The ‘A' List

People's Choice top film nominations not exactly chick flicks

How heroic. “Iron Man” will battle “The Dark Knight” and “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” for favorite movie at the 35th annual People's Choice Awards.

“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Grey's Anatomy” and “House” are nominated for favorite TV drama and “Two and a Half Men,” “Ugly Betty” and “Samantha Who?” are nominated for favorite TV comedy.

Queen Latifah will host the viewer-voted awards show, to air live Jan. 7 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Awards will be presented in more than 40 categories, including favorite new TV drama, talk-show host, rock song, on-screen matchup and leading lady.

New categories include favorite superhero, TV drama diva and movie cast.

Nominees include Christian Bale, Brad Pitt and Mark Wahlberg for favorite leading man; Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson and Queen Latifah for favorite leading lady; Steve Carell, Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for favorite funny male star; and Ellen DeGeneres, Tina Fey and Whoopi Goldberg for favorite funny female star.


Britney's youngest son hospitalized

The youngest son of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline has been hospitalized for some kind of reaction but was expected to be discharged soon.

Two-year-old Jayden James was admitted to the Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb on Sunday after having “a reaction to something he ingested,” a representative for Spears' family said in a statement. He is expected to be discharged today.


Beyonce: Mags offer “crazy money”

Beyonce insists she would have never considered selling photos of her hush-hush wedding to Jay-Z to a glossy celebrity magazine. Still, the singer acknowledges that she was amazed at the money offered.

“Now, they offer crazy money that's just ridiculous,” she said in a recent interview, laughing. “But in the end, absolutely not. It's so not worth it. If anything, if you wanna put something out, then put it out, not for (money).”

Beyonce and Jay-Z were married in April in an intimate ceremony in New York City.

“We worked really hard at keeping it private,” she said. “I've always been this way, and he's always been this way, so that's why we complement each other. We always knew that it would be private and quiet, for all the right reasons.”


Cromwell hurt in bike accident

Actor James Cromwell was injured in a fall from his bicycle over the weekend, his publicist said.

Cromwell, 68, suffered a broken collarbone and a partially deflated lung, according to publicist Nancy Seltzer. He was expected to be released from a hospital Monday. She said Cromwell is a serious cyclist who was training on a canyon road Sunday when he fell from the bike.



Comedian Jonathan Winters, 83. Author Carlos Fuentes, 80. Golfer Fuzzy Zoeller, 57. Actor Stanley Tucci, 48. Actress Demi Moore, 46. Actress Calista Flockhart, 44. TV personality Carson Kressley, 39. Actor Adam Beach, 36. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, 34.

This day in history Nov. 11

1918: Fighting in World War I came to an end with the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany.