Penguins of Madagascar
Neil Patrick Harris has brought his powerful pipes to the stage, the Internet and How I Met Your Mother, but now he's taking his singing voice to Nickelodeon's animated Penguins of Madagascar special, "Blowhole Strikes Back."
In the hourlong special (airing Friday at 8/7c), Harris returns as the penguins' sinister nemesis, Dr. Blowhole. In the exclusive clip below, Harris performs the power ballad "Mutant Disaster," one of six original songs from the movie.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Buffy the Vampire Slayer may have ended nearly a decade ago, but just pick up your remote and you'll still see many of the show's familiar faces on-screen today. With star Sarah Michelle Gellar marking her return to series television with the upcoming CW thriller Ringer, we decided to take a look back at Buffy's notable players, then and now.
Andrea Mitchell announced on her MSNBC show that she has breast cancer, urging women to get screened and saying her own prognosis was "terrific."
"I had planned to be hiking in Wyoming last week but instead discovered that I am now among the one in eight women — incredibly, one in eight — who've had breast cancer," she said Wednesday. "Mine was discovered during my annual screening just a short time ago. Lucky for me, I'm one of the fortunate ones. We discovered it in the earliest stage, it has not spread, and I'm already back at work with a terrific prognosis."
Fashion designer John Galliano was found guilty in a French court of making anti-Semitic remarks, but avoided jail, CNN reports.
He was fined $8,145 (6,000 euros), but it was suspended — which means he doesn't have to pay it. He does, however, have to pay $23,200 in court fees for the complainants.
Ana Gasteyer, Molly Shannon, Alec Baldwin
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream has released their newest limited-batch flavor, Schweddy Balls.
An homage to the Saturday Night Live skit featuring Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon as NPR hosts and Alec Baldwin as their guest, Pete Schweddy, the treat consists of vanilla ice cream with a hint of rum and filled with fudge-covered rum and milk chocolate malt balls.
Celine Dion and husband Rene Angelil
Celine Dion's home near Montreal was broken into, and the suspect made himself feel right at home, according to The Associated Press.
"He opened the water faucets, was pouring a nice warmish bath (and) he even managed to eat some pastry that was in the fridge," police spokesman Franco Di Genova said.