There's now a 'Ben-Hur' remake, and more news to note
April 25th, 2014
06:16 PM ET

There's now a 'Ben-Hur' remake, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Mark Burnett is becoming Hollywood's new king of faith-based media. The "Son of God" and "The Bible" producer has now joined Paramount's "Ben-Hur" remake, which is already scheduled for February 26, 2016. [EW]
  • Speaking of faith-based entertainment, Fox is jumping into the fray with an event series about Jesus' formative years called "Nazareth." [TV Guide]
  • We have no idea if the topic of religion will pop up in MTV's new reality show, "Slednecks," but we can bet you there'll be a drunken fight. The reality series is part of MTV's summer lineup, and follows "a group of rough-and-tough friends living in the modern day Wild West of Alaska." [MTV]
  • Mariah Carey is now studying at the School of Beyonce. According to Billboard, she's plotting her own Beyonce-style album release for her 14th disc. [Billboard]
  • In case you were curious, you can find Katy Perry on Tinder. [E!]

Filed under: While you were working
'Life is good' for Justin Bieber
April 25th, 2014
05:38 PM ET

'Life is good' for Justin Bieber

After reportedly being detained at Los Angeles International Airport, Justin Bieber is trying to focus on the positive.

The 20-year-old singer tweeted to his fans Thursday night that "life is good. Keep it positive always."

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Filed under: Uncategorized
'Parks and Recreation's' winning season finale
April 25th, 2014
12:05 PM ET

'Parks and Recreation's' winning season finale

Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the season 6 finale of "Parks and Recreation."

"Parks and Recreation" has just shown every other TV show how a season finale's done.

The April 24 episode was not only fun and funny way to spend 60 minutes, but it came with a surprising and welcomed twist.

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Filed under: television
Neil Patrick Harris liked the 'HIMYM' finale
April 25th, 2014
11:41 AM ET

Neil Patrick Harris liked the 'HIMYM' finale

"How I Met Your Mother" star Neil Patrick Harris is one of the few people who didn't hate the comedy's series finale.

On the "Late Show with David Letterman" Thursday, the actor, who's now on Broadway starring in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," explained why he thought "HIMYM" creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas made the right call.

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Filed under: Celebrities • How I Met Your Mother • television
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