Elton John to Host IHeart Living Room Concert for America March 29th!

IHeartMedia is producing an all-new benefit concert for organizations helping to deal with the coronavirus.

Hosted by sir Elton John, the one-hour, commercial-free concert on FOX will feature top acts – like Camila Cabello, H.E.R., Billie Eilish and more.

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24th Annual Power of Love Gala Honors Neil Diamond

Keep Memory Alive’s 24th annual Power of Love gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, March 7 brought top artists and performers Billy Ray Cyrus, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Kelsey Grammer, Sammy Hagar, Derek Hough, Chris Isaak, Jimmy Kimmel, Katlyn Nichols, Greg Phillinganes and more together to honor music legend Neil Diamond and raise crucial funds and awareness for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Also in attendance were Paula Abdul, star of E!’s hit TV show “Botched” Paul Nassif, M.D., “Bar Rescue” star Jon Taffer, British singer Matt Goss, jeweler Steven Lagos, chef Hubert Keller, magician Hans Klok, photocomposer Ryszard Horowitz and owner Mark Davis, president Marc Badain and coach Jon Gruden of the Las Vegas Raiders.

Paying tribute to Diamond’s iconic music, Cyrus opened the show with a rousing performance of “I’m a Believer,” followed by Isaak’s cover of “Solitary Man.” Hough introduced Edmonds and Nichols’ soulful rendition of “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” before Grammer announced Hagar’s performance of “Thank the Lord for the Nighttime.”

Keep Memory Alive Founder and Chairman Larry Ruvo and Kimmel presented Diamond with an award in honor of his impactful musical contributions to the world, followed by a proclamation of March 7 as “Neil Diamond Day” in Las Vegas.

Kimmel added, “I love Las Vegas and I love Neil Diamond. Not only do I love Neil, but my parents love him, my friends love him, my children love him.

Neil Diamond is an amazing songwriter and singer and I think you will agree that no Jewish man looks better in sequins than Neil Diamond.”

Diamond said, “I’m feeling great. This is an important thing they’re doing and I feel honored to be part of it and take part in it.”
Diamond then took to the stage, delivering a surprise mini concert of his hits including, “Hello Again,” “Forever in Blue Jeans,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Love on Rocks,” “I Am…I Said” and “September Morn.” The audience jumped to their feet and sang along for a finale of “Sweet Caroline,” as Cyrus, Hagar, Isaak, Kimmel and Nichols joined him on stage. Marking his first live performance since announcing his retirement from touring in 2018 due to his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease,

Celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and Masaharu Morimoto prepared exquisite cuisine paired with wines from Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, followed by a showstopping dessert from MGM Grand Pastry Team that featured a cocktail wrapped with cotton candy.

Guests bid on exceptional experiences and items during the silent and live auctions, including a private dinner with Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, lunch with David Beckham in Miami, a seven-day cruise off the coast of Australia aboard a superyacht and a luxury suite for the Las Vegas Raiders season home opener.

The evening generated the majority of annual revenue for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to provide service, care and resources for patients and their caregivers in the fight against neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases; multiple system atrophy; frontotemporal dementia and related disorders; multiple sclerosis and more. There is a chance to help raise money each year, so make sure to save the date for the 25th annual Power of Love gala happening on May 22, 2021 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Women in Film Oscar Nominees Party

Women In Film, LA kicked off Oscars weekend at Sunset Room Hollywood with its 13th Annual Women In Film Oscar Nominees Party with Tony Award Winner Idina Menzel and Best Picture Oscar Winner and WIF, LA Board President Emerita Cathy Schulman. The evening honored all 65 women, in front of and behind the camera, who have been nominated for an Academy Award this year.

Over 35 nominees in attendance including Sandy Powell, Diane Warren, Arianne Phillips, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Shannon McIntosh, and more. Additional guests included Connie Britton, Kyra Sedgwick, Beanie Feldstein, Caitriona Balfe, Dove Cameron, Lydia Hearst, Haley Lu Richardson, Logan Browning, Lake Bell, Rachel Roy, Nikki Reed, Hari Nef, Madeline Brewer, Angelique Cabral, Xosha Roquemore and more.

The Internet Literally Created a Monster Trailer: Into the Dark: Pooka Lives!

Christmas, Easter and Halloween have a cast of recurring creatures to help celebrate their holidays so why shouldn’t April Fools Day?

The April, 2020 episode of Hulu’s Into the Dark – the TV-movie franchise built on a holiday theme – is bringing back one of the fans’ favorite monsters on April 3rd – Into the Dark: Pooka Lives.

Check out the trailer.

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How Far Family Can Take You Trailer: DisneyNature’s Elephant & Dolphin Reef!

On April 3rd, Disney+ will premiere two new films from DisneyNature – Elephant (narrated by Megan, The Duchess of Sussex) and dolphin Reef (narrated by Natalie Portman).

These featured films will join other April 3rd premieres on Disney+. Read on for details.

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Cartoon Network Premieres New Season of Caraig of the Creek, Ben 10, ThunderCats Roar! and More!

Cartoon Network has released its slate of programming for April – new episodes of Craig of the Creek, Ben 10, Victor and Valentino, ThunderCats Roar! and more.

The full slate follows below.

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Don’t Feed the Pupa Teaser: Solar Opposites!

Four aliens escape their exploding planet and find their way to Earth.

Superheroes? Nope! More like a dysfunctional family waiting for the Pupa (an organic supercomputer) to evolve and terraform the planet.

From one of the guys who brought you Rick & Morty, Solar Opposites will drop all season one episodes on Hulu, May 8th. (In the meantime, check out the teaser trailer below).

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SHUDDER TRANSFORMS APRIL INTO HALFWAY TO HALLOWEEN MONTH!

Shudder – the premium streaming video service covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural – is transforming April into Halfway to Halloween Month with a mix of new and classic programming, and live call-in recommendations.

April on Shudder will feature the series premiere documentary series Cursed Films; new seasons of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs and Wolf Creek: The First Eight Friday the 13th Movies; The Exorcist (also the subject of an episode of Cursed Films); Elvira: Mistress of the Dark; live, personalized phone-in recommendations from Shudder’s curator and more.

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