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Benjamin Bratt Signed Up For Despicable Me 2 Film To Impress Kids

Actor Benjamin Bratt jumped at the chance to join the cast of animated family film Despicable Me 2 in a bid to impress his children.The former Law & Order star, who has also recently appeared...

Berry Gordy Didn't Want To Sign The Jackson 5

Motown mogul Berry Gordy almost missed out on signing The Jackson 5 in the late 1960s because he had no interest in serving as a babysitter for a group of child stars.The legendary producer reveals...

Krysten Ritter Lands Dream Role In Tim Burton's Big Eyes

Krysten Ritter's career has been given a boost by Tim Burton after the eccentric director cast her in his new movie Big Eyes.The actress' U.S. sitcom Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23 was dropped...

Robin Thicke: 'I Only Did Duets For The Cash'

Robin Thicke has slammed his doomed Tv talent show Duets as "soulless", insisting he mainly signed up as a judge for the big pay cheque.The musician was a mentor on the Abc show, which teamed...

Matthew Rhys Spooked By Obsessed Fan

British actor Matthew Rhys regrets his decision to buy a house in Los Angeles without keeping the purchase private because his address fell into the hands of an obsessed fan.The Brothers & Sisters star bought...

Rumer Willis Is A Pretty Little Liar

Rumer Willis' acting career has been given a big boost - she has landed a role on Tv teen drama Pretty Little Liars.The daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore has been carving her own...

Debbie Deborah Gibson To Judge U.s. Reality Show Sing Your Face Off

Pop star Debbie Gibson is heading to Tv as a judge on new U.S. reality show Sing Your Face Off.Network bosses at Abc recently snapped up the American rights to hit Spanish talent series Your...

Mad Men Recap Of The Crash: Is Don Draper Becoming Self-aware?

Don Draper has enough flashbacks to his childhood when he isn’t on drugs, so on the latest episode of Mad Men you’d have hoped that the show’s main protagonist would be tripping out with something...

Hayden Panettiere Sleeping On Friends' Futon

Actress Hayden Panettiere has spent the past month sleeping on a futon in the attic of her friends' house in Tennessee because she was unsure if her Tv show Nashville would be renewed for a...

Final Views: Barbara Walters Set To Retire On Monday Morning

Ground-breaking television journalist Barbara Walters is to announce her retirement on Monday's episode of The View. Walters, 83, will finally say goodbye to the news industry next summer, an ABC spokesperson confirmed to the Los...

James Van Der Beek Celebrates Mother's Day With New Role

James Van Der Beek is moving on from the cancellation of his comedy Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23 - his latest Tv show has been picked up by bosses at U.S. network Cbs.The...

Reba Mcentire's Sitcom Cancelled

Country music star Reba Mcentire's U.S. Tv sitcom Malibu Country has been axed after just one season.MCEntire played a divorced woman attempting to revive her singing career on the series, which debuted on America's Abc...

Gene Simmons Wants To Bring Flop Comic Jon Sable Back To Screens

Rocker Gene Simmons is eager to breathe new life into his short-lived 1980s Tv adaptation of comic book Jon Sable and revive the series for a new generation of fans.The Kiss frontman bought the rights...

Ashley Jensen Hated Los Angeles Move

Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen was devastated when production on the hit Tv show moved to Los Angeles as she struggled to adapt to life in the city.The pilot episode of the comedy series was...

Networks To Announce Fall Line-ups, Will 'Csi:ny,' 'Touch' And 'Go On' Survive?

Crime drama CSI NY, Matthew Perry's 'Go On' and Fox's 'Touch,' starring Kiefer Sutherland are amongst the television shows in danger of being cancelled when the networks announce their fall line-ups in the coming weeks....

One Republic Axe Glasgow Show

One Republic have cancelled a show in Glasgow, Scotland on Friday night (26Apr13) due to illness.The Apologize hitmakers were due to play at the city's O2 Abc venue, but the gig has been postponed after...

Difficult Mutual Decision: Mike Kelley, 'Revenge' Creator Leaves Show

Mike Kelley, the creator of Revenge will be leaving the show, regardless of whether or not it gets re-commissioned, Deadline.com has reported. There’s speculation over why exactly he’s come to the end of the road...

Producers Pull Bomb-themed Castle After Boston Marathon Tragedy

Producers behind Nathan Fillion's hit U.S. crime drama Castle have postponed an upcoming bomb-themed episode out of respect for the victims of the Boston Marathon attacks.Three people were killed and over 100 others injured on...

Krysten Ritter's Axed Sitcom To Air Online

Krysten Ritter and James Van Der Beek's cancelled comedy Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23 will live out its remaining days online.Bosses at America's Abc network scrapped the show earlier this year (13) due...

Man Arrested Following Stabbing At Arizona Music Festival

A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a concert-goer at the Country Thunder Festival in Arizona over the weekend (13-14Apr13).Thousands of fans turned out to watch performances by Brantley Gilbert, Toby Keith and Lady...

Snoop Lion Creates Theme Song For Revived U.s. Tv Soap

Snoop Lion has recorded a new theme for revived U.S. soap One Life To Live.The rapper-turned-reggae star, aka Snoop Dogg, previously appeared on the soap when it was on Abc, and now he has agreed...

Barbara Walters Denies Reports She's Retiring

U.S. broadcasting veteran Barbara Walters has shut down reports she is set to retire next year (14).Rumours the 84-year-old newswoman was stepping away from the spotlight in May, 2014 hit the Internet last month (Mar13)...

Motown Hitmaker Deke Richards Loses Cancer Battle

Motown songwriter Deke Richards has passed away at the age of 68.The hitmaker, real name Dennis Lussier, lost his battle with esophageal cancer at a hospice in Washington on Sunday (24Mar13). Richards was part...

Splash: Did You Enjoy Watching D-list Celebs Jump Into A Swimming Pool?

Splash, ABC's new reality diving competition, premiered on Tuesday evening (March 19, 2013), to a mixed response on Twitter. Based on the UK version hosted by Olympic diver Tom Daley, Splash sees 10 celebrities train...

Sofia Vergara Looks To The Future, Begins Freezing Her Eggs

Sofia Vergara, the Colombian actress and star of Modern Family, has revealed she is having her eggs frozen as she looks to the future with fiance Nick Loeb. Vergara, 40, told Vogue magazine that she's...

Marlee Matlin Wants Tv Bosses To Make Soap Opera Deaf Friendly

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin is calling on bosses behind All My Children to make the hit U.S. Tv soap opera more accessible to viewers who are hard of hearing.The Oscar-winning actress, who has been deaf...

Mandy Moore Dropped From New Tv Pilot

Singer/actress Mandy Moore has been dropped from her new Tv pilot Pulling after producers decided to take her character in a "different direction".The Tangled star was set to play one of three dysfunctional women in...

Joy Behar To Leave The View After 16 Years

Comedienne Joy Behar is quitting as co-host of hit U.S. talk show The View after 16 years.Behar has been a member of the all-female panel since the series premiered in 1997, but now the 70...

Anthony Edwards' Zero Hour Cancelled

Anthony Edwards' new Tv series Zero Hour has been axed after just three episodes.The former Er star made his big return to the small screen in the conspiracy thriller, in which he played the boss...

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Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record

Have you seen Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood already? Statistically speaking...

'Game Of Thrones' Musical Is Made A Reality... Sort Of...

For the first ever US Red Nose Day on NBC, all the stops were pulled out. What happens when you...

'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic

Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper's 1982 haunted house movie 'Poltergeist' is so iconic that remaking it has always...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Was A Special Challenge For Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy has made a name for himself with films like 'Inception', 'The Dark...

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

Christmas has come early. Well, Christmas advertising has come early...

Brandon Flowers - I Can Change [Lyric] Video

With his new solo album 'The Desired Effect' out now, the Killers frontman Brandon...

Cooties - Trailer

Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal?...

The Cribs Have Released Their New Video And It Features Some Interesting Guests

Indie-rock band The Cribs have been delighting audiences with their unique blend...

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