ΓÇó A terrorist explosion can’t shut down Jack Bauer, but a ruptured cyst can definitely do 24 star Kiefer Sutherland in. The series was shut down Friday to attend to Kiefer’s medical emergency, and the actor is currently undergoing surgery to fix the situation. Here’s to a speedy recovery!
ΓÇó Wyclef John will be presented the “Vanguard Award,” a honor recognizing a celebrity’s work in raising awareness in racial and social issues, at the 41st NAACP Images Awards, airing live Feb. 26 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Congrats!
ΓÇó Show You Gotta Watch Tonight: American Idol, Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. on Fox. Because some of the 24 semifinalists will be revealed tonight. Let the party begin 24 hours early!
ΓÇó Barbara Walters announced that she’ll host her last Oscar night edition of The Barbara Walters Special, her 30th, on Sunday March 7. Yep, after having Hugh Jackman give you a lap dance, it’s pretty much downhill from there.
ΓÇó Paul Blart: Mall Cop is now an emcee! Kevin James has been tapped to host Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles on March 27. Now that’s one juicy assignment. (People)