Ryan Seacrest, Ellen Degeneres
We like Twitter when it's done right: Funny, useful, or insightful — yes. Overly self-promoting, too frequent, or just plain boring — not so much. Chuck fans, you've made us proud with your Twitter campaign to save your beloved show from cancellation (click here to join the #savechuck movement). Oprah, please step it up, because right now you are #JPB (just plain boring).
Since it's #followfriday in Twitter-land, we've made a list of our top 20 current favorite Twitter-ers. (In entertainment Twitter-land, you can never tell whether the people are real or whether their publicists are doing the tweeting. We just think these are funny.) Tweet us your favorites! And if you still just don't get it, we won't judge you. Click here to learn more about Twitter.
1. Diablo Cody: "Re: Jon Gosselin allegedly cheating-- How awesome would it be if he had a secret *other* set of sextuplets living across town?"
2. Michael Ian Black: "Trying to decide whether or not to break out my rhinestone encrusted medical mask."
3. Rob Corddry: "Dear leggings, You look super great on women. Keep up the good work! Love, Rob"
Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have been accused of faking feuds and scripted appearances on The Hills, but they say their fear of swine flu is real.
Taking a cue from the real Spidey, the just-marrieds donned masks for their trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, saying they wore them as protection against the outbreak.
Paparazzi caught the masked pair walking on a beach, posing, and even kissing through their masks — even as unmasked bystanders looked on.
Vanessa Williams, Ugly Betty
What's up with Willi? Ever since she became a new mom, she hasn't really been herself — falling asleep in the office, passing up a hot date with a pectacular "manny." Sure, motherhood is difficult, but this is powerhouse editrix Wilhemina Slater; surely she can handle a diaper or two! As Ugly Betty returns from its spring hiatus Thursday (8 pm/ET, ABC) Vanessa Williams tells TVGuide.com about the changes in store for Willi as she questions the parentage of her surrogate son, mourns her lost love with Connor and recommits to her sinister plans for publishing-world domination. Plus, Williams the musician has a new album!
The Georgia man who repeatedly called and showed up at Tyra Banks' New York television studio has been convicted of stalking the model-turned-TV host.
Brady Green, was convicted of stalking, harassment, criminal trespass and attempted aggravated harassment by Manhattan Criminal Court Judge James Burke, according to The Associated Press. Green will be sentenced on June 18 and could face up to 90 days in jail.
Banks testified Wednesday that she...
Matt Giraud, American Idol
If you did not expect to see season-long front runner Adam Lambert in American Idol's bottom two this week, know that the singer who ultimately got sent home shares in your astonishment.
"I was definitely surprised that Adam was there with me," Matt Giraud said in a Thursday press conference call. "He didn't really like his performance [of "Feeling Good"], but I thought he was great."
Prior to landing in the bottom two, Adam was asked by host Ryan Seacrest to ally himself with either of two pairs of fellow singers — essentially declaring whether he thought he was safe this week as well as share his opinion on who wasn't.
"It was a cruel twist," said Matt ...
NBC isn't saying "you're fired" to Donald Trump just yet.
The Peacock has renewed The Donald's Celebrity Apprentice for another season to air in spring 2010. This will mark the show's ninth cycle, the first six of which were not celebrity-based.
This season ...
Jay Leno, Sumner Redstone
CBS's executive chairman doesn't think Jay Leno's new prime-time NBC show stands much of a chance.
Speaking with Larry King during a session at the Milken Institute Global Conference Wednesday, Sumner Redstone was confident in his network's ability to trump Leno, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"CSI will beat the hell out of him," Redstone said, referring to CBS' top-rated show...
Tom Cruise's Top Gun girlfriend Kelly McGillis is on the market — and this time she's looking for a lady.
The 51-year-old was asked on the SheWired.com internet show Girl Rock! what kind of partner she's looking for.
"Definitely a woman," McGillis said. "I'm done with the man thing. You need to move on in life.
McGillis, who has been married and divorced twice, has two daughters with second husband Fred Tillman. She described coming out as ...
Law & Order
Wednesday's ratings recap:
President Barack Obama's 100-day touch-base drew 19 million total viewers across ABC, CBS and NBC. That's down 39 percent from his previous prime-time address, though one must remember that Fox was not carrying the POTUS this go-round.
Fox instead went with Lie to Me, which matched last week's 7.88 mil. Similarly, Top Model held steady at 4 mil.
American Idol's reveal of the Top 4 played to 21.85 million viewers, down 6 percent week-to-week. Criminal Minds claimed second with 13.27 mil, dipping 280K. Lost found 8.81 mil celebrating its 100th episode, down 200 thou from its last fresh episode.
CSI: NY topped the hour with 12.47 mil, on par with its last new episode. Law & Order followed with 7.7 mil, its largest audience since Feb. 4. ABC's The Unusuals was flat with 5.08 mil.