Tabled 2006 Simpson Interview To Air on FOX This Sunday | Houston Press

March 11, 2018 wpanews 0

  ENTERTAINMENT Fox invites viewers ‘inside’ the mind of O.J. Simpson By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — Fox TV is offering viewers a chance to go “inside” O.J. Simpson’s head when it airs a previously unseen 2006 interview in which he theorizes about what happened the night his ex-wife was murdered. Airing Sunday, “O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?” will include the ex-football star’s fictionalized “confession” to the 1994 […] READ MORE

‘Bachelor’ blindsides fiancée in controversial finale

March 6, 2018 wpanews 8

Warning: Spoilers ahead “The hardest breakups are the breakups you don’t see coming,” Arie Luyendyk Jr. utters in Monday’s season finale of “The Bachelor.” Heading to Los Angeles, an unassuming Becca looks forward to reconnecting with fiancé Arie at an undisclosed bungalow. Little does she know their love story is about to come to an end. “You’re making me really nervous right now,” Becca tells Arie, as a camera crew […] READ MORE

‘M*A*S*H’ Star David Ogden Stiers Dead at 75 |

March 4, 2018 wpanews 0

David Odgen Stiers, best known for playing Maj. Charles Winchester on “M*A*S*H”, has died after a battle with bladder cancer. The actor joined the cast of “M*A*S*H” in 1977, playing an arrogant aristocrat and talented surgeon who filled the void left by the departure of the show’s Frank Burns character. Stiers did it splendidly too … earning himself 2 Emmy nominations. Stiers went on to have a successful career as […] READ MORE

Longtime Pittsburgh news anchor Adam Lynch dies at 89 | TribLIVE

March 2, 2018 wpanews 0

  Longtime Pittsburgh news anchor Adam Lynch has died at 89, according to WTAE. Lynch worked for all three of the major Pittsburgh TV stations over the course of his career — KDKA, WIIC (now known as WPXI) and WTAE. He was quick-witted, funny and had all the traits of a great broadcaster — including a great voice, said Sally Wiggin, who was a reporter at WTAE when Lynch joined in 1980 […] READ MORE

The CW is beefing up its Sunday lineup again

March 1, 2018 wpanews 0

Depending on how much you like superhero shows, musicals, quirky undead people, telenovela satires, handsome redheaded teens, and ghost-fighting brothers, there’s a very good chance that The CW already controls most of your TV watching on weekdays. Unfortunately, the network’s bottomless hunger is now calling out for more of your TV time, so The CW has decided to expand its lineup into Sunday nights. That’s according to Variety, which says […] READ MORE

Jay Hernandez Cast As Thomas Magnum In CBS’ ‘Magnum P.I.’ Reboot Pilot | Deadline

February 26, 2018 wpanews 0

  Jay Hernandez has been tapped to play Thomas Magnum, the lead in CBS’ drama pilot Magnum P.I. CBS had been looking to add a twist to the classic character played by Tom Selleck in the original series, which had been conceived as diverse in the reboot, with the network setting out to find a non-white actor for the role. The reboot follows Thomas Magnum (Hernandez), a decorated ex-Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, […] READ MORE

Nanette Fabray, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, dead at 97

February 24, 2018 wpanews 0

Fabray reportedly died of natural causes Thursday at her home in Palos Verdes, California Nanette Fabray, the Tony Award winning actress and three-time Emmy winner, has died. She was 97. Fabray died Thursday at her home in Palos Verdes Estates, her son, Dr. Jamie MacDougall, told The Associated Press. He said the cause was old age. “She was an extraordinary woman. Many people referred to her as a force of […] READ MORE

Marty Allen Dead: Comedian Was 95 – Variety

February 14, 2018 wpanews 0

Marty Allen died from complications due to pneumonia. Allen, the bug-eyed comic who formed one half of the hit comedic duo Allen & Rossi, died Monday night in Las Vegas at age 95. The Associated Press confirmed the news via his spokeswoman Candi Cazau, who said that he died from complications from pneumonia with his performing partner of 30 years and wife Karon Kate Blackwell at his side. Allen was well-known for his […] READ MORE

Wendy Williams claims Meghan Markle applied to work on her talk show | Fox News

February 9, 2018 wpanews 0

Before she was a soon-to-be royal, Meghan Markle allegedly wanted to try her hand in the talk show industry and applied to work for talk show host Wendy Williams. On William’s Wednesday show, the host sat down with actress AnnaLynne McCord, who chatted about Markle’s brief guest-starring role on the CW’s 2008 series “90210.” While admitting that she didn’t directly work with Markle, Williams surprised the audience with a new […] READ MORE

Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

February 8, 2018 wpanews 0

Security and privacy testing by Consumer Reports of these smart-TV brands, along with LG, Sony, and Vizio, also reveals broad-based data collection. But you can limit your exposure. The problems affect Samsung televisions, along with models made by TCL and other brands that use the Roku TV smart-TV platform, as well as streaming devices such as the Roku Ultra. Source: Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports […] READ MORE

John Mahoney Dead: ‘Fraiser’ Star Dies at 77 – Variety

February 6, 2018 wpanews 0

John Mahoney, best known for playing Martin Crane on 11 seasons of “Frasier,” died in Chicago on Sunday while in hospice care. Mahoney played the father of Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce’s characters during the show’s run on NBC from 1993 to 2004. He won a SAG Award and received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for his portrayal. He was also a mainstay of Chicago’s theater community. From 2011 to […] READ MORE

‘Magnum P.I.’ & ‘Cagney And Lacey’ Reboots, ‘Chiefs’ CBS Pilots | Deadline

January 27, 2018 wpanews 0

CBS continues to bet on classic series reboots, giving pilot orders to new incarnations of Magnum P.I. and Cagney And Lacey The new Magnum P.I. follows Thomas Magnum, a decorated ex-Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. With help from fellow vets Theodore “TC” Calvin and Orville “Rick” Wright, as well as that of disavowed former MI:6 agent Juliet Higgins, Magnum takes […] READ MORE

Michigan man allegedly threatened CNN: ‘I’m coming to gun you all down.’

January 23, 2018 wpanews 0

Brandon Griesemer was accused by the FBI of calling CNN 22 times on Jan. 9 and 10, railing against African-Americans and Jews and threatening a mass shooting. Four of the 22 calls to CNN included explicit threats, according to the FBI. In one of the calls, the caller said: “Fake news. I’m coming to gun you all down.” In another call, he said, “Your cast is about to get gunned […] READ MORE

Ann Curry on her new show, TV news and #MeToo: ‘We are way overdue to ending this’

January 22, 2018 wpanews 0

Curry has returned to TV with new show ‘We’ll Meet Again,’ brought to life by a supportive team of women. Ann Curry has a big-picture approach to the sexual harassment reckoning shaking up the media, Hollywood and Washington: The current system isn’t really working for women. And it’s past time to change it. “What we’ll need is systemic change,” she says. “We are way overdue to ending this. I say ‘enough.’ Enough. And what we […] READ MORE