Hollywood News WEDNESDAY  APRIL 1, 2015

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ON THE TUBE:

 

NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK: (Tuesday)

A Fool to Care by Boz Scaggs

Tokyo Dome In Concert (2-CD) by Van Halen

Southern Style by Darius Rucker

Kintsugi by Death Cab for Cutie

Endless Forms Most Beautiful 2-disc mediabook by Nightwish

Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens

Human by Three Days Grace

Postcards From Paradise by Ringo Starr

The Best Of The Grateful Dead by Grateful Dead

Made in Brazil by Eliane Elias

The Past, The Present, The Future by Jodeci

The Day Is My Enemy (Explicit) by The Prodigy

 

MOVIES THIS WEEK:

Furious 7  - PG-13 - Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother.  Stars:  Vin Diesel, Paul Walker,                 Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham

Woman in Gold  - PG-13  - Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to                                                                                   her family. - Stars:  Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes

5 to 7  - R - An aspiring novelist enters into a relationship with a woman, though there's just one catch: She's married, and the couple can only meet between the hours of 5 and 7 each evening.  Stars: Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Olivia Thirlby, Lambert Wilson

Effie Gray  - PG-13 - A look at the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride Effie Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter    John Everett Millais - Stars:  Dakota Fanning, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Emma Thompson

 

HITTING DVD & BLU-RAY - (Tuesday)

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues

 

The Complete 2nd Season

Lovejoy

 

Series 5

Miss Marple

 

Volume 2

 

 

Volume 2 (Blu-ray)

Mortal Kombat: Conquest

 

The Complete Series

Silicon Valley

 

Season 1

 

 

Season 1 (Blu-ray)

Veep

 

The Complete 3rd Season

 

 

The Complete 3rd Season (Blu-ray)

Interstellar                                               The Imitation Game

Wild                                                        Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Outcast                                                   The Rewrite

Wild Card                                                Yves Saint Laurent

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'General Hospital' leads Daytime Emmy nominations - ABC's "General Hospital" earned a leading 28 nominations for Daytime Emmy awards, with four of its stars competing for honors as top actor or actress...Nominations were announced Tuesday for the 42nd annual awards. The ceremony will be held April 26, televised on the Pop network...The other top soap operas, "The Young and the Restless" (25 nominations); "The Bold and the Beautiful" (19 nominations) and "Days of Our Lives" (16 nominations) were the other shows with the most potential trophies..."Sesame Street" earned 13 nominations and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" had 10.

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Nielsen's top programs for March 23-29

1. "NCIS," CBS, 16.23 million.

2. "The Walking Dead," AMC, 15.78 million.

3. NCAA Men's Basketball: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky, TBS, 14.75 million.

4. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 14.42 million.

5. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 13.85 million.

6. "60 Minutes," CBS, 13.83 million.

7. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 12.2 million.

8. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.62 million.

9. "Madam Secretary," CBS, 11.47 million.

10. "NCAA Studio Show" (Saturday), TBS, 10.83 million.

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Barbara Walters making series for ID network - Barbara Walters resisted using the word "retirement" when she left "The View" and here's one reason why: She has a new series set to begin this October on the Investigation Discovery network...The fast-growing ID network said Tuesday that Walters will present "American Scandal," a series that looks back on well-known crimes where she worked on the stories initially. In the new series, she'll revisit cases involving Jean Harris, the former girls' school headmistress convicted of the murder of her lover, and Mary Kay Letourneau (leh-TUR'-noh), a suburban Seattle teacher convicted of raping a 12-year-old student...Walters has committed to making six episodes of "American Scandal."

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Robin Williams' Family Fighting Over Estate - Things are getting awkward in the Williams household. PageSix is reporting Robin Williams' wife and children are going to court over his estate. The comedian's widow, Susan Schneider, filed papers claiming personal items belonging to Robin Williams were taken without her permission...Williams' kids, Zachary, Zelda and Cody, have released a statement saying this move has added "insult to serious injury" by trying to change the trust agreement and rob them of their dad's belongings. Attorneys for both parties went to court yesterday to battle it out over who gets what, and Schneider has said she is only trying to get "guidance" from the court about the meaning of certain aspects of the trust...Her rationale is that Williams wanted her to stay in the house, he would have only wanted the kids to have certain items, like memorabilia and specific personal things. Late word is that all parties are going to try and solve this through mediation. Let's hope they do.

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 “Empire” Star Knows how to Save: A fool and his money may soon part, but Bryshere Gray is no fool. TMZ caught up with the actor better known as Hakeem Lyon on “Empire” as he landed in Washington, DC, and asked him what he’d splurged on since he started getting paid on Fox’s hit show. He told them that he’s saving his money to buy his mom a million dollar house. =========================================================

Michael Strahan’s New Woman: It was rumored that Michael Strahan might get back with Nicole Murphy, but that’s obviously not true. TMZ spotted him in St. Barts with his new girlfriend. The two – who’ve been dating for a few months – were traveling with two other couples, including former NFL player, Tony Gonzalez and his wife.

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Tyson’s Old House Getting a Holy Makeover: Mike Tyson’s den of iniquity is being turned into a house of the Lord. According to TMZ, the Ohio mansion where he lived and partied in the 1980s and 90s is now being converted into a church. Mike sold the marble infested mansion – which features a hot tub with a mirrored ceiling, an indoor pool, tiger cages, and a basketball court – in 1999. The place has had numerous owners, but now a developer plans to turn it into a place of worship. And they’ve even invited the former heavyweight champion to the first service. No word on whether he’ll go.

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Ariana Grande Extends Tour - Ariana Grande is having such a good time on the road she’s staying there a little longer...The pop princess has extended her "Honeymoon Tour" through the summer and fall with new dates kicking off July 16th in Tampa, Florida and running through October 15th in El Paso Texas. Prince Royce will join the tour as opener on the new dates. Tickets go on sale Saturday...Ariana Grande’s “Honeymoon Tour” hits San Antonio’s AT&T Center tonight.

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Jenny McCarthy Returning to "The View"? "No Thanks!" - There's plenty of drama over at "The View," but Jenny McCarthy says she won't be a part of it again. In a recent radio interview, Donnie Wahlberg let slip that his wife, who did the interview with him, was asked back to the show... “She’s very gracious about ‘The View’ and I told her the day that she left, I said they’re going to ask you back within six months,” he said. “She won’t say it, but they did. Not officially, but they did.” According to PageSix, McCarthy did come clean. “One of the producers called and said, would I ever consider it," she recalls. "And I said, ‘No, thank you.' Because I couldn’t be me.”...So now that Rosie O'Donnell is out and, depending on what source you believe, Rosie Perez is on her way out, what does McCarthy see for the future on the daytime hit? “I think they might try one more year," she mused. "Then I think the Titanic might go down." Ouch!

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The Best of the Justin Bieber Roast -  “The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” finally aired last night and it was as brutal as you’d probably expect. Kevin Hart hosted the event, and, of course, mocked the pop star saying, "he has the voice and the driving skills of Stevie Wonder," and questioned his so-called tough guy image, "Orlando Bloom took a swing at you; you have a perfume called Girlfriend; you threw eggs at a house — not gangsta." He also joked, “Selena Gomez couldn't be here tonight. Just because she didn't want to come.”

    Shaquille O’Neal - "Justin, as a father of six you gotta to straighten up, son. Last year, you were ranked the fifth most hated    person of all time. Kim Jong-un didn't even score that low, and he uses your music to (bleeping) torture people.”

    Natasha Legerro - "Justin's fan are called beliebers because these days it’s considered politically incorrect to use the term             retards."

    Hannibul Burress - "Justin, I don't like your music. I think it's bad, man. I hate your music. I hate your music more than Bill           Cosby hates my comedy."

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