Fox TV renews 'Glee' for 2 more seasons
2013-04-20 06:04:13 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fox TV series "Glee" will keep on singing for another two years.
The network announced Friday that it has renewed the show about music-loving students through 2014-2015 — its 6th season.
In a statement, Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly said "Glee" continues to ...
UK TV pulls terrorist satire after Boston bombings
2013-04-17 17:43:46 UTC
LONDON (AP) — A British television channel is pulling a comedy about a group of hapless terrorists from its schedule in the wake of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.
The Film4 channel was planning to air the movie "Four Lions" next Monday. The 2010 film is a dark comedy about four i...
Vergara relieved son was home for Boston bombing
2013-04-17 17:37:45 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Like most mothers, Sofia Vergara was worried after hearing about the bombings at the Boston Marathon. But she was also relieved that her son, Manolo, who attends school in Boston, was not there on Monday when the attack took place.
Three people were killed ...
Rebel Wilson prepares to open MTV Awards with song
2013-04-13 16:46:48 UTC
CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Rebel Wilson sings, dances and summons laughs — and that's just in the opening moments of this weekend's MTV Movie Awards.
The Australian actress is hosting the show, and she's set to start the ceremony by singing solo.
Wilson and her co-stars fr...
Mariah Carey Glitter Bombs Candice Glover on American Idol
2013-04-12 06:52:22 UTC
Candice Glover's got Mariah Carey's glitter stamp of approval. American Idol judges gave Glover a big standing ovation after Glover's performance of The Cure's "Lovesong" on Wednesday, April 10, but Carey took her praise to the next level.
The Grammy-winning singer approached Glover on st...
Hundreds gather to remember 'BUCKWILD' star
2013-04-07 17:07:44 UTC
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Family and friends in West Virginia are saying goodbye to "BUCKWILD" reality TV star Shain Gandee.
Hundreds wearing camouflage filed past two closed coffins Sunday at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium. A private burial was to follow later for the 21...
'Arrested Development' premieres May 26 on Netflix
2013-04-04 23:51:54 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — "Arrested Development" will be reborn on Netflix on May 26.
The subscription service announced the premiere date Thursday, saying that all 15 episodes of the comedy series will be posted at the same time. The Mitchell Hurwitz sitcom starring Jason Bateman was canceled by Fox in...
60-inch Apple iTV to launch this year
2013-04-03 16:18:13 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no secret that Apple wants to get into the living room by making its own TV set, and there have been plenty of rumors and reports about how and when it's going to happen.
Now, an analyst says he's learned that the set will go on sale late this year, for $1,500 to $2,...
TV doctor kills self after French "Survivor" death
2013-04-02 16:53:53 UTC
PARIS (AP) — A well-known TV doctor overseeing the French "Survivor" reality show has committed suicide following the sudden death of a young contestant he had treated, France's biggest TV station says.
Dr. Thierry Costa killed himself on location Monday on an island in Cambodia, the TF1...
TV or reality? Lines blur after death of show star
2013-04-03 15:50:13 UTC
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Shain Gandee lived for the outdoors, often going on muddy, off-road thrill rides in the hills near his West Virginia home. A recent late-night escapade ended in tragedy for the MTV reality show cast member and two others.
The popular "BUCKWILD" cast member was f...
TBS sticking with Conan O'Brien through 2015
2013-04-02 02:52:26 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — TBS says it's extending Conan O'Brien's late-night show through November 2015. O'Brien premiered "Conan" on TBS in November 2010, some months after his departure from a short-lived stint as host of NBC's "Tonight" show. He left NBC when Jay Leno was returned as "Tonight" host.
FX network to start a younger-skewing channel, FXX
2013-03-28 16:59:21 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — FX is spinning off a new cable network aimed at young adult viewers.
Launching Sept. 2, FXX will join big brother FX along with the movie-oriented FXM. All three networks will share the same sensibility, FX Networks president John Landgraf said in making the ann...
CBS buys half of TV Guide net for $100M
2013-03-27 05:00:22 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Broadcaster CBS Corp. is buying a 50 percent stake in TV Guide's pay TV channel and website for nearly $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The price is less than the $123 million that JPMorgan Chase's One Equity Partners paid for a...
'Breaking Bad' script missing after car break-in
2013-03-26 05:54:27 UTC
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of breaking into "Breaking Bad" actor Bryan Cranston's car late last year and stealing a script for the popular television show set in New Mexico has been arrested, authorities said Monday.
Bernalillo County Sheriff's officials said Xavier Macafee, ...
Leno makes meal of NBC bosses in monologue
2013-03-23 18:09:10 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Leno is keeping up a comedy assault on his NBC bosses even after being treated to a make-nice dinner.
During his monologue Friday, the "Tonight Show" host asked his Burbank studio audience if they'd heard about his "alleged feud" with NBC.
Ellen DeGeneres wows audience for Aussie filming
2013-03-23 17:59:08 UTC
Ellen DeGeneres wows audience for Aussie filming
SYDNEY (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres was applauded by a rapturous Aussie audience like a cherished part of the family as she introduced her Australian-born wife, Portia de Rossi, on a Sydney Harbour-side stage on Saturday to begin pre-recording Do...
'Breaking Bad' brings tourists to Albuquerque
2013-03-16 18:33:54 UTC
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fast-food burrito chain in Albuquerque has become an international tourist attraction as people come from all over the world to see the spot where a fictional drug trafficker runs his organization. A pastry shop sells doughnuts topped with blue candy...
The Bachelor's Catherine Giudici: 5 Things to Know About Sean Lowe's Fiancée
2013-03-13 06:21:43 UTC
So we all know by now that Catherine Giudici said yes to Sean Lowe's adorably sweet proposal Monday night on The Bachelor.
But just who is this 26-year-old bride-to-be from Seattle? Here are five things you need to know about Catherine Giudici.
1. She's a Graphic Designer, but She's Not Creat...
Allan Calhamer, creator of game 'Diplomacy,' dies
2013-03-03 01:29:05 UTC
CHICAGO (AP) — As a kid rooting around in the attic of his boyhood home, Allan Calhamer stumbled across an old book of maps and became entranced by faraway places that no longer existed, such as the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires.
That discovery and a brewing fascination with world polit...
Anne Hathaway Talks Getting Booed at the BAFTAs
2013-02-14 06:46:37 UTC
Anne Hathaway may have left the 2013 BAFTA Awards a winner, but she's had better arrivals in her day.
"I was so late that I had to run straight down to the end of the carpet and miss all the interviews," she recalled to Jay Leno Wednesday on The Tonight Show. "And, the worst part was, I missed t...
House of Lies First Look: Why Is Matt Damon Dressed in Fatigues?
2013-02-07 10:14:55 UTC
Matt Damon wants to one up George Clooney, but is he joining the Army to do that?
In this exclusive first look photo at this Sunday's episode of House of Lies, Damon is shown in what appears to be a pretty intense war zone (something is exploding behind him) and carrying a child to safety. We al...
A Grammy maybe? Carly Rae Jepsen heads for gold
2013-02-05 17:51:56 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" became the soundtrack for endless viral online fun last year: U.S. infantry soldiers lip-synched to it in Afghanistan's Kunar Province. So did James Franco and the U.S. Olympic swim team. Models from Abercrombie & Fitch showed off their a...
CNN's Sanjay Gupta adds fiction to his workload
2013-02-01 21:44:55 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When doctors get called on the carpet by other doctors, it's productive but not always pretty, as neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta describes it.
Closed-door meetings in which physicians candidly dissect cases that went awry can verge on "dignified versions of street fights," ...
Chris Cuomo leaving ABC News for CNN
2013-01-29 17:44:40 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News "20/20" anchor Chris Cuomo is leaving the network for CNN, where he is expected to host a new morning show.
The news came Tuesday from his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he spoke on a radio show.
It's the second high-profile defection from ABC to CNN in a l...
Nicole Kidman Gives Lap Dance to Jimmy Kimmel
2013-01-26 21:32:03 UTC
Note to Jimmy Kimmel: there are worse ways to be hijacked than getting a lap dance from Nicole Kidman.
Appearing during Matt Damon's hilarious takeover of Thursday's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Moulin Rouge star days gave the captive comedian something to remember her by—performing a little burlesque...