What was then called "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" debuted on Fox on June 11, 2002, with two hosts: Radio/TV personality Ryan Seacrest and comedian Brian Dunkelman.
With its second outing, "American Idol" plumped up -- more audition episodes, a longer semifinal process, a top 12 instead of a top 10 -- and hit the airwaves in January 2003, a mere four months…
Thirty-six years separate the end of the original "Upstairs Downstairs" and the new BBC incarnation airing in April on "Masterpiece" in the U.S.
In 1985, two phone calls on the Friday before Labor Day weekend changed Rebecca Eaton's life.
Now that the Oscar race for best picture is a 10-deep scenario, securing a spot in the nominees' circle is less about clawing one's way there than keeping a spotlight on the qualities that initially…
With Javier Bardem's lead actor nomination for "Biutiful," in which he plays a dying underworld figure and devoted father, the Spanish star earned his third Oscar nod.
Best scenes from lead actress noms.
A look at Oscar nominees for best actress in a leading role.
Moms grab noms in 'Kids,' while Jolie's a 'Tourist' with secrets, Stone's not as 'Easy' as she seems and Hathaway falls for her pharmaceutical friend with benefits.
Creative passions can lead to madness, sports can redeem, dreamscapes can illuminate, handicaps can be conquered and 'friends' can be found at the click of a mouse.
Forced to face their demons, these noms must contend with family issues, a failing marriage, an immovable object, litigious Harvard colleagues and even a microphone.