Daily Bacon: Rihanna Rips CBS; Lolo Jones Eliminated On ‘DWTS’
Sep17

Daily Bacon: Rihanna Rips CBS; Lolo Jones Eliminated On ‘DWTS’

Matt Damon. The actor will play Jason Bourne again in a Paul Greengrass film planned for 2016. DWTS. Olympian Lolo Jones and Keo Motsepe is the first team eliminated. I Know What You Did Last Summer. A reboot of the teen classic is in the works. Orioles and Nationals. Baltimore (AL East) and Washington (NL East) are first baseball teams to clinch division titles. Beltway World Series anyone? QUOTE “CBS you pulled my song last...

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‘Weekend Update’ Shift: Michael Che Replaces Cecily Strong
Sep12

‘Weekend Update’ Shift: Michael Che Replaces Cecily Strong

    “Saturday Night Live” will have a new “Weekend Update” team when it returns on Sept. 27. Comedian Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong as the new co-host alongside Colin Jost. Strong sat behind the desk for just one season, splitting duties with Jost and Seth Meyers, who left at the beginning of this year to host “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” Strong will remain on the show as a featured sketch performer....

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Bill Murray Nominates Female ‘Ghostbusters’ — McCarthy, Wiig
Sep09

Bill Murray Nominates Female ‘Ghostbusters’ — McCarthy, Wiig

Bill Murray likes the idea of an all-female Ghostbusters. It sounds great to me. It sounds as good an idea as any other. There are a lot of women that could scare off any kind of vapor. No, it’s a grand idea, I don’t know who they’re talking about, but it’s a good idea, I would watch it. I mean, I love Robert Palmer’s videos, so why wouldn’t I love the female Ghostbusters? Murray offered some helpful casting...

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Olive Garden Deal: $100 For 7 Weeks Of Pasta
Sep08

Olive Garden Deal: $100 For 7 Weeks Of Pasta

Do you love pasta? Then Olive Garden has a deal for you. On Monday, the casual dining chain announce plans its first “Never Ending Pasta Pass” — which, for $100, gives the holder the right to consume all of the pasta, salad, bread and Coca-Cola branded soft drinks that they can stuff down for seven weeks. But you may need to act fast. Only 1,000 of these pasta passes will be sold — beginning Monday at 3 p.m. ET...

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Happy 350th Birthday, New York City
Sep08

Happy 350th Birthday, New York City

  350 years ago, New Amsterdam became New York. Photo: In “The Fall of New Amsterdam,” by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, Peter Stuyvesant (left of center, with wooden leg) is shown standing among residents of New Amsterdam in 1664 as they beg him not to fire on the British warships waiting to claim the settlement for England. The New York Times reports that no parties are planned. (Although we’re having bagels for...

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Daily Bacon: Return Of ‘The Tick?’ Denzel As James Bond?
Sep06

Daily Bacon: Return Of ‘The Tick?’ Denzel As James Bond?

The Tick. Amazon Studios may be bringing back the comic book-based comedy. . . and Patrick Warburton may be reprising his role. Denzel Washington/James Bond. Actor starts campaign to become the next 007. Mary-Louise Parker. Showtime is talking to Weeds star about planned series adapting the life/work of poet Mary Karr, the author of best-selling memoir The Liars’ Club. Patton Oswalt. The actor took the summer off from Twitter but now...

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