While you were working ...
January 29th, 2013
06:30 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Following in the footsteps of HBO, Showtime's already re-upped for new seasons of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication."  [THR]
  • Prepare for your daydreams of a Bradley Cooper breakup song by Taylor Swift to be crushed: The "Silver Linings Playbook"  star has denied rumors of a possible courtship with the country singer, as he says he's "never even met her." [Zap2It]
  • MTV is maybe ready to say farewell to "Teen Mom 2," with the rumor being they're worried star Jenelle Evans is a liability. [NYP]
  • Well, what do we have here? Chris Brown, with a cast over his right hand. [TMZ]
  • It didn't hit us until we saw this clip of "S*** Liz Lemon Says" that this is about to disappear from our Thursday nights for good. Liz Lemon doesn't say this, but *sob*!

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NBC grabs modern-day 'Hatfields & McCoys' pilot
January 29th, 2013
05:57 PM ET

NBC grabs modern-day 'Hatfields & McCoys' pilot

We'd heard over the summer that Charlize Theron was in the process of developing a more contemporary take on "Hatfields & McCoys," and it seems like her effort is one step closer to airing on TV.

According to Deadline, NBC has ordered a pilot of the modern-day version of the infamous feud, which was created by "Eagle Eye's" John Glenn and produced by Theron.

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Filed under: television
Amy Poehler's going to let you read her diary
January 29th, 2013
03:36 PM ET

Amy Poehler's going to let you read her diary

Leave it to Amy Poehler to write a memoir that sounds nothing like the typical tome.

The "Parks and Recreation" star, 41, is set to publish an "illustrated, non-linear diary" via HarperCollins' It Books imprint.

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Filed under: Books • Celebrities • television
'Boy Meets World' spinoff finds its 'Girl'
January 29th, 2013
02:57 PM ET

'Boy Meets World' spinoff finds its 'Girl'

The Disney Channel has found the right "Girl" for the job.

Rowan Blanchard, 11, has been cast as Riley Matthews, the daughter of Cory and Topanga, on the "Boy Meets World" spinoff "Girl Meets World."

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Filed under: television
Hugh Hefner mourns loss of longtime secretary, Mary
January 29th, 2013
11:10 AM ET

Hugh Hefner mourns loss of longtime secretary, Mary

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner suffered a heartbreaking loss on Sunday. The 86-year-old newlywed confirmed on his Twitter account that his longtime secretary, Mary O'Connor, has died.

"Mary passed away today," Hefner tweeted Sunday evening. "We loved her more than words can say."

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Filed under: Celebrities • television
Dior explains Jennifer Lawrence's confusing dress
January 29th, 2013
10:09 AM ET

Dior explains Jennifer Lawrence's confusing dress

Jennifer Lawrence had some weird things going on with her Christian Dior Couture gown when she accepted an award at Sunday's SAG ceremony, but it wasn't a wardrobe malfunction.

Many presumed that to be the case, thanks to the very clear separation of fabric that occurred when Lawrence walked up to the stage to accept the honor for best female actor in a leading role.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Jennifer Lawrence
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