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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Conan O'Brien will host an online-only preview episode of his new late-night talk show -- code named "Show Zero" -- a full week before Conan airs on TBS. "Show Zero" will air this Monday (November 1) at 5pm Hawaii time on at

The classic Michael Jackson tune Thriller will be adapted into a full-length film. One of the guys spearheading the project is Kenny Ortega, who directed the 2009 film This Is It.  

John Stewart's Rally To Restore Sanity is tomorrow (October 30) on The National Mall in D.C. along with Stephen Colbert's Keep Fear Alive rally; They're one in the same...there is a Honolulu version of the rally being held tomorrow from 11am-1pm at the Hawaii State Capitol Building.

Patricia Bieber, the 34-year-old mother of teen singing sensation Justin Bieber, is the most recent Hollywood name to turn down a topless photo feature in Playboy. Momma Bieber was reportedly offered $50,000 to appear in the magazine, but turned down the offer, citing religious values as the reason.

 Other famous women to decline Playboy's offer include Jersey Shore's J-Woww, Lady Gaga, Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, Lindsay Lohan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kelly Osbourne and Jennifer Aniston.

Ratings for Game 1 of the World Series between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants dropped 25% from last year's Game 1 between the Yankees and the Phillies. But they were up 1% from Game 1 of the Phillies-Tampa Bay Rays in 2008.

Do you like TV shows that are lewd, crude, and sexist? Then don't even think about watching Oprah's new cable channel, OWN, set to launch January 1. In a speech Oprah explained that her network will include only tasteful programming that's "fun and entertaining without tearing people down and calling them..." a word that rhymes with witches.  Now we're wondering: was Oprah dissing Joy Behar? The View host made headlines this week when she repeatedly called a Nevada Senate nominee the same word on TV.


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