Hollywood News Friday - August 18, 2017
LIVE! WITH KELLY & RYAN (ABC) Scheduled: Priyanka Chopra, DJ Khaled, Jeff Garlin
SHARK TANK (ABC) A fitness apparel line that caters to women; no-spill, portable, stem-less wine glasses; rescue signal; slash-proof and water-resistant backpacks; PRX Performance follow-up.
WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (ABC) A clerk refuses service to a transgender woman; a woman is charged extra based on her size; a mother spends all of her family's grocery money on clothes; a mother won't let her son play football; reactions to an emotional, public breakup.
20/20 (ABC) Investigative reports.
BIG BROTHER (CBS) The new Head of Household moves into their HOH room.
DATELINE NBC (NBC) The investigation into the death of a Florida firefighter reveals a tale of secrets, lies and infidelity.
MASTERS OF ILLUSION (CW) back-to-back episodes. In the first, which is new, featured magicians include Xavier Mortimer, Scott Pepper, Chris Randall, Joshua Jay, Murray SawChuck, Billy Kidd, and Greg Gleason. In the second, which is a repeat, magicians include Jason Bishop, Barry and Stuart, Ed Alonzo, Nathan Burton, Farrell Dillon, Shawn Farquhar and.
LIVE PD (A&E) Police across the country work the Friday night shift in real time.
REAL TIME (HBO) Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.); magician Penn Jillette; political commentator Amy Holmes; Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.).
JOSH GATES; DESTINATION TRUTH (TRAV) Josh Gates heads to the icy frontier of southern Russia to find evidence of the Siberian Snowman; fighting extreme temperatures; a close encounter with an unidentified beast.
KENDRA ON TOP (WE) Kendra's Sin City debut spins out of control when her mom and dad clash in a shocking family fiasco 20 years in the making; a surprise visitor spills Patti's shocking secret, leaving Kendra fuming.
MILLION DOLLAR MATCHMAKER (WE) season premiere: Patti Stanger goes head to head with mouthy Laura Govan (“Basketball Wives LA”) and her shocking behavior, and a perfectionist who only wants a “picture perfect” woman.
STEPHEN COLBERT (CBS) Scheduled: The best moments of the week, with a newly-recorded opening & monologue
TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Jon Hamm, Kate Upton, Grant Thompson
Tomorrow/Saturday, August 19th
LIVE PD (A&E) Police across the country work the night shift in real time.
HALT & CATCH FIRE (AMC) season premiere. Gordon enjoys success while Joe works to keep their web project afloat; Cameron extends a business trip; Donna launches a new venture and promotes her assistant; Joe and Cameron talk on the phone.
TYLER PERRY’S FOR BETTER OR WORSE (OWN) back-to-back new episodes. In the first, Sam's poorly misguided plan to win Drew's affection backfires. In the second, Hattie, Troy and Drew attempt to babysit Baby Celina. Plus: Angela has second thoughts about Benny staying at the house.
GHOST ADVENTURES: ARTIFACTS (TRAV) A once-cursed chest is examined for proof that it can no longer cause death and destruction. Then, an artifact from one of the most brutal mob hits in U.S. history is investigated to determine if it harbors spirits with unfinished business.
THE DEAD FILES (TRAV) Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Louisville, Ky., to investigate paranormal violence threatening the lives of a grieving elderly woman and her daughter; Amy encounters the spirit of an angry man with a deadly mission.
Sunday, August 20th
STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME (ABC) Inventions include a product that keeps foods separated on a plate, a sleepover kit, a device that helps strengthen one's core while playing video games, a gym-in-a-box, and an all-in-one dryer, sanitizer and deodorizer for clothes and gear.
THE $100,000 PYRAMID (ABC) Celebrity battles featuring Richard Kind, Rachel Dratch, Margaret Cho and Michael Rapaport.
BIG BROTHER (CBS) The new head of household moves rooms.
MADAM SECRETARY (CBS) Teams competing include a boyfriend and girlfriend, pastors, twin sisters, and newlyweds.
SHAHS OF SUNSET (BRAVO) During their journey towards enlightenment in Israel, drama erupts when Asa drops a bombshell during a group lunch at the Dead Sea; GG makes a decision that involves her boyfriend, Shalom; Asa reveals the gender of her baby during a group dinner.
THE NINETIES (CNN) From Nirvana to Dixie Chicks to Tupac, the '90s represent a decade of musical diversity that appeals to every musical taste.
LIFE OF KYLIE (E!) Kylie struggles to keep her private life out of the public eye after running into a certain ex-boyfriend at a major music festival; she hits a low point when every move she makes goes viral.
REUNION ROAD TRIP: RETURN TO THE JERSEY SHORE (E!) “Jersey Shore” cast members Snooki, JWoww, Pauly D, Mike The Situation, and Sammi Sweetheart reunite for an epic, fist-pumping drive down memory lane.
WAGS: MIAMI (E!) Ashley butts heads with her future mother-in-law; two new married WAGS join the group and instantly dislike one another; Claudia and her rival Ashley attend a big game where their men play against each other.
THE STRAIN (FX) Fet and Quinlan must figure out how to get the nuclear bomb back to New York, while a desperate Eichhorst draws near; love-struck Zack tries to learn more about his new crush, but makes a devastating discovery.
GAME OF THRONES (HBO) Jon's mission continues north of the wall, but the odds against his ragged band of misfits may be greater than he imagined.
THE NEW AGE OF TERROR (HIST) series premiere: In the aftermath of 9/11, the United States and its allies face a new kind of enemy in an unconventional conflict, while Americans adjust to a new normal of heightened security at home; the conflict begins in Afghanistan, then spreads to Iraq.
TEEN WOLF (MTV) Scott, Lydia and Malia take drastic measures to quell the growing violence in Beacon Hills; Liam endures a gauntlet at the high school; Scott and the others try to protect new werewolves.
POWER (STARZ) Proc Ghost plays dirty when he realizes he is being cheated; Angela explores other options after meeting the boss; Tommy receives proof that paints Kate in a new light; beleaguered Tariq hatches a plan.
90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? (TLC) Chantel and Pedro prepare to walk down the aisle; Russ and Pao come to a crossroads; Danielle and Mohamed finally face off; Anfisa and Jorge meet up to discuss the future of their relationship.
90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE THE 90 DAYS (TLC) Darcey and Jesse spend their first day together in Amsterdam; Paul and Karine attempt to overcome their language barrier; Cortney prepares to meet a Spanish model that she's only ever texted; Sean tries to put his doubts aside with Abby.
THE SPOUSE HOUSE (TLC) Issues from Kelli Jo's and Jimmy's pasts may stop them from saying “I Do”; Tom thinks he may have made a mistake in choosing Ashley Lauren over Kelli Jo, and prepares to make a shocking move on the wedding day.
NEW MOVIES THIS WEEK:
The Hitman's Bodyguard - R - Action | Comedy - The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung
Logan Lucky - PG-13 - Comedy | Crime | Drama - Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Stars: Katherine Waterston, Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum, Sebastian Stan
Patti Cake$ - R - Drama - PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey. Stars: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie
NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK
AVICI (01) - EP - AVICII
ALL YOUR FAULT PT. 2 - EP - BEBE REXHA
THE 50 GREATEST HITS - ELVIS PRESLEY
ELVIS PRESLEY - 40 YEARS ON - ELVIS PRESLEY
RAINBOW - KESHA
THE MUSIC OF NASHVILLE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK / SEASON 5 VOLUME 3 - NASHVILLE CAST
THE A&M YEARS (BOX SET) - TUBES
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2 [2 LP][Deluxe Edition] - by Soundtrack
Mental Jewelry [2 CD][Deluxe Edition] by Live
Anthology 2: Groups & Collaborations (3CD) by Steve Howe
The Reign by Hinder
Woodstock (180 Gram Vinyl w/Digital Download) by Portugal. The Man
Hopes And Fears [LP][Reissue]| Import by Keane
Clambake1967 by Elvis Presley and Shelley Fabares
To the Moon & Back - 20 Years & Beyond by BLACKMORE's NIGHT
Sacred Hearts Club by Foster The People
Frankie and Johnny by Elvis Presley and Donna Douglas
Passion (3LP 45 RPM Half Speed Remaster) (Limited Edition) by Peter Gabriel
Precious Memories by Alan Jackson and James Burton Yockey
HARD CUTS: Songs from the H A R D L O V E Sessions by NEEDTOBREATHE
HITTING DVD & BLU-RAY - (Tuesday)
Legends of Tomorrow
The Complete 2nd Season (Blu-ray)
NCIS: New Orleans
Once Upon a Time
Powerpuff Girls, The
"Alien: Covenant" (R): Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted Paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. Starring: Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup
"Everything, Everything" (PG-13): Maddy is 18 but due to an illness, she can't leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house. That doesn't stop Olly, the boy next door. Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance. In the end, will she risk it all for a new life and love? Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Amandla Steinberg
How to Be a Latin Lover (PG-13): Maximo has a dream to be rich without ever having to work a day in his life. Having made a career of seducing rich older women, he marries a wealthy woman more than twice his age. 25 years later, spoiled and bored from waking up next to his now 80-year-old wife—he gets the surprise of his life when she ends up dumping him for a younger car salesman. Forced out of his mansion and desperate for a place to stay, he must move in with his estranged sister, Sara, and her nerdy but adorable son, Hugo, in their small apartment. Starring: Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell
"The Case for Christ" (PG): In 1980, Lee Strobel's is promoted to legal editor at the "Chicago Tribune." Things at home aren't going nearly as well thanks to his wife Leslie's newfound faith in Christ. Lee decides to his journalistic and legal training to try and disprove the claims of Christianity, pitting his resolute atheism against her growing faith. Starring: Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen
"Once Upon a Time in Venice": Steve Ford is a private detective in Venice Beach, California who's good with the ladies, bad with the punches and wild about his dog Buddy. When local thugs steal Buddy, Ford turns forges an unlikely alliance to receive stolen cash and cocaine and save Buddy. Starring: John Goodman, Jason Momoa, Bruce Willis
"Hickok": Legendary gunslinger "Wild Bill" Hickok looks to leave the past behind him by settling in a small Kansas town and becoming the marshal. His unparalleled skills are soon put to the test when he finds himself in a showdown with a gang of outlaws and the powerful saloon owner who put a bounty on his head. Starring: Trace Adkins, Luke Hemsworth, Kris Kristofferson
"The Wall": A pair of American soldiers are trapped by a sniper. The only thing standing between them and death is an unsteady wall. Starring: John Cena, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
"Blind": A blind novelist rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman. Starring: Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore
"Chuck": A drama inspired by heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner. Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Liev Schreiber
"Deadpool" actress pays tribute to late stuntwoman: As we previously reported, Joi "SJ" Harris died while filming a stunt on the set of "Deadpool 2." Ryan Reynolds has already commented saying his heart "pours out" to her family and loved ones. Now actress Zazie Beetz is breaking her silence on the death of the stuntwoman, who was playing her in the movie. “I know that what I feel is nothing compared to what her loved ones, family & family, are feeling. My heart and my love goes out to her and them all,” Beetz writes. “The cast and crew send peace, healing, and their deepest condolences.”
Ray J Suing "Celebrity Big Brother" - Ray J says the UK version of “Celebrity Big Brother” owes him money, and he’s suing to get it. His legal team and the production company have been negotiating for months, to no avail. Now his manager, David Weintraub, has told the legal team to file the papers. To review, Brandy’s brother – who got kicked off the the reality show after emergency dental surgery – says that he wants the million bucks they agreed to pay him. In addition, he wants a public apology and an invitation to come back next season. At the time, Ray J had been complaining of an unbearable toothache that required a dentist to visit on set, eight painkillers, and an ambulance ride to the hospital after blacking out. We’ll keep you posted…
Peter probably isn't going to be the next Bachelor: In the wake of Rachel Lindsay giving her final rose to Bryan Abasolo, Bachelor Nation has been trying to figure out who the next star of "The Bachelor" will be. While many are hoping it's runner of Peter Kraus, franchise creator Mike Fleiss took his opinion to Twitter, and it doesn't look good for "not ready to propose" Peter. "Do we really want a Bachelor who isn't ready to settle down with a woman he loves," Fleiss writes. "Hmmm. Not what #thebachelor is all about..." Shady!
Live-action "Jetsons" is in the works: ABC is ready to jump into the future. The network is working on a live-action reboot of "The Jetsons." So far, all we know is that this modern take on George Jetson and his family will be much like the 1960s cartoon. The show is still in its very early stages, so no casting decisions have been announced.
No "Fresh Prince" Reunion, Sez Carlton - Alfonso Ribeiro just dashed the dreams of “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” fans everywhere. He was asked if their show was getting the reboot, and he said, “There ain’t going to be no ‘Fresh Prince’ nothing. The “America’s Funniest Home Videos” host’s denial comes a couple of weeks after DJ Jazzy Jeff suggested that a reunion might be in the works. It’s clear that Alfonso has no interest in revisiting Carlton. In fact, the way he sees it, the fans “need to just let it go.”
"American Idol" Auditions Have Officially Kicked Off - Ready or not, "American Idol" is back! The first auditions have kicked off in Orlando, Florida with a ribbon cutting ceremony attending by former winners Ruben Studdard, Jordin Sparks and Kris Allen. Mickey and Minnie Mouse were also on hand. If you want to throw your hat in the ring, there are two ways to audition for "American Idol." First, you can attend one of the famous Open Calls and sing your heart out. If you can't make it to one of the announced cities, you can also submit an audition video online right now. For the full list of Open Calls and for more instructions on how to send in you video, head to the official American Idol site. Here are some of the upcoming "American Idol" audition stops:
August 19th - Miami, FL August 20th - Oakland, CA
August 22nd - Atlanta, GA August 23rd - Provo, UT
August 25th - Charleston, SC August 26th - Denver, CO
August 27th - Asheville, NC August 29th - Omaha, NE
August 30th - Louisville, KY September 1st - Tulsa, OK
Calvin Harris to Perform at Rihanna's Diamond Ball - Rihanna is notably charitable. She founded the Clara Lionel Foundation in 2012, which is named in honor of her grandparents. The nonprofit helps to fund healthcare and education programs around the world, and each year for the last three years, they have a big, bangin' party to benefit the foundation. Yesterday, Riri announced that Calvin Harris will join the list of performers at her third annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on September 14th. Harris will join Kendrick Lamar for the event, which will be hosted by Dave Chappelle.
Fergie's 'Double Dutchess' On Deck - We may finally be getting closer to hearing the sophomore album from Fergie. She's taken to social media to drop a teaser for her upcoming record, "Double Dutchess." This will be the follow up to her solo debut, "The Dutchess," which dropped all the way back in 2006. She announced that the album will be available for pre-sale next Friday. The Black Eyed Peas front woman tweeted: “pre-order 8/25 #doubledutchess”, along with a short collage of cool shots and fancy cover art.
Jack Antonoff sends love and support to Lena Dunham via Instagram: Add Jack Antonoff to your list of dream celebrity boyfriends. The Bleachers rocker took to Instagram to send love and support to girlfriend Lena Dunham. Apparently, Lena is dealing with health problems again and Jack shared a photo of the corner of Dunham's face along with a caption honoring her and other people dealing with chronic pain.
“RHOA” Spin-Off Features Peter: Peter Thomas may be divorcing “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey, but his relationship with Bravo is intact. In fact, he’s about to star in his own spin-off series. The as-yet-untitled show – which will be like “Vanderpump Rules” – will center on him managing his Charlotte, North Carolina hot spot, Club One, in the wake of his divorce. Sources say Cynthia will probably NOT be on the guest list.
Rachel Bloom Reveals “Crazy” Salary: Rachel Bloom has no problem telling you how much money she makes. The “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” star said that she brings home anywhere from $50 to $60-thousand dollars per episode. She’s not sure of the exact amount because “it comes in bulk and goes directly to a business manager.” To put it in perspective, Kaley Cuoco earns $900-thousand dollars per episode of “The Big Bang Theory.” We’ll get to see if Rachel’s worth the money when “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” returns for season three on October 13th on The CW.
“Good Morning America” Reveals Summer Concert Series Lineup - The 2017 Summer Concert Series, from SummerStage in New York City's Central Park, will kick off May 19th with Green Day, with the season's lineup including Fifth Harmony, The Chainsmokers, Big Sean, Zedd featuring Alessia Cara, Imagine Dragons and Paramore. Fans of The Chainsmokers will have to get tickets in advance if they want to attend, while Beba Rexha’s show will be in Times Square. All other concerts are free and open to the public.
August 25th – Paramore September 1st – Jason Derulo