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Another Woman Accuses Piven of Sex Misconduct

This time on the set of 'Entourage'

(Newser) - Yet another woman has accused Jeremy Piven of sexual misconduct, this time on the set of the show that made him a star. Anastasia Taneie tells BuzzFeed News that Piven forced himself on her when she was a background actor on HBO's Entourage in April 2009. Taneie, who is...

Jeremy Piven, Andy Dick Accused of Sex Harassment

Actress says Piven groped her on 2 occasions

(Newser) - The number of people in Hollywood accused of sexual assault or harassment is growing longer by the day. On Tuesday, CBS said it was investigating allegations that Wisdom of the Crowd star Jeremy Piven groped a woman on the set of Entourage, the AP reports. Piven "on two occasions,...

I Quit: Five Great Job-Ending TV Moments

(Newser) - Most people love a good job-departure story, and while the news provided at least two of those this week ( here and here , even if the eraser board girl was a hoax), TV has a history of great quitting/firing moments. Cinemablend pulls together five favorites; click here to see all...

8 TV Shows Set to Become Movies

Hopefully, some will be better than SATC2

(Newser) - Sex and the City 2 may have gotten downright awful reviews, but that doesn’t mean you must give up hope for all future TV-to-movie projects. The Frisky takes a look at eight that are particularly exciting:
  1. The Smurfs: Seems like a terrible idea…until you hear that Neil Patrick

Entourage Will End With a Film
 Entourage Will End With a Film 
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Entourage Will End With a Film

Walhberg says show might go longer than 2 more seasons

(Newser) - Look for the boys on Entourage to be making the leap to the big screen. Executive producer Mark Wahlberg tells the Hollywood Reporter that plans are in the works for a movie when the HBO series wraps up after two more seasons. Of course, that's if it wraps up after...

Snoop Dogg's 'Snoopiest' TV Moments
 Snoop Dogg's 
 'Snoopiest' TV Moments 
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Snoop Dogg's 'Snoopiest' TV Moments

Hip-hop artist does an awful lot of entertaining TV cameos

(Newser) - In anticipation of Snoop Dogg’s cameo on tonight’s episode of Brothers, the Huffington Post runs down the hip-hop artist’s best—that is to say, Snoop Doggiest—TV guest moments to date:
  • The Martha Stewart Show: Oh, you want me to take the skizin off it.”

Harris, Other New Faces Rule Emmys Tonight

First-time nominees Family Guy, Hamm, Morgan could win big

(Newser) - Fresh faces are all the rage at tonight’s Emmys, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting and a host of first-time nominees up for top awards, People reports. Family Guy is the first cartoon to be nominated for best comedy series in nearly 50 years, and Jeremy Piven’s snub for...

Entourage Stars 'Treated Me Like Meat:' Irina Voronina

Playboy Playmate claims actors made constant advances

(Newser) - A Russian model and Playboy Playmate was treated “like a piece of meat” by the stars of HBO’s Entourage—and was subsequently fired for ignoring their sexual advances, she tells Fox News. Some shots required the actors to “have their hands all over us,”Irina Voronina...

Sports, Edgier Fare Dominate the White House TiVo

Sports channels are expected; edgier fare may surprise you

(Newser) - If you judge a man by the channels he turns to, then President Obama is sporty, but with a hip edge. There’s no chance he passed up a replay of Monday's NCAA men’s basketball championship on his flight home from Iraq, sources tell Politico, but Obama is equally...

YouTube, SNL Receive Peabody Awards

Organization honors new media for first time

(Newser) - YouTube, Lost, and CNN were all honored with a 2008 Peabody Award for contributions to broadcasting, the Hollywood Reporter writes. For news, NPR’s coverage of the earthquake in Chengu, China, and CNN’s 2008 election coverage were recognized, along with Saturday Night Live for the razor-sharp political satire it...

Ailing Piven May Bail on Broadway

Sick actor has missed three Broadway performances

(Newser) - Jeremy Piven has been knocked out by an illness so severe his docs suggest abandoning his new Broadway role, TMZ reports. Piven—best known as Ari Gold on HBO's Entourage—has missed three performances of Speed-the-Plow. Doctors advise he end his run with the show pronto, his rep says. The...

Chief of Staff's Bro Is Hollywood Super Agent

Rahm Emanuel's high-flying sib just got better connected

(Newser) - The president-elect's new chief of staff has a pair of high-flying brothers, the Los Angeles Times reports. Rahm Emanuel's younger brother, Ari, is a founding partner of top Hollywood talent agency Endeavor while older brother, Ezekiel, is a leading bioethicist. Ari, who shares Ramm's reputation for take-no-prisoners power plays, inspired...

Almost Famous: Dorky Writer Rolls With Rapper's Posse

Writer hits Miami with rapper and his crew

(Newser) - You can't pick the music, but you won't pay for a thing. Such are the ups and downs of life in a rapper's posse, Joel Stein writes in Time after tagging along with Flo Rida and his crew for a night out. Stein's role? "To be the one who...

Entourage Propels Wahlberg
 Entourage Propels Wahlberg 

Entourage Propels Wahlberg

Actor-producer embraces the hyphen

(Newser) - Mark Wahlberg continues to beef up his filmography, but behind the scenes the Entourage actor-producer is evolving into a major player. Through his TV production company, Leverage, he's a producer of the hit HBO show, and parlaying acting into producing was always the plan, the onetime Calvin Klein model tells...

'Kidult' Culture Hides Isolation, Misery
 'Kidult' Culture Hides
 Isolation, Misery

'Kidult' Culture Hides Isolation, Misery

(Newser) - Today’s twentysomething men are a bunch of “kidults” and “thresholders,” writes Tony Dokoupil in Newsweek, content to stretch the transition from adolescence to adulthood into a decade of dude-centric activities like drinking, skirt-chasing, and mastering fire (“I’ll grill that potato salad,” one buddy...

Phelps' Agenda: VMAs, Entourage ... LiLo?

As starlet Lohan pesters for a date, swim star films HBO cameo, preps for MTV show

(Newser) - Michael Phelps is getting more Hollywood by the day, AP reports: The swimming star yesterday filmed a cameo spot for the show-biz-centric HBO series Entourage, and will be a presenter at MTV’s Video Music Awards on Sept. 7 (six days before he hosts Saturday Night Live). And, the Daily ...

$50K to Host This Guy's Party?
 $50K to Host This Guy's Party?

$50K to Host This Guy's Party?

Entourage star Grenier shopping birthday bash to clubs, source tells Post

(Newser) - His rep denies it, but Entourage star Adrian Grenier is said to be “shopping” rights to host his birthday party to various Hamptons hotspots: "He's been asking clubs for $50,000 for the honor,” a source told the New York Post. Grenier apparently knows how to put...

'Sopranos' Rules Emmy Nods
'Sopranos' Rules Emmy Nods

'Sopranos' Rules Emmy Nods

After complaints that awards were in a rut, newcomers dot the nomination list

(Newser) - "The Sopranos" went out on an underwhelming note but still managed to dominate the Emmy nominations announced today, collecting 15 nods, including best drama and best leading actor and actress for James Gandolfini and Edie Falco. Half of this year's nominees will join the party for the first time,...

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