Hollywood News FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 21, 2014



LAST MAN STANDING (ABC) Mike discovers Vanessa has given away the last of his incandescent light bulbs.

CRISTELA (ABC) Cristela tries to convince Felix to let Henry watch "West Side Story."

SHARK TANK (ABC) Nick Woodman; pitches include a healthier tortilla chip and scented, manufactured fire logs.

20/20 (ABC) Investigative reports.

THE 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.

HAWAII FIVE-0 (CBS) Sons becomes the prime suspects in the murder of their parents; Aunt Deb returns to the island.

BLUE BLOODS (CBS) When a cop's body camera malfunctions during an altercation, Frank is faced with public backlash.

MASTERCHEF (FOX) repeat.The kids pair up in a challenge to create a box of 12 cupcakes; Gordon's mom visits to guest judge.

GOTHAM (FOX) repeat. Gordon and Bullock investigate a man who runs a deadly fight club; Bruce returns to school.

DATELINE NBC (NBC) Investigative reports.

GRIMM (NBC) A woman claims a talking wolf drove her to madness; threats against Monroe and Rosalee intensify.

CONSTANTINE (NBC) Constantine must form an unholy alliance with Papa Midnite when a voodoo ritual takes a deadly turn.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (CW) Guest comic Heather Anne Campbell.

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (CW) The models perform a Korean soap opera scene then dress up as iconic celebrities.

UNTOLD STORIES OF THE E.R. (DFH) A man injured by a boat propeller; a deadly chain of events; the ER comes to a standstill.

SOMETHING 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.

KENDRA ON TOP (WE TV) back-to-back repeat episodes and season finale. TBA

JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) repeat. Actor Jim Carrey; actress Bellamy Young; Oran "Juice" Jones performs.

DAVID LETTERMAN (CBS) Scheduled: James Corden, Norman Lear, TV on the Radio.

CRAIG FERGUSON (CBS) Scheduled: Cillian Murphy, Jennifer Carpenter, Metallica.

TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Julianne Moore, Michael Cera

LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) repeat. Actress Taylor Schilling; screenwriter Aaron Sorkin; comic Mike Lawrence.

LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY (NBC) repeat. Actor Cristin Milioti; Bleached performs; director Tommy Wirkola.


Saturday, November 22nd


48 HOURS (CBS) Investigative reports.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC) Cameron Diaz hosts; Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars perform.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL (FOX) Oklahoma State at Baylor.

HELL ON WHEELS (AMC) season finale. As the railroad prepares to leave Cheyenne behind after Sherman Peak; Cullen returns to Fort Smith.


Sunday, November 23rd

2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (ABC) Musical acts are honored at the annual ceremony at L.A. LIVE's Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

MADAM SECRETARY (CBS) A deranged gunman puts the State Department on lockdown; Matt reveals information to Daisy's fiancé.

THE GOOD WIFE (CBS) Cary considers a plea deal involving jail time; a joke gets Alicia in trouble.

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS) The team investigate the death of a woman at a rehab facility.

NFL FOOTBALL (NBC) Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants.

JAY LENO: THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE (PBS) Jay Leno becomes the 17th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

THE WALKING DEAD (AMC) Some members hold down the church while the others are on a rescue mission.

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA (BRAVO) The distance between Phaedra and Apollo continues to grow; Claudia prepares for her new life.

THE NEWSROOM (HBO) Leona and Reece try to raise cash to save the network; Will gets a surprise.

THE COMEBACK (HBO) Valerie is excited to meet her co-star during the first day on set for "Seeing Red."

HOMELAND (SHO) Carrie uses improvisation to salvage her mission; the CIA closes in on a leak.

THE AFFAIR (SHO) The Solloways return to Brooklyn as the summer comes to an end.



"The 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






American Music Awards Preview - The “42nd  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 row.


    Iggy Azalea                            Beyoncé

    Luke Bryan                                        Eminem

    Imagine Dragons                    John Legend

    Lorde                                     One Direction

    Katy Perry                             Pharrell Williams



    5 Seconds of Summer              Iggy Azalea

    Bastille                                    Sam Smith

    Meghan Trainor



    Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX “Fancy”                            John Legend “All of Me”

    MAGIC! “Rude”                                                        Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J “Dark Horse”

    Pharrell Williams “Happy”



    John Legend                                       Sam Smith                  Pharrell Williams



    Iggy Azalea                                         Lorde                         Katy Perry



    Imagine Dragons                                One Direction            OneRepublic



    Lorde “Pure Heroine”                        One Direction “Midnight Memories”                         Katy Perry “Prism”



    Iggy Azalea                                         Drake                         Eminem



    Iggy Azalea “The New Classic”           Drake “Nothing Was The Same”        Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”



    Chris Brown                                      John Legend                           Pharrell Williams



    Jhene Aiko                                         Beyoncé                                  Mary J.  Blige



    Beyoncé “Beyoncé”                             John Legend “Love in the Future”                  Pharrell Williams “G I R L”



    Bastille                                    Imagine Dragons                    Lorde



    Sara Bareilles                           OneRepublic                          Katy Perry


Congratulations 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...


Christoph 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 Los Angeles.


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 One Direction.


Penelope 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 on.


"The 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...


Rihanna 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.”


Baby 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.


"Marvel's 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.