Written by on August 5, 2020

Backstage scandal has led to historic low ratings for Ellen DeGeneres. The Ellen Show had its fewest viewers in July. Compared with last summer, one-third of the audience has abandoned Ellen DeGeneres. (The Wrap)

Disney will release the live-action remake of Mulan on its Disney+ streaming service. Subscribers may rent Mulan for $30 starting Labor Day Weekend. (Variety)

The MTV Video Music Awards are scheduled for August 30 at  Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Among the performers will be VMA nominees Doja Cat, J Balvin and K-Pop stars BTS. They’re will release their English-only single “Dynamite” in two weeks and perform it at the VMAs. (Entertainment Tonight)

More divorce drama for Dr. Dre, whose wife intends to fight their 1996 pre-nuptial agreement. Nicole Young filed legal documents claiming she was unduly pressured into signing the contract. Nicole Young added that, two years into the marriage, Dr. Dre ripped up the contract in front of her with the understanding the pre-nup was “null and void.” (TMZ)

A reboot of the 80s sitcom Who’s The Boss is in the works. Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano will reunite in their father-daughter roles. Milano’s character has become a single mother raising children in the home she grew up. (Deadline Hollywood)

Lifetime plans mor than 1200 hours of holiday programming starting just before Halloween. This includes 30 new Christmas movies. One of them features an LGBTQ love story, which is a first for Lifetime. The plot for The Christmas Setup will sound familiar. A New York Lawyer heads home for the holidays. His mother arranges a reunion with his high school crush, a tech geek who is home from Silicon Valley. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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