Randy Jackson’s ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’ Cancelled

Bad news for Randy Jackson. The “American Idol” judge’s other reality show has been cancelled. MTV is pulling the plug on Jackson’s dance competition “America’s Best Dance Crew” after seven seasons. “We are grateful to Randy Jackson and Warner Horizon for having brought our audience seven amazing seasons of dance with ABDC, and look forward […]

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Children’s Book By Mario Lopez Coming Out In Sept.

NEW YORK — Mario Lopez is writing a children’s book. Celebra Children’s Books announced Thursday that Lopez’s new book, “Mario and Baby Gia,” will come out Sept. 27. The book is named for Lopez’s infant daughter, Gia Francesca. She is Lopez’s first child with girlfriend Courtney Mazza, whom he met while performing in Broadway’s “A […]

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What to Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Sunday June 5th ‘Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew‘ (7:30pm on MTV) **Season Finale** Record Now The winner is crowned from the final two crews as well as special celebrity red-carpet arrivals for the MTV Movie Awards. ‘Ice Road Truckers‘ (9pm on History) **Season Premiere** Record Now ‘Ice Road Truckers’ is back, but this […]

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What To Watch: Thursday

TOP PICK: ‘The Real Housewives of New York City‘ (10pm on Bravo) **Season Premiere** Bethenny Frankel might be gone, but the remaining ladies are still ready to stir up some drama. Jill, Ramona, Alex, Sonja, LuAnn and Kelly Bensimon return and are joined by new Housewife/spa owner Kelly Barshop. In the season premiere, Ramona hosts […]

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MTV Dance Judge Ordered to Trial on Sex Charges

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles hip-hop choreographer who was a judge on MTV’s ‘America’s Best Dance Crew‘ has been ordered to trial on eight sex counts involving an underage girl in the 1990s. A Superior Court judge ruled after a preliminary hearing Monday that there was enough evidence for 41-year-old Melvin Shane Sparks to stand […]

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Study: MTV Leads in Showing Gay Characters on TV

BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – MTV held a solid lead among 15 networks for its representation of gay characters last season, according to a report released Friday. In its fourth annual Network Responsibility Index, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation found that of MTV’s 207.5 hours of original prime-time programming, 42 percent included […]

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Conan O’Brien to Work From Warners Lot

NEW YORK Conan O’Brien will host his new TBS talk show from a California studio that most recently housed ‘America’s Best Dance Crew.’ But it does have a rich movie history. His show begins in November, and will be recorded on the Warner Brothers lot in Burbank. That’s close to where O’Brien did the ‘Tonight’ […]

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