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Perry Botkin Jr, ‘The Young and the Restless’ Theme Song Composer, Dies at 87
"Jr has died. You may not know the name, but you know a lot of the music, he wrote, but can compose this the theme to the Young and the Restless, which also became Nadia's theme for the 1976 Olympics. Something also composed a lot of TV sitcom theme songs like Happy Days and Mork in midnight. And he also worked with a few artists You probably never heard of the Supremes, Barbra Streisand, Sammy Davis Jr Perry Buck in junior Was 87 Tom.
George Clooney Recalls the Day He Was Drunk on Set of One Fine Day
"Okay. We have to talk about george clooney and his crazy drunken confession. It all went down on varieties actors on actors series. Clooney did an interview with his one. Fine day co star michelle pfeiffer and. They reminisced about a time. George showed up to set drunk. I woke up. And i like the alarm like five thirty in the morning and five in the morning i feel okay and then i looked in the still to this set and we wanted to. The trail has set down at your beagle watt. We're going to work today. You see where we we did. A wonder where you and i are talking back and forth to each other and i kept trying to spray like whatever mouse i think i smelled like a distillery. That sucks that that has happened. You know that happens says because we get like last minute shoots not so much now during the pandemic the back whatever life was normal and it was like oh justin can't make it. Can you go to this red carpet and you really unhappy. I'm sure i'll try to swing by seven o'clock wing. It sometimes your best interviews though lit drink on fridays. sometimes those are shows
Walter Bernstein, Blacklisted Screenwriter of ‘The Front,’ Dies at 101
"Nominated screenwriter Walter Bernstein is gonna victim of pneumonia, according to his wife. For years, anti communist sentiment across America blacklisted him in Hollywood, so he penned the front, a 1976 film that depicted his personal battle. Woody Allen started and I'm not a writer. Don't be a defeatist. Other guys wrote those scripts. Not May. I put my name on them. They were. They were blacklist that I was helping him out. It Z my name and their scripts. The Fillmore and Bernstein not only an Oscar nomination, but a Writers Guild award, Walter Bernstein. 101.
Walter Bernstein Dies: Blacklisted Writer In 1950s Who Returned With ‘Fail Safe’ & ‘The Front’ Was 101
"From a black list to the Oscars. Screenwriter Kevin is, too young writer Walter Bernstein has died. He was had amazing career in television and movies. He was a TV writer in 1950 when he was a band because he's been a member of the Communist Party is a college student. Bernstein talked about how he found out We're changing the format A. We need from writer even using you too much. Whatever the reason you give writers And But you're on some kind of list. Russell didn't know It was some kind of list. I was on And that was it. After that. I knew what it was Bernstein camp working with pseudonyms and ultimately wrote about his experience in Woody Allen's the Front. I'm not a right Don't be a defeatist. The guy's wrote those scripts, not May. I put my name on them. They were. They were blacklist that I was helping him out. It's it's my name and their scripts. He want a Writers Guild award and was nominated for an Oscar for that script. He also wrote the scripts of the Magnificent Seven Fail Safe and many more. Walter Bernstein was a longtime member of the Writers Guild East Counsel. The guild named an award in his honor in 2017. Died Friday night. His wife says The cause was pneumonia. Walter Bernstein was 101.
CNN, MSNBC viewers flip for Biden; Fox audience slumps
"Who watch the presidential inauguration and where think of it as a litmus test administered on a flat screen the numbers for Wednesday's inauguration are in and it's clear people literally voted with their rights Nielsen reports six point five three million people watched MSNBC to see Joe Biden sworn in that's a three hundred and thirty eight percent increase over the audience it drew four years ago when Donald Trump took the oath of office on the flip side the same formula applied to fox news in reverse its audience for the Biden inauguration was two point seven four million that's a seventy seven percent drop in the ratings for trump four years ago I'm Oscar wells Gabriel
NBC to shut down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021
"And satellite network home to a National Hockey League games. NASCAR racing English premier soccer Going dark Variety reporting. Nbcsn will cease broadcast operations at the end of this year. Parent company NBC Universal, telling distributors. It will shutter the Sports channel and move some of its properties to the USA Network. Which used to Air Major League Baseball and NHL in NBA games, They will not become in all sports network more like TNT, which combines sporting events with entertainment programming,
The man third in the line of presidential succession has been in five 'Batman' movies
"Senator Patrick Leahy, 81 year old Democrat from Vermont and longest serving member of the current Senate, apparently has an alter ego actor and self avowed long time Batman fan appearing in five Batman movies of the pretty Hefty cameo, too. For the man is third in the presidential line of succession. He appeared in 2000 eight's The Dark Knight Batman movie with Heath Ledger's Joker. Here's a Listen We're not intimidated by thugs. You know? You remind me of my father. I hated my father leave his spirit and more than nearly as many Batman films as a caped crusader himself, usually appearing as a politician, apparently no plans to appear in the upcoming Re book
Timothée Chalamet reportedly eyed to play Willy Wonka in new prequel
"There's a new willy wonka movie in the works that will hit theaters in twenty twenty three. It'll be a prequel to that's going to focus on young willie wonka and his advisors before opening his famous chocolate factory. Gene wilder played wonka and the original johnny. Depp also played wonka now. Collider is reporting that timothy. Shallow may is one of the young actors being looked at for the lead role. I love that
SNL Announces 2021 Lineup, Including First-Time Hosts John Krasinski, Dan Levy and Regina King
"It's Saturday night Saturday night Live, revealing its next three hosts when the show resumes next week. Jack Ryan star John Krasinski will host musical guest rappers Machine Gun Kelly following week. I can't wait for this one Shits Creek and the winner Dan Levy will host in the following week. It's Regina King from watchman. She will front the show wins news time. Send 39.
Larry King, television legend, dies at age 87
"Broadcasting legend. Larry king has died at the age of eighty seven. Even over two decades ago. Larry expressed his barilla's and humor on the conan o'brien show. I'm sixty five years old. i feel like i'm eighteen. You're having a kid going to be a father a sixty five i'm going to. This is a medicare baby. I figured out. I'm over sixty five. You're gonna pay. King passed away this morning at cedars sinai medical center in los angeles he was born laurence harvey zieger new york. Nineteen thirty three. He grew up in brooklyn and got his start in broadcasting in miami in the fifties he changed his name to larry king when his general manager suggested his birth name. Maybe two ethnic
What to watch for the week of Jan 18
"Right for tv pages on monday. Fox has the premiere of nine one one and nine one one lonestar. Cw has the premiere of all american. Tuesday nothing wednesday. It's going to the inauguration of joseph r biden junior on on wednesday. So it's gonna be a lot of networks covering that all day long but the cw has decided to premiere riverdale and nancy drew on that day for thursday. Cw had the premiere of walker which is a remake of walker texas ranger and legacies. Usa network has a premiere of the rev. friday nothing saturday. Hbo don't let go to mir sunday. You have the afc an nfc championship games. Cw has the premiere of charmed and science channel. Is if we built it today for on line services. Netflix has call my agent and fate. The winks saga who has the sister. Prime has flak season one and jesse and nessie
Larry King, Veteran TV and Radio Host, Dead at 87
"Show host Larry King has died. King's media company says he died this morning at a Los Angeles hospital, where he was being treated with covert. 19 King was a fixture on television and radio. He hosted his CNN show Larry King live for 25 years. He shot more than 6000 episodes before retiring in 2010. And King didn't stop working, though he went on to interview guests through his own media company or every media. Larry King dead at the age of 87
‘No Time to Die’ Delays Release Date Again
"His further delaying releases of anticipated blockbuster movies this year, Sony has postponed it's Ghostbusters sequel until November. It was expected this spring. MGM is new bond movie. No time to die. Also expected this spring now will come out until October. Hollywood studios continue to face pandemic production delays.
New Britney Spears docuseries to examine long-contested conservatorship
"New York Times has. I guess they got a series. On FX, and they are going to be doing a theories on Britney Spears called framing Britney Spears, and it's basically about her conservative conservatorship. It's a hard word to say might I did it, though? But you cash my proud I'm so I think I'm going to take a little peek IPU at this way. Have a little. It's just so fascinating to me that she still under this Conservative ship. I did it again. Thank you. Peace out. Nice job. No, no, Donna, please continue, sir. That's really Yeah, It is interesting that it's still happening that it's still there. Yeah, I mean, and I think that what they're going to do is take a look at her rise a zoo, a global artist and then her downfall, which You know, was really terrible when she had that breakdown and shaved her head and was chasing paparazzi with an umbrella on Now they're assessing her career as she's battling her father in court, and I think we have a little bit of a teaser of what you can expect from this special. Britney was so focused. This is a girl that's coming from strength. People became fascinated with her sort of unraveling how we treated her was disgusting. She accepted. The conservative was gonna happen, but she didn't want her father to be conservative. Anytime. There's that amount of money to be made. You have to question the motives of everyone. Why is your dad making all Decision. Why is she still in this already? Weird? I know weird, And it's so strange because if you follow her on instagram She just post the strangest things. She is a weird follow on Instagram. Yes, truth of the matter. I hope she's okay. Yeah, And I don't know if she is I don't either.
Game Of Thrones Tales Of Dunk And Egg Among Multiple Prequel Series Eyed By HBO
"He wasn't invited to the to the reunion shows or the or the reboot shows. So all right. HBO has another game of Thrones prequel in the works. This one is called the Tales of Dunk and Egg. And it follows the exploits of Sir Duncan. The tall dunk and a gone tar Gary in egg, which is you know who they referred to in game of Thrones. You know the previous wars. And and all that, you know, I'm just not really interested in any prequels because I know how it's gonna end up. That's the that's the problem with prequels. That is just like I don't know just
'Bridgerton' renewed for second season on Netflix
"Buzz worthies show on Netflix gets green light it for a second season down, whistle whistle down 10. More of Lady Whistle down is exactly what will be getting voiced by Julie Andrews, Their Netflix announcing the Shonda Rhimes period drama Bridger Tin will indeed return for season two shows based on Julia Quinn's novels, and it's become a binge worthy hits since its debut Christmas Day. Miss stuff, Nip Richardson, Richard Tennis said during London's opulent Regency era fans can expect new scandals and romance and more of a focus on Antony Bridger Tin. I should like to know what is going on that Wolf baby scene is
"Bridgerton" is returning for a second season on Netflix
"10 has officially been renewed by Netflix for a second season after weeks of speculation, So the second season of the show will focus on Anthony Bridger tins Quest to find a wife after his turbulent love life was played out in the first Syriza Now, Bridgeton. Follows the Richardson family and how their lives were turned upside down by the revelations of the elusive an anonymous Lady thistle down in London who is voiced by Dame Julie Andrews.
Warner Bros.' Wonka prequel gets 2023 release date
"Wonka Prequel. Yeah, training yesterday. Tell me what is the prequel mean? I'm so comes before the movies that we know that this would be the story before Esso Warner Brothers is moving ahead with the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prequel. It's just called Walker. At this point. The plot details have been kind of kept under wraps up about the upcoming adaptation will reportedly center around Willy Wonka's early days prior to operating his elaborate fact. The range in the really Wonka movie. They kind of mentioned when they're great. Paul Joe right there. Would you work with them? I think so. Yeah. So we don't know if the Opal Lupas will make an appearance. And maybe this will show the part where he meets the Lupus. There goes the Lupoli. I know. I don't know. But would it be an idea that you would say Yeah, I would probably check that. Did you say I'm sorry? I missed that. If he did, he said, who's playing Willy? They don't have that Cassidy. That's crucial for May. I would agree with that, so,
Netflix's French series 'Lupin' poised to outperform 'Queen's Gambit' and 'Bridgerton'
"It's been announced by net. Flex that loop the sort of the french heist mystery rob. That's all. I'm going to describe it. Non netflix has been watched. More than bridgeton and the queen's gambit. And i just wanna say netflix. For having three massive international hits in a short period of time and luke what a delight i just wanna say thank you for lupin which i like for once. I've finished a television show before really great job on the record. Thank you so much. I chew found it really charming. I mean i think the the international success of net netflix is indicative of them making some smart choices and also the fact that they are uniquely positioned to be able to release stuff in a unusual media and world climate right they. They were ready for this moment.
'The Muppet Show' is coming to Disney+
"Loved the Muppet show, as I did as a child. Then. Good news. Muppet. The iconic Muppet show. Um not the iconic Muppet show the iconic thumb Muppet show. Is heading to Disney, Plus all five seasons, which is actually a big deal because for those of you who have been streaming for a long time, you might remember that at some point, the Muppet Show is available on Netflix, but only a certain amount of it. I believe seasons four and five have never Been previously released on do this is this is a big deal. So if you loved Kermit the Frog. Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear. God's Oh, and the sweetie chef. Good news. They're coming back. Tonto Disney Plus or coming to, rather Disney Plus on February 19. This
Lucille Ball's daughter, Lucie Arnaz, speaks out on Nicole Kidman movie casting
"Some hate for I love Lucy, A daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi are Nez is trying to calm folks worked up about casting for the upcoming film being the Ricardos. Many are upset over the choices of Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem in the starring roles, But Lucy Arness says she's okay with everything going on with being the Ricardos. So take that.
Critics' Choice Awards 2021: The Complete List of TV Nominations
"Series lead the pack of TV nominations for the 26th annual critics, Choice Awards Ozark and the Crown, both earning six nominations. Each is up for best drama series. Also nominated for the top prize drama prize. That is better call Saul. The Good Fight The Man DeLorean. This is US Lovecraft Country and Perry Mason Critics Choice Awards will be presented here in Los Angeles area in some form or another because of covert on March 7th. British choice of film nominations will be announced on February 7th
‘Ozark,’ ‘The Crown’ and Netflix Lead 26th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards TV Nominations
"Happening. Believe it or not in the first wave of nominations for the 26 annual critics Choice Awards announced today. Netflix is the crown and I was our top. The list, each receiving six nominations over on the movie signed. Those nominations will be announced Sunday, February 7th the show the critics, Choice of words will air on the CW. Sunday March, 7. I will be curious to
Hollywood Movies Suffer 80% Slump in Box Office Revenue due to COVID-19
"Last time last time that's a bad boys for like big pandemic related debt on the nation's box office with word that Hollywood movies were hit with an unprecedented 80% box office slump in revenue. Last year, his movie theater shut down studios holding back releases. Research from comScore saying End of the Year report showing them North American box office brought in 2.2 billion last year. Now compare that with 11.4 4,000,000,020 19.
Dustin Diamond's 'Saved by the Bell' co-stars react to his cancer diagnosis
"Guys. We got some sad news yesterday. We had heard some rumors that saved by the bell star. Dustin diamond aka screech was. He had felt some all over bonnie pain and just kind of new and has got that something was wrong turns out he does have cancer. His rep told the today so that dustin has stage four cancer. They didn't disclose what type of cancer but they said it is serious. They don't know how serious they know. Stage four but his rep said more tests are being done in once. They know they're going to have a better idea of how to approach it but right now they're just asking for prayers Last night his former saved by the belco co-star mario lopez tweeted. I connected with dustin earlier this evening. And although the news of his diagnosis is heartbreaking. We remain positive that he will overcome