US Postal Service To Debut R2-D2 Collection Boxes

March 15th, 2007 1:09pm EDT
Star Wars
Tomorrow morning in our neighborhoods and street corners not so far, far away, hundreds of official U.S. Postal Service blue collection boxes will be transformed into Star Wars character R2-D2 look-alikes to promote an exciting new adventure on which the U.S. Postal Service is embarking on with Lucasfilm Ltd.

For anybody who missed seeing a "Star Wars" movie in the 30 years since the first installment was released, R2-D2 is the feisty little droid who embodies the trust and dependability for which the Postal Service is so renowned.

The R2-D2 collection boxes will temporarily repla...

Bravo To Air Episodes Of 'Friday Night Lights,' Starting March 16

March 15th, 2007 12:59pm EDT
Kyle Chandler stars in Friday Night Lights
Bravo will air encore episodes of Friday Night Lights every Friday and Saturday in March and April, in anticipation of NBC's season finale of the hit drama series in April. See it for the first time or all over again, beginning with a single episode on Friday, March 16 at 7:00 PM ET/PT, followed by a triple serving beginning Saturday, March 17 at 2:00 PM ET/PT.

"Friday Night Lights" on Bravo continues every Friday (one episode at 7:00 PM) and Saturday (three back-to-back episodes beginning at 2:00 PM), culminating on Friday, April 13 at 7:00 PM ET/PT. (Catch NBC's season finale on Apr...

Heather Mills Talks About Why She's Dancing With The Stars and How She'll Keep Her Leg On

March 15th, 2007 12:25pm EDT
Heather Mills
Heather Mills opened up to "Access Hollywood" about what's driving her to participate in "Dancing with the Stars" and how she plans to overcome the challenges of her disability.

Mills' highly publicized divorce from former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has put her in the heat of the media spotlight the past year with recent reports claiming she stands to gain $56 million in cash and property. In response to the media madness, Mills told "Access Hollywood," "I don't follow the media. All I do is, my lawyer calls up and says, 'This is wrong, should we sue, sue, sue?" and we've got six libel ...

Relix Magazine Enters Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Vaults

March 15th, 2007 11:39am EDT
Grateful Dead
More than three decades since the publishing of its first issue, Relix Magazine has secured its place in rock and roll history as its 32-year archive enters into the vaults at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.

What began in 1974 as a Grateful Dead fanzine has since blossomed into one of the most respected and long-lasting music magazines in history. Originally known as Dead Relix, the publication has grown its fan base through expanded coverage of rock and roll music.

The Relix donation to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum further secures a place in t...

Elton John's 'Rocket Man - Number Ones' Features 12 Platinum And Gold Hits

March 15th, 2007 11:35am EDT
Elton John
The remarkable Elton John celebrates his 60th birthday on March 25 with his 60th concert at Madison Square Garden. Two days later, Elton celebrates a first--his first full-length, over 75 minutes-long U.S. single-disc greatest hits album to be originally issued on CD. Newly compiled and digitally mastered, Rocket Man - Number Ones (Island/UMe), released March 27, spans the first three decades of the singer-songwriter's career and in a CD+DVD version brings it up-to-date into the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's fourth decade.

Rocket Man - Number Ones features 12 classics that hit #1 o...

The British Invade American Idol

March 15th, 2007 11:19am EDT
American Idol
Legendary British artists Lulu and Peter Noone will work with the Top 11 finalists next week on American Idol Tuesday, March 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), and both will perform on the American Idol results show Wednesday, March 21 (9:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. On Tuesday night, the contestants will sing hit songs from the 1960s British pop invasion.

Lulu will perform her hit song “To Sir, with Love” on Wednesday’s results show. She is a songwriter, actor and television personality who has been successful in the entertainment business since the 1960s. In 1...

Justin Timberlake's 'What Goes Around ... Comes Around' Is #1 in Both US & Europe

March 15th, 2007 10:22am EDT
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake hits number one with "What Goes Around ... Comes Around" on the U.S. and European radio charts simultaneously. The multi-talented musician continues his winning streak with his third consecutive number-one hit from his critically- acclaimed album FutureSex/LoveSounds both domestically and abroad.

"What Goes Around ... Comes Around" is Timberlake's fourth number-one song at Top 40 Radio in the U.S. where he has become the first male artist to score three straight Top 40 #1 hits from a single album. According to Radio & Records, a top music industry trade publication, "...

Jenna Elfman & Susan Sullivan To Guest Star On 'Brothers & Sisters'

March 15th, 2007 10:06am EDT
Jenna Elfman
Former Dharma & Greg in-laws Jenna Elfman and Susan Sullivan will play mother and daughter from the Walkers lifelong nemesis family, in special guest starring roles in the episode entitled "Game Night" (airing April 15), on ABC's hit freshman drama series, Brothers & Sisters.

Elfman plays the pregnant Lizzie Jones-Baker and Sullivan is Miranda Jones. In the episode, the Walkers challenge the Jones family to a long overdue family game night rematch and invite Rebecca to play along.

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- Brothers & Sisters cast photos

Only 11 Remain On American Idol

March 15th, 2007 9:19am EDT
American Idol
The incredible sixth season of American Idol reigned supreme this week, when the Top 12 finalists on Tuesday performed songs made famous by the legendary Diana Ross. Last night, Ross performed “More Today Than Yesterday” from her new album “I Love You.” Approximately 28 million votes were cast after Tuesday’s performance show, ending the quest of one of the Top 12 finalists to become the next American Idol. It was revealed that the journey ended for Brandon Rogers after he received the fewest votes. Rogers, 28, from North Hollywood, CA, sang the Diana Ross & the Supremes hit “You Can’t Hurr...

Celebrity Birthdays, March 15

March 15th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Eva Longoria
Happy Birthday to G-Unit rapper Young Buck (1981), "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria (1975), Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath (1968), Poison singer Bret Michaels (1963), singer Terence Trent D'Arby (1962), Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider (1955), American guitarist Ry Cooder (1947), funk pioneer Sly Stone (1943), Beach Boy Mike Love (1941), Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh (1940), "Taxi" star Judd Hirsch (1935), "Reservoir Dogs" actor Lawrence Tierney (1919; d. 2002), blues legend Samuel "Lightnin'" Hopkins (1912; d. 1982), and 7th President of the United States Andrew Jackson (1767; d. ...