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Daily Archives : Mar 25, 2010

What Do You Call a Militant Vegan? Lactose Intolerant. It’s the 24th Annual Genesis Awards, Presented by the Hollywood Chapter of the Humane Society (Sit, Ubu, Sit)

There was certainly no rubber chicken at this event. The Genesis Awards, which were handed out at the Beverly Hilton, pride themselves on serving a completely vegan menu to awards show attendees. (If you enjoy gardein—fake chicken—stuffed with vegan cheese…

Fox Sports Chief Promises Younger Talent for Super Bowl Half-Time Show

Fox Sports president David Hill is promising younger musical talent for next year’s Super Bowl half-time show,  the Los Angeles Times reports. This year’s Super Bowl halftime show featured legendary rock band The Who. Hill joked that he became nauseous…

It’s Official: TLC Gets ‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska’

After going back and forth between Discovery and A&E, Mark Burnett’s "Sarah Palin’s Alaska" has landed in the Discovery fold, the TLC network to be exact, reports the Los Angeles Times. Early reports hinted that "Alaska" would end up with Discovery’s…

Report: HBO Selects NFL Team for Latest Season of ‘Hard Knocks’

Football fans are going to continue to get a behind-the-scenes taste of the NFL, as sources close to negotiations have said HBO has decided on the latest team to be featured in its "Hard Knocks" series, the New York Times…

MSG Enthusiastic About 3-D Sports Future

Last night’s broadcast of NHL hockey in 3D on the MSG network has been declared a success by the network, reports B&C. The game — the New York Rangers vs. the New York Islanders — was the first live 3D sports…

NBC, CBS Aren’t the Only Ones: Lifetime has Jennifer Love Hewitt, Too

Jennifer Love Hewitt isn’t just guest-starring in the NBC pilot “Love Bites,” she’s also going to headline an original movie for Lifetime, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The film, written by Suzanne Martin (“Frasier”) is tentatively titled "The List." Love plays…

Slime-less Nick ‘Big Help’ Award for First Lady

First lady Michelle Obama will get a “Big Help” award from Nickelodeon at its Kids’ Choice Awards Saturday. But, since she won’t be in attendance, she will miss the traditional greeting for winners—a dousing with green slime, the Associated Press…

It’s the End of an Era: MTV Kills Reality Show Pop Culture Titan

A six-year MTV reality series will end its run after this season, EW.com reports. “The Hills,” which brought Heidi Montag and Audrina Patridge to fame, will air the final 12 episodes beginning April 27. “I think we’ve told the story…

CBS Is Getting Its Own Dancing Show, Possibly With a Certain Former ‘Idol’ Judge

First CBS said it will join the chef competition series crush and now the network is adding a dance show, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The network will bring Reveille’s U.K. hit "Got to Dance" Stateside. This dance-off is for “all-ages…

‘Private Practice’ Loses Showrunners

Robert Rovner and Jon Cowan stepped down as executive producers/showrunners of ABC’s "Private Practice," with no immediate replacements being named, reports The Hollywood Reporter. No reason was given for the exit. All the remaining episode stories for the current season…