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1 hr ago | Berkshire Eagle

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.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Video Games, Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Battlefield!

1 hr ago | Northern Michigan News

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards

1 hr ago | EDGE

Smash Hit "Meet & Greet" Returns

After playing to sold out crowds at the recent 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival, the new hit comedy play "Meet & Greet" returns for an extended run at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Drama, Soap Opera, Roseanne, Daniele Gaither, Teresa Ganzel

3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in...

Tragedy as college graduate, 26, dies after being BURIED ALIVE by 10 foot deep sand tunnel he was digging on the beach Is Hamas now using human shields in Gaza? UN finds TWO stashes of rockets hidden in empty school next to makeshift housing for 3,000 displaced Palestinians Simon Cowell trolled over $150,000 Israel gift: X Factor mogul sent images ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Simon Cowell, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

7 hrs ago |

Body Art Pro shares expertise with aspiring students

Central Florida is home to all avenues of entertainment and the arts at large, perhaps that is why local talents like Sissaundra Lewis , Robert Bennett keep making waves on the national stage.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Tampa, FL, Entourage, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Mega Buzz: Chicago Fire's Triangle, a Scandal Death and Sleepy Sneakiness

Every week, senior reporter Natalie Abrams satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to or tweet them to @NatalieAbrams What can you say is coming up for Lindsay and Severide this season on Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire ? - Nina A love triangle! Showrunner Matt Olmstead says that Severide will stay with ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Lake Country Sun

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.


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

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Obama and Jimmy Kimmel: Speculation on why he backed out

President Barack Obama, who's not shy about appearing on late-night talk shows, is going to bypass comedian Jimmy Kimmel, for now.


Related Topix: Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Kimmel, US Politics, Barack Obama

San Bernardino County Sun

Ticket distribution for Obamaa s Thursday speech at Los Angeles Technical College begins at

Distribution of tickets for President Barack Obama's speech this week at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College will begin at 8:30 a.m. today at the college's Aspen Hall.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Recreational Vehicle, Security, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Detroit News

James Garner represented the ideal man, movie hero

I secretly always wanted to marry James Garner, and was foiled only by the fact that, as humorist Jean Kerr once wrote of her designs on George S. Kaufman, he was already married and I never met him.


Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Murphy's Romance, War Movies, Action TV, Drama, The Notebook

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)


Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

Bellingham Herald

Kendrick stirs up a i 1 2happyi 1 2 family in 'Happy Christmas'

"Happy Christmas" is a petite, lived-in character comedy of the Mumblecore school - just a group of chatty twentysomethings, drinking, growing beards and having the occasional bathroom hook-up as they think about growing up.


Related Topix: Drinking Buddies, Pitch Perfect, Two and a Half Men, Entertainment, Television, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Kendrick

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 27-Aug. 2

July 27: TV producer Norman Lear is 92. Actor Jerry Van Dyke is 83. Singer Bobbie Gentry is 70. Actress-director Betty Thomas is 66. Singer Maureen McGovern is 65. Guitarist Duncan Cameron is 58. Comedian Carol Leifer is 58. Country singer Stacy Dean Campbell is 47. Singer Juliana Hatfield is 47. Actor Julian McMahon is 46. Actor Nikolaj ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Drama, Coach, Bobbie Gentry, Country, Jerry Van Dyke

Bellingham Herald

Love and Manson guest on 'Sons of Anarchy'

The musicians join such previous guest stars as Stephen King and David Hasselhoff as unusual casting choices in the motorcycle club drama on FX.


Related Topix: Sons of Anarchy, Entertainment, Television, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, The Cosby Show, Drama

The Modesto Bee

'Simpsons' marathon, digital Simpsons World coming

A website and app dubbed "Simpsons World" will allow on-demand access to all of the 500-plus episodes of Fox's animated comedy and enable users to search through the life histories of Mr. Burns, Bart and other lemon-hued Springfield residents.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television


Nashville Notes

Blake Shelton on Sunday shared his thoughts on Maverick and The Rockford Files actor James Garner , who died at the age of 86. Blake tweeted , "Damn sad to hear about James Garner passing away..


Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Maverick, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rockford Files, Celebrities, James Garner

KURB-FM Little Rock

"Breaking Bad," "The Good Wife" Among Television Critics Association Award Winners

AMC's Breaking Bad and the CBS drama The Good Wife were among the winners at the 2014 Television Critics Association Awards, held Saturday in Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Veep, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Saturday Night Live, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Northern Michigan News

GOP seeks jolt to Senate race against Dem Franken

Mike McFadden leaned his sturdy frame over the front counter of the Shady Drive Inn as the owner aired the same frustrations with political gridlock that some of her regular customers grumble about.


Related Topix: Al Franken, US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Republican, Norm Coleman, Amy Klobuchar

Hank Azaria to Lead the Voice Cast of FOX's Bordertown

Multiple Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria has been cast as Bud Buckwald, the lead voice on "Bordertown," the new animated comedy from "Family Guy's" Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Hank Azaria, Family Guy, American Dad

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Evening Sun

'Simpsons' producer jokes about crossover show

"We're doing a crossover with Scooby-Doo to find Casey Kasem's body." - "The Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean on whether there would be a crossover with "The Simpsons" and "Futurama."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL, Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country