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'Dancing With The Stars' Week 5 Results: Who Was Kicked Off

April 17th, 2013 10:15am EDT
ANNA TREBUNSKAYA, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, ZENDAYA, VAL CHMERKOVSKIY
After head judge Len Goodman challenged the celebrities to match dance steps with the professional dancers in his side by side challenge; the couples were eager to learn who would be safe and who would return for a musical celebration next week - when mega pop star Stevie Wonder comes to the Ballroom for his 50th musical anniversary to perform all of the songs live.

Professional dancers Mark Ballas and Derek Hough choreographed an out of this world space disco for the opening dance number complete with flashing lasers.

Getting right to the first results Kellie and Derk were declared safe ...
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Season 16 'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Revealed: Andy Dick, Kellie Pickler & More!

February 26th, 2013 12:00pm EST
Kellie Pickler
This morning the new cast of "Dancing With The Stars" was revealed on "Good Morning America" by hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet. The 16th season's roster includes musicians, athletes, and television stars.

Former "American Idol" star Kellie Pickler (above) is one of the season's new contestants. Her partner will be Derek Hough. The 26-year-old country pop star made headlines last year after shaving her head to support a friend who has cancer.

The new season of the dancing competition kicks off on Monday, March 18 with a two-hour premiere.

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Starpulse Answers Your Burning Questions

September 8th, 2008 2:14pm EDT
D.L. Hughley
1.) Starpulse User: jlermontmom asks, "Is D.L. Hughley married to a black or white woman?"

D.L. Hughley and his wife LaDonna, who is black, got married in 1986. They have three children.

2.) johndoe asks, "Will Smallville have a season 8 and when?"

"Smallville" is returning on the CW on Thursday, Sept. 18.

3.) lilpimp asks, "Is Sean Paul dead?"

Grammy award-winning reggae star Sean Paul is not dead.

4.) skibum2004 asks, "Are professional singers such as Jessica Simpson or Madonna actually singing when they're performing on stage or is it dubbe...
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New Season of 'Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam' Premieres Jan. 6

January 5th, 2008 8:00am EST
D.L. Hughley
A cornerstone of HBO's late-night block of original entertainment, "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam" returns this January with a new host: superstar comic D.L. Hughley, who will welcome some new and familiar faces.

In addition to an opening film clip featuring surprise guests and an introductory routine from Hughley, each half-hour show will include three to four comedians, the music of veteran deejay Kid Capri, and an appearance by The Man himself, Russell Simmons - all in front of an enthusiastic audience in Los Angeles.
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D.L. Hughley To Host 'The 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards'

November 30th, 2007 9:06am EST
D.L. Hughley
Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley will host the Broadcast Film Critics Association's (BFCA) "The 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards" gala live from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Monday, January 7 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The awards are bestowed annually by the BFCA to honor the finest in cinematic achievement.

Since its inception in 1995, the "Critics' Choice Awards" has become a star-studded bellwether event of the movie awards season. The BFCA consistently picks nominees and winners that go on to garner more Academy Award nominations and wins than any other movie awards show. Presente...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 6

March 6th, 2007 3:00am EST
David Gilmour
Happy Birthday to "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" actor Eli Marienthal (1986), Miami Heat star Shaquille O'Neal (1972), comedian D.L. Hughley (1963), comedic actor Tom Arnold (1959), Canadian actress Alberta Watson (1955), "General Hospital" actress Jacklyn Zeman (1953), actor/director Rob Reiner (1947), English singer Kiki Dee (1947), Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour (1946), baseball players Willie "Pops" Stargell (1940; d. 2001) and Ted Abernathy (1933), jazz musician Wes Montgomery (1923; d. 1968), TV personality Ed McMahon (1923), comedic actor Lou Costello (1906; d. 195...
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NAACP Points Out Lack of Diversity on TV

June 15th, 2006 1:33pm EDT
Dennis Haysbert stars in drama The Unit
According to the NAACP, with the cancellation of the Bernie Mac Show, for the first time in recent history, there is not a comedy with an African-American lead character left on the big four networks. When it comes to returning sitcoms and the announced new comedies, African Americans are missing in action.

While the genre is not as popular as it once was, there is not a shortage of sitcoms on the schedule. Out of the nearly 20 sitcoms on network television this fall, it is unconscionable that there is not an African American lead among them.

When you take into account the recent...
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NBC Greenlights 'Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip'

May 5th, 2006 11:34am EDT
Amanda Peet stars in Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip
NBC has added Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip to its Fall 2006-07 primetime schedule. Among the stars of the ensemble cast are Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Bradley Whitford, Sarah Paulson, D.L. Hughley, Nathan Corddry, Timothy Busfield, Steven Weber, Evan Handler and Carlos Jacott.

Producer Aaron Sorkin returns to television with this crackling take on the drama behind the humor of producing a popular, late-night comedy sketch show, "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip." He lays bare the backstage politics, romances and delicate balance between creative talent, on-air personalities and netw...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 6

March 6th, 2006 3:00am EST
David Gilmour
Happy Birthday to "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" actor Eli Marienthal (1986), Miami Heat star Shaquille O'Neal (1972), comedian D.L. Hughley (1963), comedic actor Tom Arnold (1959), Canadian actress Alberta Watson (1955), "General Hospital" actress Jacklyn Zeman (1953), actor/director Rob Reiner (1947), English singer Kiki Dee (1947), Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour (1946), baseball players Willie "Pops" Stargell (1940; d. 2001) and Ted Abernathy (1933), jazz musician Wes Montgomery (1923; d. 1968), TV personality Ed McMahon (1923), comedic actor Lou Costello (1906; d. 195...
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Guests and Musical Acts For VH1 Big In 05 Awards

November 9th, 2005 2:22pm EST
Jessica Simpson
As previously announced, VH1 will honor winners in categories that captured the year in music, news, politics, arts and gossip with "VH1 Big In '05 Awards" hosted by D.L. Hughley. Now the guest list is beginning to take shape with the announcement of appearances on the show by Jessica Simpson, Kate Beckinsale, Lindsay Lohan, Entourage's Jeremy Piven, Kristin Cavalleri from Laguna Beach, Hulk & Brooke Hogan and Danny Bonaduce and performances by Beck, Def Leppard and INXS.

The show premiers on VH1 on Sunday, December 4 at 8PM*. Additional performers, presenters and special guests will b...
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VH1 Big In '05 Awards Nominees

October 28th, 2005 9:25am EDT
Kanye West
Watercooler buzz was deafening in 2005 and here's why: Tom Cruise's couch trip over new love Katie Holmes, his engagement, impending fatherhood and on-air feud with Matt Lauer and Brooke Shields; Braniston became Brangelina overnight; Kanye West's choice words for the President; Jude Law changed more than diapers with the nanny; Penguins waddled their way onto the big screen; A jury proved that Michael Jackson is no "Smooth Criminal."; Kate Moss' cocaine shame.

And now, for the fourth time, VH1 will honor winners in categories that captured the year in music, news, politics, arts and g...
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