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cleveland news has officially lost their minds… pic.twitter.com/PgPw3OAC1C
— abs (@abbyhoward26) April 2, 2020
Saving Our Selves, a COVID-19 relief special designed to raise money for the Black community which has been hit the hardest here in the States, is going to air on BET on April 22.
Farm Aid from Home is happening on AXS TV this Saturday, and Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews will perform from their own houses.
Shelter in Place with Shane Smith will debut on Vice on April 9.
Netflix and Instagram have teamed up to produce a series called Wanna Talk About It? that will feature some of Netflix’s most popular YA actors and personalities talking about taking care of oneself during this crisis. “Participating stars including Noah Centineo (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before), Joey King (The Kissing Booth), Ross Butler (13 Reasons Why), Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things), Lana Condor (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before), Jerry Harris (Cheer), and Alisha Boe (13 Reasons Why).”
Because we all need a little Jerry right now, cheering us on for putting pants.
This is very sweet: fake doctors thank real healthcare workers:
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On behalf of fake doctors everywhere, we want to thank the actual healthcare superheroes on the front lines of this crisis. On this #worldhealthday please consider donating to buy essential resources for these first responders who are risking their lives for us. Thriveglobal.com/firstresponders #firstrespondersfirst ELBOW BUMPS to my favorite fake docs : @patrickdempsey @nph @donald_aison @zachbraff Julianna Margulies Maura Tierney @_sarahchalke @ediefalco @lisaedelstein @jennifermorrison @omarepps @realpjacobson @kalpenn @iamsandraohinsta @katewalsh @freddiehighmore @jennifer.garner And my friend and super-editor @jamie_egan !!!
And here’s the Full House cast (minus the Olsen Twins, obvs) reminding you to stay home:
TV One has pushed back the premiere of Uncensored to the fall. It was supposed to return this month.
The Food Network is trying to figure out how to do quarantine programming with their stars from home.
Bob Iger is suggesting that more Disney movies could be released on Disney+ after Artemis Fowl. Not the biggest ones, mind you, but some.
John Prine, the great American singer-songwriter, has died from complications from this virus. Please read my friend Andrew’s remembrance of him, it’s beautiful.
Over here on E Street, we are crushed by the loss of John Prine. John and I were "New Dylans" together in the early 70s and he was never anything but the lovliest guy in the world. A true national treasure and a songwriter for the ages. We send our love and prayers to his family.
— Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) April 8, 2020
Words can't even come close.
I'm crushed by the loss of my dear friend, John. My heart and love go out to Fiona and all the family. For all of us whose hearts are breaking, we will keep singing his songs and holding him near. @JohnPrineMusic
— Bonnie Raitt (@TheBonnieRaitt) April 8, 2020
Just give me one thing I can hold on to. I'm just heartbroken. #johnprine
— rosanne cash (@rosannecash) April 8, 2020
better at it than pretty much any of us. decades of service to song. this is a loss with no upside. goodbye John Prine, your voice will live on as long as there's people who need help, which is to say forever. https://t.co/e6GA633ntl
— The Mountain Goats (@mountain_goats) April 8, 2020
Tony Greer, a camera operator on Good Morning America, has passed from COVID-19.
John Breier and Allen Garfield, two residents of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s retirement facility have passed away from COVID-19. Six other residents and four staffers have also tested positive.
Hal Willner, a music producer at Saturday Night Live, has died of the virus.
JESUS CHRIST, THE PURGE SIREN, CROWLEY, LOUISIANA? Y’ALL THOUGHT THAT WAS A GOOD IDEA? RIGHT NOW? THE ACTUAL FUCK?
@jerriecradeurExcuse my excitement scream. Happing now in my city!! Yes they was playing the purge sirens for our curfew ❤️❤️❤️ best day of my life
And more cop shenanigans: An officer in Illinois followed two African-American men into a Wal-Mart and kicked them out of the store for wearing masks. Unfuckingbelievable:
— Andray #GeneralStrike2020 (@andraydomise) April 7, 2020
Ellen DeGeneres joked about feeling like she was in jail, and people didn’t take it well. One of those people is an amazing former Houston Chronicle journalist who spent time in prison for drug-related offenses and now writes powerfully about the criminal justice system.
Yeah totally that looks just like my cell except for the plants the table the tree the chair the sunlight & also you can't wear blue & not allowed to look out the windows & holy shit the candle is contraband where did you get that you're going to SHU.
Just like jail tho u right https://t.co/ZPWXjpx7GG
— Keri Blakinger (@keribla) April 8, 2020
Joe Scarborough is the latest cable news personality to rip the networks for playing the White House press conferences live and without fact-checking:
Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey is donating $1 billion towards global COVID-19 relief efforts. HEY. OTHER BILLIONAIRES. STEP IT UP.
Radiohead is going to be streaming live shows each week on their YouTube channel:
Now that you have no choice whether or not you fancy a quiet night in, we hereby present the first of several weekly live shows coming to Radiohead’s @YouTube channel.
— Radiohead (@radiohead) April 8, 2020
A few of you said my queenscreen photoshops are disrespectful, and you're right.
The Queen is definitely a corgis > cats lady. pic.twitter.com/XmQI5jJ5Ao
— Peter Chiykowski, the unauthorized Queenscreener (@rockpapercynic) April 5, 2020
This canvas speaks to me pic.twitter.com/iWk6FuGsPM
— Ned Pyle (@NerdPyle) April 6, 2020
So I post all these late night segments every day because I know we could all use a laugh, not because I expect you to watch each of them, or any of them, they’re just there if you need them. That said, this bit that Seth Meyers does at the end of his show is so sweet and human that it made me get a little misty which I KNOW IS STUPID, and I’m just saying we all miss someone or many someones right now and hopefully sooner rather than later, we’ll get to be with them again.
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Also, E! compiled a bunch of stills from SPOILER! David’s wedding, in what they are calling a “wedding album.”
Thank you. pic.twitter.com/MtJdUpzUqI
— dan levy (@danjlevy) April 8, 2020
And today is the 30th anniversary of Twin Peaks, possibly the most influential series in this modern “Golden Age” of TV. If you’ve never watched it, there has never been a better time to immerse yourself.
Bring your 🍩, 🍒🥧, and ☕️ to join in on our #TwinPeaksWatchParty today
• 11:30 am PT: Live Tweet of the pilot of #TwinPeaks w @madchenamick (Stream on @Netflix, @Hulu, or @CBSAllAccess).
• 1:20 pm PT: Instagram Live Q&A w/ Mädchen pic.twitter.com/g675vDGxyy
— Kyle MacLachlan (@Kyle_MacLachlan) April 8, 2020
(cont’d…) I’m excited and grateful to celebrate with @Kyle_MacLachlan and all of you! Tune in to watch the pilot episode and #livetweet with us at 11:20am PST —and then— join our #instalive at 1:20pm PST 👍🏼👍🏼 #twinpeakswatchparty #netflix #hulu #cbsallaccess pic.twitter.com/2779y0T3J6
— Mädchen Amick (@madchenamick) April 7, 2020
Joy Behar is planning to retire from The View in 2022. But The View is like “NUH-UH.” So who knows.
This will shock you I’m sure since the only thing I’ve had to write about for the past two weeks that hasn’t been coronavirus has been Tiger King, but it is one of Netflix’s biggest hits yet.
- I Can’t Date Jesus is being adapted by 20 Century Fox TV.
- The Happy Broadcast: Anxiety Free News is being developed into an animated series.
- Sharkdog, an animated kids’ series, has been picked up by Netflix.
- Emmanuelle Chriqui is joining Superman & Lois on The CW.
- Ellison Barber is moving from Fox News to NBC News.
Mark Your Calendars
- Betty will debut on HBO on May 1.
- Middleditch & Schwartz will debut on Netflix on April 21.
- The Misery Index will return on TBS on May 14.
- The Longest War will debut on Showtime on April 19.
- Space Force is going to debut on Netflix on May 29. There are a bunch of photos at the link.
- Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate will air on HBO, HBO Latino, TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network and Boomerang on April 14.
- Quiz will premiere on AMC on May 31.
- Bad Mothers will begin streaming on Sundance Now on May 7.
- Xena: Warrior Princess and Battlestar Galactica will have marathons on Syfy. Xena will begin streaming on April 16; Battlestar Galactica will begin streaming on April 20.
- This is Stand Up will debut on Comedy Central on April 12.
- Couples Cam will debut on Lifetime on May 20.
- Autism: The Sequel will debut on HBO on April 28.
- An American Aristrocrat’s Guide to Great Estates will debut on Smithsonian on May 17.
- Zak Bagan’s movie Demon House is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.
— Zak Bagans 🧛🏻♂️ (@Zak_Bagans) April 7, 2020
- Summertime will debut on Netflix on April 29.
- May 3: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
- May 10: Forrest Gump
- May 17: Mission: Impossible
- May 24: Titanic
- May 31: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Thomas Miller, Producer of a number of TV shows including Bosom Buddies (which he also co-created), Happy Days, Mork & Mindy, Laverne & Shirley, Family Matters, Full House, Perfect Strangers and Step by Step
Modern Family: It’s a two-hour goodbye for ABC’s most popular comedy. A one-hour retrospective special airs before the one-hour series finale. 7 p.m., ABC
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Jimmy Kimmel hosts this new celebrity primetime edition. 9 p.m., ABC
Ghost Hunters: This is the one with Grant, not Jason. Season premiere. 7 p.m., A&E
- Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Taraji P. Henson, Dua Lipa
- Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jim Gaffigan
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Tommy Vietor, Sam Hunt
- Jimmy Kimmel Live: The cast of “Modern Family”
- The Daily Show: The Daily Social Distancing Show
- Conan: Tracy Morgan
- Watch What Happens Live: Paul Scheer, Lindsay Hubbard, Hannah Berner
- A Little Late with Lily Singh: Ron Funches
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