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2 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Angela Lansbury reprising 'Blithe Spirit' on tour

Producers said Tuesday that the 88-year-old TV legend and five-time Tony Award winner will reprise her role as Madame Arcati and lead a cast of "Blithe Spirit" on a tour that will take it from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. In Noel Coward's comedy, Lansbury plays an irrepressible spiritualist who inadvertently summons from beyond the grave the first wife of an English novelist. The "Murder, She Wrote" star won a Tony in the role in 2009.

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Related Topix: Murder, She Wrote, Drama Movies, Blithe Spirit, Soap Opera, Comedy Movies, Entertainment, Television, Angela Lansbury

3 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Conan Oa Brien to honor late Beatle with a Harrison Weeka

George Harrison's son Dhani and stars like Beck and Norah Jones will honor the late Beatle as part of a "Harrison Week" on late-night host Conan O'Brien's show. The TV personality will turn his "Conan" show into a daily tribute to one of his heroes, beginning on Monday.

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Related Topix: Conan, Entertainment, Television

7 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for September 15, 2014

Today is Monday, September 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: September, Pop/Rock, Prison, Revolution, The President, Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger, Entertainment, Television

11 hrs ago | KRCR

'Miami Vice': Where are they now?

Fire up that Ferrari Testarossa and break out the pastel-colored clothing, the quintessential '80s cop show "Miami Vice" turns 30 on Tuesday. Join us for a look at where the show's stars are now.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

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Today's Birthdays: Blues singer B.B. King is 89. Singer Betty Kelly of Martha and the Vandellas is 70. Drummer Kenney Jones is 66. Actress Susan Ruttan is 66. Actor Ed Begley Junior is 65. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 64. Jazz guitarist Earl Klugh is 61. Actor Christopher Rich is 61. TV weatherman Mark McEwen is 60. Singer Frank Reed of The Chi-Lites is 60. Illusionist David Copperfield is 58. Actor Mickey Rourke is 58. Country singer Terry McBride is 56. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 56. Actress Jayne Brook is 54. Singer Richard Marx is 51. Comedian Molly Shannon is 50. Singer Marc Anthony is 46. Comedian Amy Poehler is 43. Singer Musiq is 37. Rapper Flo Rida is 35. Actress Alexis Bledel is 33. Actress Sabrina Bryan is 30. Actress Madeline Zima is 29. Actor Ian Harding is 28. Actress Kyla Pratt is 28. Singer Teddy Geiger is 26. Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is ... (more)

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Related Topix: B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Who, Pop/Rock, L.A. Law, Entertainment, Television

Hometown Annapolis

George Clooney to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

George Clooney has been named recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd annual Golden Globes . The ceremony, to be held January 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler .

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Related Topix: Gravity, The Ides of March, Short, Comedy Movies, History Movies, Er, Good Night, and Good Luck., Drama Movies, ER, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, George Clooney

Steuben Courier

Ask Matt: Fall Pilots, The Quest, Utopia, Outlander and More

Question: I'm a fan and read your column every week. I've watched the pilots for Forever and Red Band Society , and have added them to my list of shows I'll be watching.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Mole, Reality TV, Action TV

WMGL-FM North Charleston

Ellen Pompeo Ready to Move On from Acting After "Grey's Anatomy"

Ellen Pompeo's days in front of the camera may be numbered. She's suggested that she will give up acting once her TV series, Grey's Anatomy , wraps up.

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Related Topix: Grey's Anatomy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ellen Pompeo

WMTX-FM Tampa

Mario Lopez Reveals Thoughts on 'Saved by the Bell' TV Movie

Before Mario Lopez was the host of Extra and his own radio show, On With Mario Lopez, he was of course the hunky teen with the sweet dance moves A.C. Slater for seven years on Saved by the Bell and its many spinoffs until 1996. So did he tune in for Lifetime's much buzzed-about The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story earlier this month? "You know, I didn't see it, bro," admits Mario to On Air with Ryan Seacrest.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Comedy, Saved by the Bell, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Mario Lopez, Trance

Washington Times

Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibition planned at the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art announced Monday that the entire Cosby collection will go on view in November in a unique exhibit juxtaposing African-American art with African art.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Cosby, African-American, The Cosby Show, Celebrities, Bill Cosby

KURB-FM Little Rock

New Season of "Dancing with the Stars" Begins Monday Night

Thirteen celebrities will put on their dancing shoes Monday night when ABC's Dancing with the Stars begins its 19th season. The judges' desk will be a little more crowded this season.

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Related Topix: Dancing With the Stars, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Carrie Ann Inaba, General Hospital, Soap Opera

WTAX-AM Springfield

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: Actors Jay Silverheels, left, as Tonto, and Clayton Moore in the title role of "The Lone Ranger" are shown in a scene from the western television series in 1951. The program debuted on this day in 1949.

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Related Topix: Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger, Entertainment, Television, Western, Action Movies, Clayton Moore

Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Masters of Sex Recap: "Below the Belt"

At the end of "Story of My Life," Masters of Se x's study turned personal in a new way for Bill and Ginny. Bill, finally admitting his impotence problem , found a way to incorporate Ginny's desire to have them study sexual dysfunction, while also treating his own.

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Related Topix: Life, Entertainment, Television, Psychology, Science, Mad Men

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

General Hospital Spoilers: Death at Clinic - Robin Rescues...

General Hospital spoilers for September 15-19 reveal that GH fans should get prepared for another insane week of drama and shocking revelations. All hell is breaking loose at Crichton Clark , and spoilers reveal that Liesl Obrecht has reason to believe her life is in danger.

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

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Medical episode may have led to accident that killed two women

Two woman are dead and a man is in critical condition today after a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening on the west side of the valley that may have been caused by a medical episode. The Nevada Highway Patrol said the accident about 7 p.m. involved a 1996 Toyota Camry and a 2003 Mercedes E320 as they exited Interstate 215 at the Decatur Street off-ramp.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Las Vegas, NV

FOX23

Lauren Conrad Weds

Reality TV star-turned-fashion designer and author Lauren Conrad has wed her lawyer boyfriend William Tell in Santa Ynez, California. Conrad's nine bridesmaids, including "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" co-star Lo Bosworth, wore dresses from the bride's Paper Crown line.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Laguna Beach, The Hills, Lauren Conrad, Santa Ynez, CA

The Independent

Denny Miller dead: Tarzan actor dies after long battle with ALS aged 80

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Denny Miller, who was the oldest living actor to have played the iconic role of Tarzan , has died aged 80. The American star, who took on the character in Johnny Weissmuller's remake of Tarzan, the Ape Man in 1959 when he was just 24, had long been suffering from ALS .

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Adventure, Tarzan, the Ape Man, Entertainment, Television, Denny Miller, Johnny Weissmuller, Comedy

WGBH

A Cheerful Mortician Tackles The Lighter Side Of Death

"That thud - that noise of the girl's body hitting laminate - would play over and over again in my mind, dull thud after dull thud," she writes in her new book, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory . She was 8, in a shopping mall in her home state, sunny Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy, The Addams Family, Death Care

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The York Daily Record

Qatar expels Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leaders

A top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group says he and other senior members are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the crackdown on his supporters. Amr Darrag says in a statement posted on his Facebook page Saturday that a number of the group's leaders are leaving Qatar following a request to do so by the Gulf monarchy.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Entertainment, Television, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi, Albuquerque, NM

Nanaimo Daily News

Actor for hire: Scott Speedman says he has 'nothing going on' right now

An interview with Scott Speedman is winding down and the actor is given his customary opportunity to promote upcoming projects. Instead of launching into excited chatter about all the films he has on the horizon, however, the straight-shooting Toronto native grins with a hint of mischief.

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Related Topix: Adoration, Good Neighbours, Felicity, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Scott Speedman

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