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‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ gets an upgrade with two new seasons by Mike Judge

‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ gets an upgrade with two new seasons by Mike Judge

Comedy Central on Wednesday announced “Beavis and Butt-Head” creator Mike Judge will reimagine the Gen X MTV series in two new seasons. Judge also will create additional spinoffs and specials of the animated series. “Beavis and Butt-Head,” which first aired in 1993, quickly became a pop culture hit. It centered around two oddball teenage couch…MORE

Oscars organization’s new members further expand diversity

Oscars organization’s new members further expand diversity

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pushing ahead with its diversity goals. The organization behind the Academy Awards announced Tuesday that it had extended invitations to 819 artists and executives as part of its 2020 membership class. The invitees are 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries,…MORE

Jennifer Aniston is here with a friendly reminder to ‘wear a damn mask’

Jennifer Aniston is here with a friendly reminder to ‘wear a damn mask’

Jennifer Aniston showed us her mask, now she wants to see yours. On Tuesday, the “Morning Show” star took to Instagram with a photo of herself wearing a face mask, alongside a message encouraging everyone to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I understand masks are inconvenient and uncomfortable. But don’t you feel that…MORE

Alyssa Milano hits back over alleged blackface photo

Alyssa Milano hits back over alleged blackface photo

Alyssa Milano is rejecting an accusation she wore blackface. The actress posted Tuesday in response to an article alleging she was “facing backlash” over a purported “blackface scandal.” Milano tweeted a photo of the headline from the conservative site LifeZette along with her response. “Hey, a**holes,” she tweeted. “The below picture is me parodying Jersey…MORE

Catherine Deneuve shines in the mother-daughter tale ‘The Truth’

Catherine Deneuve shines in the mother-daughter tale ‘The Truth’

If and when there’s an Oscar ceremony, there ought to be considerable talk about Catherine Deneuve and her regal performance in “The Truth.” But that will require some voters looking past controversy the French actress stirred with her public criticism of the #MeToo movement. Playing an aging star estranged from her daughter might not seem…MORE

Sia becomes grandmother at 44 after adopted teenage son welcomes ‘two babies’

Sia becomes grandmother at 44 after adopted teenage son welcomes ‘two babies’

Singer Sia has become a grandmother — just weeks after announcing she had adopted two teenage boys. The 44-year-old Australian star shared the news during Tuesday’s episode of DJ Zane Lowe’s Apple Music podcast, saying the younger of her sons recently became a father. “My youngest son just had two babies. I’m a f**king grandma!…MORE

Tom Hanks: ‘Shame on you’ if you aren’t wearing a mask

Tom Hanks: ‘Shame on you’ if you aren’t wearing a mask

One of the world’s most famous Covid-19 survivors has reportedly made his feelings known about those who don’t wear masks. Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress/singer Rita Wilson, were two of the first celebrities to announce they had contracted the virus and, according to People, Hanks is now urging people to mask up. The…MORE

‘We were in that first wave of creative diarrhea’ — Chris O’Dowd says celebrities’ ‘Imagine’ cover was a mistake

‘We were in that first wave of creative diarrhea’ — Chris O’Dowd says celebrities’ ‘Imagine’ cover was a mistake

Chris O’Dowd admits that singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” amid the coronavirus pandemic was not the greatest idea. The “Bridesmaids” and “The Sapphires” actor was among the stars who featured in Gal Gadot’s much-mocked viral sing-along in March. The three-minute clip saw actors, comedians and singers including Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Natalie Portman, Will Ferrell, Sia…MORE

MTV VMAs will happen as planned in New York City

MTV VMAs will happen as planned in New York City

The MTV show must go on — with some adjustments. The MTV Video Music Awards will return in August to New York City’s Barclays Center, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday in a news conference. This year’s event, on August 30, will bring together music fans worldwide and pay homage to the strength, spirit…MORE

Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, actor, director and producer whose many decades’ worth of credits — including “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The 2000-Year-Old Man” — showcased a ready wit and a generous spirit, has died, his son, director Rob Reiner, announced in a tweet. He was 98. “Last night my dad passed away,” Rob…MORE