Tuesday Morning Entertainment Headlines

"DANCING WITH THE STARS" DEBUT

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- There's something new on "Dancing With the Stars" -- a decimal point. Last night's season debut had the new scoring system in place. The judges are now able to give the celebs a half point. So, last night's high-scorer Emmitt Smith got 24.5 out of a possible 30. Judge Carrie Ann Inaba told the Dallas Cowboys Hall of Famer he's born to dance. But actress Pam Anderson didn't do nearly as well. She's the low-scorer on the first show of the All-Stars season. Bruno Tonioli told Anderson she didn't work hard enough on her cha-cha. The first celeb of the season will be sent home tonight. But first, there will be live performances from Justin Bieber and Pitbull.

"DANCING WITH THE STARS"-BRISTOL PALIN

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bristol Palin is showing off her new moves and her new profile. Sarah Palin's daughter is part of the All-Stars lineup on "Dancing With the Stars." Since she was first on the show in 2010, Palin had corrective jaw surgery. Her face looks thinner and her cheekbones higher. She's also slimmer. The judges said Palin was the most improved of this season's cast. She says she's coming out of her shell. Mom, former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, was in the audience to cheer her on during last night's live broadcast.

CHRIS BROWN

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Brown has some answering to do. A judge is ordering a more detailed review of the singer's probation. There are questions about Brown's travel and how many community service hours he's done. The judge says authorities have also raised concerns about a positive drug test for marijuana. However, the judge never ordered Brown not to use drugs, and says the positive drug test may not have a major impact on his probation. He did have a medical prescription for it. Brown was in court yesterday for the first time in more than a year. He's on probation for the February 2009 beating of then-girlfriend Rihanna.

SARAH MICHELLE GELLER HAS A BOY

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar is a mom again. She and Freddie Prinze Jr. have added a boy to their family. A publicist says the baby was born in Los Angeles. The newborn's name and other details weren't released. The couple also has a 3-year-old daughter named Charlotte. They celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary this month.

SNOOKI LAW

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Some stars have statues, streets and schools named after them. "Jersey Shore" cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has a bill with her name on it. A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced legislation for a "Snookiville Law." The bill would let towns have a say in the filming of reality TV shows within their boundaries -- such as having TV crews pay for police officers to assure public safety during filming. Snooki and her "Jersey Shore" cast mates were involved in scuffles and drunken public displays and police were often assigned to areas where filming happened.

"THE VOICE"

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- He says he was just helping. Sometimes "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton tried to talk fellow coach Christina Aguilera out of pushing her button on the show. Sometimes he tried to talk her into pushing it. Sometimes that worked out for him and sometimes it didn't. Shelton was the first to turn around for Dez Duron, who had tried out in season two but didn't get any turnarounds. Shelton recognized him right away and told Aguilera not to bother. But she did turn around and won Duron for her team. Later Shelton tried to get Aguilera to push her button for soul singer Terisa Griffin, then pushed it himself. He didn't think Griffin would pick him but she did -- because he realized her talent.

MAX THERIOT: HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) -- How do you act like a crazy person? Study. That's what Max Theriot says he did to prepare for his role as Ryan, the psycho guy in the movie "House at the End of the Street." Theriot says he watched a lot of video to figure out what makes his character tick. But in the end, he says it's still tough to play a guy who is loving one minute -- then goes off the next. Theriot's efforts helped make "House" the number two movie in the nation this past weekend.

BONNIE FRANKLIN FIGHTING CANCER

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress Bonnie Franklin is fighting pancreatic cancer. Her family says the "One Day At a Time" star is getting treatment and continuing her normal schedule. A statement says they "remain extremely positive" and Franklin is grateful for people's support and concern. The actress starred as single mom Ann Romano in the hit CBS comedy "One Day at a Time," which aired from 1975 to 1984. She's 68.

BOX OFFICE - FINAL NUMBERS

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- There's no tie at the movie box office after all. "End of Watch" is number one. Preliminary numbers had it in a tie for first with "House at the End of the Street." "End of Watch" ends up on top with a weekend take of $13.2 million. "House at the End of the Street" wound up at number-two with $12.3 million. "Trouble with the Curve" is third with $12.16 million.

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER LAUNCHES INSTITUTE

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger is a busy man. He's been a governor, a movie star and the world's greatest body builder. And some might say he's a policy wonk. He was at the University of Southern California yesterday to officially launch the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. It will tackle issues including hunger, health care and global warming. Schwarzenegger is publishing his autobiography next week and has a pair of movies in post-production. And, he'll be on "60 Minutes" this coming Sunday.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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