Monday's FLOM 2 finale paid off handsomely for NBC. The two-hour snoozefest notched the second-best ratings among adults 18-49 since May sweeps — behind only to the first FLOM climax in June.
David Spade will play Santa Claus's son in an untitled holiday-themed film for Columbia Pictures.... Pirates of the Caribbean/Bend It Like Beckham star Keira Knightley has been cast opposite Oscar winner Adrien Brody in the time-travelling love story The Jacket.
Whoopi Goldberg scolding her TV brother for dating a white girl who acts ghettolicious: "If it's all about ass, lips and attitude, what's wrong with a real sistah?" Tell it like it is, baby! But what's up with the chain-smoking, Whoopster? I'm just wondering which will come first: An Emmy nomination or emphysema?
Wow! When did E! refugee Todd Newton get so heavy? And you know things are bad when hosting glorified karaoke on Fox represents a step up in your career. Okay, but I'm loving this show, I admit it. While most average Joes only get to sing like their fave pop stars in the car or the shower, these folks get to live the fantasy on TV! I'm so beyond envious of that black chick who got to be Annie Lennox. And Garth Brooks wannabe Lenny Hirsh was surprisingly good! Hey, maybe this show can be Paula Abdul's next gig. She can impersonate her '80s self,
Wham-O Inc., the company that produces the famous outdoor water toy Slip 'N Slide, is suing Viacom Inc., claiming its trademarked yellow water slide was used prominently in Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star without its permission. In one scene, David Spade's character injures himself after jumping belly first across a dry Slip 'N Slide. Ouch!
Crazy news hit fans of The Practice in May: The David E. Kelley legal drama returns this fall sans six pink-slipped cast members Dylan McDermott, Lara Flynn Boyle, Kelli Williams, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Chyler Leigh and Marla Sokoloff. Whoa! Basically, that leaves Camryn Manheim who plays plus-sized litigator Ellenor Frutt as the show's de facto leading lady. How does she feel about that?
"I didn't think of it like that
," grins Manheim, 42. "It's incredibly bittersweet. The sweet part is, I still have a job, and I am really grateful for that. I love the show and I'll stay with it 'til the end of time. The bitter part is that the people that I've grown to know and love and who became my family are no longer with us. You can't have one emotion without the other.
"I will miss working with them on a daily basis," she continues. "Now that we really are such close friends, I w
Last week, James tapped Wes as his Chosen One in Bravo's Boy Meets Boy finale. For those with trained gaydar, Wes's sexual orientation was hardly a mystery. Unlike Franklin, he wasn't among the straight imposters who kept our gay bachelor guessing. In March, James who won $25,000 for successfully sifting through the fakers will take Wes on the prize vacation to New Zealand. But somehow, we can't picture these "stars" of TV's first gay dating show riding off into the sunset. Are these two faux beaux or a real couple off-screen? And what's up with that Bob's Big Boy hairdo on Wes? Here, TV Guide Online presses Wes with our juiciest questions.
TV Guide Online: Did you really hope to find a relationship on Boy Meets Boy?
I did this show for two reasons. For one, I thought it'd be great to potentially have a dating experience out of it. And two, for gay visibility. I'm coming from a non-profit fundraising
As their eagerly-anticipated wedding approaches, we can't help but think that media mainstays Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez would benefit from some prenup counseling. And where better for a couple on the verge to go over the edge than on national television, right? That's why we're dying dying! for the soon-to-be marrieds to drop in on Mark L.
Walberg and turn Temptation Island into Fantasy Island.
"There is no question in my mind that that would be a very watchable television show," the reality host tells TV Guide Online, adding with a laugh, "Bookable is another story."
On the flip side, Walberg suggests that, after seeing the Gigli co-stars smile from the covers of hundreds of magazine and walk a thousand red carpets, their public may not be ready to hear them air their true confessions. "I don't know if I would be as interested," he says, "in seeing celebrities sit there and whine abou
The parents of late R&B singer/actress Aaliyah have settled their negligence lawsuit against the owners of the chartered Cessna that crashed two years ago, killing their daughter and eight others. The plane was allegedly 700 pounds overloaded. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.
Jane Fonda is in talks to make her big-screen comeback playing the title role New Line's Monster-In-Law. Jennifer Lopez would co-star as a young woman who must reconsider her engagement when confronted with her diabolical future mother-in-law, played by Fonda.
Five months after winning the best director Oscar for The Pianist, Roman Polanski finally is clutching his golden boy. Longtime friend Harrison Ford presented the controversial helmer with the statue Sunday at the Deauville film festival in France. Polanski did not attend the March 23 Oscars because he faces arrest in the U.S. after pleading guilty in 1978 to having sex with a 13-year-old girl. In related news, Polanski is reteaming with Pianist screenwriter Ronald Harwood for a feature adaptation of Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist, Variety reports.