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20 hrs ago | CBS News

Cellmate describes captivity, torture of Peter Theo Curtis

Matt Schrier, former cellmate of released hostage Peter Theo Curtis, describes the gruesome details of their captivity together in Syria In the wake of James Foley's violent death at the hands of ISIS captors in Iraq, news broke Sunday that another American hostage, freelance writer Peter Theo Curtis, was released by jihadists in Syria.


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Yesterday | The Wave

Watch this, skip that: 'Fashion Police' awards edition won't be an...

To celebrate its acquisition of the syndication rights to "The Simpsons," FXX is showing each of the show's 552 episodes in chronological order.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

VMAs, 'True Blood' score in ratings

We won't have national numbers until later, but the MTV Video Music Awards/Beyonce variety show and the "True Blood" series finale connected with young adults locally.


Related Topix: True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Bloomington-founded WTTV continues to grow, change

And now, after nearly 65 years on the air, Bloomington's former homegrown station will be the host of some marquee TV moments, including David Letterman's final "Late Show," with its new network affiliation.


Related Topix: Bloomington, MN, Celebrities, David Letterman, Entertainment, Television

Sat Aug 23, 2014

New York Daily News

Meredith Vieira furnishes TV set with chair from home, feels pressure to succeed

Television talk show hosts love to preen about their high-tech props and gleaming sets, so the battered old easy chair in the middle of the set on the new "The Meredith Vieira Show" should seem out of place.


Related Topix: Home Listing, The View, Home, Entertainment, Television, The Early Show

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cybercast News Service

FLASHBACK: Morgan Freeman on Ending Racism: - Stop Talking About...

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman, who endorsed Barack Obama for president in 2008, said that having a Black History Month was "ridiculous" and that the best way to end racism today is to "stop talking about it."


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Unforgiven, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS News

Escaped hostage: "Oh my God, they're collecting us"

When photojournalist Matthew Schrier recounted to 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley his 210 days of captivity in Syria, he described the moment when he realized he was among a collection of kidnapped American journalists held by Syrian rebels.


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Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, August 24, 2014

Steve Kroft investigates the private companies that collect, analyze and sell the personal information of millions of Americans, much of it gleaned from their online searches, credit card purchases and government records.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS to Air 'Doubleheader' Premiere of Madam Secretary,...

CBS will broadcast a special "doubleheader" of the series premiere of MADAM SECRETARY , starring Ta Leoni, on the same night as its debut, on Sunday, Sept.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

New at 9: Wtoc Prime

Join Sonny Dixon for a primetime special, which brings elements of 60 Minutes and CBS Sunday Morning, with new and exclusive segments.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


One Nation Under Siege: "Counterinsurgency Cops" in Ferguson -- and on TV

The transfer of used military equipment from the armed forces to police departments around the country has been accompanied, at least to a certain extent, by a shift in public thinking.


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The Orlando Sentinel

Next 'Walking Dead'? 'Strain' scores

'The Strain' Season 1, episode 5: 'Runaways' THE STRAIN "Runaways" -- Episode 5 -- Pictured: Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather, David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian -- CR: Michael Gibson/FX FX's hugely entertaining "The Strain" broke through Sunday night and ranked first with young adults in Central Florida.


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The day I hit rock bottom

TRIPLE M radio host Dave 'Higgo' Higgins has opened up about his battle with depression and the day it almost became too much.


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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, August 17, 2014

"60 MINUTES" LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 RIGGED - Steve Kroft reports on a new book from Michael Lewis that reveals how a group of unlikely characters discovered how some high-speed traders work the stock market to their advantage.


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Off sugar, and wanting to tear my eyes out

There are significant consequences. If consumption of sugar were someday found to be an addictive public health hazard, it could eventually be regulated by the federal government, as it regulates tobacco and alcohol.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, UC San Francisco, Life, Fruits, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

Opinion: Is drinking red wine good for you? Probably not

Proponents of wine have pointed to a number of supposed benefits. First, red wine raises HDL or good cholesterol.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Actor Liev Schreiber in talks to play Marty Baron in new film

Actors Naomi Watts and Liev Schrieber attend the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Liev Schreiber, Journalism, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News

Aussie Muslim with ISIS flag in TV row

ALEXA only found out she'd won the show last night, but the winning scene was filmed two months ago.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Entertainment, Television, Family, Teenagers, Religion, Islam

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Voice Kids winner revealed

THE biological parents of baby Gammy told 60 Minutes they did not abandon him because the new born had Down Syndrome.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Australian parents say they were forced to leave baby with Down syndrome with Thai surrogate

In this image taken from video supplied on Aug. 10, 2014 by Channel 9's "60 Minutes", David Farnell poses with baby Pipah in Australia.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel