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Grammy Award Winners .... Will Ferrell Back on SNL ... Cagney & Lacey Reboot...and the THIS IS US CrockPot Issue...

January 29, 2018
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Top Grammy Award Winners

Song of the Year: “That’s What I Like” —Bruno Mars

Best New Artist: Alessia Cara

Best Pop Solo Performance: “Shape of You” — Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Vocal Album: “Divide” — Ed Sheeran

Best R&B Performance: “That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars

Best R&B Album: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars

Best Rap Performance: “HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap/ Performance: “LOYALTY.” — Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna

Album of the Year: “24K Magic”—Bruno Mars

 

Kesha’s Performance With 24 Female Artists

24 female musicians, including Cyndi Lauper, Camila Cabello, Andra Day, Julia Michaels and Bebe Rexha, all wearing white to sing “Praying” along with Kesha. Many musicians have shown support to Kesha before, from Lady Gaga speaking out on her behalf to Taylor Swift’s $250,000 donation to Kesha’s legal fund.

Wearing White Roses To The Grammys

Women and men in music united yesterdau in a show of support for victims of sexual harassment and assault, wearing white roses on the red carpet in their version of the red carpet blackout from the Golden Globes that was designed to visually demonstrate unified support for the Time’s Up movement. 

Cagney and Lacey,' 'Magnum P.I.' Reboots

CBS gave a straight-to-series order this week to a Murphy Brown revival, has picked up 6 pilots — including reboots of Cagney and Lacey and Magnum P.I. For those who are not familiar, Magum P.I. starred Tom Selleck as the private investigator, Thomas Magnum, who solved cases in Hawaii. Cagney & Lacey followed the professional and personal lives of a pair of female detectives in the New York Police Department, played by Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless, who took over for Meg Foster after the first season. The reboots currently are holding onto the same essential premises.

SNL Skit With Will Ferrell

 

Crock Pot Defending Its Product After This Is Us Episode

Last weeks episode of This Is Us finally revealed the cause of the fire that killed Jack. Friendly neighbor George, gave Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore) his trusty old Crock-Pot, which he explained to them had a switch that you “kinda had to fiddle with, but no worries, it still works.” While cleaning up the kitchen following a busted Super Bowl Sunday celebration, Jack turned off the Crock-Pot, but after he left the room, the switch somehow activated, sparking up, igniting a dish towel and creating an inferno that quickly worked its way through the kitchen.  One fan wrote on the Crock-Pot Facebook page that she hoped that Crock-Pot was planning a Super Bowl ad, given that people were tossing their slow cookers. The company then issued this statement: “Crock-Pot understands the concerns brought up by last night’s episode of This Is Us, and we too are heartbroken by the latest development in Jack’s storyline. However, it is important that our consumers understand and have confidence that all Crock-Pot slow cookers exceed all internal testing protocols and all applicable industry safety standards and regulations as verified by independent third-party testing labs. For nearly 50 years, with over 100 million Crock-Pots sold, we have never received any consumer complaints similar to the fictional events portrayed in last night’s episode. In fact, the safety and design of our product renders this type of event nearly impossible.”

 

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