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Popular Fox shows set to return

All those ''Prison Break" fans can relax. Same with ''American Idol" devotees. Fox announced its midseason schedule yesterday, and their shows are on it. ''24" will premiere on Jan. 15 with four hours spread over two nights, and the fifth season of ''American Idol" will get started on Jan. 17 with a two-hour show. ''House" will remain in its Tuesday 9 p.m. time slot, but ''Prison Break" will take a break. However, it's slated to return in March with reruns of the past episodes and new episodes beginning March 20.

Rapper DMX gets jail time
was given a seven-day sentence by a Bronx judge who said the rapper is ''a violation waiting to happen." DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving with a suspended license in the Bronx last April after his sport utility vehicle struck a car that in turn hit a police car. He was also fined $500.

Student says split is not her fault
Danielle Calo
, the 19-year-old Ohio State University student who made headlines when she claimed Nick Lachey hit on her while at a high school football game in Columbus, Ohio, in September, told the syndicated TV show ''Extra" that she doesn't think she's the reason Lachey and Jessica Simpson broke up. ''There's no way I had that much of an effect on their marriage. No way," she said of the breakup of the glam couple.

Singer White, wife are expecting
Jack White
of the White Stripes is going to be a dad. White's wife, model Karen Elson, is pregnant with the couple's first child, Elson's publicist confirmed to MTV News. The baby is reportedly due in the spring. White and Elson were wed in June in a ceremony conducted in a canoe on the Amazon River in Brazil.

Onassis heir to wed
She likes watching soap operas and shops at the supermarket like an ordinary Brazilian. He swears he is marrying her for love, not money. But any pretense that Athina Roussel Onassis and Alvaro Affonso de Miranda are just a normal couple will be cast aside on Saturday when the 20-year-old sole heiress to the Onassis fortune and the 32-year-old Brazilian equestrian champion marry in a lavish wedding in Sao Paulo.

Fleiss plans to open male brothel
Heidi Fleiss's
planned Nevada brothel of male prostitutes for women customers will be the subject of a new HBO documentary. The opening of ''Heidi's Stud Farm" -- which touts itself as Nevada's first bordello of men -- will be chronicled in the documentary, to begin filming in December, HBO announced this week. ''With women being so independent today, I think the time has come for this kind of enterprise," Fleiss, 39, said in a statement. An airdate hasn't been set.


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