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Ratings: “Black Lightning” Premiere Fares Well, Matches “The Flash” In Demo

While it remains to be seen how “Black Lightning” will fare in the weeks ahead, it definitely got off to a promising start. According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Tuesday’s premiere drew a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 2.31 million overall viewers. “Black Lightning” matched its (immensely compatible) lead-in “The Flash” among adults 18-49. It nearly did so in overall viewership (2.47 million viewers for “The Flash”). The numbers will almost certainly position “Black Lightning” as The CW’s second-most-watched program for the week. They also markedly top the third season averages of “DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow,” which ... Read more

Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, U2, Elton John, Miley Cyrus Announced As Grammys Performers

CBS and the Recording Academy just announced a new wave of Grammy Awards performers. Per a new press alert, Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, U2, Elton John and Miley Cyrus will be taking the stage at “Music’s Biggest Night.” Elton John and Miley Cyrus will be performing one of the former’s classic hits. John is this year’s Merit Award recipient — and the subject of the Grammy tribute concert that will be held on Tuesday, January 30. Previously announced performers include Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, ... Read more

Camila Cabello Performs “Havana,” Appears For Interview On “Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Camila Cabello’s debut solo album “Camila” dropped this past Friday. To celebrate the occasion, the artist appears on Wednesday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” In addition to participating in an interview, she sings her global smash “Havana.” The performance comes at a very opportune time. Along with providing late-week support for the album, the “Ellen” showcase offers valuable exposure for “Havana” — which has a shot at earning #1 on the upcoming Billboard Hot 100 chart. It would be Cabello’s first Hot 100 chart-topper. The episode airs Wednesday afternoon; check local listings for the broadcast time in your market. For now, watch ... Read more

Tuesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Features “Fake News Awards” Sketch

Update: Tuesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” featured a parody of President Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards.” “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon predictably starred as Trump in the segment. Gina Gershon played Melania Trump, while Fallon’s former “SNL” castmate Rachel Dratch appeared as Betsy DeVos. The segment aired in the early portion of Tuesday’s episode. Chris Hemsworth, Carrie Brownstein and Caitlyn Smith appeared later in the broadcast. A video and photos of the “Fake News Awards” sketch follow: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0803 — Pictured: (l-r) Jimmy Fallon as President Donald Trump, Gina Gershon as Melania ... Read more

DNCE Performance Scheduled For January 26 “Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Initial listings for the January 26 “Ellen DeGeneres Show” confirmed an interview with Kristen Bell. Those listings have since been updated to reveal a musical performer. DNCE is scheduled to take the stage on that day’s edition of the popular daytime talk show. Details on the song selection were not available at press time. Other upcoming “Ellen” performers include Camila Cabello (January 17), Dierks Bentley (January 18), Mumford & Sons (January 19), First Aid Kit (January 23) and N.E.R.D (January 25). “Ellen” listings, as a reminder, are subject to change. Headline Planet will provide an update in the event the ... Read more

Caitlyn Smith Performs “Contact High” On Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

Update: To support and celebrate her soon-to-be-released album “Starfire,” Caitlyn Smith took the stage on Tuesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The singer-songwriter played “Contact High” on the broadcast. The performance marked her inaugural appearance on Fallon’s “Tonight Show.” A video of the “Contact High” performance follows (available to view as of 3:35AM ET). Photos from the taping are also embedded. THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0803 — Pictured: Musical Guest Caitlyn Smith performs “Contact High” on January 16, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC) THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0803 — Pictured: Musical ... Read more

Jon Bon Jovi Appears On “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” (Watch Now)

Update: Jon Bon Jovi is set to perform on Wednesday’s “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” He also appeared on Tuesday’s episode. Bon Jovi joined host Stephen Colbert for an interview. The interview, naturally, touched on his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. A video of the interview follows. Photos from Tuesday’s taping are also embedded: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Jon Bon Jovi during Tuesday’s January 16, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Jon Bon Jovi during Tuesday’s January 16, ... Read more

“9-1-1” Officially Renewed For Season 2 At FOX

It took only two episodes for “9-1-1” to secure a second season from FOX. The network confirmed the season two renewal in a Tuesday afternoon announcement. “With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again,” said FOX’s Dana Walden and Gary Newman in a statement. “They have tapped into the cultural zeitgeist and reimagined the procedural as only they could, bringing it to life with a dream team of actors led by Angela, Peter and Connie. “This is storytelling at its best and we’re so pleased that it’s ... Read more

Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line To Perform On January 23 “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

A representative for Florida Georgia Line confirms that the duo will be appearing on the January 23 “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” They will not be performing alone. Florida Georgia Line will join forces with Bebe Rexha to perform “Meant To Be.” The collaboration, which is inside the Top 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, has been receiving attention at pop, hot adult contemporary and country radio. NBC has not yet announced interview guests for the January 23 “Tonight Show.” It has, however, revealed listings for the next several episodes. Those follow: Tuesday, January 16: Guests include Chris Hemsworth, Carrie ... Read more

Nicky Jam To Play Himself In New Telemundo Drama

In a Tuesday announcement, Telemundo confirmed it picked up “Nicky Jam: El Ganador,” a biographical drama series based on the titular Latin star. Nicky Jam will play himself on the show. “I’m extremely excited we started on the production of my biographical series Nicky Jam: El Ganador, which people around the world will be able to see on Telemundo” says Nicky Jam. “It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, so thanks to all those who supported me and have worked to make my dream come true.” Telemundo ordered thirteen episodes of the drama, which will began production ... Read more