#411: Matt Lauer Back On TV, GOT Creators Hid The Ending In A Playlist

Matt Lauer Is Apparently Planning His TV Comeback

  • Apparently Matt Lauer is planning some sort of comeback with the help of his long time friend and former boss, Jeff Zucker, who happens to be the president of CNN Worldwide
  • No word on specifics but CNN could be Lauer’s new TV by the end of the year

Game of Thrones Updates

  • Right before the season premiere of the final season of GOT Sunday night, tune into 60 minutes for a deeper look into the show
  • Anderson Cooper will interview the show runners, creator George RR Martin, cast members & explore the Castle Black set
  • The 2 GOT show creators have also teamed up with Spotify for a 50 song playlist called “Game of Thrones: The End Is Coming” where they swear they’ve hidden the ending of the show
  • They say, “The answer to the ending is one hundred percent hidden in the playlist choices. No one will believe us, but it’s true.”

 
 

Taylor Swift Sends Injured Fan A Letter & Flowers

  • Lindsay Sizemore was in a car crash at the end of March and had to have surgery to fix her broken back and suffered a collapsed lung
  • As for the note, it read, “Hi buddy, I'm so sorry to hear about the accident. My heart aches knowing that such a wonderful person is having to go through this.” Taylor adds, “I hope these flowers brighten your day. You're gonna rock that neck brace and soon we'll all be bopping at shows together again. Give hugs to your family for me. I'm so happy you're okay. Love, Taylor."

 

Lion King & Addams Family Trailers

  • The first full length trailer for the live action remake of The Lion King dropped yesterday giving us our first look at Timon & Pumbaa, a few familiar lines by Mufasa, aka James Earl Jones & more
  • It’s racked up almost 8 million views on YouTube—the film is out July 19th
  • The Addams Family is getting the animated treatment and the first trailer for the new movie dropped yesterday as well
  • It features the voices of Charlize Theron, Oscar Isaac, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things), Nick Kroll & Chloe Moretz
  • It’s pulled out 4.5 million views on YouTube & hits theaters this Halloween

 
 

Chip & Joanna Gaines TV Update

  • The Fixer Upper power couple’s highly anticipated TV network will be launching in 2020
  • The channel doesn’t have a title just yet, but it’s taking over Discovery’s DIY channel & will feature shows about gardening, food, wellness, design, home and community, as well as reruns of the Gaines’ HGTV shows

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