ON TV TONIGHT
- Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute to a Superstar Stars of stage, song and film celebrate the life of the legendary composer for his 70th birthday. (NBC)
NEW ON DVD THIS WEEK
There's only one big new movie out on video this week, but it's really, really big...
All eyes are on Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Also back in the second film in the revitalized franchise are John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver as Kylo Ren. And don't forget it's Carrie Fisher's final film.
TV that's new to video includes season five of "The Americans", season one of "Legion" and the second season of the classic "One Day at a Time".
Company Asks Adam Sandler To Write A Passover Song -
There's a push for comedian and actor Adam Sandler to write a song for Passover.
Jewish food giant Manischewitz [[ man-uh-SHEV-itz ]] is offering Sandler many of its products free for life if he composes a follow-up to his hit Hanukkah song. The company has even stocked a hotel room in Parsippany, NJ with musical equipment and products where he could go and compose. So far no response from Sandler's representative on the offer.
Source: CBS Philadelphia
*Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook's chief exec will testify before Congress “within a matter of weeks” on the Cambridge Analytica data leak, according to a report from CNN. A key House of Representatives committee called on Zuckerberg to testify last week, in the aftermath of 50 million users unwittingly having their profiles harvested by the political data firm. Zuckerberg had previously told CNN he’d been “happy” to speak to Congress, “if it’s the right thing to do.” Facebook would not confirm Zuckerberg's testimony, saying it has received the invitation and is talking to legislators.
Abby Lee Miller is out of prison and in a halfway house.
According to TMZ, the Dance Moms star "has been transferred from the Victorville, California prison where she's been since last July. She's now at a facility called the Residential Reentry Center." She's scheduled to be released May 25th.
At the facility Abby Lee will receive employment counseling, job placement and financial management assistance.
Last year she was indicted on 20 counts of fraud for hiding $755,000 in income from the government. She got a year in federal prison.
On a positive note, Abby's dropped 100 pounds while behind bars.
*Michael Phelps - The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps rewrote sports history. But his journey to 28 Olympic medals did not come without challenge. Even in the midst of Olympic perfection, the athlete grappled with mental health issues. Phelps, 32, opened up about his years-long battle with depression
*David Bowie - Less than 48 hours after it was unveiled in England, a statue of David Bowie has already been defaced with graffiti. Titled Earthly Messenger, the bronze sculpture was created by artist Andrew Sinclair and unveiled Sunday in Aylesbury, England, the town where Bowie first debuted his infamous Ziggy Stardust persona. On Tuesday morning, “RIP DB” had been scrawled in green paint across the brick wall behind the statue, and on the ground in front of its base, the culprit left a message: Feed The Homeless First.
Lady A Is Prepping For Parenting On The Road -
The members of Lady Antebellum plan on bringing their six kids on the road with them this summer.
With the addition of Dave Haywood's daughter in December and Hillary Scott's twin girls in January, the total number of baby Antebellums is six. In an interview with "Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown," Charles Kelley said they always put family first.
Lady A's Summer Plays On Tour kicks off on July 19th in Toronto and includes stops in Seattle, Phoenix, San Diego and more.
In case you’re curious, the kids are: Eisele Tyrrell, 4, Cash Haywood, 3, Ward Kelley, 2, Betsy and Emory Tyrrell, 2 months, and Lillie Renee Haywood, 3 months.
Source: Nash Country Daily