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Lilly Singh brings energy to NBC’s ‘A Little Late’ date

Lilly Singh brings energy to NBC’s ‘A Little Late’ date

If hosting a late-night show is a marathon, Lilly Singh bounded into her NBC series with plenty of energy, some promising moments and a few easily corrected stumbles. Filling the later-night slot after Seth Meyers, “A Little Late With Lilly Singh” represents a breakthrough, with Singh — a Canadian of Indian descent — as the…MORE

‘SNL’ fires new hire Shane Gillis

‘SNL’ fires new hire Shane Gillis

“Saturday Night Live” has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light. “After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining ‘SNL,’” an ‘SNL’ spokesperson on behalf of Lorne Michaels said in a statement to CNN. “We…MORE

Duane Chapman under doctor’s care after medical incident

Duane Chapman under doctor’s care after medical incident

Duane “Dog” Chapman, star of WGN America’s “Dog’s Most Wanted,” is being monitored after a medical incident over the weekend, a representative for the TV star tells CNN. “I can confirm Dog is under doctor’s care and is resting comfortably,” a representative for Chapman said in a statement, following reports he’d experienced a heart-related emergency.…MORE

Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role

Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role

Christopher Eccleston, the British actor who starred as the ninth Doctor in the long-running sci-fi series “Doctor Who,” has spoken out about his struggle with anorexia and suicidal depression. In his upcoming autobiography, “I Love the Bones of You,” Eccleston talks about his mental health, describing himself as a “lifelong body-hater.” Eccleston, who brought the…MORE

‘Unbelievable’ strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut

‘Unbelievable’ strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut

“Unbelievable” was going to be provocative under any circumstances, focusing on a Pulitzer Prize-winning article about how a serial rapist evaded detection for some time, in large part because police were unwilling to believe his victims. Yet the timing of the Netflix series, which premiered on Sept. 13, turned out to be unexpectedly fortuitous in…MORE

Beyoncé takes fans behind the scenes with ‘Making The Gift’ documentary

Beyoncé takes fans behind the scenes with ‘Making The Gift’ documentary

Beyoncé broke iTunes records in 2013 after releasing her eponymous album in a game-changing surprise move. Six years on, the singer’s work ethic remains unmatched. Not satisfied with voicing Nala in Disney’s live-action remake of the “The Lion King,” the “Single Ladies” hitmaker curated and produced the film’s companion album “The Lion King: The Gift,”…MORE

‘Game Of Thrones’ led Creative Arts Emmy wins

‘Game Of Thrones’ led Creative Arts Emmy wins

“Game of Thrones” led the charge at the Creative Arts Emmys with a total of 10 wins for the fantasy show. Amazon’s popular comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” also did well during the night, with a total of six wins. HBO’s “Chernobyl” and Nat Geo’s Oscar-winning documentary “Free Solo” each picked up seven awards. Heading…MORE

Rachel Bloom celebrates Emmy win and announces she’s pregnant

Rachel Bloom celebrates Emmy win and announces she’s pregnant

Rachel Bloom has announced that she’s pregnant with her first child. After winning an Emmy for best original music and lyrics at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night, the “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” creator and star told reporters she was expecting after she was asked about her next project. “I’m three months pregnant and…MORE

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Randy Travis Releases Affectionate New Single, “Lead Me Home” [Listen]

Randy Travis Releases Affectionate New Single, “Lead Me Home” [Listen]

Warner Music Nashville has shared a previously unreleased song, “Lead Me Home,” by Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy Travis. Randy recorded the bluegrass-infused ballad prior to his stroke in 2013. The new tune follows the release of “One in a Row” in May and comes out on the heels of the release of…