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CBS seen as more willing than before to engage with Viacom

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The short statement ended: "Neither Viacom nor the committee intends to comment further until the process is completed". "National Amusements does not now intend to make any further comments regarding the process", the company said. There are still big hurdles to clear in terms of valuation of a deal, given the systemic concerns around the diminishing value of Viacom lower-profile USA cable networks. Read More »

'Black Panther' is outselling every previous superhero film in advance ticket sales

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T'Challa's father T'Chaka is king of Wakanda and has the ceremonial title Black Panther as the chief of the Panther Tribe, but is killed when a bomb goes off at the United Nations making his son the Black Panther . Comic book films like 1998's "Blade" have starred African American superheroes, but " Black Panther " is Marvel's first film directed by an African-American ( Ryan Coogler ) and one of the first major superhero films that has a predominantly African-American cast. Read More »

The Buzz | EU nationals won't get same rights after Brexit

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The two countries signed a dozen deals in areas including trade, finance and smart cities on Wednesday, the first day of her trip, which ends in Shanghai today. Meanwhile, pro-EU politicians in Britain are urging the government to heed economic assessments being prepared that predict limiting immigration from the European Union will leave the British economy worse off. Read More »

Portia de Rossi gives Ellen DeGeneres a gorilla sanctuary

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The Arrested Development actress blew her wife away with the news that she was gifting Ellen a gorilla sanctuary in her name in Rwanda, building the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund . "It's the best gift", Ellen said through tears, after receiving her present. The talk-show host, who turned 60 on January 26, has been receiving fun trinkets and heartfelt tributes from Hollywood pals all week long. Read More »

Jeopardy! pokes fun at Browns after all three contestants fumble answers

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It was a disaster as the three contestants didn't even attempt an answer to any of the five questions in the category, which was called " Talkin' Football ". Now, we can excuse the contestants for not knowing who the Purple People Eaters are, but to not know simple rules of the game, well, that's something else entirely. Read More »

'The Bachelor' fan-favorite Bekah Martinez was listed as a missing person

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So the case sat there active until Thursday when an article about missing persons in Humbolt County in the North Coast Journal featured a photo of her and an eagled-eyed reader ID'd Martinez from the show. Ten minutes later, the deputy emailed [Public Information Officer Samantha Karges] back: "I just got off the phone with Rebekah". A California woman, believed to be missing by her mother, isn't missing at all. Read More »

JJ Abrams New Sci-Fi Series 'Demimonde' Lands at HBO

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When mother is left in a coma, the daughter looks through her experiments in the basement and ends up transported to another world, one which is battling a monstrous force. He's also now executive producing Roadies , Person of Interest and the Stephen King series Castle Rock . For HBO, Abrams' Demimonde joins a drama slate that also includes Westworld , Game of Thrones' final season, Big Little Lies, True Detective, The Deuce , the upcoming debut of Sharp Objects , Succession ... Read More »

South Africa schedules new no-confidence vote against Zuma

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The ultra-left EFF party wrote a letter to parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete earlier this week, asking that she schedule a no-confidence vote before the president's state of the nation address to parliament on February 8. "The ANC installed Zuma as President in the full knowledge of the enormous legal and ethical and moral liabilities attaching to him". This is the call of a group of organisations running a campaign called Hands Off Jacob Zuma. Read More »

The Spice Girls Are Reportedly Reuniting for a Business Meeting!

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Beckham along with Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm , Emma Bunton and Geri Horner will get £10 million each for the new projects. The last time the iconic girl (power) group were together was back in 2012 at the Olympics , but they've apparently agreed to another reunion, this time to the tune of almost $18 million (£10 million) EACH. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Sends Valentine's Day Gifts to Her Haters!

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Some of the people on Kim's hit-list include Bette Midler , Blac Chyna , Sharon Osbourne , Chloe Grace Moretz (who famously crossed Khloe Kardashian in 2016) and Piers Morgan . In the pink and purple columns, there are plenty of names you would expect to see, like her sisters and besties Chrissy Teigen and Jennifer Lawrence . Read More »

Meghan Markle smiles awkwardly through awards speech blunder

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And this evening Meghan Markle proved that she's determined to forge her own fashion path as she arrived for her first official evening engagement with Prince Harry , wearing a black trouser suit and tuxedo shirt. "If you see me there, you'll know", she teased. Taking in London, Nottingham and Cardiff, the American has won over the crowds with her easy charm and innate sense of style. Read More »

Robert Wagner 'Person of Interest' in Natalie Wood's 1981 Death

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Corina told "48 Hours" that Wagner has declined to speak with investigators since the case was reopened . "As we've investigated the case over the last six years, I think he's more of a person of interest now", Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant John Corina says in the news report. Read More »

Joe Schmidt names three Six Nations rookies in Irish side

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Ryan, who made his worldwide debut six months ago, started for Ireland for the first time in November and got the nod ahead of experienced clubmate Devon Toner. We do, however, know the Irish side they'll be facing. 'We just want consistency. Luke McGrath gets the nod ahead of Kieran Marmion as deputy scrum-half, Joey Carbery is the back-up out-half despite limited game-time in the position, while Fergus McFadden covers the backline, despite many speculating that Andrew Conway would fill ... Read More »

The trailer for Ant-Man and The Wasp was released yesterday

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This time though, he will be teaming up with Hope van Dyne, played by Evangeline Lilly , who has her own suit that comes with cool upgrades such as blasters and a pair of wings. "You've got Captain America and the Falcon, obviously". This will likely come in handy when he has to battle the film's antagonist Goliath, played by Laurence Fishburne , also glimpsed briefly in the teaser. Read More »

Jamie Dornan teases Dakota Johnson over her busy love life

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Proving their styles to be in sync, Amelia then joined him in a tailored suit of her own - formed of a chic cropped jacket and cigarette pants of charcoal grey. But the highlight has to be him talking about wearing a "wee bag", which he says doesn't actually have wee inside, and says is actually 'quite a big bag'. Read More »

I'm a Good Guy Who Made a Bad Decision

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If you are unfamiliar with Logan Paul and his "Suicide Forest" YouTube video, that can be cleared up quickly with a Bing search . I've never been hated by the whole world and its been something to overcome. A month after he uploaded a video showing a suicide victim hanging from a tree, embattled YouTube creator Logan Paul doesn't think he deserves a second chance but will nonetheless work to win his fans back. Read More »

Kate Upton accuses Guess boss of sexual misconduct

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According to the GUESS website , Marciano co-founded the company with his brother in 1981 after moving from the south of France. Marciano, formerly the Guess CEO, now serves as the chief creative officer. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez attend the Met Gala in May 2017. She added that the issue with Marciano was "a huge problem" and suggested that people around him knew about the alleged misconduct but failed to act. Read More »

Jim Carrey will not stand trial for the death of Cathriona White

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In September 2015, White (30) was found dead in Carrey's home. He also claimed White had extorted him by threatening to go to the press with false allegations that he had given her multiple sexually transmitted diseases. Carrey filed a countersuit in September claiming the lawsuits were an attempt to exploit a famous actor. Peace and love to you all'. A spokesperson for Carrey confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter that matters had been dismissed on January 25, but did not comment ... Read More »

Republic Records Places Charlie Walk on Leave Amidst Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Charlie Walk just announced that he will not appear in the finale for " The Four ". In a statement to Fader , Walk says: "I do not want my presence to be a distraction". On Tuesday, two women published their allegations against Walk anonymously in Bob Lefsetz's Lefsetz Letter music industry email newsletter. The Republic Records president, who now appears as a judge on The Four , was placed on leave following two new allegations that emerged on Tuesday (January 30), according ... Read More »

Khloe Kardashian looking all glam and dash despite the growing baby bump

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Khloe had had the pup for 14 years. It is no secret that Khloe Kardashian was very close to Gabbana. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star , 33, took to Instagram to praise her "thoughtful and sweet" National Basketball Association player's gesture, as well as sharing a photo of the mammoth floral arrangement, comprised of ivory and taupe roses. Read More »

Macau casino regulators look into allegations against Wynn

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Wynn had been the subject of any sexual misconduct allegations and determined that he met the state's "suitability" standard. "The people of MA have a right to know what the hell happened here", said Stephen Crosby, the commission's chairman, who called the accusations "appalling" and "deeply troubling". Read More »

Dolly Parton responds after Adele dresses up like country star

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The 29-year-old singer paid tribute to the music legend by dressing up like her from head to toe, wearing a pink bedazzled pantsuit and big blond wig and holding a guitar. Parton said in an interview with the BBC the same year that she hoped Adele was "complimented" by the song lyrics. Celine, 49, shared the hilarious image with her two million Instagram followers, saying: "I had a pretty rough time during the last couple of weeks... Read More »