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
Bieber bumped in onstage scuffle in Dubai Megastar singer Justin Bieber is known for his slick dance moves onstage. But spinning away from a mash-up between security guards and a rogue fan has become the hit of his concert in Dubai. Mobile phone video popped up across the Web on Monday showing a male fan rushing toward the 19-year-old performer, who was sitting at a piano on the edge of the stage. 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
TV icon Andy Griffith dies at 86 Before most of America knew its favorite sheriff was dead, Andy Griffith had already been buried. Griffith, whose portrayal of Mayberry’s folksy top cop in the self-titled 1960s series “The Andy Griffith Show” turned him into a television icon, died ... 07/3/2012 - 10:12 pm | View Link
Andy Griffith Dead -- TV Icon Dies at 86 8:15 AM -- Ron Howard just went to Twitter to post a message about his friend Andy Griffith ... writing, "His pursuit of excellence and the joy he took in creating served generations & shaped my life I'm forever grateful RIP Andy." Andy Griffith, an ... 07/3/2012 - 5:14 pm | View Link
TV icon Andy Griffith dies at 86 ANDY Griffith, star of "The Andy Griffith Show", has died, aged 86. He was at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a statement. Griffith's body has already been buried less than five hours after he died. He died at his home on ... 07/3/2012 - 2:18 pm | View Link
TV icon Andy Griffith dies at 86 Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and as the rumpled defence lawyer in "Matlock," died yesterday, about 7am. He was at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a ... 07/3/2012 - 2:18 pm | View Link
Television icon Andy Griffith laid to rest on North Carolina family farm hours after death, aged 86 Television legend Andy Griffith has been buried on his family farm in North Carolina. The actor, who passed away today at his coastal home in Manteo, aged 86, was laid to rest at approximately 11:30am - just hours after his death, it has been reported. 07/3/2012 - 11:59 am | View Link
Andy Griffith Andy Samuel Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) was an American actor, television producer, Grammy Award -winning Southern-gospel singer, and writer. He was a ... 10/1/2014 - 9:27 pm | View Website
The Andy Griffith Show TV Show The Andy Griffith Show is a 1960s American television series humorously depicting life in a fictional community in the southern United States. 10/1/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Website
Andy Griffith Andy Griffith died peacefully in his sleep early Tuesday morning July 3, 2012 at his home. He has been laid to rest on his beloved farm on Roanoke Island. 10/1/2014 - 5:35 am | View Website
The Andy Griffith Show | How Sweet It Was As episodes of The Andy Griffith show were produced in its first season, the addition of new characters cemented the show with audiences. These included ... 09/27/2014 - 1:32 pm | View Website
Andy Griffith Death Anniversary: One Year After The Death ... Iconic TV personality Andy Griffith died one year ago today (July 3). Griffith, who passed away at age 86, was best known for the characters Sheriff Andy ... 07/3/2013 - 4:19 am | View Website
Moving on from the debacle that was "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Julie Taymor has gone back to an old friend — Shakespeare.
The director recently finished a film version of her recent stage production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which begins with a bed at the center of the stage.
If the Socialist government gets its way, visitors to France's three most touristic museums — the Louvre, the Musee d'Orsay and Versailles Palace — may get to visit seven days a week in coming years.
But a powerful labor union could get in the way.
As part of the government's 2015 budget bill, the Culture Ministry announced this week it plans to give the museums the "necessary means" to open every day — as long as work and conservation conditions are respected.