Rihanna to headline Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

Apple Music, the NFL and Roc Nation announced that Rihanna will headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show at Super Bowl LVII, on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Last week it was announced that Apple Music as the new partner for the Super Bowl Halftime Show, replacing Pepsi which had been featured …

President Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal

Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish were hosted by President Joe Biden and the First Lady Dr. Jill Biden as part of A Night When Hope and History Rhyme event, organized in collaboration with The History Channel and A+E Networks. President Biden surprised John by presenting him with a National Humanities Medal following a …

Child sex abuse lawsuit against Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears is dismissed at plaintiff’s request

The lawsuit filed against Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears that accused the comedians of sexual battery, sexual harassment and sexual abuse of a minor has been dismissed.  The lawsuit. which was filed in late August by a 22-year-old woman and her minor brother (identified as Jane and John Doe), was dismissed at the request of …

Miles Teller, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Thee Stallion to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in October

Miles Teller, Brendan Gleeson and Megan Thee Stallion have all been announced as hosts for the 48th season of “Saturday Night Live” next month. The news was announced on show’s Twitter feed. Teller will host the Oct. 1 show, with Kendrick Lamar serving as musical guest for the third time. Gleeson is set for Oct. 8 with Willow as …

80th Golden Globe Awards ceremony returning to NBC on Jan. 10th

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (“HFPA”), dick clark productions and NBC announced that the 80th Golden Globe Awards will air live on NBC and Peacock on Jan. 10, 2023. No host has been announced as of press time. Frances Berwick, chairman of entertainment networks at NBCUniversal television and streaming, said in a statement: “We recognize …

Sarah Paulson to portray Gwen Shamblin Lara in HBO Max’s scripted adaptation of ‘The Way Down’

Sarah Paulson is set to executive produce and star as the late Gwen Shamblin Lara in the HBO Max scripted adaptation of its docuseries, The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin. Shamblin rose to fame with her ‘Weigh Down Workshop,’ a Christian-based diet program, and founded the the controversial, Tennessee-based Remnant Fellowship …

Broadway’s longest-running show ‘Phantom of the Opera’ announces final curtain call in 2023

Broadway’s longest-running show, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” is ending its run after 35 years. The final performance will take place on Saturday, February, 18, 2023, at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre. Prior to the Broadway show’s conclusion, “Phantom” will celebrate its 35th anniversary on January 26 with director Seth Sklar-Heyn at the helm. …

Kelly Clarkson reunites with original ‘American Idol’ judges at her Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

Kelly Clarkson – the very first winner of American Idol –  received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was joined with some special guests at her ceremony: original Idol judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson.  Clarkson’s daughter River, 8, and son Remington, 6, were also in attendance at the ceremony. It …

‘The Woman King’ tops North American box office with $19M opening weekend

‘The Woman King’ starring Viola Davis earned $19 million in total box office sales over the weekend, bringing the film’s box office earnings well above the $16 million in expectations. The film premiered in 3,271 theaters after debuting to positive reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival. ‘The Woman King’ also stars Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, …

Alan Alda and Mike Farrell mark the 50th anniversary of M*A*S*H

Alan Alda shared a photo of himself with his former co-star Mike Farrell on social media to celebrate a half-century milestone of their 1970s-80s classic sitcom, M*A*S*H.  The photo shows Alda, 86, and Farrell, 83, smiling with wine glasses in their hands, along with the caption on Twitter: “Mike Farrell and I today toasting the 50th …