In this episode:
- A 25-year-old woman sets a record for giving birth to the oldest frozen embryo,
- Netflix plays wingman for a man’s marriage proposal,
- And BoJack Horseman: Season 4 is slightly less depressing (but amazing!) than the other three.
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A woman gives birth to an embryo that’s almost as old as her
It is believed that Emma Wren, who was born on Nov. 25, holds the record for the oldest known frozen embryo resulting in a birth. “I just wanted a baby. I don’t care if it’s a world record or not,” said the mother, Tina Gibson. The embryo was created for in-vitro fertilization by an anonymous couple. — CNN
Mariah Carey gets a New Year’s Eve performance do-over
She will perform at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 31 on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” on ABC. A number of mishaps occurred on stage during her New Year’s Eve performance last year. “Take 2,” she tweeted on Friday. Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland also will perform. — Variety
What We’re Streaming
Bojack Horseman (Netflix)
Created by: Raphael Bob-Waksberg
BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show “Horsin’ Around” in the 90’s, now he’s washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters. Where’s BoJack? Will he find what he’s looking for? Will he ever return to Hollywoo? Season 4 of BoJack Horseman is now streaming on Netflix. — IMDb
Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood (Showtime)
Written by: Tiffany Haddish
Starring: Tiffany Haddish
The Latest in Streaming
T-Mobile to launch TV service in 2018
Back in the US, T-Mobile says it will acquire Layer3 TV, a Denver, Colo.-based television technology company, and plans to launch its own TV service in 2018 as part of its latest “Uncarrier” initiative. — GeekWire / The Verge
Netflix is always up for a little romance…and good PR
Netflix is to dating what going to the movies once was, so it makes a lot of sense that couples would remember the streaming service and some of its signature shows as key facets in the progress of their relationships. The company capitalized on that with one couple, Conor and Kamela, to create a perfect proposal guest-starring Santa Clarita Diet leads Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. — TechCrunch
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