Weekend Bashes: Charlize and Moonves' 'Rage'-er, Dick Van Dyke in the Kitchen
"These guys are my best friends," Les Moonves said of hosts Bethesda Softworks at a mega bash in Chinatown's historic plaza for the videogame "Rage" on Friday night. "I'm not a gamer, but my sons are," he said. Charlize Theron hosted the party where The Black Keys played for 1,200 guests including Dane Cook, John Krasinksi, Michelle Rodriguez and Chris Evans. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Jaime Pressly and Gary Dourdan went hands-on with the title that releases later this month. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.)
Wonder Woman and Snoop at the downtown "Rage"-er: Lynda Carter's husband Robert A. Altman is on the software maker's board along with Moonves, Cal Ripken Jr. and Jerry Bruckheimer. (Photo by Jason Merrit/Getty Images.)
The Chinatown plaza hasn't seen a Superbowl-scale launch party like this in many years. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.)
As the overhead screens showed the "hometown" Tigers beat the Yankees, Tim Allen, Dick Van Dyke and more hit actor-director Mike Binder's (left) Detroit embassy in West Hollywood for a fundraiser on Sunday afternoon. Coney Dog served up Detroit-style dogs and burgers in a benefit for L.A.'s Midnight Mission. As a part owner, Tim Allen took the remote himself and switched the screen closest to his booth over to the Packers-Broncos NFL game, while taking in a "loose" burger and a Faygo soda. (Photo by Mikey Glazer)
Before even sitting down or greeting friends, Dick Van Dyke donned the gloves and jumped in the kitchen with Binder. Adam Sandler is the lone non-Detroit investor in the West Hollywood venture. (Photo by Mikey Glazer)
Prevention magazine tapped "Hot in Cleveland," "The Biggest Loser," and "So You Think You Can Dance" for "Healthy TV Awards." Alison Sweeney, Valerie Bertinelli and Mary Murphy were on hand in Beverly Hills to collect for their respective primetime programs, with Prevention's Diane Salvatore (left). Bertinelli joked that she's lost weight by "laughing her a-- off" working on "Hot in Cleveland." (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Wireimage)
On the very first day of October, awards season got off to a barky start: Carson Kressly, Julianne Hough and Betty White were at the Beverly Hilton for the American Humane Assn.'s Hero Dog Awards on Saturday night. Focusing on "support dogs," the festivites will air on the Hallmark Channel in November. Frequent celebrity dog event sponsor Cesar Canine Cuisine kept the furry section of the audience quiet during the taping.
Piers Morgan stopped in to see fellow U.K.-turned-U.S. TV host Jeremy Kyle at CNN's N.Y. headquarters when Kyle was in the building on his press tour. Kyle's Debmar Mercury/ITV Studios daytime talk show just launched on Fox stations around the country.