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Taye Diggs to host 40+ dating reality show 'Back in the Groove'

Taye Diggs will host an upcoming Hulu dating reality show called Back in the Groove, according to the streaming service.  The show will see a trio of women in their 40s checking into the Groove Hotel in the Dominican Republic on a quest to "rediscover their youth, joy, and desire." The streamer adds, "The object of that desire? Men half their age." Diggs is a most appropriate host for the…


Anne Heche's new memoir, 'Call Me Anne', set for posthumous release in January

Anne Heche's new memoir, Call Me Anne, will be released January 24, about five months after she died following a fiery car accident in Los Angeles.  Publisher's Weekly reports Heche had presented a manuscript to Start Publishing in May, and the book will be released by its Viva Editions imprint. Start President Jarred Weisfeld explained the company is working with Heche's estate to finish the…


Ridley Scott producing 'Blade Runner' series for Amazon

ABC Audio has confirmed that Ridley Scott, Oscar-winning filmmaker and the director of 1982's Blade Runner, is bringing a sequel series to Amazon Prime. Blade Runner 2099 will be a follow-up to Denis Villenueve's acclaimed 2017 film Blade Runner 2049, which Scott produced and which featured Ryan Gosling and Jared Leto, as well as Harrison Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard from Scott's…


"Rejoice": Nick Cannon welcomes baby number nine

Nick Cannon is a dad for the ninth time. The TV personality took to Instagram with girlfriend LaNisha Cole to announce the arrival of their new baby girl, Onyx Ice Cole Cannon. It is Cannon's first baby with Cole; their happy news comes a month after he announced he was expecting baby #10, his third with model Brittany Bell. The pair also have a five-year-old son named Golden "Sagon" and a…


Wendy Williams enters wellness facility to manage "overall health issues"

Wendy Williams is taking some time to focus on her health and has entered a wellness facility "to manage her overall health issues," her publicist Shawn Zanotti said in a statement to ABC News. "She is taking some time to focus on her health and wellness as she prepares for a major comeback for the next level in her career with The Wendy Experience Podcast," Zanotti shared. "Ms.Williams is being…


In Brief: Matthew McConaughey soccer film shelved, and more

Hulu on Wednesday debuted the season-three trailer for Ramy, the comedy drama based on Ramy Youssef's real-life experiences, which follows "a first-generation American Muslim who is on a spiritual journey in his politically divided New Jersey neighborhood." In the third season, Ramy's family is forced to confront having lived a life dedicated to worldly concerns -- and in some cases, lies --…


Jimmy Kimmel apologizes to Quinta Brunson after Emmys controversy

Jimmy Kimmel has apologized to Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson for his controversial Emmys stunt in which he played dead on the stage behind her while she accepted her award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. For those who missed it, Kimmel was to announce the winner of the category, along with Will Arnett. Instead, Jimmy pretended to be passed out drunk and was…


'Vampire Academy' stars Sisi Stringer, Daniela Nieves dish on Peacock's new fantasy series

Imagine a prep school for vampires. That’s the starting point for the new Peacock series Vampire Academy, which debuts Thursday. The fantasy horror series focuses on the friendship between a privileged teen vamp who's destined to rule, and her best friend, who's training to protect her for life. Sisi Stringer plays the guardian vamp and told ABC Audio about the bond between these two women. "You…


"If not now, when?" John Stamos says losing Bob Saget inspired him to write his memoir

(NOTE LANGUAGE) John Stamos admits he "never planned to write" his forthcoming memoir If You Would Have Told Me, until the death of dear friend Bob Saget in January of this year. "After losing Bob, finally becoming a father, and wanting to honor all the colorful people who have made me who I am today, I figured if not now, when?" Stamos said in his announcement of the book. He calls the release,…


Paramount+ announces more 'Halo' is on the way

Paramount+ has announced a second season of Halo is already blasting off. Production has just begun on the sophomore season of the video game-turned-streaming show in Budapest, Hungary, reports the streaming service. Like the game, the show centers on the 26th century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant. The tip of the spear is Pablo Schreiber's super-soldier…