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Tyra Banks Taking Over for Nick Cannon on America's Got Talent

She'll host season 12 of the reality show

(Newser) - Tyra Banks is hosting the 12th season of America's Got Talent, the AP reports. NBC said Sunday that the supermodel, Emmy-winner, and creator of America's Next Top Model will be joining the competition series alongside returning judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel. Banks will... More »

Arrow Stunt Goes Wrong on America's Got Talent

Daredevil was hit in the throat by flaming arrow

(Newser) - Tuesday was a rough night for a Canadian daredevil on America's Got Talent. Judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell appeared horrified as Ryan Stock was hit in the throat by a flaming arrow fired by fiancee AmberLynn Walker live on TV, the New York Daily ... More »

7 Colorblind Celebs

Including 2 who had to give up other career dreams

(Newser) - Celebrities aren't perfect—some of them are colorblind, and Ranker lists 21. A sampling:
  • Paul Newman: The late actor had to give up his dream of being a pilot due to color blindness.
  • Mark Zuckerberg: He's red-green colorblind, and reportedly picked blue for Facebook's logo because it'
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Howard Stern May Judge America's Got Talent

He is reportedly in talks with NBC to replace Piers Morgan

(Newser) - Here we go again with the Howard-Stern-as-celebrity-judge rumors. This time, he's supposedly in talks with NBC to join America's Got Talent as a judge alongside Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne, report the Wrap and the Wall Street Journal . Both cite anonymous insiders. Stern would replace Piers Morgan, who... More »

Hollywood's Least Funny Comics

These guys get no respect, and they deserve it

(Newser) - You rarely see Carrot Top or Gallagher anymore, but showbiz is still full of guys who just aren’t funny. Sarah Bell of Newsweek points out the worthiest tomato targets:
  • Larry the Cable Guy: A really, really poor man’s Jeff Foxworthy, minus any actual jokes.
  • Carlos Mencia: Makes a
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Mandel Out of Hospital After Fainting Spell

(Newser) - Howie Mandel is ready to go back to work after being hospitalized overnight because of a fainting spell, reports. "He's doing fine," said Mandel's mother. The Deal or No Deal host fainted twice while working on a new reality show in Toronto. His mother denied various... More »

D-Lister? Host a Game Show!

Game show offer actors new showcase

(Newser) - With game shows making a dramatic comeback, agents and their star clients looking to revive flagging careers are angling to get in on the action, reports the New York Times. Executives at cable's Game Show Network are being peppered with resumes, tapes, and pitches. The latest crop of new hosts... More »

'Dealer'-in-Chief? Bush Hits Game Show

Prez's Deal or No Deal appearance latest in low-brow pol appearances

(Newser) - Increasingly overshadowed by the presidential campaign, George W. Bush got a bit of exposure last night—on a TV game show. The commander-in-chief appeared via satellite on Deal or No Deal to root for a soldier back from Iraq who was gunning for a million dollars in a suitcase, reports... More »

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