Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Weekly Recap Livewire - January 24th, 2011

Top Trailers Of The Week:

Top Stories Of The Week:

Top Viral Videos Of The Week:

Top News Stories - Week of January 24th, 2011

Here are the top stories that burned up the livewire this week….

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The Oscar nominations have been announced. Check out the contenders. [] -

A closer look at this year's Oscar nominations. [] -

Aaron Sorkin's new drama greeenlit at HBO with "Social Network" producer Scott Rudin attached. [] -

"90210" drops two more characters. [] -

ABC finds their "Angels." Minka Kelly and Rachael Taylor tapped. [] -

Will Ferrell coming to "The Office." [] -

MTV plans to send the cast of "Jersey Shore" to Italy for 4th season. [] -

Larry Hagman (finally) confirmed to star in TNT's "Dallas" update. [] -

Jefferey Dean Morgan to star in Starz's next original series "Magic City." - [] -

NBC Universal reveals new logo. [] -

Sony reveals next-generation PSP. [] -

"Thundercats" set to return. [] -

"The King's Speech" pulls an upset at the PGA's. [] -

The "Old Spice" guy set to return. [] -

Could Regis Philbin and Mary Hart be getting ready to team up? [] -

The battle between HBO and Netflix escalates. [] -

James Cameron pulls back the curtain on plans for "Avatar" sequels. [] -

Razzie nominations announced. []-

TNT working to extend "The Closer." [] -

Fitness guru Jack LaLanne passes away. [] -

Ricky Gervais finally visits "The Office." [] -

Top Movie Trailers - Week of January 24th, 2011

 Here are the latest hot trailers from last week that are burning up the livewire...

Starring: James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Justin Long, Tom Wilkinson,
Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Kline, Alexis Bledel & Stephen Root
Directed by: Robert Redford for distribution by Roadside Attractions on April 15, 2011

Starring: Michael C. Hall, Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Ben Schwartz,
Judy Greer, Kate Mara, Taraji Henson, Lesley Ann Warren & Ron Rifkin
Directed by: Barry Blaustein for limited distribution by IFC Films on March 25, 2011

Starring: Sean Bean, John Lynch, Jamie Ballard & Andy Nyman
Directed by: Chris Smith for limited distribution by Magnet/Magnolia on March 11, 2011

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer & Melanie Laurent
Directed by: Mike Mills for limited distribution by Focus Features on June 3, 2011

Top Viral Videos: Week of January 24th 2011

Here were the hottest viral videos burning up the livewire this week....

The Tea Party Responds To The President
Sponsored by Fed Ex/Kinkos and your local cable access channel.
Ricky Gervais 80’s Music Video
To anybody who offended by Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes; your welcome.

Keith Olbermann Says Goodbye….

….And The Late Night Comedians Say Thank You

30 Ton Tractor Trailer Crashes Through Guardrail
Police look to question all Autobots and Decepticons that were in the region.

Sarah Palin takes on “Sputnik”
...and all of a sudden Michele Bachmann isn’t looking as bad.

Kevin Smith Strikes Back At Protestors…
…who have apparently never seen a Kevin Smith movie.

Dueling Cellos Present: Smooth Criminal
And you thought you had time on your hands....

“The Social Network” As Presented By Kids
AKA:  What the movie must look like if you were high.

And Now For No Reason: A Puppy
Even snark has heart….

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Top News Stories - Week of January 17th, 2011

 Here are the top stories that burned up the livewire this week….

-TV icon Regis Philbin to leave "Live with Regis & Kelly." - [] -

-Christopher Nolan casts Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy for "The Dark Knight Rises." [] -

-Keith Olbermann leaves MSNBC. [] -

-ABC extends "Jimmy Kimmel Live" by 5 minutes. [] -

-First image of "X-Men: First Class" released. [] -

-Piers Morgan debuts on CNN. [] -

-Ricky Gervais finally coming to "The Office." [] -

-"Bones" spin-off lands big lead. [] -

-ABC's "Charlie's Angels" finds first angel. [] -

 -Sacha Baron Cohen returns to theaters with "The Dictator." [] -

-Liam Nesson to reprise role of Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn on Cartoon Network’s "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" [] -

-USA Network adds a pair of new series. [] -

-Larisa Oleynik to join cast of "Hawaii Five-O" [] -

-Nintendo releases details of 3DS system launch. [] -

-"Scream 4" trailer released. [] -

-Starz names Liam McIntyre the new "Spartacus" [] -


-Ricky Gervais rocks the Golden Globes. - VIDEO [] -

Top Movie Trailers - Week of January 17th, 2011

Here are the latest hot trailers from last week that are burning up the livewire...

Starring: Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox Arquette, Emma Roberts, 
Hayden Panettiere, Marley Shelton, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody,
 Alison Brie, Mary McDonnell, Anna Paquin, Kristen Bell & Brittany Roberts
Directed by Wes Craven for distribution by Dimension Films (The Weinstein Company)
 for release April 15,2011

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez,
Virginia Madsen, Max Irons & Julie Christie
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke for distribution by Warner Brothers for release March 11, 2011

Starring: Al Pacino, Channing Tatum, Ray Liotta, Katie Holmes,
Tracy Morgan, & Juliette Binoche
Directed by Dito Montiel for distribution by Nu Image/Millenium Films for release in 2011

Starring:  Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Connie Nielsen, Ewan Bremner & Stephen Dillan
Directed by David MacKenzie for release in 2011

Starring: Carlos Leon, McCaleb Burnett, Elika Portnoy, Ashley Wolfe,
Avery Sommers, Beth Glover & Steve Dumouchel
Directed by: David Burton Morris for distribution by Roadside Attractions
 for release February 18, 2011

Starring: Paul "Triple H" Levesque, Ariel Winter, Kevin Corrigan, Jose Zuniga,
Yeardley Smith, Kevin Rankin, Enrico Colantoni & Annabeth Gish
Directed by Stephen Herek for distribution by Samuel Goldwyn Films
 for release February 18, 2011

Starring: Ashley Greene, Haley Ramm, James LeGros, Shiloh Fernandez,
Taylor Handley & A.J. Buckley
Directed by Anthony Burns for distribution by Freestyle Releasing for release March 25, 2011

Starring: Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, Paz Vega, Rosamund Pike, Lake Bell,
Nick Stahl, Shannon Doherty, Emily Meade & Anson Mount.
Directed by Christopher Landon for distribution by New Films International for release in 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Top News Stories - Week of January 10th, 2011

Here are the top stories that burned up the livewire this week….

-Sony releases first image of Andrew Garfield in Spiderman costume. [] -

-ABC orders pilot of "Charlie's Angels" re-boot. [] -

-Old friends set to return to "The Office." [] -

-Oxygen pulls back the curtain on "The Glee Project." [] -

-"Law & Order: Los Angeles" continues casting shuffle. [] -

-"24" star Kiefer Sutherland hits the web for his next new series. []

-"Spider-Man" musical delayed....again. [] -

-Hollywood Foreign Press sued, charged with "payola." [] -

-Possible 4th book in the "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" series? [] -

-John Goodman cast as the villain for Season 4 of "Damages." [] -

-USA Network picks up "The Space Between." [] -

-New rules for Zodiac signs unveiled. [] -

-"Big Bang Theory" gets big new deal. [] -

-OWN draws 18.5 million in viewers opening week. [] -

-James Bond is back! [] -

Top Movie Trailers - Week of January 10th, 2011

Here are the latest hot trailers from last week that are burning up the livewire...

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez,
Bridget Moynahan, Ne-Yo & Michael Pena
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman for distribution by Columbia Pictures on March 11, 2011

Starring: Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Lily Collins,
 Steven Moyer, Brad Dourif & Christopher Plummer
Directed by Scott Stewart for distribution by Screen Gems (Sony) on May 13, 2011

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb, Carrie Underwood,
 Lorraine Nicholson, Kevin Sorbo & Jeremy Sumpter
Directed by Sean McNamara for distribution by Tri-Star Pictures (Sony) on April 8, 2011

Starring: Kate Hudson, Gael Garcia Bernal, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg,
Rosemarie DeWitt, Lucy Punch, Romany Malco, Steven Weber & Treat Williams
Directed by Nicole Kassell for distribution by The Weinstein Company  in 2011

Starring: Embeth Davidtz, Edie Falco, Elias Koteas,
Rachel Resheff, Wesley Broulik & Kathryn Erbe
Directed by Eric Mendelsohn for (limited) distribution by Screen Media on March 11, 2011