‘Up in the Air’ leads Golden Globes with 6 film nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Up in the Air" leads Golden Globes with six film nominations .

Steep, Roberts nominated for best actress Globe

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The 67th annual Golden Globe nominations for best actress in a musical or comedy have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The nominees, announced...

Rick Springfield memoir coming

NEW YORK (AP) — Rick Springfield is getting real. The rock star and "General Hospital" actor is working on an "extremely candid" memoir, publisher Touchstone Fireside announced Tuesday. "Late, Late at Night," which will tell...

‘Dance’ finale expects a well-behaved Lambert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "So You Think You Can Dance" producer Nigel Lythgoe won't predict which dancer will end up the winner on Wednesday's season finale. But he's confident that guest star Adam Lambert...

Fitness guru Jack LaLanne undergoes surgery in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fitness pioneer Jack LaLanne is recovering from heart valve surgery at his home in Morro Bay. LaLanne's publicist, Ariel Hankin, said Tuesday that the 95-year-old underwent the procedure at a Los...

Alleged Jennifer Garner stalker in custody

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A man is in custody in California on accusations that he violated a restraining order preventing him from coming within 100 yards of actress Jennifer Garner and her family. Police...

Michael Jackson estate administrators seek payment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The administrators of Michael Jackson's estate and a cadre of attorneys are seeking millions for managing the King of Pop's affairs after death, court documents filed Tuesday show. It's unclear how...

Fans can investigate Sherlock Holmes in Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With Sherlock Holmes back on the movie screen, it's elementary that it will mean more items for the world's largest collection of Holmes memorabilia at the University of Minnesota. The university has...

Swiss: Polanski extradition decision in early 2010

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say they will decide early next year on whether to extradite director Roman Polanski to the United States. Justice Ministry spokesman Folco Galli says officials are still studying a U.S....

Buju Banton set to appear at bail hearing in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton is set to appear in Miami federal court. A bail hearing is scheduled Wednesday morning for the 36-year-old singer, whose real name is Mark Anthony Myrie. Banton and...

‘Glee’ cast joyful over Globe nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mood on the set was, appropriately, gleeful. The musical-dramedy "Glee" got some serious Golden Globe love Tuesday, emerging with more nominations than any show. Among the Fox series' four nominations...

French rocker Hallyday’s tour canceled

PARIS (AP) — The producers for French rocker Johnny Hallyday have canceled the final leg of a concert tour following his hospitalization. Hallyday, who is France's biggest rock star, was hospitalized last week in Los...

Nick Jonas’ band has gig on Critics’ Choice Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Jonas' new band has a big gig coming up. Nick Jonas & The Administration will perform as the house band for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles next...

Review: Blunt rules with zest as ‘Young Victoria’

The first Queen Elizabeth has been the It Girl of the British monarchy in recent times in Hollywood. Queen Victoria now gets royal treatment with a fresh film biography starring Emily Blunt as the...

Capsule reviews: ‘Avatar’ and others

Capsule reviews of films opening this week: "Avatar" — James Cameron's 3-D epic has all the smack of a Film Not To Miss — a movie whose effects are clearly revolutionary, a spectacle that millions...

Disney biographer remembers Roy E. Disney

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The scene was Van Nuys Airport in the San Fernando Valley. Patty and Roy E. Disney were preparing for a flight to New York to help promote a book about...

A year when reality TV became part of our reality

Little Falcon Heene of "Balloon Boy" fame surely had no idea he was encapsulating an entire year of popular culture when he told his parents on national TV: "You guys said that we did...

ABC to interview ex-Edwards aide about sex scandal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC News will air an exclusive interview next month with the man who once claimed to have fathered the child of former Sen. John Edwards' mistress, the network said Wednesday. ABC...

Lawyer: Jon & Kate divorce likely final in 2010

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jon and Kate Gosselin will likely ring in the new year as husband and wife as they await a final divorce decree. A lawyer for Jon Gosselin says the reality TV couple's...

King Sister Yvonne Burch dies at 89

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Yvonne King Burch, who gained early fame as one of the singing King Sisters during the big band era before launching her entire extended musical clan into show business as...