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Five Broadway tickets to snag before Tony nominations make it impossible

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This article may only serve you well for the next few days, but it may just be the difference between access to the season’s hottest tickets and standing in line with your visiting relatives at the same old tourist shows (which, for what it’s worth, are all still deserving of your patronage).

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Sabado Gigante: Why Don Francisco’s Spanish-language show matters

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Settling down on a Saturday night to watch Sábado Gigante—which, translated, means “Giant Saturday”—is a time-honored tradition in millions of households across the Spanish-speaking world. (When asked, most Latino millennials would definitely admit to having watched an episode or… two hundred.) Hosted by Mario Kreutzberger, better known as Don Francisco, the three-hour show was known for its jam-packed segments, which put U.S. variety shows to shame.

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Star Wars: Battlefront trailer, release date, first details revealed

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After more than a year of teases, Star Wars: Battlefront news has finally come to light at Star Wars Celebration—including a first look at the game in action.

Battlefront, which continues the long-dormant Star Wars video game franchise, will be released by EA from DICE on Nov. 17 for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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All Nippon Airways unveils Star Wars themed jetliner

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Looks like Star Wars fans are getting the Lord of the Rings-style treatment when it comes to air carriers. The Huffington Post reports that this fall, All Nippon Airways will be branding one of its new Boeing 787s with an R2-D2 design, in honor of the film’s upcoming release in December.

According to the All Nippon website, which is currently dedicated to the R2-D2 jet, the droid-inspired air carrier is the first of what the company is calling its “Star Wars” project, a five year initiative that will attempt to connect Japan to global markets. 

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Jared Leto shares photo of his short, green Suicide Squad hair

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Jared Leto has made another major hair decision as he gears up for his new role as The Joker in David Ayers’s Suicide Squad.

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Frozen ringtone interrupts Senate hearing because this is America now

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Things that don’t often happen in the Senate:1. Actual political progress2. Opportunities to express yourself with bold new fashions and statement patterns3. Financial hearings interrupted by standout songs from animated Disney movies

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Pied Piper, YouFace, and other fake websites on TV

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Some TV shows make up websites to skirt copyright issues. Others use fictional sites as plot devices. But no matter the reason, fabricated websites on television tend to have amusing names that almost seem real. (We’re still waiting for a YouFace account.)

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Amazing Grace, a musical about a song, plans summer Broadway opening

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The new original musical Amazing Grace, which tells the true story behind the creation of the famous ballad, has set its sights on Broadway for an opening this summer after a well-received engagement last October in Chicago.

Amazing Grace will open on July 16 at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre following a preview period beginning June 25. The show features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Smith and Arthur Giron; Gabriel Barre directs, with Christopher Gattelli choreographing.

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Dennis Quaid's outburst was fake -- and Funny or Die is to blame

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So Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t behind Dennis Quaid’s on-set tantrum after all: Funny or Die was.

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Jimmy Kimmel addresses claims that he's behind Dennis Quaid's on-set tantrum

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When footage of Dennis Quaid yelling at his crew surfaced earlier this week, many speculated that it was simply a prank cooked up by Jimmy Kimmel. The late show host addressed those rumors on Tuesday night’s episode: “There are two dozen articles and thousands of coments suggesting that this is a prank, and I am responsible for it,” he said. “And I have to say, that’s disappointing. You play like 50 pranks and all of a sudden people don’t trust you anymore.”

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