Hollywood News Wednesday  August 20, 2014



MOTIVE (ABC) A bestselling mystery author is murdered. Meanwhile, Det. Lucas' personal life suffers; and Angie receives a welcome surprise.

BIG BROTHER (CBS) The Power of Veto competition is held.

EXTANT (CBS) back-to-back new episodes Molly searches for her baby and becomes convinced the agency took the child. Meanwhile, John discovers                 startling advancements in Ethan's programming. Plus: Molly learns her baby is alive, and sets out with Kern and Kryger to intercept the child                 before Sparks and Yasumoto can relocate him

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (NBC) back-to-back episodes A recap episode is followed by a live results show that features five acts advancing.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX) The Top 6 dancers—Casey Askew, Zack Everhart Jr., Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and             Ricky Ubeda—perform with All-Stars from previous seasons, but two more contestants are eliminated. Christina Applegate is the guest judge. Also:    Rixton perform "Me and My Broken Heart."

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (CW) Magicians Damien O'Brien, David Masters, and Soma try to fool the veteran duo.

WAHLBURGERS (A&E) Mark visits Hong Kong to promote a film.

MILLIONAIRE LISTING: LOS ANGELES (BRAVO) season premiere. Josh Altman scores a coveted listing; Josh Flagg lists a big-bucks abode; and new         cast members David Parnes and James Harris encroach on Altman's turf.

TOP CHEF: DUELS (BRAVO) Restaurateurs Mike Isabella and Antonia Lofaso are the dueling foodies. Included: a test to create a rice ball and a shellfish   butchery challenge. Chef Michael Chiarello makes an appearance.

BRING IT! (LIFE) The Dancing Dolls travel to Nashville to take on squads from all over the South. Meanwhile, the moms plot to spy on Miss D in the                 dance studio and hold a bake sale to fund their scheme.

TEEN MOM 2 (MTV) Chelsea faces Adam; Kailyn's estranged mom resurfaces; and Jenelle begins the divorce process.

VIRGIN TERRITORY (MTV) A man goes on his first date ever; a woman shows off her new breast implants.

PREACHERS OF L.A. (OXY) season premiere. Jay confronts Deitrick over wedding issues, and Bishop Ron clashes with Bishop Noel

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? (TLC) Kelsey Grammer explores his grandmother's family, and learns of one ancestor's tortured past in addition to              discovering a connection to one of American history's most notable migrations.

LEGENDS (TNT) Martin, Crystal and Troy Buchannan go undercover when a chemistry teacher and his family are kidnapped.

SUITS (USA) Harvey and Jessica try to protect the firm from competitors; Louis tries to balance his personal and professional affairs.

MAKE OR BREAK: THE LINDA PERRY PROJECT (VH1) Drama surrounds the band Hunter Valentine, prompting Aimee to quit the group.                 Meanwhile, an artist has an emotional session as she tries to redeem herself.

JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) repeat. Ted Danson, Eva Green, Jake Owen

DAVID LETTERMAN (CBS) Scheduled: Kathy Griffin, Ken Burns, Jeremy Messersmith

CRAIG FERGUSON (CBS) repeat. Ricky Gervais, Keb' Mo'.

TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Jared Leto, Amy Brenneman, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Tom Bailey

LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) repeat. Regis Philbin, John Henson. Music from Broods.

CHELSEA LATELY (E!) Scheduled: Chelsea Handler interviewed by Joel McHale. Plus: Chris Franjola, Sarah Colonna, Loni Love

LAST CALL/CARSON DALY (NBC) repeat. Veronica Roth, the Preatures, MisterWives



1. Space Invader by Ace Frehley (2014) - Deluxe Edition

2. Promise To Love by Kem (2014)

3. Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch by Dr. John (2014)

4. Moonshine In The Trunk by Brad Paisley (2014)

5. Sparks (Deluxe Edition) by Imogen Heap (2014)

6. My Everything by Ariana Grande (2014)

7. Smokey & Friends by Smokey Robinson (2014)

8. Waking the Fallen: Resurrected by Avenged Sevenfold (2014)

9. Lola Versus Powerman & The Moneygoround, Part One [2 CD][Deluxe Edition] by The Kinks (2014)

10. Look Again To The Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited by Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, Kris Kristofferson and

11. Got 2 Be Groovin by Euge Groove (2014)

12. Blind Rage by Accept (2014)



Sin City: A Dame to Kill For - Stars:Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt 

If I Stay - Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must       decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. Stars:Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie                 Blackley, Joshua Leonard 

When the Game Stands Tall  - The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from       obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. Stars:Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig,                 Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern 



The Amazing Spider-Man 2                                              The Quiet Ones

Only Lovers Left Alive                                                      Fading Gigolo

The Sacrament                                                                     Jarhead 2: Field of Fire

Go for Sisters                                                                       P-51 Dragon Fighter

Rampage: Capital Punishment                                        Revolution: Season 2

Rosemary's Baby                                                                                Toy Story of Terror

*New Blu-ray and DVD Editions 

The Flintstones

Like Water for Chocolate


Alpha House


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Boardwalk Empire


The Complete 4th Season



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Equalizer, The


The Complete Collection: Limited Edition

Good Wife, The


The 5th Season

Haunting, A


Season 6

Hey Arnold!


The Complete Series (Walmart Exclusive)



The Complete Series

Millers, The


The 1st Season

Mindy Project, The


Season 2

NCIS: Los Angeles


The 5th Season

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service


The Complete 11th Season



The Complete 4th Season

Once Upon a Time


The Complete 3rd Season



The Complete 3rd Season (Blu-ray)



Season 5

Parks and Recreation


Season 6

Three's Company


The Complete Series: Come And Knock On Our Door Collection



Swift and Bieber Fragrance Sales Stink - Apparently no one wants to smell like Justin Bieber or Taylor Swift. Perfume giant Elizabeth Arden’s stock dropped 25 percent on Tuesday, and the company is blaming it on the major tank in sales of two of its biggest name celebrity perfumes: Biebz and T. Swift...According to the "New York Post," sales for the quarter ended on June 30th and experienced a 24.8-percent drop from last year, topping off at $191.7 million. The company said in a statement that Swift and Bieber’s scents suffered a serious decline in sales resulting in the company’s stinky financial situation...BusinessInsider said that the company would focus on “stabilizing business” to “rebuild profitability,” but would still be “challenged by the same factors that that affected recent quarters.” So clearly Bieber and Swift aren’t going anywhere… yet.


Taylor Swift, J-Hud, More are Changing the World- Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, and Eva Longoria among those featured in “Marie Claire’s” “20 Women Changing the World.” Others on the list include Alicia Keyes, Jennifer Garner, and Olivia Wilde...


Jackie Chan's Son Busted for Drugs - US Weekly is saying that Jaycee Chan was arrested in Beijing. In case you missed it, Jackie Chan’s son and Taiwanese actor Kai Ko were caught with more than 100 grams of marijuana in his apartment last Thursday...The bust was part of China cracking down on celebrity drug offenders. Jaycee is also accused of “hosting others to take drugs,” and could face up to three years in jail. So far, Jackie hasn’t commented on his son’s situation.


Zoe Saldana confirms pregnancy in ice bucket challenge: Zoe Saldana was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge but had to pass the buck onto her hubby Marco Perego because, finally, she announced she was pregnant.


More Super Bowl Half-Time Rumors - Last week there were rumors that Carrie Underwood had nabbed the coveted gig of Super Bowl Half-Time performer, but now a new report in the “Wall Street Journal” has thrown three more names in the mix...According to the paper, the NFL has “narrowed down the list” of potential candidates Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay...No one at the NFL is commenting,  but the paper did drop another interesting bit of information about the gig. The “WSJ” claims the NFL wants next year’s performer to pay the league a portion of their touring income in exchange for the halftime spot.


Sam Smith added to the "MTV Video Music Awards" - Sam Smith is the latest performer added to the lineup of the “2014 MTV Video Music Awards,” airing Sunday from The Forum in Inglewood, California...Smith, who is nominated in the Artist To Watch and Best Male category for his song “Stay With Me,” joins an already stellar lineup that includes Beyoncé, Igg Azalea, Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Usher, Nicki Minaj and Rita Ora...In addition, recently announced presenters include: Lorde, Demi Lovato, “Orange is the New Black’s” Taylor Schilling, Laverne Cox and Uzo Aduba, “Vampire Diaries’” star Nina Dobrev, Jason Derulo and Trey Songz.


Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide Goes Out of Print - If video killed the radio star, we can safely say that the Internet killed Leonard Maltin’s movie guide. According to Deadline, “Leonard Maltin’s 2015 Movie Guide” will be the final edition of the film lover’s guide that started out being called “Movies” in 1969...


Universal Gives Release Dates - Deadline says that Universal is setting up their release calendar. Here’s a look at what you have to look forward to in the next few months.

“Krampus” – This Christmas-set horror comedy will hit theaters on Christmas Day, 2015. It’s based on the ancient legend of a      pagan demon who punishes wicked children.

"Spectral” – Friday, August 12th, 2016 is the date for this 3D thriller that tells the story of an elite Special Ops team on the trail            of a phantom threat that can’t be explained.

Finally, Jake Gyllenhall’s “Nightcrawler” is being pushed back from October 17th to October 31st of this year. This thriller             features with Jake as a hungry crime journalist who muscles into the seedy world of freelance “nightcrawling,” chasing           violent crimes for high paydays. Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, and Riz Ahmed are also featured.


First picture of Paul Rudd's Ant-Man: Filming on "Ant-Man" began on Monday in San Francisco and the people at Marvel are wasting no time in promoting it. The first picture of Paul Rudd as the title hero was released just yesterday. "Ant-Man" is set to hit theaters July 17th, 2015...


A mini "Mean Girls" reunion: Hollywood is a small place. That seems to be the only reason behind the mini "Mean Girls" reunion between Lindsay Lohan and Tina Fey. “Lovely running into an inspiring, funny, beautiful old friend!!!! #tinafey,” Lohan captioned the pic.


Julianne Hough to Return to "DWTS" - Julianne Hough’s dancing days may be over, but she’s still looking to return to “Dancing with the Stars” – as a judge. TMZ says that the 26-year-old former pro dancer is close to signing a deal that would make her the fourth judge on the show...You’ll recall that Hough left “DWTS” in 2009 to pursue an acting career. Her cinematic conquests include “Burlesque,” “Footloose,” “Rock of Ages,” and “Safe Haven.”...Derek Hough’s sister returned in April as a guest judge for one episode, but it was shrouded in controversy after she criticized Maksim Chmerkovskiy for his performance with Danica McKellar. So far, her rep is staying mum on the subject.


New "Saved By the Bell" Trailer - If you've been anxiously awaiting news on the unauthorized "Saved by the Bell" movie, we've got some good news. Lifetime released a trailer for the upcoming special and, well, it's very Lifetime...All we get from the 40 second clip is that the movie will follow the show's entire story, from casting calls to mega success. The best line? "Well the network didn't kill us, but the hormones might."...Expect a lot of make outs, fights, and applause breaks in "The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story" when it airs on Lifetime on September 1st at 9pm.


Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov. - Get ready to dance in Madonna's old clothes...Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon's personal and professional life will be auctioned Nov. 7-8...Pieces from her "Material Girl," "Music" and "American Pie" music videos will be offered during the Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll auction in Beverly Hills, California. More than 30 items from the 1996 film "Evita" will also be available...Julien's Auctions said some of the awards that Madonna has won over the years will also be offered, including an MTV Video Music Award and an American Music Award...The auction will also include written lyrics, a diary from 1988, signed checks and a 1972 yearbook.



NFL games taking over Thursday nights on CBS - "The Big Bang Theory" is one of the few television shows that can approach the NFL in viewership. CBS executives still didn't hesitate to temporarily move TV's top-rated comedy to a different night to make room for football...Already dominating Thursdays in prime time, CBS outbid its competitors when the league offered up games that had aired on NFL Network..."The Big Bang Theory" will anchor Monday nights while CBS broadcasts NFL games on Thursdays for seven weeks. CBS's regular Thursday lineup won't premiere until Oct. 30.


Source: Craig Ferguson to launch new talk show - Craig Ferguson is close to a deal to launch an early-evening talk show starting in fall 2015...The outgoing host of CBS' "The Late Late Show" would introduce his half-hour syndicated series on stations in a slot just before prime time...Ferguson is expected to bring along his robot skeleton "sidekick," Geoff, as well as executive producer Michael Naidus...Ferguson, who has held a late-night berth on CBS for a decade, will step down in December...In a separate venture, he will host a new syndicated game show, "Celebrity Name Game," beginning next month.


Beyonce Reporting Dropping Jay Z After Tour - Another day, another Beyonce/Jay Z rumor. "Us Weekly" is the latest to claim they have the inside scoop on the power couple's marriage... and they say the clock is ticking...Insiders tell the mag Beyonce has an exit plan for "if/when" she decides to split from Jay. Another source says "she is done" after their current "On the Run" tour ends in Paris...Despite all the rumors, Bey is putting on a happy face, at least on social media. Her Instagram has been chalk full of pictures of her and her happy family. Only time will tell!


Denzel Detoxes After Booze-Infested Vacay - When you think of hard-partying celebrities, Denzel Washington usually doesn’t come to mind. However, TMZ says that he and his wife, Paulette, spent a month-long yacht vacation that was alcohol-fueled and gluttonous.  It was so bad that when he got back, he spent two weeks at an Orange County residence getting detoxed...An insider said that it was more than just alcohol that Denzel needed to get clean from. His time was spent with a nutritionist, a trainer, and a chef. Now he’s back in tip-top shape after his stay...


Katharine McPhee Playing the Kissing Game with Co-Star - Note to Katharine McPhee – if you want to mess around with guys that AREN’T your husband, you should try to do it when cameras AREN’T around. Clearly she didn’t get the memo because People says she was photographed kissing and hugging actor Elyes Gabel on the set of their new CBS show, “Scorpion.”...You’ll recall that McPhee ended up filing for divorce from her husband, Nick Cokas in May – a few months after she was snapped locking lips with her former “Smash” director Michael Morris. He’s married to Mary McCormack and has three daughters with her...This new boo is a 31-year-old British actor who’s set to appear in the sci-fi thriller “Interstellar” with Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain. So far, McPhee’s rep has been mum on the subject.


Kevin Hart is Engaged! - Congratulations are in order for Kevin Hart. E! Online reports that the diminutive funny man is now engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Eniko Parrish. He popped the question yesterday and posted a great Instagram photo with the caption, “She said YEEEEESSSSS...... #Happy #MyRib #iF—kingLoveHer.”


There's been an update in the Casey Kasem case. Jean Kasem, the radio icon's widow, is reportedly moving his body from Montreal to Oslo, Norway for burial. Police tell TMZ regardless of where she is, they think they'll be able to nail her for elder abuse, even without an full autopsy.


Kelly Osbourne can add designer to her resume. The "Fashion Police" co-host is launching a fashion line called "Stories." "This has been 10 years in the making so to say I'm excited (and a little nervous) is an understatement," Osbourne wrote on her Instagram. The line is for "EVERY woman" with sizes running from 0 to 24. "Stories" will launch on the Home Shopping Network on September 25th.


Milla Jovovich announced yesterday that she and her husband, director Paul W.S. Anderson are expecting their second child. According to Extra TV, that news – while joyous for the actress and her husband – means that the fans of “Resident Evil” will have to wait for the next installment, “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.” She explained on her Facebook page, “Between the stunt work and what will become my ever-expanding belly, we didn’t think pregnancy and zombie killing are the best combo!” ===============================================================

Congratulations are in order for Christian Bale. The Gossip Cop says that his wife, Sibi Blazic, gave birth to their second child. While we know that it’s a boy, that’s all we know for now. The newest Bale joins his nine-year-old sister, Emmeline.


Jennifer Hudson & MAGIC! Added to “Fashion Rocks” - CBS’s upcoming “Fashion Rocks” is turning into quite a star-studded affair...Jennifer Hudson and the Canadian band MAGIC! are the latest performers added to the special, which will air live September 9th from the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York...Other artists set to perform on the Ryan Seacrest-hosted program include Jennifer Lopez,  Duran Duran, Nico & Vinz, Pitbull, Afrojack, Usher, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry and Rita Ora.


Mariah Carey Hitting The Road - Mariah Carey is hitting the road but you’ll be using a lot of frequent flier miles if you want to see her. The singer announced a new tour in support of her latest release “Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse,” but so far no American dates are on the schedule...The trek, titled “The Elusive Chanteuse Show,” will kick off October 4th in Tokyo, followed by concerts in China, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines...As for what she plans to perform, Mariah promises “an exciting mix of her biggest hits, fan-favorite album cuts, never-before-performed selections from her [14th studio album] and many more surprises!”...The trek marks Mariah’s first return to Asia since 2006’s “The Adventures of Mimi” and her first overall tour since 2009’s “Angels Advocate Tour.”


Pierce Brosnan in "Expendables 4"? - It seems like every aging male action star is in "The Expendables" franchise. Well it looks like one more is about to join the pack. Pierce Brosnan told "Extra" he is talks to join the fun...“[Producer Avi Lerner] offered me this job and I said, ‘Sure, why not have me read the script? Let’s talk money.’” That sounds promising!


Jennifer Lawrence's Failed TV Pilot Surfaces - When you think of Jennifer Lawrence, you probably think Oscars. When you think of Alison Brie, you think either "Community" or "Mad Men." Neither one of these ladies makes you think failure....which is why the clip from the 2007 failed show "Not Another High School Show" is so painful to watch...The Comedy Central pilot was supposed to capitalize on the "Not Another Teen Movie" success, but the show didn't go beyond one episode. Brie stars as Muffy the Vampire Slayer who, after a risqué conversation with the school's principle, is tasked with bringing "Wolfis Teenagius" down...As for Lawrence, she makes an appearance as a fellow high schooler


More "Kate Plus 8" - Just when you thought you’d seen the last of Kate Gosselin and her brood, we hear that TLC is reviving the series. According to People, the network has ordered more installments of “Kate Plus 8,” to air in December. This time, cameras will follow the group as they travel to Boston to explore the New England area as part o their family vacation...We’ll also get to see Kate and the kids get ready for another year of school. The twins, Cara and Mady will go to the eight grade, while the sextuplets – Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Colin, Leah, and Joel – are heading to fourth grade.



When Does Your Favorite Show Premiere?

Tuesday September 9th: "Sons of Anarchy"

Wednesday, September 10th: "Hell's Kitchen"

Thursday, September 11th: "The Biggest Loser"

Monday, September 15th:  "Dancing With the Stars"

Tuesday, September 16th: "New Girl", "The Mindy Project"

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


“Today” Summer Concert Series. Mariah Carey kicks things off on Friday, May 16th. This will be her sixth time performing for the series...

•August 29 - Ariana Grande                             •September 1 - Maroon 5                     •September 5 - Usher