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  • Paris Hilton Doesn't Think Anthony Weiner's Picture Is 'Huge' (Video)

    Posted Jun 8th 2011 at 11:00 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Last time Paris Hilton was on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' she tried to school him in her meanings for the words "hot" and "huge." He never got it. Nevertheless, he decided to take it back there with her in light of the recent Twitter photo scandals involving Rep. Anthony Weiner. Hilton admitted to being marginally aware of it, but not so much that she recognized the infamous underwear picture. "Wha...

  • Laurence Fishburne Quits 'CSI' to Make More Movies

    Posted Jun 8th 2011 at 07:50 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Time to break out the handkerchiefs and wave good-bye to Dr. Raymond Langston: 'CSI' star Laurence Fishburne has decided to step down from the long-running procedural drama. reports that after two seasons with 'CSI' Fishburne decided not to renew his contract when it expired in May. He is now expected to return to his movie career full-time. 'The Matrix' star was hired in 2008 a...

  • Katie Couric Talks Palin, Says Trump Acted Like a Jacka** (Video)

    Posted Jun 7th 2011 at 09:04 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Katie Couric may no longer be the anchor for the 'CBS Evening News,' but she has plenty of opinions about some of the top political personalities. She talked a little about both Sarah Palin and Donald Trump on 'The Tonight Show.' She hit the nail on the head in saying that Palin is such a polarizing figure that she is equally fascinating to both her supporters and detractors. "She makes good co...

  • Simon Cowell to Cheryl Cole: Sorry About 'X Factor'

    Posted Jun 7th 2011 at 07:34 AM by AOL TV Editors

    After weeks of speculation it was confirmed yesterday that Nicole Scherzinger is replacing Cheryl Cole on 'The X Factor' in the U.S. Now, head honcho Simon Cowell has apologized to Cole for the chaos surrounding the judging lineup on his new talent show, but insists that she wasn't fired. According to The Sun, Cowell takes full responsibility for the decision to replace Cole with Scherzinger...

  • Fox News Confuses Sarah Palin and Tina Fey in Graphic Gaffe (Video)

    Posted Jun 7th 2011 at 12:30 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Tina Fey's impression of Sarah Palin has left such an indelible impression on the American consciousness that even Fox News can't tell the two apart. On Sunday, while Fox News anchor Shannon Bream was teasing an interview with the former Alaska governor, Fox flashed a graphic of Fey doing her Palin impression on 'Saturday Night Live.' The visual blunder came on a day when Palin was busy defe...

  • It's Official: Nicole Scherzinger Will Replace Cheryl Cole as 'X Factor' Judge

    Posted Jun 6th 2011 at 02:04 PM by AOL TV Editors

    It is finally official, 'The X Factor' has replaced British pop star Cheryl Cole with the show's co-host Nicole Scherzinger. There have been rumors and conflicting stories for weeks now, but the official word is out, and so is Cole. Fox and 'X Factor' producers FremantleMedia and Syco TV released this statement: "Nicole Scherzinger will be replacing Cheryl Cole on the judging panel of 'The X Fa...

  • Katie Couric Set to Sign ABC Talk Show Contract

    Posted Jun 6th 2011 at 09:04 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Katie Couric's contract with CBS expires today, and she's widely expected to announce that she's signing a deal with ABC to host a syndicated daytime talk show. The New York Times reports that both NBC and CBS held unsuccessful talks with Couric, who remains a hot property despite disappointing ratings during her tenure at 'The CBS Evening News.' Rumors that she was close to a deal with ABC ...

  • Is Chelsea Handler Ditching the E! Network?

    Posted Jun 3rd 2011 at 07:35 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Chelsea Handler is one busy lady these days, with her late night talk show 'Chelsea Lately,' two new shows in the works and a multi-book publishing deal to look after. So is it any wonder that as her contract comes up for renewal over at E! there are reports that the network's desperate to keep her, and that she's feeling pretty relaxed about the whole thing? "We'll see how it goes," she tol...

  • It's Official: Jane Lynch to Host 2011 Emmys

    Posted Jun 2nd 2011 at 03:05 PM by AOL TV Editors

    It's official, funny lady Jane Lynch will be the host of the 63rd annual Emmys on Fox. The 'Glee' star, who won an Emmy in 2010 for her role as sardonic cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, will preside over the live show airing Sun., Sept. 18 on Fox. "I am tickled pink to be hosting the Primetime Emmys on Fox," Lynch said in a statement. "I'm looking forward to singing, dancing and sporting my fin...

  • 'X Factor' Allows Online Auditions

    Posted Jun 2nd 2011 at 01:15 PM by AOL TV Editors

    Simon Cowell is spicing it up, adding the option to audition online for his new reality singing competition, 'The X Factor.' Fox announced earlier today week-long YouTube auditions for those who may have missed out on the opportunity to tryout live. Today through June 9, solo artists and vocal groups -- you must be at least 12 years old -- can submit an audition video on YouTube at

  • Rocker Gavin Rossdale to Guest Star on 'Burn Notice'

    Posted Jun 2nd 2011 at 07:33 AM by AOL TV Editors

    The British are coming for 'Burn Notice!' It's been announced that both Gavin Rossdale will be keeping their compatriot Gabrielle Anwar company in the upcoming Season 5. 'Entertainment Weekly' reports that Bush frontman Rossdale (and husband of Gwen Stefani) will appear in the eighth episode, playing the villainous Armand, a wealthy and powerful man "with a hand in nefarious projects all over t...

  • 'Idol' Runner-Up Lauren Alaina Says She Isn't Dating Scotty McCreery (Video)

    Posted Jun 2nd 2011 at 01:30 AM by AOL TV Editors

    On Tuesday, on 'Live With Regis and Kelly', 'American Idol' winner Scotty McCreery did a little sidestepping when Regis Philbin asked him about Lauren Alaina. Yesterday on the show, Alaina, the 'Idol' runner-up, was unequivocal that she and McCreery are not dating, which means he shouldn't be jealous that Alaina thinks Philbin is cute. "You kissed him," Philbin said. "How did it work now? If...

  • Barbara Walters Grills Paris Hilton on 'The View' (Video)

    Posted Jun 1st 2011 at 09:00 PM by AOL TV Editors

    Last year, Paris Hilton was sentenced to 200 hours of community service as part of a drug possession case. Some of that community service is featured on Hilton's new reality show, 'The World According to Paris,' and needless to say, Hilton didn't enjoy the experience. Today on 'The View,' Barbara Walters took Hilton to task over that footage and her public image. "You are dragged out of bed by ...

  • Bono's Performance Trumps Contestant on 'Idol' Finale

    Posted Jun 1st 2011 at 12:40 PM by AOL TV Editors

    Some of the biggest stars in the music industry ruled the 'American Idol' finale last week and not even an original song by fan favorite, Haley Reinhart, could squeeze in some time on-screen. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Haley Reinhart was supposed to debut her song during the 'American Idol' season 10 finale, but those plans were squashed to make room for Bono and the cast of 'Spider-M...

  • Is Halle Berry Headed Back to the Small Screen?

    Posted Jun 1st 2011 at 09:41 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry could be coming to a small screen near you. It's been reported that she's attached to star in a drama project currently being shopped around pay cable networks like HBO and Showtime. According to, DreamWorks TV has sent out a spec for the project -- entitled 'Higher Learning' -- to several pay cable networks, and is hoping for a quick decision. Det...

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