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Cougar Town's Josh Hopkins Shows Off Fit Body in Patriotic Swimwear!

Josh Hopkins is putting his fit body on display in a new Instagram post!

The 49-year-old actor, best known for his role as Grayson Ellis on the hit comedy series Cougar Town, slipped into a tiny patriotic swimsuit on the Fourth of July.

“Colonel America!” Josh captioned the post. The lead image was a photo of him covering up in a patriotic outfit and the next two photos in the slideshow were of him in the swimsuit.

Josh‘s friend Geoff Stults tagged his brother George in the comments and said, “is josh trying to beat you at your game?”

George is known for showing off a lot of skin on his Instagram account. He responded, “I am not sure I am ok with this.”

Josh is also known for his work in the TV shows Quantico and Whiskey Cavalier.

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Obama Had Bruno Mars at His July 4th Party in 2015, Trump Had a Guy Singing Bruno Mars in 2020

The star power at the parties thrown by President Obama and President Trump are much different!

Despite the pandemic, Trump still hosted a Fourth of July party at the White House on Saturday (July 4) in Washington, D.C.

Footage from the event aired on television and a clip of a man singing Bruno Mars‘ song “Uptown Funk” is going viral. Why? Because Bruno himself was the performer at Obama‘s Fourth of July party at the White House in 2015.

People on Twitter pointed out how the seats in the audience at Trump‘s party looked almost completely empty, though photos did show more people in attendance at other portions of the event.

Trump was pictured attending the event alongside his wife Melania. You can see photos in the gallery.

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Hilary Duff Slams People Throwing Parties, Not Wearing Masks on July 4th

Hilary Duff is fed up with people who are not following social distancing practices and who are not wearing a mask while in public.

The 32-year-old actress was driving around Los Angeles with her husband Matthew Koma and daughter Banks on the Fourth of July and witnessed a crowded house party where no one was wearing masks.

“We took two walks today. Took a family nap. Took a drive. Drove by a raging house party on Mulholland. Assholes. No masks (of course). Girls in bathing suits and louboutins waiting to get in like a line at a club 🙄,” Hilary wrote on Instagram.

She added, “After @matthewkoma and I told Banks she’s too cool to ever need to do that we were steaming…”

“California is in bad shape (in so many ways) but doesn’t everyone think we all want to go out freely and travel and enjoy summer🤷🏼‍♀️ It really seems like Americans just don’t care about each other…somehow this pandemic has turned into a political stance between parties…that’s a head scratcher for me,” Hilary continued. “Other countries have come together in a beautiful way to contain or be Covid free. It’s embarrassing that we are worse than ever because people need to party and Karens won’t wear masks!”

Referencing Kanye West‘s surprise announcement that he is running for president this year, Hilary signed off from her post by saying, “Oh and I’m running for President.”

Last week, we were given an update on the status of the Lizzie McGuire reboot series.

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How to Watch Macy's July 4th Fireworks at Home - Stream Video Here!

It’s the Fourth of July and the one thing that many people will be watching tonight on television is the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular!

The annual show will be airing on NBC starting at 8pm EST/PST. The show will begin with a bunch of performances and the night will end with the fireworks special.

Unlike previous years, the fireworks will not be happening live in New York City. There were mini fireworks shows all week in the Big Apple and they were all surprise pop-up events to make sure that people didn’t gather to watch. The mini shows will be pieced together during tonight’s special and there will be a live grand finale.

If you don’t have cable, you can watch by getting a free trial membership to TV services like Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, and more.

Don’t want to deal with all of that? Here are some fireworks shows you can watch on the computer.

Click inside to check out the fireworks show videos… More Here! »

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'A Capitol Fourth' 2020 - Performers, Hosts & Celebrity Guest List!

Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July with PBS!

The network is airing their annual A Capital Fourth show tonight with a jam packed lineup of celebs hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams.

The show will be a little different this year because of the pandemic. To ensure the health and safety of all involved, the show will not be held live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Instead, the performances were pre-taped without a live audience.

During the show, John will be paying tribute to first responders, the doctors, nurses and paramedics, grocery store workers and truck drivers, scientists, mail carriers, and everyone else working hard during the pandemic.

A Capitol Fourth airs on PBS Saturday, July 4 at 8pm ET on PBS.

Click inside to see the full list of performers and celeb guests for A Capitol Fourth…More Here! »

NBC Announces Star-Studded Performers Lineup for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Special

The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is happening this weekend and NBC just announced the star-studded list of performers who will entertain audiences at home.

The two-hour live telecast will air live from New York City and Today Show anchor Craig Melvin will host the festivities.

Things are going to be a bit different this year with the fireworks show. In order to prevent crowds from gathering to watch the fireworks show, there will be five-minute displays popping up all week long in New York City. The surprise shows will launch unannounced on select nights all across the city. There will also be a live grand finale on Saturday night when the show airs, according to People.

The special airs at 8pm EST on NBC and an encore presentation begins at 10pm EST.

Click inside to check out the list of performers… More Here! »

NBC & Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks 2019 - Ratings Revealed!

The annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular aired on Thursday (July 4), which featured a ton of celebrity guests and performers – and now, the ratings are in!

The Fireworks Spectacular special was down from 2018, according to The Hollywood Reporter on Friday (July 5).

In fact, it was the least-watched special since 2015, when July 4 fell on a Saturday. The special averaged 5 million viewers at the time.

Despite the decline, the special was still the top show of the broadcast networks. In addition, the No. 2 program of the night was the replay of the Fireworks Spectacular at 10 p.m.

For the full breakdown of the numbers, head to HollywoodReporter.com.