16th August 2006

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Anderson Reunites With Wilson For Spiritual Quest

THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS director WES ANDERSON is re-teaming with pal OWEN WILSON for a comedy about brothers searching for enlightenment in India. THE...

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Degeneres Hosts Timberlake Park Concert

Comedienne-turned-chat show host ELLEN DeGENERES will kick off the new season of her hit US programme by hosting a JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE concert in New...

16th August 2006 0:00



Jackson Lands Li/chan Film

LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON is in talks to bring martial arts movie heroes JACKIE CHAN and JET LI together on the big screen. The...

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Phoenix And Ruffalo Make Film Reservation

JOAQUIN PHOENIX and MARK RUFFALO are set to play fathers on opposite sides of a hit-and-run accident in the film adaptation of JOHN BURNHAM...

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Clarkson Shows Off Her Wild Side At Rock Club

AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON showed off her wildchild side on Monday night (14AUG06) when she joined heavy rockers METAL SKOOL to knock back...

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Wahlberg's Backpain Cured By Football Hit

MARK WAHLBERG has found a quirky way of relieving back pain - play an unlikely American football star on film. The PLANET OF THE APES star was...

16th August 2006 0:00



Lopez Develops Latina Comedy

Actress/singer JENNIFER LOPEZ is producing a new comedy series about Los Angeles' diverse suburb of Echo Park. The series, which is being developed...

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The Things They Say 2669

"It's the ANDY WARHOL of Broadway." USHER on stage musical CHICAGO, where he'll make his Broadway debut in October (06).

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Fascinating Fact 1962

The winner of TOMMY LEE's new reality TV contest ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA will front his all-star group, SUPERNOVA, when it debuts on New Year's Eve...

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Evans Joins Dancing Stars

Country singer SARA EVANS has added her name to the list of celebrity ballroom dancers who will compete for first prize in the third series of hit US...

16th August 2006 0:00



Hudson Dating Dupree Co-star?

KATE HUDSON's romantic relationship with her YOU, ME + DUPREE co-star OWEN WILSON was the reason behind her surprising split from rocker husband...

16th August 2006 0:00



Hilton Puts Her Furniture Up For Auction

PARIS HILTON's bed, living room suite and furniture items are being offered to the highest bidder as she plans a remodel. The socialite is selling...

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Downey Jr Battles Temptation To Cheat

ROBERT DOWNEY JR has vowed to be a good husband to wife SUSAN LEVIN, even though he doubts he can stay faithful. The 41-year-old actor is...

16th August 2006 0:00



Carter Family Closer After Reality Show

Former BACKSTREET BOY NICK CARTER decided to develop a reality show featuring his siblings as a way to bring the dysfunctional family closer...

16th August 2006 0:00



Rick Ross Anchors Port Of Miami At Number One In The Us

Former athlete-turned-rapper RICK ROSS has topped the new US album chart with PORT OF MIAMI. The Def Jam release sold 187,000 copies in it's opening...

16th August 2006 0:00



Aguilera And Spears Exchange Gifts

CHRISTINA AGUILERA and BRITNEY SPEARS have patched up their ongoing pop feud by exchanging wedding and baby gifts. Aguilera insists the pop pair's...

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Buffett And Hiatt Fight For Hall Of Fame Place

MARGARITAVILLE singer JIMMY BUFFETT and JOHN HIATT are among the nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in Tennessee. The couple are...

16th August 2006 0:00



Keith's Broken Bridges Premiere Broadcast To Theaters

Country music star TOBY KEITH's new movie BROKEN BRIDGES will receive an elaborate world premiere with the event being broadcast by satellite to over...

16th August 2006 0:00



Affleck Handed Baseball He Almost Caught For His Birthday

Movie star BEN AFFLECK celebrated his 34th birthday in style yesterday (15AUG06) with the baseball he almost claimed as his own at a recent Boston...

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Stars Sign Up For Cowell's Celebrity Duets

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has recruited CHEECH MARIN, LUCY LAWLESS and LEA THOMPSON for his new reality talent competition CELEBRITY DUETS. ...

16th August 2006 0:00



Presley's Father Plotted Bodysnatch Controversy

ELVIS PRESLEY's father was the man who secretly plotted to snatch The King's dead body from his mausoleum resting place - to convince Memphis,...

16th August 2006 0:00



Connick Aids Katrina Victims

HARRY CONNICK JR will donate all proceeds from his new single ALL THESE PEOPLE to a program to build new homes for New Orleans, Louisiana musicians...

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Gyllenhaal Speechless After Meeting Donohoe

CASTAWAY star AMANDA DONOHOE has a crush on Hollywood heart-throb JAKE GYLLENHAAL - and it appears the feeling is mutual. The British actress, 44,...

16th August 2006 0:00



Marguiles Asks Clooney To Direct Her

Actress JULIANNA MARGUILES is desperate for her former ER onscreen lover GEORGE CLOONEY to direct her in one of his movies. The GHOST SHIP star's ER...

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Fully Clothed Iggy To Star In Suit Ads

IGGY POP has signed up as the unlikely face of chic designer JOHN VARVATOS' new advertising campaign. The eccentric punk rocker, famed for appearing...

16th August 2006 0:00



Dillon Finally Happy Being Heart-throb

Actor MATT DILLON has finally learned to love the term 'heart-throb' after years of hating it. The CRASH star, 42, admits he thought his Hollywood...

16th August 2006 0:00



'Royal Hackers' Appear In Court

LATEST: CLIVE GOODMAN, the royal editor of British newspaper the News Of The World, today (16AUG06) appeared in court accused of hacking into the...

16th August 2006 0:00



Webber's Feud With Maria Judge

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is reportedly suing fellow HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? judge DAVID IAN, after he took the BBC show's format to...

16th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2668

"Look! Come and meet my best new mate TOMMY HILFIGER! The guy loves my work, apparently! Tommy f**king Hilfiger!" ROLLING STONE guitarist RONNIE WOOD...

16th August 2006 0:00



Jones Accused Of Wrecking Flat

Eccentric Jamaican singer/actress GRACE JONES has been accused of wrecking an apartment she was renting in London's plush Chelsea Harbour district. ...

16th August 2006 0:00



Slipknot Not Splitting

Shock rockers SLIPKNOT have denied reports they are on the verge of splitting. Singer COREY TAYLOR admits the Iowa nine-piece are "on hiatus" right...

16th August 2006 0:00



Deschanel Beats Spears And Lohan To Joplin Role

ZOOEY DESCHANEL has beaten LINDSAY LOHAN, BRITNEY SPEARS and SCARLETT JOHANSSON to the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in the forthcoming movie biopic...

16th August 2006 0:00



Lil' Flip Signs With Warner

Texas rapper LIL' FLIP has signed a deal with Warner Bros Records' Asylum label, after buying himself out of his previous Sony Music Group contract. ...

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Fascinating Fact 1961

American rockers INTERPOL have ditched their label Matador Records to sign a new deal with Capitol. After two albums that both sold more than 400,000...

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Almodovar Rules Out Move To Hollywood

Director PEDRO ALMODOVAR has crushed speculation he plans to quit his native Spain for Hollywood. The maverick movie-maker, responsible for films...

16th August 2006 0:00



Flamingo Boss Defends Braxton's Vegas Gig

Nevada hotel tycoon DON MARRANDINO has leaped the defence of his new singing headliner TONI BRAXTON, after a negative response to her first week...

16th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1960

British actress and former Bond girl ROSAMUND PIKE is to return to the stage in London's West End in TENNESSEE WILLIAMS play SUMMER AND SMOKE this...

16th August 2006 0:00



Fergie's Autobiographical Album

BLACK EYED PEA FERGIE describes her new album as an her "autobiography", because she opens her heart about her battle with drug abuse and every bad...

16th August 2006 0:00



Richards Dismissed Sheen's Debauched Past, At First

Hollywood actress DENISE RICHARDS gave up on her marriage to CHARLIE SHEEN, because she couldn't relate to his wild man past. The WORLD IS NOT...

16th August 2006 0:00



Ricci: 'I'm Too Short To Be A Superstar'

Actress CHRISTINA RICCI is convinced she'll never make it onto Hollywood's A-list, because she's too short. The former child star fears her tiny...

16th August 2006 0:00



Johnny Duncan Dies

Country singer JOHNNY DUNCAN has died at the age of 67. The star, who had a string of hits in the 1970s including SHE CAN PUT HER SHOES UNDER MY BED...

16th August 2006 0:00



Labute's Wicker Man Will Be Fully Clothed

Director NEIL LaBUTE is warning fans of the 1973 cult classic THE WICKER MAN they may be disappointed by his new remake - because he has ditched the...

16th August 2006 0:00



'I Still Love Connery', Says Ex-wife

The ex-wife of SIR SEAN CONNERY insists she is still in love with the JAMES BOND star, and "wishes she could be free of him". DIANE CILENTO, who...

16th August 2006 0:00



Storch Hits Back At Aguilera

LATEST: CHRISTINA AGUILERA's former producer SCOTT STORCH has called the singer "pathetic" after she mocked him in a song from her new album. The...

16th August 2006 0:00



Barrymore And Moretti's Junk Food Diet

Celebrity couple DREW BARRYMORE and FABRIZIO MORETTI live off a diet of junk food, because the actress can't cook and refuses to try. Although THE...

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Almodovar's Move Into Musicals

PEDRO ALMODOVAR is ready for a change of direction, and is keen to branch out into period dramas and even musicals. The Spanish VOLVER film-maker...

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Douglas' Night With George, Bob And Giant Dog

Actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS enjoyed one of the most bizarre nights of his life when late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON and BOB DYLAN visited him in his hotel room...

16th August 2006 0:00



Bluegrass Awards Nominations Announced

ALLISON KRAUSS + UNION STATION lead the nominations for this year's (06) International Bluegrass Music Association awards, with a staggering eleven...

16th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1959

A travel agent from Maryland has pleaded guilty to conning 60 people by selling them bogus tickets on a coach party to see the OPRAH WINFREY SHOW....

16th August 2006 0:00



Barrymore: 'I'll Never Grow Up'

DREW BARRYMORE fears she'll never grow up and face her responsibilities, because she's 31 and still feels like a kid. The actress found fame as a...

16th August 2006 0:00



Beyonce Thinks Again About Album Title

Singer BEYONCE KNOWLES wishes she'd thought twice about the title of her new solo album, after discovering B'DAY sounds the same as a bathroom...

16th August 2006 0:00



Bowie Back With New Film

Legendary pop star DAVID BOWIE is to star in a new film two years after emergency heart surgery stopped him from touring. The REBEL REBEL star, who...

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Gerald Ford Hospitalised Again

Former US President GERALD FORD was hospitalised again yesterday (15AUG06) for testing and evaluation. The 93-year-old is being cared for at the...

16th August 2006 0:00



Weaver's Rain Woman

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER will play an autistic woman in a new movie she hopes will raise awareness of the condition. Eighteen years after RAIN MAN...

16th August 2006 0:00



Zhang - Movie Star And Soup-maker

Chinese actress ZHANG ZIYI was popular on the set of forthcoming movie THE BANQUET - because she made the crew soup when they were busy. Director...

16th August 2006 0:00



Albarn To Premiere New Project At Electric Proms

GORILLAZ mastermind DAMON ALBARN will premiere his collaboration with former THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON during the BBC's Electric Proms season in...

16th August 2006 0:00



Spears Is Federline's Biggest Critic

KEVIN FEDERLINE credits his wife BRITNEY SPEARS with giving him a healthy dose of reality when he gets too excited about his latest hip-hop track. ...

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Bush Honours The King

US President GEORGE W BUSH and his wife LAURA have honoured ELVIS PRESLEY with an emotional open letter today (16AUG06) to mark the 29th anniversary...

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Sports Injury Made Ramsay Suicidal

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY considered suicide when his budding soccer career was ended by a crippling injury. The then 16-year-old was playing for...

16th August 2006 0:00



Prowse Sceptical About Condensed Star Wars Show

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE is unconvinced the Reduced Shakespeare Company's condensed show based on the sci-fi movies will do justice to GEORGE...

16th August 2006 0:00



Johansson's Toothy Terror

Movie star SCARLETT JOHANSSON hates dentists so much, she changes to a new one every time she is told she needs her wisdom teeth removed. The LOST...

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Eminem Pitches In For Cancer Kids

Superstar rapper EMINEM has donated signed baseball caps to a charity helping child cancer sufferers. The LOSE YOURSELF star immediately pledged his...

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Metcalfe A Huge Fan Of Titchmarsh

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES actor JESSE METCALFE has been keeping in touch with horticultural developments during his stay in the UK by tuning into British...

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'Beyonce Diet' Slammed By Experts

The diet which BEYONCE KNOWLES used to help her lose 20 pounds (nine kilograms) for her latest film role has come under fire from leading...

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Peaches Claims Gbp250,000 Salary

SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES claims she banks GBP250,000 ($450,000) every year, despite being a schoolgirl. The 17-year-old describes...

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City Slickers Star Bruno Kirby Dies

CITY SLICKERS actor BRUNO KIRBY died on Monday (14AUG06) in Los Angeles following a battle with leukaemia. He was 57. Kirby's wife LYNN SELLERS...

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Jackson's Strawberry Secret

JANET JACKSON has revealed the secret to her newly svelte physique - strawberries. The WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY? beauty admits she has not...

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Moss Snubbed By Hutchence Biopic

KATE MOSS' dreams of playing tragic PAULA YATES in the upcoming MICHAEL HUTCHENCE biopic have been dashed by the late INXS singer's brother. RHETT...

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Garrett Defends Gibson

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND star BRAD GARRETT has sympathy for MEL GIBSON in the wake of his recent anti-Semitic outburst, because he too has battled...

16th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2667

"I haven't. I'm giving her a little bit of space to deal with all that." SHANNEN DOHERTY hasn't spoken to her former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 co-star...

16th August 2006 0:00



Timberlake: 'I'm A Pioneer'

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE insists he is far superior to his rivals despite his extended absence from the pop scene, because he sets the new trends...

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Jackson Tortured Snakes As Child

SAMUEL L JACKSON had no problem working on new movie SNAKES ON A PLANE, because he regularly tortured snakes when he was a child. The PULP FICTION...

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Aguilera Weary Of War With Carey

Pop star CHRISTINA AGUILERA is desperate to put her feud with MARIAH CAREY behind her, and insists she was naive to talk so honestly about their...

16th August 2006 0:00



Phillippe Lands Two-face Role?

RYAN PHILLIPPE is set to take over from TOMMY LEE JONES after reportedly landing the role of HARVEY DENT/TWO-FACE in the upcoming BATMAN BEGINS...

16th August 2006 0:00



Moakler Hits Back At Barker Internet Claims

TRAVIS BARKER's estranged wife SHANA MOAKLER has condemned a critique of her marriage to the BLINK-182 drummer, which appeared on his MySpace page. ...

16th August 2006 0:00



Sex Pistols Letter Ends Hall Of Fame Film

The SEX PISTOLS have had the last laugh in their battle with bosses at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio - their expletive-filled...

16th August 2006 0:00



Bratman Saved Aguilera From 'Snakes'

CHRISTINA AGUILERA is thrilled she met husband JORDAN BRATMAN, because he saved her from unscrupulous 'snakes' who tried to take advantage of her. ...

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Snakes Reproduced On Film Shoot

SAMUEL L JACKSON insists the snakes used in his new film SNAKES ON A PLANE had a great time during the shoot, because their numbers increased...

16th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2666

"I experienced a lot of detachment, a lot of isolation when I was a kid. I thought I'd grow up to be a hit man... No pun intended." GNARLS BARKLEY...

16th August 2006 0:00



Step Up Stars Injured Shooting Dance Sequences

Actors CHANNING TATUM and JENNA DEWAN went through grueling training to prepare for the teen dance drama STEP UP, and they were left battered and...

16th August 2006 0:00



Fox To Play Basketball Star In Courteney's New Show

Former Los Angeles Lakers star RICK FOX has been added to the cast of COURTENEY COX's new TV series DIRT, and he'll play a basketball player. The...

16th August 2006 0:00



Dannii's Greatest Hits Flop In Australia

KYLIE MINOGUE's younger sister DANNII is suffering a severe career crisis after her greatest hits album sold just 749 copies during its first week on...

16th August 2006 0:00



Another Ace Ventura Installment On The Way

Film-makers are planning a third installment in the successful ACE VENTURA series made famous by comic actor JIM CARREY. The two previous Ventura...

16th August 2006 0:00



Waits Doubles Up To End Rare Tour

Rocker TOM WAITS thrilled fans in Ohio on Sunday night (13AUG06) when he ended a rare US tour with two shows on the same night. The reclusive...

16th August 2006 0:00



Margulies Not A Happy Flyer

Actress JULIANNA MARGULIES' flying passions have been ruined thanks to over-zealous security measures at US airports, which have landed her a place...

16th August 2006 0:00



Hasselhoff And Bach Agree To Split 'Community Pot' To End Marriage

LATEST: DAVID HASSELHOFF and his ex-wife PAMELA BACH have settled their messy divorce by agreeing to both take money out of a 'community pot' to pay...

16th August 2006 0:00



Gilliam Shock At Child Star's Movie History

Movie director TERRY GILLIAM was stunned to find his latest child star has appeared in more movies than him. The former MONTY PYTHON star wanted an...

16th August 2006 0:00



Canadian Film-maker Ariganello Drowns

Canadian film-maker ROBERTO ARIGANELLO drowned while swimming with friends in Nova Scotia on Sunday (13AUG06). He was 45. Ariganello worked as...

16th August 2006 0:00



Affleck Slams Celeb Photographers

BEN AFFLECK has hit out at the paparazzi for ambushing stars in a desperate quest to sell photos of celebrities and their offspring. The PEARL...

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Prison Toughened Me Up, Says Downey Jr

Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR credits his time in prison with making him appreciate how easy his jet set lifestyle actually is. The NATURAL BORN...

16th August 2006 0:00



Beyonce Leads Mobo Awards Nominations

R+B superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES leads the nominations for the UK's Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards with mentions in four categories. The former...

16th August 2006 0:00



Wood Witnessed Richards Fall

ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD has described his horror at witnessing bandmate KEITH RICHARDS tumbling from a tree in Fiji. The guitarist had to undergo...

16th August 2006 0:00



Grass Hits Back At Waffen-ss Criticism

Nobel Prize-winning German author GUENTER GRASS insists the backlash following his belated Waffen-SS admission is a concerted attempt to nullify all...

16th August 2006 0:00



Hawkins Checks Himself Into The Priory

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS checked himself into London rehab clinic The Priory on Saturday (12AUG06), according to a British newspaper. ...

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Jackson And Dupri Took Their Time Over Love

JANET JACKSON and JERMAINE DUPRI were friends for 11 years before they began dating, and the singer insists it was fate they should get together. ...

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Wood: 'I've Been Accepted At Last'

RONNIE WOOD is thrilled he is finally found critical success as an artist, because his first foray into painting was acknowledged only by ROLLING...

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Bond Crew Terrified Of 'Haunted' Plane

Crewmembers working on new JAMES BOND movie CASINO ROYALE staged a mutiny when they were asked to spend the night on a haunted plane. Several scenes...

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Mccartney Refuses To Allow Mills Onto His Property

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY refused estranged wife HEATHER MILLS access to his English country home yesterday (15AUG06), forcing her to collect their daughter...

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Beyonce Refused Entry To London Club After Stabbing

American singer BEYONCE KNOWLES was refused entry to an exclusive London club on Monday night (14AUG06) - by police investigating a fatal stabbing. ...

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Kutcher: 'I Love Demi's Kids Like They're My Own'

ASHTON KUTCHER loves his wife DEMI MOORE's three children so much, he can't imagine loving any future biological children of his own any more. The...

16th August 2006 0:00



Dixon Slams Bitter Ex-bandmates

Former MIS-TEEQ singer ALESHA DIXON would never reunite the former girl band, because she regards herself as the only one with any talent. The...

16th August 2006 0:00



Webber Claims Colleague Stole Idea For Grease Reality Show

Composer-producer Andrew Lloyd Webber reportedly is furious over news that London producer David Ian is planning to produce a reality show on NBC...

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More Cbs Shows Coming To Your Pc -- Free

CBS said Tuesday that it plans to expand the number of its programs available on Innertube, the free broadband channel that it launched in May....

16th August 2006 18:12



Iraq Upstaged By Latest Middle East Turmoil

Even as violence in Iraq escalates -- with some 3,400 deaths occurring last month alone -- news reports from the country have waned, according to a...

16th August 2006 18:12



Where Are Kidnapped Journalists?

Concern mounted Tuesday over the fate of two Fox News journalists after their kidnapers failed to come forward with demands for their release. A...

16th August 2006 18:12



Ratings Get Real

Summer reality shows and news magazines dominated the Nielsen ratings last week, with eight such shows appearing among the top 20. CBS continued to...

16th August 2006 18:12



Character Actor Bruno Kirby Dead At 57

Veteran character actor Bruno Kirby, who played Billy Crystal's best friend in When Harry Met Sally and City Slickers, died Monday of leukemia at the...

16th August 2006 18:12



Hong Kong Film Industry Cracking Down On Pirates

The Hong Kong film industry may make the MPAA look like wimps when it comes to dealing with persons who download copyrighted movies. Britain's...

16th August 2006 18:12



Massive Support In Houston To Preserve Oldest Movie Theater

Twenty thousand Houston residents have signed a petition aimed at preventing their city's oldest film venue, the River Oaks Theater, from being...

16th August 2006 18:12



Shares In Sony Decline After Battery Recall

Shares in Sony Corp., which at first seemed to be weathering the storm over a recall by Dell Computer Co. of some 4 million laptop batteries that...

16th August 2006 18:12



Washington State Sues Movie Download Service

Washington State on Tuesday sued Movieland.com, charging that the company installed spyware on the computers of those who signed up for a free...

16th August 2006 18:12



Will Icahn Resume Battle With Time Warner?

Speculation arose today (Wednesday) that corporate raider Carl Icahn may take another stab at taking over Time Warner, following word that he has...

16th August 2006 18:12


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