Chelsea Handler has set the date for ending her E! network comedy-talk show.
The network said Wednesday that Chelsea Lately will come to a close Aug. 26.
E! will set the stage for Handler’s exit with a monthlong celebration of special episodes and surprise guests.
Chelsea Lately has aired for seven years. It’s seen weeknights at 11.
Handler had previously said she would be leaving her show this year.
Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald and others will join headliner Frankie Valli at A Capitol Fourth concert.
Organizers say the July 4 celebration at the National Mall will be hosted by Tom Bergeron of Dancing With the Stars.
Other performers will include Sara Evans, Kendall Schmidt and Kelli O’Hara. Composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement for orchestra and chorus of The Star-Spangled Banner to mark its 200th anniversary.
A Capitol Fourth will be broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol from 8 to 9:30 p.m.
The popular public radio show This American Life is getting a new distributor.
Chicago Public Media and host Ira Glass said Wednesday they will start independently distributing the show to more than 500 public radio stations. Public Radio International has distributed the show since 1997. The show debuted in 1995.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Kevin Conway is 72. Singer Gary Brooker is 69. Singer Rebbie Jackson is 64. Composer Danny Elfman is 61. Bassist Michael Porcaro is 59. Singer LaToya Jackson is 58. Actor Ted Levine is 57. Actress Annette Bening is 56. Actor Rupert Everett is 55. Singer Melissa Etheridge is 53. Actress Lisa Whelchel is 51. Singer Jayski McGowan is 47. Guitarist Noel Gallagher is 47. Guitarist Chan Kinchla is 45. Guitarist Mark Lee is 41. Cartoonist Aaron McGruder is 40. Singer Melanie Brown is 39.