Two 'Housewives' skipped in Emmy nominations
NEW YORK - ''Desperate Housewives'' star Eva Longoria has shrugged off being snubbed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in this year's Emmy nominations.
''I'm new. I just arrived. I didn't expect at all to be in the minds of the Academy,'' she told syndicated TV show ''Extra'' in an interview Friday night.
Three of the ABC show's stars, Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross and Felicity Huffman, were nominated for best comedy series actress. Also overlooked was Nicollette Sheridan, who had gotten a Golden Globe supporting-actress nomination for the show.
First U.S. JLo boutique to open on State Street
CHICAGO - State Street, meet J.Lo.
Jennifer Lopez has selected Marshall Field's store on State Street as the first U.S. store to house a boutique for her JLo line of products. The first JLo boutique opened in Moscow last year.
Stars help Amazon deliver fans' orders
NEW YORK - Clay Aiken lurked outside a house, Emmylou Harris stopped by a university, Nick Lachey dropped in on a stranger's workplace and Moby played with dogs while making special deliveries in honor of online retailer Amazon.com's 10th anniversary.
Over 10 days, 23 Amazon customers received a surprise visit from a celebrity associated with their order.
Other who participated in the surprises included Harrison Ford, Don Cheadle, Jeff Bridges, Minnie Driver and Michael J. Fox.
Hartman Black returns to acting
LOS ANGELES - It's back to acting for Lisa Hartman Black after a five-year hiatus that included writing and recording music with husband Clint Black.
Hartman Black returns to television Saturday in the Hallmark Channel movie ''Back to You & Me.''
- From wire reports