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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Grammy Awards date set for Feb. 10, 2013

Mark your calendars, people.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:38 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Forthcoming ‘E.T.’ Blu-ray confirms that Steven Spielberg is smarter than George Lucas

Or at least smarter about preserving the sanctity of his most beloved films.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:42 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Finally, James Franco has weighed in on 'Girls’

In his Huffington Post blog, the actor declares, among other things, that Lena Dunham’s character should get a job waiting tables.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Franco, Girls

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Tyler Perry defends Bobbi Kristina Brown against rumor

A report from RadarOnline.com claimed Brown walked off the set of Perry’s “For Better or Worse,” a claim the filmmaker said was “not true at all.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:56 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Bobbi Kristina Brown, Whitney Houston

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Elton John ‘feeling much better’ following hospitalization for respiratory infection

The “Rocket Man” will perform for Queen Elizabeth II Monday at her Diamond Jubilee concert.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Elton John

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Robin Gibb’s private funeral set for next week; memorial service to come later this year

In lieu of flowers, family members have asked fans to donate to charities that were close to Gibb’s heart.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 05/30/2012

The MTV Movie Awards and more: A guide to the summer awards season

Because how else are you going to keep your CMT and BET Awards straight?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:16 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MTV Movie Awards, Award Shows

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Katie Couric talks to Princes William and Harry about Queen Elizabeth, having kids

The Queen will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee this weekend.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals | Tags:  Royals, Queen Elizabeth, Prince William

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 05/30/2012

‘Les Miserables’ trailer: Anne Hathaway takes center stage

Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of the musical stars Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:44 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Trouble in ‘Lost’ land: Dominic Monaghan and his Matthew Fox allegation (Updated)

Charlie Pace said on Twitter that Jack Shephard is a serial woman beater. This is troubling for numerous reasons.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Lost, Dominic Monaghan, Matthew Fox

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Doc Watson remembered; Jessica Simpson puts daughter Maxwell on cover of People

Also in the morning mix: Bob Dylan receives the Medal of Freedom.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Doc Watson, Jessica Simpson

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Judge Judy launches advice Web site

“Don’t kvetch and complain if you’re not being a Judge Judy fan. Find another forum.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:17 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judge Judy, TV

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Lady Gaga apologizes for canceling Indonesia show

“I’m so very sorry to the fans & just as devastated as you if not more. You are everything to me.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:19 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Watch the touching montage from Pixar’s ‘Up’ as a Cialis commercial

Once you lose the Giacchino music and the context, the whole thing has a remarkably different meaning.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video, Movies | Tags:  Pixar

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Against Me! singer formerly known as Tom Gabel plays first show as Laura Jane Grace

The singer came out as transgender in an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this month.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Why Wes Anderson had a better box office weekend than Will Smith

“Moonrise Kingdom” made less money than “Men in Black 3.” But the Anderson film was the one that set a record.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Wes Anderson, Will Smith

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Doc Watson still in critical condition at North Carolina hospital

“The family, while understanding and appreciating interest from Doc’s friends and well-wishers, would appreciate privacy during this trying time,” a statement from his representative said.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:32 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doc Watson

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Justin Bieber wanted for police questioning; Madonna ‘expresses herself’ with Lady Gaga song

Also: Cynthia Nixon and her girlfriend got married over the weekend.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:55 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Justin Bieber, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Elvis Presley’s crypt to be auctioned off

The singer was entombed in the crypt for two months before being moved to Graceland.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:44 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elvis Presley

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 05/28/2012

‘Mad Men’: Moving up and moving on

In which Peggy Olson and Joan Harris make tough business decisions.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:52 AM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mad Men

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/28/2012

‘Games of Thrones’ recap: The winners and losers at the Battle of Blackwater

One week before the season finale, “Game of Thrones” delivered the most spectacular — and gruesome — episode of the series yet.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game of Thrones, TV

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/25/2012

This Memorial Day, what’s the one movie to watch to get in a summer mood?

Here’s my pick. I want to hear yours in the comments and on Twitter.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 05/25/2012

At Cannes 2012, the Angelina Jolie leg look abounds

Kim Kardashian, Kristen Stewart and Freida Pinto wore dresses with thigh-high slits on various red carpets.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:59 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Cannes 2012, Fashion, cannes angelina jolie leg look

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 05/25/2012

‘Star Wars’ turns 35, reminds us how much it made us need action figures

The first movie in the Luke Skywalker franchise gave us many things, not the least of which was our first obsession with movie paraphernalia.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:36 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Keira Knightley engaged to musician James Righton

The actress’s fiance is the keyboard player for the British rock band Klaxons.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Relationships | Tags:  Keira Knightley, james righton, keira knightley engaged, keira knightley james righton engaged

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Doc Watson in critical condition after fall (UPDATE)

Watson’s daughter Nancy told the Winston-Salem Journal her father is “real sick.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Doc Watson

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Steven Tyler critiques Mick Jagger’s impression of him; Lindsay Lohan’s Taylor film casts Burton

Also in the morning mix: Ad-Rock and Mike D talk MCA.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:54 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan, SNL

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Watch Beyoncé prepare for her first post-baby concert, to be held tonight (Video)

She is determined to bring it.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:26 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Jimmy Fallon debuts second ‘Downton Sixbey’ with guest Whoopi Goldberg

Brooke Shields, Fred Armisen and Whoopi joined the cast and crew from Studio 6-B to spoof “Downton Abbey” once again.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:42 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jimmy Fallon, Downton Abbey, TV

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Charlize Theron talks about her baby and dogs to Internet’s delight

“From the moment this baby came into our home, those two dogs have never been more in love,” Theron told DeGeneres.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:14 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Charlize Theron

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and the response to the raciness in ‘The Paperboy’

When the “Moulin Rouge” star urinates on the guy from “High School Musical,” people pay attention.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Bethenny Frankel stays coy about divorce rumors, promotes talk show

To a Twitter user who asked about rumors of a divorce, the reality star replied, “We're going to talk about EVERYTHING on my show! June 11 on [Fox Broadcasting].”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:55 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Bethenny Frankel

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/24/2012

River Phoenix's final film: A fundraising effort begins without family endorsement

River’s brother Joaquin and the Phoenix family are still not participating with the film’s release in any way.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  River Phoenix

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/24/2012

John Malkovich learns the meaning of life from Siri

His new iPhone ad is Malkovichian in the best possible way.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Elton John cancels Las Vegas shows after being hospitalized for respiratory infection

The musician was hospitalized Wednesday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:04 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Elton John

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 05/24/2012

‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ gets a major delay; Sharon Stone gets sued

Also: Some talking points for the “Community” cast.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:27 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Michael McKean tweets he’s a ‘lucky man’ after being hit by car

“Lucky man: best wife, great kids, awesome docs and nurses, priceless friends; a little overwhelmed by the sweet tweets,” the “This Is Spinal Tap” actor said in a tweet.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:19 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Michael McKean

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Jim Parsons comes out in NYT profile

”The Big Bang Theory” star confirms that he’s gay for the first time. Impact on his career should be non-existent.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:38 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Parsons

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Happy ‘Lost’ finale anniversary. Care for a few flashbacks?

On this day in history, Jack Shephard laid down to rest and a nation weeped and/or raged.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Lost

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Justin Bieber announces tour, ‘graduates’ on ‘Ellen’

He also sang “Boyfriend.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:18 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Ray J released from hospital after undergoing tests for blood clots

The singer was tested for blood clots in his lungs after being hospitalized Monday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:44 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Ray J

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 05/23/2012

John Mayer does not care about what you think of his hat (Video)

In addition to a new album, John Mayer has a new hat that is getting a lot of attention.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:00 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  John Mayer

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 05/23/2012

BET Awards 2012: Beyoncé vs. Jay-Z and Kanye West, times two

In a video of the year competition that forces Beyoncé to face-off against Jay-Z and Kanye, everybody wins.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:52 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  BET Awards, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kanye West

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Will Smith: Is he still our movie blockbuster hero? (Poll)

With the arrival of “Men in Black 3,” Smith’s first film in four years, we contemplate our feelings about the Fresh Prince.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Will Smith

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 05/23/2012

‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ canceled, inevitable petition to save the show started

More than 1,300 people have signed a petition to save the reality show. Really.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:33 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dog the Bounty Hunter, TV

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Donald Driver wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’; Will Smith talks about slapping reporter

Also in the morning mix: Zach Galifianakis has been tapped to play Ignatius J. Reilly in a film adaptation of “A Confederacy of Dunces.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  DWTS, Will Smith

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 05/23/2012

The ‘Glee’ season finale: Pomp, circumstance, sobbing, singing

A lot of tears, a couple of twists and a round of graduation “Glory Days.”

By Jen Chaney  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Michael McKean in stable condition after being struck by car

The “Spinal Tap” actor suffered a broken leg, according to his publicist.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:32 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Michael McKean

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 05/22/2012

‘The Great Gatsby’ trailer: When Fitzgerald met ‘Moulin Rouge’

Is it possible for something to be Baz Luhrmann-y? Because this is.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:01 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Lady Gaga responds to Jakarta concert controversy

The singer tweeted, “Indonesian authorities demand I censor the show.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:47 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 05/22/2012

‘Glee’: As the third season finale looms, have we stopped believin’?

At this stage, as season three comes to a close, do we still believe in “Glee”?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:43 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Will Smith recycles joke about playing President Obama

Smith told the BBC, “Barack and I both have the ears. So I’m the most natural choice.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Will Smith, Obama

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 05/22/2012

D’Angelo: First interview in 12 years covers Marvin Gaye dreams, Madonna and his comeback

The neo-soul singer mounts his comeback and recalls his massive career crash for GQ.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:12 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Chrissy Teigen takes on the Chris Brown faithful

The model has been subjected to a barrage of nasty Twitter message and threats since tweeting about Chris Brown’s Billboard Music Awards performance.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Chrissy Teigen, Chris Brown

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Bar Refaeli, Naya Rivera and Stephen Colbert make Maxim’s ‘Hot 100’ list

For the first year, readers determined what the magazine calls “the definitive list of the world's most beautiful women” by voting.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Bar Refaeli, Maxim

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/22/2012

‘Anchorman 2’ teasers released; Usher has emotional day in court

Also in the morning mix: Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock will co-star in a buddy cop movie.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Anchorman, Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 05/21/2012

‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ as read by the cast of ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ (Video)

Kristen Stewart can barely get through the prose without exhaling in a manner that says “Really?”

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Fifty Shades of Grey, Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Billboard Music Awards: The fashion

Zooey Deschanel went for a 1960s inspired look, while Carrie Underwood dressed like a princess.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:39 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billboard Music Awards, Fashion

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks duet ‘Celebrate’ released

The song from the film “Sparkle” is Houston’s final recording.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Whitney Houston

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Watch Joaquin Phoenix act again in ‘The Master’ trailer

He’s crazy and troubled, but now for the purposes of the Paul Thomas Anderson movie “The Master,” which just released a trailer.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:25 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Joaquin Phoenix, Movie Trailers

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Robin Gibb: Processing the loss of another pop music force

The death of the Bee Gees star marks the sad passing of another musical icon in a year that’s been full of them.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:53 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits | Tags:  Robin Gibb

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 05/21/2012

‘Skyfall’ teaser: James Bond plays a word association game, gets shaved

Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in the first teaser trailer for Sam Mendes’s “Skyfall.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Skyfall, Trailers

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Billboard Music Awards honors Whitney Houston, Donna Summer; Nick Stahl heads to rehab

Also in the morning mix: Will Smith smacks a reporter.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Billboard Music Awards

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/21/2012

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Kisses and kin

“The Prince of Winterfell,” a low-key episode, allowed a few sibling dynamics to play out before all heck breaks loose in Westeros.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game of Thrones

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 05/21/2012

‘Mad Men’: Hare Krishnas and a whole lot of heat between Don and Joan

When Don Draper flirts with you while wearing a fedora, it’s only a matter of time before you succumb to his charms.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:41 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mad Men

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees dies: Fans and celebrities react

The Bee Gees founding member died Sunday after battling cancer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:29 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Robin Gibb

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/20/2012

‘Battleship’ loses to ‘Avengers’ at box office, confirms Tim Riggins can’t beat the Hulk

“The Avengers” easily hangs on to the top spot while “Battlefield” underperforms.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 05/20/2012

Mick Jagger helps bid farewell to Kristen Wiig on ‘SNL.’ But what about Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg?

But how come Jason Sudeikis wasn’t so in to the Rolling Stones sing-along?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:50 AM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Andy Samberg

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Pixar films, including ‘Up’ and ‘Toy Story 3,’ return to theaters for Memorial Day

But only to select AMC venues for three days.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  05:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Pixar

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 05/18/2012

‘Battleship’: 10 things that make it a classic American blockbuster

Stuff blows up! AC/DC is played!

By Jen Chaney  |  04:59 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 05/18/2012

New ‘Blade Runner’ film will be a sequel, and more details

Original screenwriter Hampton Francher is in talks to pen the movie.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:12 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Blade Runner

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 05/18/2012

FYI: Joey Lawrence is joining the Chippendales

For only three weeks, so get your “whoas” in while you can.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:55 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Joey Lawrence

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Mark Ronson denies quote about Amy Winehouse ‘freaked out’ by Adele; Village Voice stands by story

Ronson was quoted by the Village Voice as saying “Adele's success was making Amy [Winehouse] feel upset, competitive, restless.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Adele, Mark Ronson

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Donna Summer and the gift of ‘Thank God It’s Friday’

It was her only film role, and it gave us “Last Dance.” So give it up for this disco classic.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Donna Summer

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Donna Summer dies: Reports of public memorial inaccurate, says publicist

“Final details” about a memorial are not available at this time.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:05 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Donna Summer

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Jenny McCarthy to pose for Playboy again; Van Halen postpone concert dates

Also in the morning mix: Bono is about to become even richer.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:29 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Jenny McCartney, John Travolta

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Peter Berg talks ‘Battleship,’ Rihanna’s toughness and the ‘Friday Night Lights’ movie

Also covered: Taylor Kitsch and the “John Carter” debacle.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights, Summer Movies

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal team up in ‘Won’t Back Down’ trailer

Oscar nominees Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal play determined mothers in the education reform film “Won’t Back Down.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:40 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Trailers

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/17/2012

The death of Donna Summer and a tribute to ‘She Works Hard for the Money’

Though Summer is best known as a disco queen, she also was a music video pioneer.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits | Tags:  Donna Summer

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Taylor Swift donates $4 million to Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

An education center will be built with the funds supplied by the country music darling.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Taylor Swift

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Mick Jagger jokes about being an Australian performance artist in ‘SNL’ promos

While the season finale marks the first time Jagger has hosted the show, it may be the last time Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis appear as cast members.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:53 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mick Jagger, SNL, TV

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Nicki Minaj debuts ‘Right By My Side’ video

The video features Nas and Chris Brown, as well as a Pepsi can.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:34 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Nicki Minaj

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Nick Stahl search focused on L.A.’s skid row; remembering Chuck Brown

Also in the morning mix: Michael Caine was trapped in an attic earlier this week.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:23 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Nick Stahl, Chuck Brown

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Mary J. Blige turns ‘Any Way You Want It’ into a strip club tutorial for ‘Rock of Ages’ (Video)

A longer look at her “Rock of Ages” take on “Any Way You Want It.”

By Jen Chaney  |  04:48 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Steve Carell plays charades, tweets about ‘Anchorman 2’ (video)

Carell was on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show” to promote “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Steve Carell

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Justin Bieber reveals beer has entered his system in GQ profile

The uber-confident singer also told GQ that he’s “never made a bad song.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:11 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Sacha Baron Cohen appears as self on ‘Today’

The actor took a break from being General Admiral Aladeen, but couldn’t help making an outrageous joke.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Jennifer Lopez is the most powerful celebrity on the planet, according to Forbes

She rises to No. 1 on the Forbes celebrity 100 list.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:37 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Jennifer Lopez

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Nick Stahl, ‘Terminator 3’ actor, reported missing by wife

The actor was last seen May 9.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:34 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 05/16/2012

John Travolta’s first accuser drops claim (UPDATE); Rachel Uchitel welcomes daughter

Also in the morning mix: A trailer for “Les Miserables” leaks.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:18 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  John Travolta

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/16/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: No time for losers

It’s time for Nationals. Also, time for Celine Dion and Meatloaf.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Aaron Sorkin to pen Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic

The film will be based on Walter Issacson’s biography of the Apple co-founder, who died in October after a battle with cancer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:13 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Aaron Sorkin

Posted at 10:49 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Lindsay Lohan on ‘Glee’: Did her so-called ‘image rebranding’ effort succeed?

So how did she do?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:49 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee, Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Kids reenacting Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’ video is best thing you’ll see all day

A pretty awesome tribute to Adam Yauch.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:50 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video | Tags:  Adam Yauch

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Whitney Houston to posthumously receive Billboard Millennium Award

John Legend and Houston’s “Sparkle” co-star Jordin Sparks will perform a tribute to the late singer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:45 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Whitney Houston

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 05/15/2012

‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’: A primer on its massive cast

We expected to see Cameron Diaz in this. But why did Chris Rock and Anna Kendrick sign on?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:17 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movies

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Sarah Hyland of ‘Modern Family’ fame thanks supporters after kidney transplant revealed

“For those asking I’m doing great! I take it day by day :) of course there are some days that aren’t so good but you fight through,” she tweeted.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:10 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Michael Fassbender was ‘very upset’ about not getting an Oscar nod. Also, he’s dating Nicole Beharie.

In a GQ profile, he admits that he got his hopes up about his potential to receive a nomination as best actor.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:48 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/15/2012

John Mayer talks hiatus on ‘Ellen’: ‘I just sort of lost my head for a little while’

Mayer appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to promote his new album and talk about his time out of the spotlight.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  John Mayer

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Mitchell Guist from ‘Swamp People’ dies

A cause of death has not been released.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Lady Gaga officially too sexy for Indonesia; Kristen Stewart cross-dresses for Elle

Also: Kristen Stewart non-comments on her alleged engagement to Robert Pattinson.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Britney Spears, Celebrities | Tags:  Lady Gaga, Kristen Stewart, Brangelina

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Larry David joins Twitter for charity, his assistant confirms

Now that David has joined the site, $10,163 will be given to the Natural Resources Defense Council.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:55 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Larry David

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Justin Bieber, Natalie Portman help celebrate ‘SNL’s’ 100th digital short

Jon Hamm and Justin Timberlake also appeared.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:42 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Saturday Night Live

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Kourtney Kardashian is influencing baby names, apparently

Mason, like Mason Kardashian, is the second-most-popular name for boys born in America last year.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:41 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Kardashian

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Sarah Hyland of ‘Modern Family’ underwent kidney transplant in April

The 21-year-old actress was diagnosed with kidney dysplasia when she was nine.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:13 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 05/14/2012

‘Survivor: One World’ names a winner; Chris Hemsworth welcomes daughter

Also in the morning mix: “The Avengers” passes the $1 billion international box office mark.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:13 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Survivor, The Avengers, TV

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 05/14/2012

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Oh freedom

This week, our characters’ vows were directly tied to their freedom, or lack thereof.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game of Thrones

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 05/14/2012

‘Mad Men’: Look on their behavior, ye mighty, and despair

Ah, petty spite and jealousy. Is anything a better motivator for Betty and Don?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:23 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mad Men

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 05/11/2012

William Balfour found guilty in murders of Jennifer Hudson’s relatives

The man accused of killing Hudson’s mom, brother and nephew was found guilty on all counts.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:09 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 05/11/2012

‘Desperate Housewives’: Does anyone care that the series finale is this Sunday?

Millions still watch it, so somebody cares about its end. But culturally, it became irrelevant a long time ago.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:40 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Desperate Housewives, TV

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Photos from the premiere of ‘Friday Night Lights’ ... uh, I mean ‘Battleship’

Tim Riggins and Tami Taylor were all over this premiere, y’all.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Kris Humphries reemerges in video, is sort of funny

The basketball player stars in a new Funny or Die video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:11 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Kris Humphries

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Justin Bieber releases ‘Turn to You’ for his mom: Hear four other songs about mothers

Listen to Bieber’s new song for his mother, and four other mom songs.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 05/11/2012

‘Community’, ‘30 Rock’ renewed: Read cast reactions

“30 Rock” and “Community” have been renewed by NBC, while the fates of “Parks and Recreation” and ”The Office” are still unknown.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:13 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Community, NBC, TV

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Reese Witherspoon’s father sued for bigamy; Zooey Deschanel to play Loretta Lynn

Also in the morning mix: President Obama attends George Clooney’s fundraiser.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:16 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Reese Witherspoon

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 05/11/2012

‘Parks and Recreation’: The election results are in

So did Leslie Knope win?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parks and Recreation

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 05/10/2012

The ‘Parks and Recreation’ finale: Will Leslie Knope win?

What to think about as the finale approaches.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:07 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parks and Recreation

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd to co-star in rom-com parody ‘They Came Together’

The film will be directed by “Wet Hot American Summer’s” David Wain.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Amy Poehler

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Nina Dobrev does yoga demonstration on ‘Conan.’ Literally, on Conan O’Brien. (Video)

Well, that was an interesting place for her feet to go.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:12 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Nina Dobrev, Conan O'Brien

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Painting purportedly smeared with Amy Winehouse’s blood is for sale; her father questions rocker Pete Doherty’s claim

The painting, called “Ladylike,” is expected to fetch between £50,000 and £80,000. Her father questions rocker Pete Doherty’s claim that it’s her blood.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Amy Winehouse

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Alan Rickman poised to play Ronald Reagan?

He could be the former president to Jane Fonda’s Nancy in “The Butler.”

By Jen Chaney  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/10/2012

‘Dark Shadows’ and the Johnny Depp question: Should he stop with the weird roles?

Is the whole offbeat thing becoming too predictable?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Johnny Depp

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/10/2012

‘Gangster Squad’ trailer: Sean Penn goes to war with Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling

Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling don fedoras, wield guns and face off in 1940s Los Angeles.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Trailers

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Jon Hamm cast as sports agent, gives advice to teens; Vidal Sassoon remembered by Mia Farrow

Also in the morning mix: Chris Pratt and Anna Farris are expecting their first child.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:53 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Jon Hamm, Vidal Sassoon

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Russell Brand will host the MTV Movie Awards

It’s his third MTV awards hosting gig, but his first at the Movie Awards.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:09 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russell Brand, MTV Movie Awards

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Kim Kardashian endorses President Obama for endorsing same-sex marriage

“Today I am proud to be an American!!” she says after he endorsed same-sex marriage.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:07 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement, Kim Kardashian | Tags:  Kim Kardashian

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Joss Whedon, his fan thank-you letter and what it says about how to do business in 2012

“The Avengers” director may be the king of the box office. But he doesn’t treat his followers like subjects.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Johnny Depp has never seen ‘Edward Scissorhands’ (Video)

During an interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Depp admits he’s never watched that film, as well as most of his movies.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Tom Gabel of Against Me! announces plans to change gender; more John Travolta accusations

Also: photographic proof that the first Travolta masseur isn’t telling the truth?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:37 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  John Travolta

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 05/09/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Prom kings, queens and dinosaurs

Make way for “Prom-asaurus.”

By Jen Chaney  |  07:20 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Hey, guess what? ‘The Avengers’ is getting a sequel

This is not shocking, but it has been confirmed.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:45 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Avengers

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Maurice Sendak remembered: Six tweets about the ‘Wild Things’ author that will make you teary

These celebrity tweets will make you verklempt, and make you want to re-read ”Where the Wild Things Are.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maurice Sendak

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Watch Jon Hamm rap to the theme from ‘Taxi’ (Video)

Watch the video. Here’s a taste: “Hilarity abounds at the ‘Taxi’ garage.”

By Jen Chaney  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video | Tags:  Jon Hamm

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/08/2012

From Beyoncé to Blanchett: The best, worst and weirdest celebrity ensembles at the Met ball

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual gala provides a reason for famous people to make some daring fashion choices.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Beyonce, Fashion

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 05/08/2012

John Travolta denies sexual harassment charges in lawsuit; Linda Evangelista child support case settled

Also: A report on Prince Harry’s visit to Washington.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:42 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  John Travolta

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Bryan Cranston, as Walter White, endorses a student body president candidate?

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston puts in a good word for someone he calls “Maxwell Ulin.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:38 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breaking Bad

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Matthew Fox, ‘Lost’ star, reportedly arrested on suspicion of DUI (Updated)

The man who saved the island was reportedly arrested in Oregon on suspicion of driving under the influence.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:15 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch, Lost

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Will Ferrell vs. Zach Galifianakis: Who is the funnier candidate in ‘The Campaign’ teasers?

It’s Will Ferrell vs. Zach Galifianakis in an epic battle of political tone-deafness for the upcoming movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:42 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Political Pop Culture

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Jake Owen weds after eventful Cinco de Mayo

The country singer wed 22-year-old Lacey Buchanan in his home town of Vero Beach, Fla., at sunrise Monday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:11 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Relationships | Tags:  Jake Owen

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Sacha Baron Cohen’s publicity tour for ‘The Dictator’ in full swing

The movie’s star, Sacha Baron Cohen, appeared as his character, Adm. Gen. Aladeen, on the “Today” show and “Saturday Night Live.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/07/2012

‘Mad Men’: An affair, and a resignation, to remember

Pete Campbell lives to be depressed for at least another week on the AMC drama.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mad Men

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Ad-Rock responds to death of Adam Yauch and more tributes to the Beastie Boys’ MCA

From the New York Mets to a fellow Beastie Boy, many paid tribute to MCA following his death on Friday.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits, Music | Tags:  Adam Yauch

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 05/07/2012

‘Game of Thrones’: Where loyalties lie

If last week’s “Game of Thrones” episode felt like black-and-white television, “The Old Gods and the New” thrust us back into violent, glorious Technicolor.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:32 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game of Thrones

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 05/06/2012

‘The Avengers’ made $200 million this weekend. Yeah, that’s a record.

So it seems fair to assume the sequel is definitely happening, right?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:24 PM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  The Avengers

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 05/04/2012

The Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch and his contributions to film (Video)

Adam Yauch’s contributions to pop culture went far beyond his achievements as a rapper and musical artist. The man best remembered as MCA donned a different alias — Nathaniel Hornblower — to direct several of his hip-hop group’s music videos. He also opened up channels for independent filmmakers by co-founding the studio Oscilloscope Laboratories.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:22 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Obits | Tags:  Adam Yauch

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Adam Yauch: Remembering MCA of the Beastie Boys via song lyrics

The rapper and activist has died at the age of 47. We remember him via Beastie Boys quotes.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:10 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits | Tags:  Adam Yauch

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Mira Sorvino welcomes fourth child

Sorvino and her husband Christopher Backus have three other children.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:54 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Beyonce wins journalism award for Essence piece

Some people think this is unfair.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:03 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Jennifer Lopez sizzles in ‘Follow the Leader’ video directed by boyfriend Casper Smart

Lopez takes center stage in the video directed by Casper Smart, while many products get promoted.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Jennifer Lopez

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Summer movies: The five I can’t wait to see, plus readers’ picks

Also: Readers who tweeted their top summer movie pick are clearly very excited about “The Dark Knight Rises.”

By Jen Chaney  |  12:30 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Linda Evangelista heads to court over child support; Mick Jagger to host ‘SNL’ finale

Also in the morning mix: Samuel L. Jackson goes all Hulk on The New York Times film critic.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:45 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  SNL, The Avengers

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Justin Bieber releases grown-up music video for ‘Boyfriend’

We’ve been bamboozled. Or should I say Bieboozled.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:54 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 05/04/2012

The new ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ trailer: Does it show too much?

Should all remaining Peter Parker intel be kept on lockdown until the film releases in July?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:51 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Amazing Spider-Man, Movie Trailers

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Jewel to play June Carter Cash in Lifetime movie: Report

Can she match Reese Witherspoon’s previous portrayal of the country legend?

By Jen Chaney  |  07:06 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Amy Poehler and Jimmy Fallon make up movie plots, do terrible impressions on ‘Late Night’ (Video)

Poehler appeared on “Late Night” Wednesday to talk in part about this season of “Parks and Recreation.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:44 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Amy Poehler, Jimmy Fallon

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Michael Jackson’s image to be used in Pepsi campaign

Nicki Minaj will also promote the soda.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Michael Jackson

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 05/03/2012

‘The Avengers’: Four things I loved and four things I didn’t like in Joss Whedon’s blockbuster

“The Avengers” is a good superhero movie. But it’s not a perfect superhero movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:06 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Kate Upton’s ‘Cat Daddy' video restored; YouTube offers mea culpa

“With the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call,” a YouTube spokesperson said of the removal.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:14 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kate Upton

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Ashton Kutcher Popchips ad pulled offline; Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney reportedly on a break

Also: Robert Pattinson to play the man who found Saddam Hussein?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:06 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ashton Kutcher

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/03/2012

J.R. Martinez welcomes daughter

Lauryn Anabelle was born Wednesday, Martinez told People.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom | Tags:  DWTS

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 05/02/2012

The Shia LaBeouf cannibal song: The story behind the viral track

The guy behind the LaBeouf-related earworm explains why he wrote it.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:38 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video | Tags:  Shia LaBeouf

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Aziz Ansari presents Anderson Cooper with an Anderson Cooper look-alike

Now Cooper can take a vacation!

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:19 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anderson Cooper

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/02/2012

‘Avengers’? ‘Dark Knight Rises’? Which summer movie do you most want to see?

In 140 characters, explain which film you are looking forward to and why. The most interesting responses will be shared in a follow-up post.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Tyler Perry praises fire department after blaze damages Atlanta studio

“Mr. Perry wishes to express his heartfelt thanks to the Atlanta fire department for their professionalism in their quick response and limiting the damage.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:21 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tyler Perry

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Ashton Kutcher stars in new Popchips ad (UPDATE)

In an ad released online Wednesday, Kutcher plays five different men promoting a (fake) dating Web site, World Wide Lovers.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:43 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Ashton Kutcher, Ads

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Bobby Brown on Whitney Houston’s drug use: ‘I didn’t know she was struggling with it still’

In part one of an interview with “Today,” Bobby Brown said he didn’t know Houston was struggling with drugs.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:43 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Whitney Houston

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Kate Upton-Terry Richardson video banned from YouTube; Amber Riley fine after red carpet collapse

Also in the morning mix: Ashlee Simpson loves her sister Jessica’s baby.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:06 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Kate Upton, Glee

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: When parades get rained on

Oh, Rachel Berry. How did this happen?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Tyler Perry Studios catch fire; blaze under investigation

The four-alarm fire broke out Tuesday and was contained to one building.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:15 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tyler Perry

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 05/01/2012

‘West Wing’ cast reunites for Funny or Die: Video and behind-the-scenes photos

Martin Sheen and Allison Janney do the “walk and talk” all over again.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:42 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video | Tags:  West Wing, Funny or Die

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Jessica Simpson has given birth to a baby girl

Daughter’s name: Maxwell Drew Johnson. So, more conventional than Simpson suggested?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Watch | Tags:  Jessica Simpson

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Hillary Clinton turns down Jason Segel offer with light-hearted note

“My only condition is that there be Muppets involved, and that is non-negotiable.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:20 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Segel

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 05/01/2012

‘Best Friends Forever’ pulled from schedule: Can a petition save the NBC show?

After four episodes, “BFF” was pulled from NBC’s schedule.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:49 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BFF, TV

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 05/01/2012

‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer: Five things to like about the latest preview

Thing 1: We can understand what Bane is saying!

By Jen Chaney  |  10:33 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dark Knight Rises, Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/01/2012

MTV Movie Awards show nomination love to ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘Hunger Games’ and Ryan Gosling

Others up for movie of the year include “The Hunger Games,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2,” and “The Help.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:26 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  MTV Movie Awards

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 05/01/2012

‘Octomom’ files for bankruptcy; Lionel Richie is out at ‘Duets’

Also in the morning mix: “Girls” and “Veep” get second seasons.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:43 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Octomom

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 04/30/2012

The White House correspondents’ dinner: How much do you care about this celeb-heavy event? (Poll)

Are you interested in tracking all the celebrity action or do you find it nauseating?

By Jen Chaney  |  05:10 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner | Tags:  White House Correspondents' Dinner

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Bobby Brown tells ‘Today’ he’s not responsible for Whitney Houston’s death

”I’m not the reason she’s gone,” Brown told Matt Lauer in an interview, set to air this week.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Josh Hutcherson: A minute with the ’Hunger Games’ star at the White House correspondents’ dinner

The correspondents’ dinner was Peeta’s first trip to the nation’s capital (but obviously, not the Capitol).

By Jen Chaney  |  02:54 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, Celebrities | Tags:  White House Correspondents' Dinner, Hunger Games

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard welcome daughter Gloria

The couple have a five-year-old daughter named Ramona.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:30 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Uggie has a book deal: We imagine the chapters

“Uggie: My Story” will be released in October.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:15 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Uggie

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Kim Kardashian: A future in comedy?

At the White House correspondents’ dinner, the reality star sounded pumped up about her recent “30 Rock” appearance.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:53 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Kim Kardashian, White House Correspondents' Association Dinner | Tags:  White House Correspondents' Dinner

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon renew vows for the fourth time

Near the top of the Eiffel Tower, of course.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:25 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/30/2012

‘Mad Men’: No Cinderella stories here

In this week’s episode, everyone seems to be settling for less.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mad Men

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/30/2012

A White House correspondents’ dinner round-up; Patrick Dempsey rescues teen

Also in the morning mix: A Jo-bro gets a reality show.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, White House Correspondents' Association Dinner | Tags:  White House Correspondents Dinner

 

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