411: Box Office Recap, Sesame Street Legos & More!

Box Office Recap

  • The animated kids flick Abominable won the weekend nabbing the top spot at the box office with just under $21 million in earnings
  • Renee Zellweger’s big screen comeback as Judy Garland in the biopic Judy landed in the 7th spot with just over $3 million in earnings this weekend after only opening in a few hundred theaters
  • Hustlers moved up this weekend from 5 to 3, and It: Chapter 2 is still holding strong in the fourth spot

Here’s this weekend’s top 10 movies:

  1. “Abominable” – $20.9-million
  2. “Downton Abbey” – $14.5-million
  3. “Hustlers” – $11.5-million
  4. “It: Chapter Two” – $10.4-million
  5. “Ad Astra” – $10.1-million
  6. “Rambo: Last Blood” – $8.6-million
  7. “Judy” – $3.1-million
  8. “Good Boys” – $2-million
  9. “The Lion King” – $1.6-million
  10. “Angel Has Fallen” – $1.5-million

Sesame Street Gets Lego Treatment

  • “Sesame Street” is finally getting the Lego treatment after the set idea got about 10,000 votes online
  • The set will include places like the iconic stoop, and the street sign that doubles as the logo for the show
  • The apartment building also swings open to reveal detailed rooms inside, including Bert and Ernie’s apartment, Big Bird’s nest and Gordon and Susan’s apartment
  • All your favorite characters from over the years will be there too like Oscar, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Count von Count and of course, Elmo

Food Network's New App Has On-Demand Cooking Classes From All Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs

  • Food Network's new app will give users access to weekly live cooking classes with all the greats—Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis, Martha Stewart, Guy FieriAlton BrownIna Garten, Ree Drummond, Valerie Bertinelli, Molly Yeh & more
  • There will be up to 25 live weekly classes in which you can talk to chefs in real time
  • Food Network hasn’t outlined the logistics just yet but presumably this is where Alexa comes in because the app was created in partnership with Amazon

Bob Saget Will Return For “America’s Funniest Home Videos” 30th Anniversary Show

  • To celebrate, the show is bringing back original host Bob Saget, plus Tom Bergeron for a retrospective episode on ABC, December 8. “AFV: America This Is You!” will look at the evolution of the show, share popular clips, and interview past contestants.
  • Along with Saget and Bergeron, current host Alfonso Ribeiro will also be on hand. You could say that some of the videos were the forefather of today’s memes.

Dog The Bounty Hunter Reveals Life Threatening Heart Condition

  • We’re learning a little bit more about what hospitalized Dog the Bounty Hunter not too long ago—he reveals on an upcoming episode of Dr. Oz that he has a pulmonary embolism
  • Apparently he was denying care for awhile, but eventually came around and now with a healthy diet and blood thinners, he’s doing much better

 
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