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Norwegian TV to air fictional series about Russian invasion
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- In a move that has annoyed Russia, a Norwegian television channel says it will air a fictional TV drama depicting a Russian invasion of Norway after radical environmentalists seize power and freeze the Scandinavian nation's oil and gas industry....
'Django Unchained' actress gets community service
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts has been ordered to perform community service after a judge refused to buy her apologies to Los Angeles police she'd accused of racial profiling....
Ballerina Misty Copeland calls Broadway debut 'incredible'
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stage lights have been hard to get used to and she worried about limited rehearsal time, but ballerina Misty Copeland has put aside her nervousness and is finding her feet on Broadway....
Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early
NEW YORK (AP) -- Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?...
TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- With hit shows like "Empire," "black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV....
Air guitarists strum out for the world title in Finland
OULU, Finland (AP) -- Zac "The Magnet" Monro opened the final of the Air Guitar World Championships Friday with a neat mime of playing an electric guitar to rock music that shook the ground beneath the feet of a few hundred gathered in a rainy small city square in northern Finland....
'Elementary' star Lucy Liu is a first-time mom to Rockwell
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- There's a new guy in "Elementary" star Lucy Liu's life and he won't be hard to detect - a bouncing baby boy....
Survey: Generation LOL most irked by grammar, spelling slips
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com....
IFC puts off comedy due to Virginia shooting similarities
NEW YORK (AP) -- The IFC network has postponed an episode of its new comedy series "Documentary Now!" that was supposed to air this week out of sensitivity to the on-air shootings of two Virginia television journalists....
Vatican gets embroiled in Italy's 'banned books' fray
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican has gotten embroiled in a modern-day, secular version of the Index of Banned Books....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the Animal Rescue League is over reacting to the Michael Vick signing or are they justified in moving their fundraiser and rejecting Steeler donations? <More Info>
The Animal Rescue League is protesting the signing of 35-year old veteran NFL quarterback Michael Vick to a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers by moving its major fundraiser from Heinz Field. They object to Vick because he was spent 21 months in a federal prison for funding and participating in a dogfighting ring. They also said they will no longer include any Steelers-related merchandise or memorabilia in their event's auction or at any other fundraisers.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you believe this program will lead to high risk loan agreements similar to those of the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008?