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Joss Whedon To Write And Direct New 'Shield' Series

Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers, is to write and direct new action series S.H.I.E.L.D reports Screen Rant. The news follows the announcement that Whedon will be the writer and director of The Avengers...

Oscars Have New Producers

Following rumors appearing on numerous blogs, newspaper columns, and tabloid TV shows that Lorne Michaels had a lock on the producer's gig at next year's Oscar ceremony, it was announced Thursday that Craig Zadan and...

Taylor Swift Crashed Kennedy Wedding, Says Kathie Lee Gifford

Apparently, Taylor Swift and new beau Conor Kennedy were playing Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn this week when they crashed the wedding of Victoria Kenny's daughter, Kyle, last weekend.Victoria's stepmother Kathie Lee Gifford spoke about...

Abc Picks Up Jennifer Lopez Show 'The Fosters'

Jennifer Lopez will see her first post-American Idol take her to a path relatively untread in the past, as she looks to go behind the camera to produce her next on-screen project.Yesterday (August 23rd), Abc...

Will Networks Be Covering The Rnc Or Isaac?

The anchors of the three major evening newscasts -- Brian Williams of NBC, Diane Sawyer of ABC, and Scott Pelley of CBS -- are set to command the troops of network reporters who will be...

Angelina Jolie To Showcase Daughter Vivienne In 'Maleficent' Movie

Angelina Jolie 's youngest daughter is set to follow in her Oscar-winning mother's footsteps as she appears in the superstar's upcoming Disney movie 'Maleficent'.Vivienne Jolie-Pitt will play the role of young Princess Aurora in the...

Tony Scott Suicide Mystery: He Was Excited About Top Gun 2

The mystery surrounding Tony Scott 's death has become even more baffling, with the news that he was "burning with excitement" about making Top Gun 2. According to a report from The Metro,...

Football Star Michael Strahan To Join Kelly Ripa On Live!

It is looking increasingly likely that the former football star Michael Strahan will become Kelly Ripa's co-host on Live!. Multiple sources with inside knowledge of the situation have revealed that the Fox Sports presenter will...

Reports A Replacement For Regis Has Been Found

After nearly a year-long search following the departure of Regis Philbin, ABC has found a permanent co-host for Kelly Ripa on its morning Live! talk show. He's former football star Michael Strahan, who currently appears...

No Olympics -- But Nbc Still Tops Ratings Chart

After two weeks of Olympics domination, the latest Nielsen ratings list returned to normal -- "summer" normal, that is -- last week. And NBC still had three shows among the top ten, including the top...

Leno Responds To Budget Cuts -- In His Monologue

Jay Leno responded Tuesday to reports that NBC has steeply cut the budget of the Tonight show and that Leno himself had offered to take a cut in pay of as much as 25 percent...

Kelly Ripa's Co-host Will Be Football Star Michael Strahan

Kelly Ripa's co-host on 'Live with Kelly' has changed 59 times since Regis Philbin announced his retirement, though it appears a deal for a permanent successor has finally been inked. Former New York Giants star...

Michael Strahan's 'Live With Kelly' Deal Almost Done

It looks like Michael Strahan 's Live With Kelly deal has been signed, sealed and delivered, after Abc finally decided on a candidate trusted with replacing the inimitable Regis Philbin. The former football star has...

Coroner: 'Tony Scott Did Not Have Brain Cancer'

The Los Angeles Coroner's Chief of Operations has dismissed reports suggesting late director Tony Scott had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour prior to his tragic death on Sunday (19Aug12).The Top Gun filmmaker jumped...

Nbc Won't Air Democratic Convention On Wednesday

There was a time when all three major television networks broadcast the Republican and Democratic national conventions "gavel to gavel." No longer. In more recent years, they've reduced their coverage to one hour per night....

Video Of Scott's Suicide Jump Being Shopped To Tabloid Shows

TMZ has said that it has been offered video footage of director Tony Scott's suicide leap from the Vincent Thomas bridge in Los Angeles -- for a price. The gossip website said that it did...

Why Did Nbc Want Michael J. Fox's New Sitcom So Badly?

Michael J Fox will return to screens next year with a new sitcom on Nbc, partly based on his own life. Facing stiff competition from the other major networks, chairman Robert Greenblatt offered the actor...

Michael J Fox Will Return To Tv Sitcom After 12 Year Hiatus

The actor Michael J Fox will be making a return to TV after a lengthy hiatus, after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Bbc News reports. Fox retired from acting in 2000, when he had been...

Report Tony Scott Had Brain Tumor When He Committed Suicide

Action film director Tony Scott, whose films included Top Gun, Crimson Tide, The Taking of Pelham 123, The Last Boy Scout, and Beverly Hills Cop 2 , has died at age 68, an apparent suicide....

Tony Scott's Autopsy To Be Done Today

An autopsy on Tony Scott will be carried out today (20.08.12).The 'Top Gun' director was found dead after jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles yesterday (19.08.12) and authorities have confirmed they will...

Tony Scott Suffered From Inoperable Brain Cancer - Report

Tragic director Tony Scott had been diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, according to U.S. reports.The Top Gun filmmaker jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon (19Aug12), aged...

Tony Scott Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Cancer Before Death

Tony Scott 's death came as a great shock to the movie industry this week, though the context of the director's decision to commit suicide is beginning to take shape. A source close...

Viewers Watching More News, Believing It Less

The "believability" ratings of the major TV and print news organizations have taken another hit. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, only 56 percent of the...

Evelyn Lozada And Chad Beat Kardashian's Divorce 'Record'

Evelyn Lozada's divorce from football player Chad Johnson (formerly Chad Ochocinco) rivals Kim Kardashian's 72 day marriage to Kris Humphries. In fact, Evelyn Lozada and Chad lasted for an even shorter period of...

Is Michael J. Fox Readying His Return To Television?

After stepping aside from his long-running role on the sitcom Spin City in 2001, Michael J Fox looks as though he may be returning to television in his first staring role since he quit the...

Bidding War For Michael J Fox's Autiobiographical Comedy Show

Michael J Fox will return to prime-time television next year with a single-camera comedy project based on his own life. The iconic star of the 'Back to the Future' trilogy has teamed with director Will...

Journalist Booed For Robert Pattinson, Prince Charles Analogy

Robert Pattinson was left squirming in his seat during what proved to be an extremely uncomfortable interview with the New York Times journalist David Carr on Wednesday night (August 15, 2012). The Twilight star joined...

Michael J. Fox To Star In New Tv Show

Michael J. Fox is set to return to TV screens.The 51-year-old actor - who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991 - will come out of his early retirement to star in an upcoming Sony...

Crunch Time For Robert Pattinson

Echoing Jon Stewart's offer of Ben & Jerry's ice cream to loosen Robert Pattison's lips about his breakup with Kristen Stewart, ABC's Good Morning America attempted to entice him with Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal this...

For Nbc, Olympics Were Like Must-see-tv All Over Again

NBC's second-week coverage of the Olympics was down somewhat from the opening week, but by adding the Sunday wrap-up show London Gold to its schedule, the network managed to win the top eight positions on...

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