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1 hr ago | 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 .

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

2 hrs ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Teen Titans, Entertainment, Television

Examiner.com

'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.

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

KITV-TV

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.

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

Deadline

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 .

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Related Topix: American Dad, Entertainment, Television

Firstshowing.net

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 .

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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.

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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.

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

Surreycomet.co.uk

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.

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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.

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

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Zap2it.com

'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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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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

IcNetwork

Meet the Bronies: The men who can't get enough of My Little Pony

Cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic was destined to be a smash with little girls from the moment it was aired. But the creators had no idea it would become vital viewing for millions of grown men - called Bronies - who flocked to see Twilight Sparkle, Fluttershy and Applejack cantering across their screens.

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Related Topix: Children TV, My Little Pony, Entertainment, Television

Radio Times

Lauren Bacall's last ever performance features on Family Guy tonight

If you recognise the husky voice of guest character Evelyn in Sunday night's new episode of Family Guy on BBC3, there's a reason for that. Back in the Golden Age of Hollywood, Bacall was known for playing femme fatales quite often opposite her husband Humphrey Bogart in films like To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep.

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Related Topix: Family Guy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Film Noir, The Big Sleep, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

Journalgazette.net

a The Simpsonsa toast 25 years with songs and stars

LOS ANGELES Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggum and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrated 25 years of "The Simpsons" in Hollywood on Friday. Those characters are performed by three actors Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria who hosted the world premiere of "The Simpsons Take the Bowl" at the Los Angeles concert venue the Hollywood Bowl.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Switched

11 Inappropriate Words That Wouldn't Exist Without 'South Park'

Why, hello there, children! For 17 seasons, "South Park" has pushed the boundaries of what's allowed on television. Over the years, the show has offended pretty much every group possible, despite real-world consequences , and we've loved them for it.

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Related Topix: South Park, Comedy, Entertainment, Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Mad Money

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