May 26, 2010
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (3 p.m., NBC10) - Colin Farrell; Diddy; Janelle Monae; YouTube sensation Greyson Michael Chance. The Oprah Winfrey Show (4 p.m., 6ABC) - Four women say they were child brides in the USA. American Idol (8 p.m., Fox29) - In the season finale, the top 12 finalists reunite for the last time before host Ryan Seacrest reveals the winner. Criminal Minds (9 p.m., CBS3) - May is network sweeps month, but is it also Mass Murderer Month on CBS?
December 19, 2012 |
Donald Trump plays for keeps, yo. When former Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin accused his Miss Universe Org. (which he runs in partnership with NBC) of rigging the Miss Universe pageant, the Donald filed an arbitration claim against her for $5 million for defaming his poor, defenseless pageant. Late last week, he won. He calls it "an expensive lesson" for Monnin. Celeb hacker gets 10 years In a truly stiff and deserved sentence, Christopher Chaney of Jacksonville, Fla., the man who hacked into the e-mail accounts of Scarlett Johansson , Mila Kunis , and Christina Aguilera , was given a prison sentence of 10 years.
September 19, 2009 |
Applegate: Laughter helped in the hospital Christina Applegate, who successfully battled breast cancer last year after a double mastectomy, tells Women's Health mag that humor helped her through her travail. "I laughed more in the hospital than I ever have in my life, making fun of all the weird things that were happening to me," said the actor, who encourages cancer screenings through her foundation, Right Action for Women. She shared her new philosophy of life: "If you get too caught up in the outer, you forget about the inner.
August 3, 2012 |
St. Joe's Prep and Temple grad Michael Rady just had some real-life practice in a hospital for his role as a doctor on the upcoming CW show "Emily Owens, M.D. " "I delivered my son. There were other people with me, but I was actively involved," Rady told Daily News TV critic Ellen Gray in Los Angeles during the Television Critics Association conference. Rady, who starred on the CW's update of "Melrose Place" and appears on Showtime's "House of Lies," and actress wife Rachael Kemery welcomed a baby boy named Ellington two weeks ago. Rady said his participation in the delivery was a tough task for a guy who is squeamish, which he has tried to overcome since being cast opposite Mamie Gummer in "Owens.
April 29, 2012 |
The number of diabetics in America is growing. The number of unemployed pharmaceutical workers seems to be doing the same. That combination is bad, unless you are Novo Nordisk. A relatively small Danish-based drug company with a U.S. home in Princeton, Novo Nordisk is in a sweet spot in the pharmaceutical landscape because the core of its business is diabetes. With 40 straight quarters of double-digit growth, the company said Friday it plans a 15 percent increase to its U.S. workforce, meaning about 615 more jobs, through the end of this year.
July 24, 2012 |
THIS YEAR'S Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival will have a distinctly South Philly accent. That's because Steve Martorano is among the celebrity stove jockeys on board as the fourth annual four-day culinary orgy kicks off Thursday. It's being staged by Caesars Entertainment Inc., owner of four AyCee casinos. Martorano (a fourth cousin of the WPHT-AM talk-show host of the same name), 54, went from making hoagies-for-delivery in his downtown apartment to being a major Las Vegas and South Florida restaurateur and favorite of such A-listers as Matt Damon, Jimmy Kimmel and Cee Lo Green.
July 27, 2012
Special Events Germantown White House Exhibits Interactive exhibits featuring George Washington's family & household. Germantown White House (formerly Deshler-Morris House), 5442 Germantown Ave.; 215-965-2305. The Identity Festival Featuring Eric Prydz, Wolfgang Gartner, Excision, Paul Van Dyk, Madeon, Porter Robinson & more. Penn's Landing, Spring Garden St. & N. Columbus Blvd.; 215-922-2386. www.idfestival.com . $25-$150. 7/29. 2 pm. The Liberty Party DJs, food, drink specials the fourth Saturday of each month.
September 15, 2009 |
The movie world is upside down. The Hollywood studios are here at the Toronto International Film Festival mostly with small, intimate, indie-type films, and a British independent is here with a $40 million adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "Solomon Kane," a violent 16th-century "Dirty Harry. " The film plays tomorrow night at a Midnight Madness screening and seeks U.S. distribution. If all goes well, director Michael J. Bassett and star James Purefoy ("Rome") hope to turn this sword-wielding killer from the creator of "Conan" into a trilogy.
July 30, 2010
IF IT'S the last weekend of July, it must be time for the Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival. For a town that lately has taken more lumps than guests at an English tea party, the festival has been a particularly bright spot since its 2007 inception. By the time the culinary orgy, which began last night with a kickoff at the Chelsea Hotel, concludes Sunday, thousands of visitors will have availed themselves of 38 separate events (spread among Bally's Atlantic City, Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Showboat)
December 24, 2006 |
Six-year-old Katie Harr has a flair for creativity, whether it's making artwork, baking treats with her mother, or mixing a science concoction. Four years ago, on Christmas Eve in 2002, the Montgomery Township resident was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a childhood cancer, a month before her third birthday. Near the end of Katie's 26 months of daily chemotherapy, her parents asked her how she wanted to celebrate the milestone, and she replied, "I want to make a cookbook that we can sell, and I want to give the money to other kids with cancer to help them get better.