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Slideshow: Athletes Turned Celebrities

February 19th, 2009 9:00am EST
Celebrity Athletes Sports Stars pictures
Most athletes are well known, make lots of money and are frequently in the public eye. But there are some athletes who are known more for being famous than for the sports they play. They have either dated celebrities, became the face of an advertising campaign, tried their luck at acting, or they did something bad that got their name in the news.

Check out the top celebrity athletes who have crept their way into the spotlight and went beyond their athletic status:

Tony Romo

This adorable Dallas Cowboys quarterback is most known for his love life. He was formerly linked t...
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A Profile/Interview with Actor/Producer/Talk Show Host Ryan O'Connor

December 7th, 2008 12:13pm EST
Ryan O
Ryan O'Connor is a tough man to pin down. When I first approached O'Connor to do an exclusive one-on-one interview, it was for my "Break-Out Internet Star" piece, but his busy shooting schedule, coupled with awareness events around the election did not allow it. Still, I pursued onward because I knew I had to lock him down now, so I could say I "knew him when." And O'Connor was eager to chat and excited about his "first real piece of press," but as we got into the meat of what makes him and his show tick, I began to realize just how media savvy he must be because in rescheduling, he did no...
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Five Most Underrated & Overrated TV Shows At Comic-Con

August 8th, 2008 10:31am EDT
Heroes
Two weeks ago, nerds, geeks, and those "just going to San Diego for the weekend to check out the beaches" poured into Comic-Con 2008 in all their "Babylon 5"-clad glory.

Comic-Con is an ever-evolving beast. It started as a few dozen collectors meeting in a basement in San Diego to trade and discuss comics. Now it is an event so massive it shuts down an entire city for the weekend.

Comic-Con also holds a tremendous amount of power nowadays. Nervous directors unveil scenes from their latest superhero big-screen opus to the attendees, well-aware that a lukewarm response could spe...
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Talented Comedian/Actress Whitney Cummings Talks 'Made of Honor' & More

April 29th, 2008 11:45am EDT
Whitney Cummings
Whitney Cummings boasts both brains and beauty. An Ivy League graduate, she resides in Los Angeles, performing stand-up comedy and is currently touring the U.S. with her improv act. She has appeared on shows like Punk'D, VH1's Best Week Ever, What About Brian, and Tell Me You Love Me. She has written for the talk show The Last Call with Carson Daly and is a host for the Sundance Film Festival Dailies. Whitney appears in the upcoming romantic comedy, Made of Honor, starring Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan, which hits theaters this Friday, May 2.

So, you've got this big movie in Ma...
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Starpulse Holiday Gift Guide: TV Goodies

November 23rd, 2007 12:19pm EST
Gilmore Girls
With no end to the writer’s strike in sight, viewers are going to be stuck with dozens of repeats and reality shows. Blech. One way to battle the TV blues is to turn to DVDs for entertainment. The holidays are quickly approaching, so it’s perfect timing to watch, buy, or put on your wish list some of your favorite TV shows while waiting for new episodes to air.

DVDs:

Have you had a chance to catch the new CBS drama “Moonlight?” If you’re a new vampire voyeur, or a longtime fan of the fanged persuasion, the “Angel” 30-disc collector’s DVD set is a must-see. The collection feature...
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New TV On DVD, Sept. 25

September 25th, 2007 8:00am EDT
My Name Is Earl
In My Name Is Earl's second seaon, there's an episode incorporating clay animation, an homage to "Cops," a two-parter set in Latin America, and a Tarantino-style whodunit. Also on DVD: season one of The Unit, season three of Numb3rs, season five of Grounded For Life, season nine of The King Of Queens, and What About Brian the complete series.
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Matt White's 'Best Days' Released; Listen To The Title Track Here

September 20th, 2007 7:30pm EDT
Matt White
Take one listen to the music of Matt White and you're hooked. His songs are relatable—you'll think of the one who got your heart, the pains and pleasures of growing up and the remarkable journey in discovering just who the heck you are. Drawing inspiration from Elton John, Jeff Buckley, and Coldplay, (he's like Maroon 5 in one person), Matt White's self-titled debut marks the arrival of a gifted songwriter who draws from his own experience. Matt delivers a song with a smooth voice that will immediately put the listener at ease.

Music is in Matt's DNA—his grandmother was among th...
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Singer-Songwriter Matt White's Music Prominently Featured All Over Television

June 9th, 2007 10:00am EDT
Matt White
Take one listen to the music of Matt White and you're hooked. His songs are relatable—you'll think of the one who got your heart, the pains and pleasures of growing up and the remarkable journey in discovering just who the heck you are. Drawing inspiration from Elton John, Jeff Buckley, and Coldplay, (he's like Maroon 5 in one person), Matt White's self-titled debut marks the arrival of a gifted songwriter who draws from his own experience. Matt delivers a song with a smooth voice that will immediately put the listener at ease.

Music is in Matt's DNA—his grandmother was among the first...
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Low Stars' Self-Titled Debut Available At Starbucks

February 22nd, 2007 1:46pm EST
Low Stars
Opportunity knocks only so often. Low Stars found theirs by teaming four singers who share a love – make that a passion – for vocal harmonies originally inspired by Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Eagles. The result is a Laurel Canyon buzz for the new century as Low Stars prepare to release their self titled debut album in February.

"We wanted to make an authentic-sounding record that was reminiscent of that era of music," Low Star Chris Seefried says of the CSN/Eagles inspiration. "We're not trying to reinvent the wheel," says Low Star Dave Gibbs. "People don't even realize that they mi...
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Paolo Nutini Steps Up To Larger Venues; Many TV Appearances

February 16th, 2007 2:51pm EST
Paolo Nutini
Paolo Nutini has announced that, due to popular demand, a number of shows on his first full-fledged tour of North America has been upscaled to larger venues. In addition, the Scotland-born singer/songwriter -- whose just-released album, "These Streets," debuted in the top 50 on the Billboard 200 album chart -- will be among the superstar lineup at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, slated for June 14-17 in Manchester, Tennessee.

The sold-out March dates see Nutini and his band moving to bigger rooms across the country (see itinerary below). Other scheduled shows on the tour inclu...
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Tiffani Thiessen Joins 'What About Brian'

January 5th, 2007 2:58pm EST
Tiffani Thiesen
Actor Tiffani Thiessen joins the cast of the ABC series What About Brian. As the newest series regular, Thiessen will play Natasha Dylan, a former intern of Dave's who becomes his new boss at KC Gaming.

Thiessen will play a sexy, manipulative and a shrewd businesswoman who loves playing mind games and will stop at nothing to continue her success. Her reach will extend to all of the friends, especially Brian and Adam, as she uses her attractiveness, smarts and charm to get what she wants.
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Stacy Keibler To Guest Star on 'What About Brian' & 'George Lopez'

January 3rd, 2007 12:28pm EST
Stacy Keibler
Stacy Keibler, who danced her way into America's hearts during Season Two of Dancing with the Stars, will be a guest star on two ABC shows. She will begin a seven-episode arc of ABC's drama series What About Brian, playing fledgling actress/model Stephanie who moves in to an apartment downstairs from Brian (Barry Watson).

There is an immediate flirtatious bond between Brian and the irresistibly hot Stephanie, causing even more problems between Brian and his current girlfriend. The episode, entitled "What About Finding Your Place...," is scheduled to air Monday, Feb. 5.

In the ABC...
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'What About Brian' Picked Up for Full Season

November 13th, 2006 1:28pm EST
Barry Watson stars in What About Brian
ABC has given a full-season order to What About Brian, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The series debuted last spring and ABC surprisingly gave the series a greenlight for a second season in May.

Set in Los Angeles, the series stars Barry Watson as Brian O'Hara, who at age 34 is the only one in his circle of friends, six in all, who is neither married nor engaged -- and, of course, all of Brian's friends are anxious that he "join the club" and find the right girl.

The series averages around 6.7 million viewers.
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Networks Announce Sweeps Schedule for Nov. 1-29

November 1st, 2006 12:02pm EST
CSI
CBS, ABC and NBC just announced their schedules for November sweeps. During "sweeps," Nielsen Media Research sends out diaries to sample homes across the country so TV viewers can record the shows they watched. Based on these results, networks set their advertising rates. The more people watch a show, the more they can charge for the commercials during it.

CBS's November sweeps highlights:

Thursday, Nov. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS -- The eighth castaway is voted off. Jeff Probst hosts.

Thursday, Nov. 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

CSI --When two young boys...
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SOAPnet To Air Season One of 'What About Brian'

September 21st, 2006 10:40am EDT
Barry Watson stars in What About Brian
SOAPnet will air a special encore presentation of What About Brian over the next three consecutive Sundays from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., ET, beginning Sunday, September 24 through Sunday, October 8. Season two of the series premieres on Monday, October 9, (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.

“What About Brian” is a contemporary, heartwarming ensemble drama that tells the stories of a group of close-knit friends in various stages of romantic relationships and friendships living in Los Angeles.

“What About Brian” stars Barry Watson as Brian Davis, Matthew Davis as Adam Hillman, Sarah La...
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Complete List of Fall 2006 Television Premiere Dates

August 2nd, 2006 2:34pm EDT
Prison Break
The TV season launches early this year when FOX kicks off season two of Prison Break in the tail end of August. The network is digging its heels in early with several August premieres, including Bones, House and a handful of new series. ABC, CBS, NBC and the new CW get in the game by mid-September.

A complete list of premiere dates follows:

Monday, Aug. 21

8 pm Prison Break (Fox)

9 pm Vanished (Fox)

Wednesday, Aug. 30

8 pm Bones (Fox)

9 pm Justice (Fox)

Tuesday, Sept. 5

8 pm Standoff (Fox)

9 pm House (Fox)

Thursday, Sept. 7

8 pm 'Til Death (Fox)

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ABC Announces 2006-07 Premiere Dates

July 18th, 2006 4:17pm EDT
Dancing With The Stars
ABC just announced its fall premiere dates. For the fall launch, ABC will be using the strength of its returning hits as a launching pad for new series. Kicking off the new season is Dancing with the Stars. The dates are as follows:

Friday, September 8

9:00-11:00 p.m. 20/20

Tuesday, September 12

8:00-10:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars

Wednesday, September 13

8:00-9:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Results Show

Monday, September 18

8:00-9:00 p.m. Wife Swap

Thursday, September 21

9:00-10:00 p.m. Grey's Anatomy

10:00-11:00 p.m. Six Degrees

Friday, Septem...
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