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(San Francisco, CA) -- U2's Bono says the band knew their recent surprise album release would rub some people the wrong way. But the rocker tells San Francisco's Live 105-KITS it's a chance they were willing to take because "every songwriter just wants to get heard." He adds...
(Undated) -- Those close to Joan Rivers' ear, nose and throat doctor, Dr. Gwen Korovin, are coming to her defense following reports that she snapped a selfie with the comic while she was unconscious. The comedienne was supposedly under anesthesia awaiting the procedure that led...
(Undated) -- Lifetime is pinning down an air date for the biopic about the late singer Aaliyah. The network has announced that "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B" will premiere on Saturday, November 15th. Stepping into the role of the late singer is Nickelodeon's "House of Anubis"...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Paul Simon will be performing the works of another noted poet. The singer-songwriter is part of this year's cast for The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles' 24th annual "Simply Shakespeare" fundraiser. He'll be joining William Shatner, Steve Carell, Martin...
(New York, NY) -- "Saturday Night Live" is pulling a seasoned show veteran into its announcer's booth. Darrell Hammond will take over for Don Pardo, who passed away last month at the age of 96. Hammond's 14 season run as an SNL cast member was the longest in the NBC show's...
(Undated) -- The E! Network is dedicating an entire days' worth of programming to Joan Rivers. Starting Friday morning, the longtime home network for the late comedienne plans to air an all-day "Fashion Police" marathon. Rivers hosted the show, which began in 2010, alongside...
(Undated) -- Magician Mat Franco is one-million-dollars richer. He took home the grand prize on Wednesday's season finale of NBC's "America's Got Talent." Mat's win marks the first time a magic act has taken home the series' grand prize. Franco won over singer Emily West, who...
(Undated) -- "Scandal" actress Kerry Washington is speaking out against a rarely discussed form of domestic violence -- financial abuse. Kerry's message is part of a new public service announcement for the Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse campaign, which raises awareness for...
(Undated) -- Magician Mat Franco is taking home the one-million-dollar grand prize of NBC's "America's Got Talent." Mat also wins a headlining show in Las Vegas. He won the grand prize over singer Emily West, who took the runner-up position. The acrobat team AcroArmy came in...