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Entertainment News Archive - November 09, 2005

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Christie's sale of post-war and contemporary art met its advance billing as the biggest auction of its kind on Tuesday, with a Mark Rothko oil painting setting a new world record of $22.4 million for any post-war work at auction.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ryan Reynolds will star in and serve as a producer on "Schooled," a comedy described as a high school movie told from the point of the teachers.

By Shiraz Sidhva PARIS (Hollywood Reporter) - Images of the wave of violence that has swept France for 12 consecutive nights have been splashed around the world by the press, television and the Internet.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Dondre Whitfield, whose credits include the NBC series "Hidden Hills" and "Inside Schwartz" and the baseball feature "Mr.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Norbert Leo Butz, who won the Tony this year for best actor in a musical for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," will star in a CBS comedy series under a development deal initiated by producer Joe Roth. Meetings are under way with potential writers.

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC had far more product placement on its primetime shows last season than any other broadcast network, followed by CBS and Fox, according to Nielsen Media Research.

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Singer k.d. lang is suing her former business manager, alleging that hundreds of thousands, or possibly millions, of dollars in excessive fees were fraudulently drawn from the musician's account.

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - The prestigious Booker literary prize and a tenfold jump in sales have not softened John Banville's view of the work of some of his fellow authors.

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Singer k.d. lang is suing her former business manager, alleging that hundreds of thousands, or possibly millions, of dollars in excessive fees were fraudulently drawn from the musician's account.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - CBS, NBC and Fox fought it out for the primetime bragging rights on another topsy turvy Tuesday. CBS got out of the gate with the night's most-watched show, the 8 p.m.

Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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