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7 Revelations From I Am Heath Ledger

Including actor's struggle with self-doubt

(Newser) - I Am Heath Ledger, the new documentary featuring previously unreleased home movies of the late actor, premiered on Spike TV Wednesday night. Rolling Stone , Entertainment Weekly , and USA Today round up highlights from the film:
  • He knew right away he wanted to play the lead in 10 Things I Hate
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Heath Ledger Is Returning to the Big Screen

'I Am Heath Ledger' premieres at Tribeca, features late actor's home movies

(Newser) - An upcoming documentary offers a glimpse at previously unseen Heath Ledger home movies. I Am Heath Ledger premieres April 23 at the Tribeca Film Festival, followed by a limited theatrical run beginning May 3; it will air on Spike TV May 17. The documentary also features interviews with friends, family,... More »

Here Comes Reality Show on—Yes—Coal Mining

Spike TV program will focus on mine in West Virginia

(Newser) - Got your fill of mining coverage? If not, then Spike TV has some extremely good news: It will launch a reality show on coal miners in April, says the Hollywood Reporter . Coal is from the makers of the Deadliest Catch and will focus on a mine in West Virginia. “... More »

Sandra Bullock Drops In on Spike Awards

Surprise guest gets ovation; expected at MTV Awards tonight

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock made a surprise appearance at Spike TV's "Guys Choice" event last night, receiving a standing ovation from the audience as she accepted the "Troops Choice" Award for Entertainer of The Year from presenter Robert Downey, Jr. The award was voted on by members of the military. More »

Pirate Hunters Coming to TV

Series will follow warship involved in recent standoff

(Newser) - Yesterday's daring rescue of Captain Richard Phillips seems like made-for-TV drama—at least to Spike TV. The network has greenlighted a pilot for a series documenting the US Navy’s fight against pirates in the Gulf of Aden, where Phillips’ rescue took place, Variety reports. One of the warships at... More »

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