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LeVar Burton makes his ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut on Monday
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LeVar Burton makes his ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut on Monday

LeVar Burton will have all the answers on Monday when he debuts as guest host on “Jeopardy!” The beloved former “Reading Rainbow” host and producer, who’s known for his roles as Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and Kunta Kinte in “Roots,” will be behind the lectern through July 30, according to…MORE

TV OT: ‘Ted Lasso’ returns and why am I watching ‘So Freakin’ Cheap’?
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TV OT: ‘Ted Lasso’ returns and why am I watching ‘So Freakin’ Cheap’?

You better believe that “Ted Lasso” was the most anticipated Season 2 debut in my household since we waited for the return of “Instant Hotel.” (We sometimes have trash taste. I don’t apologize.) Except in the case of “Ted Lasso,” we were far from alone in our anticipation. This much-lauded, much-awarded comedy comes back with…MORE

Olympic events to watch this weekend
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Olympic events to watch this weekend

The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and more. Here’s how to watch the games in the US and key events to tune in for. 5 events to watch Tennis: Serbian player Novak Djokovic is in the running for…MORE

Sean Penn won’t return to ‘Gaslit’ set unless all cast and crew receive Covid vaccinations
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Sean Penn won’t return to ‘Gaslit’ set unless all cast and crew receive Covid vaccinations

Sean Penn will not return to the set of his new show “Gaslit” until the entire cast and crew have received Covid vaccinations, the star’s representative confirmed to CNN on Friday. Penn plays the role of Attorney General John Mitchell in the political drama, which is a modern-day take on the Watergate scandal. Julia Roberts…MORE

Olympic events to watch this weekend
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Olympic events to watch this weekend

The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and more. Here’s how to watch the games in the US and key events to tune in for. Opening ceremony NBC will air the four-hour opening ceremony Friday morning, with a rebroadcast…MORE

Jordan Peele’s next film is titled ‘Nope’
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Jordan Peele’s next film is titled ‘Nope’

Yep, you read the headline correctly. Jordan Peele’s next project is titled “Nope.” So far what Peele has been working on has been shrouded in mystery, but on Thursday he tweeted a poster for the new film. According to the poster, the film will reunite him with his “Get Out” star, Daniel Kaluuya. “Scream Queens”…MORE

Morgan Wallen says he was using racial slur ‘playfully,’ but knows it’s wrong
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Morgan Wallen says he was using racial slur ‘playfully,’ but knows it’s wrong

Morgan Wallen opened up during an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America” that aired Friday about using a racial slur in an incident that threatened to derail his career. The country singer sat down with Michael Strahan to discuss a video that surfaced earlier this year in which neighbors filmed him using the N-word with…MORE

Val Kilmer leads a tantalizing tour of his life and career in ‘Val’
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Val Kilmer leads a tantalizing tour of his life and career in ‘Val’

Val Kilmer joins the ranks of celebrities that fastidiously documented their lives via video, then shared that in documentary form. But “Val” feels more deeply personal and fascinating than most, catching its star in the wake of a terrible illness and exploring the “difficult” label he bore as an actor, one whose career choices didn’t…MORE

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