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Producers Blamed For Riot At Tv Audition

New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has blamed the producers of U.S. TV series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL for the riot that occurred at a recent audition for the show. Potential contestants for the forthcoming season...

Ugly Betty Moves Jobs To New York

LATEST: New York Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has welcomed UGLY BETTY's move from Los Angeles to New York, revealing it will create more than 200 jobs in the Big Apple. Producers last week (ends09May08) announced the...

The Police To Forest New York

Reunited rockers THE POLICE have struck a deal with New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG to forest the Big Apple with proceeds from their last ever live date. The trio and Bloomberg staged a press...

Bloomberg's Movie Dream

New York mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG dreams of a career in the movies, and used Tuesday's (27Nov07) Gotham awards to lobby Hollywood film makers. As a guest at the New York ceremony, Bloomberg promoted his cameo...

Mayor Bloomberg Cast In Sex + The City Film

New York City's Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has landed a role in the upcoming SEX + THE CITY movie. The city leader played himself in Sex and the City: The Movie during a shoot that took...

Goldberg Gets A Standing Ovation As She Makes Talk Show Debut

WHOOPI GOLDBERG won a standing ovation and a special welcome from New York's Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG when she made her debut on TV show THE VIEW on Tuesday morning (04Sep07). The comedienne was announced as...

Maguire Presented With Spider-man Week Proclamation

New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has presented actor TOBEY MAGUIRE with a proclamation officially declaring this week (begs30Apr07) to be Spider-Man Week. Bloomberg opened seven days of Spider-Man themed festivities this morning (30Apr07). Spider-Man...

Lee Calls On Nyc Mayor's Help

SPIKE LEE has called upon New York Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG to help him prepare for his new TV series about the prestigious position. The director spent some time with Bloomberg at Manhattan's City Hall on...

Glover Honoured By Directors Guild Of America

DANNY GLOVER was honoured by the Directors Guild Of America (DGA) yesterday (12SEP06) for his humanitarian work in the US and Africa. The LETHAL WEAPON actor was lauded at a ceremony in Los Angeles alongside...

Nyc Mayor Disgusted By Aviance Attack

LATEST: New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has blasted the gang who attacked drag star KEVIN AVIANCE on Saturday (10JUN06), insisting homophobia will not be tolerated. Gay icon Aviance, 37, had to have his jaw...

Lopez + Anthony Join Puerto Rican Day Parade

JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY gave New York's Puerto Rican Day a boost yesterday (11JUN06) when they joined city mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG on the parade route. The Puerto Rican couple made an unexpected appearance, thrilling...

Nyc Mayor Attends Damon Wedding

LATEST: New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG was one of the few guests to attend MATT DAMON's quickie wedding to LUCIANA BARROSO in the Big Apple on Friday (09DEC05). The mayor watched the OCEAN'S...

Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

Law And Order Stars Warned Over Police Costumes

Actors on hit US crimes shows LAW + ORDER AND CSI: NY will face arrest if they are spotted carrying police costumes to and from work. The change in the city's laws became apparent...

Cumming Slams Nyc Mayor

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING slammed New York Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG for his opposition to same-sex marriages at an awards ceremony in the city on Tuesday (29MAR05) - and received a standing ovation. As GOLDENEYE...

U2 Break New York Law

New York officials have refused to punish U2 for illegally driving a flat-bed truck through the city's streets - to thank them for bravely performing in Manhattan immediately after September 11 (01). The Irish...

Italian Politician Adds Weight To Sopranos Debate

DEPUTY ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER has added his weight to the growing clamour against THE SOPRANOS' depiction of Italians and Italian-Americans. GIANFRANCO FINI, the leader of Italy's rightwing NATIONAL ALLIANCE PARTY, took part in New...

The Producers' Shooting Location Is All About Bagels

MEL BROOKS has one major reason for choosing to shoot the film version of his musical THE PRODUCERS in Brooklyn, New York - the quality of the bagels. Brooklyn native Brooks' move to shoot...

Kristin Davis Nurturing Olympic Flame

SEX AND THE CITY star KRISTEN DAVIS has thrown her delicate frame behind New York's bid to host the 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES. Davis, who played CHARLOTTE YORK in the hit series, yesterday (19AUG04) attended...

Leary Sees Red At Set Neighbour

American wildman DENIS LEARY lived up to his fearsome reputation during a row over a tree on the set of new show RESCUE ME last week (ends16JUL04) - by screaming abuse at a local man....

Monkee In Smoking Argument

Former MONKEE MICKEY DOLENZ has dramatically changed his views on smoking, after a run-in with a New York bar tender. Dolenz, a vehement anti-smoker, was adamant about his stance on the subject when DES...

Calvin Becomes A Bill

Designer CALVIN KLEIN has helped launch a new law in New York thanks to his courtside basketball chat with NEW YORK KNICKS star LATRELL SPREWEL. Klein was escorted back to his seat at a...

Puffy Thrills Schoolkids With Surprise Visit

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS stunned students at a New York school when he made a surprise appearance to promote his fundraising efforts. Pupils at INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 218 cheered and clapped when the...

Grammy Awards To Return To Los Angeles

After moving to New York last year (02) the GRAMMY AWARDS are making a return to Los Angeles. The NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES announced yesterday that its 46th annual ceremony honouring...

Michael Caine's Fireworks Scare

British actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE was left horrified last night (15SEP03) when he and fellow party guests mistook a firework display for a terrorist attack. The GET CARTER star attended a posh dinner party...

Celia Cruz Has Music School Named After Her

A Bronx, New York music high school will be named in honour of late 'Queen of Salsa' CELIA CRUZ. New York mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG announced that the DEWITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL-LEHMAN COLLEGE CELIA CRUZ...

Jennifer Lopez Agrees To Meet Fan Mayor Bloomberg

One of JENNIFER LOPEZ's biggest fans will finally be granted an audience with his idol - the JERSEY GIRL actress has agreed to meet New York's MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. In May (03) Bloomberg told...

Anti-smoking Mayor Welcomes Whoopi's Nicotine-filled Show

Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has welcomed WHOOPI GOLDBERG's cigarette-puffing sitcom character to New York - despite banning indoor smoking in the Big Apple. WHOOPI, which hits screens in September (03), is the first sitcom to...

Clay Aiken Starts New Charity

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN has formed a new charity to benefit children with mental disabilities. Aiken made the surprise announcement of forming the BUBEL-AIKEN FOUNDATION last week (ends01AUG03) in New York City at...

Arnold Wants To Light Up

Cigar-smoking action hero ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is the latest star to hit out against MAYOR BLOOMBERG's strict anti-smoking policy in New York. The muscly TERMINATOR 3: THE RISE OF THE MACHINES star thinks the mayor...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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