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Annasophia Robb Playing Carrie Bradshaw In Sex And The City Prequel

2nd March 2012

Annasophia Robb has been cast as the iconic Carrie Bradshaw in the Sex and the City spin-off The Carrie Diaries (Sarah Jessica Parker plays the role in the original series). The 18 year-old actress will...

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Hayden Panettiere Set For Country Tv Series

2nd March 2012

Hayden Panettiere is set to show off her singing skills playing a country superstar in new TV soap Nashville.The actress, who played a cheerleader in sci-fi show Heroes, will swap her pom-poms for a microphone...

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Nicollette Sheridan Recalls Alleged Cherry Fight In Court

2nd March 2012

Actress Nicollette Sheridan opened up about the fight she had with Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry in court on Thursday (01Mar12), insisting the altercation eventually led to her firing.Sheridan was testifying in Los Angeles Superior...

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Idol No Longer Invulnerable

1st March 2012

Fox's American Idol remained the No. 1 show among viewers 18-49 this week, but among total adults, it had to settle for second place on Tuesday night -- beaten by CBS's long-running NCIS, which drew...

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Kristin Chenoweth To Play Dolly Parton In New Musical

1st March 2012

Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award winning actress, returns to prime-time television this week, playing the Botox-injecting religious blogger Carlene Cockburn in 'Gcb'. However, during a brief chat about the show with Reuters, the actress let...

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Desperate Housewives Trial: Nicollette Sheridan Breaks Down In Court

1st March 2012

Nicollette Sheridan broke down in tears, in court yesterday (February 29,2012). E! Online has revealed that the former Desperate Housewives star let her emotions get the better of her when her attorney read his opening...

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And The Winner Is ... Abc

29th February 2012

Thanks to its annual broadcast of the Oscars, ABC wound up in first place on the Nielsen ratings chart for last week, averaging 10.68 million viewers. That figure was skewed by the 39.34 million who...

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Oscars And Grammys Wind Up Tied

28th February 2012

Final Nielsen figures for Sunday night's Oscar telecast on ABC put the audience count at 39.34 million. That number is a tad below the 39.50 million that the Grammys wound up with two weeks earlier,...

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Oscars 2012: Was Billy Crystal To Blame For Losing Younger Audience?

28th February 2012

There weren't too many shocks or surprises at this year's Academy Awards, and any eyebrow raisers became largely mocked or criticized, like replacement host Billy Crystal 's blackface routine and Angelina Jolie's now infamous show...

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'Desperate Housewives' Stars Called To Nicollette Sheridan Court Case

28th February 2012

The stars of 'Desperate Housewives' have been called to appear at Nicollette Sheridan's court caseEva Longoria, Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross and Felicity Huffman have all been named as defence witnesses in the wrongful dismissal trial...

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Oscars Likely To Remain Year's No. 2 Telecast

27th February 2012

Ratings for Sunday night's Oscar awards telecast on ABC were up slightly from 2011, according to preliminary overnight figures from Nielsen Research. The show delivered a 25.5 household rating and a 38 share -- up...

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Oscars 2012: The Stars Stun In Neutrals

27th February 2012

Nude tones were the order of the day at last night's (26.02.12) Oscars with Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez all opting for neutral shades.Cameron stunned in a floorlength cream strapless Gucci gown complete...

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Lucy Lawless Arrested For Oil Tanker Protest

27th February 2012

Actress Lucy Lawless has been arrested after spending several days protesting onboard an oil-drilling ship docked in New Zealand.The former Xena: Warrior Princess star was among a group of seven campaigners who climbed aboard the...

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Melissa Mccarthy Tears Up On The Oscars Red Carpet After Mum's Tv Tribute

27th February 2012

Actress Melissa Mccarthy fought back tears on the Oscars red carpet after watching a pre-taped TV tribute from her mum Sandy.Mother and daughter walked the red carpet together with other members of the family and...

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Was Simon Cowell Ready To Recruit Whitney Houston For X Factor?

24th February 2012

Simon Cowell and La Reid have both addressed the rumors that suggested Whitney Houston may have been approached as a judge of the US version yesterday. In a teleconference call with the press this week,...

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Jennifer Lopez Narrowly Avoids Kiss On American Idol

23rd February 2012

On last night's episode of American Idol, judge Jennifer Lopez narrowly avoided a passionate kiss from one of the contestants. Heejun Haw told the cameras that if he was eliminated from the show at this...

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Ncis Fells American Idol

22nd February 2012

For the first time, a regularly scheduled entertainment show has knocked American Idol off its perch at the top of the Nielsen ratings chart as the most-viewed show among total adults. According to final figures,...

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John Leguizamo To Play Del Boy In American Remake Of Only Fools And Horses

22nd February 2012

John Leguizamo is set to play Del Boy in the upcoming American pilot of the popular BBC comedy, Only Fools and Horses. The One For The Money actor will be taking on the iconic role...

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Abc The Bachelor 2012 -Ben Honors Wishes Of Kacie's Father

21st February 2012

Episode 8 of the current season of The Bachelor aired last night and the theme of this week's Abc show was 'Hometown Dates', in which the bachelor (in this case Ben Flajnik - visits the...

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'The Bachelor' Down To The Final Four Contestants

21st February 2012

'The Bachelor' is really hotting up as it hits week eight of the ten week contest, and the preview for tonight's episode shows that the main man BEN FLAJNIK will be heading to the hometowns...

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Jennifer Aniston Hot 'Wanderlust' Scene Cut Over Theroux Relationship?

20th February 2012

Jennifer Aniston has been looking nothing short of stunning as she undertakes the latest round of promotional work ahead of the release of 'Wanderlust' in cinemas this weekend. The film sees Aniston playing alongside off-screen...

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Elizabeth Smart Wedding: Kidknap Survivor Ties The Knot In Secret

20th February 2012

Elizabeth Smart 's rep told People Magazine last month "I know they're looking at a summer wedding. They're still in the process of planning the wedding, and there are a lot of details to still...

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Emily Vancamp's Revenge 'Reaping Rewards' For Abc Network

16th February 2012

Last night's episode of Revenge, starring Emily Vancamp is "reaping rewards" for the Abc channel, according to Usa Today, which describes the series as a "soapy drama." Many of the shows fans are reportedly keen...

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Whitney Houston's Family To Bobby Brown: Forget About $20 Million Estate

16th February 2012

The family of Whitney Houston are making an active move to block Bobby Brown from taking a share of the late singer's lucrative estate. Whitney's mother Cissy and other family members are "aggressively" trying to...

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Grammys Could Outshine Oscars This Year

15th February 2012

The Grammy Awards -- always a bridesmaid and never a bride when it comes to being named the second most-watched television show of the year (after the Super Bowl), may finally wrest that honor from...

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Bobby Brown: Will He Attend Whitney Houston's Funeral?

15th February 2012

Whitney Houston's family have appealed for privacy at her funeral at a New Jersey church that she attended as a child. Some details of the funeral have been released but what remains unclear is whether...

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Courteney Cox's Cougar Town To Be Renamed 'Wine Time'?

14th February 2012

Courteney Cox has spoken of how she and Cougar Town creator Bill Lawrence are ready to change the name of their award-winning show. The show began following Cox's character Jules as she romanced younger men...

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Whitney Houston's Brother-in-law Rules Out Suicide

14th February 2012

Whitney Houston's brother-in-law has played down suggestions the late star took her own life and maintains her death was an accident.The pop superstar was found dead in the bath tub in her hotel suite in...

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Bobby Brown Heads To Comfort Hospitalized Bobbi Kristina

13th February 2012

Bobby Brown has left his reunion tour with New Edition to fly to Los Angeles and comfort his distraught daughter Bobbi Kristina, who was hospitalized on Sunday (February 12, 2012), following the death of her...

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Spielberg's 'The River' Spooks Critics Into Mixed Reception

8th February 2012

'The River,' which features Steven Spielberg on producing credits, debuted last night on U.S network Abc. The drama stars Bruce Greenwood, Joe Anderson and Leslie Hope among others and focuses on a storyline surrounding a...

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