On "America’s Got Talent," Simon Cowell got a taste of his own medicine from four kids who were not pleased with how mean he is during his judging.
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An entrepreneur, Zencirli has an online cupcake business called Sweet Diva Cupcakes. In the end, Zencirli’s cooking was so impressive she did get that Mother’s Day gift of $10,000. Chopped Junior airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on Food Network.
On Chopped Junior, 13-year-old Fuller Goldsmith of Tuscaloosa, Ala., brought his southern roots and his passion for cooking to the judges table. With okra as a main ingredient in the frying-themed competition, judge Zachary Quinto was a tough customer, commenting on how he hadn’t eaten okra since his mom made him eat the slimy stuff as a kid. When Fuller was diagnosed with leukemia, Chopped Junior was something he would watch that would inspire him to get up and cook.
Steve Harvey brought back 7-year-old Akash Vukoti to Little Big Shots, where the host quizzed Akash on "words from the hood," like "libala."
Bill Gates may be a revolutionary figure in the tech industry, but that doesn’t mean his kids benefit from today’s hottest gadgets. Gates and his wife, Melinda, believe that limits should apply to children in the digital age.
The competition was fun for Caitlyn, but also a much-needed distraction from the recent loss of her father, who died of melanoma cancer. He loved Caitlyn's cooking.
The 36-year-old said that he “comes from the school of very stern rules and a lot of respect.” He credits studying martial arts with helping him to learn discipline. “It teaches you values like integrity and perseverance and courage and respect.” Nick says his children now practice martial arts to help them learn the same fundamental values.
Twelve-year-old Ciro Ortiz joined Jimmy and guests Danny DeVito and Brit Marling to talk about how he gives out “emotional advice” on New York subway platforms. Ciro said that he’s most often asked about family troubles, and Fallon offered a hypothetical situation of going through marital problems with his wife.
Charlotte Kilroy made some delicious dishes on her way to winning Chopped Junior Wednesday night. Before she won, the show’s host, Ted Allen, asked Charlotte what she would do with the money and she said, “I will donate it to The Trevor Project.
On the holiday edition of Chopped Junior, the judges challenged their contestants with some interesting holiday fare, including a cornflake wreath and hot-dog stockings. Undaunted, Lily Babcock, Eli Schulman, Melody Nguyen, and Narell Hinds dazzled the judges. It came down to Eli and Melody, who had to work with “lumps of coal” (balls of smashed-up cookies), pretzel snowflakes, peppermint ice cream, and strawberries dressed up as holiday lights.
On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tackled the issue of racial segregation in schools, which is not only still a problem, but is actually getting worse. In a clip from an MSNBC report back in 2014, a reporter explained the rise in segregated schools by saying, “The number of schools where 1 percent or less of the student population is white has more than doubled in the past 20 years.” To which John joked, “As our society has grown more diverse, nearly 7,000 schools have the same racial makeup as the audience of your average Tyler Perry movie.”
Cat Deeley sat down with the kids for a little chat. Ruby was asked to do her best Cat Deeley impression, which she nailed. But she forgot one important thing.
Some of the kids had a hard time grasping the different dancing styles. It was a tough lesson and some of them handled the lesson better than others.
While promoting her new film "The Shallows," Blake Lively stopped by NBC's "Today" show. Lively, who is currently pregnant with her second child, was asked by co-anchor Savannah Guthrie if she and husband, Ryan Reynolds, planned to add to that number.
Tween hip hop studs, R.J. and Jake, gave Channing Tatum a run for his money with their Magic Mike-inspired routine on So You Think You Can Dance. Jason Derulo and Paula Abdul both loved R.J. and Jake’s sick moves, but Nigel Lythgoe was focused on something else.
Stephen Colbert thought he’d find out what future voters think about this year's presidential candidates, so he showed kids photos to get their opinions.
On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tackled special districts. Special districts are small units of government that use tax dollars for one specific thing. The children described how special districts can use taxpayer money on things like fireworks and cigars, which sounds ridiculous, but are actual examples of corruption in special districts.