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‘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...

‘Jersey Shore’ house available for rentals

‘Jersey Shore’ house available for rentals

MCT Campus

September 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — Now you too can GTL (Gym, Tan, Laundry) like the stars of MTV’s “Jersey Shore.” If you’ve got a few spare thousand dollars a night, that is. The Seaside Heights house where the network’s beloved reality series filmed can now be rented via Booking.com, reports indicate. The ...

Movie review: Stretched thin, live-action ‘Dumbo’ doesn’t achieve liftoff

Movie review: Stretched thin, live-action ‘Dumbo’ doesn’t achieve liftoff

Katie Walsh

March 26, 2019

(TNS) Disney’s 1941 animated feature “Dumbo,” about the little circus elephant who could fly, left some deep emotional wounds. It’s one of Disney’s most devastating films. But it was also aesthetically daring, almost avant-garde, and ahead of its time, rich with intense pathos and visual in...

Howie Mandel makes 26 cases for return of ‘Deal or No Deal’

Howie Mandel makes 26 cases for return of ‘Deal or No Deal’

December 4, 2018

LOS ANGELES — CNBC executives have said “deal” to bringing back the television game show “Deal or No Deal.” Almost 10 years since the competition program hosted by Howie Mandel went off the air, new episodes will air on the cable channel. The new order, which includes 30 one-hour episodes taped...

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

November 20, 2018

Could the secret word be “Thanksgiving”? Because Thursday delivers a 24-hour marathon of colorful ’80s cult fave “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” (6 a.m.-Friday 6 a.m., IFC) — be sure to scream when our kids-show host says the secret word! Check out dozens more holiday viewing options below. (All shows ...

8 TV shows you’re going to want to watch in November

8 TV shows you’re going to want to watch in November

October 30, 2018

November should keep you happily glued to whatever screen you’re normally glued to. There is much to see and savor, beginning with: WATERGATE (History, Nov. 2-4, 9 p.m.) Three nights, six hours, and perhaps more than you’ll ever want to know about the Watergate break-in and aftermath. But besides being...

‘Family Guy’ episode to feature President Trump victimizing Meg

‘Family Guy’ episode to feature President Trump victimizing Meg

October 2, 2018

An upcoming episode of “Family Guy” features President Trump engaging in what sounds like a vile encounter with Meg, the sitcom’s writers revealed. The two-part episode centers on Peter Griffin getting a new job as a newscaster, which leads to him being hired as Trump’s press secretary after ...

HBO ties Netflix for most Emmy wins, 23, on the strength of ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO ties Netflix for most Emmy wins, 23, on the strength of ‘Game of Thrones’

September 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES — It was a nail-biter until the last award was won. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” captured the top honors in drama and comedy at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, while a tie between HBO and Netflix for most wins demonstrated ju...

Kate Gosselin to search for love on new series ‘Kate Plus Date’

Kate Gosselin to search for love on new series ‘Kate Plus Date’

August 1, 2018

Oh great, more from “Kate Plus 8.” Kate Gosselin is set to star on a new TLC reality series, “Kate Plus Date,” that centers on her search to find love eight years after her divorce, People reported. “I’m nervous, I’m excited, and I’m forcing myself to do this,” Gosselin told the magazi...

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