An autopsy released Wednesday shows that the 18-year-old daughter of the stars of the "Queen of Versailles" documentary who had struggled with an addiction to a drug used to control her seizures died last month of an accidental overdose.
NBC News on Wednesday announced the appointment of a senior food analyst. This is particularly interesting because of who they chose: Sam Kass, who was President Barack Obama's senior adviser for nutrition policy and executive director for First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign. Kass was also a White House chef.
According to the remarkable documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?" we have Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music to thank for jazz vocalist and songwriter Nina Simone's blazing career. Trained from early childhood as a classical pianist, the then Eunice Waymon of Tryon, N.C., was in New York with a one-year scholarship to Juilliard when, in 1951, she applied for admission to Philadelphia's storied tuition-free conservatory. She was rejected.
Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots," "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," "If/Then" and "Cabaret."
Here's the latest from the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, California, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs (all times local):