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Big Brother 14 Has a Winner!

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Big Brother 14 Has a Winner!

Originally posted 09/20/2012 06:20AM

After 75 days, 16 houseguests and dozens of competitions, Big Brother 14 has a winner!

Following last Thursday's elimination of their fellow Quack Pack alliance member Shane Meaney, the final three houseguests – Danielle Murphee, Ian Terry and returning player Dan Gheesling – battled it out for the final Head of Household of season 14. Spoilers ahead!

Ian, 21, won the three-part competition and kept his deal with Dan, choosing to evict Danielle, who became the final member of the jury tasked with voting between the final two and awarding one of them the $500,000 grand prize.

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PHOTO: See the Hosts of The Talk Without Makeup

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The Talk Hosts Go Makeup-Free

Originally posted 09/10/2012 07:30PM

The hosts of The Talk put on a brave – and naked – face Monday afternoon.

The five women – Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood – went au naturel on the season premiere of their show, wearing no makeup or fake eyelashes, and sporting nothing but white robes.

Walking out with their hands covering their faces, the ladies eventually revealed their makeup-free selves to the audience, who was equally underdone.

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Why Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen Want to Go Makeup-Free on The Talk

Julie Chen Shares 'Trepidation' About The Talk's Makeup-Free Episode

Originally posted 09/04/2012 07:20PM

The women of The Talk have had plenty to chat about lately behind the scenes.

The cast – Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler – are going entirely makeup free for the live season premiere of the CBS show on Sept. 10 (2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT).

Even guest Jamie Lee Curtis will be completely natural.

"I had a lot of trepidation when we decided to do this," Chen tells PEOPLE. "We know there are people who are going to say, 'Oh, my God, no wonder they wear so much makeup.' "

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Who Will Be the First Person Evicted on Big Brother?

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Big Brother: Who Will Be the First Person Evicted?

Originally posted 07/19/2012 08:00AM

It's the blondes versus the boys!

Just four episodes into season 14 of Big Brother, this season's coaches have already divided into two teams. "Britney and I are leading the witch hunt against Dan and Boogie," Janelle summed up in the diary room during Wednesday's episode.

And with Britney's player Willie as head of household, the women were holding all the cards going into the veto competition.

"So, who needs to go home?" Britney asked Janelle as they held court in the HoH room. "It's a toss-up." With Dan's player Kara and Boogie's player Frank on the block, the two boys were not going down without a fight.

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Julie Chen: When I Met William and Kate | Julie Chen

Julie Chen: When I Met William and Kate

Originally posted 07/13/2011 07:05PM

No stranger to meeting people from all walks of life in her role as host of both The Talk and Big Brother, Julie Chen experienced the ultimate meet-and-greet July 9: with William and Kate.

The occasion, which Chen attended with husband Les Moonves, president and CEO of the CBS Corporation, was the BAFTA Brits to Watch dinner.

Here is Chen's take on the event, exclusively for PEOPLE.com:

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Big Brother's New Cast – and a Twist! – Revealed

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Big Brother's New Cast – and a Twist! – Revealed

Originally posted 06/30/2011 10:05AM

Big Brother is back for season 13 – and Julie Chen is providing America with some "Double Trouble."

Along with eight new house guests, iconic "dynamic duos" from past seasons – will it be Jeff and Jordan? Mike and Will? Brendan and Rachel? – will return to the show.

The returning pairs will not be announced until the premiere on July 7, but PEOPLE spoke with the eight new "hamsters" to find out how they plan on surviving a summer in the Big Brother house to win the $500,000 prize.

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