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ABC Family Just Canceled Its Most Successful Sitcom

2/10/2015 12:53pm EST
Melissa & Joey
ABC Family has announced that comedy series Melissa & Joey, which stars Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence and is the network's first successful sitcom, is being canceled.

The hit series will take its final bow later this summer following a four season run and over 100 episodes.

The show is currently airing the first half of the fourth season, and the second half will pick up this summer.

"Melissa & Joey will be wrapping production on its final season this week," a statement from ABC Family reads. "The comedy will conclude its storyline at the end of the fourth season, to air later this...

Celebrities With Freckles

5/7/2014 3:00am EDT
Celebrities With Freckles
A bunch of stars in Hollywood have freckles, but you may not realize it because they are often plastered in make-up for films and red carpet events.

Lucy Liu is one of those stars. She was born in Queens, N.Y., to Taiwanese immigrants and has a smattering of freckles on her face.

She currently stars as Dr. Joan Watson on the popular CBS series "Elementary" and is known for films such as "Kill Bill," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Charlie's Angels."

Check out more celebrities with freckles...

"Parks and Recreation" star Rashida Jones has an interesting genetic background. Her father, music mo...

Fashion Fails: Heidi Klum, Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, More

1/12/2014 12:03pm EST
Melissa Joan Hart
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

We've been off for a few weeks due to the holidays (although if you missed it, you can check out our Fails of the Year Part 1 and 2). Luckily, we received plenty of failure this week thanks to the People's Choice Awards. Let's get to it!

The dreaded mullet dress returns, thanks to Melissa Joan Hart. Even without the awkward cut, it's a bit offseason for a sparkly and floral dress. We're not advocating everyone dress up like it's a ...

Top Witches From TV And Movies – Happy Halloween

10/31/2013 10:00am EDT
Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy in Hocus Poc
What sort of spell do witches hold over us? We find them fascinating, scary, and often times sexy.

These ladies, and men as well, don't just haunt our dreams, they find shelter in movie theaters and in our living rooms, and we welcome them into our imagination.

So which witches have what it takes to make our list? Let's not waste another moment; it is time to get bewitched, bothered, and bewildered:

Hocus Pocus (1993)

The Sanderson Sisters: Winifred, Sarah and Mary
(Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy)

Originally planned as a TV movie, "Hocus Pocus" was brought to ...

Melissa Joan Hart Opens Up About Past Drug Use In New Memoir

9/26/2013 9:08pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart Melissa Explains It All
Melissa Joan Hart is set to release her tell-all memoir, "Melissa Explains It All", in just over a month, and the former child star has opened up about her new book, sharing stories about past drug abuse and celebrity flings.

The actress tells Life & Style magazine that that she's dabbled with a variety of mind-altering drugs, but never touched the hard stuff.

"I experimented with weed, Ecstasy, mushrooms and mescaline for about a year and a half," Hart tells Life & Style. "I was kind of running with a bad crowd. I just didn't enjoy taking drugs. I don't like the loss of control."


Melissa Joan Hart Cancels Kickstarter After Raising Only $51,000 Of $2 Million Goal

5/15/2013 2:37pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Former child star Melissa Joan Hart ended her Kickstarter online funding campaign Monday after only receiving a paltry sum.

Hart, known in her family friendly roles in Clarissa Explains it All and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, attempted to rid herself of her clean-cut image by starting a Kickstarter campaign for a "sexy and adult" film.

Fans of the star didn't exactly open their wallets to fund the project entitled "Darci's Walk of Shame," which was set to a $2 million goal with a deadline of May 26. Hart closed the Kickstarter Monday after it failed to take off and only raised $51,000.


Celebrity Moms Share Mother's Day Plans

5/11/2013 1:03pm EDT
Celebrity Moms
In honor of Mother’s Day tomorrow on May 12, we asked some of our favorite celebrity moms how they’re planning to spend the special day.

From new moms Holly Madison and Giuliana Rancic, to mom-of-four Tori Spelling, to single mom Kelly Bensimon, let’s look at how the stars celebrate all things mom.

Giuliana Rancic:

Reality stars Giuliana Rancic and Bill Rancic welcomed their first child, son Duke, in August 2012. The new mom opened up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about her big plans to celebrate her first Mother’s Day.

“Bill and I are having our moms come to LA for Mother’s Day – to make i...

Melissa Joan Hart Sets Up Kickstarter Campaign To Fund 'Adult' Movie

4/12/2013 10:15am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Former child star Melissa Joan Hart has appealed for donations to bankroll her first "sexy and adult" movie.

The actress, best known for starring in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, is desperate to shake off her good-girl image by taking on the leading lady role in Darci's Walk of Shame, and she has started up a campaign to generate cash to get the project off the ground.

In a post on the fundraising page, she writes, "I know it seems like a leap of faith but I am asking you to do what Hollywood won't, and that is to take a chance on me as the lead of a romantic comedy film.

Melissa Joan Hart Named New Nutrisystem Spokesperson

4/3/2013 8:14am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Actress and new mom Melissa Joan Hart has signed up as the new spokesperson for weight-loss program Nutrisystem.

The former Clarissa Explains It All star and her husband Mark Wilkerson welcomed their third child, son Tucker, in September and the 36 year old reveals she's already lost 20 pounds on the plan since giving birth.

A statement issued to Entertainment Tonight reads, "I love working with Nutrisystem. The program is really delivering results for me and I look forward to long term success, staying motivated and helping others do the same."

And diet bosses are excited about the p...

Connecticut Native Melissa Joan Hart Visits Newtown

12/20/2012 9:16am EST
Melissa Joan Hart
On Wednesday, television star Melissa Joan Hart visited Newtown, Connecticut, to pay her respects to the victims of the elementary school massacre.

After last Friday's shooting, which resulted in 26 deaths at Sandy Hook elementary school, the former "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" actress was shocked and wrote on Twitter: "How could someone be so evil as to kill innocent children at school? God Bless and watch over those families and children that witnessed it!"

Hart, a mother of three who lives in Connecticut, decided to visit Newtown to support locals in mourning following the horrific inc...

Melissa Joan Hart Creates Bracelet For St. Jude Children's Hospital

11/17/2012 10:30am EST
As the “season of giving” is fast approaching, many (including celebrities) are looking to help those less fortunate or donate to a worthy cause. While Melissa Joan Hart is best known for her television appearances on "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and most recently "Melissa & Joey", she has consistently made time in her career to raise awareness for various charities. Melissa has just teamed up with Medical ID Marketplace ( to create a customized bracelet, which will be launching in their website on Monday November 26th.

She wants to use this opportunity to spread awarene...

Melissa Joan Hart Persecuted By Internet 'Trolls'

11/8/2012 8:15am EST
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart has been targeted by obnoxious Internet 'trolls' over her political preference for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

The Sabrina the Teenage Witch actress received a string of distasteful comments on her page shortly after Barack Obama was re-elected as President on Tuesday.

The actress re-tweeted some of the abuse she received, including a message branding her "a fat, unbankable, untalented, uneducated, neo-con, bad mom, child star from the 80s" and another reading, "hey Sabrina, f**k you."

Hart hit back at her attackers, insisting she was disgusted by ...

Melissa Joan Hart Welcomes Baby Boy

9/19/2012 5:50pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Actress Melissa Joan Hart has become a mother again after giving birth to her third son.

The former Sabrina, The Teenage Witch star and her husband Mark Wilkerson welcomed a baby boy named Tucker on Tuesday night.

The tot weighed in at eight pounds, five ounces and the couple tells in a statement, "Mom and Dad are elated and can't wait to introduce him to his brothers."

Hart and Wilkerson are already parents to Mason, six, and Braydon, four.

Melissa Joan Hart Calls For Hurricane Isaac Aid

8/31/2012 2:44pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Actress Melissa Joan Hart has urged her fans to donate to a fund for Hurricane Isaac victims who are still struggling to rebuild their lives following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

The storm lashed Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama earlier this week and parts of New Orleans, which bore the brunt of Katrina seven years ago, were flooded.

Hart has now called on her followers to financially support the St. Bernard Project, which provides relief for survivors of the 2005 natural disaster.

In a post, she writes, "Want to help the victims of Isaac that are still rebuildin...

Melissa Joan Hart Settles Legal Battle With Former Manager

6/22/2012 6:30pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Actress Melissa Joan Hart has settled a lawsuit with a former talent manager, who alleged he had not been suitably compensated for helping resurrect her acting career.

Kieran Maguire, who was fired in March, 2011, launched a legal battle against the Clarissa Explains It All star last autumn, claiming his former client owed him money.

According to Maguire, Hart guaranteed him 10 per cent of her earnings from new TV show Melissa & Joey as part of an agreement they made - but he hasn't received commission from Hart's second season.

The pair reached an undisclosed settlement at the Los An...

Melissa Joan Hart's Pregnancy Won't Affect 'Melissa & Joey'

4/20/2012 8:48am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart has assured fans her pregnancy will not disrupt filming on her TV sitcom "Melissa & Joey" because the cast has already completed production on its second season.

Earlier this week, the star, 36, confirmed reports she was expecting her third child with her husband Mark Wilkerson - but not everyone was as ecstatic about the pregnancy news as she was, and on Thursday she was forced to take to Twitter page to calm fans' fears that her unborn baby would delay plans for a new season of the popular family show.

She tweets, "To all the fans concerned about Melissa&Joey will be a...

Melissa Joan Hart Pregnant With Third Child

4/17/2012 6:16pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Actress Melissa Joan Hart is pregnant with her third baby.

The former Sabrina The Teenage Witch star, who turns 36 on Wednesday, recently told Life & Style magazine she and husband Mark Wilkerson were interested in adopting a child -but it appears they're going the natural route first.

She told the publication, "We definitely want to add to our family. We're interested in adopting as well. We're just starting to explore that."

Hart and Wilkerson wed in 2003, and they had their first child, Mason, in 2006. They welcomed their second son, Braydon, in 2008.

'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' Heading To The Big Screen

4/12/2012 2:26pm EDT
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Actress Melissa Joan Hart's hit TV series Sabrina The Teenage Witch is heading to the big screen.

The popular family sitcom debuted in 1996 and lasted for a total of seven seasons before going off the air, and now the series is set for a movie reboot under the direction of Real Steel producers Don Murphy and Susan Montford.

The live action project will center on a teenager struggling to come to terms with her magical powers and her relationship with a prince, named Salem, who was originally played in the TV series by a talking black cat.

Writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari have ...

'War Horse' Lands Genesis Award Nomination

2/7/2012 3:36pm EST
War Horse
Steven Spielberg has won praise from officials at the Humane Society of the United States - his movie War Horse has landed a top nomination at the group's annual Genesis Awards.

The film, set during World War One, has been recognized in the Feature Film category alongside Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dolphin Tale and animated family movie Rio.

TV series Hawaii Five-O and The Glades have received nods for Dramatic Series, while the Sid Caesar Comedy Award nominees include news show The Colbert Report, cartoon The Cleveland Show and Melissa Joan Hart's family sitcom Melissa & Joey.


Melissa Joan Hart Sued By Former Manager

10/28/2011 11:21am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart is facing a lawsuit from her former manager who alleges she owes him commission payments.

Kieran Maguire filed papers at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday claiming he entered into a verbal agreement with the star for his management services in 2006, following the end of her series Sabrina The Teenage Witch.

The talent agent claims he negotiated a number of lucrative jobs for Hart, including a slot on Dancing With The Stars and her latest TV show Melissa & Joey.

Maguire insists he was paid his rightful commissions for the first series of Melissa & Joey, but alle...

Melissa Joan Hart's Rep Hits Back At Former Employee's Lawsuit

10/2/2011 12:15pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
A representative for former teen star Melissa Joan Hart has slammed a lawsuit from a former manager of the actress' candy store, insisting it contains "vicious allegations."

Shana Kharineh sued the Sabrina the Teenage Witch actress and her Sweetharts company over claims she was fired as the California store's manager because of her race and complaints about working conditions.

In court documents filed in Los Angeles on Thursday, Kharineh claims she was wrongfully dismissed in August, was racially discriminated against and has not received full wages owed.

She states her bosses gave her a...

The SOLSTICE Sunglass Emmy Boutique Recap

9/19/2011 2:50pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
The SOLSTICE Sunglass Boutique during the HBO Luxury Lounge in honor of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills brought out the star power. So, what kind of swag did the VIP guests get? (You gotta love Emmy time!)

Jerry Ferrara of "Entourage" celebrated the weekend by picking up a pair of Giorgio Armani sunglasses, while Olivia Munn joked about not wanting to date an actor, as she took pairs of Marc Jacobs and BOSS Orange sunglasses.

Melissa Joan Hart tried on multiple pairs of sunglasses at the SOLSTICE Sunglass Boutique but then decided on a Marc b...

Melissa Joan Hart: 'I'd Love To Adopt'

7/15/2011 9:07am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Former child star Melissa Joan Hart has become the latest celebrity to consider adoption - because she has always dreamed of having a big family.

The actress is already mom to two young sons - Mason, five, and three-year-old Brady - but she admits she's planning to add more children to her brood. And Hart tells she is seriously considering adopting a child.

She explains, "I don't know how that's going to happen or exactly where it's going to fall in but I think that maybe when ours are a little bit bigger and I can't have kids anymore maybe then that will be the right tim...

Melissa Joan Hart : 'Feed A Child With Just Four Clicks' (Video)

6/17/2011 12:30pm EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart is the type of A-list celebrity who truly cares about doing something positive. We had a chance to talk with her about her affiliation with Beech-Nut’s “A Jar for a Jar” virtual donation drive, and it’s obvious that this famous actress and mother of two is deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of hungry children. “Right now in the U.S., one in four children are waking up hungry,” she explained during our interview, “and that’s just unacceptable.” The video of our interview with Hart is available below.

Beech-Nut, a company well known for its all-natural bab...

Kelly Clarkson, Vanessa Minnillo & Melissa Joan Hart 'March' For Charity

4/27/2011 9:27am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart & Joey Lawrence
With a goal of raising more than $106 million for healthy, full term babies, the nonprofit March of Dimes has enlisted the star power of celebrites from music, sports, and television to bring awareness to their upcoming charity walk called March for Babies.

Where can you spot the stars?

LA's Celebrity Co-chairs will be Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence, who will join a group of Hollywood moms on Saturday April 30th at Exposition Park. In New York City, Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning of the New York Giants will serve as New York City's Celebrity Chairman on Sunday May 1st at Lincoln Center a...

ABC Family Announces Summer Programming

3/7/2011 3:01pm EST
Pretty Little Liars | Photo Credits: Andrew Eccles/ABC Family
ABC Family announced an ambitious summer slate Monday that includes a series about being switched at birth, Raven-Symoné's headlining comedy and the return of Pretty Little Liars.

Leading off on Monday, June 6 at 9/8c is Switched at Birth. The one-hour drama follows two teens, Daphne and Bay, from different backgrounds who learn they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. The families eventually meet and must learn how to live together. Newcomer Katie Leclerc plays Daphne and Vanessa Marano (Gilmore Girls) is Bay. Lea Thompson (Back to the Future), Constance Marie (George ...

LeBron James and Friends Screen His New Animated Series 'The LeBrons' At Siren Studios in Hollywood

2/24/2011 8:15pm EST
NBA Superstar LeBron James, his company Spring Hill Productions and Believe Entertainment Group hosted a screening of “The LeBrons” at Siren Studios in Hollywood to preview the new animated series. “The LeBrons” will debut exclusively on the web and is designed to give kids positive messages through the main characters that represent LeBron’s four personalities: Kid, Wise, Business and Athlete. We hit the red carpet to talk to LeBron and his friends who came out in support of the new family entertainment show that is already getting amazing feedback.

Melissa Joan Hart- I am a huge basket...

Joey Lawrence Injured On TV Set

8/29/2010 1:00pm EDT
Former Blossom star Joey Lawrence was reportedly injured on the set of his new TV show after he was hit in the eye with a script.

The 34 year old is currently working on Melissa & Joey with Melissa Joan Hart, but rehearsals came to an abrupt halt on Thursday when another actor accidentally poked him in the eye.

Lawrence sought immediate medical treatment and was diagnosed with a ripped cornea, according to

The actor is said to be recovering well and will be back at work in the next few days.

Melissa Joan Hart In A Tight Blue Dress - Hot Or Not?

8/21/2010 9:30am EDT
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart wore a figure hugging, vibrant blue dress on her way to NBC Studios in New York City on Thursday. She's busy promoting her new ABC Family comedy "Melissa & Joey" opposite Joey Lawrence.

Last summer Melissa relocated to Connecticut and took a break from acting to care for her sick mother, who underwent an intense eight-hour surgery on a brain tumor.

We're glad the actress is working again. Her show is similar to "Who's The Boss?" with Joey playing Melissa's new male nanny, or "manny."

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Friends, Celebrities Pay Tribute To Gary Coleman

5/29/2010 8:32am EDT
Gary Coleman
Gary Coleman's "Diff'rent Strokes" co-star Charlotte Rae is leading the tributes to the former child star, who died on Friday at the age of 42.

The actor was admitted to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on Wednesday after suffering a brain hemorrhage following a fall at his home earlier this week.

He lost consciousness on Thursday and was placed on life support but his wife, Shannon Price, decided to pull the plug on Friday morning. He died hours later at 12:05pm (local time).

Rae is one of the first of Coleman's former colleagues to express her sorrow at his tragic passing, rememberi...