15 Singers Who Succeeded As Actors

3/23/2014 2:00pm EDT
Marky Mark
For decades, there have always been singers who have crossed over into the acting field. From Elvis Presley to Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and even as currently as David Bowie; it's not uncommon. But making it as a successful actor when you are used to millions of fans hanging on to your every word while on stage can be a daunting task. Here are some singers who have successfully made the transition and continue to thrill us with their talents.

1. Jon Bon Jovi

Who says you can't be an actor and a singer? Not Jon Bon Jovi, who took some time from selling over 130 Million albums with his ban...

Jake Short Looks Back On Season One Of 'Mighty Med'

3/23/2014 12:02pm EDT
Jake Short Looks Back On Season One Of 'Mighty Med'
After winning America's hearts - and a Kids' Choice Award - as Fletcher Quimby on Disney Channel's sitcom A.N.T. Farm, Jake Short is now headlining Disney XD's Mighty Med. He plays Oliver, one of two kids who discover a superhero hospital and naturally, stick around to see what happens. As the series prepares for its first-season finale, we checked in with Jake to ask him about the Mighty Med experience.

"How can anyone not be a fan of superheroes?" Jake said when we connected with him last week. Teasing what's still to come, he told us, "We have a lot of surprises in store, and we love th...

9 Things You Didn't Know About Game of Thrones

3/23/2014 12:00pm EDT
9 Things You Didn't Know About Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones is one of the most popular series on televison, arguably HBO's biggest hit since The Sopranos. As we move forward towards Season 4's premiere on April 6, the hype surrounding the show based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin just continues to grow. Here are 9 fun facts about Game of Thrones to help tide you over. And remember, winter is coming.

Thrones pays homage to other famous fantasy worlds

Take a good look at the famous throne in King's Landing the next time that brat Joffrey is shown in a close up. The designers planted some cool Easter eggs in plain vie...

Fallen Angel Lady Gaga Resurrects Jesus, Gandhi & Michael Jackson In Short Film 'G.U.Y.'

3/23/2014 9:29am EDT
Fallen Angel Lady Gaga Resurrects Jesus, Gandhi & Michael Jackso
Lady Gaga released new video "G.U.Y.," off her third album, "ARTPOP," on Saturday night.

The seven-and-a-half minute short film (which includes another four minutes of credits) features the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, including Lisa Vanderpump and Kyle and Kim Richards, who all pretend to play instruments like violins and harps (and do so about as deep as their personalities). Bravo's Andy Cohen even makes an appearance as Zeus.

In the short, Gaga makes references to Legos and popular kids game "Minecraft," by using the latter as a program to resurrect Michael Jackson, G...

Billy Joel Surprises Madison Square Garden Crowd With Duet With AC/DC Frontman Brian Johnson

3/23/2014 7:11am EDT
Billy Joel
Fans who caught Billy Joel's show at NYC's Madison Square Garden on Friday night were in for a treat as AC/DC singer Brian Johnson just happened to be in town.

Johnson was in the house catching the Piano Man's show and came out to join Joel and his backing band for a crowd-pleasing rendition of the Australian band's biggest hit, "You Shook Me All Night Long."

Joel introduced Johnson with a story about a club that has since closed up where he "saw maybe the best band I ever saw in my life play there."

"And we got a guy from that band that's gonna do a song with us right now," Joel added, ...

Check Out 'Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge,' March 25 On Syfy

3/23/2014 6:51am EDT
Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge
The bigger the dream, the bigger the prize. The Jim Henson Company and Syfy present an epic creature building competition, starting next week.

Watch the series premiere of Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge on Tuesday, March 25 at 10|9c!

Check Out 'The Best Of Bogart Collection' On Blu-ray March 25

3/23/2014 6:27am EDT
The Best of Bogart
Making the pinnacle of an incredible and enduring career, Bogart’s greatest films including his Oscar- winning The African Queen, come together for the first time in this remarkable high-definition collection. Includes hours of special features and vintage art cards for each film!

Films Included:

The Maltese Falcon

Of all the adaptations of this Dashiell Hammett classic, "The Maltese Falcon" (1941) is often considered the best, and a career-defining role for Humphrey Bogart as detective Sam Spade. The movie was John Huston's directorial debut, and it's amazingly assured and seamless; th...

Check Out 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' On DVD, Blu-ray & More March 25

3/23/2014 6:09am EDT
Check Out 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' On DVD, Blu-ray & More March
"The Wolf Of Wall Street" is a true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions.

Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcomer to a thoroughly corrupted stock-pumper and IPO cowboy. Having quickly amassed an absurd fortune, Jordan pumps it back into an endless array of aphrodisiacs: women, Quaaludes, coke, cars, his supermodel wife and a legendary life of aspiration and acquisition without limits.


Celebrity Birthdays - March 23, 2014

3/23/2014 3:00am EDT
Michelle Monaghan
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Michelle Monaghan (1976)

Actor Steven Strait (1986)

Actress Nicholle Tom (1978)

Blogger Perez Hilton (1978)

Actress Keri Russell (1976)

Actor Kelly Perine (1969)

Blur & Gorillaz singer Damon Albarn (1968)

Actress Marin Hinkle (1966)

Actor Richard Grieco (1965)

Actress Hope Davis (1964)

Actress Catherine Keener (1959)

Actress Amanda Plummer (1957)

Soul singer Chaka Khan (1953)

The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek (1949)

Musician David Olney (1948)

Bluegrass musician David Grisman (1945)

Japanese director Akira Kurosawa (1910; d. 1998)

Silver screen sir...

The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!

3/22/2014 8:00pm EDT
The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!
Singer Jordin Sparks made a drastic lifestyle change to drop more than 50 pounds over two and a half years. In 2011 she told People magazine what her "secret" was: "It was just a shift in my thinking. Instead of talking about being more active, I just got up and did it. There's no secret. Anybody can do it."

The former "American Idol" star told Life & Style magazine that the extra weight was like carrying a 5-year-old child.

"By March of last year [2012], I lost 50. And then I maintained it for the rest of the year. I was in the gym all day long. When I got up I would hike, then I would g...