Here's what Anderson Cooper said about possibly joining Kelly Ripa on "Live!": "It would be a dream . . . but nobody's offering anything." Kelly also made a joke about "contract negotiations" yesterday on "Live!"
The parent company of "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance" is filing for bankruptcy . . . because it lost so much money during the final seasons of "Idol".
Lady Gaga and Elton John have partnered with Macy's to create Love Bravery! The exclusive clothing and accessories line seeks to inspire while benefiting the Born This Way Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
An auction of "Hunger Games" memorabilia on May 20th is expected to bring in $1 million.
Ronald Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis doesn't like the idea of Will Ferrell making a comedy out of her dad's Alzheimer's.
Ellen DeGeneres had Julia Roberts trying to sell adult toys on her show yesterday. They were in a "mystery box" that only the audience could see, so they were revealed to her after she did the explanations. The stuff included a blindfold, furry handcuffs, and a whip.
Mischa Barton is not dating her "Dancing with the Stars" partner Artem Chigvintsev. At least that's what his rep says.
ABC is bringing back "Match Game" with Alec Baldwin hosting. It'll start on June 26th. It's going to be a part of a 'Sunday Fun & Games Night,' which will start on June 26th. The night will also include "Celebrity Family Feud" with Steve Harvey . . . and a new version of "$100,000 Pyramid" hosted by Michael Strahan.
Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in the upcoming "Tomb Raider" reboot. She just won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "The Danish Girl".
Sylvester Stallone will play a mob boss in an upcoming Mafia show called "Omerta". It's based on a book by "Godfather" author Mario Puzo.
The Monkees released a new song called "She Makes Me Laugh". Their new album "Good Times!" comes out in May.
Blink-182 released a new song called "Bored to Death". Their new album "California" is coming out July 1st.
In the first round of the NFL draft, quarterback Jared Goff was taken #1 by the Los Angeles Rams. And offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil went #13, despite someone posting a video of him smoking a bong just 13 minutes before the draft.
This weekend's NBA playoffs include Game 6 for three playoffs on ESPN tonight . . . the first game of the Spurs vs. the Thunder on TNT tomorrow . . . and any remaining Game 7 games on Sunday.
ON TV THIS WEEKEND
Saturday at 8:00 p.m. on HBO: "The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Induction". This year's inductees are Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A, and Steve Miller.
Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on HBO: "Game of Thrones".
Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on AMC: "Fear The Walking Dead".
Jessica Simpson’s husband Eric Johnson might be cheating with the nanny. A source says Jessica already knows about it, so this might be the end of the marriage.
The "Sun" tabloid claims Prince’s Paisley Park estate will become the next Graceland. Prince's brother-in-law Maurice Phillips says the compound is going to be turned into "a museum in Prince's memory."
Federal law enforcement officials told NBC News Wednesday that prescription painkillers were found along with Prince's body the day he died. Officials have yet to determine what role, if any, the medications had in his death.
Justin Bieber will perform at next month's "Billboard Music Awards".
Kesha has new music coming out tomorrow. It's a duet with Zedd called "True Colors". They performed it at Coachella. Kesha is still with Sony and Dr. Luke, but they approved the track.
Beyoncé might be working on something with Mariah Carey. A music video director named Diane Martel says, quote, "Working with these two on something special, can't wait to show u all!"
Beyoncé is on pace to sell 550,000 copies of "Lemonade", which should be enough to debut at #1 . . . and make her the only artist to ever hit #1 with their first six albums. Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour began in Miami yesterday.
Drake has released the track list for his new album. It comes out tomorrow.
Will Ferrell will play Ronald Reagan in a comedy called "Reagan". The plot shows Reagan starting to fall into dementia, so an intern is given the job of convincing him that he's an actor playing the president in a movie.
Nick Gordon says Bobbi Kristina Brown had two miscarriages while they were together.
Wrestling legend Ric Flair was reportedly acting erratically at Logan Airport in Boston yesterday. There were reports that he was drunk and disorderly, but police say he wasn't.
Miley Cyrus got Saturn tattooed on her arm . . . but said it was Jupiter on her Instagram post.
Fox's fall season will officially include "24: Legacy" and a show called "Star", from "Empire" creator Lee Daniels.
After a Broadway performance of "School of Rock", Stevie Nicks did "Rhiannon" with the cast.
Steve Smith from the Baltimore Ravens took a girl with autism to her prom.
The My2k Tour led by 98 Degrees has canceled two gigs in North Carolina, because of their anti-LGBT legislation.
Amy Grant teamed up with Tori Kelly to remake her '90s hit "Baby Baby".
Chyna's manager said Wednesday he believes the pioneer wrestling star died of an accidental overdose of Ambien and Valium.
ON TV TONIGHT
The first round of the "NFL Draft" at 8:00 p.m. on ESPN.
"NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks" at 8:00 p.m. on TNT.
Kelly Ripa returned to "Live!" yesterday, and talked about feeling disrespected by how ABC told her that Michael Strahan was leaving for "Good Morning America". Michael's last day is May 13th, months earlier than expected.
Prince’s old band The Revolution is reuniting to do some tribute shows sometime later this year . . . but naturally, it's too early for there to be any dates. Wendy said they came to the decision to do it after spending days grieving together.
Audio of the 911 call Kid Rock made after he found his assistant dead hit the web, and Kid goes ballistic, screaming to send an ambulance. The assistant died in an ATV accident on Kid's Nashville property on Monday.
The Kardashian / Jenner family could be worth more than $300 million. And yet, Radar Online thinks they might be "on the brink of financial ruin," because they're spending money like crazy, while their brand is fading.
A guy who wrote an unauthorized biography of Beyoncé isn't sure Jay Z cheated on her. He thinks "Lemonade" is just her attempt to capitalize on the public's perception of their marital issues. He says, quote, "She's about marketing and branding and selling records."
Zac Efron will host a "cooking adventure show" for MTV. Zac also seems to be suggesting that his wipeout on the "Baywatch" set was unintentional.
Bruce Springsteen brought a 10-year-old girl onstage to sing "Blinded by the Light" with him earlier this week. Chris Christie dad-danced the night away at the Bruce Springsteen concert in Brooklyn Monday night.
The "Game of Thrones" sixth season premiere had 7.9 million viewers. Meanwhile, the first season finale of "Supergirl" pulled in 6.1 million . . . and the premiere of the CW's "Containment" had 1.7 million.
VH1 is bringing back their "Hip-Hop Honors" awards show. It originally ran from 2004 to 2010, and it paid tribute to old-school hip-hop legends.
Adam Sandler actually got serious at a memorial for Garry Shandling on Sunday, singing George Harrison’s "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)".
Susan Boyle was hospitalized after an incident at Heathrow Airport in London on Monday. Witnesses say she threw a massive tantrum and police had to be called. Her rep says her Asperger's Syndrome caused the incident.
"The Voice" is down to its Top 10.
The lyrics to Andra Day’s song "Rise Up" will appear on millions of Coca-Cola cups at various McDonald's locations beginning next week. It’s part of Coke's 'Share a Cup and a Song' program.
First the Warriors lost Stephen Curry . . . now the L.A. Clippers have lost Blake Griffin and Chris Paul for the rest of the playoffs.
ON TV TONIGHT
"Empire" at 9:00 p.m. on Fox.
"NBA Playoffs: Portland Trailblazers vs. L.A. Clippers" at 7:00 p.m. on NBA TV . . . Charlotte Hornets vs. Miami Heat" at 8:00 p.m. on TNT. . . Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors" at 10:30 p.m. on TNT.
Prince died without a will, so his siblings would be in line to inherit his fortune. He has a sister Tyka, and five half-siblings who'd also be entitled to a share. Different reports put his total net worth between $150 and $300 million.
Rumor has it Prince hadn't slept in nearly a full week before his death. According to the "Daily Mail", Prince's brother-in-law said, quote, "He worked 154 hours straight. I was with him just last weekend."
A federal appeals court has reinstated Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for 'DeflateGate.'
Sources say Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan had no plans to see each other before they hit the air together on "Live!" today. Supposedly, they have been communicating by text, but they've kept things simple and cordial.
Jodie Sweetin didn't let her ankle injury stop her from performing on "Dancing with the Stars" last night. Doug Flutie had the low score of the night and was eliminated.
Jennifer Hudson joined the cast of NBC's "Hairspray Live!" She's playing record store owner Motormouth Maybelle. And Harvey Fierstein will play Edna Turnblad. The show airs December 7th.
98 Degrees is touring with O-Town, Ryan Cabrera and the girl group Dream. They're calling it the My2k Tour, and they're hitting 35 cities between July 8th and August 28th.
50 Cent claims he met his third son at a fan event. He posted a photo of them together but his rep says the boy is not actually his son. Quote, "50 does not have a third son . . . the 10-year-old is growing up under rough circumstances so 50 has decided to help mentor him."
Kevin Jonas and his wife are expecting their second child.
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas are the latest artists to cancel shows in North Carolina.
Guns N' Roses added four more dates to their reunion tour.
Erin Andrews just settled with the Nashville Marriott over that peeping tom case. A court had ordered the hotel to pay her $27 million, but instead of going through the appeals process, they made a deal. There's no word how much she's getting.
The WWE aired a tribute video for Chyna on "Raw" last night.
Wolverine makes a brief appearance in the new trailer for "X-Men: Apocalypse".
Disney confirms that there's going to be a "Maleficent" sequel, and that Angelina Jolie will return for it.
Zac Efron and his girlfriend Sami Miro have broken up after two years together.
The full cast for the upcoming season of "Twin Peaks" was released. Kyle MacLachlan, Sherilyn Fenn, and David Duchovny are coming back. And some of the new names are Michael Cera, Amanda Seyfried, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
ON TV TONIGHT
"The Voice" elimination round at 8:00 p.m. on NBC.
The season finale of "Limitless" at 10:00 p.m. on CBS.
Prince’s autopsy was completed on Friday . . . but a cause of death won't be determined until the toxicology results come back, and that could take four to six weeks. There were no signs of trauma on his body.
Three Prince albums sold enough copies on the day he died to make the Top 10 of the Billboard album chart. "The Very Best of Prince" and "Purple Rain" came in at #1 and #2, while "The Hits / The B-Sides" came in sixth.
"Saturday Night Live" was supposed to be a rerun this week. But after Prince died, they put together a tribute special, hosted by Jimmy Fallon.
The Rock announced that Pamela Anderson will appear in the upcoming "Baywatch" movie. He also said he's doing a "Jumanji" remake. Quote, "Promise to deliver something cool and special, and not screw the whole damn thing up."
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan will be side-by-side on "Live!" again, starting tomorrow. Sources say Kelly's reps had to negotiate a deal with ABC to get her to return. Supposedly, she wanted to be assured that "Live!" wasn't going to be bumped in favor of another hour of "GMA".
Beyoncé’s "visual album" "Lemonade" premiered on HBO over the weekend and the songs are now on Tidal. The album is about a relationship that breaks down over cheating, so everyone thinks it's autobiographical.
The late WWE wrestler Chyna’s brain is going to be donated to doctors doing research on concussions.
The Chinese government supposedly canceled two Selena Gomez concerts after seeing a picture of her with the Dalai Lama.
Lil Kim posted a video of herself with bleached blonde hair, and a lot of people accused her of having her skin bleached as well . . . along with getting some more plastic surgery.
"The Huntsman: Winter's War" could only manage a second-place debut with $20.1 million. "The Jungle Book" stayed on top of the box office for a second straight week with $60.8 million.
Kim Kardashian posted a bunch of pictures from a wedding she and Kanye West went to this weekend. At the reception, Kanye jokingly interrupted the toast with an "I'ma let you finish."
"Rolling Stone" has some videos of the semi-reunited Guns N' Roses at Coachella. They dedicated their set to Prince, although Axl told the crowd they didn't have enough rehearsal time to do one of his songs.
Ice Cube fell short of an N.W.A reunion at Coachella last week, but this weekend, he had everyone there. In addition to MC Ren and DJ Yella, Dr. Dre came out to perform "California Love" and "Still D.R.E.".
Drake unveiled the cover for "Views from the 6". It shows him sitting on top of the CN Tower in Toronto. The album comes out on the 29th.
Soul singer Billy Paul has died at 81. He had a big hit in 1972 with "Me and Mrs. Jones".
ON TV TONIGHT
"The Voice" at 8:00 p.m. on NBC. The Top 11 perform live.
"Dancing with the Stars" at 8:00 p.m. on ABC.
Prince passed away yesterday at his Paisley Park compound just outside of Minneapolis. He was 57. He was found in an elevator, and wasn't able to be revived. There's no word on a cause of death. His people say he'd been suffering from flu-like symptoms, but TMZ says he'd recently overdosed.
Prince's legendary career spanned 38 years. He put out 39 albums . . . sold more than 100 million albums worldwide . . . won seven Grammys, a Golden Globe, and an Oscar . . . was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . . . and had five #1 singles.
Naturally, a ton of celebrities are paying tribute to Prince. Justin Timberlake said "he's somewhere within every song I've ever written," Mick Jagger said "he was one of the most unique and exciting artists of the last 30 years," and Lenny Kravitz said "he kept his integrity until the end . . . I'm heartbroken."
Jodie Sweetin was hospitalized after injuring her ankle during "Dancing with the Stars" rehearsals yesterday. It's too early to know if she'll be dancing next week or not.
"Time's" 100 Most Influential People include Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ronda Rousey, Internet star PewDiePie, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, Caitlyn Jenner, Adele, Ariana Grande, and Donald Trump.
Robert Downey Jr. is bringing Iron Man to the upcoming "Spider-Man" reboot, which is called "Spider-Man: Homecoming". But Michael Keaton has dropped out. He was in talks to play the villain.
"People" says that "Good Morning America" tried to hire Kelly Ripa away from "Live!" a few times over the years. But unlike Michael Strahan, she refused because she loves the show and she's loyal to it.
WWE superstar Chyna was dead for a day or two before a friend found her body. Meanwhile, tons of other wrestlers paid tribute to her yesterday. And her ex-boyfriend Triple H even said she belongs in the WWE Hall of Fame.
Check out the first trailer for "Jason Bourne" online. It comes out July 29th.
"The Huntsman: Winters War" is out this weekend. Your limited release options feature Kevin Spacey in "Elvis & Nixon", Tom Hanks in "A Hologram for the King", and Susan Sarandon in "The Meddler".
Miss USA is launching an online contest to find a 52nd contestant for this year's pageant.
Michelle Obama will appear on the May 3rd episode of "NCIS" to hype "Joining Forces," a nationwide initiative supporting service members, veterans and their families.
Roger Daltrey says that The Who are in for that classic rock festival that's going down in October. The other acts supposedly include Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Roger Waters.
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game is supposed to take place in North Carolina, but Commissioner Adam Silver said that won't happen if the state doesn't change its anti-LGBT laws.
ON TV THIS WEEKEND
Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on HBO: The sixth season premiere of "Game of Thrones".
Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on AMC: "Fear The Walking Dead".