Entertainment Today for Wednesday, July 13

Time for Emmys to break bad habits – National Post [New Window]
WhenAMC announced several months ago that Season 4 of Breaking Bad would not premiere until July, two things became immediately clear: fans would have to wait that much longer for the conclusion to last season’s boffo cliffhanger, and Jon Hamm might ..
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 01:20:30

City picked to host fall auditions – MetroNews Canada [New Window]
Get ready to sing, dance, pogo stick — whatever. The chance to show off your skills is coming this fall. Halifax has been named as one of six Canadian cities that will host auditions for Canada’s Got Talent, a show launching next spring by Rogers Media ..
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 01:01:17

Final ‘Harry Potter’ movie has already earned $25 mil from advance sales – Entertainment Weekly [New Window]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows–Part 2 has already collected $25 million domestically from advance ticket sales, according to Warner Bros. (Variety first reported the news) The majority of the sales have reportedly been for midnight …
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:47:58

Investigation continues into stolen paintings – Toronto Sun [New Window]
CTV.caInvestigation continues into stolen paintingsToronto SunThe hunt continues for 11 valuable paintings that were stolen from an art store last weekend. And Toronto Police investigators vow they will find works of art, hopefully undamaged. “We’re going to find out who did this,” Det. Al Flis, of 53 Division, …Group of Seven art stolen in heistMontreal GazetteGroup of Seven paintings stolen from Toronto galleryGlobe and MailGroup of Seven paintings nabbed in Toronto art gallery heistToronto StarCBC.ca -CTV.ca -CityNewsall 69 news articles »
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:23:06

‘Gilligan,’ ‘Brady’ creator dies [New Window]
Sherwood Schwartz, the prolific television writer and producer best known as the creator of the iconic sitcoms “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch,” died Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. He was 94.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 18:44:08

James Franco is feeling the backlash. Whose fault is it? – Entertainment Weekly [New Window]
The unwavering, almost manic fascination the media — that’s us! — had for every film, book, art show, and moderately impressive bowel movement James Franco produced in 2010 was pretty much the gluttonous equivalent of eating an …
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 18:00:06

Guatemalan police arrest 2 in connection with singer’s death [New Window]
Guatemalan police arrested two suspects Tuesday in connection with the killing of one of Latin America’s most celebrated folk singers, but said evidence shows the musician’s death could have been a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:15:47

Why ‘Bachelor’ Brad didn’t show [New Window]
Emotions ran high on “The Bachelorette” Monday night as host Chris Harrison interviewed Emily Maynard, the single mom from Charlotte, North Carolina, who spoke openly about her recent split from Bachelor Brad Womack.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:07:20

Nikki Blonsky is selling shoes this summer [New Window]
This summer, fans can catch Nikki Blonsky performing “Hairspray” numbers off-Broadway.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:57:13

Incubus grows up with new album [New Window]
The vibe inside the darkened soundstage at 204 Studios in Hollywood is hushed, almost melancholy — rare for a music video set. But the moody spell mirrors the tone of Incubus’ first studio album in five years. “If Not Now, When?” is the Southern California rock band’s lushest, most textured record yet.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:18:17

Pandora reaches 100 million listeners [New Window]
Pandora, the Internet radio station, announced Tuesday it has reached 100 million listeners.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:15:57

A critic’s guide to South Okanagan wineries – Globe and Mail [New Window]
John Skinner, the owner of Painted Rock Estate Winery in British Columbia, loves visitors. When he’s on site at his arresting property in the Okanagan Valley, he often whisks tourists to the cellar for a treat. “There’s nothing more pleasurable for me …Kick-off events drawing crowdsKelowna Capital NewsLake Chelan wineries show promise, with room for improvementBellingham HeraldConnecticut Wine Festival July 30-31 in GoshenFoothills Media GroupTORO Magazineall 5 news articles »
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:03:04

‘Happy Days’ actors accuse CBS of ‘despicable conduct’ [New Window]
Cast members of the hit television show “Happy Days,” who are suing CBS, accused the company of “despicable conduct” for not paying them for merchandising revenues.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 12:47:17

What’s the verdict on ‘Potter’? [New Window]
The first reviews for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” are rolling in, and the verdict is… overwhelmingly (and unsurprisingly) positive.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:17:14

Mila Kunis agrees to blind date with Marine [New Window]
Mila Kunis has agreed to serve her country — by accompanying a sergeant serving in Afghanistan to the Marine Corps Ball.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 09:51:07

Jewel and Ty Murray welcome a son [New Window]
The time has come for Jewel to sing lullabies.