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  1. ‘Chris Tucker Live’: TV Review

    12:14 pm PDT 07/09/2015
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    Despite several hearty laughs, Chris Tucker’s Netflix stand-up special errs on the safe side. READ MORE

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  2. Bernie Brillstein, Ken Kragen Among First Inductees Into Personal Managers Hall of Fame

    2:11 pm PDT 03/23/2015
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    The group is honoring entertainment, sports and music managers it says have previously been ignored. READ MORE

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  3. 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay on "Awkward and Weird" First Meeting With Oprah Winfrey

    9:00 am PST 02/18/2015
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    With a nominated best picture, the helmer poses for THR's Oscars Issue with her producer-mentor, who says their relationship recalls her own with the late Maya Angelou: "If only Maya were here to see her." READ MORE

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  4. Maya Angelou's Posthumous Album 'Caged Bird Songs' Debuts

    5:54 am PST 11/05/2014
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    Oprah Winfrey is co-producing a video for one of the tracks, “Harlem Hopscotch,” that will premiere later this month on OWN READ MORE

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  5. Jian Ghomeshi Scandal: Toronto Police Probe Alleged Sex Abuse

    6:08 pm PDT 11/01/2014
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    The sex crimes unit is talking to three women who made allegations against the former radio host READ MORE

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  6. Throwback Thursday: 'Outbreak' Hit Theaters in 1995

    12:00 pm PDT 10/09/2014
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    Two decades before the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S., two virus-centric films were put into production, but only one actually got made READ MORE

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  7. John Singleton on Maya Angelou: 'She Was the First Renaissance Person I Ever Met'

    7:00 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    Singleton recalls directing the late poet/author in 1993's "Poetic Justice" and reveals the impact she had on his life. READ MORE

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  8. Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set for Saturday

    7:32 am PDT 06/02/2014
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    The poet and author died last week at age 86. READ MORE

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  9. Oprah Winfrey's OWN Sets Maya Angelou Tribute

    3:22 pm PDT 05/29/2014
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    Five hours of programming will air Sunday, June 1 on the cable network. READ MORE

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  10. 7 Memorable Maya Angelou Onscreen Appearances (Video)

    5:19 pm PDT 05/28/2014
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    THR recounts the author's film/TV moments, from her moving monologue in "The Richard Pryor Special?" to her poetry at Bill Clinton's inauguration and in "Madea's Family Reunion." READ MORE

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  11. Maya Angelou With Her Hollywood Friends (Photos)

    8:36 am PDT 05/28/2014
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    The poet and author, who died Wednesday at age 86, served as a mentor to Oprah Winfrey and counted Cicely Tyson as a confidant. READ MORE

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  12. Maya Angelou Dead: Oprah, Obama, Beyonce Among Those Paying Tribute

    7:33 am PDT 05/28/2014
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    UPDATED: Mary J. Blige and J.K. Rowling shared quotes from the author, while Darius Rucker and America Ferrera posted their reflections: "Heaven has another wonderful angel." READ MORE

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  13. Maya Angelou Dead at 86

    6:35 am PDT 05/28/2014
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    UPDATED: The poet and author was found by her caretaker on Wednesday morning, according to a local report. READ MORE

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  14. Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2014

    10:02 am PST 01/30/2014
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    THR pays tribute to Hollywood figures who died this year READ MORE

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  15. Maya Angelou to Be Presented With Norman Mailer Prize

    12:43 pm PDT 09/26/2013
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    Author Junot Diaz will also be honored with an award at the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony's fifth annual benefit gala Oct. 17. READ MORE

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