YAAS! NBC is turning Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update into a series. Thirty-minute episodes will begin airing on Thursday, August 10th and will feature cameos by past and present cast members.
REALITY QUEEN RETURNING? Caitlyn Jenner may join the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Her Caitlyn reality show was canceled after bad ratings and she doesn’t want to return to The Kardashian show. She is in talks about joining Housewives.
CONGRATS: BEN AFFLECK says he recently completed treatment for alcoholism. In a Facebook post he said it's something he's dealt with before, and will continue to work at. He also thanked his family for support, including his, quote, "co-parent" JENNIFER GARNER.
MAKE THAT MONEY! "Beauty and the Beast" has set a record for advance ticket sales for any family film with Fandango and is projected to bring in over $130 million this weekend alone.
SWIFT-IFY: Taylor Swift is done fighting streaming services for royalties. She filed documents giving her the right to brand a website featuring non-downloadable multi-media content in the nature of audio recordings. She wants to call it Swifties. Sounds like a streaming service to us... but this time she'll make all the cash!