The Waltons are reuniting for a cause; Punky reboot to debut on Peacok; and the new Queen Elizabeth II talks some royal challenges — here’s all the entertainment news and gossip you missed over the last week from Hollywood.
Entertainment News: Waltons Reunion
John Boy, AKA actor Richard Thomas, and The Waltons clan are reuniting for a Stars in the House show to support The Actors Fund. Find out when and how you can view the special.
This Is Us Return
After a break for the December holidays, This Is Us returned with new episodes. Check out our list of what we think will be addressed in the all-new episode this coming Tuesday.
Punky Hits Peacock
A Punky Brewster reboot, starring Soleil Moon Frye and Freddie Prinze Jr., is set to premiere on NBC streaming service Peacock, next month. Check out the details on the new series.
A New Queen
Imelda Staunton is eager to take her turn at playing Queen Elizabeth II on the Netflix hit, The Crown. However, the actress admitted there were quite a few challenges taking on the assignment.
Hollywood Stars Pass Away
Reports of former Bond Girl Tanya Roberts’ death were prematurely released, but, sadly, the actress did actually pass a day later. The actress’s former Charlie’s Angels co-star, Jacklyn Smith, shared some thoughts on the woman who “brought joy to so many people.”
His character, Nurse Malik McGrath, helped take care of others on ER but now at the age of 55, Deezer D, who was also a hip hop star, has passed away.
Just the Facts
Former Cheers star Ted Danson is back on NBC headlining a brand new comedy. Here are five things to know about Mr. Mayor.
Rafael Barba had been a pivotal character on Law & Order: SVU for six years. But how well do you know the crusading attorney, who returned briefly this past week?
Entertainment News: Birthday Central
Which Hollywood stars celebrated their birthdays, this week? The list of partiers includes Oscar-winner Diane Keaton, veteran actress Dyan Cannon, Erin Gray of Silver Spoons and Buck Rogers, former Who’s the Boss? star Danny Pintauro, and beloved daytime/primetime star Kathleen Noone.