NBC and Fox, along along with several other big-name broadcasters, like Telemundo, have signed a deal to bring live and on-demand TV to cell phones, according to The Wrap. The announcement comes a day after the FCC urged the National Association of Broadcasters to expand its support for mobile phone content.
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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s 19th child, Josie, born on Dec. 25 after only 25 weeks, was hospitalized last Thursday in Little Rock, Arkansas due to fluctuating vital signs. Jim Bob told People, “She’s doing fine now. They will watch her for a few days to make sure she’s safe.” The Duggar family is the subject of the TLC reality series 19 Kids and Counting.
Glee star Jane Lynch has announced her engagement to girlfriend, Lara Embry, in a video invite for the National Center for Lesbian Rights 33rd anniversary celebration set for May 1 in San Francisco, CA.
Conan O’Brien has passed on the opportunity to host this year’s Tony Awards airing June 13 on CBS, according to his reps. Internet reports today alleged that O’Brien’s decision was due to his agreement with NBC after he left The Tonight Show. But neither NBC, CBS, or O’Brien’s reps would confirm or comment in regards to that.
Producer Craig Nevius (Chasing Farrah) has filed a suit against Farrah Fawcett’s estate, claiming that Fawcett’s money is being withheld from certain family members and that a lawsuit filed against him by the estate in January, in which he was accused of embezzling funds from the actress, is a misuse of Fawcett’s money. Attorney Howard Weitzman, who represents the estate, as well as Fawcett’s former boyfriend Ryan O’Neal and friend Alana Stewart, said, “I’ve read Mr. Nevius’ response to our complaint which I think contains spurious and outrageous allegations. I’m confident the truth will all come out during the course of the litigation.”
Tom Hanks used twitter as an outlet to announce additional casting on his new film Larry Crowne, which he will also direct and star opposite his Charlie Wilson’s War co-star Julia Roberts. Hanks posted a picture of various headshots, including Taraji P. Henson, Bryan Cranston, and Hanks’ former Bosom Buddies co-star Peter Scolari. Hanks also co-wrote Crowne with actress Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding).
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