Lopez feeling well after battling kidney ailment
NEW YORK - Just weeks after undergoing a kidney transplant, George Lopez said he feels better than ever.
"It hasn't even been a month and I feel alive," the 44-year-old actor said in an interview on ABC's "Primetime Live," to air at 10 p.m. tonight. "I feel as good as I did bad, I mean it's unbelievable. Everything has changed. My personality has changed, my appetite has changed, my energy level has changed."
Lopez, star of the ABC comedy "George Lopez," had a genetic condition that caused kidney deterioration. Last month, he received a kidney donated by his wife, Ann.
Fridge doesn't take the cake
NEW YORK - The Fridge didn't hold that much cake.
William "The Refrigerator" Perry, a former NFL defensive lineman known for his girth, badly lost a cake-eating contest Tuesday to 135-pound Richard LeFevre.
LeFevre, a retired auditor from Henderson, Nev., devoured a 5-pound birthday cake in 11 minutes, 26 seconds to earn the title of "World Cake Eating Champion."
New reality series features dancing
NEW YORK - Trista Sutter, who appeared on two versions of ABC's "The Bachelor," is among the celebrities who will appear on ABC's new reality series, "Dancing With the Stars."
Model Rachel Hunter, former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, singer Joey McIntyre, John O'Hurley ("Seinfeld") and Kelly Monaco ("General Hospital") will be paired with professional ballroom dancing partners in the competition, set to debut at 9 p.m. June 1.
'Star Wars' star to get peek at 'Episode III'
MODESTO, Calif. - Mark Hamill, who starred as Luke Skywalker in three "Star Wars" movies, will be in Modesto on Friday for a sneak peek of the last episode of the series.
"Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" will play on three screens in Modesto's Brenden Theatres. There will be two showings. The screenings will raise money for the Gallo Center for the Arts.
Hamill, 53, spends most of his time working on Broadway and doing cartoon voice-overs.
- From wire reports