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Liberal TV icon Norman Lear fired ‘Good Times’ dad for fighting black stereotypes

If you’re of a certain age, you remember the 1970s show “Good Times,” with Jimmie Walker. You probably have fond memories of Walker’s character of J.J. exclaiming his signature catchphrase “Dy-no-mite!” over the show’s six seasons, which later featured Janet Jackson in a supporting role. Viewers also likely remember the show’s most shocking episode, when the Evans family patriarch James ... Read More »

Is Hollywood Plotting ObamaCare’s Next Move?

Look out super heroes and villains, ObamaCare might be stealing the next plot line in upcoming blockbuster films.

Screen writers in New York City gathered Tuesday night to learn more about President Obama's health-care reform act in a forum hosted by the Writers Guild of America, East. The WGA is a labor union representing thousands of screenwriters for television and film, as well as online media...

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CBS Puts Positive Spin On Obama’s TV Binge Watching: ‘He’s A Lot Like Us’

Acting like the White House press office, Tuesday's CBS This Morning devoted a 3-minute report to President Obama's habit of binge watching his favorite TV shows, with correspondent Bill Plante gushing: "He may be the leader of the free world, but when it comes to unwinding, President Obama – well, he's a lot like us....The President tunes in to tune out. And when he needs his television, step aside."...

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Pistorius murder trial to have 24-hour TV channel

Oscar Pistorius' murder trial will have a dedicated 24-hour television channel in South Africa, the country's top cable provider said Wednesday, promising "round-the-clock" coverage of one of the blockbuster stories of the year.

MultiChoice said in a statement the temporary "pop-up" channel will launch on March 2, the day before the double-amputee Olympian goes on trial in a high court in the capital, Pretoria, for killing his girlfriend in his home on Valentine's Day last year...

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