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DirecTV reaches deal to carry SEC Network

DirecTV reaches deal to carry SEC Network

August 4th, 2014 8:02 pm by Associated Press

DirecTV has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network when it launches. The announced agreement Monday means the network will be available in 87 million households when it goes on the air on Aug. 14.

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Bacon Brothers set to sizzle in Greeneville

Bacon Brothers set to sizzle in Greeneville

August 4th, 2014 10:22 am by Staff Report

Long before Kevin launched his prolific stage and screen career, and before Michael became known as a go-to composer for film and television, they were just two brothers growing up in Philadelphia and making music together.

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Two Bible Belt filmmakers expand box office horizons

Two Bible Belt filmmakers expand box office horizons

August 3rd, 2014 4:41 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — It's the Hollywood ending every studio wants: Low-cost production and high returns at the box office. Filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick seem to have the formula dow.

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Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

August 3rd, 2014 2:00 am by Associated Press

ComicConnect is selling Batman creator Bob Kane's file copies of Detective Comics Nos. 27 through 45 and Batman Nos. 1 through 3, a nearly mint copy of the first Incredible Hulk comic book and a 1942 Archie comic book.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens with weekend of festivities

Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens with weekend of festivities

August 2nd, 2014 12:36 am by J. H. Osborne

A trip through the museum might take a few hours, but it will lead visitors on a journey from the summer of 1927 — when Bristol was the scene of "the Big Bang of country music."

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Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

August 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Gunslinger flavored Wild West street shootouts, a sham bank robbery, a parade, a model train layout to die for, inflatables for kids, a talent show, all that and more will be on display in downtown Appalachia on Saturday.

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Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

August 1st, 2014 5:40 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Live Nation's partnership with Yahoo to stream one live concert every day is a rare win for music fans. The series, which began with the Dave Matthews Band in mid-July, offers free, high-quality concert footage

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Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The Carter Family Fold will celebrate four decades of preserving old-time country music this weekend with a two-day festival honoring the influence of the First Family of Country Music.

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Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

August 1st, 2014 10:15 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," she fears: "Oh my God, is it going to suck?"

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Dave Bautista wrestled with his role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Dave Bautista wrestled with his role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

July 31st, 2014 3:09 pm by By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee (MCT)

Most actors in movies based on comic books can look through loads of material to get clues to playing their character. Professional wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista found little to help him understand Drax the Destroyer

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