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|Friday marked Meredith Vieira's swan song on "The View," with Barbara Walters & co. recruiting guests like Kelsey Grammer and Joan Rivers to provide the send-off. Vieira heads for NBC's "Today" show in September.
"Desperate Housewives" vixen Nicollette Sheridan was sued for breach of contract Thursday. Her former manager claims he helped land her career-reviving gig on the hit ABC series and now wants his due. Apparently, he wasn't able to make ends meet on residuals for such Sheridan non-classics as Raw Nerve and Dead Husbands.
Ruben Royce, the 21-year-old man accused of robbing "Lost" star Josh Holloway and his wife at gunpoint in their home last year, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday. Bail was set at $1 million.
|Adam Carolla and his wife, Lynette, welcomed twins, a boy named Sonny and a girl named Natalia, on Wednesday.
John O'Hurley and wife, Lisa, are expecting their first child together, the actor announced Wednesday.
Congress has approved legislation to increase FCC indecency fines from $32,500 to $325,000 per incident in the ongoing effort to clear the airwaves of any content deemed obscene or vulgar.
CBS is hopping on the iTunes bandwagon by making "C.S.I.," "Survivor," and other primetime programming available for download through the iTunes Music Store.
|Lawyers for Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards agreed Wednesday to a three-week extension of the keep-away order preventing Sheen from coming into contact with his estranged wife. Meanwhile, Heather Locklear's request for an order preventing Richards from coming into contact with Richie Sambora was denied.
Popeye, the spinach-loving sailor man, is coming to DVD after Warner Home Video reached a distribution deal with Hearst Entertainment and King Features Syndicate for all animated shorts and theatrical releases starring the scrawny seafarer.
Donald Trump and producer R.J. Cutler are signing with Hasbro to create a real estate reality show based on Monopoly, per Daily Variety.
|In reality TV news: Donald Trump hired British transplant Sean Yazbeck, a 33-year-old recruitment consultant from London, England, as his latest Apprentice in a live finale Monday night on NBC's "The Apprentice 5" over Lee Bienstock, a 22-year-old business analyst from New York City.
Winfrey showed up uninvited at several Tulsa, Oklahoma, wedding receptions over the weekend to collect footage for an upcoming talk-show segment to air in September.
Cartoon Network is adding all 45 original episodes of "Pee-wee's Playhouse" to its late night sister network Adult Swim's lineup.
CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier breathed on her own Friday after being
taken off a respirator. The journalist also underwent surgery to begin
repairing her legs, which were badly damaged during a car bomb attack in Baghdad
on Monday that killed four others. Dozier returned to the United
States for continued treatment on Sunday.
The BBC are launching "World News Today," a morning news program
with a global perspective on BBC World News, its international network that's
seeking to gain a greater audience in the United States.
8.4 million people tuned in for Katie Couric's "Today"
goodbye on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Couric
shelled out $6.3 million for a weekend retreat in the Hamptons, the Wall
Street Journal reports.
The makers of diet pill Stacker 2 are suing Joseph R. Gannascoli, who played Vito, the closeted gay mobster on
"The Sopranos," accusing him of not doing enough to promote their product after they paid him more than $300,000 over the last two years. Gannascoli has argued the drug makers simply didn't like that he was "doing the gay thing."
"Deadwood" creator David Milch has reached an agreement to wrap up the western series in a pair of two-hour movies, rather than a full fourth season, per the Hollywood Reporter.
Tom Green will host a weekly online talk show on ManiaTV.com starting June 15; the comedian set a new standard for gross-out antics on his short-lived MTV show in 2000.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources