Hollywood News Wednesday  September 17, 2014



BIG BROTHER (CBS) Another houseguest is evicted from the compound. The remaining players compete for Head of Household.

EXTANT (CBS) season finale. In hope of protecting Earth from deadly spores, Molly returns to space.

HELL’S KITCHEN (FOX) A recipe challenge helps strengthen team communication; Wendy Williams attends the dinner service.

RED BAND SOCIETY (FOX) season premiere. An unlikely group of rebellious friends face adolescence at Los Angeles' Ocean Park Hospital.

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (NBC) season finale. The winning act is revealed in the Season 9 finale, which features performances by music guests.

THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA (NBC) series premiere. Homicide Detective Laura Diamond balances her day job with her chaotic family life.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (CW) Featured magicians include Brynolf & Ljung, Colin McLeod, Keelan Leyser & Charlotte Marie.

THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY (PBS) Franklin Delano Roosevelt contracts polio; FDR serves as governor of New York.

MILLIONAIRE LISTING (BRAVO) back-to-back episodes.David and James show a Hollywood Hills estate; Josh gets caught in the middle of friends. Josh Flagg outrivals real   estate agent Ryan Serhant; Heather and Josh meet with a wedding planner.

TOP CHEF DUELS (BRAVO) Jen tests Nyesha on preparing sea urchin; Nyesha challenges Jen to master bacon and eggs.

TEEN MOM 2 (MTV) Jenelle gives birth to a second son; Leah learns that Corey wants full custody of the girls.

PREACHERS OF L.A. (OXY) Pastor Jay faces a decision when his troubled son returns home. Meanwhile, Pastor Wayne makes a big choice, and Deitrick puts unwanted                 pressure on Dominique.

BRITAIN’S FATTEST MAN: LAST CHANCE TO LIVE (TLC) Keith martin weighs 980 pounds; he is desperate to save his life but must gain his independence.

COUPLES THERAPY (VH1) back-to-back episodes.One of the couples is judged by the others when they enter the house. The couples reveal hurtful moments in their     relationships; a new couple arrives.

I HEART NICK CARTER (VH1) Lauren questions Nick when his management team urges him to get a prenuptial agreement and also changes his planned wedding date.

JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) Scheduled: Actor Ty Burrell; TV personality Len Goodman; Paolo Nutini performs.

DAVID LETTERMAN (CBS) repeat: Actor Michael Cera; dock diving dogs; Lyle Lovett performs.

CRAIG FERGUSON (CBS) Scheduled: Actor Paul Reiser; actress Aimee Garcia.

TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) repeat: Jimmy Fallon interviews celebrities and hosts musical performances.

LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) Scheduled: Actress Tina Fey; actor Adam Pally; Grouplove performs.

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE (BRAVO) Scheduled: Jessica Chastain; Craig Ferguson.

THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART (COM) Scheduled: Zephyr Teachout

COLBERT REPORT (COM) Scheduled: Viggo Mortensen

@MIDNIGHT (COM) Scheduled: Adam Cayton-Holland, Nate Bargatze, Beth Stelling

LAST CALL/CARSON DALY (NBC) Scheduled: Randy & Jason Sklar, Off!, Buffalo Killers

THE MELTDOWN WITH JONAH AND KUMAIL (COM) Scheduled: Jonah and Kumail discuss their favorite horror movies; comic Tom Lennon performs.

CONAN (TBS) Scheduled: Marisa Tomei, Jim Jefferies, Old Crow Medicine Show



1. Partners by Barbra Streisand (2014)

2. Cowboy Rides Away: Live From At&T Stadium by George Strait (2014) - Live

3. World On Fire by Slash, The Conspirators and Myles Kennedy (2014)

4. Sundown Heaven Town [Deluxe Edition] by Tim McGraw (2014)

5. Bulletproof Picasso by Train (2014)

6. X (Deluxe Edition) by Chris Brown (2014)

7. Three Bells by Jerry Douglas, Mike Auldridge and Rob Ickes (2014)

8. The Cry Of Love by Jimi Hendrix (2014)

9. Guardians of the Galaxy by Various Artists (2014)

10. This Is All Yours by alt-J (2014)

11. Rainbow Bridge by Jimi Hendrix (2014)

12. Earls of Leicester by Earls of Leicester (2014)



The Maze Runner (2014) - Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join               forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape. Stars:Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster 

This Is Where I Leave You (2014) - When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a           week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Stars:Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver 

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) - Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. Stars:Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Astro 

The Guest (2014) - A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their                 home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence. Stars:Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelley, Maika Monroe, Joel David Moore 

Tusk (2014) - When podcaster Wallace Bryton goes missing in the backwoods of Manitoba while interviewing a mysterious seafarer named Howard Howe, his best friend Teddy    and girlfriend Allison team with an ex-cop to look for him. Stars:Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez 



Godzilla                                                    The Fault in Our Stars

Alpha House: Season 1                             DCI Banks: Season 2

Honour                                                    Petals on the Wind

Scott & Bailey: Season 2                          The Battery

About a Boy


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Ben 10: Omniverse


Volume 5: Galactic Monsters

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Burning Love


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The 14th Season

Carol Burnett Show, The


The Ultimate Collection (General Release)



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Denver, the Last Dinosaur


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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series


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Hawaii Five-0


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Highway to Heaven


The Complete 5th Season (Mill Creek)

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TV's 13 Spookiest Halloween Episodes

Prisoners of War (AKA Hatufim)


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Roosevelts: An Intimate History, The (mini-series)


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Sleepy Hollow


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South Park


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Tour of Duty


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Netflix gets 'Love' comedy from Judd Apatow -  Netflix says filmmaker Judd Apatow co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships...Netflix said Tuesday it has made a two-season commitment to the series, titled "Love." It will star Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs as a couple learning about the ups and downs of intimacy and commitment..."Love" will debut online with 10 episodes in 2016, followed by a dozen episodes in 2017.


CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast - CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL...The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts — after the singer issued a profane tweet about it...A portion of Jay-Z's "Run This Town" featuring Rihanna was cut from last Thursday's Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game because CBS was covering the controversy over Ravens running back Rice's assault of his then-fiancee. CBS planned to use the song Thursday and for the rest of the season, but Rihanna tweeted, "CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? ... Y'all are sad for penalizing me for this." She added an expletive...CBS issued a statement saying that it was "moving in a different direction" with different theme music.


Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 8-14

1. NFL Football: Chicago at San Francisco, NBC, 22.16 million.

2. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at Baltimore, CBS, 20.77 million.

3. "Sunday Night Pre-Kickoff," NBC, 16.69 million.

4. "Thursday Night Pre-Kickoff," CBS, 13.86 million.

5. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at Detroit, ESPN, 13.73 million.

6. "Football Night in America, Part 3," NBC, 12.36 million.

7. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.29 million.

8. NFL Football: San Diego vs. Arizona, ESPN, 11.52 million.

9. "Thursday Night Pre-Game Show," CBS, 10.63 million.

10. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), NBC, 10.52 million.

11. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 9.83 million.

12. "Big Brother" (Sunday), CBS, 7.41 million.

13. "Miss America," ABC, 7.07 million.

14. "Big Brother" (Wednesday), CBS, 6.99 million.

15. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), NBC, 6.89 million.

16. "Big Brother" (Tuesday), CBS, 6.76 million.

17. "Under the Dome," CBS, 6.63 million.

18. "Unforgettable," CBS, 6.45 million.

19. "Sons of Anarchy, FX, 6.20 million.

20. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 6.15 million.


Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Are Parents! - Ladies, Ryan Gosling just became a DILF. "People" magazine has confirmed Gosling and Eva Mendes have welcomed a baby girl. It's the first child for both actors, and the two have worked hard to keep the pregnancy on the down low...The magazine announced Mendes was expecting back in July, and since then, we haven't really seen either much of the two. Of course, rumors have been swirling that Gosling has been nothing short of doting, taking care of Mendes while she was pregnant. “Ryan has been taking care of her, picking up food and running errands. He has been very supportive of keeping things a secret," a source previously told "People."...While the news came as a surprise to fans, an insider says the couple have talked about it before. “Ryan and Eva definitely discussed children before," they said. "She knows how much he wants to be a dad and he’s going to be an amazing father." Congrats to the happy, and presumably gorgeous, family!


Clooney Didn't Make an Impression on "Facts" - George Clooney may be burning up the woods with women now, but he didn’t even make an impression on one of his early co-stars. According to E! Online, one of Clooney’s first major roles involved him playing a handyman on “The Facts of Life.”...The cast – Mindy Cohn, Nancy McKeon, Lisa Whelchel, and Charlotte Rae – reunited to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the show at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills...Clooney actually made out with Whelchel’s character, Blair Warner. But she barely remembered it, saying, “I am all for repressed memories, but why I repressed that one I don’t know!” Mindy added, “He was just another actor to us. We already knew him when he came to our show, because he had worked on a nearby set, so it wasn’t a big deal for him to be on the show.”


Billy Crystal Talks Robin Williams Tribute - Tributes to Robin Williams came flooding in once news of his death broke. One that stood above the rest was Billy Crystal's speech during the Emmy Awards last month...Crystal told the "Today" show writing the tribute was no easy task. "I think it's the hardest thing I've ever had to do. They asked me if I would do it and I said, 'Of course.' But then came the task of doing it right — and being the spokesman for everybody in front of 17 million people," Crystal said. "He's my closest friend, and to do it with some humor and only in the short period of time that I had to do it was difficult."


Live Whitney Houston Album Coming in November - A new Whitney Houston album will be in stores in time for your holiday shopping. Music exec Clive Davis, who discovered the singer, announced yesterday that a new CD/DVD  live album, “Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances,” will be released on November 10th. Coming three years after Houston’s death, the releae will be the singer’s first-ever live album. Put together with the help of Whitney’s mother Cissy, “Whitney Houston Live”  will feature 16 songs on the CD and 19 performances on the DVD, including her 1991 Super Bowl performance of “The Star Spangled Banner.”...


Katy Perry Tops MTV Europe Music Award Nominations - As if we needed more proof that Katy Perry is an international superstar, the singer yesterday received seven nominations for the “MTV Europe Music Awards,” leading all other nominees. Katy’s track “Dark Horse,” featuring Juicy J, was recognized in most of the top categories including Best Pop, Best Female, Best Live and Best U.S. Act...Coming in second behind Katy is Ariana Grande, with six nods, followed by Pharrell Williams and 5 Seconds of Summer who each nabbed five.


Brangelina Heading Back to the Big Screen - The power duo of Angelina Jolie and new official hubby Brad Pitt are set to take on the big screen yet again in "By the Sea." Originally a poem by Emily Dickinson, "By the Sea" follows the story of a dwindling relationship between Jolie, who plays a former dancer, and Pitt, her husband and an American writer. The two travel the countryside and find themselves in a seaside town that could potentially change the way the two view one another...


Spike Lee to Remake "Enter the Dragon" - Looks like Spike Lee is remaking “Enter the Dragon.” He told The Studio Exec, “I’ve had a taste of Far East cinematic cuisine and just like the actual cuisine of the Far East, it has left me hungry for more.”...The new “Enter the Dragon” will star Ken Yeong in Bruce Lee’s role, with Billy Bob Thornton as the American who ultimately helped Lee. In the 1973 original, Thornton’s part was played by John Saxon...If all goes according to plan, “Enter the Dragon: A Spike Lee Joint” will hit theaters in 2016.


"The View" Ratings Up - Big changes happened at "The View"...including better ratings. According to "The Hollywood Reporter," the season 18 premiere on Monday pulled in 3.9-million viewers, its biggest premiere since 2006...Which, by the way, was the last time Rosie O'Donnell was on the show. The new cast members, Rosie Perez, and Nicolle Wallace, who joined the only returned co-host Whoopi Goldberg, also played to more women..."The View" was up 20-percent with women aged 25-54 and up 15-percent with women aged 18-49.


"DWTS" Update -- The First Elimination! - Looks like Lolo Jones is heading back to the house. She was eliminated on last night’s edition of “Dancing with the Stars.” She was in the bottom two with designer Betsey Johnson...The remaining 12 are preparing new dances for “My Jam Monday,” which involves presenting routines to their favorite music.  The next "Dancing With the Stars" will be on Monday at 9pm ET on ABC.


"Problem Child" TV show in the works: Get ready to add another little brat to your life. According to "The Hollywood Reporter," a TV show is in the works at NBC based on the 1990 John Ritter movie "Problem Child." The half-hour single camera comedy is written by Scot Armstrong, the man behind "Old School" and "The Hangover II." So far, no other details have been released.


Adam Lambert steps in for Keith Urban: Adam Lambert has said before that he would like to judge "American Idol," and it looks like he's got his chance. Lambert will be sitting in at the New York auditions for the 14th season of the show. Unfortunately, he got the gig after some sad news for Keith Urban and his family. Urban is flying off to be with his wife, Nicole Kidman after her father died last week.



George Clooney getting Cecil. B. DeMille Award: Regardless of any nominations, George Clooney is going home a winner after the Golden Globes. The actor is getting the Cecil B. DeMille award and is already going to be a step ahead of last year's winner because, well, Clooney is much more likely to show up. Woody Allen won the award last year amidst a ton of controversy and he sent Diane Keaton to accept the award for him. Top that, George!


Matt Damon is Back as Jason Bourne - Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass are reuniting for the third installment of “The Bourne Identity” series. Deadline says that Universal is busy making deals the two. At this point, mum is the word because just last year, Paul said once Bourne regained his memory, there wouldn’t be anywhere for the character to go creatively...The studio is so excited to get this Bourne film made that they’re fast-tracking it for a July 16th, 2016 release date. That’ll put it in front of the spinoff sequel that’s going to reprise Jeremy Renner and be directed by “Fast & Furious” architect Justin Lin. That film is still in development.


Cheryl Burke may be leaving “Dancing With the Stars” when the season is over. According to AOL, the professional dancer said, “As of now, this is probably going to be my last season. After doing something for a decade, you know, I started when I was 20, I'm 30. I want to try new things, just see what's out there."


The Griswolds Coming to ABC - The Griswolds are back, and it looks they're going to hit the road again. "The Hollywood Reporter" says ABC is moving forward with a sit-com starring the couple from the "National Lampoon Vacation" movies...The best part? The original stars are on board. Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo are reuniting as Clark and Ellen Griswold. The yet untitled comedy will follow the couple as they are forced to raise their grandchildren...The show is aiming for a 2015-2016 season, but at this point, writer Brad Copeland, who's worked on "My Name is Early," "Grounded For Life," and "Arrested Development," is the only other person on board as writer and executive producer.


"SNL" adds featured player: There's been a lot of switch ups happening on "Saturday Night Live," and we've got another one. The show added a featured player, Pete Davidson. He's been featured on MTV's "Guy Code" and appeared on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The craziest part? According to his set on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" back in April, he's only 20-years-old. The 40th season of "SNL" premieres September 27th.


Barbra Streisand on "The Tonight Show" - Jimmy Fallon may have gotten the best interview ever from Barbra Streisand. Why? Because he allowed her to sit in his chair – which allowed her left side to be seen. Heck - that's probably why he got her at all. According to Showbiz 411, that’s her side of choice...In fact, that’s the reason Babs hadn’t done late night TV in 50 years. And in true Jimmy fashion, he did a comedy singing sketch posing as Elvis Presley, Blake Shelton, and Michael Buble. Throughout the show, Jimmy was positively kvelling over the legendary singer, and while having plenty of fun along the way, admitted that she was "never coming back" suggesting he was going for broke for exactly that reason...Streisand closed it out by singing “Come Rain or Come Shine” live to track, but who cares - the younger set "met" a legend - and Jimmy got the score of scores!



When Does Your Favorite Show Premiere?

Monday, September 22: "The Voice", "The Blacklist", "Gotham", "Sleepy Hollow", "The Big Bang Theory"

Tuesday, September 23: "Chicago Fire", "Awkward", "NCIS", "NCIS: New Orleans", "Person of Interest", "Marvel's Agents of         S.H.I.E.L.D."

Wednesday, September 24: "Law and Order: SVU", "Survivor", "The Middle", "The Goldbergs", "Modern Family", "Nashville"

Thursday, September 25: "Parenthood", "Bones", "Grey’s Anatomy", "Scandal"

Friday, September 26: "The Amazing Race", "Shark Tank"

Sunday, September 28: "The Simpsons", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Family Guy", "Once Upon a Time", "Revenge"

Monday, September 29: "Castle"

Wednesday, October 1: "Criminal Minds"

Thursday, October 2: "The Vampire Diaries"

Sunday, October 5: "Bob’s Burgers", "Mulaney"

Tuesday, October 7: "Supernatural"

Sunday, October 12: "The Walking Dead"

Monday, October 27: "2 Broke Girls"

Thursday, October 30: "The Millers", "Two and a Half Men", "Elementary" Season 3 premiere, 10 p.m. ET on CBS