Report: Ryan Seacrest plans to exit E!’s red carpet and stick with ‘Idol’

04.18.14 5 years ago

Report: Ryan Seacrest plans to exit E!”s red carpet and stick with “Idol”
Seacrest is close to signing a deal that would keep him on “American Idol” for another two years, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Seacrest is also expected to walk away from his E! red carpet duties, and his overall future with NBC Universal is unclear after his contract expired last month.

Discovery Channel”s Mount Everest jump could be in jeopardy following deadly avalanche
NBC News, which is producing next month”s jump for Discovery, says “the future of the production will be assessed at the appropriate time” after 13 Sherpa guides were killed last night. NBC News producers are now helping in the search and rescue operations.

“GMA” promotes Lara Spencer to co-host
She”ll now have equal status with Robin Roberts and George Stephanopolos.

Bill Clinton makes a “House of Cards” joke in front of Kevin Spacey
“I was always accused of getting away with murder, but Spacey actually does it in 15 minutes,”  the former president said at a Rain Forest benefit concert last night at Carnegie Hall.

Syfy renews “Face Off”
Season 7 of the prosthetic makeup reality competition will feature a “Life and Death” theme.

Appeals court reverses a ruling banning Lifetime from airing “Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story”
Lifetime had called the ruling “unprecedented and would cause grave and irreparable damage not just to Lifetime but to the constitutional protections for speech.”

See the full HBO “The Normal Heart” trailer
The trailer mainly focuses on Mark Ruffalo”s character.

“Ray Donovan” adds Eion Bailey
He”ll play a self-help guru who enlists Donovan for help.

Kim Novak didn”t leave the house for days following jokes about her Oscar appearance
“It really did throw me into a tailspin and it hit me hard,” says the 81-year-old acting legend, who equates the jabs to “bullying.”

WGN America teases “Manhattan”
John Benjamin Hickey stars as leader of The Manhattan Project in the race to build the first atomic bomb during World War II.

TLC renews “Something Borrowed, Something New”
The wedding dress-design competition will return for a 3rd season.

Watch a preview of the new season of “Maron”
Marc Maron gets into it with Chris Hardwick and Michael Ian Black. PLUS: Maron has pillow talk with “Comedy Bang! Bang!”

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