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Oprah Says Good-Bye With Bevy of Celebrity Friends

Oprah's Final Show -- Oprah and Maria Shriver - by Charles Rex Arbogast, APOprah Winfrey taped her final show this week, and Chicago was brimming with A-listers who came to help her say good-bye. A massive stage was added to the United Center, which was packed with more than 20,000 fans.

Tom Cruise, John Travolta, Madonna, Maria Shriver, Tom Hanks, Diane Sawyer, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx and many others were in attendance, including Chicago hero Michael Jordan. Oprah's finale shows will air on Monday and Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Robert Pattinson and Tom Cruise Star in New Promo

Twilight’s is all set to appear at the MTV movie awards…thanks to some advice from Tropic Thunder mega-mogul Les Grossman (played by Tom Cruise).

You can witness their hilarious exchange - which is one of many promos the network has issued to advertise the event - in the video above.

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Mocked Celebrities Seek Revenge on South Park’s 200th

You knew it was only a matter of time before ‘s victims banded together to seek revenge, but did you ever guess that they would do it—in an actual episode of the show?

Next week, “every celebrity the town of South Park has ever pissed off” will unite for a class action lawsuit. In the clip above, Tom Cruise, Rob Reiner, Mel Gibson, Oprah Winfrey, Mickey Mouse, Bono and “gay fish” Kanye West are among the faces that can be seen during the announcement.

The show’s 200th episode airs Wednesday night on Comedy Central.

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Tom Cruise: A So You Think You Can Dance Judge?

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

If you’re still questioning Katie Holmes’ performance on So You Think You Can Dance, this tidbit may keep that jaw dropped. During a recent interview with E!, the actress said she agreed with choreographer/judge Mary Murphy: Tom Cruise would make the perfect SYTYCD guest judge.

Murphy said back in October:  “I happen to love Tom, and Tom loves dancing, so it would be great.” (But does that exactly qualify him to be a judge?) Holmes then seconded that opinion this weekend at a Dizzy Feet Foundation event. “He would be great. He really would,” Holmes claimed. (See what you started, Ellen?)

So if Cruise were to someday visit the program, does that mean we would get another dance number from Katie as well? “I don’t know. I don’t know, but it was a great time,” Holmes stated.

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Tom Cruise Throws Jimmy Kimmel Into the Fire

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Late Night, Talk Shows, ABC, Video,

Valkyrie may be over, but is still working the charm.

Those of you able to stay up past yesterday’s 3 1/2-hour Oscars ceremony might have caught the Jimmy Kimmel Live! special. If not, you missed an hilarious bit between Cruise and Kimmel.

What would Jimmy to do get an actor on his show? What would Tom do if someone intentionally burned down his home?

In the clip above, you’ll get behind-the-scenes action for a promo that aired during the telecast. (The promo itself can be seen at the end.)

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2009 Golden Globe Awards

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Award Shows, Prime Time, Cable, HBO, NBC, News,

Golden Globe

One year after a strike-induced absence, the drinking resumed. Although the drew its usual set of followers tonight, this year’s program carried even more significance than usual. The reason? Heath Ledger.

With or without the Dark Knight nomination, the ceremony would have been interesting. Was this going to be the year a film about an Indian game show (Slumdog Millionaire) won top prize? Would either Meryl Streep (Mamma Mia, Doubt) or Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road, The Reader) walk away with two awards? Could ‘s comeback performance in The Wrestler earn him a surprise win over Sean Penn (Milk)?

To find out the answer to these questions (and many more), you can read our detailed coverage after the jump!

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Tom Cruise and Matt Lauer Reunite on the Today Show

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Oh what three years and a change in public perception can do to an actor.

Back in June 2005, Tom Cruise’s press tour for War of the Worlds turned into a war of words between the actor and Matt Lauer. During a memorable appearance on the Today show, Cruise got into a fairly heated discussion about psychiatry (“pseudo-science”), antidepressants (“There is no such thing as a chemical imbalance”) and his critics (“I have never worried, Matt, about what other people think and what other people say.”) Tom also brought the underused word “glib” to everyone’s attention.

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Tom Cruise…and The Hills?

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Reality, Talk Shows, MTV, The Hills, Video,

In one of those bizarre celebrity pairings, three time Academy Award nominee recently sat down with MTV reality star Spencer Pratt. Er…sort of.

Cruise apparently stopped to chat on The Hills After Show (seriously, yes, there’s an after show) and ended up talking to a picture of (who I guess is way too cool to actually attend the after show). The famously married movie star offered up some pearls of wisdom to the newly-married TV personality.

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This Week on TV (12/8-12/14)

The Ikki Twins

(You can view TV Envy’s Master Programming Schedule here.)

MONDAY 12/8)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC, 8pm):  “The gang mounts a holiday pageant as bemoans Yuletide commercialism.” Sorry, Charlie. Not much has changed since 1965.
  • Boston Legal (ABC, 9pm):  Series finale. “Financial problems may force Crane Poole & Schmidt to be put up for sale.” If the economy keeps going the way it’s going, that might not be the only thing ABC has up for sale.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9pm):  “Alan considers early retirement when Evelyn offers to foot the bill for Jake’s college education.” After looking at his latest 401K statement, he then realizes that retirement won’t come anytime soon.
  • The Hills (MTV, 10pm):  “Whitney interviews for a job in New York City.” Top resume skill: Able to effectively communicate in short sentences.

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This Week on TV (12/1-12/7)

Barbara Walters and Tom Cruise

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MONDAY 12/1)
  • Shrek the Halls (ABC, 8pm): Hopefully this Mike Myers laugher will help us all forget The Love Guru.
  • Inside the Actor’s Studio (Bravo, 8pm):  “Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Harry Potter film franchise, charts his career journey.” I’m not sure I want to see James Lipton enthusiastically talking about Radcliffe’s nude Broadway performance.
  • Heroes (NBC, 9pm):  “Ando, Sam and Frack try to restore Hiro’s memory with a comic book.” Any person trying to follow this series should be given an instruction manual.
  • Boston Legal (ABC, 10pm):  “When Denny receives bad news about the state of his Alzheimer’s, Alan goes before the Massachusetts Supreme Court to plead for access to an experimental drug that can help his condition.” Alzheimers? Maybe Shatner simply forgot why George Takei dislikes him so.

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