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The View Co-Host Doesn’t Know If The World Is Round Or Flat

If you guessed the headline was about Elisabeth Hasselbeck, you are WRONG!

The View co-host Sherri Shepherd was unable to answer the question of whether the world is round or flat, claiming that she was too busy being a good housewife to think about such complicated things. Tune in to The View tomorrow when Sherri Shepherd tries to spell her own last name, which might prove to be quite a challenge, since her imdb page lists two different spellings.

September 19, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Entertainment, Sherri Shepherd, The View, TV | 2 Comments

Barry Manilow Cancels View Appearance

Barry Manilow has pulled out of a scheduled appearance on The View because of his dislike for co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, even going so far as to call her “dangerous and offensive,” which pretty much describes how most people feel about Barry Manilow’s nose. And music. Don’t forget his music.

September 18, 2007 Posted by | Barry Manilow, Celebrities, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Entertainment, Music, The View, TV | 1 Comment

The Sopranos Win Emmy For Best Dramatic TV Series

The Sopranos capped off their television run with an Emmy as best dramatic series for the final season of the

September 17, 2007 Posted by | Entertainment, The Sopranos, TV | Leave a comment

Elisha Cuthbert Sex Tape To Be Released?

A sex tape featuring Elisha Cuthbert is reportedly being shopped around. Sadly, sources expect the tape to bounce around for hours on end without really showing anything of value, before finally being eaten by a mountain lion.

September 17, 2007 Posted by | 24, Celebrities, Elisha Cuthbert, Entertainment, TV | 1 Comment

Knoxville Getting Divorced

Johnny Knoxville has filed for divorce from his wife of 12 years. In related news, Knoxville’s next Jackass stunt will have him heading into divorce proceedings without the use of a lawyer.

July 4, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Jackass, Johnny Knoxville, Movies, TV | Leave a comment

Isaiah Washington Fired Because Of Racism?

In a recent interview with Newsweek, former Grey’s Anatomy star Isaiah Washington claims that he was fired because his network was afraid of the presence of a strong black man on set. Washington goes on to state that his mistake was “thinking black people get second chances.” The currently unemployed Washington plans to spend the next few months golfing with O.J. Simpson and watching Cincinnati Bengals games.

June 29, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Cincinnati Bengals, Entertainment, Football, Grey’s Anatomy, Isaiah Washington, Sports, TV | Leave a comment

Larry King Calls Ringo Starr “George” On Live TV

Talk show host Larry King accidentally called Ringo Starr “George” on live TV when asking a question about the death of John Lennon during last night’s interview with the surviving Beatles, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison. Unfortunately for CNN execs, that mistake paled in comparison to King later handing over $12 to Yoko Ono, mistakenly figuring that she was in the studio to deliver his order of General Tso’s chicken.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Larry King, Larry King Live, Music, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, TV | Leave a comment

Oprah To Open A Store

Oprah Winfrey plans to open a store named after herself that’ll sell Oprah-themed merchandise. The store is expected to be built in Oprah Illinois near the intersection of Oprah Avenue and Oprah Street. Oprah.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Oprah, Oprah Winfrey, TV | Leave a comment

Jimmy Kimmel Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel underwent an emergency appendectomy yesterday. Fortunately for Kimmel, doctors did not mistakenly remove his talent because there was none to be found.

June 22, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live, TV | 4 Comments

Rosie To Host The Price Is Right?

Rosie O’Donnell is apparently very interested in becoming the new host of “The Price Is Right,” according to recent comments on her blog. O’Donnell is scheduled to meet with executives from the show to discuss the situation. If selected, Rosie would not only follow the tradition of letting female contestants kiss the host but would actively encourage it.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Rosie O’Donnell, The Price Is Right, TV | 5 Comments

Sopranos Whack NBA Finals

Game 2 of the NBA finals pitting the San Antonio Spurs against the Cleveland LeBron Jameses drew a 6.9 overnight rating, down 24 percent from last year’s Game 2, with the drop being blamed partly on the series finale of ‘The Sopranos‘. A league spokesman, trying to spin the situation, was quick to point out that unlike ‘The Sopranos’, the NBA game did feature an actual ending.

June 11, 2007 Posted by | Athletes, Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Entertainment, LeBron James, San Antonio Spurs, Sports, The Sopranos, TV | Leave a comment

Whoopi Goldberg To Replace Rosie On The View

According to reports, Whoopi Goldberg is a lock to replace Rosie O’Donnell on ‘The View‘ in the fall. Goldberg is said to have been chosen over the likes of Kathy Griffin, Roseanne Barr, Ricki Lake and Gayle King. While there are no details on how the decision was reached, it sadly did not involve a fight to the death between the oh so tolerable potential choices.

June 11, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Entertainment, Roseanne, Rosie O’Donnell, The View, TV, Whoopi Goldberg | 2 Comments

Sopranos Finale: What Really Happens

Longtime followers of ‘The Sopranos’ were left wondering what really happened to Tony Soprano as the series abruptly came to an end last night. Although series creator David Chase had no comment, some cast members were willing to discuss the last episode.

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June 11, 2007 Posted by | Entertainment, The Sopranos, TV | 1 Comment

Bob Barker Selling His Microphone

Bob Barker has decided to auction off one of his original signature microphones from “The Price Is Right”. Proceeds from the auction benefit United Activists for Animal Rights. The current bid is $16,100 and while the microphone is expected to fetch a hefty figure, experts believe that it’ll pale in comparison to the price paid when Barker’s Beauties go on sale.

June 8, 2007 Posted by | Bob Barker, Celebrities, Entertainment, The Price Is Right, TV | 2 Comments

Hasselbeck Communicating With O’Donnell

On Tuesday’s episode of The View, Elisabeth Hasselbeck informed viewers that she has been communicating with Rosie O’Donnell since last week’s on-air spat. Hasselbeck did not however reveal whether she had emailed O’Donnell, talked to her on the phone or played fetch with her after walking her in the park.

May 29, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Entertainment, Rosie O’Donnell, The View, TV | 2 Comments

24 Extended For Two More Seasons

Fox’s “24” has been renewed for two more seasons or more precisely two frantic days during which Jack Bauer has to deal with moles in CTU, moles in the White House, U.S. presidents being assassinated, nuclear explosions, a healthy dose of torture and really bad things happening with less than a minute left in every single hour of the day.

May 16, 2007 Posted by | 24, Celebrities, Entertainment, Kiefer Sutherland, TV | Leave a comment

Jaime Pressly Gives Birth To Baby Boy

Actress Jaime Pressly of My Name Is Earl fame has given birth to a 6-pound-4-ounce baby boy. There’s no word yet on whether the boy came out of the womb wearing a wife-beater and toting a shotgun.

May 14, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Jaime Pressly, My Name Is Earl, TV | 1 Comment

Extreme Makeover Star Arrested

Extreme Makeover host Ty Pennington was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of drunken driving. Shortly after posting $5,000 bail, Pennington was released, but not before attempting to redecorate his holding cell with highly unpractical accessories that are made to look good on TV and fall apart soon after.

May 7, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Extreme Makeover, TV, Ty Pennington | 1 Comment

Gilmore Girls Officially Canceled

WarnerBrothersannouncedonThursdaythatGilmoreGirlswouldnotbereturningforaneighthseason.ThefinalepisodeisexpectedtoaironMay15 whichwillalsomarkthedatethatseriesstarsLaurenGrahamandAlexisBledel finally pause for more than a second and take a damn breath.

May 4, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Gilmore Girls, TV | Leave a comment

Family Guy To Pay Tribute To Star Wars

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane plans to pay tribute to the Star Wars saga this fall, with a one hour Family Guy episode devoted to the science fiction classic. The episode is expected to feature 2 minutes of actual storylines related to Star Wars and 58 minutes of references that have nothing to do with the plot.

April 30, 2007 Posted by | Entertainment, Family Guy, Movies, Star Wars, TV | Leave a comment