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Nick Cannon stars in new 'Brer Rabbit' DVD

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- Some of Hollywood's top stars are bringing the folk tales of Uncle Remus to home video in the animated film, "The Adventures of Brer Rabbit."

Wayne Brady leaves 'Chicago'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Wayne Brady has left the cast of the Los Angeles engagement of "Chicago," the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.

Wayne Brady working on NBC comedy

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Entertainer Wayne Brady will star in a comedy for NBC set in the world of personal injury law, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Feature: Comics line up for Vegas festival

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- As comedians from around the country get ready for the third annual Las Vegas Comedy Festival, organizers say the new-talent portion of the program has opened d
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Wayne Brady headed for big screen

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Wayne Brady will make his onscreen feature film debut in an action thriller co-starring Paul Walker, Daily Variety reported Tuesday.

Ellen Degeneres wins top talk show Emmy

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres has won the Emmy for Best Talk Show in the United States, E! Online reported Saturday.

Mullally: Disney fired me from 'Nemo'

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Megan Mullally says she was fired from the film "Finding Nemo" because she refused to assume the high-pitched voice she uses on "Will & Grace."

12 Emmy nods for 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres' Los-Angeles-based talk show has received a leading 12 Daytime Emmy nominations, including mentions for best talk show and talk-show host.

'Sesame Street' turns 35

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The folks at "Sesame Street" will celebrate the children's program's 35th season with a PBS primetime special this spring.

'The Wayne Brady Show' axed

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Buena Vista Television has canceled the Emmy Award winning "The Wayne Brady Show," which was produced in Los Angeles.

'Everybody Loves Raymond' continues roll

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- "Everybody Loves Raymond" appeared to be sweeping the comedy categories early in Sunday night's 55th Primetime Emmy Awards presentation.

Nominees for 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

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German customs officials are trying to figure out why 1980s TV icon Don Johnson had "financial instruments" worth $8 billion in his suitcase.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

Once again, the Hollywood awards season is lucrative for pirates, who have flooded the market with copies of studio "screeners" issued to promote Oscar campaigns.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees and winners at 54th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The following is a list of nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be presented in Los Angeles Sunday night, followed by a list of winners in tec

Miss Illinois crowned Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Billed as the largest competitive scholarship program for young women in the world, Saturday's Miss America pageant in Atlantic City crowned Miss Illinois, but

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ANKA SIGNED FOR ENGAGEMENT IN 'VEGAS
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Entertainment Today

Funnyman Wayne Brady's quick wit and improvisation on ABC's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" has won him a spot as emcee of this year's Miss America Pageant on Sept. 21.
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List of nominees for 54th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- The following is a list of nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced in Los Angeles Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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NBC RACES TO THE TOP
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Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

FORTUNATELY, REGIS STILL HAS HIS DAY JOB ?Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" used to be a big shot, but not anymore. ABC has pulled the big money show from its Monday primetime lineup and replaced it with a couple of half-hour comedies.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

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THE OSCAR NOMINATIONS The annual ritual of guessing which movies and filmmakers will snag Oscar nominations is about to come to a close -- just in time for the beginning of the ritual of guessing which pictures and artists will win the Oscars.
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A BIG SCORE FOR THE BIG GUY
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