NFL Schedule… Pat Sajak’s final show date… Megan Fox starts anew… Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck update… and The 59th Academy of Country Music Awards

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The 2024 NFL schedule was made with one particular football fan in mind: Taylor Swift. The NFL’s vice president of broadcast planning says they took Taylor’s tour dates into account when making this year’s schedule – and not just so Taylor could attend Travis Kelce’s games. Taylor’s Eras Tour will hit up several NFL stadiums this fall, including those in Miami, New Orleans and Indianapolis. And because each of her stops includes a Sunday night show, the NFL had to make sure the Dolphins, Saints, and Colts were on the road on those particular weekends.

In TV news, after 40 years hosting Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak’s final show date will be June 7. Leading up to his final show, the theme that week will be “Thanks for the Memories.” And then Ryan Seacrest takes over next season with Vanna White back as his co-host. Welcome to Wrexham is currently in its third season on FX, but it’s already been renewed for its fourth. The docuseries follows Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenny, who bought the world’s third oldest profession football club back in 2020 after it spent 15 seasons in the lowest of England’s five professional football divisions. Under Ryan and Rob’s leadership, Wrexham AFC has had back-to-back promotions, most recently landing in the English Football League’s League One, which is the third tier. Ryan and Rob also decided to buy a stake in Club Necaxa, the century-old Mexican soccer club that counts Eva Longoria among its owners.

Cheers to new beginnings! Megan Fox turned 38 yesterday and to kick off her new year of life, she’s staring with a clean slate. Megan wiped her entire Instagram clean and unfollowed everybody she’d previously followed. In the past few weeks leading up to the Instagram wipe, Megan has shown off her new bob haircut, known as the Cowboy Bob. You know, when a woman dramatically cuts off her hair, that’s usually a sign that she wants a fresh start after ending a bad relationship…….Just saying……

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Rumors that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are heading for divorce won’t stop. The latest rumor is that Ben has agreed to go to marriage counseling. That’s on top of the rumor that Ben and Jen are living separately. According to TMZ, Ben has been living in a home in Brentwood that he doesn’t share with his wife. However, it’s very close to the home of his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, and this may be a home he bought to be close to his kids with her. It’s important to note that Ben was still wearing his wedding ring. Jennifer was also wearing her wedding ring when she arrived at an LA dance studio yesterday. But she didn’t help the situation by liking an Instagram post made by relationship coach Leona Marsak, who posted about the challenges of a relationship where there is no integrity and respect.

Reba McEntire hosted the ACM Awards for a record 17 times last night. It was a big night for Lainey Wilson, who not only opened the show with God Bless Texas she STOLE the show, winning Female Artist of the Year, Music Event of the Year for singing Save Me with Jelly Roll, and Entertainer of the Year! By the way, Lainey was the only woman nominated in that category! Some of the other big winners of the night included Chris Stapleton, who won Best Male Artist, Best Artist-Songwriter, and Album of the Year for Higher. Jordan Davis won Best Song for Next Thing You Know, while Best Single went to Luke Combs for his cover of Fast Car. Best Duo was won by Dan + Shay and Best Group was Old Dominion, whom we consider to be friends of the show. Dua Lipa was a surprise performer with Chris Stapleton on his song Think I’m in Love with You, and people were hoping Morgan Wallen would be a surprise performer when Post Malone sang I Had Some Help, but Morgan was a no-show.


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