Daily Bacon: ‘Happy’ Pharrell; Streaming Oscars; Remembering ‘Dating Game’
Feb27

Daily Bacon: ‘Happy’ Pharrell; Streaming Oscars; Remembering ‘Dating Game’

Happy. Pharrell‘s Oscar-nominated song climbs to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The singer will perform the song from Despicable Me 2 at the Academy Awards on Sunday. Academy Awards. Streaming for the first time. Jim Lange, R.I.P. The host of the icon Dating Game passes away. Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, appeared as contestants. Adam Driver. The Girls‘ star is in talks to...

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Lena Dunham Covers ‘Vogue’
Jan16

Lena Dunham Covers ‘Vogue’

Lena Dunham’s long-awaited Vogue cover is here. Lena Dunham: The New Queen of Comedy’s...

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Press Tour Live Blog: ‘Girls’ (Fienberg)
Jan10

Press Tour Live Blog: ‘Girls’ (Fienberg)

Lots happening with HBO’s “Girls.” Fourth-season renewal. Sunday’s premiere. HitFix’s Daniel Fienberg is at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, and live-blogged Thursday’s “Girls” session. We share. 5:32 p.m. I really liked the first six episodes of the third “Girls” season. But I like “Girls.” 5:32 p.m. NEWS! HBO has renwed “Girls”...

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Daily Bacon: Paul Steals ‘SNL’; ‘Meatballs’ Reign At Movies
Sep30

Daily Bacon: Paul Steals ‘SNL’; ‘Meatballs’ Reign At Movies

CHEWING THE FAT Aaron Paul. Breaking Bad star saves so-so SNL opener with surprise cameos. The six new players: no one sucked but no one shined. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. Sunny opening for family-oriented animated sequel. Miss Philippines. American-born Megan Young wins Miss World. Modern Family. Four-time Emmy winner contemplates spin-off. One idea: Rob Riggle‘s overconfident real estate agent Gil Thorpe. Cleveland...

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JoyHog’s Daily Bacon

SIZZLING Mad Men. Two-hour premiere Sunday. We’ll finally found out what happens with Don and the mysterious stranger in the bar. Robert Redford. The actor is star and director of the political thriller The Company You Keep. Melissa McCarthy. The funny lady is back on SNL. Hope she reprises Arlene, the overly sexually aggressive office worker, and Linda, the excited salad dressing taste-tester. Kinky Boots. Cyndi Lauper‘s...

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