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Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Dominates Aacta Awards

1 hour ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mel Gibson’s return to directing was warmly welcomed in his native Australia where his “Hacksaw Ridge” won a total of nine Aacta Awards. “The Daughter” came second with three prizes.

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts’s performance awards were presented at a gala on Wednesday in Sydney. They followed an earlier ceremony on Monday at which technical awards had been handed out.

Hacksaw Ridge” added five performance awards to its four technical awards. They included best film, best director, best original screenplay, best lead actor and best supporting actor.

Miranda Otto took the best actress prize for “The Daughter,” while the film’s discovery Odessa Young was named best supporting actress.

Among the show’s highlights were the presentation of the Aacta Longford Lyell Award to Paul Hogan Am and the Aacta Trailblazer Award to Isla Fisher.

Some of Australia’s top film and television stars »

- Patrick Frater

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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 7 Episode 1 Review: Stronger Than Ever

18 hours ago | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

In life we are often reminded of 'that which doesn't kill us, makes us stronger'. If you happen to be going through troubled times, you often don't see a difficult experience as an opportunity for growth.

This realization doesn't occur until after the dust settles. That is usually when we gain true perspective.

I think the underlying theme of the first Episode is actually all about strength, but not just in the obvious way as suggested in the title; 'Stronger than Ever'.

I think we see a lot of strength in many of the ladies in this Episode, but let's dig a bit deeper.

The first few scenes in Episode 1 touch base with the ladies that have returned for another Season. We see Lisa Vanderpump and husband Ken Todd hosting a dinner at their restaurant 'Sur' in West Hollywood.

Lisa has invited good friend Kyle Richards and husband Mauricio Umansky, »

- Becca Balayance

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The New Celebrity Apprentice: Six Boardroom Advisors Announced for NBC Series

2 December 2016 7:03 PM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The New Celebrity Apprentice has some new company. This week, NBC announced six new boardroom advisors for the upcoming reboot series.Hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the revamped reality show will be set in Los Angeles and feature the following celebrity contestants: Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams, and Carnie Wilson.Read More… »


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Rhobh Newcomer Dorit Kemsley Shows Off Her California Home (Including the Present She Got from Billy Joel!)

2 December 2016 9:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

There’s a new housewife on the block!

Dorit Kemsley is joining the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast, and with her previous ties to Lisa Vanderpump and close friendship with Boy George, she’s sure to make a memorable addition.

But before the season unfolds, Kemsley shared inside her digs that include a cozy theater, generously sized master bath and a playroom with “every game you could possibly imagine” to name a few. Her first stop on the tour, though, is a casual viewing of a large-scale gift from a musical legend.

Related: Take a Twirl Around Rhoa’s Kenya Moore’s Much-Anticipated Mansion, »

- Megan Stein

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New Celebrity Apprentice: Six Famous Advisors Join Arnold in the Boardroom

1 December 2016 11:01 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Arnold Schwarzenegger will have some famous friends on hand to help him navigate the Celebrity Apprentice boardroom. (Will he say, “You’re terminated” instead of “You’re fired”?)

NBC’s New Celebrity Apprentice, which swaps in Ah-nuld for previous host Donald Trump (wonder what he’s doing now?), has added six boardroom advisors for the upcoming season, the network announced Thursday. And a few of them are already familiar to NBC watchers.

VideosCelebrity Apprentice: New Host Arnold Schwarzenegger Channels Terminator in First Promo

The new advisors include:

* Leeza Gibbons, the Emmy-winning Entertainment Tonight alum who actually won the »

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‘The New Celebrity Apprentice’ Adds Rocco Dispirito, Leeza Gibbons, iJustine as Boardroom Advisors

1 December 2016 11:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC has added six more boardroom advisors for the upcoming season of “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” Rocco Dispirito, Tracey Edmonds, Justine “iJustine” Ezarik, previous “Celebrity Apprentice” winner Leeza Gibbons, Gemma Godfrey, and Bob Harper will all be on hand to help host Arnold Schwarzenegger evaluate the contestants this season.

The new batch joins previously announced advisors Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba, and Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger. Dispirito, Edmonds, Harper, and Gibbons are already known TV quantities. Ezarik comes from the world of digital influencers. Godfrey comes from the financial technology sector in the U.K., where she founded online personal finance firm Moola.

The New Celebrity Apprentice” will premiere Jan. 2, with two episodes. After being divided into two teams (men and women), the new Apprentices’ first task will be to create a 10-minute “experience” for Tyra Banks’ Tyra Beauty, followed by the creation of a jingle (and video) for Trident’s “Cherish Your Teeth” ad »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Watch: Arnold Schwarzenegger Declares Himself the ‘New Boss’ in Celebrity Apprentice Sneak Peek

30 November 2016 7:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

He’s back!

In an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, Arnold Schwarzenegger labels himself as the “new boss.”

“I always said to myself, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool to be the host of this show?’ And then, bang. One day, there we were!”

He adds: “This gave me chance now to do something where I can use my personality and the various different parts of Arnold. The other celebrities and how I get them to interact with each other is going to be the secret to the whole show.”

This season will feature celebs such as Carrie Keagan, »

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Exclusive: Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks Replacing Donald Trump on 'Celebrity Apprentice': 'Only in America'

29 November 2016 5:59 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

While Donald Trump went from reality TV to politics, newly minted Celebrity Apprentice host Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking the opposite approach.

"I've been governor twice in California, and now to go and go to this is terrific for me. And for him, it's great to go from this to politics," Schwarzenegger, now six years removed from office, told Et. "The bottom line is, the country, America, where do you have the possibilities to do that many things? Only in America."

Watch: 'Celebrity Apprentice' Stars Reveal What They Really Think of Donald Trump

Schwarzenegger will preside over The New Celebrity Apprentice as the franchise's first host heads to the Oval Office.

"I'm 68 years old and this is a whole new challenge -- something that I've never done before, so this is really wonderful," Schwarzenegger said. "And I think with the characters that they've picked there will be major drama."

This season's »

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Stars Remember ‘Brady Bunch’ Actress Florence Henderson: ‘She Was Like a Mother to Us All’

24 November 2016 11:10 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The news of Florence Henderson’s passing spread quickly throughout Hollywood.

Stars took to Twitter to express their grief over the loss of the beloved “Brady Bunch” mom, who died Thursday at the age of 82.

Henderson was best known for the ’70s family sitcom and its various spin-off series and specials, but stayed in the public eye, participating on “Dancing With the Stars” in 2010. She was even at Monday night’s “DWTS” finale cheering on her TV daughter Maureen McCormick, who competed this season.

Read some of the tributes below.

Maureen McCormick lovingly tweeted, “Florence Henderson was a dear friend for so very many years & in my <3 forever. Love & hugs to her family. I’ll miss u dearly.”

Florence Henderson was a dear friend for so very many years & in my <3 forever. Love & hugs to her family. I'll miss u dearly #RIPFlorence

Maureen McCormick (@MoMcCormick7) November 25, 2016

“Brady Bunch” star Barry Williams tweeted, “Deeply »

- Lawrence Yee

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The New Celebrity Apprentice: Charities Revealed for NBC Series

22 November 2016 1:20 PM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

In the season of giving, NBC has announced the charities for which The New Celebrity Apprentice TV show contestants will be competing. Hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, The New Celebrity Apprentice premieres Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8:00pm on NBC.Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams, and Carnie Wilson are competing in the new L.A.-based competitive reality series.Read More… »


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Boy George Defends Decision To Storm Out Of Interview Over Questions About His 2009 Conviction For Falsely Imprisoning Male Escort

3 November 2016 1:43 PM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Most celebs make headlines when interviews they’ve given are published in magazines or aired on TV, but Boy George managed to make even bigger headlines by storming out of an interview when he didn’t like a question. During a sit-down with New Zealand TV show “Seven Sharp”, the “Culture Club” singer was asked about his 2009 […] »

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'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Stars Spill on Season 7 Newbie Dorit Kemsley

3 November 2016 3:47 AM, PDT | | See recent BuddyTV news »

A new woman is ready to shake things up on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

When the hit Bravo series returns for season 7, Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Eileen Davidson and Erika Girardi will be joined by a new cast member, Dorit Kemsley. Dorit is the wife of talent manager Paul "Pk" Kemsley, who touts Boy George as one of his famous clients. Will she get along with the rest of the women, or will she create tons of drama? Let's find out what the Rhobh veterans have to say about this Bravo newbie.



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Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett Named Mac Viva Glam Ambassadors -- See Their Fierce Pose!

2 November 2016 5:30 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Viva Glam is expanding its Empire with two new faces.

Mac Cosmetics has found Viva Glam's newest ambassadors in Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett -- and to say the Empire stars slayed their campaign ad would be an understatement.

Watch: Exclusive: 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Dishes on Upcoming Performances With 'Amazing' Mariah Carey

The co-stars were totally twinning, sporting matching black fedoras and leather jackets in the campaign's first image. Henson rocks a bold pink lip in the fierce pic, while Smollett stares into the camera with his hands wrapped around her hips.  

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One hundred percent of the proceeds of Viva Glam lipsticks and lipglass go to the Mac AIDS Fund, which helps women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS -- and Henson and Smollet couldn't be more excited to join the cause.

"Excited to have »

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BBC Goes Back in Time with Soul II Soul Frontman in Documentary, ‘Jazzie B’s 1980s: From Dole to Soul’ (Preview)

2 November 2016 6:49 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Following in the footsteps of Tom Jones, Keith Richards and Boy George, legendary Soul II Soul frontman Jazzie B will be taking BBC Two viewers on a trip back in time and exploring his 80s memories – sharing his experiences,… Continue Reading → »

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TV News Roundup: ‘Walking Dead’ Episode 2 Ratings Falter, ‘The Young Pope’ Gets a Premiere Date

1 November 2016 2:48 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s TV news roundup, “The Walking Dead” saw a bigger drop that usual in its live-same-day ratings for the second episode of the season, and a whole lot of premiere dates were set, including HBO’s “The Young Pope” and the next round of “The Bachelor.”


The Walking Dead” is still one of the biggest things on television. But the second episode of Season 7 was a little less big than might have been expected, nabbing 12.46 million total viewers and an impressive 6.1 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. That was about a 27 percent dip from the premiere (17 million, 8.4 demo rating); most other second episodes tend to see drop-offs in the lower double-digits. Of course, the “Walking Dead” demo rating still beats every scripted TV series by a walker-infested mile, no small feat for a show in its seventh season.

It’s tough to parse the reason for the bigger dip than usual between the season »

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Dorit Kemsley: 5 Things to Know About the New Star

1 November 2016 8:15 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is returning for its seventh season on Dec. 6, and with it will come one new Housewife: Dorit Kemsley!

The fashion designer will join returning Housewives Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Eileen Davidson and Erika Jayne Girardi for all the drama and fun on the hit Bravo series.

But who is Dorit Kemsley? Here are five quick facts to know about the new reality star.

1. She’s married to Paul Kemsley.

Kemsley is married to English businessman Paul Kemsley, a property developer who is also Chairman of the New York Cosmos and a producer »

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Adds Dorit Kemsley for Season 7 — Find Out Which Friend Will Join Her!

1 November 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is welcoming a new Housewife into the mix when it returns for season 7!

People can exclusively reveal that Dorit Kemsley will join fellow Housewives Erika Girardi, Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna and Eileen Davidson for the latest season of the Bravo franchise.

Kemsley, 40, started her own business in the fashion industry (Dorit) in the state of New York, where she met her husband Paul “Pk” Kemsley at a restaurant. In 2015, the couple switched coasts and moved with their two children — son Jagger and daughter Phoenix — to Beverly Hills. In the upcoming season, viewers »

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Pete Burns obituary

25 October 2016 7:14 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Lead singer with Dead Or Alive best known for their 1985 hit You Spin Me Round who later became a reality TV star

Originally best known for his 1985 chart-topper You Spin Me Round (Like a Record), made with his band Dead Or Alive, Pete Burns later became a reality TV star, coming fifth in the final of Celebrity Big Brother in 2006, as well as a living advertisement for the dangers of plastic surgery. Burns, who has died of a heart attack aged 57, claimed to have undergone 300 surgical procedures, many of them in an attempt to repair previous botched efforts.

His heyday as a pop star in the mid-1980s coincided with the rise of the “New Pop” epitomised by Boy George and Culture Club, Wham! and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. With his ambiguous sexuality, androgynous look and spectacular fashion choices, Burns, after several years of trying, found himself in the right place at the right time. »

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‘You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)’ Singer Pete Burns Dies of Heart Attack at 57

24 October 2016 10:45 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

British singer Pete Burns has died of a heart attack, his management team confirmed Monday afternoon. He was 57.

“It is with the greatest sadness that we have to break the tragic news that out beloved Pete Burns of (Dead or Alive), died suddenly yesterday of a massive cardiac arrest,” they said in a statement. “All of his family and friends are devastated by the loss of our special star. He was a true visionary, a beautiful talented soul, and he will be missed by all who loved and appreciated everything he was and all of the wonderful memories the has left is with. »

- Stephanie Petit

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Alexis Arquette Died From a Heart Attack Stemming From 29-Year HIV Battle

20 September 2016 3:56 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Details surrounding Alexis Arquette's shocking death have emerged. The 47-year-old transgender actress—who has acted in more than 50 films spanning her decades-long career, notably in Last Exit to Brooklyn and as a Boy George impersonator in The Wedding Singer—died from a heart attack, E! News confirms. We've obtained Arquette's death certificate, which lists the heart attack as the immediate cause of death, and also reveals that the star suffered from a bacterial infection of the heart three weeks prior to her cardiac arrest on Sept. 11. The certificate also states that Arquette was living with HIV for 29 years, which was noted as an underlying cause of »

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