August 6th, 2011

30 Years Of Women On MTV

This week MTV celebrates its 30th anniversary, and over the course of three decades the network has done nothing short of redefining pop culture. And lucky for us, quite a few ladies helped push the network ahead along the way. Herewith, a celebration of the ladies of MTV.

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US Premiere of “The Song of Lunch” on PBS

The United States will premiere Alan’s television film “The Song of Lunch” on PBS on November 13. The film also stars Emma Thompson. The film made its television debut in Europe last year and is finally making it to the United States. The film is based on Christopher Reid’s poem “The Song of Lunch”. The runtime is 1 hour. Check local listings for PBS.


I love them so much together. They should continue making movies together, imo
these two

It's all about bad haircuts and questionable clothes - AKA The Epilogue


No other scene in the eight “Harry Potter” films created more angst for filmmakers than the epilogue of the final movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2,” a movie that last week crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide box office.

There were no chained dragons, hairy hippogriffs or crackling magic energies in the sequence — it’s a few minutes of quiet dialogue between parents and their children in a train station — but the anxiety of it all was so smothering that the franchise’s star, Daniel Radcliffe, at one point wanted to sit out the scene.

“I think they should do it with older actors and just leave us out of the scene,” Radcliffe said two years ago during a quiet moment on the stone-floor movie set where he has spent half of his working life and half of his life working. “If that’s what’s going to look best that’s what we should so. It’s too important that the ending is done right.”

(Needless to say, this is an article you shouldn’t read if you haven’t seen the film and want to remain in the dark as you walk into theaters.)

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Talay Riley Talks New Christina Album!

SUPERSTAR songbird Christina Aguilera is plotting a new album and wants a touch of British magic.

The 30-year-old, who has been focusing on her role as a judge on US talent show The Voice, is planning a comeback based on Adele’s record-breaking 21 collection.London singer-songwriter Talay ­Riley has penned Xtina a couple of tunes to fit the bill.

Talay told me: “Christina gave us a personal brief. It was like a letter saying what she wanted to achieve with her next album.

“She wants this album to be the one which touches people and reflects all the personal experiences she’s been through in the last few years, like motherhood and divorce. “Basically she wants songs that are as big as Beautiful.

“Christina wants to make another Stripped and sees Adele as her new inspiration."
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Ke$ha torch!

Ke$ha about to slay in Charlotte

Ke$ha aims her glitter cannons at Charlotte

Ke$ha's been accused of using too much Auto-Tune, of being a poor man's Lady Gaga, of corrupting her young fans with foul language.

But you can't accuse her of being boring. And you can't accuse the 24-year-old pop star of being lazy; she works every bit as hard as she plays (and she plays very hard).

The hitmaker behind earworms such as "Tik Tok" and "We R Who We R," Ke$ha is now 60 shows into her "Get $leazy" tour, which launched in February and has blitzed through Australia, Canada, Europe and the U.S. She played the Fillmore club in Charlotte April 19, and Wednesday will return to take the stage at a much bigger arena: the Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre.

We spoke by telephone with Ke$ha last month about her continuing fascination with glitter, the age-appropriateness of her concerts, and her very, very hardcore fans.

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I wanna be awesome like that when I'm 85, tbh.
And speaking of awesome, today in the segment "random Ke$ha demos": jiggy-jerkin' to THIS:

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First Queen of televison would have been 100 today.

LUCILLE BALL Pictures, Images and Photos
Of course, Lucille Ball made us laugh. Think of the grape stomping. The chocolate factory. The Swiss cheese disguised in a baby blanket.

She even made us cry. Remember when she told Ricky they were having a baby?

Saturday marks what would have been the 100th birthday of everybody's favorite redhead, arguably the 20th century's most popular clown, unquestionably the Queen of Television.

And, as she herself well knew, given the hours of I Love Lucy reruns that kept generations glued to their TV sets, she was "the world's babysitter."

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What was your favorite I Love Lucy episode?
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"Well, I'm your Vitavatameatymac girl. Are you tired, rundown, listless? Do you pop at parties? Are you unpoopular? (pauses) Well, are you?"


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David Gandy: Pucker

Steven Soderbergh Is Doing Second Unit Shooting On ‘Hunger Games’

While retirement is still in the cards for Steven Soderbergh, the director moves to the beat of his own interests and impulses and if anything, his always-full calendar proves he likes to be occupied and on the move. But even with that said, we never could have guessed he would take on something like this.


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David Gandy: Pucker

Interview with The CW President Mark Pedowitz

As part of the TCA Press Tour presentation for The CW, President Mark Pedowitz took some time to talk about returning faces for the Fall, increased episode orders for a number of their already-established shows, the interest in developing other DC Comics properties now that Smallville has ended, and the possibility of remakes and re-boots of previous projects. Here are the most interesting points:

  • One of the big goals of The CW is for more original programming, so that their TV shows don’t take as long of a break between episodes around the holiday season.
  • The new Fall season will kick off on Monday, September 12th with a special on Lady Gaga.
  • The CW is thrilled to be the home of Sarah Michelle Gellar and Rachel Bilson’s return to television, with Ringer (premiering on September 13th) and Hart of Dixie (premiering on September 26th), respectively.
  • There will be more original episodes this season for returning series Supernatural, Nikita, Gossip Girl and 90210, and the final season for One Tree Hill is currently set for 13 episodes in mid-season.
  • This upcoming season is not intended to be the final season of Supernatural. They are hoping to keep the series going, but will evaluate it, one season at a time.
  • Mark Pedowitz is a big believer in keeping casts together and hopes that the network will be able to do just that with the cast of Gossip Girl, even though they have busy film careers.
  • After the success of Smallville, the network is looking at possible DC Comics superheroes to develop for series next year.
  • They are very receptive to new projects that Tom Welling may be developing, either as the star or producer.

Hit the jump for more of what he had to say.


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Justin and Selena Split Over Troubled Celebrity Friends


Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are said to have split over the 'Baby' singer's troubled celebrity pals.

The young couple allegedly ended their relationship after Bieber attended a recent Gomez concert in Florida with R&B star Sean Kingston, who was jailed at the age of 11 for breaking and entering.

The Wizards Of Waverly Place star has also ordered the 17-year-old to avoid his showbiz friend Lil Wayne, who holds several gun and drug possession charges, and his 'Next To You' collaborator Chris Brown, who infamously assaulted ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

"She didn't want him to crash her gig," a source told The Sun. "They had a huge row and said it was good they were having time apart while she was on tour."

The insider also claimed that Bieber had been reduced to tears during the heated arguments, adding: "It's hard seeing a little 17-year-old crying and saying he loves her."

Gomez claimed this week that she tries to keep her relationship with Bieber as "normal as possible".


Nicki Minaj Debuts New Look in New Jersey

After her highly-anticipated GMA concert, Nicki Minaj went on later in the night to perform at her Femme Fatale Tour along with queen Britney Spears. Among Britney's set was Till the World Ends, the final song for the mind-blowing concert. Nicki gave a surprise to New Jersey by popping up and performing with Britney last night with a brand new look!

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Michael C Hall looks to cats for comfort after divorce

Michael C. Hall is recovering from his marriage split by spending time with his two cats.

The 'Dexter' star - who broke up with his wife and co-star Jennifer Carpenter last year after almost two years of marriage - revealed he is happy to be single because it gives him more time to spend with his four-legged friends.

He said: "Things are great. I'm loving life. I spend a lot of time with my cats. They're both boys, they're both very affectionate. Their names are Preacher and Ford. They're my four-legged friends."

Despite the pair - who haven't given a reason for their split - insisting split is amicable, insiders on the set of 'Dexter' revealed that they have been rowing for some time and have even spoken to fellow cast members about their marital problems.

Michael previously insisted his relationship with Jennifer didn't affect their work on the show.

He said: "We certainly pride ourselves in being professionals. We work on the same show but we're not in every scene together. We don't see each other on set as often as you'd think."

Sigh, being a dog person would make you the perfect man. Alas...


Kate Bosworth pretends she's still 18

She may have recently split from True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard, but it seems Kate Bosworth has found the perfect solution to get over her heartbreak.

The 28-year-old actress stepped out with rumoured new man, film director Michael Polish, at a Coldplay concert last night, sporting a brand new two-toned hair do.

According to People, the 21 actress shared a few cosy moments with the independent film director during the gig at the Los Angeles Tennis Centre at UCLA.

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Cher Lloyd talks about her single, family and being Gypsy

CHER LLOYD is set for No1 tomorrow with debut single Swagger Jagger but insists she is just a normal girl from a council house - with no plans to move anywhere posher.

The singer and rapper, who only turned 18 last week, stormed to fame with an unforgettable first audition on The X Factor just 11 months ago. Now her first release, which features the melody from US folk song Oh My Darling, Clementine, is on course to knock JLS - another former X Factor act - off the top spot.

But the pint-sized star has no intention of painting the town red and instead says: "I'll probably celebrate by having a night in with a Chinese and a glass of bubbly - because I'm 18 now so I can drink. And I might buy myself a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes."

But aside from designer footwear and a chart-topping track, much of Cher's life looks like staying the same as it has been since she finished fourth on The X Factor last December.

Despite a vague plan to move to London later this year, she and her family - parents Darren and Dina, brother Josh, 15, and sisters Sophie, 14, and 12-year-old Rosie - look set to stay in Malvern, Worcestershire.

Cher says: "I'm still rough and ready. I've got a new job but that doesn't make me any different. I still have my mum, dad, brother and sisters. I reckon my mum and dad will never leave Malvern. They are in the same council house, nothing has changed. My dad still has his makeshift conservatory that leaks when it rains."
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Box Office Update: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Off to a Strong Start

Twentieth Century Fox’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes is off to a strong early start at the domestic box office, with preliminary returns suggesting a Friday gross of $14 million.

If the well-reviewed origins pic—headlining Andy Serkis as the ape Caesar—holds the course, it could open in the $35 million to $40 million range.

Directed by Rupert Wyatt and also starring James Franco, Frida Pinto and John Lithgow, Apes is drawing rave reviews, particularly for the photo-realistic apes, which were created by Peter Jackson’s Weta Digital using advanced performance capture technology.

The film, made for $93 million, was produced by Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark’s Chernin Enertainment and co-financed by Fox, Dune Entertainment and Ingenious.

Rise of the Apes earned $1.3 million in midnight runs, nearly double the $700,000 earned in midnight grosses last week by Cowboys & Aliens.

Elsewhere at the domestic box office, Universal's R-rated body switching comedy The Change-Up, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman, looked to open on the softer side, although Universal believes the raunchy pic will have good legs. The film is on track to gross $4 to $6 million for Friday.

Directed by David Dobkins, the comedy is expected to open in the low to mid teens for the weekend.


Freida Pinto: Embarrassed By Old Commercials on YouTube!

Freida Pinto heads into Rockefeller Center to tape an appearance on The Today Show on Tuesday (August 2) in New York City.

The 26-year-old Rise of the Planet of the Apes actress wore a Calvin Klein Collection dress.

Freida recently shared that she was embarrassed by her old commercials that have surfaced on YouTube.

“Some of my ads are now on YouTube and it’s just so embarrassing,” Freida said. “There is a silly Wrigley’s chewing gum ad you should check out. It’s so stupid. This guy pops gum in his mouth and I fall from a tree onto his bike! Then he’s got a girl.”

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Xtina: QT Glasses

It's been a while, I shouldn't have kept you waiting, but it's here now


♥ Rowyalty will appear in the TV mini-series of Stephen King's 'Bag of Bones' starring Pierce Brosnan

♥ Motivation is officially her first single to ever be certified Gold!

♥ Kelendria is now the face of Diddy's ‘Empress’ fragrance. Launching exclusively in Macy’s stores next month, the perfume is the female compeer to Combs’ ‘I Am King’ line.

♥ Kelly helped kids get ready for the upcoming school year by ringing the alarm bell at the "Largest Wake-Up Call" event, put on by the Boys and Girls Club of America!

♥X-Factor (UK) television promo feat. Kelly Rowlegend + friends!!!

Ann Coulter LOL

Sam Unfington Snatching Galfinakis' Wig

Sam Worthington shows off some serious scruff as he leaves Boa steakhouse on Wednesday (August 3) in West Hollywood.

The 35-year-old Aussie actor currently covers Men’s Health UK and shared what it’s like to work out constantly to get an action star’s physique.

“I don’t get a kick out of it, and I don’t enjoy it. But I do see the results,” Sam said simply.

Sam will hit the big screen in October when Texas Killing Fields is released! The film also stars Kick Ass actress Chloe Moretz and Jessica Chastain.

10+ pictures inside of Sam Worthington leaving Boa steakhouse…

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James Franco Tells ‘The View’ Twitter Was Getting Him Into Trouble

James Franco, Freida Pinto and Andy Serkis, stars of the new film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, stopped by The View today to chat with the ladies, and James explained how he used to be addicted to Twitter.

“I was addicted to Tweeting,” James confessed on The View. “I never Tweeted words. I always did, like, images and videos.”

“Like Anthony Weiner?” Sherri Shepherd jokingly asked.

After everyone congratulated Sherri on the good joke, Elisabeth Hasselbeck changed the subject by asking, “And you Tweeted during the Oscars, right?”

“I did that, which was for me, was a way of showing another story of the Oscars. A little controversy — some people didn’t like that, but for me it was interesting and had never been done before. I wanted to give a perspective of the other side.”

“I always think, ‘Oh, I want them to respond more,’ ” he added. “And you think, ‘How can I amp this up with the Tweets?’ So, I was getting into trouble. I was getting into dangerous areas.”


Prince Jackson has a girlfriend!!!!

Young love - oh this just melts our hearts!
Prince Jackson walked hand-in-hand with a pretty young girl during a family trip to a theme park yesterday. And as far as we can tell, this must be his first love!

The 14-year-old visited California's Magic Mountain with his siblings Paris, 13, and Blanket, 9, and cousins Jaafar and Jermagesty.

Prince was seen putting a protective arm around the girl - whose name is Niki Berger, according to The Daily Mail - as the pair sat side-by-side on one of the rides.

Naww, don't you reckon Prince would be the sweetest first boyfriend?

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Canadian PM's Wife Serenaded By BSB; Get's Her Ass Booed

Laureen Harper pulled onstage by New Kids on the Backstreet Boys

Laureen Harper, wife of Prime Minister Stephen harper, was pulled onstage at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, where 90s throwback supergroup New Kids on the Backstreet Boys were performing.

Harper was treated to a serenade of I’ll Never Break Your Heart, a song from Backstreet Boys’ self-titled 1995 debut album. She was one of four women to be pulled onstage by BSB member Howie D. She, and the other four, were sung to on bended knee, and were presented with a single red rose.

No word on the prime minister’s feelings regarding the serenade, but audience members were quick to voice their opinions,
with several audible boos emerging from the crowd upon Mrs. Harper’s arrival onstage.

I don't know Canadian politics but are the Harper's like our Bush family?
also nothing will be better than AJ serenading a dude; that was some funny shit

noooooooo only 2 shows left... imma go cry now

Olivia Wilde Upset About Vagina Tattoo

Actress Olivia Wilde offered to hire a vagina double for her new movie The Change-up so she could appear to flash her character's tattooed genitals in the film.

The sexy Cowboys & Aliens star actually came up with the idea for the scene, in which she and co-star Ryan Reynolds get inked, but producers were nervous about going as far as she wanted to go with it.

She explains, "I get it in a very delicate spot... It's a vagina tattoo... I was like, 'You have to show the tattoo if you set it up for the audience...' and they were like, 'No, we don't need to show the vagina in the movie.' And I was like, 'Well, you know, I'm willing to hire my vagina double right now... because I, as an audience member..., I wanna see it.

The best vagina tattoo I've ever seen - and I haven't seen it in person... You can Google it... This girl had a square of pubic hair, shaved... and a (tattoo of) a little man with a lawnmower walking along... I thought that was genius."

But the director chose not to show the tattoo
, which prompted Wilde to act out the fact it was where it was - and that created another dilemma.

She adds, "I want it to make sense... We get tattoos and there's a scene later where we've just had these tattoos the night before... and I walked into the scene when we were rehearsing, like, 'Ooh, ooh...' and they were like, 'What are you doing? Why are you walking like that?' I said, 'Well, I got the vagina tattoo the night before so I'd probably still be sore, right?'

"They were like, 'Nobody wants to see that, don't do that, don't do that walk,' and I was like, 'It doesn't make sense. We're being irresponsible to the children out there who might go and get vagina tattoos, expecting to walk normally the next day.'"


HA HA HA...She is SO funny!

Alexandra Stan covers Duffy's "Mercy"

Alexandra Stan - LIVE - Mercy - RIU Palace

At a recent concert at the RIU Palace in Mallorca, Romanian pop star Alexandra Stan proved she's got some serious pipes when she performed a fantastic cover of Welsh singer-songwriter Duffy's "Mercy".

Stan is currently finding success in America with her international hit "Mr. Saxobeat", which has so far reached #74 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is sitting in the top 60 on iTunes. With her radio airplay in America increasing every day, she shows no sign of stopping this chart climb yet.

Alexandra's debut album 'Saxobeats' is set to be released September 9th in Germany, but the date still remains to be announced in other countries.
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Sorry Sabi, Looks Like Britney Changed Her Mind

It was previously reported that Inside Out would be the next single, then news came out that Drop Dead Beautiful was being sent to radio-- and now, finally, official word from Brit herself.

Please ignore my blatant preference towards Inside Out in the last picture. Looks like Criminal is going to be it with DOUBLE the votes of the other two! Thoughts? [SOURCE]

How Old is Too Young to Model?

Hailee Steinfeld, Elle Fanning, Chloe Moretz—these preteen fashion stars don’t hold a candle on the latest obsession of the fashion world, Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau. She has waist-length blonde hair and piercing blue eyes, and has been compared to Brigitte Bardot. She just happens to be 10 years old.

Blondeau has starred in several provocative magazine spreads, she walked the runway for Jean Paul Gaultier at the age of 4, and she even appeared nearly topless.

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Something Witchy This Way Comes: Secret Circle's Britt Robertson and Gale Harold Spill Secrets

It's too bad the CW's Secret Circle doesn't really have anything going for it. No fan favorite actors. No über-producer with a proven track record like Kevin Williamson. Nothing beautiful whatsoever in its cinematography or cast. No, no. Nothing to see here, people. Just move along...

Or wait, sorry, actually there is everything to see here. And we suppose it's time for the Secret to get out. (See what we did there? We really had you going there, didn't we?! Can you tell the TCA all-day-all-night delirium has officially set in? Send meds please. Thanks.)

Ahem. I just sat down with the oh-so-endearing former Life Unexpected star Britt Robertson, who heads up Secret Circle, and the intriguing Gale Harold, who is fantastically creepy in his new gig as her nemesis, to talk about why you just might get sucked into Secret Circle, the new CW drama based on the book series, even if you think you're above such guilty pleasures...

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I love the powerpuff girls, margaritas and older men that take me for granted.
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Michael Jackson Perfume Coming from His Estate; Father’s Schemes Shut Down

There will be a Michael Jackson line of perfumes, but it won’t be coming from Michael’s father, Joseph. I can tell you exclusively that the Michael Jackson estate is in negotiations right now to market its own brands through a conventional big time cosmetics company. The perfume has been created, the bottles are being deisgned, and a name is being decided upon. It will not be called “Thriller,” says a source who’s working on the project.

But it’s not a bad idea. Neither are “Bad,” “Dangerous,” “Invincible” or “Off the Wall” (the latter could be body spray!). What’s NOT happening: a line of perfumes from Michael’s father, Joe Jackson.

Indeed, the estate is spending extra time shutting Jackson senior down as he makes pronouncements about new businesses he’s dreaming up to exploit his late son’s likeness.
Recently, Jackson proclaimed on his website that he and a German firm–UD Group International–a firm with ties to Michael’s one time manager Dieter Wiesner–had somehow gotten the rights in that country to Michael’s name. However, the Jackson estate insists this isn’t true, and that they are contacting their German lawyers to set matters straight.

On the website, Joe Jackson can be seen hocking his own line of “champagne,” and carrying on about his new ventures. He tried to launch his own perfume line during the Cannes Film Festival, but that’s been scotched. He also told this reporter about his plans for Neverland style hotels. “That will not be happening,” said an estate source. “We think Joe knows all these things are pipe dreams. He just likes to do the traveling and get the attention,” said my source.

Meanwhile, the Estate is looking forward to opening night in Montreal on October 2nd, when Cirque du Soleil unveils its Michael Jackson show. Tickets are on sale in several cities. After Montreal, the show heads to Las Vegas. What’s happening here is really interesting: in death, Michael Jackson is now becoming a big, big business, bigger than he could have envisioned.


Good on them for shutting that old fool down, but . . . does anyone really want an MJ perfume? REALLY? =/
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Look at Your Life, Look at your Choices

Alleged 'Twilight Saga' Hacker Holds Press Conference In Argentina To Declare Innocence; Summit Responds

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The Twilight Saga of the stolen sex scene footage rolls on! Today, after alleged footage pirate Daiana Santia of Argentina held a press conference to defend her name against accusations that she stole intellectual property from the unreleased Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn production, Summit Entertainment hit back in press release detailing the copyright infringement they say Santia committed and their months-long efforts to get her to cooperate with investigators.

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Summit Entertainment should have kept this shit private, honestly. It's so unethical to reveal her name to the public, they know the fanbase and apparently Robert Pattinson had come out saying it was wrong for the hacker to release the pictures and video? They knew what they were doing when they did that and that's messed up.

At the same time, a 24 year old spent her time hacking into e-mails and shit like that for this stuff? Honey, look at your life, look at your choices.

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer On The Backlash To Playing A Maid

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Oscar winner Hattie McDaniel famously said she would rather get paid $700 a week for playing a maid than $7 for being one, after civil rights groups criticized the portrayal of black characters in Gone With The Wind. Seventy years later, The Help and Viola Davis are enmeshed in a similar controversy.

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IDEK how to feel about this...seems like the new Blindside for sure, but I haven't read the book. Who wants to defend it?

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Some wigs things, however, are indefensible.

Pepsi to Feature Super Bowl Spot with Winner of X Factor USA

The X Factor will kick off live performance episodes Wednesday, Nov. 2 after audition episodes, the Los Angeles “boot camp” episodes and the “judges’ homes” phase that where Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid and Nicole Scherzinger will reveal who will make it to the semifinalists.

The two-night, four-hour premiere of The X Factor on Sept. 21 and 22 will feature live auditions from Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark and Seattle, as well as from YouTube and the nationwide MyStudio audition booths. Auditions will continue over two nights the following week.

Hopefuls who pass the initial auditions head to Los Angeles for “boot camp” – where contestants face the judges panel and a live audience – Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 5 and 6 (8-9:30 p.m.).

Contestants who make it through “boot camp” earn a place in one of four categories: young guys, young girls, older singers and groups. Show producers surprise the judges with the category they will mentor. Then, the remaining contestants from each category will visit the “judges’ homes” for their chance to make it to the live shows on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 12 and 13 (8-9:30 p.m.) and Thursday Oct. 18 (8-9:30 p.m.).

During an extended Tuesday installment on Oct. 25 (8-10:30 p.m.), which will be live on the East Coast and tape-delayed on the West Coast, judges will reveal the finalists. Viewers begin voting with the live performance shows that start Nov. 2. The two-night finale will air Dec. 21 and 22.

Additionally, Fox revealed that the winning singer or group will star in their own Pepsi commercial set to air during NBC’s telecast of Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 12. Pepsi has a tradition of music-related Super Bowl spots; previous commercials have featured Michael Jackson, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.

Forever the best Pepsi commercial:




Well, we gave you Top 7: Best Story Changes, and in doing so also promised you the other side of the coin. Here is where the other side comes up. Let it be known this is not meant as a dig, a diss, or a dash of cold water across the faces of people who’ve worked hard on what turned out to be the best show of 2011. We here especially at Winter Is Coming understand the work that went into it. We appreciate it wholeheartedly.

[omitting the extra stuff]

Perhaps then we’ve done some good. We are the forefront of the fandom. I see this as our solemn (if grim) responsibility. This one’s for the whiners, the bitchers, the trolls and the dedicated contrarians.

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IA with just about everything on this list. i'm starting to suspect they replaced chataya and alayaya with ros, which is a fuckin' shame. she's the very definition of basic-titty-shot-bitch that HBO is so famous for. and scenes are WASTED on her. case in point the brothel scene with littlefinger. i seem to recall chataya had a nicer brothel anyway. of all the minor characters to cut, i am supremely butthurt over the loss of our sexy summer islanders and the undeniably flawless blackfish.

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do we need another singing competition? YES!!

As reported earlier, R&B diva Brandy is just one of many music acts set to mentor contestants on the upcoming reality talent show ‘Majors & Minors’ (along with Leona Lewis, Avril Lavigne & Adam Lambert among others). E! News recently caught up with the ‘Talk About Our Love’ singer to talk about her involvement with the show as well as her own happenings.


SO EXCITED! This show has actual famous people unlike American Idol & The X Factor. Can't wait for Brandy's return to talent shows

Seth MacFarlane producing sequel to Carl Sagan's "Cosmos"

“Cosmos,” the 1980 documentary mini-series that encouraged a generation of viewers to contemplate the origins of the universe and their place in it, and made an unlikely television personality out of the astronomer Carl Sagan, is poised to return to terrestrial airwaves. Only this time the starship is being steered by a pilot whose identity you might not surmise even if you had billions and billions of guesses.

On Friday the Fox network is to announce that it has ordered a 13-episode series, “Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey,” expected to be broadcast in 2013. As part of a creative team that includes Ann Druyan, Sagan’s widow and a collaborator on the original “Cosmos,” one of the executive producers is Seth MacFarlane, the creator, producer, co-star and animating spirit of “Family Guy,” the bawdy and irreverent Fox cartoon sitcom.

Yet behind a comic sensibility that is sometimes provocative and sometimes puerile, Mr. MacFarlane is a committed fan of the first “Cosmos” who laments a modern society that he says has lost its fascination with science.

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I know half of ONTD hates Seth, but his love of Carl and science in general just makes me love him more. And the fact that Fox is airing this is pretty damn amazing.


Emma Watson and her BF Johnny Simmons making out in LA

Well, here's your proof.

But now it seems Emma Watson has bewitched her latest co-star after they were spotted embracing in Los Angeles.

Emma, 21, looked ‘besotted’ as she tenderly kissed Johnny Simmons, 24, who stars with her in the upcoming £30 million drama The Perks Of Being A Wallflower.

An onlooker told The Mail on Sunday: ‘They were all over each other, kissing and hugging. It was very sweet to see. She looked utterly besotted. A girl recognised her and approached her.

Emma was polite and acknowledged her, but she just wanted to be with Johnny and was clearly under his spell. They’re obviously head-over-heels in love.’

Johnny has spent the night with Emma at the upmarket house in Santa Monica where she has been staying with friends. A source said: ‘The moment Johnny turned up Emma was all over him. He stayed overnight at least one night this week. It is clearly a serious relationship. They might have denied it before but they don’t seem to be trying to hide it now.’

Another friend said: ‘Emma loves how down-to-earth and normal Johnny is. He’s very charming and sweet.’

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Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary Celebration 'Will Be Huge'

The 50th anniversary of the Doctor Who franchise is still a ways off — it arrives in 2013, to be exact — but the BBC series’ current executive producer has already started thinking about what promises to be “an amazing year” for Who fans.

“I’ve got various plans, but all I can say emphatically is it will be huge,” Steven Moffat tells TVLine.
Will viewers get an extra memorable season of the series, come 2013? Or will the anniversary extravaganza involve, say, stand-alone specials?

“It won’t be just one thing…. We’ll be doing lots of stuff,” is all Moffat would concede. “The plans are quite extensive, and changing all the time. Oh my God, we will hit that year very, very hard indeed.”
Noting that BBC execs “are fully committed” to his grand vision, he said, “There’s lot of decisions we’re making that are about making all that possible. It’ll be amazing.”

What of rumors that the Time Lords of the past — any combination of Tom Baker, Peter Davidson, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant — will reunite for the occasion? And might other familiar faces from the past return?

“Possibly…. It’s so far in the future, it’s only a set of notions,” he replies, adding that he’s still got this year’s Christmas special to focus on before he gets to locking in plans for the big 5-0.


can we plz talk about the latest torchwood ep ughhhhhhhhh idek what to think!!!

Bonnie Wright: 'Haute Muse' Spread

Bonnie Wright is perfect in peach in this exclusive, new shot from Haute Muse magazine.

Styled by Victoria Adcock, JJJ debuted the two covers earlier this year.

“I think what’s really enjoyable about shoots is that you can get away with wearing these clothes you’ve always wanted to, but in every day life haven’t or won’t be able to,” Bonnie shared in a making-of video.

The issue will hits stands on August 10th in UK, August 17th in the US and August 19th in the Middle East.
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Melanie Fiona has announced that her second album The MF Life is set to hit stores on October 25. The R&B songstress also offered up a preview of some promotional shots for the album, taken by photographer Kirk Edwards.

In the pics, posted by, Fiona is seen lounging in a café wearing a long fur scarf, cut-off jean shorts and shin-high boots.

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Aziz Ansari has tense moment with audience member during surprise club set

Funnyman Aziz Ansari dropped by a Los Angeles club Friday night for a surprise set and wound up exchanging words with a female audience member who asked him what he considered a “racist” question.

Appearing as a last-minute guest during comedian Notaro’s show at the Largo at the Coronet, Ansari began taking questions from the crowd when a woman queried, “Why don’t you have a red dot on your forehead?”

While the audience gasped, a shocked Ansari replied by asking why she didn’t have the word “c— on her forehead.”
Then he remarked about how there are still “racist” people in the world.

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Really? No Aziz tag? Noooo.
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EW wants to know who the "new" Lucy is, even though it doesn't matter.

On the 100th anniversary of her birthday, Lucille Ball is still a front runner for the title of the greatest comedienne in TV history, alongside greats like Mary Tyler Moore, Isabel Sanford, and Betty White. And while I Love Lucy ended its initial run back in the ’50s, Ball’s influence is still obvious in many of today’s top TV comics — from SNL vets Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to sitcom stars like Debra Messing. But do any of these ladies deserve to be called the new Lucy? (Apologies to beloved EW vet Michael Slezak, who begged us back in 2006 never to crown a new Ms. Ball.) Here’s a case for each nominee, along with her Lucy-est moment. Take a look, and then head to the comments to let us know your pick!

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Would you agree with any of these, ONTD?

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Daisy Lowe in Playboy US September 2011

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more, uncensored and very NSFW at the source

i love it tbh. it's fun and shameless and not overly shopped and doesn't take itself seriously and her body has never looked better. GO DAISY. haters are just mad no one wants to pay to see their vadge (also lol i saw these pics before daisy did and had to send her the link, SOOO YEAAHH)
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The League Tackles Season 3 with Seth Rogen, Will Forte and Talk of NFL Lockout Scare

The League dodged a bullet — or a tackle, as it were — when the NFL averted a shutdown of its coming season. But rest assured, there was a contingency plan in place.

“Plan B revolved around [Pete, Ruxin et al] losing their minds,” series EP Jeff Schaffer shared at the FX comedy’s Television Critics Association summer press tour session in Beverly Hills. Citing one example, “Poor Andre (played by Paul Scheer) would’ve put all of his heart and soul into Fantasy NBA” — only to be doubly devastated when that sport (possibly) gets stymied by its own lockout.

“The truth is.. we prayed that there would be football, we desperately, desperately wanted there to be football, and we waited. And we waited and waited,”
Schaffer continued. “FX was cool with us pushing our shooting date [and] air date so that we could make sure we started when football started. That is why some of that stuff you just saw [in a TCA promo reel], we shot last night.”

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TCA Awards: Friday Night Lights, Mad Men, Modern Family and Game of Thrones Win Big

Friday Night Lights scored a touchdown at the 27th Annual TCA Awards. The DirecTV/NBC series was named Program of the Year by the Television Critics Association at a ceremony held Saturday evening at The Beverly Hilton.

The event, which was hosted by Parks and Recreation scene-stealer Nick Offerman, honored HBO’s Game of Thrones with the Outstanding New Program title. ABC’s Modern Family took the award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy for the second year in a row, while Mad Men topped Outstanding Achievement in Drama for the third time. AMC’s ’60s series also garnered star Jon Hamm honors for Individual Achievement in Drama.

Offerman, meanwhile, did not go home empty-handed. He and Modern Family‘s Ty Burrell both won Individual Achievement in Comedy.

Oprah Winfrey received the Career Achievement Award for 25 influential seasons of The Oprah Winfrey Show. The Dick Van Dyke Show was honored with the Heritage Award, which was accepted by creator Carl Reiner and stars Rose Marie and Larry Mathews.

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Nadya Suleman: ‘Casey Anthony Is Not Emotionally Stable’

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Casey Anthony has earned the status as the most hated mother in America and even Nadya Suleman, Otco-Mom, has bad things to say about her.

"I would die for my children," Octo-Mom said in an exclusive excerpt obtained by of her cover interview with Steppin Out Magazine.

"The whole Casey Anthony case makes me nauseous. It makes me sick."

Casey was acquitted last month of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee Marie.

"The thought that Casey Anthony would even entertain the idea of harming her child makes me sick," Nadya, a mother to 14 children, including her octuplets, said.

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Two more seasons for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia!!

Glenn Howerton posted this on Twitter today:


FX has just renewed its three best performing comedies for more seasons today as the network has picked up a second season for Wilfred, a third season for Louie, and a eighth and ninth season for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

FX also released all the promos for Always Sunny S7:

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Anyone else like this rn?
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FASH. Space dress.

'In Time' trailer

When Will Salas is falsely accused of murder, he must figure out a way, with the help of a beautiful hostage, to bring down a system where time is money -- literally -- enabling the wealthy to live forever while the poor, like Will, have to beg, borrow, and steal enough minutes to make it through another day.


I haven't seen anything posted about this yet, so I thought I'd fix that.