THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Wed 12/11/13

MTV says Miley Cyrus is the Best Artist of the Year.

Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner met on the set of "Glee" -- she plays Marley, he plays Ryder. Now, they're engaged!

NBC is adapting Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby into a four-hour miniseries.

The "Bonnie & Clyde" finale drew 7.4 million viewers on Monday.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attended her brother's wedding together last weekend, but still no word on when or if they are going to tie the knot.

Showtime says the upcoming 7th season of "Californication" will be its last.

Mary-Kate Olsen has been seen in Los Angeles wedding ring shopping with her steady, Oliver Sarkozy. He's 44, she's 27.

Jennifer Aniston has landed on Forbes magazine's annual "Overpaid Actors" list.

A 4th "Beverly Hills Cop" movie with Eddie Murphy is on the way.

There are eight new movies coming out Christmas Day.

Michael Jordan's Highland Park home in Chicago was first listed at $29 million. Now, the're saying the first $13 million gets it. The 56,000 square foot estate comes with its own NBA size basketball court.

Frequent "So You Think You Can Dance" judge, Adam Shankman, has checked into rehab for a substance abuse issue.

A new record cold temperature has been reached in Antarctica: 135.8 degrees BELOW zero!

Bette Midler is going to star in an HBO film about the life of Mae West.

And now, for the person who has everthing, garbage can covers that look like your trash can is wearing a pair of jeans, called "Garbage Pantz."

Garth Brooks says he's ending his retirement to go on a world tour.

Six finalists were named for this weekend's Heisman Trophy Award.

GEORGE H.W. BUSH IS ON TWITTER _ The 41st President of the United States joined Twitter on Tuesday. George H.W. Bush tweeted: "Barbara and I wish we could have joined the U.S. delegation honoring President Mandela today. He, and his countrymen, are in our prayers."

MISSING: TRUCK CARRYING $120K IN CHOCOLATE _ Around $120,000 in Hershey's chocolate is missing in Florida (DeLand). The chocolate was inside a semi-truck which was was stolen from a truck center over the weekend.

A new study has figured out the EXACT best moment to take a photo at a party . . . when everyone's settled in and comfortable, but before they're all drunk and sloppy.  And it is . . . two hours and 36 minutes after the party officially starts.

A six-year-old first grader in Colorado has been SUSPENDED from school . . . for kissing a girl on the hand.  The girl was okay with it, but the school says it violates their no-kissing policy . . . so the boy will also have a mark on his permanent record for SEXUAL HARASSMENT.

NBC's live version of "The Sound of Music" attracted 18.6 million viewers, which is ratings gold. So, they've announced they're going to make these live shows an annual holiday tradition. Some other musical next year.

Meanwhile, Eleanor Parker, who played a scheming baroness in the original movie, has died at age 91.

NBC TO RE-AIR SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE ON SATURDAY _ The hills will be alive once again Saturday when NBC re-airs The Sound of Music Live. The original airing last week pulled in more than 18 million viewers.

KATE WINSLET WELCOMES BABY BOY _ Kate Winslet welcomed her third child, a baby boy, on Saturday in the U.K. This is her first baby with husband Ned Rocknroll. She is also mom to daughter Mia, 13, and son Joe, 10, from her previous relationships.

NUMBER FOR THE DAY _ 710,000: Number of Americans with the initials G.O.D.

Need I say: Christmas is two weeks from today!