Whitney Houston was the top U.S. trending topic in 2012, Google spokesperson Daniel Sieberg said on Today Wednesday morning.
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Houston, who died in February, was followed by other timely events including Hurricane Sandy and then Election 2012. Hunger Games came in fourth, followed by NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin and Olympics 2012. Amanda Todd, a teen who committed suicide after being bullied, Gangnam Style, Michael Clarke Duncan, who died in September, and Kony 2012 rounded out the Top 10.
Sorry, Sofía Vergara: Jennifer Lawrence has been named the World's Most Desirable Woman by AskMen.com.
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Modern Family's Cam and Mitch better prepare themselves: Sal's coming back!
Elizabeth Banks (30 Rock, The Hunger Games) is set to reprise her role as the duo's hard-partying best friend, Entertainment Weekly reports.
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Well, that was fast. The recently announced Star Wars: Episode VII has found its writer in Michael Arndt, Lucasfilm confirmed.
Jennifer Lawrence showed off a new look at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, turning heads on the red carpet with long, straight dark brown locks instead of her usual wavy blonde look.
The Hunger Games is not only a hit film and best-selling trilogy, but a hot and trendy workout as well.
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At Monday's Television Critics Association fall previews, The CW introduced a new slogan, "TV Now." Fans of the youth network will have a bit of a wait, however, to get their fix since their fall season won't kick off until later than usual, on Oct. 2 with the return of Hart of Dixie.
Check out what CW chief Mark Pedowitz had to say about the cancellation of Ringer, the possibility of a series based on the uber-violent film Battle Royale and holiday cheer with the Muppets:
Jena Malone is the latest name to be added to the cast of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
The second Hunger Games installment features Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) facing off against previous winners in a special edition of the annual Hunger Games. Malone will portray Johanna Mason, one of the prior victors who joins forces with Katniss and Peeta in the competition.
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The Vampire Diaries was the top television winner at Sunday night's Teen Choice Awards.
Star Ian Somerhalder took home the surfboard for both Choice Male Hottie and Choice TV Actor (sci-fi/fantasy) while his co-star Nina Dobrev won Choice TV Actress (sci-fi/fantasy). Michael Trevino won Choice Male TV Scene Stealer with his on-screen love Candice Accola winning Choice Female TV Scene Stealer. Additionally, the series won for Choice TV Show (sci-fi/fantasy).
Amanda Plummer has been cast in Catching Fire.
Plummer will play Wiress, the veteran tribute from District 3 who joins past winners to compete in the Quarter Quell games. The film is the second installment in the Hunger Games series, which stars Jennifer Lawrence.