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Fox to Air Grease Live Musical

As Yahoo confirms it has 2 new comedy series in works

(Newser) - Fox is following NBC into the live musical game with a three-hour adaption of Grease set to air some time next year. The event will feature a young ensemble cast and will be based on the 1971 Broadway musical, according to the Hollywood Reporter . The musical's "iconic characters... More »

Travolta Put His Mouth on Grease Co-Star Conaway

Source claims 'Kenickie' woke up to oral sex

(Newser) - We were hoping it had gone away , but John Travolta’s Gropegate lives on: The latest claim is that he once tried to perform a sex act on his Grease co-star, Jeff Conaway. Conaway’s former fiancée tells the National Enquirer that Conaway was asleep at home in the... More »

Taxi, Grease Star Jeff Conaway Dead

He battled drug and alcohol addiction for years

(Newser) - Jeff Conaway, who starred in the sitcom Taxi, played swaggering Kenickie in the movie musical Grease, and publicly battled drug and alcohol addiction on Celebrity Rehab, died today. He was 60. The actor was taken off life support yesterday and died this morning at Encino Tarzana Medical Center, according to... More »

Grease Star in Coma After OD

Jeff Conaway in critical condition

(Newser) - Former Celebrity Rehab patient Jeff Conaway is in critical condition in a California hospital after an apparent drug overdose. The 60-year-old actor, who starred as bad-boy Kenickie in Grease and as wisecracking Bobby Wheeler in the sitcom Taxi, "is in a coma and unresponsive at this time," his... More »

Thank Inflation for Avatar's Box Office Record

Gone with the Wind may trump Cameron's epic

(Newser) - Avatar will soon gross $1.85 billion worldwide, but becoming the box office champ doesn't mean it's the most successful movie of all time. Remember, a ticket to Gone with the Wind cost an average of only 23¢—45 times less than an Avatar ticket. This list ranks films... More »

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