Prior to the special, at 10 p.m., MTV will air an all-new episode of "Ridiculousness," hosted by Rob Dyrdek,guest-starring Dunn in one of his final television appearances.
'Silver Linings' wraps soon
Enough about "Sexiest Man Alive" Bradley Cooper, the even-sexier Jennifer Lawrence shot a dance-recital scene for "The Silver Linings Playbook" for a few days last week with Cooper at the Benjamin Franklin House in Center City.
In the scene, Lawrence's character tricks Cooper's into training for a dance recital for people with mental illness by telling him it's a dance competition.
Chris Tucker and Julia Stiles also filmed in the building's ballroom for the movie, which is expected to wrap this week.
Simeone's cars get top honor
Congratulations to neurosurgeon Frederick Simeone, whose Simeone Foundation Museum of classic race cars in Southwest Philly took the Museum of the Year award at the International Historic Motoring Awards the other night in London.
The judging panel included Jay Leno and Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, who races vintage cars. Simeone, who operated out of Pennsylvania Hospital, began collecting cars in his youth and restores them himself. For info, visit SimeoneMuseum.org.
'Cougar Town' cuts some Slack
You may remember a few months back we reported about Slack's Hoagie Shack owner Dennis Slack's outrage after his logo was used without his permission to represent a fictional hoagie shop on ABC's "Cougar Town," starring Courteney Cox. We hear that after a back-and-forth with ABC's legal department, a Slack's Hoagie Shack T-shirt will be worn by a character on the show in a January episode.
Donnie Wahlberg watches Jay-Z, Kanye
New Kids on the Block singer Donnie Wahlberg, who stars on CBS cop drama "Blue Bloods," hung out in the Live Nation suite Saturday at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, where Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne" tour stopped.
Eddie Bruce now a Friar
Singer Eddie Bruce was just inducted into the New York Friars Club and attended a party Tuesday honoring singer Connie Francis, who was accompanied by Dominic Chianese, who played Uncle Junior on "The Sopranos" and now appears on "Boardwalk Empire." Bruce was nominated for admittance to the club by longtime WCAU radio host Barry Kaye and his wife, Carol.
Thanksgiving night, Bruce will be seen co-hosting, along with Andy Gury, the "Dancin' on Air" dance party on PHL17.
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