Remember that Kool and the Gang song “Too Hot”? Well, heat is the way across most of the country. If you have any elderly or shut-in folks, please be neighborly and check on them if the mercury is registering temps in your area of 90 degrees and above. And that’s certainly likely as the U.S. is experiencing the hottest year on record thus far. Fortunately things are heating up on the entertainment front as well. The last of “The Dark Knight” movies heads into theaters in a week, and several acts including Eric Benet and Ledisi and Maze, Patti Labelle and the O’Jays are still on the road. Check out what’s happening around your way this weekend but whatever you do, stay cool.
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All Times Eastern
Friday July 13
“Any Given Sunday” at 9 p.m. on CMT
Jamie Foxx, Al Pacino and LL Cool J star in Oliver Stone’s look at professional football
Saturday July 14
“Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s: An Extra Slice” at 9 p.m. on OWN
A all-new remixed version of previous episodes adds some additional content for OWN’s most popular show
Sunday July 15
ESPY Awards at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN2
A re-air of the annual sports awards features honoree Pat Summit, the longtime coach of Tennessee women’s basketball
"Black Dynamite" animated series at 9 p.m. on Adult Swim.
Everyone's favorite big screen bad-ass is getting ready to hit the small screen in his own animated show. Voices by Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley and J. B. Smoove.
“Ice Age: Continental Drift”
The voices of Ray Romano, Queen Latifah and John Leguiziamo are featured in the latest edition of the animated series
Robert DeNiro plays a psychic who may or may not be the real thing in this psychological thriller
Cilian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver
“The Secret She Kept” by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Lance Kingston has married his dream woman and now the two are expecting. But as his wife’s behavior becomes more and more erratic, he wonders if he’s made a serious mistake
Friday, July 13
J. Anthony Brown debuts his new clothing line "What in the TUX"
Cobb Galleria Atlanta
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Patti Labelle and The O’Jays
DTE Energy Music Theater
ST. LOUIS, MO
Ledisi and Eric Benet
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" stage play featuring Phylicia Rashad and directed by Kenny Leon.
Georgia State's Rialto Center
Taste of Chicago
Saturday, July 14
Angie Stone and Rashaan Patterson
Carter Barron Ampitheater
Ledisi and Eric Benet
The Orpheum Theater Memphis
LAS VEGAS, NV
Uptown Vegas presents Marsha Ambrosius and Tamia
Mandalay Bay Resort
Sunday, July 15
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO
Summer Music Festival with Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Patti Labelle and the O’Jays
Verizon Wireless Ampitheater St. Louis
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (6/18-6/24)
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1. Me & the homie @jaleelwhite #RujohnFoundation Happy to be in Jamaica! Good times
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5. Good Morning. Early day in Detroit! Making press rounds for @thebossnetwork's Ladies That Lead Tour. Thank you @traycemadre and @colourbynumbr for my glam.
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6. POWER the best show on TV @djenvy, Queens we so big out here. #EFFENVODKA #FRIGO
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7. They said u lost a step, wasn't explosive as once was, the best days was in the real view, questioned your drive, your leadership, your commitment, you don't have killer instinct, going back home is the worst mistake in your career, he got the coach fired, players traded, won't work between him and Kyrie, Him and Kev won't work, love your teammates to much, there's no way he can deliver a championship in his hometown, etc etc etc.... But guess what THATS NONE OF MY BUSINESS #StriveForGreatness #ThisOneIsForTheLand #PutSomeRespeckOnMyName Hahahaha!!! Yes sir
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8. Oooooh weeee this man right here is responsible for at least three of our four babies!! #JOE ❤❤❤🎤 #rnb #king #voicelikebutter #ForPeetesSake
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9. Hanging with my @abcnetwork family! @abcunclebuck tonite y'all check us out ! @anthonyanderson @traceeellisross
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10. My broski ( @sayeedshahidi ) and I are on Top 5 Live on @go90 at 5 (which is super duper close)! Make sure to tune in :) #UncleBuck #Blackish
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11. Lights out💤 #GoodNight
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12. Late nights mornings
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13. Ran into the lovely talented @siedahgarrett on this brutiful favvuz deh!
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14. #halal #love #thedargans #kattwilliamsSHOW #mashallah when that Jennah piece HIT!! @sweetjennahcollection glasses by @baddieglamaccessories LIZ 😍 @dynamiteko top @dazzledmv and jeans @thevision414 and shoes: @louboutinworld
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15. Big Hair and Optical Illusions #OceanDrive #MiamiLiving #coverparty
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16. MAMA and THE SAVAGES ... ⚓️ #supportyourlocalgirlgang
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17. From the bottom of my ❤️, thank you new followers & old! & hello fellow night owls! #grateful #racheltrue #naturalhair #curlyhair #curlygirl #healthyhair
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18. I feel so grateful because I met these amazing young minds, visiting from Houston TX, during their college tour stop today at #usc.These students are ALL extraordinary and embody academic excellence so I'm humbled to have shared a few moments with them to applaud and celebrate their bright futures ahead! Thank you @EmergeFellows for inviting me to speak and blessing me with your love and attention this afternoon!
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19. Happy Fathers Day Pops. U taught me how to be a man. Lessons of love, hard work & gratefulness. Sorry the fishing didn't stick. LOL. I Love U!
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20. Sky Zone and Ice Cream! Best Fathers Day Ever!! Photo credit @mariahcarey
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21. Look what finally came in the mail 😎 #mtvmovieawards2016 💥+🌽! #straightouttacompton
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22. Claudia Jordan: ....
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23. 'Member that time I almost knocked a bajillion dollar camera off the car? Really? Yeah, me neither! #Greenleaf Episode 2 comin atcha!
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24. Full of love. #birthday #Cabo
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25. Oh hey! Look who just joined Snapchat
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