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More drama, music promised as ‘Empire’ returns

Family conflicts, tempestuous romances and power struggles made hip hop show "Empire" the highest-rated new hit for Fox this year, and viewers can expect a lot more salacious drama in season two.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 22

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


Fall TV: What to watch

Fall is here and that means it's time to clear your DVRs and get ready for a new season of shows.


WATCH: Emmys red carpet looks

Let's see what stars like Sofia Vergara, January Jones, Regina King and more wore to the Emmy Awards.


Box office: ‘Maze Runner 2’ sprints past ‘Black Mass’

Mobsters, mountain climbers, and teenage racers piled into multiplexes this weekend, lifting the overall box office, but preventing any one film from dominating ticket sales.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 21

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


Arrrr, mateys! It’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’

Today marks the annual "holiday" devoted to all things seaworthy.


PHOTOS: Celebrities who look like pirates

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, we're putting you to the test: Famous person or swashbuckling pirate? You decide.


TV’s new ‘golden age’ bodes well for exciting Emmy Awards

Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards hold the promise of a history-making evening and a winner's podium packed with new faces.


Buffalo Wild Wings pulls ads with comedian who lied about 9/11

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc said on Thursday it would stop airing commercials featuring comedian and actor Steve Rannazzisi.

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


Amazon rolls out $49.99 ‘mass market’ tablet, new Fire TV

The new Fire tablet, one of several new and upgraded devices launched by Amazon, comes with a 7-inch wide screen and a front and back camera. It will start shipping on Sept. 30.


Nazis? Cults? Creative freedom draws Hollywood to Netflix, Amazon

In two years, Netflix and Amazon have drawn top names across film and TV, enticing them with creative liberty, freedom from time constraints, and no fears of offending advertisers.


The Emmys by the numbers

Just how much carpet is used for TV's biggest night?


Forest Whitaker signs on for ‘Roots’ reboot

The "Matrix" star was recently cast as real-life author Alex Haley in the revamp, taking over the role originated by James Earl Jones in the 1977 mini-series.


Gorge yourself on Olive Garden … for seven weeks only

Olive Garden is bringing back its "Pasta Pass" that lets people eat on as much pasta as they want for a limited time.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


‘The League’ star Steve Rannazzisi lied about 9/11 escape

The comedian gave several accounts of a daring escape from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, but has confessed that the whole thing was made up ... conveniently just days before his new comedy special is set to premiere.


Is Kit Harrington headed back to ‘Game of Thrones?’

Could Jon Snow be making a comeback?

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