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17 min ago | Zap2it.com

'American Dad' Season 10 premiere: Jane Krakowski guest stars as registered sex offender

" American Dad " began its 10th season with an episode chock-full of guest stars and big changes for some of our favorites in Langley Falls. The first of two Sept.

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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

a The Simpsonsa celebrate 25 years with songs and stars at the Hollywood Bowl

In this photo provided by the Hollywood Bowl, Conan O'Brien performs “The Monorail Song” at the world premiere of “The Simpsons Take the Bowl.” LOS ANGELES >> Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggum and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrated 25 years of “The Simpsons” in Hollywood on Friday. Those characters are performed by three actors - Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria - who hosted the world premiere of “The Simpsons Take the Bowl” at the Los Angeles concert venue the Hollywood Bowl.

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12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

'Flight of the Conchords' star in vampire comedy 'What We Do in the Shadows'

Jonathan Brugh, Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement star in "What We Do in the Shadows," a vampire mockumentary that screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-GAT PR TORONTO - In Jemaine Clement's own words, the character he plays in "What We Do in the Shadows" is "like Gary Oldman and Dracula, if life hadn't gone so well."

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Related Topix: Flight of the Conchords, Entertainment, Television, Vampire News, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie

16 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy code

Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy Schumer or Amy Poehler.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Louis C.K., Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Inside Comedy

20 hrs ago | 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, Drama, Television, The Addams Family, Death Care

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Steuben Courier

Kathy Griffin Says CBS Refused to Consider a Female Late-Night Host

A few days after the passing of Joan Rivers, the only women to ever host a late-night show on broadcast TV, CBS announced that Craig Ferguson 's Late Late Show successor would be yet another white man , James Corden . Though Kathy Griffin was disappointed in the decision, the comedian says she was far from surprised, especially since she claims that CBS told her they wouldn't even consider women for the gig.

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

Steuben Courier

Cecily Strong Opens Up About Getting Replaced on "Weekend Update"

Cecily Strong has spoken out for the first time since it was revealed that Michael Che will replace her on "Weekend Update" this season on Saturday Night Live . "I don't see this as me leaving 'Update,' just as me being on 'Update' in a looser, goofier way that is a lot more fun for me and in a way I think I'm better at," Strong said in a lengthy Instagram post Saturday.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Film festivals fire starting gun on Oscars race

Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month. While it is too early to talk of frontrunners -- unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave" established itself early in awards season -- several movies and actors are already generating buzz in Tinseltown.

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Related Topix: Oscars, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television, Benedict Cumberbatch, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Reese Witherspoon, Theater, Arts

KRCR

'Married ... with Children' might get a spinoff

"Married ... with Children" may have ended in 1997, but that doesn't mean we've seen the last of the Bundys. As originally reported by E!, there's a chance that the comedy could return to TV in a new form.

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Related Topix: Married ... With Children, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, David Faustino, Modern Family, Drama

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Fall TV: Find out when your favorite shows return

"Manhattan Love Story," a new romantic comedy airing Tuesdays this fall, is based on this simple premise: The only way to maintain relationships - with lovers, spouses, family, co-workers, or friends - is to keep most of our thoughts to ourselves. At the heart of the story are Dana and Peter a couple navigating the complicated terrain of a modern day relationship.

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Lake Country Sun

'The Simpsons' toast 25 years with songs and stars

This photo released by the Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation shows "The Simpsons" art by Matt Groening. "The Simpsons Take the Bowl!" world premiere is held on Sept.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Matt Groening, Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Jon Lovitz

WRAL.com

'The Simpsons' toast 25 years with songs and stars

Those characters are all performed by three actors - Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria - who hosted the world premiere of "The Simpsons Take the Bowl" at the legendary Los Angeles concert venue Friday. "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening, Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer and former "Simpsons" writer Conan O'Brien were among the special guests for the two-hour program, which featured clips from the past 25 seasons of TV's longest-running scripted show.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Pop Cans Out, Techie Bells and Whistles In for Detroit Firefighters

After viral coverage of the Detroit Fire Department's technology predicament - including a segment on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" that panned the pop can and fax machine alert - techies are stepping up with offers to help. Motivated to step in after Detroit became the butt of a national joke over its pop can and fax machine fire alarm system , a crude system put together with everything but the metaphorical kitchen sink, tech companies from across the country are offering to Motor City firefighters into the 21st Century.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Fire, Naples, FL

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

'Daily Show' correspondent Che joins 'SNL'

This Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 file photo shows actor Michael Che at the "Top Five" premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto.

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Pasadena Star-News

FAll TV: a Gothama is seasona s most anticipated new show with its early story of Batman

GOTHAM: GOTHAM traces the rise of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told. From executive producer/writer Bruno Heller and starring Ben McKenzie , Jada Pinkett Smith and Donal Logue , GOTHAM follows one cop, destined for greatness, as he navigates a dangerously corrupt city teetering on the edge of evil, and chronicles the birth of one of the most popular super heroes of our time.

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Related Topix: Batman, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Drama, The O.C., Soap Opera, Ben McKenzie, Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith

Pasadena Star-News

Fall TV: a The Mysteries of Lauraa highlights Debra Messinga s love of murder mysteries

Trying to corral two rowdy prekindergarten twin boys while in Spanx and a bra might not be the most flattering look for Debra Messing in the premiere episode of her new one-hour show, “The Mysteries of Laura,” but it goes to the humor in the series. The Emmy-winning Messing stars as Laura Diamond, an NYPD homicide detective trying to keep her sanity between having a stressful job solving crimes and a stressful home life.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Will and Grace, The Starter Wife, Smash, Celebrities, Debra Messing

KRBE-FM Houston

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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CNN

New Batmobile is armed and ready

On Wednesday, September 10, director Zack Snyder gave us an official look at the new Batmobile that will be in the movie "Batman v Superman." How does this one stack up against past on-screen versions? In the '60s TV series "Batman," Adam West cruised around in style with the wind in his cape.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, Pop/Rock, Adam West, Batman Returns, Movies

Information Technology

ITV Selects Telestream for Multi-platform Workflow Solutions

Telestream , the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the completion of a strategic project with UK-based free to air commercial broadcaster, ITV . Designated content delivery modernisation , the project positions Telestream's Vantage transcoding platform at the heart of ITV's file-based workflow.

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