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'Today' Show Ratings Are Way Up After Matt Lauer's Firing 'Today' Show Ratings Are Way Up After Matt Lauer's Firing
- December 15, 2017

The back-to-back wins mark the first time in almost a year that the NBC morning program has beaten ABC in total viewers for two straight weeks. Without an immediate replacement, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb have been co-anchoring since Lauer was ousted - and to add literal insult to injury, as a result the ratings for Today have skyrocketed for the second consecutive week now. (more...)
Ram Gopal Varma web series on Reddys of Kadapa Ram Gopal Varma web series on Reddys of Kadapa
- December 15, 2017

He has introduced the trailer of the first Season of this Web Series Kadapa . RGV's Kadapa Trailer: RGV Faction Kadapa Series Season 1:- Ram Gopal Varma's interest in fractionism isn't new. Then, the 4.15-minute-long video goes on to offer a glimpse at a series of murders in the village. The trailer of Kadapa has received a very good response as it has registered 328,771 views, 15,000 thumbs up (likes) and 1,897 comments in less than 24 hours. (more...)
Kareena and Karisma steal the thunder at Malaika's pre-Christmas bash Kareena and Karisma steal the thunder at Malaika's pre-Christmas bash
- December 15, 2017

She opted for a crop top & loose trousers & a long shrug. On the other hand, Karisma Kapoor looked pretty in polka! So, stepping into their festive shoes B-Town buddies celebs were spotted partying last night at Malaika Arora's residence. (more...)
Pro-Kannada Group Protests Against Sunny Leone's Show In Bengaluru Pro-Kannada Group Protests Against Sunny Leone's Show In Bengaluru
- December 15, 2017

Harish called these protests "baseless". These kinds of associations call themselves the representatives of Kannadigas, but are not. We shouldn't be encouraging such people. "Being a Kannadiga myself, I have ensured the standard of the show is representative of Bengaluru's culture". Harish, however, said he was quite surprised to see how the Karnataka government is also supporting the ongoing protest. (more...)
Rep. Dan Johnson takes his own life in Mt. Washington Rep. Dan Johnson takes his own life in Mt. Washington
- December 15, 2017

Washington. The gun was recovered by police. Johnson, 57, refused to resign after a December 11 report detailed claims by Maranda Richmond, now 21, in which she alleged that state Rep. He won his election despite Republican leaders urging him to drop out of the race after local media reported on some of his Facebook posts comparing Barack and Michelle Obama to monkeys. (more...)
EPS for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Expected At $0.42 EPS for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Expected At $0.42
- December 15, 2017

Company price relative to this year's earnings is 82.98x, asset price might not appreciate in future, and the forecasted growth is set to slow down highlight market sentiment behind the stock. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by UBS. Glenmede Na owns 0.03% invested in Netflix, Inc. (more...)
Analyst Ratings Buzz: Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)
- December 15, 2017

The highest price NVAX stock touched in the last 12 month was $1.78 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $0.73. Novavax, Inc . ( NVAX ) performance during the last one year upgraded 3.1 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 5.56 percent. (more...)
Matt Damon: Why Louis CK isn't Harvey Weinstein Matt Damon: Why Louis CK isn't Harvey Weinstein
- December 15, 2017

It is about wanting to prove women to be liars . In October, Damon added he was never fond of Weinstein but he would've never imagined that he could be responsible for such horrendous acts. Because you are a fan? I'd go, "I don't want this out there" ... it's going to be overshadowing the opening of this movie. Like you realize women lose roles and have their careers dragged for much-much less right? It is only about the overarching effects for these dudes. (more...)
Russell Simmons Says He Will Defend Himself Following Rape Claims Russell Simmons Says He Will Defend Himself Following Rape Claims
- December 15, 2017

She added: "I remember running out the door and getting a cab and all I remember was a feeling - which was so insane - of, 'Oh my god". "The NYPD has received information about allegations against Russell Simmons in the New York City area". (more...)
Former 'Today Show' production assistant details alleged Matt Lauer affair Former 'Today Show' production assistant details alleged Matt Lauer affair
- December 15, 2017

And here am I, carrying the weight of what had happened and fending off the national press. I want these women to know that I believe them, I want to help empower them and collectively we have a voice to change things. The brief affair followed Zinone for years, even after she left news and joined the army, she said. Then, she had a meeting with the former Today co-host to ask him for some pieces of advice on a job she was set to start as a local anchor on WDTV Channel 5 in West Virginia. (more...)
See Harry Styles Kiss James Corden in Carpool Karaoke See Harry Styles Kiss James Corden in Carpool Karaoke
- December 15, 2017

The 39-year-old presenter, who has son Max, six, and daughter Carey, three, with Julia, welcomed their daughter on Tuesday 12 December. "We throw out names and we're like "I don't know (about) that", 'I don't like that name'". Styles revealed that he was one of the first people to meet the newest little Corden. It's been a whirlwind 48 hours. "But seriously we were not expecting this baby to arrive for another couple of weeks". (more...)
Chandler Riggs Was Fired From The Walking Dead Chandler Riggs Was Fired From The Walking Dead
- December 15, 2017

Turns out Chandler Riggs , who plays Rick's son, Carl Grimes, is devastated over the news that he's being killed off in the series, especially because the character is still going in the comic books the show is based on. It was all story related. Chandler Riggs - who will last appear in the February 26 midseason premiere, when Carl dies on-screen - told THR the unexpected twist "serves a good objective in the story", adding: "I don't know how Rick and Michonne are going to handle ... (more...)
US Bake Off dropped amid misconduct claims US Bake Off dropped amid misconduct claims
- December 15, 2017

He confessed: 'I did have an affair in America with my co-judge and it was something which was the biggest mistake of my life because actually I still love my wife'. Tonight's episode of the baking show will be replaced with a rerun of " The Great Christmas Light Fight " - a holiday decoration competition. After failing to impress the judges in the second hour, Iuzzini said she was "close to the bottom" of the contestants. (more...)
Fans Flock to Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Fans Flock to Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
- December 15, 2017

Pharr resident Ronaldo Palacios arrived an hour before the evening screening in the Extreme Digital Cinema Theater to prepare himself for what was going to occur in the series. McAllen resident Andrea Avendano dressed as her favorite character to attend the premiere. One thing I know, though, is that there will likely be some celebrity cameos in the flick. (more...)
Hugh Jackman starring in first live TV ad for a film Hugh Jackman starring in first live TV ad for a film
- December 15, 2017

The network said today that the spot for The Greatest Showman will run during Sunday's live production of the Broadway musical. Tony victor Hugh Jackman and co-stars from the new P.T. Scott Ellis (the 2016 Broadway revival of "She Loves Me", "Weeds") is an executive producer and will serve as the director overseeing the stage direction. (more...)
Lamar Advertising Co Stock as Institutional Investors Enter
- December 15, 2017

Swedbank decreased Electronic Arts (EA) stake by 3.01% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Swedbank holds 1.90M shares with $200.82M value, down from 1.96M last quarter. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, August 9 by M Partners. Lamar Advertising Company is a publicly owned equity real estate investment trust. (more...)
All you need to know about the finalists of Strictly Come Dancing All you need to know about the finalists of Strictly Come Dancing
- December 15, 2017

Comedian Susan and her dance partner Kevin Clifton, who were the ninth couple to be voted off the show, will reunite for the tour, along with Davood and Nadia Bychkova and Paralympian Jonnie and dancer Oti Mabuse, who also failed to reach the final. (more...)
Fall Out Boy release 'Champion' (Remix) featuring BTS' RM Fall Out Boy release 'Champion' (Remix) featuring BTS' RM
- December 15, 2017

The song is now available for download in multiple countries where it is December 15, except in the United States. On December 15 (KST), the American rock band surprised K-Pop fans by uncovering a special version of " Champion " featuring the top Korean idol star. (more...)
Eminem Revival Album Leaked and Twitter Has Mixed Reaction Eminem Revival Album Leaked and Twitter Has Mixed Reaction
- December 15, 2017

Instead, Revival is an album that addresses the current political climate in America with some help from the biggest pop stars in music. Meanwhile fans who have been lucky enough to listen to the leaked album have shared their thoughts on social media, and so far its gotten mixed reviews. (more...)
We are Young: 'Youthquake' Seizes 'Word of the Year' Award We are Young: 'Youthquake' Seizes 'Word of the Year' Award
- December 15, 2017

The word, coined nearly 50 years ago by then-Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, has been used to describe phenomena including surging youth support for Britain's Labour Party and the election of 30-something leaders in France and New Zealand. Thanks to the precedent established in the United Kingdom, in New Zealand use of youthquake to discuss young people's engagement in politics was rapidly picked up by politicians and the press alike during the country's general election. (more...)
Virender Sehwag Becomes Shahid Afridi's Hat-Trick Victim In T10 League Match Virender Sehwag Becomes Shahid Afridi's Hat-Trick Victim In T10 League Match
- December 15, 2017

Afridi's third and hat-trick victim was none other than Sehwag, who like Bravo failed to read the in-dipping slider and was sent packing. Hales scored 57 runs of just 26 balls but his quick 50 could not help his team as wickets on the other end kept falling. (more...)
After Forming Double Top, Is Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (VIVO)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive?
- December 15, 2017

Shares of Meridian Bioscience (NASDAQ: VIVO ) opened at $14.20 on Thursday. It was reported on Dec, 14 by Finviz.com. DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. Zacks Investment Research raised Meridian Bioscience from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. (more...)
Mark Wahlberg is the most overpaid actor of 2017, according to Forbes Mark Wahlberg is the most overpaid actor of 2017, according to Forbes
- December 15, 2017

Forbes Ranks Mark Wahlberg as Most Overpaid Actor of 2017 Marky Mark won't like this news, despite raking in $68 million pretax this year. Next up was Boston Marathon bombing picture Patriots Day , which earned a paltry $50 million worldwide against its production budget of $45 million. (more...)
PBS suspending Smiley distribution PBS suspending Smiley distribution
- December 15, 2017

Smiley responded to the allegations on Facebook stating, "I have the utmost respect for women and celebrate the courage of those who have come forth to tell their truth". "Their mind was made up", charged Smiley, who has done 3,000 episodes of his show for PBS. Tavis argues that there's a bigger conversation to be had about how men and women should be able to interact in the workplace. (more...)
Akshay Kumar launches official trailer video of Padman Akshay Kumar launches official trailer video of Padman
- December 15, 2017

After every poster release, fans had just one question for all these stars - 'When is the Padman trailer coming?' Akshay Kumar has teased fans by revealing that the trailer of his upcoming film PadMan will be released today. In the R Balki-directorial venture, the Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and 2.0 star is stepping into the shoes of national hero Arunachalam Muruganantham; the inventor of low-priced sanitary napkins for women in rural areas. (more...)
Rihanna is releasing a new lipstick collection Rihanna is releasing a new lipstick collection
- December 15, 2017

Calling all beauty fans. To that, Rihanna wrote back a long, thoughtful response . "I never could have anticipated the emotional connection that women are having with the products and the brand as a whole", the "Work" singer told the publication. (more...)
Narendra Modi 'roadshow' in Sabarmati: Looking into Congress charge, says Election Commission Narendra Modi 'roadshow' in Sabarmati: Looking into Congress charge, says Election Commission
- December 15, 2017

A Youth Congress worker raises slogans against the Election Commission and the Prime Minister outside the poll panel's office in New Delhi on Thursday. He was address by hundreds of supporters who were at the polling booth to catch a glimpse of the Prime Minister. There has not been a more blatant violation of the code of conduct on polling day. (more...)
John Wick Director Adapting Comic Series Kill or Be Killed
- December 15, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Stahelski has signed a deal to direct the film from a screenplay by Dan Casey , who has also adapted Brubaker's Incognito as a movie for Columbia Pictures. The comic follows Dylan, a depressed college student who attempts suicide. Forced to murder bad guys, the unwitting vigilante struggles to keep his nasty little secret while it slowly tears apart the lives of his friends and loved ones. (more...)
Jackman Won't Return to Wolverine, Even if Disney Buys Fox Jackman Won't Return to Wolverine, Even if Disney Buys Fox
- December 15, 2017

Tomorrow Disney are expected to announce that they have bought the rights to X-Men from Fox. During a NY press junket for The Greatest Showman , in which Jackman plays P.T. "But for someone else I would love to see Wolverine in there", he clarified. "He's younger than me for sure, I think Tom Hardy would be a great Wolverine ". (more...)
Cent Signs New 8-Figure Deal with Starz
- December 15, 2017

The deal is for eight figures, according to TMZ and includes the Starz hit drama as well as Black Mafia Family Tomorrow, Today , along with a third project to be announced soon. With the Courtney Kemp created Power now deep in production in its fifth season, 50 will continue on the NYC-based drama on both sides of the camera. (more...)