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More People Watched Woods's Apology Than Watched Him Play

23rd February 2010

Some 6.86 million viewers watched the live pooled coverage of Tiger Woods's apology on seven cable channels last week, according to figures released by Nielsen Research on Monday. Fox News Channel drew the most viewers,...

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Polanski Completed New Film Behind Bars

21st February 2010

Embattled moviemaker ROMAN POLANSKI edited his new film THE GHOST WRITER from a jail cell in Switzerland, according to the film's stars PIERCE BROSNAN and EWAN MCGREGOR.The director was arrested and detained on a 32-year-old...

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Studio Marketers Disguising Gay Content

18th February 2010

While studios are increasingly featuring gay characters in their films, marketing units are contriving tactics to disguise them, critics contend. Earlier this month CNN reported that the two gay characters in Valentine's Day were removed...

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Smith: 'I'll Never Fly Southwest Again'

17th February 2010

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH has vowed never to fly the unfriendly skies with budget U.S. airline Southwest again after he was asked to leave a plane on Saturday (13Feb10) because he was too fat.The Clerks director...

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Jolie Dismisses Haiti Adoption Speculation

12th February 2010

ANGELINA JOLIE has clarified reports she is considering adopting a child from Haiti, insisting her recent trip to the earthquake-ravaged nation was purely for philanthropic reasons.The Hollywood actress travelled to the Caribbean country this week...

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Angelina Jolie Open To Adoption

12th February 2010

Angelina Jolie is "open" to adopting again.The 'Changeling' actress - who is currently visiting earthquake-hit Haiti in her role as a UN Goodwill Ambassador - laughed off reports she and partner Brad Pitt are planning...

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Fox Set For Career Swap

12th February 2010

Actress VIVICA A. FOX will add journalist to her resume when she picks up a pen to become a reporter for a new reality TV show.The Kill Bill star is set to relocate from Los...

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Diddy Pays Tribute To 'President Wyclef' During Haiti Telethon

6th February 2010

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS called on pal WYCLEF JEAN to consider a run for President of Haiti during Friday night's (05Jan10) SOS Save OurSelves - Help For Haiti telethon.The former Fugees star kicked the Miami,...

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Diddy Pays Tribute To 'President Wyclef' During Haiti Telethon

6th February 2010

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS called on pal WYCLEF JEAN to consider a run for President of Haiti during Friday night's (05Jan10) SOS Save OurSelves - Help For Haiti telethon.The former Fugees star kicked the Miami,...

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Cameron Has 'Mapped Out' Avatar Sequels

4th February 2010

JAMES CAMERON is already planning a sequel to his record-breaking sci-fi epic AVATAR - he has plotlines for two more films "mapped out."The 3-D movie has become the most successful film of all time, raking...

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Combs Launching Business Academy

2nd February 2010

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is set to share the secrets of his success with budding entrepreneurs - he's launching a business school in New York.The hip-hop star has built up a multi-million dollar empire since...

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Etta James Is Suffering Alzheimer's Disease

1st February 2010

Singing legend ETTA JAMES has been secretly battling Alzheimer's Disease for more than a year, her son has revealed.The 72-year-old R&B star was admitted to the Riverside Community Hospital in southern California a week ago...

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Wyclef Wants His Footage Of Haiti Hell To Become A Film

30th January 2010

WYCLEF JEAN wants to turn Flip camera footage of the horror in his native Haiti into a hard-hitting movie, so the world will understand the earthquake relief effort there will be a long one.The former...

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Journalism Ethics Scholars Decry Haiti Medical Coverage

21st January 2010

Several media ethics scholars have criticized the broadcast and cable news networks for allowing their medical correspondents to be shown performing emergency treatment in Haiti. Dr. Steve Miles, a physician-ethicist on the faculty of the...

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Fascinating Fact 8701

19th January 2010

Actor/rocker JARED LETO snapped up CNN newsman LARRY KING's elastic braces during the broadcaster's Haiti: How You Can Help special on Monday night (18Jan10) - adding $1,000 (£625) to the appeal to help the devastated...

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Fascinating Fact 8702

19th January 2010

Rocker JOHN MAYER performed a moving rendition of his track HEART OF LIFE via satellite from London for CNN newsman Larry King's Haiti: How You Can Help star-studded special to raise money for the earthquake-ravaged...

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Stiller Stunned By Haiti Donations

19th January 2010

Movie star BEN STILLER has been left stunned by the generosity of his Twitter.com followers after steering them to donate to the Haiti earthquake recovery effort.The self-confessed technology-impaired star took to his @RedHourBen blog after...

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Stars Show How They Can Help Haiti On Tv Special

19th January 2010

SUSAN SARANDON, CHRISTIAN SLATER, ASHLEY JUDD, SEAL and RUSSELL SIMMONS were among the stars manning phones as news channel CNN staged a two-hour special to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake relief effort on Monday...

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Fascinating Fact 8695

18th January 2010

SEAL will sing The Impressions' People Get Ready during newsman LARRY KING's Haiti benefit special on CNN on Monday night (18Jan10).

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Imax Likely To Expand As A Result Of Avatar Success

14th January 2010

IMAX, which accounts for $60 million of Avatar 's ticket sales, although representing just 2.5 percent of the theaters in which it is being shown, is poised to expand dramatically as a result of its...

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Judge Will Decide On Polanski Sentencing

14th January 2010

A Los Angeles judge is set to make a decision on whether ROMAN POLANSKI can be sentenced in absentia in his ongoing child sex case - after rejecting prosecutors' requests to push the hearing back...

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King Threatened Over Planned Tequila Interview

12th January 2010

Socialite CASEY JOHNSON's ex-girlfriend has put newsman LARRY KING on notice over a planned TV interview with the heiress' fiancee TILA TEQUILA.Jasmine Lennard's lawyers have issued a warning to King, the producers of Larry King...

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Geller Sues Over Jackson Claims

9th January 2010

URI GELLER is taking legal action against a leading American news channel over an interview with MICHAEL JACKSONs former dermatologist - he wants an apology following the medic's "false and unfounded" allegations about the psychic's...

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O'donnell: 'New Girlfriend Is Lovely'

5th January 2010

ROSIE O'DONNELL has gone public with her new romance, telling listeners of her satellite radio show her new girlfriend, TRACY KACHTICK-ANDERS, is a "lovely, lovely, lovely person".The actress-turned-radio and TV personality officially split from her...

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Griffin's Cnn Profanity Prompts Formal Apology

2nd January 2010

Outspoken American comedienne KATHY GRIFFIN turned the U.S. airwaves blue on New Year's Eve (31Dec09) when she appeared to swear on live TV.The funnywoman was a guest host on news channel CNN's end-of-year programme on...

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Rtnda Chairman Blasts Cnn For Checkbook Journalism

1st January 2010

The chairman of the Radio, Television and Digital News Association (RTDNA) has joined the chorus of criticism of CNN's decision to pay a reported $10,000 for an interview with Jasper Schuringa, one of the airline...

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Sex Doesn't Sell Movies, Study Concludes

31st December 2009

"Sex Doesn't Sell -- Nor Impress!" is the title of a new study that concludes that sex and nudity in movies fail to generate ticket sales. Interviewed by CNN, the study's authors, who said they...

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Journalist Group Blasts Nbc News For "Checkbook Journalism"

29th December 2009

The ethics committee of the Society of of Professional Journalists charged Monday that NBC engaged in checkbook journalism when it chartered a plane for David Goldman and his son to fly from Brazil to the...

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Cnn Accused Of Checkbook Journalism

28th December 2009

CNN paid for an exclusive eight-minute interview with Jasper Schuringa, the Dutch airline passenger who reportedly threw himself on Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab after seeing him attempt to detonate an incendiary device, the website Mediaite.com...

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"Big Change" At Cnn

23rd December 2009

In what today's (Wednesday) New York Times described as "a big change" in CNN's daytime news coverage, Rick Sanchez will take over the anchor's position from 3 00 p.m. to 5 00 p.m. daily beginning...

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