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Country singer Glen Campbell dies at 81 Country singer Glen Campbell dies at 81
- August 09, 2017

Campbell's rendition of " Rhinestone Cowboy " was a crossover hit in 1975, reaching No. 1 on country and pop charts. Seven years later, he received a Grammy for lifetime achievement. 1994 - His autobiography, " Rhinestone Cowboy ", written with Tom Carter, is published. After a plea deal, he is sentenced to 10 days in jail. His last music video, "Adios", was just released last month. (more...)
A King Of The Hill Reboot Could Be On The Way A King Of The Hill Reboot Could Be On The Way
- August 09, 2017

We had a very preliminary conversation given what's going on in the country, I think they had a point of view about how those characters would respond. Complicating matters? "They're both very busy, and it was really just an exploratory [conversation]", Walden continued. Hill is married to his wife Peggy (Kathy Najimy) and together they have a prepubescent boy named Bobby Hill (Emmy victor Pamela Adlon ). (more...)
Andy Samberg and his wife welcome baby girl Andy Samberg and his wife welcome baby girl
- August 08, 2017

He's the person I would most want to hang out with at any given moment. The actor also had babies on the brain around the same time. "I love babies", he said a year ago, according to People magazine . "He had the biggest crush on her". Samberg is expected to appear at Fox's panel today in Los Angeles at the Television Critics Association summer press tour for his show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which is entering its fifth season. (more...)
Weight Watchers International I (WTW) Sees New 52-Week High Weight Watchers International I (WTW) Sees New 52-Week High
- August 08, 2017

Currently, EPS of Weight Watchers International, Inc . 1 and 2 is equivalent to a buy rating , 3 a hold rating , and 4 and 5 a sell rating . 02/24/2014 - Weight Watchers International Inc was upgraded to " by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus. (more...)
Man accused of urinating on family during Metallica concert Man accused of urinating on family during Metallica concert
- August 08, 2017

The documents then say the father turned around and saw Daddio relieving himself. The family is unnamed in court documents, but quotes from the father's statement to Arizona state troopers describe the moment when "all three of his family members felt warm liquid washing over their backs and legs". (more...)
David Letterman returns to TV with 6-episode Netflix series David Letterman returns to TV with 6-episode Netflix series
- August 08, 2017

David Letterman is preparing to return to television in his first continuing series since stepping down as the host of CBS's " Late Show " in 2015. The streaming giant on Monday landed its first acquisition with the comic book publisher Millarworld. "We'll have to see if he keeps the beard", Sarandos said, referring to the plentiful white facial hair Letterman has sported in recent years. (more...)
Netflix Is Becoming A Superhero Powerhouse Thanks To A New Acquisition Netflix Is Becoming A Superhero Powerhouse Thanks To A New Acquisition
- August 08, 2017

For years, Millar worked for Marvel, laboring over the company's universe, creating different storylines for franchises, some of which have made their way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. "Mark is as close as you can get to a modern day Stan Lee", he said. Millar created Millarworld with his wife Lucy Millar 15 years ago. "We can't wait to harness the creative power of Millarworld to Netflix and start a new era in global storytelling". (more...)
Malayalam actor Dileep's judicial remand extended Malayalam actor Dileep's judicial remand extended
- August 08, 2017

The actor will now remain in jail until August 22nd. Dileep was arrested in connection with the abduction case of a popular south Indian actress. Prior to this, the actor's bail plea had been rejected by the High court stating the actor's release could hamper the investigation as he had the power to influence the witnesses. (more...)
'A Christmas Story' Live Musical Event Casts Maya Rudolph as Mother 'A Christmas Story' Live Musical Event Casts Maya Rudolph as Mother
- August 08, 2017

Additional casting information will be announced soon. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul , Tony Award winners for the musical Dear Evan Hansen , will compose new songs for the TV special. The musical was based on the motion picture " A Christmas Story ", written by Jean Shepherd , Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and the novel " In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash " by Jean Shepherd . (more...)
New Miley Cyrus album New Miley Cyrus album "Younger Now" coming September 29
- August 08, 2017

The new album will be, presumably, a follow up to her 2013 album Bangerz . A post on her website states the album title as Younger Now , with a release date of September 29 . Everything she has touched over recent months has evoked a call to the natural, to the roots, to recollections that matter . It's like saying, 'I don't give a f-k that I was Hannah Montana. (more...)
Katy Perry, Robert Pattinson Canoodle over Noodles Katy Perry, Robert Pattinson Canoodle over Noodles
- August 08, 2017

The host mentioned FKA Twigs as Rob's fiancée, and he replied, 'Yeah, kind of'. Apparently, when asked about his rumored engagement to the singer, Robert doesn't exactly admit their status. It has also been reported the company did not bat an eyelid and happily obliged to all of Katy's demands, which saw them fork out over $2 million to satisfy the American star, as well as an additional $1 million fee for them to secure the venue for the evening. (more...)
Barbara Cook Has Died; Broadway's Inimitable Marian The Librarian, Cunegonde Was 89 Barbara Cook Has Died; Broadway's Inimitable Marian The Librarian, Cunegonde Was 89
- August 08, 2017

Cook was the star of several Broadway musicals including " The Music Man ", " She Loves Me " and " Candide ". She played the part of Cunegonde in Leonard Bernstein's Candide , where she performed what would become one of her signature songs, "Glitter and Be Gay". (more...)
Activision Blizzard Sees Unusually High Options Volume (ATVI)
- August 08, 2017

Therefore 92% are positive. Activision Blizzard Inc now has $46.73B valuation. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $59.80 and a 200-day moving average of $52.00. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new position in Activision Blizzard during the second quarter valued at $142,000. State Treasurer State of MI raised its stake in stocks of Activision Blizzard by 0.3% in the Fiscal Q2. (more...)
Drake Says He's Working On A New Album Drake Says He's Working On A New Album
- August 08, 2017

The album cover, where Drake is seen sitting on the CN Tower , has been recreated to several viral memes with the rapper humorously perched in different situations. The 20-year veteran rapper reversed time to perform "E.I.", "Ride Wit Me" and the Drake-assisted "Hot in Here", while the crowd called back every lyric. (more...)
Chris Hughes hits back at split rumours Chris Hughes hits back at split rumours
- August 08, 2017

Alongside a picture of himself smiling he wrote: "Whatever makes you smile, keep it". "Whatever makes you smile, keep it". So after recently reading rumours that the pair have split after Liv was snapped looking pretty cosy with her footballer ex-boyfriend , Bradley Dack - we were kind of devastated. (more...)
Landis And Estate Talk About 'Thriller 3D' Landis And Estate Talk About 'Thriller 3D'
- August 08, 2017

To complement the enhanced visuals, all of the audio, including Michael's music, Elmer Bernstein's score and the sound effects, has also been updated to 5.7, 7.1 and Atmos standards in order to create the highest quality audio and visual experience for in theater viewing which is how Michael and Landis intended the film to be enjoyed. (more...)
Anna Faris Talked About Playing a Anna Faris Talked About Playing a "Public Character" Before Announcing Her Split
- August 08, 2017

Although there have been allegations of a third party's involvement, specifically Jennifer Lawrence , a new report claims Pratt and Faris did not split due to infidelity - or any other unforgivable behavior. "Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward", Pratt posted on his Facebook page. (more...)
Disney World installs lighthouse honoring Lane Graves Disney World installs lighthouse honoring Lane Graves
- August 08, 2017

Disney World has installed a light house in honor of Lane Graves, the Elkhorn toddler tragically killed by an alligator a year ago. His father jumped in the water and tried to save him, but the alligator was too powerful and dragged the boy under the water. (more...)
BBC News anchor realizes he's in the dog days of summer BBC News anchor realizes he's in the dog days of summer
- August 08, 2017

Reaching the desk of the BBC is the pinnacle if you're a television news anchor. When asked about the challenge of judging the dog surfers, Sam Stahl said, "It's subjective. "Humans aren't the only "surf dogs " - surfers" four-legged friends love water too, and many even like catching waves, ' the event site says. There were also vendors selling different stuff including dog food, socks, leashes, organic stain removers, chew toys with safety indicators, and others. (more...)
Varun Dhawan all excited for 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Varun Dhawan all excited for 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'
- August 08, 2017

It's a film for a good cause, but that won't stop Akshay Kumar and his friends to have a good time promoting it. As she enters, she realises that her washroom is occupied and she informs her friend, "I think mere bathroom mein koi hai ". (more...)
Bajaj announces global partnership with Triumph to take on Royal Enfield Bajaj announces global partnership with Triumph to take on Royal Enfield
- August 08, 2017

This deal will enable Triumph to significantly expand its global reach by entering new higher volume market segments, especially in the emerging markets across the world. The company said the alliance is of non-equity in nature. Bajaj Auto had been in talks with Triumph Motorcycle regarding this enterprise for the past six to nine months, sources said. (more...)
Kendall Jenner fires back after bar accuses her of leaving no tip Kendall Jenner fires back after bar accuses her of leaving no tip
- August 08, 2017

In New York , it's widely considered compulsory to tip bartenders 15 to 20 per cent of the total round or $1 (£0.77) per alcoholic drink. A fan addressed her in a post responding to an article written about the no tipping, writing, "I love @KendallJenner I'm sure there's more to this story". (more...)
Sony renews partnership with Kapil Sharma for another year Sony renews partnership with Kapil Sharma for another year
- August 08, 2017

A source from the Kapil's team told DNA: "The current format has run its course". However, Chandan Prabhakar , who had walked out of Kapil Sharma's show following a tiff with the actor-host, made a decision to return. I am grateful to Sony Entertainment Channel for believing in me and our show, and supporting us in creating and bringing unlimited entertainment to every household every weekend". (more...)
'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 4 To Air Live Finale 'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 4 To Air Live Finale
- August 08, 2017

Production on ABC's Bachelor In Paradise was shut down earlier this summer , after allegations of sexual misconduct were investigated. During a Sunday, August 6, panel at the Television Critics Association press tour, ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey opened up about the aftermath of the incident, although she declined to answer specific questions, according to CNN . (more...)
Brad Pitt Sci-Fi Pic Ad Astra Brad Pitt Sci-Fi Pic Ad Astra
- August 08, 2017

But now it's time to play with the big boys. A regular on Preacher , Negga has been building a strong body of work, and was Oscar nominated for her role in Loving . Gray co-wrote the film with Ethan Gross, his collaborator on Lost City of Z , and will direct the film for distribution by 20th Century Fox. Pitt and Gray will produce Ad Astra alongside Rodrigo Teixeira ( Frances Ha ), Anthony Katagas ( 12 Years A Slave ), Dede Gardner ( Moonlight ), and Jeremy Kleiner (Kick-Ass). (more...)