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11 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

'Help me, Only-One Cannoli'

If you've noticed some slight tweaks to one of the most famous lines from the original Star Wars movie, that's because the characters from Sesame Street have their hands all over this one - and have given it a decidedly sweet flavour. The five-minute clip, titled Star S'Mores , which has scored more than 500,000 hits on YouTube, takes the cult sci-fi family classic and themes it all around sweet treats.


Related Topix: Sesame Street, Children TV, Entertainment, Television

15 hrs ago | /film

Patrick Warburton on 'The Tick' Revival: Expect a Darker Vision, and Revised Costume

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Related Topix: The Tick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Patrick Warburton, Email Spam

16 hrs ago | Electric Playground Network

The Future of Superman + Zack Snyder's Batmobile

Look, up in the sky! It's the return of DC All Access! In today's all new episode, Tiffany discusses some of the recent DC Entertainment news, including the first image of Zack Snyder's Batmobile, the Batman: Arkham Knight release date and Dwayne Johnson's malevolent new role in the Shazam movie. After that, we turn the camera over to Gotham's Camren Bicondova for a special greeting before wrapping things up with an exclusive discussion between Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee about the future of Superman, Green Arrow and the rest of your favorite DC Comics characters.


Related Topix: Children TV, The Batman, Entertainment, Television

21 hrs ago |

New Life History Of the Wizard of Oz Book Out Today

A comprehensive new volume tracing the legacy and lore of classic movie musical THE WIZARD OF OZ courtesy of LIFE is now available to order. The official description of LIFE's THE WIZARD OF OZ: 75 YEARS ALONG THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD is as follows: "LIFE is where the nation first learned about the Wizard of Oz and its soon-to-be starlet Judy Garland , a dear friend of LIFE's.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Children TV, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland

Yesterday | WGRE-FM Greencastle

Look for Drew Powell '98 in New Fox Series Gotham

Drew Powell, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, is among the cast members of the new Fox television show, Gotham , which premieres September 22. He portrays Butch Gilzean, a recurring character described as "the deceptively clever and ambitious second-in-command to sadistic gangster boss Fish Mooney ." Gotham is "billed as 'an origin story' that allows viewers to see Batman as a child traumatized by the murder of his parents, and the emergence of beloved/reviled peripheral characters in the Batman universe such as Catwoman, the Penguin, the Riddler, the Joker, Poison Ivy and Two-Face," writes Tim Goodman in the Hollywood Reporter .


Related Topix: Drew Powell, Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith, Comedy, Children TV, The Batman, Drama

Yesterday | This is Hull

Paperback writer: Beatles fan Lynda Hill from Hull to launch her...

Disguised as a cleaning lady to avoid attention from the national press, Mrs Hill was lucky enough to meet the Beatles when they visited Hull as part of their nationwide tour. Now, 51 years on, Mrs Hill, of east Hull, is sharing her memories of the Fab Four's visit to the city with the launch of her book, All You Need Is Hull The Beatles And Me.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Yesterday |

Review: season 17 of 'South Park' comes to home video

The complete 17th season of the popular animated series " South Park " arrives on home video today. South Park Season 17 tackle topics ranging from the Trayvon Martin shooting to the work of George R.R. Martin, using its patented combination of sharp insight and outrageous vulgarity to make points both big and small.


Related Topix: South Park, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Matt Stone, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Teen Titans may get a live action series

DC Comics ' Teen Titans is said to be in development for a live action series for the TNT network. It is being said that the main focus will be on Dick Grayson in the tentative pilot mainly him stepping out of the shadow of Batman to become in a Nightwing.


Related Topix: Teen Titans, Entertainment, Television

'Conan' TV show to honor George Harrison; tribute concert moved to larger venue

TBS ' late-night show "Conan" announced Monday it will feature a special tribute to George Harrison the week of Sept. 22 with appearances by Dhani Harrison, George's son, Beck, Norah Jones and others.


Related Topix: Children TV, The Beatles, Conan, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock, George Harrison


Enjoy the 45th season of Sesame Street

Speaking of streets and roads -- Lara, can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Someone who can joins us live now from Los Angeles.. Elmo, Cookie Monster and Carol-Lynn Parente.


Related Topix: Sesame Street, Children TV, Entertainment, Kevin Clash, The Street


Grant Gish Upped To VP Animation At 20th Century Fox TV

Grant Gish has been named VP, Animation, of 20th Century Fox Television, reporting to President of Creative Affairs Jonnie Davis. The studio has been without a senor animation executive since SVP Jennifer Howell left for Paramount TV last fall .


Related Topix: American Dad, Entertainment, Television

Watch: 'Star Wars' Gets the 'Sesame Street' Treatment in Cute Parody

The iconic and long-running children's television program " Sesame Street " clearly has their finger on the pulse of pop culture, and they've helped kids learn helpful things by spoofing films like The Hunger Games and Lord of the Rings . Now they're back with yet another topical parody of Star Wars , using the classic trilogy to teach kids about self-control with none other than Cookie Monster .


Related Topix: Sesame Street, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Kids, Family

Los Angeles Times

'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl

Actor Hank Azaria on stage Friday as "Duffman," in "The Simpsons Take the Bowl" concert at the Hollywood. "The Simpsons" set up shop at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend -- and tens of thousands of loyal followers made the pilgrimage to witness the epochal event.


Related Topix: The Simpsons, Blues, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Hank Azaria, Jon Lovitz

USA Today

'Sesame Street's 'Star Wars' parody is too perfect

We're still a ways away from Star Wars Episode VII , but don't worry, Sesame Street has found the perfect way to tide us over in the meantime. Revel in their hilarious Star Wars parody, Star S'mores , in which Flan Solo must use self-control to stop himself from eating his cookie sidekick.


Related Topix: Sesame Street, Children TV, Entertainment, Television

Dave Benson Phillips meets Epsom Playhouse theatre manager Elaine Teague

Legendary children's entertainer DAVE BENSON PHILLIPS popped into the Epsom Playhouse to see his home this Christmas when he will star in this year's family pantomime The Wizard of Oz as the Scarecrow. He met theatre manager Elaine Teague who showed him round the venue.


Related Topix: Children TV, Entertainment, Television

The Advocate

Cosimo Matassa services to be held on an ironic date

New Orleans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Sept. 16, 1964, concert at City Park on the same day it says goodbye to Cosimo Matassa.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Children TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Little Richard, Rock-N-Roll, Irma Thomas, Blues

Sun Sep 14, 2014

'American Dad' Season 10 premiere: Jane Krakowski guest stars as registered sex offender

" American Dad " began its 10th season with an episode chock-full of guest stars and big changes for some of our favorites in Langley Falls. The first of two Sept.


Related Topix: American Dad, Comedy, 30 Rock, Entertainment, Television, Jane Krakowski

Marin Independent Journal

Tonight's TV picks: 'The Roosevelts' delve deep into power trio

"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" : The political dynasty that produced two substantial presidents and one extraordinary first lady gets the Ken Burns treatment, and you know what that means: lots of old-time photographs, Meryl Streep voice-overs, and enough George Will to last a lifetime. It's all lathered over an illuminating 14-hour, seven-part film that not only explores the political imprint of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor, but gets up close and personal with its subjects in an attempt to examine what made them tick.


Related Topix: American Dad, Entertainment, Television, Seth MacFarlane

DVD & Blu-ray coupons & deals: Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars, Arrow, Dead 2

Here are some great coupons and deals to help you save a few dollars on DVD & Blu-ray movies . All manufacturer's coupons are only accepted at the brick & mortar store; they are not accepted online.


Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Cartoons: not just for kids -- 5 awesome animated easter eggs

Cartoons are typically associated with Saturday mornings spent as a kid, munching on an enormous bowl of Captain Crunch. However animated media isn't relegated to childish humor.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Children TV, Arthur, Horror Movies, The Shining, Sport Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Space Jam, Family, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies