Warren Beatty, Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson
Some of Hollywood's most respected stars – including Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty and Meryl Streep – met privately with the president of the Screen Actors Guild, encouraging plans to move forward with a vote on a possible actors' strike, a top entertainment writer reports.
30 Rock, Dirty Sexy Money, America's Next Top Model
No shirt or shoes were required this week, as the world went mad: Two of our favorite shows went to their deaths with dignity — and sex appeal. There was talk of eating cats, but a Thanksgiving turkey got a pardon. Steve Martin went back to being silly, and to top it all off, the future leader of the free world admitted that one person still intimidates him. Enjoy our Top Moments, end of the world edition.
Rosie O'Donnell says not to expect any politics or arguing on her upcoming variety show, Rosie Live. O'Donnell says she talked about contentious issues on The View because it was part of her job. But on her variety show, set to air on NBC at 8 pm/ET on the night before Thanksgiving, her only job is "to give people an hour to forget about their troubles," she says.
Kelly Monaco and Melanie Brown
Melanie Brown and Kelly Monaco's dance routines are about to get spicier – the Dancing With the Stars alums are headlining a topless Las Vegas musical called PEEPSHOW. Monaco, who won Dancing, and Brown, a Spice Girl and Dancing runner-up, will appear in the burlesque-style performance set to open in March at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, People reports.
Britney Spears says the struggle to regain control of her life can be like a jail sentence, saying, "There's no excitement, there's no passion."
"I have really good days, and then I have bad days. Even when you go to jail you know there's the time when you're gonna get out. But in this situation, it's never ending. It's just like Groundhog Day," the 26-year-old singer says in a new 90-minute documentary, Britney: For The Record, to air on MTV in the U.S. on Nov. 30 and on Sky1 in the U.K. on Dec. 1.
Isis, America's Next Top Model
The first transgendered contestant on America's Next Top Model will undergo surgery soon to become physically female, with the help of the show's host, Tyra Banks. Dr. Marci Bowers, who will perform the surgery, told TVGuide.com on Tuesday that Isis King received the news during a taping of Banks' talk show to air later this month.
Chris Harrison, DeAnna Pappas on The Bachelorette
It's a good time to be a Bachelorette: ABC's hit series is conducting its first search for a female star of the hit series, after years of choosing her from among the contestants who don't find a love connection on The Bachelor.
Chris Harrison, the host of both shows, talked to us recently about the search, and about the next season of The Bachelor, which returns with a two-hour premiere on Jan. 5. In another first, the women will compete for the affections of a single dad, last season's The Bachelorette runner-up Jason Mesnick. DeAnna Pappas rejected him in favor of snowboarder Jesse Csincsak, but the couple's relationship, alas, has come to an end.
The happily married Harrison, who also co-hosts Hollywood 411 on the TV Guide Network, talked about DeAnna and Jesse, whether you can find true love on TV, and whether we'll ever see a gay Bachelor or Bachelorette.
Country music respects tradition, and there was plenty of it at the 42nd annual CMA Awards: George Strait took home two awards, including album and single of the year, to bring his award total to 22 trophies, the most of any artist at the CMAs.
Kenny Chesney, meanwhile, won entertainer of the year for the fourth time in five years, and co-host and American Idol champ Carrie Underwood scored her third consecutive award for female vocalist of the year. Underwood's co-host, Brad Paisley, took home ...
A woman who authorities said once tried out for American Idol and drew life-sized portraits of Paula Abdul was found dead outside Abdul's Los Angeles home in a case police are investigating as a possible suicide.
Jason Priestley is three times deep in baby mama drama, with a packed schedule that includes My Name is Earl, Secret Life of the American Teenager, and 90210.