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CBS’ ‘Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration’ salutes iconic record label with Stevie, Smokey, Diana, Meghan, John, J-Lo and more

CBS’ ‘Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration’ salutes iconic record label with Stevie, Smokey, Diana, Meghan, John, J-Lo and more

Courtesy CBS/The Recording Academy/AEG Ehrlich Ventures(LOS ANGELES) — Sunday night at 8 p.m., CBS airs Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration, saluting six decades of the iconic record label.  It features performances and appearances by current acts like John Legend, Meghan Trainor, Jennifer Lopez, Fantasia, Boyz II Men and Pentatonix, and Motown legends like Diana Ross,…

Tika Sumpter serves bohemian goddess looks in first images from black-ish prequel episode

Tika Sumpter serves bohemian goddess looks in first images from black-ish prequel episode

ABC/Richard Cartwright(LOS ANGELES) — ABC’s black-ish is celebrating one of TV’s favorite moms, just in time for Mother’s Day. In an exclusive first-look from Entertainment Weekly, fans are getting a preview of the forthcoming prequel episode focusing on Tracee Ellis Ross’ black-ish character, Rainbow Johnson. The May 7th episode will tell Rainbow’s origin story. According to EW,…

Fishy: Report alleges Johnny Depp tried to get ex Amber Heard fired from ‘Aquaman’

Fishy: Report alleges Johnny Depp tried to get ex Amber Heard fired from ‘Aquaman’

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Last month, Johnny Depp filed a $50 million lawsuit against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, claiming she made up abuse allegations that hurt his career. However, a new suit against the actor’s former lawyer alleges that Depp tried to hurt Heard’s career, by trying to get her kicked off the…

Woody Harrelson, Jamie Foxx, Marisa Tomei, Will Ferrell & more to stage live performances of classic ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’ episodes for ABC

Woody Harrelson, Jamie Foxx, Marisa Tomei, Will Ferrell & more to stage live performances of classic ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’ episodes for ABC

Photo by Ron Eisenberg/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Jimmy Kimmel and legendary TV show creator Norman Lear have tapped major Hollywood talent for upcoming live performances of classic episodes of All In The Family and its spin-off, The Jeffersons. Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s “All in the Family” and “The…

Music News

Adam Lambert to mentor “American Idol” contestants during Queen week

Adam Lambert to mentor “American Idol” contestants during Queen week

ABC/Craig SjodinIn a super-meta full-circle moment, Adam Lambert will help mentor this season’s American Idol contestants when they tackle the music of Queen later this month, Billboard reports. Adam, of course, auditioned for American Idol back on season 8 with Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  Then, during that season’s star-studded finale, he actually got to sing with…

“Dance, horses, hot Latin men”: Behind the scenes of Madonna’s new video

“Dance, horses, hot Latin men”: Behind the scenes of Madonna’s new video

Andy Lecompte @andylecompteMadonna will premiere the video for her new single “Medellín” on MTV April 24, but ahead of that, she’s posted a little behind-the-scenes video that gives us a look at the making of the clip. The video starts with a voiceover from Madonna, in which she apparently tells us the plot of the…

Watch now: Sheryl Crow & the late Johnny Cash pray for “Redemption Day”

Watch now: Sheryl Crow & the late Johnny Cash pray for “Redemption Day”

Credit: Kharen HillIn 1996, Sheryl Crow wrote the song “Redemption Day” after visiting Bosnia with then-first lady Hillary Clinton, and recorded it on her second album.  In 2003, Johnny Cash recorded it. He died that same year; his version was eventually released in 2010. Now, with the permission of the late country legend’s family, Crow…

National News

Texas mom reported missing after not showing up to daughter’s babysitter

Texas mom reported missing after not showing up to daughter’s babysitter

iStock/Chalabala(MESQUITE, Texas) — A 26-year-old Mesquite, Texas, mom was scheduled to pick up her child from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up.Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone. Reyes’ 2017 Jeep Wrangler was found abandoned by…

Authorities seize $20 million worth of marijuana from illegal grow operation

Authorities seize $20 million worth of marijuana from illegal grow operation

iStock/Nastasic(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) — An anonymous tipster led California police to uncover one of the largest marijuana farms ever found in the city of Riverside, officials said on Friday.Authorities in Riverside, California, were called to a 10-acre property on McAllister Street in the Greenbelt neighborhood on Thursday where they found more than 40,000 marijuana plants growing…

Cops find car connected to missing teen, Los Angeles homicide

Cops find car connected to missing teen, Los Angeles homicide

iStock/aijohn784(LOS ANGELES) —  Police found a car near the Mexican border on Friday that had been connected to a missing teen and a Los Angeles-area homicide investigation.The 2013 white BMW with Nevada plates was recovered unoccupied on Friday by San Diego Police near the San Ysidro border of Mexico, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department…

$200k worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves

$200k worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves

Gwinnett County Police Department(ATLANTA) — Two men allegedly used a hammer to smash through a glass display inside a Georgia jewelry store and got away with $200,000 worth of diamond rings, according to police reports.On April 15, one of the suspects walked into the Crescent Jewelers inside the Sugarloaf Mills Mall and expressed interest to…

Health News

What to know about rising Sober Curious movement

What to know about rising Sober Curious movement

aprilante/iStock(NEW YORK) — A so-called Sober Curious movement that’s been gaining in popularity focuses on eliminating alcohol for health, sleep and wellness reasons, and its founder encourages people to participate by asking them to imagine “what it’s like to live hangover free.” Ruby Warrington, author of the book Sober Curious: The Blissful Sleep, Greater Focus,…

NYC issues $1,000 fines for refusing to get measles vaccinations

NYC issues $1,000 fines for refusing to get measles vaccinations

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City followed through on its threat to fine people who refused to get measles vaccines on Thursday.The city’s health department issued civil summons to three people a week after issuing an emergency order requiring anyone 6 months or older who lived in four specific zip codes — all in Brooklyn…

Study: 23andMe gene test might falsely reassure some people of breast cancer risk

Study: 23andMe gene test might falsely reassure some people of breast cancer risk

JasonDoiy/iStock(NEW YORK) — Since 2010, 23andMe has charged people to test themselves for potentially harmful gene mutations, such as those in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which, when mutated, can dramatically increase a person’s risk for developing breast or ovarian cancer.But while 23andMe can screen for the three most well-known BRCA mutations, the test is…

Eleven labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital

Eleven labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital

Miami Valley Hospital(DAYTON, Ohio) — Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, is about to turn it up to 11.Eleven nurses in the hospital’s labor and delivery unit are pregnant at the same time.The due dates for the nurses, one a gestational carrier, span in time from early May to late October. All 11 of the…