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Jayma Mays: 'I kneeled at Betty White's feet'

November 7th, 2013 3:10am EST
Betty White
Glee star Jayma Mays was so in awe of TV comedy veteran Betty White when the two women first met she dropped to her knees to worship the former Golden Girls star.

The actress admits she completely embarrassed herself when she finally ran into White, who had been her TV idol ever since she was a kid.

She says, "Golden Girls was like my favourite show, still is. I drink out of a Golden Girls mug every single morning.

"I met Betty White... I probably scared the poor woman... I remember seeing her and I kind of locked eyes on her... It was kind of an out of body experience.

"The next thing...
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No 'Glee' Spinoff For Lea Michele

November 6th, 2013 3:03pm EST
Lea Michele
Despite earlier reports, Lea Michele won't be starring in a Glee spinoff following the hit show's final season.

RadarOnline claimed Glee creator Ryan Murphy was developing a show based on Lea Michele's character Rachel.  A source told the site, "...some of its core cast would also migrate to the Lea Michele project as Glee is showing signs of aging."

A Fox rep quickly denied the story, saying there was "no truth" to the report.

Either way, Lea Michele will be moving on from Glee after next season, which has been announced as the show's last. Next year's season is going through a transiti...
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Morning Roundup: 'Roots' Getting Remade For History Channel, Creepy 'Twilight' Renesmee Doll, People's Choice Awards

November 6th, 2013 10:06am EST
Glee's Lea Michele
"Glee", Sandra Bullock and Katy Perry are all set to dominate at this year's People's Choice Awards. The Fox show raked in a whopping eight nominations, including four of its stars getting nods; while Bullock and Perry each received five noms. (Story)

Groundbreaking TV miniseries "Roots" is getting a remake for the History Channel. The network has acquired the rights to Alex Haley's 1976 novel about his family's history. (Story)

Katy Perry's "PRISM" has come under fire Down Under. The Australian government has tagged the deluxe version of her new CD a potential biohazard because it includ...
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People's Choice Awards: 'Glee' Lands Eight Nominations, Sandra Bullock And Katy Perry Get Five Each

November 6th, 2013 12:22am EST
Glee
Hit Fox show Glee has landed eight nominations for the 2014 People's Choice Awards.

The nominations include individual nods for stars Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Jane Lynch and Lea Michele.

Sandra Bullock and Katy Perry follow, with five nominations each.

The success of Bullock's two hit films, "Gravity" and "The Heat" have put her up for awards in both comedic and dramatic categories; while Perry is up for Best Female Music Artist, Pop Artist and Favorite Music Fan Following, the latter of which is a shoo-in as the singer recently surpassed Justin Bieber for having the most followers on...
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Kate Hudson opened home to Lea Michele after Cory Monteith's death

November 3rd, 2013 8:30pm EST
Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson served as a pillar of support for Lea Michele following the tragic death of her boyfriend, Cory Monteith, inviting the Glee star to stay at her home while paparazzi swarmed the young actress' house.

The pair bonded on the set of the Golden Globe-winning series when Hudson joined the show as the dance teacher to Michele's character last year (12).

Since then, they have become close friends, with Hudson even providing a place of solace for Michele following Monteith's drug and alcohol overdose in July (13).

In an interview with Elle magazine, Michele opens up about the devasta...
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Actor Alex Newell to release debut album

October 31st, 2013 4:00am EDT
Alex Newell
Glee star Alex Newell has landed a record deal and has started work on his debut album.

The actor was cast on the hit U.S. TV series after competing on U.S. reality show The Glee Project in 2011.

He initially signed on for two episodes, but became a series regular in 2013.

Newell has signed with Glee executive music producer Adam Anders' record label, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He says, "I am thrilled to join this new family and take another step in my career. Singing is my passion and to now have the opportunity to make my own music is a dream come true! I can't thank... (...
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Ryan Murphy holds off explaining Cory Monteith's death on screen

October 18th, 2013 3:01am EDT
Ryan Murphy
Glee creator Ryan Murphy has confessed the series' writers will reveal how Cory Monteith's character died, but they are holding off on the explanation as they are still coping with his loss.

The 31-year-old actor died in July (13) after a heroin and alcohol binge, and his character on the hit series, Finn Hudson, was also given a final farewell, in an emotional episode which aired in the U.S. last week (10Oct13).

The episode picked up three weeks after Hudson's funeral, but a number of fans were left disappointed when it was not explained how his character passed away on the show.

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Adam Lambert channels Lady Gaga on Glee

October 13th, 2013 8:30pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Adam Lambert gives his best Lady Gaga impersonation during his upcoming guest slot on Glee.

The American Idol runner-up dons a hat, tuxedo, and heavy make-up to perform a rendition of Gaga's Marry The Night in a newly-released promo clip.

He is also shown dangling from a crystal chandelier.

The new series of Glee is due to return to the air in the U.S. next month (Nov13).
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Ryan Murphy: 'We'll Keep Mentioning Monteith's Character On Glee'

October 13th, 2013 5:26pm EDT
Ryan Murphy
Glee creator Ryan Murphy has assured fans of the show and tragic star Cory Monteith the actor's character will live on in the script for the TV series.

Monteith's character Finn Hudson was killed off during a tribute episode, which aired in America on Thursday night, but Murphy insists the American football player-turned Glee club talent will not be forgotten.

Murphy, who oversaw the emotional ratings-busting tribute episode, says, "I just made a decision: we keep mentioning Finn. We don’t just say this is done and we’re never going back to it. It (Finn’s death) resonates throughout the y...
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Rumor Patrol: Dianna Agron Banned From 'Glee' Tribute, Mariah Carey's Divorce, More

October 12th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Dianna Agron
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Dianna Agron Kept Off Glee Set: One question fans of the FOX show kept asking after their tribute to Cory Monteith was, "Why wasn't Quinn (Agron's character) there?" In the first season of the show, Cory's character Finn was in a relationship with Quinn. RadarOnline reports that Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele "intensely disliked" Dianna and decided to keep her away.

Verdict: Appears False. E! claims Diann...
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'Glee' Tribute To Cory Monteith A Hit In The Ratings

October 11th, 2013 11:30pm EDT
Cory Monteith
Thursday night's episode of Glee, which paid tribute to late star Cory Monteith, who died of a heroin overdose over the summer, delivered the show's best ratings in nearly a year.

7.4 million viewers tuned in to watch the episode, which paid tribute to both Monteith and his character, Finn Hudson, who was killed off on the show in a way that wasn't revealed to viewers.

Several of the show's past castmembers returned for the episode, and some paid further tribute to Monteith on Twitter before and after the episode.

Darrin Criss addressed fans on Twitter prior to the airing of the episode,...
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'Glee' Cast Remembers Cory Monteith In Touching And Emotional Episode

October 11th, 2013 6:02pm EDT
Glee Remembers Cory Monteith
The cast of Glee said goodbye to Cory Monteith's character Finn Hudson in a moving and emotional tribute episode titled "The Quarterback."

Monteith, who died of a heroin and alcohol overdose on July 13, played the sensitive high school star quarterback who turned singer for the hit FOX show, now in its fifth season.

The episode opened with the cast singing Seasons of Love before the characters were asked by their teacher Mr. Shue, played by Matthew Morrison, to perform tracks that remind them of Monteith's character.

Glee's creator Ryan Murphy wrote the episode and chose not to reveal ho...
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Cory Monteith's estranged father never said goodbye

October 10th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Cory Monteith
Cory Monteith's estranged father is still trying to come to terms with his son's untimely death, because a rift in their relationship didn't give him their opportunity for a proper goodbye.

The Glee star died from a heroin and alcohol overdose in July (13) and his mother, Ann McGregor, decided to cremate her son's body - without the consent of her ex-husband, Joe Monteith, who she divorced in 1989.

In a new interview with People magazine, Joe reveals that he was not allowed to see Cory's body before it was cremated, and thus he never got the chance to give his tragic son the farewell he w...
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Lea Michele Opens Up About Cory Monteith's Death Ahead Of 'Glee' Tribute Episode

October 9th, 2013 11:19pm EDT
Lea Michele
Lea Michele has spoken out for the first time since the death of her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith. The actress said that Cory's untimely death took two people from her.

"For me personally, I've lost two people - Cory and [onscreen 'Glee' boyfriend] Finn," she tells TV Week Australia.

The couple were together for more than a year before Monteith's death of a heroin overdose in July, and Michele says that the episode of the show that pays tribute to the late star, which she helped organize, felt like the right thing to do.

"We had a beautiful memorial for Cory in the (fictional sch...
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Former 'Glee' Star Dianna Agron Wasn't Intentionally Left Out Of Cory Monteith Tribute Episode

October 8th, 2013 6:48pm EDT
Dianna Agron
Rumor has it that former Glee star Dianna Agron was left out of this Thursday night's tribute episode to late star Cory Monteith, but the original report, which said that show creator Ryan Murphy and Monteith's show and real life girlfriend Lea Michele intentionally left her out because of their dislike for her.

It turns out that Agron's schedule got in the way of her making a return -- like that of Heather Morris, who also doesn't appear in the episode due to her recent pregnancy and the birth of her son.

"Heather Morris isn't in it either because of her pregnancy," a show insider explai...
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2013 Fall TV Season: What Will Be The Second Cancellation?

October 8th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Ironside
NBC- The Voice is still doing good numbers on Monday/Tuesday. The Blacklist is winning its timeslot, and was the first show (technically) to be rewarded with a back-nine pickup. Chicago Fire is also doing solid numbers on Tuesday. Revolution needs to regain some audience members if it wants a second season. With the success of The Blacklist, and Chicago Fire doing OK, Revolution is looking to be one of NBC’s weaker points right now. I can’t see it not running the full second season, but it might not get a third. Also, Ironside is definitely going to get cancelled. The premiere was so low, a...
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Ryan Murphy pays tribute to brave Lea Michele

October 8th, 2013 3:02am EDT
Ryan Murphy
Glee creator Ryan Murphy has heaped praise on his leading lady Lea Michele for the strength she showed as he was piecing together a TV tribute to her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith.

The much-anticipated show will air on Thursday (09Oct13) and Murphy admits he couldn't have made the touching episode without grieving Michele's support.

He says, "She was actually deeply in it - her story kicks in during the last half. It was very brave of her to do, because there were some cast members, who we won’t name, who didn’t want to do a grief episode, didn’t want to do a memorial episode.

"So, Lea r...
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Dot-Marie Jones engaged

October 6th, 2013 8:16pm EDT
Dot-Marie Jones
Actress Dot-Marie Jones is engaged to her partner Bridgett Casteen.

The Glee star proposed on Friday near Disneyland Resort's Sleeping Beauty Castle in Anaheim, California.

Revealing the news at an Anaheim Gay Days event in the park, she told The Advocate, "It's the happiest day of my life."

"I never thought I'd find somebody that is so loving and kind."

This will be Jones' first trip down the aisle, while Casteen has been married before and has two children.
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Fall 2013 TV Report (So Far)

October 5th, 2013 2:06pm EDT
Sleepy  Hollow
Here’s how the Fall TV season has been shaping up.

Sunday:

ABC doesn’t have a lot to celebrate about. Once Upon A Time and Revenge are both down season-to-season, yet up from last season’s finales. So, really, you could say they are even for the night. Their new drama, Betrayal, however is a disappointment. Low ratings. Does ABC have anything ready to replace Betrayal though? They’re already definitely going to cancel the much lower rated Lucky 7 (an almost certainty), can they afford to axe two shows?

CBS has a nice strong lineup of returning shows, all performing well. FOX’s shows are ...
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Glee star Naya Rivera engaged to Big Sean

October 4th, 2013 3:22am EDT
Naya Rivera
Glee star Naya Rivera is engaged to her rapper boyfriend Big Sean.

A representative for the couple confirmed on Thursday night (03Oct13) that the sexy actress had accepted the hip-hop star's proposal after six months of dating.

They went public with their romance in April (13), when they attended the 42 premiere in Hollywood.

Explaining how they initially met, Rivera recently revealed, "I had followed him and then he sent me a little message that was like, 'I'm a fan, keep up the good work'... He was overseas on tour and so I had to wait two and a half weeks but then we went for dinner ...
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Song List Revealed For 'Glee' Episode Honoring Cory Monteith

October 3rd, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Cory Monteith
Sources have revealed what appears to be the song list for next week's episode of Glee, in which the show deals with the tragic death of Cory Monteith.

Cory's character, Finn, will be written off as dying - but show creator Ryan Murphy has said the show will not describe the cause of the character's death.

Now, sources including Perez Hilton have a list of songs that will reportedly be sung in honor of Monteith:

- I’ll Stand by You by The Pretenders. This song was sung in the first season by Monteith.

- Seasons of Love, from the musical Rent

- Fire and Rain by James Taylor

- If I Die ...
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Cory Monteith partied solo with heroin and champagne in his final hours

October 2nd, 2013 8:42pm EDT
Cory Monteith
Tragic Glee star Cory Monteith died after a heroin and champagne-filled solo party in a Vancouver, Canada hotel suite, according to a coroner's final report.

The actor was found dead on 13 July (13) after failing to check out as a guest at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel.

First responders found drug paraphernalia "including a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle" in the room, plus two empty bottles of champagne. Monteith returned to his suite just after 2am on 13 July (13). There was no evidence he was joined by anyone else during his final hours.

The final report, release...
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Heather Morris gives birth to son - report

September 28th, 2013 11:40pm EDT
Heather Morris
Glee star Heather Morris has become a first-time mother after giving birth to a baby boy.

The actress and her longtime boyfriend, Taylor Hubbell, became parents to son Elijah on Saturday (28Sep13), according to UsMagazine.com.

Reports about Morris' pregnancy broke in April (13), but the 26 year old has yet to publicly address the news.
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Jane Lynch pays tribute to Cory Monteith at the Emmys

September 23rd, 2013 3:01am EDT
Jane Lynch
Glee star Jane Lynch paid tribute to her late friend and castmate Cory Monteith at the Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (22Sep13), insisting his death in July (13) is a reminder of the "senseless destruction that is brought on by addiction".

Monteith, who died from a drug and alcohol overdose, was one of five TV celebrities honoured with special mentions at the 65th Emmys, and the decision to single him out was criticised by many, who felt others, like Larry Hagman and Jack Klugman, should have been part of the tribute instead of the Glee actor.

However, Lynch, who delivered...
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Demi Lovato & Naya Rivera 'Made Out' Prior To 'Glee' Kissing Scene

September 18th, 2013 11:30pm EDT
Demi Lovato & Naya Rivera
Naya Rivera made sure Demi Lovato was comfortable with their same-sex relationship on "Glee" by making out with her new co-star prior to their first kissing scene.

She told Access Hollywood:  "I made out with her in my trailer before we shot the scene. So then I just, like, warmed her up. You know what I'm saying."

Rivera, 26, plays Santana, who starts dating 21-one-year-old Lovato's character, Dani.

"She's awesome and we're having a blast and we're so happy to have her," Rivera explained.

Lovato plays a struggling artist in New York City who befriends Santana and Rachel (Lea Michele). ...
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Michelle Monaghan to play lesbian in new TV drama

September 11th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Michelle Monaghan
Source Code star Michelle Monaghan is to lock lips with actress Anna Torv in Glee creator Ryan Murphy's new TV drama Open.

Monaghan has been cast as a happily-engaged gynaecologist who falls for Torv's lesbian character.

Scott Speedman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Wes Bentley will also appear in the HBO drama.
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Lea Michele Films Emotional Scene On 'Glee' Set In NYC

September 10th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Lea Michele
Lea Michele put on a brave face while filming scenes for "Glee" in New York City on Monday. The actress is focusing on her work following the death of her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith, who passed away over the summer from a drug and alcohol overdose.

The actress walked through Central Park wearing a bright pink trench coat, and at one point she leaned over a bridge and filmed an emotional scene for the cameras.

The 27-year-old tweeted that she was filming in the city and shared a selfie in front of the "Funny Girl" theater on Broadway.

She is pictured with a wide grin on her face...
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2013 Fall TV Preview: The Returning Shows On FOX

September 7th, 2013 12:30pm EDT
New Girl
We've reached the end of the 2013 Fall TV Preview.

BONES returns Monday, September 16 at 8PM

Booth and Bones find a friend in the priesthood. The priest will help counsel the couple. Oh, he's an ex-priest now working as a bartender. A wedding's in the works for Bones and Booth. Apparently, the wedding will happen. I've found absolutely nothing about Bones solving murders. The early going of the season seems focused on romance.

NEW GIRL returns Tuesday, September 17 at 9PM

I've heard a few interviews with New Girl creator, Liz Meriweather. I really dig listening to her talking about wri...
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Jane Lynch lands Hollywood Walk of Fame star

September 4th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Jane Lynch
Glee star Jane Lynch was given something to smile about on Wednesday (04Sep13) after she landed a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The actress was joined by family members and friends as she unveiled the 2,505th star on the famous sidewalk.

Glee creator/producer Ryan Murphy, who was there to salute his leading lady, told the crowd, "She is the hardest-working person on the set... She makes everybody better and everybody happier. She is one of the comedy greats in our business - a true class act."

The proud star, who plays Glee's mean cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, shared photos of ...
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LeBron James working on sitcom with Mike O'Malley

September 3rd, 2013 8:41pm EDT
LeBron James
Sporting superstar Lebron James is swapping the basketball court for the TV studio to develop his own comedy series with Glee actor Mike O'malley.

The Miami Heat forward has teamed up with his longtime friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, and The Cosby Show producer Tom Werner to oversee the project, which will be written by O'Malley.

Survivor's Remorse will follow the lives of two friends, one of whom is a basketball star, and how their relationships with friends and family change with their success.

The 30-minute sitcom, for America's Starz network, will feature some similarit...
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