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Fast Track: Meredith Vieira is leaving 'Today'

May 09, 2011
  • Matt Lauer told departing "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira, "We will miss you like crazy."
Matt Lauer told departing "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira,… (Richard Drew / Associated…)

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday.

Meredith Vieira is leaving "Today." Ann Curry is replacing her. What about Katie Couric? Katie, come back! (Los Angeles Times)

Paula Abdul is joining Simon Cowell on "The X Factor." (Los Angeles Times)

And it looks like L.A. Reid may be a meaner judge than Simon Cowell ever was. (Hollywood Reporter)

Charlie Sheen's single, "Winning" hits the airwaves Tuesday. Sheen may have some more legal trouble for beating a dead horse. (Los Angeles Times)

"CSI" star Marg Helgenberger tells a French magazine that Justin Bieber was "a brat" during his "CSI" appearance. (Huffington Post)

The entire cast of "Waiting to Exhale," including Whitney Houston and director Forest Whitaker, is reuniting for a sequel, titled, "Gasp, Gasp. Cough. Gasp." (Indiewire)

Tina Fey brought her Sarah Palin impression back to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. (TVLine)

Mel Gibson's comeback vehicle, "The Beaver," flopped badly at the box office. (Los Angeles Times)

Comedy website Funny or Die is looking to expand into all media. (Los Angeles Times)

Keanu Reeves may be starring in a live-action "Akira" remake. (Hollywood Reporter)

Hey guys, Madonna is single again! Guys?... Guys? (Daily Mail)

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