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Happy 50th Birthday, Meg Ryan!

November 19th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan might not be the star she once was when she was breaking our hearts in classic romantic comedies like "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless In Seattle," but there's no doubt she deserves her place in Hollywood history.

Nowadays, she's more famous for her private life and her romances than she is for film roles, but she has already amassed some iconic characters including orgasm-faking Sally Albright ("When Harry Met Sally"), Annie Reed ("Sleepless in Seattle"), Alice Green ("When a Man Loves a Woman") and Kathleen Kelly ("You've Got Mail").

Away from the big screen, she's a mom o...
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Check Out Katie Holmes & Anna Paquin In 'The Romantics' On DVD Feb. 8

January 29th, 2011 6:53am EST
The Romantics
Wedding bells are bringing together a group of old friends as well as reawakening some old rivalries in the comedy drama "The Romantics." Lila Hayes (Anna Paquin) and Tom McDevon (Josh Duhamel) first met when they were attending the same Ivy League college, and they became part of a circle of close friends who called themselves The Romantics.

Six years after graduating, Lila and Tom are getting married, and their friends are seeing each other for the first time in years as they come together for the wedding. Laura Rosen (Katie Holmes), Lila's college roommate, has been invited to b...
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Razzie Awards Preview: Nominees Include Sandra Bullock, Megan Fox & More

March 5th, 2010 4:24pm EST
Razzie Awards Preview
For the past 30 years on the evening before the Hollywood revels in its own glory at the Academy Awards, the Golden Raspberry Awards do the best they can to gleefully throw sand in the industry's face. The Golden Raspberry Awards (or Razzies) are a kind of Anti-Oscar, dolling out cheap plastic statuettes to the worst movies that Hollywood plops onto the guileless public every year.

Heading up this year’s awards with 7 nominations each are the ultra-big budget sequel “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” and the comparably expensive box office sink pit “Land of the Lost.” “Transformers” wa...
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'Boston Legal' Season 5 Comes To DVD May 5

April 22nd, 2009 12:24pm EDT
Boston Legal
Please rise for the closing season of pure legal chaos at the law firm of Crane Poole & Schmidt, as Boston Legal Season 5 rests its case on DVD May 5 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This final installment of the show that put a facetiously refreshing spin on the legal drama genre tackles timely and controversial judicial and personal issues without objection, including the 2008 presidential election, Mad Cow disease, gay marriage rights and health regulations for an unapproved Alzheimer's drug.

Headlining the outstanding ensemble cast are James Spader (Secretary, Sex Li...
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'Bride Wars' Arrives On DVD & Blu-ray April 28; Win It Here!

April 6th, 2009 5:00pm EDT
Bride Wars
Two best friends become bitter rivals when their weddings are scheduled on the same day, place and time in the hilarious romantic comedy Bride Wars, walking down the aisle on Blu-ray Disc (BD) and DVD April 28 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Oscar nominees Kate Hudson (Fool's Gold) and Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada), the former in her first role as Producer, star as Liv and Emma, lifelong friends who have always done everything together, including planning all the details of their dream weddings at the ultimate bridal destination - The Plaza Hotel.

Newly ...
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Check Out 'The Women' On DVD Dec. 21

December 13th, 2008 7:24am EST
The Women
Mothers, daughters, wives, friends: These are the women of The Women. Based on Clare Boothe Luce's Broadway success and the hit 1939 movie, this sparkling update (from Murphy Brown creator Diane English) set in Manhattan and featuring an all-star, all-female cast says a lot about what it means to be today's woman and all of it's funny!

The story starts with beautiful, smart, accomplished Mary Haines (Meg Ryan) discovering her husband is cheating on her. It's a time when friends are needed, so Mary's gal pals (Annette Bening, Jada Pinkett Smith and Debra Messing) and mother (Candice Be...
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Who Will & Who Should Win An Emmy

September 18th, 2008 9:22am EDT
30 Rock
Ah, the Emmys, the most entertaining awards show and often the most frustrating. Why is it so frustrating? Because the voters get it wrong. They get the winners wrong more often than casual sports bettors. In fact, they get it so wrong that predicting the winners is often a fool's errand since it's impossible to determine what will strike the Academy's fancy as the reasons for their choices are as mystifying as the results.

Luckily, Starpulse.com has one such fool. So it's time for a round of everybody's favorite game: Who Will Win and Who Should Win?

Best Comedy Series Nomine...
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'Boston Legal' Season Four Debuts On DVD Sept. 23; Win A Copy!

August 28th, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Boston Legal
At the chaotic law firm of Crane Poole & Schmidt, there's no such thing as temporary insanity - it's more of a permanent condition! Amid torrid interoffice love affairs, and under the watchful eye of new senior partner Carl Sack, the firm's brilliant but volatile attorneys take on such burning social issues as the death penalty, gays in the military, euthanasia, mortgage foreclosures, going green, racism, obesity and animal rights. So enjoy a stiff drink and light a cigar as the fourth season of the seriously addicting legal drama Boston Legal lands on DVD September 23rd from Fox Home E...
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Emmy Nominations Reaction: Who Was Snubbed, Who Shouldn't Be A Nominee

July 18th, 2008 9:13am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
With the writer's strike a distant memory and an exciting new fall season dead ahead, we're finally ready to celebrate TV again. And what better way than with a lavish awards show?

Yes, the Emmy nominations were revealed at dawn in Los Angeles Thursday morning in a delightful little ceremony that saw Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth squeeze about two-dozen jokes in between their reading off the teleprompter.

There were surprises leading to gasps from the press, and plenty of nominations they all saw coming. Newcomer "Mad Men" led the drama category with 16 nominations w...
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The Most Underrated And Overrated Saturday Night Live Hosts

July 11th, 2008 11:16am EDT
George Carlin
About three weeks ago, one of the world's best comedians and the first host of "Saturday Night Live" passed away. Here at the worldwide offices of overrated/underrated, we felt a tribute was in order. Problem is, there's nothing you can say about George Carlin that fits the motif. Nothing he did was either under or overrated: He was just great.

Still, respects must be paid in some manner, so instead this article will honor the first host of "Saturday Night Live", by running down a list of the most overrated and underrated frequent hosts of that show. For this article, entrants must ...
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TV Stars Who Deserve Emmy Nominations On July 17, Part 1

July 8th, 2008 11:55am EDT
Boston Legal
Last week, I helped the Emmy panelists decide upon which series to cast their vote for, and now it's the actors' turn.

The Emmy blue ribbon panel received a group of lists from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences last week. These were top ten lists from which they were to select the five nominees for the big Emmy show. They will view select episodes from each nominee and base their decision on what they see.

It's nigh on impossible to glean an accurate impression from a small sample, especially when it comes to acting. Many characters are given complex arcs from which the...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

February 11th, 2008 9:11am EST
John Cho
Monday, Feb. 11

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.) - It's a Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle reunion of sorts as John Cho guest stars in this repeat.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX, 9 p.m.) - Beverly Hills, 90210 alert! Brian Austin Green guest stars as a mysterious stranger with ties to Sarah.

Live From the Red Carpet: 2008 BAFTA Awards (E!, 9 p.m.) - Feeling red carpet deprived this awards season? Get an extra dose with coverage from the British version of the Oscars.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

American Idol (FOX, 8 p.m.) - As the random guy in Pretty Woman ...
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Bette Midler & Cloris Leachman Join The Cast Of 'The Women'

September 21st, 2007 11:55am EDT
Bette Midler
Bette Midler and Cloris Leachman head a new list of celebrated actresses joining the ensemble cast of Picturehouse and Inferno Entertainment's "The Women" now shooting in Boston.

Carrie Fisher, Lynn Whitfield, Joanna Gleason, Ana Gasteyer and Debi Mazar will also now appear in the comedy directed by Diane English from her adaptation of Clare Boothe Luce's iconic play, which was first filmed in 1939 by George Cukor.

Already working on the film are Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Candice Bergen. The comedy is produced by Victoria Pearman...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 9

May 9th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Billy Joel
Happy Birthday to pop group Simple Plan's lead singer Pierre Bouvier (1979), "Sin City" actress Rosario Dawson (1979), rapper Ghostface Killah (1970), music producer Kevin Saunderson (1964), Depeche Mode singer David Gahan (1962), 'piano man' Billy Joel (1949), actress Candice Bergen (1946), "The Simpsons" producer James L. Brooks (1940), British actress Glenda Jackson (1936), "Big Fish" actor Albert Finney (1936), and Canadian country music star Hank Snow (1914; d. 1999).
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'24' Wins Best Drama & 'The Office' Is Best Comedy

August 28th, 2006 8:45am EDT
24
Last night the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 58th Annual Emmy Awards. The Fox drama 24 was named Outstanding Drama Series for the first time after five nominations in the category, and in its first season, the NBC series The Office, a U.S. adaptation of the hit British series of the same name, was named Outstanding Comedy Series. Winners in the lead categories follow in bold:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Arrested Development

Curb Your Enthusiasm

The Office

Scrubs

Two And A Half Men

Outstanding Drama Series

Grey’s Anatomy

The So...
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Celebrity Presenters Added To Upcoming Emmy Awards

August 18th, 2006 10:35am EDT
Martin Sheen
Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Candice Bergen, Ray Liotta, Simon Cowell, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow and Bob Newhart have been confirmed as presenters for the "58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards." This will be the first time that the Sheens will present together at the Emmy Awards. Cowell will also be at the helm of the telecast's special tribute to Dick Clark.

The show, hosted by Conan O'Brien, will broadcast live from Los Angeles' historic Shrine Auditorium, Sunday, August 27 (8:00-11:00 ET Live/ PT tape delayed) on NBC. NBC will kick off television's biggest night with the "2006 Emmy...
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'24' Gets 12 Emmy Nods, 'Grey's Anatomy' Receives 11

July 6th, 2006 10:36am EDT
24
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences just announced the complete list of nominations for the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards. The TNT miniseries Into The West garnered the most nominations (16), followed by Elizabeth I (13), Mrs. Harris and 24 (12), Grey's Anatomy (11), and Bleak House and Will & Grace (10).

Nominations in the lead categories are:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Arrested Development

Curb Your Enthusiasm

The Office

Scrubs

Two And A Half Men

Outstanding Drama Series

Grey’s Anatomy

The Sopranos

24

The West Wing

House

Outstanding Miniser...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 9

May 9th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Billy Joel
Happy Birthday to pop group Simple Plan's lead singer Pierre Bouvier (1979), "Sin City" actress Rosario Dawson (1979), rapper Ghostface Killah (1970), music producer Kevin Saunderson (1964), Depeche Mode singer David Gahan (1962), 'piano man' Billy Joel (1949), actress Candice Bergen (1946), "The Simpsons" producer James L. Brooks (1940), British actress Glenda Jackson (1936), "Big Fish" actor Albert Finney (1936), and Canadian country music star Hank Snow (1914; d. 1999).
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'Empire Falls,' 'Boston Legal' & 'Grey's Anatomy' Lead SAG Nominations

January 5th, 2006 11:58am EST
Boston Legal
Nominations for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in 2005 in five film and eight primetime television categories were just announced. In the television categories, the HBO miniseries Empire Falls garnered four nominations, including one for Paul Newman and one for Ed Harris. Boston Legal is tied with Grey's Anatomy, both of which lead with three nominations.

The television nominees are:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Alan Alda / THE WEST WING – Arnold Vinick

Patrick Dempsey / GREY’S ANATOMY – Dr. Derek Shep...
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'Boston Legal' To Feature Tom Selleck

November 30th, 2005 2:35pm EST
Tom Selleck
Award-winning actor Tom Selleck will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Boston Legal as Ivan Tiggs, the eccentric, self-assured ex-husband of Shirley Schmidt (Candice Bergen), for whom he still carries a torch. Upon his arrival, Ivan asks Shirley to be best man at his upcoming wedding.

Boston Legal tells the professional and personal stories of a group of brilliant but often emotionally challenged attorneys. Fast-paced and darkly comedic, the series confronts social and moral issues, while its characters continually stretch the boundaries of the law.

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Michael J. Fox To Guest-Star on Boston Legal

October 17th, 2005 2:42pm EDT
Michael J. Fox
Award-winning actor Michael J. Fox (Spin City, Family Ties) will guest-star in a three-episode arc of Boston Legal, currently scheduled to air this season, it was announced today. Fox will play Daniel Post, a charismatic and dynamic CEO with an affection for gallows humor who manages to charm everyone he meets.

Post has Stage 4 lung cancer and is being represented by Crane, Poole and Schmidt in a lawsuit involving a promising anti-cancer drug. During one of his visits to the firm, he becomes personally involved with Denise Bauer (Julie Bowen), one of the firm’s attorneys.

“We co...
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