- Matt Lauer’s team was trying to get NBC to pay him out of his contract after he got fired, they wanted the rest of his money which would be $30-million dollars. Matt Lauer will NOT get paid out of his NBC contract after all.
- NBCUniversal is launching an internal review of how the company handled the complaints.
- Matt’s wife, Annette Roque, hasn’t been seen since this scandal began. They think she went home to the Netherlands. Word is, it probably wouldn’t matter much to Matt, the two have lived separate lives for years. Since 2011, she and kids have lived in Sag Harbor full-time while he stayed in their Manhattan apartment during the week. And even when he’s with his family on the weekends, he and Annette aren’t ever together. One local offers, “Matt is always out and about with his kids and very pleasant.”
Netflix Orders Episodes Of “Dark” “Sabrina The Teenage Witch” Reboot-
A series the CW started to develop is headed to Netflix.
“Sabrina the Teenage Witch” is getting a dark undertone in the 20 episodes that will air on the streaming service. Netflix released a statement making an announcement about the score.
“"Untitled Sabrina” Series imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark, coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft.”
No cast has been revealed, but we can tell you that Melissa Joan Hart, who played a bubbly Sabrina beginning around 1996, is not involved in the new show.
Power Goes Out At Garth Brooks Concert-
It was a show to remember for tens of thousands of Garth Brooks fans at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey last night.
A power outage left the concert hall darkened for a time, when lights went out shortly before 8 p.m. as the warm-up act was on stage. Concertgoers took to social media to post photos of the darkened arena, complete with videos of the 20-thousand or so audience members making the best of the situation by singing Garth Brooks songs in the dark.
Power was restored a short time afterward and the show went on as usual.
It’s Official! Johnny Galecki is In The “Roseanne” Revival-”
The Big Bang Theory” is letting a cast member appear on another TV show.
Johnny Galecki will be reprising his role as David Healey in ABC’s revival of “Roseanne.” The actor shared the news this weekend on social media saying “Apart from being born, possibly the most surreal experience of my life. Deep thanks to my Big Bang Theory family for knowing the importance of visiting one’s roots and loaning me out for a quick minute. Much ❤️."
Others confirmed for the cast include Roseanne Barr (Roseanne), John Goodman (Dan), Sara Gilbert (Darlene), Laurie Metcalf (Jackie), Michael Fishman (D.J.) and Lecy Goranson (Becky). The later Becky,Sarah Chalke, will be on the show in a different role.
Coco: The Pixar film dominated the box office for a second-consecutive weekend:
1. Coco - $26.1 million
2. Justice League - $16.6 million
3. Wonder - $12.5 million
4. Thor: Ragnarok - $9.7 million
5. Daddy's Home 2 - $7.5 million
With no new wide releases, the Top 5 of the box office remained unchanged from last weekend. For the second straight weekend, Coco was number-one with $26.1 million. The Pixar movie has made $108.7 million in 10 days.
Justice League was third with $16.6 million. The superhero flick has brought in $197.3 million in three weeks.
The drama Wonder was third with $12.5 million, followed by Thor: Ragnarok with $9.7 million and Daddy's Home 2 with $7.5 million.
James Franco's The Disaster Artist earned $1.2 million in only 19 theaters. The comedy, about the making of the cult flick The Room, opens wide on Friday.
Five months after separating from Anna Faris, Chris Pratt has filed for divorce.
According to TMZ, Chris filed the papers on Friday, citing irreconcilable differences. Anna filed her response at the same time in what TMZ calls a "carefully orchestrated" move.
They have both asked for joint custody of their five-year-old son, Jack. TMZ says the stars, who wed in July 2009, have a prenup and sources say the divorce is "totally amicable."
*She probably saw this coming. Long Island Medium star Theresa Caputo has separated from her husband of nearly 30 years, Larry Caputo. The couple has two children, Larry Junior and Victoria. (NY Daily News)
*Chloe Grace Moretz has been granted a restraining order against an alleged stalker. The actress says a man named Terry Daniel Quick has been harassing her both online and in person — and even showed up at her home in November. (E! News)
*Netflix has cancelled Haters Back Off, starring YouTube sensation Miranda Sings, after two seasons. Meanwhile, Stranger Things has been renewed for a third season.
*The first teaser trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, was released Sunday. The full-length trailer drops Friday.