4th March 2009

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Showing Alcohol On Tv Causes People To Drink More

Showing alcohol on TV has been proved to have an immediate effect on the amount people drink. Research published in the journal Alcohol and...

4th March 2009 0:26



Mongrel To Give Away Debut Album Free With Newspaper

Indie supergroup Mongrel are to give away copies of their debut album Better Than Heavy free with this Saturday's edition of the Independent.The...

4th March 2009 0:26



Razorlight Confirmed As Eden Session Headliners

Razorlight have joined the Kooks, Kasabian and Oasis as headliners of this summer's Eden Sessions.Johnny Borrell and co will take the stage at the...

4th March 2009 1:10



Faces Reunion Is Back On As Mclagan, Jones And Wood Make Summer Plans

THE FACES reunion is back on - but it has been reduced to just a couple of summer shows which may or may not include frontman ROD STEWART. The group,...

4th March 2009 1:35



Letterman Puts U2 To Work On The Streets Of New York

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN is certainly getting his money's worth from booking Irish rockers U2 on his show this week - he's putting the band to...

4th March 2009 1:35



Usher Upset With Brown's Fun Photo

USHER has blasted shamed R&B star CHRIS BROWN after the KISS KISS singer was photographed smiling and riding around on jet skis in Miami,...

4th March 2009 1:35



Goldthwait Lands Commie Award

Wacky POLICE ACADEMY star BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT is to receive the first-ever Commie Award at the upcoming Los Angeles Comedy Shorts Film Festival. The...

4th March 2009 1:35



Movie Vampire Quarry Dead

Horror movie icon ROBERT QUARRY has died following a long battle with heart problems. He was 83. A prolific actor, he is best known for his roles as...

4th March 2009 1:35



The Things They Say 11497

"I've got my Ken and I'm his black Barbie." Rap star LIL' KIM plans to be a living doll on the news season of U.S. TV contest DANCING WITH THE STARS.

4th March 2009 1:35



Blockheads Snubbed Soul Man Sam Moore

Late, great punk icon IAN DURY's backing band THE BLOCKHEADS have found a new replacement for their beloved frontman - after snubbing soul man SAM...

4th March 2009 1:35



Flaming Lips Hit Lands Oklahoma Honour

FLAMING LIPS hit DO YOU REALIZE? has been voted Oklahoma's official state rock song. The state's legislature has chosen the 2002 tune, recorded by...

4th March 2009 1:35



Spinal Tap Rockers Head Out On Acoustic Tour

The stars of cult movie THIS IS... SPINAL TAP are to hit the road "unwigged and unplugged". Actors, musicians and comedy icons Christopher Guest,...

4th March 2009 1:35



Serkis To Hit The Studio With The Blockheads

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS is to hit the studio with late punk icon IAN DURY's backing band THE BLOCKHEADS to re-record the HIT ME WITH YOUR...

4th March 2009 1:35



Sublime Plan Reunion

Punk group SUBLIME are planning a comeback 13 years after the death of frontman BRADLEY NOWELL. The band's founding members have recruited a singer...

4th March 2009 1:35



The Things They Say 11498

"Cops are our biggest fans. Every time we'd get busted, they'd let us go - but first we'd have to give them an autograph." CHEECH & CHONG star TOMMY...

4th March 2009 1:35



Fascinating Fact 6948

ROBERT DE NIRO got his own back on U.S comedian JIMMY FALLON on Monday night (02Mar09) when he imitated America's new late-night chat show king. De...

4th March 2009 1:35



Green And Son's Amateur Theatrics

BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN is convinced his son will follow in his acting footsteps - because the six year old is already starring in home-made plays. Green...

4th March 2009 1:35



Lilly Silly Over Milli Vanilli

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY is praying for a MILLI VANILLI comeback - even though one of the duo is dead. The actress was a huge fan of the 1980s pop...

4th March 2009 1:35



Fisher Loves All Things Jewish

Actress ISLA FISHER converted to Judaism so she could have a big Jewish wedding - and she has fallen in love with the religion. The Aussie Wedding...

4th March 2009 1:35



Spears Shines At The Circus

BRITNEY SPEARS delighted fans with her comeback concert in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday night (03Mar09) - putting her past problems behind her...

4th March 2009 5:09



Spears Shines At The Circus

BRITNEY SPEARS delighted fans with her comeback concert in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday night (03Mar09) - putting her past problems behind her...

4th March 2009 7:10



Cyrus Still Haunted By Bullies

MILEY CYRUS still has nightmares about her troubled pre-teen years when she was relentlessly bullied by "big, tough girls" at her school. The pop...

4th March 2009 7:10



No Doubt Donate Music To Concert Goers

Newly reformed rockers NO DOUBT have pledged to donate their entire back catalogue of music to fans who buy a ticket to their upcoming summer (09)...

4th March 2009 7:10



Beyonce Thrilled With Obama Honour

R&B star BEYONCE is thrilled after the wife of U.S. president BARACK OBAMA hailed her as the perfect role model for the couple's two daughters. The...

4th March 2009 7:10



Fatboy Slim In Rehab

British DJ FATBOY SLIM has entered rehab in a bid to kick alcohol addiction. The Right Here, Right Now hitmaker - real name Norman Cook - checked...

4th March 2009 7:10



Usher Apologises Over Brown Comments

R&B star USHER has apologised for reportedly urging CHRIS BROWN to show "some remorse" over his alleged fight with RIHANNA - accusing the media of...

4th March 2009 7:10



The Things They Say 11500

"If it doesn't last, I will find something else to do. There's always a cake shop if it doesn't work out. I really like baking." Pop star LILY ALLEN...

4th March 2009 7:10



The Things They Say 11499

"It was great to watch her spin out of control because it makes the average person feel better." Rapper 50 CENT on BRITNEY SPEARS' public breakdown.

4th March 2009 7:10



Snyder Rules Out Watchmen Sequel

WATCHMEN director ZACK SNYDER is adamant he will never direct a sequel to the new film - no matter how much money he is offered. The moviemaker is...

4th March 2009 7:10



High School Musical Back For A Fourth Film

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL is set for return for a fourth term. A new movie will hit TV screens in 2010, but it won't feature stars Zac Efron and Vanessa...

4th March 2009 7:10



Sick Paltrow Scraps Premiere Appearance

GWYNETH PALTROW has been forced to pull out of a screening of her new movie TWO LOVERS due to illness. The Hollywood actress appears in the new film...

4th March 2009 7:10



Miller's Fashion Show Sparks Complaints

British actress SIENNA MILLER is facing an investigation over her fashion label's recent show in London - following a flurry of complaints from local...

4th March 2009 7:10



The Things They Say 11501

"I'm just a regular guy. Ninety-nine per cent of my life is still completely common. I do have a golden helicopter which I fly to Malibu but other...

4th March 2009 7:10



The Things They Say 11503

"We like to be together, so we use the house for our (business) meetings. (We) play Yahtzee, board games, Scrabble. We grill; have pool parties. We...

4th March 2009 7:10



The Things They Say 11502

"When TOP GUN came out my sisters were like, 'Oh, my God, Top Gun! TOM CRUISE!' And I very confidently said, 'I'm going to marry him one day.' It...

4th March 2009 7:10



Fascinating Fact 6949

British model/actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has donated family photos of her six-year-old son DAMIEN to be used on a new set of stamps. The limited...

4th March 2009 7:10



Clooney & Fox Top Party People Poll

GEORGE CLOONEY and MEGAN FOX are cyberspace's favourite party people, according to a new online poll. Newly-single Fox and beloved bachelor Clooney...

4th March 2009 7:10







Fourth High School Musical Film Announced

The High School Musical franchise will return to its television roots for its fourth outing, it has been announced.High School Musical 4 will feature...

4th March 2009 10:04



Flo Rida Denies Pulling Brown Song Over Rihanna Controversy

Rapper FLO RIDA has dashed rumours he scrapped a collaboration with scandal-hit CHRIS BROWN from his forthcoming album because of the singer's...

4th March 2009 12:10



University Launches Beatles Degree

Lecturers at a university in THE BEATLES' hometown of Liverpool, England have set up a special course so superfans can study the works of the Fab...

4th March 2009 12:11



Scherzinger Warmed Up For Spears At Wedding

PUSSYCAT DOLLS singer NICOLE SCHERZINGER prepared for her support slot on BRITNEY SPEARS' CIRCUS tour by singing at her sister's Hawaiian...

4th March 2009 12:11



Abdul Sued After Woman Takes A Tumble

PAULA ABDUL is facing legal action from a woman who alleges a broken pathway at the singer's home caused her to trip and fall during recording of her...

4th March 2009 12:11



Allen's Tattoo Woes

LILY ALLEN regrets the matching tattoos she and LINDSAY LOHAN recently had inked on their hands - after realising RIHANNA first showed off the same...

4th March 2009 12:11



Van Morrison Slams 'Meaningless' Beatles

Irish singer VAN MORRISON has criticised legendary band THE BEATLES - insisting the Fab Four were "peripheral" in the history of music. The veteran...

4th March 2009 12:11



Vandal Admits Wrecking Kay's Car

A British chef smashed up JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY's prized $1.4 million (£1 million) sports car in a "moment of madness", a court has...

4th March 2009 12:11



Blur Star Plots Political Return

BLUR drummer DAVE ROWNTREE will revive his political career as soon as the band's upcoming summer shows are over. The percussionist launched himself...

4th March 2009 12:11



Martin Regrets Donating Song To Imbruglia

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN regrets donating a track to Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA - because it is the band's "best song of all...

4th March 2009 12:11



Gallagher: 'American Gigs Are Soul-destroying'

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER hates touring in the U.S. - because the audiences are too busy eating pizza to appreciate his performances. The band is...

4th March 2009 12:11



Country Star Ashworth Dies

Country star ERNIE ASHWORTH has died, aged 80. The singer passed away on Monday (02Mar09) at the Trousdale Medical Center in Hartsville, Tennessee,...

4th March 2009 12:11



Martin Still Respects Bono After Slur

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN still "respects" BONO after the Irish rocker insulted him during a recent radio interview - but jokes they are now...

4th March 2009 12:11



Williams Cancels Shows After Health Scare

Comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS has sparked fears for his health after cancelling a string of stand-up performances, citing shortness of breath. The...

4th March 2009 12:11



Fascinating Fact 6950

The original sheet music for composer BERNARD HERRMANN's score to ALFRED HITCHCOCK's PSYCHO, which carries the notes to the thriller's infamous...

4th March 2009 12:11



Silverman To Continue Tv Series After Budget Row

Funnywoman SARAH SILVERMAN has confirmed THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM is set to return to TV screens - a day after she reportedly threatened to quit...

4th March 2009 12:11



Aniston's Botox Disaster

Hollywood actress JENNIFER ANISTON has vowed to avoid Botox treatments in future - following a bad experience with the face-freezing injections. The...

4th March 2009 12:11



Lopez Bags Billionaire's Bling

JENNIFER LOPEZ's love seemingly does cost a thing - she received thousands of dollars worth of jewellery for hosting a Hollywood fashion launch. The...

4th March 2009 12:11



Johansson Apprehensive Over Amazon Role

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is battling with her own self-confidence to take on the role of a bloodthirsty gladiatrix - because she isn't sure she "fits the...

4th March 2009 12:11



Slumdog Sits Atop U.k. Box Office After Oscars Haul

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE's Oscars success has pushed the movie back to the top of the U.K. box office. Danny Boyle's inspirational tale of the Mumbai,...

4th March 2009 12:11



School Of Rock Star Arrested For Dui

SCHOOL OF ROCK actor JOEY GAYDOS has been arrested for driving under the influence - before he is old enough to drink. The 17-year-old - who played...

4th March 2009 12:11



Finnish Actor/director Lindman Dies

Finnish acting legend AKE LINDMAN has died. He was 81. The star, one of Finland's most popular and successful actors and directors, passed away...

4th March 2009 12:11



Radcliffe Defies Credit Crunch

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE has defied the current global economic crisis by earning nearly $5 million (£3.45 million) last year (08). The...

4th March 2009 12:11



Imbuglia Hires Ex For Album

NATALIE IMBRUGLIA has enlisted the help of her ex-husband Daniel Johns for her forthcoming album.The Aussie songstress married the SILVERCHAIR...

4th March 2009 12:15



New York Dolls Announce New Album

THE NEW YORK DOLLS have announced the details of their forthcoming album, which will be released in the US in May.David Johansen's glam/punk band...

4th March 2009 12:15



Man Found Guilty Of Killing Harry Potter Actor

A 22-year-old man has been found guilty of murdering Harry Potter actor Rob Knox.The 18-year-old actor was stabbed to death outside the Metro Bar in...

4th March 2009 13:20



New Ineligibility Row Over University Challenge Winners

A second winning team on BBC2's University Challenge has been discovered to have fielded an ineligible contestant.Corpus Christi College from Oxford...

4th March 2009 13:41



'Breathless' Robin Williams Forced To Cancel Comedy Shows

Robin Williams has been forced to cancel four shows on his new stand-up tour after complaining of shortness of breath.Doctors are evaluating the...

4th March 2009 15:53



Mustaine Turns Down Metallica Hall Of Fame Invitation

Former METALLICA rocker DAVE MUSTAINE has turned down the chance to join the band when they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April...

4th March 2009 16:10



Imbruglia Wrote Album With Ex

Aussie pop star NATALIE IMBRUGLIA collaborated with her ex-husband DANIEL JOHNS on her new album, even after they divorced - and she credits him with...

4th March 2009 16:11



Rockers Decide Postpone Tour

Heavy rockers DECIDE have been forced to postpone their Antipodean tour due to scheduling conflicts. The death metal group were expected to hit the...

4th March 2009 16:11



Kay 'Disappointed' By Car Wrecking

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY has blasted the mentality of his fellow Britons after a thug vandalised his Ferrari sports car in a rage. The Virtual...

4th March 2009 16:11



Rapper Cheeba Walks Away From Car Crash Unscathed

Veteran hip-hop star SONNY CHEEBA is lucky to be alive after escaping a serious car crash in North Carolina. Cheeba and rapper pal Herron were...

4th March 2009 16:11



U2 Poised For Chart History

U2 are poised to join the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY in the U.K. chart history books this weekend - their new album looks set to...

4th March 2009 16:11



The Things They Say 11505

"People would see me and they knew it (my name) was 'New' something, so it was 'Newhart' or 'Newman'. They would call me 'Mr. Newman', so I...

4th March 2009 16:11



The Things They Say 11504

"DON CHEADLE and I play poker all the time at each other's houses. I would say I have a better poker face than him. He doesn't have many tells...

4th March 2009 16:11



'Winston Man' Landers Dies

Winston cigarette spokesmodel ALAN LANDERS has died after suffering complications related to treatment for cancer of the larynx. He was 68. Landers...

4th March 2009 16:11



Life On Mars Sent Into Orbit

HARVEY KEITEL, JASON O'MARA and MICHAEL IMPERIOLI's U.S. sci-fi TV series LIFE ON MARS has been cancelled - just five months after the show first...

4th March 2009 16:11



Hollywood Producer Haggiag Dies

Movie producer ROBERT HAGGIAG has died at the age of 95. Haggiag passed away on 1 March (09) in Rome, Italy. The prolific moviemaker, born in...

4th March 2009 16:11



Kardashians Shower Club Crowd With Cash

Reality TV star siblings KHLOE and KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN stunned revellers at a recent party by throwing thousands of dollars into the crowd from a...

4th March 2009 16:11



Knifeman Convicted Of Harry Potter Star's Murder

A thug who stabbed HARRY POTTER actor ROBERT KNOX to death in an horrific revenge attack is facing life in jail after he was found guilty of...

4th March 2009 16:11



Fantasy Tale Wins Blue Peter Book Of The Year Prize

Shadow Forest by Matt Haig has been named the Blue Peter book of the year, it has been announced.Haig's dark story of two orphans venturing into a...

4th March 2009 17:10



Fallon Failin' On Late Night ?

Jimmy Fallon's first go-round as host of CBS's Late Night delivered solid ratings Monday night/Tuesday morning. The show posted a 2.3 rating and an 8...

4th March 2009 18:37



Ratings This Week's Like Last Week

Except for the appearance of a Jesse Stone TV movie starring Tom Selleck on the list, Nielsen's top ten looked pretty much like most others since...

4th March 2009 18:37



Idol Dominates Tuesday Again

Performances by the last group of semifinalists on American Idol Tuesday night were watched by roughly the same number of viewers who tuned into the...

4th March 2009 18:37



Genachowski Named New Fcc Chairman

President Obama on Tuesday named Julius Genachowski, a former executive at Barry Diller's IAC/Interactive Corp., to become chairman of the Federal...

4th March 2009 18:37



Pirate Bay Trial The Duel's Over

In the final day of The Pirate Bay trial in Stockholm, Sweden, the prosecutor and lawyers for the movie and recording industries (the trial is both a...

4th March 2009 18:47



Blockbuster's Stock Busted

Dallas-based Blockbuster has denied reports that it is seeking outside counsel in possible preparation for bankruptcy. In an interview with the...

4th March 2009 18:47



Mpaa Tightens Its Belt

Movies in general may be one of the few products unaffected by the current recession. (In fact, February set box-office sales and attendance...

4th March 2009 18:47



Slumdog Coming To Dvd This Month

Slumdog Millionaire may have enjoyed its best weekend to date in theaters last weekend -- even after nearly four months in release. And the Academy...

4th March 2009 18:47



Watchmen A Sequel?

Although the stars of Watchmen, which opens on Friday, are contractually obligated to appear in a sequel, there appears little likelihood that a...

4th March 2009 18:57



Yearwood Dismisses Songwriting Critics

Country singer TRISHA YEARWOOD has hit back at accusations she's not a "real artist" because she doesn't write her own songs - insisting music greats...

4th March 2009 19:10



Lil Wayne's Felony Drug Charges Dismissed

Felony drug charges against LIL WAYNE have been dropped after an Atlanta, Georgia judge granted the rapper's request to dismiss the case on the...

4th March 2009 19:10



Rihanna Fuels Brown Wedding Reports

RIHANNA has fuelled rumours she has married CHRIS BROWN by refusing to deny U.S. tabloid reports of a secret wedding. The pair spent the weekend...

4th March 2009 19:10



Fox And Green Reunite For Film Project

MEGAN FOX has fuelled rumours her romance with fiance BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN is back on - after signing up to produce a big-screen adaptation of comic...

4th March 2009 19:10



Hargitay Hospitalised

Actress MARISKA HARGITAY has been admitted to a New York hospital complaining of chest pains, just two months after suffering a collapsed lung. The...

4th March 2009 19:10



Mcgee's Internet Battle With 'Fake' Brian Eno

Retired music mogul ALAN MCGEE is waging a bizarre and bitter online war of words with a man impersonating superproducer BRIAN ENO. The pair have...

4th March 2009 19:10



Spice Girl Helps Winehouse Get Fit

AMY WINEHOUSE has turned to former SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN to help her stay sober and get fit. The singer recently ended a long vacation in the...

4th March 2009 19:10



Lohan's New York Pad For Sale

LINDSAY LOHAN is so desperate to sell her New York apartment, she's offering it for $200,000 (£142,000) less than it's worth. The Mean Girls actress...

4th March 2009 19:10



Aniston Dreams Of Leaving Hollywood

JENNIFER ANISTON has vowed to quit Hollywood to escape the glare of the media spotlight. The former Friends star, who is dating musician John Mayer,...

4th March 2009 19:10



Kennedy Awarded Honorary Knighthood

U.S. Senator EDWARD KENNEDY is to be awarded an honorary knighthood by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The politician, 77, will be designated a...

4th March 2009 19:10



Witherspoon Pushes To End Domestic Violence

Hollywood actress REESE WITHERSPOON is spearheading a new campaign to end violence against women. The Walk The Line star, a global ambassador for...

4th March 2009 19:10



The Things They Say 11507

"I like guys who play hard and have calluses on their hands. Any guy who's been raised in a bubble hasn't lived enough for me. Scars and broken body...

4th March 2009 19:10



The Things They Say 11506

"It would be a big thing to move in with somebody. I'm used to my own place, my own things." Supermodel HELENA CHRISTENSEN, 40, has never lived with...

4th March 2009 19:10



Swift Keeps Ex-jonas And His Brothers Off The Top Of The U.s. Charts

TAYLOR SWIFT continues to dominate the U.S. album chart by keeping ex-boyfriend JOE JONAS and his brothers off the top of the countdown. Just days...

4th March 2009 22:00



Daft Punk Get Tron Job

Faceless French dance music duo DAFT PUNK have landed the soundtrack to Disney's TRON remake. The Harder Better Faster Stronger hitmakers, who appear...

4th March 2009 22:00



Bruni-sarkozy Considers Adoption

French First Lady CARLA BRUNI-SARKOZY is desperate to start a family with her husband, President NICOLAS SARKOZY - even if it means they have to...

4th March 2009 22:00



Shocking New Photos Show Brown/rihanna Crime Scene

A U.S. TV news show has the damning evidence that could send troubled R&B star CHRIS BROWN to jail - pictures of his bloodstained rented...

4th March 2009 22:00



Ned Kelly Star Lands Point Break Sequel Role

HEATH LEDGER's NED KELLY co-star DAMIAN WALSHE-HOWLING has landed a villainous role in the much-anticipated sequel to surf movie POINT BREAK. The...

4th March 2009 22:00



Madison To Replace Jewel On Dance Show?

HUGH HEFNER's ex HOLLY MADISON has reportedly been called up as a last-minute DANCING WITH THE STARS replacement for injured singer JEWEL. Jewel has...

4th March 2009 22:00



Witherspoon Felt 'Very Humiliated' By Phillippe Split

Actress REESE WITHERSPOON felt "humiliated" and "isolated" following her 2006 split from husband RYAN PHILLIPPE. The Hollywood sweethearts shocked...

4th March 2009 22:00



Vaughn To Wed Canadian Girlfriend

Actor VINCE VAUGHN is to marry his Canadian girlfriend KYLA WEBER after proposing to her on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb09). The Wedding Crashers star,...

4th March 2009 22:00



Iconic Rock Items Go Up For Sale

Flashy cars and rare guitars owned by the likes of ROD STEWART and DUSTY SPRINGFIELD are going under the hammer at an upcoming auction in London. The...

4th March 2009 22:00



The Things They Say 11509

"Its too sad to have only one wedding day to remember for the rest of our lives. Its a good excuse to get all of our friends together and have a...

4th March 2009 22:00



Longoria-parker: 'Distance Makes My Marriage Work'

EVA LONGORIA-PARKER credits her long-distance relationship with husband TONY PARKER for keeping their marriage strong. The Desperate Housewives star...

4th March 2009 22:00



The Things They Say 11508

"He's fabulous. He really is a fantastic guy." Actress REESE WITHERSPOON gushes about longtime boyfriend JAKE GYLLENHAAL.

4th March 2009 22:00



L Word Set Sale

Fans of TV drama THE L WORD can really own a piece of the show when set items are auctioned off on Saturday (07Mar09). The series, based on the lives...

4th March 2009 22:00


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