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at 02:33 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report,' and the host he played, with wisecracks and a singalong

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stephen Colbert is dead.

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at 01:52 on December 19, 2014, EST.

What's the creative fallout from the Sony scandal? Can Hollywood overcome self-censorship?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. It has outraged artists, killing their faith in studios to release edgy content. But it's also inspired a rare hush across a usually chatty industry as everyone from moguls to makeup artists takes stock of the scandal and how it could affect their jobs.

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at 20:20 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Art Spiegelman doesn't want 'Maus' movie; launches AGO exhibition

TORONTO - Comics master Art Spiegelman says he's rejected multiple offers to make a film adaptation out of his Pulitzer Prize-winning, Holocaust-themed graphic novel "Maus," and he'll continue to do so.

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at 20:10 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Screens onscreen: How do TV and film characters use tech, social media?

TORONTO - On the twisty drama "The Good Wife," oftentimes the most electrifying moments onscreen happen on another screen.

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at 18:59 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty to gun and narcotics charges

NEW YORK, N.Y. - An up-and-coming rapper pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf wars over drug trafficking.

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at 18:31 on December 18, 2014, EST.

AP Explains: How Stephen Colbert's 'Stephen Colbert' became a truly American phenomenon

Stephen Colbert leaves Comedy Central's satirical political talk show "The Colbert Report" after nine years Thursday night. He will become host of the "Late Show" on CBS, replacing David Letterman in May. So ends the "Stephen Colbert" character he created: the outlandishly tongue-in-cheek conservative host who leapt from late-night TV to become a political and pop culture phenomenon. Many of his "Colbert Nation" fans are left trying to imagine life without his incessant lampooning of the Washington establishment and TV pundits. Here's a brief explanation of Stephen Colbert and the alter ego he is retiring:

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Recent Entertainment Headlines

19.12.2014

Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report,' and the host he played, with wisecracks and a singalong

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19.12.2014

What's the creative fallout from the Sony scandal? Can Hollywood overcome self-censorship?

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18.12.2014

Art Spiegelman doesn't want 'Maus' movie; launches AGO exhibition

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18.12.2014

Screens onscreen: How do TV and film characters use tech, social media?

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