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Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64thPrimetime Emmy Awards, left, hostJimmy Kimmel, center,and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:55:40 -0400
Family band Flatt Lonesome wins 3 at Bluegrass Awards

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Family band Flatt Lonesome won three awards at the International Bluegrass Music Awards while the Earls of Leicester were named entertainer of the year for the second consecutive year.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:23:03 -0400
Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show

Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime showIt's official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show. The NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday that the pop star will take the stage Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Gaga sang the national ...

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:28:12 -0400
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Copyright 5/8/2016 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 9/25/2016, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2016 The Nielsen Company.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:14:47 -0400
Parks close Halloween ride amid charges of stereotyping

BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking Knott's Berry Farm to reopen a Halloween horror attraction that was closed after mental health advocates said it was insensitive to the mentally ill.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:57:50 -0400
Prosecutors: Give concert promoter 17-plus years for fraud

A former South Florida concert promoter who staged tours for major acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Aerosmith deserves more than 17 years in prison for running his company as a $200 million ...

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:09:09 -0400
Temple University to honor Tina Fey with media award

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, Tina Fey arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The actress will receive the Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Award from Temple University at a luncheon on Oct. 7. Fey isnt a Temple alumna, but her late father studied journalism there and graduated in 1966. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) Temple University is honoring Tina Fey with a special media award.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:07:23 -0400
Universal Orlando unveils virtual reality Halloween show

In this Sept. 27, 2016 photo released by Universal Orlando, an unidentified woman, left, experiences the new immersive interactive experience, "The Repository," at Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. "The Repository" attraction is available on select nights through Oct. 31. (Octavian Cantilli/Universal Orlando via AP)ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) As you enter the dark set an old library from the 1700s filled with ancient artifacts at Universal Orlando Resort's new Halloween experience, it's obvious you're in for a creepy time.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:58:44 -0400
USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

1. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead)

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:22:44 -0400
In Prince Estate Case, Blood Relation May Be Unnecessary

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. A legal wrinkle in Prince's estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar's sizable fortune. No will has surfaced since Prince accidentally overdosed on painkillers in April, so his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are likely to be declared rightful heirs within the next few months. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)A legal wrinkle in Princes estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstars sizable fortune. No will has surfaced since Prince accidentally overdosed on painkillers in April, so his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are likely to be declared rightful heirs within the next few months. The judge will have to sort out a complex interplay between probate and parentage laws that appears to be unique to Minnesota, as well as the complicated family history of Prince and his relatives.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:13:19 -0400
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