• NBC will present a live version of the Tony Award-winning musical Bye Bye, Birdie in 2017, starring Jennifer Lopez.
  • NBC is in talks to reboot Will & Grace following the cast’s recent reunion for an election-themed video online.
  • Fox News’ Megyn Kelly will co-host Live with Kelly Ripa on the day after the Nov. 8 election.
  • Paul Beatty became the first U.S. author to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout, a stinging satire of race and class in America.
  • Hugh Laurie received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • A Tribe Called Quest announced an as-yet untitled final album for this fall.
  • The Grand Ole Opry will open an entertainment space in New York City, its first “home away from home.”
  • Fred Armisen plans to spend his 50th birthday in December in a graveyard, “playing music and celebrating being alive.”
  • Eric Church said that if he weren’t a country music star he would be “a mediocre high school basketball coach.”