The Walking Dead
No one was more flabbergasted by the breakout success of AMC's The Walking Dead than Robert Kirkman, the man who wrote the graphic novels that inspired the zombie drama.
"I'm frankly shocked. You always hope this stuff will be successful, but never in a million years did I think the TV show would catch on to this degree," Kirkman tells TVGuide.com. "Now we've got Zippo lighters and mugs, T-shirts and Walking Dead-brand gum and perfume. It's definitely strange to be at the center of what, I guess, is a phenomenon. I'm quite enjoying it, but it does startle me at times."
The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman on Season 1's explosive finale and what's next
Despite all the aforementioned products and a forthcoming video game inspired by the series, Kirkman remains primarily focused on writing the comics and shaping the second season of the show...
Mike Meyers and Kelly Tisdale
Mike Myers secretly wed his girlfriend, Kelly Tisdale, last fall, People reports.
The couple was "married in a private ceremony and celebrated with family and friends," his rep told the magazine.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is criticizing Natalie Portman for glamorizing out-of-wedlock pregnancy.
During a radio appearance on The Michael Medved Show, Huckabee agreed with the radio host that seeing a visibly pregnant Portman on stage at Sunday's Academy Awards was "problematic" because she is not married to her fiancé and Black Swan choreographer, Benjamin Millepied.
Over the years, Real Housewives of Orange County fans have watched Vicki Gunvalson tackle professional to parenting problems, all while navigating the drama synonymous with the entire Housewives franchise. Judging from the previews, Season 6, premiering Sunday at 10/9c on Bravo, may prove to be Vicki's biggest challenge yet. After recommitting to husband Don last season, she discusses selling her family house and considering divorce (she filed for divorce in October).
"I had no idea that everything was going to unfold the way that it did," she tells TVGuide.com. "I'm really making such major changes in my life." Gunvalson talked with TVGuide.com about the new cast members, going through her marriage problems in front of the camera and why her best times on the show may be behind her...
The Celebrity Apprentice
Country star John Rich, rapper Lil Jon and actor Gary Busey gather outside a Manhattan pizza joint with a giant inflatable guitar and a handful of fliers. Dressed as a cross between a deranged carnival worker and late-night televangelist, Busey — the natural barker of the bunch — assumes the identity of the "Pepperoni Profit" [sic], screaming at unsuspecting tourists to "stop the bus, turn off the key and get your butts in here!" The ones who oblige him score a slice — and a front-row seat to the spectacle of this season's first Celebrity Apprentice challenge, debuting tonight with a two-hour premiere.
American Idol Top 13
American Idol stage manager Debbie Williams switches on her microphone and trumpets the night's marching orders to a packed-to-the-rafters crowd of more than 800: "There's gonna be stuff you agree with, stuff you disagree with. Let us hear you! Spit it out!"
But Williams doesn't really need to pump up this crowd. Inside a massive studio at CBS Television City in the heart of Los Angeles, this season's electrifying new crop of singers, along with the unexpected, lightning-in-a-bottle chemistry between judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, has created so many good vibrations that the infectious, light-hearted energy has already super-charged the audience. "Lightness! That's the word," says veteran Idol vocal coach Debra Byrd, who says she's in love with the changes to the show (including getting to the Top 10 much faster) wrought by executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick.
Jeers to American Idol for bringing its live results show to a screeching halt to promote Jennifer Lopez's new video, "On the Floor."
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With more than 10 minutes left in the telecast, host Ryan Seacrest disingenuously asked J. Lo and her fellow judges if they'd reached a final verdict on the last of the three "wild cards" they were selecting. "It's live TV — we just need a couple more minutes," Lopez pleaded unconvincingly....
Courtney Love has settled a lawsuit for more than $430,000 over her March 2009 Twitter comments about designer Dawn Simorangkir, The Associated Press reports.
Simorangkir sued the singer, accusing her of making false statements about having a criminal past in a sequence of Twitter posts.