Up All Night
NBC's Up All Night should have been a hit. The show came with a strong comedy pedigree: It starred Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph and was produced by Saturday Night Live don Lorne Michaels. At the center was what seemed to be a relatable premise for the young adults watching the network's upscale comedies: a hip, young couple adjusts to life with a baby.
But two years after creator Emily Spivey shot the pilot (then called Alpha Mom), Up All Night is all but gone, suffering the death of a thousand tinkers. A heavily touted plan to morph the show into a multi-camera sitcom is now mostly abandoned, and some of the outlandish ideas bandied about for the revamp (including one idea involving rock star...
Chaz Bono and Cher
Chaz Bono took home two honors at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards.
Glee, The Voice snag GLAAD Media Award nominations
Bono, 43, received the outstanding documentary prize for Becoming Chaz, an OWN special that chronicled his gender transition. He was also given the Stephen F. Kolziak award, which honors a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered member of the entertainment community. Past recipients have included Melissa Etheridge, Ellen DeGeneres and Rufus Wainright. Bono was the first transgender contestant to appear on Dancing with the Stars, which was recognized as Outstanding Reality Program by GLAAD last month.
Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem
Nurse Jackie co-creators/showrunners Linda Wallem and Liz Brixius are leaving the Showtime comedy after four seasons, Deadline reports.
A new showrunner has not ...
Jesse James and Sandra Bullock
2010 may just go down as the year of shocking celebrity breakups. First, there was Sandra Bullock's divorce from Jesse James. Then Courteney Cox and David Arquette announced their separation. And now, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds have called it quits.
Look back at our list of some of the most surprising splits of the year, and tell us which breakup floored you the most.
New Oscar winner Sandra Bullock filed for divorce from Jesse James shortly after several women — namely tattoo model Michelle "Bombshell" McGee — claimed to have had affairs with the Monster Garage star. Bullock and James had been married since 2005.
Melissa and Tammy Etheridge separated after...
Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels
Melissa Etheridge's ex-partner, Tammy Lynn Michaels, is seeking sole custody of their children.
Michaels, 32, filed papers Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court requesting full legal and physical custody of their 3-year-old twins, daughter ...
Oprah Winfrey and Tina Fey
Oprah Winfrey and Tina Fey are among the celebrities selected to receive stars next year on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday.
Other TV stars to be honored include Neil Patrick Harris, Danny DeVito and Ed O'Neill, as well as ER and Southland creator...
Melissa Etheridge and her partner Tammy Lynn Michaels
Melissa and Tammy Etheridge have separated after nearly nine years together, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
"We ask for consideration and ...
Melissa Etheridge is putting her (tax) money where her mouth is.
Responding defiantly to the passage of California's Proposition 8, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter suggested in a blog post on The Daily Beast that she will not pay her state taxes in protest of the gay-marriage ban, People reports.
Etheridge writes ...
Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage.com
Here come the brides again: Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels are planning on getting married."We have four children and we're trying to find the right time now actually to go down and do it is where we're at," the rocker told Extra.Etheridge and Michaels wed in a commitment ceremony in 2003, but now want to make it official after gay marriage was legalized in California.They welcomed twins, son Miller Steven and daughter Johnnie Rose, in October 2006. Etheridge has two children, Bailey Jean and Beckett, from her previous relationship with Julie Cypher.Since the ban was lifted this spring, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, and George Takei and Brad Altman have tied the knot. Joyce EngRelated: Takei Takes Trek Down the Aisle with Longtime Beau DeGeneres and de Rossi Wed in Intimate Ceremony
Miley Cyrus by Jamie McCarthy/ WireImage.com, Mariah Carey by Kevin Mazur/TCA 2008/WireImage.com
Get ready for one of the most star-powered charitable single since "We Are the World." Fifteen of the hottest female artists, including Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Beyonce and Miley Cyrus, are joining voices to record the song "Just Stand Up" to benefit the Stand Up for Cancer Fundraising Campaign.According to Variety, the tune, produced by Kenneth Edmonds and Antonio Reid (better know as Babyface and L.A. Reid), also features singing powerhouses Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Mary J. Blige, Ciara, Keyshia Cole, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Fergie, Leona Lewis, Rihanna, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood. "Just Stand Up" will be available on iTunes starting on September 2, and all the ladies will share a stage during a live performance at Stand Up to Cancer telethon set to air simultaneously on ABC, CBS and NBC and September 5. Gina DiNunno