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Earlier in the year, Donald Trump was fired from NBC, and lost his seat as host of Celebrity Apprentice. He has since hit the campaign trail, hoping to become the next President of the United States. Now, as he prepares to take center stage at Wednesday's Gop debate on CNN, a new Celebrity Apprentice host has been found. And it's former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger!
Arnold Schwarzenegger will become the new chief mentor and executioner on the reality competition series. With the news comes much speculation that instead of using Donald Trump's iconic catchphrase 'You're Fired!' Arnold Schwarzenegger will use either 'You're Terminated!' Or, 'You will not be back!' Or some combination of both. Arnold Schwarzenegger himself has yet to reveal what his new catch phrase will be. But he did have this to say in a statement.
"I've always been a huge fan of The Celebrity Apprentice »
The Original Interactive Program category celebrates series that successfully link together multiple platforms, and no one accomplishes that goal better than Su. His previous Austen adaptation, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, won an Emmy 2013 thanks to its own transmedia touches. For Emma Approved, Su and his team took interactivity to another level by linking together video, social media, images, text, and music in a manner that invited fans to engage with their favorite characters. It’s an approach that impressed us, and it comes as no surprise that the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences took a shine to it as well.
Emma Approved’s Emmy win was announced as part of a press release »
- Sam Gutelle
In 2010, long before the scandals, the arrests, the forgotten monkey, the roast and redemption tour, a baby-faced Justin Bieber took on Questlove in a drum-off on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Five years later, Bieber appeared on Fallon's Tonight Show Wednesday, where he once again faced off against the famed Roots drummer in a battle of skins and skills.
While Bieber was impressive during the 2010 showdown, it was clear he'd since honed his chops. The pop star kept pace with Questlove throughout the back-and-forth, trading beats and fills, and finally »
Late-night host and comedian Jimmy Fallon has renewed his deal with NBC Entertainment, extending it six years and signing on through September 2021. Since Jimmy Fallon took over as host in February 2014, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has dominated the late-night landscape versus all timeslot competition, winning in total viewers, the 18-49 demo and all other key ratings categories. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is America's #1 late-night talk show, averaging a 1.11 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 3.8 million viewers overall for the 2014-15 season. Tonight dominates the time period over its ABC and CBS competition with a +79% margin of victory in adults 18-49. Here's what Steve Burke, Chief Executive Office, NBCUniversal, had to say about extending the talk show host's deal.
"Jimmy has been an important member of the NBCUniversal family for 17 years. He is extraordinarily talented, hard-working and brings a level of creativity and energy every single day »
IFC is expanding outside the scripted arena and into the world of panel and late-night talk, ordering pilot presentations of three new comedy series with Community creator Dan Harmon, Jim Norton (Inside Amy Schumer, Louie) and Sara Schaefer (Nikki & Sara Live, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon) attached to headline. Harmon will host Great Minds, a comedic panel show that tackles trending topics with a twist: each episode features a revolving cast of comedians in character as… »
Lauryn Hill made a rare late-night TV appearance Thursday when she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform a show-stopping rendition of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good." Hill's version of the blues classic begins slowly and sultry before picking up its pace; by the three-minute mark, it's an all-out rave-up. For the impressive performance, Hill was backed by a string section, horns, three singers, a meaty rhythm section and blues guitarist Eric Gales, who wails on an upside-down righty Fender like Jimi Hendrix.
"Feeling Good" was among »
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Saturday, July 11. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.
10:00am - 11:00am SpongeBob SquarePants
The cast of SpongeBob is back! All your Bikini Bottom favorites are on hand to perform Idiot Box at a live table read as chosen by the fans online. Featuring Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), and Dee Bradley Baker (all other Biukini Bottomites.. Following the performance will be a Q&A with the cast and creative director, Vincent Waller. Plus, a sneak peek at a »
John Singleton is poised to be the next filmmaker to make the leap to television, as FX has picked up the pilot for Snowfall, a show co-created by Singleton. The press release had this summary of the series.
Los Angeles 1981. A storm is coming and its name is cocaine. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows three characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler turned gangster in search of his American dream; and Logan Miller, a prominent family’s “black sheep” desperate to escape his father’s shadow.
Singleton will also direct the pilot.
The partnership between Fox and »
- Deepayan Sengupta
HBO has greenlit the comedy pilot “Brothers in Atlanta,” about two best friends, Langston (Diallo Riddle) and Moose (Bashir Salahuddin), who try to navigate—but usually stumble—their way through the entertainment scene in Atlanta. The pilot will film in Atlanta this spring and the cast will include Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith. Riddle and Salahuddin—best known for their work as writers and performers on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”—will produce, write, and star. The executive producer is “Saturday Night Live” honcho Lorne Michaels. HBO had previously ordered a Riddle and Salahuddin pilot in which they played Atlanta reporters, though it did not get picked up. However, the network liked the duo’s comic skills along with the Atlanta setting, and decided to work with them again on a different concept. “Brothers in Atlanta” is Michaels’ first series order with HBO. In addition to “SNL” he is also »
“Brothers in Atlanta,” which counts “Saturday Night Live” honcho Lorne Michaels as an executive producer, has received a series order from HBO. The number of episodes that the order entails has not yet been determined. The comedy stars and is written by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” veterans Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin (pictured above), who play Langston and Moose, respectively, best friends who are trying to navigate relationships and life in the black Mecca of Atlanta. Langston, an Atlanta native, is an aspiring DJ whose career has stalled due to his lack of focus and his get-rich schemes. Moose, »
- Tim Kenneally
HBO has picked up to series comedy pilot Brothers In Atlanta, created by and starring Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin, directed by Tim Story and produced by Lorne Michaels. Written by former Late Night With Jimmy Fallon writers/performers Riddle and Salahuddin, Brothers In Atlanta is about struggling entertainers and best friends Langston (Riddle) and Moose (Salahuddin) trying to navigate relationships and life in the black Mecca of Atlanta. An Atlanta… »
Parks and Recreation fans finally met Mayor Walter Gunderson on Tuesday night's show, and he was a familiar face.
Photos: Favorite TV and Movie Reunions
For those Parks and Rec fans paying attention, Murray's cameo has been hinted at in the past. Back in 2011, Poehler showed up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and said she'd cast the funnyman as the mysterious mayor if he came at a good rate. "Bill Murray, if you’re listening, I will pay you $250 to do one episode of my show," she joked.
"There was no attempt really to lure him -- we just kept saying it out loud," Parks and Rec's executive producer Michael Schur told Entertainment Weekly. "Aubrey [Plaza] met him somewhere and said, 'You should »
Queen's "We Are the Champions" is as synonymous to winning the Super Bowl as "I'm going to Disney World." Following the New England Patriots' palpitating 28-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the Big Game, a special post-Super Bowl episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon unleashed an all-star a cappella version of the song.
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