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“Hellcats” premiere brings in strong ratings for CW

HollywoodNews.com: The series premiere of “Hellcats” accomplished something no other UPN or CW show has ever done, matched or built on its “Top Model” lead-in. “Hellcats” improved on the cycle 15 debut of “Top Model” in the key demographics, including 3% in total viewers (3.0mill), 26% in females 12-34[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Avatar,’ ‘The Last Exorcism,’ ‘Flipped’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Last February in the heart of the Academy campaign voting season I moderated a few post-screening Q&A sessions with “Avatar” director James Cameron and various crew members. As we spoke beforehand one night in the lobby of 20th Century Fox’s Zanuck Theatre Cameron was bemoaning[...]

‘Flipped’ flops at the box office, studio cuts expansion

HollywoodNews.com: Rob Reiner’s 1950s/60s period romantic comedy “Flipped” will not be getting a wide release any time soon. The film unspooled on August 6 in 45 theaters in three markets – Los Angeles, Calif.; Austin, Texas and Sacramento, Calif. generating just under $600,000 through yesterday. Critics have mostly been split[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D,’ ‘Middle Men’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Can Sony Pictures do no wrong this summer? Clearly it is the studio with the midas touch for the season. With no “Spider Man” in the lineup they have managed to deliver solid triples every time at bat even if they haven’t come near to a[...]

Mel Gibson rants fueling new crop of comedy bits

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: At least Mel Gibson’s making some people happy. With every new rant tape release, there’s been a new crop of comedy bits on TV, radio, internet and, well, most anywhere people are being funny. Even Arnold Schwarzenegger got into the[...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger jokes about Mel Gibson’s situation

HollywoodNews.com: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a few jokes about Mel Gibson’s situation on Wednesday. Speaking before utility commissioners in Sacramento, Schwarzenegger exclaimed that while BP appears to have contained the Gulf oil leak, “no one has figured out how to contain Mel Gibson.” The California governor was obviously referring to the “Mad[...]

Taylor Momsen’s ‘The Pretty Reckless’ kicks off Warped Tour

HollywoodNews.com: “Gossip Girl’s” Taylor Momsen and her band, The Pretty Reckless are kicking off the 2010 Vans Warped Tour today in California. They recently performed at the Warped Kickoff Party at the Key Club in LA and gave yet another high energy performance. Their debut album, “Light Me Up,” is due out[...]

Twilight’s Jackson Rathbone band, 100 Monkeys, announces more tour dates

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: June is buzzing with news of where the Twilight stars will be and when, and fans are clamoring for opportunities to meet them. Yet, savvy fans have long known that Cullen actor Jackson Rathbone is most easily found on tour with his band. 100 Monkeys was recently[...]