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|Austin Carty, a 24-year-old aspiring actor and author from High Point, NC, was voted off of CBS's "Survivor: Panama" Thursday, after telling teammates he had feigned weakness to escape becoming a target.
Teri Hatcher spoke publicly Thursday about her experience of being molested as a child and stating that she plans to use the painful experience to become an advocate for other abuse victims.
Robert Blake and his lawyers were due in court Friday to request a new civil trial. Blake cites jury problems as the main reason he wants a second go-round. The "Baretta" star was on the losing end of a $30 million judgment last year.
Bob Woodruff is heading home from the New York treatment facility where he has been recuperating since being injured in Iraq in January. "Though I know there is still a long road ahead, it's nice to be feeling more like myself again," the newsman wrote in a note to his ABC colleagues.
Prince Harry celebrated the end of his military training with a visit to a lap dancing club, British newspapers reported Saturday.
|In reality TV news: Mandisa Hundley (or just "Mandisa" as she prefers to be called), a 29-year-old from Antioch, TN, once deemed the best female singer on FOX's "American Idol 5" by Simon Cowell, was voted off the talent search Wednesday night, leaving eight contestants in the competition. Also on
Wednesday, self-described dating nerds David Spiker, a 30-year-old musician, and Lori Willems, a 22-year-old Pizza Hut Manager, both from Manhattan, KS, was "Philiminated" on CBS's "The Amazing Race 9." Third on Wednesday, Mollie Sue Steenis, a 25-year-old waitress from Tampa, FL, became the fifth girl eliminated from UPN's "America's Next Top Model 6."
Finally on Wednesday, Lisa Parks, a 45-year-old from Los Angeles, CA, was eliminated from Bravo's "Top Chef."
Paula Abdul has filed a police report involving an incident at a recent party that she claimed left her with a concussion and spinal cord injuries, Us Weekly reports. Reps for the "American Idol" judge had no comment.
An Associated Press-TV Guide poll shows that 49 percent of respondents prefer Katie Couric in the morning, while only 29 percent prefer the CBS anchorwoman-to-be at night.
Steven Spielberg, Mark Burnett, and FOX are partnering on new reality series "On The Lot," which intends to give viewers the chance to discover the next big Hollywood director. The series launches next season.
Eva Longoria will appear on a giant reproduction of a Maxim magazine cover in the Nevada desert as part of a promotion for the magazine's 100-issue milestone.
Donald Trump Jr., Steve Madden, and Chad Hedrick will headline the panel of celebrity judges at the Miss USA 2006 pageant on Apr. 21.
"Lost" executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse have signed seven-figure deals to hold down their jobs for another season, per the Hollywood Reporter.
NBC Entertainment is launching Crane Couture, a fashion line based on the style of "Passions" character Fancy Crane.
"The Gilmore Girls" has wrapped its production season with guest appearances by indie bands including Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo, Joe Pernice, and Sparks.
|In reality TV news: Melanie Torres, a 28-year-old from Terries, NM, was eliminated Tuesday on USA's "Nashville Star 4."
Katie Couric confirmed on the "Today" show Wednesday that she is leaving NBC at the end of May to join CBS and become the first woman to solo anchor a network evening newscast, and a regular contributor to "60 Minutes." Couric made the announcement on the same day she celebrated her 15th anniversary on "Today." NBC has reportedly tapped ABC's Meredith Vieira to
fill Couric's shoes, the New York Daily News reports.
"South Park," "Boston Legal," "The Shield," "House," Martin Scorsese's documentary "No Direction Home: Bob Dylan," and "Battlestar Galactica" are among the winners of the 65th Annual
Peabody Awards, which will be handed out at a June 5 ceremony hosted by Jon Stewart.
David Hasselhoff has filed court documents requesting that his estranged wife Pamela Bach complete a drug rehab program and submit to random drug testing. The couple is in the process of divorcing.
"American Idol 5" reject Lisa Tucker will guest star on an Apr. 27 episode of "The O.C."
Lifetime has reportedly scored rerun rights to "Desperate Housewives" after battling with TBS to acquire the show, per Daily Variety.
A judge has ruled that "Smallville" may be infringing on the copyrights held on the Superboy character by the widow and daughter of Jerome Siegel, originator of the comic book series. Warner Bros. is vowing to appeal
|In reality TV news: Bryce Gahagan, a 28-year-old home builder from Kansas City, MO, became the seventh contestant fired Monday from NBC's "The Apprentice 5."
The Washington Post reported that NBC "Today" show host Katie Couric has sealed a deal with CBS to anchor the "CBS
Evening News" and become a regular on "60 Minutes." An announcement on Couric's move to CBS could come as early as tomorrow, when she marks her 15th anniversary on "Today."
Russ Mitchell has been tapped as the permanent anchor of the Sunday edition of "CBS Evening News" after rotating in the job with Mika Brzezinski.
John Stamos has signed on to join the cast of NBC's "E.R." as a regular beginning with the first episode of the medical drama's 13th season next fall. He'll reprise his role as paramedic Tony Gates.
Just months after splitting with "One Tree Hill" costar Sophia Bush, Chad Michael Murray, 24, is engaged to an 18-year-old extra on the show, Kenzie Dalton, People reports.
Rick Springfield is set to perform his '80s classic "Jesse's Girl" and other tunes at the Daytime Emmy Awards airing live on ABC Apr. 28 from the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
"Sesame Beginnings," a new DVD series from the creators of "Sesame Street," has drawn criticism among some child-development experts for targeting children under two.
MTV has announced plans to launch MTV Tres, a new channel targeting 12- to 34-year-old bilingual and bicultural U.S. Latinos, which the company says is an underserved market.
Green Day rocked Nickelodeon’s Kids' Choice Awards, winning favorite music group and favorite song for "Wake Me Up When September Ends." Drake Bell and Jamie Lynn Spears won favorite TV actor and actress, and Chris Rock won the "Wannabe Award." Justin Timberlake beat Hugh Jackman in the burp-off contest.
Five of the jurors who found Robert Blake liable for the death of his wife have denied charges of jury misconduct brought by Blake's camp. A hearing on the defense's motion to get a new trial is scheduled for Apr. 7.
The broadcasting world is awaiting word whether Katie Couric will jump ship from NBC's "Today" once her contract ends May 31 and head to "CBS Evening News." An announcement is expected very soon.
CMT is planning to air "Finding Miss America," a new seven-episode reality series giving a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Miss America contestants competing in preliminary competitions leading up to the big show.
Country music legend Kenny Rogers is set to perform on Wednesday's "American Idol 5" on FOX.
NBC's "Law & Order" is returning to its regular Wednesday 10 p.m. ET time slot with new episodes while rookie drama "Heist"
will go up against ABC's "Lost" at 9 p.m. ET. Speaking of "Law & Order," Jerry Lewis will make dramatic guest appearance on
the "SVU" edition as the homeless uncle of Detective Munch (Richard Belzer) who becomes a murder suspect. The episode is slated to air in June.
Jessica Biel and Barry Watson will return to "7th Heaven" for the WB show's' May 8 series finale.
NBC's "Weekend Today" co-anchor Campbell Brown, 37, tied the knot Sunday with FOX News analyst Dan Senor, 34, in Beaver Creek, Colorado, according to People.
Raj Bhakta, the 30-year-old ex-"Apprentice" contestant running for Congress in suburban Philadelphia, admitted that he'd been busted twice on drunk-driving charges, allegations first reported by the Smoking Gun Website.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources