In Pantene’s new video series, transgender people talk about what it’s like to go home for the holidays

(CNN)For many, the holidays offer a home swelling with cheerful celebration, the warm embrace of family and shared time with loved ones. “While every LGBTQ+ person has their own unique story about going home for the holidays, everyone is seeking the same thing — to be surrounded by people who love and accept them,” said Procter & Gamble, the parent company of Pantene, in a news release. The series begins with a video of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles singing an a cappella version of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” while viewers get flashes of the chorus members preparing to go home. “137 million Americans will travel home this holiday season,” the video says. “44% of LGBTQ people feel …

In honor of Jennifer Lopez’s Golden Globe nomination, fan urges passengers on JetBlue to watch ‘Hustlers’

(CNN)There was a party in the skies for Jennifer Lopez following her Golden Globe nomination on Monday. Longo, whose Twitter bio also jokingly says he is one of Lopez’s backup dancers, followed up his original tweet writing, “Hey @JetBlue, there are definitely Oscar voters on this NY to LA flight. Please let me make an announcement!” The tweet caught the attention of the plane’s pilot, who made an announcement to tell passengers that “Hustlers” was one of their inflight movie options and to help Lopez win an Oscar. It wasn’t long before Lopez weighed in — making Longo’s day. “This is amazing!!!!!!! You can be my backup dancer any day. THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT!” she tweeted. Moral of the …

Disney warns its new Star Wars movie could trigger seizures in people with epilepsy

(CNN)“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” the highly anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga, could trigger seizures in photosensitive people, Walt Disney Studios said. People with photosensitive epilepsy can still watch the film Flashing lights at certain intensities and certain patterns can trigger seizures in about 3% of people with epilepsy, according to the Epilepsy Foundation. Anything from the flashing strobe of a fire alarm to flickering computer monitors can trigger seizures in photosensitive people. Photosensitive epilepsy happens to be more common in young people, the foundation says, and happens less as those with epilepsy age. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases, affecting about 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. The warning doesn’t …

How to stream Real Madrid vs. PSG live

PSG is in the driver’s seat for Champions League Group A, thanks to winning its first four matches. That included a 3-0 home win over perennial champs Real Madrid to open tournament play. Real will get its chance at revengeand at putting itself in position to still possibly win the groupwhen the two European giants face off in the Bernabeu on Tuesday. Here’s everything you need to know to live stream Real Madrid vs. PSG, including what to watch for on the pitch. HOW TO WATCH REAL MADRID VS. PSG LIVE WITHOUT CABLE TRY NOW TRY NOW TRY NOW TRY NOW Real Madrid vs. PSG When: 3pm ET, Tuesday, Nov. 26 Where: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain Streaming: TNT, TUDN, UniMas, …

Count on feeling nostalgic as ‘Sesame Street’ turns 50

(CNN)There’s a moment early in the “Sesame Street” special marking the program’s 50th anniversary where host Joseph Gordon-Levitt, prompted by a curious Abby and Elmo, tells his two fuzzy friends that he’s 38 years old, eliciting gaps from the duo. “Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration,” airing on HBO on Saturday, honors the moments that taught generations of children the building blocks of learning through song, stories and silliness. (CNN, like HBO, is owned by WarnerMedia.) The program features celebrity guests like Whoopi Goldberg, Patti LaBelle, Elvis Costello, Meghan Trainor, Sterling K. Brown, Norah Jones, and looks back at iconic visits from other recognizable faces. Kermit the Frog also stops by. The celebration marks the start of the show’s Season 50, …

‘Hamilton’ star Miguel Cervantes mourns death of 3-year-old daughter

(CNN)“Hamilton” star Miguel Cervantes and his wife, Kelly, have paid tribute to their 3-year-old daughter Adelaide who died over the weekend. Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in the Chicago production of the hit musical “Hamilton” and the couple are also the parents of a son, Jackson. The actor shared his wife’s posting about the loss of their daughter on his official Instagram account with the caption “The machines are off. Her bed is empty. The quiet is deafening.” “Adelaide left us early Saturday. She went peacefully in her mother’s arms, surrounded by love,” the caption went on. “Finally, she is free from pain + seizures but leaves our hearts shattered. We love you so much Adelaideybug and forever after.” The …

Smoke ’em, pass ’em, Week 4: The anniversary bowl

Start em, sit em, and other fantasy football advice. Last night my wife and I went to Chicago to celebrate our anniversary. We ate at Caf Cancale, a Wicker Park restaurant meant to emulate a seaside French caf. I had the black truffle corn ravioli with pecorino. It was one of the best meals Ive ever had. Of course, the day began at Best Intentions, a bar up in our old neighborhood, Logan Square. We hit Broken Shaker in the Freeland Hotel. Then we regrouped and went to Cancale and finished at the Charleston. It was fun and were truly lucky to have the privilege to enjoy such a day. Also, Im hungover. And I told my wife I wanted …

Kim Kardashian West got super drunk and leaked her own baby news

(CNN)Turns out, Kim Kardashian West is the leak. Her son, Psalm, was born in May. My little man is the sweetest ever! He’s honestly the best baby. Sleeps through the night and by far my most calm. How did I get so lucky A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Aug 25, 2019 at 9:04pm PDT In the clip, Scott Disick asks if Kardashian told multiple people that she was expecting, and she responds, “I think so.” “No, ’cause, I mean, it was my fault,” she adds. “That’s why I don’t drink.” The reality star and beauty mogul wasn’t upset about it though, telling Disick, “I’m so excited.” “At first I was having such anxiety just because I’m …

The cast for Joss Whedon’s show ‘The Nevers’ sounds very Joss Whedon

HBO just announced the main cast for Joss Whedons new showThe Nevers, and it sounds extremely Joss Whedon. The Nevers is Whedons first original TV project sinceDollhouse in 2009, and its packed with familiar ideas from his filmography. Set in VictorianLondon, its an urban fantasy drama about a group of superpowered women called the Touched. Lead actress Laura Donnelly (Outlander) was cast back in April, playing the reckless, emotionally damaged heroine Amalia True, and now we have a longer cast list including Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead) and Dollhouse actress Olivia Williams.Longtime fans will certainly recognize some elements of HBOs character descriptions,especially if you pay attention to Whedons controversial treatment of women. Whedon is one of the most successful …

How to watch ‘Jane the Virgin Retrospective’ online

After five seasons and 100 episodes, is quickly coming to an end. Like many big hit sitcoms throughout history, a simple finale wont do as a send-off. No, like the Seinfelds of old, the finale will air after a one-hour retrospective celebrating the five seasons, before putting the series to bed. The celebration will cover Jane the Virginfrom conception to birth and beyond. Its a good time to look back at the boyfriends, drama, and perhaps most of all, the juicy chisme that made the first American telenovela such a hitnot to mention, launched Gina Rodriquez into stardom. And unlike a real telenovela, you dont have to have a Spanish degree to understand it. Heres everything you need to know …

How to stream the MLS All-Star Game

The MLS All-Star Game is here, replicating its recent formula of bringing in a top European club to face standout players from the Major League Soccer ranks. This year, Atletico Madridfresh off a rout of rivals Real Madrid in the International Champions Cupwill test its steely defense against the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Josef Martinez, Carlos Vela, and Wayne Rooney. The match will provide the close for several days of soccer celebration in Orlando, Florida, including the annual Homegrown match pitting the leagues up-and-coming young players against the U-20 squad from CD Guadalajara. (The MLS vs. Chivas match will kick off at 5pm ET Tuesday, viewable on Twitter.) Heres everything you need to know to watch the MLS All-Stars vs. …

The best sports documentaries on Netflix

If you’re looking for30 for 30on Netflix, you’re out of luck. While select documentaries were once available to stream on-demand, the entire series has been pulled from the service. If you want to , you’ll need a subscription to . (You can learn more .) But Netflix does offer plenty of thrilling sports documentaries for your consideration.You won’t findNature Boy, but you can dig into the gloriousGLOW: The Story of the Glorious Ladies of Wrestling, which looks into the ’80s wrestling federation that inspired the hit Netflix series. You can’t streamNo Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson, but Netflix carries Showtime’s 2014 documentary on the former Philadelphia 76ers star. Likewise, in lieu ofChasing Tysonand42 to 1, there’s a 2008 documentary …

Who is Jannah, the Breakout Star of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

featureStar Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerJannah is played by British actress Naomi Ackie, who has previously starred in 2016s , Hulus The FiveDoctor WhoThe Rise of SkywalkerTo no ones surprise, Vanity Fair says that Ackie has been instructed by PR handlers to avoid divulging any details about her character or her role in the story. Ackie did share some thoughts on the process of filming , however. Of course, a dearth of confirmed information cant stop us from inferring as much as possible about Jannah and what shell do alongside Finn, Poe, and Rey. A caption for that image describes Jannah as a new ally and describes the creatures Finn and her are riding as hardy orbaks, and says that …

‘After Maria’ looks at the long road to recovery after Hurricane Maria

At its best,After Mariais a searing portrait of displacement and personal resilience. Its a vital reminder that we must never forget about the people who can get lost amid heated debates and staggering statistics. Take, for instance, 11-year-old Nilda, who talks about how she doesnt want to leave her dog, Chico, behind when she moves. She deals with bullying for the first time in her life while going to school in New York. Her story is infinitely relatable, and yet she can relate to no one. She describes her school life thusly: “Im from another country. Im not from their country.” In its 37-minute runtime,After Mariatouches on the larger debate surrounding the bungled relief effort, but it doesnt go far …

‘GoT’ and ‘Big Bang Theory’ finales highlight shift to fewer shared TV experiences

(CNN)Two major hits, “Game of Thrones” and “The Big Bang Theory,” are signing off within days of each other. Whether those shared viewing experiences represent a celebration or a wake is once again the subject of debate in TV industry circles. This discussion is hardly a new one. Each time a major hit goes off the air — “The Cosby Show” in 1992, “Seinfeld” in 1998, “Friends” in 2004, “The Sopranos” in 2007 — there seems to be a new round of speculation regarding whether TV has crossed a bridge into what amounts to a smaller, more dispersed world. When “Seinfeld” ended, the late Larry Gelbart — who developed “M*A*S*H,” still the most-watched series finale ever — cited the value …