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1 hr ago | Seattle Times

Q&A: Whoopi Goldberg on family and the power of stories

Whoopi Goldberg, shown in 2000, stars in the Lifetime original movie "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," an adaptation of Terry McMillan's best-selling novel, airing April 19. PITTSBURGH - She was born Caryn Johnson, but the world knows her as Whoopi Goldberg.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, Whoopi, Celebrities, Whoopi Goldberg, Theater, Arts

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Pussy Riot activists raise voices and issue call to action

Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band.

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Related Topix: Riot, Prison, Real Time With Bill Maher, Entertainment, Television

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Lorde Covers "Teen Vogue," Talks Fame, Fashion & "Girls"

Lorde may complain about being asked to smile during fashion shoots, but that doesn't mean she hates them.

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Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Children TV, Lizzie McGuire, Hilary Duff, Pop/Rock, Lena Dunham

NBC Dallas

Schumer's "Foodroom" Parodies "Newsroom"

Fans of Aaron Sorkin's rapid-fire dialogue, self-reverential monologues and broadly drawn female protagonists will get every quip, demand, aside and traveling camera shot in comedian Amy Schumer's "Newsroom" parody clip, "The Foodroom."

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Related Topix: Aaron Sorkin, The Newsroom, Entertainment, Television, Sports Night, The Good Wife, Celebrities, Josh Charles, Jeff Daniels

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Brad Paisley to appear opposite wife on a Two and a Half Mena

Country singer Brad Paisley is set to star opposite his actress wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley on the season finale of her hit comedy "Two and a Half Men."

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Celebrities, According to Jim, Entertainment, Television, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Two and a Half Men

AlertNet

A Minute With: John Oliver on channeling rage into comedy

British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise.

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television

Zap2it.com

'Californication's' Oliver Cooper: David Duchovny 'makes you a better actor'

After the revelation at the end of the Season 7 premiere of "Californication," you can expect Oliver Cooper's character Levon to be sticking around a while.

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Related Topix: Project X, Californication, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, David Duchovny, Oliver Cooper

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Late-night churn: The 'real' Colbert will follow Letterman

When David Letterman announced that 2015 would be his final year hosting his long-running CBS late-night television show, it signaled not just the end of Stupid Pet Tricks and the other bits that his fans have come to love.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show, Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Colbert Report, Rush Limbaugh

Canada.com

Trailer Park Boys make a pot-fuelled comeback

They're at the end of a day of interviews, and the East Coast stars seem spent from talking about their latest film, "Trailer Park Boys 3: Don't Legalize It," and a revival of their cult-hit series "Trailer Park Boys" on Netflix.

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Related Topix: Trailer Park Boys, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith

The News Tribune

Colbert to visit future home of CBS' 'Late Show'

Last week, the network announced that the host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" will succeed Letterman on "Late Show" next year.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Whittier Daily News

DVD previews: 'Bettie Page Reveals All', 'Barefoot' and more

"Bettie Page Reveals All" : There's plenty of cheesecake in this documentary portrait of the beloved 1950s pin-up, but the highlight is its meaty narration, courtesy of Page herself, speaking in the low, slightly gravelly register of an aging Southern belle.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, House, Drama

Zap2it.com

TV Land gets 'Younger' with Sutton Foster, Hillary Duff and 'Sex and the City' creator

"Bunheads" star Sutton Foster and "Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff are both headed back to TV in TV Land's newest series.

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Related Topix: Bunheads, Entertainment, Television, Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Pop/Rock, Children TV, Lizzie McGuire, Hot Chicks

Brandon Sun

'Unusually Thicke' star Alan Thicke says son Robin making 'emotional' album

Carter Thicke, left to right, Tanya Thicke and Alan Thicke pose in this undated handout photo for the new reality show 'Unusually Thicke.'

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Related Topix: How I Met Your Mother, Entertainment, Television, Alan Thicke, Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WPLJ-FM New York

"Growing Pains" Star Reveals Past Battle with Alcoholism

Growing Pains star Jeremy Miller was like many actors who hit it big at a young age and succumbed to the temptations of alcohol and underage partying.

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Related Topix: Growing Pains, Entertainment, Drama, Television

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Jennifer Lopez Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Jennifer Lopez had a good night Saturday night in Beverly Hills, Calif., at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize outstanding images of the LGBT community in the media.

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Beverly Hills, CA, Drama, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Inside Bay Area

Jimmy Fallon involved in bar fight

Jimmy Fallon was involved in a bar fight Thursday night in New York City while partying with friends and co-workers after taping "The Tonight Show."

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show, Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

KAUZ

Minnie Driver quits Twitter over body bullying

Fans of Keeping Up with the Kardashians have watched Kylie Jenner grow up in front of their eyes.

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Related Topix: Twitter, The Colbert Report, Entertainment, Television

WWWM-FM Toledo

Coldplay Performing on "Saturday Night Live" Next Month

Coldplay will return to Saturday Night Live next month. The band will serve as the musical guest on the NBC sketch-comedy show on May 3. The host will be another Brit: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield .

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Related Topix: Coldplay, Entertainment, Television, The Amazing Spider-Man

The Island Packet

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Sunday night's show cemented that change, as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.

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Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Liam Hemsworth, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Oz the Great and Powerful, Entourage

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Rowan Atkinson, 59, full of Beans as he's pictured with new love...

Gunman screaming 'Heil Hitler' kills at least three in shooting spree at Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas City 'I was assigned to her and fell in love': Decorated NYPD officer reveals how she adopted sole survivor of Palm Sunday Massacre thirty years later Woman is ambushed and mauled by by FIVE bears in her garage after she ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mr. Bean, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Bean, Rowan Atkinson, Boat Disaster, Home Gardening, Home

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