1st April 2009

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Cyrus: 'Kids' Choice Tears Were For Real'

MILEY CYRUS has ripped into cynical critics who questioned her tears at the Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday (28Mar09), but admits she's embarrassed...

1st April 2009 1:32



Asheton To Be Honoured At Detroit Music Awards

Late THE STOOGES rocker RON ASHETON will be the focus of a tribute at the Detroit Music Awards in Michigan next month (Apr09). The guitarist, 60,...

1st April 2009 1:32



Spears Shows Off Her Sexy New Look In Clothing Ads

BRITNEY SPEARS is set to stun again as part of a supersexy new campaign for clothing company Candie's. The pop star wears a fetching two-piece yellow...

1st April 2009 1:32



Paisley & Urban Win Early Acm Awards

BRAD PAISLEY and KEITH URBAN have been announced as early winners at the pre-Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony. The country pair's Start A...

1st April 2009 1:32



Fascinating Fact 7089

Funnyman RAINN WILSON's portrayal of a manic musician in THE ROCKER has landed him a real-life rock role - THE OFFICE star is collaborating with...

1st April 2009 1:32



Ice Cube To Star In Cop Comedy

Rapper/actor ICE CUBE is set to star as a rogue police officer in a new action comedy. The rapper, real name O'Shea Jackson, urged N.W.A. fans to...

1st April 2009 1:32



Lady Gaga Signs Man's Genitals

Pop star LADY GAGA once autographed a male fan's manhood after she was confronted with an X-rated request backstage at a concert in Canada. The Poker...

1st April 2009 1:32



Nas/marley Album Profits Help Build African School

Rapper NAS and reggae star DAMIAN 'JUNIOR GONG' MARLEY are donating all proceeds from their upcoming album to help build a school in the Congo. The...

1st April 2009 1:32



Smithereens Record Tommy Tribute

THE SMITHEREENS are to celebrate the 40th anniversary of THE WHO's TOMMY by creating their own version of the landmark rock opera. The Smithereens...

1st April 2009 1:32



Lil' Kim Using Fame To Boost Dancing Partner's Music Career

LIL' KIM is so grateful to her DANCING WITH THE STARS partner DEREK HOUGH for helping her impress judges on the hit TV show, she's keen to return the...

1st April 2009 1:32



Rockers Divine Heresy Push Back Gigs To Complete Album

Heavy metal group DIVINE HERESY have been forced to postpone two upcoming concerts in Arizona due to "scheduling conflicts". The Californian rockers,...

1st April 2009 1:32



T.i.'S Girlfriend Keeping Busy To Pass Rapper's Jail Time

T.I.'s longterm girlfriend TAMEKA 'TINY' COTTLE has yet to come to terms with the rapper's looming prison sentence, confessing the news "hasn't hit"...

1st April 2009 1:32



Fox Found Solace In Bhutan

Parkinson's Disease sufferer MICHAEL J. FOX found a miracle while filming a new documentary about optimism in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan - his...

1st April 2009 1:32



Broke Wahl Sues Business Manager

Eighties star KEN WAHL has launched a court battle against his former business manager, accusing him of conspiring to rob the actor of all his assets...

1st April 2009 1:32



Moore: 'I Hid Alcoholism Well'

Beloved U.S. actress MARY TYLER MOORE has opened up about her best-kept secret - she fought alcoholism for years. In an exclusive TV interview, the...

1st April 2009 1:32



Willis Ski Blaze Ruled 'Accidental'

The blaze that destroyed BRUCE WILLIS' ski lodge was accidental, fire officials have ruled. The fire on Monday (30Mar09) wrecked the main lodge at...

1st April 2009 1:32



Winfrey Disappointed About New School Scandal

OPRAH WINFREY has spoken out about her distress over a sex scandal rocking her South African girls school. Students at her boarding school have...

1st April 2009 1:32



The Things They Say 11755

"We had the name picked out before. We didnt want her to be born on Sunday." Country star KEITH URBAN on calling his daughter SUNDAY ROSE.

1st April 2009 1:32



Richie To Design Footwear

NICOLE RICHIE is expanding her resume as a fashion designer after signing a deal to launch her own line of shoes. The first collection of Richie's...

1st April 2009 1:32



Berry Has Fun Drinking Her Perfume

HALLE BERRY was left stunned when TV chat show host ELLEN DEGENERES sipped her new perfume - and then offered her a glass. The Oscar winner recently...

1st April 2009 1:32



The Things They Say 11757

"My wife was an actress for a while, so she knows the drill. She knows what it's like to go to work and make out with someone you don't really care...

1st April 2009 1:32



The Things They Say 11756

"It's a short joke... My world growing up was mostly asses and elbows." Actor MICHAEL J. FOX on the secret meaning behind the upbeat title of his...

1st April 2009 1:32



Robinson Phones Tv Show To Support Cole

NATALIE COLE received a shock call on U.S. TV on Tuesday (31Mar09) night, when legendary singer SMOKEY ROBINSON phoned the LARRY KING show to offer...

1st April 2009 7:43



Madonna: 'Let The Adoption Storm Commence'

MADONNA fully anticipated the wave of controversy surrounding her bid to adopt orphan MERCY JAMES, declaring to a friend: "Let the storm...

1st April 2009 7:43



Cyrus Is Homesick For Nashville

Teen superstar MILEY CYRUS suffers from homesickness in Hollywood - and is dreaming of moving back to her native Tennessee. The 16-year-old and her...

1st April 2009 7:43



Lady Gaga Injures Dancer

Pop sensation LADY GAGA is regretting urging everyone to JUST DANCE - after she smashed one of her backing troupe's teeth during an energetic...

1st April 2009 7:43



Cook Cancels Shows Due To Family Matters

AMERICAN IDOL champion DAVID COOK has been forced to cancel two gigs because of "personal family matters". The singer, who walked away with the...

1st April 2009 7:43



Cole's Rep Denies Mum Death Reports

KEYSHIA COLE's representative has slammed reports the singer's mother was killed in a car crash. Internet reports surfaced on Monday (30Mar09)...

1st April 2009 7:43



Jackson Set For Stunt Spectacular

MICHAEL JACKSON has reportedly roped in magician pal DAVID COPPERFIELD to stage a series of explosive stunts for his London comeback shows. The...

1st April 2009 7:43



Witherspoon's Son Dreams Of Fighting Aliens

REESE WITHERSPOON's son took his famous mum's role in MONSTERS VS. ALIENS a bit too literally - the five-year-old is now convinced extra-terrestrials...

1st April 2009 7:43



Shatner For Star Trek Sequel?

Hollywood bosses are hoping that WILLIAM SHATNER will make a cameo appearance in a future STAR TREK movie. A highly-anticipated prequel to 2002's...

1st April 2009 7:43



Parkinson's Disease Helped Make Fox A Great Dad

Actor MICHAEL J. FOX's Parkinson's Disease has helped him to become a better dad. The Back To The Future star insists his medical condition made him...

1st April 2009 7:43



The Things They Say 11758

"You know the way I'll go? Some bird with some rare virus is going to fly over my head. It's going to s**t on me and I'm going to melt on the...

1st April 2009 7:43



Ronson Tops Fashion List

MARK RONSON has been named the most stylish man in Britain by revered men's magazine GQ. The superproducer was handed the fashion accolade by the...

1st April 2009 7:43



Rapper Jones Credits Sandwich Diet For Slimmed-down Physique

Rapper MIKE JONES has shed a third of his bodyweight - thanks to a diet of Subway sandwiches. The Still Tippin' star used to tip the scales at nearly...

1st April 2009 7:43



Nicks Cuts Back On See-through Stage Gear

STEVIE NICKS has covered up on tour - because, at 60, she doesn't want fans checking out her body. The singer has just embarked on a new Fleetwood...

1st April 2009 7:43



Fascinating Fact 7090

DAVID BECKHAM is the highest paid soccer star in the world, according to new figures - his annual income is $46 million (£32.4 million).

1st April 2009 7:43



Hasselhoff's Daughters Set For Charts

DAVID HASSELHOFFs teenage daughters are muscling in on their dad's act - they are launching their own pop careers. The Baywatch star is helping...

1st April 2009 7:43



Roberts Embarrassed About Culkin Sex Scene

JULIA ROBERTS' teenage niece has lost her big screen virginity to MACAULEY CULKIN's brother RORY. Actress Emma Roberts, 18, has movie sex with The...

1st April 2009 7:43



Leachman Poses For Peta Ad

Veteran actress CLORIS LEACHMEN loves vegetables so much, she's wearing them in a new campaign for animal rights group People for the Ethical...

1st April 2009 7:43



Cohen Pulls In Stars For Movie Soundtrack

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has enlisted the help of superstar pals BONO and CHRIS MARTIN to record a song to accompany his racy new film BRUNO -...

1st April 2009 7:43



The Things They Say 11759

"Going to the toilet was difficult. I didn't fit into the loo in my trailer!" KEIRA KNIGHTLEY had difficulty with her costume in THE DUCHESS.

1st April 2009 7:43



Madonna 'Not Skirting Legal Issues' Over Adoption

Madonna's attempt to adopt a second African child is not contravening any Malawian laws, according to the singer's publicist.The 50-year-old attended...

1st April 2009 9:37



Baron Cohen Forced To Cut Sex Scenes From Bruno Film

Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen is to re-edit his new film Bruno after it was given a NC-17 rating in the US, banning under-17s from seeing the comedy....

1st April 2009 9:59



Andre 3000 In Speeding Arrest

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 was branded an "accident waiting to happen" after he was arrested for speeding.The rapper, famous for hits such as HEY YA!,...

1st April 2009 10:32



Jk Rowling And Naomi Campbell Among Celebs At G20 Dinner

Harry Potter author JK Rowling and supermodel Naomi Campbell will eat alongside President Obama and the First Lady at a G20 dinner on Wednesday.The...

1st April 2009 11:16



Bond Pair Signed Up For Clash Of The Titans

Bond stars Gemma Arterton and Mads Mikkelsen have been cast in upcoming epic remake Clash of the Titans.British actress Arterton, who played Agent...

1st April 2009 11:27



Fbi Still Investigating Cyrus 'Hacker'

Detectives at America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are still trying to build a case against a internet hacker who allegedly tapped into...

1st April 2009 12:16



Cole's Son Rejected As Kidney Donor

Ailing singer NATALIE COLE is still in need of a new kidney, after her son was rejected as a possible donor. Cole, 59, has been battling ill health...

1st April 2009 12:16



Jay-z To Duet With Winehouse?

JAY-Z is looking forward to another all-star collaboration - he wants to record with British singer AMY WINEHOUSE. The Big Pimpin' hitmaker, who has...

1st April 2009 12:16



Osbourne Will Never Retire

OZZY OSBOURNE has vowed to continue working until the day he dies - because retirement would bore him. The 60-year-old rocker has enjoyed a long...

1st April 2009 12:16



Cole Blames Drug Use On Self-esteem Issues

Singer NATALIE COLE has blamed her former drug problems on her lifelong battle with low self-esteem. The star spent years fighting heroin addiction...

1st April 2009 12:16



T.i.: 'Family Will Be Fine While I'm In Jail'

Prison-bound rapper T.I. is adamant his family will be able to cope without him once he is behind bars. The Live Your Life hitmaker, real name...

1st April 2009 12:16



Saliva Rocker Undergoes Emergency Surgery

SALIVA frontman JOSEY SCOTT has undergone emergency surgery after he suffered a hemorrhaged arterial bleeding ulcer. The rocker - who co-wrote and...

1st April 2009 12:16



Montana Movie Director: 'Cyrus Is The New Judy Garland'

HANNAH MONTANA: THE MOVIE director PETER CHELSOM has compared MILEY CYRUS to screen legend JUDY GARLAND - insisting he was "blown away" the first...

1st April 2009 12:16



The Things They Say 11760

"I know times are kind of tough on the world financially. If you spend that money to go to festival I think you should be able have a good party."...

1st April 2009 12:16



Idol Star Jones Pregnant

AMERICAN IDOL star LAKISHA JONES is expecting her second child. The former Idol winner wannabe, who starred in the 2007 sixth season of the hit U.S....

1st April 2009 12:16



The Things They Say 11761

"I haven't read the books, but I saw the movie I thought the movie was really bad." Former THE HILLS star WHITNEY PORT was not impressed by the...

1st April 2009 12:16



Patrick To Return For Terminator 5?

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY actor ROBERT PATRICK is set to thrill sci-fi fans - he is in talks to make a return to his evil robot role in the...

1st April 2009 12:16



Affleck Gets Journalistic Insight

BEN AFFLECK has vowed to treat journalists with more respect - after gaining an insight into the profession while he was filming his latest...

1st April 2009 12:16



Loren Calls For Late Pope's Beatification

Screen veteran SOPHIA LOREN has called on leaders of the Catholic Church to approve the beatification of late pope John Paul II - a move which would...

1st April 2009 12:16



Bond Stars Team Up In Titans Remake

QUANTUM OF SOLACE star GEMMA ARTERTON is turning her back on BOND to team up with 007 villain MADS MIKKELSEN - they have both signed on to star in...

1st April 2009 12:16



Moynahan 'Furious' With Bundchen's Baby Boasts

BRIDGET MOYNAHAN is reportedly furious with GISELE BUNDCHEN, after the supermodel boasted about her role as stepmother to the actress' son. The...

1st April 2009 12:16



The Things They Say 11762

"I'd love to be able to go into a store and put on a pair of jeans and not have them hacked off at the bottom. That'd be great!" REESE WITHERSPOON...

1st April 2009 12:17



Fascinating Fact 7091

HUGH HEFNER's ex-girlfriend HOLLY MADISON was booted off U.S. TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS on Tuesday (31Mar09) night. The beauty scored 16 points...

1st April 2009 12:17



Fans Offer Their Kidneys To Singer Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole has received numerous emails from fans offering to donate their kidneys after she revealed on television she required a transplant.The...

1st April 2009 14:44



Will Arnett And Michael Shannon Join Jonah Hex Cast

WILL ARNETT is set to star in the forthcoming comic adaptation JONAH HEX, it has been revealed. The ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT star will join a cast which...

1st April 2009 16:01



Soulja Boy Urges Brown To Mend Rihanna Relationship

Rapper SOULJA BOY is the latest star to speak out over the alleged altercation between CHRIS BROWN and RIHANNA - urging the pair to reconcile their...

1st April 2009 16:07



Cyrus Vows To Steer Clear Of Party Lifestyle

Teen singer/actress MILEY CYRUS refuses to be drawn into the wild party lifestyle synonymous with young Hollywood stars - insisting she would never...

1st April 2009 16:07



Destiny's Child To Reunite?

R&B superstars DESTINY'S CHILD are set to reunite to record one final album, according to U.S. reports. The multiple Grammy-winning group -...

1st April 2009 16:07



Hudson Keen For Sex & The City Sequel

Oscar-winner JENNIFER HUDSON is desperate to reprise her role as CARRIE BRADSHAW's assistant in the eagerly anticipated SEX & THE CITY sequel. Hudson...

1st April 2009 16:07



Paltrow Unveils Guide To London

GWYNETH PALTROW is fast turning herself into a lifestyle guru - the actress has written her own personal guide to London. The U.S, star, who lives in...

1st April 2009 16:07



The Things They Say 11763

"I love being in love, I love the idea of marriage and making babies - but not yet. Not until I'm 30. I basically chew my birth control tablets - I...

1st April 2009 16:07



Fascinating Fact 7092

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is expanding his luxury home in the Hamptons, New York - the former BEATLE is having a three-bedroom guest house built on his...

1st April 2009 16:07



Death Row Reprieve

Legendary hip-hop label Death Row Records is set to be resurrected later this month (Apr09) by the company which now owns its iconic back...

1st April 2009 16:07



The View Star Collapses On Stage

Scottish rockers THE VIEW were forced to scrap a gig in Austria - after frontman KYLE FALCONER collapsed on stage, reportedly due to excessive...

1st April 2009 16:07



Fascinating Fact 7093

Oscar-nominee MICHAEL SHANNON and comedic actor WILL ARNETT are the latest big name stars to sign up for upcoming comicbook blockbuster JONAH HEX....

1st April 2009 16:07



The Things They Say 11764

"Im looking forward to knowing whats going on - I still have no clue. The only thing I ever got right was the island moving, which was pretty...

1st April 2009 16:07



Chan Gets Musical

Actor JACKIE CHAN is eyeing up a new career in music - he has agreed to perform at a special one-off concert in Beijing, China. The Rush Hour star...

1st April 2009 16:07



Sheen's Horse Injury

Actor MICHAEL SHEEN was left in agony on the set of his film THE FOUR FEATHERS after he was trampled by a horse. The British star was shooting scenes...

1st April 2009 16:07



Fox Convinced Wife To Have Son Circumcised

MICHAEL J. FOX struggled to convince his wife TRACY POLLAN to have their son circumcised when he was born - because she considered the traditional...

1st April 2009 16:07



Online Leak For X Men Origins: Wolverine

A version of upcoming comic book film X-Men Origins: Wolverine has reportedly been leaked online a month ahead of its cinema release.The film is not...

1st April 2009 17:06



Us To Lick Homer As Simpsons Turned Into Stamps

Cartoon favourite the Simpsons are to arrive in homes across America after being honoured with their own stamps, it has been announced.The US Postal...

1st April 2009 17:17



Sag, Aftra Sign Commercials Pact

With all sides no doubt heaving great sighs of relief, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists on the one...

1st April 2009 18:53



Same Old Winners

Despite the disruption of the broadcast schedule on Tuesday night by President Obama's primetime news conference, the leaders on the Nielsen ratings...

1st April 2009 18:53



Nbc News Widens Gap

After seeing ABC's World News With Charles Gibson creep closer in the ratings during recent weeks, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams widened the...

1st April 2009 18:53



The Woz Is Out

Not even the continued massive effort by the geeks of America to keep Apple co-found Steve Wozniak dancing on Dancing With the Stars was enough....

1st April 2009 18:54



Telemundo Goes Hd

NBC-Universal-owned Telemundo announced Tuesday that it will introduce HDTV broadcasts this month, becoming the first an only Spanish-language cable...

1st April 2009 19:03



Lesbian Kiss A Big Ho-hum In Australia

Despite biting criticism of it by Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd. newspapers in Australia, an episode of the teen soap opera Home and Away that included a...

1st April 2009 19:03



Mpaa Cuts Costs (Out Of Report

) Saying that he questioned the validity of studio estimates about how much they spend on making movies, MPAA chief Dan Glickman told reporters that...

1st April 2009 19:03



Netflix Shares Keep Rising

Shares in Netflix continued to rise Tuesday following Monday's announcement that the company is planning significant price increases for subscribers...

1st April 2009 19:03



Cowell Suffered 80s Financial Crisis

Music millionaire SIMON COWELL was left broke by the last financial meltdown in the 1980s, and had to rebuild his fortune from scratch. The record...

1st April 2009 19:07



The Fall Frontman Smith Performs In A Wheelchair

Veteran British rocker MARK E SMITH returned to the stage on Tuesday (31Mar09) for the first time since breaking his hip - and performed an entire...

1st April 2009 19:07



Moore's Marital Bliss

MANDY MOORE is loving married life with rocker RYAN ADAMS. The previously on-off couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony in Savannah, Georgia last...

1st April 2009 19:07



Baby: 'Lil Wayne's New Album Isn't A Rock Record'

Hip-hop mogul BRYAN 'BABY' WILLIAMS has defended his protege LIL WAYNE against criticism of his upcoming experimental album, insisting people should...

1st April 2009 19:07



Jonas And Belle 'Still Dating'

Actress CAMILLE BELLE has dismissed rumours she has split with teen singing heartthrob JOE JONAS. Jonas famously left Taylor Swift for 22-year-old...

1st April 2009 19:07



Caine: 'I Can Out-rant Bale'

MICHAEL CAINE has defended his DARK KNIGHT co-star CHRISTIAN BALE's infamous rant on the set of TERMINATOR: SALVATION - insisting he has behaved far...

1st April 2009 19:07



Fast And Furious Rodriguez Defends Paparazzo Attack

Actress MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has defended her decision to terrorise a paparazzo at a Mexican airport on Saturday (28Mar09), insisting the snapper...

1st April 2009 19:07



The Things They Say 11765

"All the DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES look like sisters." Rocker STEVIE NICKS is convinced the stars of the TV drama have undergone Botox treatments.

1st April 2009 19:07



Swift Glad She Aired Jonas Break-up

Country singing star TAYLOR SWIFT has no regrets about going public over her split from JONAS BROTHERS star JOE JONAS. Jonas broke the teenager's...

1st April 2009 19:07



The Things They Say 11767

"I'd absolutely love to go into movies. GOSSIP GIRL is a very good platform for everyone on the show. If I could play anyone it'd probably be...

1st April 2009 19:07



Fascinating Fact 7094

THE SIMPSONS are to be honoured by the U.S. Postal service with their own commemorative stamps to celebrate the comedys 20th year anniversary. The...

1st April 2009 19:07



The Things They Say 11766

"I may shave my head into a fine Mohawk, like a tall one, because one of our camera operators had a beautiful Mohawk for the first two years. I've...

1st April 2009 19:07



Efron Spellbound By Potter Star In London

One of HARRY POTTER's magical pals cast a spell on ZAC EFRON while the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL hunk was in the U.K. last week. Efron left girlfriend...

1st April 2009 19:07



Griffiths: 'Pregnancy Is Making Me Nicer'

Pregnancy has turned RACHEL GRIFFITHS into the nicest star in Hollywood - so much so the cast of her TV show are begging her never to give birth. The...

1st April 2009 19:07



Swayze Persuaded Wife Niemi To Direct The Beast Episode

PATRICK SWAYZE's wife LISA NIEMI almost turned down the opportunity to step behind the camera and direct her husband in an episode of his TV show THE...

1st April 2009 19:07



Wolf Welcomes Baby Boy

Former PARTY OF FIVE star SCOTT WOLF has become a first time dad. The actor's wife Kelly gave birth to baby boy Jackson Kayse Wolf on 22 March (09),...

1st April 2009 19:07



Buyers Receive "Rental" Version Of Slumdog Millionaire

Fox Home Video's newly inaugurated strategy of removing "extras" from DVDs sent to rental stores ran into trouble this week as thousands of buyers of...

1st April 2009 19:14



Coming Toy Story Double Feature -- In 3d

Disney plans to release the original Toy Story and the sequel Toy Story 2 as a 3D double feature for just two weeks beginning October 2, the company...

1st April 2009 19:14



Warner Bros. Buying Pirate Bay? Check The Date

No doubt raising thousands of eyebrows, the website Torrent Freak -- which tracks the goings-on in the BitTorrent universe -- reported today...

1st April 2009 19:14



30 Million Tune In To Idol

A predictably enormous audience tuned in for the final night of competition on Fox's American Idol Tuesday with finalists Taylor Hicks and Katharine...

1st April 2009 19:55



Fox Ends Season Leading With Young Viewers; Cbs, With Total Viewers

The 2005-06 television season appears to be ending pretty much the way the previous season did, with Fox capturing the ratings title among adults in...

1st April 2009 19:55



Gibson Named Abc News Anchor

As ratings continued to fall for ABC's World News Tonight , ABC News chief David Westin announced Tuesday that Charles Gibson would become the sole...

1st April 2009 19:56



New Delay For Al-jazeera English-language Channel

Al-Jazeera's English-language channel, which has already experienced a number of delays, has sustained yet another. Britain's Guardian newspaper...

1st April 2009 19:56



British Sex Channel Under Scrutiny From Regulators

Look4Love TV, an over-the-air digital channel, is being investigated by Britain's advertising watchdog following a commercial for an online service,...

1st April 2009 20:05



Critics Revolt At Marie Antoinette Screening

Many Cannes attendees had been forecasting that Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette , starring Kirsten Dunst, would turn out to be the sleeper at the...

1st April 2009 20:05



Record Number Of Entries At Cannes Film Market

Some 4,500 film projects, most of them incomplete, are being hawked at the Cannes Film Market, mounted in conjunction with the festival, the Wall...

1st April 2009 20:05



Code Controversy "Much Ado About Nothing," Says Vatican Paper

The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano implied Tuesday that the Church had been maneuvered into contributing to a "gigantic marketing strategy"...

1st April 2009 20:05



Eisner Takes "Subtle Jab" At Successor Iger

Michael Eisner will take what today's (Wednesday) New York Post describes as "a subtle jab" at Robert Iger, who succeeded him as CEO of the Walt...

1st April 2009 20:15



Baseball Can't Get On Base

Game Two of the World Series was down in the ratings considerably from last year's second game, attracting an average of 11.73 million viewers versus...

1st April 2009 20:25



Movies -- Downloaded In 5 Minutes

Hoping to counter a slowdown in subscriber growth rate, Comcast said Thursday that it will begin rolling out a superfast "wideband" Internet service...

1st April 2009 20:25



Msnbc Delays Hdtv Rollout

After having predicted that MSNBC would be simulcasting in high definition before the presidential election, MSNBC acknowledged that it probably...

1st April 2009 20:25



Group Calls Fcc Chairman A "Porker"

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin came under attack from the Washington DC-based taxpayer watchdog Citizens Against Government Waste for spending $355,000 to...

1st April 2009 20:25



The Uninvited Was Too Invited, Star Trek Star Says

Star Trek actor George Takei, responding to William Shatner's comments on his website claiming that he was conspicuously excluded from Takei's...

1st April 2009 20:35



Media Companies Have Another Bad Day On Wall Street

Media conglomerates appeared to be bracing for another rough day today (Friday), with many of them falling to new 52-week lows in midday trading....

1st April 2009 20:35



Musical Could Be Biggest Musical Of All

Disney is expecting a big graduation crowd to gather in theaters this weekend for its High School Musical 3 Senior Year . The original movies, which...

1st April 2009 20:35



Sag-amptp Talks To Resume, With A Mediator

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Thursday accepted federal mediation in its dispute with the Screen Actors Guild but, in a...

1st April 2009 20:35



Movie Reviews High School Musical 3 Senior Year

Even often cold-hearted film critics appear taken with Disney's theatrical edition of High School Musical . "The third chapter of the phenomenally...

1st April 2009 20:45



Movie Reviews Pride & Glory

Pride & Glory took a long time coming to the screen. The script was written in 1999, and took years before it went before the camera. It was delayed...

1st April 2009 20:45



A Rerun Writes "X" On Ex

A strong showing Friday night by a rerun of CBS's long-running NCIS in the 9 00 p.m. timeslot previously occupied by the struggling Ex List series...

1st April 2009 21:26



Tv Or Not Tv? A Question For The Holidays

With consumer electronics stores reporting light business -- and some even contemplating shutting down for good -- some are expected to begin...

1st April 2009 21:26



Peanuts Debuts On The Web

Some 20 classic Peanuts comic strips have been animated by hand into 3-4-minute-long "webisodes" that will be offered on Apple's iTunes Store at a...

1st April 2009 21:26



King Of The Hill Is Knocked Off

After 13 years on Fox, King of the Hill is being deposed. Fox indicated on Friday that the final season of Hill cartoons will air during the...

1st April 2009 21:26



Did One Murdoch Newspaper Stir Up Bbc Scandal?

U.K. media critic Charlie Brooker, who regularly lampoons British TV shows in his column in Britain's Guardian newspaper, has joined the backlash to...

1st April 2009 21:36



Halloween Fails To Scare Up Box-office Business

Halloween, which came on a Friday night this year, gave the box office the willies, as the usual Friday-night dating crowd searched out other...

1st April 2009 21:36



Bond Shakes Up Overseas Markets

Overseas, where Halloween attracts few celebrants -- a possible exception is the U.K. -- the latest James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace took a...

1st April 2009 21:36



Movie Reviews The Haunting Of Molly Hartley

Like most horror movies aimed at teenagers, The Haunting of Molly Hartley was not screened for critics. They did get a look at it with everyone else...

1st April 2009 21:36



13-Time Oscar-winning Producer Daly Dead At 71

Producer John Daly, whose films garnered 13 best-movie Oscars over 40 years, died of cancer Friday in Los Angeles at age 71. In the late '60s, Daly...

1st April 2009 21:46



Lawyer: 'Officials Will Ok Madonna's Adoption Plans'

MADONNA's African lawyer insists his client will be a mum again on Friday (03Apr09) when her latest adoption plans are given the green...

1st April 2009 22:05



Santana Set For Vegas Residency

Guitar great CARLOS SANTANA is set to become the latest star to light up Las Vegas after signing a new residency deal at the Hard Rock Hotel &...

1st April 2009 22:05



Rodriguez Shoot Sends Extra To Hospital

THE FAST & THE FURIOUS star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ's debut as a movie producer has suffered a major setback - one of her actors has been shot after a...

1st April 2009 22:05



Fascinating Fact 7095

R&B star CIARA will become Super C for her new album cover art - the singer's Fantasy Ride artwork, designed by Marvel Comics Bernard Chang,...

1st April 2009 22:05



Now & Miley Debut Big As 12 New Albums Charge The U.s. Top 20

America's new Billboard album chart has set a new record - 12 of the top 20 are all debuts. Compilation Now 30 leads the way with 146,000 sales,...

1st April 2009 22:05



What Recession? Reading And Leeds Festivals Sell Out In 24 Hours

The organisers of the Reading and Leeds Festivals in Britain are celebrating after selling out the two weekend events within 24 hours. Despite the...

1st April 2009 22:05



April Fool's Day Pranksters Target Jackson And Madonna

MICHAEL JACKSON, MADONNA and CHRIS BROWN became the target of April Fool's Day jokes on Wednesday (01Apr09) when two Los Angeles-based radio stations...

1st April 2009 22:05



Klum And Project Runway U.s. Heading Back To Tv

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM has won her fight to get reality show PROJECT RUNWAY back on the air - TV bosses have agreed a deal to move the televised...

1st April 2009 22:05



Maguire And Meyer Expecting A Spider-boy?

TOBEY MAGUIRE's pregnant wife JENNIFER MEYER is expecting a baby boy, according to spies who spotted the couple shopping for blue accessories. The...

1st April 2009 22:05



Wolverine Premiere Set For Small Town America

Small town America will get the chance to host the upcoming X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE movie premiere as part of a new competition. The place winning...

1st April 2009 22:05



Caine's New Magic Movie Is A Tribute To Dead Friend

MICHAEL CAINE has dedicated new movie IS THERE ANYBODY THERE? to a late pal who died following a battle with Alzheimer's Disease - because the...

1st April 2009 22:05



Guiding Light Cancelled

Long-running U.S. soap GUIDING LIGHT has been cancelled. The daytime drama began as a radio soap opera in 1937 and debuted on TV in June, 1952. The...

1st April 2009 22:05



The Things They Say 11768

"It wasn't fun at all but it was a way to get involved in a big studio film." Actress RHONA MITRA hated playing an invisible man's rape victim in...

1st April 2009 22:05



Tv Goes To The Polls

The broadcast networks promised Monday not to project a winner in today's (Tuesday) presidential election until a nominee has unequivocally garnered...

1st April 2009 22:06



King To Have A New Realm?

In what could have been headlined "The King Is Dead, Long Live the King," Daily Variety and the Hollywood Reporter reported today (Tuesday) that ABC...

1st April 2009 22:06



Tax Breaks For California, Too?

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will make another attempt at persuading the California legislature to grant tax breaks to film and TV companies...

1st April 2009 22:06



Bargains Coming To 155 Circuit City Stores

Black Friday will be coming early this year to customers of 155 Circuit City stores, which will begin going-out-of-business sales on Wednesday....

1st April 2009 22:06



24 The Count Begins Jan. 12

After an absence of nearly two years, Fox's hit drama 24 will return to the air with a two-hour special on Sunday, January 11 followed by a second...

1st April 2009 22:17



Brady Bunch Mom Says Family Values Missing From Tv

Florence Henderson, who played the mother on The Brady Bunch, has chastised television executives for failing to include shows with family values in...

1st April 2009 22:17



Halloween Business Frightful

Halloween butchered the weekend box office as many movies were shown to near empty houses on Friday night. The weekend's top-12 films grossed just...

1st April 2009 22:17



Redstone Might Sell Off Theater Chain

On the same day that Viacom reported a 37 percent fall in third-quarter profit, its chairman, Sumner Redstone, vowed to hold on to the company, even,...

1st April 2009 22:17



Real Networts Vows To Fight Studios For Realdvd

RealNetworks apologized to its customers Monday for being unable to upgrade their trial software of RealDVD that allows them to make copies of the...

1st April 2009 22:27



Warner's Planning To Beat Pirates At Their Own Game

Warner Bros. is planning to deliver a knock-out blow to film pirates in China by making its films available for online rental at the same prices the...

1st April 2009 22:27



Few Glitches During Election-night Coverage

The television networks kept their promise not to declare a winner until all of the polls closed on the West Coast Tuesday night. Some viewers found...

1st April 2009 22:37



The Hollywood President?

Daily Variety , in a front-page commentary, made the case that Obama owed much of his success to his television strategy. "His image is that of...

1st April 2009 22:37



The Force Is With Tv News Channels

CNN at times had the look of a special-effects movie during its election coverage Tuesday night, expecially when its in-studio team discussed the...

1st April 2009 22:37



The Internet To Go "On The Air"

The FCC on Tuesday approved the use of the so-called "white spaces" between television channels for wireless Internet access, thereby setting in...

1st April 2009 22:37



Supreme Court Hears Dirty-words Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing oral arguments on whether the fleeting use of expletives on live television should be banned by the FCC....

1st April 2009 22:47



Cbs Remains On Top

CBS continued its season-long dominance of the Nielsen ratings last week among overall households and in the advertiser-desired demographic of adults...

1st April 2009 22:47



Marvel's Embarrassment Of Riches

Iron Man was pure gold for Marvel Entertainment in the company's third quarter, with revenue pouring in from theaters faster than the company had...

1st April 2009 22:48



Netflix To Offer Hd Movies Via The Web

Accelerating its move into online delivery of film rentals, Netflix announced Tuesday that it will soon offer about 300 films in high definition that...

1st April 2009 22:48



Stuntman's Widow Calls For Greater Controls

The widow of a stunt technician who was killed during the filming of The Dark Knight in September 2007 has told an inquest in England that his death...

1st April 2009 22:57



Veteran Indian Didrector Chopra Dead At 94

Producer-director B.R. Chopra, one of Bollywood's most prominent filmmakers, died today(Wednesday) in Mumbai (Bombay) at the age of 94 after a long...

1st April 2009 22:57


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