Renowned television writer and producer Norman Lear is one of this year’s Kennedy Center Honorees – along with actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, hip hop artist LL COOL J, and renowned musician and record producer Lionel Richie.
They will be recognized during that 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, to be broadcast on Tuesday, December 26th (CBS, 9/8C).
Four-time host of the Grammy Awards® LL Cool J will return to the hosting for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®.
Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow made the announcement this morning. The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® will be broadcast live by CBS from Staples Center in Los Angeles, on Monday, February 15, 2016 (8/7C). Follow the jump for more.
LL Cool J will host CBS’ 17th Annual A Home For The Holidays Special – an entertainment special that combines top flight entertainers’ performances with stories of children who have come out of foster care into loving adoptive homes.
This year, the special also brings children adopted from foster care, along with their families, to meet their music idols. Christina, Jason DeRulo, Rascall Flatts and Ed Sheeran will perform.
The Annual A Home For The Holidays Special will be broadcast Friday, December 18th (9/8C). For the jump for the stories of the families taking part this year.
With pretty much every form of print publication seeking online presences to stay relevant, CNET – ‘The World’s Leading Source of Technology News and Reviews’ – is launching a print presence in the form of CNET Magazine, a new quarterly magazine that will cover technology trends, new products and the forces behind them – and will be sold in newsstands throughout the U.S. – including Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Target, Costco, Hudson News and the like.
The first issue will feature LL Cool J discussing the role of technology on his life and career. For more, follow the jump.
After five seasons in which NCIS garnered ever better ratings, someone [CBS? NCIS: LA creator Shane Brennan] had the bright idea, “Why don’t we make a spin-off/companion series?” And so, in the fullness of time [or about a month before the end of the seventh season, take your pick], NCIS ran a two-part story, Legendary, that introduced an east coast-based team out of the NCIS Office for Special Projects – which would’ve been highly rated and made that spin-off happen even if the two-parter hadn’t ended with one of the LA team riddled with bullets in the final few minutes.