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VH1 Benches Celebrity Rehab and Sober House

Dr. Drew Pinsky

Dr. Drew Pinsky's programs Celebrity Rehab and Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House will not air in 2012, though they may return.
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Coroner: Jeff Conaway's Death Was Caused by Infection

Jeff Conaway

An autopsy has revealed that Jeff Conaway's death was accidental  and caused by a major internal infection, the coroner told The Associated Press.

Grease actor Jeff Conaway dies at 60

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Grease's Annette Charles Dead at 63

Grease

Annette Charles, best known as rival dancer Cha Cha DiGregorio in the 1978 movie musical Grease, died Wednesday, according to Access Hollywood. She was 63.

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Charles, who had cancer, was hospitalized for pneumonia...
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Grease Actor Jeff Conaway Dies at 60

Jeff Conaway

Jeff Conaway, who had been in a coma at a Los Angeles-area hospital, has died, the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 60.

Report: Jeff Conaway to be taken off life support

The former Grease star died Friday, a day after... read more

Report: Jeff Conaway to Be Taken off Life Support

Jeff Conaway

Actor Jeff Conaway, who's been comatose in a Los Angeles hospital, may be taken off life support, RadarOnline reports.

A source close to the situation says, "Doctors advised the family that Jeff has had no brain function since he was brought into the hospital. The feeding tube has already been removed. The ventilator which is breathing for Jeff, will be removed sometime this afternoon. Jeff is in no pain whatsoever."

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Jeff Conaway in Critical Condition After Apparent Overdose

Jeff Conaway

Jeff Conaway, best known for playing Kenickie in Grease, is in critical condition after an apparent overdose, The Los Angeles Times reports.

Conaway's family members told the Times that the actor has been hospitalized at Encino Hospital Medical Center with... read more

Gary Busey, Former Idol Check into Rehab

Gary Busey by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com

As previously reported, VH1 is bringing back Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew for a second season of exploiting chronicling the struggles celebs face while detoxing in a treatment facility. But this time around, there's one huge reason to watch: Gary Busey.Busey, whose wild antics have been well-documented (most recently his crazed behavior on the red carpet at the 2008 Academy Awards), is remarkably not one of the celebs in for treatment. Instead — touting 13 years of sobriety since his cocaine addiction — Busey will be a mentor to the new class of patients which includes Season 1 cast member Jeff Conaway (Grease), Sean Stewart (son of music icon Rod Stewart), model/actress Amber Smith, Rodney King, Guns N' Roses' Steven Adler, Tawny Kitaen and former American Idol wanabe Nikki McKibbin. Here's hoping at least one of his sessions involves teaching the addicts how to yell at teenaged journalists.The series will follow the patients during a 21-day program featuring group and o... read more

Jeers: Celebrity Trump Roast

Marilu Henner by Justin Stephens/NBC Photo

Jeers to The Celebrity Apprentice for engaging in huge hyperbole (even by Trump standards). The premiere touted the contestants as "14 of the world's most successful celebrities." Really? Stephen Baldwin? He's not even one of the most successful Baldwin brothers! Marilu Henner? She's doing better than ex-Taxi costar Jeff Conaway (who's now in VH1's Celebrity Rehab), but that's not saying much. And Omarosa? Competitor Vincent Pastore put it best: "Ponderosa? Nobody knows who she is. Fuhgeddabout her." This show's casting director should be fired!Now see what Matt Roush has to say about Celebrity Apprentice!• Read and react to Bruce's opinions on the "new" Law & Order, The Wire and more!• Share your own raves and rants about other shows on the Reader Cheers & Jeers discussion board.• We may feature your Cheer or Jeer on TVGuide.com or in TV Guide magazine! read more

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