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ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) -- Monday night was “Disney through the ages” night on Dancing with the Stars as the 10 remaining celebrities transformed into characters from their favorite Disney films and danced to songs made famous by them.

Broadway star Jordan Fisher brought the first perfect score of the season with a foxtrot to “You’re Welcome” from Moana. The judges were united in their admiration as Bruno Tonioli pointed out, "this is how you would dance the foxtrot in the 21st Century."

At the end of the night, in spite of an impressive Argentine tango from Frankie Muniz, who pulled the second highest score of the night with 29, he and Sasha Pieterse were both in jeopardy.  In spite of her best efforts, the Pretty Little Liars star was eliminated.

The night kicked off with a salute to Disney and a full-cast performance of "It's a Small World." The next two hours featured beloved Disney characters from Mickey Mouse to Tinkerbell as the show highlighted songs from the vast archive of Disney films from 1928 to the 21st Century.

Victoria Arlen and Valentin Chmerkovskiy performed a jazz dance with a Steamboat Willie theme, which was the 1928 cartoon that introduced Mickey Mouse. The inspiring paralympian was decked out in full Mouse regalia complete with painted-on whiskers and impressed the judges for a score of 27.

Vanessa Lachey looked every inch a princess as she waltzed to "Un Jour Mon Prince Viendra" from Snow White for a score of 24.

Lindsey Stirling dazzled with her foxtrot to the Oscar-winning song “When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio as the night moved into the 1940s, earning a score of 28.

Nick Lachey’s quickstep with Peta Murgatroyd to “The Bare Necessities” from The Jungle Book was fun but only pulled in a score of 22, the lowest of the night.

Kermit the Frog appeared to cheers as a guest judge when Drew Scott finished his Viennese waltz to “Rainbow Connection” from The Muppet Movie and impressed the judges for a score of 25. Kermit awarded him a 10, but host Tom Bergeron said his vote doesn’t count.

Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvinstev performed a Mexican-themed jazz dance to the new song "Remember Me" from the forthcoming Disney Pixar animated feature, Coco, which hits theaters November 22.  Bella, who is Mexican-American, was ravishing in her traditional garb and sizzled in her routine, bringing in a 27, the fourth highest score of the night.

The final scores:

Jordan and Lindsay, 30 out of 30
Frankie and Witney, 29
Lindsey and Mark, 28 
Nikki and Artem, 27 
Victoria and Val, 27 
Drew and Emma, 25 
Terrell and Cheryl, 25 
Vanessa and Maks, 24 
Sasha and Gleb, 24 
Nick and Peta, 22

Next week is "A Night at the Movies," featuring music from special guest judge Shania Twain.

Dancing with the Stars airs Monday nights at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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NBC Universal (LOS ANGELES) -- It was the first night of the battle rounds on The Voice Monday night, as teammates went head-to-head for the right to advance to the next stage in the competition. The evening culminated in Miley Cyruswinning a two-way battle with Blake Shelton to steal one of Adam Levine’s artists. Blake and Jennifer Hudson also stole artists.

Each coach enlisted the help of a guest adviser during rehearsals: DNCE’s& Joe Jonas for Team Adam, Rascal Flatts for Team Blake, ex-Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland for Team Jennifer, and Billy Ray Cyrus for Team Miley.

Here are some of Monday's highlights:

Team Miley’s “growlers,” 16-year-old Moriah Formica and Shilo Gold, 26, tackled The Guess Who’s “American Woman.” Miley’s dad, Billy Ray, called the pair a “new female Brooks & Dunn,” and predicted that neither was going home. Adam, Blake and Jennifer praised both artists, but leaned towards Moriah. Miley, while praising Shilo’s growth, also picked Moriah, who moved on to the knockout rounds. Gold was sent packing.

Keisha Renee, 30, and 17-year-old Noah Mac battled for Team Blake, dueting on Elvis Presley’s version of Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” Beforehand, Shelton said the round would go to the singer who delivered the song with “the message and the feeling.” Following the performance, Jennifer called Noah an “old soul,” and declared Keisha’s voice “flawlessly beautiful.” Miley suggested that Blake should go with Keisha. He noted both singers were different, but sang with heart, before giving the round to Keisha, who moves on.

In a dramatic moment, Hudson stole Noah just as he was about to leave the stage. He advances, now representing Team JHud.

Jennifer’s Chris Weaver and Kathrina Feigh were given “Dangerous Woman,” by Ariana Grande. Hudson’s advisor Kelly Rowland loved their “big voices,” but warned that “too much is too much.” Adam, Miley and Blake all praised Kathrina, but gave the round to Chris. Jennifer, noting that Kathrina was going up against a “freight train,” pronounced him the winner. Weaver advances to the knockout rounds.

However, Blake stole Kathrina, explaining that she “never backed down and gave it all she had” and he wanted to see “what she’s all about as an artist.” Feigh also moves on, now as a member of Team Blake.

The final pairing of the night was Team Adam’s rockers Adam Pearce and Whitney Fenimore, covering “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” by Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Levine’s advisor, Joe Jonas, was blown away by the duo, saying, “I’d go see that concert anytime.” After the performance, Blake praised Pearce’s “classic rock and roll sounding voice,” but leaned towards Whitney. Jennifer and Miley gave Adam the edge. Coach Adam awarded the round to Pearce, who advances to the knockout rounds.

Whitney wasn’t done though. Both Blake and Miley both fought to steal the singer, with Miley arguing that she turned around for her during the blind auditions, and Blake trying to capitalize on their shared Oklahoma roots. Whitney -- with some egging on from Levine -- chose Miley as her new coach.

The battles continue Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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NBC/Trae Patton(NEW YORK) -- Miley Cyrus is heading back to Saturday Night Live.

The singer and judge of The Voice will be the musical guest on November 4, while Larry David will host. It will mark her fourth appearance on the show.

Miley first hosted SNL in 2011, then pulled double-duty as both host and musical guest in 2013 and 2015.

So far, this season of SNL has included performances by Jay-Z, Sam Smith and Pink.

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ABC/Jeff Niera(LOS ANGELES) -- As far as Tyrese is concerned, he's winning.  And strangely enough, he thanks Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for some of his recent success with his 2015 album, Black Rose

The "Shame" singer posted an Instagram message over the weekend with the caption: "Cn u see this? riding around listening to Dewayne's favorite album Talk yo s*** might make a baby 2night this album doesn't come w/ birth control I apologize." 

He continues, "Stream it illegally download it just get in on the heated debate about what the single should be everyone keeps screaming #LEAVE or is it When we make Love? Or? U agree or nah? #BlackRose aka the greatest baby dog s*** album ever likely this dog s*** album will be #1 again on itunes." 

Tyrese's "dog s***" comment refers to a video he recently shared on Instagram that shows The Rock, his Fate of the Furious co-star, dissing Black Rose, describing the disc at length as a "big piece of black dog s***," and worse

As previously reported, Johnson and Tyrese began feuding in early October after Tyrese blamed the former WWE superstar for delaying Fast & Furious 9 so that Johnson could developing a spin-off featuring his character, Hobbs.  Tyrese, Johnson and the rest of the cast will return for the sequel, scheduled for a 2020 release.

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Getty Images/Pierre Suu(LOS ANGELES) -- A 2005 red carpet interview with Courtney Love has resurfaced online following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

In the clip, posted by TMZ, Love is asked what advice she has for young women moving to Hollywood. After hesitating -- "I'll get libeled if I say it," she says -- the musician and actress warns, "If Harvey Weinstein invites you to a private party in the Four Seasons [hotel], don't go."

In response to the video resurfacing, Love tweeted, "Although I wasn't one of his victims, I was eternally banned by [talent agency] CAA for speaking out against #HarveyWeinstein #rape."

Weinstein's been accused of sexual misconduct by a growing list of women, including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie.

As more women continue to speak out about their experiences with Weinstein and sexual abuse in the film industry, Bjork now says that she was sexually harassed by a "Danish director" while working on a movie.

"It was extremely clear to me when I walked into the actresses profession that my humiliation and role as a lesser sexually harassed being was the norm and set in stone with the director and a staff of dozens who enabled it and encouraged it," Bjork wrote in a Facebook post.

"When I turned the director down repeatedly he sulked and punished me and created for his team an impressive net of illusion where I was framed as the difficult one," she added.

Since the filmmaker was characterized as a "Danish director," many believe Bjork was referring to Lars von Trier, with whom she worked on the 2000 film Dancer in the Dark. An assistant for von Trier told Rolling Stone, "Lars declines the accusations Bjork has made, but doesn't wish to comment any further."

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Marvel - 2017(LOS ANGELES) -- Marvel Studios has surprised fans with a new trailer for its 2018 release Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman returns as T'Challa, aka Black Panther, the prince-turned-king-turned-superhero who made his debut in Captain America: Civil War. This time around, much of the action appears to take place in T'Challa's African nation of Wakanda, the most technically-advanced nation on Earth. 

The plot, in brief: Andy Serkis' arms dealer Ulysses Klaue was the first outsider to see Wakanda and make it out alive, along with a haul of Wakanda's precious super-metal, vibranium -- that's the same near-indestructible stuff Captain America's shield is made of.  In the trailer, Klaue is back, having been sprung from federal custody by Michael B. Jordan's Erik Killmonger, a banished Wakandan who's eager to oust T'Challa from the throne. 

"The world's gonna start over!" Killmonger screams. "I'mma burn it all!"  

The trailer is packed with eye candy and action: many shots of colorful, futuristic Wakanda, and a car chase that has Panther vaulting from an exploding car, scrambling up a skyscraper and using his Vibranium claws to rip off a moving SUV's wheel.

Panther also faces off with Killmonger, who's wearing a matching super-suit.  Wakanda itself also appears to be under attack -- we see some shots of notable cast members Danai Gurira of The Walking Dead and Oscar-winner Lupita N'yongo in action. 

Directed by Creed's Ryan Coogler, Black Panther arrives February 9, 2018 from Marvel Studios, which is owned by Disney, parent company of ABC News.

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ABC/Michael Ansell(NEW YORK) -- It's been over 20 years since Alfonso Ribeiro played Carlton Banks on the hit 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. While Ribeiro says he's honored "people loved something that [he] was a part of," the actor wants people to just stop asking him to dance the "Carlton."

"I get asked to do the dance every day I leave the house," Ribeiro tells ABC Radio. "So the only day in my life where I'm not going to get asked to do that dance is if I stay home."

Ribeiro says being asked to dance is an annoyance in his life. He laughs it off, but to him, it's actually not that funny.

"Some days I'm in a good mood and some days I'm not in as good of a mood," Ribeiro explains. "And I might have a nice comeback for them. Every once in a while, I will say to people -- when I'm just like in a bad mood, I'm like, 'You do realize you just asked a black man to dance for you right?" And they're like, "No, no! I didn't mean it that way!'"

Ribeiro continues: "And I'm like, "'Nah! I'm just messing with you. I'm just messing with you. But I just wanted you to think about it for a second. Just for one second!"'

According to Ribeiro, being Carlton Banks has been a "blessing and curse."

"I never want to take away their enjoyment of the moment," Ribeiro explains. "But... I'm not a dancing puppet. We're not going to be actually dancing for people all day long."

Ribeiro says: "You.. actually don't... have to ask me. You can just sit there and not ask. And it will be the same reality because I ain't dancing for you," he laughs.

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NETFLIX(NEW YORK) -- Ick or treat?

The Netflix hit show Stranger Things is sure to provide some costume inspiration this Halloween, but some online retailers are raising eyebrows with a "sexy" take on one of the series' central child characters.

The "Upside Down Honey" costume is based on Millie Bobby Brown’s onscreen character, Eleven, but is intended only for adults.

It features a short light-pink baby-doll dress with a ruffled bust, thigh-high white socks, a bomber jacket and accessories.

Although there do not appear to be child-sized versions of the costume, some critics on social media claim the design sexualizes a child star. Brown was 12 at the time of filming Stranger Things and is now 13.

One retailer selling the costume, Yandy Lingerie and Costume Company, told ABC News in a statement, "We don't take ourselves too seriously and neither do our customers."

"The Yandy girl strives to be the talk of the Halloween party," the company statement said. "And we've found these topical, pop culture inspired costumes with a fashion-forward twist are always a fan favorite year after year."

Physically revealing costumes for adults based on fictional or real-life characters are not new. There are also costumes modeled on the Harry Potter character Hermione Granger, the It clown monster Pennywise and first lady Melania Trump.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Jimmy Kimmel is headed east. Jimmy Kimmel Live! will broadcast all week from the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York starting Monday. For Kimmel it's a homecoming -- he spent his earliest years in the New York City borough. And the long-time Angeleno says he still feels at home back East.

"People are so on top of each other here...I think for the good and the bad and people are more social," Kimmel tells ABC Radio. "They will tell you that you look stupid at the drop of the hat, and they will also invite you into their home to eat at the drop of a hat and so I'm very comfortable here."

Kimmel has made national headlines this year becoming engaged in the debate over health care legislation. He says that not only his engagement in the issue, but everyone's, is a lesson to learn from.

"It's all too easy to sit on your hands and complain and...feel like posting something on Facebook is enough," he says. "It's not enough. You have to pick up the phone, or write a letter, or write an email and let people know. and I really feel like it does make a difference."

Speaking of making a difference, one topic sure to follow Kimmel from Los Angeles to Brooklyn is the charges of sexual misconduct against deposed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. So does the transplanted New Yorker it will change how Hollywood does business?

"I hope it does change something," Kimmel says. "I think it has probably changed his mind set a bit and, so that's something. As far as whether it will have a broad impact, I have no idea."

Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weeknight on ABC beginning at 11:35 p.m. ET.

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Getty Images/Kevin Winter(LOS ANGELES) -- Woody Allen had to clarify a statement regarding producer Harvey Weinstein, after he was quoted as saying he was "sad" for the disgraced former movie mogul.

"The whole Harvey Weinstein thing is very sad for everybody involved," Allen told the BBC. "Tragic for the poor women that were involved, sad for Harvey that [his] life is so messed up."

The quote made headlines for the wrong reasons.

Later Allen clarified his comments in a statement to Variety. “When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was because he is a sad, sick man,” the statement read. “I was surprised it was treated differently. Lest there be any ambiguity, this statement clarifies my intention and feelings.”

The BBC reported that Allen said he hoped the allegations would lead to changes in Hollywood, but he also expressed concern about a "witch hunt atmosphere."

"You also don't want it to lead to a witch hunt atmosphere, a Salem atmosphere, where every guy in an office who winks at a woman is suddenly having to call a lawyer to defend himself. That's not right either," Allen said. "But sure, you hope that something like this could be transformed into a benefit for people rather than just a sad or tragic situation."

Allen's son, Ronan Farrow, reported on the allegations against Weinstein in an article published by the New Yorker.

Allen was publicly accused in 2014 of having molested his and Mia Farrow's adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, more than 20 years before. The writer and director has consistently denied the allegation.

Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women, including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. He was fired a week ago from The Weinstein Co. he helped to found.

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CBS/Terence Patrick(LOS ANGELES) -- James Corden is apologizing for jokes he made Friday night about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

While emceeing the amFAR Gala Los Angeles on Friday night, the Late Late Show host aimed several jokes at Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women, including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. He was fired last week from The Weinstein Co. he helped found.

"To be clear, sexual assault is no laughing matter. I was not trying to make light of Harvey’s inexcusable behavior, but to shame him, the abuser, not his victims. I am truly sorry for anyone offended, that was never my intention," Corden wrote on Twitter Sunday evening.

Variety reports that among Corden's remarks were the jokes: "This is a beautiful room, it’s a beautiful night here in L.A. It’s so beautiful, Harvey Weinstein has already asked tonight up to his hotel to give him a massage."  And, "It has been weird this week though, watching Harvey Weinstein in hot water. Ask any of the women who watched him take a bath."

The jokes received harsh criticism on social media, especially from one of Weinstein's accusers, actress Rose McGowan, who called Corden a "motherf****** piglet" on Twitter.  She added, "Hearing the audience’s vile roars & laughs show EXACTLY what kind of HOLLYWOOD you really are."

Another of Weinstein's accusers, Asia [a-see-a] Argento, tweeted: "Shame on this pig and everyone who grunted with him."

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Gotham/GC Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein, following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against the former movie mogul and producer, the film academy announced Saturday in a statement.

"The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors met today to discuss the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and has voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority to immediately expel him from the Academy," the statement read.

"We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not merit the respect of his colleagues but also to send a message that the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior and workplace harassment in our industry is over," it continued. "What’s at issue here is a deeply troubling problem that has no place in our society. The Board continues to work to establish ethical standards of conduct that all Academy members will be expected to exemplify."

The 54-member board followed in the footsteps of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, known as BAFTA, which earlier this week also revoked the membership of Weinstein.

Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women, including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. He was fired last week from The Weinstein Co. he helped found.

The former movie mogul and producer has two Oscar nominations personally and has had a long history with the Academy. During his tenure first at Miramax and then at The Weinstein Co., the companies' films were nominated for 341 Academy Awards and won 81.

In related news, French President Emmanuel Macron told a French television network on Sunday that he is seeking to have Weinstein's French Legion of Honor award revoked. Weinstein received the award in 2012.

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NBC/Will HeathThis weekend's Saturday Night Live featured a parody of the horror film It, in which CNN host Anderson Cooper has an unexpected and terrifying run-in with President Donald Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway.

In the taped sketch -- which by Sunday at midnight was still the number two top trending video on YouTube with more than three-and-a-half million views -- cast member Alex Moffet plays Cooper. In a scene reminiscent of the film, the Anderson Cooper 360 host is seen walking in a yellow raincoat – like Georgie in the movie -- when the wind takes one of his papers and blows it into a storm drain.

However, instead of encountering Bill Skarsgård's evil clown, Pennywise, Cooper is greeted by Kate McKinnon's Conway, who introduces herself as "Kellywise" and begs him to put her on TV.

“What did you do to your makeup?" Asks Moffat’s Cooper, to which Conway replies, “I toned it down.”

Kellywise has already managed to coax MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow -- played by SNL’s Cecily Strong -- into the sewer, but her attempts at enticing Cooper with “crazy, crazy quotes,” and threats of scary headlines, like “Trump Re-Elected” and “Anderson Cooper Fat Now,” both fail. He’s finally lured in by Hillary Clinton -- also played by McKinnon -- who offers a copy of her book, What Happened. Like Georgie, Anderson is dragged into the gutter.

However, Anderson wakes up on the set of his show to discover it was all a dream – or was it? Seated next to him is Kellyanne, who says, “Let’s give ‘em a good show. Right Coopie?”

Alec Baldwin also reprised his role as President Trump in the show’s cold open, mocking the commander in chief on several fronts, using Eminem’s freestyle rap, Trump's feud with Senator Bob Corker and Vice President Mike Pence’s NFL protest as fodder.

 

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Universal(LOS ANGELES) -- Happy Death Day slayed at the box office in its opening weekend, raking in an estimated $26.5 million.

In second place was Blade Runner 2049, earning $15.1 million here in the States. It took in an estimated $29.3 million overseas, bringing its worldwide total to $158.5 million.

The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, beat expectations, delivering an estimated $12.8 million in its opening weekend. The film, which made its international debut September 30, has topped $100 million worldwide.

Taking fourth place was It, with an estimated $6 million. The horror flick earned another $10.4 million internationally, bringing its global earnings to more than $630 million.

Rounding out the top five was The Mountain Between Us, with a $5.65 million haul.

The weekend's third big release, Professor Marston & the Wonder Women, flopped at the box office, earning a mere $737,000, but Marshall had an impressive debut, taking in $3 million from just four theaters.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend gross ticket sales:

1. Happy Death Day, $26.5 million
2. Blade Runner 2049, $15.1 million
3. The Foreigner, $12.8 million
4. It, $6 million
5. The Mountain Between Us, $5.65 million
6. American Made, $5.4 million
7. Kingsman: The Golden Circle, $5.3 million
8. The LEGO Ninjago Movie, $4.3 million
9. My Little Pony: The Movie, $4 million
10. Victoria and Abdul, $3.1 million

 

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AMC/Bob Mahoney(NEW YORK) -- Mackenzie Davis has been having a banner year.

Her fan-favorite episode of Black Mirror, “San Junipero,” won an Emmy last month, she landed a coveted role in Blade Runner 2049, and now she’s wrapping up four seasons as computer genius Cameron Howe on the AMC drama Halt and Catch Fire.

The show's series finale airs Saturday night. As for whether fans will be satisfied with the ending, Davis believes they will.

“It’s so beautiful,” she tells ABC Radio. “I really don’t feel like it’s just my bias of being a part of the show. It just ends perfectly. Yeah, the creators did such a beautiful job with wrapping it up.”

Davis says that while she would have loved to continue the show, she feels it’s better to go out on a high note.

“As a viewer and as an actress, I think that 40 hours is a good amount of time to tell a story and it’s nice to go out while you’re still sort of climbing and making something better rather than when you’re really reaching for ideas because people are tired and want to move on,” she says.

Davis adds, “I’m really happy with how it ended.”  

Halt and Catch Fire airs its series finale Saturday, October 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET on AMC.

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