Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 19

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 19

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Entertainment News Advisory


Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

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.

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Canuck animators vie for Oscar hardware


TORONTO -- Of the five films competing in the best animated feature category at the Oscars this weekend, three are from Canadian filmmakers.Of those three Canucks, two are best friends. PHOTO.


Norm Macdonald defends Eddie Murphy on Twitter


TORONTO -- Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Norm Macdonald says Eddie Murphy didn't perform a sketch on the show's recent anniversary special because he didn't want to impersonate Bill Cosby.In a flurry of tweets Wednesday night, the Quebec City-raised Macdonald wrote that writers wanted Murphy to do a Cosby impression on Sunday's 40th anniversary program on NBC.


Jimmy Kimmel on hosting the (after) Oscars show


HOLLYWOOD -- On Sunday, the Oscars' red carpet extends to Jimmy Kimmel's front door.For the 10th year in a row, the late night talk show host welcomes viewers to "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" (airing at approximately 12:05 a.m., on ABC and The Comedy Network).


'Saving Hope' ends season with major shakeup


TORONTO -- The explosive season finale of CTV's medical drama "Saving Hope" was a shocker -- even to co-star Benjamin Ayres, who nevertheless has a few ideas about how the shattered staff of the fictional Hope Zion Hospital can carry on.For those who have yet to watch the final episode, read no further, spoilers abound. …

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