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Ryan Seacrest wants off "American Idol," according to RadarOnline.

The website reports Seacrest is preparing to bail from the show after this season, when his two-season, $30 million contract expires. Seacrest has hosted "American Idol" for 13 seasons.

"Ryan is telling friends that this season of 'Idol' is likely to be his last," an insider reportedly told Radar.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:11:20 -0400 2014-04-18T17:11:20-04:00 2014-04-18T17:11:28-04:00
<![CDATA[Happy Hour: New Michael Jackson album, Black Jeopardy, more]]> Welcome to Happy Hour, your daily round-up of the biggest stories in pop culture. Consider these ice breakers for when you catch up with friends of colleagues after work! What should you talk about? The new Michael Jackson album to kick things off.

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:25:00 -0400 2014-03-31T17:25:00-04:00 2014-03-31T17:25:14-04:00 SPUNDGE
<![CDATA['How I Met Your Mother' braces for 'ambitious' finale]]>

While shooting the pilot for "How I Met Your Mother" back in 2005, Alyson Hannigan genuinely believed the show was destined to fail - not because everything was going wrong, but because everything was working out just right.

"It was so wonderful," recalls the actress, who plays Lily. "Everybody got along so well, and it was such a great experience.

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:53:47 -0400 2014-03-26T17:53:47-04:00 2014-03-26T17:53:52-04:00
<![CDATA[TV death watch: Is your favorite show in trouble?]]>

In prime time, as elsewhere, it's good to be king.

Last week CBS rewarded "The Big Bang Theory," television's reigning comedy, with not a one or a two, but a highly unusual three-year extension. That's how much faith the network has in that band of merry nerds.

Most TV shows don't enjoy that kind of luxury.

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:12:59 -0400 2014-03-19T14:12:59-04:00 2014-03-19T14:13:05-04:00
<![CDATA['Dancing With the Stars': Too many changes ahead?]]>

Get ready for some changes as Season 18 of "Dancing With the Stars" returns in all its glitter and sequin tonight.

I will be your star-spangled tour guide through some of the those changes and new twists. I'm very relieved to hear that Tom Bergeron will still be the witty host of the show, armed with quips and asides to delight all of the fans.

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:58:14 -0400 2014-03-17T17:58:14-04:00 2014-03-17T17:58:20-04:00
<![CDATA[Chris Brown tossed from rehab for touching women]]>

Chris Brown was tossed out of rehab for making mocking remarks during group sessions, refusing a drug test after returning from an outing, and getting too close to women.

They obviously don't know how special he is.

Brown spent the weekend in jail because after he was tossed from the court-ordered rehab center, where he was getting treatment for anger management issues.

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:53:32 -0400 2014-03-17T17:53:32-04:00 2014-03-17T17:53:37-04:00
<![CDATA['Generation War': War crimes and misdemeanors]]>

When "Generation War" aired on German television last year under the title "Our Mothers, Our Fathers," the three-night miniseries had people across the country arguing its merits, both artistic and political. Though the World War II drama, now repackaged for U.S. theaters as a two-part film, averaged more than 7 million viewers each night, not everyone loved it.

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:48:11 -0400 2014-03-14T17:48:11-04:00 2014-03-14T17:48:19-04:00
<![CDATA[Jason Bateman makes movie directing debut out of 'Bad Words']]>

Kid television actor turned go-to comic straight man Jason Bateman makes a - shall we say surprising? - feature-directing debut with "Bad Words." Written by Andrew Dodge, it's a wicked, fairly straight-faced and unapologetically foul-mouthed comedy about a 40-year-old jerk, Bateman's Guy Trilby, who enters children's spelling bees on a technicality and works his way up to the national finals.

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:19:11 -0400 2014-03-13T16:19:11-04:00 2014-03-13T16:19:22-04:00 UTUBEVIDEO
<![CDATA['Survivor' recap: One tribe can't win even when the other side tries to lose]]>

And we're back. The Beauties return to their camp after having voted off Brice. Former 49er Gold Rush girl Morgan is upset with Jeremiah, who flipped and went with his other alliance. She decides to save herself by throwing him under the bus, confronting him in front of the others about why he changed his mind about voting with her and Brice.

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:16:42 -0400 2014-03-13T16:16:42-04:00 2014-03-13T16:16:52-04:00 MEDIACENTER
<![CDATA[Of course Lena Dunham got naked on 'SNL']]>

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:41:58 -0400 2014-03-11T15:41:58-04:00 2014-03-11T15:42:03-04:00 SPUNDGE
<![CDATA[Old 'Cosmos' vs. new 'Cosmos': Who's the king of the universe?]]>

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:36:08 -0400 2014-03-11T15:36:08-04:00 2014-03-11T15:36:17-04:00 SPUNDGE
<![CDATA['The Bachelor': And the final rose goes to…]]>

Juan Pablo Galavis, the former pro soccer player described by Entertainment Weekly as a "shallow, narrow-minded hunk of man meat," brought a merciful end to perhaps the most controversial season in the history of "The Bachelor" Monday night when he made his choice between two remaining women.

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:33:02 -0400 2014-03-11T15:33:02-04:00 2014-03-11T15:33:10-04:00 MEDIACENTER
<![CDATA[Aaron Paul's career is shifting into overdrive]]>

SAN FRANCISCO - Steer clear of the obvious, and surprise not just your fans but yourself.

That seems to be the career mantra for Aaron Paul, the talented Emmy-winning actor best known for having played jumpy meth-cooker Jesse Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad."

It also explains why he choose his new film role," Need for Speed.

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:26:47 -0400 2014-03-11T15:26:47-04:00 2014-03-11T15:28:46-04:00 MEDIACENTER