Jimmy Fallon might follow in the hopeful-turned-doomed footsteps of Conan O'Brien back in 2010 by replacing Jay Leno on the Tonight Show. Whether NBC's lucky new late night talk show host will be Fallon or some other comedian, it's looking like someone will have to step up.
Awards season is upon us again, with Oscar nominations being announced by first-time host Seth MacFarlane and Gangster Squad's Emma Stone early Thursday morning, and after that fans will only have about six weeks to get caught up on the nominations before the 85th Academy Awards airs live on ABC at 7 p.
Chippendales' Jaymes Vaughan & James Davis Hope To Donate 'Amazing Race' Winnings To Cancer Research
The two-hour Amazing Race finale will air Dec. 9 on CBS. One of the final teams competing for the $1 million jackpot is made up of two Chippendales dancers: Jaymes Vaughan, 31, (left) and James Davis, 27 (right).
Eddie Murphy will pass the torch onto Tropic Thunder's Brandon T. Jackson, 28, in the new television series reboot of Beverly Hills Cop on CBS, which is set to debut in 2013. Jackson will play the iegendary Detective Axel Foley's son, Aaron Foley, who will follow in his dear ol' dad's footsteps while still remaining in his shadow, reports Deadline.
Lisa Whelchel, 49, who was best known as one of the teen stars of The Facts of Life until she popped up for a whole new generation to enjoy as one of the reality contestants on Survivor: Philippines, is facing a whole new kind of challenge in recovering from West Nile virus.
People who love entertainment news can now look forward to getting it from a new, informed source who's pretty easy on the eyes, to boot — namely, current CNN news and weather reporter, Ron Marciano, who made a name for himself covering the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina, for which he won a Peabody Award, and will now join current Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O'Dell.
Gary Dourdan, 45, who starred on eight seasons of CBS's Emmy Award-winning CSI, has reportedly filed for bankruptcy after facing an onslaught of seemingly never-ending financial problems. Dourdan, who worked on CSI until his character, Warrick Brown, was killed off on the season nine premiere in 2008, filed an injunction at the end of August to prevent Wells Fargo bankers from auctioning off his Venice, Calif.
Hurricane Sandy might have brought the city of New York to its knees on Monday, but it sure didn't stop dedicated late night talk show hosts David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon from showing up to work — even though they had no audiences to perform for.
Anderson Cooper, 45, will not be returning to his daytime talk show, Anderson, for a third season, due to flagging ratings that are down 20% from last fall to finish up at 1.3 million viewers. "We are extremely proud of Anderson and the show that he and the entire production team have produced," said Warner Bros.
CBS's hit reality show, Survivor: Philippines, featured a healthy dose of swindling in its most recent episode, "Down and Dirty." As things stood, the Tandang tribe was low on rice, in part because of their sheer numbers, but also because Michael Skupin has been sneaking rice for himself and eating it raw.
President Barack Obama, 51, gave it to audiences straight on his fifth Tonight Show with Jay Leno appearance on Wednesday night, during which he defended the cause of women's health care and addressed Donald Trump's most recent plea that he release his college applications and passport records, saying that if the president complied with his demands, he would donate $5 million to any charity of Obama's choice.
Actor and model Rob Wilson, 24, is making history this week by becoming the first male model to showcase prizes on The Price Is Right, hosted by Drew Carey, in its 40-year run. Wilson beat out hundreds of other runners-up in the CBS male model search for his one-week (for now) stint on CBS's The Price Is Right.
Longtime college football analyst Beano Cook died on Thursday morning in a Pittsburgh nursing home at the age of 81. He had been battling complications with diabetes and heart disease. Carroll Hoff Cook was born on September 1, 1931 in Boston.
Not everyone can be the right kind of "survivor," as competitors on the long-running CBS show, Survivor, know, which is why Roxanne Morris, 28, commonly known as Roxy, a Brooklyn seminary student with military training, ended up being the second contestant eliminated from the show after experiencing what she and others describe as a meltdown.
Child star Erin Moran, 51, who played Joanie Cunningham in the quintessential 70s shows Happy Days and spinoff Joanie Loves Chachi with Scott Baio, 52, seems to have fallen on hard times just a few months after her summer lawsuit with CBS, which awarded her $65,000 in merchandising revenue, was settled.