Hollywood News WEDNESDAY  OCTOBER 22, 2014

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ON THE TUBE:

THE MIDDLE (ABC) When Frankie finds a dining room set online for $50, she gives the family's old table to Axl.

THE GOLDBERGS (ABC) Adam accidentally gets Barry kicked out of a group of cool kids at school.

MODERN FAMILY (ABC) Phil and Claire panic when an obnoxious couple looks at the house for sale next door.

BLACKISH (ABC) Rainbow and Dre agree they will no longer spank their children.

NASHVILLE (ABC) Rayna's heightened level of fame impacts her kids; Will makes careless mistakes.

SURVIVOR (CBS) The tribes are reconfigured and it leaves one castaway on a team that has three pairs of loved ones. Meanwhile, the other tribe is forced to                 negotiate for their next meal, after they mismanage their food supply.

CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS) The BAU tracks a suspect with a chronic skin disorder after a body with scratches turns up.

STALKER (CBS) Jack and Beth track a stalker who exploits the phobias of his victims.

THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA (NBC) A designer's talented intern is murdered during fashion week in New York.

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC) A college student becomes a target after her work as a porn star is discovered by her classmates.

CHICAGO PD (NBC) Voight is attacked and abducted while trying to help Olive; Roman and Burgess search for a girl.

2014 WORLD SERIES (FOX) Game Two: Giants vs Royals from Kansas City

ARROW (CW) When Felicity determines that Thea is in Corto Maltese, Oliver intends to bring her back home.

THE 100 (CW) season premiere. Clarke frantically tries to make sense of her surroundings; an enemy returns.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW (FX) The freaks refuse to perform on Halloween due to a superstition; Ethel receives life-changing news.

TEEN MOM 2 (MTV) Unaired footage; a behind-the-scenes look at the show.

EXTREME CHEAPSKATES (TLC) A woman scours obituaries and visits surviving family members hoping to take their clothing.

COUPLES THERAPY (VH1) The couples reveal traumas from their childhoods; Dr. Jenn plans an aggression-releasing activity.

JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) Scheduled: Actor Keanu Reeves; actor Mike Epps; Milky Chance performs.

DAVID LETTERMAN (CBS) repeat: Actor Jason Bateman; comic Billy Eichner; Ryan Adams performs.

CRAIG FERGUSON (CBS) Scheduled: Actor Jason Schwartzman; actress Jacqueline Toboni.

TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) repeat: Actor Liam Neeson; screenwriter Terry Gilliam; Tim McGraw performs.

LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) repeat: TV host Craig Ferguson; actress Octavia Spencer; author James Ellroy

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE (BRAVO) Scheduled: Tom Bergeron, Jenny McCarthy

THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART (COM) repeat: Filmmaker Ben Steele.

COLBERT REPORT (COM) repeat: Actor Jeffrey Tambor.

@MIDNIGHT (COM) repeat: Grace Helbig; Henry Zebrowski; Matt Mira.

LAST CALL/CARSON DALY (NBC) repeat: Author Dennis Lehane; Cerebral Ballzy performs; comic Annie Lederman.

CONAN (TBS) Scheduled: Kat Dennings, Wyatt Cenac, Tenacious D

 

NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK: (Tuesday)

1985 - by Taylor Swift

My Dream Duets by Barry ManilowAudio CD$11.88

Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics - by Aretha FranklinAudio

The Gray Chapter - by Slipknot

Hope by Susan Boyle

Melody Road by Neil Diamond

Nostalgia (Deluxe Amazon Exclusive) by Annie Lennox

Pain Killer by Little Big Town

Led Zeppelin IV (Deluxe CD Edition) - by Led Zeppelin

Opera, The Ultimate Collection by Andrea Bocelli and Giuseppe Verdi

NOW 52: That's What I Call Music

Houses Of The Holy (Deluxe CD Edition) - by Led Zeppelin

 

MOVIES THIS WEEK:

Ouija - A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. Stars:Olivia Cooke, Ana         Coto, Daren Kagasoff, Bianca A. Santos 

John Wick - An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. Stars:Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie        llen, Willem Dafoe 

 

HITTING DVD & BLU-RAY - (Tuesday)

The Purge Anarchy                              Earth to Echo                           Sex Tape

The Fluffy Movie                                 Le Chef                                    A Coffee in Berlin

Life After Beth                                     Autumn Blood                         Ghost Hunters: Season 9 - Pt 2

Mad Men: the Final Season-Part 1        See No Evil 2                           Seed: Complete First Season

Snowpiercer                                         Scribbler                                  The Soul Man: Season 2

Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort

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'Fascinating' change of plans: Walters will return - Maybe Barbara Walters had her fingers crossed when she said last year's "10 Most Fascinating People" telecast would be her last...In any case, ABC announced Tuesday that Walters will be back with yet another edition of the annual roundup. Among those fascinating people she will interview for the special: Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler and Scarlett Johansson..."Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014" will air as a two-hour special on December 14, ABC says.

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TOP TV LAST WEEK -

1-NFL Football: San Francisco at Denver, NBC

2-"Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC

3-"NCIS," CBS

4-"NCIS: New Orleans," CBS

5-NFL Football: NY Jets at New England

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'SNL' adds black woman to cast from writers room - "Saturday Night Live" is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast...The African-American comedian wins her on-camera role after serving as a writer on the show last season...Jones has been a featured performer at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and the Aspen Comedy Festival. She starred in a one-hour comedy special "Problem Child" on Showtime...She came to "SNL" in January, along with fellow writer LaKendra Tookes as well as Sasheer Zamata, who was signed to join the cast at that time...Those hirings came after "SNL" had been criticized for a lack of diversity, particularly the absence of any black women among the regular or featured players.

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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Get An Apology - Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel received apology yesterday from Bauer publishing over a false story about marital trouble that appeared in a September issue of “Heat” magazine. The pair settled a defamation suit they filed against “Heat,” which ran a story that falsely claimed their marriage was in trouble and Justin was seen “flirting” with another woman at a Paris nightclub...“The article was based on an unfounded report regarding Justin Timberlake’s alleged behavior at a club following a performance in Paris, to celebrate a birthday and also included a number of purported statements improperly attributed to Jessica Biel, which now understands had never been made by her,”  Bauer acknowledged in court, adding that it “regrets any embarrassment caused to the couple and unreservedly apologizes to them.”

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Kaley Cuoco to get Walk of Fame star: According to Ana Martinez, the Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer, "Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco is getting herself a star. She will be honored on October 29th at 11:30am. The rest of her cast is also expected to attend.

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Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam expecting again: Cobie Smulders and hubby "SNL's" Taran Killam are expecting their second child. The two are already parents to five-year-old daughter Shaelyn Cado.

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Jill Duggar is having a boy: In classic Duggar fashion, Jill Duggar is pregnant. The newlywed announced that she and hubby Derrick Dillard are expecting a baby boy. Three of the Duggar siblings— Joy Duggar, 16, James Duggar, 13 and Jenny Duggar, 7 were present when Duggar had the ultrasound over the weekend. Congrats to the probably giant family!

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Justin Timberlake Announces Tour End - Justin Timberlake has been on the road a long time with his  “20/20 Experience World Tour," and he’s finally announced an end date.  In case you missed it, J.T. revealed earlier this week that the trek, which kicked off in November, 2013, will come to a close January 1st and 2nd at the MGM Grande in Las Vegas...But that’s not all, J.T. also announced that the shows will be filmed by famed director Jonathan Demme.  So far there's no word on whether Demme's filming it for the big screen or the small scree. All Justin would say is, “We can't wait to share this memory with you guys."

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James Wan Returning for "Conjuring 2" - Good news for "The Conjuring" fans worried about the sequel. Original director James Wan is back. The original movie managed to scare up $320-million on a $20-million budget last year, and the producers are hoping to strike gold twice...According to Deadline, the project was pushed back to 2016, with shooting starting next summer, then it was announced yesterday that Wan would return for round two.

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Meryl Streep as "Florence" - Meryl Streep is set to star in “Florence.” According to Deadline, it’s the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress and socialite who wanted to be a great opera singer. Unfortunately, she couldn’t sing to save her life...Hugh Grant will play her partner and manager St. Clair Bayfield. He was an aristocratic English actor who was determined to protect Florence from the truth – while the voice she heard was lovely; it was hideous to everyone else...At this point, “Florence” is in pre-production. No word on when we’ll get to see it.

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"The Voice" Recap - The battle rounds concluded on last night’s edition of “The Voice.”...Next up for the singers is the Knockout Round. This time, each singer will choose their own song to perform solo while being judged against one of their team members.  Special guest Taylor Swift serving as a mentor on all four of the teams, and the winners of this round will advance to the Live Shows. Check it out when "The Voice" returns on Monday at 8pm ET on NBC.

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"The Simpsons" Hit with $250-Million Dollar Suit - Looks like real-life drama is coming to “The Simpsons.” According to The Daily Mail, Frank Sivero filed a $250-million dollar lawsuit against Fox Television Studios and “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening in Los Angeles...The “Goodfellas” character actor says they based the cartoon’s Mafioso character, Louie, on the Frankie Carbone character he created for the 1990 Martin Scorsese drama. Apparently Sivero was living in the same Sherman Oaks, California apartment complex with writers for “The Simpsons.”...Dan Castellaneta, who provides the voice for Louie, has said that he models it after Joe Pesci – Sivero’s “Goodfellas” co-star. Stay tuned…

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"Scandal" to Reveal Abby's Ex - Michael Trucco is set to appear on “Scandal.” According to E! Online, the “Battlestar Galactica” star will play Charles Putney, Abby’s estranged ex-husband...If you’re a Gladiator, you know that Abby and Charles were in an arranged political marriage for four years. The reason they’re estranged is that he beat her to a pulp when he was drunk. Olivia Pope took a tire iron to his knee to get her friend out of that situation...At this point, we’re not sure how Charles will appear – whether in real-time or flashbacks, but we know we’re excited about it. Look for him to turn up on “Scandal” in November.

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SimpsonsWorld is live: Do you have FXX? Then you have access to every single "Simpsons" episode. SimpsonsWorld has officially gone live and all you need to do to visit Springfield is sign in with your cable provider information.

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Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series - Carlos Santana is among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series...Santana will perform an instrumental rendition of the national anthem with his son before Game 4 on Saturday at the AT&T Park in San Francisco...Former "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips will sing before Game 2 on Wednesday. The games will air on Fox at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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Pitbull to host American Music Awards on Nov. 23 - Pitbull will host the 2014 American Music Awards...The platinum-selling rapper will also perform at the Nov. 23 event live on ABC...Later that week, Pitbull will perform during the halftime show on Thanksgiving Day when the Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles. The Nov. 27 game will take place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and will air on Fox...Iggy Azalea is the leading nominee at the AMAs with six. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams have five nominations each. Lorde is up for four honors at the fan-voted show...Those acts are all nominated for artist of the year, competing with Beyonce, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons and One Direction.

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Oscar de la Renta, Dead at 82 - The world just got a lot less fashionable. Oscar de la Renta has died. The 82-year-old designer who dressed everyone from first ladies to celebrities for six decades lost his valiant battle with cancer yesterday...According to Variety, Oscar first came to fame dressing Jackie Kennedy. Actresses who’ve worn his red carpet gowns include Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Oprah Winfrey, Kristen Stewart, and Jessica Chastain. One of his most recent commissions was Amal Clooney’s wedding dress. He also dressed first ladies. Nancy Reagan wore his designs in the 1980s, and he provided inaugural gowns for both Hilary Clinton and Laura Bush...Source: Variety

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Nicole Richie's Scary Skinny Again - What’s really going on with Nicole Richie? Paris Hilton’s former BFF was looking like the stick figure at the launch of her House of Harlow1960 jewelry line on Saturday. According to Life & Style magazine said that all eyes were on Nicole because of her chest. Specifically, the bones that were extremely visible...In case you missed it, Nicole has been plagued by eating disorder rumors ever since she dropped weight in 2006. Even though she admitted that at times, she’s been too thin, she’s denied rumors of anorexia and bulimia.

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Renee Zellweger doesn't know about a "Bridget Jones" sequel: Hugh Grant is definitely not doing to a "Bridget Jones 3," but Renee Zellweger doesn't even know about it. "It would be fun," the actress said, adding that she has "no idea" about the progress of the movie. "I have no idea. I'm not being cagey. I just don't know."

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Bethenny Frankel Officially Back on "Real Housewives" - It's official, Bethenny Frankel is going back to her roots. The former TV host will be on the upcoming season of "The Real Housewives of New York City."...The rest of the cast has also been announced. Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, LuAnn de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan and Ramona Singer will all return.

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When Does Your Favorite Show Premiere?

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

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