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ellen china“Ellen” becomes the first American daily talk show to be shown in China, with episodes subtitled in Chinese and delivered within 48 hours of the original broadcast in the U.S.

The episodes from the 11th season on Sohu will be available for viewers on demand 24-7, remaining on Sohu until the license period ends, Sohu.com chief executive Charles Zhang and Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, said in a statement. Continue reading »

The Walking Dead superfan and Vine ‘Zombie Prankster’, Nick Santonastasso, pulls off the ultimate zombie prank on The Walking Dead’s – Norman Reedus (Daryl) in Tokyo, Japan.

all blacksKieran Read or Scott Dixon? Lydia Ko or Valerie Adams? The All Blacks or New Zealand Breakers? Once again the Westpac Halberg Awards are set to reignite water-cooler chats around the country and SKY Sport has LIVE coverage of the prestigious sports awards evening.

SKY Sport presenter Melodie Robinson and Prime News anchor Eric Young will host the 51st Westpac Halberg Awards, with Stephen McIvor and Laura McGoldrick covering the red carpet action.
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OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE IN A DRAMA SERIES

“Boardwalk Empire”
“Breaking Bad”
“Downton Abbey”
“Game of Thrones”
“Homeland” Continue reading »

ellen cgEllen Degeneres has been chosen as America’s favorite TV personality.

For the second year in a row, the talk show host topped the list of America’s favorite TV personalities and actors, which was released by The Harris Poll on Friday. Coming in second was NCIS star Mark Harmon, with The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart in third.

1. Ellen Degeneres (The Ellen DeGeneres)
2. Mark Harmon (NCIS)
3. Jon Stewart (The Daily Show)
4. Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)
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mary steenburgenMary Steenburgen (Curb Your Enthusiasm , Wilfred) has joined Justified. The Oscar-winning actress will have a recurring in the fifth season of the drama.

First appearing in the 10th episode, Steenburgen will play Katherine Hale, a beautiful, Southern belle who was the wife of Wynn Duffy’s (Jere Burns) mentor in crime.

The casting comes just days after FX officially announced that Justified, starring Timothy Olyphant and created by Graham Yost, will end after the sixth season. Continue reading »

entourageAfter years of waiting and a period of protracted contract negotiations, the Entourage movie began shooting on Thursday in Miami, Florida.

The stars and writer-director Doug Ellin took to Instagram to document their first day of filming.

Adrian Grenier, meanwhile, put together a short video of Jerry Ferrara and Kevin Connolly on set, with both saying it was good to be back, and Ferrara pointing out that he’s wearing Turtle’s signature Yankees cap. Continue reading »

olivierOlivier Martinez (Kylie’s ex, now Mr Halle Berry) has joined the cast of Revenge as the father to Karine Vanasse‘s character.

The 48-year-old actor will take on the recurring role of Pascal LeMarchal, “Margaux LeMarchal’s (Vanasse) media magnate father.

He is a cutthroat businessman and has a competitive history with Conrad (Henry Czerny), and an even more complicated one with Victoria (Madeleine Stowe).”

davereubenThey say these things come in 3’s!

Dave Madden, who played “The Partridge Family’s” band manager on the 1970s TV show, has died after a long illness at age 82.

Madden played Reuben Kincaid on the show, that also starred David Cassidy, Danny Bonaduce, Shirley Jones and Susan Dey

He died of congestive heart and kidney failure early this morning. Continue reading »

Roger Lloyd-PackOnly Fools and Horses star Roger Lloyd-Pack has died aged 69.

The actor, best known for playing Trigger in the long-running comedy, died at home in London last night. He also starred in The Vicar of Dibley as Owen Newitt, The Borgias, The Bill and the Harry Potter films.

The actor, whose daughter is actress Emily Lloyd (A River Runs Through It), “died at home surrounded by his family”, agent Maureen Vincent said. Continue reading »