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!
CONGRATS! Broad City's Ilana Glazer secretly tied the knot to her longtime boyfriend, David Rooklin. She also stars in the upcoming movie, Rough Night, with Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon. It comes out in June and looks super funny.
YOUNG SCIENTIST! CBS has picked up the “Big Bang Theory” prequel “Young Sheldon,” following Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9.
PUTTING THE TV BACK IN MTV: MTV announced Monday that it was re-branding its 25-year-old MTV Movie Awards show to include small-screen categories. The "MTV Movie and TV Awards" and air May 7th.
J-ROD: Naughty Gossip claims Alex Rodriguez asked Jennifer Lopez to remove a selfie she posted of them. A source said he keeps his personal life private and wants to know how the relationship leaked out in the first place. He remembers what she did to Ben and all the press that couple got...he doesn't want that to happen.”
YAY? Howie Mandel announced on Instagram yesterday that Tyra Banks will replace Nick Cannon as the new host of "America's Got Talent".
OF COURSE: TMZ claims OJ Simpson could be released from jail in October and some reality show producers are interested in signing him.
SET THE DVR NOW! Loius CK will return to host Saturday night live with musical guest The Chainsmokers April 8th.
YAAS! Tonight is the series premiere of the game show Hip Hop Squares on VH1 where celebrities face off to answer hip hop trivia.
THANKS FOR CLEARING UP THE RUMORS... Ed Sheeran is going to guest star on an episode of Game of Thrones. HBO released a statement saying: “He has a role. No more details.”
FINALLY! Game of Thrones will return to HBO on July 16th.
GO BOY: 'Gary from Chicago' has hired a publicist and now is trying to get a book deal. He became a viral star at the Oscars.
HE'LL BE BACK: Arnold Schwarzenegger may run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2018.
BABIES: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are expecting a second daughter. And David Arquette and his wife Christina are the proud parents of a new baby boy named Augustus.
STYLE: Eva Longoria is launching her own fashion line. It will include t-shirts with famous wine-themed slogans.
SEXY: Helen Mirren says, “I always wear stripper shoes to hollywood events because it’s pretty intimidating to find yourself in a room full of incredibly beautiful women who are at least a foot taller than you.”
DUMB: Louis Vuitton is selling a $5,000 iPhone case. It features golden crocodile leather.
OOPS: Tim Tebow made his Spring Training debut yesterday for the Mets. He was struck out on four pitches
YUCK: Gwyneth Paltrow says she recently went on an 8-day goat milk cleanse to rid her body of parasites.
COUPLE ALERT: Rumor has it that JLo is dating former baseball star Alex Rodriguez. He was with her in Vegas during this latest leg of her Planet Hollywood Vegas show. What happened to Drake?!
SECOND CHANCES: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have called off their divorce. They are giving things another try.
FUN AND GAMES: Wonder Years star Fred Savage will host Ricky Gervais' new game show called “Child Support” on ABC. Adult contestants must answer 10 questions in order to win cash prizes. They can use kids ages 6 to 9 to help them.
GIRL POWER: Adele acknowledged International Women's Day yesterday by sharing a quote from a female Canadian politician. It read, "Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult".
INTERESTING: Netflix is developing interactive television shows where viewers will be able to choose how their show or series ends.
HMM: Harvard University dropout Mark Zuckerberg will give the commencement speech at the university's upcoming graduation.
DUNZO: Scarlett Johansson has filed for a divorce from her husband Romain. They married in October of 2014.
WOW: Lady Gaga may be engaged to her new boyfriend Christian Carrino.
SWEET: Black Eyed Peas approve of Twenty One Pilots covering their song, “Where Is The Love'' during their concerts. BEP's tweeted: “This is tight. We see you @twentyonepilots.”
CLEVER: Ed Sheeran recently ran into a fan named Suzy, who asked him to write her an absentee note for class. The note read: ‘I sincerely apologize for causing Suzy to miss school, come into school late, for disrupting class with her talk about me and for causing her to miss some of your classes for the past several years. Please excuse Suzy from any classes or classwork she missed because I’m actually more important. Regards, Ed Sheeran.”
AWESOME! Chance the Rapper announced he's donating $1 million to Chicago Public Schools.
CLASSY: The 1997 GMC Suburban that Notorious BIG was killed in is being auctioned for $1.5 million. The company behind the auction, Moments in Time, is also selling the 1996 BMW that Tupac was shot in for the same amount.
CONGRATS: The Chainsmokers join the Beatles and the Bee Gees as groups with three songs in the top 10 at the same time. Something Like This is at number #5, Paris is at number #7 and Closer is at number #10.
GOOD, WE WERE WORRIED HE WAS STRAPPED FOR CASH: Ryan Seacrest is teaming up with a Beverly Hills dermatologist to launch a line of skin care products called Polished.
YIKES: One Direction star Louis Tomlinson was arrested at LAX after attacking a paparazzo because he was getting too close to him. Louis and his girlfriend then fought with a female witness, who was recording the incident.
HMM: Marlon Wayans may replace Nick Cannon as host of America's Got Talent
GOOD PLAN: Justin Bieber celebrated his 23rd birthday by posting a picture of himself on social media as a young boy along with the caption: “It’s my birthday and all I want is to be a better friend, better brother, better son and better man”
FINALLY: After months of speculation, Adele confirmed at a concert in Australia, yesterday, that she's married to longtime love Simon Konecki. She did not provide further info.
HE WON'T BE BACK: Arnold Schwarzenegger says he won’t be back on the Celebrity Apprentice because he feels that the series comes with too much baggage.
CONGRATS: Tori Spelling has given birth to her fifth child. named Beau Dean McDermott.
INSTA-HIT: Ace Showbiz claims Camila Cabello and Pharrell are working on a new song together. She posted pictures of them in the studio
PREACH, GIRL! Popsugar claims Katy Perry plans to remain friends with Orlando Bloom. She Tweeted: ''HOW BOUT A NEW WAY OF THINKING FOR 2017U can still b friends & love ur former partners! No one's a victim or a villain, get a life y'all''
WE GOTTA WAIT FOR MORE TAYTAY: Ed Sheeran tells the BBC that Taylor Swift won't release new music until the end of the year. "Taylor isn't going to be releasing until probably the end of this year - Christmas is the smartest time to release because that's when everyone buys records. So I've got a full year of just all Ed, all the time."
I'LL WATCH THAT: The Wrap claims Ellen DeGeneres is getting her own hour-long game show on NBC. Ellen's Game of Games will feature games from her daytime talk show. She tells the site: “We’re pulling out all the stops — gigantic sets, hilarious games. It’s going to be like a combination of ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and a water park. OK, it’s nothing like that, but you should still watch.”
SO YOU'RE SAYIN' THERE'S A CHANCE! Oprah said in a recent interview that in the wake of Trump's win, she might consider running for president.
WHAT A DEAL! People magazine claims the selling price of the Neverland Ranch has been dropped by $33 million. Michael's trust originally wanted $100 million, but now will take $67 million.
TROLLIN' FOR MORE: Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake are back as Poppy and Branch in Trolls 2, in theaters April 2020
IT'S A START... Disney will have their first "exclusively gay moment" in a film with the live action Beauty and the Beast. Gaston's sidekick struggles with his feelings for the villain. It's a big step in the right direction but since it's a Disney movie, I'm sure it will still be ridiculously campy.
STILL AWESOME! Coachella announced yesterday that Lady Gaga will replace Beyonce on both Saturdays of the festival next month. Beyonce had to postpone her performance based on doctor's advice since she would be in her third trimester.
CASH ME AT THE BANK: TMZ claims the “Cash Me Outside” girl, Danielle Bregoli, is in Hollywood to meet with reality show producers.
#CONGRATS: Yesterday, Rihanna received the honor of 2017 Humanitarian of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations.
MAKIN' BANK: Barack and Michelle Obama signed book deals with Random House. They're rumored to get as much as $60 million for two books. I really hope one will be titled #thanksObama
MAKING ROOM! Apparently Jay Z and Beyonce have been telling friends they'll know the genders of their expected twin in the two weeks and Naughty Gossip claims Jay and Bey may buy a $105 million Beverly Hills mansion.
DWTS: Glee's Brittany - Heather Morris, SNL vet Chris Kattan, and Bachelor Nick Viall are the latest additions to this season's DWTS cast. The other big rumor is that Cheryl Burke, Mark Ballas and Karina Smirnoff will not be returning. ABC hasn't officially confirmed this and will release the new cast officially tomorrow morning on GMA. The new season premieres on Monday, March 20th
POOR MATT DAMON... The Oscars audience was the second-lowest in Oscar history. At 3 hours and 49 minutes, were the longest in 10 years and show's ratings were a nine-year low. Jimmy Kimmel had to scrap his final Oscars joke of the evening after the Best Picture debacle. Jimmy was going to do a whole thing with Matt Damon asking him what it’s like to be a loser. I So once more, apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time
RIP: Famed actor Bill Paxton has passed away at age 60, due to complications from surgery. He was in Aliens, Twister, Terminator, and HBO's Big Love.
RE-RE-REMIX! Ed Sheeran dropped two new remixes of Shape of You on Friday. One is the version he did with Stormzy at the Brit Awards and the other features Major Lazer. His new album Divide comes out Friday.
MUST SEE TV: Tonight is the premiere of ABC's “When We Rise,” an eight-hour miniseries about the gay rights movement.
RETURN TO THE STAGE: Netflix is going to broadcast a Tracy Morgan stand-up comedy special called Staying Alive. It will debut on May 16th
#OSCARS! At last night's Oscars, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced "La La Land" as the Best Picture winner. After the "La La Land" team accepts the award they didn't actually win, the mistake is corrected and Moonlight is awarded the Oscar for Best Picture. Last night's big winners:
Best Adapted Screenplay: "Moonlight"
Best Director: Damien Chazelle, "La La Land"
Best Leading Actor: Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"
Best Leading Actress: Emma Stone, "La La Land"
Best Picture: "Moonlight"