Grey’s Anatomy doc’s last stand; an update from Alex Trebeck; ABC announces next woman to headline The Bachelorette, and so much more. Here’s what you missed this past week in entertainment news.
Entertainment News: Alex’s Send-Off
Grey’s Anatomy said goodbye to reformed bad boy Dr. Alex Karev when Justin Chambers left the ABC medical drama. Soap Hub has a recap of what went down and weighed in on the character’s exit. For that matter, so did star and producer, Ellen Pompeo.
Update on Alex
Jeopardy! host Alex Trebeck continues to battle cancer while hosting the popular syndicated game show. He recently gave fans an update on his condition.
Viewers were devastated when Mischa Barton was killed off The O.C. as Marissa. Now comes news the actress is being written off another series.
Good Morning America revealed the new woman who’ll be looking for love on The Bachelorette. Clare Crowley, who first appeared on Juan Pablo’s season of The Bachelor, is set to headline the next installment of the dating series.
Empire’s Epic Ending
The countdown to Empire’s grand finale has begun, and series star Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie, promises it will be epic. But will Lucious (Terrence Howard) and the rest of the show’s family survive when all is said and done?
Another Day, Another Reboot
Good news for fans of the once-popular sitcom Designing Women. The show is about to get a reboot but not on your TV screens. Find out what the show’s co-creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason has planned.
Star Wars star Mark Hamill is a man who fights for a good cause, just like Luke Skywalker. So he reached out to a franchise fan who was the recipient of a bionic arm with an R2D2 theme.
Life After Law & Order: SVU
Fans of the record-breaking Law & Order: SVU can’t ever imagine the long-running procedural ever ending. But series star Mariska Hargitay can and weighed in on life after Olivia Benson.
Hollywood love stories come and go on a regular basis. Here’s a look back at some memorable ones from singing sensations Sonny and Cher to Priscilla and king of rock Elvis Presley to Ellen DeGeneres and former girlfriend Anne Heche.