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Billy Crystal Gets Standing Ovation At The Oscars

BILLY CRYSTAL returned to the OSCARS last night and received a standing ovation as he took to the stage, reports USA Today.The American actor and star of 'When Harry Met Sally' and 'City Slickers' has...

John Galliano To Meet Woman He Allegedly Insulted

John Galliano will meet the woman he is accused of insulting in an altercation at a Paris cafe last week. The designer has been ordered by the public prosecutor's office in the French capital to...

Britney Spears Promises 'Morning To Remember' On Album Release Day

BRITNEY SPEARS has promised fans a "morning to remember" to mark the release of her new album on 29 March (11), after announcing plans for a special performance on U.S. TV.The Toxic hitmaker is preparing...

Sheen Sits Down For First Tv Chat Since Show Scandal

CHARLIE SHEEN has sat down for his first television interview since producers pulled his hit sitcom TWO AND A HALF MEN following his public rant against writer CHUCK LORRE.The actor's private and professional life has...

Oscars To Stay On Abc Through 2020

Just days before Sunday's Oscar telecast on ABC, the network announced on Thursday that it had signed a new deal with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to extend its rights to televise the...

Two Networks Claim Ratings Victory

CBS and Fox each claimed victory in the weekly ratings race -- Fox basing its claim on the results in the all-important adults 18-49 demo and CBS, on total viewers and households. Each network was...

Sara Rue's New Show Gets Disappointing Ratings

SARA RUE's new weight-loss reality show 'Shedding for the Wedding' premiered last night (23rd February 2011)SARA RUE, the American actress who famously lost 50lbs in weight, is the host of the new reality show 'Shedding...

Ashley Judd To Return To Television In 'Missing'?

Ashley Judd is set to return to television for the first time in 20 years in 'Missing'.Reported to be close to signing a deal with ABC for the action series, the 42-year-old actress would play...

Tim Allen To Star In The Last Days Of Man

TIM ALLEN is set to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and star of 'Home Improvement', has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The...

Tim Allen Returns To Comedy In New Abc Pilot

TIM ALLEN has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and comedian, is set to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The Last Days of...

Dina Lohan Predicts 'Lifelong' Addiction Fight For Lindsay

Dina Lohan says her daughter Lindsay will have a "lifelong struggle with addiction".The showbiz matriarch insists the troubled actress - who recently completed a court-ordered rehab stint for drug and alcohol abuse - will never...

Corey Haim Fell Ill During Frisbee Game With Mother

COREY HAIM, who died of pneumonia in March 2010, began feeling unwell during a game of Frisbee with his mother.COREY HAIM, the American actor and star of 'Lost Boys' who passed away under unusual circumstances...

Melissa Rycroft-strickland Welcomes Baby Daughter

Melissa Rycroft-Strickland has given birth to a baby girl.The former 'Bachelor' contestant and her insurance agent husband Tye Strickland welcomed their daughter Ava Grace Strickland into the world yesterday (16.02.11), weighing in at 6lbs 13oz.Melissa...

Len Lesser Uncle Leo Seinfeld Actor Dies Aged 88

LEN LESSER, the American actor best known for playing 'Uncle Leo' on SEINFELD, has died, aged 88.LEN LESSER, the American actor who played the cantankerous yet good-natured 'Uncle Leo' on the hit sitcom SEINFELD, has...

Another Reporter Beaten During Protest

ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez has become the latest reporter to be attacked during the upheaval in the Middle East. Marquez said that he was beaten by a billy-club-bearing military squad as he covered a...

Cbs Regains First Place

It was a week that saw CBS's Grammy Awards telecast draw its biggest audience in eleven years but the finale of CBS's Live to Dance with Paula Abdul flatlined with just 4.6 million. Four shows...

Michelle Pfeiffer To Star In New Tim Burton Movie?

MICHELLE PFEIFFER is reportedly in talks to star alongside JOHNNY DEPP in TIM BURTON's forthcoming movie 'Dark Shadows'.MICHELLE PFEIFFER, the 52-year-old actress who worked with Burton on the 1992 flick 'Batman Returns', is currently in...

Kelsey Grammer Attends Daughters Wedding With Kayte Walsh

KELSEY GRAMMER attended the wedding of his daughter SPENCER GRAMMER on Friday (11th February 2011).KELSEY GRAMMER attended the wedding of his daughter Spencer at New York's City Hall last week, and he was accompanied by...

Cassidy Seeking Cut Of Partridge Family Merchandising Profits

Former teen idol DAVID CASSIDY is seeking compensation from bosses behind his hit 1970s show THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY after alleging he was left out of highly profitable merchandising deals.The singer/actor shot to fame as Keith...

Matthew Perry's Mr Sunshine To Premiere Tonight

MATTHEW PERRY is set to star in his new television series 'Mr Sunshine', which premieres on ABC tonight (9th February 2011).MATTHEW PERRY, the American actor best known for his role as 'Chandler' on the hit...

Fox Hails One Of Its Biggest Weeks

Needless to say, Fox TV, which drew the largest U.S. audience in TV history with this year's Super Bowl telecast (111 million viewers) and cashed in afterwards with the post-game show and a special edition...

Espn Team Disney's Biggest Star

It may be its least Disneyish business, but ESPN turned out to be the star of the Walt Disney Co.'s first-quarter earnings report, which saw a 54-percent leap in net income over the same period...

Powers Snubbed After Hart To Hart Finale

HART TO HART star STEFANIE POWERS felt like a "pariah" after the hit TV series came to an end - because network bosses turned their backs on her.The glamorous actress played Jennifer Hart in the...

Mabius: 'Betty Bosses Neglected The Cast'

Actor ERIC MABIUS has lashed out at U.S. TV executives over the cancellation of UGLY BETTY last year (10), accusing them of neglecting the cast.Bosses at ABC stunned the stars and fans of the show...

Violence Against Media Pyramids In Egypt

In what today's (Thursday) New York Times described as "an apparently coordinated campaign that is intended to stifle the flow of news that could further undermine the government," reporters -- particularly TV reporters and their...

King Wants Gyllenhaal And Thornton For The Stand Remake

Legendary horror writer STEPHEN KING is urging movie bosses to cast JAKE GYLLENHAAL and BILLY BOB THORNTON in the upcoming big screen remake of his 1978 book THE STAND.The post-apocalyptic story, which sees the United...

Fox Takes Over First Place

Fox returned to the head of the class last week, displacing CBS's hold on the No. 1 spot in both total adults and the 18-49 demo. Wednesday's edition of American Idol topped the Nielsen ratings...

Porn Star Opens Up About Sheen's Wild Night

A porn star has revealed all about last week's (ends28Jan11) wild party at CHARLIE SHEEN's house, which ended when the actor was stretchered out and hospitalised.Adult actress Kacey Jordan agreed to be interviewed on TV...

Networks Turn To Al-jazeera For Egypt News

U.S. television broadcast news operations and cable news networks, which have drastically curtailed or closed down their overseas bureaus, have been forced to depend on al-Jazeera for coverage of the Tunisian and Egyptian protests. Ironically,...

Johnny Depp On Green Tea Diet For Dark Shadows Role

JOHNNY DEPP is reportedly on a 'green tea' diet to prepare himself for a forthcoming movie role.JOHNNY DEPP, the 47-year-old American actor, is reportedly drinking "gallons of green tea" in a bid to lose weight...

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Love And Mercy - Featurette

The cast and crew of the forthcoming Brian Wilson biopic 'Love and Mercy' discuss their experiences of depicting the life of one of the greatest...

Hear Eric Clapton On Previously Unreleased Alternate Take Of The Rolling Stones' 'Brown Sugar'

The Clapton version will be included in band’s upcoming reissue of their ‘Sticky Fingers’ album.

Slipknot Set To Raise The Proverbial Roof At Download Festival 2015

Here's a preview of what to expect from Download 2015.