The Blues are again in motion tonight towards the Edmonton Oilers on the Enterprise Middle. It’s a little bit of a unique wanting group that may take the ice. Alex Pietrangelo, Robby Fabbri, and Carl Gunnarson have all been positioned on IR. Alexander Steen and Jaden Schwartz are nonetheless recovering from accidents as nicely. Jordan Kyrou, Jordan Nolan, and good friend of the Rizz Present Chris Butler have all been referred to as up from San Antonio. Puck drops tonight at 7PM.
The NHL is including a 32nd group, with the Board of Governors yesterday unanimously approving a brand new franchise in Seattle, with play to start in 2021. The staff, which doesn’t have a reputation but, was accredited lower than three years after one other NHL franchise was given the go-ahead in Las Vegas. The NHL will realign its two divisions within the West, with the brand new Seattle group to play within the Pacific Division, and the Arizona Coyotes shifting to the Central Division.
Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant is heading to Mizzou. Bryant introduced his determination Tuesday night time by way of Twitter, posting a video of recreation highlights and exercises, together with him studying the poem “The Test of a Man,” about overcoming adversity, with the hashtag #ShowMe. Bryant may have an opportunity to step in instantly for the Tigers, who say goodbye to four-year starter Drew Lock. Bryant was 16-2 as a starter for Clemson, together with main the Tigers to the School Soccer Playoff in 2017 and beginning the primary 4 video games of this season.
Talking of Mizzou, the Tigers took on the Texas-Arlington Mavericks final night time in Columbia and picked up the 65-45 win. Subsequent up, the 5-Three Tigers have a recreation towards Oral Roberts at 6PM on Friday. SLU is in motion tonight towards SIU-Carbondale on the street. Tip off is scheduled for 7PM.
Former NFL defensive finish Greg Hardy will make his UFC debut in January, in response to UFC president Dana White. Hardy (Three-Zero) will face Allen Crowder (9-Three) at UFC Struggle Night time on Jan. 19 in Brooklyn, New York. Contracts haven’t but been signed, however White advised ESPN the heavyweight bout is near being finalized. Preventing out of Coconut Creek, Florida, Hardy signed a developmental cope with the UFC instantly after his professional debut, which happened on Dana White’s Tuesday Night time Contender Collection in June.
Former Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt, who has been suspended from the NFL after video emerged of him assaulting a 19 year-old lady, can also be going to be eliminated totally from EA Sports activities’ Madden 19 recreation. Talking with TMZ, an EA rep says “We are in the process of removing Kareem Hunt from the Madden NFL 19 roster, Madden Overdrive and Madden Ultimate Team.” As soon as he’s been eliminated, anybody with Hunt on their Final Staff will discover that he’s been changed with a “generic” participant, who has “identical stats” to Hunt. It’ll shock no one that EA Sports activities was faster to behave right here than the NFL was.
Yesterday afternoon, Inexperienced Bay Packers affiliate head coach Winston Moss tweeted out the kind of coach he believes can be the perfect candidate for a alternative for former head coach Mike McCarthy. He tweeted QUOTE: “ Ponder this… what Championship teams have are great leadership! Period! It’s not the offensive guru trend, it’s not the safe trend. Find somebody that is going to hold #12 and everybody in this building to a #LombardiStandard! Period! #losingsucks!” And, yesterday afternoon…the Packers continued their search. And in addition their seek for an affiliate head coach…as a result of Moss was fired. The Packers didn’t point out something about his tweet, nevertheless it isn’t actually shocking he obtained let go, he was certainly one of McCarthy’s guys and SUPER shut with him. However…yikes.
Surviving R Kelly trailer
Ellen DeGeneress’ssssss Netflix particular
Between Two Ferns with Seinfeld and Cardi B
Billboard’s finish of Yr Record
Billboard Scorching 100 music for 2018-Drake God’s Plan (AUDIO)
Artist of the Yr Drake (He’s the primary rapper to earn the excellence since 50 CENT in 2005.)
Prime New Artist: Cardi B
Billboard 200 Albums: “Reputation”, Taylor Swift
Radio Songs: “Perfect”, Ed Sheeran
Digital Songs: “Perfect”, Ed Sheeran
Streaming Songs: “God’s Plan”, Drake
Digital Albums: “Reputation”, Taylor Swift
Grownup Modern Songs: “Perfect”, Ed Sheeran
Rock Songs: “Thunder”, Think about Dragons
Various Songs: “Broken”, LovelyTheBand
Mainstream Rock Songs: “Bulletproof”, Godsmack
Arduous Rock Albums: “A Decade of Destruction”, 5 Finger Dying Punch (There’s no class for “Hard Rock Songs”.)
Child Albums: The “Moana” Soundtrack
BTW, Drake was streamed eight.2 BILLION occasions on Spotify this yr, which was greater than another artist. Publish Malone was second . . . adopted by XXXTentacion. Ed Sheeran was Spotify’s most-streamed artist final yr. Spotify.com has the entire rundown . . . together with “emo rap” being named 2018’s Rising Style, and “Africa” by Toto being named the Prime Throwback Music.
Cardi B took to Instagram final night time to announce that she and her husband Offset have referred to as it quits after only one yr of marriage. (AUDIO) Cardi and Offset welcomed their daughter Kulture in July. Offset later commented beneath Cardi’s publish, “Y’all won.”
Cardi B was on certainly one of my favourite episodes of Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis. That lil odd present is getting the film remedy, courtesy of Netflix. Manufacturing is already (and secretly) underway. Galifianakis because the inappropriate host of a low-budget speak present… uncomfortable interviews with movie star visitors resembling Justin Bieber, Jon Hamm and Brad Pitt. Those that have shot, or are slated to shoot, appearances. Peter Dinklage, David Letterman, Keanu Reeves and principally the forged of The Hangover. The Hillary Clinton episode was seen greater than 30 million occasions in 24 hours. It comes and goes through the years however he had each Jerry Seinfeld and Cardi B in a single present and it was nice.
To say Netflix struck gold by placing KURT RUSSELL in a Santa go well with for “The Christmas Chronicles” can be an understatement. The film amassed 20 MILLION viewers in its first week. Netflix says, quote, “If every one of those was a movie ticket purchase, that’s a $200 million opening week. Even movies that go on to $1 billion don’t typically do that in the first week.” In fact, it’s actually not legit to make that comparability. There’s no solution to calculate how most of the individuals who watched this factor within the consolation of their very own houses would get off their butts, drive to theaters, and PAY to see it. Nonetheless, 20 million in every week is spectacular. And Netflix bragged that it’s, quote, “a testimony to what we can bring to the market for storytellers today that we couldn’t have ten years ago.”
There was CHAOS on-line earlier this week, when somebody observed that “Friends” was as a consequence of depart Netflix initially of the New Yr. Netflix shortly assured subscribers that the present can be round by way of 2019. However as we’re discovering out now, they needed to significantly shell out to make that occur. The “New York Times” claims that Netflix paid $100 MILLION to maintain the present for an additional yr. Different estimates have it round $70 million to $80 million. Both means, it’s an enormous leap. Netflix had been paying $30 million a yr for “Friends”.
Ellen DeGeneres has a brand new Netflix particular popping out on December 18th referred to as ‘Relatable’, it’s her first standup comedy gig in 15 years. (AUDIO)
With conventional TV, business breaks are once you rise up to seize some chips or hit the toilet. Now with streaming, that dynamic is being inverted . . . in order that everytime you pause to seize some chips or hit the toilet, they’re going to sneak in commercials. Hulu goes to start out experimenting with that mannequin within the New Yr . . . and so is AT&T, which owns DirecTV and U-verse. We’re in all probability not speaking about full 30- or 60-second advertisements right here . . . simply one thing that may catch your eye shortly. As one Hulu exec places it, quote, “I think you have seconds to deliver your message effectively.” On the floor, it’s irritating to think about having extra advertisements shoved down our throats. However on the similar time, these “pause ads” appear fairly non-invasive. And theoretically, they may also help hold subscription prices down.
The newest seemingly harmless factor you didn’t know was truly EVIL is “Veggie Tales” . . . the Christian youngsters’s cartoon. Why? As a result of apparently, the BAD VEGETABLES are all the time minorities. Final week, Cal State San Marcos held a “Whiteness Forum”, the place college students introduced poster board tasks that have been meant to, quote, “take a critical look at whiteness.” A type of tasks claimed that the villains in “Veggie Tales” are likely to have ethnic accents, whereas the heroes all sound white.
The venture said, quote, “When kids see the good white character triumph over the bad person of color character, they are taught that white is right and minorities are the source of evil.” One other undertaking referred to as the NFL racist, as a result of a lot of the gamers are black, whereas a lot of the coaches and house owners are white.
Eddie Murphy and his fiancee Paige Butcher welcomed their second baby, a child boy named Max Charles Murphy, on November 30. A rep for the 57-year-old actor tells Leisure Tonight that “both mother and son are doing well.” Murphy and Butcher are already mother and father to a 2-year-old daughter, Izzy. He’s additionally father to 29-year-old son Eric (from his relationship to Paulette McNeely) and 28-year-old son Christian (from his relationship with Tamara Hood). Moreover, he shares 5 youngsters together with his ex-wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy. He’s additionally the daddy of an 11-year-old woman named Angel with ex-girlfriend Mel B.
Jon Gosselin gained sole custody of his 14-year-old son in a Pennsylvania courtroom on yesterday after his ex-wife Kate and her lawyer have been no-shows. “Jon won sole physical and sole legal custody of Collin,” a supply says. “All other matters were moved to a future court date.” Final month, Jon filed earlier to realize full authorized and bodily custody of Collin after he was completed dwelling at an inpatient facility for youngsters with particular wants. Whereas Jon and Kate share custody of Collin’s 5 sextuplet siblings, in addition to 18-year-old twins Mady and Cara, Jon reportedly needed Collin with him full-time after his launch from the special-needs program. One other Gosselin sextuplet, Hannah, has lived full-time together with her dad for almost a yr; in November, Jon shared pics of himself, Hannah and Collin choosing out a Christmas tree collectively.
Typically it looks like sure actors are ALWAYS in horrible films. And now, a analysis firm has crunched the info to seek out out which actors truly DO have the worst monitor report. They included actors and actresses who’ve had main roles in no less than 20 stay motion films over the previous 20 years. Then, they went to Metacritic, which provides every film a rating based mostly on critiques, and calculated every actor’s common. The actor with the bottom rating is MIKE EPPS, whose films embrace “Resident Evil: Extinction” and “The Hangover Part 3”. Kevin Pollak is subsequent, adopted by Josh Duhamel, Robin Williams, and Gerard Butler. The actress with the bottom rating is JESSICA ALBA, whose films embrace “Mechanic: Resurrection” and “Good Luck Chuck”. Jessica Biel is subsequent, adopted by Heather Graham, Radha Mitchell, and Kathy Bates, who’s been nominated for 3 Oscars, and gained Greatest Actress for “Misery”. The research additionally seemed on the highest-rated actors: Carey Mulligan and Sally Hawkins are tops amongst ladies . . . whereas Adam Driver and Leonardo DiCaprio have the very best common scores among the many males.
The Web Film Database (IMDB.com) has launched its record of the 10 largest stars of 2018. It consists of each films and TV . . .based mostly on the variety of page-clicks for actors and actresses this yr. And it MIGHT skew just a little towards lesser-known or up-and-coming actors, since these are those individuals can be extra more likely to lookup. Right here’s the record:
- Karen Gillan. She’s Nebula within the Marvel films, together with “Avengers: Infinity War”. . . and wrote, directed, and starred within the coming-of-age drama “The Party’s Just Beginning”.
- Bryce Dallas Howard. She starred in “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”.
- Alicia Vikander. She starred within the new “Tomb Raider”film, which wasn’t large within the U.S., nevertheless it introduced house greater than $215 million globally.
- Tom Hardy. He starred as Eddie Brock in “Venom”.
- Rebecca Ferguson. She was in “The Greatest Showman”and “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”.
- Lily James. She starred within the British drama “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”. . . and performed the younger model of Meryl Streep’s character in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”.
- Jessica Barden. She had a breakout position in “The End of the [Effing] World”, and was within the comedy “The New Romantic”.
- Hannah John-Kamen. She had a supporting position in “Ready Player One”. . . then was Ghost, the supposed supervillain in “Ant-Man and the Wasp”.
- Josh Brolin. He performed the villain in two of 2018’s largest films. He was Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War”, and Cable in “Deadpool 2”. He’ll reprise each these roles in 2019.
- Tessa Thompson. She starred within the absurdist darkish comedy “Sorry to Bother You”, the sci-fi drama “Annihilation”, HBO’s “Westworld”, and “Creed 2”.
KEVIN HART introduced that he’ll host the Oscars on February 24th. In an Instagram publish, he stated, quote, “I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time . . . I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear . . . “I will be sure to make this year’s Oscars a special one.” It’s refreshing to have such an trustworthy response. Often, comedians announce their internet hosting gigs by making an attempt to be intelligent and witty . . . however Kevin stored it actual. JIMMY KIMMEL hosted the present the previous two years.
It was introduced yesterday that an error by the pilot triggered the crash that killed Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry final yr. The pilot reduce the engine too quickly as he tried an emergency touchdown, resulting in an uncontrolled descent into the woods of Medford, New Jersey. Gentry died within the accident, which occur simply hours earlier than a present at a resort by that airport. It was onSeptember eight, 2017. He was 50.
Adam Levine stated just lately concerning the world of rock… “I don’t know where it is. If it’s around, no one’s invited me to the party. All of the innovation and the incredible things happening in music are in hip-hop. It’s better than everything else.” Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor has replied with this… “Just because you claim to have ‘Moves Like Jagger’ doesn’t mean you come anywhere CLOSE to ROCKING like Jagger,” Taylor tweeted on Friday. “Tell that schmuck to go back to The f**king ‘Voice.’”
There was an public sale over the weekend of “Playboy” founder HUGH HEFNER’s belongings, and right here’s a element you may need missed: Somebody paid $22,400 for a really particular ring of his. It’s a gold and onyx ring that opens as much as reveal a secret compartment . . . which is simply the best measurement and form to carry a VIAGRA. Consider it as Hugh’s model of Life Alert. You realize . . . It’s fallen and it will possibly’t rise up! Somebody additionally paid $162,500 for Hugh’s previous typewriter. Which is sort of gross. I imply, I do know what’s on MY keyboard . . . and that is Hugh-freakin’-Hefner. To every his personal, I assume.
RUBY ROSE is already type of a superhero to the LGBTIQ group. Now she’s PLAYING a superhero on the CW’s DC exhibits, like “Arrow”, “The Flash”, and “Supergirl”. She’s Batwoman . . . and she or he’s enjoying her as openly-gay. Ruby was stoked to get this chance, as a result of it permits her to satisfy her “life mantra”, which can also be as we speak’s Inspirational Superstar Quote of the Day . . . “Be the person you needed when you were young.” That’s good recommendation for EVERYONE, however Ruby sees it as being very true for LGBTIQ individuals, since they’ve had so little illustration in media through the years. She says, quote, “Any win for anyone in our community is a win for all.” Batwoman . . . excuse me, OPENLY GAY Batwoman . . . will get her personal collection subsequent yr.
Frankie Muniz is 33.
Paula Patton is 43.
Margaret Cho is 50.
Jim Messina is 71.
And in the present day’s BURTON BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY…he’s the person that many sadly DO NOT give sufficient credit score to with regards to the creation of Rock N Roll…however his tunes embrace: Entire Lotta Shakin Going On, Good Golly Miss Molly, and Tutti Frutti….Little Richard is 86 years younger right now.