The 2010 Miss America Pageant
Miss America Pageant
As we settle into the new year, it's time to crown a new Miss America. What began as a quaint beauty contest on the beaches of Atlantic City is now a huge pageant that is being hosted by Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino. Brooke Burke and Chris Harrison host, and the judges include Joy Behar, Dancing with the Stars pro Tony Dovolani, Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry and country crooner Marc Wills. The lucky young woman who walks off with the title will be the 90th winner. — Jennifer Sankowski
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Shedding for the Wedding
Shedding for the Wedding helps couples look their best on their big day, but don't confuse it with E!'s competition show Bridalplasty.
"I despise Bridalplasty," said executive producer Dave Broome Friday at the Television Critics Association winter previews. " I would never make a...
Shameless fans wondering about where the youngest Gallagher child came from will soon get an explanation.
In the Showtime series, drunken patriarch Frank (William H. Macy) is so unreliable, his oldest daughter Fiona (Emmy Rossum) has to manage the hectic household and her five siblings. Baby Liam (Blake and Brennan Johnson) is obviously of mixed parentage -- born from the same mother, but with an unknown father -- a fact that was glossed over in the show's premiere.
"We've explained the inability to figure out his heritage," executive producer John Wells said at the Television Critics Association winter previews Friday. "But there are actually a couple episodes coming ...
ABC has picked up the half-hour comedy Suburgatory, the network announced Thursday.
ABC picks up Charlie's Angels Pilot
Produced and written by Emily Kapnek (Hung), Suburgatory will follow a New York City girl who moves to a cookie-cutter community — only to find that the suburbs are much scarier than any horror movie she's seen.
The Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore has set another ratings record for MTV.
Thursday's episode drew 8.6 million viewers, improving slightly over the Season 3 premiere to become the network's most-watched series telecast ever.
Golden Globe Awards
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says a lawsuit filed by a former Golden Globes publicist alleging "payola schemes" is "completely without merit."
"This is no more than the case of a disgruntled former consulting firm, whose contract was not renewed, attempting to take advantage once again of the Globes' international stage for their own gain," the HFPA said in a statement.