Martin Short quips at Trump investigation during Emmy Awards speech
Martin Short delivered a barb aimed at former President Trump’s handling of classified documents while appearing Monday at the Emmy Awards. “Really, what an audience you are,” the “Only Murders in the Building” star exclaimed as he took to the Primetime Emmy Awards stage in Los Angeles to present the award in the best variety…news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Imagine Dragons, the reuniting of “Home Improvement” sitcom buddies Tim Allen and Richard Karn for “More Power” and the return of Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez as unlikely crime-solving New York City neighbors in Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building.”.
Martin, McDonald, Porter join stars in telethon for Ukraine
A roster of film, TV and theater all-stars — including Steve Martin, Annette Bening, Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce and Rosie Perez — have signed up for a 10-hour telethon to raise money for the victims of the war in Ukraine.
Selena Gomez Teases Snippet Of Upcoming Coldplay Collaboration ‘Let Somebody Go’
By Nikita NikhilWASHINGTON — American singer-songwriter Selena Gomez, on Oct. 4, 2021, teased a snippet of the new song “Let Somebody Go,” a collaboration with English rock band Coldplay. They said love is only equal to the pain,” Gomez sings on the track as Coldplay frontman Chris Martin provides backing vocals. The “Let Somebody Go” tease comes on the heels of the release of “My Universe,” Coldplay’s recent collaboration with BTS, the South Korean boy band. The show will see them debuting “Let Somebody Go” with Gomez, besides a special performance of their song “Human Heart” featuring Jacob Collier and duo We Are KING. Both songs — “My Universe” and “Let Somebody Go”, will be featured on “Music of the Spheres,” Coldplay’s space-themed ninth studio album, which is set for release on Oct. 15, 2021.thewestsidegazette.com
Selena Gomez Says She ‘Signed’ Her Life Away To Disney As A Young Star
Gomez replied that she is a more “sophisticated” actor than she was when she first started in the business. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez)“I signed my life away to Disney at a very young age, so I didn’t know exactly what I was doing,” said Gomez jokingly. She was a series lead on “Wizards of Waverly Place,” starring alongside Jake T. Austin, David Henrie, Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera, and David DeLuise. “The level of sophistication of the material is the first reason why I wanted to do this,” said Gomez about her latest role. “I still live with this haunting feeling that people still view me as this Disney girl,” she said.thewestsidegazette.com
Man arrested in 1983 death of Nebraska student from Iran
Authorities have arrested a sex offender in the death of an Iranian exchange student who was attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha when she was killed in 1983. Bud Leroy Christensen, 67, was awaiting extradition from Nebraska to the Pottawatomie County Jail in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on a first-degree murder charge, The Omaha World-Herald reported. Fishermen found the body of Firozeh Dehghanpour, who was in her mid-20s, on Aug. 14, 1983, under a bridge north of Council Bluffs.news.yahoo.com
NYT editor Bill Hamilton joining publisher Celadon Books
New York Times editor Bill Hamilton appears in this April 18, 2012 photo. Hamilton is joining Celadon Books as executive editor. Bill Hamilton will begin his new job April 5 and will focus on acquiring books about politics and history. (Earl Wilson/The New York Times via AP)NEW YORK – The Washington editor for The New York Times is joining Celadon Books as executive editor. Bill Hamilton will begin his new job April 5 and focus on acquiring books about politics and history.
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
FILE - In this May 26, 1963 file photo, Carl Reiner shows holds two Emmy statuettes presented to him as best comedy writer for the "Dick Van Dyke Show," during the annual Emmy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a second banana to Sid Caesar and rose to comedys front ranks as creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show and straight man to Mel Brooks 2000 Year Old Man, has died, according to reports. It starred Van Dyke as a television comedy writer working for a demanding, eccentric boss (Reiner) and living with his wife (Mary Tyler Moore in her first major TV role) and young son in suburban New Rochelle, New York. The Van Dyke show is probably the most thrilling of my accomplishments because that was very, very personal, Reiner once said. Reiner is the father of actor-director Rob Reiner.
Carl Reiner, comedys rare untortured genius, dies at 98
(AP Photo/Harold Filan, File)NEW YORK Carl Reiner, who died Monday at 98, was the rare untortured genius of comedy, his career a story of laughter and camaraderie, of innovation and triumph and affection. Reiner died of natural causes at his Beverly Hills, California home, assistant Judy Nagy said. But CBS executives worried that Reiner would make Petrie seem too Jewish, so Van Dyke was cast instead. First lady Michelle Obama once joked that she preferred watching Dick Van Dyke to viewing her husbands debates. Reiner was the father of actor-director Rob Reiner, who starred as Archie Bunkers son-in-law on All in the Family and directed When Harry Met Sally... Rob Reiner said in a tweet Tuesday that his heart is hurting.
`This Is Us' stars Moore, Hartley co-host Red Nose special
LOS ANGELES This Is Us stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC's Red Nose Day special to raise money and awareness for children in need. Funds raised by this years Red Nose campaign will be directed to help combat the effect of COVID-19 on youngsters and the organizations that aid them. In the pandemic, some of the most vulnerable parts of our population are obviously going to be children, Moore said. Instead, they're part of NosesOn.com, a website to make donations and get a digital Red Nose to share on social media, NBC said. Red Nose Day has raised $200 million annually for programs including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Children's Health Fund and Feeding America.
Oscars 2020: 'Parasite,' '1917' win big at 92nd Academy Awards
Kevin Winter"Parasite" took home the top prize at the 92nd Academy Awards Sunday night. Talk of the townPresenters and winners at the 92nd annual Academy Awards didn't hold back during the start of the 2020 Oscars Sunday. (L-R) Choreographer Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman attend the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. In the past, award shows like the Academy Awards have been a place for the film industry elite to air grievances. (L-R) James Corden and Rebel Wilson speak onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California.cnbc.com
Steve Martin & Martin Short Live at Hard Rock Live
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Steve Martin & Martin Short perform live at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. "The Funniest Show In Town at the Moment" features music and comedy from both of the headliners! The First Ladies of Bluegrass will also perform. The show is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.For tickets or more information click here. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.