Los Angeles, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) - Chris Brown leads the pack of nominations this year at the "2011 BET Awards," so it's no surprise that he'll be taking he stage during the show.
Brown is set to perform on the show, where he earned six nominations, including Best Male R&B Artist, Viewer's Choice, and Video of the Year for his #1 R&B hit "Look At Me Now." The song, which features Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, was also nominated in the Best Collaboration category.
Another #1 R&B hit from Brown, "Deuces," with Tyga and Kevin McCall, is also nominated in the Best Collaboration category. Brown earns his sixth nod for Best Actor for his role in "Takers."
In France, radio and television news anchors are now prohibited from saying the words "Facebook" and "Twitter" on air, unless the terms are specifically part of a news story. The new stipulation comes from a 1992 governmental measure which forbids the promotion of commercial enterprises on news programs.
French news organizations now cannot suggest their audience "follow them on Twitter" or to go to their "Facebook page."
Instead, they will have to say "find us on social networking websites" or tell viewers to "check out our webpage at this URL to find links to our pages on social networks."
Los Angeles, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) - Josh Duhamel is making his return to Pine Valley for the first time in eight years. The "Transformers" star is getting back to his acting roots when he appears on an upcoming new episode of "All My Children."
Duhamel is the latest star to announce their return to the show, which so far also includes Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, before the show officially ends its run in September.
Duhamel will once again play the supposedly dead con artist Leo du Pres, who last appeared back in 2003. His character went over a waterfall but his body was never found, leaving the possibility of a return open.
Los Angeles, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) - "The Voice" coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton are hitting the stage once again for the first of the NBC hits upcoming live shows. They'll perform a medley of hits by Queen.
The musical foursome will collaborate once again, taking on Queen's biggest hits, "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions," on the show's first live show airing Tuesday, June 7th.
It's the first time the coaches perform together since they hit the stage during the show's premiere to much acclaim, covering fellow "Voice" star Cee Lo Green's Gnarls Barkley hit "Crazy."
Los Angeles, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) - Well that didn't take long. After signing off the air as anchor of "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" just late last month, Katie Couric just signed a multi-platform deal with ABC to bring a new show to the air in 2012.
After reported talks with both her former homes at CBS and NBC, Couric will head a new syndicated dayime show for ABC, which is set to debut in September 2012, and will also join the ABC News team.
Couric will beef up ABC's upcoming daytime line-up which is set to include the new programs "The Chew" and "The Revolution," and popular soap "General Hospital."
This year's MTV Movie Awards went to the vampires and wolves again. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" was the biggest winner of the night, picking up no less than 5 major trophies.
Among the awards taken home were Best Movie, Best Male Performance for Robert Pattinson, Best Female Performance for Kristen Stewart, as well as Best Kiss for Stewart and Pattinson, and Best Fight for Pattinson, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Xavier Samuel.
Pattinson, Stewart, and Taylor Lautner all hit the stage to officially premiere the trailer for the upcoming "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn," which hits theaters in November and is sure to pick up another slew of awards come next year.
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - Queen Latifah's new show on VH1 "Single Ladies" focuses on a group of three girlfriends trying to work their way through the world of men in very different ways. The shows stars Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy, and Charity Shea.
On a recent episode of "Big Morning Buzz Live," Latifah and McCoy were all smiles during their appearance.
The host invited them to play a game called "nasty and unacceptable nasty." The name of the game itself was sure to lead to laughs and McCoy's quick response of "acceptable nasty" about sex on the first date had the audience in hysterics. Adding to the humor was Latifah who was adimant about unacceptable foot fetishes.
LA, CA, United States (Celebrity News Service) - This season's "The Bachelorette" only recently premiered, but the drama is already well underway. New bachelor Bentley has proven to be what viewers would assume ineligible for Ashley.
Chris Harrison, host of the hit show, explained in an interview the decision to have Bentley on the show, as well as what the host himself thinks of this contestant.
Harrison explains that the true Bentley was not known early on. The host says, "I didn't get to know Bentley that well because when I get to know the guys, it's really from the fourth week."
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards just got even better with the announcement that the show will be hosted by Jane Lynch. An Emmy Award winner herself, Lynch will take the stage as hostess this September.
John Shaffner, Chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences says he is "delighted" to have Lynch host. "When our host has comedic, dramatic, and musical talents-as Jane proved in last year's opening number-we know it's going to be fun for us and for the audience at home!" Shaffner says.
Executive Producer Mark Burnett notes, "Jane was my first-and only-choice as the host for this year's Primetime Emmy's." He goes on to say that he is happy Lynch agreed.
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - When you are a hard-working, single mother, sometimes love is the last thing on your mind. This is certainly true for Brigid Brannagh's character in the upcoming Hallmark orignial movie, "A Crush On You."
Brannagh ("Army Wives") stars alongside Sean Patrick Flanery (Saw VII 3D), as well as Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Michael Clarke Duncan and "How I Met Your Mother" star Christine Scott Bennett.
In the movie, Ben, played by Flanery, falls head over heels for a stranger he sees in a cafe. When he hears the woman, played by Bennett, give her e-mail address to a friend, Ben decides to test fate and e-mail her.
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - On the heels of her wedding, Reese Witherspoon will be in the spotlight once again. The 2011 MTV Movie Awards will be giving Witherspoon the "MTV Generation Award."
Witherspoon is receiving this award because of her ability to perform as both a comedic and dramatic actress. Her first big films, such as "Fear," "Cruel Intentions," and "Pleasantville," put Witherspoon on the map, with hits like "Legally Blonde" and "Walk the Line" make her a household name.
MTV President Stephen Friedman says, "Reese Witherspoon is one of the most versatile and accomplished perfomers of her time." He remarks, "We are thrilled to honor Reese with this year's 'MTV Generation Award.'"
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - World-famous chef Emeril Lagasse is serving up something special for TV viewers this fall. Hallmark Channel will be premiering "Emeril's Table," a daily, thirty minute series that will provide entertainment as well as tips.
The show, which is being produced in association with Martha Stewart living Omnimedia, will feature Emeril, as he gives cooking lessons and recipes to five diners on the show. Viewers will be part of the friendly atmosphere in which the chef offers his suggestions.
The show caters to a variety of people, including newlyweds, expectant mothers, and fire fighters. Emeril even answers questions about food issues
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - This week, viewers watching "Extra" are eligible for a little something extra. Lucky viewers will win two tickets to the world premiere of "Green Lantern" in Hollywood. "Extra's YOU HAVE BEEN CHOSEN Sweepstakes" ends Friday, June 3.
The VIP trip to Hollywood will take place June 15. "Extra" and "Green Lantern" are increasing viewers' chances of winning by having a national prize, as well as prizes in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco.
Viewers must listen for the "Word of the Day" and log on to Extra's website for a chance to win. Only one entry per viewer per day is allowed.
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - "The Voice" is taking a page out of the "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" handbook by adding extra results shows to its line-up.
NBC officially announced that its adding an extra results show on Wednesday, June 22nd at 8pm ET. The show's season finale has also been dated and is set to air on Wednesday, June 29th at 8pm ET.
There's no word on whether the judges will take the stage or if there'll be any additional performers during the results shows, although the judges are reported to have been working on a collaborative track. The judges performed together during the show's premiere, covering fellow judge Cee Lo Green's "Crazy."
LA, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - NBC's new romantic comedy series is set to premiere tonight and it is sure to be a hit. With a variety of guest stars signed on to appear and a strong leading duo, the show will appeal to many audiences.
In a recent interview, the stars of "Love Bites," Constance Zimmer and Greg Grunberg, discussed what makes the show different, how marriage is portrayed on it, and what viewers can look forward to.
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - Chelsea Handler got to where she is today thanks to her books about one-night stands and lies she's told, her penchant for vodka, and her deadpan one-liners on Hollywood messes like Lindsay Lohan and Amy Winehouse. But she says she can't do it forever.
Handler's contract with E! is up at the 2012 and she doesn't see herself talking about celebrities' latest rehab trips at a roundtable on "Chelsea Lately," which earns a million devoted viewers a night, for another five years. She sees herself doing something a little more cerebral.
"I want to do something that's going to utilize my brain a little more than this show," Chelsea Handler told The Hollywood Reporter in their new cover story. "If 'Lately' is the show that I'm going to do, it's going to change. But it may turn out that I'm done with it altogether I can't keep doing the same thing; my brain is bleeding. I want to do something that's more mindful and isn't celebrity-centered."
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - Think you can keep up with the Kardashians? How did your Memorial Day measure up?
While on vacation, the Kardashian-Jenner family and men; Lamar Odom, Scott Disick, and the newest member of the family, Kris Humphries, all joined in to celebrate Memorial Day by recording their very own rendition of Katy Perry's "E.T."
Kendall and Kylie Jenner made the video as their newest installment to their recently debuted Celebuzz video Q&A.
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - NBC's new hit singing competition "The Voice" won't air its second season until next year, but NBC has already found a prime spot for its premiere: Super Bowl Sunday.
The network is using its exclusive coverage of next year's Super Bowl XLVI to help launch the show's second season. It'll take the coveted (but extremely approximate) 10pm slot following the day's football festivities.
A special edition of "blind auditions" will air following the Super Bowl, which features the show's hosts sitting through auditions while only hearing the contestant's voices.
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - If you've seen the pink-wearing, baby-voiced, and seemingly dim star of "The Simple Life" or "Paris Hilton's My BFF," well, you don't actually know Paris Hilton. She admits to hiding behind an exaggerated caricature of herself on those shows and is ready to show fans the real her for the first time on her new Oxygen show, "The World According to Paris."
"Just because 'The Simple Life' is where I started and where everyone saw me first, they assume that's who I am everyday of my life," Paris Hilton told CNS. "It's not."
On her new show, she'll answer the question you might have been wondering in recent months: just what is Paris Hilton up to these days? Keeping a seemingly low profile, Hilton has been keeping herself out of the tabloids while working on her business empire and its international demands.
Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN Entertainment) - George Lucas, who's brought six "Star Wars" films to the big screen, is having some trouble bringing a live-action television show to the small screen. But it's definitely not writer's block. Lucas says he's written 50 hours worth of scripts for a new series.
According to the New York Post, while Lucas has written up two seasons worth of material for a live-action show, he's waiting for a technological breakthrough to make producing the show a lot more cost-effective.
Lucas told G4TV that they're waiting for "a different type of technology we can use so it's economically feasible to shoot the shows." Cost is the reason the show has been put on indefinite hold.