Syndicated Magazine ‘made In Hollywood’ Renewed By Cbs, Fox Stations (exclusive)
But just as hes set to give up his crown as the king of Hollywood playboys , a new memoir is pulling back the sheets on the sordid life he lived before. A new memoir,Nicholson, byNew York Times-bestselling authorMarc Eliot, explores the wild times and drug-fueled sex parties that made Nicholson the poster boy for hard living for so many years. From his first months on the scene in L.A., Jacks apartment quickly became known as the wildest house in Hollywood, Eliot writes in the book, which was first excerpted by the National ENQUIRER . PHOTOS: Jack Nicholson And Kevin Garnett At A Lakers Game There was round-the-clock partying, drinks, drugs, sex, lots of tea (of the smoking kind), and beautiful, hot, willing girls who loved to get just as high as the boys and have a good time, Eliot writes. Therefrigeratornever had any food in it. Just milk (for Jacks sometimes sensitive stomach), beer, and pot in the freezer to keep it fresh. One of Jacks friends from the period, Harry Dean Stanton, claims that Jack was always riding a slight buzz and surrounded by women. Whenever I think of Jack from that period, he says, I always see him with a cheap red wine on his lips. The parties at Stantons house, however, were much more X-rated. On weekends, Harry Dean liked to throw sex parties that started on Firday night and ended sometime Monday morning, Eliot writes. Orgies, he proudly called them, that gathered the hottest starlets and all the available young men, some single and some not, who wanted to get whacked out and share beds filled with these naked, luscious, beautiful women. However, Jack was more concerned with making it in Hollywood, Eliot claims, writing, Most of the time, though, while the action was hot and heavy in the other rooms, Jack would prefer to sit alone, in his bedroom, furiously pounding out his screenplay. Heroin Addicts, Coke Fiends & Celebrity Stoners: Hollywood Drug Dealers Tell All! That all changed when began to climb the ranks as a leading man in Hollywood. He eventually bought his own party pad right next door to his idol, Marlon Brando, stocking the rooms with impressive artworks, thrift store furniture, and lots of drugs, Eliot says. When police searched his home after Roman Polanski allegedly raped a teen at Jacks home in 1977, they found hashish in the upstairs master bedroom. Fortunately, the rest of Jacks ample stash of drugs was so well hidden, Eliot claims, in fake shaving cream containers and the like, that the police missed it. He also allegedly had a system of upstairs and downstairs drugs, which journalistBob Woodwardrevealed in his 1984 John Belushi biography,Wired. PHOTOS: Can You Believe They Ever Got Together? The 29 Oddest Celebrity Couples Of All Time Upstairs drugs were just for himself, the VIP stash reserved for best friends and especially beautiful women, Eliot claims, while guests downstairs made do with lower-quality party favors.
Hollywood Y hosts Snappy Senior Fun Follies Show
Additionally, Sinclair Broadcast Group has sealed a three-year deal through 2016 for Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition and Live Life and Win! PHOTOS: 25 of Fall’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Ender’s Game,’ ‘Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and More Its such a tough marketplace out there, said ONeal. Were all facing shrinking audiences. Theres more and more pressure for local stations to generate more revenue. Its a gigantic testament to Connection IIIthat were getting this level of renewal. Made In Hollywood features interviews with actors and filmmakers, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at the movie making process. ONeal credits the success of the shows with their focus not only on how and why films are made, but also on what career opportunities are behind the screen. The shows are also sold to station groups including Tribune, LIN, Hearst and Gannett. PHOTOS: Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner’s TV Takeover In total, according to ONeal, his shows now reach 107 million homes U.S. household coverage of over 94 percent with a gross average audience of 5.2 million viewers. The Made in Hollywood franchise alone holds an average weekly audience of 5.5 million viewers. CBS will air both Made in Hollywood series in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Dallas, and Pittsburgh, and Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition in Boston, Atlanta, Detroit, Tampa, Seattle, and Miami. WCBS will also broadcast Made in Hollywood in New York. Fox will air both Made in Hollywood series in Chicago, and Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition in New York, Washington D.C., Houston, Phoenix, Minneapolis, and Austin. In addition, Fox will broadcast Live Life and Win!
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And the burden of any problems will be shouldered by the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, particularly if it is Vice President Joe Biden or Hillary Rodham Clinton , who is remembered for her healthcare push during her husband’s administration. At this stage, it is difficult to measure the efficacy of the campaign to influence Americans’ perceptions of the law, in part because there is little transparency about how much third-party groups are spending on both sides. Three years after the law’s passage, confusion surrounding it is striking. Americans, even uninsured ones, remain divided over whether the law will help their families, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll. In an August survey, 1 in 8 uninsured Americans said they had been contacted about the law by phone, email, text or a door-to-door visit. That is where Obama’s collaboration with Hollywood long a home to Democratic campaign donors may end up being most helpful. The website for Funny or Die claims 19 million unique users and more than 60 million video views per month, and their demographic strength overlaps perfectly with the young people who must sign up for the healthcare law in order for it to succeed. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that young people will make up 40% of the 7 million who sign up. The website’s video featuring Paris Hilton ‘s response to Sen. John McCain ‘s 2008 campaign ad framing Obama as “the biggest celebrity in the world” snagged 11 million views. And as one healthcare law advocate noted, it would be difficult for the Department of Health and Human Services to match the punch of singer-songwriter Derulo’s Twitter message directing his 2.3 million followers to sign up at healthcare.gov (especially now that his single “Talk Dirty” is knocking Katy Perry ‘s “Roar” off the singles charts). Those celebrity efforts, of course, only augment what the administration and health insurance industry-allied groups are doing in churches, drugstores, clinics and beauty and barber shops across the country. Though the administration will not detail the full budget, it has announced pieces: a multimillion-dollar ad buy this fall, the $150 million parceled out to community health centers for outreach and $67 million in grants for so-called navigators, who are helping consumers enroll in health coverage.
Obama looks to Hollywood to help promote his healthcare law
EDT, September 21, 2013 A flurry of excitement and a blur of bright, sequined costumes surrounded Edina McGrath as she stood backstage at the Greater Hollywood YMCA Family Center. Amid trying to get performers lined up and into costume, she could hear the crowd gathering in the next room. “They get here early to get seats,” McGrath said of the audience. “And every year, we have so many great and talented performers.” This is the second year in a row that the YMCA has hosted the Snappy Senior Fun Follies Show, a mini Broadway production. And it’s grown from just an idea into a big undertaking. Performers ranged in age from 60 to 90, and the range of talent was just as wide some sang, some danced and others told jokes. The crowd of more than 300 was well entertained during the two-hour show. McGrath opened the show with her rendition of “There’s No Business Like Show Business.” The show also honored America with several patriotic numbers and the presentation of colors, and military veterans were recognized. Other acts including Hollywood’s own Jersey Boys singing “Sherry” and the Sexy Seniors’ performance of “Rock Around the Mop.” Ricardo Ribeiro brought the audience to its feet with his performance of “Climb Every Mountain.” Two years ago, McGrath approached the YMCA’s executive director, Rhonda Ludwig, about putting together a show of senior talent. McGrath, who has more than 10 years experience in the entertainment industry, wanted to get her fellow seniors involved in singing and dancing. “It’s just my desire to show the world that there are still seniors that have talent and want to show it off,” she said. “We find more and more talent each year.