17th July 2008

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Footwear Firm Funds Panettiere's Pop Career

HEROES star HAYDEN PANETTIERE has been given a boost as she attempts to crack the pop music market - bosses at U.S. clothing and footwear company...

17th July 2008 1:35



Martin Refused Access To Rooftop Party

COLDPLAY's U.S. tour started on a sour note for frontman CHRIS MARTIN when he was refused access to a pre-show party. The British rocker's name...

17th July 2008 1:35



Joel Regrets Atilla Album Cover

The cover of BILLY JOEL's first album with rock band ATILLA still haunts the PIANO MAN. Joel reluctantly posed as a barbarian, surrounded by chunks...

17th July 2008 1:35



Newton-john Insisted On Private Weddings

Singer OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN kept her recent double wedding a secret from everyone but her daughter CHLOE - because she feared the nuptials would become...

17th July 2008 1:35



Shakira Meets Colombian Captive

SHAKIRA has flown to Paris, France to meet recently freed political prisoner INGRID BETANCOURT. The singer was the first celebrity to note the...

17th July 2008 1:35



Grohl Illness Prompts Foo Fighters To Reschedule Shows

Rocker DAVE GROHL faces a race to get healthy after scrapping two FOO FIGHTERS shows due to "serious throat issues." The group postponed their...

17th July 2008 1:35



Suvari To Wed Again

AMERICAN BEAUTY star MEAN SUVARI is set to wed for a second time after accepting music producer SIMONE SESTITO's proposal during a recent Jamaican...

17th July 2008 1:35



The Things They Say 8912

"I'm doing that album just like PINK FLOYD's THE WALL - it's a movie more than an album... It's the best work I've ever done." Super producer...

17th July 2008 1:35



The Things They Say 8911

"She wants to feel that she's accomplished something in her life. She doesn't just want to be BILLY JOEL's wife and sit around and eat bonbons."...

17th July 2008 1:35



Fascinating Fact 5638

Former MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES guitarist NATE ALBERT has signed up as the new Vice-President of A+R at Universal Republic Records.

17th July 2008 1:35



Obama's Democratic Convention Goes Hip-hop

This year's (08) Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado will have an urban feel to it - KANYE WEST, PHARRELL WILLIAMS and WYCLEF JEAN...

17th July 2008 1:35



Rogen's Entourage Idea Dismissed By Tv Executives

KNOCKED UP star SETH ROGEN finds it tough watching TV show ENTOURAGE - because his idea for a similar inside-Hollywood expose series was turned down...

17th July 2008 1:35



Campbell Lusts After Lucky Lizards In Beach Dance Ad

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has teamed up with CARLOS SANTANA and a troupe of dancing lizards for a new SoBe Life Water ad. The British catwalk...

17th July 2008 1:35



O'neal Dealer Dubs Actress A 'Liar'

TATUM O'NEAL has been branded a liar by the man arrested for selling her drugs in New York last month (Jun08). Allen Garcia claims O'Neal hounded...

17th July 2008 1:35



Richards Denies Neighbours Are Hounding Her Out

LATEST: DENISE RICHARDS has hit back at reports she is selling her California home after falling out with angry neighbours. Recent reports suggested...

17th July 2008 1:35



Thompson To Pen My Fair Lady Remake

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has been commissioned to pen a screenplay for a MY FAIR LADY remake. The Howards End star won an Oscar for adapting...

17th July 2008 1:35



Chanel Inspires Maclaine's Jewellery Line

Playing fashion designer COCO CHANEL in a new TV movie has inspired actress SHIRLEY MACLAINE to develop a jewellery line. The Terms of Endearment...

17th July 2008 1:35



The Things They Say 8913

"I hate Los Angeles with a passion. I felt that way even when I was single and knocking on doors trying to get a job. We go there, work hard, have...

17th July 2008 1:35



Bundchen Dreams Of Punching The Paparazzi

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN is asking for a change in the law, so she can assault the photographers who camp outside her New York home. The Brazilian...

17th July 2008 1:35



Fascinating Fact 5639

Oscar winner HALLE BERRY is appearing in a series of public service announcements to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The campaign, due to begin...

17th July 2008 1:35



Alba Plans More Kids Soon

New mother JESSICA ALBA is planning more kids soon, fearing she'll never regain her sexy figure if she leaves another pregnancy too late. Alba is...

17th July 2008 1:35



The Things They Say 8914

"I've got a large MARGE in there... I've got a very big belly." MINNIE DRIVER feels very pregnant as she prepares to give birth for the first time in...

17th July 2008 1:35



Bb9 Rex: Being In The House Has Changed Me

While he faces eviction this week, Big Brother 9 contestant Rex Newmark says his time on the show has changed him for the better.Rex, a 24-year-old...

17th July 2008 6:01



Davies' Musical Dreams

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES has written a musical which is named after the band's hit song COME DANCING. The show will open at London's Theatre Royal...

17th July 2008 7:01



Girls Aloud Set For Teen Tv Soap

British girl band GIRLS ALOUD will star in a teenage soap set in the music business - with the main character based on AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON...

17th July 2008 7:01



Mark Ronson 'Approves' Of Lindsay And Samantha Relationship

LINDSAY LOHAN and SAMANTHA RONSON's reported romance has received its blessing from the DJ's music producer brother MARK - who "approves" of their...

17th July 2008 7:01



Wood Took Russian To Previous Rehab

ROLLING STONES star RONNIE WOOD took the Russian cocktail waitress he has allegedly been in a relationship with to a previous stint in rehab,...

17th July 2008 7:01



Madonna To Reunite Spears And Timberlake?

MADONNA is reportedly eager to reunite former couple BRITNEY SPEARS and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE for her upcoming Sweet + Sticky tour. The Holiday hitmaker...

17th July 2008 7:01



Jolie Doctor: 'Twins Are Cute'

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's twin babies are "so cute", according to the doctor who delivered them. The actress gave birth to son Knox Leon and...

17th July 2008 7:01



The Things They Say 8915

"What was breathtaking was the entrance to Glastonbury, when you come over the hill and you see those tents. I was like, 'Wait a minute, this isn't a...

17th July 2008 7:01



Fascinating Fact 5640

AVRIL LAVIGNE will have to change the pseudonym she uses to check into hotels after using it as the name of her new clothing line. She has christened...

17th July 2008 7:01



Barlow's Wife Pregnant With Third Child

TAKE THAT star GARY BARLOW is to become a dad for the third time. The Never Forget singer, 37, and his wife Dawn are expecting the new tot in...

17th July 2008 7:01



Hilton Rejected By Ronaldo

PARIS HILTON's attempts to flirt with soccer star CRISTIANO RONALDO ended in disaster as the star's romantic advances were rejected, according to...

17th July 2008 7:01



Smith's Son Joins Stars At High School Football Team

Tickets to see high school football games at Oaks Christian School in Westlake, California have become a hot item thanks to the team's new recruit -...

17th July 2008 7:01



Klum's Legs Insured For $2.2 Million

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM'S shapely pins are insured for $2.2 million - but one leg is insured for $200,000 (GBP100,000) less than the other because of a...

17th July 2008 7:01



Braff Set To Quit Scrubs

Actor ZACK BRAFF is to hang up his SCRUBS and quit the TV medical comedy. Show creator Bill Lawrence has confirmed the upcoming season of Scrubs...

17th July 2008 7:01



The Things They Say 8917

"I'd rather stick needles in my eyes than go play golf." TIN CUP star KEVIN COSTNER admits he only tackles the sport in the movies.

17th July 2008 7:01



Fascinating Fact 5641

Moviemaker JOHN LANDIS has been added to WIM WENDERS' Venice Film Festival jury in Italy. Landis will join previously-announced judges VALERIA...

17th July 2008 7:01



The Things They Say 8916

"She's beautiful in a way you can't quite understand." WOODY ALLEN on his latest muse, PENELOPE CRUZ.

17th July 2008 7:01



Cruz Still Haunted By Desperate Days At The Sunset Marquis

PENELOPE CRUZ hates revisiting Los Angeles hang-out the Sunset Marquis because the hotel reminds her of the dark days of her first trip to...

17th July 2008 7:01



Angelina Jolie's Twins Are "So Cute", Says Doctor

Angelina Jolie's new children Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline are "so cute", according to the doctor who delivered them.The twins were born at the...

17th July 2008 8:42



Comedian Andy Dick Held In Drug And Sexual Battery Arrest

US comedian Andy Dick has been arrested on drug and sexual battery charges in California.The 42-year-old, who starred in Road Trip and Old School,...

17th July 2008 9:12



Zach Braff To Leave Scrubs After Eighth Season

Zach Braff is to depart Sacred Heart hospital after eight seasons on Scrubs.The medical comedy is about to begin its eighth instalment on US network...

17th July 2008 9:43



Media Go Nuts Over Rev. Jackson's Remark

"Nuts" may not have been one of the words listed in George Carlin's "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television," but most television broadcast and...

17th July 2008 10:08



China Relents; To Allow Live Coverage Outside Olympic Venues

The International Olympic Committee indicated today (Thursday) that Chinese organizers have lifted restrictions that appeared to bar unauthorized...

17th July 2008 10:08



High Score For Fox's All-star Spots

It doesn't come close to the price advertisers willingly shell out for commercials on the Super Bowl, but $450,000 is about what most ad buyers are...

17th July 2008 10:08



Shows With No Actors Dominate Ratings

Suggesting that television networks may have little to lose by continuing to take a tough stance against the Screen Actors Guild, not a single TV...

17th July 2008 10:08



Florida Station Recruiting "Citizen Journalists"

WTSP-TV, a CBS affiliate covering the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg, FL area, is advertising for 20 people to become "citizen journalists" for the...

17th July 2008 10:10



Producers "Sweeten" Final Offer To Sag

In an effort to end the bargaining impasse with the Screen Actors Guild, the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Wednesday...

17th July 2008 10:10



Hollywood Landmark To Be Site Of Star Wars Premiere

The theater once known as Grauman's Egyptian and the site of numerous searchlight-and-glitter movie premieres in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s will be...

17th July 2008 10:10



Redstone Renews Dispute With Daughter

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone, who has had a volatile relationship with many of the executives who have worked with him, has reignited a dispute...

17th July 2008 10:10



Theaters Dragging Heels On Conversion To 3-D

The hoped-for transition of movie theaters to 3-D projection has progressed much more slowly than originally anticipated, forcing Warner Bros. to...

17th July 2008 10:15



Movie Reviews: Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

Comic books make another return to the movie theaters this weekend, with Hellboy 2: The Golden Army , starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo...

17th July 2008 10:15



Movie Screens To Go The Way Of Second Bags On Us Airways

In-flight movies will become a thing of the past on US Airways beginning in November, the airline said Wednesday. It noted that equipment and...

17th July 2008 10:15



Ge Won't Sell Nbc, Zucker Says

Despite NBC's woes, General Electric has no intention to sell the network, NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker told the Associated Press on Thursday....

17th July 2008 10:15



Wga To Target American Idol

Maintaining that many of the "producers" of reality and game shows are actually unrepresented writers who receive fewer benefits than their...

17th July 2008 10:26



Canadian-filmed Series Debuts On Cbs

As if to remind the Screen Actors Guild that not all actors reside in the U.S., CBS tonight (Friday) premieres Flashpoint , produced with Canada's...

17th July 2008 10:26



Starz: Make Your Own 3-D Glasses

Young viewers of the 3-D version of Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour , which will air on Starz on Demand and Starz HD on...

17th July 2008 10:26



Bravo Unveils Web App

Despite an avalanche of promotion for Apple's new 3G iPhone, which hits store shelves today (Friday), and the associated applications for it, only...

17th July 2008 10:26



Heading For A Long Impasse?

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers signaled Thursday that it was done negotiating with the Screen Actors Guild and that its...

17th July 2008 10:32



Award-winning Actress Judy Davis Wins Libel Suit

Australian actress Judy Davis has indirectly taken on media mogul Rupert Murdoch in a libel suit -- and won. Davis had sued the Sydney Daily...

17th July 2008 10:32



Clash Of The Flawed Superheroes

It will be a fierce fight between seriously flawed superheroes over the weekend, as Hellboy II: The Golden Army takes on Hancock at the box office....

17th July 2008 10:32



Movie Reviews: Hellboy Ii: The Golden Army

Hellboy II: The Golden Army has added to its collection of positive early reviews it receive on Thursday. Most of the new praise is going to director...

17th July 2008 10:32



Movie Reviews: Journey To The Center Of The Earth

Critics are suggesting that Journey to the Center of the Earth , starring Brendan Fraser, is as much a ride as it is a movie and that it should...

17th July 2008 10:32



Movie Reviews: Meet Dave

It's hard to imagine any movie with a title like Meet Dave doing well at the box office, even a movie starring Eddie Murphy. But some critics suggest...

17th July 2008 10:33



Google Spurns New Viacom Demand

Google has refused to provide Viacom with information about whether YouTube employees have uploaded clips of Viacom-owned movies or television shows...

17th July 2008 10:33



Dvd Targets Tv Torture Plots

Ken Robinson, a former Army Special Forces intelligence officer, who created the shortlived series E-Ring in 2005 for Jerry Bruckheimer Productions...

17th July 2008 10:33



The Muppets: The Smithsonian Exhibit

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington on Saturday unveiled its latest exhibit, "Jim Henson's Fantastic World," featuring 14 of Henson's famous...

17th July 2008 10:37



Onetime Enemy Country Hosts Miss Universe Pageant

Nearly a billion people tuned in to watch Donald Trump's Miss Universe contest, broadcast from the Diamond Bay Resort in Nha Trang, near Ho Chi Minh...

17th July 2008 10:37



The Muppets: The Smithsonian Exhibit

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington on Saturday unveiled its latest exhibit, "Jim Henson's Fantastic World," featuring 14 of Henson's famous...

17th July 2008 10:37



Tony Snow Succumbs To Cancer At Age 53

Tony Snow, a Fox television commentator and host who served as President Bush's press secretary for 17 months beginning in April 2006, died Saturday...

17th July 2008 10:37



Hellboy Ii Winner Of Superhero Weekend

As predicted, the box-office battle between two superheroes, Hellboy and Hancock, proved to be close. But in the end Universal's Hellboy II: The...

17th July 2008 10:37



Journey Does Well In 3-D Theaters, Not So Well In Others

About 57 percent of the weekend revenue for Journey to the Center of the Earth came from 34 percent of the theaters showing it -- those that were...

17th July 2008 10:37



How Much Are Photos Of Brangelina's Kids Worth?

Publicists and photo agency executives were speculating today (Monday) about how much photos of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's twins, a boy and a...

17th July 2008 10:37



Video Spending Defies Overall Economic Plunge

Although overall retail spending continues to fall, consumer spending for home video rentals and sales during the first six months of this year were...

17th July 2008 10:38



Judge In Betamax Case Dies

Federal Judge Warren Ferguson, whose decision in the so-called Betamax case in 1979 set the stage for the home-video revolution, died on June 25 in...

17th July 2008 10:38



'40s Star Keyes Dies

Evelyn Keyes, who appeared in Gone With the Wind as Scarlett O'Hara's sister Suellen, and in The Jolson Story as Jolson's wife Ruby Keeler, among...

17th July 2008 10:38



More Idol Speculation

Fox continued to hint that it is planning to make changes to American Idol when it returns in January in order to recapture some of the audience it...

17th July 2008 10:38



Fleeing Abc-tv Viewers Wind Up At Abc.com

Although the overall audience for broadcast television programs continues to decline, at least some of the departing viewers may be catching the...

17th July 2008 10:38



San Francisco Jumps On Board Wga's Idol "Truth Tour"

The city of San Francisco, which since its early days has proudly proclaimed itself to be a union town, has announced its support of the Writers...

17th July 2008 10:38



Former Talk Show Host Les Crane Dead At 74

Les Crane, who completely revamped the look of the late-night television show by having the audience surround the set and then wading into the...

17th July 2008 10:39



Superheroes Show Box Office Strength

The superhero take-over of the box office continued apace over the weekend as Universal's Hellboy II: The Golden Army took over first place with...

17th July 2008 10:39



First Movie Reviews: The Dark Knight

The London Daily Mirror claimed today (Tuesday) that it was publishing the first major newspaper review of the upcoming Batman movie, The Dark Night...

17th July 2008 10:39



Report: Sag To Submit Deal To Members

The Screen Actors Guild may submit the final offer of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to a membership vote at the end of this...

17th July 2008 10:39



Netflix Movies To Debut On Xbox

The 510.3 million owners of Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game player will be able to use it to stream thousands of movies from Netflix, the video...

17th July 2008 10:39



'Jarvis Rocker' On Next Album?

It appears JARVIS COCKER may be giving vent to his inner rock monster on his forthcoming album.The former PULP frontman has said he intends to test...

17th July 2008 10:43



Stalemate Between Actors' Union And Studios Continues

A 'de facto strike' is looming in Hollywood after studios and an actors' union group failed to reach agreement over a new pay deal.The Screen Actors'...

17th July 2008 11:34



Lily Allen Meets With London Mayor For Knife Crime Talks

Lily Allen and London mayor Boris Johnson have met to discuss plans to tackle rising knife crime in the capital.The Smile star had written an appeal...

17th July 2008 12:24



The Verve Scrap Gig

British rockers THE VERVE were forced to cancel a concert in Italy after frontman RICHARD ASHCROFT fell ill. The singer has been diagnosed with...

17th July 2008 12:25



Mccartney To Play In Israel?

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is to play a historic gig in Israel 40 years after THE BEATLES were banned from the country, according to reports. The Fab Four...

17th July 2008 12:25



Wilson's Praise For Spector

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has hailed accused murderer PHIL SPECTOR as the most important musician of all time. Spector, 67, is accused of...

17th July 2008 12:25



Wood 'Broke Teenager's Heart'

LATEST: The mother of the Russian teenager accused of having an affair with ROLLING STONE star RONNIE WOOD fears her daughter has been emotionally...

17th July 2008 12:25



Cruz Takes Aim At 'Unacceptable' Spanish Media

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ fears for her life every time she steps out in her native Spain because aggressive cameramen follow her every move. The...

17th July 2008 12:25



Mcconaughey Sets Up Record Label

Actor MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is turning his attentions to a new project - he has set up his own record company. The A Time To Kill star has already...

17th July 2008 12:25



Parker Denies Mole Removal

LATEST: SARAH JESSICA PARKER has denied she has gone under the knife to remove a beauty spot from her face - insisting she has not had plastic...

17th July 2008 12:25



Writers Protest Against American Idol

Hollywood writers have launched a protest against U.S. talent show AMERICAN IDOL - accusing TV bosses of underpaying workers. Officials at the...

17th July 2008 12:25



Cyrus' Rude Gesture To Paparazzi

Teen star MILEY CYRUS has been pictured giving a rude hand gesture to a group of paparazzi photographers. The Hannah Montana singer/actress was...

17th July 2008 12:25



German Rock Fan Killed At Magic Circle

The organisers of Germany's summer heavy metal festival Magic Circle have been rocked by tragedy after learning a music fan was killed as he left the...

17th July 2008 12:25



Ghostly Goings On At Joel's Former Home

BILLY JOEL had to rethink his views on things that go bump in the night after confronting a ghost in his former East Hampton, New York home. The...

17th July 2008 12:25



Simmons Lands New Reality Show Role

KISS star GENE SIMMONS is to front a new reality TV show which will see contestants composing music jingles. The programme, simply titled Jingles,...

17th July 2008 12:25



Bynes 'Dating Macfarlane'

HAIRSPRAY star AMANDA BYNES has sparked rumours she is dating FAMILY GUY creator SETH MACFARLANE - after they were spotted enjoying a night out...

17th July 2008 12:25



Heather Goes To Hollywood

LATEST: HEATHER MILLS is following through on her promise to move to Los Angeles - the former glamour model has been spotted house-hunting in...

17th July 2008 12:25



Horseplay For Ferrell + Beckham

Hollywood funnyman WILL FERRELL and soccer star DAVID BECKHAM have became the proud owners of a racehorse. The stars were awarded part-ownership of...

17th July 2008 12:25



Blair Inundated With Gay Love Offers

Hollywood actress SELMA BLAIR is regularly propositioned by lesbians because of her three on-screen girl-on-girl love scenes. The 36-year-old, who...

17th July 2008 12:25



Talks Fail To Calm Strike Fears

LATEST: Talks to prevent a looming Hollywood actors strike have broken down - with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) failing to reach an agreement with...

17th July 2008 12:25



Lil Wayne Celebrates Fortnight At Top Of Us Album Chart

Lil Wayne has retained the number one spot in the US album chart. The rap star's Tha Carter III returned to the top of the Billboard Hot 200 last...

17th July 2008 12:34



Perry Farrell 'Welcomes Glasto Competition'

Lollapalooza organiser Perry Farrell has said he would welcome competition from Glastonbury should he choose to bring his festival overseas.After...

17th July 2008 15:14



Barenaked Ladies Star To Contest Drug Charges

LATEST: BARENAKED LADIES frontman STEVEN PAGE has decided to contest his charge of cocaine possession, despite allegedly admitting to police he was...

17th July 2008 16:11



Mcfly Star Jones' Bizarre Osbournes Encounter

MCFLY star DANNY JONES backed out of a fling with KELLY OSBOURNE - after meeting her hell-raising dad OZZY in his underpants. The pop singer went...

17th July 2008 16:11



Lang Unfazed By 'Man' Comments

Singer k.d. lang is often mistaken for a man by passers-by - but confesses she quite likes the attention. The gay star admits she has masculine...

17th July 2008 16:11



Roger Daltrey: 'Jack Black Is Like Elvis'

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is begging JACK BLACK to quit acting and become a full-time rocker - likening the TENACIOUS D frontman to ELVIS...

17th July 2008 16:11



Death Row Owners Sued For $25 Million

The new owners of rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's Death Row Records are facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit - over claims the purchase of the...

17th July 2008 16:11



Holmes' Tv Return Confirmed By Network

LATEST: Actress KATIE HOLMES' will return to the small screen with a guest role in U.S. TV show ELI STONE, network bosses have confirmed. Holmes was...

17th July 2008 16:11



Dick Posts Bail After Arrest For Exposing Teen's Breasts

LATEST: U.S. funnyman ANDY DICK has been released from jail following his arrest on Wednesday (16Jul08) on suspicion of drug possession and sexual...

17th July 2008 16:11



Reality Competition Hosts To Be Honoured At 2008 Emmys

AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST and supermodel HEIDI KLUM have picked up their first Emmy nominations, after the 2008 Primetime TV Awards introduced...

17th July 2008 16:11



Parker Goes From Unsexy To Sexy

SARAH JESSICA PARKER has been hailed this year's (08) unexpected crush by a U.S. men's magazine bidding to make up with the actress after calling her...

17th July 2008 16:11



The Simpsons To Return To Big Screen

THE SIMPSONS is heading back to the big screen - creator MATT GROENING has confirmed a sequel to last year's (07) hit movie. The animated comedy...

17th July 2008 16:11



West Side Story Returns

WEST SIDE STORY is returning to the Broadway stage, more than 50 years after it first debuted in New York. The new adaptation will be directed by...

17th July 2008 16:11



Jesse James Sued Over Undelivered Car

Former MONSTER GARAGE host JESSE JAMES is being sued by a U.S. man who claims the star failed to deliver a custom-made car he purchased for $420,000...

17th July 2008 16:11



Wedding Back On For Brook + Zane?

LATEST: British model/actress KELLY BROOK has sparked rumours still plans to marry Hollywood actor BILLY ZANE - despite the couple breaking up...

17th July 2008 16:11



All-star Game Hits Home

Tentative ratings for Tuesday night's extra-innings All Star Game gave Fox an easy win for the night as it drew an 8.0 rating and a 14 share in the...

17th July 2008 16:22



Ratings Are All About Talent

NBC's America's Got Talent remained the top show of the summer season last week, drawing 12.7 million viewers, the most to tune in to any network...

17th July 2008 16:22



Former L.a. D.a. Says Networks Have Imposed A Blackout On Him

Former Los Angeles District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi, who successfully prosecuted Charles Manson and his "family" for the Tate-LaBianca murders in...

17th July 2008 16:22



Nbc Planning Move To New World Trade Center Building

NBC has its eyes on new business headquarters at 7 World Trade Center, the first building to rise from the devastation of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack....

17th July 2008 16:22



Cuban Says There's No Such Thing As Online Hdtv

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who made a fortune during the "Internet bubble" when he sold his broadcast.com, which provided online multimedia...

17th July 2008 16:23



Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced...

17th July 2008 16:23



Amptp And Sag To Meet -- But Why?

Members of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers said Tuesday that they have agreed to meet informally with members of the Screen...

17th July 2008 16:23



Can Speed Racer Get Up To Speed On Dvd?

Warner Bros.' Speed Racer may have achieved distinction as the most spectacular flop of the summer in its theatrical release, but the studio's...

17th July 2008 16:23



Report: Disney To Announce Shanghai Disneyland After Olympics

Despite repeated denials from both sides of the negotiations, Disney and the Chinese government are expected to announce following the summer...

17th July 2008 16:25



Cannes Winner To Open New York Film Festival

Entre les Murs ( The Class ), the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at his year's Cannes Film Festival, has been selected to open the 46th New York...

17th July 2008 16:25



Hollywood Rescuing New Orleans

New Orleans may still remain a long way from recovering from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina, but a record number of movies and television...

17th July 2008 16:25



John Adams And Mad Men Lead Way For Tv Emmys

Drama series Mad Men has achieved 16 nominations for the television Emmy awards while historical drama John Adams has been nominated 23 times.Legal...

17th July 2008 16:34



Pete Doherty Arrested Warrant Issued

An arrest warrant has been issued for Pete Doherty after he failed to turn up to a court hearing over criminal damage charges today.The warrant was...

17th July 2008 17:54



Hollywood Rescuing New Orleans

New Orleans may still remain a long way from recovering from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina, but a record number of movies and television...

17th July 2008 18:35



Cannes Winner To Open New York Film Festival

Entre les Murs ( The Class ), the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at his year's Cannes Film Festival, has been selected to open the 46th New York...

17th July 2008 18:35



Report: Disney To Announce Shanghai Disneyland After Olympics

Despite repeated denials from both sides of the negotiations, Disney and the Chinese government are expected to announce following the summer...

17th July 2008 18:35



Can Speed Racer Get Up To Speed On Dvd?

Warner Bros.' Speed Racer may have achieved distinction as the most spectacular flop of the summer in its theatrical release, but the studio's...

17th July 2008 18:35



Amptp And Sag To Meet -- But Why?

Members of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers said Tuesday that they have agreed to meet informally with members of the Screen...

17th July 2008 18:35



Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced...

17th July 2008 18:35



Cuban Says There's No Such Thing As Online Hdtv

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who made a fortune during the "Internet bubble" when he sold his broadcast.com, which provided online multimedia...

17th July 2008 18:35



Nbc Planning Move To New World Trade Center Building

NBC has its eyes on new business headquarters at 7 World Trade Center, the first building to rise from the devastation of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack....

17th July 2008 18:35



Former L.a. D.a. Says Networks Have Imposed A Blackout On Him

Former Los Angeles District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi, who successfully prosecuted Charles Manson and his "family" for the Tate-LaBianca murders in...

17th July 2008 18:35



Ratings Are All About Talent

NBC's America's Got Talent remained the top show of the summer season last week, drawing 12.7 million viewers, the most to tune in to any network...

17th July 2008 18:35



All-star Game Hits Home

Tentative ratings for Tuesday night's extra-innings All Star Game gave Fox an easy win for the night as it drew an 8.0 rating and a 14 share in the...

17th July 2008 18:35



Basic Cable Shows Earn Emmy Nods

It was evident that cable television had finally come into its own as two basic cable shows, AMC's Mad Men , and FX's Damages, received Emmy...

17th July 2008 18:41



What Else Did Jackson Say?

After an unconfirmed report spread over the blogosphere that, in his notorious off-the-air remarks about Barack Obama, Jesse Jackson had called the...

17th July 2008 18:41



Baseball Draws A Crowd

Fox said Wednesday that its Tuesday-night coverage of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game posted a 9.3 rating and a 16 share in...

17th July 2008 18:42



Scrubs Creator Says Nbc Gave Him No Respect

The creator/executive producer of Scrubs is clearly miffed at NBC for the way the network decided to cancel the series. Speaking at the Television...

17th July 2008 18:42



Abc Chief Considering Signing Leno -- But What About Kimmel?

ABC's late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel pretended to be a journalist as he "interviewed" ABC Entertainment President Steve McPherson Wednesday at the...

17th July 2008 18:42



Dark Knight To Brighten Box Office

Box office analysts are forecasting record ticket sales this weekend when the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight , opens in 4,366 theaters -- the...

17th July 2008 18:42



Movie Reviews: The Dark Knight

With the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight opening in thousands of theaters at midnight tonight or at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, newspapers throughout...

17th July 2008 18:42



Amptp Meets With Sag; What Next?

A terse statement released by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers following a two-hour meeting with the Screen Actors Guild on...

17th July 2008 18:42



Lionsgate In Deal With Youtube

In a landscape-changing decision, Lionsgate said Wednesday that it would allow YouTube users to watch scenes from its movies, even reedit and repost...

17th July 2008 18:43



West Hits Back At Fake Blog Claims

Rapper KANYE WEST has published photographs of himself typing on his social networking page - to prove he writes his own blogs. The outspoken star...

17th July 2008 19:14



China Imposes Tighter Restrictions On Artists

China has imposed a ban on musicians who have "threatened national sovereignty" from performing in the country following an outburst by Icelandic...

17th July 2008 19:14



Veteran Rockers To Receive Royalties

Veteran rockers such as ROGER DALTREY and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY are heading for victory in their ongoing campaign to extend the copyright on old...

17th July 2008 19:14



50 Cent Wins Unrestricted Visits With Son

LATEST: Rapper 50 CENT has been granted brief visitation with his son MARQUISE in the latest legal battle his with ex-girlfriend SHANIQUA TOMPKINS...

17th July 2008 19:14



Warrant Issued For Doherty's Arrest

A warrant has been issued for troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY's arrest after he missed a court hearing for the second time. The Babyshambles frontman...

17th July 2008 19:14



Farina Fined $510 For Weapons Possession

LATEST: Cop-turned-actor DENNIS FARINA has been sentenced to a minimum of one year's probation and a $510 (GBP255) fine after attempting to carry a...

17th July 2008 19:14



Theron Commits To Townsend

Actress CHARLIZE THERON and boyfriend STUART TOWNSEND have exchanged commitment rings. The Monster star is in no rush to walk up the aisle, but is...

17th July 2008 19:14



Festival-goers 'Blinded' By Russian Light Show

Dozens of music fans have been temporarily blinded after a laser show went wrong at a Russian festival. As many as 30 revellers have sought hospital...

17th July 2008 19:14



Lang Denies Madonna Affair

Singer k.d. lang has denied she once conducted a sexual relationship with pop superstar MADONNA. Lesbian Lang and Madonna hit the headlines in the...

17th July 2008 19:14



Troyer Tries To Evict Sex Tape Ex

Tiny movie star VERNE TROYER is desperately trying to evict the ex-girlfriend who leaked his sex tape on the internet. Troyer and aspiring actress...

17th July 2008 19:14



Blair Likened To Last Name To Hide From Bullies

Actress SELMA BLAIR ditched her first name at school, after growing tired of being bullied about it. The Cruel Intentions star insisted friends use...

17th July 2008 19:14



Timberlake Kicks Off Espy Awards With A Laugh

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE turned stand-up comedian on Wednesday (16Jul08) night when he hosted the ESPY Awards - mocking his celebrity friends and poking fun...

17th July 2008 19:14



Ledger's Uncle Arrested

Late actor HEATH LEDGER's uncle has been arrested in his native Australia. Haydn Charles Ledger has been charged with stealing three trucks and...

17th July 2008 19:14



Police Submit Tape Of 'Brolin Brawl'

LATEST: Police officers who arrested actors JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT have submitted video footage of the alleged bar brawl in Louisiana to...

17th July 2008 19:14



Rowling Joins Pullman's Campaign Against Book Age Guidelines

HARRY POTTER author J.K. ROWLING has joined rival fantasy writer PHILIP PULLMAN's campaign to block publishers' plans to introduce age guidance...

17th July 2008 19:14



Gervais Leads Search For Missing Puppy

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is leading the search for a puppy which was stolen in London. The kind-hearted funnyman was outraged when he heard...

17th July 2008 19:14



Moss Wants To Quit 'Brain-damaging' Modelling

KATE MOSS wants to ditch modelling to be a full-time fashion designer - because her catwalk career is "brain-damaging". Moss was catapulted into the...

17th July 2008 19:14



Stars Join Joel For Shea Stadium Farewell

BILLY JOEL turned the first of two fond farewell concerts at New York's Shea Stadium into a star-studded affair on Wednesday (16Jul08) with a string...

17th July 2008 22:11



Tupac Controversy Author `Let Go' By The Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times writer forced to retract a story about a 1994 murder attempt on late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR has lost his job. Chuck Phillips has...

17th July 2008 22:11



Stefani Joins Shoe Designers To Recreate Oz Ruby Slippers

Pop star GWEN STEFANI will join top shoe designers like MANOLO BLAHNIK, JIMMY CHOO and CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN to create ruby slippers for the upcoming...

17th July 2008 22:11



John Mayer Tells Tourist His Relationship Is 'Vague'

JENNIFER ANISTON beware - your man is chatting up other women. Rocker John Mayer was caught chatting up a pretty U.S. tourist in Amsterdam, Holland...

17th July 2008 22:11



Boxer Diaz Hospitalised After Collapse

Boxer OSCAR DIAZ has been hospitalised after collapsing between rounds during a televised fight on Wednesday night (16Jul08). Reports suggest the...

17th July 2008 22:11



Richards Keen To Ban Kids From Sheen's House

DENISE RICHARDS has launched a court battle to block her children from visiting their father CHARLIE SHEEN, claiming there are "serious issues" in...

17th July 2008 22:11



Paparazzi Fire Hoax Disgusted New Mum Gyllenhaal

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL had an early taste of what it's like to be a celebrity new mum when members of the paparazzi reported a fake fire at the actress'...

17th July 2008 22:11



Peet Apologises For `Parasite' Remark

Actress AMANDA PEET has apologised for calling parents who refuse to vaccinate their children "parasites" in a U.S. lifestyle and family magazine. ...

17th July 2008 22:11



The Things They Say 8918

"A girl wouldn't be wearing a shirt with me on it just because she liked my show (HANNAH MONTANA). She must look up to me." MILEY CYRUS accepts the...

17th July 2008 22:11



Timberlake Awed By Sporting Heroes At The Espys

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was in sports heaven on Wednesday night (16Jul08) when he hosted the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Working with Madonna and Michael...

17th July 2008 22:11



Rihanna Crowned Hair Queen

R+B pin-up RIHANNA has won a new hair honour to go with her 2007 `best legs' accolade. The Umbrella singer has topped a new U.S. magazine poll aimed...

17th July 2008 22:11



Kissing Katy Still At Number One

KATY PERRY has scored a fourth week atop the U.S. pop charts with her saucy summer anthem I KISSED A GIRL. The top three on the chart remains...

17th July 2008 22:11



Allen Lets Lovers Cruz + Bardem Babble In Spanish

WOODY ALLEN was so comfortable with his VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA co-stars JAVIER BARDEM and PENELOPE CRUZ he let them ad-lib scenes in Spanish - even...

17th July 2008 22:11



Trump Sells Florida Home For $100 Million

Property tycoon-turned-reality TV king DONALD TRUMP has sold off his Palm Beach, Florida mansion for almost $100 million (GBP50 million) to a Russian...

17th July 2008 22:11



Stern Plans Double Wedding

Shock jock HOWARD STERN is planning to say `I do' twice to model fiancee BETH OSTROSKY - the couple is planning two weddings. The couple, who got...

17th July 2008 22:11



Cruise Wanted Fat, Balding Studio Head Role

The idea of playing a fat, balding movie executive in BEN STILLER's new comedy TROPIC THUNDER was all TOM CRUISE's. The actor is largely...

17th July 2008 22:11



Barton Hit Rock Bottom With Dui Arrest

Actress MISCHA BARTON is still coming to terms with her drink driving arrest last year (07) - because the incident put her on a list she never wanted...

17th July 2008 22:11



Silverman's Kimmel Spoof Song Nominated For An Emmy

Comedienne SARAH SILVERMAN has been given some good news in the wake of her split from U.S. TV star JIMMY KIMMEL - the song she recorded to poke fun...

17th July 2008 22:11



Kerr's Family Deny Bloom Split

LATEST: Aussie model MIRANDA KERR's family members have denied she has split from movie hunk ORLANDO BLOOM. Friends claimed Kerr was back in the...

17th July 2008 22:11



Cruz Makes Plans For Adoption And Travel

PENELOPE CRUZ is keen to follow best pal SALMA HAYEK's example and start a family. The Spanish star has considered adopting a child for many years...

17th July 2008 22:11



Blair Took `Macabre' Photos Of Naked Ditch-diving

Actress SELMA BLAIR once posed for a series of self portrait photos lying naked in a ditch. The Hellboy star studied photography in Michigan before...

17th July 2008 22:11



Fascinating Fact 5642

U.S. women's soccer star ABBY WAMBACH will miss the Olympic Games after breaking her leg in a game against Brazil on Wednesday (16Jul08). Wambach is...

17th July 2008 22:11



The Things They Say 8921

"My parents always told me it was important to be a good guest, so I feel like they deserve the credit." Funnyman WILL ARNETT thanks his parents for...

17th July 2008 22:11



The Things They Say 8920

"People were asking me about it: `Oh yeah, it's going really well... I'm pregnant!' We had exchanged phone numbers at someplace, but we didn't even...

17th July 2008 22:11



Lilly Gets A Splash Of Cool Water

EVANGELINE LILLY has joined her on-off LOST lover JOSH HOLLOWAY as the new face of Davidoff Cool Water. The actress appears sandy and wet in a beach...

17th July 2008 22:11



The Things They Say 8919

"If he wants to come out and talk about it, he's more than welcome to. But, since he doesn't live his life in the public eye, it's something I want...

17th July 2008 22:11


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