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New Season Of 'The Riches' Premieres Tuesday, March 18

3/15/2008 8:00am EDT
The Riches
The second season of The Riches will premiere on FX Tuesday, March 18 at 10 PM ET/PT. In "The Riches," Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver play Wayne and Dahlia Malloy, Irish Travellers from rural Louisiana.

In season one, Wayne, Dahlia and their three children broke all ties from their community when an unfortunate auto accident provided them the opportunity to assume the identity of a deceased, wealthy and "normal" family. Seduced by the idea of a bigger life as "H. Douglas and Cherien Rich" and armed with the keys to a new house in a posh neighborhood, the Malloys soon found suburban l...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 31

1/31/2008 3:00am EST
Portia de Rossi
Happy Birthday to *NSync member Justin Timberlake (1981), "Arrested Development" actress Portia de Rossi (1973), British actress/singer Minnie Driver (1970), Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman (1964), British singer/songwriter Lloyd Cole (1961), American actress Kelly Lynch (1959), "Without a Trace" star Anthony LaPaglia (1959), Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten (1956), seven-time no-hitter hurler Nolan Ryan (1947), blues harp player Charlie Musselwhite (1944), American actress Jessica Walter (1940), "The Bob Newhart Show" actress Suzanne Pleshette (1937), baseball legend Ernie Banks (1931), Eng...
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Celebrity Horoscope: Aquarius Are Honest And Open

1/29/2008 4:17pm EST
Sheryl Crow
Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18) is one of the Air signs, along with Libra and Gemini. People born under this sign are often very honest and open. They are never unkind and are always considerate of others. They are considered dreamers and can be somewhat unrealistic at times. They love everyone, sometimes even their worst enemies.

Aquarius women tend to be very elusive and mysterious. They are often open-minded and extremely tolerant of others. They consider marriage a very big step since they are independent by nature. They're not jealous people and are free-spirited and forgiving. Aqua...
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Golden Globes Ceremony May Be Cancelled But We Still Have Our Predictions

1/8/2008 3:17pm EST
Juno
The writers' strike has officially infiltrated awards season. The Golden Globes have been reduced to a lackluster news conference. That means no best and worst dressed list. No boozy celebrities making a fool of themselves. All that remains is an hour-long meeting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with angry WGA picketers surrounding the premises.

So, until the Hollywood powers-that-be finally buckle down and give the writers what they want and deserve, we here at Starpulse are going to call the winners and losers. We looked at reviews, other expert predictions, viewer attitudes and who we ...
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Starpulse's 'Holiday Survival Movie Guide'

11/23/2007 12:00pm EST
Shrek The Third
Another Christmas is upon us, as well as one more year down the drain. On that cheerful note, here are some recently released and upcoming DVD releases to help you survive another holiday season.

The first movie on our list is the third installment of the very popular family friendly "Shrek" series. In this sequel, Shrek and the love of his life Fiona attempt to have a fairy-tale wedding, but the death of King Harold throws a monkey wrench into their plans. The film stars the usual gang of suspects, Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy, as well as the always funny John Cleese. It...
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Winners At Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards

9/17/2007 8:29am EDT
The Sopranos
Winners in major categories for the 59th annual Primetime Emmy Awards announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (in bold):

Drama Series: ''Boston Legal,'' ABC; ''Grey's Anatomy,'' ABC; ''Heroes,'' NBC; ''House,'' Fox; ''The Sopranos,'' HBO.

Comedy Series: ''Entourage,'' HBO; ''The Office,'' NBC; ''30 Rock, NBC; ''Two and a Half Men,'' CBS; ''Ugly Betty,'' ABC.

Miniseries: ''Broken Trail,'' AMC; ''Prime Suspect: The Final Act (Masterpiece Theatre), PBS; ''The Starter Wife,'' USA.

Made-for-TV Movie: ''Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,'' HBO; ''Inside the Twin Tow...
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FX Picks Up 'Dirt' & 'The Riches'

5/8/2007 2:35pm EDT
The Riches
FX has placed orders for second seasons of the drama series Dirt, starring Courteney Cox, and The Riches, starring Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver. With the pickups of those two dramas, the network has locked down its original programming schedule for 2007-2008, including the highly anticipated new drama series "Damages," starring Glenn Close.

Listed below is the programming schedule of FX original series for the remainder of 2007:

RESCUE ME

The critically acclaimed drama series Rescue Me, starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Denis Leary, moves to Wednesdays at 10PM ET/PT be...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 31

1/31/2007 3:00am EST
Justin Timberlake
Happy Birthday to *NSync member Justin Timberlake (1981), "Arrested Development" actress Portia de Rossi (1973), British actress/singer Minnie Driver (1970), Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman (1964), British singer/songwriter Lloyd Cole (1961), American actress Kelly Lynch (1959), "Without a Trace" star Anthony LaPaglia (1959), Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten (1956), seven-time no-hitter hurler Nolan Ryan (1947), blues harp player Charlie Musselwhite (1944), American actress Jessica Walter (1940), "The Bob Newhart Show" actress Suzanne Pleshette (1937), baseball legend Ernie Banks (1931), Eng...
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Divas" Features His Most Popular Songs Performed By Sarah Brightman, Madonna, Minnie Driver and More

9/27/2006 1:02pm EDT
Divas
The name Andrew Lloyd Webber is synonymous with Broadway magic. He is the brilliant composer behind some of the most successful musicals such as Cats, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard to name a few. Now available for the first time anywhere, Divas is a collection of some of his best songs performed some of the biggest names in music including Sarah Brightman, Betty Buckley, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver, Patti Lupone, Madonna and Barbra Streisand among others. The compilation hit stores September 26 on Decca Broadway Records.

Andrew Lloyd Webbe...
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Producers Promise 'Simpsons' Movie Will Exceed Fans' Expectations

4/4/2006 2:08pm EDT
The Simpsons
The much-anticipated feature film based on the hit television series The Simpsons will premiere in theaters worldwide July 27, 2007, and producers are extremely enthusiastic. "We're very excited about the performances in this movie. Come next Oscars, we think it's going to be Milhouse's night," said producer Matt Groening.

Starring in the animated film are series regulars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden, and Tress MacNeille. Guest starring in the movie are Erin Brockovich, Minnie Driver, and Albert Brooks.

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Celebrity Birthdays, January 31

1/31/2006 3:00am EST
Minnie Driver
Happy Birthday to *NSync member Justin Timberlake (1981), "Arrested Development" actress Portia de Rossi (1973), British actress/singer Minnie Driver (1970), Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman (1964), British singer/songwriter Lloyd Cole (1961), American actress Kelly Lynch (1959), "Without a Trace" star Anthony LaPaglia (1959), Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten (1956), seven-time no-hitter hurler Nolan Ryan (1947), blues harp player Charlie Musselwhite (1944), American actress Jessica Walter (1940), "The Bob Newhart Show" actress Suzanne Pleshette (1937), baseball legend Ernie Banks (1931), Eng...
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Nintendo Draws an A-List Crowd at Sundance

1/26/2006 10:49am EST
Nintendo DS
Celebrities from the worlds of music, film and television lined up to check out the coolest Nintendo products on display at the Sundance Film Festival. Luminaries like Paris Hilton, Good Charlotte, Rob Lowe, Jessica Biel and the Beastie Boys visited Nintendo this week in Motorola's Moto on Main celebrity lounge in the heart of Park City, Utah.

Visitors to the lounge got to check out all the hottest new Nintendo games for the top-selling Nintendo DS, Game Boy Micro and Nintendo GameCube. Celebs like Lance Bass, Shannon Elizabeth, John Malkovich, Kristen Bell, Lucy Liu, William H. Mac...
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Smallville Soundtrack Features Lifehouse, Josh Kelley, More

10/26/2005 9:17am EDT
Smallville
As "Smallville" fans know, the Man of Steel was once the Teen of Steel, and he had plenty of cool tunes on his iPod. To prove the point, Hollywood Records is set to release a CD of songs heard in the hit WB series "Smallville." Comprised of an eclectic assemblage of bands, the "Smallville" CD features songs that have been or will be heard on the show. The Hollywood soundtrack CD arrives in stores November 8.

In keeping with "Smallville's" contemporary retelling of the Superman saga, all of the artists' songs included on the album either have been or will be featured on episodes of the...
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