Coronavirus: Jimmy Kimmel tests positive for COVID-19
What You Need To Know: Jimmy Kimmel What You Need To Know: Jimmy KimmelLOS ANGELES — “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host Jimmy Kimmel said in a tweet that he has tested positive for COVID-19, but is “feeling fine.”>> Read more trending newsThe news was announced on Twitter Monday afternoon. Our daughter brought us covid (even though we specifically asked her not to) All feeling fine, I am double vaxxed and boosted but the show must not go on. Apologies to @TomCruise & @iliza and thanks to Mike Birbiglia @birbigs who’ll be filling in for me starting tomorrow night. Apologies to @TomCruise & @iliza and thanks to Mike Birbiglia @birbigs who'll be filling in for me starting tomorrow night — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) May 2, 2022The twitter account for “Jimmy Kimmel Live” retweeted the news. ❤️ https://t.co/wmxkI8mRiS — Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) May 2, 2022©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
North Carolina police seize loaded gun from Congressman Madison Cawthorn at Charlotte airport
In the latest controversy involving North Carolina Congressman Madison Cawthorn, police stopped the 26-year-old at the Charlotte airport on Tuesday because he had a loaded gun in his bag as he attempted to go through security. CBS News’ Scott MacFarlane reports.news.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Breaks Down How Elon Musk’s Twitter Purchase Screwed Trump
ABCThe conventional wisdom has held that Elon Musk buying Twitter in the name of “free speech” will ultimately be a good thing for Donald Trump. But Jimmy Kimmel had a different take Tuesday night.“Now that Elon Musk is buying Twitter, Trump finds himself in a very Trumpy situation because he raised more than a billion dollars to start this promising new right-wing media platform that looks exactly like Twitter,” the late-night host explained. “But now that he probably won’t be banned from Twittnews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Fires Back at ‘Sociopath’ Marjorie Taylor Greene for Reporting Him to the Police
ABCThe other night, Jimmy Kimmel joked, “Where is Will Smith when you really need him?” after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) branded anyone who supported Biden Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson as “pro-pedophile.” MTG, who loves calling liberals “snowflakes,” then said she’d reported the late-night host to the @CapitolPolice over the dumb joke, as one does.On Thursday night, Kimmel responded to MTG allegedly reporting him to the D.C. police over a joke.“What a day—I have to tell yonews.yahoo.com
'We need to recognize that women are the weaker sex:' Marjorie Taylor Greene thanked Matt Gaetz for defending her over Jimmy Kimmel's Will Smith joke
"Matt, I'm really grateful to you, in your character and as a man that would stand up and defend me as a woman," Greene said on Gaetz's podcast.news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene reports Jimmy Kimmel to cops over Will Smith joke
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said late Wednesday that she reported comedian Jimmy Kimmel to the U.S. Capitol Police after he joked on air that Will Smith should slap her. “Wow, where is Will Smith when you really need him, huh?” Kimmel said, appearing to reference Smith’s slap of comedian Chris Rock onstage at this year’s Oscars. Greene’s comment referenced a line of questioning by GOP members on the Senate Judiciary Committee about Jackson issuing lenient sentences to sex offenders. “ABC, this threat of violence against me by @jimmykimmel has been filed with the @CapitolPolice,” Greene tweeted Wednesday. https://t.co/3ournv9RwG — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 6, 2022Kimmel responded on Twitter Wednesday night, writing: “Officer?wftv.com
Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon trade late-night shows in April Fools’ Day gag
Trading places: Jimmy Fallon, left, and Jimmy Kimmel swapped their late-night show hosting duties on Friday night. >> Read more trending newsTo honor April Fools’ Day, hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon switched places, taking over each other’s shows, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Kimmel took over “The Tonight Show” in New York and interviewed Hugh Jackman and Bridget Everett, the entertainment outlet reported. Fallon hosted “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in Los Angeles with special guest Justin Timberlake and Kimmel’s Aunt Chippy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Jimmy and I wanted to have some fun with people mixing us up all the time.”©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Fox News Conspiracy About Will Smith Oscars Slap
ABCAfter an exhaustive dissection of Will Smith’s mid-Oscars assault on Chris Rock on his show Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel admitted on Tuesday that it was still all he wanted to talk about. “I feel like if they discovered a live chicken on the moon, we would talk about it less than we do this slap,” the late-night host joked.This time he zeroed in on the people who “think the whole thing was fake,” including Fox News “reporter” Lawrence Jones who said, “I really don’t believe that it happened, Inews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Nails Will Smith for Laughing at Chris Rock’s Joke Before Smacking Him
ABCJimmy Kimmel ended up not turning his late-night show over to Conan O’Brien Monday night, which meant he had plenty of time to go deep on the wildest thing to happen at the Oscars since he presided over the infamous La La Land-Moonlight mix-up, which now seems oddly quaint by comparison.“It was a big night last night,” the two-time Oscar host began, wondering if there was anyone watching who hadn’t seen Will Smith smack Chris Rock across the face yet. Just in case, he replayed the moment, whinews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Gives It to Marsha Blackburn: ‘You Are a Horrible Woman’
ABCWednesday marked the third day of questioning for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson—and the third day of astonishingly ugly attacks from Republican lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee. These shameless stooges have repeatedly tried to brand the highly decorated federal judge, who would make history as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, as soft on child pornography. (It’s really just cheap chum to the GOP’s conspiracy-minded, QAnon-obsessed base.)“She has said that thnews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Lara Trump’s ‘Big New Lips’ After Bizarre Fox News Appearance
ABCAfter praising Russian despot Vladimir Putin’s mobilization of troops along the Ukrainian border and subsequent invasion of Ukraine, someone apparently got in Donald Trump’s ear this week and convinced the former reality TV host to change his tune, saying, “I think Putin has changed. It’s a very sad thing for the world. He’s very much changed.”“At least he still has Kim Jong Un, I guess,” cracked Jimmy Kimmel on his late-night show Wednesday evening.Then, the comedian went after Trump surroganews.yahoo.com
Seth Meyers Drags Ignorant ‘Dick’ Ron DeSantis for Scolding Masked Kids
NBCOn Thursday night, one day after fellow late-night host Jimmy Kimmel dragged Republican troll-representatives Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene for heckling Joe Biden while he was speaking about his dead Iraq War vet son during the State of the Union address, Seth Meyers aimed his ire at another shameless, Trump-appeasing politician: Ron DeSantis.“[Trump] just goes from town to town holding his one-man WrestleManias where he just loudly whines and rants, and his crowd yells, ‘Lock thenews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Rips Into Marco Rubio’s ‘Incredibly Stupid’ Excuse for Skipping SOTU
ABCJimmy Kimmel did not seem overly enthused about President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address Tuesday night, calling it a “tough speech” and joking that he “probably could’ve just saved himself some time and just tweeted that the State of the Union is ‘malarkey AF.’”“The state of our union is about as strong as Kim and Kanye right now,” the late-night host added, noting that “not every lawmaker showed up to watch the speech, which is not the usual.”“One of those who opted out tonightnews.yahoo.com
Russia presses invasion to Kyiv outskirts
Russia pressed its invasion of Ukraine to the outskirts of the capital Friday after unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending in troops and tanks from three sides in an attack that could rewrite the global post-Cold War security order.news.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Matt Gaetz’s ‘To Catch a Predator’ Moment
ABCAfter he spent the first several minutes of his monologue complaining that Spider-Man: No Way Home failed to make it onto the list of Best Picture Oscar nominees on Tuesday—without mentioning that Marvel and ABC happen to share the same parent company in Disney—Jimmy Kimmel shifted gears.“Speaking of great acting, you want to see something funny?” the late-night host asked.With that he cut to a clip of a speech Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) made on the floor of the House this week in favor of a billnews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals the Unlikely Guy Who Could Bring Down Trump
ABCOn Thursday night, Jimmy Kimmel gleefully ran down the significant legal problems facing former President Donald Trump during his monologue.“The legal woes for Trump are piling up,” said Kimmel. “The attorney general in New York says she has evidence that the Trump Organization engaged in a pattern of deception, and today we learned that the DA in Fulton County, Georgia, has requested a special grand jury to look into his post-election shenanigans there. On top of that, the Supreme Court cleanews.yahoo.com
Hostless no more: 2022 Oscars to revive emcee role after 3-year hiatus
2022 Oscars host An Oscar Statue is displayed at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball press preview at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center, in Hollywood, California, on Jan. 31, 2020. The 94th annual Academy Awards will revive hosting duties in 2022, following a three-year emcee hiatus. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images) (VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)LOS ANGELES — It’s official: The 94th annual Academy Awards will revive hosting duties in 2022. Erwich did not speculate on potential candidates for the 2022 Oscars host. The 94th Annual Academy Awards will air March 27 on ABC.wftv.com
Jimmy Kimmel Rips Into Trump’s Deeply Embarrassing Picture-Book Tour
ABCOn Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel took aim at Trump’s ongoing press tour for his egregiously overpriced picture book—which included a sit-down interview with “the interminable” Mark Levin on Fox News, where the former president was asked a total of zero hard-hitting questions.“Before COVID flew in from the dust, came in from China—which, by the way, Dr. Fauci, who I got along with actually quite well, but I usually did the opposite of what he suggested,” offered Trump in the interview regarding tnews.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Unloads on Aaron ‘Karen’ Rodgers for COVID Vaccine Lies
ABCAaron Rodgers is currently quarantined with COVID-19 and Jimmy Kimmel did not express any sympathy Thursday night, taking the Green Bay Packers quarterback to task for refusing to get vaccinated.“No one seems to know that he wasn’t vaccinated,” the late-night host explained. “He hasn’t been wearing a mask, even where it’s required, and at one point, he claimed he was ‘immunized,’ but looking back at when he said it, it should have been obvious that he was not.”Kimmel then rewound the tape, adnews.yahoo.com
Actor Jonathan Majors on "The Harder They Fall," a new kind of western with Regina King, Idris Elba
Emmy-nominated actor Jonathan Majors stars as real-life cowboy Nat Love in the film "The Harder They Fall," a fictionalized revenge drama. Majors joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss how this film highlights the figures in the Old West that Hollywood Westerns have forgotten.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards
This combination photo shows key art for the Acorn TV series "Bloodlands," premiering March 15, left, key art for the Apple TV+ film "Cherry," center, and key art for Nickelodeons "Kids Choice Awards," hosted by Kenan Thompson and airing on March 13. (Acorn TV/Apple TV+/Nickelodeon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Ad—AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— The 2021 Grammys will hand out 84 awards Sunday, but what’s more exciting? Other performers include Chris Martin, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Maren Morris, DaBaby, HAIM, Lil Baby, Brandi Carlile, Roddy Ricch, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas. Ad— Grown-ups don’t have a lock on awards shows, as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards proves once again.
CBS to air Emmy Awards on Sept. 19; no host yet
FILE - A video monitor displays the stage for Sunday's 71st Primetime Emmy Awards during Press Preview Day in Los Angeles on Sept. 19, 2019. The Emmy Awards will be held on Sept. 19 and air live on CBS. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – The Emmy Awards will be held on Sept. 19 and air live on CBS. Since 2008, the show has been held at Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Kimmel was live at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, and most presenters and nominees appeared remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jodie Foster fulfills promise to thank Packers QB at Globes
(NBC via AP)LOS ANGELES – Jodie Foster thanked Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the Golden Globes, fulfilling a promise the actress had made before she won. Foster clarified Sunday night that she did not introduce Rodgers to actress Shailene Woodley, who recently confirmed her engagement to the NFL’s MVP. “I just got a very cute video from Aaron Rodgers where he says he’s going to get me back,” Foster told reporters, “so I’m looking forward to this. We’ll see who wins.”The public back-and-forth between Oscar winner Foster and Rodgers began in early February, when he thanked Foster after being named MVP at the NFL Honors show. AdFoster later said on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” that she would thank Rodgers if she won a Globe, and she kept her promise.
'Hot Boy' rapper Bobby Shmurda released from NY prison
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda performs at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Authorities confirmed Shmurda was released from a New York prison amid speculation about whether he would attempt a music industry comeback. Shmurda, whose birth name is Ackquille Pollard, was best known for “Hot Boy,” a gritty song with rhymes about gunplay. The court papers alleged that Shmurda once fired a gun toward a crowd of people outside a barbershop in Brooklyn. They also said he was present during a confrontation between rival drug gangs outside a Brooklyn courthouse where shots were fired in 2015.
Fox News gives satirist Greg Gutfeld a weeknight talk show
This image released by Fox News Channel shows host Greg Gitfeld. Fox News Channel says it will give a weeknight talk show to its hard-edged satirist, Greg Gutfeld, starting this spring. Gutfeld has been hosting a weekend talk show and been a panelist on "The Five." (Fox News Channel via AP)NEW YORK – Fox News Channel says it is giving a weeknight talk show this spring to its hard-edged satirical personality, Greg Gutfeld, in a further expansion of its opinion programming. Another recent segment mocked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki's use of the phrase “circle back” to answer questions where she had to check for further details.
Q&A: Billy Crystal on Oscars and 'little powerhouse' film
This combination photo shows Billy Crystal hosting the 83rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2011, from left, Crystal hosting the 64th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 30, 1992 and Crystal hosting during the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2012. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – After hosting the Oscars nine times, Billy Crystal wouldn’t necessarily rule out a tenth. I’m really thrilled just to be in the discussion and not for, ‘Hey, would you host again?’” Crystal said. I just really want people to see the movie because the movie’s a little powerhouse that had no budget for publicity. CRYSTAL: Oh, I know you were going to — as soon as we got there, it got a little chilly in here.
Late-night hosts react with shock, anger to Capitol attack
(CBS/NBC/NBC/ABC via AP)NEW YORK – Late-night TV show hosts expressed anger and frustration at the violence at the U.S. Capitol, offering somber monologues that pleaded for unity even as some aimed pointed barbs at those they held responsible for the mobs' actions. “It was a terrible day in the history of this country,” said Jimmy Kimmel on his ABC show Wednesday. “If my grandfather were alive today and saw what was happening in the country that he fought for, he’d be disgusted," said Jimmy Fallon on NBC. "After five years of coddling this president’s fascist rhetoric, guess whose followers want to burn down the Reichstag?” he said. I assure you there are more good people than there are bad, and good will prevail,” Fallon said.
Bobby Shmurda to be eligible for release in February
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda performs at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Brooklyn rapper will be eligible for release from prison in February 2020, the New York State Department of Corrections said on Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)DANNEMORA, N.Y. – Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda will be eligible for release from prison next month, the New York State Department of Corrections said on Monday. Shmurda is eligible for conditional release as of Feb. 23, with the remainder of his sentence to be served on parole. In the years since his arrest, Shmurda has become something akin to a folk hero in hip-hop; his release has been highly anticipated by fans and other artists.
People magazine names Michael B. Jordan as Sexiest Man Alive
FILE - Michael B. Jordan arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards on Nov. 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Known for his critically-acclaimed performances in "Fruitvale Station," "Creed" and "Black Panther," he was revealed as this year's winner Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Actor Michael B. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. “When my grandmother was alive, it was something that she collected, and then my mom naturally reads it a lot and my aunts as well,” Jordan said. Jordan has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement and vocal about early voting registration for this year’s election.
Jimmy Kimmel, Sammy Hagar react to death of Eddie Van Halen
FILE - Eddie Van Halen, left, embraces his son Wolfgang Van Halen after the rock group Van Halen officially announced their North American tour during a news conference in Los Angeles on Aug. 13, 2007. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)Reaction to the death of guitar rock god Eddie Van Halen, who passed away Tuesday at age 65 after battling cancer. “Two of the best hours of my life were spent chatting with Eddie Van Halen. I remember first seeing him playing at the Starwood in 1976 and he WAS Eddie Van Halen. “I’m just devastated to hear the news of the passing of my dear friend Eddie Van Halen.
Aniston is award-worthy first responder in Emmy fire skit
LOS ANGELES – Jennifer Aniston missed out on an Emmy but proved herself as an award-worthy first responder when a ceremony stunt got overheated. In a bit during Sunday night's Emmys, host Jimmy Kimmel sprayed an envelope holding a winner's name with disinfectant then, for good measure, dropped it in a wire wastebasket and set it on fire. So far, so good, ceremony executive producer Reginald Hudlin said Monday. A test had been run beforehand, with a booster added to make the fire more visible, and things were going as planned when the scene was shot — including Aniston to the rescue. She sprayed the wastebasket again, but as she and Kimmel bantered the fire flared again, bigger, and "we're like 'uh oh,'" Hudlin said.
Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)NEW YORK – The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity. The Nielsen company said 6.1 million people watched the Emmys on Sunday night, down from 6.9 million in 2019 and the third straight year of record low viewership. Still, it illustrated how the Emmy Awards are becoming a boutique event. Last year was the first time viewership slipped under 10 million people. Viewership is also fragmented across many different networks and streaming services, and several shows don't have a wide audience.
The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderful
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)It was Regina King, winning her fourth career Emmy on Sunday, who perhaps summed up the proceedings the most succinctly — and accurately: “This is freaking weird." Nobody was more thrilled than Daniel Levy, son of best actor winner Eugene Levy; the younger Levy won the award for comedy writing, shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor trophy. A CALL TO THE BOOTHLevy used some of his considerable mic time to urge viewers to vote in November. “I know this seems like a really weird time to be celebrating,” Zendaya said. Sterling K. Brown gave out the show’s final award, best drama, in a Black Lives Matter shirt.
Emmy winners highlight push for social justice
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – Regina King and Uzo Aduba used the come-as-you-are fashion edict for Sunday's virtual Emmy Awards to highlight the national struggle for social justice. Both Black actresses wore T-shirts featuring Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT from Louisville, Kentucky, who was shot and killed by police in March. Aduba, sitting behind a table at home, wore a black T-shirt with Taylor's name in gold. Aduba wanted to give a boost to the demands for social justice that have swept the nation during the coronavirus pandemic this year. He took the stage at Staples Center wearing a black T-shirt with white letters BLM for Black Lives Matter and a white raised fist.
The Latest: 'Succession' swipes the crown for best TV drama
The HBO series won best television drama series at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night for its second season. It also won the best actor trophy for Jeremy Strong along with best writing and best directing. She won best actress in a drama for her role on HBO’s “Euphoria,” scoring one of the few long shot victories in a Sunday night full of wins from favorites. Star Regina King won best actress, her co-star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II won best supporting actor and the show’s creator Damon Lindelof won for writing. Eugene Levy won best actor, Catherine O’Hara won best actress, Annie Murphy won best supporting actress, and Levy’s son, Dan Levy, claimed three: for best supporting actor, writing and directing.
A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The awards for Pop TV's “Schitt's Creek” included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Moments later, his son won the award for comedy writing for “Schitt's Creek” episode, then shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor comedy trophy. As “Schitt’s Creek” gobbled up comedy awards, that left acclaimed “Insecure” and its creator Issa Rae empty-handed. But Black stories, Black performances and Black Lives Matter,” he said, urging Kimmel to shout with him.
Oops, says Emmy: 'This Is Us' actor gets award after mix-up
(The Television Academy via AP)LOS ANGELES – In a virtual Emmys version of the wrong-winner Oscars gaffe, Ron Cephas Jones’ guest actor award for “This Is Us” was announced for another nominee, Jason Bateman. In a voice-over announcement, Bateman was declared the winner for his guest appearance on HBO's “The Outsider,” while the screen displayed Jones' name. He expressed delight when learning that the pair made Emmy history as the first father and daughter to win in the same year. More than 100 cameras are being deployed to nominees at home and elsewhere so winners can accept their award in real time. Other winners Saturday included Eddie Murphy, whose return to “Saturday Night Live” after more than three decades earned the star his first Emmy Award, for guest comedy series actor.
Emmy show will include $2.8M donation to fight child hunger
LOS ANGELES – Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a $100,000 donation to fight child hunger. The Television Academy announced Friday that each network and streaming service competing on the telecast has pledged the donation for every Emmy they win. With 23 Emmys being handed out and the academy committing $500,000, that will mean a donation of $2.8 million to No Kid Hungry, a group working to relieve child hunger brought on by the coronavirus crisis. The 72nd Emmy Awards air Sunday at 5 p.m. on ABC. Guests set to appear include Anthony Anderson, Mindy Kaling, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patrick Stuart, RuPaul and Oprah Winfrey.
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. It lands on HBO and HBO Max on Saturday at 8 p.m.— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Piano-playing pop star Alicia Keys is putting out her seventh album on Friday. — Kim Cattrall is at the center of Fox’s “Filthy Rich,” a prime-time soap opera loaded with money and betrayal that debuts 9 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 21.
Guilfoyle's loud RNC speech makes her the comics' favorite
Stephen Colbert mimicked poking his head out from under a table after playing a clip of Guilfoyle on CBS' Late Show." I'm glad we already have kids, because I think I was sterilized by that.He called Guilfoyle a vengeful banshee who will haunt your dreams.On The Daily Show, Trevor Noah said Guilfoyle's speech was so loud that Canada called the cops. I want to wish a speedy recovery for anyone who watched the convention on headphones, he said. MSNBC's Morning Joe ran portions of her speech side-by-side with Dwight Schrute's classic award acceptance speech in The Office.Somewhere, Kimmel was taking notes. That stands in contrast to Colbert, who is doing the Late Show live for the two weeks of the convention.
Fresh comedy faces, 'Modern Family' farewell seek Emmy nods
This image released by Hulu shows Ramy Youssef in a scene from "Ramy." Nominations for the next Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, July 28. Last year's best series winners Game of Thrones and Fleabag called it a wrap, clearing the path for others to prevail. The Handmaids Tale, which took the best drama trophy in 2017, is vying for its third nomination in the category. Big Little Lies, last year's winner for best limited series, is hunting for a drama series nod for its second season.
New this week: Beyonc, Alanis Morissette and Emmy noms
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES Black Is King: Written, directed and executive produced by Beyonc, the pop stars visual album arrives Friday on Disney+. Given that the last time Beyonc made something similar she crafted the dazzling film Lemonade, Black Is King like most things involving Beyonc is a major event. ), Kim Kaydence Krysiuk (Ariana Grande), Akil Fresh King (Beyonc) and others. Morissette also had an anniversary tour planned for her 1995 album, but that was also scraped due to COVID-19.
ABC's fall TV schedule is set, but virus has say on timing
LOS ANGELES ABCs fall schedule released Wednesday optimistically details its plans, including a new thriller from the creator of Big Little Lies." I am hopeful that the season will start sometime in late September or early October, said ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke. ABC has backups available if needed, Burke said, including unscripted fare it ordered at the beginning of the shutdown. Jimmy Kimmel, ABCs late-night host, was announced Tuesday as the events emcee and producer. I couldnt be happier with the choice of Matt as The Bachelor. And this is just the beginning," Burke said.
Kimmel to host Emmys, first major awards show of pandemic
LOS ANGELES Jimmy Kimmel will host the first major Hollywood awards ceremony of the coronavirus pandemic but just how the Emmy Awards will be held remains cloudy. Kimmel, who is also producing the Sept. 20 ceremony on ABC honoring TV's best, acknowledged that in Tuesday's announcement. Choosing Kimmel to emcee the ceremony reverses course from last year's no-host Emmys. Orchestrating an awards ceremony during the ongoing pandemic with its crowd of presenters, nominees and guests is a daunting prospect, whether done virtually or otherwise. Nominations for the 72nd prime-time Emmys will be announced by the TV academy on July 28.
On 'Irishman,' teaching De Niro and Pacino to act younger
This image released by Netflix shows Robert De Niro, kneeling center, on the set of "The Irishman" as movement coach Gary Tacon, right, looks on. Tacon had to help the film's aged stars move like they were decades younger. (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)
On 'Irishman,' teaching De Niro and Pacino to act younger
This image released by Netflix shows Robert De Niro, kneeling center, on the set of "The Irishman" as movement coach Gary Tacon, right, looks on. (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)NEW YORK, N.Y. – Would you have the gumption to tell Al Pacino to act his age? Scorsese, who had waited decades to direct Pacino, wasn’t inclined to start off by telling Pacino to get younger, fast. At the film’s premiere at the New York Film Festival, Scorsese told the same story about Tacon and Pacino. After that film, Tacon fell in with famed stunt director Victor Magnotta.