Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino
The cast of Jersey Shore may have coined a few catchy phrases on the show, but don't count on them getting their own trademarks any time soon.
According to The Washington Post, U.S. Patent and Trademark records show that cast members have had a tough time securing their signature nicknames.
Laura Ziskin has a tough job — and not just as one of Hollywood's most successful producers.
Ziskin, a breast cancer survivor who produced the Spider-Man trilogy, Pretty Woman and the Academy Awards — twice — also co-created Stand Up to Cancer, a special that has to engage audiences while dealing with one of the most sensitive subjects imaginable.
"I joke that I have to make cancer entertaining," Ziskin tells TVGuide.com. "It's a tough challenge, but I'm up for it. And I can promise you our show will be entertaining."
Stand Up To Cancer fundraiser returning in September
Friday's telethon will focus on survivors — including celebrities who haven't spoken out ...
The Emmys will soon have some competition.
The Paley Center for Media is launching a television awards show in May 2012, CEO Pat Mitchell announced Wednesday.
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The show will be broadcast from New York City to coincide with upfront presentations, when the networks traditionally unveil their fall lineups to advertisers.
Fox still hasn't confirmed whether Steven Tyler will be sitting behind the judges' table on American Idol come January, but bandmate Joe Perry isn't at a loss for words about the idea.
During a recent interview with the Calgary Herald, Perry seemed unsure he'd have a job with Tyler's new gig. "He's signed a contract that's taking him out of the music business for up to seven months of the year — that kind of throws a wrench into things," the Aerosmith guitarist said.
There is life beyond the great white light for at least one Lost actor: Sam Anderson has been tapped for a guest-starring role on NCIS, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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The veteran character actor will appear in Season 8's second episode as Walter Carmichael, a middle school teacher whose classroom becomes a crime scene when one of his students is kidnapped. The episode also features William Devane (Knots Landing) as the grandfather of the abducted girl.
Anderson, 65, is perhaps best known...
Hollywood has finally gotten around to giving Ronald Reagan the big-screen presidential biopic treatment.
Reagan will trace the path from the 40th president's childhood and acting career all the way to the White House. The film is based on Paul Kengor's best-selling biographies The Crusader and God and Ronald Reagan.
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Piers Morgan will take over for Larry King beginning in January, CNN announced Wednesday.
Morgan will host a new interview show weekdays at 9/8c for the network and write a weekly column for CNN.com. After negotiations between NBC and CNN, he'll also retain his seat on the judges' panel of America's Got Talent and is expected to keep hosting Britain's Piers Morgan's Life Stories.