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POSTED: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:23 PM
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In the 50-second trailer, Beyoncé stands on a stage in a glittering sequined gown and serenades Jay Z as he puffs away at a cigar. (via YouTube)

Beyoncé covered a seductive rendition of Sonny and Cher’s “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” for hubby Jay Z in a trailer for the duo’s “On The Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z” concert special airing on HBO.

In the 50-second trailer, Beyoncé stands on a stage in a glittering sequined gown and serenades Jay Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, as he puffs away at a cigar.

The special will feature highlights from Jay and Bey’s final show in Paris, France and airs on Sept. 20.

POSTED: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 7:41 AM
Filed Under: Television
Actor Michael Jace, who is charged with murder in the shooting death of his wife at their Los Angeles home in May, enters Los Angeles Superior courtroom to enter a not guilty plea after waiving his rights to a preliminary hearing during a court proceeding in Los Angeles Superior Court on August 15, 2014. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Actor Michael Jace has pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder in the shooting death of his wife.

"The Shield" star waived his right to a preliminary hearing earlier this month after his attorneys accepted there was enough evidence to go to trial.

In court on Friday, he pleaded not guilty to charges he shot April Jace, 40, dead during an altercation at the couple's Hyde Park, Los Angeles home in May.

POSTED: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 7:15 PM
Filed Under: Television
First lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during the annual Mother's Day tea to honor military mothers at the White House May 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Fox News' "Outnumbered" debated the nutritional merits of public school lunches Tuesday morning, but the panel was stunned into silence when Dr. Keith Ablow interjected with a disparaging remark about First Lady Michelle Obama's weight.

"How well could she be eating?" Dr. Ablow asked, after the program played a clip of Michelle Obama advocating for proper nutrition in schools. "She needs to drop a few. Let's be honest. We're taking nutrition advice from who?"

The other panelists were stunned. "You did not," said co-anchor Harris Faulkner. "Oh, my goodness gracious."


POSTED: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 7:10 AM
Filed Under: Television
British actor Charles Keating, who died at the age of 72, won a daytime Emmy for his work on “Another World” in 1996
Veteran soap opera actor, Charles Keating, has died at the age of 72. He had been fighting cancer.

Keating has starred on daytime dramas “All My Children,” “Port Charles” and “Another World.” His work as Carl Hutchins on “Another World” garnered the actor an Emmy in 1996.

His extensive credits include the films “The Thomas Crown Affair,” “The Bodyguard” and “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo.” He has appeared on television shows “Alias,” “Xena: Warrior Princess” and “Hercules.”


POSTED: Monday, August 4, 2014, 11:45 PM
Filed Under: Television
Vince Vaughn is in talks to play the central antagonist (not necessarily the villain or murderer – this is a mystery-based series after all) on the second season of HBO's “True Detective." (Kevin Winter/Getty Images, file)
Vince Vaughn is in talks to play the central antagonist (not necessarily the villain or murderer – this is a mystery-based series after all) on the second season of HBO's “True Detective,” while Elisabeth Moss (“Mad Men”) is being eyed for the female lead and Michelle Forbes (“The Killing”) is in contention for a key role on the show, TheWrap has learned.

Colin Farrell is nearing a deal to star, while Taylor Kitsch is the frontrunner to play the younger male lead, as TheWrap first reported.

According to a breakdown obtained by TheWrap, the second season of “True Detective” will follow the death of Ben Caspar, the corrupt city manager of a fictional California city who's found brutally murdered amid a potentially groundbreaking transportation deal that would forever change freeway gridlock in the state. Three law enforcement officers from different cities and branches of the government are tasked with finding out who did it. They soon discover their investigation has much broader and darker implications than they initially thought.

POSTED: Monday, August 4, 2014, 7:25 PM
Filed Under: Television
CNN America is being sued by a pair of plaintiffs who claim that correspondent Arwa Damon bit one of them and threatened both during a drunken altercation at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.

Here's a lawsuit that you can really sink your teeth into.

CNN America is being sued by a pair of plaintiffs who claim that correspondent Arwa Damon bit one of them and threatened both during a drunken altercation at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.

In the suit, filed in New York Supreme Court on Monday, Charles Simons and Tracy Lamar claim that in July, Damon was “seriously intoxicated” at the embassy and became “unruly and violent.”

POSTED: Monday, July 21, 2014, 7:44 PM
Filed Under: Television
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While Teresa and Joe Giudice's family are tip-toeing around their financial and legal woes on Bravo's “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” the couple got real with each other — and the cameras — on Sunday's episode.

Following a typically huge Christmas celebration at their family home, Teresa and Joe took a moment to reflect on the possibility that this may be their last Christmas together for a while.

It's a touching moment, because let's face it — they've had their moments where it looked like the marriage may fall apart. But if anything can be said about their legal issues, it seems to have strengthened their bond.


POSTED: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 9:32 AM
Filed Under: Television
George Takei speaks to Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher."
While “Star Trek” fans like to imagine the crews of their favorite starships getting along as famously off-screen as they appear to when the cameras are rolling, it just isn't always true. In particular, George Takei and William Shatner have famously not gotten along for years.

On Friday's “Real Time,” Takei spoke with Bill Maher about it, and he didn't shy away from saying what he thought about the original Captain Kirk. “He is Canadian. And Canadians have a certain image of being even-tempered and friendly and all that,” Takei said of Shatner. “Well, he is a person who is that way … with himself. He is very self-centered.”

He said that the men are both professionals and so they are able to get the work done. “But, it's with a lot of difficulty,” he conceded.


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