Entertainment

Simpsons Rack Up D’oh!

By Sharifah Chammas on Aug 1, 2007 - 11:18:59 AM
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Box Office Weekend Wrap-up - July 27-29: From Springfield to the big screen, Homer and his household dished up a scorching summer box weekend with $72 million.  With its one-day Friday opening gross exceeding $30 million, Fox’s The Simpsons Movie debuted at the top of the weekend’s box office.


  FOX, 2007 Emmy Awards Go Green

By Kerri Krueger on Jul 29, 2007 - 10:11:22 PM

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD –  
Green could very well be the new black at this year’s Emmy Awards. FOX and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have decided to “go green” with the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards, pledging to reduce the “carbon footprints” left by the show.



Shooting The Breeze!

By Rose Quintiliano on Jul 29, 2007 - 5:10:50 PM
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Everyone who watches TV these days, thinks they’re a professional critic. Everyone has the right to be a critic, true? Especially, with the rise in blogs. Yet, the power of the professional critic is undeniable.

  2007 E3's Hottest Games

By Daniel Kuo on Jul 29, 2007 - 3:37:14 PM

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SANTA MONICA  –  A look at some of the most anticipated video games that were announced or displayed at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which took place in Santa Monica from July 11 to July 13.  E3 has become an ideal launchpad for the industry’s biggest titles to showcase demos, trailers, and other previews to the media and the public.



Britney Spears' Las Vegas Drama

By Daniel Kuo on Jul 29, 2007 - 2:37:03 PM

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LAS VEGAS
- Even when on vacation, Britney Spears is still in the spotlight.  While Spears was relaxing at the Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday, one of her bodyguards and a paparazzi photographer clashed in a violent dispute over Spears’ oldest son, Sean Preston.



  Making A Difference In Hollywood

By Tommy Garrett on Jul 29, 2007 - 4:28:02 AM
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My friend Becky Holleman may have a Masters Degree and impeccable teaching credentials, but the North Carolina native decided raising the beautiful Cavalier King Charles Spaniels would be where her heart belongs.  She also raises the adorable Havanese breed as well. 

"Mejorando Su Vida", Never heard of it?

By Monica Davis on Jul 28, 2007 - 9:48:05 PM
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  NORTH HOLLYWOOD The LA Area Emmy Award recipient for the Governors Award will be given to KVEA-52's "Mejorando Su Vida," a campaign to improve immigrants' lives in Los Angeles.

  Farewell To Harry Potter

By Daniel Kuo on Jul 26, 2007 - 12:42:41 AM
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Reviewing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in a series that has transformed a generation of readers.


Harry Potter Brews Record-Breaking Book Sales

By Daniel Kuo on Jul 25, 2007 - 3:40:05 PM

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  For the seventh and final time, Harry Potter cast his irresistible magic on an entire country of readers.    J.K. Rowling’s concluding novel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, sold a record-shattering 8.3 million copies – over 100 books per second – in its first 24 hours on U.S. bookshelves, according to the book’s publisher, Scholastic Inc.



  Movie Goers Say “I do” to Sandler’s “Chuck and Larry”

By Sharifah Chammas on Jul 24, 2007 - 11:07:44 AM
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Movie goers said “I do” to goofball Adam Sandler and his latest comedy “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.”  Universal’s slapstick comedy took home $34.2 million along with the weekend’s top box office, according to the final box office report provided by Exhibitor Relations Co. 


It’s Potter Mania!

By Daniel Kuo and Sharifah Chammas on Jul 22, 2007 - 11:58:30 PM
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Not since the Beatles has a British import sparked such fan mania and revenues.   J.K. Rowling’s bespectacled, teenage wizard, Harry Potter, has become a worldwide phenomenon and has managed to captivate a massive cross-generational following. 


  HBO Dominates Primetime Emmy Noms

By Sharifah Chammas on Jul 22, 2007 - 11:51:19 PM

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIF.  
HBO dominates this year’s Primetime Emmy nominees with its drama series “Sopranos” and movie “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” ruling all categories.  



Second Book For Canyon Columnist

By Roger Hitts on Jul 22, 2007 - 7:19:00 PM
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Canyon News Columnist, Tommy Garrett, On The Industry, writes his second book.   There are wonderful stories about the classic and post classic movie stars - like Ruta Lee, Constance Towers and Charlton Heston.   But this tome is filled with stories and some never seen before photographs of over 55 great stars.

  Live Earth!

By Rose Quintiliano on Jul 22, 2007 - 2:23:00 PM
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A world of music took place on July 7, 2007. Live Earth was the environmental extravaganza that featured about 150 artists in a 24-hour....


Daytime Soaps Heating Up

By Tommy Garrett on Jul 15, 2007 - 7:59:00 PM

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CBS and NBC are outshining ABC so far with summer sizzling storylines.   See who is the best so far.  Which soaps make th grade?
And was that green eyed Adrian Grenier over at the set of the number one soap?



  Celebrities help make History!

By Rose Quintiliano on Jul 15, 2007 - 11:10:00 AM
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The world still loves Princess Diana. A tribute concert was held on July 1 at the Wembley Stadium in London, England to mark the 10th anniversary of the Princess of Wales.


Paris Hilton seeks a more "Simple Life"

By Jasmine Ahdout on Jul 8, 2007 - 7:09:00 PM

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BEVERLY HILLS: According to recent reports, Paris Hilton is leaving her lavish Hollywood life for a more quiet one in Beverly Hills.  All of this is in attempt to live a more sensible, responsible life, which also consists of less partying.



  The Tower Of Talent

By Tommy Garrett on Jul 8, 2007 - 3:42:00 PM
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Last week's episode of USA's "4400" starring Constance Towers was a hit.   Fans and critics are raving about the work Miss Towers was able to convey in her role as Audrey Parker.

Young hollywood!

By Rose Quintiliano on Jul 8, 2007 - 10:45:00 AM
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What is going on with the Hollywood young? We had Britney Spears, then Lindsay Lohan, and now Paris Hilton. Perhaps the stress of Hollywood, along with the money and power, is just too overwhelming for the twenty-something stars.


  Actor, Josh Duhamel, sells Brentwood home

By Jasmine Ahdout on Jul 1, 2007 - 11:21:00 PM

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(Brentwood) Las Vegas
and Transformers star, Josh Duhamel, 34, sold his home of 2 1/2 years after transforming it into a very elegant contemporary style home. Duhamel, who is also boyfriend to famous singer Fergie, sold his home close to the asking price of $2.4 million.



This Week In Entertainment News

By Tommy Garrett on Jul 1, 2007 - 7:43:00 PM

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What are we thinking?  Paris and the murdering wrestler were in the news all week.  And people sincerely cared about both stories.   Sad.  Eileen Fulton's CD's are selling like hotcakes.  How can you get one?  Read on.  Constance Towers, the star of "General Hospital" is on cable tonight.  And it's a life changing role.



  Eat, Pray, Love!

By Rose Quintiliano on Jul 1, 2007 - 4:11:00 PM
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I read that while vacationing in Cascais, Portugal, the day after Robert De Niro landed in Lisbon, Portugal on June 7th on a private plane for the Lisbon Village Festival.


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