Daily Archives : Nov 18, 2011

Breaking News From Press Conference: Why the L.A. Sheriff’s Department Is Reopening the Natalie Wood Case

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department gave a press conference Friday morning to talk about why it is reopening the investigation into the death 30 years ago of actress Natalie Wood. TVWeek first reported late last night that the case…

Showtime Picks Up Another Two Years of Drama Series

After securing the talents of the show’s star, Showtime has renewed a drama series for two more years, reports Deadline.com. The series is “Dexter,” starring Michael C. Hall. The renewal will extend the show’s run to eight seasons. Hall and…

Veteran Republican Political Consultant Joins Fox News

Fox News Channel has hired a longtime Republican political consultant, who has been described as a disciple of Ronald Reagan, as its newest political contributor, the New York Daily News reports. Joining the cable channel is Ed Rollins, who most…

Troubled ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Feature Film Loses Its Director

After all the casting problems with the big-screen version of the 1960s TV spy series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” the beleaguered production has suffered another setback. Director Steven Soderbergh has decided to walk away from the project, reports Indiewire.com. The…

Showtime to Roll Out Comedy-Focused Late-Night Entry

Showtime announced plans to roll out a new late-night show that focuses on the world of comedy, TheWrap.com reports. Comedian and director David Steinberg will host the new 10-episode interview series, "Inside Comedy," the story reports. With in-depth interviews featuring…

TLC Will Look At Nerd Romance

TLC will debut a new reality television project about nerds and romance called "Geek Love," reports Entertainment Weekly. TLC ordered two 30-minute specials with the idea of launching the concept as a series if the specials are successful. The specials…

MTV Schedules Tribute to TV Personality Killed in Traffic Collision

MTV has announced plans to televise a one-hour tribute to a performer who was a familiar face on television as part of the “Jackass” crew, reports EW.com’s Inside TV blog. Ryan Dunn, who was killed in a drunk driving car…

Former Sitcom Star Reveals She’s Homeless

The former star of a successful ABC sitcom revealed that she’s homeless after running out of money and battling addictions, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s The Live Feed blog. Brett Butler, who starred on "Grace Under Fire" for five years,…

Reality Show Participant Sues Ryan Seacrest, Claims She Was Humiliated

A reality show participant is suing Ryan Seacrest and Bravo, claiming she was humiliated during the taping of a new reality show called "Shahs of Sunset," according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Hollywood, Esq. blog. Kathy Salem filed suit Thursday, with…

The Curious Timing of the LA Sheriff’s Department Re-Opening the Investigation of Natalie Wood’s Death. The Vanity Fair and CBS Connections. And Is the Info We Have In This Article Part of the ‘New’ Evidence the Cops Have?

By Chuck Ross  According to a number of media reports, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has reopened its investigation of the Nov. 29, 1981, drowning of actress Natalie Wood in the ocean waters just off Catalina Island. At the time…