Kelly Clarkson will be filling in for her former “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell on “America’s Got Talent” this week while Cowell recovers from back surgery, NBC said Monday.Clarkson will join Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara at the judges’ table on this week’s live episodes on Tuesday and Wednesday.“My friend, Simon Cowell, is doing better now but was in an accident and won’t be able to make Tuesday and Wednesday’s live shows for AGT, but no worries America, someone far wiser, cooler, and hotter is taking his seat! The unbelievably amazing Kelly Clarkson 😜 You’re welcome in advance!,” Clarkson said in a statement.Also Read: Simon Cowell Offers Up 'Some Good Advice' About Electric Bikes After Breaking His BackCowell underwent five-hour surgery on Saturday night after suffering a serious injury while testing his new electric bike outside his Malibu, California, home. His representatives said in a Sunday statement that the operation involved “a number of fusions and metal rod put into his back,” and Cowell remained in the hospital recovering.The British star took to Twitter Monday to make light of the injury, writing, “Some good advice… If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time.”Production on this 15th season of “America’s Got Talent” resumed back in June after shutting down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic back in March. This week’s episodes — which feature new safety precautions, including an outdoor location and greater distance between the judges — are the first live episodes of the season.Read original story Kelly Clarkson to Fill in for Simon Cowell on ‘America’s Got Talent’ After His Back Surgery At TheWrap
Peacock is reviving the popular '90s comedy with a new series featuring some of the original cast members, including Mario Lopez (A.C. Slater) and Elizabeth Berkley Lauren (Jessie Spano), who return to Bayside High as adults.
Don Lewis, who married Baskin in 1991, was last seen leaving his Tampa, Fla. home on Aug. 18, 1997.
During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for Aug. 10-16, including the best deals we could find for each.
Patrick Star is about to become the star of his own show. A "SpongeBob Squarepants" spinoff series centered around SpongeBob's pink friend is in the works at Nickelodeon, Variety has confirmed with sources. "The Patrick Star Show" will see Bill Fagerbakke continue to voice the character. The series will be a deep dive on Patrick and his […]
In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE, Vanessa Grimaldi reveals that Josh Wolfe popped the question atop the Saint-Louis Gate in Quebec City
Disney Television Studios is rebranding its trio of studios. Shedding the Fox name entirely from 20th Century Fox Television in the wake of the Disney-Fox merger, that studio will now be known as 20th Television. Meanwhile, ABC Studios and ABC Signature will collectively become ABC Signature, while Fox 21 Television Studios has been renamed Touchstone […]
MacGruber is officially back in action. Peacock has issued an eight-episode order for a "MacGruber" series which will see Will Forte reprise the role he created while on "Saturday Night Live." News of the pick up was announced at the NBCUniversal streamer's TCA press day, and comes around eight months after the show was first […]
Hilary Swank is on a three-year mission to Mars in Netflix’s trailer for its upcoming space-travel drama series “Away.”Although Swank’s character has dreamed her entire life of being on the first mission to the red planet, the journey comes with a painful sacrifice — she has to leave her young daughter and husband behind and watch for years as they struggle without her.Created by Andrew Hinderaker and executive produced by Jason Katims and showrunner Jessica Goldberg, “Away” premieres on Sept. 4.Also Read: Get to Know Andy Forssell, the Maestro of HBO MaxHere is the synopsis:“‘Away’ is a thrilling, emotional drama on an epic scale that celebrates the incredible advancements humans can achieve and the personal sacrifices they must make along the way. As American astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most. As the crew’s journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex. ‘Away’ shows that sometimes to reach for the stars, we must leave home behind.”You can watch the “Away” trailer above and read Netflix’s character descriptions for the series below.Emma Green (Hilary Swank)Emma Green is an American astronaut and former Navy pilot. She is the commander of the first mission to Mars. She is a headstrong, empathetic and highly intelligent astronaut and leader. She is married to Matt Logan, a chief engineer at NASA. Emma and Matt have a 15-year-old daughter, Lex.Matt Logan (Josh Charles)Matt Logan is a NASA engineer whose wife Emma Green is commanding the first mission to Mars. He faces the already enormous challenges of dealing with the mission from home, while trying to raise their teenage daughter on his own.Alexis “Lex” Logan (Talitha Bateman)15-years-old Lex is the daughter of astronauts Emma Green and Matt Logan. Like her father, Lex is supportive and proud of her mother’s three-year mission. She struggles with coming of age while her mother is on the mission and her father faces his own struggles.Also Read: 'Trollhunters' Animated Movie From EP Guillermo Del Toro to Hit Netflix in 2021Misha Popov (Mark Ivanir)Misha Popov is a Russian cosmonaut and engineer on the mission to Mars alongside Emma Green. The most experienced member of the crew, Misha doesn’t lack for ego, but secretly struggles with the personal sacrifices he made to get to space.Dr. Kwesi Weisberg – Abban (Ato Essandoh)Kwesi Weisberg-Abban is a British citizen from Ghana. Kwesi (pronounced Kway-Si) is good-humored, modest, and a man of deep faith. He’s a world-renowned botanist and carries with him the hope of growing life on Mars.Ram Arya (Ray Panthaki)Ram Arya is an Air Force fighter pilot from India. While the other astronauts are forced to reckon with their attachments to earth and their families, Ram is quite alone in the world.Lu Wang (Vivian Wu)Lu Wang is a chemist and astronaut representing China. She is intelligent and pragmatic but below her focused exterior, she has a complex personal life. She is married with a young son.Melissa Ramirez (Monique Curnen)Melissa Ramirez is a former astronaut who is Emma’s Crew Support Astronaut. Her job is to be Emma’s Liaison To Earth. Melissa gave up her own career as an astronaut to support her special needs child, but she is there for Emma and her family. She takes care of Lex in Matt and Emma’s absence.Read original story Netflix ‘Away’ Trailer Sends Hilary Swank on 3-Year Mission to Mars, but There’s a Sacrifice (Video) At TheWrap
On "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein," eight victims share their first encounter with Epstein, and how Maxwell used her charm to allegedly lure them into their elaborate sex trafficking scheme.
Tyson was so scared of getting in the water with sharks, he became physically ill on the boat while getting ready, but he overcame that fear.
WWE wrestler James "Kamala" Harris has died. WWE confirmed his death on their official webpage He was 70. The WWE statement did not say the cause of death but according to a Facebook post by Kenny Casanova, the writer who co-authored Harris's autobiography, the wrestler died of the coronavirus. The Washington Post said that Harris suffered […]
Drita D’Avanzo's husband Lee has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to a felon in possession of a gun charge, according to multiple reports
"Succession" could be back in production before the end of the year (with a big emphasis on could). Season 3 of the hit HBO series, which recently garnered a whopping 18 Emmy nominations, was originally scheduled to start shooting in April, but for obvious COVID-19 related reasons, production has been delayed indefinitely. The plan, at […]
A Hulu limited series will star Elle Fanning as Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself.
Dwayne Johnson, James Gunn, Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot, Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, Robert Pattinson, Ezra Miller and Zack Snyder have all been announced as attendees at the DC FanDome on Aug. 22. Warner Bros. first unveiled the virtual fan experience in mid-June , featuring the casts and creators of key properties, including "Wonder […]
Earlier this week, Hasbro pulled a line of "Trolls World Tour" dolls from shelves after a Change.org petition raised concerns about their appropriateness. That puts the “Giggle and Sing Poppy Doll” in a select group of supposedly G-rated playthings that were disturbing enough to be Rated R... as in recalled.
You can count NCIS: New Orleans among the TV shows that will address the coronavirus pandemic head on, when it returns with new episodes this fall. And landing at the center of the CBS drama's take on the crisis will, fittingly, be Jefferson Parish coroner Dr. Loretta Wade. Thinking back to when the pandemic shut […]
Selena Gomez has joined the cast of Hulu’s upcoming comedy series “Only Murders in the Building,” the streamer announced Friday.Written by Steve Martin and “Grace & Frankie” alum John Hoffman, the comedy follows three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.Gomez will star and executive produce alongside Martin and Martin Short. “This is Us” creator Dan Fogelman and Jess Rosenthal also executive produce.Also Read: Hulu in August: Here's Everything Coming and GoingThe new project marks a return to scripted television for Gomez, who previously led Disney Channel’s “Wizards of Waverly Place.” She also stars in her own cooking show, “Selena + Chef,” premiering later this week on HBO Max. She most recently starred in Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die” opposite Bill Murray and Adam Driver.As a producer, Gomez’s credits include Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” and the Sony romantic comedy “The Broken Hearts Gallery.”Read original story Selena Gomez Joins Martin Short, Steve Martin Comedy ‘Only Murders in the Building’ at Hulu At TheWrap