New Law Will Limit Cable TV Fees, Address Local Blackouts

According to Consumer Reports, the House and Senate have passed a bill that would limit how cable companies charge hidden fees and phantom rentals to jack up bills. Customers have chafed for years at hidden fees and add-ons that take…

Senate Signs Bill to Help Curb Illegal Robocalls

Robocalls have become a plague for the American consumer, with some 54 billion being placed last year alone. Now, according to the International Business Times (IBT), the Senate has unanimously approved House-passed legislation aimed at combatting robocalls. The Pallone-Thune Telephone…

Lisa Edelstein Dishes on ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ — ‘It’s Everything You Could Wish For in a Show’

Lisa Edelstein latest endeavor is playing Abby McCarth in Bravo’s first scripted show, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, and recently opened up about the new role and show. The former House alum plays a middle-aged self-help author recently separated from her…

Olivia Wilde Talks Motherhood, Priorities, Son Otis

Olivia Wilde and fiance Jason Sudeikis became parents to son Otis back in April, and since then her priorities have dramatically changed. While co-hosting the International Women’s Media Foundation‘s 25th Anniversary Courage in Journalism Awards earlier this week, the former…

Unlocking Your Cellphone Is Now Legal – Again

Today, President Obama will sign a bill into law that The White House calls “a win for American consumers, a win for wireless competition, and an example of democracy at its best.” It’s the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition…

Skye McCole Bartusiak, ‘Patriot’ Actress Dies at 21

Skye McCole Bartusiak, the actress best known for her role as Mel Gibson’s daughter in the 2000 film The Patriot, has died at the age of 21. Bartusiak was found unresponsive by her boyfriend on her bed in her parents’…

Lisa Edelstein: ‘House’ Star Marries Artist

Lisa Edelstein of House fame was married on Sunday, meaning Kim Kardashian wasn’t the only famous L.A. bride getting hitched this weekend. Edelstein married her longtime boyfriend, artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles, a day after Kim Kardashian tied the…

‘House, M.D.’ Complete Series About To Hit Netflix

On Friday, we posted our weekly list of titles that are coming to Netflix. One that we probably should have highlighted more given the apparently huge interest in the show is House, M.D. A Netflix spokesperson tells it will be…

Omar Epps, Stars in New ABC Series, ‘Resurrection’

Omar Epps is back on TV, and he plays a very different role from the one he played as a doctor on House. In Sunday night’s premiere of Resurrection, Epps’s character–U.S. immigration officer J. Martin “Marty” Bellamy–returns an 8-year-old boy…

Lisa Edelstein: ‘House’ Actor Stars in Bravo Series

Lisa Edelstein–best known for her role on House–will star in a new series on Bravo. This will mark the first time the network has produced a scripted series. Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce will star Edelstein as a 40-something self-help book…