Nicole Richie and designer John Varvatos have signed on as celebrity mentors on NBC's new reality series, Fashion Star, the network announced Thursday. They join fellow mentor Jessica Simpson and host Elle Macpherson.
"NBC could not have asked for better additions to the celebrity mentors than John Varvatos, one of the most well-known menswear designers in the nation and international style icon and creative director, Nicole Richie," Paul Telegdy, NBCS' executive vice president of alternative programming, said in a statement. "Both are trendsetters and tastemakers and their design skills and expertise will be invaluable to our contestants on the series."
Rapper Bow Wow has revealed that he has a daughter in a letter to his fans on his website.
"I waited so long to tell yall the truth because i was nervous on how yall would look at me," he wrote on his blog. Although he said his daughter is growing up fast, Bow Wow did not reveal how old his daughter is or how long he's kept her a secret.
There may be a new life to live for recently canceled ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live, according to The New York Post.
ABC has sold the online rights to the canceled shows to Prospect Park, a company lead by Royal Pains executive producers Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz. The company is the process of finalizing the funding for an as-yet-unnamed online TV network that would feature the soaps and eventually other programming.
The NFL may be in a lockout, but some of the league's biggest stars joined Taylor Lautner to spoof the situation for Funny or Die.
In a mock movie trailer for Field of Dreams 2: Lockout, Lautner plays an Iowa corn farmer who, just like Kevin Costner in the original film, hears a voice say, "If you build it, they will come." After creating a football field in the middle of the farm, real NFL players including Tony Gonzalez, Ray Lewis, Shawne Merriman, DeSean Jackson and Dwight Dweeney show up for the big game.
Amber Heard, Naturi Naughton, Leah Renee
NBC will kick off its fall lineup with the return of Parenthood, the network announced Wednesday.
Season 3 of the family drama will premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 10/9c.
New comedy Up All Night, starring Christina Applegate and Will Arnett, will debut Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10/9c, followed by Hank Azaria and Kathryn Hahn in Free Agents. The shows will move to their regular timeslots at 8/7c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively, the following week.
James Spader, The Office
The Office has hired James Spader as the new CEO of Dunder Mifflin's parent company, Sabre, NBC announced on Wednesday.
"James will reprise his role as Robert California, this uber-salesman that has a power to convince and manipulate, like a high-class weirdo Jedi warrior," executive producer and series regular Paul Lieberstein said in a statement.
Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker
Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker are the highest paid women in Hollywood, according to Forbes.
Jolie, whose most recent role was voicing Tigress in Kung Fu Panda 2, and Parker, who's most famous for portraying Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, tied for the top spot. They both raked in $30 million from May 2010 to May 2011, according to the magazine.
Former Heroes star Adrian Pasdar has been cast on ABC Family's new series The Lying Game, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The Lying Game — based on the books by Sara Shepard, who also authored Pretty Little Liars — introduces separated-at-birth twins Emma Becker and Sutton Mercer (both played by Alexandra Chando). It starts out like The Parent Trap: The sisters switch places so that Emma can experience the trappings of wealth while Sutton pursues the identity of their birth mother. But it gets much darker when Sutton doesn't show on the night the girls are supposed to reunite. Does Emma come clean or continue their deception?