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Ed Harris digs into the mystery of 'Westworld' and loves it
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The anything-goes getaway called Westworld doesn't really exist, and, if it did, you couldn't hope to afford this top-notch pleasure park....

Review: Woody Allen's TV series is a plodding 'Crisis'
NEW YORK (AP) -- With Woody Allen's "Crisis in Six Scenes," the screenwriter has let down his director - who coincidentally also falls short. And then there's the leading man, who phones in his performance....

CNN says Lewandowski no longer being paid by Trump campaign
NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN said Thursday that its analyst Corey Lewandowski, the former Donald Trump campaign manager, has cut all financial ties to the campaign and is no longer receiving monthly severance payments....

De Kooning painting going on the auction block in the fall
NEW YORK (AP) -- A large painting from one of Willem de Kooning's most productive periods is going on the auction block in the fall. Christie's is offering "Untitled XXV" in New York on Nov. 15, where it believes it could realize around $40 million....

Brad Pitt skips film premiere to focus on 'family situation'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A producer says "we all respect his privacy" as Brad Pitt skipped his first public appearance after last week's split with Angelina Jolie Pitt. He didn't attend the premiere of Terrence Malick's new documentary Wednesday night as scheduled....

Mary J. Blige explains why she sang to Clinton during talk
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mary J. Blige said she decided to sing Bruce Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)" to Hillary Clinton during her recent interview because she was trying to get the Democratic presidential nominee to feel and understand the widening frustration among blacks in America over police brutality and similar topics....

New satellite channel to be talk radio for music fans
NEW YORK (AP) -- It seems like a contradiction in terms, but the SiriusXM satellite radio network is launching a talk channel devoted to music....

'Game of Thrones' books getting a digital enhancement
NEW YORK (AP) -- The books that gave us "Game of Thrones" are getting an enhancement for the digital age....

Redstone push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom
NEW YORK (AP) -- Media mogul Sumner Redstone's firm is calling for CBS and Viacom to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways....

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