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Stars Rock Safety Harbor Kids 10th Annual Concert Fundraiser

On Sunday October 29th, Topa Mountain Winery hosted the 10th Annual Concert Fundraiser for local nonprofit, Safety Harbor Kids (Shk) to support music education programs for orphans, foster and homeless children.

The event, sponsored by Ventura Land Rover Jaguar and Maserati of Bakersfield, was emceed by actor/comedian Hal Sparks and featured music by Chicago co-founder and drummer Danny Seraphine, Kiss guitarist Tommy Thayer, Jeff Beck bassist, Phil Chen, singer Tony Grant of Az Yet and Shk Music Director and band leader, Edward Roth.

The evening began with a special performance by Italian actress/singer, Maria Elena Infantino whose infectious personality and song got people out of their seats to dance. Then, as the sun set creating an Ojai “pink moment”, American Idol top four finalist Jessica Meuse took to the stage to keep the crowd going for the All Star Band to follow.

Enter The All Star Band with Danny,
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George Michael To Be Honored At Angel Awards Gala

Project Angel Food is excited to host the 27th annual Angel Awards Gala at 6:00pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

This year’s event holds a special significance, as it will posthumously honor the legendary performer George Michael, a dedicated friend, volunteer and supporter of the organization and to date, its largest individual donor. He will receive the Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian Award, named for the iconic star, who was both a generous and loyal benefactor.

Adam Lambert will perform a special musical tribute, including a selection of George Michael’s most memorable songs. Other confirmed celebrities include: Kenny Goss, Charlie & Max Carver, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Sharon Lawrence, Cheryl Tiegs, Mary Wilson, Hal Sparks, Tyler Henry, Carson Kressly, Lawrence Zarian, and Gayle Anderson. Local celebrity chefs Rory Herrmann (Barrel & Ashes), Jason Neroni, (Rose Café), Neal Fraser (Redbird/Vibiana) and Stuart O’Keeffe will also be in attendance.
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Hal Sparks Lands In ‘Bachelor Lions’; Sasha Alexander Joins The ‘Ride’

Hal Sparks Lands In ‘Bachelor Lions’; Sasha Alexander Joins The ‘Ride’
Hal Sparks has joined Mitchel Muso, James Maslow and recently announced Renee Olstead in indie comedy Bachelor Lions from River Rock Films. Written and directed by Paul Bunch, the pic follows two young men who, like bachelor lions in the wild, live in the shadows just barely surviving. They buddy up to become Bachelor Lions who protect each other and make sure to get a share of the feed. Sparks plays Lance Barber, a typical fast-talking Hollywood agent. The pic has a…
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Fuller House Season 2 Trailer: The Tanners Reunite for Holiday Madness

Fuller House Season 2 Trailer: The Tanners Reunite for Holiday Madness
Get ready to spend Halloween — plus Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and, I don’t know, the anniversary of Comet’s death? — with the Fullers!

Netflix on Tuesday released the official trailer for Fuller House‘s second season, arriving at midnight on Dec. 9, giving us our first look at the comedy’s holiday-themed run of episodes.

Here’s a quick rundown of everything we can expect in Season 2:

* The introduction of Kimmy’s brother Jimmy, played by Adam Hagenbuch (Switched at Birth). And here’s another little spoiler: He very well could be Stephanie’s new love interest!
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Fuller House Season 2: First Look at the Tanners' (Many) Holiday Gatherings

Fuller House Season 2: First Look at the Tanners' (Many) Holiday Gatherings
The Gilmores aren’t the only beloved TV family celebrating the seasons on Netflix this year.

RelatedFuller House Season 2 Gets December Premiere Date at Netflix

Ten new photos from Fuller House‘s upcoming second season find the Tanners, Gibblers and Fullers coming together for end-of-the-year festivities; Candace Cameron Bure wasn’t kidding when described Season 2 as being “holiday-themed.”

Among this new batch of photos, you’ll find: over-the-top Halloween costumes, including Kimmy and Fernando as Lucy and Ricky, naturally; a crowded Thanksgiving table, where Danny gives the first toast; and ridiculous matching Christmas pajamas that only this show could get away with.
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Fuller House Adds Switched at Birth Actor as Kimmy's Brother (and Stephanie's Boyfriend?) in Season 2

Fuller House Adds Switched at Birth Actor as Kimmy's Brother (and Stephanie's Boyfriend?) in Season 2
The Gibbler family tree is sprouting a surprisingly hunky branch when Fuller House returns for Season 2.

RelatedFuller House Recast: Hal Sparks to Play D.J.’s Ex-Boyfriend Nelson in Season 2

Adam Hagenbuch, best known for playing Daphne’s boyfriend Mingo — yes, Mingo — on Freeform’s Switched at Birth, will appear in the Netflix comedy as Jimmy, the never-before-mentioned brother of Kimmy, E! Online reports.

(Side note: TVLine previously reported that a character named Jimmy, described as being a “touch on the weird side,” was being introduced as a love interest for Stephanie in Season 2. Could DJ’s little sister really have the hots for…
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‘Fuller House’ Season 2 Gets Premiere Date

‘Fuller House’ Season 2 Gets Premiere Date
Rejoice, fans of the Tannerinos! We finally know when “Fuller House” Season 2 premieres on Netflix.

The sophomore season of the “Full House” reboot launches globally Dec. 9 on Netflix. The steaming giant made the announcement after star Candace Cameron Bure broke the news Wednesday morning on ABC’s “The View.”

The “holiday-themed” season will feature Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve episodes.

Netflix also released the poster for the upcoming season featuring the big, happy, extended family.

The fist season, which launched last February, followed D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Cameron Bure) as she raised her three sons with the help of her younger sister Stephanie Tanner (Jodie Sweetin) and best friend Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber). The show also features regular guest appearances from “Full House” original stars John Stamos, Lori Loughlin, Bob Saget, and Dave Coulier.

The new season will also have guest spots with the boy band New Kids on the Block — consisting of members Joey McIntyre
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Fuller House Season 2 Gets December Premiere Date at Netflix

Fuller House Season 2 Gets December Premiere Date at Netflix
Round up the She-Wolf Pack — we’ve got major Fuller House news over here!

During Wednesday’s episode of The View, star Candace Cameron Bure announced that the Netflix comedy’s second season will premiere globally on Dec. 9. She added that it will be “holiday-themed,” with episodes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and more.

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As TVLine recently reported, Fuller House‘s second season will re-introduce D.J.’s ex-boyfriend Nelson — only he won’t be played by original actor Jason Marsden. No, when the exes
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Lost In Space: Toby Stephens to Star as John Robinson in Netflix Reboot

Lost In Space: Toby Stephens to Star as John Robinson in Netflix Reboot
Netflix’s Lost In Space reboot has found its patriarch.

Black SailsToby Stephens is set to star as John Robinson in the streamer’s 10-episode remake of the classic series, TVLine has learned. The role was originated by Guy Williams in the ’60s version, and later played by William Hurt in the 1998 feature film.

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Stephens, who recently wrapped production on the fourth and final season of Black Sails, is the second actor to board the Legendary TV-produced family drama/sci-fi adventure. He joins the previously-cast Taylor Russell
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Lost in Space: Netflix Remake Casts Falling Skies Alum as Judy Robinson

Lost in Space: Netflix Remake Casts Falling Skies Alum as Judy Robinson
Netflix’s Lost in Space remake has locked in its first cast member, tapping Falling Skies actress Taylor Russell to play daughter Judy, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The role of John and Maureen’s eldest child was originated by Marta Kristen in the ’60s series, and later played by Heather Graham in the 1998 feature film.

Russell’s other notable credit is Lifetime’s Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, in which she played Lark Voorhies.

The 10-episode, Legendary TV-produced family drama/sci-fi adventure, which was formally
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Fuller House Recast Alert: Find Out Who's Playing D.J.'s Ex-Boyfriend From Full House

Fuller House Recast Alert: Find Out Who's Playing D.J.'s Ex-Boyfriend From Full House
When Fuller House returns for season two on Netflix, D.J. is in store for a blast from her past when she attends her high school reunion and runs into an old boyfriend. Only thing is, the audience might have a hard time recognizing the guy. Hal Sparks will be stepping into the role of D.J.'s ex-beau Nelson Burkhard, E! News has confirmed. The wealthy and rather obnoxious character was originally played by Jason Marsden on Full House. Despite the change in, you know, face, D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure) will come to find that little else about her ex has changed. As he zeroes in on his former flame, he wants to make sure everyone knows he's still as wealthy as ever. As for why Marsden won't be...
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John Stamos Developing Drama About Daytime Soaps' 1980s Heyday

John Stamos Developing Drama About Daytime Soaps' 1980s Heyday
John Stamos is giving us the daytime TV exposé we’ve all been waiting for.

The TV vet has partnered with uber producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to develop a drama series set in the world of 1980s soap operas, Deadline reports.

RelatedFuller House Recast: Hal Sparks to Play D.J.’s Ex-Boyfriend Nelson in Season 2

Loosely based on Stamos’ early days on General Hospital, the potential series — which will be shopped around to cable — is said to explore how a decade defined by Reaganomics, greed, excess, indulgence and materialism shaped what went on behind-the-scenes of TV’s most popular soap operas.
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‘Fuller House’ Recasts DJ Tanner’s Ex-Boyfriend

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‘Fuller House’ Recasts DJ Tanner’s Ex-Boyfriend
Fuller House” is bringing back another familiar face, though he’ll look slightly different. D.J. Tanner’s (Candace Cameron Bure) ex-boyfriend Nelson, played by Jason Marsden on “Full House,” is set to make a comeback, but this time, he will be played by Hal Sparks. D.J. dated Nelson, and was even caught in a love triangle when she couldn’t choose between him and a rock guitarist named Viper, in Season 8 of the original series. Also Read: 'Fuller House' Star Jodie Sweetin Joins '90s TV-Star Friends on Pop Reality Show The original “Full House” sitcom
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‘The Soup’ Hosts: Where Are They Now?

‘The Soup’ Hosts: Where Are They Now?
Long before Joel McHale took the reins of “The Soup,” the “Talk Soup” can opened into the pop culture stratosphere.

Debuting in January 1991, E!’s pop culture comedy commentary show, then known as “Talk Soup,” became a cable TV staple, launching the careers of a handful of comedians.

Though McHale is known to current audiences as the wisecracking emcee of the Emmy-nominated laffer who took a star turn at the helm of “The Soup” for 12 years — right down to his departure statement, in which he thanked “Kim Kardashian’s ass for all that it’s done for me and my family” — it was Greg Kinnear who started off the satirical series.

Before McHale takes his final bow Friday night, take a look back at the comedians who hosted the 22 seasons of “Talk Soup” and “The Soup”:

Greg Kinnear (1991-1995)

After four years on E!, the first host of “Talk Soup
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The Soup Ending After 22 Seasons

E! will soon serving its last bowl of The Soup. The network announced on Wednesday that the long-running, late-night clip show, which pokes fun at reality television, soap operas, and just about everything in pop culture, is coming to an end after 22 seasons. Its series finale will air on Friday, Dec. 18, at 10 p.m. The Soup first began in 1991, when it was originally called Talk Soup and hosted by Greg Kinnear, who held the position until 1995. Kinnear was then followed by John Henson (1995-99), Hal Sparks (1999-2000), and Aisha Tyler (2001-02). E! then rebooted the show as The Soup with McHale as host in 2004. “We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of The Soup,”said Jeff Olde, Evp of programming and development for E! in a statement. “The Soup has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team’s fearless wit and clever approach week after week.
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E! Cancels 'The Soup' After 22 Years

E! Cancels 'The Soup' After 22 Years
The end of an era is upon us. Shortly after shuttering its Master Control operations department in Los Angeles, E! has now canceled their longest running program. The Soup, a comedy series that skewers pop culture, is going to air its series finale on December 18th. This will bring the show to a close after spending 22 years on the air.

Current host Joel McHale will help celebrate the legacy he is leaving behind when the finale episode airs the same day that Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives in theaters. The long-standing cable staple was first launched on E! in 1991, but it was originally called Talk Soup. This early iteration of the program focused solely on clips from the various talk shows airing at that time. When it was revamped as The Soup in 2004, the show expanded its reach to all pop culture programing and also focused on viral
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The Soup to End After 22 Seasons

The Soup to End After 22 Seasons
The Soup is serving up its final bowl of Chat Stew.

E! announced Wednesday that its long-running pop culture clip show will come to an end after 22 seasons. The series finale will air Friday, Dec. 18, at 10/9c.

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“We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of The Soup,”said Jeff Olde, Evp of programming and development for E! in a statement. “The Soup has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team’s fearless wit and clever approach week after week.
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E! cancels “The Soup”

E! cancels “The Soup”
After 22 years, The Soup — a staple on E! spanning its years as Talk Soup under Greg Kinnear (1991-95), John Henson (1995-99), Hal Sparks (1999-2000) and Aisha Taylor (2001-02), and then under Joel McHale as The Soup starting in 2004 — will be ending. E! announced today that the final episode of The Soup will air Dec. 18 at 10pm Et/Pt. “We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of ‘The Soup,” said Jeff Olde, Evp of Programming & Development for E! “‘The Soup’ has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team’s fearless wit and clever approach week after week. … Continue reading →

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E! Cans ‘The Soup’; Series Ending After 22 Years

The Soup is nearing The End. E! said this morning its weekly series skewering pop culture will bow out on December 18, ending the franchise’s 22-year run. The show premiered in 1991 as Talk Soup and famously launched the career of original host Greg Kinnear, who hosted until 1995. He was followed by John Henson (1995-99), Hal Sparks (1999-2000) and Aisha Tyler (2001-02). It was re-launched as The Soup in 2004 with current host Joel McHale. The series earned a 2014 Emmy…
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E!s ‘The Soup’ Ending After Joel McHale’s Current Season Wraps this December

E!s ‘The Soup’ Ending After Joel McHale’s Current Season Wraps this December
After 22 seasons, E! is ending “The Soup,” the cable network announced Wednesday. The final episode will air on Dec. 18, serving as the series finale.

Hosted by Joel McHale for 12 years, the pop culture comedy series has been a staple on E! for more than two decades.

“We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of ‘The Soup,” said Jeff Olde, exec vice president of programming and development for E! “‘The Soup’ has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team’s fearless wit and clever approach week after week. Joel took the show to new heights for more than a decade, and his irreverent humor and unique brand of comedy as captured so perfectly on ‘The Soup’ will be missed.”

“I loved doing ‘The Soup’ for all of these years — 86 to be exact — but am excited to solely focus on my acting career now,
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