Day: May 28, 2019

Jackie Fabulous on America’s Got Talent 2019

America’s Got Talent has returned for another summer on NBC, this time with two new judges in Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough joining Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell. How will this affect the comedians auditioning in 2019? So far, so good for Jackie Fabulous, who quit her job as a lawyer to pursue stand-up comedy. For her audition, she joked about how her Jamaican mom still gives her gruff about her weight. Roll the...

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Gavin & Stacey will reunite for a 2019 BBC Christmas special

James Corden may be a late-night TV star in America, but later this year, he’s going back to where it all started for him on the telly. Corden announced that he and Ruth Jones have written a Gavin & Stacey special that gets the gang back together for a BBC Christmas special in 2019. The series initially aired from 2007-2010 on the BBC. It starred Mathew Horne as Gavin, a lad from Essex, and Stacey, a lass from Wales, who first met over the phone, then fell in love at first sight and got married. Corden and Jones played...

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Ellen DeGeneres will stay in daytime TV for at least three more years, into 2022

Despite whatever vibes you thought Ellen DeGeneres was giving you in her Netflix comedy special, she is not leaving daytime television anytime soon. DeGeneres announced last week that she’d signed a contract extension for three more years of Ellen. That’ll keep her in syndicated daytime TV until at least 2022. The Ellen DeGeneres Show¬†has earned 63 Daytime Emmy Awards over its first 16 years on the air. Season 17 will begin in September. Doing this show has been the ride of my life. pic.twitter.com/Mytkjxj4xa— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) May 21,...

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Woody Allen may have to self-release his memoirs and his movies from now on

Woody Allen had a four-picture deal with Amazon Studios. But after releasing two movies through Amazon (Cafe Society, Wonder Wheel) and a TV series that got panned, combined with renewed allegations against Allen by his children, Allen has found himself not only on the outs with Amazon, but also with potential publishers of his memoirs. Allen allegedly tried to shop a book deal in 2018. But The New York Times reported this month that his deal was a non-starter: In the last year, Allen quietly tried to sell a memoir, according to executives at four major publishing houses, only...

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