Fast Track: Dick Clark will celebrate his 40th New Year’s special

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday.

Saturday night will be Dick Clark’s 40th New Year’s Eve special. (CBS)

Die-hard film fans are still turning out to the multiplex on opening weekend, but casual moviegoers are getting scarcer. (Los Angeles Times)

Kelly Clarkson stepped in it when she voiced her support for GOP candidate Ron Paul on Twitter. (Los Angeles Times)

Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are charming everyone with their YouTube clip performing “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” (Los Angeles Times)


One year ago, a disgruntled Keith Olbermann abruptly left MSNBC. Apparently, he’s disgruntled once more at Current TV. (New York Times)

Attention, “Titanic” fans: 5,500 artifacts from the sunken ship will be auctioned off in April. (New York Times)

Oprah says if OWN doesn’t work out, she’s going to be an organic farmer in Hawaii. (Associated Press)

Ron Moore’s unaired supernatural procedural pilot “17th Precinct” is now available online. (THR)

Daniel Radcliffe is said to be upset that Harry Potter’s bosses have given the OK for his face to appear on toilet paper in Asia. (The Sun)

Are Chris Brown and Rihanna sending each other public love tweets? (E! Online)

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