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3 hrs ago | Paradise Post

'Big Bang Theory' production delayed over contract impasse

CBS is delaying production on "The Big Bang Theory" -- which was supposed to begin Wednesday -- as five main cast members still don't have contracts.

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Related Topix: The Big Bang Theory, Entertainment, Television, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Hot Chicks, Kaley Cuoco

6 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

What's the greatest sitcom? Ohio author ranks them in new book

It's one thing to argue whether "Seinfeld" is the greatest sitcom ever, as writer Martin Gitlin claims in his new book.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Drama, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Celebrities, Mary Tyler Moore, The Andy Griffith Show, Green Acres

10 hrs ago | This is Local London

Kirstie Alley's sitcom dropped

The Cheers actress starred in the comedy as Broadway star Madison "Maddie" Banks, whose life is turned upside down when she's reunited with the son she'd given up at birth.

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Related Topix: Cheers, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rhea Perlman

10 hrs ago | This is Local London

Billy Bob Thornton plans more TV

Billy Bob Thornton has revealed he wants another TV role - and he'd love a part in The Big Bang Theory.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton, The Big Bang Theory

14 hrs ago | Switched

Justin Bieber And Orlando Bloom Maybe, Possibly Just Had The Lamest Fight Ever

You know those fights in baseball where everyone rushes out onto the field and then just sorta gives each other dirty looks for a little while? Well, here's one that might be even lamer -- the supposed fight between Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber that went viral Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Nirvana, Grunge, The Osbournes, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Billboard

Larry David to Launch Citi Comedy Series in L.A.

Larry David speaks onstage during the "Clear History" panel discussion at the HBO portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour - Day 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 25, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entertainment, Television, Larry David, Beverly Hills, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Seinfeld

USA Today

Triumph the insult comic dog is back, with Jack

The notoriously hostile Chicago hot dog stand was where Jack McBrayer, aka NBC Page Kenneth Parcell from 30 Rock , and Trumph, the insult comic dog puppet with the Eastern European accent, first joined forces.

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Related Topix: 30 Rock, Entertainment, Television, Jack McBrayer

Metro

NEWNoel Fielding: Luxury Comedy series one was 'a sort of frantic, psychedelic panic attack'

Eccentric comedian Noel Fielding, 41, has a new series of his surreal TV show Luxury Comedy out, but in real life he insists he's a lot more sensible these days.

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Related Topix: The Mighty Boosh, Entertainment, Television, Noel Fielding, World News, Princess Diana

The Macon Telegraph

Television Q&A: Wandering stars

Q: I have noticed that actor Scott Wolf is in two different TV series this year in a primary role.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rhoda, McMillan and Wife, The Six Million Dollar Man, Action TV, The Bionic Woman

Bournemouth Echo

Wedding driver to face court for sounding 'Dixie Land' horn as he carried newlyweds

A PAIR of newlyweds were given the ride of their lives before unexpectedly bearing witness to the full force of the law.

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Related Topix: The Dukes of Hazzard, Entertainment, Drama, Television, United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

New York Daily News

Gov. Cuomo's anti-corruption panel is under fire

Cuomo is accused of corrupting his own anti-corruption commission by interfering in its probes of the Legislature and then disbanding it in exchange for a watered-down ethics reform package from lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 28, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Jay Leno to Appear on Last Comic Standing

The former host of The Tonight Show will appear on Last Comic Standing on Thursday as a guest mentor to the five final contestants.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show, Entertainment, Television, Jon Reep, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Reality TV

Hebdenbridge Today

Ay up ! Happy Days with the Fonz in Fax

Lovers of Happy Days reunite, "The Fonz" has come to Halifax to film the latest series of the CBBC comedy drama series Hank Zipzer, a show inspired by his book series.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Happy Days, Television, Celebrities, Henry Winkler

KLAL-FM Little Rock

"Family Guy" Meets "The Simpsons"

You no longer have to imagine what would happen if Peter Griffin met Homer Simpson, because a first look at the Family Guy / The Simpsons crossover episode has been released.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Beer, Drink

The Modesto Bee

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, 90210, Television, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Drama Movies, Ian Ziering, Celebrities, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Clyde 2

Adam West: Ben Affleck Will Be Great Batman

The star - who played the Caped Crusader in the original TV series from 1966 to 1968, told Sky News that he is sure "Ben Affleck will be very good in the role - it will be fun to see".

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Related Topix: Batman, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Pop/Rock, Adam West

The Age

The Block Glasshouse 'roadblock' angers viewers

Roadblocked ... Contestants from The Block Glasshouse, with presenter Scott Cam.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Block, Reality TV

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Age

Mad Max dusted off for comic extravaganza

Action from the new Mad Max: Fury Road, starring Riley Keough, Courtney Eaton, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Abbey Lee Kershaw.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Mad Max, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Avalanche Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Video Games

Examiner.com

'General Hospital' fans upset over Nina and Silas rape story

" General Hospital " fans have been shocked by recent events happening in Port Charles .

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Entertainment, Television, General Hospital, Drama

Globe and Mail

Who you gonna call? Cancon's contribution to the comedy canon of Ghostbusters

The Great Canadian Pop Cultural Infiltration reached its apex of global saturation 30 summers ago with Ghostbusters , a movie that consolidated a decade of Canuck comedic attitudes and influence into an irresistible urban live-action cartoon about the triumph of irony over catastrophe.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Supernatural, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Dan Aykroyd

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