Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. March 15: Entertainment News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. March 15: Entertainment News Advisory

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

5 p.m.


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.


Back to the future for new season of 'Mad Men'


NEW YORK -- In retrospect, the bombshell with which "Mad Men" concluded last season was inevitable.With a busted marriage behind him and a romance in high gear with a self-assured psychologist, Don Draper pulled a fast one in the finale, proposing to his twentysomething secretary just days after they first slept together. PHOTO.


Springsteen gives music history lesson at SXSW


AUSTIN -- Bruce Springsteen took a rapt audience on a music history journey and gave young rockers insightful advice in an often hilarious tour-de-force keynote speech at the South By Southwest Music Conference.On Thursday, The Boss takes over Austin with the speech and an exclusive show later in the evening. He got off to an often riotous start as he name-checked all the musicians that have inspired him over the years from Elvis to Johnny Rotten and James Brown. He also marveled at the unfathomable diversity at SXSW and led a sing-a-long of "This Land is Your Land." PHOTO. APNewsNow.


Arrest warrant for actor Russell Brand in L.A.


NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police have an arrest warrant out for actor Russell Brand. Brand is in New Orleans to film an untitled movie. He faces a charge of simple criminal damage to property valued at $700.


Melanie Fiona gets raw on 'The MF Life'


TORONTO -- Fresh off a double win at the Grammy Awards, Toronto-raised R&B singer Melanie Fiona is pouring her heart out in a sophomore album that she says will have some people regretting their actions when they hear the lovelorn lyrics. "Oh yes, oh yes, there's going to be a few people on this album that are going to be regretting," Fiona, 28, said with a hearty laugh in a recent telephone interview from New York, where she now lives. "The MF Life" drops on Tuesday.


Contemporary western 'Justified' hits Showcase


"Justified" is one of those talked about TV shows that Canadians may have heard of but probably haven't seen.That's about to change. Starting Sunday at 10 p.m. ET, the contemporary western comes to the specialty channel Showcase. PHOTO.


James Cameron, others to explore the real abyss


WASHINGTON -- Earth's lost frontier is about to be explored firsthand after more than half a century. It's a mission to the deepest part of the ocean, so deep that the pressure is the equivalent of three SUVs sitting on your toe. …

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