New this week: Jingle Ball 2020 & 2 doses of Meryl Streep
MOVIES— Travel may seem closed off right now but how about a cruise with Meryl Streep, Dianne Wiest and Candice Bergen? — If one Streep film wasn’t enough for you, she’s again in typically fine form in “The Prom,” parodying a diva actor in Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical. — AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Jon Bon Jovi has already produced an album this year with “2020” and the concert film "On a Night Like This — Bon Jovi 2020." — AP Entertainment Writer Mark KennedyTELEVISION— This season’s winner for lengthy title: “High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special,” debuting Friday on Disney +. — The CW’s “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2020,” a 90-minute special based on the annual concert, will air at 8 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 14.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Nov. 18
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 18, the 323rd day of 2020. There are 43 days left in the year. In 1963, the Bell System introduced the first commercial touch-tone telephone system in Carnegie and Greensburg, Pennsylvania. 1958: Cartoonist Bill Watterson, best known as the creator of the comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes," is born in Washington, D.C. Rock singer Tim DeLaughter is 55.
Kerry Washington's 'American Son' Coming to Netflix in November
Kerry Washington is headed to Netflix. The former Scandal star leads the streaming platforms television adaptation of American Son, the acclaimed Broadway play about an interracial couple trying to find their missing teenage son. I did Race on Broadway right before Scandal, and now I'm coming back kind of to close this chapter of my life. I think I am different in a lot of ways, and also in a lot of ways it's just a homecoming, Washington said. RELATED CONTENT:Why Nnamdi Asomugha Thanked Wife Kerry Washington in Credits of Crown HeightsKerry Washington Makes Rare Public Appearance With Husband Nnamdi AsomughaFirst Look at Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington in 'Little Fires Everywhere'