Friday, December 19, 2014

POSTED: Friday, December 5, 2014, 3:53 PM
Actor/comedian Kevin Hart attends the 'Think Like A Man Too' premiere during the 2014 American Black Film Festival at SVA Theater on June 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Philly's own Kevin Hart will hit his hometown on Monday for the premiere of his new movie "The Wedding Ringer." Hart will be at the UA Riverview (1400 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.) for his new comedy in which he plays Jimmy Callahan, a man who hires himself as a best man to friendless grooms. In this particular case he aids "Frozen's" Josh Gad, who is marrying "The Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting.

Hart, who grew up in North Philly, comes home for premieres whenever he can. He was last in town for "Ride Along."

"The Wedding Ringer" comes out January 16, 2015.


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POSTED: Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:09 AM
6ABC's Rick Williams. (Photo via Facebook)

6ABC's Sarah Bloomquist and Rick Williams got the unnecessary censorship treatment last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," where the late night hosts bleeps and blurs clips that certainly don't need it. (As someone who covers the comings and goings of 6ABC, I don't think President and General Manager Bernie Prazenica would be particularly happy with Williams and Bloomquist if what was implied was really on the air.)

Our local guys are only on it for a short amount of time but the video is certainly worth a giggle. I mean, it's no Mean Tweets. . .


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POSTED: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 12:55 PM
"The Voice" contestant Matt McAndrew at his home in West Philadelphia: "If I get nervous, it won't help me, so I refuse to."

Philly's own Matt McAndrew, who is currently killing it on NBC's "The Voice," will play Xfinity Live (1100 Pattison Ave.) tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. The concert will be taped for segment that will air on "The Voice" during Monday's episode. 

McAndrew, a UArt grad, is heavily favored to take home the crown in the highly-rated singing competition. 

Concert attendees, who will also be given the opportunity to ask McAndrew questions for the segment, can be entered to see a taping of "The Voice" in LA.


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POSTED: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:00 AM
Mike Rowe at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

King of odd jobs Mike Rowe hit the Mutter Museum for his CNN show "Somebody's Gotta Do It," in which the charismatic host profiles country's strangest professions, on tonight's show. 

Yeah, working at the Mutter Museum -- Philly's collection of medical oddities -- totally counts.

In the episode, airing tonight at 9, Rowe follows around museum curator Anne Dhody, giving Rowe a chance to clean out the Mutter's nine-foot-long colon that once contained up to 40 pounds of fecal matter. Rowe seems game:


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POSTED: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12:10 PM
Actor Chris Rock attends the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Palladium on November 14, 2014. (Getty Images)

UPDATE: Rock's plane is running late and he's skipping the Tony Luke's portion of the trip

Rock will be at Tony Luke's (39 E. Oregon Ave.) today, from 12:30-1:20 p.m., meeting and greeting lucky fans.

Too bad Luke's in La La Land or there could be a little artistic collaboration.


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POSTED: Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:50 PM
Mike Jerrick and daughter Jill pose with Jerrick's grandson Jack. (Instagram)

Congrats to “Good Day Philadelphia’s” Mike Jerrick who became a grandfather for the second time during turkey time. Jack Michael was born to Jerrick’s daughter Jill on Thanksgiving in Colorado, where Jerrick jetsetted to see the new addition of his family. This is Jerrick's second grandchild.

Jack came five weeks earlier than expected. Jerrick posted on Instagram, “Brave since birth! Courageous through many trials in life. Will be the same as mom to her son Jack Michael. I love you and am so proud of you. We all are. Welcome JM! From MJ.”

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POSTED: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 10:18 AM
Television personality Bruce Jenner attends the 13th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational gala at the ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter on April 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Getty Images for Michael Jordan )

Every year, Mark Behar is besieged by taunts: How could he not have TKO'd Bruce Jenner, the former step-patriarch of the Kardashian clan?

Behar's reasoning? Kardashian Svengali/matriarch Kris Jenner told Behar to bow out of the fight early.

In 2010, bodyguard/actor Behar agreed to fight Jenner for an episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" called "Body Blows" (airing at 10:30 this morning on E!) in which Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Rob Kardashian fight in a charity boxing event. 

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POSTED: Monday, November 17, 2014, 4:42 PM
Alex Holley, Mike Jerrick and Anne Geddes on Fox29 Good Day Philadelphia via Mike Jerrick's Instagram.

Today on "Good Day Philadelphia," Mike Jerrick and Alex Holley interviewed famed photographer Anne Geddes, known for her pictures of babies. 

Not to be outdone, the anchor duo decided to get in on the action themselves, swaddling up to recreate a Geddes photo. "I think you need pacifers," a game Geddes said in response to Jerrick and Holley's take on her life's work.


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