Friday, June 3, 2011

Yahoo! News: Entertainment News

Yahoo! News: Entertainment News

James Arness of 'Gunsmoke' fame dead at 88 (AP)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 03:37 PM PDT

FILE - In this undated publicity image released by CBS, Actor James Arness is shown as Marshal Matt Dillon in 'Gunsmoke.' CBS spokesman Chris Ender says former 'Gunsmoke' star James Arness died Friday, June 3, 2011 of natural causes. He was 88. (AP Photo/CBS) NO SALES. NORTH AMERICA USE ONLY.AP - It takes a special kind of lawman to carry on for 20 years in the Wild West of TV.

Everything must go as Rat Pack-era casino closes (AP)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 02:16 PM PDT

FILE - This  March 1, 2001 file photo shows the marquee of the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Now that the Sahara hotel-casino is closed in Las Vegas after 59 years, everything must go.The owners of the Rat Pack-era casino are planning a liquidation sale of all items inside the property exactly one month after closing the casino's doors.  (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File)AP - Now that the Sahara hotel-casino is closed in Las Vegas after 59 years, everything must go.

British singer Adele cancels tour due to illness (AP)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 01:39 PM PDT

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2008 file photo, British singer Adele poses for a portrait in Los Angeles.  Adele's song 'Rolling In the Deep,'is  iTunes' top selling single, and her album '21' is the second top selling album of the week ending May 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)AP - British singer Adele has canceled the remaining dates on her North American tour because of her laryngitis.

Haley Reinhart on her 'bond' with Casey Abrams (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 06:41 PM PDT

omg! - Haley Reinhart clears up rumors on having a record deal and her relationship with fellow contestant Casey Abrams. (June 3)

"Dr. Death," Jack Kevorkian, dies at 83 (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 06:25 PM PDT

omg! - Reuters - Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, known as "Dr. Death" for helping more than 100 people end their lives, died early Friday at age 83, his lawyer said.

Hilson's video tribute to rock's sassy women (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 05:10 PM PDT

omg! - Keri Hilson returns with new single 'Pretty Girl Rock,' complete with a video transforming the singer into the various strong women who have inspired her, from TLC to Josephine Baker. (June 3)

Charlie Sheen, Brooke Mueller "Satisfied" With New Custody Agreement (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 05:03 PM PDT

omg! - The exes have finally come to terms in their battle over twins Bob and Max, a source confirms to Us

Refreshing Tunes with Pete Wentz's Black Cards (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 04:30 PM PDT

omg! - Hear about some busted band names that could have been.

Top Shots of the Week (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 04:30 PM PDT

omg! - Miss any of the hot celebrity moments from last week, like Russell Brand's punk rock look or Leo DiCaprio and Blake Lively's cruise around Venice? Check out omg!'s Top Shots!

Jim Carrey Settles Into Being A Grandfather, Gushes Over Penguin Co-Stars: 'They Are Puppies Times 10' (omg!)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 04:21 PM PDT

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- "Mr. Popper's Penguins" star Jim Carrey dove into being a grandfather after his daughter, Jane gave birth to Jackson Riley Santana last year, and the actor admitted to Access Hollywood he already has big plans for the toddler.

Playwright Kushner gets NY honor after Israel flap (AP)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 01:05 PM PDT

FILE - In this April 30, 2009 photo, Tony Kushner is shown during a break from rehearsal of his new play at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minn.,  Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for 'Angels in America,' his epic play about the AIDS epidemic, and is a New York literary fixture who has received more than a dozen honorary degrees from American colleges and universities.  So it was a shock when the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York voted last month to withhold a promised honorary degree after a trustee said the playwright was anti-Israel. CUNY later backtracked under a barrage of criticism, and Kushner will accept his degree on Friday, June 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)AP - Urging graduates to repair "the public conversation" and rescue society from "grim careerists and ideologues," playwright Tony Kushner on Friday accepted the honorary degree that had briefly been withheld by the city's university system after a trustee accused him of being anti-Israel.

Arian Moayed loving life thanks to 'Bengal Tiger' (AP)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 02:54 AM PDT

In this May 24, 2011 file photo, actor Arian Moayed poses for a portrait in New York. Moayed is nominated for a Tony Award for his role in 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.' (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, file)AP - Arian Moayed and his daughter have a little ritual every day when he goes off to the theater:

Fashion industry prepares lovefest for Marc Jacobs (AP)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 03:22 AM PDT

FILE-   This Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 file photo shows designer Marc Jacobs as he walks the runway after the showing of his Marc by Marc Jacobs spring 2009 collection during Fashion Week in New York. Jacobs has been selected as this year's lifetime achievement winner by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, a title previously won by Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg, Donna Karan, Yves Saint Laurent and Geoffrey Beene, for whom the award is now named.    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)AP - Marc Jacobs is the guy who can change the direction of a fashion juggernaut with a single silhouette. If other designers are doing sleek and slim, he'll do big and poufy. If everyone else is doing neutral colors, he'll go bold.

"Cash Cab"s Bailey to host new NBC game show (Reuters)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 05:05 PM PDT

Reuters - "Cash Cab" host and comedian Ben Bailey has been tapped to host new NBC game show "Who's Still Standing?," NBC executive vice president, alternative programing Paul Telegdy announced Friday.

Polanski cancels trip to Polish Film Festival (Reuters)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 02:05 PM PDT

Reuters - Roman Polanski has canceled his planned visit to the 36th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. Just two days after confirming that Polanski would attend Gdynia to receive a lifetime achievement award and give a director's master class, festival organizers said the Oscar-winning director had changed his plans.

Dierks Bentley featured in new NHL marketing campaign (Reuters)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 07:07 PM PDT

Reuters - When country star Dierks Bentley isn't on the road or in the recording studio, he can usually be found at an ice rink playing hockey with some of his buddies.

Apple secures licensing deals ahead of iCloud unveiling (Reuters)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 05:39 PM PDT

Reuters - Just days ahead of its planned unveiling of its iCloud service, Apple has succeeded in securing licensing deals from all four major labels and music publishers.

Joely Richardson and Cotter Smith Experience 'Side Effects', Beginning June 2 Off-Broadway (Playbill)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 01:39 PM PDT

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Golden Globe winner Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck," Lady Windermere's Fan) and Cotter Smith (Next Fall, An American Daughter, Burn This) star in the third and final production of MCC Theater's 25th anniversary season, Michael Weller's Side Effects, beginning June 2.

"Dr. Death," Jack Kevorkian, dies at 83 (Reuters)

Posted: 03 Jun 2011 06:25 PM PDT

Jack Kevorkian holds book about the 9th Amerndment as he talks to college students about prison reform in 2007. Kevorkian has died, hospital officials said. Kevorkian, who was nicknamed Reuters - Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, known as "Dr. Death" for helping more than 100 people end their lives, died early Friday at age 83, his lawyer said.


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