Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Jan. 13: Entertainment News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Jan. 13: Entertainment News Advisory

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Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

5 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

Contact the Entertainment Desk at 416-507-2162.

TOP NEWS THIS HOUR:

Ricky Gervais heading back to host Golden Globes

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PASADENA -- Getting ready to host the Golden Globes again, Ricky Gervais says he'd rather get laughs than gasps -- but he cherishes the gasps, too.Gervais drew a sharp reaction to his jokes as host last year, with actor Robert Downey Jr. calling the evening mean-spirited. He joked Friday that he came back partly to "annoy" the people who said he'd never be invited back. The Globes will take place on Sunday. APNewsNow.

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Walk Off the Earth viral hit of week: YouTube

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TORONTO -- Online videos all-too-frequently get classified as "viral," but no one can dispute that Burlington, Ont.-based band Walk Off the Earth has hit it big.Even YouTube itself has declared that the independent band's cover of the song "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye is the viral hit of the week.

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Baruchel helps launch stage parent guidebook

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MONTREAL -- Film star Jay Baruchel is helping to launch a new guide aimed at helping the parents of budding actors.The star of "Tropic Thunder" and "How to Train Your Dragon" was at a news conference in Montreal today with his mother Robyne and younger sister Taylor. Will be updated

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'L.A. Complex' scenarios ring true for stars

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TORONTO -- Toronto actor Joe Dinicol knew well the grind of trying to become a star in Los Angeles before having to portray that scenario as Nick on the soapy new Canadian series "The L.A. Complex." "I've slept on couches and stole sugar and toilet paper from Starbucks," the Stratford, Ont. …

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