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Kerry Washington Wins Big At NAACP Awards - See Red Carpet Pics!

February 2nd, 2013 9:36am EST
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Kerry Washington took top honors on Friday night at the 2013 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards.
 
The actress, 36, won three awards: Best Supporting Actress ("Django Unchained"), Best Actress in a Drama Series ("Scandal") and President's Award for her public service work on behalf of President Barack Obama.

Washington is the first African-American woman to lead the cast of a primetime drama since Diahann Carroll in "Julia" over 30 years ago. Carroll gushed: "I think she's enjoying one of the great moments of her life right now in our industry."...
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Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2013

January 2nd, 2013 1:37pm EST
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What were you doing 40 years ago in 1973? Our guess is that many of you reading weren't even born yet? Taking a look back at history, here were a few things going on in the world that year.

The biggest story was then President Richard Nixon told the world he was "not a crook," as the Watergate hearings began. Also that year George Steinbrenner purchased the New York Yankees for a mere $12 million from CBS. Popular films included The Exorcist, The Sting, Live and Let Die and Bobby squealed like a pig in Deliverance. Top TV shows in 73' included The Odd Couple, The Partridge Family, Columbo,...
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Jimmy Kimmel Pranks People Not Watching Emmy Awards With 'OMG Tracy Morgan' Twitter Trend

September 24th, 2012 3:07pm EDT
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Jimmy Kimmel may have sent social media followers rushing for their televisions (or an online live cast) when he told the Emmy Award audience to Tweet a false headline.

Kimmel had fellow comedian Tracey Morgan pretend to pass out and lay on the stage, then instructed telecast viewers to Tweet "OMG, Tracy Morgan just passed out on stage at the Emmys, turn ABC on now!"

TwitterTV reported 25,000 tweets were posted soon after, making "OMG Tracy Morgan" a trending topic. A few journalists, including those from TV Guide, spoiled the stunt by explaining it in their messages.

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Ginnifer Goodwin And Josh Dallas Crusade For Arts Funding

April 27th, 2012 1:41pm EDT
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Once Upon A Time co-stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas jetted to Washington, D.C. on Thursday to fight for arts funding.

Actor Omar Epps joined the couple as they visited Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to increase spending for the arts in schools across the U.S.

Goodwin took to Twitter.com to share photos of her trip, while encouraging fans to help keep educational arts programs alive by contacting their local representatives.

Her boyfriend Dallas also tweeted, "Day 1 on Capitol Hill... asking for Congress and Senate to support arts spending... The Arts are a KEY DRIVER of our eco...
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Hugh Laurie Confirms 'House' Will End After This Season

February 8th, 2012 11:24pm EST
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Hugh Laurie will hang up his cane as cranky doctor Gregory House in May after confirming hit medical drama House will end this season.

In a joint statement from Laurie and executive producers of the show David Shore and Katie Jacobs, released to the media on Wednesday, the trio announced House will not be back for a ninth season.

The press release reads, "The decision to end the show now, or ever, is a painful one, as it risks putting asunder hundreds of close friendships that have developed over the last eight years - but also because the show itself has been a source of great pride to e...
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'House' Recap: Better Half

January 25th, 2012 12:13pm EST
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After a long winter break, “House” is back with one of the best episodes of this season. Season 8 of Fox’s once great medical drama has been decent overall, but not nearly as exciting as earlier seasons. “Better Half,” though, is a perfect example of why loyal fans continue to watch House’s antics week after week, year after year.

The episode focuses on a thirty-something man named Andres (Ivo Nandi) who is suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Suffering with him is his loving and devoted wife, Natalie (Melanie Lynskey), who must constantly inform Andres of where they are and wh...
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'House' Recap: Perils Of Paranoia

November 29th, 2011 10:50am EST
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“House” has definitely kept audiences guessing this season, alternating between mediocre episodes that seem beneath the long-running show and solidly clever episodes like last night’s “Perils of Paranoia.”

The episode focuses on a criminal prosecutor, Tommy (Vincent Spano), who collapses during a trial with symptoms of a heart attack. When he gets to Princeton-Plainsboro, the ER doctors determine it wasn’t a heart attack and Foreman determines it wasn’t a panic attack. The mysterious cause is right up House’s alley so he takes the case, intrigued by Foreman’s willingness to lie to a patie...
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'House' Recap: Dead & Buried

November 23rd, 2011 9:53am EST
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This week’s episode of “House” was a bit of an oddity for the series. For starters, the episode did not open with the typical prologue involving the medical mystery House and his team would have to solve. Instead, it gets right to the crux of the story or, more precisely, stories.

House tells his team that their new case involves the death of a four-year-old boy due to kidney failure, something that should never happen to a child that young. At the same time, Foreman informs House that he and his team have a new case of a teenage girl, Iris (Madison Davenport), who is having inexplicable ...
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‘House’ Recap: Risky Business

November 2nd, 2011 9:52am EDT
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Because of the nature of television and the tradition of filming episodes sometimes months before they air, shows are rarely able to comment on events that are happening in the present. This week’s episode of “House,” though, echoes many of the protests that are happening with the Occupy Wall Street movement. Even though the country’s economy wasn’t doing well when the episode was filmed in the spring or summer, it is surprising how timely “Risky Business” really is.

The episode opens with a very wealthy middle-aged man, Thad (Michael Nouri), coming out of his mansion to find his trees cov...
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‘House’ Recap: 'Transplant'

October 12th, 2011 10:50am EDT
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“Transplant,” the second episode of the new season of “House,” is definitely less exciting than the season opener. The main reason for this sudden shift is that in this episode the stakes for House are so much lower than when he was in prison and trying to survive the last five days of his sentence. In “Transplant,” the games aren’t nearly as thrilling because there is really nothing to lose.

The episode opens with House still in prison. He has a surprise visitor: the Dean of Medicine from his hospital. No, it’s not Cuddy. She left Princeton-Plainsboro after House ran a car through her din...
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Olivia Wilde Received Death Threats Over 'House' Love Scene With Omar Epps

September 22nd, 2011 9:30pm EDT
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TV bosses were forced to beef up security on the set of hit TV show House after Olivia Wilde's love scene with black actor Omar Epps prompted death threats.

Wilde, who played seductive Dr. Remy Hadley in the popular medical drama, was required to lock lips with co-star Epps for an episode in 2009, but after the program aired, she received a startling backlash from viewers who were enraged by the interracial kiss.

Opening up to Cosmopolitan magazine, she says, "We got a lot of hate mail for that. There are racist people out there. We got hate mail that said that someone wanted to cut off m...
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Lisa Edelstein Not Returning To 'House' For Eighth Season

May 17th, 2011 7:24pm EDT
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Hugh Laurie will be returning to House without his girlfriend for the medical drama's eighth season.

Actress Lisa Edelstein has opted not to re-sign her contract and return for another season of the show, reports EW.com.

Robert Sean Leonard and Omar Epps will be back with Laurie, who has hinted the next series of the hit show will be his last.

He recently told Britain's Radio Times magazine, "The end of the (eighth) season, right now, looks like the end of the show. That is as far as they have got me for."

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'House' Has An Epic 'Fall From Grace,' Marries For Green Card

March 23rd, 2011 10:54am EDT
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This week, House torments Cuddy but can’t get a rise out of her, diagnoses a young, homeless man with an allergy to vegetables, and marries a multi-tasking alien so she can get a green card. Hey kids! You really CAN be allergic to vegetables!

In the state park, two precocious boys launch a model rocket. When the parts fall from the sky aflame, they discover a young, luxuriously bearded, homeless man (Chris Marquette) has had his arm set on fire. Someone’s getting grounded for this!

House arrives at his team’s meeting on a Segway, accompanied by a gorgeous brunette. He is unimpressed with ...
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'House' Takes A Dive 'Out Of The Chute'

March 15th, 2011 10:17am EDT
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Last week’s incredible “Bombshells” left the “House” writers with nowhere to go but down. Cuddy’s no longer dying, but House wishes he was, as the realization that his romance is over sinks in. Can House’s return to his bacchanalistic lifestyle ease his pain?

A young and healthy cowboy mounts a bull at a rodeo. He needs to stay seated for 8 seconds to beat the bull and win the challenge. The 8 seconds pass like minutes, as the bull furiously bucks and tries to throw the rider. The cowboy succeeds, and while the rodeo clowns lead the bull away, he faces the cheering crowd triumphantly. But ...
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'House' Recap - 'Small Sacrifices'

November 23rd, 2010 5:56pm EST
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It's been awhile since an opening scene on 'House' actually made me cringe, but this was one of them. The episode starts with a man carrying a cross, obviously doubling the crucifiction of Jesus Christ, and he actually is nailed to the cross. Cue wincing from all of the audience. I thought at first it would be a movie actor or something, but no, the patient of the week is a deeply religious man who crucifies himself since God saved his daughter from cancer. Which means it'll be another episode of House vs. God, and the patient will provide all kinds of handicaps for the doctors as they try ...
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'House' Recap - 'Office Politics'

November 9th, 2010 4:03pm EST
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'House' is back and Cuddy is still pressuring him to get a female doctor on the team. Is it a medical law that he has to hire one, or is she just really interested in women power? In any case, Cuddy hired a girl for him: a third year medical student who has three PhDs. A super genius, Masters, played by Amber Tamblyn. First, let's just get a few questionable things out of the way: medical school is tough, and third year in particularly is considered difficult. How is she supposed to complete her studies and be at House's beck and call? How is she any more qualified than some of the other N...
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'House' Recap - 'Unplanned Parenthood'

October 19th, 2010 3:35pm EDT
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Last week House traded his massage therapist/former lover for the chance to be more in Cuddy's life and meet her daughter. He might just be regretting it this week! Cuddy asks him to babysit for Rachel when everyone else can't do it, and although he argues and whines, he agrees to do it in the end. This is why he spends most of the episode panicking with Wilson about Rachel and not paying much attention to his actual case. It's about another child who is dying, and instead of two years she's two days old.

The baby has complications right out of birth and we see it happen on a home video th...
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'House' Recap - 'Unwritten'

October 5th, 2010 3:05pm EDT
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Amy Irving guest stars in this week's episode of House, and it must be said that she does a fantastic job. Her character is a brilliant but disturbed children's book author, and she has written her final book. She speaks to the image of her main character like he is a real person, and puts a gun in her mouth. Before she can kill herself, she has a seizure and falls over. Her nurse calls 911, and House it turns out is a big fan of her series. It's the little funny details about House that always works for him, such as his love for soap opera and teen novels. Alice is the writer and House has...
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'House' Recap - 'Selfish'

September 28th, 2010 3:01pm EDT
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House is like a giddy schoolboy at times in this episode, and it's even more endearing then the over-romantic attitude from the last episode. He waits for Cuddy to get to the hospital and flirts with her, then gropes her as long as she'll allow it, and she tells him not to announce it the world until they go to HR. Aw, Cuddy, you wish. He immediately announces to his team and Wilson that he's sleeping with her, and it's almost sweet how excited he seems to be about it. He's snarky and acerbic as always, but you can tell that underneath House really is on the almost hopeful side. Naturally e...
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'House' Recap - 'Now What?'

September 21st, 2010 1:06pm EDT
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House is back, and it starts things off right by having brand new credits. Seven seasons in and they finally changed the credits! Jennifer Morrison is officially off them, with Peter Jacobson and Olivia Wilde added on. This has been driving fans crazy since the new cast members joined, so it's about time and it really freshened things up from the get go. This premiere is different in a lot of ways from a typical House episode, and that's just one of them.

First off, this doesn't exactly have much of a medical mystery, and it is much more focused on picking up where the last finale ended. T...
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'House' Recap - Season 6 Finale

May 19th, 2010 9:15am EDT
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Despite the fact that some House seasons can be bland, they always manage to pull out big things for the finale. Season one Stacy moved back to torment House, the second season House got shot, the third season his entire team quit, the fourth season Amber died, and the fifth season House went crazy and checked himself into a mental institute. This season went in a similar depressing path although it did manage to end on a possible good note. Will that last? Very unlikely. Was it still finally worth it? You know, it actually was!

A horrible accident has happened in New Jersey. A crane opera...
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'House' Recap: 'Baggage'

May 11th, 2010 4:25pm EDT
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One of the admirable things about the showrunners of House is that though it is a procedural, they enjoy playing with the formula and shoot certain episodes in a unique fashion. The first time they did this successfully was in season one with the incredible episode "Three Stories," which is still on the top five list of House episodes ever. This week's episode was a bit like that, playing with perspective and memory, and it is all about how Gregory House is going to probably have a breakdown soon. But he did that last year, you might cry. Yes, pretty much every year, actually.

House is in ...
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'House' Recap: 'The Choice'

May 4th, 2010 3:30pm EDT
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House is trudging along toward the end of its sixth season, and if they are going to start making sweeping changes in time for the season finale, they are definitely setting the groundwork for it now. Wilson might kick House out, Cuddy and House have a moment, and Thirteen's disease might be rearing its head for real. The latter was always an interesting query. While it wasn't her fault for having a genetic disease, it does pose a problem in terms of liability that she works on patients. With her hands eventually shaking out of control, she could accidentally split open a patient on an easy...
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'House' Recap: 'Open And Shut'

April 28th, 2010 1:20pm EDT
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I think I need to be more specific when I ask things of House, like less stories of Thirteen (which never happens since she's the new star of the show), and a spotlight on Taub. All of the other characters got their moment to shine or annoy so far, but the sardonic former plastic surgeon rarely does. It was exciting to think he'd get more attention this week ... until it turned out to be negative attention.

The patient of the week is a pretty woman who has a successful open marriage with her loving husband. Naturally this causes House to get obsessive and try to prove that there's no such ...
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House Recap: 'Knight Fall'

April 20th, 2010 4:03pm EDT
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This week's episode of House was a little personal for yours truly because I used to work at a Renaissance Faire. They're fun places to visit and be a part of, and usually they have a great sense of humor about being made fun of. On the other hand, people can take it rather seriously, like the Patient of the Week 'Sir' William. He wants to impress the lovely 'Queen' of the Faire, and after winning a sword match he falls down with blood in his eyes. From there on his eyes look like a demon, which is a pretty cool trick, but one has to wonder if the actor had to wear scary eye contacts for it...
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'House' Recap: 'Lockdown'

April 13th, 2010 1:44pm EDT
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Has House run out of medical mysteries? That's how it has really felt for the show this season, what with the episodes focusing on certain characters like Wilson and Cuddy and this week's episode having no real medical factor to it. This is not necessarily a bad thing; after six seasons it is not a crime to try and shake up the show and try new things. Except that fans start watching a show because they already like how it is being done, and they don't always appreciate being forced outside of the box. A note: Hugh Laurie directed this episode!

A couple is relaxing in the aftermath of thei...
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'House's' Thirteen Previews The Rest Of The Season

January 15th, 2010 9:10am EST
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House fans can look forward to more ball busting manipulative shenanigans from their favorite cantankerous doctor. Olivia Wilde, who plays the show's Thirteen, couldn't even decide which upcoming episode is the craziest. We talked to her at the Fox party as part of the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

"I think it's just a fantastic season," she said. "I'm trying to think of specific crazy things because every episode is crazy."

Dr. House himself may be in charge of the asylum, for a week at least. "Hugh Laurie is directing an episode which we're about to start shootin...
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'House' Recap: Wilson Proposes, Patient Of The Week Dies & More

January 12th, 2010 1:54pm EST
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"House" sometimes has a unique theme that runs over the course of the full plot, and when all of the storylines within it are connected, it really comes out to be a shining episode. This week's story was all about lies between friends; some that are playful and some that are serious. House and Wilson played games with one another to prove yet again how they love the other best, the team all got pranked, and the patient of the week was lying to his friend ... for the best kinds of reasons. And when "House" decides to be both funny and tragic, it always manages to find a beautiful kind of bal...
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'House' Season 6 Premiere: Too Rushed, Too Lifetime Movie Of The Week

September 22nd, 2009 8:58am EDT
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The long anticipated and much hyped season premiere of "House" has come and gone, and it left behind a slightly dissatisfied air. While there are parts of this two-hour episode that are beautiful, poignant, and chock full of unexpected character development, it also has unnecessary segments and a lack of trust in the audience.

David Shore and company do this every year; they set up a giant cliffhanger ending and then wrap it up quickly as soon as the next season starts. Is it so much to ask for lasting impressions? This time next year, will the show even remember that House was once in ...
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'House' Season Five Finale Shocks

May 12th, 2009 4:28pm EDT
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Gregory House is a brilliant man, a genius, but in some ways he can be enormously stupid. He is always searching for his answers, for reason behind actions, and sometimes his obsession with everything fitting into a perfect little box means that he misses out on important things. Like, for instance, Kutner's depression leading to his suicide a few episodes ago or Cuddy's behavior in the season five finale of "House." After miraculously detoxing in one day last week, House and Cuddy finally ended up in bed together and he is still glowing the morning after. This might be the happiest and mos...
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