Mary J. Blige To Perform on 'Dancing With the Stars' Finale

February 23rd, 2006 11:19am EST
Mary J. Blige
On the season finale of Dancing With The Stars, Grammy Award-winning R&B music artist Mary J. Blige takes the stage to perform two songs, including her hit single, "Family Affair," off her critically acclaimed album No More Drama.

On Sunday, Feb. 26, not only will the final three couples showcase a new routine in the dance style of their choice to be scored by the judges, all seven of the previously eliminated celebrities will return with their professional dance partners to perform a dance set to some of the most memorable songs.

The champions will be determined by a combined t...
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Humane Society Names 'Wallace & Gromit' Best Movie of the Year

February 23rd, 2006 11:02am EST
Wallace And Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit has been voted movie of the year by animal rights campaigners. The Humane Society saluted the claymation romp "for unleashing the inimitable duo on an eccentric adventure, in which Gromit's savvy canine helps them win through with a unique and humane version of pest control."

The family film - which has become the fastest selling DVD in British film in history - even beat the internationally successful documentary March of the Penguins to the award.

Meanwhile, animator Nick Park has revealed how he felt sorry for actor Ralph Fienne...
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Jenny McCarthy Would Like to Have an Orgy

February 23rd, 2006 9:36am EST
Jenny McCarthy
Jenny McCarthy would love to take part in a sex orgy. The busty blonde thinks her breasts are so perfect she wants to share them with as many people as possible. She said: "I always wanted an orgy to see what it was like, but never got the opportunity.

"I have good boobs and I know they'd get a lot of attention. Hey if someone's tickling my body parts I'm happy."

Meanwhile, Jenny has rubbished reports she once had lesbian sex in a Las Vegas lavatory with porn star Jenna Jameson. The X-rated beauty made the shocking claim on the radio show of Howard Stern.

She told the New Yor...
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Kate Moss Staying in Britain

February 23rd, 2006 9:32am EST
Kate Moss
Kate Moss is reportedly staying in Britain. The supermodel spent most of her time in the US in the wake of her cocaine scandal, and was planning to live in Los Angeles permanently. She even enrolled her three-year-old daughter, Lila, at an American nursery and splashed out thousands renting a plush mansion in Malibu.

But the 32-year-old catwalk queen - who lost several lucrative modelling contracts after shocking images of her snorting the drug were published last year - has apparently decided she wants to give Britain another chance.

Moss allegedly changed her mind after flying b...
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Nicolas Cage Searches for Home in Britain

February 23rd, 2006 9:27am EST
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage is searching for a home in Britain. The Lord of War actor and his third wife, Alice, jetted into the UK on a private plane to view country estates in the quiet county of Somerset. Estate agent Cooper & Tanner showed the couple - who are expecting their first baby together - around houses near Glastonbury, where the UK's biggest music festival is held each year.

They revealed: "He was very polite. It was a pleasure helping him." The Hollywood star's main home is in Los Angeles, but he has previously said he would like to spend time in England.

After looking around some...
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New Guns N' Roses Album Leaked

February 23rd, 2006 9:21am EST
Guns N Roses
Three tracks from the long-awaited Guns N' Roses comeback album have been leaked onto the internet. The songs allegedly from Chinese Democracy, the record which original band member Axl Rose has been working on for a decade, surfaced on the web last week. Fans also sent the tracks to a number of US radio stations who had them in heavy rotation by Monday night.

The band's manager, Merck Mercuriadis, has now ordered the sites to remove the links immediately. Fans say the tracks - Better, There Was A Time, Estranged and IRS - take a different direction from Rose's traditional rock style.
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 23

February 23rd, 2006 3:00am EST
Dakota Fanning
Happy Birthday to "War of the Worlds" star Dakota Fanning (1994), British singer/keyboardist Howard Jones (1955), "Home Improvement" mom Patricia Richardson (1951), musician Johnny Winter (1944), prolific actor Peter Fonda (1939), "Star Trek: TNG" actress Majel Barrett (1932), silver screen director Victor Fleming (1883; d. 1949), and "Messiah" composer George Frideric Handel (1685; d. 1759).
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TV Land Pays Tribute to 'Cheers,' 'Good Times' & Other Shows

February 22nd, 2006 3:07pm EST
Cheers
TV Land announced today that Cheers, Batman, Good Times and Dallas are among the shows that will be honored at the fourth annual TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV. The two-hour special will premiere on TV Land and Nick at Nite on Wednesday, March 22. The annual celebration recognizes shows and stars from television's rich history and is hosted by Will and Grace's Megan Mullally.

Several awards will be bestowed upon some of television's legendary series' and stars. The cast and crew of Cheers will be recognized with the Legend Award, Batman will be honored in celebration of it...
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Move Over CW, Here Comes Something Cheesier: FOX To Launch New Network

February 22nd, 2006 2:02pm EST
FOX will be launching My Network TV, a new primetime program network scheduled to debut this fall. The hour-long scripted dramas “Desire” and “Secrets” will inaugurate My Network TV. Structured in a 65-episode story arc Monday through Friday for 13 weeks, “Desire” and “Secrets” are based on the worldwide success of the telenovela format.

“Desire” chronicles the destruction of a family and the bonds of brotherhood take center stage when two brothers on the run from the mafia find themselves in a heated battle of passion, betrayal, deceit and murder over the woman they both love. “Secre...
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Trey Anastasio, String Cheese Incident To Headline 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival

February 22nd, 2006 12:38pm EST
Trey Anastasio
The 4th Annual 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) will open its gates July 19-22, 2006 at the scenic Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN for four special days of live musical performances and campout experiences in the Minnesota North Woods.

The 10,000 Lakes Festival community comes together once a year to celebrate great music in an enchanting natural setting within a participatory, dynamic festival environment. In 2005, the Minneapolis Star Tribune admired that the 10,000 Lakes Festival was "filled with thousands of good vibes." Jambase.com calls 10KLF "gold from the North Country." The ...
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