Entertainment

Ellen DeGeneres
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December 13, 2018 - 8:26 am
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) — Ellen DeGeneres is considering ending her run on daytime talk. DeGeneres told The New York Times in a new interview that she's mulling what to do once her contract comes to an end in 2020. DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016 but had been "close to declining" the offer that...
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Janet Jackson performs at the 2018 Essence Festival.
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December 13, 2018 - 8:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard. Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in next spring...
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Flashpoint
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man who claims producer-writer Lee Daniels stole his idea for the hit Fox show "Empire" has refused to give up. This week, he filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. "I will teach my children, you don't give up on a fight if you're right," said...
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Presenters Laverne Cox, left, and Awkwafina announce nominations for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Pacific Design Center on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in West Hollywood, Calif.
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December 12, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner. In nominations announced Wednesday morning in West...
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Queen
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December 12, 2018 - 10:18 am
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) -- In the battle for 20th-century streaming glory, Queen reigns supreme. Boosted by the popularity of the current movie of the same name, the British rock band's iconic single "Bohemian Rhapsody" has become the most-streamed song from the 20th century, according to...
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The Hollywood star of late actress Marilyn Monroe
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December 12, 2018 - 9:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An auction of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia has earned more than $1.6 million, including $120,000 paid for a touring version of the actress' iconic white dress from "The Seven Year Itch." Profiles in History on Wednesday morning announced the results of the "Essentially Marilyn"...
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For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness.
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December 12, 2018 - 8:41 am
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) — For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness — and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own. Lily, a 7-year-old bright pink...
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Selena
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December 12, 2018 - 7:06 am
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) - - The story of late Tejano singer Selena is coming to Netflix. The streaming service on Tuesday announced an in-the-works scripted series based on the life of the beloved music star, whose full name was Selena Quintanilla. Netflix described "Selena: The Series" as a...
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Taiwanese director Ang Lee
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December 12, 2018 - 6:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that the films "Jurassic Park," ''Brokeback...
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December 11, 2018 - 10:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Female-led films have consistently outperformed male-led movies at the box office, according to a study initiated by Time's Up, the organization formed by prominent women in the entertainment industry to promote gender equality. The study analyzed the 350 top-grossing films...
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