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Jessica Biel and Courteney Cox are among a string of celebrities stunned by their ancestry as they explore their roots on a news series of Who Do You Think You Are? on TLC. The pair join Liv Tyler, Julie Bowen, Jennifer Grey, Smokey Robinson, John Stamos, and Noah Wyle, as the show digs into their roots and uncovers incredible stories from their families’ pasts. Watch the preview clip below as Jessica Biel talks about having Jewish ancestors which she says her father had never mentioned before. Meanwhile, Courteney Cox finds out that she has royal lineage and reveals: “Someone in...read more »
- Julian Cheatle
Who Do You Think You Are? is back. Today, TLC revealed the celebrity guests in store for season nine of the TV series.From Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, the docuseries delves into the unknown ancestry of various celebrities. Season nine's guests include Jessica Biel, Julie Bowen, Courtney Cox, Jennifer Grey, Smokey Robinson, John Stamos, Liv Tyler, and Noah Wyle.Read More… »
Universal Music Group is reviving the Polygram Entertainment banner as the music giant seeks to expand its film and TV production activity.
Umg said Saturday that Polygram will be tasked with producing movies and TV programs and financing documentaries, with an emphasis on projects tied to artists connected to Umg labels. The first project from the imprint will be a documentary on Motown Records, one of the iconic music labels in the Umg vault. Also in the works is “Mystify,” a docu about the life of Michael Hutchence the late singer of Inxs.
David Blackman, who was recruited to head Umg’s newly formed film and TV unit in January, will oversee the Santa Monica-based Polygram operation, reporting to Umg exec VP Michele Anthony and Universal Music Publishing Group chairman-ceo Jody Gerson.
“Polygram will play an important role in furthering Umg’s global strategy to produce the very best in audio-visual storytelling and provide our artists »
- Cynthia Littleton
Smokey Robinson is the current recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, as was previously announced by Acting Librarian of Congress David Mao. The Gershwin Prize honors a living musical artist’s lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of… Continue Reading → »
Jimmy Fallon shares what might be overheard at the Golden Globe Awards when he hosts on Sunday night.
On Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Tonight Show host plays a game of "Speak Out" where he attempts to recite lines that might be said at the awards show while wearing a mouth gear of sorts. "Why is this show so long?" Fallon says with a mouthful of plastic. "I thought Tina and Amy were hosting."
The TV personality jokes that he speaks better with the mouth gear than without, and then proceeds to kiss DeGeneres while wearing the apparatus.
Also during his time on Ellen, Fallon recalls one of his more embarrassing awards show moments that occurred when he was asked to present an award to Smokey Robinson that he thought was for the music icon's work with Unicef (United Nations Children's »
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