Sunday, Sept. 15 “Warigami” The CW, 8 p.m. This two-hour presentation is actually a 10-part series consisting of 10-minute episodes. In the contemporary samurai saga, Wendy Ohata (Emily Piggford) has just made three startling realizations: She has a twin brother; she’s a kami-jin — a descendant of an ancient Japanese people who can turn paper into deadly weapons; and there’s a kami-jin warrior hunting her down for reasons she doesn’t understand. “The Masked Singer: Super Sneak Peek” Fox, 8 p.m. Before TV’s biggest guessing game returns next week, host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke reflect on the success of the show’s first season, and Season 1 winner T-Pain returns to the stage for a special appearance. Plus, viewers will be formally introduced to the Season 2 characters and get the first clues about the costumed celebs’ identities. “Country Music” … [Read more...] about TV best bets for the week of Sept. 15
Tragic deaths of child stars
Author Toni Morrison. (AP File Photo/Alfred A. Knopf) Author Toni Morrison. (AP File Photo/Alfred A. Knopf) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Novelist Toni Morrison is presented with a Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during an East Room event May 29, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, is presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) The Jury of the Festival (from L) Chinese director John Woo, French director Benoit Jacquot, Mexican actress Salma Hayek, Indian actress Nandita Das, US writer and Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison, French director Agnes Varda, German director of Turkish origin Fatih Akin, Spanish actor Javier Bardem and the President … [Read more...] about World mourns the death of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison
Ragan Clark, Associated Press Updated 10:47 am PDT, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 This July 9, 2019 photo shows Stacy Greene, left, and Jayson Greene at their home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Jayson's book, "Once More We Saw Stars," is a non-fiction narrative of grief and acceptance following the sudden death of their 2-year-old daughter, Greta. less This July 9, 2019 photo shows Stacy Greene, left, and Jayson Greene at their home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Jayson's book, "Once More We Saw Stars," is a non-fiction narrative of grief and acceptance ... more Photo: Bebeto Matthews, AP Photo: Bebeto Matthews, AP Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 This July 9, 2019 photo shows Stacy Greene, left, and Jayson Greene at their home in the Brooklyn borough of New … [Read more...] about Author finds community with book on young daughter’s death
11th June 1952: American actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960). (Photo by Jay/Express/Getty Images) American film star Clark Gable (1901-1960) reading the novel 'Gone With the Wind' by Margaret Mitchell. His greatest role was that of Rhett Butler in the MGM film adaption of the book. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds 1931: Joan Crawford (1904 - 1977) and Clark Gable (1901 - 1960) play ambitious factory worker Marian Martin and her wealthy beau Mark Whitney in 'Possessed', directed by Clarence Brown. Costumes by Adrian. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) 2nd June 1951: Screen star Clark Gable (1901-1960) with his wife Lady Sylvia Ashley. She later divorced him on grounds of mental cruelty. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images) American actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960) in his role as Rhett Butler kissing the hand of a tearful Scarlett O'Hara, played by Vivien Leigh in 'Gone With The Wind'. (Photo by Hulton … [Read more...] about Death of Clark Gable’s grandson reveals screen legend’s painful family legacy
Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?