While you were working ...
July 1st, 2013
06:15 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • We hope you've already said your adieu's to Fred Armisen - word is he's officially done with "Saturday Night Live." [THR]
  • Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger have been having an epic wedding party in the South of France - the engaged pair reportedly kicked things off with a rehearsal dinner on Saturday night, and have been celebrating ever since in advance of Monday night's ceremony. [MTV]
  • The new "Man of Steel" might be a fan of "The Big Bang Theory." Sources say Henry Cavill and Kaley Cuoco are now an item. [Us Weekly]
  • "Teen Mom" star Farrah Abraham is reportedly the latest celebrity to check into a rehabilitation program. It seems the reality TV star is seeking treatment for alcohol abuse. [E!]
  • If you missed "The Sopranos" the first time around, or you just want to relive the awesomeness that was James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano, HBO's going to be your new favorite channel. The network is making each season of "The Sopranos" available on demand, starting with season 1 this month. The following seasons will air consecutively - so that means season 2 will be available starting in August, and so forth. [HBO]
  • Maybe one day, if we're lucky, we'll see ABC give "Happy Endings" the same treatment. The comedy has been officially canceled without a new home to go to. [EW]
  • The first Father's Day gift Kim Kardashian bestowed on her boyfriend Kanye West was a pair of mice - Apple mice, that is, and they come with a pretty special signature:


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'The Bible' miniseries sequel's coming to NBC
July 1st, 2013
06:00 PM ET

'The Bible' miniseries sequel's coming to NBC

Everything gets a sequel these days, and that includes "The Bible."

The Mark Burnett miniseries, which aired on The History Channel in the spring to record ratings, is now getting a second act on NBC.

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Filed under: television
Gaga returns with NYC Pride performance
July 1st, 2013
05:30 PM ET

Gaga returns with NYC Pride performance

Lady Gaga made a proud and patriotic return to the stage on Friday after spending time out of the spotlight to recover from an injury.

The singer had been out of commission since February due to a labral tear in her right hip. The injury forced the star to cancel the rest of her "Born This Way Ball" tour earlier this year so that she could undergo surgery and recover.

But on Friday, Gaga made her first public appearance since her operation with a speech and performance at the kickoff event for New York City's Gay Pride Parade.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Lady Gaga • Music
Overheard: Why Kristen Wiig said no to 'Bridesmaids 2'
July 1st, 2013
05:13 PM ET

Overheard: Why Kristen Wiig said no to 'Bridesmaids 2'

With the accolades and box office revenue 2011's "Bridesmaids" raked in, we'd be hesitant to do a follow-up, too.

How could a sequel top a movie that still hasn't lived down its own success? Just this weekend, the zeitgeist reminisced about the highly rated comedy filled with foul-mouthed ladies as director Paul Feig's latest R-rated effort, "The Heat," landed in theaters.

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies
Celebrity baby names: The best of the unique
July 1st, 2013
04:40 PM ET

Why Jessica Simpson chose Knute for baby boy

When Jessica Simpson welcomed her second child on Sunday, she didn't have polar bears on the brain, as some might've thought.

The 32-year-old singer/actress/fashion mogul and her fiancé, athlete Eric Johnson, named their baby boy Ace Knute - leading some to think that the baby's middle name was a nod to "the polar bear from Germany," as one CNN.com commenter noted.

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Filed under: Celebrities
July 1st, 2013
11:45 AM ET

The best moments from the 2013 BET Awards

There was no "I" in team at the 2013 BET Awards, as a number of top artists paired off on Sunday night to present a series of stunning performances.

The evening began with a performance from "Fandemonium" award winner Chris Brown, who tapped the talent of the late Aaliyah along with Nicki Minaj for his set.

And it only got better from there.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Music
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