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E! News Launching In Asia

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HONG KONG — One of America's best-known entertainment news shows is launching an Asian edition. Los Angeles-based E! Entertainment Television w...

Children Killed By Televisio deaths remain concern even amid LCD fad

AP | RON TODT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA — The number of children killed or injured by falling television sets appears to have risen even as more consumers replace their cl...

Howie Mandel To Judge 'America's Got Talent'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PASADENA, California — Howie Mandel is replacing David Hasselhoff as one of the judges on NBC's "America's Got Talent." NBC executives confirme...

Mad Men and the High Cost of Advertising

James Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Block

That Mad Men chronicles the rise of contemporary advertising should be our first warning. The fantasy machine that propels the American consumer culture achieves this leverage simply with make believe.

Preschoolers Watch Too Much TV -- Leads To Obesity

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

You send your kids to day care with the hopes that your preschooler will learn socialization skills. But a new study shows that toddlers in home-based day care may watch up to two hours of TV during their day

Stop Trading Good Sleep for Great TV: DVR Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

All this late night entertainment can have a significant impact on healthy sleep, one of our most fundamental biologic needs.

Swayze's Widow: His Drinking Made Me Leave Him For A Year | Hilary Shenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi, whose marriage began in their 20s and lasted for 34 years, led one of Hollywood's storied love affairs -- but the Dirty...

Spend 2010 With These Animal-Loving Stars

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

Has your furry friend been naughty or nice this year? These animal loving superstars are just a few of the celebrities who appear in a new calendar sponsored by Pup-Peroni® and the ASPCA that promotes local animal shelters.

Teri Hatcher Strips, Feels Boob (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Last week Teri Hatcher tried on a fat suit and now she strips for an upcoming episode of 'Desperate Housewives.' "I had to strip in front of 20 stra...

Wilmer Valderrama To Play The Dog Whisperer In A New Sitcom | Stephen M. Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Wilmer Valderrama is going to the dogs. The former star of That '70s Show will star in a half-hour sitcom based on the escapades of Dog Whisperer C...

James Franco's 'General Hospital' Debut: WATCH (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Friday James Franco began his 'lengthy arc' on 'General Hospital,' in which he plays a vagrant performance artist named Franco who visits Port Charles...

2010 -- The Year We Begin to Respect Food

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

If we pay a little more respect to food, we can reclaim the pleasures of dining, of family-time, and even cooking.

Rick Springfield To Bare Butt On 'Californication'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Rick Springfield will bare his backside when he guest stars on Showtime's "Californication." "It's not full-frontal, but it's pre...

Pregnant Michelle Duggar Rushed To Hospital | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michelle Duggar, star of TLC's 18 Kids and Counting, was rushed to an Arkansas hospital over the weekend with a gallbladder problem -- but her pregnan...

Yvonne Zanos Dies Of Cancer: Famed KDKA Reporter Dead At 60 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yvonne Zanos, KDKA-TV's consumer reporter whose joyful personality burst through TV screens during her popular product test reports, died this morning...

Heidi & Spencer Pratt Shopping Own Reality Show

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Reality TV personalities Heidi and Spencer Pratt said Monday they want to branch out from MTV's "The Hills" and star in their own rea...

Ten Records That Made This Cruddy Decade a Little More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The ten records that made my decade may not be the most cutting-edge or most obscure or significant of groundbreaking. But they're mine, and I love 'em all passionately. Here's my soundtrack to the decade of "Mission Accomplished."

Videocracy: An Interview with Erik Gandini

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nina Burleigh

Waving banners scrawled with "Berlusconi is bad for Italy's health," more than a hundred thousand people rallied to protest for a free press in Italy over the weekend.

Catholic League Angered By Larry David Peeing On Jesus

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

**UPDATE** HBO has sent us the following response: "Anyone who follows Curb Your Enthusiasm knows that the show is full of parody and satire. Larr...

Mr. Monk and the End

Michael Smerconish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Smerconish

Tonight is the night "Monk" aficionados learn who murdered former detective Adrian Monk's wife Trudy in a car bombing fifteen years ago.

"America's Most Wanted" Leads To Thanksgiving Murderer Paul Merhige's Capture

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

JUPITER, Fla. — It takes just a glimpse sometimes to catch a fugitive. As "America's Most Wanted" previewed an episode about a Florida man accu...

Israel-Turkey: No TV Drama

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

What used to be a "barely-watched" Turkish drama series called Ayrilik has become controversial because of a love story that develops between the lead characters during Israel's operation in Gaza.

Rebecca Romijn Out Of Work: Eastwick' Canceled

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment


Seth MacFarlane On The "Family Guy" "Star Wars" Parody | Scott Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane, 36, created "Family Guy," Fox's animated sitcom, which this year became the first cartoon series nominated for a prime-time Emmy sinc...

DJ AM Reality Series Will Air On MTV

THR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As previously reported, MTV is going forward with airing the late DJ AM's "Intervention"-style reality series "Gone Too Far." The show will premier...