Six days a week Gary and Bristol get up early to bring you the latest from Nashville, New York City and Hollywood with Entertainment this Morning.

It’s been an unbelievable 30 years since the original came out and in a totally ridiculous hint, that barely qualifies as a hint, a producer for the upcoming Top Gun sequel (yes, yet another Hollywood repeat) said, "There is an amazing role for Maverick in the movie, and there is no 'Top Gun' without Maverick, and it is going to be Maverick playing Maverick." If you’re reading that the same way I am, Tom Cruise will be making a comeback. I wonder who will take his breath away? A drone perhaps?

We always knew American culture was pervasive, but did you know that Australians like Keith Urban say they ‘almost feel like (they know) what it meant to grow up in and live in America’ because of American TV and John Mellencamp!

Charlie Daniels is on his soap box regarding the fight over the Confederate flag and racial harmony. He says. "It's time to do away with labels:  Caucasian-American, African-American, Asian-American, Native American and so forth.  How about just a simple "American?"

It’s not like Reba McEntire was hurting for a pay day, but she got one anyways! She bought her Beverly Hills mansion in 2003 for $9M and just sold it for $22.5M. I know I’m working with a Haughton education, but I’m pretty sure that’s a $13.5M profit! Not bad, Reba, not bad! The owner of her new home not only paid a premium for 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a pool, spa and tennis court… they also got new neighbors like Mark Wahlberg, Sylvestor Stallone and Samuel L. Jackson. I wonder if they have block parties on National Night Out? Hmmm…

FYI, the countdown is on for Shark Week… It starts this Sunday on the Discovery Channel! Even Billy Idol is excited!

Celebrity Birthdays June 29:
Nichole Scherzinger – 37
Gary Busey – 71

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