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'Empire,' One Direction win at 17th Teen Choice Awards

'Empire,' One Direction win at 17th Teen Choice Awards

August 17th, 2015 1:00 pm by Associated Press

The 17th Teen Choice Awards threw its full support behind the hit series "Empire," honored late "Furious 7" star Paul Walker and paid homage to a respected elder: Britney Spears.

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'Star Wars' themed land planned at Disney parks

'Star Wars' themed land planned at Disney parks

August 17th, 2015 12:00 pm by Associated Press

Iger announced at Disney's D23 Fan Expo on Saturday that the 14-acre attraction will be built at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California. It represents the largest parks expansion ever.

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Band releases album of songs inspired by American Civil War

Band releases album of songs inspired by American Civil War

August 17th, 2015 11:00 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

Granville Automatic, a band with roots in Atlanta, is releasing its collection of songs inspired by Civil War battles, part of a related project to film videos of the songs on battlefields across the nation.

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Mix of old favorites, innovative changes highlight KTG's 68th season

Mix of old favorites, innovative changes highlight KTG's 68th season

August 17th, 2015 10:30 am by Katherine Scoggins

Kingsport Theatre Guild is kicking off its 68th year of operation with several familiar offerings, a few new shows, some different venues, lots of singing and dancing, and, of course, lots of drama!

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Disney teases 'Finding Dory,' 'Toy Story 4' at fan event

Disney teases 'Finding Dory,' 'Toy Story 4' at fan event

August 17th, 2015 10:00 am by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

Beanstalks will grow, animals will walk upright, oceans will part, a forgetful fish will remember her family, and toys will fall in love in Disney and Pixar Animation's upcoming films.

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'Straight Outta Compton' conquers box office with $56.1 million opening

'Straight Outta Compton' conquers box office with $56.1 million opening

August 17th, 2015 9:25 am by By Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

"Straight Outta Compton" lifted the box office out of its August funk, debuting at No. 1 in the U.S. and Canada with an estimated $56.1 million.

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Titanic violin to go on display at two U.S. museums

Titanic violin to go on display at two U.S. museums

August 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

A sea-corroded violin believed to have been played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the ocean liner sank is headed to two U.S. museums next year: one in Branson and one in Pigeon Forge.

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How Donald Trump was present at the TV Critics meetings

How Donald Trump was present at the TV Critics meetings

August 14th, 2015 4:00 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP television Writer

As a TV star turned presidential hopeful, billionaire developer Donald Trump was a regular topic of discussion at the just-concluded Television Critics Association gathering.

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Monroe Crossing to perform at the Carter Fold this weekend

Monroe Crossing to perform at the Carter Fold this weekend

August 14th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Carter Family Fold will present a concert by bluegrass band, Monroe Crossing, on Saturday, Aug. 15. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $1 for children ages 6 to 11; and free for children younger than 6.

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Showtime president: 'There may be too much good TV'

Showtime president: 'There may be too much good TV'

August 14th, 2015 3:00 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

"There may be too much good TV," Nevins conceded, though quickly adding, "There's never enough great TV. And we're trying hard to make great TV."

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