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Studios reach deal with film and TV crews to avoid looming strike


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 22:30:00 -0400

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The workers still must vote to approve it, but the strike has been called off with the tentative deal.

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Les Paul's crowning achievement goes on the auction block


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:31:10 -0400

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One of the most influential instruments of the past century – the first approved prototype of Paul's now-iconic Gibson Goldtop electric guitar – is going on the auction block this week.

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Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "Sorry Isn’t Good Enough”


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 17:21:55 -0400

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Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joins Saturday Sessions. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, she grew up in Arizona, inspired to take up guitar at the age of ten after seeing Tracy Chapman's iconic performance at a Nelson Mandela tribute. Eventually, she headed to Nashville and chased her own dreams of recording an album. From her album "In Defense of My Own Happiness," Joy Oladokun performs "Sorry Isn’t Good Enough.”

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Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "Sunday”


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:51:55 -0400

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Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joins Saturday Sessions. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, she grew up in Arizona, inspired to take up guitar at the age of ten after seeing Tracy Chapman's iconic performance at a Nelson Mandela tribute. Eventually, she headed to Nashville and chased her own dreams of recording an album. From her album "In Defense of My Own Happiness," Joy Oladokun performs "Sunday.”

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National Comedy Center celebrates ‘I Love Lucy’ 70th anniversary


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:51:55 -0400

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Friday marks 70 years since "I Love Lucy" made its debut on CBS. It was a major hit at the time and went on to a life in syndication and streaming that continues to this day. The show had a big impact on television and also on a small town in Upstate New York. Jamie Wax has more.

Read more: National Comedy Center celebrates ‘I Love Lucy’ 70th anniversary


Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "If You Got A Problem”


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:19:55 -0400

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Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joins Saturday Sessions. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, she grew up in Arizona, inspired to take up guitar at the age of ten after seeing Tracy Chapman's iconic performance at a Nelson Mandela tribute. Eventually, she headed to Nashville and chased her own dreams of recording an album. From her album "In Defense of My Own Happiness," Joy Oladokun performs "If You Got A Problem.”

Read more: Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "If You Got A Problem”


TikTok's head of policy Michael Beckerman discusses the app and teen mental health


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:28:54 -0400

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TikTok's head of policy for North America, Michael Beckerman, joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss teen mental health and what the company is doing to protect its users.

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Maverick Carter, CEO of LeBron James' company, discusses new investors and growth in media empire


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:42:39 -0400

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Maverick Carter is the CEO of The SpringHill Company, LeBron James' entertainment and production company. He joins "CBS Mornings" for his first interview about the company's new investors, which include Nike, Fenway Sports Group, Epic Games and RedBird Capital Partners. The company is now valued at $725 million.

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Union workers in film and TV near strike deadline


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 13:21:55 -0400

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A union representing 60,000 "behind-the-scenes" workers could bring film and television production to a halt as a strike deadline nears. Producers say they're working to reach an agreement with crew members on issues from pay to working conditions. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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Jonah Hill asks fans to stop talking about his body: "It's not helpful"


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:39:49 -0400

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"I know you mean well but I kindly ask that you not comment on my body," Hill said.

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Coachella is no longer requiring vaccinations for attendees


Created: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:57:25 -0400

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Popular music festival now says attendees can either gain entry with a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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Kaepernick says he's still training in hopes of NFL comeback


Created: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:27:31 -0400

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Kaepernick, 33, isn't giving on his dream of returning to the NFL and leading another team to the Super Bowl.

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"Star Trek" actor William Shatner goes to space with Blue Origin


Created: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 07:24:57 -0400

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“Star Trek” actor William Shatner became the oldest person to travel to space at age 90. He was moved by the experience. Mark Strassmann has more.

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Why "Squid Game" is "too traumatic" for some South Koreans to watch


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 15:20:31 -0400

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The Netflix hit reflects some uncomfortable realities, especially for workers who lost their jobs when a major South Korean automaker went bust in 2009.

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Adele announces release date for her new album "30"


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 14:52:00 -0400

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The album, titled "30," will be the singer's first in six years.

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"Squid Game" becomes Netflix's biggest series launch


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 14:49:55 -0400

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One "Squid Game" actor cut to the point on Instagram: "Thank you for making me a millionaire."

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These college athletes could reap the most money from image deals


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 14:46:28 -0400

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Gymnast Sunisa Lee and Shaquille O'Neal's two oldest sons are on a list of 30 athletes who experts say could rake in big bucks.

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Tyga arrested for felony domestic violence in Los Angeles


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 07:45:36 -0400

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Police said the 31-year-old rapper, whose real name is Michael Stevenson, turned himself in at the LAPD's Hollywood station.

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Matt Amodio's historic run on "Jeopardy!" finally over


Created: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 08:22:15 -0400

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It came to be known as the "Amodio Rodeo." He wound up with 38 wins and more than $1.5 million in prize money. His consecutive win total was second only to Ken Jennings' 74.

Read more: Matt Amodio's historic run on "Jeopardy!" finally over


Netflix keeping Dave Chappelle special up despite controversy


Created: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 04:42:50 -0400

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A Netflix executive says his comments on the trans community in "The Closer" don't cross "the line on hate." The company denied suspending three employees over tweets about the comments.

Read more: Netflix keeping Dave Chappelle special up despite controversy


Paul McCartney says John Lennon was behind Beatles' breakup, not him


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 19:27:00 -0400

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Music legend disputes long-held belief by many of the super group's fans that he caused its demise.

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Hospital worker goes viral for serenading patients and sharing story of redemption


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:54:06 -0400

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A hospital worker has gone viral on TikTok for serenading and uplifting ICU patients at a New Jersey hospital. Jericka Duncan spoke with the "singing phlebotomist" about using his story of redemption and hope to inspire others.

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Natalie Morales on first day as co-host on "The Talk"


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:54:01 -0400

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Natalie Morales joins "CBS Mornings" ahead of her debut as the newest co-host of "The Talk." The longtime television news anchor explains why now is the perfect time to shift gears in her career.

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Jon Kent, the new Superman, comes out as bisexual in new comic


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:15:54 -0400

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"Today, more people can see themselves in the most powerful superhero in comics," the issue's writer said.

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"Squid Game" costumes are hot. Getting one may cost you.


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 13:53:00 -0400

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Plenty of costumes are available on Amazon, Etsy and other retailers — but getting one before October 31 may cost you.

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California demands gender-neutral toy displays at big stores


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 12:02:58 -0400

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"We need to stop stigmatizing what's acceptable for certain genders and just let kids be kids," assemblyman says.

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Actor John Lithgow talks "Dexter: New Blood," 25th anniversary of "3rd Rock From the Sun"


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:54:08 -0400

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Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow joins "CBS Mornings" to talk about reprising his role as serial killer Arthur Mitchell in the upcoming limited series, "Dexter: New Blood." He also reflects on the 25th anniversary of his classic sitcom, "3rd Rock From the Sun," the return of Broadway, and his third book of satirical poetry.

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NFL coach Jon Gruden again denies he's racist after Raiders lose


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:50:22 -0400

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Gruden made the assertion after his Las Vegas Raiders lost their first game since the revelation of the head coach's 2011 racial remark about players' union leader DeMaurice Smith.

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Billy Porter on juggling the demands of stardom


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 21:25:54 -0400

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Actor-dancer-singer-director Billy Porter has won Tony, Emmy and Grammy Awards, and is author of a new memoir, "Unprotected." He talks with correspondent Seth Doane about a childhood filled with years of rejection, doubt and abuse – and about how he survived and triumphed.

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Olivia Rodrigo on the heartbreak of "Sour"


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 15:52:55 -0400

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Beginning with her smash hit single, "Drivers License," 18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo is on a run that few singer-songwriters can even dream about, with her very first album, "Sour," debuting at #1 earlier this year. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with Rodrigo about writing songs of heartbreak, and the value of therapy.

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Les Paul's prototype Gibson Goldtop, up for sale


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 13:54:01 -0400

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One of the most influential instruments of the past century – the first approved prototype of Les Paul's Gibson Goldtop, dubbed #1 – is going on the auction block later this week. Correspondent Anthony Mason talks with Gene Paul about the development of his father's now-iconic electric guitar, and its impact on music ever since.

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Passage: In memoriam


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 11:50:55 -0400

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"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including comic and announcer Alan Kalter.

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Louise Penny & Hillary Rodham Clinton, co-authors


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 10:53:01 -0400

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Bestselling mystery writer Louise Penny and former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton forged a friendship having experienced loss – Penny, of her husband; Clinton, of an election; and together, of a beloved mutual friend. Together they've collaborated on a novel, "State of Terror." Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Clinton and Penny about how co-writing the ripped-from-the-headlines conspiracy thriller during the pandemic, featuring two middle-aged female heroes, was a form of therapy for both.

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Olivia Rodrigo on "Sour" and the artistry of heartbreak


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 10:19:33 -0400

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With her smash hit single, "Drivers License," and her #1 album "Sour," the 18-year-old is on a run that few singer-songwriters can even dream about.

Read more: Olivia Rodrigo on "Sour" and the artistry of heartbreak


Billy Porter: "Dream the impossible, because the impossible is possible"


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 10:11:21 -0400

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The Tony-, Emmy- and Grammy-winning actor-dancer-singer-director (and now author, of the memoir "Unprotected") talks about a childhood filled with years of rejection, doubt and abuse – and about how he survived and triumphed.

Read more: Billy Porter: "Dream the impossible, because the impossible is possible"


Louise Penny & Hillary Rodham Clinton on their thriller collaboration


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 09:53:22 -0400

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The bestselling mystery writer and the former Democratic presidential candidate forged a friendship having experienced loss – and working together on the conspiracy novel "State of Terror" was a form of therapy for both.

Read more: Louise Penny & Hillary Rodham Clinton on their thriller collaboration


James Bond movies, ranked from worst to best


Created: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 16:17:00 -0400

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Rotten Tomatoes scores reveal which 007 films the critics really liked — and which ones they really didn't.

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Saturday Sessions: Anderson East sings "Hood of My Car"


Created: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 13:21:56 -0400

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Growing up in Alabama, Anderson East wrote and performed his first song for his seventh-grade talent show. The Grammy-nominee is now out with his fourth studio album, "Maybe We Never Die." East joins "Saturday Sessions" to perform the song "Hood of My Car."

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Saturday Sessions: Anderson East sings "Drugs"


Created: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 09:53:56 -0400

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Growing up in Alabama, Anderson East wrote and performed his first song for his seventh-grade talent show. The Grammy-nominee is now out with his fourth studio album, "Maybe We Never Die." East joins "Saturday Sessions" to perform the song "Drugs."

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Saturday Sessions: Anderson East sings "Madelyn"


Created: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 09:53:55 -0400

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Growing up in Alabama, Anderson East wrote and performed his first song for his seventh-grade talent show. The Grammy-nominee is now out with his fourth studio album, "Maybe We Never Die." East joins "Saturday Sessions" to perform the song "Madelyn."

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Louise Penny and Hillary Rodham Clinton on their new political thriller, "State of Terror"


Created: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 08:28:10 -0400

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Preview: The bestselling mystery novelist and the former Secretary of State tell "CBS Sunday Morning" their friendship emerged from grief, and became a collaboration on a new book.

Read more: Louise Penny and Hillary Rodham Clinton on their new political thriller, "State of Terror"


2021 N.Y. Film Festival highlights: "Dune," a spellbinding epic (actually, just the beginning of one)


Created: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 20:02:09 -0400

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Among the festival's closing weekend's high points is Denis Villeneuve's visually stunning adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic, which builds splendid worlds that amaze the eyes (and leaves us waiting for Part Two).

Read more: 2021 N.Y. Film Festival highlights: "Dune," a spellbinding epic (actually, just the beginning of one)


Billy Porter: "I've prepared a long time for this moment, and I'm so ready"


Created: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 15:26:53 -0400

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Preview: The actor-singer-author tells "CBS Sunday Morning" that, for much of his life, he was shunned for his queerness, and now he says he's being cast for projects because of it.

Read more: Billy Porter: "I've prepared a long time for this moment, and I'm so ready"


Book excerpts: "Unprotected: A Memoir" by Billy Porter


Created: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 15:02:08 -0400

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In excerpts adapted from his new autobiography, the Emmy-, Tony- and Grammy-winning actor-singer-dancer writes of his introduction to musical theater; and attending an open-call audition for "Dreamgirls."

Read more: Book excerpts: "Unprotected: A Memoir" by Billy Porter


Olivia Rodrigo delves into the heartbreak that inspires her songs


Created: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 15:05:14 -0400

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Preview: In an interview with "CBS Sunday Morning" airing October 10, the pop star discusses breakups, songwriting, and therapy.

Read more: Olivia Rodrigo delves into the heartbreak that inspires her songs


Actor Christopher Jackson talks return of "Freestyle Love Supreme" to Broadway, CBS series "Bull"


Created: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:24:01 -0400

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Tony Award nominee Christopher Jackson is making his return to Broadway in the improv hip-hop show "Freestyle Love Supreme." Plus, we'll ask him to reflect on the success of "Hamilton," the “Sex and the City” reboot and the sixth season of the CBS series "Bull."

Read more: Actor Christopher Jackson talks return of "Freestyle Love Supreme" to Broadway, CBS series "Bull"


"Cats" composer says film version was so bad, he bought a dog


Created: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 09:07:48 -0400

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"'Cats' was off-the-scale all wrong," Lloyd Webber said. "...I saw it and I just thought, 'Oh, God, no.'"

Read more: "Cats" composer says film version was so bad, he bought a dog


Dave Chappelle criticized for LGBTQ+ comments in new Netflix special


Created: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 20:59:00 -0400

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The comedian ended the special saying he will no longer tell jokes about the LGBTQ+ community.

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TV shows canceled or ended in 2021


Created: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 17:30:22 -0400

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This list contains everything from long-running favorites to short-lived Netflix sitcoms

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Russian filmmaker heads into orbit to shoot scenes for first-ever movie in outer space


Created: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 10:21:00 -0400

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A Russian film director and actress are headed to the International Space Station to shoot scenes for the first movie filmed in outer space. Elizabeth Palmer speaks with a Russian film historian about the latest Russia vs. U.S. chapter of the decades old “Space Race.”

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