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  • My 'Survivor: Second Chance' ballot: 20 picks and a Shambo shoutout

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

      Let's be honest, the concept of “Survivor: Second Chance” is as gimmicky as Exile Island (which sort of worked) or the Medallion of Power (which was a horrible failure). But when it comes down to it, so what? The two headed monster of Jeff Probst and Mark Burnett are having us...

  • Taylor Swift makes history at Billboard Music Awards

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift had a historic night at the Billboard Music Awards: The pop star is the most decorated artist in the show's history with 20 wins, beating Garth Brooks' 19-win record. She won eight awards Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, including...

  • Les femmes (and les blockbusters) are all the talk at Cannes

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    CANNES, France (AP) — This year's Cannes Film Festival is about halfway through, but one thing is already clear: This festival belongs to les femmes. From the word go, this year's Cannes has been dominated by women and debate about gender equality in the movie industry. Yearly topics...

  • Saluting David Letterman with a Top Ten List of what sets him apart

    By Frazier Moore The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, May 18, 2015

    David Letterman leaves late night Wednesday after 33 years when he retires from CBS' "Late Show," his TV home since 1993. Now, drawing inspiration from his "Top Ten" lists, we offer a list of what made him special. - 10. Exposing TV for the charade it often is. Before most TV figures...

  • American viewers getting more chances to watch cycling on TV

    By DAVE SKRETTA The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, May 18, 2015

    The explosive growth of cable sports networks over the past two decades has helped to bring the predominantly European sport of cycling to more and more Americans, from the fanatics to the casual viewer who might not know a peloton from a derailleur. Just last week, folks with the...

  • Ad it up: A splendid drama, 'Mad Men,' comes to an end

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner promised a finale that was "dramatic and appropriate." He delivered. This incomparable drama set in the 1960s New York advertising world concluded its seven-season run Sunday night on AMC with a resolution that rang true to its spirit...

  • Festivals, fairs and rodeos: Gazette's 'Fun Guide' maps out summer fun

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, May 17, 2015

    Colorado is known for its mountains. And these mountains provide a playground of possibilities. The Gazette's Summer Fun Guide takes you into the mountains for festivals, fairs and rodeos as well as adventure, history and sports. If you shy away from high elevations, don't worry....

  • See Colorado native Melissa Benoist in action as "Supergirl" in CBS season preview

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Sun, May 17, 2015

    CBS recently posted a 6 1/2 minute video for their new fall TV show "Supergirl" starring Colorado native Melissa Benoist. Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg, the team behind CW's "Arrow" and "The Flash" (CBS owns The CW) are the duo behind this new superhero series. As a fan of comic...

  • AROUND TOWN: Guild celebrates Mother's Day and the Philharmonic

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 17, 2015

    It was a flower-filled celebration of Mother's Day and a successful Philharmonic season. Maestro Josep Caballé-Domenech, wife Monica Sabate and 2-year-old son Marc visited with 100 Philharmonic Guild guests, had enthusiastic discussions of the two sold-out Pops performances of...

  • 'King of the Blues' blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89. His attorney, Brent Bryson, told The Associated...

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