If you have ever watched NBC’s The West Wing you may know Martin Sheen as the President of the United States of America. Police in Nevada know him as a protester, having cited him for participating in an anti-nuclear demonstration this past Sunday.
Martin Sheen was among a group of peace activists protesting at the Nevada nuke test site. A total of 39 protesters were released after being cited by sheriff's deputies for crossing onto test site property following the rally, test site spokesman Darwin Morgan said.
Three nights of simple family entertainment that made it easy for parents and their children to watch television together helped lead Fox to another dominant week in the ratings.
Fox coupled three episodes of "American Idol" with three installments of the new trivia show "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" in last weeks lineup. Jeff Foxworthy hosts the game show, which shows parents getting stumped by questions from grade school textbooks. It happened to be the most-watched series premiere in eight years (just behind the premiere of "Jesse" which ran in NBC's Thursday night lineup that dominated during its time period) with 27 million viewers.
While David Beckham is set to receive $27.5 mil over the next five years as the marquee member of the LA Galaxy, wife, Victoria Beckham, is pitching in as well. The former "Posh Spice" has been awarded her own reality show on NBC, undoubtedly worth millions.
Victoria signed up for a slice-of-life show that will follow her move to America, the Daily Mail reported.
As a Valentine's Day gift to himself, Tracy Morgan plead guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.
The 38-year-old comic, who co-stars on the NBC sitcom “30 Rock,” submitted the plea in Manhattan Criminal Court in exchange for a conditional discharge, meaning he must meet conditions set by the court and the case against him will be dismissed.
Morgan was pulled over and arrested in Manhattan at 4:30 a.m. on November 28th under suspicion of drunk driving, after cops noticed his erratic driving.
It appears as if there is another nude photo scandal breaking to the gossip forefront. Surprisingly enough, the story does not involve Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, or one of their friends. The pictures happen to be of former "Friends" star, Jennifer Aniston. The photos apparently even include Vince Vaughn. And no, they're not sex photos. The photos are stills, most likely from the film, 'The Break Up.'
According to reports from Jossip, there are allegedly some new nudes of Jennifer Aniston floating around and they will soon be available for sale. Of course, Jennifer's team of lawyers have already jumped to action, trying to shut down any and all who "are trying to score some cash off of Jennifer's well toned body".
In a recent ap release, it was announced that Martin Scorsese won the top honor from the Directors Guild of America for his mob saga "The Departed," helping to push his case to finally receive Hollywood's biggest filmmaking prize at the Academy Awards.
After five prior nominations with no victories, Scorsese finally captured the award given by his peers. It is important to note that the guild winner usually goes on to win the best-director Oscar.
Scorsese said that he was pleased at the apparent success of the film, but that he only became convinced it was doing well when the studio called with box-office revenues from the first couple of weekends.
The buildup to the Oscars continues, with the Screen Actors Guild Awards held Sunday, January 28th. Top movie releases and television shows vied for yet another piece of hardware to throw in the trophy case. Also at stake, another stab at swaying Academy voters' last second ballots.
The ceremonies were attended by film and television’s leading actors at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The honorees were selected by the active Guild membership nationwide.
Released by the SAG website, Julie Andrews was presented with Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the 43rd Annual Life Achievement
Honored with individual awards were Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren, Eddie Murphy and Forest Whitaker for performances in motion pictures and Alec Baldwin, America Ferrera, Jeremy Irons, Hugh Laurie, Helen Mirren and Chandra Wilson for performances in television.
In what was a surprise to many, comedy "Little Miss Sunshine" was the best movie winner at a typically influential awards ceremony in Hollywood yesterday, making the low-budget film a formidable contender heading into the Oscar race.
The movie was named best picture by the Producers Guild of America, an association of film and television producers whose choices are often echoed at the U.S. film industry's top honors, the Academy Awards.
The other contenders for the guild's feature honors were cultural drama "Babel," crime thriller "The Departed," musical "Dreamgirls" and "The Queen," an inside look royal Brits.
Other awards given out by the Producers Guild, "Cars" was named the year's best animated movie and HBO's "Elizabeth I" was named best made for television film. ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was named best TV drama series and NBC's "The Office" best TV comedy series. The non-fiction TV award went to CBS' "60 Minutes" and the award for best variety TV show went to HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher."