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|In reality TV news: designers 51-year-old Marla Duran from Allentown, PA and 22-year-old Diana Eng from Jacksonville, FL, and 18-year-old model Eliza were all eliminated Wednesday on Bravo's "Project Runway 2."
"Lost" regular Cynthia Watros (Libby) pled guilty to drunken driving in Hawaii
Thursday. She was fined $370, had her license suspended for 90 days and ordered to receive alcohol counseling.
Dr. Phil has struck a deal with Match.com to offer relationship advice online through the site's premium service, "MindFindBlind," which costs subscribers an extra $12.99 per month.
A federal prosecutor in the tax fraud case of "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch has accused Hatch of intentionally failing to report his prize from the reality show in order to avoid paying taxes on it. Hatch's lawyer claiming that his client simply relied on bad advice from a bookkeeper.
Melissa Joan Hart and her husband, Mark Wilkerson, are welcoming their first child together Wednesday, a baby boy who they named Mason Walter Wilkerson.
Ted Koppel has joined NPR, where he will provide commentary and serve as an analyst during breaking news and special events.
Jane Kaczmarek, Brenda Strong, Jerry Rice, Leeza Gibbons, and Brian McKnight are among the celebrities serving as judges of the 2006 Miss America Pageant.
The Producers Guild of America has dropped "Curb Your Enthusiasm" from its awards ballot after realizing the series did not meet eligibility requirements because it had not aired a new episode until after the deadline for consideration had passed.
|BET have announced a new reality show focusing on Lil' Kim in the two weeks before she headed to prison to begin serving her 366-day sentence for perjury. "Lil' Kim: Countdown to Lockdown" is scheduled to debut later this year.
Former Disney boss Michael Eisner has signed on to host a CNBC talk show. "Conversations with Michael Eisner" will air every other month on the cable news channel.
Howard Stern is now able to sell the roughly $200 million in Sirius Satellite Radio stock he received as part of his five-year deal with the company after meeting certain targets for subscriber growth.
Spike TV is adapting the Blade trilogy into a two-hour original drama that will premiere in June.
|In reality TV news: ESPN anchor Kenny Mayne was the first celebrity eliminated from ABC's "Dancing with the Stars 2" Friday night.
Jury selection began Tuesday in the federal tax evasion trial of original "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch, who's accused of failing to pay the IRS for his show winnings.
Gay-oriented cable channel Logo is teaming up with Rosie O'Donnell to develop "Simply Sketch," a sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-comers performing a variety of comedy bits, including musical numbers and commercial and movie parodies.
"The Bernie Mac Show," "Everybody Hates Chris," and "Half and Half" snagged five nods a piece to lead the list of Television Comedy nominees at the 37th NAACP Image Awards, airing March 3 on FOX. "Grey's Anatomy" nabbed four nominations in the Television Drama category. In the Recording category, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, and Mariah Carey grabbed four
noms each while Crash garnered six nominations to lead the Motion Picture category.
"Malcolm in the Middle" star Justin Berfield (Reese) has bought Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey's house. The home, features in the ex-couple's "Newlyweds," was listed for $3.75 million.
Michael J. Fox is set to star in a three-episode arc of ABC's "Boston Legal," playing a business tycoon and cancer sufferer, beginning Tuesday and concluding Feb. 7.
Robert Redford and Sean Penn are offering wisdom to aspiring documentarians about storytelling and journalism in an online survival guide for Current TV, Al Gore's new TV network, which obtains most of its programming from audience members.
"60 Minutes" producer Rome Hartman is taking over as executive producer of the "CBS Evening News," replacing Jim Murphy. Hartman doesn't plan on making any radical changes to the tube's number three newscast.
Howard Stern made his uncensored debut on Sirius Satellite Radio Monday and denied rumors that he is married to girlfriend Beth Ostrosky. Stern also introduced George Takei as his new on-air announcer.
CBS has announced the names of the 16 castaways competing in "Survivor: Panama--Exile Island," including Dan Barry, a retired astronaut from South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Tina Scheer, a logging sports promoter from Hayward, Wisconsin. The 12th season of the reality competition premieres Feb. 2.
"Sopranos" actor Lillo Brancato was arraigned on murder charges Monday, stemming from the shooting of an off-duty police officer last month. Brancato pled innocent to the charges.
The woman suing Bill Cosby for sexual assault complained to federal judge Monday that Cosby's getting "star treatment." She's in turn asking court to release sealed documents.
Goldie Hawn and "Cheers" creator James Burrows will be honored at the 12th annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival this spring.
Simon Cowell will be executive producing a new FOX talent show called "Duets" that pairs celebrities up with professional singers to perform for a panel of judges, with viewers determining who gets the hook, per the Hollywood Reporter.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources