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CHRIS SOULES from "The Bachelor" is the "mystery" 20th contestant on "Dancing with the Stars".
The nominees for the MTV Movie Awards were announced yesterday, and "Guardians of the Galaxy", "The Fault in Our Stars", and "Neighbors" lead the pack with seven nominations each. Also, Seth Rogen and James Franco are nominated for Best Duo and Best Kiss for North Korea's least-favorite movie, "The Interview". The show airs live April 12th. Comedienne Amy Schumer is hosting.
BRUCE JENNER reportedly already did his interview with DIANE SAWYER, and he told her he's keeping his male equipment . . . for now. But he will live his life as a woman, and he says his breasts have already grown to a B-cup.
BRUCE WILLIS will star in a Broadway version of STEPHEN KING's"Misery".
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher announced they had a baby boy on Friday. She posted a photo of his hand yesterday on Instagram.
Chris Brown reportedly has a nine month old baby girl. According to TMZ, the mother of the girl is a 31-year old model named Nia. Apparently, the two have known each other for a few years, but they aren't currently together.
The Twitterverse is in mourning over Jared Leto's hair. The Oscar-winner-slash-rock star chopped off his long locks and shaved his beard for his upcoming role in the comic book movie "Suicide Squad."
Tonight on TV:
Conan O'Brien is in Cuba on tonight's episode of "Conan" on TBS
SARA GILBERT gave birth to her third child on Saturday. This is her first child with wife LINDA PERRY. They named him Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry.
Los Angeles Lakers star Nick Young is playing defense for his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea. Young fired off a series of tweets at SportsCenter anchor Robert Flores after he joked that Iggy is "trying to kill hip-hop." Flores' remarks came as he commented on a recent revelation that Nick is afraid of dolphins and that a dolphin once tried to kill him. Nick blasted Flores, saying that his job is to talk about sports and not to comment on what he and Iggy are doing. He also wrote that he's sure they will "run into each other soon."
Lots of TV News Today:
Dallas Mavericks owner MARK CUBAN and conservative commentator ANN COULTER will play the president and vice president in "Sharknado 3". Other guest stars include Bo Derek, Jerry Springer, Chris Kirkpatrick from 'N Sync, and wrestler Chris Jericho.
MAGGIE SMITH says she thinks the upcoming sixth season of "Downton Abbey" will be its last. And if it isn't, it'll still be HER last . . . quote, "[My character] certainly can't keep going. To my knowledge, I must be 110 by now. We're into the late 1920s." Maggie is 80 in real life.
NBC is tapping Savannah Guthrie to fill in for "Nightly News" fill-in Lester Holt. The "Today" show host will take up the anchor chair as Holt, who has been subbing in for a suspended Brian Williams, deals with a family medical emergency.
MADONNA is launching a world tour in Miami this August . . . and she'll be the musical guest on "Ellen" for a full week later this month.
Fans of Netflix's other breakout hit "Orange Is The New Black" can look forward to the show's third season in June. Following the third season release of "House Of Cards" last Friday, Netflix has pegged June 12th as the date it will begin streaming the next chapter of its critically-praised women's prison series.
"Star Trek" legend LEONARD NIMOY passed away on Friday morning at 83. He played Spock for nearly 50 years on TV, and in eight movies. Nimoy was also a poet, a singer, and a serious photographer. He's survived by his wife Susan, three kids, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Dakota Johnson is feeling Twitter's scorn after the Fifty Shades of Grey actress appeared in a "Saturday Night Live" spoof that had her joining ISIS. The skit appears to poke fun at a Toyota commercial that tugged at America's heartstrings by showing a military dad dropping his daughter off at the airport. The SNL sketch however, showed the dad handing his daughter off to a bunch of bearded ISIS fighters in a pick-up truck. Plenty of Twitter users knocked the spoof as tasteless and offensive. Others have come out in support of Johnson and the sketch, saying fear should not dictate the conversation about ISIS.
Remember that supposedly un-Photoshopped photo of Cindy Crawford that went viral earlier this month in a big way? It showed her body with wrinkles and sags around the stomach area. And it prompted a lot of people to applaud the fact that a supermodel's body can be shown as "real" and "honest" and "gorgeous." Now, TMZ reports that not only was it a leak, it was a "significantly altered" leak. A letter from photographer John Russo's legal team has been sent to The Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph asking for an apology and demanding that the photo be taken down from its websites. It refers to the photo as being "fraudulent" and "significantly doctored/altered."
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney are taking part in Chicago's annual "Polar Plunge" charity event. On Sunday, the pop star and her new fiance were among the brave participants who showed up at North Avenue Beach to dive into the freezing Lake Michigan to help raise over one-million dollars for the local chapter of the Special Olympics.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives are confirming that a 150-thousand-dollar designed gown stolen from actress Lupita Nyong'o is back in her possession. Investigators are working to confirm that it is the dress.
The E! Network is confirming Kelly Osbourne's exit from "Fashion Police." The network issued a statement Friday saying Osbourne was leaving the show to "pursue other opportunities." Osbourne's exit follows a week of back-and-forth that began with controversial on-air remarks made by Kelly's "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic about the dreadlocks style Kelly's friend Zendaya Coleman wore to the Oscars. E! says Monday's Oscars recap episode was Osbourne's last.
Will Smith's "Focus" is stealing away attention from "Fifty Shades of Grey" this weekend. The con caper, also starring Australian actress Margot Robbie, opened to just over 19-million-dollars to top a slow-going movie weekend.
Today is the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music
Tonight on TV:
• The third season premiere of "The Following" . . . on Fox.
Tonight the bachelorettes take viewers behind the scene in a new chapter of ABC's "The bachelor: The Women Tell All."
The one-of-a-kind pearl dress Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o wore to the Oscars last Sunday is missing. Adorned with six-thousand pearls, the 150-thousand-dollar Calvin Klein gown was reportedly stolen from the actress' room at The London hotel in West Hollywood while she was out Tuesday.
New Music Tuesday is becoming New Music Friday. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has announced a major change in the day the music industry puts out new releases. The British-based organization said Thursday that the plan to release new music on Fridays instead of Tuesdays would go into effect this summer.
It looks like HARRISON FORD will return for the "Blade Runner" sequel. According to the press release, the story for the new film will pick up "several decades" after the conclusion of the 1982 cult favorite which was originally directed by Ridley Scott. Production is expected to start in the summer of 2016.
Fox might launch a tour centered on its new hip-hop show "Empire", like they do with "Glee".
CBS has declared Wednesday, March 4th, World "CSI" Day, and they're going to try to break the Guinness World Record for "Largest Ever TV Drama Simulcast." The event is meant to honor 15 years of the CSI franchise, and the U.S. premiere of CSI: Cyber.
Weekend TV Reminders:
Fans of Kevin Spacey’s “House of Cards” are gearing up for a weekend of binge-watching, as Netflix releases the third season of the critically-acclaimed drama with thirteen brand new episodes.
• "Saturday Night Live" on NBC. Dakota Johnson from "Fifty Shades of Grey" hosts. Alabama Shakes is the music guest.
• Sunday on PBS: The fifth season finale of "Downton Abbey".
WILL SMITH and "Wolf of Wall Street" minx MARGOT ROBBIE hit theaters this week in the con artist movie "Focus".
They're up against the OLIVIA WILDE horror movie "The Lazarus Effect".
Here's another "SNL" promo where Dakota Johnson and Taran Killam joke about what "Fifty Shades of Grey" is REALLY about.
Madonna is letting her fans know she's OK after her tumble at the BRIT Awards. The pop superstar posted a message on Instagram after the incident, saying she's "fine." She explained that her "beautiful cape was tied too tight," but added that "nothing can stop" her.
LINDSAY LOHAN was supposed to do 240 hours of community service for her car crash in 2012. And she told the court she did. But yesterday, a judge decided 125 of those hours were BOGUS, and she has to do them over again.
LADY GAGA will star on the fifth season of "American Horror Story", which is titled "American Horror Story: Hotel". She made the announcement in a video posted to Twitter yesterday, with the caption, quote, "Make your reservation now." No other cast members have been announced. Season Five will premiere on FX in October.
Last night's episode of "The Goldbergs" paid homage to the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". The show even had Charlie Sheen reprise his character from the movie, and say some of the same lines. (In the episode, the show's main character Barry faked sick and tried to have an epic day off. In this clip, Barry's sister meets Sheen's character in a police station. From "The Goldbergs" on Wednesday, February 25, 2015)
Don't miss the season finale of "How to Get Away With Murder" on ABC
Another daring group of celebs is ready to strut their stuff on "Dancing With The Stars." The cast for the 20th season of the ABC reality competition was revealed Tuesday on "Good Morning America". The new group includes football player Michael Sam, actress Suzanne Somers, R&B singer Patti LaBelle, model Charlotte McKinney and musician Redfoo of LMFAO fame. The new season, marking the show's 10th anniversary, is set to begin March 16th with Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews back as hosts. Other stars competing this season include actress Rumer Willis, R5 musician and former "Glee" actor Riker Lynch, soldier Noah Galloway, Olympian Nastia Liukin, "Shark Tank's" Robert Harjevec and "Hunger Games" actress Willow Shields who, at age 14, is the youngest contestant in the show's history.
"Star Trek" legend LEONARD NIMOY was hospitalized last Thursday, supposedly for severe chest pains. There's no word if he's still in the hospital. Last year, Nimoy revealed that he has COPD from years of smoking, even though he quit 30 years ago. He's 83 years old.
"American Horror Story" actor BEN WOOLF died yesterday from injuries he suffered last week, when he was struck on the head by the rearview mirror of an SUV while he was crossing Hollywood Boulevard. He was only 34 years old. Woolf played Meep on "American Horror Story: Freak Show".
Here's what's new on DVD today:
• "Horrible Bosses 2" . . . Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Charlie Day kidnap Chris Pine to ransom him for the half million dollars his father swindled from them. Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Aniston, and Kevin Spacey are back too.
• "Big Hero 6" . . . A chubby robot teams up with a robotics prodigy and his four friends to stop a villain from taking over "San Fransokyo" with an army of microbots.
• "Whiplash" . . . Miles Teller is a drummer who gets into an elite music conservatory, where he's pushed by a ruthless teacher played by J.K. Simmons. He just earned a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for that role.
Plus: The final season of "Sons of Anarchy" as well as the new soundtrack from the show:
• "Sons of Anarchy: Volume 4" . . . It includes Ed Sheeran's"Make It Rain", plus the show's band The Forest Rangers doing songs like "Bohemian Rhapsody", "The Age of Aquarius", and "All Along the Watchtower".
• "Dark Sky Paradise", Big Sean . . . His guests include Drake on "Blessings", Kanye West on "All Your Fault", Chris Brownon "Play No Games", and E-40 on "I Don't [Eff] with You", the song about his ex Naya Rivera.
"Birdman" won four Oscars last night: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Director.
Eddie Redmayne won Best Actor for "The Theory of Everything" and Julianne Moore won Best Actress for "Still Alice". J.K. Simmons picked up Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash and Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood.
The Razzies were handed out on Saturday, and the big "winners" were KIRK CAMERON and his movie "Saving Christmas".
"Fifty Shades of Grey" was #1 at the box office again this weekend with $23.2 million. This was a great awkward moment on the red carpet last night when Melanie Griffith was asked if she had seen her daughter, Dakota Johnson's movie: