Patti Smith returns to singing live with Brooklyn concert
CORRECTS DAY OF CONCERT - FILE - Patti Smith attends a special screening of "Pavarotti" at the iPic Theater in New York on May 28, 2019. Smith performed six songs as well as read poetry and excerpts from her book “Just Kids” in the Beaux-Arts Court at the museum, her voice bouncing off the skylight 60 feet above. It was a concert to also honor museum workers and drew just under 50 people, all socially distanced in widely spaced chairs. The Smith concert came on the same day in 1989 that Mapplethorpe died at age 42. It also marked the one-year anniversary of when Smith last performed live, at The Fillmore in San Francisco.
Celebrities unite to various get-out-the-vote efforts
This combination photo shows Justin Bieber, from left, Dua Lipa and Demi Lovato who will take part in various planned events urging Americans to vote. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – In the final days before the U.S. election, celebrities from Kerry Washington to Billie Jean King and Danai Gurira are urging Americans to vote. — The hourlong “Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy” will be hosted by Alicia Keys, America Ferrera and Kerry Washington. — The NFL's voting campaign includes Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle and Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley. There's also an “Latinos Vote” extension campaign with NFL legends and celebrities encouraging the Latino community to vote that includes Victor Cuz, Roberto Garza and Wilmer Valderrama.
TV gives viewers a split-screen comparison of Trump, Biden
President Donald Trump wipes his face during a break in an NBC News Town Hall, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. NBC News chief executive Cesar Conde said Thursday that NBC scheduled Trump out of fairness after Biden did a town hall at the same time last Thursday. There were apparently still hard feelings, given that Muir twice mentioned a nameless “another network” holding a Trump town hall. “Has there ever been two more different presidential candidates than Trump or Biden?” asked The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler in a tweet. At a rally in North Carolina on Thursday, Trump called NBC “the worst" and said he was being set up with the town hall.
DeGeneres vows candor as clouded talk show charts its return
LOS ANGELES Ellen DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace. And, yes, were gonna talk about it, DeGeneres said in a statement announcing the show's Sept. 21 start of its 18th season. Tiffany Haddish will join DeGeneres for the kick-off episode, with The Ellen DeGeneres Show to be taped at Warner Bros. minus an in-studio audience, which is commonplace during the pandemic. Stephen tWitch Boss, a longtime guest DJ on the show and among those who have publicly supported DeGeneres, will guest host some fall episodes. Last month, three of the show's producers exited amid allegations of a dysfunctional workplace that harbored misbehavior including sexual misconduct and racially insensitive remarks.
How the Longest 9 Months of Amy Schumer's Life Became 'Expecting Amy' (Exclusive)
Had Inside Amy Schumer not already been taken, it would have been a fitting title for Schumer's new HBO Max docuseries. With Expecting Amy out now, Hammer phoned ET to discuss taking nine momentous months of Schumer's life and crafting them into the year's most intimate, unflinchingly honest television experiences. Expecting Amy starts with footage of Schumer filming herself, announcing that she's just learned she's having a baby and pondering whether she'll document it. I think they're going to see a side of Amy you wouldn't expect. All three parts of Expecting Amy are now streaming on HBO Max.
Watch the Moment Amy Schumer Finds Out She's Having a Boy in 'Expecting Amy' (Exclusive)
"We just heard the heartbeat," Amy Schumer says in this sneak peek at Expecting Amy, "and that s**t is deep." The above clip, debuting exclusively on ET, shows two such instances: First, when a pregnant Schumer and husband Chris Fischer hear their baby's heartbeat for the first time. Later, we see the moment the couple learns they're having a boy, prompting tears, hugs and a sobbing Schumer to quip, "Down with the patriarchy! HBO MaxAll three parts of Expecting Amy are streaming on HBO Max on July 9. RELATED CONTENT:'Expecting Amy' Trailer Explores Comedy and a Complicated PregnancyWhy Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer Changed Son Gene's Middle NameAmy Schumer Says She'll 'Revisit' Having Baby No.
Amy Schumer on Experiencing 'Every Mother's Worst Nightmare' During Pregnancy Health Scare (Exclusive)
Amy Schumer has always been willing to get candid about her personal life. "I feel like people relate to me and I wanna be as open as possible so that I can help women feel better about themselves," Schumer explained. "We really wanted to include it all, because what couple doesn't have these struggles? She and her chef hubby are also having a blast filming their self-shot cooking series, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook star, which got renewed for a second season. RELATED CONTENT:Watch Amy Schumer Find Out She's Having a Boy in 'Expecting Amy' Clip'Expecting Amy' Trailer Explores Comedy Amid a Complicated PregnancyAmy Schumer Says She'll 'Revisit' Having Baby No.
Amy Schumer Tackles Comedy and a Complicated Pregnancy in 'Expecting Amy' Trailer
"This is a trailer for our HBO Max documentary about giving birth to a baby and a special and a marriage and a diagnosis and everything in between," Amy Schumer wrote on her socials alongside the preview for Expecting Amy. Expecting Amy will show it all, bouncing from comedy clubs to hospital rooms with plenty of home video footage mixed in. "I resent how much women have to suck it the f**k up and act like everything's fine," Schumer says in the trailer. Expecting Amy is streaming on July 9 on HBO Max. 2 After the PandemicWhy Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer Changed Son Gene's Middle NameWhat to Watch on HBO Max: 'Friends,' 'Rick and Morty' and More
Pete Davidson: 'The King of Staten Island' is 100% me
In this image released by Universal Pictures, Pete Davidson, left, appears with director Judd Apatow, center, during the filming of "The King of Staten Island." It was in front of a handful of people at a place called the Looney Bin Comedy Club in Staten Island. Its an ironic place for Davidson to be since The King of Staten Island, a comedy Davidson co-wrote with Apatow and Dave Sirus, begins with him playing videogames in his moms basement. The King of Staten Island may change that. Ill never forget that.For those who know him more from the tabloids, The King of Staten Island will certainly reveal a different side to Davidson.
Amy Schumer has the best-ever response to Instagram troll asking about autism
Comedian Amy Schumer took to Instagram earlier this week to ask if anyone would be interested in seeing a docuseries about her pregnancy and birth. She was met with a slew of positive comments, although there always has to be that one person online who just goes too far, right? Don’t forget: Schumer’s husband, chef and cookbook author Chris Fischer, has high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Schumer devoted a few minutes of her special earlier this year to the topic. Schumer wasn’t going to roll past that autism comment.
Amy Schumer: Husband's autism why 'I fell madly in love with him'
When Amy Schumer met her now-husband, Chris Fischer, she saw some signs that he might be a little different. “... We went for a walk, about a year ago, and I fell,” Schumer recalls in "Glowing," her new Netflix special. “And I remember laying on the ground, looking up at him, and I wasn’t mad,” Schumer said. "The tools that we've been given has made his life so much better and our marriage and our life more manageable," Schumer said. … I think there are a lot of people with autism who go undiagnosed, when I think their life could be better if they got those tools.”Well said!