Daily Archives : Feb 24, 2010

‘Star Trek’ Star Makes Plea for Missing Son Andrew Koenig; Also, Last Person to See Koenig Doesn’t ‘Have a Good Feeling’ About His Disappearance

The woman who was the last person to see missing actor Andrew Koenig says she doesn’t ‘have a good feeling’ about his disappearance, US Weekly reports. According to US,  Jenny Magenta said " ‘There’s a small part of me that…

Moonves Renews Contract with CBS

CBS president and CEO Leslie Moonves has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the Eye through Feb. 22, 2015, the Los Angeles Times Company Town blog says. Moonves’ re-up keeps his annual salary at the same level–$3.5…

Report: Former ‘Baywatch’ Star Will Be ‘Dancing With the Stars’

The announcement isn’t official yet, but once again there is major buzz that one of the stars of "Baywatch" is going to be a competitor 0n ABC’s "Dancing With the Stars," reports In Touch Weekly. And once again, the rumors are…

‘Idol’ Reclaims Top Ratings Spot, Trouncing Olympics Coverage

Recovering from a rare second place finish last Wednesday, Fox’s "American Idol" returned to form by taking first place in the Tuesday night ratings, according to TVbythenumbers.com. "Idol" posted an 8.9 rating in the 18-49 year old demographic yesterday, off 2%…

Emmerich’s ’2012′ TV Sequel Explodes

Directore Roland Emmerich’s now has doubts that the TV sequel to his Earth-destroying blockbuster film "2012" will get made, reports MovieWeb. Emmerich’s plan to make "2012" the next "Lost" was too costly and complicated for TV. The show would have followed survivors of…

Casey Wilson Lands Pilot After Being Pushed Out of ‘SNL’

Casey Wilson, who was pushed out of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” at the beginning of the season, has landed in a pilot, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Fittingly, she’s signed to play one of the four friends in the ABC comedy …

Letterman Counters Leno’s Return To ‘The Tonight Show’ Next Week With His Own Star Line-up

Jay Leno has booked a number of celebrities for the debut week of his return to "The Tonight Show" starting  Monday night. Guests include, among others,  Matthew McConaughey, Jason Reitman,  Morgan Freeman, Meredith Vieira, Sarah Palin, Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn…

Why ‘Idol’ Is in Trouble

Now that "American Idol" is down to its final 24 contestants it seems more clear than ever that the show could be headed into big trouble after this season. Sarah Silverman recently said, as a viewer and fan of "Idol," what…

Why ‘American Idol’ Is in Trouble

This week we’re down to the final 24 "American Idol" wannabes, and TVWeek Open Mic blogger Chuck Ross sees trouble on the horizon. Click here to read why. –Tom Gilbert  

Storm of Controversy: ESPN’s Kornheiser Gets Two-Week Suspension for Calling His Colleague a ‘Holden Caulfield Fantasy’

ESPN suspended “Pardon the Interruption” host Tony Kornheiser for two weeks for comments he made about the wardrobe of another ESPN host, Hannah Storm, the New York Daily News reports. Last week, when the “SportsCenter” host wore a fitted red…