Bits and Pieces - January 9, 2012
January 9, 2012
Yesterday in the NFL playoffs the Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in an overtime thriller. The game was so exciting that afterwards even Ben Roethlisberger was Tebowing.
BEYONCE and JAY-Z welcomed daughter Blue Ivy Carter over the weekend. The baby was delivered via a scheduled C-section at New York's Lenox Hill Hospital where she checked in under the name of Ingrid Jackson. The couple supposedly rented out the fourth floor of the hospital for $1.3 million. That ticked off some of the other new and expectant parents, who claimed the celebrity couple's hired muscle took over the place, blocked hallways and prevented them from seeing their babies in the maternity ward.
The musical numbers for GLEE'S MICHAEL JACKSON episode have leaked. The songs span Michael's career from his Jackson 5 tune Never Can Say Goodbye through his Thriller and Bad eras. The episode will air January 31st.
- VAN HALEN made it official on Friday by announcing they'll kick off a North American tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth in mid-February. They also announced that their first full album with Roth in nearly 30 years will be called "A Different Kind of Truth" and it'll be out on February 7th. The first single is, "Tattoo," and it'll be out tomorrow.
- Today: Author Jennifer Hudson ("I Got This"); actor Mark Wahlberg ("Contraband"); TV personalities Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
- Good Morning America: Financial expert Suze Orman; the end of "One Life to Live."
- Kelly: Mark Wahlberg; reality stars Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott; co-host Reggie Bush
- The View: Author Roxanna Green ("As Good as She Imagined"); former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain
- The Talk: Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory"); chef Paul Bartolotta
- Ellen DeGeneres: Kelly Osbourne; actor Nolan Gould; Gavin DeGraw performs
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay went on Twitter to deny reports that the team has decided to pick Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck in the NFL draft. Irsay also said the Colts may move the deadline to pay Peyton Manning an option bonus that will activate the final four years of his contract and prevent him from becoming a free agent.
Winnipeg's Michael Warren Sinclair and an unnamed 30-year-old woman lived in what police called a home that was a hotbed for illegal activity. Among the illegal activity was a shooting that killed Sinclair and left his female companion with a gunshot wound to the eye. However, when paramedics arrived, the woman refused medical treatment until after she finished her beer.
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