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2013 Fall TV Guide - Part 2/2: New Series

September 05, 2013 09:24:50 GMT

Those who are disappointed that some of their favorite shows were canceled can now see the bright side of the bad news since the cancellations give room to freshmen. From a highly-anticipated adaptation of Marvel comics to spin-offs to the already popular series, some of them are promising to be new TV hits this fall season. Thus, continuing its annual Fall TV Guide, AceShowbiz highlights some of these rookies that should be on your must-watch list in this second and final part.
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2013 Fall TV Guide - Part 1/2: Returning Series

September 05, 2013 09:20:49 GMT

Summer is over, but fall is welcome with excitement, especially by most TV geeks who can't wait for the return of their favorite shows. To refresh your memories of why and what those shows offer that get you hooked on, AceShowbiz presents a guide to 2013 TV series, which in this first part provides a short flashback to where these shows left off in the season finale and what's in store for the coming season. The second part, meanwhile, will highlight selected new series.
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Alex Gaudino and Nicole Scherzinger Release 'Missing You' Music Video

September 05, 2013 08:53:07 GMT

Alex Gaudino and Nicole Scherzinger have dropped the official visuals for their new collaboration, "Missing You". The video opens with a street dancer trying to draw a nearby woman's attention.
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Miguel Charged With Two Counts of Drunk Driving

September 05, 2013 08:52:30 GMT

Following his arrest on August 15 in Los Angeles for driving while intoxicated, R'n'B crooner Miguel has now been charged with two counts of DUI. After being subjected to the breathalyzer and other field sobriety tests, the 27-year-old singer found his blood alcohol level back beyond the legal limit in California which led to him being taken into custody by the authorities.
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'Foxcatcher' First Look: Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as Olympic Wrestlers

September 05, 2013 08:38:37 GMT

After the release of a Steve Carell picture, "Foxcatcher" unveils another image which now gives fans a first look at Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo. In the Sony Pictures Classics flick, the "21 Jump Street" hunk and the "Now You See Me" star are introduced as real-life Olympic freestyle wrestlers Mark and Dave Schultz.
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Naomi Watts Walks Out of Radio Interview After 'Diana' Questions

September 05, 2013 08:36:29 GMT

"Diana" actress Naomi Watts reportedly has walked out of an interview about the biopic. British radio host Simon Mayo wrote on Twitter that Watts apparently was "uncomfortable" and left during the interview for his program "Kermode & Mayo" on BBC Radio 5.
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Justin Bieber's N-Word Song Called 'What She Wants' Is Fake

September 05, 2013 08:26:48 GMT

Justin Bieber has been accused of using N-word in a song, which recently hit the web. However, Bieber's team has confirmed that the song is fake as it is not sung by the 19-year-old Canadian hearttrob.
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Jodie Foster to Direct an Episode of 'House of Cards' Season 2

September 05, 2013 08:19:16 GMT

Jodie Foster may take a behind-the-scenes role for Netflix's original series "House of Cards". The Academy Award-winning actress is said to have signed up to direct one episode of the political drama's season 2.
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Holly Madison to Get Married in Disneyland Next Week

September 05, 2013 08:15:08 GMT

"Holly's World" star Holly Madison is going to be Mrs. Rotella in a week's time after a wedding ceremony that will take place in, of all places, Disneyland. The 33-year-old reality series star will soon exchange "I do's" with her Prince Charming, event planner fiance Pasquale after getting engaged back in June, following the birth of their baby girl Rainbow Aurora, named after the "Sleeping Beauty" princess.
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Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Rosemarie DeWitt Courted for 'Men, Women and Children'

September 05, 2013 08:04:37 GMT

The Hollywood Reporter learns that helmer Jason Reitman has a list of actors he wants to work with in his next movie. Reitman, whose directing credits include "Thank You for Smoking" and "Up in the Air", is reportedly eyeing Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Rosemarie DeWitt for "Men, Women and Children".
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Benedict Cumberbatch Might Head to 'Lost City of Z'

September 05, 2013 07:29:50 GMT

Hot on the heels of his rumored involvement in "Star Wars Episode 7", Benedict Cumberbatch is looking forward to teaming up with Brad Pitt in a movie the "World War Z" actor is set to produce. Deadline reports that the "Star Trek Into Darkness" villain enters talks to star in "The Lost City of Z".
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'Salinger' Director Shane Salerno Addresses 'Terrifying' Telluride Plane Crash

September 05, 2013 07:26:23 GMT

"Salinger" director Shane Salerno was not among the documentary crew members who boarded a plane which crash-landed at the Telluride Regional Airport last week, but he received many text messages and e-mails because his name was mistakenly mentioned. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter at "Salinger" premiere on Monday night, September 2, he said the experience was "terrifying."
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Lady GaGa Wants Fans to Choose an 'ARTPOP' Song to Be Her Single

September 05, 2013 07:24:45 GMT

After debuting new songs at iTunes Festival last weekend, Lady GaGa has asked her fans to vote on Twitter and Facebook for her next "ARTPOP" single. "OK MONSTERS! Now that you've seen some of ARTPOP Live, what would be YOUR pick for 2nd Single?" the Mother Monster tweeted on September 3.
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Pics: Jane Lynch Gets Her Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

September 05, 2013 07:24:44 GMT

Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch finally got her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, September 4, twenty years after she first visited the world-famous Hollywood landmark. The 53-year-old comedian has thus made her dream come true of having her own Walk of Fame star primarily for her outstanding work in television, most notable of which is her portrayal of cheerleading squad coach Sue Sylvester on FOX's musical comedy-drama series "Glee".
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'The Biggest Loser' Reveals Contestants and New Twist for Season 15

September 05, 2013 07:21:54 GMT

"Dancing with the Stars" isn't the only competition series that had big news to announce on Wednesday, September 4. "The Biggest Loser" has also revealed the full cast line-up of its upcoming 15 cycle subtitled "Second Chances".
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James Cameron Praises 'Gravity' as It Launches First Full Trailer

September 05, 2013 06:56:26 GMT

James Cameron turns out to be one of many people who sing praises for "Gravity", one of the 2013 movies that get early Oscar buzz. During a chat with Variety, the "Avatar" helmer admits he "was stunned, absolutely floored" when his fellow filmmaker, Alfonso Cuaron, screened his latest flick, which stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, for him four weeks ago.
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Madonna Releases Third 'Secret Project' Trailer

September 05, 2013 06:35:11 GMT

Following the release of the first two trailers last June and July, respectively, pop music superstar Madonna unveils the third official trailer of her hash-tagged collaboration with famed New York-based photographer Steven Klein. And like the first two trailers, the almost one-minute visuals features black-and-white footage that reveal just as few information about the project as the first two clips did in the past.
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Miley Cyrus Brags on Twitter About Calling Paparazzi C-Word

September 05, 2013 06:12:06 GMT

Miley Cyrus makes headlines again with her antics. The "We Can't Stop" singer recently announced that she had called paparazzi "c**t." The former Disney star opted to reveal it herself on the social media because it eventually would become "news."
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Human Rights Foundation Blasts Kanye West' Kazakhstan Performance

September 05, 2013 06:07:37 GMT

The Human Rights Foundation has criticized Kanye West's recent performance in Kazakhstan. HRF joins other human right activists, who say West legitimizes the human rights violations by playing a private gig at the wedding of the grandson of Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev last week.
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First Trailer for Sundance Hit 'Kill Your Darlings' Starring Daniel Radcliffe

September 05, 2013 05:59:21 GMT

Poetry and murder are offered in "Kill Your Darlings", the Daniel Radcliffe starrer which has dropped its first trailer via Yahoo! Movies. In the Sony Pictures Classics flick from John Krokidas, the actor leaves his "Harry Potter" persona behind as he takes on the role of young Allen Ginsberg, one of key members of a literary crew known as the Beat Generation.
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A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault by 'Made in America' Audience Member

September 05, 2013 05:46:41 GMT

For allegedly slapping a woman in the crowd watching him perform his set during the "Made in America" music festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania held over the weekend, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky likewise got slapped with misdemeanor assault charges. The female fan filed her complaint with the District Attorney's Office after she reportedly suffered whiplash after the incident.
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U2's Adam Clayton Marries Brazilian Model Mariana Teixeira

September 05, 2013 04:59:23 GMT

Adam Clayton is officially a married man. BBC reports that the 53-year-old musician tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Mariana Teixeira De Carvalho at a Dublin registry office on Wednesday, September 4. "Adam Clayton is delighted to confirm that he married Mariana De Carvalho today in Dublin," a rep confirms to Billboard.
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AMC and University Offer Free Course Based on 'The Walking Dead'

September 05, 2013 04:53:45 GMT

"The Walking Dead" inspires a free, online college course at the University of California, Irvine. AMC teams up with Instructure and the university to offer the massive open online course (MOOC) titled "Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC's 'The Walking Dead' ".
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Report: Clint Eastwood Swaps Partners With His Wife's New Boyfriend

September 05, 2013 04:38:56 GMT

A surprising report surrounding Clint Eastwood's split from his wife of 17 years has just surfaced. According to Us Weekly, the "J. Edgar" director is dating Erica Tomlinson-Fisher, the ex-wife of Scott Fisher who is believed romancing his estranged wife Dina now.
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Eddie Murphy Releases Reggae Song With Snoop Dogg

September 05, 2013 04:18:28 GMT

In an unexpected pairing, Eddie Murphy has collaborated with Snoop Dogg for a new single called "Red Light". Murphy shared a link to the reggae song in his first-ever Twitter post. In another post, he said that the single is the first cut of his newly-announced album entitled "9".
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Woman Arrested for Breaking Into John Cusack's House

September 05, 2013 04:15:46 GMT

A woman is arrested after she allegedly tried to break into John Cusack's home in Malibu. According to TMZ, Cusack alleged stalker Elizabeth Pahlke tried to enter the actor's house by the window on Tuesday, September 3. Security guards later caught her when she was scaling a fence.
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Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph to Honor Carol Burnett at Kennedy Center Ceremony

September 05, 2013 04:11:33 GMT

The Kennedy Center's 16th annual ceremony for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor will be an event full of jokes. The performing arts center announces that comediennes Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler are set to honor the award recipient, Carol Burnett, at the upcoming October 20 ceremony.
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Alec Baldwin and Wife Hilaria Thomas Debut Baby Daughter

September 05, 2013 04:07:10 GMT

Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Thomas finally introduce their daughter to the world, two weeks after the baby was born. "It's a second chance for me, in a way," Alec says. "Everybody knows I had a pretty unpleasant custody battle for Ireland," referring to his daughter from his first marriage to actress Kim Basinger.
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Jared Harris Joins 'Poltergeist' Reboot, 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Star Is in Talks

September 05, 2013 03:50:17 GMT

Jared Harris just lands a leading role in MGM and Fox 2000's "Poltergeist" reboot. News of the "Mad Men" actor's inclusion, first reported by Deadline, comes a day after he was set to reteam with his "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" helmer Guy Ritchie in "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.".
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Katy Perry Dethrones Robin Thicke From Hot 100's Top Spot

September 05, 2013 03:50:11 GMT

It was bound to happen at some point - that of Robin Thicke's mega-successful hit "Blurred Lines" eventually ending its reign at the Billboard Hot 100. And it finally happened after an impressively long 3 months within which the Pharrell Williams and T.I.-assisted track lorded it over in the singles chart, in the hands of Katy Perry's new single "Roar".
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Christina Aguilera Strips Down for Maxim, Says 'Sexiness Should Be Effortless'

September 05, 2013 03:35:57 GMT

Christina Aguilera is sizzling in the newest issue of Maxim magazine due on newsstands September 17. The judge on "The Voice" graces the cover page wearing only a black bra and an unbuttoned white shirt. For the inside spread, she strikes various sultry poses in scantily-clad outfits that show off her slim figure.
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Sofia Vergara Still Tops Forbes' List of Highest-Paid TV Actresses

September 05, 2013 03:17:27 GMT

Sofia Vergara is the highest-paid television actress of 2013, according to Forbes. This is the second consecutive time the Colombia-born beauty claims the throne on the business magazine's annual list.
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Kim Kardashian Flashes Baby Bump in a Pre-Baby Photo Shoot

September 05, 2013 03:11:26 GMT

Pictures of pregnant Kim Kardashian which were taken a month before she gave birth to baby North West are featured in the upcoming issue of Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book. The 32-year-old TV personality opens her mouth a bit to flash gold grill as she graces the cover.
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Maria Shriver Slams Jack Nicholson Retirement Report

September 05, 2013 03:02:38 GMT

Jack Nicholson has become the talk of the town after a report from Radar Online claims that the three-time Oscar winner, best known for starring in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", "Batman" and "As Good as It Gets", "has quietly retired from the movie business." It cites "memory loss" as the reason why the 76-year-old actor decided to retire from acting.
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J. Cole Releases 'What Dreams May Come' Tour Trailer

September 05, 2013 02:58:36 GMT

With just a few days to go before he goes on his North America tour with Maybach Music Group rapper Wale, Dreamville Records label artist J. Cole drops a one-minute plus cinematic trailer to promote the trek. The 28-year-old North Carolina MC is expected to perform music from his new album "Born Sinner" which has now beaten Kanye West's album "Yeezus" in the race to being gold-certified.
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Report: Gwen Stefani and Hubby Gavin Rossdale Expecting Baby No. 3

September 05, 2013 02:54:23 GMT

A third baby is reportedly on the way for Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. Multiple reports suggest that the No Doubt lead singer is in the early stages of pregnancy. "It's very new and they just found out," a source tells Us Weekly. "They're excited!"
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Avenged Sevenfold Scores Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Hail to the King'

September 05, 2013 02:25:36 GMT

Avenged Sevenfold's "Hail to the King" has landed at Billboard 200's No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the rock band's sixth studio album dethrones last week's first placer, Luke Bryan's "Crash My Party", after debuting with 159,000 copies sold.
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Michelle Williams Making Broadway Debut in Sam Mendes' 'Cabaret' Revival

September 05, 2013 02:24:56 GMT

Michelle Williams is set for her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in a revival of the 1998 production of "Cabaret", the Roundabout Theatre Company announced Wednesday, September 4. The three-time Oscar-nominated actress will star alongside Alan Cumming, who is tapped to reprise his role as the Emcee, the role which helped him win a Tony.
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Lamar Odom Checks Into Rehab for Drug Addiction

September 05, 2013 02:21:39 GMT

Lamar Odom is entering treatment for his drug addiction, PEOPLE reports. The husband of Khloe Kardashian has reportedly checked into a rehab center to battle his demons. "He realized he needs help," a source tells the publication.
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'DTWS' Announces Season 17 Cast and Pairings, Pregnant Anna Trebunskaya Won't Return

September 05, 2013 02:08:33 GMT

With less than two weeks left before the premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" season 17, ABC unveiled the cast line-up of the show on Wednesday, September 4. Following the tradition, "DWTS" host Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet took over "Good Morning America" for a while to announce the celebrity contestants.
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Lana Scolaro: Robin Thicke and I 'Were Making Out' at the MTV VMAs After Party

September 05, 2013 02:02:28 GMT

Robin Thicke has been accused of cheating on his wife Paula Patton. Lana Scolaro, a fan who shared pictures of the singer groping her behind in an MTV VMAs after party at 1Oak, says that she and Robin spent the night together although Paula was only a few feet away.
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Big Names in '50 Shades of Grey' Mix Included Ryan Gosling, Shailene Woodley and More

September 05, 2013 01:43:30 GMT

As what E. L. James announced earlier this week, the feature adaptation of her steamy novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" is set with Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam as the beautiful college student Anastasia Steele and the kinky billionaire Christian Grey respectively. However, long before the two were cast, the production team apparently had considered much more familiar faces for the roles.
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Alyssa Milano Releases 'Sex Tape' in Funny or Die Video

September 05, 2013 01:35:35 GMT

Alyssa Milano was fooling around with a man that's not her husband and she filmed, or tried to film, it on camera. "My sex tape was leaked. Not sure what to say. Going to post the link myself to try to control the situation," tweeted the 40-year-old mother of one.
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Scarlett Johansson Gets Engaged to Romain Dauriac, Shows Off Art Deco Ring

September 05, 2013 01:12:50 GMT

Scarlett Johansson is reportedly set to walk down the aisle again, two years after her divorce from actor Ryan Reynolds was finalized. The Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow of "The Avengers" is engaged to her journalist boyfriend Romain Dauriac, PEOPLE reports.