More than her dancing skills, playful banter with fellow judge Nigel Lythgoe and kooky catchphrases, Mary Murphy is known for her high-pitched, high-octane scream -- a trademark of So You Think You Can Dance since Season 1.
Unfortunately, when Murphy returned to the judges table earlier this year, her calling card was nowhere to be heard, the sad result of undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer.
"At certain times during the audition trail, I was unable to even give a shout-out. One time, I tried to reach over to Nigel and say, 'Give that kid a ticket,' and it didn't come out," Murphy, 53, told reporters last week about her health struggles. "It broke my heart that the kids couldn't hear the excitement that I had for them...
CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes is refusing to issue an apology to Lance Armstrong about a story it ran alleging the seven-time Tour de France winner may have used performance-enhancing drugs, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
CBS News chairman and 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager issued a statement late Wednesday, calling the report "truthful, accurate and...
Fox's American Idol was the nation's most-watch prime-time program for the eighth consecutive year, and CBS wound up as the most-watched broadcast network for the eighth time in nine years, according to full-season Nielsen figures released Wednesday.
Josh Lucas is in final negotiations to star in NBC's midseason drama, The Firm, Deadline reports.
Lucas, 39, would play Mitchell McDeere in the series, the role originally played by Tom Cruise in the 1993 film of the same name. The show and the film are both based on...
Is there hope for The Event? More than two weeks after NBC pulled the plug on the ratings-challenged sci-fi drama, Entertainment Weekly reports that sister channel SyFy is considering turning Season 2 into a miniseries.
However, Craig Engler, senior vice president and general manager of SyFy Digital, rebuffed the report on Twitter shortly after the story was published Wednesday. "To answer some questions I've been getting, at this time we have...
Shaquille O'Neal announced he is retiring from professional basketball on his Twitter account Wednesday.
The 39-year-old wrote "I'm retiring" and linked to a video that showed him sitting down at an office desk. "We did it. 19 years, baby. I want to thank you very much," a smiling O'Neal said in the video. "That's why I'm telling you first that I'm about to...
Clarice Taylor, best known for playing Cliff Huxtable's mom on The Cosby Show, has died, People reports. She was 93.
Taylor was surrounded by her family when passed away Monday from heart failure.
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Showing that America loves aspiring amateurs even in summer, America's Got Talent Season 6 premiere got an average of 14.97 million people tuning in — its most-watched debut ever.