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'Jeopardy!' apologizes for 'outdated and inaccurate' clue after fan backlash


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 16:48:33 GMT

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The use of offensive term for a nervous system condition prompted swift backlash, but some are already accepting the show's apology.

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Justin Timberlake voices support for Britney Spears after conservatorship court revelations


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:59:50 GMT

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Britney Spears made several claims in open court, alleging that she's been compelled to use birth control and has been prevented from getting married.

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'I deserve to have a life': Britney Spears asks judge to free her from conservatorship


Created: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:30:53 GMT

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“I’m not here to be anyone’s slave,” Britney Spears said, asking a judge to end the 13-year conservatorship co-managed by her father.

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Jacksonville theaters offer promotions for first-ever Cinema Week


Created: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:06:13 GMT

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Tuesday through Sunday theaters are offering special deals and promotions to get you back in their seats.

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Spielberg's Amblin to make several films a year for Netflix


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:42:29 GMT

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The deal doesn’t specifically include any movies to be directed by Spielberg.

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James Michael Tyler, 'Friends' actor who played Gunther, reveals cancer diagnosis


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:24:03 GMT

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Tyler said his diagnosis kept him from appearing in person on the HBO Max reunion of "Friends" in late May.

Read more: James Michael Tyler, 'Friends' actor who played Gunther, reveals cancer diagnosis


‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ hits top mark at box office


Created: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 08:27:50 GMT

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The Lionsgate’s film starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek brought in $11.6 million domestically to claim the No. 1 spot in its debut.

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Frank Bonner, 'WKRP in Cincinnati' star, dies at 79


Created: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 01:25:13 GMT

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Bonner's daughter shared that her father "was still signing autograph requests up until the last few weeks of his illness."

Read more: Frank Bonner, 'WKRP in Cincinnati' star, dies at 79


'Gone Girl' actress Lisa Banes dies after New York City hit-and-run crash


Created: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:39:35 GMT

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Her manager said in a statement that "We are heartsick over Lisa's tragic and senseless passing."

Read more: 'Gone Girl' actress Lisa Banes dies after New York City hit-and-run crash


Spice Girls releasing new song to mark 'Wannabe' 25th anniversary


Created: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:02:58 GMT

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The iconic British pop group has been a cultural mainstay around the globe for decades showcasing the bubbly side of British entertainment.

Read more: Spice Girls releasing new song to mark 'Wannabe' 25th anniversary


'In the Heights' makes muted debut, edged by 'A Quiet Place'


Created: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 01:24:08 GMT

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After a string of good box office weekends, the opening of “In the Heights” was a reminder of the challenges movie theaters are facing.

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Legendary actor Ned Beatty, who starred in 'Deliverance' and 'Network,' dies at 83


Created: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 23:25:52 GMT

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Beatty contributed to some of the most popular movies of his time and worked constantly. His credits included more than 150 movies and TV shows.

Read more: Legendary actor Ned Beatty, who starred in 'Deliverance' and 'Network,' dies at 83


Vin Diesel details plans to wrap 'Fast and Furious' movie franchise


Created: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:10:39 GMT

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“I know people are going to feel like it doesn’t have to end, but I think all good things should,” Diesel said about plans to conclude the 'Fast and Furious' saga.

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Prince Philip 'wasn’t really looking forward' to centenary


Created: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:07:10 GMT

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Prince Edward said the royal family would have “loved” the chance for Philip to be able to experience his centenary, even if his late father didn't.

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Wednesday's CMT Awards will honor more than just country stars


Created: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:45:29 GMT

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Stars like Gladys Knight, Pink, John Legend, Halsey, H.E.R. and Noah Cyrus will join Wednesday's show.

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Kemper apologizes for role with group that had racist past


Created: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 19:05:58 GMT

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The 41-year-old St. Louis native and star of TV's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" was criticized after participating with controversial group when she was 19.

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Bruce Springsteen plans Broadway return of his one-man show


Created: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 17:52:02 GMT

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“Springsteen on Broadway” audience members will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination in order to enter the theater this summer.

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Clarence Williams III, 'The Mod Squad' and 'Purple Rain' star, dies at 81


Created: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 22:34:36 GMT

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Williams got his breakout role on “The Mod Squad,” which he led with Peggy Lipton and Michael Cole during its run on ABC from 1968 through 1973.

Read more: Clarence Williams III, 'The Mod Squad' and 'Purple Rain' star, dies at 81


Princess Diana's wedding dress goes on display in London


Created: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 14:56:34 GMT

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Her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, have loaned their mother's wedding dress for the exhibition “Royal Style in the Making.”

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After pandemic pause, Avengers swing, soar into Disneyland


Created: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 10:04:39 GMT

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The Avengers Campus seeks to be an immersive experience that allows guests to become super-heroic across a series of rides, shows and eateries.

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Actress Mayim Bialik to guest host 'Jeopardy!'


Created: Mon, 31 May 2021 17:55:29 GMT

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Question: The next guest host of 'Jeopardy!' Answer: Who is Mayim Bialik?

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John Davis, real singer behind Milli Vanilli, dies of COVID-19 at 66


Created: Fri, 28 May 2021 20:46:27 GMT

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Davis recently told a podcast how a German music producer selected him to sing on a project but didn't tell him others would be lip-synching his music.

Read more: John Davis, real singer behind Milli Vanilli, dies of COVID-19 at 66


94th Academy Awards set show date for March 2022


Created: Thu, 27 May 2021 15:25:19 GMT

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The end of March broadcast date is much later than usual for Hollywood’s biggest awards show. Originally the 94th edition was set to air on Feb. 27.

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Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'


Created: Wed, 26 May 2021 19:36:58 GMT

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Amazon is paying $8.45 billion for MGM, making it the company’s second-largest acquisition after buying grocer Whole Foods for nearly $14 billion in 2017.

Read more: Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'


The long-delayed Tony Awards finally have a date — Sept. 26


Created: Wed, 26 May 2021 16:19:58 GMT

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This year, the award show will start on Paramount+ exclusively, then two hours later continue on CBS with a live concert event.

Read more: The long-delayed Tony Awards finally have a date — Sept. 26


Kennedy Center honorees still relish slimmed-down tribute


Created: Sat, 22 May 2021 04:08:47 GMT

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Instead of the usual several-hour black-tie event, followed by dinner, Friday's Kennedy Center Honors festivities ran just 90 minutes with a limited audience.

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'Hocus Pocus 2' coming to Disney+ in Fall 2022


Created: Thu, 20 May 2021 20:51:23 GMT

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Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy will be bringing the Sanderson Sisters back to life in the long-awaited 'Hocus Pocus' sequel.

Read more: 'Hocus Pocus 2' coming to Disney+ in Fall 2022


Comedian and actor Paul Mooney dead at 79


Created: Thu, 20 May 2021 00:52:30 GMT

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Mooney was a regular on "Chapelle's Show" and played singer Sam Cooke in "The Buddy Holly Story."

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Stacey Abrams appears on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'


Created: Wed, 19 May 2021 22:55:28 GMT

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DeGeneres asked the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives whether she plans to give the governor seat another go in 2022.

Read more: Stacey Abrams appears on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'


Actor Billy Porter says he's been HIV-positive for 14 years


Created: Wed, 19 May 2021 16:43:49 GMT

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"This is what HIV-positive looks like now," Porter said in an interview with Hollywood Reporter, opening up about how he was diagnosed 14 years ago.

Read more: Actor Billy Porter says he's been HIV-positive for 14 years


What's coming to Netflix and leaving in June 2021


Created: Wed, 19 May 2021 15:47:02 GMT

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Netflix is releasing an interactive mindfulness experience where viewers can choose their own customizable path like meditate, relax or sleep.

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Demi Lovato announces they are non-binary and are changing their pronouns


Created: Wed, 19 May 2021 15:42:50 GMT

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The singer said they picked the gender-neutral pronouns “them” and “they” as “this best represents the fluidity I feel in my gender expression.”

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Woman testifies she woke to find actor Danny Masterson raping her


Created: Tue, 18 May 2021 20:54:36 GMT

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Tuesday's testimony came at a hearing to determine whether there is sufficient evidence for Masterson to stand trial in the rapes of three women.

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Ben Platt returns to high school in first 'Dear Evan Hansen' movie trailer


Created: Tue, 18 May 2021 18:44:31 GMT

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The hit Broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen" won six Tony Awards, including Ben Platt's win for the role he is reprising in the movie adaptation.

Read more: Ben Platt returns to high school in first 'Dear Evan Hansen' movie trailer


Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies at 86


Created: Tue, 18 May 2021 18:26:57 GMT

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Grodin appeared in a string of notable films from the 1970s onward, including “Midnight Run,” “The Woman in Red” and “Heaven Can Wait.”

Read more: Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies at 86


Model Naomi Campbell welcomes her first child at age 50


Created: Tue, 18 May 2021 17:07:44 GMT

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The supermodel announced Tuesday that "A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother."

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The blockbuster movie makes a comeback this summer


Created: Tue, 18 May 2021 14:47:37 GMT

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From “F9” to “The Suicide Squad,” for the first time since last March, there will be a steady stream of blockbusters populating multiplexes across the US.

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Iconic 1980s music video star and actress Tawny Kitaen dead at 59


Created: Sat, 15 May 2021 12:10:04 GMT

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The Orange County, California coroner's office confirmed Kitaen died in Newport Beach Friday morning.

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Fully vaccinated can drop the masks, skip social distancing


Created: Fri, 14 May 2021 14:25:49 GMT

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The Pentagon said Friday fully vaccinated personnel no longer need to wear masks at Defense Department facilities.

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Report: NBC's 'This is Us' to end after 6 seasons


Created: Wed, 12 May 2021 20:15:07 GMT

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Prepare yourself "This Is Us" fans. You may soon have to say goodbye to the Pearson family.

Read more: Report: NBC's 'This is Us' to end after 6 seasons

 
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