CBS plans 3-hour Saturday morning programming block

CBS plans 3-hour Saturday morning programming block

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. television network CBS says it has developed a 3-hour, Saturday morning programming block targeted to 13- to 16-year-old viewers.

Maldives tense, Nasheed faces arrest

MALE, Maldives, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, ousted this week, faced arrest Thursday, his former foreign minister told the Wall Street Journal.
Laila Ali gives birth to baby boy

Laila Ali gives birth to baby boy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. boxer and television personality Laila Ali announced Thursday on her Web site that she has given birth to a son.

Ali, Hogan to host 'Gladiators' series

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- NBC has announced that Laila Ali will join Hulk Hogan as co-host of the new edition of the U.S. competition series, "American Gladiators."

Laila Ali, Curtis Conway wed

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) -- Boxer and "Dancing With the Stars" finalist Laila Ali and former NFL star Curtis Conway were married in a private ceremony in Los Angeles.

Laila Ali stars in documentary

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Laila Ali is the star of "Daddy's Girl," a TV One documentary about her relationship with her father, legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.

Laila Ali third-brightest 'Dancing' star

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- Laila Ali and partner Maksim Chmerkovsky placed third Tuesday in the final night of competition on the Los Angeles ballroom floor of "Dancing With The Stars."

Ian Ziering dances off 'Dancing' floor

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- Former "Beverly Hills 90210" star Ian Ziering's dance card was tossed off ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," leaving three couples on the Los Angeles dance floor.

Billy Ray goes away

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. country singer Billy Ray Cyrus' appearance on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" ended on a sour note.

Athletes, actors see 'dancing' stars

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Three U.S. athletes, a minefield cleanup activist and a former boy band member will compete in this year's "Dancing with the Stars." The fourth season of "Dancing with the Stars" premieres Monday March 19.

Heather Mills may be dancing with stars

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Heather Mills, estranged wife of ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, is in talks to appear on the U.S. reality show "Dancing with the Stars," it was reported.

Laila Ali confident of upcoming victory

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Laila Ali, daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, has said she is not nervous about her upcoming bout in New York against Shelley Burton.

Laila Ali says she's not gay

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Muhammad Ali's daughter, Laila, Friday quashed rumors she is involved in a lesbian relationship with singer/actress Queen Latifah.

Adidas campaign stars 92-year-old runner

NEW DELHI, March 24 (UPI) -- Sports footwear manufacturer Adidas has signed up a 92-year-old Sikh runner to be part of its advertisement campaign in Britain.

Muhammad Ali's daughter to fight in Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A charity boxing match in Nigeria involving Muhammad Ali's daughter, Laila Ali, was postponed Saturday.

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Nominees for 2nd Annual BET Awards

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 2nd Annual Black Entertainment Television Awards, which is scheduled to be presented on June 25 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

BET to give humanitarian award to Ali

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) -- Black Entertainment Network officials have announced that the 2nd annual BET Awards will include special honors for boxing legend Muhammad Ali and rhythm and bl