Kelly Ripa is throwing shade at some other shows on ABC…. and may even have a problem with her own?
Adam Hambrick joins Jackson live in studio tomorrow morning as a guest co-host.
ABC is not planning on replacing Constance Wu on “Fresh Off The Boat” after she went online to complain that the show had been picked up for another season. The head of programming for ABC was asked during a press conference yesterday, and she said that the network chooses to believe Wu’s statement about her love for the show.
Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show was also renewed by ABC this week. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” received a 3 year contract extension.
Keith Urban released his latest song on Tuesday. “We Were” was co-written by Eric Church
Kelly Ripa may be leaving “Live” when her contract is up later this year. She says that she hasn’t decided if she wants to remain with the show after her current contract expires. “Live” just lost its male co-host when Michael Strahan left the show to go to “Good Morning America” and was replaced by Ryan Seacrest. Rumors of tension behind the scenes between Rips and Seacrest have dogged the show since Seacrest returned to hosting American Idol shortly after joining the show. Ripa also hates “The Bachelor”. After it was announced that the current “Bachelorette” Hannah Brown was set to appear on “Live”, Ripa spoke to the New York Post and told them she finds the show “disgusting”. She went on to say “I can’t stand the idea of 25 exceptional women fighting over one ordinary fella, in my opinion. You know how I feel, ladies — we are too special to be arguing over a guy,”
“Game of Thrones” set a new ratings record with Sunday night’s polarizing episode. 18.4 million viewers tuned into the 9PM Broadcast and/or its midnight repeat, more than any other episode in the show’s history. It was also announced by Disney that longtime “Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have been hired to direct the next Star Wars movie in 2022. Disney feels it needs a three year hiatus in between this year’s “Episode IX” and the next installment to give “Star Wars” fans a break. They plan on releasing sequels to “Star Wars” and “Avatar”
Lil Nas X has announced that he will finally drop a video for the remix to “Old Town Road” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus this coming Friday
Fox has announced that Empire’s sixth season, airing next year, will be its last. They also re-confirmed that they have no plans to bring Jussie Smollet’s character Jamal back for the final season.
Tim Conway from “The Carol Burnett Show” has passed away at 85 years old after a long battle with dementia. Conway won four Emmy’s for his work with Carol Burnett, as well as another two for roles in “Coach” and “30 Rock”
Britney Spears’ manager Larry Rudolph says that Britney may never perform again. Her management had to cancel her Vegas show because she was so distraught over her father being ill that they needed to adjust her medication. He says that she has enough money that she doesn’t need to work, so she is taking her time in deciding whether to continue with her career.