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December 21, 2011

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2012 Midseason TV Guide (Part 2/2)

December 21, 2011 09:41:51 GMT

Though inserting several new titles to their line-up, most networks still maintain their regular programs that constantly deliver strong ratings. This second part of AceShowbiz's 2012 Midseason TV Guide discusses those shows whose returns, either from the holiday hiatus or for a new season, have been eagerly awaited by their fans.
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2012 Midseason TV Guide (Part 1/2)

December 21, 2011 09:26:12 GMT

Gearing up to entertain audience for another year, TV networks try to present something fresh with their programming. To provide a preview to some shows that will grace the small screen throughout the rest of winter and the following spring, AceShowbiz presents 2012 Midseason TV Guide in two parts.
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Javier Colon's 'We Got Love' Music Video Ft. Natasha Bedingfield

December 21, 2011 09:09:29 GMT

A few months after winning the first season of "The Voice", Javier Colon finally releases his first-ever music video. In support of a single called "As Long as We Got Love", he shares screen with his featured guest Natasha Bedingfield. Together, they narrate a love story of a young couple as they start a family.
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J.R. Martinez: I Won't Get Married in the Next Six Months

December 21, 2011 09:08:41 GMT

J.R. Martinez won't be tying the knot in the near future. Days after sharing news that he's going to be a father to a baby girl, the current champion of "Dancing with the Stars" revealed that his girlfriend, Diana Gonzalez-Jones, refused to get married while being pregnant with their child.
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Televangelist Blasts 'SNL' for Mocking Devout Christian Tim Tebow

December 21, 2011 08:56:21 GMT

Although gaining a huge number of viewership with its latest episode, "Saturday Night Live" is under fire for one of the skits in the same outing. Televangelist Pat Robertson slammed the show for featuring a skit that mocks Tim Tebow, an open and devout Christian who is famous for bending on his knee to pray during a game.
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Man Accused of Conning Eddie Murphy's Ex-Wife Charged With $7M Fraud

December 21, 2011 08:37:30 GMT

The man accused of defrauding Eddie Murphy's ex-wife of at least $7 million has been arrested and charged in an unsealed federal indictment. On Tuesday, December 20, Troy David Stratos made his first appearance in Los Angeles federal court and was indicted on charges of mail fraud, money laundering and obstruction of justice.
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'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Sequel Possibly Features Speaking Apes


December 21, 2011 08:25:54 GMT

The sequel to "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" might feature apes which are able to talk. In a recent Q&A podcast with Jeff Goldsmith, screenwriters Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa hinted at a possibility to make Caesar and co. speak in the anticipated movie.
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'Terra Nova' Close to Sign Key Actors for Season 2 While Awaiting Renewal


December 21, 2011 07:57:53 GMT

Producers of "Terra Nova" are leaning towards a possibility of renewal. Although FOX has not picked up the show for a new season, people behind it are reported to have been moving to secure key actors, including Jason O'Mara and Stephen Lang, in preparation for production of season 2.
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Vin Diesel: 'Fast and Furious 7' Being Written Simultaneously With Sixth Film


December 21, 2011 07:43:26 GMT

Vin Diesel has confirmed that Universal Pictures is currently developing not only the sixth "Fast and Furious" film, but also the seventh one. The actor playing Dominic "Dom" Toretto in "Fast and Furious" and "Fast Five" recently shared to The Hollywood Reporter that the sixth installment has to be split into two films, resulting in a seventh movie being produced.
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Kim Kardashian 'Disappointed in the Media' for 'Malicious' Claims Over Haiti Trip


December 21, 2011 07:07:27 GMT

Kim Kardashian is expressing disappointment in the media after some false reports about her Haiti trip surfaced. Words spread recently that the trip was a sham since she went there for a fashion show and to pamper herself, but the "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" star was quick to defend herself through a posting on her blog.
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Jennifer Lopez's Long Overdue Video for 'Good Hit' Surfaces Online


December 21, 2011 07:04:47 GMT

Jennifer Lopez's long-delayed music video for her song called "Good Hit" has finally been revealed in full. Wearing animal-print leotard, the female judge of "American Idol" channels her inner sexy teacher busting her moves in a classroom and school hallway with several hairdryer girls.
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David Guetta Debuts Music Video for 'Titanium' Ft. Sia Furler


December 21, 2011 06:59:24 GMT

David Guetta brings supernatural theme into a music video for his latest single "Titanium". Instead of appearing in person, the French disc jokey taps a "Super 8" star Ryan Lee as the lead star. He's chased by a SWAT team for being the source of "a supernatural occurrence at local school."
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Steve Jones on Rumor He's Fired From 'X Factor': 'Thank You Very Much for That'


December 21, 2011 06:58:27 GMT

Steve Jones has yet to be kicked out from "The X Factor (US)". Playing down rumor that his contract is not renewed for season 2, the Welsh hunk told Access Hollywood, "British tabloids, thank you very much for that. Merry Christmas, me."
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J.J. Abrams Will Give a High-End 3D Conversion for 'Star Trek 2'


December 21, 2011 05:53:24 GMT

Though he is known as a tight-lipped director, J.J. Abrams recently revealed a few tidbits of his much awaited "Star Trek" sequel. Speaking to MTV News during the New York premiere of "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol", Abrams shared that the yet-to-be-titled sequel is going to have a high-end 3D conversion.
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First Look at 'Borgias' Season 2: Alexander Plans Revenge, Faces Murder Plot

December 21, 2011 05:12:52 GMT

The first sneak peek to "The Borgias" season 2 has made its way out via E! Online. Filled with conspiracy, lust and rivalry, the footage sees Alexander gathering his family to help him take a revenge on the great noble houses that dared to stand against him.
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Video Premiere: Little Mix's 'Cannonball'

December 21, 2011 05:11:26 GMT

Following their big win on the U.K. version of "The X Factor", Little Mix release a music video in support of their winning single "Cannonball", which is originally Damien Rice's song. The clip follows the all-female group's journey to stardom which started from the audition room to the final round.
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Piers Morgan Defends Himself in Phone-Hacking Inquiry, Refuses to Disclose Details

December 21, 2011 05:07:47 GMT

Piers Morgan has given his testimonial before a media ethics inquiry about his alleged involvement in Britain's phone hacking scandal. Speaking via video link from Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 20, the "Piers Morgan Tonight" host denied that phone hacking had taken place during his stint as an editor at the Daily Mirror.
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First 'The Hobbit' Teaser Sees Bilbo Baggins Preparing for His Epic Journey

December 21, 2011 04:15:33 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted the first teaser for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey". A courtesy of Apple, the fresh sneak peek gives a look at Peter Jackson's take on J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative world that is filled with hobbits, wizards, elves and dwarves. It also sees Frodo's uncle Bilbo Baggins being introduced to Thorin Oakensheild and the twelve dwarves before they begin their adventure. The video ends with a glimpse at Gollum who shows up in front of Bilbo.
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Hugh Jackman, Amy Poehler and More Stars to Join Betty White's 90th Birthday Bash

December 21, 2011 04:05:44 GMT

Betty White's 90th birthday party is going to be a star-studded one. NBC has unveiled a list of celebrities who will help the comedienne celebrate her milestone, naming Hugh Jackman, Amy Poehler, Jay Leno, Joel McHale, Carol Burnett and William Shatner among others.
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Lea Michele and Justin Bieber Vying for Top Honors at PETA's 2011 Libby Awards

December 21, 2011 04:04:37 GMT

Lea Michele and Justin Bieber have collected numerous nominations and awards in their respective fields, but they recently got a chance to win an award of a different kind. The Rachel Berry of "Glee" and the "Baby" hitmaker are currently vying for the top honors at the 6th annual Libby Awards, which is sponsored by PETA's youth division, peta2.
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Paul McCartney's 'My Valentine' Is His Wedding Song to Nancy Shevell

December 21, 2011 04:00:56 GMT

One day after Paul McCartney's new song "My Valentine" was released, it's revealed that the love tune is actually the one which he sang to wife Nancy Shevell on their wedding day in October. According to the Mirror, the track was also played when they had their first dance as husband and wife.
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Report: Emily Maynard on Board to Be the Next 'Bachelorette'


December 21, 2011 03:12:00 GMT

Emily Maynard may be given another shot at finding love on a reality show. After her engagement to Brad Womack of "The Bachelor" season 15 was broken off, the 25-year-old blonde is said close to star on "The Bachelorette".
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'Hunger Games' Slammed by AFM for Recording Score in Europe


December 21, 2011 03:09:48 GMT

Before it is even released in the U.S. theaters, "The Hunger Games" was hit with criticism from The American Federation of Musicians (AFM). On Tuesday, December 20, the union protested the highly anticipated movie and Lionsgate Films for recording the original score for the film outside the U.S.
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Rebecca Black and Jennifer Lopez Rule YouTube's Top 10 Videos of 2011

December 21, 2011 03:09:38 GMT

Rebecca Black and Jennifer Lopez take the top spots on two of YouTube's "Rewind" lists which look back at the most-viewed videos in the past twelve months leading to the year end. The former scores the most-watched clip of 2011 in the viral category, while the latter nabs the most-watched video in the music category.
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Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood Gets Engaged, Details of Proposal Shared

December 21, 2011 03:01:30 GMT

Another Lady Antebellum is stepping closer to walking down the aisle. Months after lead singer Hillary Scott announced her engagement to drummer boyfriend Chris Tyrell, guitarist Dave Haywood got down on one knee to ask girlfriend Kelli Cashiola's hand in marriage.
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Preview: Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon Try Co-Hosting on 'Anderson'


December 21, 2011 02:25:29 GMT

Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon have got a short co-hosting class from Anderson Cooper when visiting his talk show "Anderson". Coming as guests for the upcoming Wednesday, December 21 episode, the "We Bought a Zoo" stars give a hand by fielding questions from fans.
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Christopher Nolan Won't Significantly Alter Bane's Mumbling Voice in 'Dark Knight Rises'


December 21, 2011 02:23:54 GMT

Shortly after the six-minute prologue of "The Dark Knight Rises" was unveiled in the IMAX release of "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol", there have been swirling debates related to Bane's voice. Fans claimed that they couldn't understand the villain with his muffled speech, forcing Warner Bros. Pictures to approach Christopher Nolan to alter the film's sound mix. However, the director reportedly refused to make major change to Bane's voice.
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Rihanna Shows Off Her Flashy Grill at 'You Da One' Video Shoot

December 21, 2011 02:01:42 GMT

Rihanna takes fans behind the scenes of her video shoot for single "You Da One". The Barbados singer is seen hiding her hair under blonde wigs and undergoing several costume changes which show off her tomboy, yet edgy look. Near the end of the footage, a short-haired Riri is flashing her grill to the camera.
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Taylor Swift's CoverGirl Ad Gets Pulled Following Complaint of Excessive Photoshopping

December 21, 2011 01:59:49 GMT

Taylor Swift finds herself entangled in a controversy because of her cosmetics ad. Procter & Gamble (P&G) recently pulled a CoverGirl print spot featuring the "Mean" singer after the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus called it out for excessive Photoshopping.
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James Franco Close to Play Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace'


December 21, 2011 01:40:06 GMT

James Franco could end up playing Hugh Hefner in Linda Lovelace biopic. Variety reported that the 33-year-old actor is in negotiations to cameo as the Playboy founder in "Lovelace", which tells the story of the late iconic porn star.
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'Hung', 'Bored to Death' and 'How to Make It in America' Canceled by HBO

December 21, 2011 01:31:13 GMT

Having a bunch of new series on its sleeve, HBO decided to pull the plug on some shows which failed to capture audience. The network has announced that it ended the run of sleeper comedies "Hung", "Bored to Death" and "How to Make It in America" to make room for "Luck", "Veep", "Girls", "Life's Too Short" and "Angry Boys".
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Drake, Jessie J and Blake Shelton to Ring In New Year's Eve With Carson Daly


December 21, 2011 01:19:49 GMT

Another celebration to welcome 2012 has been officially announced. Continuing its tradition as a star-studded affair, "NBC'S New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" has secured a stellar line-up of musical guests which include Canadian rapper Drake, British singer Jessie J, and "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton.
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Debra Messing Announces Separation From Daniel Zelman

December 21, 2011 01:11:13 GMT

Another long marriage has bitten the dust. On Tuesday, December 20, Debra Messing announced her separation from husband, Daniel Zelman. In a statement regarding the split, her representative told the press that the couple "privately separated earlier this year after a 10 year marriage."
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Video: Tearful David Archuleta Announces Break From Music

December 20, 2011 17:59:15 GMT

David Archuleta made a tearful announcement on Monday, December 19 to tell the world that he will be away from music for a couple of years. Performing in Salt Lake City as part of his My Kind of Christmas tour, the 20-year-old said, "I would like to make a special announcement: that I've chosen to serve a full-time mission."
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Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes and Jim Carrey in One Funny or Die Video

December 20, 2011 17:30:26 GMT

"The Place Beyond the Pines" co-stars and real-life lovers, Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes, hopped on the same bed in a new video from Funny or Die. Titled "Drunk History Christmas", the video also features Jim Carrey as Santa Claus.
 
 
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