Jay Z, Beyonce lead 2014 BET Awards nods, and more news to note
May 14th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Jay Z, Beyonce lead 2014 BET Awards nods, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Controversy, schmontroversy. Let's talk about how Jay Z and Beyonce are tied with Drake for having the most nominations for the 2014 BET Awards. [BET]
  • Conan O'Brien has a home on TBS for at least the next four years. The network (which shares a parent company with CNN) has re-upped his late night show through 2018.
  • The only thing that could unseat the "Frozen" soundtrack from No. 1 on Billboard's 200 chart was the 50th installment of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" series, leading us to question where America went wrong. [Billboard]
  • According to Ryan Murphy, both Lea Michele and Naya Rivera are coming back to "Glee" next year. (Whether anyone will be watching them is another story.) [Extra]
  • Jessica Simpson is planning on having fireworks of a different kind over the July 4 weekend. Word has it she and fiance Eric Johnson are planning to marry over the holiday. [Us Weekly]
  • FWIW, no one likes Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco." [NYMag]

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Has 'Star Trek 3' found its new director?
May 14th, 2014
06:02 PM ET

Has 'Star Trek 3' found its new director?

While J.J. Abrams is busy with "Star Wars'" galaxy, it looks like "Star Trek" is falling to Roberto Orci.

According to multiple reports, the writer and producer is in talks to helm the third installment of the rebooted "Star Trek" films that date back to Abrams' 2009 outing, "Star Trek."

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Filed under: movies • Star Trek
Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson groove in new video
May 14th, 2014
03:59 PM ET

Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson groove in new video

We're almost positive "Love Never Felt So Good" as this music video.

A new clip has been released for Michael Jackson's "duet" with Justin Timberlake, and it has the kind of infectious energy that'll immediately eradicate any blues.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
CBS: 'Men' enter final season, no 'How I Met Your Dad'
Greta Gerwig was to star in the "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff "How I Met Your Dad."
May 14th, 2014
02:14 PM ET

CBS: 'Men' enter final season, no 'How I Met Your Dad'

CBS has unveiled its new fall schedule, and one series was conspicuously missing: "How I Met Your Dad."

There had been rumors that the "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff had been picked up, which wouldn't have been surprising considering the effort to cast the right stars and land names like Meg Ryan for the comedy.

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Filed under: television
Beyonce's Instagram adores Solange
May 14th, 2014
10:20 AM ET

Beyonce's Instagram adores Solange

After the now infamous elevator fight between people who look a lot like Solange Knowles and Jay Z, the Internet came up with a ton of theories as to what caused the altercation.

Among the many rumors was that perhaps there's some sort of tension or sibling rivalry between Solange and Beyonce, gossip that was given more credence when it appeared that Solange had deleted all photos of her older sister from her Instagram account, save for one.

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Filed under: Music
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