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Netflix teases docuseries about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship

Jenna Benchetrit | News/Entertainment | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 12:33:37 EST

Harry & Meghan, a six-part documentary series directed by two-time Oscar nominee Liz Garbus, will explore the couple's relationship and address the controversies that ultimately led to them stepping back from their royal duties in January 2020.  read more

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Christine McVie, co-lead singer of Fleetwood Mac, dead at 79

The Associated Press | News/Entertainment | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:51:23 EST

Christine McVie, who was a co-lead vocalist and keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac, has died at 79, the band said Wednesday. read more

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Jury deadlocked, mistrial declared in Danny Masterson rape trial

Brian Melley,Andrew Dalton | News/Entertainment | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:18:30 EST

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday at the rape trial of "That '70s Show" actor Danny Masterson after jurors, who were leaning strongly toward acquitting him, were deadlocked following the month-long trial in which the Church of Scientology played a supporting role. read more

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Simu Liu will host the Junos for 2nd year in a row

Jackson Weaver | News/Entertainment | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:30:00 EST

Canadian actor and Marvel star Simu Liu has been chosen to host the Junos for the second year in a row. read more

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Meet the new hosts of The Nature of Things: Sarika Cullis-Suzuki and Anthony Morgan

Nina Dragicevic | Documentaries/The Nature of Things | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:55:44 EST

The pair describe getting the job as ‘a huge, huge shock’ and ‘the most surreal thing in the world’ read more

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Kim Kardashian and Ye reach divorce settlement, will share custody

The Associated Press | News/Entertainment | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:04:47 EST

Kim Kardashian and Ye have reached a settlement in their divorce, averting a trial that had been set for next month, court documents filed Tuesday showed. read more

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Is free, ad-supported television the answer to changing viewing habits?

Jenna Benchetrit | News/Entertainment | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 08:23:09 EST

Canadian media companies like CBC News and Corus Entertainment are entering the free, ad-supported TV industry, allowing viewers to stream content at no cost — so long as they can handle the occasional ad break. read more

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Who's really to blame for Taylor Swift's Ticketmaster fiasco?

Laura McQuillan | News/Entertainment | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 04:00:00 EST

Taylor Swift fans were outraged when Ticketmaster's system couldn't keep up with demand when presales started for the superstar's next tour. But a number of entertainment industry experts — and even some Swifties — are asking whether she deserves some of the blame. read more

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Clarence Gilyard, who hacked computers in Die Hard and flew with Maverick in Top Gun, dead at 66

The Associated Press | News/Entertainment | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 14:53:41 EST

Clarence Gilyard Jr., a popular supporting actor whose credits include the blockbuster films Die Hard and Top Gun and the hit television series Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger, has died at age 66. read more

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Kim Kardashian 're-evaluating' Balenciaga relationship after controversial ad campaign

Jackson Weaver | News/Entertainment | Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:09:46 EST

Fashion mogul Kim Kardashian stated she is “re-evaluating” her relationship with Balenciaga after the Paris-headquartered brand posted an advertising campaign depicting children alongside stuffed animals dressed in bondage gear. read more

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The top 100 Canadian songs of 2022

CBC Music | Music | Mon, 28 Nov 2022 01:00:00 EST

From mega pop hits to hidden gems, these are the essential songs of the year. read more

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New film featuring legend of Sedna has hit Iqaluit theatre, but not everyone is happy with it

CBC News | News/Canada/North | Sat, 26 Nov 2022 06:00:00 EST

The children's animation film contains themes of love and courage and also includes an anti-bullying song. However, for at least one Iqaluit mother, the film raised concerns, particularly around the portrayal of Inuit culture. read more

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Fame and Flashdance singer Irene Cara dead at 63

The Associated Press | News/Entertainment | Sat, 26 Nov 2022 11:41:21 EST

Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy-winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie Fame and then belted out the era-defining hit Flashdance ... What a Feeling from 1983's Flashdance, has died. She was 63. read more

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Arcade Fire's lead singer was accused of sexual misconduct. Why can't fans get ticket refunds?

Jenna Benchetrit | News/Entertainment | Thu, 24 Nov 2022 21:42:19 EST

With Arcade Fire's Canadian tour dates beginning Friday, the band, Ticketmaster and Live Nation have kept mum as fans call on them to offer ticket refunds, many saying they feel uncomfortable attending the concert knowing of Butler’s alleged sexual misconduct. read more

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Trudeau makes appearance on Canada's Drag Race spinoff

The Canadian Press | News/Entertainment | Fri, 25 Nov 2022 22:47:28 EST

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance on Friday's episode of Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs. the World to offer the contestants words of inspiration before the main challenge. read more

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Chinese Canadian pop star Kris Wu sentenced to 13 years in China on rape, group sex charges

The Associated Press | News/Entertainment | Fri, 25 Nov 2022 07:48:11 EST

A Chinese court on Friday sentenced Chinese Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in prison on charges including rape. read more

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Family fears Iranian dissident rapper Toomaj to be charged with crime punishable by death

Nahayat Tizhoosh | News/World | Thu, 24 Nov 2022 19:17:01 EST

The family of an Iranian dissident rapper is fearful for his life, saying the regime is trying to charge him with a crime that carries the death penalty. Toomaj Salehi, 32, was arrested last month amid the ongoing protests and violent crackdowns in the country. read more

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Screen, Stream or Skip: From the new Knives Out movie to Spielberg's latest, here's what to watch this week

Eli Glasner,Jackson Weaver | News/Entertainment | Thu, 24 Nov 2022 04:00:00 EST

CBC News compiles some of the many movies and TV shows releasing this week, with some advice on which to screen, which to stream — and which to skip.  read more

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How not doing Anne of Green Gables opens new artistic possibilities for the Charlottetown Festival

CBC News | News/Canada/PEI | Thu, 24 Nov 2022 08:24:17 EST

Anne of Green Gables — The Musical, the centrepiece of the Charlottetown Festival for more than 50 years, will be produced only every other year from now on, with no production next year. read more

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Wednesday misses the Addams Family's point, but found its perfect star

Jackson Weaver | News/Entertainment | Wed, 23 Nov 2022 04:00:00 EST

Netflix's Wednesday is bringing back the creepy, kooky Addams Family. And while lead Jenna Ortega is a brilliant Wednesday Addams, the show itself missed what the Addams Family franchise is meant to say. read more

‘Harry & Meghan’ trailer: Netflix shares 1st look at dramatic documentary

‘Harry & Meghan’ trailer: Netflix shares 1st look at dramatic documentary

Entertainment/Trending/U.S. News | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 16:35:13 +0000

The trailer for Netflix's docuseries following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sets up a dramatic behind-the-scenes look at the Sussexes. read more

Pluto TV: Corus, Paramount launch free streaming service in Canada

Pluto TV: Corus, Paramount launch free streaming service in Canada

Entertainment/Corus/corus pluto | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:05:07 +0000

Pluto TV will be available for free for all Canadians with internet access, with no registration required. read more

Mistrial declared in Danny Masterson rape trial after jury ‘hopelessly deadlocked’

Mistrial declared in Danny Masterson rape trial after jury ‘hopelessly deadlocked’

Crime/Entertainment/church of scientology | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:52:44 +0000

The star of the 90s sitcom "That '70s Show" has been on trial since mid-October for the alleged rapes of three women at this Hollywood Hills home in 2001 and 2003. read more

Country singer Jake Flint, 37, dies just hours after his wedding

Country singer Jake Flint, 37, dies just hours after his wedding

Entertainment/country singer dies/country singer dies wedding | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:20:03 +0000

The up-and-coming artist was in the midst of touring Oklahoma and surrounding states when he got married on Saturday. read more

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Entertainment/Christine McVie/christine mcvie cause of death | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:13:02 +0000

"She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure," read a statement by Fleetwood Mac. read more

‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ trailer: Get your 1st look at Princess Peach

‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ trailer: Get your 1st look at Princess Peach

Entertainment/Trending/mario bros. new trailer | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 18:32:38 +0000

Princess Peach is tall, brave and ready to take on Bowser and the Mario universe. read more

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West settle divorce, Ye to pay $200K monthly child support

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West settle divorce, Ye to pay $200K monthly child support

Entertainment/Kanye West/Kanye West child support | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:39:50 +0000

The couple began dating in 2012 and had their first child in 2013. read more

‘That ’90s Show’ trailer: Watch Red and Kitty Forman reopen their basement

‘That ’90s Show’ trailer: Watch Red and Kitty Forman reopen their basement

Entertainment/Trending/entertainment | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:55:12 +0000

The Formans' basement, in all its pot-smoking glory, returns to Netflix in the new year. read more

Will Smith tearfully explains why he slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars

Will Smith tearfully explains why he slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars

Entertainment/Chris Rock/Chris rock slap | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:21:43 +0000

While a guest on an episode of 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,' Will Smith described the Oscars as a 'horrific night.' read more

Singer Shania Twain adds second Moncton show to Queen of Me tour

Singer Shania Twain adds second Moncton show to Queen of Me tour

Canada/Entertainment/Avenir Centre | Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:37:55 +0000

Legendary country star Shania Twain has announced a second show in Moncton during her Queen of Me tour, which kicks off in spring 2023. read more

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