“We’re excited to give viewers a hilarious, insightful and surprising look at the world of polka that has never been seen before,” Reelzchannel CEO Stan E. Hubbard told The Hollywood Reporter.
“Polka Kings” will center on a group from Cleveland (natch), the Chardon Polka band, as it scrapes and claws (and hopefully yodels) its way to the top. Featuring a 67-year-old drummer named Pops Magooch, this could end up being the “Duck Dynasty” of oom-pah!
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E! apologized to Michael J. Fox for a TV blurb that described his Parkinson’s disease as a “fun fact.”
Justin Bieber’s neighbor claims the pop star’s egg-throwing party will cost $20,000 in home repairs.
Jenny Lauren pleaded guilty in an Irish court and paid a fine in connection with an air rage incident on a Delta Air Lines flight.
Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, surprised geeks all over the world by tweeting previously unseen “Star Wars” behind-the-scenes photos.
Charlize Theron persuaded Sean Penn to get rid of his firearms, and Anderson Cooper purchased the sculpture artist Jeff Koons will make with the guns.
Actor Jason Bateman (“Arrested Development”) is 45.
Musician Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters is 45.
Actor LL Cool J (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) is 46.
Actress Emily Watson (“War Horse”) is 47.
Guitarist Zakk Wylde is 47.
Director Steven Soderbergh (“Haywire”) is 51.
Actor Carl Weathers (“Predator”) is 66.
Actress Faye Dunaway (“Chinatown”) is 73.