The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
'Ellen DeGeneres Show' renewed through 2017
It's been 10 seasons since "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" first aired, and audiences can't get enough of it. The series has been renewed through the 2016-17 season. "Ellen" is tied with Dr. Phil as the most-watched nationally syndicated talk shows.
New 'Bachelorette,' 'Bachelor' TV wedding announced
On “The Bachelor” finale last night: Sean proposed to Catherine. They haven’t set a date but ABC will air the wedding and cover all expenses. Desiree Hartsock from the final 4 will star in this summer’s ninth edition of The Bachelorette. Production begins this week.
Justin Bieber's manager: 'There's nothing wrong with him'
No need to worry about Justin Bieber. Despite some recent drama, the Biebs' manager, Scooter Braun, says he's just fine. Tonight’s concert in Portugal is canceled. The reason? “Technical issues from moving the concert production from one location to another.”
Justin Timberlake's new album is streaming on iTunes
Justin Timberlake's new album, The 20/20 Experience, is now streaming as a worldwide exclusive on iTunes. The album will be available until its release March 19 in North America. All this week, he’s a performer and co-host on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”
Kelly Osbourne leaves the hospital
Five days after she was hospitalized for a seizure, Kelly Osbourne has left the hospital and is expected to be just fine. Her doctors have determined she is unlikely to have future episodes. She is on medication. She does not have epilepsy.
Dennis Rodman trying to show he’s a true humanitarian
Dennis Rodman is setting his sights on fixing problems plaguing the Catholic Church. He's jetting to Rome today in hopes of meeting the new Pope. His reps are trying to arrange a sit-down with the next pontiff. Rodman met with North Korea’s leader last month.
White House Rep Dismisses Reports Adele And Beyonce Will Sing For Michelle
A representative for the White House has dismissed reports Adele and Beyonce will perform for Michelle Obama during her 50th birthday next year. She reaches the milestone January 17. Her rep said the report in the British tabloid The Mail is 100% false.
Boy admits prank 911 call on Ashton Kutcher's home
A 12-year-old boy has admitted making a prank 911 call that drew police to Ashton Kutcher's home. He will be sentenced at a later date. Prosecutors say the boy is also accused of making false 911 calls involving Justin Bieber's house and a bank.
Notorious B.I.G.'s kids to star in animated series
The children of late rapper Notorious B.I.G. will star in an animated series about maintaining his NYC recording studio. "House of Wallace" will feature 16-year-old C.J. Wallace and 19-year-old T'yanna Wallace. The series will also feature guest appearances from other artists.
'Children,' 'One Life' get reborn online April 29
A pair of soap operas thought dead are being resurrected. "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will be reborn online April 29. ABC broadcast them for decades. Both will be available daily for free through Hulu. Episodes will also be available on iTunes.
Lauer offered to resign with 'Today' troubles
Matt Lauer was ready to take the fall last year for troubles on NBC's "Today" show. He offered to resign, but NBC said no. "Today" has slipped behind ABC's "Good Morning America" in the ratings. Lauer urged NBC to move slowly with Ann Curry’s departure.
Mark Burnett on miraculous 'The Bible': 'Weird things happened during filming'
"The Bible" miniseries is airing on the History Channel. It is cable’s most-watched program. Producer Mark Burnett says strings things happened during filming. A high gust of wind, a missing Jesus costume reappeared, and 48 snakes were found under the crucifixion rocks.
Cher To Host Movie Night Showcase On TCM
Cher is to get her own movie night on TV next month. She will be the first host of Friday Night Spotlight, a new film showcase launching April 5 on Turner Classic Movies. She'll join movie expert Robert Osborne as they present 17 films defining the film roles of women.
Abba Star Unveils New Single On Website
Reclusive former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has launched a new website and Twitter account to coincide with the release of her first album in a decade. The new album will be out in May. The track and video of “When You Really Loved Someone” is on her website.
Stephen Baldwin Admits Owing $350K Taxes, can pay over 5 years
Stephen Baldwin has joined the growing list of Hollywood celebrities displaying a complete ineptitude when it comes to the management of their finances. He owes $350,000 in back taxes from 2008, 2009 and 2010. He will avoid jail, as long as he makes payments on time.
Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is 81. Actress Barbara Feldon (‘99’ from Get Smart) is 80. Singer Al Jarreau is 73. Actress-singer Liza Minnelli is 67. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is 66. Singer-songwriter James Taylor is 65. Actor Jon Provost (Timmy on "Lassie") is 63. Rock musician Steve Harris (Iron Maiden) is 57. Actor Jerry Levine is 56. Singer Marlon Jackson (The Jackson Five) is 56. Actor Courtney B. Vance is 53. Actor Titus Welliver is 52. Former MLB All-Star Darryl Strawberry is 51. Actress Julia Campbell is 50. Actor Aaron Eckhart is 45. CNNreporter Jake Tapper is 44. Rock musician Graham Coxon is 44. Country musician Tommy Bales (Flynnville Train) is 40. Country singer Holly Williams is 32. Actor Samm Levine is 31. Actor Tyler Patrick Jones is 19. Actress Kendall Applegate is 14.