SUPER BOWL GETS HUGE RATINGS! If you watched the Super Bowl this past weekend, you weren’t the only one. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sunday’s big game set a new all-time U-S ratings high. 106.5-million American’s watched Super Bowl XLIV, making it the most watched TV event ever, toppling a 27-year-old record held by the 1983 finale of M*A*S*H, which 105-million people saw. The game is also the first sports program ever to draw more than 100-million viewers domestically.
· 98.7-million people tuned in to last year’s Super Bowl.
KNIGHTLEY STALKER ARRESTED! In 2007, Keira Knightley left England after learning she had five stalkers. Well the actress, who is currently in London starring in the stage production of Moliere’s The Misanthrope, might want to get out of dodge again. According to The Daily Mail, a man was arrested outside Keira’s theater on Thursday and charged with harassment. 41-year-old Polish national Marek Daniluk, who suffers from mental illness, had been sending the Pirates of the Caribbean star gifts and letters along with lingering outside of her theater. Scared, Keira called police, who arrested the man. He’s pled not guilty and will go to trial in June.
HOWARD STERN TALKS IDOL! Shock jock Howard Stern has finally commented on the reports that he’s being considered to fill Simon Cowell’s shoes when the American Idol judge leaves the show. Stern told his satellite radio listeners, “There’s not a better job on the planet than judging a f***ing karaoke contest. It might be possible, we’ll see.” Stern’s 500-million dollar radio contract is up this coming January. Read more at www.MTV.com.
JESSICA ALBA SLAMS RUMORS! AccessHollywood.com reports Jessica Alba has finally addressed the rumors about her husband, Cash Warren, kissing Lindsay Lohan. The actress, who’s good friends with Lohan, explained “It’s just so ridiculous and it’s not even close to being the truth.” Interestingly enough, Alba’s hubby of two years and Lindsay “may do a TV show ironically, about the ridiculousness of tabloids.”
GET YOUR OFFICIAL OSCAR POSTER! The poster for the 82nd Academy Awards is now on sale. The artwork features this year’s hosts, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, who will take the stage at the Kodak Theatre on March 7th. The 27 by 40-inch color poster is on sale for 25 dollars at www.Oscars.org.
PICS OF SNOOKI AND HER NEW MAN! Snooki from the Jersey Shore has a new man in her life, and they were tearing up Miami during Super Bowl weekend. His name is Emilio and PerezHilton.com has gotten their hands on some pictures of the tanned couple, that even include one of them kissing. Check them out on the gossip site now.
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KIM TALKS REGGIE'S SUPER BOWL WIN! Kim Kardashian told People.com she was “so proud” of her boyfriend, Reggie Bush, and the rest of the New Orleans Saints for winning Super Bowl XLIV. The reality star added, “New Orleans deserves this – it’s such a huge accomplishment! Reggie has waited his whole life for this moment. It came and they conquered.”
HAWAII FIVE-O DETAILS! Daniel Dae Kim, best known for playing the role of “Jin” on Lost, just got himself another job. According to E! Online, Kim has been cast as a lead on the upcoming remake of Hawaii Five-O on CBS. He’s set to play the role of “Chin Ho Kelly,” and the pilot is being shot in Oahu, Hawaii, which is also where Lost happens to be filmed. Learn more at www.EOnline.com.
KIRSTIE ALLEY BACK ON TV! Kirstie Alley is heading back to TV with a new reality show called Kirstie Alley’s Big Life. The show will premiere on A&E Sunday, March 21st at 10 PM Eastern and will follow Kirstie as she once again tries to lose weight. Learn more at USAToday.com. Meanwhile, keep up to date with the actress at www.Twitter.com/KirstieAlley.