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  • America hearts burned spies! The fourth season premiere of Burn Notice was record-breaking. — The Hollywood Reporter
  • Sounds like Sandra Bullock stole the show at last night’s MTV Movie Awards. — People
  • Speaking of Sandra, she shocked everyone with a surprise appearance at the Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards. Go Team Sandra! — E!
  • Something tells me the new Harry Potter theme park (opening later this month in Orlando) will magically help America’s sagging economy. — NY Daily News
  • Oh thank goodness! Somebody found one of the Jaws prop sharks. — Yahoo
  • In other movie prop news…someone, with a serious case of attention to detail, put together a photo montage revealing that the same prop newspaper has been used in several films and TV shows. — /Film
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  • Based on the reviews I’ve read about SATC 2, sounds like it’s time to stick a fork in it. — NY Daily News
  • Speaking of goodbyes, Simon Cowell and his black t-shirt rode off into the American Idol sunset last night. — ABC News
  • Oh, and there was an American Idol winner last night too. — Star-Ledger
  • Conspiracy Theory: how can we be sure Lindsay Lohan looks twice her age due to partying, and not that she is a time-traveler? Perhaps Lindsay looks 40 because she really is 40, and she’s traveled back in time to warn us of something! — NY Daily News
  • Why I love Chelsea Handler, reason # 1,427. — E!

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  • The networks are cleaning house: Law & Order, Heroes, Scrubs, FlashForward, and Better Off Ted have all been canceled….. — NY Daily News
  • …..To make room for more shows, like The Paul Reiser Show, a single-camera comedy based on Reiser’s life. Do we really need a Curb Your Enthusiasm 2.0? Click on the link for a sneak-peek. — Zap2It
  • The 12-year-old Paparazzi-singing YouTube sensation got a record deal. All those talented kids out there who wasted their time with American Idol auditions must be so pissed.– Perez
  • Jon Hamm, who lends his unmistakable voice to the latest Shrek movie, said some meaningful stuff in a recent interview. — E!

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  • Betty White’s dusty muffin gave Saturday Night Live its highest ratings in over a year. – NY Times
  • The other thing people watched this weekend was Iron Man 2. – E!
  • Some sad news to report: legendary singer and actress Lena Horne passed away last night. – NY Daily News
  • The Lost finale extravaganza is going to be hours and hours, and involves Jimmy Kimmel. – TV Guide
  • Mystery! No one can figure out if Joaquin Phoenix’s documentary is real or a farce. – LA Times

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  • The  guy (Isaiah Mustafa) from the Old Spice ads made it onto People’s Most Beautiful List! And so did Gloria from Modern Family! But ugh, so did that Justin Bieber character. That kid is everywhere, and it’s driving me bananas. Someone please for the love of anything make him take a vacation or something. — My Fashion Juice
  • The latest in Sandra Bullock News: she’s filed for divorce. — EW
  • Her idiot soon-to-be ex-husband responds. — People
  • Courtney Love opens her mouth again. — US
  • Remember Sean Young? Way before the internet and cell phones she was on her way to becoming a promising film actress (Blade Runner, No Way Out, Wall Street). Then she starred in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and everything seemed to go downhill from there. — Soapnet

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  • Last night was the season finale of Project Runway—but the real drama was during the reunion show—so much bitchiness and crazy emotion flying around that Tim Gunn had to duck and Nina had to shield her eyes. — EW
  • Dear Lohan Family: Please do America a favor and move far, far, far away. Sincerely, ieatpopculture — Eonline
  • Turns out we’ll have to wait until next year to see Seth Rogen go superhero on us. Blame it on that 3-D trend that’s exploded all over the place. — Deadline
  • For those of you missing Megan Mullally you are in luck! She’s in the new season of Starz’s original comedy, Party Down, premiering tonight. — Chicago Tribune

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  • Samantha Micelli returns to TV with a new series, Romantically Challenged. Didn’t she learn anything? All you have to do is hire a live-in male housekeeper, let the sexual-tension build for a few years, and then voila! romance galore. — ABC
  • Larry King has announced he’s divorcing again, this makes number eight. But don’t worry, looks like he and his suspenders are already working on getting wife #9. — Perez
  • Oh, isn’t this such wonderful news—more annoying reality TV is coming our way. — Hollywood Reporter
  • TUNE-IN ALERT: Dust off your favorite Madonna outfit and get ready for next week’s episode of Glee.  — Fox

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