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Sabrina The Teenage Witch and Salem reunite - video

11 December 2011 8:17 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sabrina the Teenage Witch stars Melissa Joan Hart and Nick Bakay have reunited for a one-off video. The pair, who played Sabrina Spellman and the voice of Salem the cat respectively, star in the spoof clip for Funny Or Die, eight years after the show ended. Hart is seen meeting Salem for lunch to catch up, but ever the bad influence, he persuades her to release her inner Sabrina and perform magic in the restaurant. Hart is currently (more) »

- By Colin Daniels

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'Laugh-In' Comic Actor Dies At 85

4 December 2011 11:21 PM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Los Angeles — Alan Sues, who brought his flamboyant and over-the-top comic persona to the hit television show "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" in the 1960s and 1970s, has died, a close friend said Sunday night.

Sues died of cardiac arrest on Thursday at his home in West Hollywood, Michael Gregg Michaud, a friend since 1975, told The Associated Press.

"He was sitting in a recliner watching TV with his dachshund Doris who he loved in his lap," Michaud said.

Sues had various health problems in the last several years, but the death came as a shock to friends, Michaud said. He was 85.

A native Californian who moved to New York in 1952, Sues began his career as a serious actor and in 1953 appeared in director Elia Kazan's "Tea and Sympathy" on Broadway.

But he would be remembered for his wild comic characters.

They included "Big Al," an effeminate sportscaster, and "Uncle Al the Kiddies Pal, »

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Caroline Rhea, Cheyenne Jackson join Nathan Lane USA comedy pilot

23 November 2011 5:08 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Caroline Rhea and Cheyenne Jackson are among the stars who have signed up to star in a new USA comedy pilot. The project, which is currently untitled, stars Nathan Lane as an unfortunate actor called Jasper who returns home to Texas when his father becomes ill. Rhea has now signed up to play Jasper's sister Emilia, Deadline reports. Rhea has previously appeared in shows such as Pride & Joy and Sabrina The Teenage Witch. Elsewhere, Jackson - who recently (more) »

- By Catriona Wightman

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Interview: Bridesmaids director Paul Feig sides with the actors

14 November 2011 3:45 PM, PST | AwardsDaily.com | See recent AwardsDaily news »

by Craig Kennedy, Living In Cinema Up until this past summer, Paul Feig was probably best known for his work in television, either in front of the camera on such »

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Melissa Joan Hart Sued by Former Manager Kieran Maguire

28 October 2011 12:09 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Melissa Joan Hart is facing a lawsuit from her former manager who alleges she owes him commission payments. Kieran Maguire filed papers at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday (26Oct11) claiming he entered into a verbal agreement with the star for his management services in 2006, following the end of her series Sabrina The Teenage Witch. The talent agent claims he negotiated a number of lucrative jobs for Hart, including a slot on Dancing With The Stars and her latest TV show Melissa & Joey. Maguire insists he was paid his rightful commissions for the first series of Melissa & Joey, but alleges he was fired in March (11) without warning and is owed payment for the rest of her time on the show, according to Deadline.com. The lawsuit is seeking commission for all Hart's appearances on Melissa & Joey. © WENN »

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Lawsuit Claims Melissa Joan Hart Has "No Heart"

28 October 2011 9:39 AM, PDT | Celebsology | See recent Celebsology news »

Melissa Joan Hart's former talent manager is suing her for refusing to pay him his cut of her earnings on the ABC Family sitcom Melissa & Joey (which, I'd imagine, adds up to approximately $2 and a Groupon for an ear candling). The manager, Kieran Maguire, asserts in the opening line: "Melissa Joan Hart has no heart." Nice.

She was also sued for racial profiling

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Maguire alleges that when the former Sabrina The Teenage Witch star hired him in 2006, she orally agreed to pay him the standard 10%. When she failed, he got mad.

“This case is one more incident of an actress who seeks to take advantage of, mistreat and thumb her nose at those in her employ — in this instance the person who rescued her career as it was plummeting towards obscurity."

Ow.

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- Anna Breslaw

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Hart Sued By Former Manager

28 October 2011 9:06 AM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Melissa Joan Hart is facing a lawsuit from her former manager who alleges she owes him commission payments.

Kieran Maguire filed papers at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday claiming he entered into a verbal agreement with the star for his management services in 2006, following the end of her series Sabrina The Teenage Witch.

The talent agent claims he negotiated a number of lucrative jobs for Hart, including a slot on Dancing With The Stars and her latest TV show Melissa & Joey.

Maguire insists he was paid his rightful commissions for the first series of Melissa & Joey, but alleges he was fired in March without warning and is owed payment for the rest of her time on the show, according to Deadline.com.

The lawsuit is seeking commission for all Hart's appearances on Melissa & Joey. »

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2011 Halloween TV: Movie marathons, episodes and specials

27 October 2011 8:10 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

There are roughly a gazillion scary movie marathons happening on TV for Halloween 2011. Zap2it's got you covered for all your spooky programming. Be sure to check your local listings for times and channel.

All times Eastern.

Friday, Oct. 28

ABC Family: 13 Nights of Halloween, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., "The Addams Family," "Addams Family Values."

AMC: Halloween movie marathon, 9 a.m. to midnight ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "House of Wax," "Scream 3," "From Dusk Till Dawn," "Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane," "Survival of the Dead," "The Walking Dead"

Bio: Scary movie documentaries, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next day ("The Inside Story: The Silence of the Lambs," "The Inside Story: Halloween")

CBS: "CSI: NY" Halloween episode, 9 p.m.

Chiller: Halloween programming, 6 a.m. to midnight ("Twilight Zone" episodes, "The Daisy Chain," "Fingerprints," "Stevie," "Devil's Mercy," "Children of the Corn"), "Chiller 13" (The Decade's Scariest Movie Moments, »

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Melissa Joan Hart Sued By Her Ex-Manager For Non-Payment Of Commissions

27 October 2011 7:52 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Talent manager Kieran Maguire filed suit Wednesday against Melissa Joan Hart, asserting colorfully that she “has no heart” for taking advantage of his services and then ditching him “once her popularity was brought back from obscurity.” Maquire says he and Hart entered into a verbal standard agreement for his management services in 2006 — after her series Sabrina The Teenage Witch ended a few years prior. The breach of contract suit filed in L.A. Superior Court points out that Hart agreed to pay and continued to pay Maguire 10% of her earnings for subsequent years during which Maguire says he worked closely with her talent agents, publicists, business managers, attorneys and others in guiding her career. As examples of fostering her progress Maguire cites Hart’s guest appearances on TV shows such as Dancing With the Stars, her participation in ad campaigns for Kellogg’s, Huggies, Pillsbury and Gain laundry detergent, a »

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Melissa Joan Hart sued for racial discrimination

1 October 2011 9:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Melissa Joan Hart has blasted the "vicious allegations" of racial discrimination in a lawsuit launched by an ex-employee. The Sabrina The Teenage Witch star and chiefs at her 'Sweetharts' candy company have been sued by Shana Kharineh, who claimed that she was fired from a store in California due to her ethnicity. Kharineh, who managed the establishment before her dismissal in August, claimed that she was given a special uniform after bosses decided that "black on black did not look appropriate". She also said that she was forced to work 60 hours a week with no overtime or breaks, during which she was "berated and humiliated" by co-workers. Kharineh suggested in legal (more) »

- By Daniel Sperling

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Hart Rep Hits Back At Former Employee's Lawsuit

1 October 2011 7:06 AM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

A representative for former teen star Melissa Joan Hart has slammed a lawsuit from a former manager of the actress' candy store, insisting it contains "vicious allegations".

Shana Kharineh sued the Sabrina the Teenage Witch actress and her Sweetharts company over claims she was fired as the California store's manager because of her race and complaints about working conditions.

In court documents filed in Los Angeles on Thursday, Kharineh claims she was wrongfully dismissed in August, was racially discriminated against and has not received full wages owed.

She states her bosses gave her a special dress code because she was African-American, making her wear a different colour to the standard uniform of black because "black on black did not look appropriate".

She also claims she was forced to work 60-hour weeks without breaks or overtime payments.

A spokesperson for Hart denies the allegations, insisting the actress has no involvement in the day-to-day running of the store.

The rep tells E! Online, "Melissa Joan Hart is the owner of Sweetharts Sweets in Sherman Oaks, California. While the shop was her vision, Melissa does not currently function in a day-to-day operational capacity, and has never met Shana Kharineh.

"Sweetharts Sweets is an equal opportunity employer, as is Melissa Joan Hart. Neither Sweetharts Sweets nor Melissa engages in or condones any form of discrimination whatsoever. There is no basis whatsoever to these vicious allegations." »

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10 TV Universes You Would and Wouldn’t Want to Live In

28 September 2011 6:34 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

TV is full of shows set in their own universes, worlds different from our own (sometimes slightly, sometimes drastically) that open up new avenues for storytellers to explore. It can be a lot of fun to ponder what it would be like to live in a particular universe, to explore that different world, but would it be a positive or negative experience? Here is a list of which TV universes you would and would not want to live in.

Would Want to Live In

10. Community

Pros: You get to earn a degree, however slowly, and live out your favorite movie moments through the constant homages structuring your life. Plus, paintball!

Cons: Chang.

 

9. Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Pros: You get to do magic, which seems to be lots of fun, incredibly convenient (at least come spring cleaning), and seems to have very few down sides. Plus you get to live longer. »

- Kate Kulzick

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You, Too, Can Learn Why Sitcoms Are Funny

27 September 2011 7:00 AM, PDT | BestWeekEver | See recent BestWeekEver news »

Don’t underestimate Sergio Cilli. Just because his specialty as the music critic on Current TV’s Infomania pegged him for the dude to talk to about why The Black Eyed Peas are so grating doesn’t mean he’s not Very Very Funny, which he is! This guy just put out a very funny sketch that asks a very important question that flies way too far below the radar: Why Are Sitcoms Funny? And the answer may surprise you. (Actually, it won’t. There are jokes in these sitcoms, and the jokes “make” “people” “laugh.” Seriously, Sabrina The Teenage Witch and Joey Russo are On Television. Now! In 2011! And There Are Jokes On Their Show.) I Loooove Sitcoms – watch more funny videos »

- Eliot Glazer

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TV Return For "Sabrina The Teenage Witch"

25 September 2011 9:41 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Archie Comics reports it will partner with the Moonscoop production company ("Fantastic Four", "Casper") to create a new animated series based on the Archie property "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch".

"'Sabrina' is a huge and important character," said Archie co-ceo Jon Goldwater, "so we were very careful in how we brought her back to animation. The team at Moonscoop are the perfect partners for us. They know how to put together quality animation and they 'get' the characters."

Following the "Madhouse" appearances, Sabrina became a regular in the comic book series, "Archie's TV Laugh-Out", published from 1969 to 1985.

The character then received her own title, "Sabrina The Teenage Witch", published from 1971 to 1983.

In 1970, CBS debuted a Filmation animated "Sabrina', that aired for 4 seasons, including shorts featuring the monstrous 'Groovie Goolies'.

In 1996, the comic book was adapted into a live-action Mow, followed by the "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" TV series, airing for 7 seasons, »

- Michael Stevens

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Lindsay Sloane Is Pregnant

26 August 2011 11:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

There's a baby girl on the way for Lindsay Sloane. The star of A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, 34, is five-and-half months pregnant with her first child with husband Dar Rollins. Sloane, who recently had roles on Weeds as Maxeen and in Horrible Bosses as Stacy, wed Rollins in 2004. A pal of Sarah Michelle Gellar's and Melissa Joan Hart's, whom she costarred with on Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Sloane was the maid of honor at Gellar's wedding to Freddie Prinze Jr. • Reporting by Blaine Zuckerman »

- Sarah Michaud

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Lindsay Sloane Expecting First Child

26 August 2011 10:00 AM, PDT | People - CelebrityBabies | See recent People - CelebrityBabies news »

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There’s a baby girl on the way for Lindsay Sloane.

The A Good Old Fashioned Orgy star, 34, is five-and-half months pregnant with her first child with husband Dar Rollins.

Sloane, who recently had roles on Weeds as Maxeen and in Horrible Bosses as Stacy, wed Rollins in 2004.

A pal of Sarah Michelle Gellar‘s and Melissa Joan Hart‘s, whom she costarred with on Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Sloane was the maid of honor at Gellar’s wedding to Freddie Prinze Jr.

– Sarah Michaud with reporting by Blaine Zuckerman

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Stripping 101: The Guys From "Magic Mike" Can Learn A Thing or Two From These Classic Male Strip Scenes

22 August 2011 1:04 PM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, William Levi

As you've probably heard (we may have mentioned it a few times), Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh is preparing to film the Citizen Kane of beefcake films. No doubt, Magic Mike will be competing for Oscars this time next year.

Magic Mike is based on the early stripper life of actor Channing Tatum, who will star in the film alongside some of the most notable male specimens of this generation.

You may think that a film about stripping will be silly, and a walk in the park for these actors, but this is serious business. If there's one word that will never be used in conjunction with this movie, it's "fluff."

Oh wait. Actually, that word may play a role.

What I mean is that it's not going to be as simple as it looks. Stripping isn't only about taking your clothes off. »

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'Family Matters': Did you love or hate Urkel?

3 August 2011 6:00 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

If you’re anywhere between the ages of, say, 20 and 35 and reading this website, the question of whether you gleefully devoured ABC’s Friday night, family-friendly line-up Tgif is purely rhetorical. Of course you did.

There’s no doubt you loved Full House, Step By Step, Boy Meets World, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Perfect Strangers, and a variety of other ridiculously addictive shows. (Personally, I spent those Friday evenings stretched out on the floor of my living room with my three siblings and several Book It-earned personal pan pizzas from Pizza Hut. Holla! The ’90s were amazing.) But when it »

- Tanner Stransky

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Looking back at Josie And The Pussycats

2 August 2011 4:12 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Carley salutes a comic book movie that might not have set the box office alight, but still deserves lots of love. It's Josie And The Pussycats...

It's fair to say we're in a renaissance of comic book heroes making it onto the big screen, with Batman, Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man and many more taking centre stage at a cinema near you.

However, many moons ago, another comic book favourite made the leap to cinemas, Josie And The Pussycats, and although it flopped at the box office, it's come to be a bit of a cult favourite over the years and is proof that you don't have to have superpowers to entertain the pants off your audience.

The basic outline of the film is this. MegaRecords, headed up by the hip but evil Fiona (Parker Posey), is riding high on the wave of success of boy band Du Jour (made up of Seth Green, »

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Link Time - Watch the Trailer For Happy Feet 2

27 July 2011 1:30 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

See adorable baby penguins singing in the full Happy Feet 2 trailer - /Film Get a drama-filled peek at The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills - Aol TV Mystic Falls is getting a new resident on The Vampire Diaries - Zap2It Luke Perry is set to return to TV - The Hollywood Reporter Who would win in a fight between Han Solo and James Bond? - Moviefone Aziz Ansari talks 30 Minutes or Less - Rotten Tomatoes Quote quiz: Clarissa Explains It All vs. Sabrina the Teenage Witch - TresSugar Jason Bateman is reportedly in talks to star in We're the Millers - Cinemablend The Walking Dead loses its showrunner - Deadline »

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