February 19, 2020

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Kellye Nakahara Wallett of 'M-A-S-H' dies at age 72

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on "M-A-S-H," has died at age 72.

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Monday 02/17/2020
All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

CHICAGO (AP) -- It has become one of the NBA's most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, and every year a recent retiree with ties to the game's host city is honored.

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Friday 02/14/2020
Edie Falco talks new show ‘Tommy' and staying close to home

NEW YORK (AP) -- In her role in the news CBS drama "Tommy," actress Edie Falco plays the first female chief of police in Los Angeles, but the native New Yorker found a way to shoot the show in her hometown.

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Thursday 02/13/2020
Study shows explosive growth in time spent streaming TV

NEW YORK (AP) -- Streaming services like Netflix or Hulu account for 19% of television viewing in the United States now for people who have that capacity, virtually double what it was less than two years ago, a report out Wednesday said.

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Wednesday 02/12/2020
Study shows explosive growth in time spent streaming TV

NEW YORK (AP) -- Streaming services like Netflix or Hulu account for 19% of television viewing in the United States now for people who have that capacity, virtually double what it was less than two years ago, a report out Wednesday said.

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Tuesday 02/11/2020
Live episode of ‘The Conners' takes on New Hampshire primary

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Veteran TV producer Bruce Helford knows how unpredictable a live sitcom episode can be. He has a vivid memory of the moment on "The Drew Carey Show" when an extra mooned the camera with a cheery "Hi Mom" scribbled on his behind, a broadcasting milestone that Helford figures gave network censors fits.

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Monday 02/10/2020
Robert Conrad, star of ‘The Wild, Wild West,' dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," died Saturday. He was 84.

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Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Orson Bean, the witty actor and comedian who enlivened the game show "To Tell the Truth" and played a crotchety merchant on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles, authorities said. He was 91.

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Friday 02/07/2020
Rolling Stones returning to North America for 15-city tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Rolling Stones are returning to some North American cities where they haven't played in years.

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Thursday 02/06/2020
King angry at CBS promo of interview questions about Bryant

NEW YORK (AP) -- In the wake of a social media backlash, CBS' Gayle King says she is embarrassed and angry with how the network promoted part of her interview with WNBA star Lisa Leslie that concerned the late Kobe Bryant.

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Wednesday 02/05/2020
After Oprah's exit, Russell Simmons doc acquired by HBO Max

NEW YORK (AP) -- The documentary about several women who have accused Russell Simmons of sexual abuse has found a distributor after Oprah Winfrey's exit from the film left it in the lurch.

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Tuesday 02/04/2020
Shannen Doherty says she is battling stage 4 breast cancer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shannen Doherty is battling a recurrence of breast cancer that has progressed to stage four, telling fans "it's a bitter pill to swallow."

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Monday 02/03/2020
Weinstein accuser's account grilled during cross examination

NEW YORK (AP) -- A  key accuser in the the New York City rape trial of Harvey Weinstein testified Monday that she stayed in touch with the once-powerful movie mogul after he allegedly raped her to protect her acting career as the defense sought to paint her as opportunistic manipulator.

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Friday 01/31/2020
Lizzo honors Kobe, celebrates Grammys at pre-Super Bowl show

MIAMI (AP) -- At a pre-Super Bowl concert, Lizzo reflected on her soaring career as she remembered attending the big game as a teenager, watching Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake join forces onstage.

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Thursday 01/30/2020
From marching bands to The Boss to Lady Gaga at halftime

MIAMI (AP) -- Regardless of your musical tastes, it seems the Super Bowl halftime show has gone there.

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Wednesday 01/29/2020
Rapper Missy Elliott, H.E.R. team up for Pepsi Super Bowl ad

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Almost three years ago, Missy Elliott sent a tweet to a then under-the-radar artist whose music she admired and told her that "she was going to blow up."

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Tuesday 01/28/2020
Author deletes children's book co-written with Kobe Bryant

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Kobe Bryant and Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho were working together on a children's book, but the author of "The Alchemist" said he deleted the draft after Bryant's death in a helicopter crash.

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Monday 01/27/2020
Jerry Craft, Kadir Nelson win honors for children's books

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jerry Craft's "New Kid," a graphic novel about a 7th grader's struggle to adjust to a private school with little diversity, has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's best children's book. "New Kid" also received the Coretta Scott King Award for an outstanding work by an African American writer.

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Friday 01/24/2020
McGregor says `Star Wars' TV series still on despite reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" streaming series will be brief and is aimed at making it better.

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Thursday 01/23/2020
Sundance festival kicks off with Taylor Swift, 'Crip Camp'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Plenty of change is in the air at the Sundance Film Festival, where some 118 feature films are set to premiere over the next 10 days beginning Thursday.

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