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  • Vanessa Williams and John Stamos host a socially-distanced 40th Anniversary of ‘A Capitol Fourth’ for PBS
    PBS(NEW YORK) -- For many people in the post-pandemic world, this will be quite a different Fourth of July; in many areas, gatherings of large groups are still forbidden, and so even backyard Independence Day parties have been dashed.  The same social distancing rules apply for PBS' annual star-studded salute ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 03, 2020
  • Danny Glover says a fifth ‘Lethal Weapon’ could reflect what’s happening in the real world today
    Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In an extensive interview with Variety, actor and activist Danny Glover confirmed that a fifth Lethal Weapon movie could still happen -- and might take place in a country still wracked with protests over police brutality.  While Glover's by-the-books LAPD Detective Roger Murtaugh and his wildcard partner, Mel Gibson's ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • Brie Larson marvels at YouTube creators with her brand-new channel
    ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) -- Like many people during the pandemic, Oscar-winner Brie Larson is looking to connect.  To that end, the Captain Marvel star has created her own YouTube channel, as a way to give back to that community and let people know who she really is. "YouTube has been a place where I have ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • Former ’20/20′ host Hugh Downs dead at 99
    Steve Fenn/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images(ARIZONA) -- Hugh Downs, who had a broadcast career that spanned more than 50 years, has died, his family has confirmed. Downs, who was perhaps best known as the co-host of ABC's 20/20 with Barbara Walters, died of a heart-related condition at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, notes The ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • The “Amazing” Rest: Reality show host Phil Keoghan talks life after being grounded by COVID-19
    Michael Yarish/CBS 2020 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved(NEW YORK) -- Arguably the most well-traveled TV personality on the planet, The Amazing Race's host, Phil Keoghan has been grounded.  Production on The Amazing Race was suspended back in February due to the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, so like millions of people the world over, the multiple-Emmy ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • Chris Pratt confirms he’s back at work on ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’
    Rich Fury/Universal Studios Hollywood(LONDON) -- Chris Pratt is back in London filming Jurassic World: Dominion. Pratt confirmed the news while video-chatting with Terry, a winner of the 41-year-old actor’s All In Challenge, which included the one-on-one chat and a role in Dominion, in where he’ll be "destroyed in the jaws of an animated dinosaur." "It's ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • Aaron Sorkin’s star-studded “Chicago 7” will premiere on Netflix due to COVID
    Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Another day, another cinematic casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, originally slated for a theatrical release, has landed at Netflix, according to DeadlineWest Wing creator Sorkin wrote and directed the film, which chronicles a peaceful protest at the ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • Lionsgate confirms it will not pull ‘Mad Men’ episode containing blackface
    Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- As television series revisit problematic content and remove instances of material deemed racist, Lionsgate has announced that it will not delete an episode of Mad Men that contains blackface. The Los Angeles Times reports that the season three episode "My Old Kentucky Home" will remain available for viewing in its entirety ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • Tom Hanks calls out people who won’t wear a mask, “My Lord, it’s common sense”
    ABC/Ida Mae Astute(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) -- Tom Hanks is calling out people who aren't doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19.  According to People, while promoting his upcoming Apple TV+ movie Greyhound, the 63-year-old actor explained, "There's really only three things we can do in order to get to tomorrow: ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020
  • ‘Hamilton’ Disney+ arrival doesn’t mark the end of theater says Bobby and Kristen Anderson-Lopez
    Courtesy of Disney+(NEW YORK) -- Friday marks a big day for Hamilton fans.  Anyone with a Disney+ account will be able to watch the 11-time Tony Award-winning musical from the comfort of their home. A filmed version of the stage show arrives July 3, giving fans who hadn't seen Hamilton on Broadway the chance to ... read more
    EntertaimentJuly 02, 2020