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22 min ago | Detroit News

Comedian Carol Leifer offers serious guide to career success

Why listen to a comic? First, it's important to remember that with show business, the accent is on 'business.'

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Related Topix: Carol Leifer, Seinfeld, Entertainment, Television

Fri Apr 18, 2014

EDGE

Web Soap 'Beacon Hill' Reunites Daytime Stars

Fans of daytime drama were shocked when the long running soap opera "The Guiding Light" was cancelled in 2009.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Guiding Light, Gay/Lesbian, Crystal Chappell, All My Children

Television Week

'Saturday Night Live' Plans Three-Hour Anniversary Special

NBC's late-night sketch comedy institution "Saturday Night Live" is planning a three-hour special to celebrate its anniversary.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Saturday Night Live, Television

Newkerala.com

'Friends' creators deny reunion show

London, April 18 : 'Friends' creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane have revealed that they have no plans for a reunion show and said that the "show is over".

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Related Topix: Friends, Entertainment, Television

New Hampshire Public Radio -

'Silicon Valley' Asks: Is Your Startup Really 'Making The World Better'?

Mike Judge is no stranger to workplace comedy - back in 1999, he wrote and directed the cult classic Office Space, which poked fun at desk job-induced ennui in a 1990s software company.

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Related Topix: Extract, Mike Judge, Animated TV, King of the Hill, Beavis and Butt-head, Entertainment, Television

Myrtle Beach Online

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

The season premiere is a spoof of "Breaking Bad." The first of 10 weekly episodes, it airs at 10:30 p.m. EDT.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Boondocks, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad, African-American, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Southland, Regina King

Hollywood Reporter

'Scandal's' Shonda Rhimes Talks Harrison's Fate and More on 'Kimmel' Special

The showrunner is the featured guest during Thursday's "Behind the Scandalabra" episode of Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show.

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Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Private Practice, Drama, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jimmy Kimmel

The Morning Call

Will Arnett at last files for divorce from Amy Poehler

The "Arrested Development" and "The Millers" actor, 43, and the "Parks and Recreation" star, 42, announced their separation in September 2012, ending their relationship after nine years of marriage.

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Related Topix: Arrested Development, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Monsters vs. Aliens, Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WABC-AM New York

Carney Gets Candid: White House Press Secretary Opens Up to Students

With his press briefing book sitting closed next to him, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney didn't have much to refer to when a person asked if he wanted to take a "selfie."

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Related Topix: George Washington University, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Entertainment, Television, Joe Biden, The Daily Show

The Marion Star

TV politicsbetter thanreal thing

Late last year, more people held an unfavorable view of our Congress than ever before.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, House of Cards, Veep, Game of Thrones, Seinfeld, Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Are Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Having a Baby Girl?

Mila Kunis and her fiancee, former That 70's Show co-star Ashton Kutcher, are expecting a girl, sources tell Us Weekly .

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Related Topix: That '70s Show, Entertainment, Television, Two and a Half Men, Ashton Kutcher

Examiner.com

Bonnaroo 2014 Comedy Tent headed up by Robinson, Buress, and Killam

Less than 60 days out from the June 12 start date, the Bonnaroo 2014 lineup has moved a little closer to complete.

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Related Topix: Hot Tub Time Machine, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Craig Robinson

Detroit Free Press

Valerie Harper says she's no longer dying of cancer

Here's another reminder that doctors aren't always right and even "terminal" cancer isn't always a death sentence: Beloved TV actress Valerie Harper, who last year announced she had only months to live, is quoted in a magazine as saying she is "cancer-free."

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Related Topix: Rhoda, Entertainment, Television, Valerie Harper, Health, Brain Cancer

Seattle Times

Q&A: Whoopi Goldberg on family and the power of stories

Whoopi Goldberg, shown in 2000, stars in the Lifetime original movie "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," an adaptation of Terry McMillan's best-selling novel, airing April 19. PITTSBURGH - She was born Caryn Johnson, but the world knows her as Whoopi Goldberg.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, Whoopi, Celebrities, Whoopi Goldberg, Theater, Arts

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Pussy Riot activists raise voices and issue call to action

Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band.

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Related Topix: Riot, Prison, Real Time With Bill Maher, Entertainment, Television

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Lorde Covers "Teen Vogue," Talks Fame, Fashion & "Girls"

Lorde may complain about being asked to smile during fashion shoots, but that doesn't mean she hates them.

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Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Children TV, Lizzie McGuire, Hilary Duff, Pop/Rock, Lena Dunham

NBC Dallas

Schumer's "Foodroom" Parodies "Newsroom"

Fans of Aaron Sorkin's rapid-fire dialogue, self-reverential monologues and broadly drawn female protagonists will get every quip, demand, aside and traveling camera shot in comedian Amy Schumer's "Newsroom" parody clip, "The Foodroom."

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Related Topix: Aaron Sorkin, The Newsroom, Entertainment, Television, Sports Night, The Good Wife, Celebrities, Josh Charles, Jeff Daniels

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Brad Paisley to appear opposite wife on a Two and a Half Mena

Country singer Brad Paisley is set to star opposite his actress wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley on the season finale of her hit comedy "Two and a Half Men."

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Celebrities, According to Jim, Entertainment, Television, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Two and a Half Men

AlertNet

A Minute With: John Oliver on channeling rage into comedy

British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise.

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television

Zap2it.com

'Californication's' Oliver Cooper: David Duchovny 'makes you a better actor'

After the revelation at the end of the Season 7 premiere of "Californication," you can expect Oliver Cooper's character Levon to be sticking around a while.

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Related Topix: Project X, Californication, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, David Duchovny, Oliver Cooper

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