<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA['True Blood' author sells mystery book series to Syfy]]> True Blood author Charlaine Harris might end up with another hit supernatural drama series on the air.]]> <![CDATA[HBO greenlights comedy series 'Veep' starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus]]> The Oval Office will soon be occupied by a "Seinfeld" alumna — not that there's anything wrong with that!]]> <![CDATA[Watch this year's Oscar winner for animated short]]> Did you miss the Academy Award nominated shorts at this years' International Film Series?]]> <![CDATA[Mel Gibson in Talks to Join 'Machete Kills']]> Mel Gibson is in talks to join Machete Kills, Robert Rodriguez’s follow-up to his 2010 grindhouse flick, Machete, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[Christian Bale visits hospitalized victims of Colorado shooting]]> In the wake of Friday’s shooting at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colo., Warner Bros. canceled the cast’s appearances at premieres abroad, but Christian Bale has quickly found himself with a ticket to a new destination: On Tuesday afternoon the actor was in Aurora visiting victims of the shooting.]]> <![CDATA[Is the popularity of 'Flappy Bird' a sign of the cultural apocalypse?]]> Are the horrible-yet-addictive mechanics of the mobile game Flappy Bird really symptomatic of a culture addicted to the lowest common denominator?]]> <![CDATA[Alyssa Milano returns to prime time in ABC's 'Romantically Challenged']]> The list of flaws plaguing the new ABC sitcom, "Romantically Challenged," begins with its premise and builds from there. Alyssa Milano plays Rebecca Thomas, the show's lead character. She's a recently divorced mom who is just now "putting herself out there" and struggling to make sense of the dating game. Stop right there. We're talking about Alyssa Milano. The stunningly beautiful Alyssa Milano. And she's supposed to be "romantically challenged"? Sorry, we're not buying it. Not for a minute.]]> <![CDATA[Bobby Brown: I'm Not the Reason Whitney is Gone]]> Bobby Brown addressed the death of his ex-wife Whitney Houston in an interview with the Today Show's Matt Lauer that will air tomorrow morning, saying that "I'm not the reason she's gone."]]> <![CDATA['Think Like a Man' star Kevin Hart: How Twitter, Facebook, and my NBA outburst helped my movie open at No. 1]]> Last weekend, the ensemble relationship comedy Think Like a Man opened to an astonishing $33.6 million, exceeding practically everyone’s expectations, including those of one of the film’s standout stars, actor-comedian Kevin Hart. “I knew the movie was going to do well because it was tracking well,” he tells EW, “but we were thinking in the range of $20-25 [million]. When in came in the 30s, that was a little mind-blowing. For me that just shows the power of social media.”]]> <![CDATA[Garofalo is 'not funny' on 'Criminal Minds' spinoff]]> <![CDATA[Steven Tyler Leaving 'American Idol']]> Steven Tyler has decided to leave his role as a judge on American Idol after just two years, the Aerosmith frontman said today.]]> <![CDATA[Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire lead Grammy Awards parade of shockers]]> Pop provocateurs Lady Gaga and Eminem may have brought more compelling career stories to the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, but on a shocking night the big trophies went home Sunday with Southern trio Lady Antebellum and Montreal indie-rock band Arcade Fire.]]> <![CDATA[Oprah Winfrey names herself CEO of OWN network]]> <![CDATA['Mad Men' embraces a fresh start for Season 4]]> Over three celebrated seasons, "Mad Men" piled up the glittery awards and critical plaudits, so it's not as if the show needed a drastic shake-up to raise its profile. Don't mess with something that isn't broken, right?]]> <![CDATA[Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, 82, dies in Boston]]> Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author often called the father of modern African literature, has passed away in Boston. He was 82.]]> <![CDATA[Mel Gibson is still persona non grata in Hollywood]]> <![CDATA[BIFF: Smaller than life]]> Documentary looks into the tiny house phenomenon. ]]> <![CDATA[Grammy Protesters Can't Sue Academy Over Nixed Categories]]> Things aren't going well for the Latin jazz musicians who stormed the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences headquarters in February, 23,000 signatures in hand. The group, who have been protesting the Grammys' decision last year to cut the number of awards by 30 percent (a significant number of which affected the Latin jazz genre), have been shut down by a New York judge in their endeavors to sue the NARAS, claiming irreparable harm to their livelihoods.]]> <![CDATA['Soul Train' Creator Don Cornelius Dead of Apparent Suicide]]> Don Cornelius, who created the long-running R&B and dance-music showcase Soul Train, was found dead in his home in Sherman Oaks, Clifornia, early this morning. He was 75. Law enforcement officials suspected suicide; the body was found with a gunshot wound to the head.]]> <![CDATA[TLC orders Pete Rose reality series]]> Major League Baseball’s all-time hit leader is hoping for one more — in the form of a TV show. EW has learned that TLC has begun production on a reality series starring Pete Rose, the former All-Star who was banned from his beloved sport for gambling on games while he was a player/manager for the Cincinnati Reds.]]>