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Selena Gomez is bringing a quarantine cooking show to HBO Max

Selena Gomez is bringing a quarantine cooking show to HBO Max

MCT Campus

May 5, 2020

Singer and actress Selena Gomez is bringing a quarantine cooking show to HBO Max this summer. Announced Tuesday, the as-yet-untitled series, starring and executive produced by Gomez, will air 10 episodes of “unapologetically authentic” cooking alongside a rotating cast of master chefs who will ...

Barking dogs, toys, makeshift prompters: Behind the scenes with stay-at-home TV anchors

Barking dogs, toys, makeshift prompters: Behind the scenes with stay-at-home TV anchors

MCT Campus

April 21, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In this new era of social distancing and working from home, many people are getting used to meeting online. Maybe a few of us have even thought about what’s on the wall behind us. But what if your living room or kitchen was on display for thousands? Or your dog starts barking, or...

Coronavirus viewing: More people are sampling new streaming services

Coronavirus viewing: More people are sampling new streaming services

MCT Campus

April 14, 2020

More consumers are increasing the number of streaming services they have access to, looking for ways to entertain themselves at home as the nation deals with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. The average person is streaming eight hours of content each day, double the number of hours from befo...

‘Judge Judy’ will end after 25 seasons, making way for ‘Justice Judy’

‘Judge Judy’ will end after 25 seasons, making way for ‘Justice Judy’

MCT Campus

March 3, 2020

CBS has reached a verdict on the future of “Judge Judy.” Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Judge Judy Sheindlin revealed that her hit courtroom program is coming to an end in 2021 after a 25-year run. But don’t fret, “Judge Judy” fans. A new show titled “Judy Justice” will l...

‘Mandalorian’ fans can now purchase their own giggling, ear-wiggling Baby Yoda toys

‘Mandalorian’ fans can now purchase their own giggling, ear-wiggling Baby Yoda toys

MCT Campus

February 25, 2020

Take our money, Disney can. The studio giant has unveiled new official merchandise modeled after the Child — better known as Baby Yoda — from “The Mandalorian.” As of Thursday, multiple wide-eyed, green-skinned items are available for preorder, including a lifelike, animatronic replica of the ti...

2020 Oscars telecast draws 23.6 million viewers on ABC, an all-time low

2020 Oscars telecast draws 23.6 million viewers on ABC, an all-time low

MCT Campus

February 11, 2020

The ratings comeback for the Oscars was short-lived as ABC’s telecast on Sunday was watched by 23.6 million viewers, an all-time low. The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony from the Dolby Theatre was down 20% from 2019. Last year, the telecast was up 12% coming off its previous all-time low of 26.5 mil...

Oscars 2020: Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday’s show

Oscars 2020: Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday’s show

MCT Campus

February 6, 2020

Finish those screeners and lock in your predictions — Oscar Sunday is nearly here. With the Golden Globes, the SAGs and craft honors in the rear-view mirror, the 2020 race is shaping up to be quite a showdown between more traditional awards darlings (period drama “1917”) and history-making entr...

What’s trending? On Twitter! During the SuperBowl 2020

What's trending? On Twitter! During the SuperBowl 2020

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

February 2, 2020

COMMERCIALS- This SuperBowl commercial had all the Rick and Morty fans talking about it all night long. Rick and Morty made it to the #SuperBowl so I really don’t care about anything else at this point pic.twitter.com/YzcqTVP5Wr — CelticsContent (@CelticsContent) February 3, 2020 Mr. Pea...

‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’: Jonas Brothers to usher in 2020 from Miami

‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’: Jonas Brothers to usher in 2020 from Miami

MCT Campus

December 12, 2019

Jonas Brothers will get the honor of performing right after midnight on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020,” ABC announced Thursday. The Grammy-nominated group will perform in Miami. Seacrest leads the countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City and...

Disney+ faces glitches on launch day. You’ve probably already guessed why

Disney+ faces glitches on launch day. You’ve probably already guessed why

MCT Campus

November 12, 2019

Streaming service Disney+ launched Tuesday morning to massive anticipation — and technical glitches. Many users who tried to access the $6.99-a-month Disney app to watch heavily promoted shows like “The Mandalorian” experienced problems logging in and service failures. Some users who had issu...

Kylie Jenner trademarks ‘rise and shine.’ Of course she did

Kylie Jenner trademarks ‘rise and shine.’ Of course she did

MCT Campus

October 22, 2019

Never accuse Kylie Jenner of wasting time when something she says or does might make money. The beauty mogul applied last week to trademark the phrase “rise and shine” — along with a more laid-back version, “riiise and shiiinee” — to nail down the market on a mom moment that went viral. ...

Nick Jonas is in, Gwen Stefani is out. This will be ‘The Voice’ in 2020

Nick Jonas is in, Gwen Stefani is out. This will be ‘The Voice’ in 2020

MCT Campus

October 8, 2019

Nick Jonas has landed a new gig as a coach in the forthcoming season of “The Voice,” with No Doubt’s lead singer Gwen Stefani stepping down. Jonas, one-third of the Jonas Brothers, announced Monday that he’d be joining the singing competition for its spring 2020 season. He was on “The Ell...

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