Luann gets heckled, and Sonja shows some skin; at the after party, Ramona has a burning question for Bethenny, while Dorinda has some parting words for Luann.
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS (BRAVO) season premiere: Brandi adopts a baby boy; LeeAnne blames her enlarged amygdala as the source of her sour disposition; Kameron's husband, Court, gives her an ultimatum; Cary opens a new laser center and starts major renovations on her home.
ALONE TOGETHER (FREEFRM) back-to-back new episodes: In the first, Benji and Esther steal a day pass from Dean and gain access to an exclusive upscale gym; Esther meets a successful woman who inspires her to join her club, while Dean is excited by Benji's sudden fitness enthusiasm and takes him under his wing. In the second, Benji is asked to supervise rehearsals for his former high school's play, but realizes that he hasn't outgrown high school when he comes across a bully; Esther tags along in the hopes of inspiring some drama students.
CATFISH: THE TV SHOW (MTV) A mystery email leads Nev and Laura to help Derek track down his online love, Annabelle; after digging, they uncover a sexy Snapchat scandal, betrayal, and a conclusion that hits closer to home than Derek expected.
ARE YOU THE ONE? (MTV) season premiere: Jealousy takes over when couples form quickly; Zak provokes the wrath of Bria and Tevin and Kenya's player ways threaten their budding romance.
QUEEN SUGAR (OWN) Ralph Angel and Darla find some peace, Violet reveals her lupus diagnosis to her family, and the Council makes a decision about the correctional facility.
YELLOWSTONE (PARA) A sheriff's investigation turns the heat up on Rip; Jamie makes a bold decision about his future and faces the consequences.
PIMPLE POPPER (TLC) season finale: Diane has thousands of tumours all over her body; Will is worried about a lump on his shoulder.
MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM (TRAV) A president's solution to his problem with the English language; the story of a crafty engineer and a fearsome dragon; how a favorite snack food was born out of a happy accident.
SUITS (USA) Harvey confronts his personal issues to defend his brother; Louis sacrifices for family.
THE SINNER (USA) Heather makes a startling realization about Marin; Vera and Julian are dealt a hard blow.
BLACK INK CREW: CHICAGO (VH1) 9Mag and Loyal Ink's trip to Jamaica takes a turn for the worse; Phor's dream of being on stage in Jamaica is deferred; Don has something special planned for Ashley to win her back; 9Mag and Loyal Ink finally come face to face.
MARTHA & SNOOP’S POT LUCK DINNER PARTY (VH1) back-to-back new episodes: In the first, Terrence Howard, Queen Latifah and Jussie Smollett help Martha teach Snoop how to milk a cow. In the second, Margaret Cho and G-Eazy follow Martha and Snoop to the Far East; G-Eazy tries his best pick-up line on Martha; a secret recipe from the famous Mr. Chow restaurant is divulged.
HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY (VICE) Paris Hilton examines the lives of artists, models, rappers, sugar babies, society girls and other members of the L.A. underground in an unfiltered exploration of young people's fascination with social media.
JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) Scheduled: Tom Arnold, Jerrod Carmichael, Death Cab for Cutie
STEPHEN COLBERT (CBS) Scheduled: Jessica Biel, W. Kamau Bell, Elle King
JAMES CORDEN (CBS) Scheduled: Ariana Grande, Vanessa Hudgens, Matt Smith
TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Michael Che, Colin Jost, Henry Golding, Justin Thomas, Dusty Slay
LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) Scheduled: Chris O'Dowd, Regina Hall, grandson
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE (BRAVO) repeat: Kristin Cavallari, Sonja Morgan
THE DAILY SHOW (COM) Scheduled: Jimmy O. Yang
LAST CALL/CARSON DALY (NBC) repeat: Shaquille O'Neal, Elisa New, Creeper, Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero
CONAN (TBS) repeat: Conan Without Borders: Haiti
NEW MOVIES THIS WEEK:
Mile 22 - R - Action | Thriller - An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country. Stars: Lauren Cohan, Mark Wahlberg, Ronda Rousey, John Malkovich
Crazy Rich Asians - PG-13 - Comedy | Romance - This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. Stars: Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan
Alpha - PG-13 - Adventure | Drama | Family - An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, ALPHA tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man's best friend. Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Natassia Malthe, Leonor Varela, Jens Hultén
NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK:
Know by Jason Mraz
Timeless by Il Divo
Soulfire Live! by Little Steven
Diamond Boy by Enuff Z'nuff
Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Various Artists
Desperate Measures (Original Cast Recording) by Original Cast of Desperate Measures
The Wind by Warren Zevon
On The Box by Tom Petty
New Moonshine by James Taylor
Freaky Friday (Original TV Movie Soundtrack) by Various Artists
QUEEN - NICKI MINAJ
ANGRY CYCLIST - PROCLAIMERS
Sweetener - Ariana Grande (Fri)
NEW DVDS THIS WEEK:
"Affairs of State” (Adrian Grenier, Thora Birch, Mimi Rogers)
“Bad Samaritan” (David Tennant)
“Billy Boy” (Blake Jenner, Melissa Benoist)
“Destined to Ride” (Denise Richards, Joey Lawrence)
“The Escape” (Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper)
“Furlough” (Anna Paquin, Tessa Thompson, Melissa Leo)
“The House of Tomorrow” (Asa Butterfield, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen)
“How to Talk to Girls at Parties” (Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman)
“Joy” (Bailee Madison, French Stewart)
“Life Lived” (Denise Richards)
“The Only Living Boy in New York” (Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan, Debi Mazar)
“Shock and Awe” (Woody Harrelson, Jessica Biel, Tommy Lee Jones)
“The Yellow Birds” (Jennifer Aniston, Tye Sheridan, Toni Collette)
Top Gear: The Complete Season 25
Avengers: Infinity War
12 Monkeys: Season 3
A.P. Bio: Season One
Arrow: Season 6
Here and Now: The Complete First Season
Mr. Mercedes - Season 01
NCIS: New Orleans: The Fourth Season
SEAL Team: Season One
The Blacklist - Season 05
Serena Williams To Debut "The Queen Collection" - Serena Williams has teamed up with Nike on a line of high-end athletic wear. The Queen Collection – which the tennis icon will debut at the US Open later this month – will include a tennis dress with a tutu-like skirt in both black and white, a bag, a jacket, and three pairs of sneakers. If you’d like to have your own piece of The Queen Collection, know it ain’t cheap. You’ll spend anywhere from $130 to $9-hundred bucks.
Melanie Griffith Says Marriage Is Irrelevant: It’s safe to say Melanie Griffith knows what she’s talking about when it comes to marriage. She’s been married and divorced four times and has four kids. And now? She says she just doesn’t see the point of marriage anymore. “I really don’t think it’s relevant for anyone anymore,” she says. “But especially if you’re 60 and you’re living the life you’ve always wanted. Then why get married?” She says that while she’d like to fall in love with someone, she just hasn’t had any luck with relationships. She’s tried dating apps like Tinder, but thinks it’s “tacky.”
Priyanka Chopra Flashes Ring On THAT Finger: You may recall the whirlwind of engagement rumors that surfaced after a source leaked that Nick Jonas had proposed to Priyanka Chopra. Well, now it looks like we have solid proof in a new selfie she posted to Instagram that appears to show her wearing an engagement-looking ring on her left hand. Again. You might recall that a source originally said that Jonas closed down a Tiffany & Co store to buy the ring... as luck would have it, right there in the pic is what looks like a custom Tiffany & Co rock on full display. And it's up close. She still won’t spill the beans, but the ring is all the proof fans need to send their congratulations!
Bruno Mars Announces Cardi B Replacements - Bruno Mars has found an act to replace Cardi B on the fall leg of his “24K Magic Tour.” Well, actually he’s found four acts. The singer just announced that Ciara, Boyz II Men, Ella Mai and R&B legend Charlie Wilson have also signed on for the trek. Brunot’s “24K Magic” tour is set to kick off September 7th in Denver, Colorado
Backstreet Boys & More Performing On MTV VMA Pre-Show - Next week’s MTV Video Music Awards will have so many performances they can’t be contained just to the show. The network just announced that Backstreet Boys, Bazzi and Bryce Vine will perform during the VMA’s red carpet pre-show. And for those paying attention, the BSB performance comes exactly 20 years to the day that the band made their first VMA appearance. The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards air Monday at 9pm, with the pre-show scheduled for 8 pm. This year's VMA performers include Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Logic with Ryan Tedder, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, Post Malone, Panic! At the Disco, and Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award recipient, Jennifer Lopez.
New Kids On The Block Celebrating Big Anniversary With Special Show - New Kids on the Block is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their hit album, “Hangin’ Tough,” (yes, it's been 30 whole years) with a special concert in New York City. The band will play the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem on October 7th. NKOTB fans know the band has some history with the legendary theater. They debuted their song “Please Don’t Go Girl” during amateur night, which helped launch their career. Tickets go on sale to NKOTB’s fan club tomorrow.
Zedd’s “The Middle” breaks “Billboard” record: Zedd’s “The Middle,” featuring Maren Morris and Grey, just broke a “Billboard” record. The song is spending its 28th week at number one on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, the longest reign ever for a song on that chart.
Stormy Daniels, Kirstie Alley On UK’s “Celebrity Big Brother”: It’s been announced that the new season of the United Kingdom’s hit show “Celebrity Big Brother” will star Stormy Daniels and Kirstie Alley, among other celebrity cast members. Channel 5 hasn’t confirmed their appearances on the show, but sources say that they are def part of the new lineup. “Stormy is the biggest signing for this year’s show," says a snitch. "And she’ll make headlines around the world. A spokesperson for the show tells “Variety” that it isn’t official… but we’ll see once the new season premieres tomorrow night.
“Star Trek: Discovery” Casts Ethan Peck As “Young Spock”: Ethan Peck is set to play a young Spock in season two of “Star Trek: Discovery.” Ethan - who is the grandson of the legendary Gregory Peck - has taken to Twitter with a snap of him and family of the original Spock, Leonard Nimoy. In the caption, he thanks them for making him “feel worthy” of taking part in Nimoy’s legacy. Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman says they chose Peck because he had all the qualities of someone able to embody the iconic character. “We searched for months for an actor who would bring his own interpretation to the role. An actor would effortlessly embody Spock’s greatest qualities,” he says.
“Crazy Rich Asians” Poised To Rule Weekend Box Office - “The Meg” may have debuted in the top spot over the weekend, but it could meet its match with Warner Bros’ “Crazy Rich Asians." A mixture of girl power and general excitement are shaping the film up to be a smash hit in the box office. “The advance ticket sales for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ are among the best we’ve seen for any comedy this summer,” says Fandango honcho Erik David, adding that the romantic-comedy film fits in with the type people usually come back to see more than once. That’s not all, director Jon M. Chu’s film is expected to easily gross $30 million for its debut. It could even take “The Meg’s” top spot. It looks like “Crazy Rich Asians” partly has girl power to thank. Not only are female moviegoers expected to drive the film’s success, but according to a Fandango survey, out of 1,000 people planning to see the film, 95% are most excited about the film’s female-heavy cast – with another 93% just happy for a break from superhero flicks.
The Rock Promises Elizabeth Warren A Hug: Senator Elizabeth Warren showed some love for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in a recent interview, and he’s ready to show her some right back! When asked why she loves his show, “Ballers,” Warren confirmed that she loves it because “it is The Rock.” Then she posted the interview clip to Twitter, tagging Johnson. He responded to the tweet thanking her for the shoutout and promising her “a big Rock sized hug” next time they see each other. See the tweets below.
Lena Dunham Officiated A Wedding: Besides writing hit TV shows and announcing break-ups, Lena Dunham apparently officiates weddings. She recently tweeted that she was on her way to officiate digital branding guru Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh’s wedding, confirmed by an Instagram post by the bride. Dunham writes, “If I weren’t heading to officiate @wyntermitchell’s wedding to her dream man (omg omg) I’d walk out of this savage airport and into the night.” See her tweet below. According to a recent Facebook post, Mitchell signed Dunham to her branding agency Pablo Jobs last year.
Drake Spends Fifth Week At Number One - Drake’s “In My Feelings” tops the “Billboard” Hot 100 for fifth week, and also tops the Streaming Songs and Digital Songs charts for a fifth week. This is now the 29th consecutive week that a rap song has topped the “Billboard” Hot 100, with Drake’s “God’s Plan,” Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” Post Malone’s “Psycho, featuring Ty Dolla $ign, XXXTentacion's "Sad!" and Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin's "I Like It" all landing in the top spot. Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” featuring Cardi B, is at two and tops the Radio Songs chart for a third week, Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin's "I Like It" is at three, Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” is at four and 6ix9ine's "FEFE," featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, is at five.
Mumford & Sons Debut New Songs In Concert - Mumford & Sons gave fans a taste of some new music. The band was playing the Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary this weekend, where they debuted three new songs. The band kicked off the night with the new tune “See A Sign,” and then later offered debuts of “Woman” and “Guiding Light.” The 16-song set also featured such hits as “Little Lion Man,” “The Cave,” “Awake My Soul,” and “Dust Bowl Dance.” So far there’s no word on when Mumford & Sons have yet to announce any info on a new album. Their last release was 2015’s “ Wilder Mind.”
Calvin Harris to drop song with Sam Smith: Calvin Harris is getting ready to release a new single with Sam Smith. The singer revealed on Twitter that the tune "Promises," will drop Friday. He notes he's, "very excited about this one."
New Music From Janet Jackson - If your dream collab is Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee, your prayers have been answered. She recently announced that she’d be dropping “Made for Now” with him on Friday. They’ll also perform the song live on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” that night. “Made for Now” is available for pre-save on Spotify and pre-order on iTunes.
"Queer Eye’s” Karamo Brown Has A Bomber Jacket Line: “Queer Eye’s” Karamo Brown is known for rocking a good bomber jacket. Now he’s making his signature look official with by releasing his own line of bomber jackets. “We’re starting a small collection, and it’s going to be unisex,” Brown says, adding that the line will be available “very, very, very soon.” In true “Queer Eye” fashion, the line will be fabulous but practical, with a variety of available designs including floral patterns and sparkles along with some work-friendly designs.
Farrah Abraham Pleads Not Guilty To Resisting Arrest And More: Farrah Abraham is insisting she’s “not guilty” after being arrested for battery and resisting arrest, along with another charge of delaying or obstructing a peace officer. It all went down outside The Beverly Hills Hotel, where she allegedly pushed a security guard and hit him in the face. Local police are also saying she seemed like she was intoxicated. After appearing in court for the two misdemeanor charges, which could land her in jail for up to 18 months, she says she’s planning on moving on with her life. “I’m not guilty,” she says. "I don’t need a criminal record. I’m not like the other Teen Moms."