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Celebrating Betty White on what would have been her 100th birthday

Celebrating Betty White on what would have been her 100th birthday

Vincent Sandoval/WireImageBetty White is being honored today on what would have been her 100th birthday. The Golden Girls TV icon passed away December 31, just a few weeks shy of the milestone birthday on January 17. Over the weekend, her hometown of Oak Park, Illinois celebrated her life with various “Be Like Betty” festivities around…read more »

‘SNL’ recap: ‘West Side Story’s Arian DeBose hosts, Biden blames COVID surge on Spider-Man

‘SNL’ recap: ‘West Side Story’s Arian DeBose hosts, Biden blames COVID surge on Spider-Man

Will Heath/NBCAriana DeBose, star of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, hosted this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, which opened with James Austin Johnson’s President Joe Biden blaming the COVID-19 surge on the movie Spider-Man: No Way Home. “There’s one simple thing you can do to make this whole virus go away: Stop seeing Spider-Man,” Johnson’s Biden said at a press conference addressing the rise in COVID…read more »

Alec Baldwin reportedly surrenders his cellphone in ‘Rust’ investigation

Alec Baldwin reportedly surrenders his cellphone in ‘Rust’ investigation

A month after New Mexico authorities issued a search warrant for it, Alec Baldwin has reportedly surrendered his cellphone to law enforcement.  The Santa Fe District Attorney tells ABC News that they now have the device; investigators sought to find information possibly related to Baldwin fatally shooting cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the Western Rust, an October 21,…read more »

TV networks pay tribute to Sidney Poitier, Ciara salutes women working in the NFL, and more

TV networks pay tribute to Sidney Poitier, Ciara salutes women working in the NFL, and more

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, IncOWN, BET and TCM are paying tribute to the late Sidney Poitier with a series of special programming. On Sunday, the Oprah Winfrey Network will feature the Academy Award-winning actor’s 2000 and 2007 appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and his 1967 film To Sir, with Love, according to Deadline. The network will also rerun the 2015 special, Oprah Winfrey Presents: Legends…read more »

Variety: Pete Davidson likely won’t host Oscars, but likely suspects could be ‘Only Murders’ stars

Variety: Pete Davidson likely won’t host Oscars, but likely suspects could be ‘Only Murders’ stars

Craig Blankenhorn/HuluWhile Hollywood wonders who will get the tap to host the 94th Annual Academy Awards, Variety says at least one name that has been bandied about “likely won’t” be behind the podium: Pete Davidson. The trade does confirm that reps for the Saturday Night Live cast member, and King of Staten Island star have been in touch with the Oscars’ producers,…read more »

Tim Allen will put on the beard again for a Disney+ ‘Santa Clause’ series

Tim Allen will put on the beard again for a Disney+ ‘Santa Clause’ series

Disney Enterprises/Joe Lederer Tim Allen will reprise his role from The Santa Clause movies in a limited series for Disney+.  1994’s The Santa Clause had Allen playing Scott Calvin, a divorced dad who has to contractually fulfill the role of Santa Claus after a mishap leads the death of the real McCoy in the line of duty. The movie was…read more »

The Betty White Challenge has raised more than $550K

The Betty White Challenge has raised more than $550K

Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagicThe Betty White Challenge, created in memory of the late TV icon who passed away on December 31 at the age of 99, has been a smashing success, to say the least. The challenge, an online event set for January 17 — on what would’ve been the star’s 100th birthday — encourages people to…read more »

“These moments are precious…” On stage, Dave Chappelle regrets not texting back his “comrade” Bob Saget

“These moments are precious…” On stage, Dave Chappelle regrets not texting back his “comrade” Bob Saget

Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images(NOTE LANGUAGE) On stage on Thursday night, Dave Chappelle mourned the loss of his friend and fellow stand-up Bob Saget, who was found dead in his Orlando hotel room on Sunday.  His comments during a performance, which TMZ said was at West Hollywood’s Peppermint Club, were posted by the gossip site. “I didn’t see Bob coming,” admitted Chappelle of the…read more »

In Brief: ‘Degrassi’ going to HBO Max; NBC jumps in with ‘Quantum Leap’ reboot, and more

In Brief: ‘Degrassi’ going to HBO Max; NBC jumps in with ‘Quantum Leap’ reboot, and more

HBO Max is moving forward with Degrassi, the latest iteration of the beloved teen drama franchise, according to Variety. The 10-episode series will follow “the painful high school experience of self-discovery by following a group of Toronto students and faculty coping with events that both bring them together and tear them apart.” Degrassi is set to debut in 2023.…read more »