The Morning Shade: Bill and Ted Are Back!

March 22, 2019

Mindy Kaling is getting a new comedy series on Netflix. She’s been given a 10-episode series to do a semi-autobiographical coming of age comedy. Co-created, co-written and executive produced by Kaling, the as-yet untitled comedy is about the complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Kaling’s own childhood.

Wendy Williams is getting a lot of support from her fans, friends and even her guests. After her public revelation that she is fighting addiction, living in a sober house, she had Katie Couric on as a guest and she offered words of support. Others giving her love included Al Roker and Gayle King.

Donny and Marie saying goodbye...not to performing, just to their Vegas residency. Their show at the Flamingo, was supposed to be a 6-week run. It’s lasted 11 years. They’ll do their last show on November 16th.​

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are officially returning for a new Bill and Ted’s adventure, and it's set for a release date of Aug, 2020. This third installment has been in development for some time but fans of the franchise got some good news on social media this week from the stars themselves: Bill and Ted Face the Music is coming!! The first one, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, came out in 1989, the second one, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey was released in 1991 and so it’s been 28 years and now here we go again…

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke says she had two brain aneurysms.  Clarke said in an essay for The New Yorker that she was diagnosed with a life-threatening hemorrhage in 2011 and had to have brain surgery twice.  She says she has since healed beyond her "most unreasonable hopes," and wants to share her story to help others.

In a recent interview Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco spoke about the upcoming series finale. She said she expects to cry during the final taping but that she's planning to keep a couple of mementos from the set: two robot pictures! The final show airs May hour long episode...on CBS.

Both Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffmans got their court dates changed. They were set to appear in a federal court in Boston at the end of next week. Their attorneys petitioned to push out the date and BOTH were successful, they’ll now appear on April 3rd.