Hollywood News Friday - April 28, 2017
LIVE! WITH KELLY (ABC) Scheduled: LL Cool J, Lea Michele, guest co-host John Leguizamo
THE VIEW (ABC) Scheduled: Salma Hayek, Eugenio Derbez, Dr. Ian Smith
THE TALK (CBS) Scheduled: Joseph Fiennes, Kathryn Hahn, guest co-host Jan Jeffcoat
ELLEN DEGENERES (SYN) Scheduled: Oprah Winfrey, Laura Dern, Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis, David Anthony Higgins
HARRY CONNICK, JR. (SYN) Scheduled: Charlamagne Tha God, Cody Johnson
WENDY WILLIAMS (SYN) Scheduled: Jenna Elfman
THE REAL (SYN) Scheduled: Rasheeda Frost
THE TOY BOX (ABC) Toy inventions include multigenerational dolls, a dinosaur that can be walked like a dog, a slingshot connected to a parachute, a plastic card building system and a color-changing outdoor game.
MOVIE (ABC) “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982 – 1983” Filmmaker John Ridley examines a decade of tensions, civil unrest and events in Los Angeles that culminated in citywide violence following the Rodney King verdict on April 29, 199.
UNDERCOVER BOSS (CBS) Michael Roper, president and CEO of Taco Bueno, goes under cover to meet the employees at his chain of Tex-Mex restaurants.
HAWAII FIVE-0 (CBS) Danny protects a coma patient who was the key witness from his last case at the Hawaiian Police Department.
BLUE BLOODS (CBS) Danny and Baez work with two Russian operatives to search for a dangerous Russian who entered the U.S. on a diplomatic visa; Frank gets involved in a sensitive case involving Archbishop Kevin Kearns.
ROSEWOOD (FOX) season finale. Rosewood, Villa, Slade and Hornstock try to take down a group of criminals suspected of a jewelry store heist; Rosie decides that someone from the inner circle should run a new Magic City Lab on the West Coast.
LETHAL WEAPON (FOX) repeat. Riggs and Murtaugh investigate a series of violent crimes targeting members of the same church; the anniversary of Miranda's death weighs on Riggs; Trish and Roger butt heads with R.J.
FIRST DATES (NBC) One dater tries to prove that age is just a number when it comes to love; siblings go out on a double date; a bathroom camera catches an honest reaction.
DATELINE NBC (NBC) A look back at the 1997 murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace, including interviews with his long-time partner Antonio D'Amico, model Beverly Johnson, fashion journalist Hal Rubenstein, author Maureen Orth and more.
THE ORIGINALS (CW) When it's discovered that the Hollow has employed a mysterious servant to do its bidding, Klaus and Elijah host an elaborate party to lure the new threat out and uncover its identity.
REIGN (CW) Mary contemplates how to take over the English throne; Elizabeth struggles to find an appropriate suitor to marry; James gets caught up in a scheme orchestrated by John Knox.
LIVE PD (A&E) Police across the country work the Friday night shift in real time.
GINORMOUS FOOD (FOOD) season premiere. Josh Denny tries ginormous foods in Atlanta; the Death by Sandwich at Bone Lick BBQ; The Big Bayou Monster at Henry's Louisiana Grill.
REAL TIME (HBO) Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz; venture capitalist Nick Hanauer; filmmaker Rob Reiner; political commentator Tara Setmayer.
ANCIENT ALIENS (HIST) season premiere. Starting in 1947, a series of unexplained events and sightings prompts U.S. government officials to become alien hunters; theorists offer evidence that similar endeavors were made thousands of years ago.
BRING IT! (LIFE) Dianna concocts an ambitious, Willy Wonka-inspired dance for the Battle Royale; Kayla struggles with her dance career outside the Dollhouse; Rittany reaches a breaking point.
2017 NFL DRAFT (NFL) From the NFL Draft Theatre at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia.
RU PAUL’S DRAG RACE (VH1) The queens impersonate celebrities in a TV game show; guest judges Candis Cayne and Denis O'Hare.
FIRE ISLAND (VH1) The boys explore the island, attend the Pines Party, and party in their underwear at a famous Cherry Grove event.
TATTOO AGE (VICE) Freddy Corbin is a tattoo artist based in Oakland, California. He is known for being the nicest guy in the tattoo business.
MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: REALITY STARS (WE) season premiere. In the “Family Edition,” four reality stars and their toxic family members check into Boot Camp as a last resort; after two years of silence, Kendra and Patti face off; a surprise holiday celebration sparks a brutal confrontation.
MIAMI (WE) Bad Girls blow up at Dr. Miami's staff; sister surgery competition; Kristi wants her nose to look like her hubby's ex-wife; Kristi's surgery may be in danger.
JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) repeat: Magic Johnson, Gabourey Sidibe, Dua Lipa
STEPHEN COLBERT (CBS) Scheduled: Tom Hanks, Anna Baryshnikov
JAMES CORDEN (CBS) repeat: Alec Baldwin, Kerry Washington, Jose Gonzalez
TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Scheduled: Martin Short, Britt Robertson, Jessica Seinfeld
LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) repeat: Jake Gyllenhaal, Whitney Cummings, Post Malone featuring Quavo of Migos and Metro Boomin, Charlie Benante
LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY (NBC) repeat: Abigail Spencer, PartyBaby, Asia Kate Dillon
Saturday, April 29th
LIVE PD (A&E) Police across the country work the night shift in real time.
WHO (BBCA) London residents turn out for the 1814 Frost Fair, but revelers are disappearing through the frozen Thames.
2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY (HBO) Inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Nile Rodgers, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes at the ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y.
MSNBC LIVE: WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS DINNER (MSNBC) John Berman and Poppy Harlow host live coverage of the White House Correspondents' Dinner live from Washington, D.C.
RIOT (NATGEO) First-hand stories from Los Angeles in 1992 about the science and future of protest.
IYANLA, FIX MY LIFE (OWN) Iyanla works with Taryll Jackson and his girlfriend of 10 years, who have been struggling for most of their relationship; Iyanla tries to find out what's really behind their strife.
FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE (TBS) “NOT the Correspondents' Dinner” Celebrating the free press, while there's still a free press to celebrate.
GHOST ADVENTURES (TRAV) Zak and the crew travel to Erie, Colo., along with Bishop Bryan Ouellette, to perform an exorcism on a young man to help rid him of a demonic attachment he obtained after trying to conjure an entity years ago.
SATURDAY NIGHT LIFE (NBC) repeat: Host Aziz Ansari; Big Sean performs.
Sunday, April 30th
ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC) When Fiona learns of Rumple's destiny from his fairy godmother and attempts to keep it from happening, she makes a decision that alters the course of both of their lives.
MATCH GAME (ABC) Celebrity panelists include Adam Carolla, Ana Gasteyer, Chris Colfer, Christie Brinkley, Jay Pharoah, and Wendie Malick.
AMERICAN CRIME (ABC) season finale. Kimara advises Dustin to inform the police about the crime at the webcam house; detectives open up an investigation into Clair and Nicholas; Jeanette considers the costs of social change.
NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS) The NCIS team works with Hetty's former Vietnam War colleagues, A.J. Chegwidden, Sterling Bridges and Charles Langston, on a gold heist investigation.
MADAM SECRETARY (CBS) The U.S. hunts for the person believed to be behind the smuggling case; Jay gets kidnapped in Nice, France; Henry suspects the doomsday cult is planning an attack in Israel; Jason dupes his parents into giving him money.
ELEMENTARY (CBS) Watson and Holmes search for the suspect believed to be behind both the assault on Chantal, and her ex-husband's staged suicide; Bell fights the urge to seek his own brand of justice for Chantal; Sherlock makes a heartbreaking realization about Bell.
MAKING HISTORY (FOX) Under threat of losing tenure, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams for help spicing things up in his 2017 classroom; Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition.
LITTLE BIG SHOTS (NBC) Featured kids include skateboarding siblings from Japan, a singer and guitarist from Costa Rica, two young brothers who have pizza- tossing skills, and a 10-year-old contortionist who excels at archery.
CHICAGO JUSTICE (NBC) The driver in a hit-and-run that kills an anti-environmentalist alderman turns out to be a frantic mother who is desperate to save her kidnapped daughter.
SHADES OF BLUE (NBC) Harlee discovers someone pretending to be Miguel sending text messages to Cristina; the case of a missing child leads Wozniak to a local drug dealer who uses kids as mules; the crew gets caught in a brutal ambush.
INTO THE BADLANDS (AMC) Sunny confronts his inner demons, and his friends try to help; the Widow exacts revenge on her enemies.
TOP GEAR (BBCA) Matt LeBlanc's review of the Aston Martin DB11 is thwarted by Chris Harris.
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA (BRAVO) In part three of the reunion, the men weigh in on the drama of the season; Cynthia and Peter reveal what life has been like after their divorce; Shamea confronts her best friend, Porsha; the conversation turns to issues surrounding “Lesbiangate.”
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC (BRAVO) While hosting a friendly card game, Monique is forced to kick Gizelle out of her home; Charrisse announces her divorce to a room full of strangers; Karen throws a party for her mother's 70th birthday; Ashley confronts Robyn over rumors about Juan.
ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN (CNN) An alternative tour of Los Angeles by Bourdain; focuses on the impact and contributions of its less photographed and often overlooked Latino communities.
UNITED SHADES OF AMERICA (CNN) W. Kamau Bell enjoys an abundant cross-section of immigrants who come to this country from all over the world to make a better life
NAKED & AFRAID (DISC) A survivalist and an Air Force veteran try to survive in the swamps of Louisiana, but there is trouble in the partnership.
KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS (E!) Scott becomes devastated when he hears a rumor about Kourtney; Kim returns to work and fears she might not be cut out for her public lifestyle anymore; Kendall gets upset with Caitlyn when her efforts to spend time with her dad are taken for granted.
THE ARRANGEMENT (E!) Megan and Kyle must deal with the studio's troubling publicity campaign for The Kill Plan; Terence remains focused on his new project for the Institute; DeAnn moves ahead with the new movie she's producing.
GOOD WITCH (HALL) season premiere. The whole town anxiously awaits the impending blooming of the Middleton Merriwick, but when the plant is cut, it has dramatic impact upon the Merriwick women; Grace begins to suspect Nick is going to ask her out.
THE LEFTOVERS (HBO) Emboldened by a vision, Kevin Garvey Sr. wanders the Australian outback in an effort to save the world from apocalypse.
MARY KILLS PEOPLE (LIFE) After being intimate with Joel, Mary has second thoughts about ending his life; a client's son pulls a gun on Des; Kevin's relationship with a new woman gets intense.
MIRACLE MONKEY BABY (NATGEOWILD) A blind baby monkey struggles for survival in the rugged mountains of China.
BILLIONS (SHO) Chuck learns he has much at stake in Ice Juice; Axe takes out a huge short.
RETURN TO AMISH (TLC) season premiere. The cast returns with new goals and new dilemmas; Sabrina fights a custody battle for Oakley while coping with a pregnancy; Jeremiah and Carmela want to build a home in Florida; Rebecca wants to go back to school; Mary's father passes away.
GAYCATION: UNITED WE STAND (VICE) Ellen Page and Ian Daniel go beyond the headlines and take a look into what the Trump administration could mean for the LGBTQ community.
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS (BRAVO) Scheduled: Nene Leakes
NEW MOVIES THIS WEEK:
The Circle - PG-13 - Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller - A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover a nefarious agenda that will affect the lives of her friends, family and that of humanity. Stars: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Ellar Coltrane
How to Be a Latin Lover - PG-13 - Comedy - Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, a man who made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister, where he begins to learn the value of family. Stars: Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell
Sleight - R - Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller - A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her. Stars: Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dulé Hill, Storm Reid
Buster's Mal Heart - Drama | Mystery | Thriller - In this bold thriller spiked with dark humor, Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) is a family man whose chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an impending event known as The Inversion. Stars: Rami Malek, DJ Qualls, Kate Lyn Sheil, Lin Shaye
One Week and a Day - Drama - When Eyal finishes the week of mourning for his late son, his wife urges him to return to their routine but instead he gets high with a young neighbor and sets out to discover that there are still things in his life worth living for. Stars: Sharon Alexander, Shai Avivi, Evgenia Dodina, Uri Gavriel
NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK
THIS IS MY TOWN: SONGS OF NEW YORK - BARRY MANILOW
LOVE AND WAR - BRAD PAISLEY
SIXTEEN CLASSIC ALBUMS [BOX SET] - ELLA FITZGERALD
8 - INCUBUS
AMERICANA - RAY DAVIES
ROBYN HITCHCOCK - ROBYN HITCHCOCK
BE MYSELF - SHERYL CROW
GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) - ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST OF GROUNDHOG DAY
THE GET DOWN II (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK FROM THE NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES) - VARIOUS ARTISTS
Timeless - The All-Time Greatest Hits - Bee Gees
Novum - Procol Harum
No Plan EP - David Bowie
Ladies & Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies & Persuasions - Barenaked Ladies
Songs and Music From The Motion Picture She's The One - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
HITTING DVD & BLU-RAY - (Tuesday)
The Complete 1st Season (Blu-ray)
Paradise (AKA Guns of Paradise)
Peanuts by Schulz
Power Rangers Turbo
"Arrival" (PG-13): The military recruits a linguist to assist in translating alien communications. Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
"La La Land": An aspiring actress in Los Angeles meets a jazz musician and the two fall in love. Will their relationship be able to withstand the trials and tribulations of trying to live your dream? Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
"Underworld: Blood Wars" (PG-13): Selene fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With David and his father Thomas by her side, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, which might mean she has to make the ultimate sacrifice. Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James
"Catfight": Two former college friends meet up at a fancy cocktail party and their long-buried hostilities, jealousy, and anger explode into a vicious, bloody fight that leaves both of them battered and bruised. Starring: Sandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone
"The Girl With All the Gifts": In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity. Starring: Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close
The Girl With All The Gifts
The Marine 5: Battleground
The Bye Bye Man
The fifth "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie hits theaters in a month so Disney decided to have Johnny Depp pop by Disneyland's "Pirates" attraction. Along with joining the animatronic pirates in the ride itself, Depp, as Captain Jack Sparrow, greeted fans outside the attraction.
We’re sending get-well wishes to Nicolas Cage. He broke his ankle while filming the bank heist action film, “#211.” He was taken to a top hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, which is near the set, but refused treatment. Instead, he hopped a plane to Los Angeles to get patched up. If all goes according to plan, he’ll be back at work within two weeks. Meanwhile, the production is shut down while he convalescing.
Bad news for the cast and crew of "Turn." A fire broke out on a movie set being used to film the final season of the AMC television series “TURN: Washington’s Spies.” The two buildings were completely destroyed but luckily no one was injured. No word yet on if this will delay "Turn's" June 17th premiere. Source: Page Six
If you’ve been waiting with bated breath for the return of “Power,” your wait will soon be over. In case you missed it, Starz announced that the 50 Cent-produced crime drama’s fourth season would premiere on Sunday, June 25th. You’ll be able to see it all day on the app and On Demand.
Serena Williams' Pregnancy Announcement Was A Mistake - Serena Williams may be one of the greatest tennis players of all time, but even she gets tripped up by technology every once in a while. Williams announced her pregnancy via a bathing suit selfie on Snapchat. It turns out that was not the plan. "I was on vacation, taking time for myself, and I have this thing where I've been checking my status and taking a picture every week" Williams told Gayle King at the TED2017 Conference. "I've been just saving it, but you know how social media is - you press the wrong button and 30 minutes later, I'd missed four calls. So I picked it up and realized, 'Oh no.'" In the end, Serena isn't sweating the snafu too much. She was planning on announcing the happy news soon anyway.
Director Jonathan Demme Has Died - Jonathan Demme, the man behind Oscar winning movies and music docs, has died at the age of 73. According to his family, Demme had been battling esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease. He directed the Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense." He would later go on to make music docs with Neil Young and Justin Timberlake. Demme won an Oscar for his directing of 1991's "Silence of the Lambs," which he followed up with the Oscar-winning "Philadelphia." Most recently, he worked with Anne Hathaway on "Rachel Getting Married" and Meryl Streep on "Ricki and the Flash,"
The Wonders reunite: It was a "That Thing You Do!" reunion. Not only did Johnathon Schaech, Ethan Embry, and Tom Everett Scott reunite, but they got on stage at Los Angeles' the Roxy and performed the movie's title track. The event was organized by Josh Adam Meyers, who facilitated the reunion for The Goddamn Comedy Jam, posted a video of the reunion, noting that the movies other stars, Tom Hanks and Steve Zahn were missed.
Report: Lana Del Rey’s New Album To Feature Stevie Nicks - We still don’t know when Lana Del Rey will be releasing her new album “Lust For Life,” but we are slowly learning more and more about it. The latest bit of information to comes from Pitchfork, which claims that Stevie Nicks will appear on the record. If true, Stevie will be the third guest star on the album. Lana already released the record's title track, a collaboration with The Weeknd, and revealed that Sean Lennon will appear on the album as well.
Selena Gomez Cuts Her Hair Short - Selena Gomez has a new hairdo. The singer has shed her long locks for a sexy shorter do, and she showed it off to fans via Instagram. Selena actually looks almost unrecognizable in the photo, but it’s pretty evident fans love it. The pic has already been liked more than four million times, with fans commenting that it looks “beautiful,” “amazing” and “gorgeous.”
ONE MORE THING! In case you missed it, Selena and Kygo have dropped the video for their collaboration “It Ain’t Me,” although neither performer appears in the clip. Instead the clip focuses on two lovers who get into a motorcycle accident, with the man seriously injured and the gal staying by his side at the hospital waiting for him to wake up.
New Katy Perry Single Coming Tomorrow - Earlier this week Katy Perry teased fans by posting a recipe for “The World’s Best Cherry Pie,” which some took as a hint that she may be releasing the new track “Bon Appétit” soon, and it turns out they were right. The singer announced on Twitter yesterday that the tune, featuring Migos, is set to drop tomorrow. She posted the cover art for the single along with the caption, “Compliments of the chef: 4.28.17.”
ONE MORE THING! Katy will be heading to “Saturday Night Live.” The singer is set to be the musical guest on the May 20th episode of the NBC late night show, which will be hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Jeff Goldblum is currently working in a food truck in Sydney, Australia. New side gig? Not exactly. The actor is giving out free sausages and selfies as part of a promotion for a project he's working on. Goldblum won't give us any more info, though. "It’s kind of a secret, it’s a mystery that I can’t divulge," he explains. "But I’m filming something here that has something to do with food.”
Even Oscar winners can’t get out of jury duty. Just ask Jennifer Connelly. In case you missed it, she showed up at Manhattan’s Supreme Court building to do her civic duty on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses say she was dressed down in jeans, a T-shirt, and a big scarf. Apparently she got called up for selection for two cases, but got kicked back to the waiting room both times.
Congratulations are in order for Jamie Otis. The “Married at First Sight” star took to The ‘Gram to announce that she and Doug Hehner are expecting a baby girl. She said, “We are so thankful for this sweet, sweet baby GIRL rolling around happily inside me…Her big brother, Johnathan, has been watching over her and keeping her safe. We love them both more than words could ever express.” The couple, who appeared in the first season, had suffered a miscarriage six months before she got pregnant with their daughter. The new baby will arrive this summer.
"The Situation" Is Sober - Congratulations are in order for Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino. The reality star is 18 months sober after checking into rehab for a second time to address his addiction to prescription painkillers. The Sitch’s latest descent into drug addiction started in 2014. At that point, he’d been clean for two years when he got hit criminal charges that include allegedly filing false tax returns, conspiracy to defraud the government, and tax evasion. Now that The Situation is sober, he’s set to appear on “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars – Family Edition,” which premieres tomorrow on WeTV. He’ll fix issues with his older brothers, Frank Jr. and Marc while exploring is addiction issues and dealing with his legal troubles. In case you missed it, both he and Marc are facing the same charges, to which they’ve both pled not guilty. The trial happens next year.
Chris Soules Called 911 Before Fleeing Deadly Crash Site - Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules was arrested after he fled the scene of a deadly accident. He rear-ended a man driving a tractor while driving in Iowa and that man, identified as 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher, later died of his injuries. Now TMZ has audio that proves the reality star called 911 and checked Mosher's pulse before fleeing. The recording also makes it seem as though Soules was not drunk at the time of the accident and that multiple people were at the scene.