Week in Review & This Week in Entertainment: May 1

FCC to Investigate Stephen Colbert Over Controversial Donald Trump Joke
FCC chairman Ajit Pai said that his agency will be looking into complaints made against Stephen Colbert for what some labeled a homophobic joke about President Donald Trump.

All Major TV Networks Block Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Ad
The major television networks have all decided not to run Donald Trump’s so-called “fake news” ad, according to a statement released by his daughter-in-law Lara Trump.

Ryan Seacrest Tapped as Kelly Ripa’s Permanent Co-Host on ‘Live’
Kelly Ripa has settled on Ryan Seacrest as the new permanent co-host of her syndicated daily morning show, which as of Monday is renamed “Live with Kelly and Ryan.”

‘American Idol’: Deal in Place at ABC to Revive Competition Series (EXCLUSIVE)
ABC has a deal in place with producers FremantleMedia and Core Media Group to revive “American Idol.”

Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Rockets to No. 1 With $145 Million
And just like that, Star-Lord and his band of super buddies are back on top of the box office.

The Week in Entertainment 1977

Actress Joan Crawford, known for her Oscar-winning role in the 1945 film “Mildred Pierce” and the psychological thriller “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane,” among many other film and television roles, died of a heart attack on May 10, 1977. After her death, Crawford was the subject of the book, “Mommie Dearest,” by her adopted daughter Christina, who alleged that her famous mother was abusive. In 1981, the bestseller was made into a film, starring Faye Dunaway. This year, Jessica Lange portrayed the actress in the FX anthology series “Feud: Bette and Joan,” which depicted the intense rivalry between Crawford and her “Baby Jane” co-star Bette Davis, played by Susan Sarandon.

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