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3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless

It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the Nielsen company's estimate of how many people watched, and rush to report the first sign of a hit.

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Related Topix: The Strain, Television

5 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Dame Maggie's 'brilliant storyline'

Dame Maggie Smith will have a "brilliant storyline" in the next series of Downton Abbey, the show's executive producer has said.

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Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Television, Celebrities, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern

10 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

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ON THIS DAY IN 1976: Elton John had his first hit in Britain, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with Kiki Dee.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Peter Frampton, Television, Drama, Days of our Lives, Soap Opera

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Breckenridge American

This time, Obama fundraising is a bit of 'Scandal'

Fact met fiction Wednesday in one of those Hollywood ways: The real-life president of the United States complains about "phony scandals" in the presence of the producer and the star of a hit TV drama about indignity and dishonor among Washington's political elite.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Scandal, Television, Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Kerry Washington

Shirley Oracle

Stonestreet: Acceptance will grow for gay athletes

Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Television, Modern Family, Eric Stonestreet

The Brattleboro Reformer

Will 'The Simpsons' murder Krusty the Clown?

The Hollywood Reporter said that executive producer Al Jean offered a major hint Sunday during a panel at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Television, The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy Awards, Dan Castellaneta, Jackie Mason, Kelsey Grammer

Cybercast News Service

Shemar Moore to Return to 'Young and Restless'

Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless."

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Comedy, The Young and the Restless, Drama, Television, Shemar Moore, Black Entertainment, Kristoff St. John

Ruidoso News

'Glee' actress Naya Rivera secretly marries over weekend

The "Glee" star got hitched to actor Ryan Dorsey on July 19 in Cabo San Lucas, according to People magazine.

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Related Topix: Glee, Television, Naya Rivera, Hot Chicks, San Lucas, CA

The Willits News

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

In this July 18, 2013 file photo, Karl Zingh, of San Diego, makes his way through the crowd during Day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Television, Emmy Awards, Video Games, Battlefield!

Athens Banner-Herald

Dumb Starbucks explained on Comedy Central show

The comic who came up with the fake-store concept will discuss its origins and aftermath on next Tuesday's episode of Comedy Central's "Nathan For You."

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Related Topix: Nathan for You, Television

Manchester Journal

No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

While talking to a TV Critics' panel Tuesday, the actors said they find it "very funny" some fans are hoping for a romantic pairing for in-laws Lady Mary Crawley and Tom Branson.

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Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Television

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHEY-AM El Paso

My First Time With Lucy Hale

You may already know Lucy Hale from the hit TV series "Pretty Little Liars," but this pretty little lady is also working hard on her growing country music career.

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Related Topix: Pretty Little Liars, Television, Lucy Hale, us Travel, Travel

KOAT-TV

Casey Kasem's remains flown to Canada

Casey Kasem's body was flown to Canada a month after he died, a funeral home director told CNN Tuesday.

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NewsOK.com

Jeter, Bauer give Fox a strong week in TV ratings

Last week's telecast of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game was seen by 11.3 million viewers and was the week's most popular live program.

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Related Topix: 24, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Kiefer Sutherland

Monterey County Herald

Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles

Lane, who is gay and has played both straight and gay characters, was asked the question at a TV critics' meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Producers, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Nathan Lane, Emmy Awards, Television, Will and Grace, Comedy

The News Tribune

'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

"We will have to wait to know when it's finished and available," Kerger said of the mystery starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Related Topix: Sherlock, Television, Benedict Cumberbatch

Monterey County Herald

'Star Wars' plot details reportedly leaked online

This is the part where I'm legally required to write, in all caps, SPOILER ALERT, even though there's no evidence anything about this story is ruining anything.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Vocal, Empire, Pop/Rock

Townsend Times

'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

The interactive digital experience utilizes the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, which is not yet available to consumers, to simulate the fictional Cerebro technology used to track down mutants by the character portrayed by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy in the "X-Men" films.

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Related Topix: Thriller, X-Men, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Children TV, Television, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, Ninja!, Video Games, Ubisoft, Hollywood

4029TV.com

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

The living monument fell victim to an infestation of the insects that couldn't be thwarted, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

WAPT-TV Jackson

'Facts of Life' stars reunite in TV movie

Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields, who co-starred on the '80s sitcom about a group of girls in boarding school as Blair and Tootie, were reunited in the Hallmark Channel TV movie, "For Better or For Worse," which aired on July 19. After each going their separate ways -- Fields continued to act and direct while Whelchel became a Christian writer and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Comedy, Television

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