Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart

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HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart

April 24th, 2014 1:55 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

When the time comes for a young bird to leave the nest, he's often more than ready to go and doesn't care too much what Papa Bird thinks.

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Mark Sanderson to perform as one of several at Clinchport Town Hall and Community Center

Mark Sanderson to perform as one of several at Clinchport Town Hall and Community Center

April 24th, 2014 2:51 pm by Mark A. Sanderson

Sanderson to perform with others this weekend

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Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy

Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy

April 24th, 2014 7:30 am by Associated Press

It's the second collaboration for Mattel and Sony. The companies are developing the film adaptation of "Masters of the Universe," based on Mattel action figures.

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Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

Man convicted in murder of 'Stringbean' asks for parole

April 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports John A. Brown told the Tennessee Board of Parole that he is a changed man after 40 years in prison. "I'm truly sorry," said Brown, who is now 63. "I've committed the last 40 years to changing my life."

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HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

April 23rd, 2014 3:36 pm by By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

"Game of Thrones," "Sex and the City" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" are not part of this agreement. "Game of Thrones" is such a hit that HBO likely wants to see if there is a potentially bigger payoff in traditional media.

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Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

April 23rd, 2014 12:37 pm by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.

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Liberty Celebration seeking new recruits

Liberty Celebration seeking new recruits

April 23rd, 2014 9:17 am by Jessica Fischer

Spring has just sprung, but organizers of Kingsport's biennial Liberty Celebration already are looking ahead to the patriotic musical extravaganza's return in June.

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Summer movie preview: Hollywood bets big again

Summer movie preview: Hollywood bets big again

April 22nd, 2014 7:11 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

Like jumbo jets on the runway, Hollywood's summer movies are lined up, ready for takeoff. Will they hit any turbulence? If the movie business had a "fasten your seat belt" light, it was certainly flashing last summer.

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In Internet TV case, justices show concern

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

April 22nd, 2014 3:35 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the Internet.

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Viral video of the day: NBC's Brian Williams raps Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice"

Viral video of the day: NBC's Brian Williams raps Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice"

April 22nd, 2014 12:17 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

Brian WIlliams raps Snoop Dogg's "Gin and juice." The footage aired on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

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AT&T, investment firm plan online video services

AT&T, investment firm plan online video services

April 22nd, 2014 10:44 am by Associated Press

AT&T and the investment firm Chernin Group have formed a venture to invest in and form online video services rivaling Netflix and Hulu.

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