Monthly Archives: September 2009

BBC AMERICA Won Two CableFAX Awards Yesterday

Congrats to the team on BBC World News America, which won CableFAX’s “Best Show or Series: News” award at yesterday’s ceremony honoring achievements in the cable industry.

Bright Star’s Abbie Cornish: “She’s As Good As Kate Winslet”

Previously, actress Abbie Cornish‘s best-known role had been the “vixen” in the Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe split. But now she’s being recognized for her acting talent – in a massive way.

Gordon Ramsay Mourns Death of “A True Original”

British chef Keith Floyd has died of a heart attack at age 65. Gordon Ramsay calls the notoriously tipsy cook and BBC presenter “a true original” in a tribute.

Russell Brand, Muse Bring British Edge to MTV VMAs

All in all, last night’s MTV Video Music Awards were the most entertaining in over a decade (i.e.

Michael Fassbender Is a NY Times Style Star

Hex star Michael Fassbender (Azazeal) is gracing the cover of The New York Times Style Magazine. Our boy is officially a sensation!

Victoria Beckham Rejected as American Idol Judge

Fox and the producers of American Idol decided to pass on the grim-faced Victoria Beckham as a replacement for Paula Abdul as judge, opting for Ellen DeGeneres. (You might have heard of her.

Kate Moss Is Not Amused

Jekyll star James Nesbitt made a joke at Kate Moss‘s expense when he hosted last night’s GQ Men of the Year awards. Ms. Moss was not laughing.

And This Year’s Mercury Prize Winner Is…

Andy Murray’s U.S. Open Dream Dashed: He Lost To Cilic

The dream of British tennis dominance will have to wait a bit: Scottish tennis star Andy Murray was jettisoned from the U.S. Open by Croatia’s Marin Cilic in straight sets.

Listen To Robbie Williams’ Comeback Single

Here’s a clip of Robbie Williams‘ new single, “Bodies,” which does sound a bit like Ian Brown‘s solo stuff: