Arts&Culture ABC announces revival of 'American Idol' next season
Author: 0 ABC announces revival of 'American Idol' next season

Seacrest last week was announced as the new co-host of ABC syndicated morning program " Live! " with Kelly Ripa . On Monday's " Live ", he indicated that he's open to the possibility. "I went into seclusion when American Idol was canceled". But even the declining ratings at the end would be much better than most prime time shows get on ABC or Fox now.

Arts&Culture 'American Idol' to return to TV on ABC
Author: 0 'American Idol' to return to TV on ABC

The 15th season, also branded as the " American Idol: Farewell Season" aired the finale episode on April 7, 2016, crowning Trent Harmon as the victor of the season. But falling ratings meant the show's end on Fox, and ABC will face a huge challenge in reinvigorating the show's familiar format. The singing show produced stars like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, as well as many other musicians who continue to produce records.

Arts&Culture Chapecoense 'warriors' crowned Santa Catarina state champions
Author: 0 Chapecoense 'warriors' crowned Santa Catarina state champions

Seventy-one people died - including 19 Chapecoense players and most of the club's staff - when the chartered plane in which they were travelling slammed into a hillside in Colombia last November. The crash happened on November, 29, as the squad travelled to face Colombian side Atletico Nacional in the final of the Copa Sudamericana . The Recopa is between the champions of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana .

Arts&Culture Amazon moves into United Kingdom live music starting with Blondie London gig
Author: 0 Amazon moves into United Kingdom live music starting with Blondie London gig

The tech giant has announced Prime Live Events , which is says will take place in venues that have been selected to create "unique and personal" experiences for fans. Earlier this year Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos, was named in Billboard magazine's top 100 list of the most powerful people in the music industry, driven by the potential for Alexa, its voice-operated "personal assistant".

Arts&Culture Star Wars writers
Author: 0 Star Wars writers "started over" on script after death of Carrie Fisher

It is generally accepted that she will play a far larger and more pivotal role than she did in The Force Awakens , as Leia rallies the galaxy against the First Order. We don't know how the Last Jedi will leave Leia's story, but Kennedy assures us that Fisher's work on the movie was complete... It was Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, who provided the heartwarming moment this time around as she posted a photo of her younger self being carried by her late mother while Chewbacca followed in ...

Arts&Culture Richard Simmons sues National Enquirer for libel
Author: 0 Richard Simmons sues National Enquirer for libel

Simmons' inner circle", the statement said. Simmons filed a lawsuit against The Enquirer and its parent company American Media, Inc. on Monday (8 May) in Los Angeles Superior Court. Simmons' disappearance for a fee". At the same time, he protests that he is entitled to privacy and therefore should not be subjected to scrutiny of the media that has raised reasonable questions about his health and whereabouts since he disappeared from the public eye nearly four years ago.

Author: 0 French election: nearly 90% of French in Luxembourg voted Macron

The far left, emboldened by the first-round success of candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who took an unexpectedly high 19.6 percent in the first round, is also aiming for a strong showing, and can count on 15 percent of support according to Sunday's poll.

Author: 0 NHL Playoffs: Predators edge past Blues 2-1

That was most dramatically true when he made this heads up play in backing up Pekka Rinne . St. Louis will host Game 5 on Friday. Ellis scored his fourth goal of the playoffs, and he tallied a point for the seventh straight game, tying Wilson's playoff franchise record set a year ago.

Author: 0 Kelly Ripa announces new 'Live' co-host

He is a kind human being and a seamless broadcaster for whom the 46-year-old Ripa said can take the show into future. "I am thrilled to start my mornings with him every day, and we are so fortunate at Live to have him join the family. In the months since, Ripa has welcomed a variety of guest hosts while she searched for the ideal partner, including Jimmy Kimmel , Jerry O'Connell, Anderson Cooper and Fred Savage .

Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest 'doesn't know' if he can host Idol again

News of Strahan's exit for Good Morning America last May led Ripa to skip the show for two days in protest of the way the situation was handled. "I had no idea it was being talked about coming here". After some deliberation, Ryan admitted that he was devastated when American Idol , which he presented for 15 years, was pulled off air last year and always hoped it would come back sometime in the future - although he wasn't sure when.

Author: 0 Donald Trump lashes out at 'fake media' over coverage of healthcare act

AARP, an organization representing millions of older Americans, isn't on board with the House Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act passed out of the chamber last week. "Well, the leaders obviously chose the people they want", she said. An analysis by the health care consulting firm Avalere found that the money would only be enough to fund high-risk pools in a few small states .

Arts&Culture Nicki Minaj pays college costs for Twitter fans
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj pays college costs for Twitter fans

The fan, Twitter user @cjbydesign, asked Minaj to reallocate funds she'd use to fly fans to the Billboard Music Awards to the fan's student loan payments instead. So, if you're now in school or are paying back student loans, the lesson of the day is: Follow Nicki Minaj on Twitter . "I screamed! My mom was like what's wrong with you? said Cook".

Arts&Culture For Game 5, it's speedy Rockets vs. sturdy Spurs
Author: 0 For Game 5, it's speedy Rockets vs. sturdy Spurs

To the Rockets' credit, though, they rebounded almost 91 percent of San Antonio's misses in Game 4 with Anderson at center. He was even more productive during the playoffs, averaging 10.0 points and 4.7 rebounds in 17.9 minutes per game while shooting 70.6 percent from the floor.

Arts&Culture Phaedra Parks Fired From 'RHOA' Over Drug / Rape Rumors
Author: 0 Phaedra Parks Fired From 'RHOA' Over Drug / Rape Rumors

Also: Karen tries to find a buyer for her home; and Gizelle and Charrisse host a "Juantervention", causing Robyn to take a hard look at her relationship. " You've got me out here looking like a g*****n liar and that I'm not", Porsha said. "I mean I'm sorry". Something was brought to me. "Just say "I lied"!" "[Phaedra] was unemotional, which surprised me", he recently told E! "I don't remember saying that".

Arts&Culture Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track
Author: 0 Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track

After losing his only two starts for another trainer previous year, the Derby victor is 4 for 4 for Pletcher, winning the races by a combined 23 lengths. Can Pletcher, Velazquez and their horse keep their own dreams alive? Steve Asmussen, who trains Lookin At Lee, said no plans had been made for his other two Derby runners - Hence, who was 11th, and Untrapped, who was 12th - but both were unlikely for the Preakness.

Author: 0 Edwards, Broome urge calm after feds forgo charges in Alton Sterling case

Na'Quincy Pierson, son of Alton Sterling, smiles as he stands with Darin Fontenette, left, his football coach, outside the Triple S Food Mart, where Sterling was killed past year, in Baton Rouge, La ., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Each had two prior "use of force" complaints against them, and they were cleared in all four of those cases, internal affairs records indicate. The family called on state Attorney General Jeff Landry to bring charges.

Arts&Culture Say What?! Mike Mignola Says There WILL Be Another Hellboy Movie!
Author: 0 Say What?! Mike Mignola Says There WILL Be Another Hellboy Movie!

To reveal too much about this character would be a MAJOR spoiler, so all I'll say is that the Queen of Blood is the greatest of all witches in the Hellboy universe. In a post on Twitter , del Toro wrote that, after speaking with all parties involved in the franchise, "the sequel will not happen". Hellboy , created by Mignola in 1993, quickly became an indie comic icon, largely due to his unique background.

Arts&Culture Ryan Seacrest is joining Kelly Ripa on 'Live'
Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest is joining Kelly Ripa on 'Live'

Seacrest will reportedly relocate from Los Angeles to NY, where " Live " tapes. Ripa has been joined by 67 guest hosts on Live , according to The Wrap , including Anderson Cooper, Megyn Kelly, and Seacrest. Ripa was reportedly blindsided by the news. Strahan left to be an anchor of ABC's " Good Morning America " last May. Kelly Ripa's search for a permanent co-host is now over.

Author: 0 Braun Strowman injured, expected to be out 1-2 months

He then informed Dean Ambrose and Miz to inform Kurt Angle that he wanted Brock Lesnar after he was done with Roman Reigns . So because Raw with Miz and Ambrose as GM looks a lot like any other Raw , Kalisto gets another match with Braun Strowman to pay him back for, you know, getting put in a dumpster and thrown off a stage.

Arts&Culture The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after deadly auto crash
Author: 0 The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after deadly auto crash

The driver of the tractor, Kenneth Mosher , was killed, and Soules reportedly left the scene of the accident. Police said Soules left the scene without his truck and was later arrested. Soules' rep, Stan Rosenfield, also released a statement to ET following his release from jail. The driver of the tractor was transported to the hospital and died.

Author: 0 Who Had the Most Memorable Met Gala Look?

But bravo to those that did! Yet, numerous evening's most disappointing looks came not from celebrities who went too far with their fashion choices, but from those who didn't try to follow the theme. Wiz is wearing entirely Thom Browne . Rihanna who's become a dream with each MET Gala look stepped out on the red carpet with the theme ( Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between ) in mind.

Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest May Very Well Host American Idol Again

Andy Cohen has some advice for Kelly Ripa's new co-host: Don't underestimate her. According to Variety , the two companies and Core Media Group have settled on a framework for a deal that will have Idol premiere in March and potentially air on Sunday nights.

Arts&Culture Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win
Author: 0 Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

Emma Watson, left, won best actor in a movie and also took the stage with co-star Josh Gad to accept the movie of the year crown for their film Beauty and the Beast. Anyone who watched their Academy Award winning film Moonlight remembers the mid-movie kiss between the film's main character Chiron ( Sanders ) and his best friend Kevin ( Jerome ).

Arts&Culture Ryan Seacrest Is Kelly Ripa's New 'Live' Co-Host
Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest Is Kelly Ripa's New 'Live' Co-Host

The thrilled star took to Instagram to share her excitement about her new gigs, posting a black-and-white photo showing her posing against a wall with the NBC logo. "We're going to need a bigger mug", she tweeted. Ryan now lives in Los Angeles, but also has a home in Manhattan, and will be moving to NY. Some of the most popular co-hosts who appeared multiple times, include Ben Savage, Jimmy Kimmel , Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper .

Author: 0 North Korea detains fourth USA citizen

The arrest comes just weeks after US citizen Sang Duk "Tony" Kim was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport for alleged hostile acts. On Saturday, Kim Mi-ok waited in a Chinese border city for her husband to step off the train from North Korea.

Author: 0 Baby Groot gets marooned in new preview for Marvel's I Am Groot

Described by director James Gunn as "the dumbest character of all time" who chose his own dumb name for himself, Taserface actually has a more direct connection to Earth's Avengers than anyone in the film. Either way, we'll have to wait it out and see how the films unfold to determine what could be coming next. Brace yourself for one of the biggest Marvel releases ever - featuring spectacular special effects, a script filled with humour as well as action scenes to please any adrenaline ...

Author: 0 With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

Mr Macron won the presidency with 66% of votes cast for a candidate. He has proposed an ambitious domestic reform agenda including cutting state spending, easing labor laws, boosting education in deprived areas and extending new protections to the self-employed.

Arts&Culture Prince Philip to retire from royal duties
Author: 0 Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

The Queen will continue with her official duties as normal and will now have more solo engagements without the Duke, but is likely to be joined by other members of the Royal Family who will also carry out additional engagements in support of her role as head of state.

Author: 0 Trump's revised travel ban goes before federal appeals court

The Monday hearing will be the first of two appeals heard this month. Judge Robert B. King said the case appears to hinge on whether the court considers Trump's statements or focuses exclusively on the text of the order, which is religiously neutral.

Author: 0 'May the Fourth Be with You': 'Star Wars' Fans Mark 40th Anniversary

The date for Star Wars day was chosen as a play on words of the Star Wars quote " May the Force be with you ". The SaberTrees will light up from 8pm to midnight, and the light show will run at 7.45pm, 8.45pm and 9.45pm, every night until the festival ends on Saturday.

Arts&Culture Pepe the Frog, racist hate meme, finally croaks
Author: 0 Pepe the Frog, racist hate meme, finally croaks

Pepe creator Furie had hoped to reclaim his creation, denouncing the use of the cartoon as a hate symbol . The creator of the (in) famous Pepe the Frog character has killed off the anthropomorphic amphibian. Pepe memes promoting Donald Trump's presidential campaign became so ubiquitous that Trump himself tweeted an image blending his likeness with the cartoon frog in October 2015.

Arts&Culture Kylie Jenner Shares a Rare Look at Her Natural Hair
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner Shares a Rare Look at Her Natural Hair

With most of her hair pulled into a tiny bun at the crown of her head, the star posted a series of Snapchats, in which she announced, "My hair is just so insane", and played with the short, piecey strands that frame her forehead. At the party, "They really looked like a couple", a source said. Only time will tell if Kylie Jenner and Tyga actually reconcile and get back together.

Arts&Culture Ryan Murphy Teases Elephant Monster For American Horror Story Season 7
Author: 0 Ryan Murphy Teases Elephant Monster For American Horror Story Season 7

Season seven looks set to be more terrifying than the previous episodes as Murphy admitted: "The first 10 minutes of the season, this season, takes place in a very eerie macabre way on election night and there's something awful that happens in the lives of our characters on election night as they're watching it all go down".

Arts&Culture Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness
Author: 0 Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

Giddy up! Always Dreaming deserves all the carrots and cuddles in the world after blowing away the competition at the 2017 Kentucky Derby on May 6. The 49-year-old trainer and jockey John Velazquez won their second Derbies. Velazquez used his colt's speed out of the gate to get good position early in a chaotic start that saw several horses, including McCraken and Classic Empire, banged around.

Arts&Culture Kanye West Deletes His Twitter & Instagram
Author: 0 Kanye West Deletes His Twitter & Instagram

They now don't exist. West also opted not to attend the Met Gala in NY last week with Kardashian West, who wore a Vivienne Westwood dress and Yeezy sandals. After all, he was hospitalized late previous year for exhaustion, so it'd be understandable if he chose to avoid the limelight for a bit, just as Kardashian West did after she was robbed in Paris in October.

Author: 0 Feast your eyes on the new 'Blade Runner 2049' trailer

At the end of previous year we saw the first trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott's sci-fi favorite Blade Runner , titled Blade Runner 2049 . "I never knew what I was going to get [in a scene with Ryan], which is a good thing". Early on in filming, before Ford's first day, Gosling said his director told him to imagine Harrison in the corner during every scene.

Arts&Culture Likely cause of death revealed for Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' star
Author: 0 Likely cause of death revealed for Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' star

Harrison County Sheriff's Department in IN, confirmed Erin's death in a statement, saying: "On April 22, 2017 at approximately 4:07 p.m., the Harrison County Dispatch received a 911 call that referenced an unresponsive female. Sometime after that, amid reports of homelessness, Moran was seen living in a Holiday Inn Express in Corydon, Indiana, eight miles north of New Salisbury, the paper said.

Arts&Culture Real reason why Sridevi didn't do Ramya Krishnan's role in Baahubali 2
Author: 0 Real reason why Sridevi didn't do Ramya Krishnan's role in Baahubali 2

With a career spanning over three decades, Ramya Krishnan has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam films. The veteran actress just nailed with her performance in both parts of the franchise. While everyone is busy praising Ramya for her Baahubali character, but if you imagine Sridevi in the same character, you can see more life into the character.

Arts&Culture Did Reese Witherspoon Hint at 'Big Little Lies' Season 2?
Author: 0 Did Reese Witherspoon Hint at 'Big Little Lies' Season 2?

It featured an ensemble cast that included Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman , Alexander Skarsgard, Zoe Kravitz and Laura Dern and focused on a group of parents in Monterey, California and the drama surrounding their lives - which ultimately leads to a murder of one of the characters.

Arts&Culture B-town celebs mourn passing away of Vinod Khanna
Author: 0 B-town celebs mourn passing away of Vinod Khanna

He had given many hits in the 1970s and 1980s like Lahu Ke Do Rang , Amar Akbar Anthony , Jurm , Dayavaan, Qurbani , Imtihaan, Mera Gaon Mera Desh , Mere Apne and many more. He returned to cinema in the late eighties, and courted success again with films such as Insaaf , Satyameva Jayate and Dayavan . He was into his fourth term as MP from the seat.

Author: 0 Baahubali 2 Breaches $12 Million Mark

Despite being a southern film, it is running to packed houses in all the release centers. With your support, Baahubali 2 stood in Top 3 in US Box office over the week-end beating Tom Hanks Circle 3. The film was hard sold by its team. When it was announced that the second film was coming on April 28th the anticipation for the conclusion was off the charts! " #Baahubali2 has achieved the feat..." Trade experts believe Bahubali 2 marks the beginning of a new chapter in Indian film ...

Arts&Culture How To Buy The Meadows 2017 Tickets: Lineup And Dates Announced
Author: 0 How To Buy The Meadows 2017 Tickets: Lineup And Dates Announced

The second year is hoping to majorly expand in size as it is span across 3 days. Jay Z is certainly making the rounds on the festival circuit this year. Tickets to The Meadows are on sale May 10 at noon. Tidal will live stream performances on all four stages during the weekend-long event, which will be held at Citi Field in Queens.

Author: 0 Kelly Ripa Has Finally Found Her 'Live' Partner

She went on to thank all the temporary co-hosts who have filled in over the past few months, saying, "They are a part of the " Live " family forever". "It just feels like very good karma". Ryan Seacrest's landed yet another hosting gig, as Deadline now confirms that he'll join Live With Kelly Ripa in what was once Michael Strahan's post.

Arts&Culture Matthew Vaughn Says Third 'Kingsman' Film Already Planned
Author: 0 Matthew Vaughn Says Third 'Kingsman' Film Already Planned

There was no footage of the new American organization The Statesmen, which is featured in the trailer, but Vaughn did reveal that he drew inspiration for new group from iconic US actors such as Burt Reynolds and Steve McQueen much like he did with The Kingsman (which he said, by the way, is not inspired by Bond but by David Niven).