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'Star Trek' Star Nichelle Nichols Suffers Mild Stroke
Nichelle Nichols , who starred in the original "Star Trek" series as Lieutenant Uhura has suffered a mild stroke . The 82-year-old actress's rep Michael Conley told ABC News, "Nichelle Nichols is resting comfortably and undergoing tests. We do not have a prognosis yet but everyone’s prayers and
Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan Are Top TV Pitchmen
What do Liam Neeson , Pierce Brosnan , Sofia Vergara and Jennifer Garner all have in common? They are the best celebrity endorsers in the game, according to Nielsen, the market research company that also measures TV ratings. Nielsen's first "N-Scores" were released Tuesday. The company looked at
10 of the Best Movie Presidents of All Time
From 'Lincoln' to 'Frost/Nixon' to 'An American President,' Remembering Some of the Best Movie Presidents
Don Rickles' President Obama Joke Edited from American Film Institute Broadcast
Don Rickles has been on TV insulting people for laughs for decades, but his remark comparing President Barack Obama to a janitor at a recent taping of the American Film Institute’s tribute to Shirley MacLaine has been edited out of a broadcast version set to...
Big Names in Los Angeles Raise Some Big Cash for Obama -- and Didn't Ask for His Birth Certificate
From ABC News' Sunlen Miller and Jon Garcia: President Obama hit up some big names in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles Thursday to pick up millions of dollars for his re-election bid in 2012. Obama swooped into three fundraisers...
Marketers use ads to remind customers of their longevity
Old is the new young in advertising, as big-name marketers use their longevity to give their brands an aura of stability amid economic turmoil. Post Shredded Wheat on Sunday joins the diverse brands wearing their wrinkles on their sleeves. A new ad for Shredded Wheat, which was created in 1892,
Obama Does Hollywood
Many a film scene has been shot at the Greystone Mansion in Los Angeles, Calif., where a 55-room Tudor mansion tonight beckoned Hollywood glitterati to contribute $28,500 per person to the Democratic National Committee/Obama for America joint Victory Fund. In...
Obama is Spiderman, McCain the Dark Knight
Entertainment Weekly sat down with Senators John McCain and Barack Obama for some Pop Culture Q&A -- with some surprising answers. McCain's favorite film/TV president, for instance, is President David Palmer, played by Dennis Haysbert, on 24. "He’s fabulous," McCain...
The Note: McCain 3.0
Here comes the McCain comeback -- again. A bulldog is in place, outside help is on the way, and the candidate is even coming back to the country on his new plane ( action-hero style -- along with some hostages ). Suddenly, Sen. John McCain is catching some breaks. And so the new narrative is primed
Obama's Presidential Bid: Life Imitating Art?
Dennis Haysbert likes to think that his fictional portrayal of the first black president on the Fox TV drama “24” helped paved the way for Barack Obama. "If anything, my portrayal of David Palmer, I think, may have helped open...