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E! Paying Tribute To Joan Rivers With “Fashion Police” Marathon

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Undated) -- E! is spending the day honoring the late comedy and fashion icon Joan Rivers. The network is airing an all-day marathon of Rivers' E! show "Fashion Police" today, culminating in a 90-minute special called "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan." The special will include Rivers' daughter Melissa and her "Fashion Police" co-hosts Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana…

Matthew McConaughey Not Returning For “Magic Mike” Sequel

Posted On September 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Matthew McConaughey will not reprise his role as strip club owner Dallas in the upcoming sequel to "Magic Mike." In an interview with IndieWire.com, director Gregory Jacobs confirmed that the Oscar-winner has not signed on for "Magic Mike XXL." McConaughey's absence won't be the only difference in the sequel. Jacobs calls "Magic Mike…

Iranians Sentenced For Creating Dance Video To Pharrell’s “Happy”

Posted On September 18, 2014

(Undated) -- The seven young Iranians arrested for creating a dance video using Pharrell Williams' hit "Happy" have been sentenced. The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that six of the suspects were given suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison. A seventh person received a suspended one-year prison term…

U2′s Bono Taking iTunes Album Giveaway Criticism In Stride

Posted On September 18, 2014

(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 their album blitz has been successful. He…

SNL Veteran Returning As New Announcer

Posted On September 18, 2014

(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 history. SNL's 40th season…