NEW YORK (AP) -- Television's most popular show, the NBC comedy "Friends," is coming back for a ninth and final season.
The six actors who star in the show, NBC, Warner Brothers Television and Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions signed a deal Monday to wrap up the series with a final, 24-episode season starting in the fall.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox Arquette, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will all be paid $1 million per episode for the final season, according to sources close to the negotiations who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Their contracts, believed to be worth more than $750,000 per episode now, were due to expire at the end of the season.
Mold sues British tabloid
LONDON (AP) -- Model Naomi Campbell, who's suing a tabloid newspaper that printed a picture of her leaving a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, admitted in court Monday that she had illegally used drugs.
Campbell says the Mirror newspaper invaded her privacy and breached her confidence when it published the photo last year alongside an article describing how she had sought counseling for a drug problem.
The London-born supermodel said in court that she'd used illegal drugs, and had sought treatment.
She said she felt "shocked, angry, betrayed and violated" by the article, headlined: "Naomi: I am a drug addict."
The Mirror's lawyer, Desmond Browne, said the newspaper only revealed the truth about Campbell's drug use, which she had denied publicly.
Simpson to appear at concert
CINCINNATI (AP) -- O.J. Simpson is scheduled to appear at a hip-hop concert next month in the same neighborhood that was torn by three days of rioting last April.
"O.J. is promoting peace," said promoter Anthony Pierre of Mactone Investments. "He is coming to Cincinnati to show there can be change."
Simpson will toss autographed footballs to concertgoers, tell jokes and introduce the headline acts, rap artists Foxy Brown and Juvenile.
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