Kristen Dalton, Miss North Carolina
Miss North Carolina Kristen Dalton has been crowned Miss USA 2009.
Dalton, 22, an aspiring motivational speaker who calls Wilmington home, edged past 50 beauty queens for the coveted honor Sunday, including first runner-up Miss ...
Oprah Winfrey chose not to air a pre-taped episode of her talk show marking the 10th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, saying it was overly focused on the killers.
"I decided to pull the Columbine show today," Winfrey wrote on her site and Facebook page. "After reviewing it, I thought it ...
Rose O'Donnell, Susan Boyle
Underneath Susan Boyle's frumpy frock and frizzy curls, Rosie O'Donnell sees a giant green ogre — "Shrek comes to life," in the words of the actress and former talk-show host.
Don't start with the pot-calling-the-kettle-black comments yet. The outspoken comedienne ...
Sunday's ratings summary:
NBC's coverage of the Miss USA Pageant averaged nearly 5 million viewers over its two-hour run.
The Amazing Race topped the hour with 10.4 million total viewers, followed by a repeat of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (7.56 mil). Fox's Sit Down, Shut Up premiered to 5.2 mil, fumbling 20 percent of lead-in The Simpsons' audience.
An audience of 13.65 million turned up for Desperate Housewife Edie's final hurrah, a 7 percent drop from the show's last fresh outing. CBS/Hallmark's The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler placed second, averaging 9.82 mil over its two-hour run. (Watch my video Q&A with Anna Paquin here, fourth item down.) Celebrity Apprentice's double-elimination drew 8.32 mil, a three-week high.
Brothers & Sisters topped the demos but was matched in total viewers (9.63 mil) by Irena Sendler; in fact, CBS' TV movie pulled ahead of the ABC serial by the end of the night.
Other ratings mentions:
• On Friday, Prison Break returned to an audience of 3.38 mil, plunging 32 percent from its winter finale.
• NBC's Kings, in its first Saturday-night showcase, delivered 2.41 mil, down 33 percent from its most recent Sunday outing.
Zac Efron is a marquee name: The tween heartthrob took down Oscar winners Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck and Helen Mirren at the box office as 17 Again ruled with $24.1 million.
The body-swapping comedy exceeded expectations and easily took the top spot from Hannah Montana: The Movie, starring Efron's fellow tween idol, Miley Cyrus. Hannah Montana fell to ...
Michael Emerson, Lost
With Lost's season finale now three-and-a-half weeks (including one clip show) away, Michael Emerson is letting slip some info about what's in store for Ben, the others and, well, the Others.
Airing May 13, the Season 5 finale is "so packed with action," Emerson tells TV Guide Network's Hollywood 411. "So many storylines come to a really big head, and we finally get to lay eyes on ...
The Dancing with the Stars ballroom was unable to transform a Jackass into a gentleman, but Steve-O's OK with that. "I wasn't going to win the whole deal, so I think I got out of it at the right time," the latest casualty tells TVGuide.com. But don't think he's not appreciative of the experience. Find out what else Steve-O — who can next be seen on the small-screen in his MTV special Steve-O: Demise and Rise, which chronicles his recovery from drug addiction — has to say about his time on the hardwood, that lowly score of 4 he got and why he's looking for redemption.
Mumbai police are investigating a report that the father of a Slumdog Millionaire child star tried to sell her, but he says he was the victim of a "dirty" undercover scheme by a British tabloid whose reporters attempted to trick him.
The News of the World claimed Rafiq Qureshi, who lives in the slums with his daughter, offered to sell 9-year-old Rubina Ali for roughly $300,000.
"They played dirty with us, but ...
Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, Pineapple Express
While the more ecologically minded might celebrate Earth Week by planting a tree, others might find other uses for said trees. Check out our top 10 stoner movie moments and then share your favorites in the comments below. [Warning: The following clips contain adult content, language and plants.]
10. True Romance
Before he was a Hollywood heartthrob, Brad Pitt had a small-but-memorable role as Floyd in the Quentin Tarantino-penned True Romance. As gangsters storm his home with guns a-blazin', he was still hospitable enough to offer them a hit off his plastic honey-bear bong.
Watch clips from True Romance and other top moments after the jump.