Not since the chess showdown between Garry Kasparov and Deep Blue has a competition between man and machine received so much attention.
IBM's supercomputer Watson took on former Jeopardy! champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter for their final matchup Wednesday. Jennings earned $24,000 overall and Rutter $21,600, winning prizes of $300,000 and $200,000 respectively.
Debra Messing, Law & Order: SVU
For her upcoming Law & Order: SVU guest role, Debra Messing is branching out from her Will & Grace roots and getting into her inner... Chris Hansen?
"I found out that Debra Messing was interested in coming onto the show. She and Mariska Hargitay are good friends. ... She didn't really know what she wanted to do and I didn't really have a story for her," associate producer and consultant Judy McCreary says. "All of a sudden it clicked, and I said 'What if we did a take on Chris Hansen, who hosts To Catch a Predator? And that's how the show was born."
Former Jersey Shore cast member Angelina Pivarnick and boyfriend David Kovacs are engaged, E! reports.
Kovacs popped the question to Pivarnick, 24, Wednesday at STYLE360 Sachika's fashion show during New York Fashion Week. "It was so surreal," she told E! News of the big moment. "The ring is huge. So big."
Bruno Mars has dodged a bullet in court.
The Grammy winner pleaded guilty to felony possession of cocaine Wednesday in Las Vegas. As part of the plea deal, Mars has been placed on probation for a year and must pay a $2,000 fine. He was also ordered to take a drug counseling course online and perform 200 hours of community service. If he abides by these requirements and keeps a clean record, the case against him will be dismissed.
Justin Bieber has answered burning questions of sex and healthcare in a new Rolling Stone interview, on newsstands Friday.
"I don't think you should have sex with anyone unless you love them," Bieber says. "I think you should just wait for the person you're... in love with," he added, sidestepping an abstinence-before-marriage question. Bieber has been photographed holding hands with Wizards of Waverly Place star Selena Gomez.
People continued to turn away from Traffic Light. After scathing reviews, Fox's relationship comedy premiered to 4.6 million viewers last week. This week, that number dropped to 3.6 million — while also plummeting 21 percent in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49 demographic. Have those green/yellow/red jokes on stand-by.