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Sopranos Stars Weep On The Red Carpet

The cast of THE SOPRANOS fought back the tears on the red carpet of the show's final season premiere last night (27MAR07). Leading man JAMES GANDOLFINI (TONY SOPRANO) joined his on-screen family and mobsters at...

Espn Leads In Sports Emmy Nods

As usual, ESPN dominated nominations for Sports Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. ESPN received 26 nominations, but NBC, thanks in large part to its coverage...

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

Comic Jeni Apparent Suicide Victim

Stand-up comic Richard Jeni, a frequent guest on the Tonight show and the star of several HBO comedy specials, died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday. Jeni was also the star of one of...

Spike Lee Receives Journalism Award

One of the most prestigious awards in print and broadcast journalism, the annual George Polk Award, has been won by director Spike Lee for his HBO documentary, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four...

Former Oz Star: 'Elevator Death Accidental'

LATEST: Former OZ star GRANVILLE ADAMS, who allegedly pushed a man to his death in an elevator shaft last Saturday (03FEB07), insists he was acting in self-defence. The actor, who played ZAHIR ARIF on the...

Former Oz Actor Charged In Homicide Case

Actor GRANVILLE ADAMS, who appeared in the US network HBO prison drama series OZ, has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who fell down an elevator shaft during a fight in...

Sag Lets Sunshine In

Little Miss Sunshine was increasingly looking like the 'little film that could" Sunday as it received the Screen Actors Guild's top trophy at the union's awards ceremonies in Los Angeles. The independent film, snatched up...

Sag Spreads Tv Awards Around

Hugh Laurie of Fox's House and Chandra Wilson of ABC's Grey's Anatomy took the top acting awards for TV dramatic series at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards. Alec Baldwin of NBC's 30 Rock and America...

Sundance Film Seeks Probe Of Abu Ghraib

Rory Kennedy, who was born after her father, Senator Robert Kennedy, was assassinated in 1968, has expressed the hope that her documentary, Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, which is competing at this year's Sundance Film Festival,...

Golden Globes Expand Award Show Parties

There were seven post-Golden Globe Awards parties scheduled for last night (15JAN07) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel - two more than in previous years. For the first time, US cable network E! teamed with the...

Golden Globes Expand Award Show Parties

There were seven post-Golden Globe Awards parties scheduled for last night (15JAN07) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel - two more than in previous years. For the first time, US cable network E! teamed with the...

West To Star In New Tv Show

KANYE WEST and BORAT director LARRY CHARLES have teamed up to develop a new series for US cable TV network HBO. The as-yet-untitled project will focus on a day in the Grammy Award-winning rapper's life....

Houston Auction Included Other People's Possessions

LATEST: A high-profile auction featuring items owned by WHITNEY HOUSTON actually included many possessions that didn't even belong to the singer. A New Jersey storage company applied for a court order to sell Houston's belongings...

Sigler Scared Of Sopranos Ending

SOPRANOS star JAMIE-LYNN SIGLER is dreading the end of the mob drama this year (07) - admitting she's "sad" and "scared" for the future. The 25-year-old actress has played TONY SOPRANO's daughter MEADOW since the...

Dreamworks' Dreamgirls: They Can Dream,can't They?

Despite the fact that it will be playing in about a quarter of the theaters showing Paramount/Dreamworks' Night at the Museum, analysts are predicting that the musical Dreamgirls has a fighting chance of unseating the...

Make-up Artist D'amore And Husband Found Dead

Emmy award winning make-up artist HALLIE D'AMORE and her photographer husband RICHARD were found dead on Friday (15DEC06) at their home in Venice, California. Hallie D'Amore, 64, who was nominated for an Academy Award in...

Stone Fined For Filming Interview With Castro

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control has disclosed that Oliver Stone's Santa Monica, CA-based Ixtlan production company and four unidentified individuals had agreed to pay $6,322,20 to settle allegations of violations of the...

The Preacher Set For Us Tv

Cult comic book character THE PREACHER is set for a rebirth on US TV after director KEVIN SMITH's plans to turn the project into a major movie fell flat. Smith, a comic book aficionado, planned...

Viewers Won't Notice Cleaned-up Sopranos, Says A&e

The A&E channel maintains that viewers will barely notice the deletions of nudity, graphic violence, and foul language when repeats of The Sopranos begin airing on the channel beginning Jan. 10. Tom Moody, A&E's vice...

Movie Reviews: Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny

Critics are having a tough time figuring out just what to make of Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, based on the Jack Black-Kyle Gass show on HBO. Kevin Crust in the Los Angeles...

Davis Desperate For Satc Movie

KRISTIN DAVIS is desperate to star in a movie version of hit TV show SEX AND THE CITY, and hopes co-stars SARAH JESSICA PARKER and KIM CATTRALL can settle their differences and allow the project...

Report: Sex & The City Movie Back On Track

"Substantial negotiations" have begun between HBO and the four stars of Sex & the City" to produce a movie version of the series, according to the gossip magazine OK! Such a movie had been prominently...

Burstyn Bemused By 14-Second Emmy Nomination

Veteran actress ELLEN BURSTYN was baffled by her nomination for a Best Supporting Actress Emmy award this year (06), because she appeared on screen for a mere 14 seconds. The REQUIEM FOR A DREAM...

Maher Sparks Outrage With Irwin Halloween Costume

US talk show host BILL MAHER has sparked outrage after appearing at numerous Hallowe'en parties over the weekend (ends29OCT06) dressed as Crocodile Hunter STEVE IRWIN, complete with a bloody stingray barb attached to a khaki...

Kazakhstan Takes Out Ad To Counter Borat

In an apparent effort to counter what today's (Wednesday) Editor and Publisher describes as "a major, if probably hysterical, hit to its image" from the upcoming Sacha Baron Cohen movie Borat, the government of Kazakhstan...

How "Smart" Is Releasing Five Seasons Of A Single Series?

Get Smartmight not rank as one of television's most memorable classics, but the DVD release of the series, which originally aired between 1965 and 1970, will be memorable in its own right as the first...

Paramount Boss Mocks Cruise Axing

Paramount studio boss BRAD GREY mocked his studio's rift with TOM CRUISE at a pre-Emmys party on Saturday (26AUG06), by 'axing' TV hit THE SOPRANOS. Grey is reportedly furious that Viacom boss SUMNER REDSTONE -...

Critics Praise Emmys Show

Emmy voters, often hooted by TV critics after the awards are presented, were generally being congratulated all around by them for, as Verne Gay remarked in today's Newsday, finally getting it right -- awarding 24...

Evans Fumes Over Entourage Character

Movie-maker ROBERT EVANS is reportedly furious over a new character in TV hit ENTOURAGE, which appears to parody him. THE COTTON CLUB producer was approached by US cable network HBO earlier this year (06) to...

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