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'SYTYCD' Cut the Only Ballroom Dancer

June 25, 2010 07:10:10 GMT


The female contestants of "So You Think You Can Dance" this season proved to be less popular than the boys. After the elimination of Alexie Agdeppa last week, two more found themselves in the bottom three. Melinda Sullivan and Cristina Santana were in danger along with Robert Roldan.

These three danced for their lives as the last effort to impress the judges and stay in competition. Melinda danced the tap to Q-Tip's "Heels", Cristina did the salsa to "Quimbara" while Robert composed a contemporary piece with "Everywhere I Go". After some consideration, the judges put Roberto back in the Top 9 and weighed in between Melinda and Cristina.

Sneak Peek: Jake Pavelka on 'Drop Dead Diva'


June 25, 2010 06:47:16 GMT


While the news of Jake Pavelka's split from fiancee Vienna Girardi is still warm, Lifetime takes the chance to release several sneak peeks to his "Drop Dead Diva" cameo. The contestant of "The Bachelor" season 14 got into a character that actually is not far from his real life, to become a bachelor who must lay a choice between two women in a dating series.

Jake's Toby is a suitor on "Finding the One", a dating show which producer is being sued for "intentionally inflicting emotional harm" when Toby dumps one bachelorette for favor of another. Some stills revealed Jake's Toby Davlin walking down the isle with a brunette and the video preview showed a court trial where a blonde is also present. Toby is put on the testifying booth and reveals that he was encouraged to pick a particular girl for a dramatic effect.

'Lost' Triumphs at 36th Saturn Awards

June 25, 2010 06:15:27 GMT


The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has announced the winners of 36th Annual Saturn Awards. In the television category, "Lost" went above "Fringe" in taking home the most prizes. The ABC series which ended its 6 years run in May is awarded with three while "Fringe" gets two.

The first award for "Lost" is dedicated to the series' star Josh Holloway. The depicter of Sawyer wins Best Actor on Television while Anna Torv of "Fringe" wins the female counterpart. The other two awards are for Best DVD Television Release, particularly for the fifth season's set, and for the coveted Best Television Series.

Preview: Octomom Throws Babies at 'Silent Library' Contestant

June 25, 2010 03:51:58 GMT


Nadya Suleman who becomes world famous for being Octomom, makes a cameo on MTV's game show "Silent Library". It didn't take too hard for her to appear on the show for she was to imitate the birthing scene again. Plastic babies are being catapulted from underneath her to a contestant who has to take the bait for the rest of the team.

In each episode of "Silent Library", a team of six contestants attempts a series of offbeat challenges that range from painful to downright gross. The show is set in a library, so the players must remain quiet. The contestants draw cards, and the player who gets the skull and crossbones must endure an unusual punishment, such as getting hit with raw eggs shot from a huge plastic chicken. If they do so quietly, the show's host, Zero Kazama, awards them a cash prize. But, if the team makes too much noise, they kiss the money goodbye.

Ben Stiller to Appear With His Parents in Yahoo! Web Series

June 25, 2010 03:48:22 GMT


Funnyman Ben Stiller is set to 'meet the parents' in a new TV series - he's starring in an online show with his real life mum and dad. The comedian has recruited his parents, comedy double act Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, to appear with him in an upcoming current affairs show, which will see them discussing news items.

The trio will film short episodes, which are slated to appear on Yahoo.com at the end of the year. Yahoo Chief Marketing Officer Elisa Steele says, "Ben had a great idea, he started to talk to us and it was a good fit with Yahoo."

Deborah Gibson and Tiffany Cast as Enemies in New TV Movie

June 25, 2010 03:28:04 GMT


Eighties pop rivals Deborah Gibson and Tiffany are going head-to-head once more - they've been cast as enemies in upcoming movie "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid". The former teen pop stars, who were often portrayed as chart competitors in their heyday, will poke fun at their 'rivalry' with opposing roles in the new TV movie.

Gibson is to star as an animal rights campaigner who frees exotic snakes from pet stores, while Tiffany will play a park ranger desperate to save endangered alligators. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film's script sees the duo battle it out at a party before finishing off their brawl in a swamp outside.

'Dexter' Adds Jonny Lee Miller to Season 5

June 25, 2010 03:16:49 GMT


Beside Julia Stiles, "Dexter" will also get a visit from Jonny Lee Miller. This would be the first American TV stint for the English actor, who was once married to Angelina Jolie, after "Eli Stone" wrapped up last year.

Little is known about his role but it looks like the fifth season of "Dexter" will be playing the "mysterious" card. According to Variety, Miller would be "a mysterious man" who is involved with equally mysterious character played by Stiles. He is slated to appear in a multi-episode arc.

Jake and Vienna Did NOT Have Fist Fight in 'Bachelorette' Interview

June 25, 2010 02:48:31 GMT


The reports that have been circulating online about Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi's reunion that turned ugly have been debunked by ABC's reps. Instead of being full of intensity and filled with rude words towards each other, the taping for "The Bachelorette" special was "emotionally charged".

Jake and Vienna, as previously reported, taped an interview with "The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison to talk about their fresh split and the reason behind it. The June 23 taping, according to some set sources, included an angry Jake who pulled his arm back and formed a fist, ready to throw a punch. Another source also said Vienna kept cutting Jake's answer for Chris that Jake yelled, "Will you just let me finish?"

Paula Patton May Be 'Law and Order: SVU' New ADA


June 24, 2010 10:06:20 GMT


New mum Paula Patton is in talks to join the cast of cop drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" - as Sharon Stone's's replacement.

The "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire" star, who is married to soul singer Robin Thicke, is slated to play the series' full-time assistant district attorney, according to EW.com.

Stars of 'Hung' Hit Grass Carpet for Season 2 Premiere


June 24, 2010 09:38:29 GMT


Thomas Jane, Anne Heche, Jane Adams, and Rebecca Creskoff, the four lead cast of HBO's "Hung" gathered at Paramount Studios to premiere the second season. Supporting cast such as Charlie Saxton, Loren Lester, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Eddie Jemison and Gregg Henry also attended the occasion which is special in terms of its setting.

Instead of using the classic red carpet, the organizers laid out a green grass carpet which resembles a football field although Ray's profession is as a basketball coach. Jane, perhaps triggered by the fancy and comfortable landing, took off his shoes while walking for the photo call. He, nevertheless kept the toe socks on.

Cynthia Nixon Returns to HBO in 'The Big C'


June 24, 2010 09:05:30 GMT


From "Sex and the City", Cynthia Nixon jumps to "The Big C". The actress who plays Miranda in the successful series is taking a new role in another HBO series, playing a friend of the main character, Laura Linney's Cathy.

A long lost and flaky college roommate of Cathy, Nixon's Rebeca will re-enter Cathy's life and "shakes things up in a wild way", the press release says. Meanwhile, Cathy is a reserved suburban wife and mother whose recent cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life and find hope, humor and the light side of a dark situation, while managing her immature but well-meaning husband, played by Oliver Platt.

Clay Aiken Hopes to Replace Simon Cowell as 'American Idol' Judge


June 24, 2010 07:42:52 GMT


Former "American idol" star Clay Aiken has added his name to the list of possible replacements for departed judge Simon Cowell. Elton John, Harry Connick Jr. and another former Idol, Adam Lambert, have emerged as the fan favorites to take over from Cowell, but Aiken thinks he's the man for the job.

He tells Billboard, "I've always thought it would be a great addition to the panel to have someone who's a former contestant and knows what it's like to be up on that stage and be critiqued. I would not put myself out there to be as caustic as he (Cowell) is, but if they (producers) want to call me, bring it on. We can talk."

Jimmy Kimmel Ignites War Between 'Twilight' and Justin Bieber's Fans

June 24, 2010 07:39:36 GMT


The two phenomenons that struck the world of entertainment lately are not in peace. During a special episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", the fans of "Twilight" series rejected the idea to have Justin Bieber in the next installment.

Jimmy Kimmel set up a question and answer session as part of "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Twilight Saga: Total Eclipse of the Heart" which was pre-taped on June 14. One girl asked whether any of the cast also has so-called "Bieber Fever". Jimmy said, "We gotta get that Justin Bieber in the next movie," before being cut by the audience who booed and chanted "noooo".

'Glee' Stars Who Attend San Diego Comic Con Unveiled

June 24, 2010 06:28:24 GMT


Some of the lead actors of "Glee" will not be on hands to present the show at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con. Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Dianna Agron and Cory Monteith will not attend the annual convention where geeks and, in this case, gleeks gather annually in support for their favorite shows and movies.

All four have very good reason to miss the important event. They have been featured in last year's presentation, thus the show is giving chance for the other cast to experience the thrill. "Because we have such a large cast and we can't bring everyone every year, this year we decided to bring down some of the cast who didn't get to go last summer," a 20th Century Fox Television spokesman said.

Helen Mirren Plays Ron Artest's Psychiatrist in 'Lopez Tonight'

June 24, 2010 06:07:41 GMT


Dame Helen Mirren can add therapist to her list of unusual roles after starring in a U.S. TV comedy skit as basketball wildman Ron Artest's psychiatrist. The "Queen" star opened Tuesday night, June 22's "Lopez Tonight" show with the Los Angeles Lakers star on the couch and pretended to coach him and help him visualize a game scenario.

But the notorious sports star, known for his outbursts, tattoos and hairstyles, wasn't listening and dashed off, prompting the British actress to call after him, "Ron, don't tell anyone I'm your therapist!"
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