Tuesday, 31 August 2010

PHOTOS: Another Photo Released From 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I'...

PHOTOS: Another Photo Released From 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I'...







Above is the photo that has just been released from Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I. As if we needed to be any more excited than we already are.

R.D. 19.11.10


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NEW TRAILER: New Full Length Trailer For 'You Again' Is Released - Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver...

NEW TRAILER: New Full Length Trailer For 'You Again' Is Released - Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver...







R.D. 24.09.10


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FILM POSTER: The Poster For 'Burlesque' Is Released - Cher, Christina Aguilera...

FILM POSTER: The Poster For 'Burlesque' Is Released - Cher, Christina Aguilera...







We were really hoping for something a lot better than this. Although the touches of hot pink and the monochrome theme are much appreciated, Cher and Christina look almost uncomfortably terrified.

Not a good look.


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COVER: Faith Evans Releases The Cover Artwork For Her New Album 'Something About Faith'...

COVER: Faith Evans Releases The Cover Artwork For Her New Album 'Something About Faith'...







Faith Evans has just released the cover artwork for her new album Something About Faith which will be an independent venture. We like the pic in the forefront, the other two not so much. They're lazy-looking and definitely should not feature on an album cover.

At least the oufit is nice.


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PHOTOS: New Promotional Photos From 'Bones' Season Premiere Are Released...

PHOTOS: New Promotional Photos From 'Bones' Season Premiere Are Released...










Fox has just released new promotional photos for the premiere of Bones season - The Mastodon In The Room. Check them out after the jump.




VIDEO PREMIERE: Jasmine Sullivan Releases The Video For Her New Single 'Holding You Down'...

VIDEO PREMIERE: Jasmine Sullivan Releases The Video For Her New Single 'Holding You Down'...








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FILM CLIP: A New Clip For 'The Town' Is Released - Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner...

FILM CLIP: A New Clip For 'The Town' Is Released - Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner...





Warner Bros just released a brand new clip from their new bank heist movie, The Town, starring Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner and our girl Blake Lively.

Check it out after the jump...

FILM CLIP: Brand New Clip From M Night Shyamalan's 'The Devil' Released...

FILM CLIP: Brand New Clip From M Night Shyamalan's 'The Devil' Released...








A new clip from M Night Shyamalan's new project, Devil, was just released. Check it out after the jump.


FILM CLIPS: FIVE New Clips From 'Easy A' Released - Emma Stone, Penn Badgely...

FILM CLIPS: FIVE New Clips From 'Easy A' Released - Emma Stone, Penn Badgely...








Sony Pictures just released these clips from the upcoming Easy A which stars Emma Stone and Gossip Girl's Penn Badgely. Read the synopsis below and check out the clips after the jump...


When clean cut high schooler Olive Penderghast (Stone) lies about losing her virginity to her gay best friend, Brandon (Dan Byrd), she begins to see life paralleling the story of Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter”.



However, rival Marianne (Amanda Bynes) starts a string of rumors in order to bring down her reputation and force her to leave the school. Olive then decides to use the rumors to her own advantage; affixing a red A to her clothing in reference to the embattled heroine of the novel.



SNEAK PEEKS: Three New Character Promos For 'The Vampire Diaries' Upcoming New Season...

SNEAK PEEKS: Three New Character Promos For 'The Vampire Diaries' Upcoming New Season...










The CW have released three new character-centric promos for the Vampire Diaries upcoming second season. Watch them after the jump...


Monday, 30 August 2010

THROWBACK MONDAY: The Pussycat Dolls Deliver A Medley At The 2008 American Music Awards...

THROWBACK MONDAY: The Pussycat Dolls Deliver A Medley At The 2008 American Music Awards...

 


The Pussycat Dolls delivered a kick-ass performance of a medley of their hits at the 2008 American Music Awards. Check it out after the jump.

THROWBACK MONDAY: Christina Aguilera Tributes James Brown's 'It's A Man's World' At The '07 Grammys...

THROWBACK MONDAY: Christina Aguilera Tributes James Brown's 'It's A Man's World' At The '07 Grammys...







One of the most memorable performances of the 2007 Grammy Awards was Christina Aguilera's rendition of James Brown's hit, It's A Man's World. Check it out after the jump...

THROWBACK MONDAY: Destiny's Child Deliver An Incredible Performance Of Their WW #1 'Independent Woman' At The '01 Grammy Awards...

THROWBACK MONDAY: Destiny's Child Deliver An Incredible Performance Of Their WW #1 'Independent Woman' At The '01 Grammy Awards...







Destiny's Child (AKA The Greatest Girl Group Of All Time) performed their worldwide #1 smash hit, Independent Woman', at the '01 Grammy Awards, where they also won two grammaphones. Watch it after the jump...

THROWBACK MONDAY: Backstreet Boys Perform Their Smash Hit 'I Want It That Way' At The '99 EMAs...

THROWBACK MONDAY: Backstreet Boys Perform Their Smash Hits 'As Long As Your Love Me' & 'Everybody' At The '98 VMAs...










Backstreet Boys, one of the most famous boy bands of all time, delivered a kick-ass performance of their hits As Long As Your Love Me and Everybody at the '98 EMAs. Follow the jump to watch the performance...


THROWBACK MONDAY: Princess Britney & Nsync Performing 'Baby One More Time/Tearing Up My Heart' At The 1999 VMAs...

THROWBACK MONDAY: Princess Britney & Nsync Perform 'Baby One More Time/Tearing Up My Heart' At The 1999 VMAs...




In one of the most famous VMA performances of the last fifteen years, Princess Brit and the incredibly talented Nsync took to the stage to perform Baby One More Time and Tearing Up My Heart at the 1999 ceremony. Follow the jump to watch it...

VIDEO PREMIERE: R Kelly Releases The Video For 'Love Letters' Lead Single 'When A Woman Loves'...

VIDEO PREMIERE: R Kelly Releases The Video For 'Love Letters' Lead Single 'When A Woman Loves'...







Are we the only ones who think 'Kells' should just 'retire' politely, now?


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PERFORMANCE: Janet Jackson Performs 'Nothing' At The Essence Music Festival...

PERFORMANCE: Janet Jackson Performs 'Nothing' At The Essence Music Festival...







Not really into this song. Never have been. Still love us some Miss Janet, though.


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NEW MUSIC: Jojo Finally Releases Her New Single 'In The Dark'...

NEW MUSIC: Jojo Finally Releases Her New Single 'In The Dark'...








Jojo has finally released the full version of In The Dark, the lead single from her upcoming mixtape, Can't Take That Away From Me. Take a listen after the jump...


TV SPOTS: Two New TV Spots For 'Resident Evil: Afterlife' Are Released...

TV SPOTS: Two New TV Spots For 'Resident Evil: Afterlife' Are Released...













R.D. 10.09.10


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LIST: Our Pick For The Best And Worst Dressed At The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards...

LIST: Our Pick For The Best And Worst Dressed At The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards...








Having avidly watched the red carpet of the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night, after the jump, we have compiled our list of the best and worst dressed of the night. Thankfully, noone showed up in something as awful as the hot mess that was Bjork's swan dress, but there were various - shall we say - missteps...



TOP FIVE WORST DRESSED OF THE 62nd ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMYS AWARDS...



5) TINA FEY



Tina Fey wearing an Oscar De La Renta creation. There's nothing really wrong with it apart from the fact that it's just a bit drab. Especially for the OSCARS of the television industry.  




4) OLIVIA MUNN



The Daily Show's Olivia Munn comes in at number 4 in Zac Posen. The design itself is very simple and structured, and this dress could have been a hit. If it weren't for the colour which would have worked better on a different skin tone. This red should either have been darker or lighter; not some indiscript one inbetween.


3) JEWEL



Above, the singer, Jewel, is in Zuhair Murad. The pretty colour is the only thing right about this dress, being very complementary to her skin tone. The dress itself looks like it belongs on one of the lace doilies on our grandmother's mantelpiece.


2) STEPHANIE PRATT







Spencer Pratt's infamously drama-causing sister, Stephanie, is in the above. Once again, there's nothing wrong with this mini, it just wasn't suitable for something as prestigious as the Emmys. Keep this for Hyde, boo.

1) LAUREN GRAHAM







Lauren Graham, of Parenthood fame, in Yigal Azrouel. This was just a disaster. The terrible thing is that it could have worked - but the non-complimentary cut and Lauren's dreadful earrings resulted in one of the few EPIC FAILS of the night.


TOP FIVE BEST DRESSED OF THE 62nd ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS...


5) KIM KARDASHIAN


Kim Kardashian is above, looking gorgeous in Marchesa. The beautiful cross-over style bodice, gold embroided detail around the neck, that to-die-for cape; it just worked.


4) CHRISTINA HENDRICKS


Resplendent in a divine Zac Posen concoction, the beautiful Christina Hendricks showed off her trademark, traffic-stopping curves to absolute perfection.


3) ELISABETH MOSS



As usual, our girl, Elisabeth, scores another 10 in Donna Karan with the third best outfit of the night. That grecian draping, the fabulous up-do, the shoulder-detail; absolutely gorgeous.


2) LEA MICHELE




Along with an Emmy nod for Best Actress In A Comedy Series, Lea Michele comes in second in a tumbling Oscar De La Renta creation. This gown is just incredible, that flamenco inspired trail amazing, and the only complaint we have is a small one. We would have preferred an up-do or a sleek ponytail, not that curtains-drawn fringe she had going on.


1) NINA DOBREV




Dominating in first, is the fabulous Nina Dobrev in Zuhair Murad. The whole look just worked, from the quiff-enhanced up-do, the exquisite grecian-inspired bodice, and those divine chandelier earrings. Best dressed of the night, hands down.


Watch out for our BEST AND WORST DRESSED list for next month's MTV Video Music Awards...


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PHOTOS: New Character Photos From 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I' Released...

PHOTOS: New Character Photos From 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I' Released...






Above, and after the jump, are brand new character photos released from Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I. We finally get to see Rhys Ifans as Xenophilius Lovegood and Bill Nighy as Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour, amongst others.

follow the jump for those photos...

SNEAK PEEK: New Promo Trailer For 'Desperate Housewives' Seventh Season Debuts...

SNEAK PEEK: New Promo Trailer For 'Desperate Housewives' Seventh Season Debuts...





ABC just released the HD promo for Desperate Housewives seventh season. It features our favourite new housewife, the fabulous Vanessa Williams. Check it out after the jump.

AD: Princess Brit Releases The Fabulous TV Ad For Her New Fragrance 'Radiance'...

AD: Princess Brit Releases The Fabulous TV Ad For Her New Fragrance 'Radiance'...







Very nice, Brit! And we are hoping this (in combination with the upcoming Glee episode and the POP cover shoot), heralds the start of the new era...


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Sunday, 29 August 2010

CHART: The Official UK Top Ten Singles Chart - Week Of 29th August...

CHART: The Official UK Top Ten Singles Chart - Week Of 29th August...




1) Taio Cruz - Dynamite

2) Eminem ft. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie

3) Flo Rida ft. David Guetta - Club Can't Handle Me

4) Roll Deep - Green Light

5) Katy B - Katy On A Mission

6) Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP - We No Speak Americano

7) Travie McCoy ft Bruno Mars - Billionaire

8) Brandon Flowers - Crossfire

9) Ne-yo - Beautiful Monster

10) B.O.B ft Hayley Williams - Airplanes


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POSTERS: Two New Promo Posters For CBS' New Series 'Blue Bloods' Are Released...

POSTERS: Two New Promo Posters For CBS' New Series 'Blue Bloods' Are Released...








Above, and after the jump, are two new promo posters for CBS' upcoming new series, Blue Bloods. It is set to air Fridays at 10/9 c.

follow the jump for another poster...

PERFORMANCES: Katy Perry Performs Several Tracks 'Live On Letterman' Including 'Firework' & 'Teenage Dream'...

PERFORMANCES: Katy Perry Performs Several Tracks 'Live On Letterman' Including 'Firework' & 'Teenage Dream'...







Katy Perry recently did several performances on Live On Letterman. Watch Teenage Dream, California Gurls and a couple others right after the jump.

PERFORMANCE: Lauryn Hill Brings Out The Queen B, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Mary J Blige & Swizz Beats At 'Rock The Bells'...

PERFORMANCE: Lauryn Hill Brings Out The Queen B, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Mary J Blige & Swizz Beats At 'Rock The Bells'...







If the rumours of AK performing at next month's VMAs are true, just how in God'a name is she planning to get up on that stage? And Heaven forbid her waters should break in the middle of Unthinkable.

SMH.


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PERFORMANCE: The Queen B Performing 'Video Phone' On 'I Am...Yours' ...

PERFORMANCE: The Queen B Performing 'Video Phone' On 'I Am...Yours' ...







We have never liked this song. Always thought B and the Gagita should have recorded Radio together instead. That would have been far better.


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PHOTOS: New Promotional Photos From The Second Ep Of 'Gossip Girl' Season Four...

PHOTOS: New Promotional Photos From The Second Ep Of 'Gossip Girl' Season Four...






Above, and after the jump, are numerous photos of the second episode of Gossip Girl's upcoming fourth season - Double Identity. This time, they feature Serena VDW, the Queen B, Chuck Bass and his new gf (*rolls eyes*), and Nate's new beau (played by the fabulous Kate Cassidy).


And, yes, Chuck is sporting a cane (*struggles to hold back tears*)


follow the jump for more photos...

PHOTO: New Promotional Poster For 'Bones' New Season Is Released...

PHOTO: New Promotional Poster For 'Bones' New Season Is Released...






We actually really like this poster. The bones-for-hands is a nice touch.


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PHOTOS: The Promotional Photos For 'Gossip Girl' Season 4 Premiere Are Released...

PHOTOS: The Promotional Photos For 'Gossip Girl' Season 4 Premiere Are Released...






Above, and after the jump, are promotional photos from the season four premiere of Gossip Girl. They feature Leighton Meester as Blair Waldorf, Blake Lively as Serena Van Der Woodsen and Ed Westwick as Chuck Bass.

The styling in Belles De Jour alone is incredible, so shoutout to costume designer Eric Daman.

follow the jump for many more photos...

Saturday, 28 August 2010

SNEAK PEEK: New Promo Trailer For 'Glee' Second Season...

SNEAK PEEK: New Promo Trailer For 'Glee' Second Season...







It has been too damn long without a new Glee ep. And the second one of the season is Princess Brit's one.


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SNEAK PEEK: A New Promo Trailer For '90210' Third Season Is Released...

SNEAK PEEK: A New Promo Trailer For '90210' Third Season Is Released...







We've said it before and we'll say it again; if Annie and Liam end up getting together and screw Naomi over, we're not watching this show anymore.

That is all.


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VERDICT: Kelly Rowland Covers The Latest Issue Of 'JET'...

VERDICT: Kelly Rowland Covers The Latest Issue Of 'JET'...






We were going to give this a verdict, but, as Kelly clearly can't be bothered to shoot a new photo for the cover, we won't be bothered to review this.


*Kanye shrug. Walks out*




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COVER: Jojo Releases The Cover Artwork For Her Mixtape 'Can't Take That Away From Me'...

COVER: Jojo Releases The Cover Artwork For Her Mixtape 'Can't Take That Away From Me'...








After having waited three years for the follow up to Jojo's sophomore record, The High Road, we were glad to hear that the issues with her record label, Motown, had been sorted out and that we could expect All I Want Is Everything before 2K10 was out.


In the meantime, Jojo is releasing a mixtape entitled Can't Take That Away From Me, which shall include more 'edgy' material than AIWIE.


This is actually some great cover artwork. The monochrome theme, the beautifully shot photo; this seems to indicate a new, more mature image from someone we always said could be the younger (more humble) Christina Aguilera.


Good stuff.


R.D. 07.09.10

 
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PERFORMANCE: The Pretty Reckless Perform 'Make Me Wanna Die' On David Letterman...

PERFORMANCE: The Pretty Reckless Perform 'Make Me Wanna Die' On David Letterman...







Good enough performance, we suppose, but we would have liked to see her walk around a bit more.


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FILM CLIPS: Two New Red Band Clips From 'Machete' Are Released - Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Lindsay Lohan...

FILM CLIPS: Two New Red Band Clips From 'Machete' Are Released - Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Lindsay Lohan...










R.D. 03.09.10


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Friday, 27 August 2010

PHOTO: A Promotional Photo For 'Desperate Housewives' Seventh Season Is Released...

PHOTO: A Promotional Photo For 'Desperate Housewives' Seventh Season Is Released...








Oh, how we love the above.

This promotional photo for Desperate Housewives upcoming seventh season was released just minutes ago, and sees the rumoured western theme with our favourite housewives all sporting fabulous jeans. Naturally, we love this shot. But, what makes our little hearts glow the most, is seeing one of our favourite actresses, Vanessa Williams, up front and centre. We just know she's going to run Wysteria Line this year.


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FILM POSTER: Disney Releases A Brand New Poster For The Upcoming 'Tron'...

FILM POSTER: Disney Releases A Brand New Poster For The Upcoming 'Tron'...







Above is the newly released poster for Disney's 'Tron', featuring the fabulous Beau Garrett in a fantastic robotic suit. We're actually liking the look of this movie the more we see of it, because, if you remember, we knew little to nothing about it just a couple of weeks ago.

Anyway, looking forward to seeing another few trailers and the inevitable clips.

R.D. 17.12.10

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ARTICGLET: Our Thoughts On Rihanna's Upcoming New Album & Era...

ARTICGLET: Our Thoughts On Rihanna's Upcoming New Album & Era...




As we're sure you must all know by now, Rihanna is reportedly set to release a new single, entitled Only Girl, on Tuesday 31st August, followed by a new album 2nd November. This will be less than a year after the release of the moderately successful Rated R, which despite heavy promotion and a big budget tour, is rumoured to be failing to recoup its losses.

In this 'articglet' - a term we've coined for the mini articles we shall do every now and then - we intend to explain just why we fear this new era is going to backfire horrendously and take the career of L.A Reid down the toilet with it.

First off, Rated R, while admittedly being one of the best albums of last year (both lyrically and production-wise), has received a very lukewarm reception from the general public. With sales of a little over 2.37 million worldwide and only one major hit single, Def Jam were practically forced into sending Rihanna on tour - one that anyone can see must have a considerable budget. However, despite having been successful overseas in Europe, many of the US dates have notoriously failed to sell out, with some tickets being touted for just $10.

Now, we are in no way blaming Rihanna herself. This entire era has admittedly been horribly mismanaged; with Reid releasing wrong single after wrong single and marketing the Bajan beauty remarkably ineffectively. If we had been at the helm, our single choices would have been the following:

  1. Rude Boy & Cold Case Love
  2. Hard & Photographs
  3. Rockstar 101 & Te Amo
Dual releases, yes, and songs that would appeal to both sides of the market and, hopefully, all demographics. Having the radio friendly hit Rude Boy as the lead single would have boosted RR's first week sales substantially, while Cold Case Love would have demonstrated depth and the variety present in the record. The era would have gotten off to a great start.

Instead we had L.A Reid releasing Russian Roulette as the first single - a song which was pretty decent at best. At the most, it could have replaced Te Amo in the above, but it was most definitely not strong enough to start off a new era.

Then came the horrid mismanagement of Rockstar 101 which could have been this summer's anthem. The big chorus, strumming guitars, Rih's strong vocals could have been blaring out of every car's speakers this June/July. Instead, the video was delayed from going to TV for weeks after its internet debut, then there was little to no airplay, and virtually no performances. Fair enough, Rihanna was on tour. But she was on tour in the States... where the song was released.... yeah. You get the point.

And, now, this news that Rihanna has a new single from a whole new era out on Tuesday. Our immediate thoughts were; 'already?' and 'we could have sworn she just had a new single out'. To be completely honest, with the exception of the understandable excitement of Rihanna's fans and stans, there is little to no hype around this single's release. In fact, we wouldn't be surprised if those that operate outside of the internet community aren't aware of it at all.

And to release a new Rihanna album in November? Less than a year after her last and while she's still on tour for her last record? Really? Isn't it enough that, similarly to last year, this November is set to see some big releases from the likes of Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Susan Boyle, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj; all artists that have considerably more hype surrounding their upcoming projects than Rihanna? It's going to be a bloodbath. Reid, do you really want to debut Rihanna's new album then when she has no hope of getting that essential #1 album - something that, for all her hits, she has never managed to attain?

We understand that, after those November releases, you can't afford to wait until December for fear of being locked out of the top ten completely. But the last week of October is still free (with the exception of Ciara, but God only knows when her record's coming out). Rihanna would have practically been given the #1 spot.

Conclusively, we're not feeling too great about Rihanna's upcoming era. This will just be yet another example of the poor decision-making taking place in the hallowed boardrooms of Def Jam headquarters. 

What do you think? Should Def Jam have waited to release some new Rihanna music? And will her upcoming era suffer like Rated R's did due to poor management?


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FILM POSTER: A Brand New Poster For Disney's 'Tangled' Is Released - Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi...

FILM POSTER: A Brand New Poster For Disney's 'Tangled' Is Released - Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi...







Above is the French poster for Disney's upcoming movie, Tangled, that has just been released. Pretty good stuff.


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PHOTOS: Four More Promotional Photos For 'Glee' Season 2 Are Released...

PHOTOS: Four More Promotional Photos For 'Glee' Season 2 Are Released...








Above are four more promotional photos for Glee's season two that have just been released. Love it.


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PHOTOS: The Promotional Photos For 'Glee' Season 2 Are Released...

PHOTOS: The Promotional Photos For 'Glee' Season 2 Are Released...



Mark Morrison as Will Schuester

Above, and after the jump, are the just released promotional photos of the Glee cast for the hit show's upcoming second season. They're all very Glee-like, very colourful and bright. We really like these.

follow the jump for the rest of the photos...

PHOTOS: Two More Promotional Photos For 'The Vampire Diaries' Second Season Are Released...

PHOTOS: Two More Promotional Photos For 'The Vampire Diaries' Second Season Are Released...







Above, and after the jump, are two just released promotional photos for The Vampire Diaries upcoming second season. Never mind the fact that these are two of the best promo shots for any series this year, but we also love the spin they've done of the first season's promo shots. You'll see what we mean after the jump...

The Vampire Diaries' second season premieres Thursday 9th September at 8/7c.

PERFORMANCES: Katy Perry Performs Several Of Her Hits On 'The Today Show'...

PERFORMANCES: Katy Perry Performs Several Of Her Hits On 'The Today Show'...
















Cute set. Shame about the vocals.

*Kanye shrug*


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INTERVIEW: Kim Cattrall Talks To GMTV...

INTERVIEW: Kim Cattrall Talks To GMTV...








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