|Iranian woman to be stoned
TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars have supported an illiterate Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning but critics say her case is diverting attention from real dissidents.
Anna Deveare Smith show to air on PBS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman production, "Let Me Down Easy," is to be videotaped at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater and set to air on PBS.
Romney to read 'Late Show' Top 10
NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is to present a Top 10 List on an upcoming edition of "Late Show with David Letterman," CBS has announced.
'Facts of Life' star says she's a lesbian
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Geri Jewell, who had a recurring role on "The Facts of Life," says she is a lesbian in a new memoir, "I'm Walking as Straight as I Can."
Charlie Sheen released from hospital
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Charlie Sheen's publicist said Friday the TV actor was discharged from the Los Angeles hospital where he was treated for a hernia.
Disney orders 'Austin & Ally' pilot
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The Disney Channel says it has hired three teenagers to star in its U.S. comedy pilot "Austin & Ally."
Pasqualino, Cotton to star in 'Chrome'
NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable network Syfy says it has cast Luke Pasqualino and Ben Cotton in the 2-hour pilot for "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome."
Burton, Fleming land 'SVU' guest spots
NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Actress Kate Burton and opera star Renee Fleming are to appear on the U.S. crime drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," NBC said.
Kidman, Renner to be SAG Award presenters
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Jason Bateman, Jon Hamm, Nicole Kidman and Jeremy Renner are to be presenters Sunday at the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
Charlie Sheen hospitalized
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Charlie Sheen was transported by ambulance from his home to a hospital Thursday after falling ill, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Tom Kenny to host Annie Awards
BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Voice actor Tom Kenny is to serve as host of this year's 38th annual Annie Awards in California, organizers said.
Will Ferrell plans 'Office' guest stint
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell is to reunite with Steve Carell, his co-star in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," in several episodes of the U.S. sitcom "The Office."
CBS renews 'The Talk' for second season
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- CBS says it has renewed its U.S. chat show "The Talk" for the 2011-2012 television season.
Combs to guest star on 'Hawaii Five-0'
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Hip-hop mogul and actor Sean Combs is to guest star in an upcoming episode of "Hawaii Five-0, CBS announced.
Bret Michaels discharged from hospital
PHOENIX, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Bret Michaels has been discharged from St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix after undergoing heart surgery, the rocker's doctor said.
DWTS Burke reveals she was abused
NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Two-time winner of "Dancing with the Stars" Cheryl Burke says she was repeatedly molested as a child by a trusted friend of her family at home in California.
Conway to present SAG Award to Borgnine
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Comic icon Tim Conway will introduce the tribute to the Screen Actors Guild's 47th Life Achievement Award recipient, Ernest Borgnine, organizers said Wednesday.
'Golden voice' homeless man leaves rehab
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The homeless Ohio man whose "golden voice" video became an Internet sensation says he's left a Texas rehab facility because he was unhappy with his treatment.
Television show leads to sex case arrest
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A man facing sex charges in North Carolina was captured in Texas, ending a decade on the run, following a television broadcast, officials said.
'Warehouse' production to resume in Feb.
NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable network Syfy said Tuesday production on the third season of "Warehouse 13" is to begin in Toronto next month.