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|In reality TV news: Actor Joey Lawrence was eliminated Wednesday night on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars 3," leaving Mario Lopez and Emmitt Smith to compete in next week's finals. Also on Wednesday, Anchal Joseph, a 19-year-old sales clerk from Homestead, FL, became the seventh girl eliminated from the CW's "America's
Next Top Model 7." Third on Wednesday, Bobby Moore, a 31-year-old firefighter from Murfreesboro, TN, was eliminated from NBC's "The Biggest Loser 3." He has lost 94 pounds since he arrived at the ranch. Finally on Wednesday, no one was eliminated on Bravo's "Top Chef 2" because there was an accusation of cheating, leading head judge Tom
Colicchio to tell them that they would all be put on probation following an investigation. On Thursday, Brad Virata, a 29-year-old fashion director who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA and is originally from Seattle, WA, was booted off the island on CBS's "Survivor: Cook Islands."
Ed Bradley, the award-winning CBS
newsman who has been a correspondent for "60 Minutes" since 1981," died of leukemia on Thursday. He was 65. Bradley's long career was marked with an assortment of honors, including a Peabody award (for a June 2000 report on Africans dying of AIDS), a Damon Runyon Award for career journalistic excellence, and 19 Emmys, the most recent of which was earned
for a segment on the reopening of the racially motivated murder case of Emmett Till. In a statement, fellow veteran newsman Dan Rather said, "With the passing of Ed Bradley we have lost one of America's best. As a compassionate, sensitive person, as a gentle but strong man, as a lover of life, and as a great professional, he was an example of all a
conscientious and dedicated journalist can be."
Pamela Anderson's rep confirmed to Us Weekly that the actress suffered an early-stage miscarriage last week in Vancouver, where she's shooting the film Blonde and Blonder. The doctor who treated Anderson reportedly said that stress and the pressures of Anderson's hectic schedule may have been contributing factors.
Meanwhile, Anderson is shuttering her poker Website, PamelaPoker.com. "I have nothing to do with it anymore," the actress wrote on her official Website. "I made a mistake getting involved in something I know nothing about for a quick buck! Yuck. So unlike me. Glad it's over."
NBC confirmed on Thursday afternoon that it has ordered nine additional episodes, for a full-season slate of 22, of "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," this despite disappointing ratings for the big-budget drama. The series boasts one of prime time's highest concentrations of affluent and college-educated viewers.
Fox is developing a half-hour comedy revolving around "American Idol" sixth-place finisher Kellie Pickler, Variety reports. Pickler will play a naive, small-town Southern girl who discovers that her biological dad is a well-respected state governor.
|Bill Cosby has settled a civil lawsuit filed by a woman alleging he drugged and sexually assaulted her at his Philadelphia home. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
In reality TV news: Unable to reach the leg's Pit Stop fast enough to overcome the thirty minute "marked for elimination" penalty that their last place finish in the show's previous non-elimination leg had burdened them with, married couple David, a 32-year-old coal miner, and Mary Conley, a 31-year-old homemaker, both from Stone, KY, became the sixth team to be "Philiminated" in
CBS's "The Amazing Race 10" Sunday night.
Carolyn Bigsby (Laurie Metcalf) offed Nora (Kiersten Warren) with a shot to the heart during a supermarket shootout on Sunday's "Desperate Housewives" before taking a bullet herself.
ABC Entertainment is adding the original animated Christmas special "Shrek the Halls" to its library of holiday classics, the network announced Monday. The ogre-themed oeuvre will premiere in December 2007.
"American Idol" will return for its sixth season with a two-night, four-hour premiere Jan. 16 and 17 on FOX, the network announced Monday.
Scott Foley got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Marika Dominczyk, Us Weekly reports. The actor was previously hitched to Jennifer Garner; they split in 2003.
The gang from "Beverly Hills, 90210"...minus Brenda and Dylan...reunited in Beverly Hills to celebrate the release of the series on DVD. Jason Priestley (Brandon), Tori Spelling (Donna), Jennie Garth (Kelly), Ian Ziering (Steve), Brian Austin Green (David), and Gabrielle Carteris (Andrea) all turned out for the event. No word on why Shannen Doherty and Luke Perry failed to
make the scene.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources