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  • Aussie couple miss out on $520k after they can't name NZ's capital on game show

    31 October 2017 7:33 PM 66

    An Australian couple have been left red-faced after they blundered what they thought would be an easy question about New Zealand, and lost out on $520,000. Jess and Lee, a married couple who were contestants on Channel 7's The Wall, left the show with nothing after getting the answer to "What is the capital city of New Zealand?" wrong. For Kiwis looking

  • This Couple Lost $500K On 'The Wall' For Getting A Common Fact About New Zealand Wrong

    31 October 2017 7:33 PM 117

    How well do you know your capital cities? If $500k at stake, would you be able to remember a capital city at the drop of a hat? Unfortunately, this is what happened to Jess and Lee on Channel Seven's new game show The Wall last night. The premise of the show is that everyday Australians are asked a series of questions and if they get them right, a ball is dropped

  • Production halted on House Of Cards following Kevin Spacey allegations

    31 October 2017 6:02 PM 83

    Netflix and MRC said work on the show had been suspended “until further notice”. Online streaming service Netflix and show producers Media Rights Capital (MRC) said in a statement that the suspension would continue until “further notice”. The statement, issued on Tuesday, read: “MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on House Of Cards season

  • Can House of Cards Go on without Kevin Spacey?

    31 October 2017 5:56 PM 109

    It’s Halloween, and if you need me today, I’ll be buried in a pile of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup wrappers and regret. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re pitching House of Cards spin-offs, casting Chance the Rapper, and subbing for Jimmy Kimmel. Netflix will end House of Cards after the political drama’s sixth season, the streaming service announced Monday

  • Carol Vorderman: I’m actually a party animal

    31 October 2017 12:15 AM 90

    The 56-year-old said she goes out a lot but does not let people see her ‘party side’ very much. The former Countdown star, 56, said she usually keeps her wilder side under wraps. “Richard Whiteley used to say to me, ‘Vorders, you could make trouble in an empty room.’ He wasn’t wrong. Vorderman, a qualified pilot, also told the magazine her plan to fly solo around

  • Kevin Spacey chose to engage an old and toxic myth

    30 October 2017 8:39 PM 104

    Spacey apologizes for alleged sex assault against a minor Kate Maltby is a regular broadcaster and columnist in the United Kingdom on issues of culture and politics and is a theater critic for The Times of London. She is also completing a doctorate in Renaissance literature, having been awarded a collaborative doctoral degree between Yale University

  • Kevin Spacey Muddies the Waters

    30 October 2017 8:39 PM 136

    On Sunday night—as everyone was headed to bed, bracing for indictment o’clock—a strange and startling new chapter of the post-Harvey Weinstein saga played out with dizzying speed. Just after 9:30 P.M., BuzzFeed posted a story by Adam B. Vary containing an allegation by the openly gay actor Anthony Rapp (of “Rent”) against the two-time Oscar winner Kevin

  • 'House of Cards' cancelled as fallout continues for Spacey

    30 October 2017 8:26 PM 110

    The fallout from Kevin Spacey's response to being accused of alleged sexual assault continued Monday, with the two-time Oscar winner being harshly criticized on social media, the plug pulled on his hit show "House of Cards" and "deeply troubled" producers of the political thriller arriving on set to comfort cast mates. Executives from Netflix and the show's

  • Medical charity slams 'evil clowns'

    30 October 2017 8:22 PM 80

    Hospital clowns are distancing themselves from the creepy clowns expected to be out tonight for Halloween. So-called creepy clowns have become a problem in recent years, with some people developing a clown phobia. Clown Doctors is a charity that goes round hospitals to help sick children and their families through stressful times. Founder Thomas Petschner

  • Kevin Spacey Criticized for Using Apology to Anthony Rapp to Come Out

    30 October 2017 8:07 PM 132 1

    The accusation “has encouraged me to address other things about my life,” he continued in the statement. He then publicly divulged for the first time that he had “loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life.” While coming out is often met with support by peers, fans and gay rights activists, the response was far different for Mr. Spacey