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1 hr ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

"Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

3 hrs ago | DC101

Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul Reunite For Emmy Trailer

A comedy trailer for next week's Emmys is reuniting the stars of "Breaking Bad."

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, Seinfeld, Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

3 hrs ago | Knutsford Guardian

Film fans enjoy ET under the stars

Film fans wore E.T masks to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House in London Film fans have gathered under the stars at London's Somerset House for a very special screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Family, Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies

8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Hot Property: Neil Patrick Harris selling Sherman Oaks house

LOS ANGELES_Michael C. Hall has listed a property in Los Feliz at $4.5 million. Considering that the "Dexter" star and serial home buyer and seller purchased the place a year ago at $3.825 million, he may not make much of a killing after improvements and commissions.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Sherman-Oaks, CA, How I Met Your Mother, Doogie Howser, M.D., Entertainment, Drama, Television, Neil Patrick Harris, Los Angeles, CA

10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Television Q&A: Creators can't be boxed into making early series finale

Q: I read with dismay about "Revolution" being canceled. They sucked me in and I have a right to know the ending.

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Related Topix: Everybody Loves Raymond, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The footage by Islamic State militants purports to show the cold-blooded execution of journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

NBC29

NY took quick precautions after in-custody death

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Riot, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Monterey County Herald

Don Pardo: a link to TV's birth, says 'SNL' boss

Don Pardo was a timeless classic, and in selecting him as the announcer for the brand-new "Saturday Night Live," Lorne Michaels must have known it.

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Related Topix: Game Show, The Price Is Right, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Eric Stonestreet Confident "Modern Family" Can Tie "Frasier's" Emmy Record

If ABC's Modern Family wins the Emmy Award for best comedy again, it'll tie the all-time leader, Frasier , with five wins.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Emmy Awards, Eric Stonestreet

Sentinel & Enterprise

Robin Williams Tunnel? Movement launched to rename Waldo Tunnel in Marin

There is a move afoot to rename the Waldo Tunnel -- the gateway into Marin on Highway 101 -- after Robin Williams.

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Related Topix: Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Robin Williams, San Rafael, CA, Sausalito, CA

WMGL-FM North Charleston

David Letterman 'Had No Idea' Friend Robin Williams 'Was in Pain'

During his Late Show installment Monday night, David Letterman spent a segment memorializing his friend of 38 years, Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide last week.

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Related Topix: Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, David Letterman, Robin Williams

Amherst Daily News

Don Pardo, longtime 'Saturday Night Live' announcer dies; voice graced TV, radio for decades

Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live."

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Drama Movies, Radio Days, Comedy Movies, Jimmy Fallon

KAUZ

Police: 2 California boys planned school shooting

Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

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Don Pardo, voice of 'SNL,' dies, report says

Don Pardo, the longtime announcer for "Saturday Night Live," died Monday in Tucson, Arizona, according to published reports.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Tucson, AZ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Sask. casting director Jackie Lind celebrates Emmy win for 'Fargo'

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind felt a rush of nerves as she waited for her name to be called at the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, even though she'd won once before.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Maurice LaMarche

SFGate

Charlie Sheen swaps ice for cash in bucket challenge

Actor Charlie Sheen showered himself in dollar bills after swapping an ice bucket for a pail full of cash for a charity challenge.

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Related Topix: Two and a Half Men, Entertainment, Television, Anger Management, Charlie Sheen, Celebrities, Medicine, Als, Health

The News Tribune

Mo Rocca films show with Minnesota grandmothers

More than 15 family members, various friends, neighbors, two dogs and a camera crew were crammed into the cozy living room and kitchen of a Hastings home to watch an 87-year-old chef slice into Mo Rocca.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television, Mo Rocca, Recipes

WMGL-FM North Charleston

Uzo Aduba, Jimmy Fallon Among Winners at Creative Arts Emmys

The Creative Arts Emmys were presented in Los Angeles Saturday night, a little over a week before the Primetime Emmys.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon

This Is Lancashire

Python probed over lack of swearing

Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones appeared in the Monty Python farewell show, which was shown on Gold Communications watchdog Ofcom is investigating after viewers complained about bad language in the broadcast of Monty Python's farewell show - because there was not enough of it.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin

The News-Star

Soap NotesSoap NotesSnippets about soap opera actors and their...

Soap Notes Snippets about soap opera actors and their roles. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1oGefZr Actor Shemar Moore , whose character of Malcolm Winters left Genoa City nine years ago without saying much of a goodbye, is returning to his Emmy-winning role for a brief visit.

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Related Topix: Criminal Minds, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Shemar Moore, Soap Opera, Days of our Lives

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