Get ready for a National Enquirer reality TV show!
The publication has teamed up with the U.K.’s Zig Zag Productions to produce a series that follows around its reporters in New York, L.A. and Florida.
This isn’t the first time that Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., has flirted with producing a reality show: About six years ago, a sizzle reel was shot at Star‘s offices in New York for a series to be called One Park—a nod to AMI’s then-office location of One Park Avenue. But it didn’t reach the pilot stage.
Leila Monks at Zig Zag said, “We are incredibly excited about this new partnership—our production background and contacts paired with The National Enquirer‘s access and library is going to make for some pretty explosive viewing.”
Co-executive producers for AMI of the TV show are David Pecker, the chairman, ceo and president of AMI, and Barry Levine, the executive editor and director of news of The National Enquirer. The coordinating producer is Patricia Gonzalez.
Justin Bieber is confirmed to host Saturday Night Live!
Alec Baldwin spilled the beans during an interview with WNYC on Tuesday. Baldwin said Bieber will host the show for the first time, and be its musical guest.
Baldwin spoke of a visit he paid to SNL head Lorne Michaels‘ office, and saw a bulletin board with the names of SNL hosts for the upcoming season.
“The biggest names in the business are coming…to host the show,” Baldwin said. “You have Ben Stiller, Melissa McCarthy, (who) won the Emmy award, and Katy Perry’s coming and Jimmy Fallon, who’s obviously double-dipping on your payroll, Jonah Hill, and I don’t want to ruin any other names … Bieber’s confirmed, he’s the music and the (host)”
One of Tiger Woods‘ mistress’, Devon James, will challenge Jesse James mistress Michelle “Bombshell” McGee to a boxing match on Feb. 11 at Fort Lauderdale’s Ocean Manor Beach Resort, promoter Damon Feldman has announced.
According to Feldman, “the 2 infamous celebrity mistresses will collide in a female celebrity boxing match,” which will involve pillow-fighting!
That’s one red opportunity spurned wives Elin Nordegren and Sandra Bullock will likely pass on.
Katy Perry‘s personal life may be a bit in shambles, following her split from Russell Brand, but her fans are clamoring for her music more than ever before.
According to Billboard, Katy’s track “The One That Got Away” has now become the sixth No. 1 song from her album “Teenage Dream” on the Pop Songs chart.
Katy’s other tracks on the chart include, “California Gurls,” “Firework,” “E.T.,” “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.),” and “Teenage Dream.”
A Capitol records exec told Billboard the chart-topping success is “tremendous recognition for one of the most talented artists in the world.” Another exec chimed in, “We couldn’t be happier for Katy…No artist has worked harder and deserves (the honor) more than Katy.”
It’s official: Steve Jones is leaving his hosting gig X-Factor.
The announcement follows reports that surfaced Monday morning, which quoted Simon Cowell hinting that Jones was out. Cowell told the Daily Mirror, “I don’t think he did a bad job but, like America’s Got Talent, there is a Brit limit on the show.” Jones is from Wales. Cowell is from England.
Jones confirmed the speculation Monday evening, when he tweeted about his impending departure—and that the choice to leave isn’t his: “I wont be hosting next seasons XFactor which is a shame but I cant complain as I’ve had a great time. Good luck to everyone on the show.”