Former Mad Men star Jared Harris is a married man after exchanging vows with his fiancee in Miami, Florida, on Saturday (09Nov13). The 51-year-old actor, son of Irish movie legend Richard Harris, wed TV host Allegra Riggio on a yacht in front of family and friends.
The bride took to Twitter.com to share her excitement, writing, "We're MARRIED!!!!!"
Riggio, who wore angel wings on the couple's big day, also shared a series of snaps with her followers, including a sweet shot of the newlyweds kissing.
Harris, who was previously married to British actress Emilia Fox, met Riggio in 2009 and they became engaged in June (13).
Sarah Silverman's failed NBC pilot Susan 313 might have not gotten picked up by the network, but that's not going to stop the comedian from sharing her comedy with the public. With the go-ahead from 20th Century Fox, Silverman went to YouTube and posted the pilot on her personal channel JASH (although we wouldn't have been surprised if she posted the video without getting approval first).
The pilot follows a newly single woman named Susan (played by Silverman) who heads back to her old life, and more importantly, her old apartment in an attempt to move on from her 10-year relationship.
Silverman introduces the video by saying, "This isn’t like, 'Can you believe they didn’t pick this up?!' It's like, 'They probably did the right thing, but we liked the show.'" And you know what? We like the show too. Here's why we think Susan 313 should have been given a chance:
1. The cast includes comedy gold like Tig Notaro (Inside Amy Schumer) and Harris Wittels (Parks and Recreation).2. The cast also includes actress and writer June Diane Raphael, who deserves her own section on this list. Raphael, also known as Casey Wilson's writing partner, has starred in NTSF:SD:SUV, Drunk History, Burning Love, New Girl, and most recently Parks and Recreation as Tynnyfer. 3. Jeff Goldblum guest stars as Silverman's ex in the pilot. Jeff Goldblum, guys.4. Ron Howard was producing. Ron Howard, guys.5. Within the first five minutes, it's apparent that Susan 313 is already better than NBC's Sean Saves the World. One can only guess as to why the network would pass up on a show that seems to be a match made in heaven and go with one that probably doesn't deserve the NBC time slot.6. The premise seems somewhat similar (but not too similar) to the pilot of New Girl, and that show's doing well, right?7. The comedy is still classically Sarah Silverman, but it's much more toned down than we thought it would be. And we mean that in a good way.8. A broken faucet causes Susan to have a full-on meltdown. And we like that because we all know that stuff like that happens way too often in the real world.
While the pilot didn't get picked up this time around, we can only hope that someone out there likes the comedy enough to make sure more episodes get made. Netflix, are you listening?Silverman's first HBO stand-up special, We Are Miracles, will air November 23. You can check out more of her work on Jash.com, the online comedy network that she founded along with Michael Cera, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, and Reggie Watts.
The 68th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014, according to Deadline.
Hopeful nominees must meet the April 24 eligibility deadline, which is a few day before nominations will be announced (April 29).
The 2013-14 lineup is expected to be chock full of Tony-worthy performances. Some of the shows include musicals The Bridges of Madison County, Rocky, and Alladin, and plays Betrayal (starring Daniel Craig), Romeo and Juliet (starring Orlando Bloom), The Glass Menagerie (starring Zachary Quinto), and All the Way (starring Bryan Cranston).
A host for the 2014 ceremony has not yet been announced, but it wouldn't come as a surprise if Neil Patrick Harris was tapped again to spearhead the event considering that the 2013 Emmys jokingly pegged him as having an "excessive hosting disorder."
The awards show will air live on CBS, where it has aired since 1978.
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Cory Monteith and James Gandolfini will be among the late stars remembered during a special tribute section at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday (22Sep13). Organisers of the annual prizegiving, which honours the best of TV, have planned a memorial segment for the pair, alongside actress Jean Stapleton, comic Jonathan Winters and producer Gary David Goldberg.
Each one will be honoured by a close co-star or former colleague - Glee star Jane Lynch will remember Monteith, The Sopranos' matriarch Edie Falco will speak about Gandolfini, actor/director Rob Reiner will pay tribute to Stapleton, Robin Williams will share his memories of Winters, while Michael J. Fox will talk about the life of Family Ties creator Goldberg.
The tribute will be separate to the show's usual In Memorium section, which honours late stars.
Monteith died following a heroin and alcohol overdose in July (13), Gandolfini suffered a heart attack during a trip to Italy in June, Stapleton died aged 90 in May, Winters passed away April, and Goldberg lost his battle with brain cancer in June.
Neil Patrick Harris will host the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
While most pop stars claim to worship their fans just as much as their fans worship them, there are the odd moments when their apparent strong bond with their adoring public are severely tested. Indeed, only last week, Calvin Harris was filmed calling a crowd member a "daft f***ing b**ch" when she shouted out, perhaps quite fairly judging by his recent generic output, that he was a sellout during a Miami gig. Here's a look at five other globe-conquering stars who have at some point clashed with their own audiences.
Beyoncé gets her butt slapped
Appearing to believe that Beyoncé's commands of "to the left, to the left" during a rendition of "Irreplaceable" were an invitation to slap her bodysuit-clad butt, one touchy-feely fan felt the wrath of Mrs Carter at a Denmark gig earlier this year when she warned him that she'd have him escorted off the premises if he did it again.
Dave Grohl kicks guy out of gig
Maintaining his status as the nicest man in rock, Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl came to the rescue of a London concertgoer in 2011 when he interrupted a song to throw out a certain stripe-shirted brawler who took the art of moshing just one step too far.
Rihanna hits fan in face with microphone
Proving she's not a woman to be messed with, Rihanna used her microphone as a makeshift weapon during the Birmingham leg of her Diamonds world tour in June after being grabbed by an over-eager fan. Staying true to the title of her last album, Unapologetic, she later took to Instagram to boast that she did it on purpose.
Amy Winehouse elbows festivalgoer
Living up to her erratic reputation, Amy Winehouse started her 2008 Glastonbury set by arguing that the dictionary should create a new word to express how happy she was to be performing before going onto elbow a festivalgoer in the front row several times, all the while slurring about how she didn't need to go "Rehab."
Tim McGraw turns security guard
Singer-songwriter, actor, charity fundraiser – country star Tim McGraw added 'security guard' to his list of many talents during a 2008 show in Washington when he personally hauled a rather large gentleman onto the stage after witnessing him attack a female audience member.
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Stuck in one location, unable to escape, with dwindling resources and murdering psychopaths. This description doesn’t just fit the hit summer CBS drama Under the Dome, it also applies to The Hunger Games, the big budget hit film franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence. This got us thinking about what would happen to the residents of Chester’s Mill if they ended up in the brutal, kill-or-be-killed games.
NorrieThere’s no way Norrie would last more than a second in the games. She’s spent most of her time in Chester’s Mill having seizures, throwing snow globes, running away, and sulking. Teenage angst doesn’t really get you far in The Hunger Games.
Julia Julia would definitely be one of the first ones killed. She’s always following her reporter instincts into danger, like running out in the middle of a dangerous pandemic to find out information about her missing husband.
AngieAngie is definitely scrappy, as shown during her stay in Junior-imposed captivity, so we know she has a real will to survive. However I’m not sure that would be enough to save her from some of the town’s more unsavory elements.
Barbie Barbie killed Julia’s husband, he’s tough, not afraid to stand up to authority, and something of a wildcard. Unfortunately he’s also got a savior complex, meaning he would probably end up getting killed trying to help someone else.
JuniorJunior is wildly homicidal, a good attribute to get you through The Hunger Games. Unfortunately he is also wildly unstable, a bad trait likely to get him killed while stalking Angie in the bushes, picking her a bouquet of flowers.
Big JimCould there really be another winner to the Chester’s Mill Hunger Games than Big Jim Rennie? He’s clever, he’s underhanded, and he can manipulate others to work for him. Plus he’s shown on several occasions now that he’s not afraid of a little murder if it means getting what he wants.
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Lady Gaga has beaten Justin Bieber to the top of a new Hollywood young stars poll. Forbes magazine editors have released their annual list of the top earning celebrities under 30, and Gaga comes in first place, earning $80 million (£53.3 million) between June, 2012 and June, 2013, ahead of the Baby hitmaker, who placed second with $58 million (£38.6 million).
Gaga also beats last year's (12) list-topper Taylor Swift, who came in third by raking in $55 million (£37 million), while Calvin Harris and Rihanna round out the top five.
Also making the 2013 top 10 list: Katy Perry, Adele, Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner.
Actor Pierce Brosnan has taken to writing poetry to cope with his grief following his daughter's death, according to photographer pal Nancy Ellison. Charlotte Brosnan, 41, lost her battle with ovarian cancer - the same disease that killed her mother Cassandra Harris, the Irish actor's first wife - on 28 June (13).
The former Bond star has been left devastated by her passing, and his close friend Ellison reveals the hunk is now using writing as an emotional outlet, insisting he finds it very therapeutic.
She told People magazine, "His grief makes him a poet. I forget that about him because he doesn't live in grief. But now and then, grief hits him again, and this rushing poetry comes out of him. This heart bursts open that feels pain but somehow looks for beauty at the same time."
Ellison also shared an email she recently received from Brosnan, who has vowed to remain strong in the face of tragedy - it reads, "Just to either side sits sorrow and grief. However, my head is unbowed and my spirit is Irish strong. I have faith that from it all will come a beauty."
James Bond star Pierce Brosnan tried everything in his power to help his cancer-stricken daughter in the last years of her life, according to a close family friend. Charlotte Brosnan passed away on 28 June (13) after a battle with ovarian cancer, the same disease that killed her mother Cassandra Harris, the Irish actor's first wife, 22 years earlier.
According to Lisa Paulsen, president of the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Brosnan's longtime pal, the Hollywood star had hoped Charlotte would beat the cancer and pushed to get her into the latest clinical trials.
Paulsen tells People.com, "Pierce was willing to pick up the phone and call anyone, go anywhere, take her anywhere, do anything for her at anytime. He was desperate. After Cassie passed away, Pierce became a fierce champion and ambassador to all things related to women's cancer research."
Paulsen has consoled her friend by assuring him his efforts haven't been in vain: "I told Pierce, 'Despite the fact that Charlotte didn't end up benefiting from long-term new ovarian cancer therapies, so many things that you have done have led to so many discoveries'. He's a remarkable and loving father, and Charlotte was such a trooper."
Brosnan, who married second wife Keely Shaye Smith in 2001, paid tribute to his daughter shortly after her death, praising Charlotte for fighting the disease with "grace and humanity, courage and dignity".
She was Harris' daughter from a previous marriage, but Brosnan adopted her and her brother Christopher as his own after their father's death in 1986.
Pierce Brosnan's late daughter married her longtime partner just weeks before she lost her battle with ovarian cancer. Charlotte Brosnan passed away aged 42 on Friday (28Jun13) from the same disease which killed her mother Cassandra Harris, the Bond star's first wife, 22 years earlier.
She decided to make her relationship with artist Alex Smith official before she died, and the pair exchanged vows in front of their families in London on 14 June (13).
Charlotte was Harris' daughter from a previous marriage, but Brosnan adopted her and her brother Christopher as his own after their father's death in 1986.