Steve Carrell to Return to TV for the First Time Since "The Office"

The Morning Shade with Sue


Steve Carrell is returning to series TV in Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's new Apple TV series. He'll star opposite Witherspoon and Aniston and play a morning TV anchor struggling to maintain relevance in the changing media landscape. It'll be Carrell's first return to series TV since he left The Office in 2011. Production began this month, no word on a release date yet.

A LOT of Mariah these days, she's got a new album coming, a new concert tour and now this...Mariah Carey will serve as an advisor next week on The Voice. She'll advise Jennifer Hudson's team members during the knockout rounds. She once called American Idol the worst experience of her life but seems much more optimistic about The Voice, even called it a HUMBLING experience which is a change. She said: "It’s like a humbling experience to be around all the raw talent...It’s nice to see other people and what they’re doing and what they’re working with and what they’re bringing to the table in terms of their contributions as artists. So I really enjoyed it." Her 15th studio album titled CAUTION is slated to be released in just a few weeks on November 16th.

Ariana Grande clearly still grieving the loss of her ex Mac Miller. She shared a throwback video on Monday of Miller getting ready to attend the Oscars with help from her family. Grande's mom and grandma helped fix Miller's tuxedo sleeve as he watched Elton John on the Oscars red carpet. The post comes just months after Miller's death and a week after Grande and Pete Davidson called off their engagement. A lot of people now speculating that Miller's death was part of the cause of the broken engagement with Davidson. She still cared deeply for him and is still grieving.

Rosie O'Donnell is officially engaged to a Worcester police officer and military vet. The comedian made the announcement in an interview with People, but said the wedding is a long time off.  At the moment, Rosie who is 56 and her new fiancé Elizabeth Rooney who is 33 are in a long-distance relationship, with Rooney living here in Boston and Rosie living with daughter Dax in New York. And Rosie said Elizabeth does not seem to mind the 23 year age difference one bit. This will be Rosie's third marriage.

Jersey Shore's Mike the situation is in a bit of a situation. He will begin his eight month prison sentence on January 15, 2019, and must also complete 500 hours of community service. He and his brother were charged with multiple tax offenses related to almost $9 million in income. 

Tracy Chapman is suing Nicki Minaj for sampling her 1998 hit "Baby Can I Hold You" on Minaj's unreleased track "Sorry." The song premiered this past summer and has since been making the rounds online. Minaj never received permission to sample Chapman's melody and lyrics.