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Billy Crudup and Hasan Minhaj talk Season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’
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Billy Crudup and Hasan Minhaj talk Season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’

It’s his first season of “The Morning Show,” but it sounds like Hasan Minhaj has been training for his role for quite some time. “I’ve been playing a fake TV anchor for seven years, so this wasn’t a stretch for me,” Minhaj joked about going from “The Daily Show” to Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan…MORE

Julianne Hough says she’s ‘deeply listening’ to ‘The Activist’ criticism
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Julianne Hough says she’s ‘deeply listening’ to ‘The Activist’ criticism

Julianne Hough has responded to the backlash about a new reality competition show she’s judging. “The Activist” is a forthcoming CBS series in which six activists from around the world come together “to bring meaningful change to one of three urgent universal causes: health, education and the environment. “The activists will compete in missions, media…MORE

Britney Spears deletes her Instagram, source says ‘it was her decision’
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Britney Spears deletes her Instagram, source says ‘it was her decision’

Britney Spears deleted her Instagram late Tuesday afternoon. The move comes just two days after she announced her engagement to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari. CNN has reached out to representatives for Spears for comment. A source close to the singer says that “it was her decision” to delete the account and that it has…MORE

Norm Macdonald, comedian and ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum, dies at 61
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Norm Macdonald, comedian and ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum, dies at 61

Norm Macdonald, a comic who was beloved as anchor of “Saturday Night Live’s” popular “Weekend Update” segments, died Tuesday, according to multiple reports, citing his manager. He was 61. Deadline was the first to report the news. Macdonald had been battling cancer for several years but kept his diagnosis private, his friend and producing partner,…MORE

George Wein, whose Newport Jazz Festival inspired modern music festivals, dies at 95
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George Wein, whose Newport Jazz Festival inspired modern music festivals, dies at 95

Performances at the very first Newport Jazz Festival, the “grandaddy of all music festivals,” took place outside because they had to — there was no venue large enough to hold the thousands of fans clamoring to hear from future legends like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. George Wein created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954…MORE

‘Once Upon a Time in Queens’ looks back at the ’86 Mets and the New York of it all
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‘Once Upon a Time in Queens’ looks back at the ’86 Mets and the New York of it all

“Once Upon a Time in Queens” wants to do for baseball and the 1986 Mets what “The Last Dance” did for the NBA and the Chicago Bulls. Yet while it’s a great deal of fun, ESPN’s four-part “30 for 30” docuseries doesn’t quite scale those heights, offering a nostalgic trip back to that miraculous season…MORE

Sam Asghari: Get to know Britney Spears’ fiancé
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Sam Asghari: Get to know Britney Spears’ fiancé

When Sam Asghari needs sound advice, he goes to his sisters. “When I need an honest opinion, I go to my sisters,” he told Men’s Health. “I learned a lot about women from them, and I learned a lot about respecting women.” They must have taught him well because he’s now engaged to Britney Spears,…MORE

Kate Hudson reveals she’s engaged to Danny Fujikawa
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Kate Hudson reveals she’s engaged to Danny Fujikawa

US actress Kate Hudson is engaged to long-term boyfriend Danny Fujikawa, she revealed on Monday. The “Almost Famous” star took to Instagram to post a picture of herself wearing an engagement ring and embracing Fujikawa. Accompanying the picture was the caption “Let’s go!” followed by a variation of wedding-related emojis. Courteney Cox, Naomi Campbell, Amanda…MORE

‘Hawkeye’ trailer features Jeremy renner and Hailee Steinfeld
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‘Hawkeye’ trailer features Jeremy renner and Hailee Steinfeld

The “Hawkeye” trailer is here to get you in the holiday spirit. The Marvel series is coming to Disney+ right before Thanksgiving and here’s what you need to know. It stars Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld and it’s the fourth live-action Marvel Studios show to hit the streaming service. Previous series include “Loki,” “The Falcon…MORE