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The band known for the hit "Enter Sandman" is about to assist a talk show host in preparing his exit. Venerable rockers Metallica have been slotted for a weeklong residency on the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in November, with the band confirming the news on Twitter. Read more Craig Ferguson Wants to Game the Game Show Genre "We'll be playing on @LateLateShowCBS for an entire week starting Monday, November 17th! #LateLateShow," the band posted on Oct. 29. The performances help mark the 10th-anniversary reissue of the Metallica documentary Some Kind of Monster, which will be available
- Ryan Gajewski
Late night just got a huge dose of rock 'n' roll! As Craig Ferguson prepares for his final weeks as host of The Late Late Show, the program has lined up a pretty impressive band to rock the house one last time. According to Metallica's official Twitter, lead singer James Hetfield and the band will perform five nights in a row next month. "We'll be playing on @LateLateShowCBS for an entire week starting Monday, November 17th #LateLateShow," the group revealed Wednesday. CBS also confirmed that the band will be interviewed on their first night. The final performance will come days before Metallica re-release a special 10-year anniversary edition of their long out of »
Craig Ferguson’s last night as host of The Late Late Show takes place sometime in December — the date is still Tba — and he intends to go out with a bang, not a whimper. Rolling Stone reports that Craig has booked Metallica for a week of shows celebrate the ten-year-anniversary reissue of their documentary Some Kind of Monster — but mostly to celebrate Craig. "What better way to celebrate Craig's awesome tenure at CBS than to come and shake the rafters for a whole week,” said Metallica's Lars Ulrich. "Nothing to sell, nothing to promote (except a reissue DVD) ... purely hanging at Craig's personal request. Bring it!" »
- Anna Silman
Craig Ferguson is going out with a bang. As the date of his "Late Late Show" departure draws near, the Scottish comedian has booked Metallica for a weeklong residency beginning Nov. 17th, according to Rolling Stone. The band will sit down for an interview on Monday and perform a song every night that week, in a move coinciding with the 10th anniversary reissue of the Metallica documentary "Some Kind of Monster" on Nov. 24th. "What better way to celebrate Craig's awesome tenure at CBS than to come and shake the rafters for a whole week," drummer Lars Ulrich told the magazine. "Nothing to sell, nothing to promote (except a reissue DVD)...purely hanging at Craig's personal request. Bring it!" Ferguson announced he would be exiting the "Late Late Show" in April after a decade-long run as host of the CBS series. His final episode will air sometime in December, after »
- Chris Eggertsen
John Powell has received two Hollywood Music in Media Award nominations for DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2. Powell is nominated for Best Score – Animated Film and Best Song – Animated Film for “Where No One Goes,” his collaboration with Sigur Ros lead singer Jónsi.
The Hollywood Music in Media Awards will be held at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood on November 4th, 2014.
The How To Train Your Dragon 2 soundtrack is available on Relativity Records. The DVD will be available on November 11, 2014.
The film crossed the $600,000,000 global mark over the Labor Day weekend in September. A record-breaking opening in China coupled with phenomenal success in territories around the world catapulted Dragon 2 to become the highest grossing animated film of the year and one of the top ten grossing films of the year in any genre.
How To Train Your Dragon 3 is scheduled for a June 9, 2017 release »
- Michelle McCue
Richard Gere’s 1980 film “American Gigolo” is getting a TV remake Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the original film that also co-starred Lauren Hutton, is behind the latest movie-to-television remake. Says Bruckheimer: “With its signature noir aesthetic, American Gigolo has remained a deeply entertaining, psychological thriller…” Jimmy Kimmel will appear via hologram on the Cma Awards stage After the Cma Awards on Nov. 5, the company behind the Tupac hologram will also make it so Florida Georgia Line performs via hologram in Kimmel’s studio. Metallica will “shake the rafters” for an entire week on Craig Ferguson’s “Late Late Show” The legendary band will spend a weeklong residency the week of Nov. 10 to mark the 10th anniversary reissue of the Metallica documentary "Some Kind of Monster.” Click Read Full Post For More “The Mysteries of Laura” cuts an Al Roker scene The “Today” star revealed this morning that a scene he »
- Norman Weiss
With Craig Ferguson's final broadcast as host of The Late Late Show approaching, Metallica have booked a weeklong residency on the program to play him out in style. The band will sit for an interview with the Scottish comedian on November 17th and perform a song on the show every night that week. The group's appearance on the show coincides with the 10-year anniversary reissue of the Metallica documentary Some Kind of Monster, which will come out on November 24th, as well as a Record Store Day vinyl pressing »
A month into its sixth season, “The Wendy Williams Show” hit a series high last week highlighting a syndication frame that also saw several new shows continue to perform well.
“Williams,” distributed by Debmar-Mercury, rose 13% week to week to hit a 1.8 household rating for the first time (equating to about 2.33 million viewers), besting the previous high of 1.7 set in February of this year. It was up 14% over the previous week and shot up 29% from the comparable week of a year ago.
“Wendy Williams,” which has already been renewed through 2017, also continues to draw an audience in its midnight run on cabler Bet (last week averaging more than 500,000 viewers).
“Dr. Phil” remained the talkshow leader in syndication with a 3.2 household rating and a 1.6 rating in women 25-54.
- Rick Kissell
Ray Romano is going golfing with his wife's gynecologist, but he's doing it for a strategic reason. As he explained it on CBS's “The Late Late Show,” it's always worth the time to make friends with doctors once you're in your 50s or beyond. But Craig Ferguson wasn't so sure about the value in Romano befriending a gynecologist, and he was't alone. When she heard about his scheme, Romano's wife told him, “He can't help you.” See photos: 11 TV Shows Canceled by Controversy – From ‘Honey Boo Boo’ to ‘Politically Incorrect’ But Romano wasn't buying it. “After the first few inches, »
- Jason Hughes
Shailene Woodley kept “Late Late Show” viewers entertained on Thursday night by talking about her fear of death via horrible airplane accident. “I get consistently more afraid of flying on airplanes. I used to not be afraid, and now I am,” Woodley said. “I'm afraid the plane is going to crash.” Also read: ‘Late Late Show’ Will Rotate Guest Hosts Between Craig Ferguson Exit and James Corden Debut Craig Ferguson played the role of the therapist in the interview (above), and assured her, “It's not going to crash.” “Statistically, you're safer in an airplane than you are in your bed if you're in California, »
- Greg Gilman
I’m still trying to puzzle out why Craig Ferguson’s Late Late Show went to relatively unknown actor James Corden, someone Ferguson himself hadn’t even heard of. But until we see Corden in action in the chair and on stage, I suppose we should withhold judgement until we see whatever it is CBS saw in him. Corden doesn’t take over until March 2015, but Ferguson is leaving before that. But rather than take the show off the air completely, CBS has just announced that The Late Late Show will feature a series of rotating guest hosts who will take over things until Corden officially is in place. There’s no word on who exactly might take over in one of these guest roles, but whoever it is, it will likely either be a just-for-laughs host to try and draw in an audience (Neil Patrick Harris, anyone?) or perhaps someone who is seriously… »
“The Late Late Show” will be getting a lot of special visitors between December and March. The CBS late-night show will feature rotating guest hosts between Dec. 19, when long-time host Craig Ferguson exits, and March 9, 2015, when his replacement, James Corden, takes the spot, an individual familiar with the situation told TheWrap on Thursday. See photos: ‘Big Brother’ Season 16 Cast Revealed (Photos) Further details, including which guest hosts will fill in, were not immediately available. Corden, who co-created and starred in the UK television series “Gavin and Stacey” and won a Tony award for the Broadway production “One Man Two »
- Tim Kenneally
CBS has given James Corden's "Late Late Show" a debut date. It also has an executive producer. The network announced this morning that "The Late Late Show with James Corden" will begin on March 9, 2015 at 12:37am. And, by "Monday, March 9," they probably mean Tuesday, March 10, they just don't want you to go to bed on Monday night before the show starts as it begins 37 minutes into the new day. The Tony-Award winning Corden recently appeared in "Begin Again" with Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. He will also be seen in the upcoming film "Into the Woods," and may be best known to "Doctor Who" fans as playing Craig Owens in "The Lodger" and "Closing Time." Nina Tassler, the Chairman of CBS Entertainment released a statement saying, “We’re excited to begin CBS’s next chapter after midnight and introduce James’ wide range of performance talents and fearless creative instincts to American television viewers. »
- Josh Lasser
English comedian James Corden will begin his reign as The Late Late Show host in March 2015, but sources say a rotating roster of guest hosts will take over the show until then. Corden, whose on-screen credits include starring in the U.K. comedy series Gavin and Stacey and the upcoming Into the Woods, was announced as host in September after current host Craig Ferguson announced his resignation in April. Guest hosts, whose identities have yet to be revealed, will fill in between the time Ferguson leaves in December and March 9, 2015, when Corden begins. »
- Ariana Bacle
The new James Corden–hosted version of CBS’s The Late Late Show has a premiere date: The U.K. actor will make his debut as Craig Ferguson’s replacement on March 9, the Eye network just announced. With Ferguson stepping down December 19, Vulture hears CBS will fill most of the three-month gap between his exit and Corden’s debut by having rotating guest-hosts on The Late Late Show. Meanwhile, Corden and CBS have also decided to outsource the job of Late Late Show executive producer to another Brit, hiring Ben Winston, an exec producer of hit music competition show The X Factor, to oversee Corden’s new chatfest. Winston and Corden have worked together before on the Brit Awards and on sketches for charity telethon Red Nose Day. Oh, and Winston directed Corden in the One Direction video for “Best Song Ever.” »
- Joe Adalian
Craig Ferguson will step down from CBS's “Late Late Show” on Dec. 19, with his replacement, James Corden, stepping in to take his place on March 9, 2015, the network said Thursday. Ferguson announced his intention to exit the show after 10 years in April. Also read: 4 Million Reasons James Corden Makes Sense for ‘The Late Late Show’ Corden, who co-created and starred in the UK series “Gavin and Stacey” and won a Tony award for the Broadway production “One Man, Two Guvnors,” will tape “The Late Late Show” at CBS Television City in Los Angeles. The network also said that producer, »
- Tim Kenneally
CBS’ new late-night landscape comes partially into view March 9, when the network will launch a revised “Late Late Show” with new host James Corden that will tape in Los Angeles and be supervised by British producer Ben Winston.
Corden succeeds Craig Ferguson, who has hosted the late night series for the past 10 years, taking the reins from host Craig Kilborn. Ferguson is expected to sign off on December 19, 2014. David Letterman, who hosts the network’s long running “Late Show,” is also expected to step down sometime next year, though that date has not been announced.
CBS is likely to use guest hosts on its “Late Late Show” until Corden takes over the chair next spring, according to a person familiar with the matter.
“We’re excited to begin CBS’s next chapter after midnight and introduce James’ wide range of performance talents and fearless creative instincts to American television viewers, »
- Brian Steinberg
The Brit is coming! The Brit is coming (in March 2015)!
Corden is succeeding Craig Ferguson, who in April announced his intention to leave Late Late Show after 10 years and will sign off on December 19, 2014.
In announcing Corden’s official premiere date, CBS also revealed that producer, director and writer Ben Winston (The X Factor, One Direction’s “Best Song Ever”), a friend of Corden’s since their teenage years, will serve as the Late Late Show‘s executive producer. »
Pregnant celebrities - Zoe Saldana's due date has been revealed - the mom to be will give birth in eight weeks. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' actress - who is expecting twin boys with husband Marco Perego - is ''feeling great'' but constantly hungry. She said: ''I still have a ways to go. We have maybe eight more weeks or something. I feel great. ''I'm hungry all the time! I have to say, nothing makes me happier than to see a pregnant woman eat. Especially in La!'' Tucking into a food tray provided by 'Late, Late Show' host Craig Ferguson, the 36-year-old beauty insisted she hadn't experienced any cravings during her pregnancy but had found food tastes better than ever. She told the presenter: ''You'd be surprised -- I'm just hungry. It feels good. Food just tastes so delicious. It really does. It's really good. You trick yourself, »
Craig Ferguson knows how to keep his guests happy! When Zoe Saldana stopped by The Late Late Show Wednesday, he presented the pregnant Book of Life star with a food tray. "You look great," he said, pointing to her baby bump. "What's going on with you?" "I don't know," joked Saldana, who is expecting twin boys. Ferguson replied, "Wow! It's not long now." "No, I still have a ways to go," Saldana said. "We have maybe eight more weeks or something. I feel great." The 36-year-old actress then thanked Ferguson for the food, admitting, "I'm hungry all the time!" "I've been around pregnant women before," he »
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