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James Corden to host ‘Late Late Show’ through 2022

James Corden to host ‘Late Late Show’ through 2022

Entertainment
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning comedian James Corden will host The Late Late Show through August 2022, CBS announced Monday. Corden has been the chat show's star since March 23, 2015. "James Corden has burned his way to the top of American television with a daring, energetic and inventive broadcast that stands out in the late-night space," David Nevins, chief creative officer for the CBS Corporation, said in a press release. "He is a host and performer whose considerable talents shine on every stage, and he has created a cutting-edge comedy factory with shows that have resonated across multiple platforms. James and his shows are a great source of pride to CBS, and it's exciting to extend our relationship well into the future." Corden's music-themed segments "Carpool Karaoke" and "Crosswal...
Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights park show to feature ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Ghostbusters’

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights park show to feature ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Ghostbusters’

Entertainment
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Universal Studios Orlando Resort has announced a new, nighttime lagoon show for Halloween Horror Nights that will feature characters from Stranger Things and Ghostbusters. Classic Universal monsters such as Dracula, The Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster and Killer Clowns from Outer Space will also feature aspects of the live show, titled Halloween Marathon of Mayhem. The show will take place at the theme park's lagoon area and incorporate giant water screens that highlight iconic horror scenes, special effects, electronic music and lasers. Halloween Horror Nights 2019 will begin Sept. 6 at Universal Studios Orlando Resort and Sept. 13 at Universal Studios Hollywood. The annual event features haunted mazes based on scary movies and television shows. Haunted mazes based ...
Mob mentality on show as rabid protesters target suspicious men

Mob mentality on show as rabid protesters target suspicious men

World
By Stuart Ramsay, chief correspondent As soon as the police arrived, everything changed. Tensions at Hong Kong international airport had been high all day. The protesters had clearly chosen it under the impression that police would hold back (at least from firing tear and pepper gas) if the protesters were in close contact with civilians who were trying to go about their journeys. At first it seemed like their strategy had worked. When the announcement came over the tannoy that the airport was closed, cheers erupted from the demonstrators.Then things began to sour. ...
Steve Coogan swerves long driving ban because of Alan Partridge show

Steve Coogan swerves long driving ban because of Alan Partridge show

Entertainment
By Emily Mee, news reporter Steve Coogan will not face a lengthy driving ban after he told a court it would stop him filming a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character.The actor was caught driving his Porsche at 36mph in a 30mph zone near his East Sussex home - adding three points to the nine already on his licence for previous offences. But rather than facing an automatic six-month driving ban, Coogan will only serve two months - as he argued he would be forced to cancel a travelogue series for the BBC.In the series, which will be filmed in October, the actor will drive around the UK meeting people.Coogan told a magistrates court: "I'm producing a travelogue follow-on TV series where I'm basically driving around Britain. ...
Minaj quits Saudi festival to show support for women’s rights

Minaj quits Saudi festival to show support for women’s rights

World
Singer Nicki Minaj has pulled out of a music festival in Saudi Arabia to show her support for women's rights, LGBTQ community and freedom of expression in the conservative kingdom. In a statement, the 36-year-old singer and rapper said: "After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest. "While I want nothing more than to bring my show to fans in Saudi Arabia, after better educating myself on the issues, I believe it is important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community and freedom of expression."Trinidad and Tobago-born Minaj was scheduled to perform at the Jeddah World Fest, billed as "one of the biggest music events ever staged in the Middle East", on 18 July.On Tuesday, the star's name wa...