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Entertainment News Archive - June 26, 2006

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Peter Liguori, programming chieftain for the Fox television network, has a message for the town's comedy writers: Think January.

By Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Scottish-born actor Gerard Butler, who haunted an opera house in 2004 and battled a monster named Grendel last year, is in negotiations to star in a new film as a warrior priest who hunts down vampires.

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - Consumers will soon be able to buy songs as they listen to them on digital radio using a download service announced on Monday by UBC Media.

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - British consumers are set to be the first in the world able to buy songs instantly as they listen to them on digital radio, using a download service announced on Monday by UBC Media.

MILAN (Reuters) - The World Cup stopped the show for Versace on Monday as fashionistas watched Italy and Australia on a screen at the end of the catwalk and Donatella Versace herself only reluctantly broke away from the game.

LONDON (Reuters) - Children's author J.K. Rowling has revealed that at least two characters will die in the seventh and final installment of her bestselling Harry Potter series, but was careful not to say who.

LONDON (Reuters) - Children's author J.K. Rowling has revealed that at least two characters will die in the seventh and final installment of her bestselling Harry Potter series, but was careful not to say who.

By Jeanne King NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor John Ventimiglia, who plays hot-headed chef Artie Bucco on the hit television show "The Sopranos," pleaded guilty on Monday to drunk driving.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ended an attempt by the granddaughter of "Winnie the Pooh" author A.A. Milne and backed by the Walt Disney Co. to strip rights to the popular children's books from the estate of long-time Pooh licensee Stephen Slesinger.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Emmy-winning actress Patricia Arquette, star of U.S. television show "Medium," married her long-time boyfriend, actor Thomas Jane, in Italy over the weekend, her representative said on Monday.

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