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2009-01-02 07:51:02

Coolio, Verne Troyer and La Toya Jackson are among those competing in the next edition of the British reality show Celebrity Big Brother, the BBC said. Ulrika Jonsson, Ben Adams and Mutya Buena, along with five others, are also participating in the competition series, in which celebrities are sequestered together in a house and monitored 24 hours a day for two weeks, during which time they will be voted out of the house one by one. The BBC said the first eviction is scheduled for next...

2008-09-23 12:00:33

By RICK BENTLEY By Rick Bentley McClatchy Newspapers SUNDAY NIGHT'S telecast of the 60th Annual Emmy Awards set a new standard for awards shows. You could take every elephant Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus owns, feed them rancid chili and spoiled boiled eggs for a month, and they could not create a bigger stinker. It wasn't who won the awards. The Emmy voters correctly heaped praise on "John Adams,""Recount,""Mad Men" and "Damages." There were few categories where the...

2008-09-08 21:00:17

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP It took a year, but Britney Spears' comeback on the MTV Video Music Awards is finally a reality. Spears nabbed all three VMAs she was nominated for Sunday night, including video of the year, while triumphantly erasing the career- low of last year's opening ceremony. The rebounding pop queen wore a short silver mini-dress with a plunging neckline, showcasing her svelte figure, and was greeted with a standing ovation from the audience. Moments later, Spears won...

2008-08-29 09:00:43

NBC says it has renewed the television competition show "America's Got Talent" for a fourth season. The announcement was made Thursday by Craig Plestis, executive vice president of alternative programming, development and specials for NBC Entertainment. "The production team has stepped up their game creatively as proven by the strong ratings," Plestis said in a statement. "This is the only show where truly unique and talented performers can achieve their ultimate dream. There's nothing...

2008-08-26 06:00:10

By Bill Keveney and Brian Mansfield American Idol's judging trio is now a quartet. Kara DioGuardi, a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has penned hits for Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera, will join Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul for the eighth season, which starts in January. DioGuardi's arrival is one of a number of upcoming changes designed "to keep the show fresh (and) make it a bit more unpredictable again," executive producer Cecile Frot-Coutaz...

2008-08-17 18:00:29

LEONA Lewis won the 2006 contest and was so good Simon Cowell was heard to say: "I think she's one of the best singers we've seen in this country for a long, long time." Her debut album Spirit went straight to number one in the UK charts and her voiceand looks are now earning her success in the States. SCOTTISH teenager Leon Jackson won last year's contest and went on to have the Christmas number one with When You Believe. The 19- year-old is currently working on his debut album. RAY...

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By MARION McMULLEN THE wait is over. The X Factor is back and a record-breaking 182,000 applications have made it the biggest auditions the UK has ever seen. They are all dreaming of hitting the big time and winning a life- changing prize of a pounds 1million record contract. The hit talent search returns for its fifth series tonight with Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Dannii Minogue judging at auditions around the country. And, for the first time, they are also joined by Girls Aloud's...

2008-08-01 09:00:42

By Scott Iwasaki Deseret News Country singer Chris Young is fairly new to the scene. In fact, he can't believe he's on a tour, let alone a tour with Martina McBride. "This is the first major tour I've ever been on," said Young during a phone call from a stop in Delaware. "I had no idea what I was to expect. In fact, I still don't know what's around the corner. Although the tour has been going very smoothly. "I mean, on tour with Martina McBride and Jack Ingram is amazing, and we all get...

2008-07-24 15:00:45

MICHAEL BARRYMORE says that he is pinning his hopes of a career revival on his forthcoming appearance as Spike Milligan in a Fringe show. The entertainer is due to appear in Surviving Spike at the Assembly Rooms, starring alongside Strictly Come Dancing winner Jill Halfpenny. He reportedly said that he hopes it will give him a new start after his career crashed following the death of Stuart Lubbock, whose body was found in the entertainer's swimming pool. (c) 2008 Evening News;...

2008-07-23 09:00:06

"It was more disconcerting than I anticipated. I expected it to be a breeze." The actress on reprising her role for "The X Files" movie, which opens Friday The altercation started when Omarosa Manigault- Stallworth first walked onto the daytime talk show and said she was displeased with Williams' introduction of her and would not be disrespected. Things got uglier when Williams grabbed Omarosa's book cover to hold it up to the camera, and Omarosa snatched it back out of Williams' hand. The...