Fairy Tales Cast Spell on U.S. Television

By Piya Sinha-Roy (Reuters) – Fairy tales are back with a darkened vengeance on U.S. television, scaring up a fright and putting a new twist on a genre long dominated by pretty princesses and charming princes. Inspired by the 19th century tales from the German storytellers the Brothers Grimm, “Grimm,” debuts on NBC on Friday […]

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‘The View’: Hank Williams, Jr. Refuses to Apologize For Controversial Comments

Hank Williams, Jr., whose song  “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight,” has been played before ESPN’s Monday Night Football games for a decade, found himself at the center of an unexpected controversy last week when, during an appearance on “Fox and Friends,” the country crooner decided to compare our President to the most-loathed […]

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Could An ESPN Super Bowl Be In The Future?

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – When ESPN announced its new “Monday Night Football” deal with the NFL Thursday, it locked up one of the marquee franchises in not just sports, but all of broadcasting, for another eight years. The deal is but the latest step in what Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller, […]

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Raunchy Movies In Running For Teen Choice Awards

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Raunchy comedy movies “Hangover 2” and “Bridesmaids” will compete alongside old favorites like “Twilight” and “Harry Potter” at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, where 13-19 year-olds celebrate their hottest icons in film, music and television. Vampire movie franchise “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” led the Teen Choice nominations, announced on […]

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