Doctor Who, Matt Smith
Rejoice! The BBC has ordered 14 new episodes of Doctor Who starring Matt Smith, The Guardian reports. But only the Time Lord may know when they'll air.
It's not clear exactly when the episodes will be scheduled, but a "good chunk" of them will air in 2012 , a BBC spokesman told the paper. "The new commission is a big commitment, not many other shows have such a commitment so far in advance. We do not know yet how many will air in 2012," the spokesman said.
Sean Young, Michael Lohan and Bai Ling
Actress Sean Young, Hollywood dad Michael Lohan, and baseball star Dwight "Doc" Gooden are among the famous patients who will join Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew for Season 5, VH1 announced Tuesday.
The new season, which premieres Sunday, June 26 at 9/8c, also features Miss Long Island Lolita herself Amy Fisher, Guns 'N' Roses drummer Steven Adler (his second time on the show), actress Bai Ling, Baywatch actor Jeremy Jackson and Survivor castaway Jessica "Sugar" Kiper.
Peggy Tanous, Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney
Who doesn't like a good catfight? The drink-throwing, the shoving and rancor that culminated The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 6 finale drew a series-high 2.88 million viewers, a 17 percent increase over the previous season's conclusion, according to Nielsen Media Research.
The Bravo program also attracted 1.86 million viewers aged 18-to-49, a 3 percent increase in the industry-prized demographic over last year's season-ender.
It wasn't the best week to be the star of The Bachelorette. First, Ashley was roasted on a group date as jokes focused on her small chest and being third choice to last year's The Bachelor. Then, Bentley decided to leave, not only momentarily breaking Ashley's heart, but further proving to viewers just how awful he is. Host Chris Harrison addresses why producers didn't step in to stop Bentley and hints at his return.
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NBC has retained the rights to the Olympics through 2020 in a new deal that covers four more games.
Comcast, NBC's new parent company, agreed Tuesday to acquire the rights to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, and the next two Olympics, whose host cities have not yet been chosen. The deal is worth $4.38 billion.
NBC Universial CEO Steve Burke said he was "extremely pleased" to continue to carry the games.
"Broadcasting sports events is an important part of our business and the Olympics are obviously a significant part of the portfolio," Burke said. "We have a talented and experienced ...
Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole
Simon Cowell says he tried to keep Cheryl Cole on both versions of The X Factor and that he takes "full responsibility" for the drama surrounding her exits from the shows.
Denying reports that Cole was axed because of her thick Newcastle, England, accent, and that she didn't jibe with Paula Abdul on the judges' panel, Cowell said he thought Cole would be happier back home in England on the original X Factor.
The X Factor: Cheryl Cole out, Nicole Scherzinger in
"She was good on the American show. I personally thought she was missing her family and friends. She just looked a little bit, I wouldn't say uncomfortable, but just not ...
Compared to his Donald Trump pizza rant last week, Jon Stewart's Daily Show skewering of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner was downright tame — that's because the comedian had no idea what to say about his old friend's sex scandal.
"I don't know what to do anymore! It's killing me," Stewart said on Monday's Daily Show, hours after Weiner admitted to sending lewd photos of himself to women on Twitter. Stewart had previously said he was torn over cracking jokes at Weiner's expense because they had been friends for more than 20 years.
Watch Anthony Weiner's press conference
"Perhaps the most upsetting thing about ...