Bill Maher postpones return to the air, the latest TV host to balk at working during writers strike
Bill Maher has delayed returning to his HBO talk show during the ongoing strike by writers and actors, a decision following similar pauses in the past few days by “The Drew Barrymore Show,” “The Talk” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show.”.
Poet Rita Dove to receive an honorary National Book Award medal for lifetime achievement
Poet Rita Dove is this year's winner of an honorary National Book Award for “Distinguished Contribution to American Letters,” a lifetime achievement prize previously given to Toni Morrison and Don DeLillo among others.
New this week: Shania, 'Princess Power' and Pamela Anderson
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from Shania Twain, the megahit film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” lands on Disney+ and a new PBS “Frontline” documentary delves into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s interaction with the last five U.S. presidents.
New this week: 'The Handmaid’s Tale' and 'Goodnight Mommy'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Little Big Town and Marcus Mumford, “The Handmaid’s Tale” returns with high stakes for the future of Gilead, and twin brothers go to their mother’s house for a stay but find something is off about her in the film “Goodnight Mommy.”.
New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from The Black Keys, Rebel Wilson starring as a popular high school senior who emerges from a coma after 20 years, and the period drama “Operation Mincemeat,” based on a risky and real military operation in World War II.
Barrymore sets high standard in her models as talk show host
NEW YORK – Drew Barrymore is setting a high standard for herself as she joins the world of daytime talk show hosts on Monday. “We’re all human beings on this planet going through our lives and our journeys and there’s a way to connect through that,” Barrymore said. I’ve never lived in that space.”“The Drew Barrymore Show,” retrofitted for the coronavirus era, is being distributed by CBS Television. Bill Carroll, a veteran television consultant and expert in the syndication market, said he’s impressed that Barrymore is shooting high. Yes, some may regard Barrymore as slightly loopy and hippie-dippie (“we’re all human beings on this planet”), but it’s more endearing than annoying.
Chrissy Teigen honored at Baby2Baby gala
Kate Hudson arrives at the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)CULVER CITY, CA – Chrissy Teigen said she felt honored to receive an award at the Baby2Baby Gala, but her acceptance speech wasn't all about her achievement: "No kid should go hungry. "I feel honored to be honored," Teigen said. Legend praised Teigen for being an advocate for children through Baby2Baby. The nonprofit organization looks for high-profile celebs to highlight their mission of helping provide basic necessities to children living in poverty. Teigen said she and Legend have tried to instill the importance of giving to the less fortunate in their young children, Luna and Miles.
Drew Barrymore's New CBS Talk Show Picked Up for Fall 2020 Release
Look out, Ellen, there's a new female face in talk shows, and she just happens to be one of America's sweethearts! Drew Barrymore will headline her own CBS daytime talk show starting in fall 2020, the network announced on Thursday. The 44-year-old actress is joining the likes of Ellen DeGeneres and Kelly Clarkson to become another staple in the talk show world. It is beyond my wildest dreams to have this opportunity for a daily talk show, Barrymore said in a statement. We are very excited to be in business with Drew Barrymore and have our stations serve as the launch group for a show that is the brightest prospect I have seen in many years, Peter Dunn, President, CBS Television Stations, added.
This Couple Is the Real-Life '50 First Dates'
This couple is the real-life "50 First Dates." Like Drew Barrymore in the romantic comedy, Hannah Wallace would lose her memory every day after suffering psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, psychological disturbances brought on by stress. Cody Reinert, whom she had met in preschool and began dating in college, would have to re-introduce himself to her all the time. The Kansas couple spent their relationship falling in love and meeting as strangers all over again. But over time, Hannah had seizures less frequently and doctors helped her manage her condition.
Drew Barrymore Shoots Talk Show Pilot for CBS
Drew Barrymore is looking to add talk show host to her already long resume! ET has learned that the former Santa Clarita Diet star shot a daytime talk show pilot for CBS Television Distribution in New York this week. It's rare to see a photo of Barrymore where she's not smiling; she always appears happy in the public eye and her laugh is infectious. Take, for example, the sweet and inspiring message she dedicated to all the singles on Valentine's Day this year. RELATED CONTENT:Drew Barrymore Says She's Changed Her Mind About 'Total Performer' Daughters Going Into Show BusinessDrew Barrymore Celebrates Her 44th Birthday With Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and More: PicDrew Barrymores Message to Singles on Valentines Day Will Give You Hope
Drew Barrymore Says She's Changed Her Mind About 'Total Performer' Daughters Going
And while she originally wasn't down with having her children follow in her footsteps, she admitted she's changed her tune as they've grown up. I almost thought that acting was, like, some calling from the devil -- 'My daughters will never be actors! I'm a Barrymore, my family has been doing this for hundreds and hundreds of years and multiple generations." "I see my daughters and they're total performers and maybe they do have that Barrymore blood in there," she confessed. If the acting thing doesn't end up working out for Olive later on in life, Barrymore said she's already got a plan B (and a plan C).