Jon Stewart will be back in the host's chair for Apple TV+
LOS ANGELES – Jon Stewart is returning to TV, more than five years after bowing out as host of “The Daily Show” and with a new home at Apple TV+. Stewart will host an hour-long, current affairs series that will explore topics of national interest as well as his advocacy work, the streaming service said Tuesday. Each season of the show will have a companion podcast to “continue the discussion,” Apple TV+ said. The platform also has a deal with Stewart and his production company that gives it first shot at other projects. Stewart, writer and director of the recent film “Irresistible" with Steve Carell and Rose Byrne, is also an executive producer for CBS' “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”Stewart will be an executive producer along with host of his new Apple TV+ show, with the title yet to be announced.
Dolly Parton, Justin Bieber among virtual TV festival stars
LOS ANGELES Dolly Parton, Cate Blanchett and Justin Bieber are part of the virtual edition of the Paley Centers annual festival celebrating TV programs and their makers. PaleyFest LA, responding to pandemic restrictions, taped socially distanced discussions with stars and producers that began streaming free this week on the Paley Centers YouTube channel. The showcased series includes Dolly Partons Heartstrings; Justin Bieber: Seasons; Late Night with Seth Meyers; The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; Mrs. Blanchett is part of the Mrs. America panel that includes Rose Byrne, Uzo Aduba and Sarah Paulson,___Online:https://www.youtube.com/user/paleycenter
Rose Byrne on 'Nurturing' Kristen Wiig Becoming a Mom (Exclusive)
Rose Byrne couldn't be happier for her friend and Bridesmaids co-star, Kristen Wiig. While speaking with ET's Nischelle Turner at the press day for her new movie, Irresistible, on Thursday, Byrne opened up about Wiig recently becoming a mom. Byrne still has fond memories of working with Wiig on Bridesmaids, which was released nearly 10 years ago, in 2011. "I've been spoiled particularly with actors that are great at comedy... from Steve [Carell], Seth Rogen to Kristen Wiig to Melissa [McCarthy] to Tiffany Haddish," Byrne told ET. RELATED CONTENT:Bobby Cannavale Reveals Rose Byrne Makes Twice as Much Money as HimKristen Wiig Welcomed Twins With Fiance Avi Rothman'SNL': Kristen Wiig Celebrates Mother's Day From Her Home as Surprise Host of Season 45 Finale