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Tidal streaming service branches into comedy, drama
Tidal streaming service branches into comedy, drama

Tidal, the upstart streaming service led by rap mogul Jay Z, branched into television-style programming with comedy and drama series

Tidal streaming service branches into comedy, drama
Cosby admits drugging woman for sex
Cosby admits drugging woman for sex

Embattled US comedian Bill Cosby admitted having drugged at least one woman with Quaaludes to have sex with her.

Cosby admits drugging woman for sex
Adams wins best musical/comedy film actress Globe for 'Big Eyes'
Adams wins best musical/comedy film actress Globe for 'Big Eyes'

Amy Adams won the Golden Globe for best actress in a musical or comedy for her role in Tim Burton's based-on-true-life art fraud film "Big Eyes."

Adams wins best musical/comedy film actress Globe for 'Big Eyes'
Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack
Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack

Sony Pictures abruptly canceled the release of the comedy which has angered North Korea and triggered chilling threats from hackers.

Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack
'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe
'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe

Obsessed "Friends" fans mobbed a pop-up replica of the coffeehouse from the hit comedy series, some even camping out overnight.

'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe
Mel Brooks fingers joke at Hollywood hand ceremony
Mel Brooks fingers joke at Hollywood hand ceremony

Veteran funnyman Mel Brooks sank his hand and foot prints into the cement outside Hollywood's famed Chinese Theatre.

Mel Brooks fingers joke at Hollywood hand ceremony
Star-studded comedy 'She's Funny That Way' charms Venice
Star-studded comedy 'She's Funny That Way' charms Venice

Master of screwball comedy Peter Bogdanovich charmed audiences at the Venice film festival with his movie "She's Funny That Way".

Star-studded comedy 'She's Funny That Way' charms Venice
"Ninja Turtles" in box office romp
"Ninja Turtles" in box office romp

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" romped to the top of the US box office, dethroning "Guardians of the Galaxy" in their first weekend in theaters.

"Ninja Turtles" in box office romp
'Jump Street' leaps to top of box office
'Jump Street' leaps to top of box office

"22 Jump Street" leapt straight to the top of the North American box office, industry figures showed Monday, edging out "How to Train Your Dragon 2" as the summer film season gets into full swing.

'Jump Street' leaps to top of box office
'Spider-Man 2' leaps to box office top
'Spider-Man 2' leaps to box office top

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" sprang to the top of the North American box office this weekend, its first in movie theaters, industry estimates showed.

'Spider-Man 2' leaps to box office top
'Ride Along' steers to top of N. American box office
'Ride Along' steers to top of N. American box office

Police comedy "Ride Along" made its debut at the top of the North American box office, arresting viewers' attention over the US holiday weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday.

'Ride Along' steers to top of N. American box office
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Comedy stars win early Emmys, online drama eyes glory

Comedy stars grabbed early prizes at the Emmys Sunday, while the TV world waited to see if Netflix drama "House of Cards" could become the first online-only show to take a major prize.

Comedy stars win early Emmys, online drama eyes glory
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'Pain and Gain' grabs top spot at US box office

Action comedy "Pain & Gain" starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson grabbed the top spot at the US box office in its debut this weekend, snagging $20 million.

'Pain and Gain' grabs top spot at US box office
Thriller 'Homeland' dethrones 'Mad Men' at Emmys
Thriller 'Homeland' dethrones 'Mad Men' at Emmys

Spy thriller "Homeland" won best TV drama at the Emmy awards Sunday, ending retro cult show "Mad Men" four-year unbroken run, while "Modern Family" was named best comedy for the third straight year.

Thriller 'Homeland' dethrones 'Mad Men' at Emmys
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British comedy legend Sykes dies aged 89

Eric Sykes, a giant of British comedy for sixty years and a familiar face to fans of the Harry Potter films, has died aged 89, his manager announced on Wednesday.

British comedy legend Sykes dies aged 89
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