Daily Archives : Jun 22, 2011

Fiery Death Planned for Sheen’s Character on ‘Two and a Half Men’? Writer Says He Knows How the Show Will Handle the Transition

Chuck Lorre’s solution for writing Charlie Sheen out of "Two and a Half Men" will be to kill his character, Charlie Harper, in a spectacular car wreck, according to a writer who says he has the inside scoop, JanetCharltonsHollywood.com reported….

Glen Campbell Has Devastating Disease

The man who co-starred with John Wayne in "True Grit" and won Grammys for songs such as "Gentle on My Mind" and "Wichita Lineman," Glen Campbell, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, People magazine reported. The 75-year-old star who once…

Big Hollywood Names Surface in Connection With Alleged Illegal Poker Games After Tobey Maguire Is Sued for His Winnings

“Spider-Man” star Tobey Maguire was apparently the king of the table in a series of high-stakes poker games featuring an all-star lineup of Hollywood figures, and now he’s being sued for his winnings, TMZ.com reported. Other stars who reportedly took…

Lindsay Lohan Says House Arrest Hasn’t Exactly Been a Party

Lindsay Lohan opened up about what it has been like serving house arrest in an interview published today by Life & Style magazine. The actress has been confined to her $2.25 million home in Venice Beach, Calif., in connection with…

NBCU Taps Oxygen Exec for New Position: Director of Sales for Women

NBCUniversal has tapped a senior account executive at Oxygen to take over the newly created position of director of ad sales for women for NBCU, Multichannel News reports. The job goes to Nancy Cohen, who will report to Susan Malfa,…

Hugh Hefner Says TV Special About His Wedding Will Go Ahead–Minus His ‘Runaway Bride’

Hugh Hefner’s wedding to Crystal Harris was called off a week ago, but Lifetime will still air the television special about the couple’s nuptials, Hefner announced on his Twitter account. Hefner tweeted the news today, saying, "The marriage special planned…

MTV Networks Promotes Exec

MTV Networks has announced a key promotion in its ad sales research department, Multichannel News reported. The group upped Beth Coleman to senior VP of ad sales research. Coleman was formerly vice president of audience research for the group. She…

Jennifer Aniston, Matt Groening, Mariska Hargitay, Marg Helgenberger, Patricia Heaton, Adam West and Others to Receive Prestigious Honor

Among the TV honorees will be Valerie Bertinelli, Matt Groening, Mariska Hargitay, Patricia Heaton, Marg Helgenberger, Walter Koenig and Adam West when the stars are given out next year for the Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Huffington Post reported. All…

How Clarence Clemons, Tenor Sax Man Extraordinaire, Helped Bruce Springsteen Make Rock ‘n’ Roll History

In a poignant entry, TVWeek Open Mic blogger Chuck Ross recalls the music of his youth and the transforming influence of Clarence Clemons, the extraordinary tenor saxaphone player of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band who died this week. To read…

NBC Notches Dominant Tuesday Ratings Win on Strength of Talent Competitions

The combination of "America’s Got Talent" and "The Voice" gave NBC a dominant ratings victory Tuesday night, TVbytheNumbers.com reported. NBC finished the night with a 3.9 average rating in adults 18-49, more than twice its closest competition. ABC was next…