March 8, 2013 |
After 16 years, Joy Behar is leaving "The View. " Behar, the brassy Brooklyn-born comic, announced that she's leaving ABC's morning talkfest at the end of her contract in August. "You reach a point where you say, 'Do I want to keep doing this?'," Behar told Deadline.com, which broke the news late Thursday. "There are other things on my plate I want to do -- I've been writing a play, I've been neglecting my stand-up. " Behar added that she'd be interested in joining CNN, which is being re-engineered by new boss Jeff Zucker, with whom Behar recently took a meeting.
February 25, 2013 |
Jacoby Jones proved he didn't have two left feet on the field when he took on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII earlier this month. But will that hold true on the dance floor? During a commercial break in Sunday night's Academy Awards, ABC ran an ad announcing the Baltimore Ravens wide receiver as a contestant on the new season of “Dancing With the Stars.” (See, live-viewing has its rewards.) Jones, 28, helped the Ravens to their victory in the big game, with a 108-yard kickoff return and a 56-yard touchdown catch that demonstrated his spinning abilities.
February 14, 2013 |
Michael Kors' show at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday brought out a Hollywood A-list of a front row: Michael Douglas, Zoe Saldana, Hilary Swank and Jada Pinkett Smith with daughter Willow, along with Broadway star and onetime "30 Rock" guest star Cheyenne Jackson and actress Paz Vega. [Cut] Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore found the Kors collection a bit rough, terming the aesthetic "haute road crew. " [Los Angeles Times] Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus was spotted at Rachel Zoe's show.
October 4, 2012 |
We hold Anderson Cooper in the highest regard when it comes to journalistic integrity and also when it comes to flipping one's hair and putting fellow a fellow diva in his or her place. Following his brilliant shut-down of a nosy airplane passenger in June, Cooper took his defiance to the airwaves this week on his daytime talk show "Anderson Live. " When Cooper came out as gay in July, former "The View" host Star Jones suggested that, when ratings slip, daytime hosts tend to reveal a lot of personal things in efforts to boost viewership.
August 1, 2012 |
In the new romantic comedy "Celeste and Jesse Forever," Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg play a young Los Angeles couple who attempt to remain best friends as they go through a divorce. Written by Jones and Will McCormack, the film, opening Friday, takes the pair through a cityscape that will seem very familiar to many professional, thirtysomething Angelenos: Up-and-coming marketer Celeste and unemployed artist Jesse traverse an L.A. of canyon hikes, frozen yogurt shops and funky bars.
March 19, 2010 |
Jon Jones alone didn't put the Versus cable network back on DirecTV, but the public clamor and inside dealing that took place to get the rising star's Ultimate Fighting Championship bout in front of as many fans as possible did make an impression. Jones, a 22-year-old preacher's son from upstate New York, is matched against light-heavyweight Brandon Vera in the network's debut "UFC Live" card at 6 p.m. PDT Sunday in Broomfield, Colo. Until Monday, Versus had been kept off DirecTV since September, the result of a reported financial squabble in which the Comcast-owned sports network was charging a higher fee. Disagreement ensued, and Versus was blacked out. The ever-vocal fans of mixed martial arts made their dissatisfaction known as lower-weight fights in the UFC-owned World Extreme Cagefighting organization on Versus were going unseen.