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It's been quite a couple of weeks for Sheldon Cooper.
First, he's visited in a dream by "Spock," and the following week, he meets his idol, Stephen Hawking.
It wasn't totally painless, however. It turned out that Howard was assisting Hawking, and the moment Sheldon got wind of this, he insisted/begged/pleaded that Howard show Hawking one of his research papers.
Jury selection began Thursday in the Chicago trial of a man accused by police of killing members of Jennifer Hudson’s family.
William Balfour is charged with slaying Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew after police allege he broke into their home in 2008.
Prosecutors have accused Balfour - the estranged husband of Hudson's sister, Julia - of shooting them in a jealous rage because Julia was allegedly seeing another man.
Chances are, if you like Kerry Washington, "Grey's Anatomy," plot twists that involve politics and/or "gladiators in suits," you enjoyed ABC's premiere of "Scandal" on Thursday night.
Shonda Rhimes' latest effort moves away from the medical world of "Grey's" and "Private Practice" and into the realm of Washington D.C. -based crisis management, but "Scandal" nonetheless carries all of her trademarks. Rat-a-tat dialogue? Check. Damaged characters who work nonstop and refer to themselves as "not normal"? Check. A little romantic intrigue on the side? Check, and then some.
Rhimes' new one-hour drama introduces us to the incredibly well-dressed Olivia Pope (Washington), who runs a crisis management firm filled with lawyers who don't actually practice law.
Jennie Garth’s former “90210” co-star Shannen Doherty says that she empathizes with the actress as she goes through a divorce from "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli.
Doherty, while promoting her new reality show “Shannen Says," told People magazine that it’s tough being a celebrity and having all of your personal business on display, especially when you’re trying to raise little ones.
"I think that for somebody like Jennie who values family so much, this is incredibly hard for her," Doherty said in a press call Thursday.
Is there drama afoot in the “Hunger Games” camp?
Sure sounds like it.
Director Gary Ross told CNN in March that he was on board to helm the "Hunger Games" sequel, "Catching Fire," but new reports suggest that he might be off the project altogether.
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