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Entertainment News Archive - August 28, 2006

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Who says you have to say thank you at an awards ceremony? Producer and writer Greg Garcia did not have the time to thank everybody who helped him win an Emmy for writing "My Name is Earl" on Sunday night. So he talked about the people he didn't want to thank.

By Mimi Turner EDINBURGH (Hollywood Reporter) - "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe will play Rudyard Kipling's son in "My Boy Jack," a World War I drama that will air next year on British broadcaster ITV.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Who says you have to say thank you at an awards ceremony? Producer and writer Greg Garcia did not have the time to thank everybody who helped him win an Emmy for writing "My Name is Earl" on Sunday night. So he talked about the people he didn't want to thank.

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" ruled the foreign box office for an eighth weekend, grossing an estimated $17.8 million from 48 territories.

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Bollywood filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee, who stood apart with his touching stories about India's teeming middle class, has died of kidney failure, hospital authorities said on Monday.

By Ray Richmond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Too often, it seems, one has to die in order to receive a tribute from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences -- as was the case this year with Aaron Spelling.

DUBLIN (Reuters) - "West Wing" star Martin Sheen will next month begin studying at a university in Ireland.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A funny thing has happened on the way to movie theaters this fall: Hollywood, it seems, has been listening to fans looking for original features after years of boring sequels, prequels and remakes.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Organizers on Monday switched the venue for Madonna's Moscow concert from a hilltop site overlooking the city to a Soviet-era stadium used in the 1980 Olympic Games because of crowd control fears.

NEW YORK (Billboard) - After enduring the sudden

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.