Today’s Lede Stories

October 3, 2019

In Kardashian-Jenner news, Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott have reportedly split! Scott was noticeably absent earlier this week in South Carolina, where Kylie attended Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s wedding, adding fuel to reports that the couple has taken a break. Stay on top of all the latest developments with Kylie and her sisters on new episodes of KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS on E!.

The theory that RuPaul is taking over the world moves one big step closer to reality today, with the exciting debut of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK on Crave! Judges include RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, and Graham Norton, while GAME OF THRONES star Maisie Williams and Andrew Garfield are slated to drop by as guest judges. And there’s more…one of the competing queens on the show is Canadian: meet Crystal! Best of luck to all the queens, and in the infamous words of RuPaul, “Don’t F*** it Up.”

Fans of MEAN GIRLS celebrate everything about the cult-classic film on this day (October 3) annually, because of a line in the movie spoken by star Lindsay Lohan. In addition to endless memes that will surely be shared online today, there’s even a new MEAN GIRLS-inspired restaurant in Santa Monica! But perhaps the best way to honour the 2004 hit is to stream it – be it for the first time, or the 100th time! – only on Crave.

Tom Hanks is giving thanks … to two friends he met in 1978! Speaking about his earliest days in show business, Hanks looks back at the two actors who helped kick-start his career in New York City. Without this pair, would movie fans ever have been graced with Hanks classics, such as PHILADELPHIA, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, and A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN? All those films are available for streaming on CTV Movies.

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October 7, 2019

This is bananas! Taylor Swift got quite a shock on a recent episode of THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, as she watched an embarrassing video of herself that she previously didn’t know existed. Taylor’s mom secretly provided the footage, which shows a groggy Taylor, recovering from LASIK eye surgery, kind of freaking out over a banana. “Don’t be mad at me!” Fallon pleads … hey, if Taylor is mad at anyone, it should be her mom!

It has been an exciting few days for marquee trailers being released at New York Comic Con. Leading the way are the mind-blowing visuals in a trailer for HBO’s HIS DARK MATERIALS, which debuts next month, and also an “engaging” new trailer for STAR TREK: PICARD, which is coming to CTV Sci-Fi Channel next year.