AXED: ABC said Tuesday it was pulling the plug on Roseanne Barr’s “The Real Roseanne Show” after two weeks, replacing the reality show with reruns of “George Lopez” and “The Drew Carey Show,” until the new season starts in September, say trade reports. On Monday, the ABC Family cable channel canceled “Domestic Goddess,” Barr’s cooking show that was to begin airing Sept. 20. Barr, 49, is scheduled to undergo a hysterectomy this week and production had barely begun.
BORN: Salsa and pop sensation Marc Anthony, 34, and his wife, former Miss Universe Dayanara Muniz, 28, welcomed a new son, Ryan Anthony Muniz, on Saturday morning at North Shore University Hospital in Long Island, his publicist tells the Associated Press. The couple have a 2-year-old son, Cristian, and Anthony has an 9-year-old daughter, Arianna, from a previous relationship.
QUOTED: “We think it’s an abomination of what real plastic surgeons and true plastic surgeons do.” — Dr. Rod Rohrich, president-elect of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, to the Associated Press on his group’s assessment of the FX TV drama “Nip/Tuck”
RELEASED: Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, 40, who currently stars in “Seabiscuit,” was released from Northwest Community Hospital Tuesday, three days after he fell from his horse and was nearly trampled at the Arlington Million. A hospital spokesman told news agencies that Stevens — who fell from Storming Home just after crossing the finish line and was stepped on by a horse — left “in good condition.” He suffered a collapsed lung and a fractured vertebra, and is expected to be sidelined for a month.
BEQUEATHED: Late Bee Gees singer Maurice Gibb, who died last January following surgery on his intestines, left his wife of 30 years, Yvonne Gibb, more than $2 million, the copyrights to his music and their homes in England, Miami Beach, Spain and the Bahamas, according to the Miami Herald’s inspection of the musician’s last will and testament. Gibb, who was 53, also left trust funds for his children Adam, 27, and Samantha, 22.