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'I Think I Love My Wife:' A French Classic Re-envisioned By Chris Rock

March 16th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Chris Rock
From writer/director Chris Rock (The Longest Yard, Madagascar, Head Of State) comes a comedy about a man with the perfect marriage – his wife is beautiful, intelligent and a fantastic mother to his children – but there's just one little problem: he's bored out of his suburban businessman's mind. Despite having it all, Richard Cooper can't help but fantasize about having nearly ever woman he sees. Still, it's only fantasy. Then, one fateful day, an alluring, free-spirited, not to mention stunning, old friend suddenly appears at his office door, putting him to the ultimate test. Just how muc...
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'The Shield' Leads NAMIC Vision Award Nominations

January 24th, 2007 11:15am EST
The Shield
Nominations for the 13th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards were announced today by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). A record number 37 networks received nominations for the only entertainment industry award honoring outstanding achievements in original, multi-ethnic cable programming.

A total of 73 nominations were presented in the 15 award categories, which include newly established honors for Animation, Music Video and Original Movie and/or Special. Additionally, the performance categories have been expanded this year to include awards for the best act...
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A Sneak Peek at New Mid-Season Shows

January 1st, 2007 1:00pm EST
Courteney Cox
* Courtney Cox stars in the FX series "Dirt," which centers on a tabloid editor and a photographer who try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism. The network boasts some critically acclaimed shows such as The Shield, Rescue Me, and Nip/Tuck, so "Dirt" has large shoes to fill. The series premieres Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 10 p.m.

* The ABC comedy The Knights of Prosperity kicks off Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 9 p.m. For almost 20 years, Eugene Gurkin (Donal Logue) has dreamed of opening a bar, but his dead end job on the late, late janitorial shift won't even fund a bottle of premi...
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Starpulse Top 10 of 2006: #9 Gone But Not Forgotten

December 25th, 2006 9:00am EST
Peter Boyle
2006 was a great year in the entertainment world; however, let us not forget those who entertained us for generations but have moved on. We look back on those entertainers and cultural icons who left us in 2006 to pay our respects...

Jazz, R&B and pop singer Lou Rawls, lost a two year fight with brain and lung cancer (1/6). He was 72. Prolific film star of the 50s, 60s and 70s and star of such hits as Alfie and The Poseidon Adventure, Shelley Winters at age 85 (1/14). 60s soul star Wilson Pickett, who brought us such hits as Mustang Sally and In The Midnight Hour age 64; of a heart a...
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Catch '24,' 'Prison Break' & 'The Shield' on iTunes

May 9th, 2006 2:33pm EDT
Fox Entertainment Group and Apple just announced hit television programming from FOX, FX, Speed, Fuel TV and the 20th Century Fox Television library is now available for purchase on the iTunes Music Store.

The launch, which features 16 series, including 24, Prison Break and The Shield, is the largest to date on iTunes and spans current hit programming from the drama, comedy and reality genres, plus several classic favorites. iTunes now offers over 90 TV shows for $1.99 per episode for viewing on a computer or iPod.

Other available series include: Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia...
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Peabody Award Winners Include 'South Park' & 'Battlestar Galactica'

April 6th, 2006 1:59pm EDT
South Park
The winners of the 65th Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia`s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. This year’s entertainment series winners include Battlestar Galactica, House, Boston Legal, and South Park.

"Battlestar Galactica," a drama about a war-ravaged, homeless civilization attempting to begin anew, gave SCI FI Channel its first Peabody victory. Also new to the winners` circle were two other basic-cable channels. FX Networks won for the intense police serial The Shield and Sundance Channel for presenting "The Staircase," French ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 19

March 19th, 2006 3:02am EST
Bruce Willis
Happy Birthday to "16 Blocks" star Bruce Willis (1955), "The Shield" actress Glenn Close (1947), Louisiana musician Clarence "Frogman" Henry (1937), Swiss actress Ursula Andress (1936), jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman (1930), and famed wild west lawman Wyatt Earp (1848; d. 1929).
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New TV on DVD, Dec. 27

December 27th, 2005 8:00am EST
The Shield
Following the Christmas rush, there are slim pickings among new DVD releases. The most noteworthy release this week is The Shield the complete fourth season. Fans will recall that during this season the Strike Team is dissolved and Vic and Shane are assigned to regular detective duty. What else is out this week? Remember the 1990s crime drama Nowhere Man? Well, if you’re one of the few who do, the complete series is now available. Or you try to figure out how a magician does his tricks with Criss Angel Mindfreak, the complete season one. Finally, check out SeaQuest DSV season one. Fo...
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Celebs To Attend Function for Hurricane Relief

November 10th, 2005 9:45am EST
Kelsey Grammer
On Nov. 11, several Hollywood stars are scheduled to attend a celebrity-studded fundraiser and pre-auction reception for the victims of Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita to benefit Save the Children. Included in the auction is a record-setting $440,000 Porsche driven by Jay Leno and David Donohue.

In Atlanta on September 7, 2005, history was both made and remembered when a Porsche Carrera GT production car, driven by racecar driver David Donohue and "The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno, set a series of Grand American speed records at Talladega Superspeedway, where David's father, Mark Don...
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