Networks' spring presentations to advertisers are scripted affairs. At TNT and TBS' announcements last week, known as "upfronts," stars major and minor walked onstage in a hall filled with advertising executives to deliver carefully worded talks about their shows. Almost all read from prompters.
Until Tyler Perry took the stage.
The playwright, filmmaker and actor spoke with no notes about his two series on TBS: House of Payne and Meet the Browns.
90210 star Jennie Garth has opened up for the first time about her heart problem: a leaky valve.
"[I]t's a common thing. A lot of people have it. They don't know they have it... [it] leaks blood," she tells Access Hollywood. "It's your connection ...
Do people tell you that you look like a particular celebrity? Well, now you can look even more like one — for a few days at least.
TV Guide Network has launched an "I'm a Celebrity Look-a-Like" contest where you can enter to win a role on the network's hit series Look-A-Like. Viewers have until June 21 to submit photos at www.TVGuide.com/LAL. The top five celebrity doppelgängers will be put to a final vote on TVGuide.com between June 29 and July 9. TV Guide Network will reveal the winner on July 10.
The luckiest lookalike will win ...
Jon and Kate Gosselin
Jon & Kate Plus 8's Kate Gosselin reportedly kept a tight financial leash on her husband, Jon, limiting him to a daily $5 allowance, Us Weekly reports.
"She used to give him only $5 to spend, and if he was out and needed more money, she would give him hell," David Rothermel, Jon Gosselin's former employer at Style Craft Corp., tells the magazine.
Rothermel tells Us he witnessed Kate "raising hell" one day when ...
Marko Jaric and Adriana Lima
Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima and NBA star Marko Jaric are expecting their first child together this winter.
The Brazilian supermodel and Memphis Grizzlies player eloped on Valentine's Day this year with a private ceremony in Jackson Hole, Wyo., according to People.
Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter, Exodus Tyson, has died after accidentally hanging herself on a piece of exercise equipment at home.
Phoenix Police Department Officer James Holmes told TVGuide.com that Exodus Tyson died at 11:45 a.m. (MST) in what he called a "tragic accident." An autopsy is expected to be performed. Holmes said the family is asking for privacy in the matter.
Tyson's daughter was...
Kris Humphries, Kim Kardashian
Finding romance on television is hard, but holding onto it on television is even more difficult. Look no further than Kim Kardashian and Kris Humprhies divorcing after 72 days — yes, days — of marriage. Are we shocked? Hardly. After all, he didn't even know she was previously married until, like, five months ago. And they're not the only (soon-to-be) divorced reality-TV couple. Check out our roundup of the small-screen lovebirds who didn't have a happy ending.
George Takei and Brad Altman
The California Supreme Court's decision to uphold the state's gay-marriage ban won't affect George Takei's marriage, but the actor is still unhappy with the ruling.
Although the court upheld Proposition 8, a ballot initiative passed by voters in November that banned gay marriage, the ruling held that the nearly 18,000 marriages that took place before the vote — including Takei's Sept. 14 wedding to longtime partner Brad Altman — are still valid. Takei said the ruling is bittersweet.
"They decided to be indecisive," Takei tells TVGuide.com. "It was a ruling ...
Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter, Exodus, is on life support after an accident involving home exercise equipment, police said.
Exodus Tyson's 7-year-old brother found her on a treadmill with her neck caught in a cord that dangles from the console of the machine, police told The Associated Press. Exodus' mother removed the cord, called police and tried to revive the girl.
Exodus was rushed from her Phoenix home to a hospital where she was in "extremely critical condition" and on life support, police Sgt. Andy Hill said. Mike Tyson had been in Las Vegas but flew to Phoenix immediately when he learned of the accident, Hill said.
Hill called the incident...