‘America’s Got Talent’ Hits An Operatic High Note

Music took center stage Tuesday on ‘America’s Got Talent‘ when auditions hit Chicago. Most of the acts were traditional song-and-dance – with the exception of the Strong Man and I’m-too-sexy-for-this-show hula-hooper who flirted with Nick Cannon (Howie called her ‘hooters on steroids’ – ‘nuf said). If you like the silly wanna-bes, though, you should note […]

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Bill Condon to Direct ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’

It’s official. Bill Condon, the high-quality Academy-Award-winning director of Chicago, Dreamgirls, Kinsey and Gods and Monsters, has agreed to take on the task of directing The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, the final chapter in Stephenie Meyer’s literary saga about dreamy glittery vampires and hunky werewolf boys starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. “I’m […]

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Macy, Rossum Starring in Showtime’s ‘Shameless’

LOS ANGELES The long-running British TV drama ‘Shameless‘ is being adapted for Showtime with William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum leading the cast. The premium cable channel said Thursday it’s ordered 12 episodes of the series about a Chicago blue-collar family. The executive producers are the drama’s original creator, Paul Abbott, and John Wells, whose […]

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Jerry Springer Hosts New GSN Dating Game Show

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — Jerry Springer is reinventing himself again, this time as host of a dating game series. ‘Baggage,’ debuting next month on the Game Show Network, gives three contestants the chance to win the eye of a prospective date. The hitch: Contestants have to reveal their faults and […]

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Stunning First Look at Daniel Day Lewis in “Nine”

Rob Marshall, who dazzled the world and won boatloads of awards with Chicago, is back with another lavish musical, this time with his reimagineering of Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2, which he is calling Nine. The internet has just received its first look at the film, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as filmmaker/lothario Guido Cantini, who is having […]

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