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This weekend in entertainment history

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Amazon plans new streaming service

The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

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REVIEW: Third installment of ‘Hunger Games’ doesn’t disappoint

Reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen faces the broiling drama of a budding revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."

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Modern version of ‘All in the Family’ in the works

The groundbreaking '70s sitcom is being reworked for a 2015 audience.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 21

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Award-winning director Mike Nichols dead at 83

The Oscar-winning director of "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," has died.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade preps

Volunteers and Macy's employees are putting the finishing touches on the 88th annual parade.

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NBC, Netflix shelve Cosby projects amid assault allegations

Allegations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted several women decades ago gained renewed attention last month.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 20

A walk down memory lane.

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Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola response

Celebrities play he waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic.

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Comedian Tracy Morgan ‘struggling’ after crash

An attorney for the comedian said he is struggling to return "to the way he was" after suffering a serious brain injury.

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‘Thor’ star Hemsworth is the year’s ‘sexiest’

Australian-born Chris Hemsworth was named the "sexiest man alive" in a live broadcast of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 19

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is ‘smoker of the year’

"The Terminator" star is such a cigar aficionado that he got an award for his smoking habit.

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Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris to lead HBO ‘West’

"Westworld," based on the 1973 film, will be told in one-hour episodes.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 18

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Robert DeNiro and JLaw are making a movie about a mop

The movie recounts the rags-to-riches tale about the woman who became a millionaire after inventing the Miracle Mop.

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Mike Tyson thinks he’d make an ‘awesome’ Othello

The boxing legend wants to take on Shakespeare.

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Venezuela sets world record for Christmas dinner

Venezuela completed quite the culinary conquest. And you think you've got a lot of people to cook for!

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Julia Roberts, George Clooney to star in Jodie Foster-directed film

Julia Roberts has been tapped to reunite with her "Ocean's Eleven" co-star in a new financial drama.

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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

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The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

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Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

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A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.