Charles Barkley has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges related to a DUI arrest, and faces jail time.
The former NBA star, 45, is scheduled to begin a five-day jail sentence starting March 21, the Associated Press reports. He must also pay a $2,000 fine and attend an alcohol-treatment program, as well as install an ignition-locking device in his cars that requires sobriety for the engine to start. Barkley's lawyer was not immediately available for comment.
Barkley was arrested outside a Scottsdale, Ariz., nightclub...
TNT has already signed the Timothy Hutton drama Leverage for a second season, but the show's team of crack con artists will have to make it through Tuesday's season finale (airing at 10 pm/ET) to get there. Last week's episode ended with Hutton's team leader, Nate, feeling betrayed by Sophie, the master of accents played by TVGuide.com celebrity blogger Gina Bellman.
Hutton, a 1980 Academy Award winner for Ordinary People, talked to TVGuide.com about what the team will face next season, how Nate is handling the reappearance of his ex-wife (Kari Matchett), and his character's growing reliance on booze.
If you aren't feeling the new American Idol voting system, you've got a friend in Season 7 finalist Brooke White. She tells TVGuide.com she's certain she wouldn't have strummed her way all the way to the top 5 last year if this year's rules were in play, and also gives us the lowdown on her new album and health campaign — plus her thoughts on Season 8.
TVGuide.com: Have you been watching this season at all?
Brooke White: You know what, I ...
Tyra Banks, America's Next Top Model
You don't need to be a leggy Glamazon to be a model anymore. For the first time in America's Next Top Model history, Tyra Banks has set her sights on casting the vertically challenged.
Banks announced Monday that Cycle 13 of the reality competition series will only consider applicants 5-feet-7-inches and shorter to participate on the show — which, by modeling-industry standards, is considered bite-size. (What up now, Randy Newman?)
"There have been top supermodels in the past that weren't as tall as the industry demands, like fashion icon ...
Sean Penn and Penelope Cruz
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has congratulated Milk and Vicky Cristina Barcelona on the films' victories at Sunday's Academy Awards. Milk picked up two awards: best actor for Sean Penn, who portrayed slain gay-rights activist/politician Harvey Milk, and original screenplay for Dustin Lance Black. Penelope Cruz was named supporting actress for her work in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona, in which she gets entangled in a three-way relationship with Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johansson.
"GLAAD applauds those who have ...
Adam Carolla has an Ace in the Hole with CBS: The Eye has given an 11th-hour pickup to his sitcom, The Hollywood Reporter reports.
Written by Carolla with Kevin Hench (The Man Show), the multicamera series stars Carolla as a ...
Hugh Jackman, The 81st Academy Awards
ABC's broadcast of the 81st annual Academy Awards averaged 36.3 million total viewers, for a 13 percent larger audience than last year's show, which hit an all-time low of 32 million viewers.
[Cue extended dance number featuring Beyonce.]
All told, this year's Oscars stand as the most-watched entertainment program of the 2008-09 season as well as the tube's most-watched entertainment telecast since ...
Tom Cruise, Jimmy Kimmel
We've all seen behind-the-scenes videos for movies and television shows, but how about a 30 second promo?
Jimmy Kimmel escaped from a burning home with Tom Cruise for the spot, which debuted during Sunday night's Oscars. He took the bit further by showing his Jimmy Kimmel Live audience a spoof video that features the stars talking about how the spot came to fruition.
Watch the video after the jump.
Christian Bale, The Dark Knight
As Heath Ledger became the second posthumous Oscar winner over the weekend, his film, The Dark Knight, wrote itself into history books as well. The Bat sequel became the fourth film to cross the $1 billion threshold in worldwide box office, joining Titanic, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Variety reports.
The Dark Knight, which was re-released in IMAX theaters Jan. 23, has now grossed ...
At this rate, Meredith might not ever get to call herself Derek's fiancée, let alone blush as his bride.
Grey's Anatomy is MIA for the next few weeks, but the ABC serial will return with a bang on March 12, when Derek decides to call it quits.
Already, of course, Dr. Shepherd is in a dark place, having ...