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Roseanne overdosed on opioids and left ‘The Conners’ behind. It’s better this way.

Roseanne overdosed on opioids and left ‘The Conners’ behind. It’s better this way.

BC's The Conners, a retitled reboot of a revival, made its return Tuesday night with the now widely known news that its main character, Roseanne Conner, had recently died in her sleep at the sitcom family's home in Lanford, Illinois, a small town tha...
Published: 10/17/18
Hey, NPR geeks: ‘Science Friday’ is coming to Tampa

Hey, NPR geeks: ‘Science Friday’ is coming to Tampa

Ready for some “brain fun for curious people," live on stage? Science Friday, one of NPR’s most popular radio shows and podcasts, is coming to Tampa Theatre on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. for a live show with host Ira Flatow.Tampa’s NPR affil...
Published: 10/16/18
Lester Holt cancels NBC 'Nightly News’ from Tampa, heads for Panhandle

Lester Holt cancels NBC 'Nightly News’ from Tampa, heads for Panhandle

The realities of breaking news have interrupted Lester Holt’s planned NBC Nightly News broadcast from Tampa that was to be part of the anchor’s Across America tour.Holt will instead report tonight from Panama City in the Florida Panhandle...
Published: 10/10/18
All the celebs arrested, married and sued this week from Plies to Bieber-Baldwin rumors

All the celebs arrested, married and sued this week from Plies to Bieber-Baldwin rumors

Here's a guide to some entertainment news you might've missed this week.ARRESTED: Rapper Plies was arrested at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday after authorities say a gun was found in his carry-on bag. The 42-year-old Wesley Chapel resident ...
Updated one month ago
'Sesame Street' scribe reveals LGBTQ inspiration for writing Bert and Ernie

'Sesame Street' scribe reveals LGBTQ inspiration for writing Bert and Ernie

It's a question that's been bandied about for decades: Are Sesame Street dynamic duo Bert and Ernie more than just roommates? Or are they instead engaged in a lifelong love affair?A recent interview with Mark Saltzman, a playwright and former writer ...
Updated one month ago
Losers of the week: Norm Macdonald has much to apologize for, Henry Cavill out as Superman

Losers of the week: Norm Macdonald has much to apologize for, Henry Cavill out as Superman

Here's some entertainment (and entertaining) news you might've missed this week.Norm Macdonald keeps putting his foot in his mouthNorm Macdonald on Thursday issued his latest in a string of apologies for continuing to put his foot in his mouth.The "S...
Updated one month ago
Woodward’s ‘Fear’ flies off the shelves, Daniels’ ‘Full Disclosure’ waits in the wings

Woodward’s ‘Fear’ flies off the shelves, Daniels’ ‘Full Disclosure’ waits in the wings

Donald Trump's presidency continues to be a gift to the publishing industry.Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward's in-depth report on the  dysfunctional administration, Fear: Trump in the White House, had already racked up m...
Updated one month ago
Aftermath of the Geoffrey Owens whirlwind: He quit Trader Joe’s, the woman who took viral pic regrets it

Aftermath of the Geoffrey Owens whirlwind: He quit Trader Joe’s, the woman who took viral pic regrets it

Here's some entertainment (and entertaining) news you might've missed this week.Geoffrey Owens quit that Trader Joe’s job and the woman who took the pic regrets itThe woman who snapped the viral photo of actor Geoffrey Owens bagging groceries a...
Updated one month ago
27 scary (and not so scary) movies to see at Tampa Theatre this Halloween season

27 scary (and not so scary) movies to see at Tampa Theatre this Halloween season

Don’t dare doze off during the all-day, 14-hour movie marathon at Tampa Theatre on Oct. 20 — Freddy Krueger might follow you to dreamland.At least you might feel that way after taking in all six of the original Nightmare on Elm Street fil...
Updated: 2 months ago
Could ‘SNL’ stars Leslie Jones, Cecily Strong and Kenan Thompson align in Tampa this weekend?

Could ‘SNL’ stars Leslie Jones, Cecily Strong and Kenan Thompson align in Tampa this weekend?

There’s suddenly an abundance of talent from Studio 8H set to appear on stage in Tampa on the same weekend.Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will be at the University of South Florida tonight to perform a free show at the Yuengling Cent...
Updated: 2 months ago