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Bob McGrath, Original ‘Sesame Street’ Star, Dies at 90

Bob McGrath, Original ‘Sesame Street’ Star, Dies at 90
Bob McGrath, a member of the original cast of “Sesame Street” and who was on the beloved children’s show for 47 seasons, has died at the age of 90, according to a Facebook post from his family.

McGrath appeared as himself on the show’s pilot in 1969 and remained on the show until his retirement in 2017. During his run on the show, McGrath performed many of its most famous songs, including “People in Your Neighborhood” and “If You’re Happy and You Know It.”

The Sesame Workshop mourned McGrath’s passing as a beloved member of the Sesame Street family. “A founding cast member, Bob embodied the melodies of Sesame Street like no one else, and his performances brought joy and wonder to generations of children around the world, whether teaching them the ABCs, the people in their neighborhood, or the simple joy of feeling music in their hearts. A revered performer worldwide,
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Justin Bieber Introduces Generosity, New Sustainable Water Technology Company

Justin Bieber Introduces Generosity, New Sustainable Water Technology Company
Justin Bieber is ready to satiate fans’ thirst in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way.

Last week, Bieber and business partner Micah Cravalho visited Quatar in the midst of the FIFA World Cup festivities, where they introduced their new water technology company, Generosity.

An offshoot of their Generosity bottled water brand, reports CNN, the new project aims to offer premium alkaline water in refillable fountains located worldwide

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During their visit to the World Cup, the duo showcased 150 fountains in order to provide an example of how Generosity works.

“I want the world to have access to the best water. I also want countries to know how to best protect their people. The overuse of plastic is hurting us, we need to be more sustainable,” Bieber explained.

While the result is fresh, clean water, the aim is
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Sza Reveals Release Date Of New Album ‘Sos’

Sza Reveals Release Date Of New Album ‘Sos’
It’s been awhile since Sza released her last album, but her followup to 2017’s Ctrl is about to arrive.

During one of her two performances as musical guest on the Dec. 3 edition of “Saturday Night Live”, text reading “Sos December 9th” appeared in the background, announcing that the new album will be arriving on Friday, Dec. 9.

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On Monday, Dec. 5, Sza took to Twitter to share the album’s track list, which also revealed the array of special guests who appear on Sos, including Don Tolliver, Phoebe Bridgers, Travis Scott and Wu Tang Clan alum Ol’ Dirty Bastard.

Which version for back tracklist? pic.twitter.com/15Ha5InNzu

— Sza (@sza) December 5, 2022

In addition, she also shared an album trailer for Sos on YouTube.

Check out the full track list below:

“Sos”

Kill Bill

“Seek & Destroy”

“Low”

“Love Language”

“Blind”

“Used” ft.
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‘Big Brother’ Couple Tyler Crispen & Angela Rummans Split After 4 Years, Call Off Engagement

‘Big Brother’ Couple Tyler Crispen & Angela Rummans Split After 4 Years, Call Off Engagement
Angela Rummans and Tyler Crispen, who met when they were housemates in the 2018 season of “Big Brother”, have reportedly called it quits on their four-year relationship.

Us Weekly cites “multiple sources” who claim that the pair, who got engaged in January 2021, have called of their engagement and gone their separate ways.

“They broke up a while ago,” one source tells the outlet, noting that most of the couple’s friends have been keeping quiet about the breakup as they weren’t sure if they were just on a “break” or if they were done for good.

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Following their experience on “Big Brother”, Crispen and Rummans remained inseparable.

“Literally every single day since we got out of the house, we’ve never spent more than three nights apart,” Rummans told Us Weekly in 2020 while Crispen was sequestered
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James Cameron Declares That Cinema Is ‘Alive And As Great As It’s Ever Been’ At London Premiere Of ‘Avatar: The Way Of Water’

James Cameron Declares That Cinema Is ‘Alive And As Great As It’s Ever Been’ At London Premiere Of ‘Avatar: The Way Of Water’
Reports of the death of cinema have been vastly overblown — according to director James Cameron, that is.

While the pandemic changed the business model for Hollywood movies, Cameron took to the stage at the London premiere of “Avatar: The Way of Water” to declare that the cinematic experience is back and as healthy as ever.

“Thanks for coming. I don’t know about you, this is a pretty surreal moment for me that we are done with the film,” Cameron told the audience at London’s Odeon West End theatre, as reported by Deadline.

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“Five years of production and five years spanning a really dark period,” Cameron continued.

“The pandemic hit, we were shut down completely. I was despairing this art form I love that I dedicated four decades to was over.
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Fefe Dobson And Iñigo Pascual To Star In New Canadian Film ‘Danzig’

Fefe Dobson And Iñigo Pascual To Star In New Canadian Film ‘Danzig’
Final casting has been announced for “Danzig”, a new Canadian-made feature inspired by the 2012 Danzig Street shooting in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough.

Confirmed to join the project in leading roles are actress and Juno-winning singer-songwriter Fefe Dobson and Iñigo Pascual, whose credits include “Monarch” and “Jo Koy: In His Elements”.

Director-producer Ron Dias and writer-producer Joanne Jansen — who last collaborated on 2020’s “Bite of a Mango” — reunite to tell the story of two individuals whose worlds collide in the midst of one of Toronto’s worst mass shootings.

Joanne Jansen and Ron Dias. Photo: Marvin Morgan

“Claiming the lives of two, young, innocent victims and leaving 24 injured, this senseless act of violence at the 2012 Danzig Street BBQ caused a painful ripple through the Scarborough community still felt today,” reads a press release for the upcoming film. “Re-telling this tragic event from a community lens, Ron & Aussie Productions seek to shed light on this story,
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Controversial Pakistani Film ‘Joyland’ Officially Under Oscar Consideration After Attempted Government Ban

Controversial Pakistani Film ‘Joyland’ Officially Under Oscar Consideration After Attempted Government Ban
Joyland” could be on its way to winning an Oscar.

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its list of foreign films under official consideration for Oscar nomination for the 2023 Academy Awards.

Among the many films listed, one that stands out is “Joyland”, the acclaimed feature debut from Pakistani filmmaker Saim Sadiq.

What makes the inclusion of “Joyland” so unique is the controversy the film generated in Pakistan, with the government’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting attempting to block the film’s release in response to complaints that the film contains “highly objectional material” that doesn’t align with the “social values and moral standards of our society.”

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While the film was met with scorn from the Pakistani government, “Joyland” had already won acclaim at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival,
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Chelsea Handler, Al Franken & More To Guest Host ‘The Daily Show’ After Trevor Noah’s Departure

Chelsea Handler, Al Franken & More To Guest Host ‘The Daily Show’ After Trevor Noah’s Departure
Viewers of “The Daily Show” will no doubt be saddened when Trevor Noah exits the show next month after seven years as host.

However, a recent announcement from Comedy Central should dull fans’ pain a bit, revealing that while the selection process for a new host takes place the show will feature an array of rotating guest hosts.

According to Comedy Central (as reported by CNN), when “The Daily Show” returns with new episodes in mid-January, guest hosts will include Al Franken, Chelsea Handler, D. L. Hughley, Leslie Jones, John Leguizamo, Hasan Minhaj, Kal Penn, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes and Marlon Wayans.

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In addition, “Daily Show” correspondents and contributors — presumably both past and present — are also “set to host with
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‘Emily In Paris’ Premiere Highlights With Lily Collins, Ashley Park And Special Guest – Thing

‘Emily In Paris’ Premiere Highlights With Lily Collins, Ashley Park And Special Guest – Thing
Lily Collins, Ashley Park, Kate Walsh made a stunning case at “Emily In Paris” season 3 Paris world premiere held at Theatre Des Champs Elysees on Dec 6. in the city of light.

Lily Collins walked the red carpet in Saint Laurent cut-out dress showing off her abs. She was accompanied by her husband Charlie McDowell, who complemented her in a beige suit. Collins finished out her look with gold cuffs and a gorgeous smile!

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Ashley Park glittered in gold Valentino. Her co-star Camille Razat also opted for Valentino – her choice for the evening was a feather-embroidered pant and matching top. Kate Walsh and Philippine Leroy Beaulieu also matched the fashion enthusiasm of their co-stars.

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Meanwhile,
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Jennifer Lopez Celebrates The Holidays With Chic Red Outfit And Monogramed Valentino Bag

Jennifer Lopez Celebrates The Holidays With Chic Red Outfit And Monogramed Valentino Bag
Jennifer Lopez is celebrating the yuletide season in style.

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, Lopez took to Instagram to share an array of holiday-themed selfies, in which she’s outfitted head to toe in red.

Wearing a red belt atop a red blazer and loose-fitting trouser, JLo accented the look with oversized red sunglasses and a quilted leather Valentino bag — which had been monogramed with “JLo” in large white letters.

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She also chose different backdrops for the pics, ranging from a teal-hued sofa to the family Christmas tree.

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ,” Lopez wrote in the caption, along with the hashtag #ThisIsMeNow, plugging her latest album, This Is Me…Now, a 20-years-later follow up to 2002’s This Is Me…Then.

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BTS Fans Asked Not To Visit Military Site For Jin’s Army Enlistment

BTS Fans Asked Not To Visit Military Site For Jin’s Army Enlistment
BTS‘ music label has issued a message to fans ahead of Jin’s army enlistment.

The 30-year-old member of the world-famous South Korean boy band will “fulfill his required time with the military by enlisting in the army,” Big Hit Music said in a statement. “Please note that we will not be holding any kind of official event on the day of his recruitment.”

The label further asked the group’s devoted fans, known as Army, to not visit the site of the entrance ceremony.

“The entrance ceremony is a time to be observed by military personnel and their families only. In order to prevent any issues that might occur from crowding, we ask fans to please refrain from visiting the site. Instead, we ask you to keep your heartwarming words of support and farewell in your hearts,” the statement continued. “We also advise you not to get adversely affected
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Kim Kardashian Granted Restraining Order Against Alleged Stalker Who Claimed To Communicate With Her Telepathically

Kim Kardashian Granted Restraining Order Against Alleged Stalker Who Claimed To Communicate With Her Telepathically
Kim Kardashian is taking legal action against one of her more deluded fans.

As TMZ reports, the “Kardashians” star was granted a five-year order of protection against restraining order against Andre Persaud, based on her claims that he’d been stalking her.

In court documents obtained by the outlet, Kardashian — via her attorney — alleged that Persaud had shown up at her home at least three times in August, claiming to be armed (Kardashian confirmed she and Persaud had never met).

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In addition, she alleged Persaud posted about her on social media. As Kardashian stated, through he attorney, in one post he had “claimed that I had been communicating with him telepathically.”

The order states that Persaud must maintain a minimum distance from Kardashian of 100 years, and that he is also prohibited from owning
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Hugh Grant Joins Kate Winslet In HBO’s ‘The Palace’

Hugh Grant Joins Kate Winslet In HBO’s ‘The Palace’
Hugh Grant is getting the royal welcome.

Deadline reports the actor will have a guest starring role in HBO’s upcoming limited series “The Palace”.

The series follows the downfall of an authoritarian regime within the palace walls. The ensemble cast includes Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts and Andrea Riseborough. Grant’s role has yet to be revealed.

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The actor last teamed up with the network on their limited series “The Undoing” which earned him Emmy, Critics Choice and Screen Actors Guild nods.

Fans of the actor can see him play the villain Forge Fletcher in “Dungeons & Dragons” starring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez and others, which is set for release in March.

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“The Palace” comes
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Cheryl Burke Reveals She’s ‘Ready To Date’ After Matthew Lawrence Split: ‘I Need To Get Out There’

Cheryl Burke Reveals She’s ‘Ready To Date’ After Matthew Lawrence Split: ‘I Need To Get Out There’
Cheryl Burke is ready to turn the page on a new chapter in her life, following her recent split from Matthew Lawrence and her exit from “Dancing With the Stars” after 26 seasons.

Burke made that clear during the latest edition of her “Burke in the Game” podcast, in which she was joined by “Millionaire Matchmaker” host and matchmaker extraordinaire Patti Stanger.

“I am ready to date,” Burke declared at the top of the podcast. “Let’s just cut the B.S., I need to get out there, because I haven’t been on one date since I’ve been separated, divorced, whatever,” she explained.

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“I think it’s at least time to sext somebody,” Burke quipped.

Meanwhile, Burke also discussed her “divorce” from “Dancing With the Stars”.

“It’s hit me in so many difference ways,
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Adam Sandler Explains Why He Had To Fight For Brendan Fraser To Be Cast In ‘Airheads’

Adam Sandler Explains Why He Had To Fight For Brendan Fraser To Be Cast In ‘Airheads’
Brendan Fraser and Adam Sandler have an epic “Airheads” reunion for Variety‘s new Actors on Actors issue.

The actors take a trip down memory lane, all the way back to the 90s when they first worked together on the 1994 comedy “Airheads” where they played two band members who hijack a radio station out of desperation to make it big.

However, Sandler reveals that Fraser almost wasn’t cast as singer Chazz Darby.

The “Grown Ups” actor explains that, at the time, he discovered Fraser, who was then known best for portraying an unfrozen caveman in “Encino Man”, and had to fight for him to be a part of “Airheads”.

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“The director, Michael Lehmann, was very against you. He was like, ‘I don’t get it. I don’t see the caveman being in the movie.
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‘Abbot Elementary’ And ‘Better Call Saul’ Lead 2023 Critics Choice Awards TV Nominations

‘Abbot Elementary’ And ‘Better Call Saul’ Lead 2023 Critics Choice Awards TV Nominations
The Critics Choice Award TV nominations are here.

ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” leads the pack for the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards with six nominations, including Best Comedy Series and Best Actress for Quinta Brunson. “Better Call Saul” follows closely behind with five nominations, including Best Drama Series as well as a Best Actor in a Drama Series nod for Bob Odenkirk.

Starz series “Gaslit”, FX’s “Reservation Dogs”, and Paramount+’s “The Good Fight” are all tied with four nominations.

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“As we embark on holding the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards, we are amazed by the wealth of remarkable television programs that were considered to become this year’s nominees,” said Critics Choice Association TV Branch co-president Ed Martin. “Clearly, the industry has rebounded in a big way. We look forward
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Sources Allege T.J. Holmes Had Multiple Affairs With ‘GMA’ Staffers

Sources Allege T.J. Holmes Had Multiple Affairs With ‘GMA’ Staffers
While ABC contemplates its next move after pulling T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach off the air in the wake of allegations the “Good Morning America” co-anchors, who are each married to others, were having an affair, sources are coming forward to allege that Holmes’ cheating on his wife with a co-worker is nothing new.

According to a report from Page Six, sources are claiming that Holmes has cheated on wife Marilee Fiebig with other women at “Good Morning America” over the years.

In addition to the outlet’s earlier that report that Holmes had a three-year affair with “GMA” producer Natasha Singh that began in 2016, “multiple sources” allege that he had an extramarital affair with at least one other staffer.

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“T.J.’s cheating with ABC staffers was definitely one of the reasons why they were yanked off,
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Riley Keough Stars In ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ Following The Rise And Fall Of An Iconic Rock Band

Riley Keough Stars In ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ Following The Rise And Fall Of An Iconic Rock Band
Riley Keough and Billy Dunne are rock stars in Prime Video’s “Daisy Jones & The Six”.

The streamed announced its new musical-drama series based on the popular book of the same name by Taylor Jenkins Reid on Tuesday. It follows the rise and fall of a famous band in 1977, Daisy Jones & The Six, as they take over the world and subsequently fall apart.

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The series stars Riley Keough as Daisy Jones, Sam Claflin as Billy Dunne, Camila Morrone as Camila Dunne, Will Harrison as Graham Dunne, Suki Waterhouse as Karen Sirko, Josh Whitehouse as Eddie Roundtree, Sebastian Chacon as Warren Rhodes, Nabiyah Be as Simone Jackson, and Tom Wright as Teddy Price, with a special guest appearance by Timothy Olyphant as Rod Reyes.

Daisy Jones and The Six
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Kevin McKidd’s Estranged Wife Files For Divorce Following Their Separation

Kevin McKidd’s Estranged Wife Files For Divorce Following Their Separation
Kevin McKidd’s wife is seeking to officially end their relationship as marital partners.

After five years of marriage, Arielle McKidd cited irreconcilable differences in the filed legal documents, obtained by TMZ. The mother of the couple’s two young children- Aiden, 4, and Nava, 3- asked the court for joint physical and legal custody of their kids and would like to discuss the split of their assets in mediation.

Arielle has also asked for her original surname, Goldrath, to be restored. She cited 2017 as the year they got married, however their separation date is listed as “Tbd.”

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In July, Kevin announced that the two were ending their marriage.

“I don’t often share my personal life on social media, but today there is something I do want to share with you. A few months ago, Arielle
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‘Wednesday’ Sets Viewing Record, Officially Netflix’s Third Most-Watched English-Language Series Ever

‘Wednesday’ Sets Viewing Record, Officially Netflix’s Third Most-Watched English-Language Series Ever
“Wednesday” is unstoppable when it comes to racking up big viewership numbers for Netflix.

In fact, the Tim Burton-directed “Addams Family” spinoff series has topped Netflix’s weekly list of its most-watched shows for the second consecutive week since its release.

According to a Netflix press release, the eight-episode series was viewed by more than 341.2 million households in its second week of release, easily taking the No. 1 spot.

Read More: ‘Wednesday’ Breaks Netflix Viewership Record Previously Held By ‘Stranger Things’

That’s not the only record the series has set. According to Netflix viewing numbers, “Wednesday” is now the streamer’s third most-watched English-language series ever, with a total of more than 752 million hours viewed.

While the series still ranks behind “Stranger Things 4” and “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffery Dahmer Story”, there’s a good chance that “Wednesday” could surpass those in the weeks to come if viewership continues to hold strong.
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