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Consumer Group Lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for Kids

A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.

11/20/2014

Mike Nichols and Diane Sawyer arrive for the formal Artist's Dinner honoring the recipients of the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors hosted by United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Mike Nichols, Crafter of Films, Plays, Dies at 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83.

11/20/2014

Comedian Bill Cosby. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

TV Land Pulls ‘Cosby Show’ From Lineup

NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show,” moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her.

11/20/2014

Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn (R) arrive for a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Stephen Colbert To Host ‘The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors’

Stephen Colbert will host “The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.”

11/19/2014

Actor Chris Hemsworth poses in the press room during the Oscars at Loews Hollywood Hotel on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

People Mag Names Hemsworth ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the “Sexiest Man Alive” of 2014, cheering the Australian actor’s rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the “Thor” films.

11/19/2014

Singer Taylor Swift (R) performs and model Candice Swanepoel walks the runway at the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory on November 13, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Musical Performers Announced For ‘Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’

Taylor Swift returns to the “Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” along with Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande and Hozier.

11/18/2014

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James Corden To Make First Visit To ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

James Corden makes an early visit to CBS late night when he appears for the first time on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” on Friday, Nov. 21.

11/17/2014

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Beyoncé Dons All-White As Solange’s Maid of Honor: See The Photos

Some would say it’s tacky when anyone but the bride wears white at a wedding. But when Beyoncé does it, it’s a statement.

11/17/2014

Host Queen Latifah speaks onstage during the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Palladium on November 14, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Hollywood Film Awards Honor Oscar Hopefuls

Trophies were being handed out Friday at the inaugural TV broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards, which bills itself as “the official launch of awards season.”

11/15/2014

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This Week: Nicki Minaj & The ‘Cake Boss’ Are In Hot Water

This week, a rapper battles anti-Semitism allegations, a “Cake Boss” gets drunk, and ‘The Big Bang Theory’ loses a star.

11/14/2014

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