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Oscars Have An ‘Old-Fashioned Idea’ Of A Score, And Other Thoughts By ‘The Revenant’ composers

Oscars Have An ‘Old-Fashioned Idea’ Of A Score, And Other Thoughts By ‘The Revenant’ composers

February 25, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

(PHOTO) By David Ng Los Angeles Times (TNS) The urgent request arrived in May at a difficult personal time for composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. Could he fly to Los Angeles — tomorrow, if possible — to meet with Alejandro G. Inarritu? The director wanted Sakamoto to create the score for “The Revenant,”...

‘Nashville’ Takes The Show On The Road

‘Nashville’ Takes The Show On The Road

August 5, 2015


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By Jon Bream Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) Deacon will be there. Scarlett, too. And sisters Maddie and Daphne. The stars of “Nashville” — ABC’s prime-time soap opera about country music — are taking their music on a brief tour. The concert tour means that Charles “Chip” Esten, who stars as ...

Melissa Without Joan: A Daughter Deals With Loss The Rivers Way

Melissa Without Joan: A Daughter Deals With Loss The Rivers Way

July 22, 2015


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By Amy Kaufman Los Angeles Times (TNS) Joan Rivers was about to die, and everybody needed her daughter, Melissa, to fix it. To magically bring her out of a medically induced coma. Keep her lucrative businesses afloat. Ease the pain of losing comedy’s sassy surrogate grandmother. So Melissa went ...

Landing ‘The Mindy Project’ Could Be Another Boost For Hulu

Landing ‘The Mindy Project’ Could Be Another Boost For Hulu

July 8, 2015


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By Yvonne Villarreal Los Angeles Times (TNS) Should Hulu end up being the rebound platform for “The Mindy Project,” it’d be another high sign of the streaming service’s aggressive push to up its game. Universal Television, the studio behind the Mindy Kaling vehicle, has begun talks with Hulu a...

ABC Orders Biblical Series ‘Of Kings And Prophets,’ Five Other Dramas

ABC Orders Biblical Series ‘Of Kings And Prophets,’ Five Other Dramas

June 9, 2015


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By Scott Collins Los Angeles Times (TNS) ABC has a new drama of biblical proportions. “Of Kings and Prophets” — a retelling of the Old Testament story of David and King Saul — joined five other dramas as ABC began officially ordering new series late Thursday for launch during the 2015-16 T...

Springfield, Home Of ‘The Simpsons,’ Open At Universal Studios Hollywood

Springfield, Home Of ‘The Simpsons,’ Open At Universal Studios Hollywood

May 26, 2015


Filed under Television, Travel

By Martin Miller Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Springfield, the mythical city that serves as Anytown, USA for “The Simpsons,” is enjoying some urban sprawl in the real world. Home to America’s favorite screaming yellow TV characters, the town becomes bicoastal on Wednesday when Uni...

Top 10 Moments From David Letterman’s Long Run

Top 10 Moments From David Letterman’s Long Run

May 5, 2015


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By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) David Letterman doesn’t retire for another 2 1/2 weeks, but already the accolades are rolling in as fans prepare to say goodbye to the most influential comedian of his generation. CBS weighs in Monday with a 90-minute special hosted by Ray Romano...

Fourth Man Pleads Guilty In Slaying Of Former NFL player

Fourth Man Pleads Guilty In Slaying Of Former NFL player

April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

By David Ovalle Miami Herald (TNS) The fourth man involved in the slaying of former University of Miami and Washington Redskins football star Sean Taylor will serve 30 years in prison. Charles Wardlow pleaded guilty Wednesday, eight years after he and four other young men from Fort Myers, Fla., broke int...

Nebraska Collegiate Media Association Awards

Nebraska Collegiate Media Association Awards

April 23, 2015


Filed under KHWK-TV News, Top Stories

Media students from Northeast Community College traveled to Chadron, NE recently for the annual Nebraska Collegiate Media Conference. While there, the students picked up a combined 36 Golden Leaf Awards. Hawk TV's Joe Booch has more. ...

Young Life Interview

Young Life Interview

April 23, 2015


Filed under KHWK-TV News, Top Stories

Jackson Miller interviews Northeast Young Life sponsors about the organization and how you can become involved.

HBO Now Streaming Service Launches On Apple Products

HBO Now Streaming Service Launches On Apple Products

April 9, 2015


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By Meg James Los Angeles Times (TNS) The long-anticipated unbundling of cable TV packages has begun. HBO Now, the stand-alone streaming service, launched Tuesday morning on Apple products, HBO said. Separately, Cablevision’s Optimum Online customers also now have access to the subscription HBO service. The ...

Roku Now Tracks When Price Of Streaming A Movie Goes Down

Roku Now Tracks When Price Of Streaming A Movie Goes Down

April 7, 2015


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By Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times (TNS) Roku media players will now alert users when the price of a movie they’re interested in watching goes down. It’s one of several features announced Monday aimed at helping Roku keep pace with and distinguish itself from competitors such as Google Chromeca...

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