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Reality-based networks reaching into scripted TV

Reality-based networks reaching into scripted TV

November 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

Truth may be stranger than fiction, but capturing truth on camera — and making it look real — is often easier in a fictional form.

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Entertainment Regional & National

Photos: Christmas at Biltmore 2014

November 18th, 2014 7:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

Inside Biltmore House the season you will find 60 decorated Christmas trees, including the 34-foot Fraser fir in the 250-room chateau's seven-story Banquet Hall.

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Entertainment
Jennifer Lawrence marvelous in 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

Jennifer Lawrence marvelous in 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

November 18th, 2014 9:20 am by By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee (MCT)

Just based on the action, "Mockingjay — Part 1" would be entertaining. It's Lawrence who elevates the movie above the fodder that is this norm in this genre.

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Biltmore decks the halls for Christmas

Biltmore decks the halls for Christmas

November 17th, 2014 10:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

Touring Biltmore's interior — festooned with miles of garlands, around 30,000 lights, 150 candles, and hundreds of live poinsettias and other plants — is definitely cause enough to make a day trip to the estate sometime through the holidays.

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Entertainment
'Dumb and Dumber To' tops box office with $38.1M

'Dumb and Dumber To' tops box office with $38.1M

November 17th, 2014 9:22 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

Twenty years after the 1994 original, "Dumb and Dumber To" opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Lawyer: Cosby won't address 'decade-old' claims

Lawyer: Cosby won't address 'decade-old' claims

November 16th, 2014 5:41 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES — Bill Cosby will not dignify "decade-old, discredited" claims of sexual abuse with a response, his attorney said Sunday.

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Sports Entertainment NASCAR/Racing
Checkered flag about to fall on ESPN NASCAR coverage

Checkered flag about to fall on ESPN NASCAR coverage

November 15th, 2014 8:10 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

ESPN has been as much a staple in NASCAR the past 30 years as the Earnhardts and Pettys. ESPN televised the sport from 1981-2000 and 2007-2014. "You can't separate the history of ESPN from NASCAR and the history of NASCAR from ESPN."

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Entertainment
NBC's Al Roker completes marathon weathercast

NBC's Al Roker completes marathon weathercast

November 14th, 2014 10:00 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Roker had his marathon certified by Guinness World Records as the longest continuous live weather broadcast. He beat a 33-hour record set in September by Norwegian TV personality Eli Kari Gjengedal. The "Rokerthon" also raised some $70,000 for the USO.

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Entertainment Community
It's a 'miracle' at Mendota Branch Library

It's a 'miracle' at Mendota Branch Library

November 14th, 2014 8:59 am by Leslie Grace

Family Movie Night at the Mendota branch library features "Miracle on 34th Street," Friday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

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Entertainment
Drummer: Pink Floyd would reunite for right benefit

Drummer: Pink Floyd would reunite for right benefit

November 13th, 2014 9:59 pm by JOHN CARUCCI, Associated Press

"I would do something for a real cause of charity," Nick Mason said in an interview last week, suggesting one scenario could be "something similar to Live 8."

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