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Conan O'Brien Shows How 'Minecraft' Creator Celebrated Microsoft's $2.5 Billion Buyout

September 16th, 2014 2:01pm EDT
Conan O'Brien Shows How 'Minecraft' Creator Celebrated Microsoft
Microsoft confirmed on Monday that it will be plopping down a whopping $2.5 billion to acquire the hugely popular video game Minecraft, along with its parent company Mojang AB, by the end of the year.

Developed by Markus Persson, who co-founded the Swedish video game company in 2009, the PC and tablet-based game centers on an open world environment where players can create virtually anything they want, brick by brick.

"Gaming is a top activity spanning devices, from PCs and consoles to tablets and mobile, with billions of hours spent each year," said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in a press...
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Taylor Swift Impressed By College Fraternity's 'Shake It Off' Video

September 15th, 2014 4:59pm EDT
Taylor Swift Impressed By College Fraternity's 'Shake It Off' Vi
A college fraternity in Lexington, Kentucky caught the eye of singer Taylor Swift earlier this month when they released a video of themselves lip-synching to her latest hit single, "Shake It Off."

The boys at Transylvania University's Delta Sigma Phi fraternity - Beta Mu chapter, filmed themselves going back and forth through their dorm with just one camera and in one take, and they "nailed it."

"I think it's kind of dumb!" Frat brother Barton Lynch told Lexington NBC affiliate LEX18 last Thursday when the video took off virally. "We just did it for fun and now here we are."

Swift didn't...
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'Intruders' Star James Frain On The 'Compulsive And Original' Series

September 13th, 2014 12:04pm EDT
'Intruders' Star James Frain On The 'Compulsive And Original' Se
Remember that time James Frain got killed by act of Jack Bauer on 24? Well, now it's his turn to be the guy with the gun. On BBC America's original series Intruders, James plays Richard Shepherd, who's hot on the trail of the titular characters who jump into other people's bodies, and whose failure to kill one of them is going to bite everyone in the behind. We connected with James this week to ask him about his intriguing role before tonight's new episode of Intruders.

"A good script always stands out, whatever genre," said James, whose other TV credits include The White Queen, True Blood...
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Catalina Sandino Moreno Is 'At The Devil's Door' In New Horror Film

September 12th, 2014 2:02pm EDT
Catalina Sandino Moreno Is 'At The Devil's Door' In New Horror F
Horror movie enthusiasts can get your scares this weekend from At The Devil's Door, the new IFC Films release starring Academy Award nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno as a New York real estate agent who gets more than she bargained for with her latest listing. We connected with Catalina earlier this week to talk about her venture into the horror genre.

"It's always fun and interesting to do different things," she told us, "and I think I get scared by every single scary movie out there. So it was a big challenge for me to try to make a scary movie scary, and try to believe that there was some...
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'Supernatural' Season 10 Promo: Deanmon Reigns

September 12th, 2014 11:35am EDT
Supernatural
The last season of "Supernatural," went out with the fan's collective whimpering over Dean's shocking death and gobsmacking transformation into a full-fledged demon, thanks to the Mark of Cain. Season 10 will return with a sinister bang.

In the brand new promo below, the once do-gooding Winchester is now a violent, booze-guzzling, stripper-obsessed demon who leaves a trail of mayhem in his wake. His wickedness even impresses intimidates Crowley, the reigning king of hell. Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) is left to pick up the pieces. With an injured shoulder and a broken heart, he foll...
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Jimmy Fallon Weighs The 'Pros And Cons Of Dating Britney Spears' And Signs The Newly Single Singer Up On Dating App Tinder

September 10th, 2014 1:15pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon Weighs The 'Pros And Cons Of Dating Britney Spears'
Britney Spears joined Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday evening to poke fun at her recent breakup from lawyer David Lucado, who allegedly cheated on her with porn star Cali Lee two weeks ago.

The two broke out a new skit called "The Pros and Cons of Dating Britney Spears" -- but not before the comedian revealed that he created a profile on dating site Tinder for her, which she looked really thrilled about.

"I want to mention something fun we did earlier," Fallon said. "You're out there in the dating pool. You're looking for Mr. Right. Here at The Tonight Show we're all about makin...
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Kim Kardashian Finally Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And Snapped Selfies Doing It, Of Course

September 9th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
Kim Kardashian ice bucket challenge
Kim Kardashian finally accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and in true Kardashian form she did it in the most visible way possible: on national television.

The reality star was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Tuesday, where she opted to accept her challenges, one of them coming from actress Sarah Jessica Parker (hey, don't those who are challenged only have 24 hours to take their ice showers?).

Following her interview portion of the show, the host took her over to a spot on stage to get drenched and showed her a big metal bucket filled with ice water.

Naturally, Kim held out ...
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Pierce Brosnan, Aaron Paul Plus Nick Hornby Equals Success With 'A Long Way Down'

September 9th, 2014 12:05pm EDT
A Long Way Down
As far as novel-to-film adaptations go, the 2000 translation of Nick Hornby's High Fidelity set the bar. Pairing the reliably witty John Cusack and a yet to explode into stardom Jack Black with Hornby's smart, culturally literate observations about life, love and middle age, it was a thing of beauty.

So in 2014, here comes the third Hornby-based movie: A Long Way Down, boasting an attention-getting foursome including recent Emmy winner Aaron Paul and former James Bond Pierce Brosnan, and tackling harder subjects like attempted suicide and raising children with disabilities. Could it captur...
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Take A 'Peek Under The Big Top' With The Extended Trailer For 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

September 8th, 2014 11:21pm EDT
AHS: Freak Show
Hot on the heels of last week's three new "American Horror Story: Freak Show" teasers come a full minute look into the fourth season of the hit FX show.

FX released the latest trailer, "Voyeur," on Monday, giving an inside look at a handful of the show's characters, including Kathy Bates as bearded lady Effil Darling, Angela Basset as the three-breasted woman Desiree Dupree and Sarah Paulson as Siamese twins Bette and Dot Tattler.

Season four, which premeires in exactly one month, centers on a circus sideshow that arrives in Jupiter, Florida, in 1952 as something sinister begins in the to...
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Fall TV Preview: 6 Must-See New Shows

September 8th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Gotham - FOX
The arrival of September means pumpkin spice lattes, the return of football and digging into the fresh harvest of new television shows for the 2014-2015 season. This year's crop of new shows range from quirky and creepy to grittily intense. Here are six must-see new shows...

"How To Get Away With Murder" - ABC

It's an impressive feat to create appointment television in the quoted, beloved long-running medical drama, "Grey's Anatomy" or the soapy thrillride of "Scandal." It's an epic achievement when your creations fill the entire prime-time block of programming. "How To Get Away With...
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