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Blockbuster -- A Shadow Will Remain

19th April 2011

Blockbuster, which once counted more than 4,000 stores in its domestic chain, will soon be pared down to around 600, according to the Dallas Morning News , which cited a filing by its new owner,...

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Dish Buys Blockbuster

6th April 2011

DISH Network has become the winning bidder for Blockbuster, it announced today (Wednesday). In a statement following the auction, the satellite TV service said that its bid was valued at approximately $320 million but that...

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Lady Gaga Kicks Adam Lambert Out Of Party

1st April 2011

Lady Gaga reportedly kicked Adam Lambert out of her birthday party.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker turned 25 on Monday (28.03.11) and the night before her birthday celebrated with a host of showiz pals in Los...

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Nicole Scherzinger Teases Cowell Over Make-up

18th March 2011

Nicole Scherzinger likes to tease Simon Cowell about his "powder face". The 'Don't Hold Your Breath' singer - who worked with Simon on the UK version of 'The X Factor' as a guest judge and...

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Will Morgan Be "Dangerous" To King?

22nd February 2011

CNN announced Tuesday that Piers Morgan's interview with Larry King will air on Wednesday night. It did not indicate whether the interview had been -- or will be -- pre-taped. However, it comes after King's...

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Film To Debut In Theaters And Vod On Same Day

16th February 2011

Satellite service DISH Network said Tuesday that it will make The Resident , starring Hillary Swank, available on so-called premium video-on-demand on Friday, the same day that it debuts in movie theaters. Although some studios...

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Jennifer Lopez Upset By Idol Eliminations

12th January 2011

Jennifer Lopez gets upset before 'American Idol' eliminations. The 41-year-old singer has joined Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson on the judging panel of the latest series of the star-search show but admitted yesterday (11.01.11) she...

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'Incredible' Cook Kristen Stewart

10th January 2011

Kristen Stewart is an "incredible" cook.The 20-year-old American actress stars with Garrett Hedlund in the movie adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel 'On The Road' and the actor admits his culinary skills will never be...

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Jessica Simpson Leaves 60 Per Cent Tip

10th January 2011

Jessica Simpson is a generous tipper.The singer, actress and reality TV star recently left an extra 60 per cent on a $500 restaurant bill after dining with her mother, assistant and two other friends at...

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Cook Book Collector Jake Gyllenhaal

9th January 2011

Jake Gyllenhaal collects cook books.The 'Love and Other Drugs' actor - who recently split from singer Taylor Swift - enjoys spending time in the kitchen and is "obsessed" with recipe collections.He said: "I've always loved...

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Jason Derulo Loves Cereal

9th January 2011

Jason Derulo's favourite food is cereal.The 21-year-old singer admits he is hopeless in the kitchen and would even serve his daily breakfast food for dinner if he was trying to impress a girl.He said: "I...

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Simon Cowell Hungry For Shepherd's Pie

6th January 2011

Simon Cowell's favourite meal is shepherd's pie.The music mogul loves to have the traditional British dish - which is made of lamb mince and vegetables in gravy and topped with mashed potatoes - for his...

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Mel B Wants More Children

4th January 2011

Mel B can't wait to have more children.The former Spice Girl - who has two daughters, Phoenix, 11, and three-year-old Angel from previous relationships and is also stepmother to husband Stephen Belafonte's seven-year-old girl Giselle...

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Ohio Court Rejects Satellite Operators' Claims

28th December 2010

In a 5-2 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against satellite operators DirecTV and DISH Network, who had challenged a state sales tax that was imposed on them but not on their cable competitors....

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Movie Reviews Somewhere

27th December 2010

Sofia Coppola's Somewhere got off to a so-so start, earning $196,200 between Wednesday and Sunday at seven theaters. Early reviews are diametrically at odds, with some reviewers designating it great art while others finding it...

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Quincy Jones Gave Amy Winehouse A Rat Recipe

18th December 2010

Quincy Jones once gave Amy Winehouse a rat recipe.The legendary producer - who has worked with some of the world's biggest stars - urged the 'Rehab' singer to cook the unusual dish during one of...

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Noel Gallagher In Talks To Judge Us X Factor

15th December 2010

Noel Gallagher is reportedly in talks to judge the US version of 'The X Factor'. Music mogul Simon Cowell is said to be keen on upstaging his former show 'American Idol' - who now have...

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Fox, Cablevision End Dispute; Cablevision's Unhappy

1st November 2010

Fox TV and Cablevision may have reached an agreement to end their 16-day stalemate over retransmission consent fees on Saturday -- in time to allow the third game of the World Series to be viewed...

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Fox May Yank Local Stations From Dish

22nd October 2010

New York area residents who may be considering switching to the DISH satellite service if Fox's dispute with Cablevision continues unresolved may have to think again -- as Fox on Thursday threatened to pull the...

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Food Fan Rhys Ifans

17th October 2010

Rhys Ifans loves cooking and even has a "signature dish".The Welsh actor loves spending time in the kitchen cooking up delicious treats - including his favourite dish of cawl - but finds his busy working...

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David Beckham Pays Big Bucks For Sandwich

12th October 2010

David Beckham paid $100 for a sandwich.The soccer star reportedly headed straight to the Barclay Prime restaurant on a recent visit to Philadelphia, where he splashed out on the expensive version of the region's traditional...

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Fox Dishes It Out; Yanks Channels

1st October 2010

The satellite DISH Network, which had previously benefited from retransmission disputes between cable companies and content providers, has now found itself embroiled in one itself with Fox's cable networks. At midnight, Fox halted sending signals...

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Lady Gaga To Buy Castle

28th September 2010

Lady Gaga wants to buy a British castle.The eccentric singer is believed to have fallen in love with the country - having previously professed a love for traditional UK dish fish and chips and British...

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Lonely Starlet Katherine Heigl

11th September 2010

Katherine Heigl had no friends when she moved to Hollywood.The 'Life As We Know It' actress - who has 20-month-old daughter Naleigh with husband Josh Kelley - lived with her mother Nancy until she was...

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Kendra Wilkinson's Pizza Fear

7th September 2010

Kendra Wilkinson has a phobia of pizzas.The former Playboy model used to work at Papa John's restaurant before she got famous and the experience of has left her unable to feast on the tasty Italian...

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Michael Cera's Scott Pilgrim Marketing Woes

31st August 2010

Michael Cera thinks 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' is "tricky" to market. The 22-year-old actor - who plays the geeky title character in the action comedy - admits he is not surprised 'The Expendables' beat...

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Satellite Tv Companies To Offer Internet Service

12th June 2006

Home-satellite competitors DirecTV and DISH network, who have each unsuccessfully tested systems to provide Internet services via satellite, will try again. The two companies announced Saturday that they had agreed to resell WildBlue's Internet service...

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Echostar Dishing Out Prepaid Cards

17th February 2006

EchoStar Communications, which operates the DISH home satellite service, has created a new option that allows customers to purchase a prepaid card, much like those sold to cell phone users. It is aimed at users...

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Dish And Lifetime Make Peace

2nd February 2006

Echostar's DISH network and Lifetime Television have resolved their rancorous dispute, and Lifetime has been restored to the satellite service, the companies said Wednesday. Neither company would discuss terms of the new agreement. Meanwhile, it...

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Lifetime Dishes It Out With Dish

24th January 2006

The Lifetime cable network's battle with Echostar's DISH satellite service has grown more volatile as the two companies go into a second week of negotiations while the women's channel remains blocked from DISH customers. DISH...

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