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Entertainment News Archive - September 06, 2006

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Embracing a media technology once feared by commercial television as the industry's boogeyman, the CBS network has teamed up with TiVo Inc. to help promote its new fall shows. In a first-of-its-kind deal between one of the Big Three U.S.

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan is helping write the script of one of his new films, a rare career move for the superstar traditionally known as a director's actor, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Steve Irwin's father said on Wednesday he lost his best mate when the TV naturalist known as the "Crocodile Hunter" died in a freak diving accident, adding that his son would hate the fuss of a state funeral.

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Disney's "Invincible" edged out newcomers "Crank" and "The Wicker Man" at the North American box office during the Labor Day holiday weekend, according to final data issued Tuesday.

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Steve Irwin's father said on Wednesday he lost his best mate when the TV naturalist known as the "Crocodile Hunter" died in a freak diving accident, adding that his son would hate the fuss of a state funeral.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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