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Daily Archives : Feb 21, 2019

Two Performers Reportedly Pull Out of Oscars

Two high-profile artists who were scheduled to perform during this Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony have reportedly pulled out. The AP cites a source who’s familiar with the decision saying Kendrick Lamar and SZA have opted not to perform. The source…

Alex Trebek Says Who Should Replace Him as ‘Jeopardy!’ Host

Game show icon Alex Trebek, who has been the host of genre mainstay “Jeopardy!” since, well, just about forever, discussed who he thinks should replace him on the show when the time comes — including, we think, joking about it….

Michael Jackson’s Estate Sues HBO — Here’s What All the Fuss Is About

HBO has been hit with a $100 million lawsuit filed by the estate of Michael Jackson over the pay-cable channel’s plans to run the documentary “Leaving Neverland,” NBC News reports. HBO has said it is standing firm in its plans…

Smollett Returns to ‘Empire’ Set — But Is He About to Be Cut From the Show?

Jussie Smollett returned to the Chicago set of “Empire” today following his release from police custody and after being charged with a felony in connection with his alleged false police report that he was a victim of an apparent hate…

Fox Sports Unveils Its Baseball Slate — See the Full MLB Schedule

Fox Sports today released its full Major League Baseball schedule for the upcoming season, which will include an exclusive presentation of the first-ever MLB game played in Europe. That game, set for Saturday, June 29, will feature the historic rivals…

Celebrating Costumes as ‘Symbols of Truth’

The costume and the costumer, in television and on film, took the spotlight Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards, hosted by actress Kate Walsh — in six different iconic film and television costumes. Ruth E. Carter,…

Trailer Released for ‘The Twilight Zone’ — Check It Out Now

CBS released the official trailer today for its updated version of “The Twilight Zone,” premiering April 1 with two episodes exclusively on the CBS All Access digital service. Following the premiere, subsequent episodes will be released on Thursdays beginning April…

‘Empire’ Actor Released Following Felony Indictment

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was released from custody today in Chicago following a court appearance in connection with his allegedly false report that he was a victim of a hate crime on Jan. 29. Smollett was charged with felony disorderly…

Chicago Police Chief Rips Jussie Smollett for ‘Publicity Stunt’

An angry Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson had harsh words today for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who has been arrested and charged with making a false police report when he alleged he was a victim of a hate crime in…

Authorities Foil Apparent Terrorist Plot Targeting Cable News Hosts, Politicians

A suspect is being held in connection with what’s described as a large-scale terrorist plot targeting Democratic politicians along with journalists working for CNN and MSNBC. Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, of Silver Spring, Md., a Coast Guard lieutenant, was arrested…