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14/05/2019

'Big Bang' tops 'Thrones' in ratings race of fading shows

"The Big Bang Theory" edged out "Game of Thrones" as the two beloved TV behemoths again topped the ratings as they approach their finales. CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" drew 12.6 million live viewers last week, while HBO's "Game of Thrones" had 12.5 million. It was the second week in a row atop the ratings for the sitcom, whose 12-season run ends May 16. But with HBO available in far fewer homes, the week was still a win for "Game of Thrones," which continues to break its own viewership records. The series' penultimate episode had 18.4 million viewers if reruns...


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09/09/2019

Susan Kamil, longtime publisher and editor, dead at 69

Susan Kamil, a revered editor and publisher whose authors ranged from Salman Rushdie and Ta-Nehisi Coates to Elizabeth Strout and Sophie Kinsella, has died at age 69. Random House Publishing Group President Gina Centrello announced that Kamil died Sunday, eight days before her 70th birthday, from complications relating to lung cancer. Kamil, who joined the industry more than 40 years ago, was most recently executive vice president and publisher of Random House and imprints such as Dial Press and One World. "Susan was one of the great editors, and working with her has been the best experience of my writing...
09/09/2019

'Riverdale' to receive award from gay rights education group

The cast and creators of "Riverdale" will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show's portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting. The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network announced Monday that "Riverdale" will be honored with its Gamechanger Award. The group cited the show's "groundbreaking storytelling about LGBTQ relationships" as why it was chosen to receive the honor The CW series is a modern take on the "Archie" comics characters. Its stars include KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse and Madelaine Petsch. The group known as GLSEN was founded in 1990...
09/09/2019

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart headline veterans' fundraiser

Two New Jersey icons — Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart — will once again headline this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families. The comedy and musical event will also feature John Oliver, Hasan Minhaj and Ronny Chieng. It will be held Nov. 4 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at noon Eastern. Stand Up for Heroes was first held in 2007 and is produced by the New York Comedy Festival and the Bob Woodruff Foundation. Woodruff was nearly killed during a 2006...

09/09/2019

Man dressed as Elmo accused of groping Times Square tourist

A man dressed as the children's character Elmo has been charged with groping a 14-year-old girl who posed for a photo with him in Times Square. The New York Post says the man, Inocente Andrade-Pacheco, has denied the allegations through his lawyer. The Post says the 54-year-old man from Passaic, New Jersey, been released without bail after his arraignment Sunday on charges including forcible touching. Andrade-Pacheco was arrested Saturday evening. Authorities said he grabbed the girl's buttocks. The behavior of Times Square's costumed characters became an issue several years ago, when police fielded scores of complaints about aggressive solicitations for...
09/09/2019

Rested and revived, The Black Keys return after 5-year break

When the Black Keys last played a festival together in 2015, there was no grand plan to go an indefinite hiatus. They just stopped booking shows and they went home to Nashville, Tennessee to sleep in their own beds. Now four years after their performance at Outside Lands in San Francisco, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney are more than ready to hit the stage again with their first new record in five years, "Let's Rock" and a new tour starting Sept. 19 in Los Angeles. Carney, for one, has noticed a difference since the band last toured. He recently woke...

6 amazing health benefits of eggs

Did you know that 90 per cent of overall calcium and iron of an egg are found in its yolk? For long, nutritionists ignored the importance of eggs because they are high on cholesterol, which is harmful for the body. But the truth is, eggs are actually quite beneficial. Egg yolk, in particular, contains a lot of nutrients. Here are 6 health benefits of eggs that will make you eat them right away: 1. Improve metabolism Eggs have energy written all over them. That’s why they make for an ideal pre-workout snack. A medium-sized egg contains 6 g of protein...