The Emmys will soon have some competition.
The Paley Center for Media is launching a television awards show in May 2012, CEO Pat Mitchell announced Wednesday.
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The show will be broadcast from New York City to coincide with upfront presentations, when the networks traditionally unveil their fall lineups to advertisers.
Fox still hasn't confirmed whether Steven Tyler will be sitting behind the judges' table on American Idol come January, but bandmate Joe Perry isn't at a loss for words about the idea.
During a recent interview with the Calgary Herald, Perry seemed unsure he'd have a job with Tyler's new gig. "He's signed a contract that's taking him out of the music business for up to seven months of the year — that kind of throws a wrench into things," the Aerosmith guitarist said.
There is life beyond the great white light for at least one Lost actor: Sam Anderson has been tapped for a guest-starring role on NCIS, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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The veteran character actor will appear in Season 8's second episode as Walter Carmichael, a middle school teacher whose classroom becomes a crime scene when one of his students is kidnapped. The episode also features William Devane (Knots Landing) as the grandfather of the abducted girl.
Anderson, 65, is perhaps best known...
Hollywood has finally gotten around to giving Ronald Reagan the big-screen presidential biopic treatment.
Reagan will trace the path from the 40th president's childhood and acting career all the way to the White House. The film is based on Paul Kengor's best-selling biographies The Crusader and God and Ronald Reagan.
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Piers Morgan will take over for Larry King beginning in January, CNN announced Wednesday.
Morgan will host a new interview show weekdays at 9/8c for the network and write a weekly column for CNN.com. After negotiations between NBC and CNN, he'll also retain his seat on the judges' panel of America's Got Talent and is expected to keep hosting Britain's Piers Morgan's Life Stories.
America's Next Top Model
For America's Next Top Model's 15th cycle, Tyra Banks is bringing in a big gun, Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani, in an effort to kick the competition up a notch and actually discover, well, a supermodel.
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"It's one of the most influential magazines in the fashion business," says exec producer Laura Fuest, who adds, "People who wouldn't return our calls are saying, 'We'd love to be part of the show.'"
Contestants will be shot ...