MAYIM BIALIK and JIM PARSONS from “The Big Bang Theory” are working together again. They’re co-producing a sitcom called “Carla”, which is now in the running to be on Fox’s schedule NEXT fall. Mayim will star on the show as Carla, a 39-year-old woman who spent the money her parents set aside for her wedding to open a cat café in Kentucky. But it won’t be a FULL reunion, because Jim isn’t expected to have an onscreen role.
KIM KARDASHIAN put off giving birth to her daughter North by two hours, because her nails were the wrong color. They were a dark burgundy and Kim thought to herself, “Oh, no, no, I’m having a girl. I really need a nice light pink nail for delivery.”
A tour bus carrying JOSH TURNER’s road crew crashed on Wednesday after the show in California. 7 people were injured, and Josh’s longtime sound man David Turner was killed. He was 64. They’re not related. Josh and his band were in a separate bus and weren’t injured. For some reason, the bus left the road at around 11:30 P.M. and drove 20 yards before falling off a cliff. The California Highway Patrol has ruled out drugs or alcohol, and the bus is being checked out to see if there were any mechanical issues. They’re also looking into whether the driver may have suffered a medical problem that could have caused it. All of Josh’s September shows have been canceled and will be rescheduled. A rep issued a statement saying, “Josh Turner and his road family have suffered a devastating loss. Please keep the crew, band, and Josh in your thoughts and prayers.”
Maybe it was BRAD PAISLEY’s idea to have other people co-host this year’s CMAs with CARRIE UNDERWOOD. He’s HOSTING a one-hour TV special later this season on ABC. It’s called “Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special” and it’ll have musical performances, surprises . . . and something they’re calling “heartfelt field pieces.” His A-list guests – Hootie & The Blowfish, Tim McGraw, the Jonas Brothers, Kelsea Ballerini, Peyton Manning, “The Bachelor’s” Chris Harrison, and Carrie Underwood. If you add this to Brad’s comedy series that he’s developing for Amazon, it’s not a stretch to think that he’s decided to move on from the CMAs.
BURT REYNOLDS could have been Michael Corleone in “The Godfather”, but MARLON BRANDO refused to work with him.
KELLY RIPA missed “Live” yesterday because she was “really sick.”
LUKE COMBS announced the details of his “What You See Is What You Get Tour.” It kicks off February 7th in Columbia, Missouri and runs into April. ASHLEY MCBRYDE and DREW PARKER are the openers. The tour is named after his “What You See Is What You Get” album, which drops November 8th. Feb 13, University Park
Yesterday was TRISHA YEARWOOD’s 55th birthday – and what did GARTH Bgive her? Well, she posted a photo and said, “There are 55 roses in this beautiful arrangement. I’m so lucky to celebrate with the love of my life.”
SCOTTY MCCREERY was talking about his upcoming European tour, and was surprised to learn that his first London show sold out on day-one. He’s even adding more shows and changing to larger venues to accommodate ticket sales.
KINKY FRIEDMAN got his old buddy WILLIE NELSON to join him on his new song, “Resurrection”. It’s the title track of Kinky’s new album, which will be out this fall.
This week’s CD Releases include new music the Zac Brown Band.
“Rambo: Last Blood” is out this weekend. It’s up against the “Downton Abbey” movie and Brad Pitt as an astronaut in “Ad Astra”.
Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on NBC: “Sunday Night Football”. The Cleveland Browns host the Los Angeles Rams.
Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on Fox: “The Primetime Emmy Awards”.
“Jimmy Fallon” – Sheryl Crow featuring Chris Stapleton.
“Jimmy Kimmel” – Trisha Yearwood. (Repeat)
Sophia Loren is 85.