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  • Friday's TV Highlights: Mourning becomes 'Spartacus' on Starz

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 28 - March 6 in PDF format This week's TV Movies ASHES TO ASHES: Our hero (Andy Whitfield) grieves the death of his beloved wife on a new episode......
  • Quiz: Who sang the most Oscar-winning songs?

     
    Gold Derby reader Jeff Commings suggests this trivia quiz. Only one artist was the original singer on four Oscar-winning songs. Who? To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below. ANSWER: f.) Bing Crosby sang four Oscar-winning songs:...
  • Quiz: Who gave this notorious acceptance speech at the Oscars?

     
    Hint: it was one of these Oscar best-actor champs. To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link below. ANSWER: Dustin Hoffman, best actor ("Kramer vs. Kramer"), 1979 Photo: AMPAS MORE GOLD DERBY OSCAR QUIZZES Quiz: Which one of these films...
  • Oscars quiz: Which one of these films was nominated for best picture?

     
    Yep, believe it or not, only one of these four notable movies nabbed a bid in the top Oscars race. Which one? To see the answer, click on the "Continue Reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: "Peyton Place" (1957) is considered to be one of the...
  • Quiz: Which double champ dissed the Oscars as 'a public hanging'?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: Glenda Jackson did not attend the Oscars ceremony either time she won best actress: "Women in Love" (1970), "A Touch of Class" (1973). One year after triumphing...
  • Quiz: Who won two consecutive Oscars?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins supporting actress one year after prevailing for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," she'll join an elite group of stars who pulled off two consecutive Oscar victories. Some famous examples: Luise Rainer ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1936;...
  • Oscars quiz: Who won best supporting actress twice?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins on March 7, she'll become the third star to claim the Oscar for best supporting actress twice. One of the current dual champs was Dianne Wiest ("Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986; "Bullets Over Broadway," 1994). Can you name the...
  • Quiz: Who won the most Oscars for directing?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: John Ford won the most Oscars for directing (four): "The Quiet Man," 1952; "How Green Was My Valley," 1941; "The Grapes of Wrath," 1940; "The Informer," 1935....
  • Quiz: How many seat fillers are used at the Oscars?

     
    There are 3,300 seats in the Kodak Theatre. How many seat fillers are used to make them look full during the Oscars ceremony? To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photo below. ANSWER: c.) 250 Photo: AMPAS MORE GOLD...
  • Oscars quiz: Who gave this boastful acceptance speech?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link below. ANSWER: When Shirley MacLaine won best actress for "Terms of Endearment" (1983), she roared, "I deserve this! I have wondered for 26 years what this would feel like.” Photo AMPAS RELATED...
  • Oscars quiz: Which star did not win best actress for her film debut?

     
    If Gabourey Sidibe ("Precious") wins the Oscar on March 7, she'll become the fifth performer to prevail as best actress for her film debut. Of the previous four, one was Shirley Booth ("Come Back, Little Sheba"). The three others are pictured below. Who...