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Damian Lewis Apologizes To Ian McKellen For His 'Fruity Actor' Remark

December 12th, 2013 11:20am EST
Damian Lewis
Damian Lewis has apologized to Ian McKellen after he appeared to poke fun at the renowned movie star in an interview.

During an interview  with Britain's The Guardian newspaper, the Homeland star remarked that he didn't want to become "one of those slightly over-the-top, fruity actors who would have an illustrious career on stage, but wouldn't start getting any kind of film work until I was 50 and then start playing wizards".

Although, the 42 year-old actor did not refer to any individual by name, many fans assumed his comments were directed at McKellen, who plays wizard Gandalf in The ...
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Ian McKellen Responds To Damian Lewis' 'Fruity Actor' Comment

December 10th, 2013 11:23am EST
Ian McKellen
Renowned thespian Ian McKellen has hit back at remarks Damian Lewis made in a British newspaper interview earlier this year, in which he appeared to mock the legendary actor.

The Homeland star was asked about his career plans during an interview with The Guardian and said he didn't want to "end up" as "one of those slightly over-the-top, fruity actors who would have an illustrious career on stage, but wouldn't start getting any kind of film work until I was 50 and then start playing wizards."

The 42 year-old actor refused to name names but many readers were convinced he was taking aim at...
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Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

July 18th, 2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...
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'Homeland's' Damian Lewis Sets Slowest Ever 'Top Gear' Lap

January 28th, 2013 8:31am EST
Damian Lewis
Homeland star Damian Lewis has set an unwelcome new record by putting in the slowest lap-time in the history of motoring show Top Gear after taking part following a blizzard.

The actor agreed to appear on the hit BBC TV program to take part in its Star in a Reasonably Priced Car segment, in which celebrities drive around a racetrack.

Lewis filmed his appearance earlier this month just hours after severe snow storms battered the U.K. and his lap was littered with tricky moments as his car slipped and spun on the icy surface.

He eventually skidded across the finish line sideways after s...
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Multiple HBO Series, 'Mad Men,' & 'Downton Abbey' Among 2012 Emmy Nominees

July 19th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Mad Men
Early this morning Jimmy Kimmell and Kerry Washington announced the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Multiple nominees include "Mad Men," "Downton Abbey" and "30 Rock."

Battling it out for the Outstanding Drama Series award will be "Mad Men," "Homeland," "Downton Abbey," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad," and "Boardwalk Empire."

Outstanding Comedy Series nods go to "30 Rock," "Girls," "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory," "Veep," and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Notable nominees include Zooey Deschanel from fledging series "New Girl," Julia Louis-Dreyfus from HBO's "Veep," Claire Danes f...
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Mumford & Sons To Perform For President Obama At The White House

March 14th, 2012 1:47pm EDT
Mumford & Sons
Folk band Mumford & Sons and soul singer John Legend will provide the music for President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron's state dinner at the White House on Wednesday.

The British band was invited by the Prime Minster, while President Obama asked Legend to perform at the stately bash.

A host of celebrities including British actor Damian Lewis and Virgin tycoon Richard Branson will be among the 1,000 guests at the dinner, which is being held to mark Cameron's state visit to America.

Mumford & Sons and Legend will be hoping to benefit from the Obama effect - the ...
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'Homeland's' Damian Lewis Lands White House Invitation

March 9th, 2012 10:10am EST
Damian Lewis
Homeland star Damian Lewis has been invited to the White House for dinner with President Barack Obama.

The British actor revealed last month the politician is a huge fan of the drama series, and now it has emerged Lewis and his wife are heading to Washington, D.C. next week to share a meal with Obama and First Lady Michelle.

Lewis tells U.K. chat show host Graham Norton, "It turns out it is his favorite show. But the big news is that he has invited me to the White House for dinner."

"I am going with Helen my wife to dinner next Wednesday. I am going to fly to Washington, have dinner a...
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The 11 Best From 2011

December 31st, 2011 11:00am EST
Southland
2011 was a fantastic year for entertainment. Here are my eleven favorite things from the year that's about to wrap, in chronological order...

1. Southland, TNT

(Season 3 began January 4)

I have to admit that I didn't keep up with TNT's gritty Los Angeles cop drama as much as I would have liked; it fell victim to sharing Tuesday nights with three other shows on my watch list. Yet when I did find time to catch it, I was no less than impressed every time.

There's been talk about the show's TV-MA content (allegedly the reason that NBC axed it), but the real talking point should be the st...
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Fall Preview: 'Homeland'

October 2nd, 2011 1:32pm EDT
Homeland
For those of you who want really smart TV: watch Showtime's Homeland tonight. You'll thank me later.

Homeland features the underrated Damian Lewis - proving his stellar work in NBC's Life was the rule and not the exception - as Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody, rescued from Iraq after eight years missing. I always felt like I couldn't say enough about Lewis when Life was on, and I feel that way about his performance here. There's something in his eyes that allows you to read remarkable depth of character, yet looking into them you really can't tell if he's good, evil or if he even knows. ...
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'Fairly Legal' 1.01 'Pilot' Advance Review

January 13th, 2011 4:45pm EST
Fairly Legal
All of USA Network's series share one quality: distinctive lead characters who become media personalities in their own right. For example, there's no doubt that while White Collar is a great ensemble piece, it's Matt Bomer's Neal Caffrey who gets most of the attention and promotional exposure. So it is that the network's newest series, Fairly Legal, is resting on the shoulders of Sarah Shahi. If you're one of those people still annoyed at NBC for cancelling Life, you know that she's more than deserving of her own series. She is a very talented actress, and though she doesn't get to s...
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Watch The Hilarious Redband Trailer For 'Your Highness,' Featuring Natalie Portman In A Thong

November 17th, 2010 10:48am EST
Your Highness
James Franco and Danny McBride star in the raunchy fantasy comedy Your Highness, which follows two princes: one of the "Prince Charming" variety (Franco) and one that's the complete opposite (McBride). When a princess is captured by an evil wizard (Justin Theroux), the two princes must quest to save her. Along the way, they meet a daring, adventurous princess played by Natalie Portman.

The first uncensored trailer for the R-rated film was just released - watch it below. The following trailer features adult language, and requires you to confirm that you are at least 18 years old.

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NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates, Including 3-Hour 'Heroes' Return

May 23rd, 2008 2:33pm EDT
Heroes
NBC unveils the Fall 2008 series premiere dates for new programs and returning favorites including a three-hour launch of the hit drama "Heroes" on Monday, September 22, the Thursday night debut of the new comedy "Kath & Kim" (9:30-10 p.m. ET) on October 9.

"America's Toughest Jobs," the new extreme competition series, will debut with a two-hour premiere this Fall on September 12 (8-10 p.m. ET). In addition, the new drama series premieres include "Knight Rider" on September 24 (8-9 p.m. ET), "My Own Worst Enemy" on September 29 (10-11 p.m. ET) and "Crusoe" on October 17 (8-10 p.m. ET)...
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8 Sexy Redheads Who Leave Us Hot & Bothered

March 28th, 2008 12:00pm EDT
Amy Adams
Despite recent rumors that redheads are going extinct, they're here to stay. According to new research from Germany, they also have more sex than their blonde and brunette counterparts. Who needs blondes and brunettes when we have redheads to help us start a fire? Here are a few who leave us feeling all hot and bothered:

The Veterans: Seasoned redheaded beauties who've paved the way. "Veteran" is in no way a negative term here, it's an accolade. We're paying homage.

Marcia Cross

Age: 46

Notable Work: "Desperate Housewives," "Everwood," "Seinfeld," "Melrose Place," "K...
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NBC Gives Pickups To 'Chuck' & 'Life'

November 27th, 2007 9:13am EST
Chuck
NBC has picked up the freshman dramas "Chuck" (Mondays, 8-9 p.m. ET) and "Life" (Wednesdays, 10-11 p.m. ET) for nine more episodes -- or the balance of the 2007-08 season -- it was announced by Ben Silverman, Co-Chairman, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios.

"'Chuck' and 'Life' stand out in a crowded TV landscape because they are smart, well-produced series with incredibly talented casts," said Silverman. "Both shows are hitting their stride creatively, have developed loyal audiences and offer unlimited potential to grow throughout the season."

"Life" is a first-year dr...
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NBC Showcases Fall Primetime Series Beginning Week Of September 24

July 16th, 2007 3:06pm EDT
Friday Night Lights
NBC launches its season premieres the week of September 24. The network will adjust its schedule by moving the new comedic spy thriller "Chuck" to Mondays (8-9 p.m. ET) followed by switching the popular Monday version of "Deal or No Deal" to Fridays (8-9 p.m. ET), and shifting "Friday Night Lights" to an earlier new time of 9-10 p.m. (ET) and " Las Vegas" to 10-11 p.m. (ET).

In addition, NBC will expand "The Biggest Loser" to 90 minutes on Tuesdays (8-9:30 p.m. ET) and will have a special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Summer's newest hit, "The Singing Bee" (which premiered ea...
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NBC Introduces 5 New Dramas, One Comedy For 2007-08; Renews 'Scrubs,' 'Friday Night Lights'

May 14th, 2007 9:52am EDT
Michelle Ryan stars in Bionic Woman
NBC will enhance its current roster of critically acclaimed and creatively ambitious programs with a new 2007-08 primetime lineup that features five new dramas, one new comedy and a variety of fresh unscripted programs, complemented by a host of innovative programming moves, it was announced today at NBC's presentation to advertisers and the media at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

"Last year we promised a return to the NBC legacy of quality, and in terms of awards, buzz and critical acclaim, that's just what we delivered," said NBC Entertainment President Kevin Reilly. "We've got th...
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Nintendo DS Equals Spy Gadget In 'Stormbreaker'

June 27th, 2006 1:45pm EDT
Nintendo DS
The hot-selling Nintendo DS will make its motion picture debut in the upcoming teen spy thriller Stormbreaker. Nintendo has signed an agreement with the film's producers that will turn the Nintendo DS into the ultimate spy gadget. Stormbreaker is based on the first in the popular Alex Rider series of books by Anthony Horowitz, which have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.

After the murder of his uncle and guardian, the MI6 British spy agency recruits the reluctant 14-year-old Alex Rider to take over his uncle's mission. Like any good spy, during training he receives his key p...
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