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                                Pop stars will give budding artists a chance to perform a cover of one of their songs in a new YouTube music competition series.

YouTube announces music competition series

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                                Pop stars will give budding artists a chance to perform a cover of one of their songs in a new YouTube music competition series.
YouTube is launching a new music competition series for emerging artists featuring Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato and Jason Derulo. Read More
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                                Johnny Depp arrives at the premiere of “Alice Through the Looking Glass” in May 2016 at the El Capitan Theatre, in Los Angeles. Depp’s former business managers called him a “habitual liar” in a statement today.

Depp’s former managers call him ‘habitual liar’

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                                Johnny Depp arrives at the premiere of “Alice Through the Looking Glass” in May 2016 at the El Capitan Theatre, in Los Angeles. Depp’s former business managers called him a “habitual liar” in a statement today.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 5:04 pm
Johnny Depp’s former business team is calling the star “a habitual liar” after Depp said in an interview that his one-time managers “clearly let him down.” Read More
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                                Director Jonathan Demme, left, held his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster held her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins held his award for best actor for their work on “Silence of the Lambs,” at the 1992 Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, today, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73.

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

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                                Director Jonathan Demme, left, held his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster held her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins held his award for best actor for their work on “Silence of the Lambs,” at the 1992 Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, today, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73.
Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads’ “Stop Making Sense,” has died. He was 73. Read More
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                                Megyn Kelly’s new morning show, which is expected to replace an hour of “Today,” is scheduled for the fall.

Megyn Kelly’s first show for NBC debuts in June

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                                Megyn Kelly’s new morning show, which is expected to replace an hour of “Today,” is scheduled for the fall.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 9:53 pm
Megyn Kelly’s new morning show, which is expected to replace an hour of “Today,” is scheduled for the fall. Read More
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                                In this 2008 file photo, striking film and television writers picket outside Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.

What will a Hollywood writers’ strike mean?

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                                In this 2008 file photo, striking film and television writers picket outside Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.
Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week. Read More
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                                Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” appears on the set in New York in March, left, and Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly appears on the set of his show, “The O’Reilly Factor” in October 2015 in New York.

Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

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                                Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” appears on the set in New York in March, left, and Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly appears on the set of his show, “The O’Reilly Factor” in October 2015 in New York.
An expanded lawsuit filed today accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination “that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.” Read More
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                                Andrea Tantaros attends the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington.

Lawsuit claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Fox

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                                Andrea Tantaros attends the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington.
Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said in a lawsuit today she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment. Read More
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                                Caitlyn Jenner poses for a portrait on Monday, April 24, 2017, in New York to promote her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life.”

Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new book

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                                Caitlyn Jenner poses for a portrait on Monday, April 24, 2017, in New York to promote her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life.”
Caitlyn Jenner opened up today about her frank new memoir detailing her now 2-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including her three failed marriages, thoughts of suicide while she was relentlessly pursued by paparazzi, and, finally, freedom to be her true self. Read More
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                                Robert De Niro, from left, Burt Reynolds and Chevy Chase attend the screening of “Dog Years,” during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in New York.

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

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                                Robert De Niro, from left, Burt Reynolds and Chevy Chase attend the screening of “Dog Years,” during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in New York.
Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Dog Years” Saturday night in New York. It was a rare appearance for the 81-year old actor, who at times struggled to walk. Read More
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                                Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday today.

Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II

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                                Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday today.
Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 91st birthday today, is Britain’s oldest-ever monarch and the world’s longest-reigning king or queen. Here’s a look at some milestones and numbers related to the queen. Read More
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                                David Duchovny, left, as Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully in an episode of “The X-Files.”

The truth is out there: ‘The X-Files’ is coming back

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                                David Duchovny, left, as Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully in an episode of “The X-Files.”
Fox said today it has ordered a second chapter of what it’s calling an “X-Files” ”event series.” The 10-episode series will air during the upcoming 2017-18 TV season. Read More

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