While you were working ...
June 14th, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • The final season of "30 Rock" will return October 4 - check out the rest of NBC's fall schedule, including the premiere dates for new shows, at the link. [THR]
  • Well this sounds like a match made in Oscar nominations heaven: Jean Dujardin is joining Leo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf on Wall Street." [CinemaBlend]
  • Kalon may be off the "Bachelorette," but he's not out of the franchise: The helicopter-riding single will be part of this summer's "Bachelor Pad 3." See who else is in the cast at the link. [Us Weekly]
  • As if the average game of Monopoly doesn't already cause tension in family living rooms, there's now a version based on "The Godfather." [Deadline Hollywood]
  • Ian Somerhalder is making us think twice about what he does in his private life with his campaigning to land the role of Christian Grey in the film adaptation of "Fifty Shades." Although, we will say that if he nabbed the part the movie would automatically go on our "must see" list. [E!]
  • "Basketball Wives" might have another casting shake-up afoot: Rumors are flying that Royce Reed, Kesha Nichols and Jennifer Williams just might be replaced. [TMZ]

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50 Cent and Jimmy Fallon a hit on QVC
June 14th, 2012
04:46 PM ET

50 Cent and Jimmy Fallon a hit on QVC

Maybe these two should go on tour together.

50 Cent and Jimmy Fallon made strange but decidedly entertaining bedfellows Tuesday night when they took over home shopping network QVC.

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Legal woes for Bristol Palin's reality show?
June 14th, 2012
03:15 PM ET

Legal woes for Bristol Palin's reality show?

It wouldn't be a reality show without a little drama to lead in to the premiere.

Ahead of the Tuesday debut of her Lifetime program "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp," Palin has reportedly been sued by the man who was caught on camera having a heated exchange of words with her last fall.

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'Burn Notice' creator: Dramatic changes to come in new season
June 14th, 2012
01:27 PM ET

'Burn Notice' creator: Dramatic changes to come in new season

[The post below contains spoilers for the season 6 premiere of "Burn Notice."]

We told you that USA Network heats up in the summer, and tonight marks the return of “burned” spy Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and a new season of “Burn Notice.”

The series follows the Miami-based Westen as he uses his intelligence training to solve cases for ordinary people while also trying to figure out who blacklisted him, and season 6 begins tonight at 9 p.m. ET.

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Cox, Arquette on same page in divorce
June 14th, 2012
12:45 PM ET

Cox, Arquette on same page in divorce

Even as they go their separate ways, Courteney Cox and David Arquette appear to be on the same page.

The two actors, who split up in 2010, both filed for divorce on June 8, People reports. Arquette, 40, cited irreconcilable differences in his filing, and Cox, who turns 48 Friday, did the same. They're also both seeking joint legal and physical custody of their daughter Coco, who celebrated her eighth birthday Wednesday.

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'Grey's' creator: Where's the diversity on 'Bunheads'?
June 14th, 2012
12:15 PM ET

'Grey's' creator: Where's the diversity on 'Bunheads'?

HBO's "Girls" sparked plenty of conversation about casting people of color on TV, and "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes may start the same discussion with ABC Family's new series, "Bunheads."

In America: 'Grey's Anatomy' creator, actress discuss media diversity

Earlier this week, Rhimes tweeted her dismay at the cast lineup for the new comedy, which is about a Las Vegas showgirl who goes to work at her mother-in-law's dance school.

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