Bette Midler, Johnny Carson
They yap, they yammer, they sometimes even yell, but where would we be without our trusty talk-show hosts? Their programs pep us up for the day ahead and soothe us into slumber at night — that is, when they're not shocking the heck out of us! Here are the biggest, wildest, funniest and, yes, even the most tragic moments from the great wide world of chat.
Zac Posen and Heidi Klum
Project Runway All Stars made its final cut last week, but there's a new all star in town and he's sitting at the judges' table. American fashion designer, Zac Posen — who has previously been a guest judge — makes his debut as a full-time judge — this Thursday on the first-ever teams edition of Project Runway (9/8c, Lifetime). Posen replaces Michael Kors (he'll appear on the season finale) joining Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia and Tim Gunn, along with a slew of guest judges for Season 11. What else can viewers expect to walk down the catwalk? Posen, 32, gives us the scoop.
Anne Hathaway and Javier Bardem
Dear Bette Midler, don't hold your breath. The veteran actress revealed over the weekend that she is still waiting on phone call from Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy about the guest-starring role he very publicly offered to her back in October. Although Midler has already thought up a role for herself, as Sue's evil sister, someone might warn to lower Midler's expectations. After all, Murphy has done this a few times before... without making good on his offer. Need proof? We've compiled a list of the five other famous faces also waiting for that fateful call....
To any Glee fans who are anxiously awaiting Bette Midler's rumored guest appearance on the show: Don't worry — the actress is as well.
Lily Tomlin and Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire admits there are some similarities between her new ABC show Malibu Country and her last sitcom Reba. But she thinks that works to the new show's advantage.
"Both are great... entertaining shows [that] the whole family can sit down and watch," the 57-year-old country superstar tells TVGuide.com.
Glee just got 10 times more fabulous: The legendary Bette Midler has agreed to appear on the hit Fox musical.
On Monday night, creator Ryan Murphy asked Midler to guest-star on Glee onstage at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards ceremony.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Sorry, Ryan Lochte — Blake Lively is off the market.
Lively and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot in a hush-hush ceremony in South Carolina over the weekend, People reports.
Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch
"Brainy's the new sexy."
Didn't we always know that? But how nice to have it reconfirmed — by none other than Irene Adler (Lara Pulver), the only woman ever known to render the great and arrogant Sherlock Holmes speechless.
Bette Midler has been cast opposite Al Pacino in HBO Films' upcoming movie about troubled music producer Phil Spector, according to The Hollywood Reporter...
James Franco; Bruce Vilanch
James Franco fired back at Bruce Vilanch after the Oscar writer told Vulture that the actor was outside of his comfort zone when it came to hosting this year's Academy Awards.
In an interview posted Monday, Vilanch took aim at Franco's performance, saying Franco "didn't get there."
Roush review: A long night at the Oscars
"I have to call James Franco and tell him the show's over...