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  • "Duck Dynasty" Returns with Lower Ratings

    "Duck Dynasty" Returns with Lower Ratings

    (NEW YORK) — Back for the first time since star Phil Robertson’s controversial comments about gays and black men, Duck Dynasty returned with fewer viewers than its previous two premieres. Wednesday night’s season five premiere of the A&E reality series drew 8.5 million viewers, breaking a streak of rating records with its first season-to-season drop. That’s down 28 percent from last season’s record-setting debut of nearly 12 million viewers. It’s also slightly less than the season three premiere of 8.6 million but up from the 8.4 million who watched the season four finale. The Robertson family was making its first… Read more

  • "Gilligan's Island" Actor Russell Johnson Dead at 89

    "Gilligan's Island" Actor Russell Johnson Dead at 89

    (NEW YORK) — Russell Johnson, who played “The Professor,” Roy Hinkley, on the classic sitcom Gilligan’s Island, died on Thursday in Washington State. Johnson’s wife confirmed the death to ABC News Radio. Johnson’s Gilligan’s Island co-star Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on the show, announced his death on her Facebook page, writing, “My 2 favorite people are now gone,” referring to Johnson and their late co-star, Bob Denver. “The Professor past [sic] away this morning. My heart is broken,” she added. “Russell was a true gentleman, a good father, a great friend, and ‘the rest,’” Wells wrote. “I love… Read more

  • "Gravity," "American Hustle" Lead Oscar Nominations

    "Gravity," "American Hustle" Lead Oscar Nominations

    (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — Gravity and American Hustle lead the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, with 10 each.  12 Years a Slave, which had been expected to dominate, was second, with nine nods.  Overall nine films were nominated for Best Picture, out of a possible 10. Thor and Avengers star Chris Hemsworth joined Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in revealing the nominees at a Beverly Hills, Calif., news conference. The Oscars ceremony will air live on ABC on March 2, with Ellen DeGeneres serving as host. For a complete list of nominees, click… Read more

  • Courtney Love Defends Tweet in Defamation Suit

    Courtney Love Defends Tweet in Defamation Suit

    (LOS ANGELES) — For the first time, a case of alleged libel on Twitter is going to trial and the accused is singer-actress Courtney Love. In a 2010 tweet, Love suggested her lawyer at the time, Rhonda Holmes, had been “bought off” when she wouldn’t help Love in a legal battle with the managers of her late husband’s estate. Love was married to Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain. A handful of Twitter libel, or Twibel, cases have been filed in the past, but Love’s case is the only one that has made it to trial in the U.S. “The Courtney… Read more

  • Trace Adkins Enters Rehab after Cruise Ship Brawl

    Trace Adkins Enters Rehab after Cruise Ship Brawl

    (NEW YORK) — Country music star Trace Adkins has checked into rehab for alcohol abuse after an alleged brawl with an impersonator on the Norwegian Pearl. Adkins, 52, was headlining a seven-day country music cruise for Norwegian Cruise Lines when he reportedly got into a physical fight over karaoke. The All-Star Celebrity Apprentice winner was in a bar aboard the ship Monday when he heard a Trace Adkins impersonator singing karaoke to one of his songs and a fight broke out, according to TMZ.com. A representative for Adkins confirmed to ABC News in a statement that the singer disembarked after… Read more

  • Julianna Margulies' Apartment Flooded

    Julianna Margulies' Apartment Flooded

    (NEW YORK) — Just days after Julianna Margulies’ brand-new apartment made the front cover of Architectural Digest, The Good Wife star’s New York City pad was completely flooded, she told Ellen DeGeneres Wednesday. Margulies said she came back from a Christmas vacation with her family, picked up a copy of the magazine and walked in to find a mess. The radiator in the apartment above hers had exploded, she said. “We walked into our brand-new apartment with this [magazine] — it was in the mail — and everything was flooded,” Margulies said, according to People magazine. “The whole place had… Read more

  • "Duck Dynasty" Returns for Season Five

    "Duck Dynasty" Returns for Season Five

    (NEW YORK) — After a storm of controversy over comments Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson made about homosexuality, the hit series returned Wednesday evening with a two-part, fifth season premiere.  Both episodes were shot before the flap, of which there was no mention by A&E. When A&E suspended Robertson after his remarks in an interview with GQ were made public, fan outcry quickly made the cable network change its position, and as expected, Robertson did indeed appear in the two new shows. The first episode centered around the return of Rebecca, the adopted Taiwanese daughter of Duck Commander COO Willie… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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