Entertainment News Archive - June 20, 2009
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to visit Healthy Athletes Village and hand out awards MINNEAPOLIS, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is the last day to catch Summer Games action at the University of Minnesota! U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Healthy Athletes Village today from 9:30-10 a.m.
Album To Determine The #1 Fan Favorite Motown Classic SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the celebration of Motown's 50th anniversary, fans will decide which 50 songs from the classic Motown catalog will be heard on a forthcoming two-CD "fanthology." The selections on Motown 50 Fanthology (Motown/UMe), to be released September 1, 2009, will be chosen by fans voting for their favorites on a special Website http://classic.motown.com/vote.
TV stars Bradley Whitford and Jane Kaczmarek have filed divorce papers in Los Angeles, a representative says. An unidentified representative for Whitford confirmed the couple were ending their marriage of more than 16 years, People.com reported Friday. He hopes the media will respect their wish for privacy as they focus on their children, the representative said of Whitford. Whitford and Kaczmarek are the parents of Mary Louisa, 6, George Edward, 9, and Frances Genevieve, 12.
Brazilian model Giselle Bundchen, who is married to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, is pregnant, sources tell People magazine. People.com reported Friday that unidentified sources confirmed earlier reports the 28-year-old Victoria's Secret model may be pregnant with the couple's first child.
Adam Lambert, who earned a fan base with his singing on the U.S.
Guitarist Stephen Stills thanked women and politicians for Crosby, Stills and Nash's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York. Stills was on hand at the hall of fame's 40th induction ceremony along with bandmates David Crosby and Graham Nash to receive the music industry honor, Rolling Stone magazine reported online Friday. I have to thank all the great women who dumped me and all the dumb politicians that did things that (inspired me) to write songs, Stills said at Thursday's ceremony. Rockers Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora were also on hand to be inducted for their work together in the group Bon Jovi. If you write one song that comes across decades, you're lucky.
Producer Bill Lawrence says his U.S. TV series Scrubs will undergo a significant transformation when it comes back for its ninth season. Lawrence said instead of focusing on the comedic side of hospital life, the ABC sitcom will be primarily focused on stars John C.
Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey says the U.S.
A casting producer says the BBC is searching for a farm family in Iowa to take part in a reality TV series focused on two unruly teens. Twenty Twenty Television casting producer David Cheesman said the ideal family for the British network's series World's Strictest Parents would have teenagers of their own, The Des Moines (Iowa) Register reported Saturday. The family would host two British teens prone to unruly behavior and the ensuing antics would be shown in an eight-episode season, Cheesman said. All we're really looking for is families to be themselves, he told the Register.
-Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival proves it still has sticking power- AVON, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Juggling jesters and marvelous masked marchers made their way through Avon, Ohio, on the morning of June 20 in a parade honoring the Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, held annually over Father's Day weekend to celebrate all things duct tape.