Bits and Pieces - May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012
Climatologists say that so far we're having the warmest year on record. They're blaming the heat on El Nino, climate change and 50 Shades of Grey.
DEION SANDERS has won the first round of his legal war with estranged wife Pilar as a judge awarded him temporary custody of their kids. Not only that, the judge also hit her with a restraining order that says she has to stay 500 yards away from his Dallas mansion. The judge also ruled Deion was only acting in self-defense during an altercation at the mansion last month and said Pilar could face a fine for her role in the alleged attack.
MICHAEL STRAHAN is reportedly the leading contender to replace Regis Philbin on Live with Kelly. Strahan has been a guest host on the show nine times in the last six months and is co-hosting again this week. Josh Groban also reportedly wants the gig, but Kelly's husband, Mark Consuelos, turned it down because he thought it would be bad for their marriage.
- NO DOUBT have previewed a new song from their upcoming album in their latest webisode. The clip shows Gwen Stefani recording vocals for a song called 'Push & Shove', while the rest of the group work in adjoining rooms.
- FLO RIDA will release his next album, called "Wild Ones," on July 3rd.
- TRACE ADKINS will perform the national anthem on May 31st at the "WWII Heroes Flight" event in Tyler, Texas. The event is the public sendoff to 33 WWII veterans before their free trip to Washington, D.C.
- Jay Leno: Garry Shandling; actress Alison Brie; the winner of "The Voice"
- David Letterman: Eva Longoria; comic Tom Dreesen; Florence and the Machine
- Jimmy Kimmel: Steve Harvey; actor Dev Patel; Glenn Frey performs
- Conan: Joel McHale; actress Nina Dobrev; comic Reggie Watts
- Jimmy Fallon: Howard Stern; actress Brooklyn Decker; chef Giada De Laurentiis; Mick Taylor performs
- Craig Ferguson: Jenna Fischer; actor Danny Huston
- Carson Daly: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz; singer YuNa; Tennis performs
The New York Yankees say Andy Pettitte will rejoin the team and start this Sunday at home against the Seattle Mariners. Pettitte retired after the 2010 season and sat out last year, before returning to the team in spring training and pitching in the minors this spring.
University of Iowa student Steven J. Fiorella obtained a stolen ID and hit the town for a night of fun. Unfortunately, Steven's evening ended early when he attempted to enter a club and the bouncer noticed Steven was using his stolen ID. The bouncer recognized his driver's license, called police and Steven was busted.
1926: Admiral Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett made the first airplane flight over the North Pole
TV's Audrina Patridge (The Hills) 27