Entertainment Daypop Archives

46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: Winners List

The 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards took place Sunday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, hosted by Extra’s Mario Lopez and The Talk‘s Sheryl Underwood.  “General Hospital” was the big winner, in a ceremony that also included a tribute to the late “Young and the Restless” actor Kristoff St. John and a standing ovation for “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek. General Hospital took home five awards, followed by three for “Young and the Restless” which included outstanding drama series. ...Read more

Madonna Reveals ‘Madame X’ Tour Dates

Madonna has announced the Madame X tour, “a series of rare and intimate performances” to take place exclusively in theaters. The tour will begin with seven shows at New York’s BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. Madonna will play then multiple nights at theaters at the Chicago Theatre, The Wiltern in Los Angeles, the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, the Boch Center Wang Theatre in Boston, The Met in Philadelphia and at the Fillmore Miami Beach in 2019.  ...Read more

Barack And Michelle Obama Unveil Initial Slate Of Their Netflix Projects

Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productions, along with Netflix, have unveiled their initial slate of upcoming projects. The former President and First Lady signed a multi-year deal with the streaming service last spring.Seven projects are in the initial slate that span scripted and unscripted docuseries as well as feature-length films and documentaries.  ...Read more

Fox’s ‘Empire’ Renewed For Season 6; Jussie Smollett Not Expected To Return

Fox’s “Empire” will return for a sixth season, but without cast member Jussie Smollett — at least for now. Fox Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV said in a joint statement: “by mutual agreement, the studio has negotiated an extension to Jussie Smollett’s option for Season 6, but at this time there are no plans for the character of Jamal to return to ‘Empire.” What this means is the studio isn’t including Smollett in the series, but is leaving open the possibility of his return. ...Read more