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NBC says Hoda Kotb to replace Lauer as 'Today' co-anchor NBC says Hoda Kotb to replace Lauer as 'Today' co-anchor
- January 05, 2018

Megyn Kelly hosts the show's third hour. "Repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching and I'm committed to beginning that effort", Lauer said after he was sacked. Kotb's salary could get a big boost after her promotion. A comment was made that NBC wanted to keep Hoda's salary close to what co-anchor Savannah Guthrie is making rather than coming close to what Lauer was making. (more...)
Trump warns Palestinian Authority it may lose U.S. aid money Trump warns Palestinian Authority it may lose U.S. aid money
- January 05, 2018

Some Israeli officials welcomed Trump's aid cut plan, saying it put due pressure on the Palestinians. The Palestinians rely heavily on worldwide aid, with many analysts, including Israelis, saying such assistance helps maintain stability in a volatile region. (more...)
George RR Martin's 'Nightflyers' Has Been Ordered To Series, Sets Lead Actors
- January 05, 2018

These eight characters will share a shuttle in the upcoming series for Syfy , and they'll be on a search for intelligent life. Gretchen Mol ( Boardwalk Empire ) is set to star as Dr. The series has a long list of additional executive producers, including George R.R. Martin, Gene Klein, David Bartis, Robert Jaffe, and Doug Liman of Hypnotic. (more...)
A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month
- January 05, 2018

Those who missed out on the New Year moon will have another chance to spot the impressive natural satellite on January 31, when the supermoon happens during a total lunar eclipse. According to NASA, a supermoon is what astronomers would call a perigean full moon: a full moon occurring near or at the time when the moon is at its closest point in its orbit around Earth, the USA Today reported. (more...)
NBC names Hoda Kotb as Lauer replacement on 'Today' NBC names Hoda Kotb as Lauer replacement on 'Today'
- January 05, 2018

Lauer's former on air colleague Savannah Guthrie when addressing the issue on " Today ". On Tuesday, Guthrie, 46, told viewers, "This has to be the most popular decision that NBC News has ever made and I am so thrilled". She will continue to co-host the 10 a.m. hour of " Today " with Kathie Lee Gifford . Lauer's message to Hoda came on the same day Hoda's People magazine cover, alongside Savannah, debuted. (more...)
Captain Marvel casts She's Gotta Have It actress DeWanda Wise Captain Marvel casts She's Gotta Have It actress DeWanda Wise
- January 05, 2018

Army officer and leader of S.H.I.E.L.D, and Jude Law as Mar-Vell, an alien from the Kree race who disguises himself on Earth as a scientist named Walter Lawson. Recently, she adopted the mantle of Captain Marvel for herself. We're already getting Carol Danvers' origin in this movie, so it wouldn't be a stretch for someone else to get powers by the film's end. (more...)
Truth Or Dare: first trailer for new Blumhouse horror Truth Or Dare: first trailer for new Blumhouse horror
- January 05, 2018

The question is whether the film will take the admittedly novel (if silly) premise into something intelligent as so many of Blumhouse's products have, or whether they will fail the assignment. 2017 was Blumhouse's best year to date both critically and commercially, thanks to M. Night Shyamalan's Split , Jordan Peele's Get Out , and the time-twisting slasher comedy Happy Death Day . (more...)
SBI likely to revise minimum balance requirement for Savings Bank Account SBI likely to revise minimum balance requirement for Savings Bank Account
- January 05, 2018

In April 2017, SBI increased its monthly average balance (MAB) requirement to Rs 5000 for branches in six metros. At present, the bank has set Rs 3,000 as minimum balance limit for account holders in a metro city branch, according this Economic Times report. (more...)
The Weeknd, Beyonce and Eminem to headline Coachella 2018 The Weeknd, Beyonce and Eminem to headline Coachella 2018
- January 05, 2018

This year, the organizers have invited four Norwegian artists- Kygo , Alan Walker, Sigrid and Aurora to the festival. Check out the full line-up, announced on Coachella's Twitter, below. Check out the entire Coachella Music Festival lineup below. Instead, there's plenty of hip-hop, with Eminem headlining on the heels of a new album, " Revival ", and sets lined up from Cardi B , Migos , Vince Staples , Post Malone and Tyler, the Creator . (more...)
Things You Need to Know About Paris Hilton's Fiancé, Chris Zylka Things You Need to Know About Paris Hilton's Fiancé, Chris Zylka
- January 05, 2018

Hilton said she and Zylka were posing for a photo on the slopes when the actor got down on one knee and popped the question . There are numerous pictures of the two of them during the proposal to commemorate the special moment, which depict the two in winter clothes situated on top of a hill. (more...)
Lady Gaga, Childish Gambino, And P!nk Among 2018 Grammys Performers Lady Gaga, Childish Gambino, And P!nk Among 2018 Grammys Performers
- January 05, 2018

The comedy series made its debut on September 6, 2016, and received two Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series and Best Actor. Gaga is already a six-time Grammy victor. Ben Platt the breakout star of " Dear Evan Hansen " will perform a song from " West Side Story " in a Broadway tribute to honor the legendary music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein . (more...)
Bruno Mars Drops Sexy 'Finesse' Remix With Cardi B & We're Not Worthy Bruno Mars Drops Sexy 'Finesse' Remix With Cardi B & We're Not Worthy
- January 05, 2018

The track is the latest single from the singer's 24K Magic , which was released in November 2016. Last night, Bruno and Cardi's " Finesse " remix music video premiered online and instantly turned into the top trending YouTube clip. The video has everything: big hoop earrings, choreographed dancing, giant spotlights, and yet another excellent Cardi B guest verse. Also, Mars is one of the few artists to have written and produced all of his No. (more...)
'Game Of Thrones': Stamps To Feature Jon Snow, Arya Stark, More 'Game Of Thrones': Stamps To Feature Jon Snow, Arya Stark, More
- January 05, 2018

The series is set on the fictional continent of Westeros and incorporates many plot lines and a conflict among several noble families each claiming the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. The latest seventh series has also featured British pop sensation Ed Sheeran, who did not make it into the Royal Mail collection. The Game of Thrones production involves a very significant British contribution. (more...)
On-demand video was 22.8% of U.S. music consumption in 2017 On-demand video was 22.8% of U.S. music consumption in 2017
- January 05, 2018

And Neilsen's experts suggest this has been "powered" by a 72% increase in R&B and Hip-Hop streaming. Despite the continued significant decline in Digital Album and Track purchasing, Total Digital Volume surged by 20.5% this year thanks to a 43% growth in On-Demand streaming. (more...)
Ed Sheeran, Hip-Hop and 'Despacito' Highlight Nielsen Music's 2017 Canada Report Ed Sheeran, Hip-Hop and 'Despacito' Highlight Nielsen Music's 2017 Canada Report
- January 05, 2018

As far as streaming went in Canada, paid services grew by a whopping 70.9 percent, with a total of 39 billion "total audio" stream in 2017 here in Canada. Latin music history was made when Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's Spanish-language smash "Despacito" and its crossover remix featuring Justin Bieber topped the Hot 100 chart. (more...)
Ed Westwick's Role Recast in BBC's Agatha Christie Drama 'Ordeal By Innocence' Ed Westwick's Role Recast in BBC's Agatha Christie Drama 'Ordeal By Innocence'
- January 05, 2018

It is understood the decision to reshoot the scenes was made by the co-producers of the drama, not the BBC . Christian Cooke , who has starred in TV series The Promise and film Cemetery Junction , has been brought into play the part of Mickey Argyll, when filming restarts later this month. (more...)
Logan Paul: In Trouble With the Police and Being Sued
- January 05, 2018

It comes just days after he posted a video of him in a forest near Mount Fuji showing what appeared to be a body hanging from a tree. Paul deleted the video but by the time he did, it had already gained approximately 6 million views, and now it seems it may have been approved by YouTube's moderation team before it was published. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' season eight to premiere in 2019 'Game of Thrones' season eight to premiere in 2019
- January 05, 2018

You probably shouldn't wake up on January 1, 2019, expecting to see the first one waiting for you on HBO Go. Writer and social media addict. However, season 7 bucked that trend, premiering last summer after the production was delayed to take advantage of icier weather. (more...)
'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain 'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain
- January 05, 2018

Trebek shared a video updating fans on his health from the official Jeopardy YouTube channel Thursday, saying his "prognosis is excellent" and he is expected to make a full recovery. Trebek posted a video on YouTube explaining he spent two days in the hospital following the surgery and is now recovering at home. It said the only change in its schedule would be to delay the show's annual college championship to April. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Slams TV Host Over 'Disrespectful' Question About Her 'Physique'
- January 05, 2018

Caitlyn is set to appear onPiers Morgan's Life Stories on Thursday night where she reveals that she actively chose to not inform the Kardashian Klan about her gender reassignment surgery because she "didn't trust them" to not "leak it to the press". (more...)
Justin Timberlake's 'Filthy' Is Here For The Ultimate Start To Your Weekend! Justin Timberlake's 'Filthy' Is Here For The Ultimate Start To Your Weekend!
- January 05, 2018

Hard to say, but we do know his upcoming album will feature a collaboration with country superstar Chris Stapleton . Man of the Woods offers a different experience from Timberlake's previous albums. It's been 14 years since the Nipplegate scandal with Janet Jackson , and more than four years since the release of Justin Timberlake's last album, The 20/20 Experience . (more...)
MAJOR Kylie Jenner baby bombshell just landed MAJOR Kylie Jenner baby bombshell just landed
- January 05, 2018

But Ellen carried on: "Come on now, why wasn't she on the Christmas card? ". It all started when Khloe was talking about eating now that she's pregnant: "I don't get when people are eating for two full-size people ". Playing dumb, Khloe replied: "What do you mean?" In an upcoming episode of Revenge Body , Khloé Kardashian reveals that her family pressured her to lose weight. (more...)
Mickey Gilley and Son Injured in Roll-Over Crash Mickey Gilley and Son Injured in Roll-Over Crash
- January 05, 2018

Apparently, Mickey swerved to avoid a collision but clipped the auto, causing his vehicle to roll and land upside down. Gilley was headed from his home just outside Houston in Pasadena to his music theater in Branson, Mo., on Wednesday when the SUV driven by his son Michael collided with another vehicle in Corrigan, about 90 miles northeast of Houston. (more...)
OWASA Officials Urge Residents to Take Preventative Steps Amid Freezing Temps OWASA Officials Urge Residents to Take Preventative Steps Amid Freezing Temps
- January 03, 2018

Ten gallons of water cost less than 10 cents, repairing a leak and the subsequent damage could cost thousands. Freezing temperatures have already burst the pipes of several Town of Clayton residents, and temperatures are expected to continue dipping below freezing through the end of the week. (more...)
New 'Fifty Shades Freed' Trailer Shows Dakota Johnson Fighting for Her Life New 'Fifty Shades Freed' Trailer Shows Dakota Johnson Fighting for Her Life
- January 03, 2018

The Fifty Shades Freed Book's Plot: "When unworldy student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably". The acting was awful, the plot virtually non-existent and they weren't even particularly sexy, but between them, the first two Fifty Shades films pulled in over $900 million at the global box office. (more...)