MAN STANDING (ABC) Mike discovers Vanessa has given away the last of his
incandescent light bulbs.
(ABC) Cristela tries to convince Felix to let Henry watch "West Side
TANK (ABC) Nick Woodman; pitches include a healthier tortilla chip and scented,
manufactured fire logs.
(ABC) Investigative reports.
AMAZING RACE (CBS) The race continues in Valletta, Malta, where teams are thrown
off balance when they must serve drinks to the knights of
Malta. Also, a blind Detour leaves racers on a slippery slope.
FIVE-0 (CBS) Sons becomes the prime suspects in the murder of their parents;
Aunt Deb returns to the island.
BLOODS (CBS) When a cop's body camera malfunctions during an altercation, Frank
is faced with public backlash.
(FOX) repeat.The kids pair up in a challenge to create a box of 12 cupcakes;
Gordon's mom visits to guest judge.
(FOX) repeat. Gordon and Bullock investigate a man who runs a deadly fight club;
Bruce returns to school.
NBC (NBC) Investigative reports.
(NBC) A woman claims a talking wolf drove her to madness; threats against Monroe
and Rosalee intensify.
(NBC) Constantine must form an unholy alliance with Papa Midnite when a voodoo
ritual takes a deadly turn.
LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (CW) Guest comic Heather Anne Campbell.
NEXT TOP MODEL (CW) The models perform a Korean soap opera scene then dress up
as iconic celebrities.
STORIES OF THE E.R. (DFH) A man injured by a boat propeller; a deadly chain of
events; the ER comes to a standstill.
BORROWED, SOMETHING NEW (TLC) back-to-back new episodes. Amy doesn't want to
look like a mom at her wedding and own
Mom's dress is far from sexy.
ON TOP (WE TV) back-to-back repeat episodes and season finale. TBA
KIMMEL (ABC) repeat. Actor Jim Carrey; actress Bellamy Young; Oran
"Juice" Jones performs.
LETTERMAN (CBS) Scheduled: James Corden, Norman Lear, TV on the Radio.
FERGUSON (CBS) Scheduled: Cillian Murphy, Jennifer Carpenter, Metallica.
SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Julianne Moore, Michael Cera
NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) repeat. Actress Taylor Schilling; screenwriter Aaron
Sorkin; comic Mike Lawrence.
CALL WITH CARSON DALY (NBC) repeat. Actor Cristin Milioti; Bleached performs;
director Tommy Wirkola.
FOOTBALL (ABC) USC at UCLA.
HOURS (CBS) Investigative reports.
NIGHT LIVE (NBC) Cameron Diaz hosts; Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars perform.
FOOTBALL (FOX) Oklahoma State at Baylor.
ON WHEELS (AMC) season finale. As the railroad prepares to leave Cheyenne behind
after Sherman Peak; Cullen returns to Fort Smith.
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (ABC) Musical acts are honored at the annual ceremony at
L.A. LIVE's Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
SECRETARY (CBS) A deranged gunman puts the State Department on lockdown; Matt
reveals information to Daisy's fiancé.
GOOD WIFE (CBS) Cary considers a plea deal involving jail time; a joke gets
Alicia in trouble.
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS) The team investigate the death of a woman at a
FOOTBALL (NBC) Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants.
LENO: THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE (PBS) Jay Leno becomes the 17th recipient of The
Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
WALKING DEAD (AMC) Some members hold down the church while the others are on a
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA (BRAVO) The distance between Phaedra and Apollo
continues to grow; Claudia prepares for her new life.
NEWSROOM (HBO) Leona and Reece try to raise cash to save the network; Will gets
COMEBACK (HBO) Valerie is excited to meet her co-star during the first day on
set for "Seeing Red."
(SHO) Carrie uses improvisation to salvage her mission; the CIA closes in on a
AFFAIR (SHO) The Solloways return to Brooklyn as the summer comes to an end.
Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part One": Having twice survived the Hunger
Games, Katniss finds herself in District 13. Under the leadership of President
Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss reluctantly becomes the
symbol of a mass rebellion against the Capitol and fights to save Peeta and a
nation moved by her courage. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland,
Elizabeth Banks, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour
Hoffman, Woody Harrelson
MUSIC THIS WEEK: (Tuesday)
DVD & BLU-RAY - (Tuesday)
American Music Awards Preview -
Annual American Music Awards” air live from the Nokia Theater in Los
Angeles on ABC Sunday, and it’s guaranteed to be a star-studded affair.
Rapper Iggy Azalea leads the list of nominees this year with six,
including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for
“Fancy,” with Charli XCX...Confirmed performers include: Taylor Swift
(“Blank Space), Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea (“Booty”), Azalea with MØ
(“Beg For It”), Sam Smith (“I’m Not The Only One”), 5 Seconds of
Summer (“Good Girls”), Lorde (“Yellow Flicker Beat”), Fergie (“L.A.
Love (la la)”), One Direction (“Steal My Girl”),
Mary J. Blige ( “Whole Damn Year”), Selena Gomez (“The Heart Wants
What It Wants”), Imagine Dragons (“I Bet My Life”), Ariana Grande (a
medley of “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder”), Jessie J
(“Bang Bang, with Ariana and Nicki Minaj), Minaj (“Bed of Lies” with
Sklyar Grey), Charli XCX (“Break the Rules” and “Boom Clap”),
Lil’ Wayne and Christina Milian (“Start a Fire”), Garth Brooks
(“People Loving People” live via satellite from North Carolina) and Pitbull
(“Fireball”), who’ll also be hosting the event for the second year in a
OF THE YEAR
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
5 Seconds of Summer
OF THE YEAR
Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX “Fancy”
John Legend “All of Me”
Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J “Dark Horse”
Pharrell Williams “Happy”
MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Lorde “Pure Heroine”
One Direction “Midnight Memories”
Katy Perry “Prism”
ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Iggy Azalea “The New Classic”
Drake “Nothing Was The Same”
Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”
MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Mary J. Blige
ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
John Legend “Love in the Future”
Pharrell Williams “G I R L”
ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
are in order for Sean Hayes. Us Weekly says that the “Will & Grace” star
said, “I do,” to his longtime partner, Scott Icenogle last week. He shared
the news yesterday on his Facebook page...
Waltz getting Walk of Fame star: Christoph Waltz is getting his due! The actor
is set to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 1st.
Still No Burial for Casey Kasem
- Casey Kasem has been dead for five months, but the drama lives on.
He STILL hasn’t been buried! That’s because he’s currently in Oslo,
Norway, thanks to his wife, Jean Kasem. She claimed that he wanted to be buried
there because of his Norwegian heritage...that the rest of his family maintains
he doesn't have...Casey’s daughter, Kerri Kasem, has sought a legal order that
would allow the body to be brought back to Los Angeles for an autopsy. The Los
Angeles Police Department wants to examine the body as part of an elderly abuse
investigation against Jean. Meanwhile, Jean has drawn up her own papers saying
that Kerri is the reason why Casey hasn’t been put in the ground.
Jean also said her husband "always said that Norway symbolizes peace
and looks like heaven and I would like to respectfully fulfill his wishes."
His children from his first marriage maintain he always wanted to be buried in
Ben Affleck & Matt Damon
Spending Thanksgiving Together - Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are
still just as close as ever. In fact, Us Weekly says that the two are spending
Thanksgiving together this year. Matt and his wife, Luciana Barroso, who
recently moved from New York City to Los Angeles, will host the
celebration...Ben and his family, which includes his mother, his wife, Jennifer
Garner, and their three kids, will go to Matt’s house for dinner. Usually Jen
cooks and Casey Affleck, Ben’s younger brother, brings his family over. But
Casey’s going to be in Boston – Affleck and Damon’s hometown – and
everyone else will be in California...That’s not to say that Jen won’t cook.
She said, “Ben and the kids want me to take my grandmother’s sweet potato
pudding so I’ll make that.” Meanwhile, Ben will be in charge of the drinks.
That Steve Jobs Movie Has Been
Put on Hold - With someone as influential as Steve Jobs to be
portrayed on the big screen, you’d think studios all over Hollywood would be
scooping up this once in a lifetime story, right? Apparently Sony has different
thoughts. The film was recently dropped at Sony by director, Danny Boyle, due to
a scheduling conflicts and just not enough time...The highly anticipated
project, based on Walter Isaacson’s biography of Jobs, is now up for grabs.
With the 2015 award season just around the corner, bigwigs like Universal and
Rudin have said to be eyeing the venture...Stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and
Scarlett Johansson have been rumored, but no cast has been announced. Christian
Bale was cast as Jobs, according to producer Aaron Sorkin, but dropped out.
"Saturday Night Live"
Announces Rest of the Season - "Saturday Night Live" has
announced its line up of hosts and musical guests for the final three episodes
of the season. Deadline is reporting the first show, on December 6th, returns
with James Franco making this third appearance as host. Nicki Minaj returns for
her second time on the same show...December 13th has Emmy Award winner Martin
Freeman as host and Charlie XCX making her "SNL" debut. The final
show, on December 20th, has Award Winner Amy Adams as host with musical guest
Cruz joins "Zoolander 2": Penelope Cruz has joined the cast of the
"Zoolander" sequel. There has been no more news on the progress of the
the long awaited sequel, but now that we've got at least one actor definitely on
board, maybe this Ben Stiller directed/starring movie will actually get a move
Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" get release date: Stephen Colbert is
leaving a half-an-hour size gap for Comedy Central to fill, and Larry Wilmore is
stepping up the plate. "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" will
premiere on the network on January 19th at 11:30pm. Colbert's last show is on
December 8th. So far, there's been no word about any show taking over the spot
in the meantime.
Kelsey Grammer's daughter is
Miss Golden Globe - Kelsey Grammer's daughter Greer is the new Miss
Golden Globe...It's been a Golden Globe tradition for 50 years to have the
daughter or son of a past winner help hand out statuettes during the
ceremony...Kelsey Grammer has been nominated for nine Golden Globes and won
three...The Golden Globe Awards are set to be presented Jan. 11.
Mike Nichols, crafter of films,
plays, dies at 83 - A legend of film, theater and comedy in nearly
equal measure, Mike Nichols was an unquestioned fixture of smart, urbane
American culture across a relentlessly versatile, six-decade career that on
stage or screen, reliably coursed with crackling intelligence...Nichols won nine
Tonys, an Oscar, several Emmys and a Grammy. Nichols, died Wednesday night in
New York at 83...He was married to Diane Sawyer since 1988
Third Time’s A Charm for
Taylor Swift’s “1989” - No surprise here, Taylor Swift is once
again topping the Billboard Album chart. The singer’s latest release
“1989” holds on to number one for a third week, thanks to another 312,000
records sold. Just how big is “1989?” Well, sales for week three only
dropped 22 percent, and the album has already
passed the two million mark. It is also the only album to spend three
weeks at number one this other than the "Frozen" soundtrack, which has
spent 13 non-consecutive weeks in the top spot.
Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways,” is at number two with 190,000
records sold; Pink Floyd’s “Endless River,” which is at three (168,000)
and the first album in more than a decade from Garth Brooks “Man Against
Machine,” which is at four (170,000).
Talent Agent Wins Lawsuit Over
Lady Gaga Discovery - A talent scout reportedly responsible for
discovering Lady Gaga has won a lawsuit over the role she played in finding the
superstar. Ten years ago, Wendy Starland teamed with Rob Fusari to find “the
female equivalent to the lead singer of The Strokes,” and that star became
Lady Gaga. But in 2010, Starland sued Fusari, claiming he reneged on a deal to
share his Gaga profits and earlier this week she won, with a federal court
awarding her more than $7.3 million...
on “Scandal?”: Who knew that Rihanna was a Gladiator? E! Online says that
the singer – who recently did a photo shoot in Washington, DC – is a huge
fan of “Scandal.” She said, “I love ‘Scandal!’ Are you kidding?”
When asked if she’d consider doing a guest shot on the Shonda Rhimes political
drama, RiRi said, “I would love that. I just love ‘Scandal,’ period.”
Makes Three for Scott Foley: Congratulations are in order for Scott Foley. Page
Six says that the "Scandal" star and his wife, Marika Dominczyk,
welcomed a son on Thursday, November 13th. Little Mister Konrad joins his
five-year-old sister, Malina, and his two-year-old brother, Keller.
Cecily Strong to Host White
House Correspondents Dinner - Here's something that has serious
potential for awesomeness. Cecily Strong is heading to the White House. The
"Saturday Night Live" actress has been announced as the emcee for the
2015 White House Correspondents Dinner, according to "The Hollywood
Reporter." Strong will be the fourth woman to host the dinner and one of
many, many "SNL" actors to do so. The dinner is set for April 25th.
Jessica Jones" is Casting
Casting is underway for "Marvel's Jessica Jones."
Four actresses are up for the title role – Krysten Ritter, Alexandra
Daddario, Teresa Palmer, and Jessica DeGouw.
Also, Lance Gross and Mike Colter are up for the Luke Cage roll.
Whoever gets that role will appear in seven of the 13 episodes before
going on to star in his own series.
TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from
lineup - NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under
development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show,"
moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the
once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her...The developments, which involve
allegations that were widely reported a decade ago as well as new accusations,
have gravely damaged the 77-year-old comedian's reputation as America's TV dad
at a time when he was launching a comeback. A year ago, a standup special —
his first in 30 years — aired on Comedy Central and drew a hefty audience of 2
million viewers. His prospective new series was announced by NBC in January.