Kanye, Jack White plot new albums, and more news to note
April 1st, 2014
06:03 PM ET

Kanye, Jack White plot new albums, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Kanye West is anxious to release a new studio album this year and is willing to postpone his tour of Australia to pull it off. Meanwhile, Jack White is going to drop his latest, "Lazaretto," on June 10. [Sydney Morning Herald/Billboard]
  • Speaking of Kanye, have you seen this photo of his fiancee getting chased away by an elephant in Thailand? Here's what really makes it worth your while: it was mid-selfie. [Us Weekly]
  • The Rolling Stones will roll on with their tour in May. The band, which has been supporting Mick Jagger after the death of his girlfriend L'Wren Scott, is planning to play in Norway on May 26, their first performance since Scott's passing. [THR]
  • "The Walking Dead" slaughtered Sunday night's ratings race, pulling in an astounding 15.7 million viewers for season 4's finale. [Variety]
  • In "Sex Tape," the new movie that just released a NSFW  red-band trailer, Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel play a couple who are rich enough to give out multiple iPads as gifts but not smart enough to know not to sync them. [HitFix]
  • When it comes to the messy finale of "How I Met Your Mother," it looks like Josh Radnor sums it up best: "Who knows? It's weird to speculate on something that isn't actually real." [NYMag's Vulture]

Filed under: While you were working
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's soft spot for Johnny Galecki
April 1st, 2014
04:47 PM ET

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's soft spot for Johnny Galecki

Breaking up is already hard to do without being contractually obligated to see your ex.

That was once the scenario for Kaley Cuoco - now Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting - after her two-year relationship with her "Big Bang Theory" co-star Johnny Galecki came to an end.

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Filed under: Big Bang Theory • Celebrities
An emotional night on 'DWTS'
April 1st, 2014
02:33 PM ET

An emotional night on 'DWTS'

Between Amy Purdy's powerful story of tenacity and Billy Dee Williams deciding to hang up his dancing shoes, Monday's "Dancing With the Stars" should've been sponsored by Kleenex.

The tear-jerking episode was focusing on the contestants' most memorable moments, and Paralympic snowboarder Purdy shared how she pushed past the loss of both of her legs with the support of her dad.

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Filed under: Dancing With The Stars • television
'How I Met Your Mother': Historic ratings, and a defense
April 1st, 2014
12:53 PM ET

'How I Met Your Mother': Historic ratings, and a defense

“How I Met Your Mother” fans may be divided on the show’s series finale, but they did help the comedy reach one final milestone.

'How I Met Your Mother' finale ends with one last twist

With its last episode on Monday night, the CBS series concluded its nine-season run with 12.9 million viewers watching. That audience also had a 5.3 rating in the advertiser-happy demographic of adults 18-49.

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Filed under: How I Met Your Mother • television
Stephen Colbert vs. #CancelColbert: I'm still here
April 1st, 2014
10:41 AM ET

Stephen Colbert vs. #CancelColbert: I'm still here

The Colbert Nation can breathe a sigh of relief.

After a #CancelColbert campaign went viral following a Twitter mishap, Stephen Colbert returned to his Comedy Central series on Monday to proclaim that he's #NotCanceled.

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Filed under: television
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