Entertainment News Archive - February 01, 2006

"I was in bed with my husband, Bill Macy, when the phone rang," said Felicity Huffman, who received an Oscar nomination Tuesday for her role as a preoperative transsexual in "Transamerica."

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jenna Fischer, who plays put-upon receptionist Pam in NBC's "The Office," has joined Will Ferrell in "Blades of Glory," an ice-skating comedy set to start production in March.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Lost" star Matthew Fox is joining Matthew McConaughey in the untitled college football drama from "Charlie's Angels" director McG. The Warner Bros.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Another monster viewer turnout for Fox's "American Idol" delivered a decisive weekly victory for the network in the key adults 18-49 demographic, but CBS sneaked past Fox for the glory in total viewers.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - ABC News is expected to announce Wednesday that "Good Morning America" co-hosts Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson will fill in on "World News Tonight" with Elizabeth Vargas as Bob Woodruff recovers from injuries suffered in a bombing in Iraq.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Nobody will get a heartier round of applause from the TV producers in the audience at the Writers Guild Awards Saturday than Stephen J. Cannell, when he accepts the union's highest award for television writing.

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS lost its longtime White House reporter to CNN on Wednesday as rival ABC tapped its morning news hosts to fill in for World News Tonight co-anchor Bob Woodruff while he recovers from wounds suffered in a bomb blast in Iraq.

Amazon.com said on Wednesday it has started a program to let authors communicate with readers, the latest in a series of moves by the online retailer to add entertainment features to its site.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.