First quarter GDP unchanged at robust 6.4% annual rate
The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 6.4% in the first three months of this year, unchanged from the government's initial estimate. The recovery from last year's deep recession gained steam at the beginning of this year, helped by vaccines to combat the virus and trillions of dollars in government assistance. The rise in the gross domestic product, the economy's total output of goods and services, was the same as the government's first look one month ago, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.news.yahoo.com
'Masked Singer' begets 'Masked Dancer,' set for December
LOS ANGELES – Fox's hit series “The Masked Singer” is getting company with “The Masked Dancer,” a chance for celebrity contestants to show off their moves in disguise. Actor and comedian Craig Robinson ("The Office," “Hot Tub Time Machine”) will host the series, with Ken Jeong, Paula Abdul, Brian Austin Green and Ashley Tisdale as panelists. Filming has begun on the series, which will debut in December, Fox said. “The Masked Singer," based on a South Korean TV show and an instant hit when it debuted in January 2019, has featured T-Pain, Wayne Brady and Kandi Burruss among its winning contestants. Jeong is among the show's panelists.
Awkwafina, Ali Wong, Jameela Jamil and Randall Park Among Unforgettable Gala 2019 Nominees
The first nominees have been announced for the 18th annual Unforgettable Gala, a yearly awards show that honors and recognizes Asian American trailblazers in their respective fields. Awkwafina, Randall Park, Jameela Jamil, Kumail Nanjiani, Ken Jeong, Steven Yeun, Nico Santos and Riverdale's Charles Melton are among the actors and actresses who have scored nominations at this year's ceremony, ET exclusively reveals. Ali Wong and Maya Erskine are double nominees, the former for Netflix's Always Be My Maybe and the latter for two different projects, Hulu's Pen15 and Plus One. Winners will be announced at the Unforgettable Gala, held at the Beverly Hilton on Dec. 14. At last year's Unforgettable Gala, honorees included the Crazy Rich Asians cast, Sandra Oh, John Cho, director Jon M. Chu and Queer Eye's Tan France.
'The Masked Singer': The Eagle Sent Soaring Home After Exciting Week 3 -- See Who Was
*The competition is heating up and the mystery is getting even more thrilling after Week 3 of The Masked Singer! The show brought Group D to the stage, which saw The Eagle, The Flower, The Penguin and The Fox all duke it out with their different performances. After the audience votes were tallied, The Penguin emerged victorious, sending The Eagle to the chopping block. Laila Ali Says Her 'Mom Cool Factor' Is Much Higher After 'The Masked Singer' Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:'The Masked Singer': ET Will Be Live Blogging Week 3! 'The Masked Singer': Our Best Guesses at the Secret Identities'The Masked Singer': The Most Stunning Performances, Revealing Clues and Shocking Twists of Week 2!
'The Masked Singer' Panelists on How They've Upped the Secrecy in Season 2 (Exclusive
ET's Lauren Zima spoke with the show's celebrity panelists at The Masked Singer season two premiere party at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, and they could hardly contain their excitement over what was in store in the coming weeks. Season two of The Masked Singer premieres Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox! RELATED CONTENT:'The Masked Singer' Releases New Season 2 Teaser -- Watch! 'The Masked Singer' Is 'More Insane Than Ever' in Season 2: First Look! 'The Masked Singer' Judges and Host Dish on Costumes and How Season 2 Will Be Different (Exclusive)'The Masked Singer' Scores Post-Super Bowl Slot
2019 Teen Choice Awards: All the Standout Moments From Hosts Lucy Hale & David Dobrik to the
This year's Teen Choice Awards was held outdoors next to the Hermosa Beach Pier, which meant there was a lot of potential for weird glitches and technical nightmares before the show even kicked off. Here's a look at some of the best, worst and weirdest moments from Sunday's Teen Choice Awards that stood out -- for better or worse -- during the breezy two-hour telecast. She was also awarded a special Teen Choice Awards surfboard that was custom designed just for her and included a custom-van-style painted portrait of her adorable kittens. WEIRDEST MOMENTSMost Selfies Ever Taken at the Teen Choice AwardsAs part of Hale's hosting duties alongside Dobrik, they had everyone take out their phones to snap the most number of selfies ever take during the Teen Choice Awards, apparently. RELATED CONTENT:Noah Centineo Condemns Bullying During Inspiring Speech at 2019 Teen Choice AwardsSarah Hyland and Wells Adams Pack on the PDA Backstage at the 2019 Teen Choice AwardsJonas Brothers Accept Decade Award at 2019 Teen Choice Awards With Inspirational Speech
2019 Teen Choice Awards: Ken Jeong Jokingly Calls Out Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau's '
Ken Jeong stirred up some comedic controversy at this year's Teen Choice Awards. Besides, Jake Paul over here would be pissed," Ken said, jokingly gesturing to The Pineapple and implying the controversial YouTube star is the hidden celeb under the mask. "NO WAY DID THE TEEN CHOICE AWARDS JUST SHADE JAKE AND I NO WAY!? NO WAY DID THE TEEN CHOICE AWARDS JUST SHADE JAKE AND I NO WAY!? RELATED CONTENT:David Dobrik Questions Whether Jake Paul & Tana Mongeau Will Last Three More Days | The Downlow(d)Tana Mongeau Confirms She and Jake Paul Aren't Legally MarriedTana Mongeau Defends Relationship With Jake Paul After Saying Their Wedding Was 'for Fun and Content'
'Game of Thrones' earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations
LOS ANGELES -- HBO's "Game of Thrones" has slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season.The bloodthirsty saga's total eclipsed the all-time series record of 27 nods earned by "NYPD Blue" in 1994.The showing by "Game of Thrones" led HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from its longtime Emmy dominance.Last year's best comedy series, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" led the pack with 20 bids, including for its star and defending champion Rachel Brosnahan. "The Masked Singer" judge Ken Jeong and "The Good Place" star D'Arcy Carden announced top-category contenders at the Television Academy in Los Angeles.The 71st Emmy Awards will air Sept. 22, with the host yet to be announced.abc13.com
Emmys 2019: The complete list of nominees for the 71st annual TV awards show
Did your favorite TV show nab an Emmy nomination? The Academy of Television Arts & Science's 71st annual Emmy Awards will be presented Sept. 22 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, but who will be in the running? The Primetime Emmy Awards will feature 26 different categories ranging from acting and writing awards to awards for different types of programs comedies, dramas and talk shows, among others. The Creative Arts Emmys, which take place a week before the live broadcast Emmys ceremony, recognize technical achievements and are not included in the program. These awards go to cinematographers, casting directors and sound editors, among others.cnbc.com