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New ad zapper has TV networks worried about sales

May 22nd, 2012 10:03 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK The maker of a new DVR that lets consumers zap away broadcast TV commercials at the touch of a button suggested Tuesday that the networks are being short-sighted in opposing the technology.

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Eugene Polley, inventor of TV remote, dies at 96

May 22nd, 2012 2:37 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Couch potatoes everywhere can pause and thank Eugene Polley for hours of feet-up channel surfing. His invention, the first wireless TV remote, began as a luxury, but with the introduction of hundreds of channels and viewing technologies it

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'House' closes after 8 seasons of healing and pain

May 22nd, 2012 2:20 pm by FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Whither Dr. Gregory House? Would the cantankerous hero of the Fox medical drama mend his ways or self-destruct for all time?

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'Idol' judge Steven Tyler charmed by 'sexy beast' J-Lo

May 22nd, 2012 2:15 pm by JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Steven Tyler is mum on whether he or Jennifer Lopez will return to the judging panel on "American Idol" next year, but the rocker says he has loved the experience of sitting next to her.

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Carol Burnett writing book about late daughter

May 22nd, 2012 2:13 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Carol Burnett's next book will likely inspire tears along with laughter.

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Marvel Comics plans wedding for gay super hero Northstar

May 22nd, 2012 2:09 pm by MATT MOORE Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Wedding bells will ring this summer for Marvel Comics' first openly gay hero, super speedster Northstar, and his longtime boyfriend.

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George Jones hospitalized again; postpones shows

May 22nd, 2012 4:07 am by CHRIS TALBOTT,AP Entertainment Writer

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Tim McGraw looks to rev up career with Big Machine Records

May 21st, 2012 10:40 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE Tim McGraw has chosen a new record label run by an old friend.

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Republik Steele band's roots run deep

May 21st, 2012 10:22 pm by staff report

Bluegrass band Republik Steele was born in Southeastern Kentucky, but its roots stretch into Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.

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