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Alex Trebek back in chemotherapy after ‘numbers went sky high’

Alex Trebek back in chemotherapy after ‘numbers went sky high’

Alex Trebek says he has restarted chemotherapy on his doctor’s orders. Tuesday on “Good Morning America,” the “Jeopardy!” host said he “was doing so well” and his medical reports had approached normal levels after his first round of chemo for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. But he suddenly began losing weight. “I lost about 12 pounds…MORE

Paul Hogan says he’s great as ‘Crocodile Dundee’ but not as a husband

Paul Hogan says he’s great as ‘Crocodile Dundee’ but not as a husband

Paul Hogan has been married twice, but according to him, he’s not too good at it. The “Crocodile Dundee” star had his story told on ABC TV’s “Australian Story,” in which he shared about his career and personal life. “I’m not a great husband,” Hogan said. “I’m good early.” Hogan, who is approaching his 80th…MORE

‘Dancing with the Stars’ returns with splash, sparkle and Spicer

‘Dancing with the Stars’ returns with splash, sparkle and Spicer

“Dancing with the Stars” Season 28 premiered Monday, bringing with it plenty splash on and off the show. First, there was controversy surrounding the casting of former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. And then model Sailor Brinkley-Cook joined the cast a few days before the season premiere when her mom, Christie Brinkley, broke her…MORE

Lilly Singh brings energy to NBC’s ‘A Little Late’ date

Lilly Singh brings energy to NBC’s ‘A Little Late’ date

If hosting a late-night show is a marathon, Lilly Singh bounded into her NBC series with plenty of energy, some promising moments and a few easily corrected stumbles. Filling the later-night slot after Seth Meyers, “A Little Late With Lilly Singh” represents a breakthrough, with Singh — a Canadian of Indian descent — as the…MORE

‘SNL’ fires new hire Shane Gillis

‘SNL’ fires new hire Shane Gillis

“Saturday Night Live” has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light. “After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining ‘SNL,’” an ‘SNL’ spokesperson on behalf of Lorne Michaels said in a statement to CNN. “We…MORE

Duane Chapman under doctor’s care after medical incident

Duane Chapman under doctor’s care after medical incident

Duane “Dog” Chapman, star of WGN America’s “Dog’s Most Wanted,” is being monitored after a medical incident over the weekend, a representative for the TV star tells CNN. “I can confirm Dog is under doctor’s care and is resting comfortably,” a representative for Chapman said in a statement, following reports he’d experienced a heart-related emergency.…MORE

Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role

Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role

Christopher Eccleston, the British actor who starred as the ninth Doctor in the long-running sci-fi series “Doctor Who,” has spoken out about his struggle with anorexia and suicidal depression. In his upcoming autobiography, “I Love the Bones of You,” Eccleston talks about his mental health, describing himself as a “lifelong body-hater.” Eccleston, who brought the…MORE

‘Unbelievable’ strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut

‘Unbelievable’ strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut

“Unbelievable” was going to be provocative under any circumstances, focusing on a Pulitzer Prize-winning article about how a serial rapist evaded detection for some time, in large part because police were unwilling to believe his victims. Yet the timing of the Netflix series, which premiered on Sept. 13, turned out to be unexpectedly fortuitous in…MORE

Beyoncé takes fans behind the scenes with ‘Making The Gift’ documentary

Beyoncé takes fans behind the scenes with ‘Making The Gift’ documentary

Beyoncé broke iTunes records in 2013 after releasing her eponymous album in a game-changing surprise move. Six years on, the singer’s work ethic remains unmatched. Not satisfied with voicing Nala in Disney’s live-action remake of the “The Lion King,” the “Single Ladies” hitmaker curated and produced the film’s companion album “The Lion King: The Gift,”…MORE