Entertainment News Archive - November 23, 2005

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With the Thanksgiving holiday weekend about to begin, Harry Potter shows no signs of breaking his spell on the box office.

By Erik Pedersen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "That was then and this is now," Bonnie Raitt sang at the beginning of "I Will Not Be Broken," which opens her new album and was played early on Monday at the Wiltern.

By Larry Worth NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Childhood is no longer a time of innocence, not with kids exposed to violence, drugs and domestic drama daily. And, sadly, that's been the case for a long time. But that doesn't stop Noah Haidle's new play, "Mr.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - CBS had plenty to be thankful for last week, logging its sixth consecutive weekly win among adults 18-49, and nosing past ABC for the No. 1 ranking in key demographic for the November sweep.

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday, DVD marketers are cautiously optimistic about their prospects for Black Friday -- one of the biggest retail days of the year -- and for the long weekend overall.

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Rocky Balboa has a new bambino.

LONDON (Reuters) - The barge that bore the body of British World War Two leader Winston Churchill down the River Thames during his state funeral 40 years ago will go on sale next month and is expected to make over one million pounds.

LONDON (Reuters) - A legal battle between British pop moguls Simon Fuller and Simon Cowell has been postponed until Thursday amid signs that lawyers may be trying to reach a settlement out of court.

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - Groups ranging from media companies to the Christian Coalition have agreed to testify in a Senate forum on the nation's rules regulating steamy, crude or vulgar content. The forum, put together by Sen.

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