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New TV On DVD, Aug. 11

August 11th, 2009 8:00am EDT
Season 2 of Californication centers on novelist Hank Moody who struggles to raise his teenage daughter with his on-again/off-again girlfriend in Southern California. His obsession with truth-telling and self destructive behavior both destroy and enrich his career. Also on DVD: Adam-12 season 3 and Designing Women season 2.

Sweet 16 Slideshow: Rising & Popular 16-Year-Old Celebs

July 27th, 2009 4:32pm EDT
Miranda Cosgrove
Many of these stars have done a lot for their 16 (or nearly 16) years, while others are just starting off. You may know these young ladies and gentlemen from shows such as Wizards of Waverly Place, Californication, Two And A Half Men, Gossip Girl, Zoey 101 and some of your other favorite family fare.

Which 16-year-old celeb is your favorite? Who do you think will break out beyond childhood roles? Check out our photo slideshow, and let us know in the comments!

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Emmy Nomination Surprises, Snubs And Shouldn't Be Nominated

July 16th, 2009 3:17pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
To paraphrase Ned Flanders, apparently an Emmy nomination is easier to get than an acceptance letter from Arizona State.

This morning, Emmy tried to one-up Oscar's new rule of ten by including six nominees in the acting categories and a whopping seven in the series categories. Yes, if you made a television series this year, or appeared on one, chances are you heard your name called in North Hollywood this morning.

With so many nominess, it seems impossible that any deserving performances or series were left out. Right? Sadly, no. And, of course, there are plenty of nominees who sh...

Emmy Voters, Please Recognize These Shows & Stars!

July 13th, 2009 11:49am EDT
Big Love
The 2009 Emmy nominees will be announced Thursday morning and despite recent changes to the voting system, Emmy voters just can't seem to stray away from the same old outcome. Sure, 30 Rock gets showered with love, but how many more times does Mariska Hargitay need to make the cut?

Here are some names we'd like to see on the roster this year (in alphabetical order):

Big Love (HBO) - Ok Emmy voters, it's been three seasons. It's time to get over your aversion to the icky polygamy premise and embrace the TV bliss that is "Big Love." After a two year break (damn writers' strike!) the sh...

Fall 2009 TV Premiere Dates

July 1st, 2009 10:21am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Even though summer has just begun, many TV addicts are itching to know when their favorite shows will be returning and new ones will be premiering. ABC, CBS, NBC, The CW & Fox recently released their schedules, and we have compiled them in one convenient list.

As often is the case, networks revise or tweak their schedules over the summer. So check back often for updates!

New series are in bold. Click on the show's name for photos, cast lists and more!

Tuesday, September 8

8 pm 90210 (The CW)

9 pm Melrose Place (NEW! The CW)

10 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Wednesday, September 9


Megan Fox Named World's Sexiest Woman By FHM For Second Straight Year - Hot Pictures Of The Top 10!

June 23rd, 2009 12:15pm EDT
Megan Fox
Transformers: Rise of the Fallen star Megan Fox has retained the title of World's Sexiest Woman, as polled by FHM. She becomes only the second woman to do so, after Jennifer Lopez pulled it off in 2001 and 2002. Hot pictures of the ladies of the Top 10 after the break!

#10: Katy Perry

The only thing hotter than Katy's looks may be her music. After taking the Best International Female Artist prize at the 2009 BRIT Awards, her first two singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot N Cold" were certified three-time platinum for sales over three million - each!

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Natascha McElhone's Tribute To Late Husband

May 22nd, 2009 10:21am EDT
Natascha McElhone
British actress Natascha McElhone has paid tribute to her late husband with a memorial service exactly a year after he died of a heart attack.

The Californication star was filming in Los Angeles when her plastic surgeon partner Martin Kelly suffered a cardiac arrest on May 20th last year, collapsing on the doorstep of the couple's home in London. McElhone, who was pregnant with the pair's third child at the time of Kelly's death, attended an emotional remembrance ceremony in London on Wednesday.

Family and friends of the couple gathered at the Royal Society of Medicine in the Br...

What's New On Showtime?

May 12th, 2009 9:51am EDT
Nurse Jackie
Showtime has been around for a few decades, but for some time it never quite managed real competition against its rival, HBO. Things have changed. In the past few years it has definitely blossomed with movies, both famous and independent, and quality television programming.

Past popular shows "The L Word" and "Queer As Folk" paved the way for current programming like "Dexter," "Weeds," and "The Tudors." So what's up for Showtime this year? Let's take a look!

Nurse Jackie

Premiering on Monday, June 8 at 10:30 PM, "Nurse Jackie" stars Edie Falco as the title character. Exhaust...

Natascha McElhone Gave Birth Alone

May 5th, 2009 9:36pm EDT
Natascha McElhone
Actress Natascha McElhone was determined to give birth to her third child alone - so she could adapt to life as a single parent following her husband Martin Kelly's death. The Californication star was pregnant with the couple's third child when plastic surgeon Kelly collapsed and died from a sudden heart attack outside their London home a year ago.

And in an effort to face up to the realities of her future, McElhone insisted on delivering baby son Rex with no family or friends present.

She tells Hello! magazine, "It just felt right somehow. If Martin couldn't be there, I couldn't ...

Natascha McElhone Dedicates Herself To Husband's Charity Work

April 21st, 2009 12:33pm EDT
Natascha McElhone
Actress Natascha McElhone has vowed to continue with her late husband Martin Kelly's pioneering charity work to keep his legacy alive.

Plastic surgeon Kelly died from a heart attack after he was found slumped on the doorstep of the couple's London home in May last year. Kelly and fellow surgeon Norman Waterhouse set up Facing the World in 2003, a charity which offers surgery to third-world children with facial disfigurements.

Following his sudden death, the future of the organization seemed in doubt - but the Californication star has pledged to continue raising money and awarene...

Turner, Gallagher & Farr To Guest Star On 'Californication'

April 6th, 2009 11:29am EDT
Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turner, Peter Gallagher and Diane Farr will appear on SHOWTIME's acclaimed comedy series Californication's third season, premiering later this fall.

Turner will play Charlie's (Evan Handler) tough, sexy boss/agency head with a thing for her newest employee in 10 of the season's 12 episodes, while Farr will take over as a sexy teacher's assistant who strikes up a naughty relationship with Hank (David Duchovny) in several episodes. Gallagher will play the dean of students who has a contentious relationship with Hank in 8 episodes.

"Californication" stars Duchovny as hedon...

Natascha McElhone Opens Up About Her Late Husband

February 8th, 2009 9:51am EST
Natascha McElhone
Actress Natascha McElhone has given an emotional interview about the sudden death of her husband Martin Kelly - revealing the tragedy left her "utterly grief-stricken, bereft and devastated."

Plastic surgeon Kelly died from a heart attack after being found slumped on the doorstep of the couple's London home in May last year. McElhone gave birth to their third son, Rex, five months later. And the Californication star admits the baby boy has been vital in helping her cope with the loss.

She says, "Everyone's been saying 'I don't know how you can manage on your own, with the baby...

Natascha McElhone Is The New Neutrogena Spokes Model

January 30th, 2009 11:48am EST
Natascha McElhone
Californication actress Natascha McElhone has been unveiled as the new spokes model for beauty treatment company Neutrogena.

The British star admits the brand, which specializes in facial moisturizers and treatments, appealed to her because the widowed mother-of-three has little time to worry about her beauty regime.

McElhone lost her husband, plastic surgeon Martin Kelly, last May after he collapsed on the doorstep of the couple's London home following a heart attack. The actress, 37, gave birth to their third son, Rex, five months after Kelly's death. And she feels fronting Ne...

Golden Globes 2009 - Who Will Win, Who Should Win, And Who Got Snubbed

January 5th, 2009 11:49am EST
Golden Globes 2009
After being deprived of the biggest night in Hollywood last year, we're more than ready for some delicious, celebrity-rich Golden Globes goodness! Read on for our predictions of the winners, the losers, and those who sadly won't be attending.

Best Motion Picture - Drama

Will win: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Should win: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Why: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) can't resist the whimsical, weepy romance; plus, its sheer star power ups its chances, and apparently it's a pretty good film to boot. It's the most well-rounded an...

TV Year In Review: The Best, The Worst & The In Between

December 26th, 2008 7:31am EST
Breaking Bad
In a year that saw the writers strike bring forth more reality TV than we ever thought possible and reduce quality drama to a war of attrition, the boob tube still managed to deliver quality drama series at an impressive clip.


5. "BREAKING BAD" (AMC) - The aforementioned strike meant we only got seven episodes of former "X-Files" writer Vince Gilligan's masterful meth-strewn series, but after enduring its visceral fury, could we have really taken anymore?

Unlike another suburban drug dealing series, the torpid "Weeds", "Breaking Bad" offers a modern-d...

'Californication' Gets Third Season

December 4th, 2008 10:49am EST
It's back to bed for Showtime with the 3rd season pick-up of the Golden Globe Award-winning comedy series Californication, it was announced by Robert Greenblatt, Showtime President of Entertainment.

Series star and executive producer David Duchovny, who won a Golden Globe Award for his work as 'Hank Moody,' a novelist with weaknesses for sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll, will resume production next spring on 12 episodes for a late 2009 premiere.

The series centers around the unique and sophisticated world of Hank Moody, a hedonistic novelist/blogger who struggles to raise his ...

Five Shows You Aren't Watching...But Should Be

November 14th, 2008 10:00am EST
5 TV Shows You Should Watch
There are plenty of great television shows out there but let's face it - we don't all have the time to watch every single one. Here are the top five shows that you should check out.

5. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. EST on FX)

This off-the-wall sitcom is often underrated because it doesn't air on a major primetime network. Similar to the pointless yet hilarious humor of Seinfeld, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is about four friends living and working in Philly. Charlie (Charlie Day), Mac (Rob McElhenney), Dennis (Glenn Howerton) and Dee (Kaitlin O...

'The X-Files: I Want To Believe'; On DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 2

November 13th, 2008 7:00pm EST
The X-Files: I Want To Believe
The truth is finally out there on DVD and Blu-ray! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents The X-Files: I Want To Believe, a gripping feature film based on the global phenomenon that descends onto DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) on December 2nd.

Marking the Studio's first foray into BD-Live, The X-Files: I Want To Believe BD release takes full advantage of the high-def format's "web-enhanced" functionality with exclusive features, games, additional content and connectivity to other BD-Live users and X-Files fans nationwide. "The X-Files Dossier" allows BD-Live connected users to c...

Natascha McElhone Welcomes Tot After Husband's Death

November 11th, 2008 12:40pm EST
Natascha McElhone
Actress Natascha McElhone has found joy with the birth of her third child - just five months after the tragic death of her husband.

The Californication star was spotted with her newborn baby for the first time in London on Tuesday - after she reportedly delivered the tot in secret last month. The sex, name and weight of the baby have not been released, but it is believed McElhone gave birth at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

The good news comes after a tragic year for the British actress, whose husband, plastic surgeon Martin Kelly, died from a heart attack after bein...

Underrated & Overrated Child Performances

October 10th, 2008 9:13am EDT
Little Miss Sunshine
Everybody loves a good child performance. This might start with parents parading their children out to sing songs at dinner parties or the endless school plays parents are forced to attend, but whatever it is, kid actors are ingrained in a positive way in the eyes of many filmgoers.

It seems that if a kid simply manages to speak in a way that can be understood the performance earns praise. It's been this way since the 1920s and has since grown to a degree that certain kiddie performers are more powerful than their veteran contemporaries.

But not all such performances are great, i...

Co-Star Says David Duchovny Is Doing Well In Rehab

September 20th, 2008 11:00am EDT
David Duchovny
Actor David Duchovny is "doing well" since admitting himself into rehab for sex addiction, according to one of his co-stars on hit TV show Californication. The 48-year-old-- who plays a sex-loving author in the raunchy cable show-- checked himself into rehab last month in a bid to control his own sexual urges.

Actor Evan Handler has sent his best wishes to the star, and admits he's looking forward to getting back to work when Duchovny returns to the set.

He says, "The most I can say is that I hope he's doing really well - and I heard he is doing really well. I can't wait to go bac...

'Californication' Still On Schedule

September 1st, 2008 7:59am EDT
David Duchovny
Filming on David Duchovny's hit TV show Californication will not be halted after the actor's sudden admission to a rehabilitation facility for sex addiction.

The 48-year-old - who plays a sex-loving author in the raunchy cable show - checked himself into rehab last week in a bid to control his own sexual urges.

According to the New York Post, bosses at the series' TV network Showtime have confirmed all 12 episodes for the second season have been filmed and are scheduled to debut on schedule this September.

A spokesperson tells the newspaper plans for the third season "have...

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...

TV Stars Who Deserve Emmy Nominations On July 17, Part 2

July 15th, 2008 10:42am EDT
Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock
Enough drama, time to laugh! The Emmy nominations are upon us, two days away in fact, so it's time to round out our suggestions to The Academy's blue ribbon panel. In the final installment, the focus turns to comedy and the actors who make us laugh every week.

This category is far more loaded than the drama section with far fewer obvious mistakes on the ballot and a ton of strong performances from the men and the women (rather than watching the ladies struggle with substandard material from their mostly male counterparts. Yes, I will clamor for more female writers and directors every...

Prepare To Believe Again With 'The X-Files: Revelations'

July 4th, 2008 11:00am EDT
The X-Files
The truth will be out there… Fox Home Entertainment presents an exclusive insider's pass to the science-fiction television phenomenon just in time for its second trip to the big screen when "The X-Files" Revelations descends onto a two-disc DVD collection July 8th.

Selected by eight-time Emmy® Award nominated series creator Chris Carter himself, all eight full hour episodes in the compilation include special on-camera introductions by Carter and producer Frank Spotnitz, revealing why each were chosen and how they relate to the highly anticipated feature film, invading theat...

The Most Underrated And Overrated Things About The 2007-08 TV Season

June 20th, 2008 11:08am EDT
The Emmy ballots are in, which means the 2007-08 TV season is officially over. Actually, the TV season officially lasted from June 1st until May 31st, but it doesn't really seem over until now. Now that we've had a few weeks to reflect, we can begin to formulate our opinions, or leave that up to the professionals, about the best and worst of the season gone by.

But that's easy. What about the far more enticing category of the most overrated and underrated? But we shouldn't limit ourselves to TV shows. Things like news stories, performances, and accepted perceptions are all ripe for...

A Memo To Emmy Voters

June 17th, 2008 10:04am EDT
Big Love
Starpulse writer Andrew Payne is getting sick of the snubs by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. And even though Katherine Heigl doesn't want to be an Emmy contender this year, there are plenty of deserving shows, actors and actresses that should be recognized. Here are Payne's suggestions for those casting their ballots this week:

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Emmy Voters:

I am writing because I understand your ballots for this year's nominees are due this week. In the past, you've had quite a difficult time selecting the proper honorees. I'm not blaming you. I completely understa...

New TV On DVD, June 17

June 17th, 2008 8:00am EDT
Burn Notice
Burn Notice stars Jeffrey Donovan as Michael Westen, a highly trained American secret agent who, smack in the middle of a tough assignment in Nigeria, is fired--or "burned"--by his superiors. Season one is now on DVD. Also in stores: season one of Californication, season four of Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, and season nine of ER.

Most Underrated & Overrated Celebrity Couples

June 13th, 2008 9:54am EDT
Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
These days it seems celebrity couples are the most fascinating things on Earth. Real news like wars, famine, genocide, elections, etc. all take a back seat to the coupling habits of the rich and famous. It could be a desire for peons to feel they are part of the scene, or maybe just a general nosiness of the American public. Whatever the case, the flashbulbs are constantly blinding these famous pairs.

It seems whenever anybody with some level of fame decides to become romantically involved with another semi-star it's front page news. When two megawatt stars collide, then the result i...

Natascha McElhone'S Husband Died Of Heart Condition

May 25th, 2008 3:30pm EDT
Natascha McElhone
The husband of actress Natascha McElhone died of a fatal heart condition, according to the results of a post-mortem examination. Plastic surgeon Martin Kelly was found slumped on the doorstep of the couple's London home on Tuesday night and died later in the hospital.

The tragic news came just a day after they celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary.

Police initially treated Kelly's sudden death as unexplained, but a spokesman has now revealed the 43-year-old died as the result of a dilated cardiomyopathy - a condition where the heart becomes enlarged and unable to pump blood.

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