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|Famed producer Aaron Spelling, father of Tori and countless TV hits, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles at age 83. The man behind "Beverly Hills 90210," "Love Boat," "7th Heaven," and so many others had suffered a stroke on June 18.
"Desperate Housewives" star swapped vows with stockbroker Tom Mahoney Saturday with costars Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman, along with husband William H. Macy, looking on.
This is first marriage for both.
"So You Think You Can Dance" host Lauren Sanchez and her husband, agent Patrick Whitesell, welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on Thursday, Us Weekly, reports.
CBS has put "Tuesday Night Book Club," a reality show about the members of a Scottsdale, Arizona, book club, on hiatus after two episodes until at least July 18.
|Hulk Hogan has put his Tampa-area home on the market for $25 million and moving his family to Miami Beach so his kids, Brooke, 18, and Nick, 15, can pursue singing and acting careers. "We'll head toward Miami like the Beverly Hillbillies," Hogan told the Miami Herald.
James Gandolfini is reportedly intervening in the salary dispute between HBO and two of his "Sopranos" costars, Steven Van Zandt and Tony Sirico, who are each demanding $200,000 an episode, more than double their previous take.
CBS is sending Katie Couric on a summer tour of several cities to meet informally with viewers and hear what they want from the evening news.
Ray Romano is looking to return to television as the star of an HBO comedy about a fortysomething billionaire with only six months to live, per the Hollywood Reporter.
"American Idol 5" runner-up Katharine McPhee told People magazine that she battled bulimia for five years and that she only sought help after successfully auditioning for the talent search. "...'American Idol' saved my life, because if I hadn't auditioned I don't think I would have gotten a handle on food," McPhee said.
|In reality TV news: Giacomo, a 21-year-old pizza maker from Euless, TX, was eliminated Monday on FOX's "Hell's Kitchen 2." On Tuesday, Stella Stopler, 33-year-old talent producer for MTV Networks from Tarzana, CA, and April Macie, a 30-year-old comedian from New York, NY, were eliminated on NBC's "Last Comic Standing 4."
Dan Rather is departing CBS, it was announced Tuesday by CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus. The longtime newsman's exit marks the end of a career with the network that was besmirched by a discredited report on President George W. Bush's National Guard service, leading to his retirement from anchoring "CBS Evening News," a slot soon to be filled by Katie Couric.
"Top of the Pops," one of the longest-running shows in British television history, will end its run after 42 years on July 30, the BBC announced Tuesday. With the show now attracting an audience of fewer than one million, "the time has come to bring the show to its natural conclusion," said the BBC's director of television Jana Bennett.
Corey Feldman and Corey Haim are teaming up for a satirical reality-based comedy called
"The Coreys," in which they will portray fictional versions of themselves.
Aaron Spelling is recovering after suffering a stroke over the weekend, his publicist, Kevin Sasaki, said. The 83-year-old producer was never taken to the hospital and remains under his doctor's care at home, Sasaki said.
William Shatner, Tom Brokaw, and Regis Philbin are among those joining the Academy of Television Art & Sciences Hall of Fame, Academy Chairman Dick Askin announced Monday.
In reality TV news: Team Young Professionals...Taryn Brown, a 28-year-old law student from New York, NY; Drew Brown, a 26-year-old med student from Boston, MA; and Chandra Lewis, a 26-year-old public relations director from Edgewater, NJ...were the first team eliminated on the premiere of NBC's "Treasure Hunters."
Dustin Diamond, a.k.a. Screech from "Saved by the Bell," is hawking T-shirts featuring his picture in an effort to raise $250,000 and save his Wisconsin home from foreclosure.
Apple is looking to add feature films to the iTunes Music Store, most likely by the end of the year, Daily Variety reports. The main problem is believed to be price, as most studios rejected Steve Jobs' initial suggestion that films be sold for $9.99.
"Grey's Anatomy" star Katherine Heigl and musician Josh Kelley are engaged, their reps confirmed. No wedding date has been set.
The third season of "Project Runway" is scheduled to debut July 12 with a new cast of 15 designers.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources