Tyler Perry and his longtime girlfriend, Gelila Bekele, are expecting their first child together, Us Weekly reports.read more
Longtime R&B and gospel singer Bobby Womack, who was known for such hits as "It's All Over," died Friday at the age of 70, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Womack was suffering from colon cancer and diabetes at the time of his death, a representative for Womack's label XL Recordings said.
The child of two musicians, he began his career as a member of...read more
This week's gold-medal question: Can NBC reverse its spotty track record when it comes to using the ratings boost of the Olympics to launch new programs? (Remember the Summer 2012 debacle when the network interrupted the flow of London's Closing Ceremony to inflict Animal Practice on an unwilling captive audience?)
The news is better this weekend, during the closing nights of the Games. The comedies getting a sneak peek are considerably more entertaining than Animal Practice — what wouldn't be? — and they won't air until after that night's Olympics packages are finished.
First up is NBC's best new comedy of the season (including the star-driven disappointments that flopped on Thursdays this fall): About a Boy, airing Saturday night at approximately 11/10c before moving to its regular time period next Tuesday at 9/8c. This charmingly offbeat ...read more