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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Tom Hanks Surprises Julia Roberts on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman surprised guest Julia Roberts Thursday night with an unexpected visit from her pal and movie co-star, Tom Hanks. Their new movie – “Larry Crowne” – opens Friday, and Hanks has been all over New York promoting it this week, including his own appearance on CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” just this past […]

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Hugh Hefner’s Aborted Wedding Becomes A TV Special

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A week after being jilted by his 25 year-old fiancee, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner is making the most of his new “runaway bride” theme. Hefner, 85, said in a Twitter message that an aborted TV special about what would have been his third wedding has been revived with a new twist. […]

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On Demand Now: ‘Eat Pray Love,’ ‘The Expendables’ & Much More

Xfinity On Demand today premieres a huge slate of movies to enjoy over the holiday weekend, including Julia Roberts’ latest Eat Pray Love, as well as Sylvester Stallone’s massive action-star festival The Expendables. There’s also Sam Rockwell’s drunken basketball coach’s Winning Season, Rob Reiner’s sweet nostalgic teen rom-com Flipped and a doc on a renowned […]

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