Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's Season 2 finale of HBO's The Newsroom. Read at your own risk.]
Depending on who you ask, The Newsroom will be back for a third season on HBO. But you might not have guessed that from watching the show's Season 2 finale.
Jeff Daniels: The Newsroom has been renewed
The finale focused primarily on the "News Night" team reporting on the 2012 election in the shadow of the huge failure of the false Operation Genoa story, but before the episode ended, nearly every other ongoing plot thread from the season (and series) was tidily wrapped up in a seemingly happy ending...
Terrence Howard, Oprah Winfrey
Lee Daniels' The Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, handily won the box office over the weekend, taking in $25 million. It performed the best out of all the new releases this weekend, while Jobs bombed and gave star Ashton Kutcherone of his worst opening weekends ever, Box Office Mojo reports.
Kanye West broke his no press policy for a bizarre interview with The New York Times, in which he made a case for his own greatness, declared himself the next Steve Jobs and explained how interrupting Taylor Swift only made him more awesome.
Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher went all in for his portrayal of Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic jOBS — even adopting the Apple founder's "fruitarian" diet, which Kutcher says led to "some serious issues."
"I ended up in the hospital two days before we started shooting the movie," Kutcher told reporters Friday at the Sundance Film Festival, where the film premiered, The Asociated Press reports.
Ashton Kutcher is channeling his best Steve Jobs in the first photo released from the upcoming biopic jOBS.
The film will follow the late entrepreneur's career from hippie to successful business man. The still photo features a '70s-era Kutcher portraying Jobs during his early days developing the first Apple computer. The film, set to close the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, is based on the bestselling Jobs biography written by Walter Isaacson.
Paranormal researcher Ryan Buell, the star of A&E's supernatural reality series Paranormal State, is battling pancreatic cancer at the age of 30.
Buell is documenting his struggles with the disease on his Facebook page, telling fans last week that he had been in the hospital and was preparing to relocate the headquarters of the Paranormal Research Society (PRS), the organization he founded, to Raleigh, N.C.
Kat Dennings, Simon Cowell
The 2011-2012 TV season ended with a whimper, as all five broadcast networks posted year-to-year drops in viewership during May sweeps. But the season as a whole wasn't too bad: Sure, some big swings (Pan Am, Terra Nova) missed, but a solid 15 freshman shows (out of 45) were renewed. Here's a roundup of this year's winners and losers.
CBS' 2 Broke Girls was the year's highest-rated new comedy, averaging a strong 5.6 million viewers with adults 18-49. The show has already been upgraded to a plum 9pm time slot for fall. "That shows enormous...
Steve Jobs, Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher plays a wealthy techie on the small screen, and now he's about to play one of the most famous techies on the big screen as well.
The Two and a Half Men star will play the late Steve Jobs in the indie film Jobs, Variety reports.
Report: Kutcher, Cryer offered two more years on Men ... but no raise!
Jobs will follow the Apple co-founder from...
Two and a Half Men has enlisted Patton Oswalt to play Walden's ex-business partner, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Oswalt will play a character described as...
Barbara's picked her fair share of questionable folks (Kate Gosselin, Monica Lewinsky, Geri Halliwell?!), but when the list was announced for this year's 10 Most Fascinating People, we wondered if Walters, at the ripe old age of 82, had officially jumped the shark.