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Wanda Sykes says new sitcom ‘The Upshaws’ fills “a void” in TV

Wanda Sykes says new sitcom ‘The Upshaws’ fills “a void” in TV

Lara Solanki/Netflix Wanda Sykes says her new Netflix sitcom, The Upshaws, was the perfect vehicle to show an authentic side of the Black American family. Set in Indianapolis, the series follows Mike Epps as Bennie Upshaw, a car mechanic who shares a blended family with his high school sweetheart. In addition to juggling a small business and plenty…read more »

“Don’t pinch me” – ‘Bachelorette’ star Kaitlyn Bristowe engaged to Jason Tartick

“Don’t pinch me” – ‘Bachelorette’ star Kaitlyn Bristowe engaged to Jason Tartick

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagicShe said “Yes!” Former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe, 35, is now engaged to fellow Bachelor nation alum Jason Tartick, 32.  The bride and groom-to-be shared the news with fans on Tuesday with equally adorable posts to their Instagram accounts. Sharing a slideshow of photos including the moment Tartick proposed and snapshots from their engagement shoot, Bristowe wrote, “Don’t pinch me.” Meanwhile, Tartick captioned his post,…read more »

Chris Rock recalls the last time he saw Chris Farley alive

Chris Rock recalls the last time he saw Chris Farley alive

Walt Disney Television/Yolanda PerezChris Rock says he will never forget the last time he spoke with his Saturday Night Live cast member, Chris Farley.  The beloved comedian, who was 33, died in 1997 of a drug overdose. Speaking with Esquire for their summer cover, Rock recalled the final time he saw his friend alive.   During the interview’s “Explain This” segment, he was presented a picture of…read more »

CA gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner denies voting for Trump in 2020; played golf instead

CA gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner denies voting for Trump in 2020; played golf instead

ABC/Lou RoccoContrary to popular belief, Caitlyn Jenner, who is running for Governor of California, insists she didn’t vote for Donald Trump in the 2020 election. “I didn’t even vote,” the 71-year-old former reality star tells CNN. “Out here in California, it’s like, why vote for a Republican president? It’s just not gonna work. I mean, it’s overwhelming,” she explains…read more »

Edward Norton sharpens up for ‘Knives Out’ sequel

Edward Norton sharpens up for ‘Knives Out’ sequel

“Knives Out” – Claire Folger © 2018 MRC II Distribution Company L.P. All rights reserved.Motherless Brooklyn director and star Edward Norton is in talks to join Daniel Craig and Dave Bautista in Rian Johnson’s Knives Out sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  The first Knives Out film — which also starred Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans, Toni Collette and Ana de Armas — centered on a wealthy family whose patriarch — portrayed by Christopher Plummer –…read more »

Sandra Oh says she won’t return to Grey’s Anatomy: “I have moved on”

Sandra Oh says she won’t return to Grey’s Anatomy: “I have moved on”

Noam Galai/Getty Images for Tibet HouseSandra Oh became an instant fan-favorite character playing the acerbic yet brilliant Dr. Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy.  Seven years after exiting the long-running medical drama, the 49-year-old actress continues to field questions about a possible return. However, the answer has always been the same — Christina is never returning to Grey Sloan…read more »

Ewan McGregor dodges spoiler-thirsty ‘Obi-Wan’ questions like a Jedi Master on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Ewan McGregor dodges spoiler-thirsty ‘Obi-Wan’ questions like a Jedi Master on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

ABCDuring a remote interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Ewan McGregor dodged spoilers about his upcoming Disney+ show Obi-Wan Kenobi as deftly as the Jedi Master he plays. McGregor was on the set of the show, which he confirmed is currently shooting — but he refused to pan the camera around at Jimmy’s request. “They can’t fire you,” Kimmel joked. “I don’t think they can…read more »

Kiefer Sutherland back in the spy game for Paramount+

Kiefer Sutherland back in the spy game for Paramount+

ABC/Eric McCandlessKiefer Sutherland, who thrilled fans with the action-packed series 24, is getting back into the spy game for the streaming service Paramount+.  The Emmy winner will star in an as-yet-untitled series for the platform; a “paranoid thriller” project that will reunite him with his former 24 producer David Nevins.  According to a release, this time around, Designated Survivor veteran Sutherland will…read more »

Amanda Kloots says “kindness” helped her get through the COVID-19 pandemic

Amanda Kloots says “kindness” helped her get through the COVID-19 pandemic

Ron P. Jaffe/CBS via Getty ImagesAmanda Kloots, who lost husband Nick Cordero to COVID-19 last year, says she’s been relying on an important resource to help her through the pandemic. Kloots, 39, recently partnered with Instacart, a grocery pick up and delivery service, and tells ABC Audio the service is “such a lifesaver for me.” The Talk co-host explains she was introduced to the service “when Nick…read more »