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Actor/Comedian Bernie Mac Dead at age 50

Actor/comedian Bernie Mac died early this morning (August 9) from complications due to pneumonia. Mr. Mac, who’s real name was Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, was born in Chicago in 1957 and had battled…

Joss Stone Lands Gig on Showtime

Joss Stone Joss Stone is gearing up for her cable TV debut. The signer can be seen when Showtime’s The Tudors‘ third season premieres. Ms. Stone will play Anne of Cleves –who…

Laurence Fishburne Coming To 'CSI'?

There’s a chance you may see Laurence Fishburne on the boob tube on a regular basis. “The Matrix” star is in negotiations to replace William Petersen on the hit drama “CSI: Crime…

Kevin Hart To Host 'Comic View'

Comedian Kevin Hart has been named the new host of BET’s long running stand-up comedy show, “Comic View.” Along with a new host the show will also undergo a slight name change…

British Gay Group Puts Pressure On Mr. T (pause)

A Snickers bar ad running in the U.K. featuring A-Team star Mr. T has been pulled from the airwaves after a gay rights group leveled charges of homophobia. In the commercial titled,…

Writer Steven Moffat Spills The 'Doctor Who' Beans

io9.com snagged an exclusive interview with “Doctor Who” writer Steven Moffat, who is set to take over show-runner duties, from Russell T. Davies. Check it out and carefully of the spoilers… MORE

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Luke Campbell Gets Married; End of World to Follow

Luke Campbell, the notorious womanizing former member to 2LiveCrew and producer of such classic cinema as, “Luke’s Peepshow,” got hitched last Saturday (July 19) in Dallas to his fiancée Kristin Thompson. In…

Chris Rock Returning To HBO Roots

South African stand-up special “Kill the Messenger” airs in September. Chris Rock will be back on HBO this fall with a new stand-up special. The special was filmed during the comics recent…

'Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot!' Star Dies

Breath easy, Sylvester Stallone is fine, unfortunately Estelle Getty has passed away. The former Golden Girl passed away in Los Angeles this morning at the age of 84 after a long battle…

Andy Dick Jailed on Drug and Battery Charges

Andy Dick has been arrested on drug and sexual battery charges in California after pulling down a 17-year-old girl’s tank top and exposing her breasts outside a California bar. Police answering a…

Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long Join 'Cleveland' Cast

Family Guy spinoff Cleveland has announced details of the shows casting. Actresses Sanaa Lathan and Nia Long have joined the cast, with Ms. Lathan providing vocals for Cleveland’s high school sweetheart Donna…

Jeff Goldblum Replacing Chris Noth on L&O

Chris Noth is leaving Law & Order, again. The TV detective, who’s also known to fans as Mr. Big from Sex and the City, will depart from his 3-year role as Mike…

Gary Dourdan Gets Reprieve, Won't do Time for Drug Charges

Former CSI: Crime Scene Investigation actor Gary Dourdan has escaped prison time by pleading guilty to cocaine and Ecstasy possession charges in a Indio, California court on Wednesday (May 28). Mr. Dourdan…

‘The Cleveland Show’ is Officially Official

Months after announcing a possible Family Guy spin-off starring Peter Griffin‘s soft-spoken black neighbor, Cleveland Brown, Fox has released the first look at the upcoming animated sitcom. After divorcing his wife, Loretta,…