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'SNL' adds black woman to cast from writers room
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Saturday Night Live" is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast....

Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82
NEW YORK (AP) -- At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs....

'Disgraced' star Josh Radnor _ 'a 24-hour thinker'
NEW YORK (AP) -- For nine years, Josh Radnor played a hopeless romantic on TV's "How I Met Your Mother." So he's the perfect person to ask if his latest project is a good for a date night....

'Stalker' star Maggie Q loves acting _ and privacy
NEW YORK (AP) -- For Maggie Q, her new series, "Stalker," hits close to home. But not too close, if Maggie can help it. She sees privacy, and guarding her personal space, as vital to her freedom....

Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit....

Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried to star onstage
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actors often complain about short rehearsal times, but some of entertainment's biggest names - including Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and Pablo Schreiber - are about to have virtually none....

Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers....

Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement....

Networks encourage fans to watch their competitors
NEW YORK (AP) -- Please watch another channel....

AP PHOTOS: De la Renta's creations over the years
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers....

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