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Michael Jackson's Estate Is Not Happy About ABC's Special

The estate apparently released this statement after being told that ABC intended to use music, photos, artwork, logos, and other intellectual property for The Last Days of Michael Jackson. The incident was described as “disheartening” in the estate’s statement. ABC News released a statement in response to what Michael Jackson’s estate released. According to an ABC News spokesman (via Deadline), ...

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Michael Jackson Estate Slams ABC, Disney Over 'Last Days' TV Special

UPDATE: ABC News has responded to Michael Jackson estate’s objections over the network’s The Last Days of Michael Jackson. “ABC News’ documentary explores the life, career and legacy of Michael Jackson, who remains of great interest to people worldwide," an ABC News spokesperson said in a statement. "The program does not infringe on his estate’s rights, but as a courtesy, we ...

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‘SCTV’ Reunion Brings Hugs, Laughs and Hosers to Toronto for Netflix Special

TORONTO — Loud and abundant hometown love set the tone in Toronto’s historic Elgin Theatre on Sunday, as seven stars of the legendary “SCTV” reunited for a lively conversation filmed in front of a live audience for inclusion in an original Netflix comedy special, set to air in 2019. Beauty, eh? Announced last month, the as-yet-untitled special, direct… Variety

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Bruce Springsteen to Win Special Tony Award for Hit Stage Production

The Tony Awards will honor Bruce Springsteen in June for his “once-in-a-life” production of Springsteen on Broadway.  In a live-streamed ceremony on Tuesday announcing this year’s nominations, the Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. called Springsteen on Broadway a “theatergoing experience of extraordinary dimensions.” In addition to Springsteen, the Tonys will also present John Leguizamo with a special award to celebrate ...

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