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|In reality TV news: 24-year-old model Shannon Fluet from Boston, MA, and 28-year-old designer Zulema Griffin from New York, NY, were both eliminated Wednesday on Bravo's "Project Runway 2." On Thursday, Tyson, a 21-year-old Rubik’s Cube champ from Hillsborough, CA, and Thais, a 22-year-old model from Kearney, NJ, were eliminated from the WB's "Beauty and the
Geek 2." On Friday, rapper Percy "Master P" Miller and his partner Ashly Delgrosso were eliminated from ABC's "Dancing with the Stars 2."
Former "Eight Is Enough" star Dick Van Patten is recovering from a "slight stroke" according to Variety. The actor reportedly has problems with his left leg and arm but overall is "feeling great."
A former nurse is suing Aaron Spelling for sexually harassing her during her tenure working for the TV titan, according to TMZ.com. Spelling filed a preemptive lawsuit against the woman, Charlene Richards, last year, accusing of her of defamation.
Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan was arrested pled not guilty for charges of drunk driving Dec. 2 in Hollywood, TMZ.com reports.
Hundreds of people were sent away Thursday from an open casting call in San Diego for NBC's popular weight-loss reality series, "The Biggest Loser," after the restaurant holding the audition couldn't cope with the huge crowd.
"Friends" star Matthew Perry has signed on to play a genius comedy writer opposite D.L. Hughley and Steven Weber in an untitled drama created by Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing") and set behind the scenes at a fictional sketch comedy series ŕ la "Saturday Night Live."
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" sidekick Jeff Garlin will star in his own show for TBS titled "The Jeff Garlin Program," that will follow the on- and off-camera exploits of the star in a show-within-a-show concept.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith is being adapted for television, Us Weekly reports, minus the participation of the film's high-wattage stars, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
The first two seasons of Comedy Central's "South Park" and the MTV series "Laguna Beach" will be available for download on iTunes for $1.99 an episode.
"Lost" star Josh Holloway was named "hottest hunk" on television by In Touch Weekly.
|After only a few hours of deliberating, jurors found "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch guilty of failing to pay taxes on his $1 million prize from the reality show and other earnings. Hatch faces up to 13 years in federal prison and a $600,000 fine. He was acquitted of bank, mail, and wire fraud charges.
The Reverend Al Sharpton is demanding an apology from the Cartoon Network over an episode of "The Boondocks" that showed an animated Martin Luther King Jr. using the n-word.
"Melrose Place" stars Josie Bissett and Rob Estes are divorcing after almost 14 years of marriage. The couple have two children.
George Lopez has sent Jessica Simpson flowers to apologize for wisecracks he made about her ex, Nick Lachey, at the People's Choice Awards earlier this month.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler and her estranged husband, A.J., are suing a Seventh Avenue fashion house for allegedly using their pictures in a fashion spread without permission.
Pregnant Brooke Shields told People magazine that she and husband Chris Henchy are expecting another daughter. The couple are already the parents of two-year-old Rowan.
NBC has dropped the freshman drama "The Book of Daniel" from its schedule, though they have stopped short of officially canceling the series.
Donald Trump has announced plans to build a 45-story luxury condo building in Philadelphia along the Delaware River waterfront.
|In reality TV news: "Diff'rent Strokes" star Todd Bridges and professional figure skater Jenni Meno were the first pair eliminated on FOX's "Skating with Celebrities" Monday. Also on Monday, Jennifer Tammaro, a 25-year-old model who currently resides in Boston, MA, and Shiloh, a 29-year-old advertising manager who currently resides in Phoenix, AZ, were denied a rose
on ABC's "The Bachelor 8: Paris."
CBS and Warner Bros. Entertainment announced today plans to merge UPN and the WB into a new, fifth broadcast network called the CW that will launch in the fall of 2006. Both companies will have a 50 percent stake in the new net, which will feature the best programs from the WB and UPN, including "The Gilmore Girls" and
"America's Next Top Model."
Original "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch testified in his tax evasion trial that he decided not to pay taxes on his winnings from the show because he thought producers had paid them.
Kentucky's governor has rejected Pamela Anderson's bid to have the bust of KFC icon Colonel Sanders removed from the state capitol because she says he stands for "chicken torture." The governor defended the Colonel, saying he's a "Kentucky icon."
A judge has rejected a bail request for Daniel Robert Young, a 59-year-old California man charged with stalking former "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sierra.
Wole Parks, a 23-year-old actor who appeared in the sixth season of the MTV series "Undressed," pled not guilty to charges of fatally striking 25-year-old New York University grad student Hannah Engle with his car Saturday night while driving intoxicated, then fleeing the scene.
TheSmokingGun.com and Court TV are in talks to develop a scripted TV series based on the investigative Website, according to Variety.
NBC has announced the cancellation of "The West Wing" after seven seasons and "Will & Grace" after eight seasons. Both shows will conclude with extended episodes and retrospectives in May. Meanwhile, NBC is temporarily shutting down production on "My Name Is Earl" after star Jason Lee was diagnosed with chicken pox, but has picked up the rookie sitcom for a
Touchstone Television is reportedly offering the original stars of "Lost" a substantial pay raise in exchange for adding an additional year on to their current contracts. Per the Hollywood Reporter, the raise would bump salaries up to almost $80,000 an episode; most of the cast now makes between $20,000 to $40,000 per episode.
GLAAD has responded to remarks made by Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson on "American Idol," stating that the judges' quips, which included asking a male contestant if he was a girl, were offensive to the gay community.
Kate Moss is planning to talk to British police regarding their investigation into allegations that she used cocaine, but no timetable has been set for the interview, the model's rep said.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources