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Mark Lennihan/AP, file
August 13, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined...
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Rip Torn
Markus Schreiber/AP, file
July 10, 2019 - 10:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his...
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Wade Robson and James Safechuck
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July 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
PARIS (AP) — Three Michael Jackson fan clubs in France are suing two men who accused the singer of sexual abuse in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland." The lawsuit accuses Wade Robson and James Safechuck of unfairly harming the reputation of the King of Pop, who died 10 years ago. A lawyer for...
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The Sopranos
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June 01, 2019 - 4:04 pm
NORTH CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Two decades after the debut of the Sopranos, the house used in the filming of the HBO series is up for sale — long driveway, kitchen island and all. The New York Times reports that owners Patti and Victor Recchia listed the North Caldwell, New Jersey home for a "starting...
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Game of Thrones characters Arya, Brandon and Sansa Stark
HBO via CNN
May 22, 2019 - 8:53 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- If the series finale of "Game of Thrones" left you unsatisfied, don't hold your breath for a sequel to make it all better. HBO programming president Casey Bloys said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that there will absolutely not be a sequel. (HBO is...
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George R.R. Martin
Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File
May 21, 2019 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — What's next for "Game of Thrones?" The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday's finale, says it's "been a wild ride." George RR Martin wrote on Monday that it "was an ending, but it was also a beginning." The 70-...
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"Game of Thrones"
Courtesy of HBO
May 20, 2019 - 6:29 am
By Brian Lowry (CNN) — The following contains spoilers about the "Game of Thrones" series finale that premiered May 19. "When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die." After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a much-debated flurry of plot developments, that signature first-season line proved...
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Daenerys Targaryen has gone mad, and the plot's execution didn't prepare fans for it.
HBO via CNN
May 18, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Warning: Spoilers ahead. (CNN) -- "Game of Thrones" fans are fed up. This final season was supposed to be a climax of brilliant storytelling, a time when all the pieces in this sprawling, intricate Westeros puzzle finally snapped into place. Instead, fans are grumbling on social media about rushed...
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Game of Thrones
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May 11, 2019 - 2:26 pm
By Sophie Lewis (CBS) -- A girl has a name — and now, so do a lot of other girls. "Game of Thrones" baby names are surging in popularity, and new data from the Social Security Administration published Friday, shows they are more popular than ever before. Thousands of babies born in 2018 were named...
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A coffee cup on a table in the great hall of Winterfell in the fictional, very coffee-less realm of Westeros.
HBO via CNN
May 06, 2019 - 12:08 pm
By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) — What's this? Oh, just a coffee cup. A coffee cup on a table in the great hall of Winterfell in the fictional, very coffee-less realm of Westeros. Sharp-eyed viewers noticed the anachronism during Sunday night's episode of "Game of Thrones," and, well, it's going to be...
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