What's Trending 6/17/20: Jimmy Kimmel Returns To Emmy Stage, Pro Bowl Coming To Las Vegas

Also Trending: Mental Health, 7-Eleven

June 17, 2020
Jimmy Kimmel
  • #JimmyKimmel
    • The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host will be hosting the 72nd Emmy Awards
    • This is his third time hosting.
    • He says, “I don’t know where we will do this or how we will do this or even why we are doing this but we are doing it and I am hosting it.”
    • It was thought that the event would be postponed due to the pandemic, however it will still take place on Sunday, September 20th on ABC.
    • Nominations were supposed to be revealed on July 14th but that got pushed off and they will now be announced on July 28th by the Television Academy.
  • #ProBowl
    • The 2021 Pro Bowl is heading to Las Vegas.
    • It will take place at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday, January 31st.
    • The 2021 Pro Bowl will be a weeklong celebration of football and will feature various activities in Las Vegas including the NFL FLAG Championship games, AFC and NFC team practices and the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown.
    • Tickets will go on sale later this year.
  • #MentalHealth
    • Poll: The U.S. hasn’t been this bummed out in nearly 50 years.
    • Just 14% of American adults say they’re very happy, down from 31% who said the same in 2018.
    • Other findings include the public is less optimistic today about the standard of living improving for the next generations than it has been the past 25 years.
    • About twice as many Americans report being lonely today as in 2018, and not surprisingly, given the lockdowns, there’s also been a drop in satisfaction with social activities and relationships.
  • #7Eleven
    • There will be no 7-Eleven day where customers get a free Slurpee this year because of the pandemic.
    • This is the first time it has been canceled in almost 20 years.
    • Every July 11th, the chain celebrates their birthday by giving out the treats but since it attracts millions of fans to stores, they want to make sure customers are safe.
    • However, there will be a way for you to still get a free Slurpee.
    • In July, all 7Rewards loyalty app members will receive a coupon for one free medium Slurpee in their account.
    • It will be valid all month long so you can slurp at a social distance.