It's official: The latest from CNN Entertainment
June 11th, 2012
06:02 PM ET

It's official: The latest from CNN Entertainment

Here's the latest confirmed news from CNN Entertainment:

  • "Mad Men" marks a record: AMC says that Sunday's fifth season finale of "Mad Men" was the most-watched in the show's history, with 2.7 million people tuned in.
  • Oprah chats with the Kardashians: The Kardashians will continue their TV reign by making a stop by OWN to sit down with Oprah. In what it calls a "primetime exclusive," OWN will air the interview as two back-to-back episodes on "Oprah's Next Chapter" this Sunday, June 17.
  • Lindsay Lohan's back on set as Liz Taylor: Lohan's rep tells CNN that LiLo's back on set filming Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" following her car accident on Friday. “She has fully cooperated with law enforcement and we're going to let them do their job while Lindsay does hers," her rep said.
  • Joy Behar joins Current TV: Current TV's website says Behar is launching "The Joy Behar Project" on the network in September. In the meantime, Behar is set to host a limited series, "Joy Behar: One Week Only," starting June 18.
While you were working...
June 11th, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Trace Cyrus and Brenda Song have called off their engagement (and they actually did it a few months ago), but not to worry - we still have his sister Miley's wedding to look forward to! [People]
  • And, in regards to a secret wedding that wasn't at all a secret, here are more details on Camila Alves' marriage to Matthew McConaughey: [Us Weekly]
  • On the downer side, Henry Ian Cusick isn't returning to ABC's "Scandal." On the upside, though, Joshua Malina has been made a series regular. [THR]
  • The news here is that Fiona Apple has debuted her first music video in six years for the single "Every Single Night," but the bigger news is that she does so while wearing a freakishly realistic octopus hat. [MTV]
  • Adam Sandler is doggedly pursuing his apparent mission to take all of your childhood toys and put 'em on the big screen. Along with his "Candy Land" movie, Sandler's also working on an animated film about Tonka trucks. [EW]
  • So, Azealia Banks? Not a rapper anymore. [Popdust]
  • And now, for a little Radiohead - they premiered their new song "Full Stop" in Chicago over the weekend:


Filed under: While you were working
June 11th, 2012
04:32 PM ET

Edie Falco: No humor in 'Nurse Jackie's' drug use

Edie Falco is perhaps best known for portraying feisty mob wife Carmela Soprano on HBO's "The Sopranos," but the 48-year-old star is currently treating ‘em and streeting ‘em as New York  E.R. nurse Jackie Peyton on Showtime's “Nurse Jackie.”

While she always acts in the best interest of her patients, Falco’s character has a dirty little secret: a crippling addiction to prescription drugs. The issue was tackled head-on this season when Jackie was finally sent to rehab.

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A few questions with James Franco
June 11th, 2012
03:55 PM ET

A few questions with James Franco

[The following post is an excerpt from a longer interview conducted on The Dinner Party, a national public radio show about culture.]

Thirteen years ago, James Franco was one of the stars on the cult TV show "Freaks and Geeks." He went on to co-star in the "Spider-Man" movie franchise, earned raves in Gus Van Sant’s "Milk," and got an Oscar nomination for his starring role in the film "127 Hours."

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Lauryn Hill: I didn't file taxes because I was 'underground'
June 11th, 2012
03:41 PM ET

Lauryn Hill: I didn't file taxes because I was 'underground'

Lauryn Hill is publicly addressing the charges that have been brought against her, in which she's accused of failing to file her income tax returns for three straight years.

The Grammy-winning singer and rapper explained Friday via her Tumblr account that she didn't file because she had gone “underground” to protect herself and her family.

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'Jersey Shore's' Deena had quite the weekend
Deena Cortese, here in March, was released to her mother after being arrested on a disorderly conduct charge, police say.
June 11th, 2012
02:33 PM ET

'Jersey Shore's' Deena had quite the weekend

A busy weekend landed one member of the "Jersey Shore" house in handcuffs and another reportedly on crutches over the weekend.

CNN's confirmed that "Shore" star Deena Cortese was arrested Sunday on a disorderly conduct charge, according to the Seaside Heights, New Jersey, Police Department.

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