Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
‘Hunger Games' tops MTV Movie Awards - Chatham Daily News MTV mixes the past and the future - Hamilton Spectator 04/15/2014 - 12:43 pm | View Link
"Hunger Games" tops MTV Awards, "Mormon" takes Olivier - Reuters India "Hunger Games" tops MTV Awards, "Mormon" takes Olivier - Herald Sun 04/14/2014 - 11:39 am | View Link
Hunger Games tops MTV Movie Awards - Wharfedale & Airedale Observer Josh Hutcherson picks up his Golden Popcorn trophy at the MTV Movie Awards The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been named best film at the MTV Movie 04/14/2014 - 5:50 am | View Link
'Hunger Games' tops MTV Awards, 'Mormon' takes Olivier The day's top showbiz news and headlines including 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' wins big at the MTV Movie Awards, 'The Book of Mormon' takes the top award at the the Olivier Awards, and Wong Kar-wai wins at the Hong Kong Film Awards. Bob Mezan r 04/18/2014 - 10:52 am | View Link
‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ tops MTV Movie Awards LOS ANGELES – Young adult favorite "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was voted 'movie of the year' and scooped top acting honours at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, reflecting the irreverent ceremony's appeal to young fans. The second installment of the ... 04/15/2014 - 2:02 am | View Link
“Hunger Games” Tops MTV Movie Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) - “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” earned the prize for best film at Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner “12 Years a Slave.” “Hunger Games” stars also took home some of the night’s biggest awards. 04/13/2014 - 11:59 pm | View Link
Hunger Games tops MTV Movie Awards Press Association - Josh Hutcherson was voted best male performer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been named best film at the MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave. Hunger Games stars also ... 04/13/2014 - 6:26 pm | View Link
Hunger Games tops MTV Movie Awards The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been named best film at the MTV Movie Awards, beating even top Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave. Hunger Games stars also took home some of the night's biggest awards in Los Angeles. Jennifer Lawrence won best female ... 04/13/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Game of Thrones ... J.J. Abrams (“Star Trek Into Darkness”), Peter Berg (“Lone Survivor”), Guillermo del Toro (“Pacific Rim”) and Francis Lawrence (“The Hunger Games ... 04/17/2014 - 11:48 pm | View Website
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The small Alabama town of Muscle Shoals and record producer Rick Hall don't have the same familiar caché as the renowned 1960s soul music labels Motown or Stax.
The familiar riffs heard in Percy Sledge's "When A Man Loves A Woman," Etta James' "Tell Mama," Clarence Carter's "Slip Away" or Aretha Franklin's "Never Loved A Man" still turn up in movie soundtracks and trailers or over the sound system at a supermarket or Starbucks.
Even after nearly 50 years, it's still surprising to see how pasty, pale Southerners backed up rhythm and blues superstar Wilson Pickett on such classic hits as "Mustang Sally," as depicted in the film.
"The time period and the location is an unbelievable setting to what occurred and a tribute to all those guys who were beyond any small-town bigotry," says the film's director, Greg Camalier.
By the end of the evening he convinced Pickett to cut a version of The Beatles hit of the time, "Hey Jude," and the recording became the inspiration for the southern rock sound of the Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd and dozens of other bands that dominated radio and the concert circuit in the 1970s.
We always end Friday on a good note and today is no different as we have a Wind Waker Statue to giveaway to one lucky someone. More on the Xbox One stats versus the PS4 and Titanfall hitting big in the month of March!
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The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.
Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen idol reckless and asking Obama to revoke his green card.
Alex O'Loughlin secretly tied the knot recently with longtime love Malia Jones, People reports. The Hawaii Five-0 star, 37, and his model girlfriend, 37, wed in Hawaii, where they reside, a rep told People exclusively. This follows the birth of the couple's first child together -- son Lion -- in October 2012.