LOST THAT LOVING FEELING? Recently Emmy'd Ray Romano telling the latest issue of TV Guide that he thinks Everybody Loves Raymond will probably last just one more season because he wants to go out on top.
MODEL MOMMY: Kate Moss giving birth to a daughter reportedly named Lola Sunday in London. The child weighed 6 1/2 pounds and is the first for Moss and her boyfriend, publisher Jefferson Hack.
MAKING NICE: In a joint press release Monday, Courtney Love and Universal Music confirming they have settled all of their legal disputes. Love also announced she has struck a deal with the surviving Nirvana members, paving the way for a best-of album with a never-before-released track, a box set, and a rarities album. Monetary terms were not disclosed.
TIMES TWO: No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani and Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale tying the knot again in Los Angeles on September 28 in a celeb-filled ceremony. The couple already swapped vows earlier this month in London before family and close friends.
PAGING LANCE BASS: The New York Post reporting that Pepsi is offering to back a reality show in which contestants compete for a seat on a Russian space mission. The soft-drink maker is willing to spend up to $35 million to produce the show.
AIN'T IT SWEET: Reese Witherspoon's romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama setting a record for a September debut, earning an estimated $35.6 million at the nation's theaters.
UNDER SEIGE: A New York judge allowing a $60 million suit to proceed against Steven Seagal. Former producing partner Julius Nasso claims the action hero reneged on a movie deal because of advice from his Buddhist spirtual adviser.
THEY GOT LEGS: After a two-year hiatus, ZZ Top resuming touring this week in Europe. The Texas trio had been on the shelf since bassist Dusty Hill contracted hepatits C in 2000. He know feels well enough to hit the road.
DROWNING IN ALCOHOL: Actor David Hasselhoff telling TV Guide that one day after entering an alcohol treatment program, he hit "rock bottom" when he got drunk at a nearby hotel and ended up unconscious in the emergency room of a local hospital. He's since cleaned himself up and filmed a Baywatch reunion movie.
TRUST BUSTING: The five major music labels and the three largest music retailers agreeing to pay $67.4 million to settle a CD price fixing case filed by New York and Florida two years ago, new York's Attorney General announced Monday.
DRACULA'S WORLD: The Romanian government moving forward with plans for a $30 million Disney-style Dracula theme park near the Transylvanian town of Sighisoara, despite widespread protests that it would ruin the medieval character of the area.
NBC AND THE CITY: NBC signing up Sex and the City creator Darren Star and writer Jeff Rake for a new pilot following a New York matrimonial lawyer who doubles as a high-class matchmaker.
BREATHING EASIER: Oscar-winning actor George Kennedy undergoing emergency triple-bypass surgery earlier this month as a result of sleep apnea, which weakened his lungs, kidney and his heart. He was sprung from an Idaho hospital on Monday.
BABS IS BACK: Barbra Streisand emerging from semiretirement to sing a nine-song set at a Hollywood benefit on Sunday night that raised over $6 million for the Democratic Party.
ATTACK OF THE CLONE: Robert De Niro in talks to star as a scientist in Lions Gate's human-cloning thriller Godsend, about a married couple who turn to a pioneer in stem cell cloning and regeneration in order to bring their young son back to life.
IN THE DOG HOUSE: The Los Angeles Times blasting Walt Disney chairman and chief executive Michael Eisner in an editorial on Sunday for his recent poor management. "What's bad for Walt Disney Co. is bad for Southern California, and at the moment Disney Chairman Michael Eisner is looking pretty bad," wrote the paper.
ON THE ICE: Denis Leary, Tim Robbins, Rick Moranis and other celebrities taking on former Boston Bruins players to raise more than $400,000 playing hockey for Leary's third annual Celebrity Hat Trick benefit.
BACK TO THE BOARDS: Henry Goodman, the British thespian fired last April as Nathan Lane's replacement in The Producers, returning to Broadway to star in Moliere's classic comedy Tartuffe for the Roundabout Theater Company. Previews begin December 6.
GIRL POWER RETURNS? Former Scary Spice Melanie Brown and Sporty Spice Melanie Chisholm talking about reuniting the Spice Girls for a world tour, Britain's Sun reports.
NAME GAME: The Country Music Association accusing the Christian Country Music Association in a federal lawsuit of illegally using the CMA acronym to market its organization, award show and Website.
BUSTED: Country music singer Doug Supernaw arrested last Thursday afternoon after police say he attacked five officers during a scuffle outside a bar in Brenham, Texas.
OUT TO GET HIM? Prosecutors in Nashville arresting a man who possibly wanted to have country singer Travis Tritt murdered for $20,000. Tritt, who doesn't know the man, says he and his family are taking the threat very seriously.