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Murder, She Wrote Returns, With Octavia Spencer

NBC rebooting mystery series

(Newser) - Murder, She Wrote is getting a rewrite—or, rather, a reboot. Deadline Hollywood first reported NBC would launch a re-imagining of the long-running CBS series. The 1980s crime show starred the iconic Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher, a mystery writer who doubled as a detective. True fans might think there’... More »

Highs and Lows of the Tonys

From the three Billys to a lost Dolly Parton

(Newser) - The 2009 Tony awards were not without their laughs—and gaffes. The LA Times outlines the best and worst of Broadway's biggest night.
  • Dolly Parton was a crowd-pleaser during the show's opening number, but later appeared accidentally, and uncomfortably, on the stage when she lost out on the music and
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Billy Elliot's 10 Wins Include Best Actor × 3

(Newser) - Billy Elliot, the British musical about a coal miner's son who burns to dance, won 10 Tony Awards tonight in New York, including best musical and a unique best actor prize for the three young performers who share the title role. David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish shyly thanked... More »

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