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Production On Constantine Tv Series Halted

Production on the new U.S. Tv adaptation of hit comic books Constantine has been abruptly halted over questions about the show's future.Network bosses at Nbc decided to cap the show at its initial order of...

Bill Cosby Loses Sixth Stand-up Show Amid Sex Assault Accusations

Comedian Bill Cosby's escalating sex scandal has cost him another show on his U.S. stand-up tour after promoters in Connecticut pulled plans for a gig in January (15).Foxwoods Resort Casino officials announced on Monday (24Nov14)...

Bill Cosby Stand-up Shows Axed As Another Alleged Sexual Assault Victim Speaks Out

Promoters behind embattled comedian Bill Cosby's upcoming stand-up gigs in Arizona and Nevada have scrapped the shows in the wake of his sexual assault scandal, after an eighth woman came forward with accusations of inappropriate...

Country Star Jason Isbell Courted For The Voice Audition

Country singer Jason Isbell is laughing off a request from a producer from U.S. talent show The Voice to audition for the hit series.The former Drive-By Truckers member received a bizarre email from an unnamed...

Another Actress Comes Forward With Bill Cosby Allegations

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest star Louisa Moritz has become the latest woman to come forward accusing comedian Bill Cosby of allegedly taking advantage of her as a young actress.The Cosby Show star has...

Bill Cosby's Netflix Special Postponed Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

Bill Cosby's Netflix comedy special has been postponed amid an ongoing sex scandal.Bill Cosby 77 was slated to air on 28 November (14), but the company's bosses have pulled the show after three women accused...

Nick Cannon To Replace Robin Leach As Lifestyles Host

Mariah Carey's estranged husband Nick Cannon has signed on to host a new Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous Tv special.The actor/rapper-turned-Tv and radio personality will replace Brit Robin Leach, who has fronted the syndicated...

A Few Good Men Live Tv Production In The Works

Executives at American Tv network Nbc are developing a live production of Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men.The production originated as a Broadway show in 1989 and was adapted into a film starring Tom Cruise,...

Minnie Driver Confirmed For 'Peter Pan Live'

Minnie Driver has announced that she’s signed up for ‘Peter Pan Live’. The 44 year old actress will be the narrator of the piece and also star as the adult Wendy Darling on the live...

Pippa Middleton In Talks For U.s. Tv Job - Report

British socialite Pippa Middleton is in talks to tackle a job as a U.S. Tv correspondent, according to a report.Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge's sister is said to have filmed a test shoot for America's Today...

Kevin Jonas Confirmed For Celebrity Apprentice

Pop star Kevin Jonas will compete against a host of famous faces in business challenges for upcoming U.S. Tv series Celebrity Apprentice.The singer hinted at his involvement in March (14) when he used Twitter.com to...

Nbc Pull The Plug On Comedies 'Bad Judge' And 'A To Z'

NBC are saying thanks but no thanks to two of their freshman comedies, ‘Bad Judge’ and ‘A to Z’. The cancellations are the network’s first of the season, after ABC led the way last week,...

Marley & Me Tv Sequel In The Works

Studio bosses are hoping to revive dog drama Marley & Me in a small screen sequel.Executives at America's Nbc network are developing a Tv project with the film's director David Frankel to create a follow-up...

The It Crowd Heading To America

Chris O'dowd's cult British sitcom The It Crowd is to be remade in the U.S.The Irish actor shot to fame alongside Richard Ayoade in the comedy about a pair of geeky computer technicians, which ran...

Will Ferrell's Anchorman-style Comedy Axed Before Premiere

Will Ferrell's ANCHORMAN-inspired comedy has been cancelled before its premiere.Bosses at America's Nbc network have axed Mission Control, the 1960s outer space-set sitcom that was slated to air as a mid-season replacement next year (15)....

Seth Rogen Confronts Studio Boss Who Axed Freaks And Geeks

Actor Seth Rogen turned on the Tv executive who cancelled his cult Tv series Freaks And Geeks after coming face to face with him at the weekend (11Oct14).The U.S. show, which launched the careers of...

Jennifer Lopez, Sofia Vergara And Pitbull Among Top 25 Latinos In Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez, Sofia Vergara and Pitbull have been named among the Top 25 Latinos in Entertainment by editors at The Hollywood Reporter.The Booty hitmaker has placed third on the list, while Modern Family actress Vergara...

Jay Leno Planning Tv Return With Car Show

Funnyman Jay Leno is heading back to Tv as the host of a new Cnbc show.Leno quit as the long-serving host of America's The Tonight Show in February (14), and he's already planning a comeback,...

Hollywood Defence Attorney Peter Knecht Dead At 78

A defence attorney who represented Robert Downey, Jr., Rob Lowe and Robert Blake has died at the age of 78.Peter Knecht passed away on Friday (03Oct14) after a two-year battle with cancer. Throughout...

Taylor Swift Confirmed As The Voice Mentor

Tv bosses at American network Nbc have confirmed Taylor Swift will mentor the contestants on the current season of talent show The Voice.Reports suggested the Shake It Off singer had agreed to help coaches Adam...

Yvette Nicole Brown Departs Community To Care For Sick Father

Actress Yvette Nicole Brown is leaving her role on cult Tv comedy Community in order to care for her ailing father.Brown has played Shirley Bennett on the series since 2009, but she announced on Tuesday...

Veteran Rapper Tim Dog's Death No Longer A Mystery

The mystery surrounding veteran rapper Tim Dog's death has been resolved following a 16-month investigation.Authorities in Mississippi issued an arrest warrant for the hip-hop star, real name Timothy Blair, three months after stories about his...

The Replacements Returning To U.s. Network 30 Years After Ban

Veteran punk rockers The Replacements are returning to America's Nbc network nearly 30 years after they were banned from sketch show Saturday Night Live.The Minnesota quartet served as musical guests for the long-running show in...

Joe Budden Surrenders To Police Over Assault Accusations

Rapper Joe Budden has surrendered to police in New York so he can answer allegations of assault and robbery after becoming a wanted man over the weekend (23-24Aug14).The Pump It Up hitmaker found himself on...

Emerald City Series Cancelled Before Its First Season

A Tv series inspired by The Wizard Of Oz has been cancelled before its debut.Emerald City was ordered straight-to-series in January (14), but creative differences with producers have led bosses at Nbc in the U.S....

Bad: Nbc Cancels 'Emerald City', Worse: Production Hadn't Even Started

You've really got to feel sorry for the production team that probably thought they had decent jobs in the pipeline after NBC announced plans for Emerald City, an 'Oz' inspired big-budget drama. The project by...

Cindy Crawford Fears Children Could Be Poisoned

Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber have taken their children out of a top California high school over fears they are at risk of poisoning.Presley Gerber, 15, and Kaia Gerber, 12, were supposed to...

Beloved Voice Of U.s. Tv Don Pardo Dead At 96

Veteran U.S. Tv voiceover star Don Pardo has died at the age of 96.He passed away in his sleep on Monday (18Aug14) at his home in Tucson, Arizona. Pardo was known to millions in...

Miley Cyrus' Concert Special Sparks Broadcasting Decency Investigation

Broadcasting standards officials in the U.S. have launched an investigation over allegations Miley Cyrus' recent concert special was unsuitable for primetime Tv.Officials at the Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) were inundated with viewer complaints after Miley...

Pharrell Williams And Ariana Grande To Kick Off Nfl's 95th Season

Singers Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande have been recruited to help launch the new American football season in September (14).The Happy hitmaker will perform in front of the crowd at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington...

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