April Ludgate, the Parks and Recreation staffer known as much for her back-and-forth flirtation with dimwit Andy (Chris Pratt) as for her chronically dry wit — something the actress admits to sharing with her alter ego. "Personality-wise, I guess I'm kind of sarcastic," confesses Plaza. "She's a younger, more rebellious, heightened version of me."
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Hanging out with funny people. She played ...
Caroline Dhavernas, Michael McKean
Can coconut water actually be used for medicinal purposes?
On the January 12 premiere of ABC's new docs-in-the-wild drama Off the Map, supply-strapped M.D.s Ben (Martin Henderson) and Lily (Caroline Dhavernas) pluck coconuts from a tree in the jungles of South America and administer the water intravenously to an ailing patient. Possible?
"Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction!" says Dr. Glenn P. Kelley, a cardiologist in Metairie, Louisiana, who confirms that ...
Comcast is launching Missing Kids On Demand, a public service initiative that will make information about missing children available to its video customers across the United States, the company announced Thursday.
"The best way to help find a missing child is to get the message out as broadly as possible," Ernie Allen, president and CEO of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, said in a statement. "Our partnership with Comcast enables us to reach millions of homes across the country we may not otherwise reach and empowers viewers with the resources they need to help solve cases."
OK, who knew soap vet McKenzie Westmore (Passions) was the daughter of Star Trek's pioneering makeup effects guru Michael Westmore? Gold star to you! And gold star to SyFy for snagging such an appropriate host for this reality competition set in the world of out-of-this-world makeup!
Last night, the impossibly attractive Westmore worked her ...
Viewers have suspected it for months, now General Hospital is finally coming clean. On the January 31 episode of the ABC soap, high school senior Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell) will confess to a secret that's been haunting him since he was imprisoned last spring — he was brutally raped by a fellow inmate. ...
For those of us stuck in the colder climes during this miserable winter, what could be better than keeping the home fires burning with laughter? Not so easy when ABC, which boasts the best all-around night of comedy with its Wednesday lineup, is currently in a repeat cycle. (No new episodes of anything besides the effervescent Cougar Town until Feb. 9 — and that's the night when Cougar is temporarily benched for the not-so-bright Mr. Sunshine.)
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At least NBC has stepped up with its ...
If there's one thing the Community gang is not good at, it's romance. And with the show's Valentine's Day episode around the corner, things are only going to get worse. "Things are going to go wrong, and comically so," star Gillian Jacobs tells TVGuide.com.
Plus: Get the details on an upcoming appearance by LeVar Burton and an episode that will take the study group outside of Greendale.
Watch the full interview in the video after the jump.
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games, the highly anticipated movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins' futuristic young adult thriller, will hit theaters March 23, 2012, Lionsgate announced.
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The book trilogy follows 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world called Panem. Everdeen participates in an annual event where 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors — literally — with all citizens required to watch.
Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is locked in a custody fight for her daughter, Krishna.
On Wednesday, Adam Dell sued for custody, claiming that Lakshmi is "either unable or unwilling to moderate either her social or business travel" for the child's sake," The Associate Press reports. The venture capitalist claims that although a paternity test proved he's Krishna's father, Lakshmi is sidelining him for her current boyfriend, Ted Forstmann.
Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has undergone surgery for a perforated ulcer, The Associated Press reports.
Jackson was admitted to a Wellington, New Zealand, hospital on Wednesday after suffering severe stomach pains, his publicist said. He is now resting comfortably and expected to make a full recovery.