Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Wednesday, May 22

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Wednesday, May 22

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Entertainment News Advisory

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Wednesday, May 22, 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:

Maeby-George Michael saga continues: Cera

TV-Arrested-Development

TORONTO -- A tight-lipped Michael Cera is willing to offer only two measly crumbs to "Arrested Development" fans clamouring for details on the long-awaited revival: Buster and his remaining appendages survive that second seal attack and the Maeby/George-Michael saga continues.But devoted followers will have to catch the Netflix rebirth this weekend to learn the big surprises, says the laid-back Canuck co-star, who adds that his favourite storyline involves an "amazingly bizarre" plot for Will Arnett's misguided magician character, G.O.B.

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David Steinberg profiled in 'Quality Balls'

FILM-David-Steinberg

TORONTO -- Winnipeg-raised comedy veteran David Steinberg has always held fast to his values, refusing to change his Jewish surname and sticking by his controversial sermon-style standup act, even when it resulted in the cancellation of "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour."The 70-year-old Emmy Award winner is profiled in Barry Avrich's new film "Quality Balls -- the David Steinberg Story," which opens at Toronto's Bloor Hot Docs Cinema on Friday and airs on HBO Canada and Movie Central on Saturday. He recently sat down with The Canadian Press to talk about the film. PHOTO.

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Headstones return with fan-funded album

MUSIC-Headstones

TORONTO -- Headstones snarler Hugh Dillon has never been particularly gentle with fans -- after all, his habit of spitting indiscriminately into the audience during the band's notoriously fiery performances has become a key part of the group's mythology.But now that the Kingston, Ont., band's first album in over a decade was made possible by the contributions of their devoted faithful, who in 1,597 separate contributions poured in more than 295 per cent of the band's budget goal via PledgeMusic.com? PHOTO.

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U.S. shows mock Ford over alleged crack video

Toronto-Ford-Video

TORONTO -- American talk-show hosts have discovered the joys of a favourite Canadian pastime: cracking jokes at Toronto's expense and poking fun at the stereotypes of a boring city the rest of Canada loves to hate -- all courtesy of the cocaine controversy swirling around Mayor Rob Ford.Late-night audiences giggled or roared at gags, mock interviews and phoney drug parties involving the beleaguered mayor and a flag-waving moose, eh. PHOTO.

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'Battle of the Blades' to return to CBC-TV

TV-CBC-Fall-Lineup

TORONTO -- CBC-TV is resurrecting its campy competition series "Battle of the Blades. …

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