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Michael Jackson's Kids Attend School With Other Children

August 27th, 2010 12:05pm EDT
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Michael Jackson's two eldest children have attended school for the first time.

The superstar's three kids - Prince, 13, Paris, 12, and eight-year-old Blanket - were tutored at home under the instruction of the singer, who was determined to keep his children out of the public eye.

After Jackson's death last year, the youngsters were placed in the custody of their grandmother Katherine, who announced plans to send them to public school and allow them to mix with their peers.

And Katherine has followed through with her promise - Prince and Paris have enrolled at an exclusive school in Calif...

Matthew Perry Defends David Schwimmer

August 2nd, 2010 11:30am EDT
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Matthew Perry has come to the defense of David Schwimmer over suggestions the actor/director has failed to replicate the success of his former Friends co-stars - insisting his pal could land a new role "in a heartbeat."

The hit TV series came to an end in 2004 and cast members including Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox have all stepped out of the shadow of the show to carve out successful careers in movies and TV. Schwimmer has kept a low profile in recent years, preferring to step behind the camera to direct movies including 2007's Run Fatboy Run and work in theater.

However, Perry i...

Matthew Perry Sick Of 'Friends' Movie Rumors

July 15th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
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Matthew Perry is fed up with constant rumors about a Friends movie - he has pleaded with fans to stop pestering him about a big-screen version of the hit show.

The cast of the "legendary" program has faced constant speculation they will reunite for a film version of the comedy since it finished in 2004. Lead stars Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer and Matt LeBlanc have brushed off the rumors several times - and Perry wants the gossip to stop altogether.

In a message on his page, he writes, "Just to clear something up..I love Friends fans. I...

Matthew Perry Has New TV Comedy In The Works

October 13th, 2009 11:03am EDT
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Matthew Perry will co-write, executive produce, and star in a new single-camera comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Perry, who turned 40 in August, created the idea for the show in which he will play a self-involved manager of a second-rate sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday.

Thomas Schlamme, who worked with Perry on "Friends," "The West Wing" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," is on board to direct and exec produce. The project is currently being pitched to networks.

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TV Reunions We'd Like To See

August 28th, 2009 10:02am EDT
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We all have our favorite shows, especially the ones we used to beg mom and dad to let us stay up and watch. Or the shows we watched with our friends every week and discussed the next day in school because it was the most exciting event in our lives. Most of these shows are played in syndication, but the true fans want to know what's going on with our favorite characters now.

Here are the top shows that we'd love to see do reunion specials:

It's been 20 years since "Saved by the Bell," TV's first live-action Saturday morning sitcom debuted. The show started as "Good Morning, Miss Blis...

August Celebrity Birthday Milestones: Oh Lordy, Look Who's 40 (And 60!)

August 18th, 2009 2:08pm EDT
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August is a milestone birthday month for many celebrities who are turning 40 and 60. While 40 may be the new 30, and 60 the new 50, they can still be difficult birthdays to handle.

One of our favorite "Friends" is nearly over the hill. But is 40 really "over the hill" these days? And it's hard to believe one of the celebrities turning 40 was in high school in the least on TV. And let's give three "Cheers" to this star who is turning 60 but still looks youthful.

Check out the new 40 and 60 year olds in the slideshow below!

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Turns 40 on Aug. 18

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Check Out '17 Again' On DVD, On Demand & Digital Download

August 8th, 2009 7:54am EDT
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If you somehow had the chance, would you do your life over? Thirtysomething Mike O'Donnell would. Then one mysteriously magical moment, Mike gets his chance. He's suddenly back at Hayden High where he's the star of the basketball team, a total hottie, and a classmate to his own teenage kids, which gives Mike a chance to go from not-so-good dad to really cool friend.

Zac Efron and Matthew Perry are 17 Again and fabulously funny as the younger and older Mike in a good-time time-warp comedy that proves the best year of your life is the one you're living right now.

Check out the all-new ...

Meg Ryan Finds Romance

June 11th, 2009 8:31am EDT
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Meg Ryan has found love with movie producer Graham King, according to reports.

The star, 47, is alleged to have taken her longtime friendship with King - the producer of Leonardo DiCaprio's films The Departed, The Aviator and Blood Diamond - to the next level and embarked on a "serious" love affair, according to Us Weekly magazine.

A source says, "It's very serious. They were recently in New York City for a lovers' getaway. They love travelling together. And they have been friends for years."

Ryan was previously married to Dennis Quaid and has been romantically linked to Russ...

Zac Efron: The Next Leonardo DiCaprio Or Corey Feldman?

May 14th, 2009 9:30am EDT
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In theory, being a teen heartthrob seems like a pretty sweet gig. They never have to wait for tables at restaurants, they have throngs of adoring fans, and they get to date gorgeous models and actresses. Basically, they are given a first class ticket for life, which means more leg room, no middle seats, and cashews instead of peanuts.

But as appetizing as all that sounds, teen heartthrobdom isn't all that it's cracked up to be. It can be a dicey business that often comes at a hefty price because it doesn't guarantee that the ensuing path will be paved quite as goldenly as the yellow b...

Opening April 17: 17 Again

April 16th, 2009 10:54am EDT
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Matthew Perry plays a family man whose life is thrown into disarray when he finds that he's mysteriously reverted back to the age of 17 (in the form of High School Musical's Zac Efron)... Continue summary

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Zac Efron Dreams Of Going 'Back To The Future'

April 14th, 2009 5:05pm EDT
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Zac Efron is hooked on time traveling and dreams of taking on Michael J. Fox's role in a new Back to the Future movie. In his new film 17 Again, Efron's character - played as an adult by Matthew Perry - is struck by lightning and becomes a teenager again.

And now he's keen to take on the the ultimate time travel adventure by recreating Fox's Marty McFly character in a fourth installment of the hit film franchise.

Efron reveals, "Growing up, my favorite thing to do was to climb into the car and play Back To the Future. I would pretend I was Marty McFly."

Fox last played McFly...

This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

April 13th, 2009 8:57am EDT
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I must admit that two weeks ago, I grossly underestimated how popular "Fast & Furious" would be. The film captured the title of highest grossing opening weekend for a car-themed movie by taking in $72.5 million. I think it's important to note this, because I believe I'm an excellent judge of movies, but I admit the movies I recommend will not always reflect the average American movie patron's opinion.


Things seem to be perfect for up-and-coming U.S. congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck), until the murder of his research assistant and mistress. It becomes ...

Matthew Perry Really Wants To Get 'Lost'

March 27th, 2009 8:34am EDT
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Former Friends star Matthew Perry is desperate to return to TV and land a role in drama Lost. The funnyman, who played Chandler Bing in the hit sitcom, admits he's hooked on the desert island drama and wouldn't hesitate to take a part if it was offered to him.

He says, "I want to be on that show so bad, but people would be like, 'What's Chandler doing on the island?' So it isn't going to happen. But I am truly addicted to the show. I even follow the story lines online."

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'Rehab' Ozzy Osbourne Sent Daughter Kelly To Is Tough Boot Camp

January 30th, 2009 5:30pm EST
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Ozzy Osbourne has sent his hellraising daughter Kelly to the tough boot-camp-style rehab clinic where he kicked his addictions to alcohol and drugs. The 24-year-old checked into the Hazelden Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center in Oregon last week, just days after she was arrested for slapping a British reporter.

Her mom Sharon confirmed the news on Friday, explaining, "Yeah, she's in rehab. Kelly knew that she needed help and she's getting it."

Hazelden, which has clinics in Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois and New York, offers addicts "abstinence-based treatment" and "spiritual car...

'Scrubs' Returns January 6 On ABC

November 24th, 2008 9:57am EST
The hit half-hour comedy series "Scrubs" will move to ABC for its eighth season. This irreverent and offbeat comedy will debut Tuesday, January 6, with back-to-back episodes from 9:00-9:30 and 9:30-10:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network.

Beginning Monday, November 24, select episodes from the past seven seasons of "Scrubs" will be available online at in the site's full episode player.

Four different episodes will be available each week leading up to the series debut on ABC, including the series pilot, last season's finale, and special episodes with guest stars M...

Lindsay Lohan Uses A 'Sober Companion'

August 4th, 2008 12:52pm EDT
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The woman hired to help Lindsay Lohan stay sober has also helped Drew Barrymore and Mary-Kate Olsen beat their personal problems.

Lori Cerasoli is paid $2,000 a day to be Lohan's 'sober companion', traveling everywhere with the star, to help her resist the temptation of alcohol and drugs. And Lohan's father Michael claims Cerasoli has helped turn the 22 year old's life around. He says, "I give her most of the credit for the positive influence around my daughter."

According to the New York Post, the former alcoholic performed similar duties for one-time drug addict Barrymore, and...

'Friends' Movie Just A Rumor

July 6th, 2008 6:30pm EDT
A representative for Warner Bros film studio has quashed speculation of a Friends reunion movie. The hit TV sitcom - which starred Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc - came to an end in 2004 after a 10-year run.

It was rumored earlier this week that Cox and Aniston were keen to reprise their roles for a movie version of the show, as long as the story was right.

They were alleged to have been inspired by the massive box office success of Sex and the City: The Movie, which was turned from a TV series into a big-screen film e...

'Friends' Movie On The Way?

July 3rd, 2008 9:32am EDT
Actresses Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox are reportedly enthusiastic to turn hit TV show Friends into a movie after witnessing the box office draw of Sex And The City: The Movie. Friends came to an end in 2004 after a 10-year run.

Rumors of a reunion have repeatedly been denied by former cast members Cox, Aniston, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow. But now it appears the stars may be ready to return to Central Perk to cash in on the sitcom's popularity following the success of Sex and the City, which was turned from a TV series into a big-screen film ear...

Matthew Perry Set For Foul-Mouthed Return To TV

June 18th, 2008 7:30pm EDT
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Friends star Matthew Perry is set for a shocking return to TV - as a foul-mouthed talk show host. The once mild-mannered Chandler Bing will stun fans when the first word to pass his lips in the new cable series is the 'C' word.

Peter Tolan, the writer and director of Perry's new show "The End of Steve" reveals, "Matthew and I are in the process of writing six scripts. Matthew plays an absolute shit who has an afternoon talk show in Rochester, New York. He's stuck there and desperately trying to get out. When you first see him you see Matthew Perry as you know him on camera and then he ...

Notes & Quotes: Pitt's Pregnancy Fetish, Perry's Pickup Lines, More

June 1st, 2008 8:00pm EDT
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"I happen to be with someone who finds pregnancy very sexy. So that makes me feel very sexy." Brad Pitt loves his girlfriend Angelina Jolie's pregnant status. The couple is currently expecting twins.

Harold Perrineau Jr.'s wife Brittany recently gave birth to baby girl. Wynter Aria was born May 7 in a Los Angeles hospital.

"My favorite line is to go up to a girl who's wearing a pretty dress and say, 'You know, I had to come talk to you because I have the same outfit.' If she laughs, there's potential. If she doesn't, I go home-- and put on a pretty dress!" Former Friends star Matt...

Matthew Perry Reunites With Lauren Graham

May 15th, 2008 3:50pm EDT
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Former Friends star Matthew Perry has reportedly reunited with his ex-girlfriend, actress Lauren Graham.

Perry, 38, dated the 41-year-old Gilmore Girls actress briefly in 2002 - but they split and stuck to being just good friends. However, they are said to have rekindled their romance, going public with it at TV presenter/comedienne Ellen DeGeneres' 50th birthday party in Hollywood on Saturday.

A party goer tells the National Enquirer, "Matt and Lauren are officially a couple - again. They didn't hide their affection for each other at Ellen's party, holding hands, whispering and...

Made In Connecticut: Filmmakers Turn East Coast State Into Moviemaking Mecca

May 8th, 2008 8:45am EDT
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Is Connecticut the new Hollywood? Probably not, but it has become a hotspot for filmmaking. The quaint, colonial towns and Yale's impressive architecture led director Steven Spielberg to direct a portion of his highly anticipated "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" in New Haven. Director Sam Mendes admits that the state is a central character in his latest movie, "Revolutionary Road," starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Sure, the New England state is beautiful in the fall with its crimson leaves, pumpkin patches, and white picket fences. It features beautifu...

Cast Of 'Friends': Where Are They Now?

March 27th, 2008 4:00pm EDT
For 10 years, 30 million viewers turned in each week to check out what was going on in the lives of Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross. "Friends" was so popular, it even developed a big trend, the famous hairstyle called "The Rachel." Since then, many women have flocked to hair salons so they can have their hair look like their favorite TV characters.

It's been four years since "Friends" ended, and the cast has move on to many different projects. There were some hits ("The Breakup," "Dirt" and "The Comeback"), and misses ("Joey" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip"). Here ...

Fans Prefer Zac Efron Over Matthew Perry

March 11th, 2008 8:44am EDT
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Matthew Perry has thanked his Seventeen Again co-star Zac Efron for inadvertently saving him from a group of raucous female fans. The former Friends star was asked by the group to sign his autograph on their most intimate parts - but his blushes were spared when 20-year-old Efron walked by.

He explains, "The minute they saw Zac, all those lovely fleshy bits that were being waved in front of me vanished as they ran off screaming over to him. Good luck to Zac - I don't think I could handle all that adulation at my age."

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Hoover High Class of '88 Showed Promising Sitcom Cast

March 5th, 2008 4:26pm EST
Dance Til Dawn: 20 Years Later: The fall of 1988 threw a bunch of up-and-coming sitcom stars into the great mixing pot equalizer of a made-for-TV movie. It didn't matter who was already on top with their own shows (like Tracey Gold in Growing Pains); it didn't matter who was virtually unknown (As The World Turns' Brian Bloom); and it didn't even matter who was completely green (Chris Young): suddenly, they were quite literally thrust back into high school (quite literally, actually), where any trace of awkwardness was exploited and popularity was simply a state of mind.

That movie was...

Five Top Show-Changing Moments: 'Lost,' 'Twin Peaks' & More

February 27th, 2008 12:00pm EST
Every so often, there comes a shocking or unexpected moment in a television series that leaves the show forever altered. These show-changing moments are not simply unique plot twists or ambitious story arcs; they are episodes or scenes that ultimately prove to be watershed moments for the series in which they occur. The impact of a show-changing moment on a series can be positive or negative - and sometimes a verdict can't be reached until long after the show has ended.

We have comprised a list of the top five such moments. The way in which each of these instances affected the five ...

Mandy Moore Wants To Date A 'Normal' Guy

December 3rd, 2007 2:30pm EST
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Frustrated Mandy Moore desperately wants to date a "normal" non-celebrity man - but they refuse to approach her.

The 23-year-old pop star/actress insists she only dates celebrities because 'normal' men are too intimidated by her star status to talk to her, despite the fact she's so "friendly".

The singer, whose past boyfriends have included actors Wilmer Valderrama and Zach Braff and tennis ace Andy Roddick, says, "Nobody really approaches me... when I'm out with friends. No one will come up and introduce themselves (and yet) I feel like I'm such an open and responsive person."


Matthew Perry Becomes Zac Efron In New Film

November 29th, 2007 9:03am EST
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Former Friends star Matthew Perry is to play a grown-up version of High School Musical's Zac Efron in a new body-swapping comedy. In "17," Perry will play a father who becomes a teenager overnight and turns into Efron.

Knocked Up star Leslie Mann will take on the role of Perry's confused wife.

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Mandy Moore & Matthew Perry Dating?

November 15th, 2007 12:38pm EST
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Actress/singer Mandy Moore and former Friends star Matthew Perry have fueled speculation they're an item after they were seen kissing and cuddling at a restaurant. Moore, 23, and Perry, 38, enjoyed a romantic meal at the Amici Trattoria restaurant in Beverly Hills, California recently.

An onlooker tells the New York Daily News, "They were holding hands across the table and being really close and laughing a lot the whole time."

Eligible bachelor Perry has also been linked to actress Meg Ryan after they were spotted dining together at Los Angeles hotel Chateau Marmont earlier this ...

Stars Join Writers' Strike Picket Line

November 15th, 2007 8:55am EST
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There was a Friends reunion on the picket line of the Hollywood writers strike on Tuesday when former co-stars Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry joined protestors in Los Angeles.

Ben Stiller, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Desperate Housewives stars Nicollette Sheridan and Felicity Huffman were also among the celebrities on the picket line.

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