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'Top Gear' (USA) Recap: 'What Does It Take' - Breaking Down Is Hard To Do

October 1st, 2014 10:02am EDT
'Top Gear' (USA) Recap: 'What Does It Take' - Breaking Down Is H
Start your engines - Top Gear is back with four all-new episodes putting Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood to the test. It all starts here with a visit to the Mojave Desert, and seeing how far they can dismantle their vehicles of choice. The last man driving will be rewarded with the keys to an expensive new Rolls Royce.

Can somebody break Tanner's winning streak? Will Adam come out of this with all his limbs? Can Rutledge avoid throwing up? The answers to all these questions and more, in "What Can It Take."

The guys wander around in a dry lakebed - with Adam looking around for...
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Tracy Morgan Lashes Out At Wal-Mart

October 1st, 2014 9:57am EDT
Tracy Morgan: 'I Can't Believe Wal-Mart Is Blaming Me'
Tracy Morgan is stunned that Wal-Mart is partially blaming him for the injuries he sustained in a crash involving one of their drivers earlier this year in New Jersey.

As part of their defense in a lawsuit filed by Morgan, Lawyers representing the big box store suggest the comedian should have been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The former "30 Rock" star, whose mentor and best friend Jimmy McNair died in the accident, is shocked by the claim.

He explained, "I can't believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused. My friends and I were doing nothing wrong."

H...
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'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Season Premiere Redux

October 1st, 2014 9:20am EDT
'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Season Premi
Last week, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." blasted out of the gate with a terrific opener, "Shadows." A lot of that was due to The Absorbing Man (aka Carl Creel, aka "Crusher" Creel, aka that guy who can turn into pavement at a moment's notice).

It often seems like "Agents" is saddled with the dregs of comicdom's heroes and villains, and a genuine B-lister like Creel is enough to make people stand up and pay attention.

Also, the episode was sharply written and threw in a bunch of neat twists to get the season rolling. That helps too.

"Heavy is the Head," our second episode of season two, follo...
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Is ABC’s Rom-Com ‘Selfie’ Worth Watching?

October 1st, 2014 8:56am EDT
Review: ABC’s Rom-Com ‘Selfie’ Pilot Premiere
“Let me take a selfie,” is the mantra of “Eliza Dooley” (Karen Gillan), a self-absorbed top pharmaceutical sales rep with enough virtual friends to populate a small country, but no actual ones.

Disillusioned by romance (her boyfriend has a wife), mocked by her co-workers, and saddened when she’s sick and can’t get one of her almost 300,000 Facebook friends to bring her a ginger ale, Eliza wants to translate her virtual fame and importance into real life relationships.

She makes a request of her company’s celebrated, yet introverted, branding expert “Henry Higgs” (John Cho): Change my imag...
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AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Has Dementia, Family Confirms

October 1st, 2014 8:21am EDT
AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Has Dementia, Family Confirms
AC/DC star Malcolm Young's has dementia, his family has confirmed.

Last week, the Australian guitarist was admitted to the Lulworth House care facility in Sydney to receive treatment for an uknown condition. His family has come forward to reveal he is suffering from the debilitating disease.

They told People.com: "Malcolm is suffering from dementia and the family thanks you for respecting their privacy."

The band's former manager Michael Browning added: "I think it (Young's illness) came on very suddenly... It's shocking. It's terrible. Sadly for AC/DC, they're losing their creator, the...
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'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches A Sitcom

October 1st, 2014 8:10am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches
Things are getting dicey on The Voice. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams are filling up their squads for season seven, and spots are starting to be harder to come by. Let's see who got the good news, who didn't luck out - and who got the unfortunate montage treatment - in this recap of Tuesday's action.

Starting off the night is 15-year-old Katriz Trinidad from our hometown of San Diego, California. She's performing Etta James' "At Last." What is with these songs that keep reminding us of Will Champlin?! Anyway, Katriz sings like she's twice her age and quickly...
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Prince Is At His Eccentric Best On 'Art Official Age'

October 1st, 2014 7:04am EDT
Prince Is At His Eccentric Best On 'Art Official Age'
Calling Prince ‘orthodox’ or ‘traditional’ would be nothing short of an insult; a big-time middle finger. Throughout his lengthy, innovative career, Prince has always pushed the boundaries, fusing rock, pop, and R&B (among other genres). Additionally, Prince’s promotional strategies have been as unique as his style and albums. Once more affiliated with Warner Bros, Prince drops not just one album, but two – Art Official Age and PLECTRUMELECTRUM with 3rdeyegirl.

Despite issuing two albums, Prince’s solo album, Art Official Age, earns the most buzz. Over its course, Art Official Age is d...
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Happy Birthday!

October 1st, 2014 7:00am EDT
Zach Galifianakis
Happy Birthday to:

Actor Zach Galifianakis (1969)

Actress Jurnee Smollett (1986)

British DJ and rapper Dizzee Rascal (1985)

Singer-songwriter Porcelain Black (1985)

Actor Rupert Friend (1981)

Actor Christian Borle (1974)

Actress Sherri Saum (1974)

Model Cindy Margolis (1965)

Puerto Rican actor Esai Morales (1962)

Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour (1959)

Actor Randy Quaid (1950)

Actor Stephen Collins (1947)

Jazz bassist Dave Holland (1946)

Soul musician Donny Hathaway (1945 d. 1979)

Actress Stella Stevens (1936)

Actress Julie Andrews (1935)

Prolific actor Richard Harris (1930...
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Check Out 'To Be Takei,' Available Now

October 1st, 2014 6:16am EDT
To Be Takei
Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei journeyed from a World War II internment camp to the helm of the Starship Enterprise, and then to the daily news feeds of 7 million Facebook fans and 1.4 million followers on Twitter.

His humor, wit and grace has inspired millions and turned him into a beloved celebrity.

His new documentary follows George and his husband, Brad, on a profound quest for life, liberty, and love.

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig and Dan Savage make special appearances.

The DVD includes a behind-the-scenes access to bonus foot...
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Michael Phelps Pulled Over And Charged With Second DUI

September 30th, 2014 9:01pm EDT
Michael Phelps
Former Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence in Baltimore, Maryland.

The 18-time Olympic gold medalist was pulled over by police arly Tuesday morning and taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests, according to TMZ.

"I understand the severity of my actions and take full responsibility," Phelps tweeted on Tuesday. "I know these words may not mean much right now but I am deeply sorry to everyone I have let down."

Phelps' Breathalyzer test showed his blood alcohol content at twice the legal limit. He was pulled over after police caught h...
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