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  1. Tune in Today: Parades, NFL football and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape Cod Times

    ... to quibble, but shouldn't this show be titled "America Thanks You"? The Funny or Die Web people have put together " Comedy Central's All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special" (10 p.m., Comedy Central, TV-14). The 78-minute documentary "Handel's ...

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  2. Tune in Tonight: Whales and turkeys bide their timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cape Cod Times

    ... few about Thanksgiving. Among the best of this small lot is "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" (8 p.m., CW), the 1987 comedy about the desperate lengths two businessmen (John Candy and Steve Martin) go to get home for the holidays. Directed by John ...

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  3. People: Netflix picks up Tina Fey sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Cape Cod Times

    Titled "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," it focuses on a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York. It was co-created by Fey and Robert Carlock, who collaborated on "30 Rock."

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  4. Interview: Steve Carell gets grimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pocono Record

    Before reaching TV and film stardom, Steve Carell spent a lot of time moving around. He was born in a town west of Boston , grew up in a different town west of Boston , moved to Chicago to get his comedy training , moved to New York , moved to Los Angeles , and now comes back to the South Shore of Boston every summer with his family to relax and check in on the Marshfield General Store, which he owns with his wife.

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  5. Commentary on March 15's '24'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Real-life stuff, including repercussions for the power outages across New Jersey, delayed this recap's appearance a bit, but here we are! As always, spoilers abound: Here's a question regarding the nuclear rods: If Samir's boys want to detonate a nuclear device, but they can't bring the rods into Manhattan because of CTU's Acme Atom-O-Detectors, then why can't the other schmoe with the detonator drive OUT of Manhattan? This way, they could blow up a chunk of Brooklyn! Terror accomplished! And believe me, if they center the blast on Red Hook, no one will mind. Kayla stays in the bathroom, trying to bide time.

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  6. Jennifer Aniston Helps Prank An Awkward InterviewerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The American actress helped British DJ Scott Mills play a practical joke on his colleague Chris Stark in a new video doing the rounds. Jennifer Aniston teamed up with British radio host Scott Mills to play a prank on his colleague Chris Stark during an interview earlier this week.

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  7. One Direction Scores Fourth Straight #1 Album with "FOUR"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    The new disc has entered the Billboard chart at the top, with first-week sales of more than 387,000 copies, according to the band's record label. This makes them the first group ever to have its first four albums debut at #1.

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  8. John Mayer to Fill In as Host of CBS' "The Late Late Show" in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    A couple of years ago, there was talk that John Mayer was going to get his own musical variety show on CBS. Well, that never materialized, but the singer is getting a chance to guest-host a previously existing CBS show.

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  9. Margaret Carlson: The Cosby myth is dead, so stop cheeringRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... the money orders sent to keep them quiet. The lingering effect of Hannibal Buress calling Cosby a "rapist" during his comedy act. A tweet asking fans to create Cosby memes getting hijacked by his detractors. The most well-paid public relations team ...

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  10. Strictly Come Dancing beats The X Factor in online searchesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

    BBC shows EastEnders and Strictly Come Dancing have beaten their ITV rivals Coronation Street and The X Factor in the most searched for online topics of the year. Yahoo have released their Year In Review, a round up of the biggest trends in online searches from Yahoo Search over the past year, and it seems BBC are winning the viewers' attention as their flagship soap and reality TV programme have come in as the third and fourth most popular topics respectively.

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  11. Bill Cosby to Resign Role as Co-Chair of UMass-Amherst's Capital CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

    ... d." UMass is not the first organization to cut ties with Cosby. Last week, Netflix postponed the launch of a stand up comedy special. Cosby has never been charged in connection with the accusations.

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  12. Early bird shoppers turn out on ThanksgivingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WTVC

    Americans are heading to the stores for gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. Just a few years ago when some stores started opening late on the holiday, the move was met with resistance from workers and shoppers who believed the day should be sacred.

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  13. Fugitive New Zealand killer deported from BrazilRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WTVC

    A convicted killer and pedophile from New Zealand who fled to Brazil while on temporary release from prison has been deported from the South American country. New Zealand police said three officers escorted Phillip John Smith onto a plane that left Rio de Janeiro on Friday on route to New Zealand.

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  14. Notes and notablesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    "Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reach for the last one they had, but so did another man.

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  15. The WilliesMOURNING in AmericaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... never heard of Mort Sahl or sneaked a listen to their uncle's Redd Foxx record albums, I will explain what Late Night comedy once was, and could be. It was the age after Jack Paar and before Johnny Carson, and Steve Allen a multi-talented writer, ...

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  16. Canada radio star charged; told to live with motherRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A FORMER radio show host who is facing sexual assault charges has been granted bail on the condition he lives with his mother while the case is heard in court.

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  17. Proof Even Jennifer Aniston's Friends Have No Idea When Her Wedding IsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    Jennifer Aniston said even her friends get fooled by all the rumors that the actress and fiance Justin Theroux are tying the knot on certain weekends, according to various media reports from time to time speculating when the two will wed. While on Wednesday's episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show , DeGeneres said "because it is so secretive ... when we're invited, we go, 'We can't be in town, but should we be in town,'" referring to the fact that they don't know what to believe. 1 comment

  18. Watch: The 'WKRP in Cincinnati' turkey dropRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | USA Today

    While you're stuffing yourself with some great Thanksgiving TV , take time to savor one of the most hilarious episodes of any season - "Turkeys Away," from CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. The episode, which aired on Oct. 30, 1978, is about Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson's big idea for an unforgettable Thanksgiving giveaway/promo for the struggling radio station he manages - drop live turkeys from a helicopter into a crowd waiting below.

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  19. Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Journals his FeelingsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ATLANTA, Ga., Ga., Nov. 7, 2011 -- I am a serious person, seeking the opportunity to do a serious and very important job. Our nation has very serious problems, particularly of an economic nature, and Barack Obama does not have the skill, knowledge or will to solve them.

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  20. Katherine Heigl Regrets How She Left Grey's AnatomyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    Although she's happy with the direction her life and career are headed, there are still things about the way she left the show that she wishes she'd done differently, but as she told There's certainly things I regret about it, but at the end of the day … I don't know when I came to this conclusion … maybe like in the last year or so. I realized I don't regret the decision,” Katherine said.

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