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Motown Legend Jimmy Ruffin Dead At 78

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV) -- A legendary voice from Motown's golden past has fallen silent. Jimmy Ruffin, best known for his 1966 hit "What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted" has passed away. According to TMZ, Ruffin's children Philicia and Jimmy Lee said their dad died Monday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 78. Ruffin was…

Report: NBC Scraps Bill Cosby Sitcom Comeback

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Undated) -- NBC is backing out of its plans for a Bill Cosby comeback. Several sources are reporting the network has pulled the plug on a proposed sitcom starring the comedy legend because of multiple allegations of sexual assault. NBC's decision follows Netflix's postponement of the premiere of a Cosby standup special that was slated…

Hunter Hayes Cancels St. Louis Show Over State Of Emergency

Posted On November 19, 2014

(St. Louis, MO) -- A country music star is canceling his concert in St. Louis because of a declared state of emergency. Four-time Grammy nominee Hunter Hayes announced he won't perform tomorrow night at Chaifetz Arena and tickets will be refunded without a makeup date planned. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared the state of emergency…

Nielsen To Start Measuring Online Viewing

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Undated) -- Nielsen is taking its TV tracking system online. The TV ratings company tells the "Wall Street Journal" it will begin measuring viewership of online video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video in December. Nielsen says tracking streaming of shows like Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange Is The New Black" will…

Stephen Colbert To Host Kennedy Center Honors

Posted On November 19, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Stephen Colbert will play host at this year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony. The soon-to-be "Late Show" host is taking on emcee duties for the 37th annual event honoring Al Green, Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin and ballerina Patricia McBride for their contribution to the performing arts. The Kennedy Center Honors will be…