Chester Bennington, the lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, has died from an apparent suicide. He was 41. Bennington, who has long been plagued by substance abuse problems, was found dead Thursday morning at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office confirmed to the Daily News. The […]

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O.J. Simpson may find a new home on the small screen. An insider tells Page Six the former NFL star, 70, who was granted parole Thursday after serving nine years on an armed robbery conviction, is being swamped with offers to film a reality show. “Everyone in town is shopping him a reality show,” a source […]

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After many months of negotiations, the longtime host of American Idol has finalized a deal to return to the franchise that made him a star. He joins Katy Perry, the only confirmed judge, on the ABC reboot, which is expected to roll out with heavy fanfare this spring. He used his other TV platform, Live with Kelly and […]

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Felicity Jones will star as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the biopic “On the Basis of Sex,” with shooting starting in Montreal in September. Mimi Leder is directing from Daniel Stiepleman’s script, which was named to the 2014 Black List and detailed the numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career. Focus Features […]

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Madonna is suing an auction house to block the sale of some of her “highly personal items”– including a love letter to a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of underwear and a hairbrush containing her hair. “I understand that my DNA could be extracted from a piece of my hair. It is outrageous […]

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In addition to Alec Baldwin‘s Saturday Night Live duties, the actor has booked another live gig on NBC after securing a role in the network’s live staging of A Few Good Men. Baldwin will portray Colonel Jessup in the live rendition of the Aaron Sorkin-penned drama, the same “You can’t handle the truth!” role that earned Jack Nicholson a […]

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Chris Hardwick’s Comedy Central game show, @midnight, will come to an end after 600 episodes on the network, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. “Comedy Central and Chris Hardwick have mutually agreed the August 4th episode of @midnight will be the series finale,” the network said in a statement. “We thank Chris, [executive producers] Tom Lennon, Ben Garant, and our partners at Funny Or Die, Serious […]

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Lifetime is taking the “Live PD” model a step further — by tracking dates in real time. “Date Night Live,” premiering July 27 (10 p.m.-midnight), will follow couples in New York City, Atlanta, Dallas and San Diego as they go on dates, followed by cameras to capture all the action (or not) — live and […]

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Another Trip Around The Sun Darius and Liam work to invent a theoretically impossible piece of technology to divert the asteroid, and Grace risks everything to help Darius. Also, Liam heads home to Boston to track down critical research, but finds something shocking instead, on SALVATION, Wednesday, July 19 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS […]

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Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th Doctor in “Doctor Who” and the first woman in the role after the BBC named her Sunday as the new time lord, one of the world’s most iconic sci-fi characters on television. “Attack the Block” and “Broadchurch” star Whittaker will be seen on BBC One in the U.K. and on BBC […]

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