Freeform has ordered a drama pilot called "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," the network announced Monday. The spin-off, from "Pretty Little Liars" showrunner I. Marlene King, is based on another book series by "Pretty Little Liars" author Sara Shepard. 'Pretty Little Liars' was a cultural phenomenon so it's no wonder fans wanted more," said Karey Burke, Freeform's executive VP of programming and development.
A Texas teen is keeping high school students who were affected by Hurricane Harvey from missing their homecoming dance. Ashley Reel, 15, of Spring, Texas, began a homecoming dress drive immediately after the deadly storm. "It wasn't really fair for them to not be able to go to homecoming because of the flooding down here, so I thought it would be something nice to do for them," Ashley told ABC News.
Barbara Corcoran never considered herself to be an emotional person, but all of that changed when she signed on to the 25th season of "Dancing With the Stars."The "Shark Tank" star told ABC News that for the first time in 25 years, she's found herself crying out of exasperation.Dancing, she explained, is nothing like the deal-making she's used to in her real estate business."It has been very difficult because I use my mind in my work. I’m always analyzing things and running from my gut," she said. "With dancing, it has nothing with the mind. ...
Everyone's favorite "Last Jedi" Mark Hamill turns 66 today and it's hard to believe Darth Vader's son is really in his mid-60s. You can't do a list like this without mentioning Hamill's stellar work over the years voicing the one and only Joker in animated Batman films. In fact, Hamill's been voicing Batman's nemesis for almost 25 years, dating back to 1993's "Batman: Mask of the Phantasm." If you look on IMDB, he has almost 50 credits to his name under Gotham's creepiest villain.
NBA All-Star LeBron James spoke to the press today following Sunday's protests around the NFL, in which many players took a knee during the national anthem in support of equality. "It’s powerful what all these athletes are doing," James said.
Trump appeared to be responding to critics who say his slam of players who kneel in protest is about race. The comments spurred a strong reaction by NFL players and owners, with many players kneeling or locking arms during the "Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday as a rebuke to the president. Kneeling during the anthem was started by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the 2016 preseason, who said he was protesting against the treatment of blacks in the United States.
It appears "Hamilton" star Phillipa Soo and actor Steven Pasquale tied the knot on Sunday. "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson shared a photo of the newlyweds on Instagram, and in his caption, he referenced a line from "Hamilton," the hit Broadway show that earned Soo a Tony nomination.
Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former New York congressman and soon-to-be ex-husband of top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, broke down in federal court today as he was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old high school student in North Carolina. Weiner, 53, who pleaded guilty last May to a single count of transferring obscene material to a minor, was also sentenced to three years of supervised release. When Judge Denise Cote announced her decision, Weiner, who was seeking probation, dropped his head and started to cry.
The 20-year-old reality star, who has not confirmed the reports, seemed to be teasing her fans by giving them a peak at her bare stomach while posing with her best friend Jordyn Woods on her birthday. Wearing baggy sweats, Jenner wrote alongside the photo of the two of them, "yesterday was cute.
A 22-year-old church usher was heralded as a hero after he confronted a masked gunman who opened fire at a Tennessee parish on Sunday as services were ending. Police said Robert Engle, an usher at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee, engaged in a struggle with the suspected shooter, Emanual Samson, 25, after he allegedly opened fire at the church on Sunday morning, killing one woman and wounding six others. "He's the hero,” Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said at a news conference on Sunday.
When "The Princess Bride" opened 30 years ago today, it wasn't exactly a hit with audiences. 'The Princess Bride': Where are the stars now? In celebration of the movie's anniversary, Elwes reflected on making the film and shared personal stories of his time on the set.
President Trump has issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries, adding Chad and Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen. The administration is taking a tailored approach, providing a variety of conditions, ranging from suspended immigrant and non-immigrant travel to allowing travel for nonimmigrants with additional scrutiny. Since the travel ban is condition-based, if and when the conditions change for any of the eight countries, the proclamation can be changed.
Police have identified the gunman who shot a woman dead and injured six other churchgoers after he opened fire Sunday morning at a Tennessee church as services were ending. Nashville Metro police spokesman Don Aaron said emergency calls came in around 11:15 a.m. as services were letting out. The gunman, identified by police as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, arrived in the parking lot and first fatally fired at 39-year-old Melanie Smith, who was walking to her car, police said.