Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 14

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 14

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Entertainment News Advisory


Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

5 p.m.


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 Andrea Baillie at 416-507-2162.


Summations set Thurs. for alleged Baldwin stalker


NEW YORK -- Alec Baldwin says a Canadian actress stalked him after he took her to dinner just to give her career advice. She says they had a fling that soured, and all she wanted afterward was an explanation. Summations are set for Thursday in Genevieve Sabourin's criminal trial. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum is hearing the case without a jury and hasn't said when he will render a verdict; he could decide as quickly as Thursday. PHOTO.


Canuck ties to '12 Years' thrills descendants


TORONTO -- A Canadian connection to the harrowing film "12 Years a Slave" has the real-life descendants of one courageous character beaming with pride.The unflinching big screen account of slavery in the Deep South -- already considered a frontrunner for awards season glory -- is based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man lured from his home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in 1841 and sold into slavery.


Kevin Newman reaches out to YouTube generation


How do you reinvent TV news for the YouTube generation?It's a question Kevin Newman hopes to answer with "Kevin Newman Live," a new, nightly, hour-long news magazine premiering Monday at 9 p.m. on CTV News Channel.


CRTC to report on pick-and-pay television


VANCOUVER -- Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover says she has asked the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to prepare a report on so-called pick-and-pay television services.Glover says the agency has until April 30 to deliver the report, including the steps the commission plans to take toward unbundling TV services.


CBS to air special marking Beatles' arrival


NEW YORK -- CBS is planning a two-hour special to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show. …

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