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John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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2 finalists set for last ‘American Idol’ showdown

The "American Idol" series finale airs tonight.

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Sean Penn to play ‘grumpy’ character in ‘Angry Birds’

"The Angry Birds Movie," which hits theaters in May, will also feature the vocal talents of Blake Shelton, Josh Gad, "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage, and Charlie XCX.

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Charlie Sheen under investigation by LAPD ‘threat’ detectives

Police disclosed little else about the investigation, which the LAPD spokesman, officer Mike Lopez, said began with a complaint lodged against the actor on March 31.

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Today in entertainment history: April 7

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Facebook expands live video, challenging TV and web rivals

Facebook expanded its live video product, Facebook Live, giving the feature prominent placement on the app and rolling out features to make it easier for users to search and comment in real time.

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Gawker challenges Florida jury verdict in Hulk Hogan case

Gawker has filed a challenge in Florida court to a jury's recent decision to assess $140 million in damages after finding that the media website had violated a celebrity's privacy rights by posting a 2012 sex tape of wrestling star Hulk Hogan.

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Gyllenhaal, Watts tackle grief with humor in ‘Demolition’

Gyllenhaal plays a New York investment banker coming to grips with his wife's sudden death.

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Hugs, tears, respect as ‘American Idol’ looks back

"American Idol," the TV show that searched for a pop star and itself became the biggest force in U.S. television, took a trip down memory lane on Tuesday as it prepares to bring down the curtain after 14 years on the air.

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Today in entertainment history: April 6

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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‘Harry Potter’ chair up for auction

A wooden dining chair used by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two "Harry Potter" books is up for grabs at auction in New York and is expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars.

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Action film ‘Hardcore Henry’ makes audience the hero

Shot entirely in the first person, viewers look through Henry's perspective as he wakes up in a laboratory run by his wife Estelle remembering nothing about who he is.

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Nickelodeon star Alex Wolff cast as Boston bomber

The former Nickelodeon star, 18, and newcomer Themo Melikidze will play the Tsarnaev brothers, who masterminded a terrorist attack during the marathon in Boston, Massachusetts in 2013.

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Cosby allowed to delay providing evidence in Massachusetts defamation case

Comedian Bill Cosby won the right on Monday to delay providing evidence in a lawsuit in Massachusetts, in which he is accused of defaming women with public assertions that they fabricated sexual misconduct allegations against him.

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Today in entertainment history: April 5

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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‘The Shining’ sequel coming to the big screen

The sequel to Stanley Kubrick's '80s horror classic will concentrate on the life of Danny Torrance, the son of writer Jack Torrance, famously played by Jack Nicholson, years after the events in the Overlook Hotel.

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Country and Rock Acts Headline State Fair

Popular country music acts and a legendary rock group will be part of the grandstand lineup at the Illinois State Fair.

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McCarthy takes the lead in ‘The Boss’

The "Bridesmaids" star plays the self-declared "wealthiest woman in America" Michelle Darnell, who ends up bankrupt and jailed for insider trading.

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Rihanna, Shonda Rhimes honored at Black Girls Rock!

The awards air on BET network on Tuesday.

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Stars to return for ‘Sicario’ sequel

The crime thriller revolved around an FBI attempt to take down a Mexican drug cartel with the help of a shady character, played by Benicio Del Toro.

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No Vote Yet on Graduated Tax Proposal

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More Higher Ed Funding to be Considered

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Hundreds of millions of dollars would be going to higher education -- in addition to money they just received -- under an amendment to a spending bill an Illinois Senate committee has approved.

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Just Enough Rain for Most of Illinois

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Corn progress best in years

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Flash Index Is More of a Glimmer

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Lowest point since December 2012

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Langfelder: Y Block Proposals Going Online, to be Considered in Matter of Months

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It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.