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Normani Joins The Voice As Kelly Clarkson's Advisor. Get ready to feel some serious "Motivation." E! News can announce that Normani will be heading to The Voice this season as Kelly Clarkson's advisor, bringing together two powerhouses who both happen to have come from singing competitions themselves. Clarkson obviously won the first season of American Idol, and Normani became part of Fifth Harmony after competing on The X-Factor in 2012, which means they've got a hell of a lot of competition experience to offer the new contestants on season 17 of The Voice. Normani just released her single "Motivation" (and its incredible throwback video) on August 16, and then blew everybody's minds with her performance of the Ariana Grande-written bop on the VMAs. This is Kelly's fourth season as a coach, and her previous advisors have included Hailee Steinfeld, Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, and former Voice winners Cassadee Pope and Brynn Cartelli. In the first season without Adam Levine as a coach, she's joined by Blake Shelton, John Legend, and Gwen Stefani. Be sure to watch E! News tonight to hear from Normani and Kelly about their shared reality past and more! The Voice premieres Monday, September 23 at 8 p.m. on NBC. (Eonline)

Kelly Clarkson Just Gave Fans a Big Reason to Watch Her Talk Show. Some people wait a lifetime for a talk show like this! After much anticipation and excitement, The Voice coach Kelly Clarkson is ready to explore the world of daytime TV with the launch of The Kelly Clarkson Show. Before the first episode premieres September 9, E! News got to visit the friendly set where the hostess with the mostess couldn't help but preview what's to come. "We start every show with a song so I'm covering an artist I really like and I'm in my element so I'm comfortable," Kelly explained to E! News' Jason Kennedy. "By the time I get down here, it became very easy." As for what songs she's going to perform, you must watch for yourself! But according to the talk-show host, performing her own songs isn't exactly a priority. "I feel like a tool covering myself on my own show," she joked. "I love artists and I've been covering people on tour for over a decade and it's a kind of the thing that goes viral with my tour so we thought to incorporate it here." When planning out her show, Kelly wanted to incorporate everyone from every walk of line. In fact, you likely won't be seeing celebrity after celebrity on every episode. "The whole show is for everyone. I am a celebrity but I'm not. I'm very normal. I have normal friends. I don't hang out with celebrities -- not that there's anything wrong with them," she shared. "I want a show like that, to bridge that gap. I feel like there's a huge gap between whatever celebrity means or status or level and then everyday people. I'm that person. I want the show to be super inclusive. I want everybody." Kelly continued, "I don't care who you're in love with. I don't care what your gender is. I don't care your race, your religion. Everyone is welcome and there's not a lot of moments like that on TV and I want to be that moment." While Kelly admits she grew up watching Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Rosie O'Donnell and most recently Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on Today, the American Idol winner assures fans that her show is something unique. And for the record, no topic is off limits. See for yourself when The Kelly Clarkson Show premieres on Monday, September 9. Check your local listings online. (Eonline)

A Wedding and a Murder Returns to Tell the Stories of Matrimony Gone Wrong. For Oxygen's A Wedding and a Murder, "'til death do you part" has a whole new meaning. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at the return of the Oxygen series that examines the stories of brides, grooms and newlyweds whose lives turn into horror stories following a horrific crime. Each hour-long installment chronicles romances that sometimes disintegrate into betrayal, devastation and ... murder. The true-crime show returns on Monday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. and moves to its regular 8 p.m. timeslot on Monday, Sept. 16. "From the bride and groom, to a family member, or even a jealous wedding guest anyone could be the victim or suspect when marriage serves as the powerful catalyst for murder," Oxygen says about the new season. This season, A Wedding and a Murder will take on cases like the disappearance of John and Linda Sohus, newlyweds who mysteriously vanished after a family revelation, as well as the case of Harold "Skeeter" Lyerla and Cynthia Lynn Knox, a couple who got married in Las Vegas. Little did Skeeter and Cynthia know their marriage would trigger a mysterious murder plot and a decades-long investigation. A Wedding and a Murder hails from Leepson Bounds Entertainment with David Leepson, Mary Bissell and Stephanie Lydecker serving as executive producers. New episodes begin Monday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m., regular timeslot debut Monday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. on Oxygen. Be on the lookout for more true crime content from Oxygen, including a new two-hour documentary, Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project. (Eonline)

'13 Reasons Why' Enlists Gary Sinise for Key Final Season Role. The 'CSI' and 'Criminal Minds' star will be playing a pivotal character in the fourth cycle of Netflix's high school drama. 13 Reasons Why has registered a familiar face for the final season of the Netflix high school series. Gary Sinise is joining the young adult drama in a series-regular role for the fourth and final cycle. The fourth season, which will see the core cast graduating from Liberty High, was announced as the final run ahead of the recently released third season. The Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor will play Dr. Robert Ellman, an adolescent and family therapist who is compassionate and incisive and uses a no-nonsense approach. Dr. Ellman has been brought in to address the mental health of main protagonist Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) -- who was put through the wringer in the first three seasons -- and help the senior high school student battle his anxiety, depression and grief. Formidable, intense and deeply humane, Ellman -- according to the character description -- is steadfast in guiding Clay to accept the help he needs so desperately, to come to terms with the trauma in his past and begin the process of healing. "From the first moments we conceived of the role, I thought of Gary Sinise but hardly dared to dream it might happen," says series creator and showrunner Brian Yorkey. "A consummate actor and first-rate human, Gary brings the exact combination of toughness, smarts and heart the character needs. We're all thrilled and honored to have him join us for this pivotal role in our final season." Since debuting as a breakout drama for the streaming giant, 13 Reasons Why has seen its fair share of controversy as the story, which has expanded beyond the source material of Jay Asher's best-selling novel after season one, has sparked ongoing debate around a wide range of serious topics facing modern-day teens. The first two seasons heavily explored suicide, depression, gun violence and sexual assault, among other topics, and the third season tackled hot-button issues like abortion and immigration. The introduction of Sinise's therapist signals a chance for Yorkey and the writers to dig into the major issues the series has covered in an in-depth way. (The series now opens with cast PSAs and prompts viewers to visit the 13reasonswhy/info resource website at the end of every episode.) The third season reset the drama with a whodunit murder mystery, and the finale's reveal of who killed Justin Prentice's Bryce Walker left ramifications for 13 Reasons Why to follow up on when it returns. The second and third seasons have not been as well-received compared with the first, and the fourth season will be the last for the series. A premiere date or episode count has not yet been announced. Sinise, also a Tony winner, has starred in and directed more than a dozen productions with the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. He's delivered award-winning performances on film and television (Forrest Gump, HBO's Truman) and starred for nine seasons on CBS' CSI: NY and on CBS' Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders for two seasons. He will next be seen on the big screen in the Mark Wahlberg and Connie Britton-starrer Good Joe Bell and in I Still Believe. He is repped by CAA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. (Hollywood Reporter)

'Big Brother' Renewed for Season 22, Julie Chen Moonves Returning as Host. The long-running reality show will return in summer 2020. CBS has renewed long-running unscripted staple Big Brother for a 22nd season, and Julie Chen Moonves will return as host. The renewal comes two weeks ahead of the show closing out its 21st season. While ratings have declined year to year, Big Brother remains CBS' top-rated summer series by a sizable margin and one of the top five summer shows on any broadcast network. The renewal comes two weeks ahead of the show closing out its 21st season. While ratings have declined year to year, Big Brother remains CBS' top-rated summer series by a sizable margin and one of the top five summer shows on any broadcast network. Chen Moonves, meanwhile, will extend her tenure at CBS. The former CBS News reporter and co-host of The Talk is married to ex-CBS Corp. head Les Moonves, who was ousted in September 2018 in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him. She left The Talk shortly after that but remained as Big Brother's host. She began referring to herself as Julie Chen Moonves on air soon after her husband's ouster, having gone by Julie Chen prior to that. Across its three weekly airings, Big Brother is averaging a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49 and about 5.3 million viewers (including three days of delayed viewing) -- down 25 percent in the demo and 20 percent in viewers compared with last season. Nonetheless, it ranks fifth on network TV in adults 18-49 and fourth in viewers for the summer. The Thursday and Sunday editions of the show rank No. 1 on their respective nights in adults 18-49 and other key demos. CBS also says the show has grown by double digits across its digital properties this season, at least partially making up for the on-air declines. Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan executive produce the series for Fly on the Wall Entertainment in association with Endemol Shine North America. Deadline first reported Chen Moonves' return to the show. (Hollywood Reporter)

Dog the Bounty Hunter is about to be a first-time viewer, just like Joe Q. Public, of his new reality show ... and he nearly broke down as he told us why. We spoke to Duane "Dog" Chapman on "TMZ Live" about Wednesday night's debut of "Dog's Most Wanted" and he broke some interesting news. Dog says he has NOT seen the final edit of the of show -- which is not his normal process. Dog said he usually weighs in on edits of the show, but after his wife, Beth Chapman, passed in June ... things changed for him. Dog says it was too difficult to watch footage of Beth, and therefore ... he stayed out of how the show was cut. As far as what's documented though -- Dog tells us the show captures Beth's final days before she passed away in June, including one final ass-kicking moment in the field. We also asked Dog for an update on the break-in at his Colorado storefront last month, in which crooks made off with some of Beth's personal belongings. The investigation is ongoing, but he opens up about what local police begged him to do ... or NOT do. As we reported ... Dog had a hunch the crime was an inside job based on what a psychic told him, who claimed she'd spoken to Beth from the great beyond. He admitted it wouldn't be pretty if he ends up getting a hold of the culprits. Episode 1 of "Dog's Most Wanted" airs Wednesday night at 9 PM ET on WGN America. (TMZ)

Tamron Hall has been busy preparing for her new ABC talk show, Tamron Hall, for months, and now, just days away from the Sept. 9 premiere, the veteran journalist is ready for her next chapter. "I feel at peace," Hall, 48, tells PEOPLE. "I feel that I have an amazing team and we have put thought and purpose and care into creating this show. We think about the audience and we think about the people who raised us, we think about our friends, we think about those who will watch the show more than we're thinking about ourselves." In February 2017, after NBC announced that Hall was losing her timeslot co-hosting Today's third hour at 9 a.m. to Megyn Kelly, she decided to leave the network. At the time, Hall was at a low point and admits up took some time. But now, with a new show, new husband and 4-month-old son Moses, she's never been happier. "I feel fortunate and I feel it's a reminder to everyone to not give up on your dreams and to bet on yourself," she says. "I'm very grateful." For now, she's excitedly counting down the days until she's officially back on the air. "It's like when you're a child and you see Christmas on the calendar but it's only June and you think it will never happen," she says of her talk show. "Then suddenly it's right there," she adds. "A year ago I could not have imagined this this." Tamron Hall premieres Sept. 9 on ABC. (People)

Martha Plimpton's moving full steam ahead! The actress will star in a new show for Max, HBO's upcoming platform. "Generation," exec-produced by Lena Dunham, is about a group of high school students who explore their sexuality in a conservative community. Plimpton will play the mom of the two kids, who have not yet been cast. Plimpton was on "The Real O'Neals" and "Raising Hope." Coming in 2020, HBO Max will stream existing titles including "Game of Thrones" and "The Sopranos," as well as scripted originals. (Page Six)

Australian Soap 'Neighbours' Getting First Spin-Off. Viacom's Channel 5 streaming service My5 in the U.K. orders 'Neighbours: Erinsborough High,' marking the first spin-off for the soap since it launched in 1985. Neighbours, the long-running Australian soap that has helped propel the likes of Russell Crowe, Margot Robbie, Guy Pearce, Liam Hemsworth and perhaps most famously Kylie Minogue towards stardom, is to get its first spin-off series since launching in 1985. Entitled Neighbours: Erinsborough High, the series is being produced by Fremantle and is set to debut on the Viacom-owned U.K. streaming platform My5 across one week in November. Neighbours itself airs daily on Viacom's U.K. network Channel 5. (It ran on the BBC from 1986 to 2008, gaining huge popularity among British audiences in the late '80s and '90s.) The spin-off will explore what goes on behind the scenes of Neighbour's fictitious school Erinsborough High during exam period, and the revelations sparked following the disappearance of a student. The storyline will run in parallel with the flagship show on Channel 5. "Neighbours continues to be a popular show which has brought enjoyment to audiences for many years, so it's hugely exciting to bring its first ever spin-off series to fans in the U.K. exclusively on My5," said Oli Thomas, vp digital lead at Channel 5 Neighbours: Erinsborough High is the latest in a recent run of Australian dramas to air on My5, with recent acquisitions including Bloom (Sony Pictures Television), Pulse (ABC Commercial) and Bad Mothers (Red Arrow Studios International), in addition to The Hunting (DCD Rights Ltd) for Channel 5. (Hollywood Reporter)

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