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ABC Sets Date for V's Prime-Time Invasion

Elizabeth Mitchell, V

ABC's re-imagining of the 1980s sci-fi miniseries and series V will invade the airwaves beginning Tuesday, Nov. 3, the network announced Sunday.

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The series, which focuses on the world's first encounter with a presumed friendly alien race, stars Lost's Elizabeth Mitchell as FBI counter terrorism agent Erica Evans. She is the first to discover that, beneath the skin of the strange Visitors (or Vs), there lies something more sinister than anyone imagined.

Evans' son, Tyler (Logan Huffman), sees the Vs as an opportunity to make mankind unite with a common goal while news anchor Chad Decker (Scott Wolf) wants to advance his career by... read more

Big Brother's Ronnie: I Just Played a Rat on TV!

Ronnie, Big Brother 11

For longtime Big Brother fan Ronnie Talbott, actually making it onto the show was a dream come true. However, his "master of the game" approach quickly turned into a nightmare when he told one lie too many and was outed to the house as a rat. TVGuide.com chatted with Ronnie about whether he would take back any of those lies, his fiery exit speech to former cliquemate Michele and why he thinks the power of coup d'état won't be a factor in the game.

TVGuide.com: That was some speech you made to Michele. What did she do to you?
Ronnie: Until about five days ago, I had nothing against Michele because ... read more

Autopsy: Billy Mays' Death Linked to Cocaine

Billy Mays

An autopsy shows that cocaine contributed to the heart disease that suddenly killed TV infomercial pitchman Billy Mays in June, according to officials.

Investigators previously determined that Mays, 50, had a heart attack in his sleep at his Florida home. His wife found him unresponsive in bed on June 28. Heart disease is still listed as the primary cause of death.

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The Hillsborough County medical examiner ... read more

Big Brother 11 Episode Recap: August 6, 2009 (Eviction 4)

Ronnie

Another Thursday night, another eviction. Would Ronnie the Rat finally see his game cut short? Or did he have one final trick up his sleeve? Plus: Who won the power of coup d'état and who became the new head of household? Let's find out.

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So You Think You Can Dance: And the Winner Is...

So You Think You Can Dance

WARNING: The following story contains information regarding the winner of So You Think You Can Dance.

After weeks of learning complex routines and adapting to new partnerships, So You Think You Can Dance has once again crowned America's Favorite Dancer.

More than 3,000 fans packed the Kodak Theater to see the coronation of the Season 5 winner. After celebrating the best routines of the season, host Cat Deeley finally revealed that ... read more

Director John Hughes Dies of Heart Attack at 59

John Hughes

John Hughes, the director of classic 1980s comedies such as The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Sixteen Candles, has died. He was 59.

The director suffered a heart attack Thursday while taking a morning walk in New York City, where he was visiting family, a spokeswoman for Hughes told TVGuide.com
Born on February 18th, 1950 in Michigan, Hughes began his career as an advertising copywriter in Chicago. He got his start in comedy writing by selling jokes to Rodney Dangerfield and Joan Rivers. He later submitted a story about a family vacation from his childhood to National Lampoon magazine, which became the basis for National Lampoon's Vacation.

He made his directorial debut in 1984 with Sixteen Candles, which starred Molly Ringwald as Samantha Baker, a young woman whose 16th birthday goes horribly wrong.

"I was stunned and incredibly sad...

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Brad Pitt Calls Angelina His "Soul Mate;" So Why Not Marry Her?

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt doesn't mince words about his feelings for Angelina Jolie, but despite the couple's bond, don't expect a trip down the aisle anytime soon.

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"I have a love in my life, a soul mate — absolutely," Pitt said in a candid interview with Parade. But for now, the star of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming Inglourious Basterds believes keeping his family together is a bigger commitment than marriage.

"Our family is the base ... read more

Poll: TVGuide.com Readers Say Jeanine Will Win Dance

Jeanine Mason

Jeanine Mason was rarely considered a front-runner on this season of So You Think You Can Dance, but a majority of TVGuide.com readers now believe she will be crowned America's Favorite Dancer.

See photos of Mason performing this season

After Wednesday's final performance show, 45 percent of voters said they believe Mason would be the last dancer left standing at the Kodak Theater. Her leap to the top of the leader board came after several powerhouse performances on Wednesday's show, including her solo routine, which received a standing ovation from the judges and the 3,000-plus fans in the theater. Before the final performance show, only 8 percent of TVGuide.com readers said she would win.

Mason's closest competitor is ... read more

Georgia Man Charged with Attempting to Stalk Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus, Mark McLeod

A Georgia man who told police he was secretly engaged to Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus has been charged with attempting to stalk the tween sensation.

Check out photos of Cyrus on Hannah Montana

Police arrested 53-year-old Mark McLeod Tuesday after Walt Disney Pictures security officers reported he had returned to the Tybee Island movie set where Cyrus was filming, according to The Associated Press. McLeod was previously arrested in June for disorderly conduct and obstruction of an officer near the beachside set, which is 12 miles east of Savannah.

After the initial arrest, McLeod told police ... read more

Aerosmith's Front Man Falls from Stage, Suffers Minor Injuries

Steven Tyler

Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler fell off the stage during a performance at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota and was airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries early Thursday.

The 61-year-old rock singer fell while dancing after the sound system failed during "Love in an Elevator," according to The Associated Press. When Tyler stopped dancing, he accidentally stepped off the stage's catwalk and fell onto some fans.

See photos of Tyler performing through the years

"He does a lot of dancing on the stage and he does a lot of stuff with his mike stand," said Mike Sanborn, spokesman for the Buffalo Chip Campground, which hosted the event. "He put his stand down and twirled around and stepped backwards off the stage."

Tyler, who was in town to promote his Dirico Motorcycles, got back up and was taken backstage to be examined by the venue's medical staff. He suffered ... read more

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