While you were working ...
November 26th, 2012
06:45 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • February 16, 2013 will be Bey-Day, as that's when HBO will air a new, "intimate" feature-length documentary on Beyonce that promises "raw, unprecedented access" to the superstar mom.
  • Lindsay Lohan's publicly flogged Lifetime TV movie "Liz & Dick" brought in 3.5 million viewers, making it the fourth most-watched original movie premiere on an ad-supported cable network behind Lifetime's "Steel Magnolias," "Drew Peterson: Untouchable" and "Abducted: The Carlina White Story."
  • But LiLo does have Charlie Sheen in her corner. Her "Scary Movie 5" co-star reportedly handed Lohan a $100,000 check to pay for a tax bill. [TMZ]
  • "Sherlock" fans, you may have to watch CBS' "Elementary" for a while longer to get your Holmes fix. The BBC/PBS "Sherlock" may not return until 2014. [EW]
  • Kim Zolciak's parted ways with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" over what a source has claimed was a "total blowout with production." [Us Weekly]
  • Halle Berry's reportedly seeking an emergency restraining order against her ex-boyfriend and the father of her 4-year-old daughter, Nahla, after the Thanksgiving Day Throwdown heard 'round Hollywood. [E!]
  • Had a rough one? This music video of Cee-Lo Green and The Muppets should turn it right around:

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Nicki Minaj prepared for soft sales of new album
November 26th, 2012
06:28 PM ET

Nicki Minaj prepared for soft sales of new album

We've yet to see how well Minaj's November 19 release, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up," performed in its first week, but the rapper already seems prepared for soft sales.

As she told New York radio station Power 105.1 last week, she's having issues even getting the album stocked in some major retailers, with some fans "driving hours, literally hours, to get one CD."

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Filed under: Celebrities
November 26th, 2012
06:07 PM ET

Angus T. Jones of 'Two and a Half Men': My show is 'filth'

For a comedy,  "Two and a Half Men" on CBS brings a lot of drama.

Angus T. Jones, the 19-year-old actor who has played the "Half" man, Jake Harper, since 2003, calls the sitcom "filth" in a taped interview that recounts his religious experience.

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Filed under: television
November 26th, 2012
04:57 PM ET

Oprah gives marriage advice to Justin Bieber

Oprah Winfrey's interview with Justin Bieber - you know, the one in which they discussed his love for his now presumed ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez - aired on Sunday night, revealing that the media titan had some relationship advice for the young star.

Oprah heard that Bieber, now just 18, wants to be married by the time he's 25 - a goal that Oprah didn't think was so wise.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Justin Bieber • Music
'Boardwalk Empire': War games
November 26th, 2012
04:04 PM ET

'Boardwalk Empire': War games

[Editor's Note: The following post contains spoilers for the November 25 episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire."]

After Sunday's “Two Imposters," there's just one episode still to go in "Boardwalk's" third season. Compared to last week’s show, which saw the demise of Owen Sleater, this precursor to the finale played as the perfect table setter.

With the exception of Van Alden, pretty much all of our favorite characters (I’m looking at you, Chalky White) made their presence felt, which got me amped for next week.

But let's start with Mr. Nucky Thompson, who got all of a few hours to marinate over Margaret’s affair with Owen before he got a visit at The Ritz from Gyp Rossetti/Joe Masseria’s men.

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'Dallas' producers at work on Hagman farewell
November 26th, 2012
03:18 PM ET

'Dallas' producers at work on Hagman farewell

Following the passing of "Dallas" star Larry Hagman on Friday, TNT is now reportedly figuring out how to move forward.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, producers on the rebooted series - which was a must-watch during its '80s heyday - are now thinking of ways to properly say farewell to Hagman and his iconic Texas oil villain, J.R. Ewing.

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