Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Jan. 21

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Jan. 21

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Entertainment News Advisory

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Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

5 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

Contact the Entertainment Desk at 416-507-2162

TOP STORIES:

CBC touts return of NHL hockey, and viewers

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TORONTO -- CBC is touting the long-awaited return of "Hockey Night in Canada" -- and its Saturday night viewers.The public broadcaster says it drew record numbers for the first NHL broadcast of the season Jan. 19.

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John Malkovich to play Casanova in Canada

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TORONTO -- A stage show starring John Malkovich as Italian adventurer, writer and womanizer Giacomo Casanova will make its Canadian premiere in Montreal this June.Show One Productions, in collaboration with Starvox Entertainment, will present "The Giacomo Variations" at the Place des Arts in Montreal from June 4-5.

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Arisa Cox to host 'Big Brother Canada'

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TORONTO -- A former Canadian reality TV contestant will host the inaugural edition of "Big Brother Canada."Arisa Cox says her experience on the 2001 series "The Lofters" makes her especially suited to the job.

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House of Anansi holds Arts & Crafts contest

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TORONTO -- Publishing house House of Anansi has launched a Broken Social Scene-inspired short fiction contest to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Arts & Crafts record label.Interested writers must create a piece of short fiction using one of the 13 songs from the hit Broken Social Scene album "You Forgot It In People" as either the title or theme of the story. PHOTO.

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Radcliffe conjures brave new role as gay poet

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PARK CITY -- Daniel Radcliffe doesn't mind hearing that schoolgirls were staking him out at the Sundance Film Festival, hoping for a Harry Potter sighting. …

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