An updated list of celebrities has been announced for Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl, which will be transmitted on January 16 on NBC. The special, to be taped at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, will include musical performances and surprise appearances, with White taking the stage to share some memories and give thanks to those who've come … [Read more...] about Hugh Jackman, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres and more to celebrate Betty White’s 90th
What an extraordinarily unresponsive crowd to greet the opening of the newly restored Bolshoi Theatre. Ten seconds of timid clapping and then the television director honed in on bored faces, while bangs and scrapes came from the unlit stage during the scene changes. The whole approach, from lighting to graphics, was rather like that of a child discovering a room full of … [Read more...] about Bored at the Bolshoi?
Jeff Lindsay, creator of serial killer Dexter, talking at Marseille's Semaine Noire book festival, said, Some believe that Dexter cares about justice. Dexter doesn't care about justice, he cares about killing. He's attractive because he's dangerous. It's a mistake to think that Dexter is nice. He's not nice - people romanticise him. He's a serial killer. We like him because he … [Read more...] about Dexter author concerned that people think his creation is ‘nice’
Angela Gheorghiu is in London to promote a season of Royal Opera House filmed performances, three starring herself. The Royal Opera House is striving to build up opera and ballet audiences by piping 10 productions, five of them live, into 700 cinemas worldwide. The season opener was last night’s live broadcast of Gounod’s “Faust,” with Gheorghiu. Her recorded performances of … [Read more...] about Angela Gheorghiu: The Rolling Stones have a big sound. You know why? Because they are plugged in!
BBC Worldwide is suing an Italian television network owned by Silvio Berlusconi over claims that it has copied Strictly Come Dancing. A hearing is due to take place on tomorrow about a new show called Baila!, which is set to debut on Mediaset's Canale 5 later this month. BBC Worldwide contends it copies Strictly's concept, which has been called the most successful reality … [Read more...] about BBC Worldwide to sue Silvio Berlusconi’s TV network