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?? ?? >> the britney spears movie she doesn't want you to see. >> oh, god. >> why the pop star wants nothing to do with her new biopic. then we're blowing the lid off of ,ybeyonce's next big surprise. and who's the celeb that >> whoa! plus, "cheers" is back. ?? ?? ? where everybody knows your name ?? >> only we're behind the scenes with the newcomers bringing back the tv classic. >> it's a show for everybody. "e.t." is first on the set of "sully" with tom hanks, recreating the dramatic crash landing. >> "miracle on the hudson" man -- sully! now for august 25th, 2016,
joining us. i've got things covered here in hollywood. while kevin fraser is bringing it from new york city. hi there, kev. >> hey, nancy. britney spears' life is pretty good right now, her new album drops tomorrow. she's returning to the vmas this weekend, but then this bombshell dropped. lifetime is making an unauthorized movie about her life and it's clear brit-brit is not happy about it. lifetime announced the new britney movie pop princess calling her a timeless source in entertainment. oh, but britney isn't having it her rep tells us quote, britney spears will not be contributing in any way to the lifetime biopic, nor does it have her blessing. production gets under way next month in vancouver and the movie will air next year on lifetime. ?? so, who's playing britney? well the part is going to a
bassett and she had a small part in george clooney's recent film "hail caesar." >> take a few pictures, have a few laughs. >> britney's lifetime biopic isn't the first to spark controversy. ?? >> whitney houston's family objected to lifetime's movie about her. and so did relatives of the singer, aliya in 2014. as for just say lifetime has plenty of material. this 34-year-old has been through a lot. >> i'm really overwhelmed right now. >> "e.t." has been there for all of it. she dated justin timberlake. has been married twice to dancer kevin federline and for 55 hours to childhood friend jason alexander. >> i wanted to do something wild and crazy.
vma history. this sunday she'll take the stage here at madison square garden where preps are under way. we bet she'll open the show. ?? ?? >> but could brit be upstaged by this b? multiple sources have told thaus queen b is not only attending, she's performing. ?? >> beyonce is upbm for a record1 awards, including video of the
possible we could see her do an epic tribute to one of her id s -- prince. as for what else to look for, we've done the work work work, in this vma cheat sheet. first up, vanguard award winner, rihanna. >> we did change up the vanguard moment this year to make it more of a narrative throughout the show. >> translation -- rihanna's going to perform, a lot. know what that means? lots of different fashions. ?? ?? >> this dangerous woman will also hit the stage, in a duet with nicki minaj. who else will be there? olympic sweethearts the final five and kanye west, along with kim, she's a presenter. you can see the couple is sitting in the front row, a few seats away from britney and rihanna. >> we do expect kanye in the house. taylor, i don't know.
see taylor swift. she's not nominated. but her ex, calvin harris is, someone else who is going to be a no-show. nominee adele. >> adele, shh's doing the biggest world tour of the moment in arenas. vocal rest is critical for somebody like adele. >> and here's something you may not know about best new artist nominee, lucas graham -- ladies, the singer's got a sweet danish accent. >> it's just very, very strange and hard to understand that we're even here. >> well another music superstar that we're going to be missing this weekend, jennifer lopez, because she didn't get nominated. >> i don't think she's too worried about that. she's got two vmas at home already. does she still have her man, casper smart at home?
five years have split. we showed you j. lo on saturday, dancing at the hamptons, but where was bo casper? smart posted an instagram criticizing social media. saying quote i'm going to focus on personal connections. when asked about the reported split. a source close to the couple told "e.t." the rumor is so stupid. now are tom and taylo rocks? it's reported trouble in their two-month relationship. swift went out for drinks and pizza in new york with another man, hold on, that's her friend, youtube star and dancer, he cedric hall. >> she saw me on youtube. >> where is the other half of hiddleswift? still in australia filming with chris hemsworth. tom reportedly visited taylor two weeks ago, but they haven't been snapped together in 27
reunited with his rumored lady. >> justin, would you consider getting back on instagram? >> back from his london trip with a british model and deleting his instagram over ties to lionel richie's daughter, sofi hampb, biebs was out last night celebrating sofia's belated 18th birthday. earlier she was out solo. upon leaving at 1:00 a.m. sofia prompted this camera crush to crumble. >> whoa! >> well played sofia, i guess we know she does know the lyrics to justin's song, right. we have an important update on johnny depp's divorce from amber heard. amber wants her $7 million settlement to be split between the aclu and children's hospital, los angeles. johnny has sent checks to both charities, he plans to do it in installments until the full amount is paid. oh my goodness.
the ballroom, doesn't he? maks chmerkovskiy is returning to "dancing with the stars" four seasons after he left. for that, well, so many are grateful. >> so excited to be back. >> the ukrainian-born bad boy has been adamant he would not return to the show as a pro. after taking home the season 18 mirror ball trophy with partner merrill davis in 2014. listen to what he told us this past spring. >> are you kidding?80 no way. come i don't think that i have any more to give to the show as a pro. >> but hey, things change and now the 36-year-old is expecting a baby boy with fiancee and most recent mirror ball champ, peta murgatroyd. she will be sitting out the season, but you can expect to see her cheering on her man. so who will be matched up with maks? >> i have an amazing partner. >> that partner could be amber rose.
outspoken talk show host is part of the season 23 cast. check this out, a photo of maks and amber posing for a selfie has surfaced online. >> can't wait to see her. nothing like brotherly love. listen to this, the new cast will be making dancing history. a source confirms the show will feature its first little person, reality star cara jolie and the entire cast will be announced next tuesday. coming up, our first look at sully from the set, the reasons you've got to see tom hanks' new movie about the miracle on the hudson. >> no one has ever trained for an incident like that. no one. then, a day in the life of emmy nominee, niecy nash. doing double duty on the sets of "scream queens" and how she finds time for mom duty. a "cheers" remake.
can you smell what the rock is cooking? money. the pro wrestler turned actor has become the world's highest-paid actor of the year raking in $64.5 million. he started with $7. if i can overcome, so can you. rounding out the top five. jackie chan, matt damon, tom cruise and johnny depp. last year's top earner, robert downey junior fell to the number eight spot with $33 million. tom hanks didn't make that list but he's doing okay. with his two oscar wins, think it gives him major bragging rights. he is back now playing the
captain sully approved. p> i was very gratified, it was in such good hands and so many people were working so hard to get it right. >> the the script is based on the real sully's autobiography and he worked closely with the writers, cast and eastwood to make sure every detail of the story was authentic. >> this is the captain -- brace for impact. >> i cannot wait to
channing tatum and her at-home time with the couple's 3-year-old everly that we love. >> my normal day for me, i get up with my daughter. we watch "sesame street," we do some 20 million books, 20 million songs. >> danskin wants you to know you can get all of jenna's fab looks at danskin.com. and she's developing a new dance competition show for nbc and a youtube series?w b finds time to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. >> i enjoy a green smoothie in the morning. >> i wonder if channing shares in the love of green smoothies.
beast. >> thanks, what's the message. >> you? were a magnificent paga> beast. >> thanks, what's the message? >> i hadn't seen the show and episode in its entirety until the audition process. >> the new diane may been a fan, but the rest of the stage stars taking over the iconic parts are hoping they'll bring back memories of your favorite characters. >> i would say the biggest thing is working with people that just want to have a great time and want to do honor to the show and continue the legacy. >> $mafternoon, >> norm! >> i've been with george wentz when he's been out and they go norm, norm!
>> where is your bathroom. >> next to my bedroom. >> where is your bathroom. >> right next to my bedroom. >> i want itlz to be my own andt the same time, those fans i believe will react in two different ways. they'll say oh, no, that's not the way -- or they'll say, yeah, that's exactly how i remember it. >> the show is based on the ridge nat first season so sorry, you won't see kirstie alley, woody harrelson or kelsey grammer's character. >> for all you do, this one's for you. >> the fully authorized production is rehearsing on a temporary set. expect a replica of the bar you know and love when the show opens in boston where the series was set, before heading out on tour around the country. >> i'm quitting, i don't work with a man who has no compassion for my children. >> it's a classic comedy. it speaks to people, it speaks to them today. >> while we're told there will be nonalcoholic beer in those
to differ. >> my contract it said the alcoholic beer would be there. but otherwise i'm quitting. well i'll tell you this. if you go to see the show, you might end up in it. every night a group ofr? 12 peoe will be brought1a up on stage+ play bar patrons, nancy, i'm no sure whether their drinks will be eal or not. >> i would imagine not. kevin. it might be a little dangerous, if they were real. well "cheers" won an incredible 28 emmys. meanwhile, niecy nash could win one next month. she's nominated for the second year in a row for "getting on" and our cameras followed niecy as she bounced between the sets of her other two hit shows. >> welcome to the "scream queens" wardrobe tailer. my character was a security guard last season. >> i got nothing. >> excuse me? >> i work for the fbi now. boom. >> it's an insurance. >> there's a lotn] of hotness o the set now.
lautner. a little eye candy. never hurt nobody. sorry. >> between her two jobs, niecy finds tight for family and thank goodness for face-time. >> good morning. >> hi, mom. >> how are you? >> i'm fine, how are you? >> behave, learn something today. and don't come home with a boyfriend. >> just like her "scream queens" role, mom niecy lays down the law at home, her new gig on showtime's "mastersf allows her to cut loose. >> they have a lot of sex on this show. when i first got this job i was like wait a minute, am i going to have to have sex? what is happening? and they were like oh, no, you're going to be fine. i've been here for ten minutes, it's like hey, we want a scene where you have sex. what? what's going down today? >> i drive you here every day myself. >> you will absolutely not.
from finding out if she'll take home any gold for her role in "getting on" she schmoozed with other nominees at a reception. >> what can i tease to you about the dress? hmmm. >> but win or lose, nothing could steal this golden moment she shared washing dishes at a party with oprah. >> we're cleaning up and oprah says, no no, you don't have to do that. i said, ma'am, yes, i do. my mother would not have we're all washing dishes. and then next think i know, everybody is in the kitchen cleaning up and it's a party and i was just looking at her like my god, i love you. >> you get a fork, you get a plate! i can hear oprah right now. in our "entertainment tonight" birthdays, which "true blood" star appeared in lady gaga's paparazzi music video?
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