4 Stories

No, Zach Braff Is Not Dead

Publicist denies Twitter-spread 'report' that actor had committed suicide

(Newser) - From the don’t-believe-everything-you-see-on-Twitter department: Actor Zach Braff is in fact not dead, despite a fast-spreading rumor to the contrary. “He’s alive. It’s just another hoax,” an ABC rep says tonight of the Scrubs star, 34. Earlier in the day, Twitter was humming over a link... More »

Please Stop Covering 'Hallelujah': Leonard Cohen

After 181 recorded versions, singer-songwriter thinks its time for a break

(Newser) - Leonard Cohen is tired of people covering “Hallelujah.” “I was reading a review of a movie called Watchmen that uses it, and the reviewer said, ‘Can we please have a moratorium on ‘Hallelujah’ in movies and television shows?’ and I kind of feel the same... More »

Networks Wrangle Over Project Runway

Show's switch is Buffy all over again

(Newser) - The upcoming switch of the smash hit Project Runway from Bravo to Lifetime could be Buffy the Vampire Slayer all over again, Andrew Wallenstein writes in the Hollywood Reporter. Buffy's switch from the WB to UPN "spelled the death knell for a once-mighty brand." Meanwhile, Bravo parent NBC... More »

Writers Strike Breathes New Life Into Scrubs

Sitcom poised to wring 8th season out of new network

(Newser) - The Writers Guild strike not only didn't deliver the death blow to Scrubs—it may have resurrected the veteran sitcom, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Production restarted today on the show, which NBC had already decided not to renew beyond a handful of episodes left over from before the job... More »

4 Stories