Weekly Entertainment News Wrap: Remembering Legends, Mom’s Future

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Taraji lands a new gig; David E. Kelley gives a Big Sky Preview; and could George Clooney be popping in on The Conners — here’s all the entertainment news and gossip you missed over the last week from Hollywood.

Entertainment News: Taraji’s New Show

Empire alumna Taraji P. Henson is set to host a new Facebook Live show, Peace of Mind with Taraji. It shines a light on the challenging mental health issues affecting people, today.

Clooney and The Conners?
The Conners are taking the action back to Wellman Plastics, where Jackie and the late Roseanne worked in 1988. Might George Clooney be returning for a cameo appearance as plant foreman Booker Brooks?

Big Sky Preview

David E. Kelley is set as executive producer and showrunner of ABC’s upcoming drama, Big Sky. He gave some insight into the series during a recent press conference.

Cancellations Infuriate Fans
Netflix and ABC threw fans of two of their shows a wicked curve. After renewing Glow and Stumptown, respectively, both series have been cancelled and fans are furious.

Fan Fave Returning
Amy Carlson, who was killed off Blue Bloods as Linda Reagan, is heading back to CBS. The actress is set to recur on the second season of FBI: Most Wanted — and it sets up a nice soap reunion for her as she’s paired with a familiar face.

Rock Legends Lost

Rock star Eddie Van Halen passed away at the age of 65, after a lengthy battle with cancer. His only son, Wolfgang Van Halen wrote a touching tribute to his beloved father.

Meanwhile, another music legend, the late John Lennon, would have celebrated his 80th birthday on October 9. Here’s a look back on his amazing career.

Dancing With The Stars Castoff
DWTS viewers were stunned when Anne Heche and Keo Motsepe were the latest couple voted off the show.

Speaking of Heche, the actress recently spoke out about how she lost a multi-million dollar movie contract among other things in 1997. And it all stemmed from a relationship she was in.

Mom Minus Christy

CBS’ Mom returns this fall without longtime star Anna Faris, who plays Christy. Here are five ways the show could write the character off and also ways that Bonnie could stay busy without her daughter.

This Is Us Return
A promo for the upcoming fifth season of This is Us, bowing on October 27, is touting it as the one that “changes us forever.” Meanwhile, with the drama set to return, here are five questions that must be answered.

Just the Facts
Are you a fan of Law & Order: SVU and, in particular, Detective Elliot Stabler? Here are five fast facts about the popular character.

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