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Tony Awards Fashion: A Radiant Sheryl Crow, Colorful Amanda Seyfried & More

June 11th, 2012 8:42am EDT
Sheryl Crow
The Tony Awards may not be as star studded as the Academy Awards, but the event is becoming more and more popular among Hollywood elite. There is increasing crossover between Broadway and big screen actors, and several stars made an appearance at the 66th annual awards in New York City last night.

Sheryl Crow looked beautiful in a navy blue grown. The singer was diagnosed with a non-cancerous brain tumor last fall, and she recently opened up to the public about her health scare.

Also on the red carpet was Amanda Seyfried, who wore a purple and gold dress with a red belt and matching red c...
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'Once' Leads 2012 Tony Awards With 11 Nominations

May 1st, 2012 11:57am EDT
Once
Hit musical Once is leading the way at this year's Tony Awards after scooping 11 nominations.

The popular show has garnered nods across the board including the coveted Best Musical category at the 66th annual prize giving, which honors the best on Broadway. Once will go up against Leap of Faith, Newsies and Nice Work If You Can Get It for the top prize.

Meanwhile Clybourne Park, Other Desert Cities, Peter and the Starcatcher and Venus in Fur will all compete for the Best Play accolade.

Hollywood star Philip Seymour Hoffman is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading ...
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'Grease' Is The Word: Celebrating The Iconic Film's 30th Anniversary

June 16th, 2008 11:01am EDT
Grease
It opened on June 16, 1978: Grease, the Paramount movie musical about one school year at fictional Rydell High, was a phenomenon from the start, taking in $12.7 million dollars domestically in its opening weekend (more than double its production costs) and going on to gross $380 million worldwide.

Danny: Oh, bite the weenie, Riz.

Rizzo: With relish.

30 years have passed since "Grease" debuted in theatres yet the film itself remains as fresh, relevant and relatable as ever: Whether a baby-boomer or a Millennial, in the halls of old Rydell, we are all 17 again. Based on the orig...
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'Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation' Claws Back To Animal Planet June 6

April 26th, 2008 8:00am EDT
Meerkat Manor
Meerkat Manor's favorite first family, the Whiskers, was dealt a harsh blow last season with the death of their fearless matriarch, Flower. With the family in shambles, Rocket Dog fought her way to the spot as top "kat" and new leader for the Whiskers clan. But, mutineer Maybelline didn't accept her sister Rocket Dog as queen and ditched the clan to form her own mob, the Aztecs. With the family divided, the sisters' claws come out -- and the Manor is changed forever.

Now, beginning Friday, June 6, at 9 PM (ET/PT), Rocket Dog and Maybelline must live within the rather large shadow of th...
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Three Rappers Turned Successful Hollywood Actors

March 4th, 2008 11:55am EST
Will Smith
Music entertainers are constantly making the transition from the world of singing to acting. The goal is usually to be a double, triple or quadruple threat via becoming an amazing musician/actor; musician/actor/producer or musician/actor/producer/director.

Specifically, it is not uncommon to hear of rappers going from the music video screen to the small and big screens. There a number of them who have done it quite successfully. But, there are three in particular whose success has surpassed all expectations. They are: Will Smith (a.k.a. Fresh Prince), Mark Wahlberg (a.k.a. Marky Ma...
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Portrait Of Global AIDS Crisis, '3 Needles,' Stars Lucy Liu, Chloe Sevigny And Sandra Oh; On DVD April 3

March 25th, 2007 9:00am EDT
3 Needles
Through many different initiatives, the theatrical release of 3 Needles raised over $50,000 for relief and education in war-ravaged Sierra Leone.

The DVD edition of 3 Needles will include a wide array of informative and fascinating bonus features, including behind-the-scenes interviews with actors Lucy Liu, Shawn Ashmore, and Chloë Sevigny; trailers; photo gallery; deleted scenes; two short documentaries; and more. The two short documentaries are "China AIDS Initiative with Magic Johnson and Yao Ming" and "House on Fire—AIDS in America."

In China, Ping (Lucy Liu) is a pregnant yo...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 13

February 13th, 2007 3:00am EST
Kelly Hu
Happy Birthday to English singer Robbie Williams (1974), Swedish hockey player Mats Sundin (1971), actress Kelly Hu (1968), Star Wars Episode I and II actress Pernilla August (1958), New Order bassist Peter Hook (1956), former Genesis singer Peter Gabriel (1950), actress Stockard Channing (1944), Monkee Peter Tork (1942), English acter Oliver Reed (1938; d. 1999), American actress Susan Oliver (1937; d. 1990), "Just Shoot Me" actor George Segal (1934), "Vertigo" actress Kim Novak (1933), country musician Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919; d. 1991), and 'American Gothic' artist Grant Wood (1892; d....
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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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'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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CBS Shakes Up Its Schedule

February 15th, 2006 2:11pm EST
Out of Practice
The comedy “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a single mom/gym owner premieres Monday, March 13 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. Meanwhile, the doctor comedy "Out of Practice" with Henry Winkler returns March 22, and Jenna Elfman's "Courting Alex" moves to Wednesdays.

"The New Adventures of Old Christine" centers on a single mother and owner of a "30-minute workout gym" (Louis-Dreyfus) who is the portrait of the new American mom, albeit with some unflinchingly candid points of view. For her, everyday is an adventure, but life is made easier due to the...
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Feb. 13

February 13th, 2006 3:00am EST
Peter Gabriel
Happy Birthday to English singer Robbie Williams (1974), Swedish hockey player Mats Sundin (1971), actress Kelly Hu (1968), Star Wars Episode I and II actress Pernilla August (1958), New Order bassist Peter Hook (1956), former Genesis singer Peter Gabriel (1950), actress Stockard Channing (1944), Monkee Peter Tork (1942), English acter Oliver Reed (1938; d. 1999), American actress Susan Oliver (1937; d. 1990), "Just Shoot Me" actor George Segal (1934), "Vertigo" actress Kim Novak (1933), country musician Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919; d. 1991), and 'American Gothic' artist Grant Wood (1892; d....
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'The West Wing' Series Finale To Air in May

January 23rd, 2006 11:51am EST
The West Wing
NBC just announced that The West Wing will conclude its run on Sunday, May 14, after seven seasons with an hour-long retrospective (7-8 p.m. ET) followed by a special series finale (8-9 p.m. ET). "We are proud to have had the opportunity to bring television viewers one of the most acclaimed series in television history," said Kevin Reilly, President, NBC Entertainment. "From the venerable, moving performances by the first-rate cast to the sterling creative team behind the camera, this series has left an indelible imprint on the landscape of television drama."

“The West Wing” has offer...
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