NEW YORK — Will & Grace star Debra Messing admitted that it took a while to get back into the swing of playing her iconic role as Grace Adler after an 11-year hiatus at last weekend’s Tribeca Television Festival at the Cinepolis Chelsea in New York. Her only wish: “…I asked…that Grace be a feminist…that she have a voice.” [MORE DETAILS]
NEW YORK — Musician and actress Jennifer Lopez announced in a press conference Sunday that she’s donating $1 million from the proceeds of her Las Vegas shows to benefit those in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, which have been recently ravaged by hurricanes. Former MLB slugger Alex Rodriguez was among other celebrities who took part in a telethon Sunday on Telemundo. [MORE DETAILS]
LOS ANGELES — LAST CALL PITCHES: The Barden Bellas prepare for their farewell tour in Pitch Perfect 3 as Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow and Anna Camp with supporting cast returns in the final installment of the series, which involves a USO tour throughout Europe, as Kendrick’s Beca makes a big decision about her future away from the group. Directed by Trish Sie and produced by Pitch Perfect 2 director Elizabeth Banks, Hailee Steinfeld, Ruby Rose, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Chrissie Fit, Kelley Jake and Shelley Regner co-star in the film. The film opens in time for Christmas on December 22. [MORE DETAILS]
On this day in entertainment history, the first televised presidential debate aired from Chicago, featuring presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. These reports written by UPI entertainment writers Karen Butler and Annie Martin
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