The Daily Dish for August 5th



BIG BANG THEORY: Cast to Get Big Money

The stars of The Big Bang Theory are now making Friends money!

After a long contract dispute, Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have finally agreed to new three-year contracts worth $1 million an episode. That's the same amount the stars of Friends were making in their heyday. It's a big raise -- the trio had been earning "only" $300,000 an episode.

That leaves only Simon Helberg (Howard) and Kunal Nayyar (Raj) -- who are currently making $125K and $75K per episode, respectively -- without contracts. Co-stars MelissaRauch and Mayim Bialik had already signed.

The contract dispute has already postponed production on the upcoming season, which was supposed to begin last week. In March, CBS renewed The Big Bang Theory for three more seasons.

Source: Yahoo! TV


MICHAEL STRAHAN: Engagement Broken Over Other Woman

Michael Strahan was welcomed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame but was thrown out of his fiancee's home and now sources say it was all over another woman.

New broke last Friday that Strahan and Nicole Murphy had called off their engagement and TMZ is reporting that Murphy broke it off when she found out about another woman. A source close to the couple says Nicole has proof that the football star-turned TV host had been seeing someone else and immediately broke things off. Meanwhile, other sources close to the couple say their relationship had been troubled for a couple of years. Neither Strahan nor Murphy have commented on the breakup. (TMZ)



Now trending on Yahoo, Google, Facebook and Twitter.

Keke Palmer: She's going to be Broadway's first black Cinderella.

Hulk Hogan: He's bragging the he broke up his daughter's engagement to the ex-Cowboys center.

Jodi Arias: She'll represent herself at her death penalty trial.

Hayden Panettiere: The Nashville star is showied off her baby bump in a bikini.

Kevin Love: The NBA star will "likely" be traded from Minnesota to Cleveland.

Jennifer Garner: Her loose-fitting clothing has the rumor mill saying she's pregnant.



Kim Kardashian  @KimKardashian  OMG I met Sam Smith! He's on Jimmy Kimmel tonight too. Tune in! Xo

Ellen DeGeneres @TheEllenShow  This guy plays his trombone ‘til the cows come home.

Willow Smith @OfficialWillow The ego is false. If you live according to the false ego, your whole life will remain false.

Jimmy Fallon @jimmyfallon It's our 100th episode of the Tonight Show! 100 hours of television - or as that's also known, “one episode of the Today show.” #fallonmono

Kesha  @KeshaRose loved LOVED watching @jessekinch rock it again last night. that boy is the real deal. #risingstar

Paris Hilton  @ParisHilton #Killing it in #Ibiza with my boy @DJChuckie! @

Katy Perry @katyperry  I shaved my legs for you tonight Philly. Can't wait to see you... #ThePrismaticWorldTour

Britney Spears  @britneyspears  .@zoesaldanaTruly the sweetest, thx 4 the kind words. Nothing but great memories of working w u. Crossroads pt 2? ;)

Selena Gomez  @selenagomez  Haha pulled over to buy some lemonade from these littles. They were the freakin cutest.

Lady Gaga @ladygaga  Ya know, @bobby_campbell my manager! Plannin' away it's the best time of the year.

Khloé Kardashian @khloekardashian My version of Disneyland!!! Cherry's Drag Show!!! #FireIsland can you guess which doll is NOT tucking?… 


ZOOEY DESCHANEL: Dumps Boyfriend for New Man

Does the New Girl have a new guy?

Zooey Deschanel has split from her screenwriter boyfriend Jamie Linden after two years. The breakup comes only a few weeks after the actress was photographed getting cozy with a producer on her upcoming movie Rock the Kasbah.

Zooey took up with Jamie soon after her split from ex-husband Ben Gibbard, the lead vocalist of Death Cab for Cutie.

SOURCE: Us Magazine 


RICHARD GERE: Buy My Hamptons Mansion, Please

Richard Gere is having a hard time unloading his Hamptons estate. 

The star has slashed the asking price by $8.5 million in a desperate bid to sell the six-acre property. That followed a $9 million cut made in April. Gere was originally asking $65 million, but now will take a mere $47.5 million.

Still, that's almost seven times the $6.9 million the actor paid for the place in 2006.

The waterfront spread has a gym, basketball courts, an outdoor fireplace pavilion and a 60-foot heated pool.

SOURCE: NY Daily News 



Guess there wasn't much to those rumors that Kerry Washington was hating on Beyonce.

The Internet was ablaze with talk that the Scandal star had said that she found Bey "cheesy" and felt always seeing Bey "shaking her booty" was a "dangerous" influence on young girls. But Washington has made it clear she is actually a fan of Bey's booty-shaking by posting a picture of her On the Run tour VIP pass this weekend before checking out the show in Los Angeles. In her post, Washington wrote, "#OTR. Can. Not. Wait."


SUSAN SARANDON: Burglarized In New York

Susan Sarandon's New York City apartment was burglarized Saturday night while the actress was out of town.

A crook reportedly slipped into her apartment through an unlocked terrace door and made off with a laptop, a camera, jewelry and some papers. Sarandon's 22-year-old son Mileshad been home in the evening and returned home at 4 am to find the apartment in disarray. (Page Six)


SANDRA BULLOCK: Highest Paid Actress

Sandra Bullock tops Forbes magazine's list of the highest paid actresses for 2014.

Thanks mostly to Gravity, Sandra earned an estimated $51 million between June 2013 and June 2014. Jennifer Lawrence came in second with $34 million, and Jennifer Anistonwas third with $31 million.

Still, women are earning less than men in Hollywood. The magazine's Top 10 earning actors brought in a combined $419 million during in the past year, while the Top 10 actresses brought in $226 million.

Rounding out the Top 5 are Gwyneth Paltrow ($19 million), Angelina Jolie ($18 million) and Cameron Diaz ($18 million).


ARIANA GRANDE, PHARRELL: Ready for Some Football

Ariana Grande and Pharrell Williams are set to suit up for the first game of the upcoming National Football League season.

Ariana will sing the national anthem when the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks take on the Green Bay Packers in Seattle on September 4th. Pharrell is set for a pre-show concert outside CenturyLink Field, where the tilt will take place. Hard rockersSoundgarden are also set for the festivities.




Tuesday, August 5th

  • Kelly & Michael, with guest co-host Maria Menounos, has Helen Mirren, Sean Bean(Game of Thrones) and singer Romeo Santos.
  • The View, with guest co-host Suzy Welch, has Megan Fox and Derek Hough(Dancing With the Stars).
  • The Talk, with guest-host Marie Osmond, has Roseanne Barr, Canadian singer and imitator Veronic DiCaire and chef G. Garvin.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (rerun) has Sofia Vergara and singer Jessica Bassett. 
  • Watch What Happens Live has Derek Hough (DWTS) and Tyra Banks.
  • Conan has Ethan Hawke, Mary Lynn Rajskub and British singer-songwriter Jamie Scott.
  • David Letterman (rerun) has Colin Firth, comedian Tommy Johnagin and music from St. Vincent. 
  • Jimmy Fallon has Clive Owen, actress Nina Dobrev and band The Head and the Heart.
  • Jimmy Kimmel has Ted Danson, Eva Green (Sin City 2) and country singer Jake Owen.
  • Craig Ferguson has Diane Kruger (The Bridge) and comedian Brad Trackman.
  • Seth Meyers has Daniel Radcliffe, comedian Neal Brennan and movie-maker Morgan Spurlock (7 Deadly Sins).



Tuesday, August 5th

  • Food Fighters A stay-at-home mom competes against culinary professionals -- including chef G. Garvin. (NBC, 8 p.m.)
  • CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock (ABC, 8 p.m.)
  • NCIS (repeat) The Coast Guard Investigative Service works with the team when an explosion occurs on an oil rig. (CBS,  8 p.m.)
  • Family Guy (repeat) Word that Peter believes a restaurant placemat is a treasure map gets everyone in town searching. (FOX, 8 p.m.)
  • Arrow (repeat) Oliver prepares for battle with his former friend Slade; Amanda recruits Diggle to stop a warlord. (CW, 8 p.m.)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (repeat) A federal agent's murder is linked to an ancient system of money transfer. (CBS, 9 p.m.)
  • America's Got Talent It's the second wave of quarterfinals. (NBC, 9 p.m.)
  • New Girl (repeat) Jess hires Coach, then must immediately fire him; a younger man falls for Cece. (FOX, 9 p.m.)
  • Supernatural (repeat) The last photograph of a dead teenager reveals a ghostly figure in the background. (CW, 9 p.m.)
  • Real Housewives of New York City (Bravo, 9 p.m.)
  • The Mindy Project (repeat) Mindy and Danny find that redefining their relationship is more difficult than they anticipated. (FOX, 9:30 p.m.)
  • Person of Interest (repeat) Reese tries to protect an Internet entrepreneur who targets people's privacy. (CBS, 10 p.m.)



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