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Roseanne overdosed on opioids and left ‘The Conners’ behind. It’s better this way.

Roseanne overdosed on opioids and left ‘The Conners’ behind. It’s better this way.

BC's The Conners, a retitled reboot of a revival, made its return Tuesday night with the now widely known news that its main character, Roseanne Conner, had recently died in her sleep at the sitcom family's home in Lanford, Illinois, a small town tha...
Published: 10/17/18
Hey, NPR geeks: ‘Science Friday’ is coming to Tampa

Hey, NPR geeks: ‘Science Friday’ is coming to Tampa

Ready for some “brain fun for curious people," live on stage? Science Friday, one of NPR’s most popular radio shows and podcasts, is coming to Tampa Theatre on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. for a live show with host Ira Flatow.Tampa’s NPR affil...
Published: 10/16/18
‘The Conners’ return to TV without Roseanne this week

‘The Conners’ return to TV without Roseanne this week

The Conners will be trudging along without matriarch and star Roseanne Barr.The remaining cast members of the Roseanne spinoff have been leaning on one another in the wake of ABC’s firing of Barr in May after she made a racist remark on Twitter.Nary ...
Published: 10/15/18
How Lady Gaga's real life mirrors - and doesn't mirror - her character in 'A Star Is Born'

How Lady Gaga's real life mirrors - and doesn't mirror - her character in 'A Star Is Born'

Maybe you watched the trailer for "A Star Is Born," and thought, huh, that's weird. We're supposed to believe that Lady Gaga lacks the confidence to sing her own songs, or that she is unattractive, and, therefore, she couldn't have a singin...
Published: 10/13/18
Lester Holt cancels NBC 'Nightly News’ from Tampa, heads for Panhandle

Lester Holt cancels NBC 'Nightly News’ from Tampa, heads for Panhandle

The realities of breaking news have interrupted Lester Holt’s planned NBC Nightly News broadcast from Tampa that was to be part of the anchor’s Across America tour.Holt will instead report tonight from Panama City in the Florida Panhandle...
Published: 10/10/18
Santa Rosa County issues 'trespass warning' to Weather Channel's Jim Cantore

Santa Rosa County issues 'trespass warning' to Weather Channel's Jim Cantore

As Hurricane Michael continues hurtling toward the Florida Panhandle, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office took advantage of the opportunity to poke some fun at Weather Channemeteorologist Jim Cant
Published: 10/09/18
Lester Holt bringing NBC Nightly News to Tampa next week

Lester Holt bringing NBC Nightly News to Tampa next week

Lester Holt is coming to Tampa on Wednesday as part of NBC Nightly News’ Across America series, which sends the anchor to five cities in five days to report on issues that "impact Americans in their hometowns.""It started in 2016 as a way of checking...
Updated one month ago
New season brings first female ‘Doctor Who’

New season brings first female ‘Doctor Who’

SAN DIEGO — When Jodie Whittaker got the news some months ago that she had been cast as the protagonist of Doctor Who, the long-running BBC series, she went through a range of overwhelmed reactions. She cried; she caught her breath; she excitedly squ...
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All the celebs arrested, married and sued this week from Plies to Bieber-Baldwin rumors

All the celebs arrested, married and sued this week from Plies to Bieber-Baldwin rumors

Here's a guide to some entertainment news you might've missed this week.ARRESTED: Rapper Plies was arrested at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday after authorities say a gun was found in his carry-on bag. The 42-year-old Wesley Chapel resident ...
Updated one month ago
'Sesame Street' scribe reveals LGBTQ inspiration for writing Bert and Ernie

'Sesame Street' scribe reveals LGBTQ inspiration for writing Bert and Ernie

It's a question that's been bandied about for decades: Are Sesame Street dynamic duo Bert and Ernie more than just roommates? Or are they instead engaged in a lifelong love affair?A recent interview with Mark Saltzman, a playwright and former writer ...
Updated one month ago