The U.S. Senate approved a bill to delay the transition to digital TV by four months, giving viewers more time to subscribe to cable or purchase a digital or converter box.
The bill, which the Senate approved Monday, still needs approval from the House of Representatives. It calls for analog signals to switch to digital on June 12 rather than Feb. 17.
A government-sponsored program providing coupons to offset the cost of a $40 converter box maxed out its budget in early January, adding to fears that viewers would not be prepared. A study last week showed that ...
The Amazing Race 14
CBS' The Amazing Race heads into its 14th season next month, which will feature the show's first hearing-impaired contestant.
Luke Adams, 23, who's been deaf since age 2, will team with his mother, Margie, to take on the world — and 10 other teams — in pursuit of $1 million. Their competition includes pairs of ...
Alec Baldwin and Ireland Baldwin
Alec Baldwin brought the 13-year-old daughter he once denounced as a "rude, thoughtless little pig" to the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and they looked as happy together as pigs in mud.
Except that they were much cleaner. Daughter Ireland, wearing an elegant black dress, walked the red carpet with Baldwin and received ...
Producers Guild Awards, Mat Weiner, Scott Hornbacher
The Screen Actors Guild wasn't the only union honoring 30 Rock and Mad Men over the weekend. The shows, whose casts won best ensemble in their respective genres at the SAG Awards, also won their categories at the Producers Guild of America.
The win was 30 Rock's second in a row, while Mad Men ...
Kevin James, Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Kevin James is not just the King of Queens, but the king of the box office as well.
For the second weekend in a row, James' Paul Blart: Mall Cop topped the list, this time earning $21.5 million to bring its cumulative gross to $64.8 million.
The comedy edged Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, which debuted to ...
CSI cast member Gerald McCullouch (aka firearms tech Bobby Dawson) found himself at the center of his own crime scene when he was attacked on a New York City subway by a knife-wielding mugger.
The actor was editing a YouTube video on his laptop when the attacker jumped into the subway car and tried to steal the computer, McCullouch told the New York Daily News. A trained boxer, McCullouch fought back and "gave him a body shot to the chest," he said.
"That's when he pulled a kitchen knife out of ...
Chesley B. Sullenberger
60 Minutes has scored the first interview with Chesley Sullenberger, the celebrated US Airways pilot who safely landed Flight 1549 in the middle of New York City's Hudson River on Jan. 15.
Sullenberger will be interviewed by CBS Evening News anchor and 60 Minutes contributor Katie Couric, alongside his four-member crew, The Associated Press reports. The interview is scheduled to air Feb. 8.
The sit-down comes a week after Sullenberger canceled a scheduled Jan. 19 interview on NBC's Today with Couric's old colleague Matt Lauer. Today said the pilots' union ...
John Krasinski and Amy Poehler
What we love about the Screen Actors Guild Awards is that it's short and sweet. Two hours. No host, no fuss, no crazy schticks. So in true SAG fashion, here is our short and sweet list of the top moments from the 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards broadcast. Check them out and tell us yours!
7. Mad Appeal: Jon Hamm, speaking on ...
Scott Foley and Mira Sorvino, The Last Templar
Who needs a stunt double? Not Mira Sorvino in the new globetrotting, treasure-seeking NBC miniseries The Last Templar (Sunday , 9 pm/ET; Monday, 9 pm/ET). The Oscar-winner solved mysteries, kicked ass and definitely felt the pain.
"Five teeth. Five teeth were broken," Sorvino said about her on-set mishap while filming a violent boat scene. But she wasn't the only one suffering on the set.
"During the scene where she lost her or was banged in the teeth we ...