Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than 20 years, created the globally popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" and oversaw a diversified empire via the Griffin Group, died yesterday (Aug. 12) of prostate cancer in Los Angeles. He was 82.
News and notes from the Dixie Chicks, Mary J. Blige, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more from backstage at last night's (Feb. 11) 49th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Chicks swept all five categories for which they received nominations.