Ben Roethlisberger, Rod Blagojevich
David Letterman is going to get a one-two punch of headline-making guests with hard-to-spell surnames this week.
First, he'll welcome Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Monday's Late Show, one day after the team's Super Bowl XLIII victory. Roethlisberger, who last dropped by the Late Show following ...
Lawrence Taylor, Ashton Kutcher
It's T-minus-seven-days until the reveal of Dancing with the Stars' Season 8 roster, but one big name may have leaked already (no, not Donny Osmond), thanks to Ashton Kutcher.
Kutcher hinted on his Twitter feed that football great Lawrence Taylor may be among the celebs hitting the parquet next season. "Just met LT, the old school, Lawrence Taylor," he wrote, while in Tampa for the Super Bowl. "Expect to see him ...
Super Bowl XLIII
Super Bowl viewers in Tucson, Ariz., saw a different kind of action during Sunday night's game: KVOA TV's broadcast of the Super Bowl was interrupted for approximately 10 seconds by a porn clip in homes with Comcast cable.
"We are mortified by last evening's Super Bowl interruption and we apologize to our customers," Comcast said in a statement. "Our initial investigation suggests this was ...
Jane Lipsitz and Dan Cutforth
Unlucky in love? Dying to get married? Let CBS find you a mate. The network has said "I do" to the tentatively titled reality series Arranged Marriage, the Hollywood Reporter reports.
Arranged will focus on four singletons, aged 25-45, who let their ...
Anna Torv, Mark Valley
Things may not have worked out between Agent Dunham and Agent Scott on Fringe, but luckily life didn't imitate art for Anna Torv and Mark Valley. The small-screen co-workers/lovers secretly tied the knot over the holidays, The Dish Rag reports.
Little is known about the nuptials, save for ...
Notch another one for Slumdog Millionaire.
The runaway hit cemented its status as Oscar frontrunner with another key precursor win, this time for helmer Danny Boyle at the Directors Guild of America Awards. Boyle was singled out for outstanding directorial achievement in a feature film, besting David Fincher (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Ron Howard (Frost/Nixon), Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight) and Gus Van Sant (Milk).
He'll go toe-to-toe with all of them except for Nolan at the Academy Awards again (The Reader's Stephen Daldry is the other Oscar nominee). Boyle's win bodes well for Oscar glory as the DGAs have only mismatched with Oscar winners six times in 60 years. The last time was six years ago when The Pianist's Roman Polanski won the Oscar over the DGAs' choice of Rob Marshall (Chicago).
On the TV side ...
p>Jennifer Hudson will continue her return to the music spotlight with a performance at the NAACP Image Awards.
The Oscar-winning singer/actress is up for eight awards at the Feb. 12 ceremony — two for her role in The Secret Life of Bees and six for her eponymous debut album.
Joining Hudson for the 40th annual show are ...
Michael Phelps apologized for "regrettable" behavior and "bad judgment" after a photo of him smoking a marijuana pipe surfaced in British tabloid News of the World.
"I engaged in behavior which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment," Phelps said in a statement. "I'm 23 years old and despite the successes I've had in the pool, I acted ...
For his first formal television interview as president, Barack Obama chose not CNN or any of the Big Four, bur rather an Arabic satellite network.
In a sit-down with Al Arabiya that aired Tuesday, Obama reached out to Muslims to set an open discourse after years of distrust between the U.S. and the Islamic world. "My job is to communicate the fact that the United States has a stake in the well-being of the Muslim world, that the language we use has to be ...
The House of Representatives has rejected a bill to postpone the digital TV transition. The decision comes two days after the Senate voted to move the date from Feb. 17 to June 12.
Fearing too many Americans are unprepared for the changeover, the Senate unanimously passed a bill Monday to ...