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  • 'Hairspray' gets ready for Broadway

    NEW YORK - If Margo Lion hadn't come down with a head cold three years ago, none of this would have happened. She was in bed, nursing the sniffles and watching videos, when it hit her: Hairspray, the 1988 movie by counterculture filmmaker John Waters,...
  • Patty Andrews dies at 94; Andrews Sisters' last surviving member

    They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
  • PASSINGS: Jon Lord, Bob Babbitt, Donald J. Sobol

    Jon Lord Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website. Lord co-wrote...
  • 'The Hobbit' beats 'Django,' 'Les Mis' for third No. 1 in a row

    'The Hobbit' beats 'Django,' 'Les Mis' for third No. 1 in a row
    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" scampered away with the top spot at the multiplex this weekend, beating out a handful of popular Christmas releases to claim No. 1 yet again. For the third consecutive weekend, Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord...
  • Disturbing ‘Following’ debuts; also ‘Private Practice’ ends, ‘Spartacus’ returns

     
    The main TV highlight this week: “The Following” arrives on Fox. TV needs another serial-killer drama the way Bill Gates needs more money. Yet “The Following,” a brutal drama debuting at 9 p.m. Monday, jolts a tired genre. This...
  • On Demand/DVD New Releases March 25-31

     
    On Demand/DVD New Releases March 25-31: Daniel Day-Lewis’ performance in the award-winning Lincoln is outstanding, but Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones shouldn’t be overlooked in their roles. This week also brings Killing The Softly with Brad...
  • “7 Questions” With … Katie Morgan of Logo’s “That Sex Show”

     
    Given that she starred in over 200 adult films, appeared in several HBO specials where she was nude and talking to the camera the entire time, and currently hosts a podcast called “Having Sex” (link NSFWish), it's a little shocking to hear...
  • Bette Midler agrees to be on 'Glee,' but don't hold your breath

     
    Pardon us for not being more excited about this, Gleeks, but we can't get too pumped that Bette Midler has publicly agreed to be on "Glee" after Ryan Murphy asked her to appear. Remember when Anne Hathaway was supposed to guest star?...
  • 'Hocus Pocus': Sarah Jessica Parker and Bette Midler 'embraced' Vinessa Shaw

     
    "So many people come up to me and say, 'That's one of my favorite movies,' and it makes me smile," Vinessa Shaw says of co-starring in the Disney comedy-fantasy "Hocus Pocus," which ABC Family shows Tuesday, Oct. 23....
  • This week: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ names winner; ‘Christmas in Rockefeller Center’ welcomes Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart

     
    The highlights this week: 1. “Dancing With the Stars” names a winner for its All-Stars season. The returning celebrities who made it to the finals are Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, “General Hospital” actress Kelly Monaco and...
  • Tonight: Mariah Carey, Bette Midler, Charlie Brown, Regis Philbin & Betty White

     
    The holiday season is a time for old favorites to return to television. You'll find them across the TV landscape Wednesday evening. A few examples: 1. Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey and Tony Bennett will perform on “Christmas in Rockefeller Center”...
  • ‘Project Runway’ offers teams edition, brings on Bette Midler, Susan Sarandon

     
    It's going to be a whole new “Project Runway,” which will offer a teams edition this time around. The 11th season starts at 9 p.m. Jan. 24 on Lifetime. And Lifetime offered this explanation: “The controversial ‘team challenges' are...