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Christopher Jackson pulls double duty on “Hamilton” and “Bull”
Over the next few months, there will be no shortage of new TV shows vying for viewers’ attention. Hopefully not lost in the chaos of dozens of series premieres? The great batch of fresh new talent poised to have breakout years.

Paul & Ringo reunite at Beatles movie premiere
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited in London at the world premiere of Ron Howard’s new Beatles documentary in London.

Nick Gordon found legally responsible for death of Bobbi Kristina Brown
A judge has found Nick Gordon legally responsible for the death of his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

Jimmy Fallon messes up Donald Trump’s hair
When Donald Trump appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” he allowed the host to mess up his hair.

Bill Murray bartending in Brooklyn this weekend — but you probably can’t go
Bill Murray, the actor whose frequent acts of spontaneity have earned him a loyal cult of followers, has selected his next random act of Murray-ness.

John Legend on politics and parenting
John Legend thinks Donald Trump is “uniquely terrible.”

Emmy preview: Will ‘Game of Thrones’ maintain reign, and other story lines to watch
The Emmy Awards always involve multiple subplots, but drawing clear trends or patterns from the voting can be elusive.

Oliver Stone builds whistleblower case in ‘Snowden’
CNN’s Brian Lowry reviews “Snowden,” which features a terrific central performance in what is otherwise merely a slightly better-than-average movie.

Apple Airpods spoofed in hilarious parody ad
Conan spoofs Apple’s new AirPod wireless headphones in a parody ad. Watch more Conan here.

‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ doesn’t quite deliver
Arriving 15 years after “Bridget Jones’ Diary” and a dozen since its sequel, “Bridget Jones’s Baby” is a not-so-special delivery. Sweet, slight and fitfully funny, it’s a movie admirers of the earlier films should mildly enjoy, but cast in terms any new parent can understand, isn’t worth the price of a sitter.

Chelsea Handler wants to be more than funny
Chelsea Handler is known best for being funny. Now she says she wants to be known for making people think. She sits down with CNN to talk breaking barriers in comedy and the future of her work.

Kanye West’s stinging retort to Kid Cudi
Another Ye, another hip hop beef.

Ellen DeGeneres goes shopping with FLOTUS
First lady on aisle 4.

‘Moana’ trailer has Dwayne Johnson hitting the animated seas
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and a bunch of monsters are hitting the high seas this holiday season.

Chelsea Handler on her career, Hillary Clinton and cursing
Chelsea Handler knows how to make people laugh. Now she wants to change people’s lives.

‘American Horror Story’ Season 6 theme, cast revealed
Warning: This story contains spoilers.

‘America’s Got Talent’ crowns Grace VanderWaal as winner
Fans of this season’s “America’s Got Talent” were probably not all that surprised by the winner.

Protesters disrupt Ryan Lochte’s ‘DWTS’ debut
Former “Dancing With the Stars” champ and HLN sports contributor Hines Ward weighs in on the jaw-dropping premiere.

Rapper Nelly reportedly in financial hot water
Nelly is reportedly facing a $2.4 million tax lien — so fans are trying to help him out by streaming his music,

Celebs team up to ask for refugee rights
Cate Blanchett has rallied several stars for the #WithRefugees campaign. The campaign is asking governments to provide basic human rights to refugees.

Ryan Lochte thankful for ‘love’ following ‘Dancing with the Stars’ incident
Ryan Lochte takes to social media to thank people for their support after two anti-Lochte protesters interrupted Monday night’s ‘DWTS’ season premiere.

This video of “Mickey” singer Toni Basil dancing will blow your mind
First of all, can we wrap our heads around the fact that Toni Basil is 72 years old?

Renee Zellweger on playing Bridget Jones: We’re both prone to ‘badly timed disasters’
Renee Zellweger sees aspects of herself in the lovingly awkward character of Bridget Jones.

Could this be the year of ‘The Americans’ at the Emmys?
Unlike much of Hollywood, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg initially didn’t have any plans to tune into the Emmy nominations live stream back in July. After three years of seeing their show “The Americans” snubbed, they’d been through one too many heartbreaks to do it again.

New couple alert: Ryan Seacrest and Adriana Lima
Ryan Seacrest has found his angel.

Ricky Schroder and wife split after 24 years
“NYPD Blue” star Ricky Schroder and his wife Andrea are divorcing.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on pardoning Edward Snowden
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is well aware that many people consider Edward Snowden a criminal. Levitt does not.

‘Snowden’ builds case for whistleblower in Oliver Stone movie
“Snowden” features a terrific central performance in a slightly better-than-average movie. And while director Oliver Stone has found material perfectly suited to his conspiratorial interests, he simply didn’t crack the code in seeking to bring this fact-based story to life with the attributes of a thriller.

Justin Timberlake down to duet with Britney Spears
Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears are so far from ever getting back together, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still make beautiful music together.

Beyoncé sets up onstage marriage proposal
Beyoncé handed the mic off during a concert in St. Louis so her creative director could pop the question to her dance captain.

Pamela Anderson: ‘Porn killed Playboy’
Pamela Anderson doesn’t have a problem with nudity, but she does take issue with some pornography.

Monica and Brandy beefing? What year is it?
We still have yet to figure out who the boy belongs to and now Brandy and Monica appear to be arguing again.

Melissa Villasenor: 5 things to know about ‘SNL’s’ first Latina cast member
With the announcement that Melissa Villasenor is one of three newbies being added to “Saturday Night Live,” (along with Mikey Day and Alex Moffat) she became the show’s first Latina cast member.

‘La La Land’ set to make beautiful music this awards season
In a pop culture landscape full of antiheroes, gloomy movies, and dark TV shows (literally), the new yet retro Hollywood musical “La La Land” is notable for featuring a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors.

Pamela Anderson: porn killed ‘Playboy’
‘Playboy’ cover girl Pamela explains how porn is responsible for the magazine’s reinvention.

John Legend talks acting in ‘La La Land’
John Legend is a musician, producer and now an actor. He says appearing alongside Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in “La La Land” was awesome.

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman on friendship and life after Rio
Simone Biles and Aly Raisman brought home more than just gold from Rio, they developed a lifelong friendship.

Fans stream Nelly songs to help him pay off $2.4 million debt

Twitter goes nuts after Lochte protesters rush ‘DWTS’ stage
Ryan Lochte is in the news again, for all the wrong reasons.

WATCH: ‘DWTS’ security tackles Lochte’s protester
As Ryan Lochte received the judge’s critique for his first performance on “Dancing with the Stars,” he was interrupted by audience members who rushed on stage.

Tupac Shakur: 20 years after his death
It is easy to forget that Tupac Shakur’s career only lasted five years.

Amy Schumer makes food poisoning funny
Leave it to Amy Schumer to make getting sick funny.

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ teaser is here
It’s only 19 seconds long, but it’s enough to get fans excited.

Ryan Lochte’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut interrupted by protesters
As Ryan Lochte received the judge’s critique for his first performance on “Dancing with the Stars,” he was interrupted by audience members who rushed on stage.

Miss America: Five things to know
Savvy Shields, representing Arkansas, walked away as the new Miss America 2017 at the end of Sunday’s pageant.

Alexis Arquette talks about being transgender
In 2009, Actress Alexis Arquette talked about being a transgender woman. She was best known for her roles in films including “The Wedding Singer” and “Pulp Fiction.”

David Oyelowo on Oscars diversity and ‘Queen of Katwe’
Much was made of the Oscar David Oyelowo didn’t win for his role as Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2014’s acclaimed “Selma.” Yet Oyelowo, now the star of Disney’s upcoming “Queen of Katwe,” says the snub didn’t bother him because the role was about more than just accolades.

Beyonce’s backup dancer pops the question during ‘Single Ladies’
Now that’s how you put a ring on it!

Amy Poehler wins her first Emmy, finally
Amy Poehler won’t be able to host an Emmy losers party anymore.

Kardashian drama is the gift that keeps on giving on ‘Rob & Chyna’
Kongratulations are in order for Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna, who revealed the sex of the next kid-ashian in the season premiere of their new E! reality series, “Rob & Chyna.”

Christian Siriano’s love for plus size a big deal
There was very little fanfare before five plus-size models took to the runway for Christian Siriano’s New York Fashion Week show.

Celine Dion shows off impressive rap skills on ‘Ellen’
“My career is going to end tonight,” Celine Dion declared when Ellen DeGeneres challenged her to rap on Monday’s show.

JonBenét and Hollywood’s true crime obsession
Arm chair detectives are busy these days.

Alexis Arquette dies at 47
Alexis Arquette, an actress, transgender activist and member of a famous Hollywood family died Sunday, her brother Richmond Arquette and brother-in-law Todd Morgan confirmed.

Diddy changed his name again…sort of
Sean “Diddy” Combs tells CNNMoney why he’s changed his name so many times over the years, and that now he just goes by “Sean.”

Social media swoons at Essence magazine photos of Obamas
Turns out, a picture is worth a thousand words. Or in this case, thousands of tweets.

Before returning to fictional stories after 9/11, ‘Third Watch’ honored real bravery
After 9/11, a drama about first responders turned the cameras on real-life people and made a powerful tribute to NYC’s bravest. This is how it came to be.

Hidden in ‘Kicks,’ a film about stolen sneakers, is an important message
In the opening minutes of “Kicks,” an Oakland-set coming-of-age film from first time feature director Justin Tipping, its clear 15-year-old Brandon (Jahking Guillory) is just a kid looking for a break.

Stand Up To Cancer co-founder opens up about celeb-filled telethon

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs on the evolution of his many name changes
Even Sean Combs doesn’t know the order of his many name changes.

Brian Wilson: The Beach Boy who bonds father and son
The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds” is acclaimed as one of the finest albums of the last 50 years; it has a particularly special place in my heart, as the CD was on repeat in our Brighton apartment while my partner Fiona was in the final throes of labor, about to deliver our first son.

Justin Timberlake concert film heading to Netflix
You can soon have a front row seat to a Justin Timberlake concert anywhere you watch Netflix.

‘Son of Zorn’ drops animated He-Man into live-action Fox sitcom
“Son of Zorn” is built around a gimmick, which always raises concerns about a show’s longevity. Yet the pilot, at least, extracts its share of funny moments from the sight gag of a He-Man-like animated character in a live-action world, as he seeks to reconnect with his ex-wife and the 17-year-old son he barely knows.

Lady Gaga back in ‘Perfect’ form with new single
You didn’t think eccentric Gaga was gone just because she did an album with Tony Bennett, did you? Good. Because she’s back.

Meg Ryan on casting ‘charming’ Tom Hanks in her new film ‘Ithaca’
It’s been 18 years since Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks shared the screen in their box office hit “You’ve Got Mail” and now they’ve teamed up again.

John Oliver gives the sex talk
HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” discussed sex education in the U.S. The show created its own sex-ed video starring numerous celebrities.

Tom Hanks: Captain Sully is a hero
Controversy surrounded pilot Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger after he landed US Airways Flight 1549 safely on the Hudson River in 2009. But Tom Hanks, who stars in the new movie ‘Sully,’ considers the pilot a hero.

‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’s’ Lady Chablis dies at 59
The Lady Chablis, the unabashed Savannah, Georgia, transgender queen who became a gay icon after finding fame in the 1990s through the “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” book and movie, has died. She was 59.

Joe Manganiello to play Deathstroke in upcoming Batman film

Looking for community at a ‘Star Trek’ convention
In September 1976, “Star Trek” fans descended upon the Statler Hilton in New York. Photographer Shalmon Bernstein was there to capture all the “trekkies” and their costumes at the four-day convention.

Anthony Anderson on Emmys: People respect authenticity
Anthony Anderson reacts to the Emmy nominations for his show “black-ish.”

TV diversity sees growth as viewing becomes more siloed

‘The Boss’ battles depression
In a new Vanity Fair article, American musician Bruce Springsteen reveals he’s battling depression. CNN’s Zain Asher has more.

‘Star Trek’ celebrates its 50th anniversary
The “Star Trek” series turns 50. There have been 13 movies, 6 TV series and an entire subculture created around the series.

Zendaya alleges grocery clerk refused to sell her gift cards because of her ‘skin tone’
Zendaya has alleged a grocery clerk of racism after refusing to sell her $400 in gift cards.

Iman returns to public life after David Bowie’s death
Superstar model Iman has lived quietly and privately since the death of her husband, rocker David Bowie, in January.

‘Queen Sugar’ star Kofi Siriboe on his big year and phone calls from Oprah
At just 22, ‘Queen Sugar’ star Kofi Siriboe is enjoying a world of sweet opportunities.

Kanye’s Yeezy fashion show gets blistering reviews
The consensus on Kanye West’s latest fashion show was that it was hot — but probably not in the way he was anticipating.

Calvin Harris talks split with Taylor Swift
All of the drama connected with his breakup from Taylor Swift is not what Calvin Harris came for.

Katy Perry weeps during surprise for Orlando shooting survivor on ‘Ellen’
Bring on the Kleenex!

Review: ‘Sully’ takes off with Tom Hanks as ‘Miracle’ pilot
Clint Eastwood gained fame in westerns as The Man With No Name, and has recently forged a directorial niche in movies featuring Men of Few Words. So he follows the hugely popular “American Sniper” with another film featuring a character graced with quiet nobility, “Sully,” a spare and old-fashioned celebration of heroism.

What’s streaming in September

The private world of Freddie Mercury
In honor of Freddie Mercury’s 70th birthday, photographer Richard Young unveils exclusive photos from his time with the Queen singer.

Chevy Chase enters rehab for the second time
Chevy Chase has checked into rehab, according to a rep for the actor. The “National Lampoon” star has entered Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota to deal with an alcohol-related issue.

Shia LaBeouf’s Missy Elliott tattoos and other revelations
Shia LaBeouf has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most interesting men in Hollywood.

‘For the Love of Spock’ honors Leonard Nimoy as ‘Star Trek’ turns 50
The ostensible selling point of “For the Love of Spock” — a documentary about the late Leonard Nimoy — is the personal connection that his son, Adam, directed it. Alas, that turns out to be weakest aspect of this warm, nostalgic window into the “Star Trek” universe.

Tom Hanks: Captain Sully is a hero
Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger does not consider himself a hero for landing US Airways Flight 1549 safely on the Hudson River in 2009 — but Tom Hanks, who plays Sullenberger in the upcoming film “Sully,” most certainly does.

Channing Tatum becomes Simone Biles’ medal stand
The actor was so excited to meet the superstar gymnast on the “Ellen” show that he transformed into a medal stand just for her.

Checking in with Calvin Harris after #Hiddlesplit
Well played, Calvin Harris.

‘Bachelor in Paradise’: 3 engagements and a breakup
Tuesday night’s “Bachelor in Paradise” gave you what you came for.

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston have reportedly split after summer romance
Well, that was over Hiddleswiftly.

One Direction alum Zayn Malik developing boy band drama for NBC
Zayn Malik’s One Direction days might be behind him, but a new TV project with NBC will have the singer calling upon his boy band experience in a major way.

Bill Cosby trial set for June 5, judge says
Bill Cosby is scheduled to go on trial on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault on June 5, Judge Steven O’Neill said Tuesday at a preliminary hearing.

Highlights from Comedy Central’s roast of Rob Lowe
Peyton Manning, David Spade, and others take shots at “West Wing” actor Rob Lowe.

‘Mythbusters’ team back with new series

Intimate photos celebrate Freddie Mercury’s 70th birthday
It’s been 25 years since the death of rock legend Freddie Mercury. But in London, the Queen vocalist’s memory is being brought to life with a new exhibition.

Sean Combs: Success didn’t come as a surprise to me
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs opens up to CNN about his success in music, and how he chooses his business ventures.

Barbra Streisand tops chart, and tops herself
Barbra Streisand has done it again.

‘Narcos’ confirmed for two more seasons

Rob Lowe roast: Better than Bieber’s?
Remember that 1988 Rob Lowe sex scandal?

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