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Original 'My Fair Lady' Julie Andrews to direct Sydney show

Stage and screen icon Julie Andrews will direct a 60th anniversary production of "My Fair Lady" at the Sydney Opera House, a show she first starred in on Broadway in 1956Stage and screen icon Julie Andrews will direct a 60th anniversary production of "My Fair Lady" at the Sydney Opera House, a show she first starred in on Broadway in 1956, it was announced Wednesday. The British actress rose to prominence as Eliza Doolittle in the original production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's retelling of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, kick-starting a long theatre, movie and television career. "I am thrilled to have been asked to direct My Fair Lady at the Sydney Opera House in August 2016," Andrews, who made her movie debut in 1964's Oscar-winning "Mary Poppins", said in a statement.


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Billy Joel headlines last concert at NY's Nassau Coliseum

FILE - In this July 25, 2015, file photo, singer-songwriter Billy Joel performs in concert at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. For the 32nd time, the Piano Man played at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum before it closes for a major renovation. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel opened his final show at the soon-to-be shuttered Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum with his 1977 hit "Movin' Out."


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Report: Ai Weiwei says China promised he can return
BERLIN (AP) — Artist Ai Weiwei said in an interview published Wednesday that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China.
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Indian film star Priyanka Chopra joins US TV's 'golden age'

Priyanka Chopra speaks during the "Quantico" panel at the Disney/ABC Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Indian film star Priyanka Chopra says she was eager to add a U.S. TV series to her resume.


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AP Interview: Japan's 'Godzilla' director wants to surprise

In this July 31, 2015 photo, director Shinji Higuchi speaks during an interview in Tokyo. Higuchi, the director and special-effects whiz chosen by Toho Co. for the made-in-Japan comeback, is hoping to one-up last year’s Hollywood version, with not only the biggest Godzilla filmed ever, but one that takes up challenges previous ones haven’t attempted. (AP Photo/Yuriko Nakao)TOKYO (AP) — Radiation-breathing Godzilla destroyed so many cities and fought so many monsters, the original Japanese film series outgrew its budget and audience. So the filmmaker working on the revival will go back to the basics while still looking to surprise.


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Taylor Swift lets Aussie seniors 'shake it off'

Pop star Taylor Swift has leapt to the aid of a Sydney theatre company suffering an "artistic emergency" by giving the cast of 70-somethings permission to dance to her chart-topper "Shake it Off"Pop star Taylor Swift has leapt to the aid of a Sydney theatre company suffering an "artistic emergency" by giving the cast of 70-somethings permission to dance to her chart-topper "Shake it Off". Sydney's Belvoir Theatre took to Twitter with the hashtag "greygrey4taytay" to appeal to the American singer for permission to use the song in a play due to open Wednesday night. "I'm facing an artistic emergency I hope you can help with," theatre director Anne-Louise Sarks tweeted to the singer on Tuesday morning.


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Shonda Rhimes: Killing McDreamy 'wasn't easy or fun'

Creator/executive producer Shonda Rhimes speaks onstage during the "Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” “How to Get Away with Murder" panel at the Disney/ABC Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Shonda Rhimes says it "wasn't easy or fun" to kill Patrick Dempsey's character off of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."


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'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie version

Ken Jeong participates in the "Dr. Ken" panel at the Disney/ABC Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive.


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Garlin: '51 percent' chance of more 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

Troy Gentile, left, and Jeff Garlin participate in "The Goldbergs" panel at the Disney/ABC Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Garlin puts the chance of new "Curb Your Enthusiasm" episodes at "51 percent."


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Comedian Louis CK shadows NY mayor on municipal business
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Louis C.K. has apparently taken an interest in municipal matters, shadowing New York City's mayor during meetings to discuss mental health initiatives and the city's finances.
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Police: 007 actor Brosnan stopped at airport with knife

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, Pierce Brosnan attends the Press Room at the 67th Annual DGA Awards, in Los Angeles. Police say former James Bond actor Brosnan has been stopped at a Vermont airport security checkpoint because of a knife he was carrying. Burlington Police Department Lt. Shawn Burke says airport authorities told him about Brosnan's encounter with Transportation Security Administration agents. He said Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, that police wouldn't be called to Burlington International Airport for such an incident and they don't have a report on it. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police say former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan has been stopped at a Vermont airport security checkpoint because of a knife he was carrying.


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New disc matches Elvis Presley with Royal Philharmonic

This CD cover image released by RCA shows "If I Can Dream," a release by Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. A new CD scheduled for release in November 2015 will unite the music of Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on songs like "Burning Love" and "Love Me Tender." The album, to be formally announced Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, also features a duet with Michael Buble on "Fever" and appearances by the singers Il Volo and guitarist Duane Eddy. (RCA via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A new CD scheduled for release in October will unite the music of Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on songs like "Burning Love" and "Love Me Tender."


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Debate line-up illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign

FILE - In this July 25, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The 17 Republican presidential candidates made a total of 273 separate appearances on Fox News in May, June and July, according a count by Media Matters for America. Six candidates, Trump, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul and Rick Perry, have appeared 20 times or more each on Fox or Fox Business Channel in that period, according to the network. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP selection process is stronger than ever.


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Famed country producer Billy Sherrill dies at age 78

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2010 file photo, producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, left, receives the BMI Icon award from BMI president and CEO Del Bryant at the 2010 BMI Country Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Sherrill, who helped create the smooth “countrypolitan” sound of the 1960s and ‘70s, has died. He was 78. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 78.


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Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded

FILE - In this June 27, 2015, file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. A shooting started Tuesday, Aug. 4, at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled outside onto the streets police said. It wasn’t clear if Drake was present during the shooting. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)TORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled outside onto the streets left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn't clear if Drake was present during the shooting.


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Music festival deaths prompt LA County to consider a ban
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County supervisors are considering banning music festivals from county property after the weekend deaths of two teenagers at an event in Pomona, California.
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Companies use Drake-Meek Mill feud as a marketing tool

FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. The current feud between Drake and Meek Mill has dominated social media, and companies like White Castle and Burger King are taking a bite out of the rap beef. The drama between the rappers started when Mill said that Drake didn’t write his verse for a song they collaborated on this year. Drake released two songs dissing Mill with “Charged Up” and the well-received “Back to Back,” where the Toronto rapper claimed Mill was riding the coattails of his girlfriend Nicki Minaj. Whataburger and Hamburger Helper have also joined the Twitter-storm, adding witty, sometimes sardonic commentary to the drama between the hip-hop performers. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America has jumped into the feud between hip-hop artists Drake and Meek Mill on the outside chance that taking a bite out of their social media beef might help them woo millennial customers.


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Cord-cutting clouds Disney outlook despite 3Q earnings beat

FILE - This file photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows Hulkbuster in a scene from the film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." Disney reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (Film Frame/Disney/Marvel via AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cord-cutting loomed over Disney's quarterly earnings, as a loss of ESPN subscribers caused Disney to taper its TV profit outlook.


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Kelly Osbourne apologizes for 'View' remarks about Latinos

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2015 file photo, Kelly Osbourne arrives at The Art of Elysium Heaven Gala at Hangar 8 in Santa Monica, Calif. Osbourne apologized Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, for comments she made earlier in the day on "The View" about Latinos cleaning Donald Trump's toilets. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Osbourne apologized Tuesday for remarks she made on "The View" that suggested if Latinos were expelled from the United States, there would be no one to clean Donald Trump's toilets.


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Netflix to make Asian debut with Sept. 2 launch in Japan

FILE - In this July 20, 2010 file photo, a person uses Netflix in Palo Alto, Calif. Netflix on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 said it will expand into Japan beginning Sept. 2, 2015 to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix will expand into Japan next month to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia.


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Kermit and Miss Piggy split, but team up on ABC comedy

Kermit the Frog, from left, writer/executive producer Bob Kushell and Miss Piggy participate in "The Muppets" panel at the Disney/ABC Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, who have been on-again, off-again over the years, have now called it quits. But they're vowing to remain professional on their new prime-time comedy, "The Muppets," premiering Sept. 22 on ABC.


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NHL entrusting live-game app, cable network to baseball
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Hockey League is passing its digital puck to Major League Baseball in an unusual sports partnership.
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Chris Hyndman, host of TV show 'Steven and Chris,' has died
TORONTO (AP) — Chris Hyndman, co-host of the Canadian lifestyle show "Steven and Chris," has died.
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Nielsen's top programs for July 27-Aug. 2
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 27-Aug. 2. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
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