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NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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Alicia Keys has released her eighth album, "Here, which she says is "urgent, raw and vulnerable."

Alicia Keys: Ready for People to Hear Her New Album

“I’ve been wanting people to experience this album for a long time, and I have known when they heard it, they would feel something,” says Alicia Keys about her sixth studio album, Here.  The album, released on November 4, was embraced by People magazine as “her best yet,” and Rolling Stone called it “gritty, eclectic, […]

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In this Nov. 3, 1971 file photo, Maya Angelou poses with a copy of her book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," in Los Angeles. Angelou, a Renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, has died, Wake Forest University said in a statement Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was 86. (Photo: AP/File)

Honoring Dr. Maya Angelou’s Legacy: 3 Must-See Videos

“We’ve all known it was coming, the death of Maya Angelou. But when you hear it for the first time, it really does sort of hit you in the stomach,” “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King told viewers when the news of her good friend’s passing broke earlier today. She died in her sleep early […]

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Bette Midler to Play Mae West in HBO Films Biopic

By NELLIE ANDREEVA The Divine Miss M. is taking on the great Mae West. HBO Films has put in development “Mae West,” a movie about the true Hollywood original, with Bette Midler attached to star and executive produce. The project is the brainchild of William Friedkin (“The Exorcist”), who will direct and executive produce. Broadway […]

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‘Murphy Brown’ Cast to Reunite on ‘Katie’

By Jethro Nededog Before HBO’s “The Newsroom,” CBS’s “Murphy Brown” was giving viewers its version of broadcast news. Twenty-five years later, the cast of the hit CBS comedy are reuniting on TV once again with another famous newswoman Katie Couric. On Thursday, Dec. 12, Bergen, Faith Ford, Charles Kimbrough, Joe Regalbuto, and Grant Shaud, along […]

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Susan Boyle Has Been Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome: ‘It’s a Relief’

It’s been four years since Susan Boyle won over hearts all over the world during her impressive audition on “Britain’s Got Talent.” Today the 52-year-old is a top-selling artist, but the journey hasn’t been without its struggles. Boyle has faced plenty of critics who had mentioned that the star could possibly have a learning disability. […]

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