Roger Ebert, Oprah
Cancer robbed Roger Ebert of the ability to speak four years ago. Now the famed film critic has found a new voice that sounds like his old one.
Using a new text-to-speech software by Scottish computer programming company CereProc, Ebert debuted his synthesized yet familiar voice on Tuesday's The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Roger Ebert to sit down with Oprah
The 67-year-old Pulitzer Prize winner, who had part of his jawbone removed in a battle with thyroid cancer, previously used standard computerized voices until CereProc sampled audio clips of Ebert's past film commentaries to fashion a semblance of his voice. The technology allows Ebert ...
NCIS - Mark Harmon, Gena Rowlands
With appearances by Tony DiNozzo's father and Jethro Gibbs' former mother-in-law among others, this season's NCIS has been about the back stories and personal lives of NCIS team members.
"We've all had those opportunities on the show to dig more deeply into the characters and I think it's deserving," star Mark Harmon (Gibbs) said at the Paley Center for Media event about the series Monday night. "I think the fans deserve it...
The Dream, Christina Milian
It's a girl for Christina Milian!
The singer and her husband, R&B music producer The-Dream (real name: Terius Youngdell Nash), welcomed a daughter, Violet Madison Nash, on Friday night, her rep told TVGuide.com.
Christina Milian is expecting
Violet is the ...
A cause of death for Marie Osmond's son, Michael Blosil, has been deferred pending toxicology tests to determine if Blosil committed suicide, the Los Angeles coroner's office told TVGuide.com.
Marie Osmond's son dies
"Police reported it as a possible suicide and we're investigating [it] as a suicide," chief coroner Ed Winter said. "We're just waiting for the toxicology to come in to make sure it ...
Jay Leno returned Monday night to The Tonight Show with only the slightest of nods to the late-night shakeup that ended his primetime run and led to the departure of his successor — and now predecessor — Conan O'Brien.
Leno books Adam Lambert and others for Tonight Show return
"It's good to be home," Leno said of the show business institution he hosted for 17 years. "I'm Jay Leno, your host — at least for a little while."
With that, Leno went into his familiar monologue about the day's news. But this one was...