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Poynter Institute’s Bowtie Ball will honor ‘NBC Nightly News’ anchor Lester Holt

Poynter Institute’s Bowtie Ball will honor ‘NBC Nightly News’ anchor Lester Holt

ST. PETERSBURG — Longtime NBC News anchor Lester Holt will receive the 2018 Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism this fall.The 59-year-old Holt will be honored at the Poynter Institute’s annual Bowtie Ball on Dec. 8. The Poynter Insti...
Published: 07/16/18
People are putting hilarious decals on their Instant Pots

People are putting hilarious decals on their Instant Pots

No doubt, the Instant Pot pressure cooker will once again bubble to the surface as one of the top sellers of Amazon Prime Day on Monday, so if you are all-in for this cooker cult, you might also think about buying your appliance an outfit.Instant Pot...
Published: 07/13/18
Paul Reiser on ‘Mad About You’ revival: ‘My guess is it won’t happen’

Paul Reiser on ‘Mad About You’ revival: ‘My guess is it won’t happen’

Paul Reiser has some bad news for Mad About You fans hoping for a series revival."It’s kind of stuck in the business end of it now," the comic, actor and co-creator of NBC’s Emmy-winning sitcom said by phone Monday. "Sony is trying to figure out from...
Published: 07/10/18
Billy Dee Williams signs on for Star Wars: Episode IX, reports

Billy Dee Williams signs on for Star Wars: Episode IX, reports

There's big news coming from a galaxy far, far away.The Hollywood Reporter, among other news outlets, is reporting that Billy Dee Williams will be returning to the Star Wars films as everyone's favorite cape-wearing space pirate, Lando Calrissian, in...
Published: 07/10/18
‘Floribama Shore’ Season 2 premieres tonight, so we asked the cast what lessons we can learn from watching them

‘Floribama Shore’ Season 2 premieres tonight, so we asked the cast what lessons we can learn from watching them

Like the drama hurricane of an overly-muscled man yelling at a “princess goddess mermaid,” whose luggage is literally garbage bags, about why she needs to clean up her room, Season 2 of Floribama Shore is imminently approaching your cable...
Published: 07/09/18
Netflix movie to star Mark Wahlberg as Robert B. Parker’s Spenser in Ace Atkins’ ‘Wonderland’

Netflix movie to star Mark Wahlberg as Robert B. Parker’s Spenser in Ace Atkins’ ‘Wonderland’

Fans of the late Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels may be seeing his beloved, wisecracking detective on their TV screens again soon.Netflix has announced a deal with actor Mark Wahlberg, director-producer Peter Berg and the author's estate to make a ...
Published: 07/02/18
Sean Spicer is developing a possible talk show

Sean Spicer is developing a possible talk show

Sean Spicer is used to people slinging questions at him. But the former White House press secretary may soon be turning the tables as the host of an in-development talk show where he interviews newsmakers in casual settings.The show, with the working...
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The Old Man from ‘Pawn Stars,’ Richard Harrison, dies at 77

The Old Man from ‘Pawn Stars,’ Richard Harrison, dies at 77

LAS VEGAS — Pawn Stars patriarch, Richard Benjamin Harrison, who was known as "The Old Man," has died at age 77. Gold & Silver Pawn’s Facebook page posted Monday that Harrison was surrounded by "loving family" this past weekend and died peacefully. T...
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ABC orders ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

ABC orders ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

LOS ANGELES — ABC, which canceled its Roseanne revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.ABC ordered 10 episodes of the spinoff after Barr relinquished any creative...
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MegaCon Tampa Bay celebrity guests include ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and ‘Doctor Who’ stars

MegaCon Tampa Bay celebrity guests include ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and ‘Doctor Who’ stars

MegaCon Tampa Bay has announced a lineup of celebrity guests that will likely conjure a mix of excitement and nostalgia among local geeks.They include Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who currently plays Negan on The Walking Dead, Christopher Lloyd, best known f...
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