What's Trending 9/15/20: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Is Going Virtual, Who Shined On Dancing With The Stars Premiere?

Also Trending: Friends, Driftwell

September 15, 2020
Macy's thanksgiving Day parade
  • #MacysParade
    • The holidays are going to look a little different this year.
    • The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade will go virtual in 2020 amid the pandemic.
    • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement and said it will not be a live parade, but something that will “really give us that warmth and that great feeling we have on Thanksgiving day.”
    • The parade has been going on for nearly 100 years.
  • #DancingWithTheStars
    • Last night was the Season Premiere of the new season.
    • Tyra Banks made her debut as the new host of the show.
    • AJ McClean, Vernon Davis, Nelly, Monica Aldama, Carole Baskin and Johnny Weir were just a few of the contestants that lit up the ballroom last night.
    • The evening’s highest score went to Skai Jackson and Justina Machado as they both got a 21.
    • Carole Baskin got the worst score of the night with an 11.
  • #Friends
    • The Friends reunion that’s coming to HBO Max is looking for a host.
    • Lisa Kudrow revealed that the reunion’s rumored host, Ellen DeGeneres, may not be hosting the special as previously planned.
    • The reunion was initially set to premiere as a part of the HBO max launch this spring but the shooting schedule was delayed because of the coronavirus.
    • In an interview with Andy Cohen, he asked, “Is there a host for that? Is Ellen—did I hear that Ellen DeGeneres was hosting the reunion?”
    • She answered, “Um, you may, I don’t know. I don’t know that that’s been decided.”
    • Elle is set to address the controversy surrounding her behavior and her show when it returns on September 21st.
  • #Driftwell
    • PepsiCo is releasing a new drink that will help you sleep!
    • Driftwell contains the amino L-theanine, as well as magnesium, both purported to help you sleep.
    • The drink is non-carbonated water with a subtle lavender and blackberry flavor notes.
    • You’ll be able to buy Driftwell in small, 7.5-ounce cans online in December and in stores for a price of $17.99 for a 10-pack.