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MTV Launches Reboot of ‘Total Request Live,’ Forgets to Play Music Videos

MTV’s flagship show of the ‘90s, Total Request Live, re-debuted yesterday (Oct. 2) after being off the air for nine years. Of course, we didn’t expect the good ol’ days of Korn owning the No. 3 spot week after week, but we were stunned when the reboot of TRL didn’t play a single music video during its return broadcast.

Not. One. Video. So what are people going to request every day? Instead of a music video countdown show, viewers were shown a variety of different segments. After a moment of silence for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, DJ Khaled sat down on a white throne and doled out “wisdom” with some “Major Key Motivation.”

[H/T: Loudwire]

Jared Leto Tapped to Play Hugh Hefner in Biopic of Playboy Founder

Jared Leto will soon be donning the iconic silk pajamas and smoking jacket of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who died Sept. 27 at age 91, for an upcoming biopic from Brett Ratner.

“Jared is an old friend,” says Ratner, who will direct the film. “When he heard I got the rights to Hef’s story, he told me, ‘I want to play him. I want to understand him.’ And I really believe Jared can do it. He’s one of the great actors of today.”

The project is in early development with Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment. The director-producer has been set on helming the movie since 2007, when it was initially set up at Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. Robert Downey Jr. had once been attached to play Hef.

[H/T: Hollywood Reporter]

Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Is U.K.’s First Gold-Certified Album on Streams Alone

Kanye West has made chart history in the U.K. where his 2016 release The Life Of Pablo (Def Jam), becomes the first album in that market to be awarded gold certification based solely on streams.

Gold certification is typically awarded by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) to albums that shift more than 100,000 units (platinum is registered at 300,000). TLOP has now ticked past that benchmark on album-equivalent streams, which were included in the Official Chart from 2015.

[H/T: Billboard]

Austin City Limits Music Festival Offers Refunds To Anyone Concerned About Safety

In light of the Las Vegas shooting at Route 91 Harvest music festival just days ago, Austin City Limits is giving people an out if they want it.  It goes against everything in [Your EDM’s] recent editorial, and only two people have reportedly sought out refunds so far — but if anyone is feeling unsure about attending ACL fest over the next two weekends, they can be reimbursed for the ticket cost.

Martin Garrix, Jay-Z, Gorillaz, The Killers, Run The Jewels, ZHU, Chance The Rapper, Glass Animals and many more will soon take over Zilker park in Austin, and the festival is taking measures to protect its 75,000 guests.

“We will have plenty of officers that will be visible, but we will also have plenty that will not be visible, strategically placed, that will only come out if necessary to address any specific incidents,” according to police chief Brian Manley.

Furthermore, tighter security measures are being implemented this year. There is also a thorough safety and evacuation preparation guide to go through via there Austin City Limits website here.

Any ticket holders who would like to seek a refund can contact Front Gate Tickets with order info via email or phone to start the process… Just go here or call 512-674-9300.

[H/T: Your EDM]

Action Bronson Is Starring in a New Late Night Show on VICELAND

Action Bronson has become a triple threat with his ability to entertain people on the mic, over the stove, and on camera. The Queens native proved this with the success of his VICELAND series F*ck, That’s Delicious, in which he’d travel across the world, sampling some of the best food on offer.

Today, the network announced that Bronson will be joining their expanded late night roster with a new show, “The Untitled Action Bronson Show.” The show will take place in the Munchies test kitchen at VICE’s Brooklyn HQ and will feature Bronson cooking and entertaining a variety of guests. The show will premiere on Monday, October 23 at 11:30pm on VICELAND, following “Desus & Mero.”

H/T: Noisey

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