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McDonald’s plans to launch cheesy bacon fries in early 2019. They had been testing the fries in Hawaii and Northern California

Here’s a deal for you:  Right now you can buy a $40 tumbler at Starbucks . . . which they’ll fill with free coffee or tea every day in January.  You’ll need to go around 16 times to break even.

The cast of Friends is going to earn an extra $1.4 million a year because Netflix picked up the sitcom for 2019.

So it turns out Marvel fans were serious about wanting to see the Avengers 4 movie trailer. The long-awaited trailer, released Friday morning, captured 289 million views in 24 hours, breaking the record held by another Marvel movie: Avengers: Infinity War, which collected 230 million views in 24 hours when it came out in November 2017.

How far will Olympic leaders go to attract a younger audience? For now they’re drawing the line at video games. Not long after expressing interest in esports, representatives of the Olympic movement issued a statement Saturday explaining that “a discussion about the inclusion … is premature.”

Freddy Nock, of Switzerland, recently set a new Guinness World Record for sitting on a chair on a tightrope for 8 hours and 30 minutes. He killed time by eating and chatting with fans.

“Ralph Breaks the Internet” won a slow week at the box office, with $16.1 million.  The new “Grinch” was a close second with $15.2 million.  This is the first time in history that animated movies claimed the top two spots for two consecutive weeks. With three new films and and more kid-friendly version of Deadpool 2 in theaters, next week’s chart will be refreshed.