Ciara and Russell Wilson welcome baby girl

April 29, 2017

(CNN)Ciara and Russell Wilson’s baby girl is here. The singer and her Seattle Seahawks quarterback husband welcomed their new baby Friday, the couple announced on their social media accounts. “Dear Sienna Princess Wilson. No matter how big the wave, we will always be your calm in the storm. We Love You,” Ciara wrote on Instagram under a picture of her at the beach. …


To Ray Davies, America is a ‘beautiful but dangerous’ place – BBC News

April 23, 2017

“Then it turned out to be a pop hit.” Somewhat disingenuously, he tells the BBC You Really Got Me was supposed to be The Kinks’ only song (even though it was their third single). “I wanted that to be a hit and then I was going to get out of town,” he says. “Unfortunately they asked me to write another one, and another one.” Image caption The Kinks’ hits included Sunny Afternoon, All Day and All of the Night and Set Me Free When the band …


Was ITV’s The Nightly Show a success? – BBC News

April 22, 2017

“We’re in a strong position to try some new things and experiment, it is imperative we try new things, which have the potential to enhance our entertainment offering.” The hosts Image copyright ITV Image caption Dermot O’Leary was one of the most popular presenters with viewers Walliams put the viewing figures and poor reviews down to people being annoyed about the News at Ten being moved back by half an hour in the schedules. After his stint, John Bishop, …


‘Randamoozham’: India to produce its most expensive film ever

April 19, 2017

… tapping into Indian VFX companies for Oscar-winning productions like “The Jungle Book” and “Life of Pi” as well as HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Indian filmmakers are now making use of the home advantage. According to the KPMG FICCI Media and entertainment Industry Report 2016, India has nearly 300 animation, 40 VFX and 85 game development studios with more than 15,000 employees between them. Since 2010, the country’s animation and VFX sector has …


Melissa Etheridge smokes weed with her adult kids

April 19, 2017

(CNN)Melissa Etheridge has gotten high with a little help from her family. The singer has revealed she has smoked marijuana with her 20-year-old daughter, Bailey Jean, and 18-year-old son, Beckett. “It was funny at first, and then they realized it’s very natural [at the] end of the day,” Etheridge recently told Yahoo. “It brings you closer. I’d much rather have a smoke with my grown kids than a drink.” …


Guitarist J. Geils found dead in his Massachusetts home

April 12, 2017

(CNN)John Warren Geils Jr., the guitarist and founder of the eponymous J. Geils Band, has died, police in Groton, Massachusetts, said. Police came to Geils’ home for a well-being check, police Chief Donald Palma said. The 71-year-old was found unresponsive and was declared dead at the scene. Police are investigating the death as a standard procedure. Foul play was not suspected and a preliminary investigation suggests Geils died of natural causes, Palma said. …


CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… half a million dollars. Its influences are everything from classic arcades to VR entertainment. And where else can you watch an SUV go bungee jumping? Amazing what people come up with off the big top of their heads. It might not be the greatest show on earth, but though the Two Bit costs more than two bits, it buys more than a shave and a haircut. And even if it follow circuitous logic, it puts new ideas in entertainment to the tech and the story brings us full circus on CNN 10. I’m Carl …


Barry Manilow on coming out and his secret marriage

April 6, 2017

(CNN)For years Barry Manilow kept his sexuality a secret, fearful of how fans might react. “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay,” the legendary singer recently told People magazine. “So I never did anything.” These days Manilow is not only out but on the cover of People talking about his private life and love of 39 years, his manager Garry Kief. …


15 celebrities wanted you to see how they are when the camera’s off. So they took photos.

April 5, 2017

… their image. But Walker was surprised to find that 51 A-listers were willing and eager to go along with his plan. The 15 photos that follow are just a few of the highlights that show a surprising difference between their public and private personas although which one is which, we can’t say for certain. 1. Sigourney Weaver was literally born into the entertainment industry. But just because she’s good at being in front of the camera, doesn’t mean that’s where she always …


Musicians remember Chuck Berry’s genius

March 19, 2017

(CNN)Many of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest guitarists list Chuck Berry as one of their influences. As do many other musicians. John Lennon said: “If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry.’” Here are some of the reactions that some of the best musicians had when they heard Berry had died Saturday at the age of 90. …