THE "Oprah Winfrey Show" says Michael Vick has canceled his appearance on the show, scheduled for Feb. 24, "for personal reasons."
THE PENNSYLVANIA Ballet can't
directly attribute the brisk ticket sales for its production of "Swan Lake" to the popularity of the film "Black Swan," but a ballet spokeswoman suspects that the movie has helped.
EAGLES QUARTERBACK Michael Vick will appear Feb. 24 on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," a spokeswoman for the show confirmed yesterday.
SOUTH PHILLY'S Michele Grab, 35, gets dating advice from Bravo's "Millionaire Matchmaker" Patti Stanger on today's "Nate Berkus Show" (2 p.m., NBC10).
LOCAL DRUMMER George
"Spanky" McCurdy will back Lady Gaga when she performs Sunday night at the Grammy Awards. McCurdy is Gaga's touring drummer, but he's not the only local connection to the Grammys. Soulful songbird Jill Scott's "Love," with Chuck Brown
CALLING all Gleeks: The cast of Fox high-school-musical hit "Glee" is coming to the Wells Fargo Center on June 8.
FAMED EAGLES coach Dick Vermeil, Saints coach Sean Payton and Eagle-turned-ESPN Radio host Mike Golic joined Ron Jaworski at his second annual cigar-party fundraiser over Super Bowl weekend to benefit his Jaws Youth Fund. Vermeil flew out of PHL Wednesday
JUST WHEN YOU thought there was enough to make fun of us about, we can now report that Your Humble Narrator will be competing in the 3rd Annual Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars, to benefit the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America's Philadelphia/Delaware Valley chapter, April 10 at the Hyatt Regency Penn's Landing.
WONDER if Paul Simon will wear the baseball cap he believes hides his baldness when he performs Saturday night with the Philadelphia Orchestra at its 154th Anniversary Concert.
SCREEN LEGEND Ron Jeremy will host the Delilah's (100 Spring Garden St.) Wing Bowl after-party.
The veteran porn performer known as the Hedgehog will also attend 610 WIP's Wing Bowl Feb. 4 at the Wells Fargo Center.
DREXEL STUDENT Chris Vargas, a junior in the university's College of Nursing and Health Professions, will be seen on Wednesday's "Wheel of Fortune" (7:30 p.m., 6ABC). Vargas taped the episode in December and is glad his friends and family will finally get to see how he did. Vargas, minoring in film and video, has tried out for CBS' "Survivor" as well.
TANYKA RENEE, who plays for the Philadelphia Passion, is one of eight Lingerie Football League players to be pictured in the shower in the February Playboy.
BRADLEY COOPER, star of the upcoming "Limitless," and actress-girlfriend, Renee Zellweger, were at his parents' house in Rydal, Abington Township, Sunday night when a fire broke out there.
TLC's "Cake Boss," Buddy Valastro, brought a huge, jaw-dropping cake to the joint bar mitzvah of Cory and Lucas Fraiman on Saturday at Ice Works, in Aston. A camera crew was on hand for the event, at which Valastro ice skated with the boys, who
ONE THING that doesn't suck for Lenny Dykstra: The Los Angeles County Prosecutor's Office.
Prosecutors declined to file charges against the former Phillies great over sexual-assault allegations by a former housekeeper, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A SCHEDULED shoot yesterday for "Limitless," formerly "The Dark Fields," was postponed due to illness of an actor, according to sources involved with the film.