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International Excitement Builds As China-Leg Of 7-Continent Live Earth Concert Series Is Revealed

June 19th, 2007 2:00pm EDT
Sarah Brightman
SHANGHAI (June 19, 2007) – Organizers today announced details of the Live Earth concert which will be held in Shanghai on July 7, 2007. The much-anticipated Live Earth Shanghai show will feature top mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and international artists live on stage. The Shanghai leg of the 7-continent, 24-hour concert will be held on the on the steps of the Oriental Pearl Tower.

Live Earth was founded by Kevin Wall, CEO of Control Room, the company producing the concerts globally. Live Earth will bring together more than 100 of the world's top music acts to educate people about the cl...
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Survey Says Angelina Jolie Makes Men Sweat

April 12th, 2007 9:58am EDT
Angelina Jolie
When it comes to your favorite icons, there are those who make you sweat, like Angelina Jolie and Jessica Alba, and those that never seem to get caught off guard, such as George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

Right Guard announces the full results of their recent poll, "The Right Guard Good Sport Index." The survey polled 1,000 men over the age of 18 on everything from talk show hosts they think never loose their cool to the sweatiest weathermen -- even cars so hot they make you sweat! The results are in and now it's time for you to be the judge ...

Women Who Make You Sweat:

Angelina J...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 31

March 31st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Christopher Walken
Happy Birthday to "Star Wars Episode III" star Ewan McGregor (1971), AC/DC guitarist Angus Young (1955), "Cheers" actress Rhea Perlman (1948), former US Vice President Al Gore (1948), "Welcome Back, Kotter" star Gabe Kaplan (1945), TV actress Valerie Curtin (1945), "Domino" actor Christopher Walken (1943), band leader Herb Alpert (1935), "Partridge Family" actress Shirley Jones (1934), prolific actor Richard Chamberlain (1934), hockey legend Gordie Howe (1928), and Austrian composer Franz Josef Haydn (1732; d. 1809).
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'SNL' Presents 'The Best of Darrell Hammond' on Nov. 4

October 24th, 2006 9:29am EDT
Darrell Hammond
Just a few days before the hotly contested midterm elections, Saturday Night Live presents a special retrospective featuring the show's resident political impressionist Darrell Hammond. Also the longest-running cast member in the history of the show, Hammond gets the "Best Of" treatment on November 4 with a "Best of Darrell Hammond" episode on Nov. 4 (11:30 p.m.-1 a.m. ET). This also marks the first time a cast member has received a "Best Of " special while still in the repertory cast.

With impressions that "continue to amaze," according to The Washington Post, the special will be made...
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Big Wins For James Blunt And Gnarls Barkley At Messy MTV VMAs

September 1st, 2006 9:46am EDT
Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley's Crazy and James Blunt's You're Beautiful were the big winners at last night's MTV Video Music Awards in New York, claiming two prizes. Gnarls Barkley's artistic video claimed Best Direction and Best Editing prizes before the awards had even started, while Blunt's You're Beautiful claimed the Best Male Video and Best Cinematography honors. Full List of Winners Below

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were big losers, failing to win any of the seven awards they were nominated for, and Shakira only claimed one of her seven nominations.

Another big loser was the awards show it...
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Upcoming Guests on 'The Late Show With David Letterman'

June 18th, 2006 9:00am EDT
Adam Sandler
This week's and next week's guests on David Letterman's couch include a politician, a few musicians, a socialite, a comedian, some movie stars and much more:

Monday, June 19

Actor Adam Sandler; Julie Chen, host of CBS' Big Brother

Tuesday, June 20

Nicole Richie; actor Brandon Routh

Wednesday, June 21

Actress Amy Sedaris; musical guests Morningwood

Thursday, June 22

Actress Meryl Streep; musical guests Yellowcard

Friday, June 23

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore

Monday, June 26

Actor Kevin Spacey

Tuesday, June 27

Actress Anne Hatha...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 31

March 31st, 2006 3:00am EST
Christopher Walken
Happy Birthday to "Star Wars Episode III" star Ewan McGregor (1971), AC/DC guitarist Angus Young (1955), "Cheers" actress Rhea Perlman (1948), former US Vice President Al Gore (1948), "Welcome Back, Kotter" star Gabe Kaplan (1945), TV actress Valerie Curtin (1945), "Domino" actor Christopher Walken (1943), band leader Herb Alpert (1935), "Partridge Family" actress Shirley Jones (1934), prolific actor Richard Chamberlain (1934), hockey legend Gordie Howe (1928), and Austrian composer Franz Josef Haydn (1732; d. 1809).
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Movie Snippets: The Penguin in 'Batman,' Al Gore's Documentary & More

February 15th, 2006 11:53am EST
Batman Begins
* British actor Bob Hoskins will not play The Penguin in the next Batman movie. The 63-year-old was leading front-runner among superhero fans to play the Caped Crusader's evil adversary in the sequel to Batman Begins. But he says, "No, I'm not doing it." The Penguin was played by Danny DeVito in the 1992 film Batman Returns.

* Former Vice President Al Gore has found a new voice after Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures purchased the rights to new documentary β€œAn Inconvenient Truth,” which he narrated. The independent environmental film - which voices the ex-politician's global warmin...
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