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‘Muppets Now’ brings the old gang to a new setting on Disney+

‘Muppets Now’ brings the old gang to a new setting on Disney+

Every few years the Muppets seem to get a reboot whether needed or not, including a short-lived ABC revival in 2015 and “Muppet Babies” for Disney Jr. There are notable similarities between the former show and “Muppets Now,” which tries to light the lights (again) on Disney+, a venue where Kermit and company needn’t worry…MORE

Oprah Winfrey wants to be marching in honor of Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey wants to be marching in honor of Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey turned over the cover of her namesake magazine for the first time in its 20-year history to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor, who was killed in her own home by police in March. Winfrey revealed the cover on social media Thursday. “We can’t be silent,” she wrote in an editor’s letter, “We have…MORE

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after report of toxic culture at talk show

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after report of toxic culture at talk show

Ellen DeGeneres is apologizing to her staff in the wake of allegations that her talk show fosters a toxic environment. DeGeneres sent an email to staffers at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, which was first reported by Variety. CNN has confirmed the contents of the memo with a current employee. In the letter, DeGeneres…MORE

Alan Parker, heralded director of ‘Fame,’ ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning,’ dies aged 76

Alan Parker, heralded director of ‘Fame,’ ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning,’ dies aged 76

Alan Parker, the celebrated British director whose credits include adored musicals “Fame,” “Evita” and “Bugsy Malone” and gritty crime dramas “Mississippi Burning” and “Midnight Express,” has died aged 76, the British Film Institute said in a statement on behalf of his family. Parker’s extensive filmography also boasted hits including “The Commitments,” “Fame,” “Birdy,” “Angel Heart”…MORE

Beyoncé’s celebratory visual album ‘Black Is King’ drops on Disney+

Beyoncé’s celebratory visual album ‘Black Is King’ drops on Disney+

The moment Beyoncé fans have been waiting for is finally here: The 24-time Grammy Award-winning queen of pop has released her hotly anticipated visual album “Black Is King”, inspired by “The Lion King,” on Disney+. The album, based on the singer’s soundtrack album “The Lion King: The Gift” for the 2019 remake of the Disney…MORE

Naya Rivera makes one of her final appearances in ‘Sugar Rush’

Naya Rivera makes one of her final appearances in ‘Sugar Rush’

Admirers of Naya Rivera can now watch one of her final television appearances. The “Glee” star who accidentally drowned while boating with her young son appears on an episode of the Netflix cooking competition “Sugar Rush” which dropped on Friday. Titled “Birds of a Feather,” the episode is part of the baking series “Sugar Rush:…MORE

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera is laid to rest in a Hollywood Hills cemetery

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera is laid to rest in a Hollywood Hills cemetery

Actress Naya Rivera was laid to rest 11 days after her drowning death was confirmed. The 33-year-old “Glee” star, was buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park on July 24, according to a death certificate obtained by CNN. The Hollywood Hills cemetery is the final resting place for many celebrities including Paul Walker, Carrie Fisher,…MORE