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The Backstreet Boys are among a growing number of artists canceling out on gigs on the East Coast due to blizzard conditions. The group was scheduled to appear on Tuesday's episodes of the "Today" show and "The View" to promote the release of their new documentary "Show Em What You're Made Of." Comedian Louis CK cancelled his Tuesday night show at Madison Square Garden, all Broadway shows were off Monday and the Metropolitan Opera closed.
"American Idol" winner PHILLIP PHILLIPS filed a legal petition asking to have his deal with "Idol's" 19 Entertainment VOIDED. His attorney calls his deal, quote, "oppressive [and] fatally conflicted." In the documents, Phillips accuses the company of a number of offenses against his career -- among them that he was "manipulated" into performing gigs for its sponsored events without pay. He also claims that the company had too heavy a hand in the decisions for his most recent album, saying that they announced the title for 2014's "Behind The Light" without his consent.
Emma Watson is stepping into the shoes of a beloved Disney princess. The British actress announced on Facebook Monday that she's been cast as Belle in an upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic 1991 film "Beauty and the Beast." Disney says production for the new "Beauty and the Beast" movie should begin later this year.
Adam Levine is the first performer headed to next month's Oscars. The Maroon 5 frontman announced on Twitter Monday that he'll be taking the stage to sing "Lost Stars" from the movie "Begin Again," which is one of the five contenders in the Best Original Song category. "Lost Stars" is going up against Common and John Legend's "Glory" from "Selma," Rita Ora's "Grateful" from "Beyond The Lights," Glen Campbell's "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" and Tegan and Sara featuring the Lonely Island's "Everything Is Awesome" from "The Lego Movie." The Academy Awards are set to take place in Hollywood on February 22nd.
• "Fury" . . . Brad Pitt leads a tank crew on a mission behind enemy lines in the final days of World War Two. Shia LaBeoufplays his gunner, Michael Pena is their driver, Jon Bernthal from "The Walking Dead" is the loader, and "Percy Jackson's"Logan Lerman is their inexperienced new assistant gunner.
• "The Judge" . . . Robert Downey Jr. is an attorney defending his estranged father on a murder charge. Robert Duvall plays his father, who's also the town's judge. Billy Bob Thornton is the guy prosecuting the case.
• "Before I Go To Sleep" . . . Nicole Kidman is a woman who once survived an attack that left her so she wakes up every morning with no memory of the past 10 years. Colin Firth is her husband and Mark Strong is a doctor secretly treating her.
• "The Book of Life" . . . A supernatural animated movie starring Diego Luna and Channing Tatum as two best friends competing for the love of Zoe Saldana.
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The Actors have spoken. The cast of "Birdman" is the Most Outstanding Ensemble for a Motion Picture. The movie's acting cast accepted the honor at Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards, just one day after the Producers Guild of America honored "Birdman" with its top prize on Saturday night. Other big winners emerging from the SAG ceremony include: Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything" and Julianne Moore for "Still Alice." In the television categories the cast of "Downton Abbey" took the Actor for Outstanding Ensemble Drama, while the cast of "Orange Is The New Black" walked away with the TV Comedy Ensemble honor.
Celebrity Divorces: PATRICK DEMPSEY's wife Jillian has filed for divorce after 15 years of marriage. And it could get ugly since there's no prenup. Meanwhile, MANDY MOORE is splitting from RYAN ADAMS after almost six years of marriage. But their rep says, "It's a respectful, amicable parting of the ways.
Selena Gomez has been posting snuggly pics on social media with EDM producer Zedd leading fans to speculate that they are dating. They have even been branded as Zeddlena.
"Saturday Night Live" is answering the question of who's responsible for deflating the New England Patriots' footballs in last week's AFC Championship Game. Taran Killam did a great Tom Brady impression.
"American Sniper" dominated the box office for a second week, earning $64.4 million and bringing its total domestic haul to just over $200 million.
RIHANNA is reportedly bringing LEONARDO DICAPRIO home to Barbados to meet her family because things are getting serious.
LINDSAY LOHAN was hospitalized this week in London due to the lingering effects of that virus she picked up in Bora Bora last month.
HOPE SOLO has been suspended from the U.S. Women's soccer team due to her belligerent behavior during her husband's DUI arrest.
SAM SMITH, LAVERNE COX from "Orange is the New Black", and Amazon's gender-reassignment series "Transparent" are among this year's nominees for the GLAAD Media Awards.
"The Voice" has reportedly enlisted a new team of celebrity mentors for its upcoming eighth season. "Us Weekly" says it has confirmed that Nick Jonas will be joining the show as a mentor for the singers of returning judge Christina Aguilera. The magazine also claims Nashville-based pop singer Meghan Trainor, who just topped the album charts with her debut album "Title," is on board to assist reigning champ coach Blake Shelton. Adam Levine will bring on British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding, and the legendary Lionel Richie will be on hand for the team of Pharrell Williams. Season eight of "The Voice" kicks off on February 23rd on NBC.
MEGHAN TRAINOR topped this week's Billboard 200 chart with 238,000 copies of her debut full-length album, "Title". That makes her just the 13th woman ever to score a #1 debut album AND a #1 debut Billboard Hot 100 hit in the chart's 56-year history.
TLC seems to have one famous fan…Just days after the R&B group announced a Kickstarter campaign to fund their final album, TMZ reports that pop superstar Katy Perry is among the thousands who've already chipped in. Sources tell the gossip site that Katy donated five-thousand dollars to TLC's online crowd-funding page, which now has about only 40-thousand dollars left to raise.
New Oscar nominees Common and John Legend just joined the lineup of performers for the 57th Grammy Awards. The duo, who just received an Oscar nod and Golden Globe win for their song "Glory" from the "Selma" soundtrack will perform the tune at next month's Grammys. New additions to the performance lineup also include Grammy nominated artists Miranda Lambert, Usher, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams.
They join previously announced performers AC/DC, Madonna, Eric Church, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran. LL Cool J will host next month's Grammy Awards. CBS will broadcast the three-and-a-half hour primetime ceremony from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 8th.
and finally...listen be Rocket and Teresa's first caller of the day tomorrow morning at 6:20 for your last chance to become a finalist to fly to L.A. for the premiere of Jupiter Ascending.
Los Angeles police say someone vandalized an "American Sniper" billboard in West L.A. this week by adding the word "Murder!" in red paint and capital letters. The billboard has since been covered up. The incident comes as debate rages over the main character in the film, real life U.S. Navy SEAL Sniper Chris Kyle. Some people, including several celebrities, have questioned whether Kyle should be presented as a hero in the film.
Former governor Mike Huckabee says the movie itself is valiant in its reminders of how brutal war is and how it destroys the people we send out to fight it. Blake Shelton is adding his thoughts to the "American Sniper" discussion. The country star admits he hasn't seen the film yet, but he "can't WAIT" to do so. He also tweets that he's "proud to support our military.. Period."
Meanwhile the #FakeBaby has gone viral because the baby in "American Sniper" is a doll.
The subject of the next Comedy Central roast will be JUSTIN BIEBER. And he not only agreed to it . . . it was HIS IDEA. A Comedy Central executive joked, quote, "[He's] been asking us for a few years to roast him. We just kept telling him to go create more source material first. We're thrilled he listened." The roast will tape next month and air later this year.
KC native and Modern Family star, Eric Stonestreet stopped by Jimmy Kimmel last night and talked about the Chiefs!
"The Interview" hits Netflix streaming on Saturday.
New Walking Dead trailer…it returns to AMC on 2/8
• The freaks rebel in the fourth season finale of "American Horror Story: Freakshow" on FX.
and finally...tune into The Rocket and Teresa Show tomorrow morning and be the 1st Caller of the Day at 6:20 to become a finalist to fly to L.A. for the premiere of Jupiter Ascending. We give away the trip this Friday.
Since CLINT EASTWOOD's"American Sniper" became a box office hit this weekend, there's been some debate over whether the movie's subject, former Navy SEAL CHRIS KYLE, should be celebrated as a hero. SETH ROGEN caught some heat for comparing the movie to a German propaganda film. Country singer and army veteran CRAIG MORGAN kindly invited him to LEAVE THE COUNTRY. Meanwhile, MICHAEL MOORE caused controversy by calling snipers "cowards".
Jimmy Kimmel is bringing some levity into the "Bachelor" house last night.
Jimmy also set up some new house rules for the women, making them pay one-dollar every time they used the word "amazing."
TIGER WOODS made a surprise appearance in Italy yesterday, where he watched his girlfriend LINDSEY VONN win her record 63rd World Cup skiing title. He also lost one of his front teeth, when someone with a video camera accidently hit him in the face while rushing to get to the winners' podium.
Peter Mayhew, a.k.a. Chewbacca, has been hospitalized for pneumonia. The guy who's played Chewie since the '70s cancelled an appearance over the weekend at a comic shop in Texas . Peter's wife had good news for his fans, writing on Reddit, "He will make a full recovery, and hope to be discharged within a few days. Doctors are incredibly happy with his improvements." The 70-year-old is set to reprise his role in the upcoming trilogy ... including "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
Here's what's new on DVD today:
• "Lucy" . . . Scarlett Johansson is exposed to a drug that unlocks her brain to operate on a higher level than any human ever has. Morgan Freeman helps her figure out where her new abilities might lead, as she's being chased by hired killers.
• "Annabelle" . . . starring the haunted doll Annabelle that was featured in the movie "The Conjuring".
• "The Boxtrolls" . . . A stop-motion animated movie starring the kid who plays Bran Stark on "Game of Thrones". He is an orphaned boy trying to save the creatures that raised him from an evil exterminator played by Ben Kingsley.
The remaining members of TLC, T-Boz and Chilli want you to help them raise $150,000 to fund their final album. They have reached out to fans through a new Kickstarter campaign offering VIP tickets and recorded custom personalized voicemails for donations.
TLC will also join The New Kids on the Block on their tour called "The Main Event" along with Nelly. It kicks off on Friday, May 1, 2015, in Las Vegas with stops across the country, ending in Buffalo, N.Y., in July. Tickets can be purchased starting Jan. 31 through Ticketmaster. Pre-sale this Friday. They will be in KC on May 19th at the Sprint Center.