Yankovic tops charts, Geldof's death ruled drugs-related
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Weird Al Yankovic tops the charts, Peaches Geldof's death is ruled drug-related, and Jon Stewart launches a mock campaign to buy CNN. Bob Mezan reports.
At least 82 people were killed in two suicide bombings in Nigeria. One blast was aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The State Department says U.S. assessments show Hamas has rockets that can reach Israel's Ben Gurion airport, but their accuracy is still being determined. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reg
gie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel. Quartet will be showing in UK cinemas from 1 January 2013.