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Fallon to begin 'Tonight' run with Will Smith, U2

01/20/2014 1:00am
Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show, which debuts next month with actor Will Smith and U2 as guests, will look familiar to people who appreciate his current work in the time slot following Jay Leno.

Hall won't rule out return to playing Dexter

01/20/2014 2:40am
Possible bad news for Oregon loggers: Michael C. Hall won't rule out a return to playing Dexter. But he'd want to see the finish line.

George Michael to release new album, 'Symphonica'

01/20/2014 5:44am
After a spell of making headlines for mishaps rather than music, George Michael is coming back with a new album.

Hyundai to sponsor Tate Modern exhibitions

01/20/2014 6:03am
Autos will help fund art in a long-term sponsorship deal announced Monday between Hyundai Motor Co. and Britain's Tate Modern gallery.

Broadway MLK actor recalls journey to play MLK

01/20/2014 6:37am
When he was in middle school, Brandon J. Dirden was picked to read part of the "I Have a Dream" speech over the public address system in celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Day.

Unrest in Thailand cancels Frankie Valli concert

01/20/2014 7:31am
Sixties doo-wop singer Frankie Valli has canceled a concert in Bangkok this week because of Thailand's political unrest, the event's promoter announced Monday.

World's most interesting man aids dog cancer fight

01/20/2014 7:52am
The most interesting man in the world is helping a Vermont-based company raise money to fight cancer in dogs.

Tombstone of Mozart's son damaged in Czech spa

01/20/2014 9:33am
An official says unknown vandals have badly damaged the tombstone of the son of famed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary.

Branagh: From Shakespeare to 'Shadow Recruit'

01/20/2014 10:17am
Kenneth Branagh's role as a director began with the story of a valiant king.

Producers pick '12 Years a Slave' and 'Gravity'

01/20/2014 11:04am
For the past six years, every feature film chosen by the Producers Guild of America for its top honor has gone on to win the best-picture prize at the Academy Awards. Sunday night, Steve McQueen's historical epic "12 Years a Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" tied for the guild's highest honor.

De Niro honors late father with documentary

01/20/2014 11:24am
Creativity runs in the De Niro family.

Hall won't rule out return to playing Dexter

01/20/2014 12:06pm
Possible bad news for Oregon loggers: Michael C. Hall won't rule out a return to playing Dexter. But he'd want to see the finish line.

Ken Burns making documentary on country music

01/20/2014 1:08pm
PBS documentary maker Ken Burns is examining the roots of country music and how it has changed through the present day for a multi-episode series on public broadcasting.

Sundance, Women in Film study female filmmakers

01/20/2014 1:20pm
A study commissioned by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles finds that female filmmakers who participate in the institute's feature and documentary development labs succeed in equal numbers to men.

PBS' 'Salinger' has more on war, teen relationship

01/20/2014 1:27pm
After making headlines with his book and movie about J.D. Salinger, Shane Salerno is ready for his final stop: the director's cut on PBS.

Katie Couric makes documentary debut at Sundance

01/20/2014 2:17pm
Along with her soon-to-end daytime talk show, fall engagement and recent move from TV to the web as Yahoo's global anchor, Katie Couric also made a documentary feature shown at Sundance.

Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

01/20/2014 3:09pm
Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that.

'Sleepy Hollow' star teases finale 'revelations'

01/20/2014 4:41pm
British actor Tom Mison, who plays Ichabod Crane on the Fox series "Sleepy Hollow," predicts fans are in for a sleepless night.

Lindsay Lohan at Sundance to announce new film

01/20/2014 5:03pm
With a film crew capturing every moment, Lindsay Lohan made a high-profile debut at the Sundance Film Festival, announcing a new film and a "fresh start."

Sting and Paul Simon rehearsing for upcoming tour

01/20/2014 5:43pm
Sting and Paul Simon are rehearsing for their upcoming tour, a couple of longtime friends and neighbors preparing to take turns singing some of each other's biggest hits.

PBS won't move 'Downton' closer to British run

01/20/2014 5:58pm
Despite some fans eager to see it earlier, "Downton Abbey" will continue to begin its new seasons on PBS in January, the system's chief executive said Monday.

Mary Lambert was 'last resort' for 'Same Love'

01/20/2014 10:04pm
In just six hours, Mary Lambert's life changed drastically.