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Comedians take L.A.'s Roast Battle League global

The Roast Battle at the Comedy Store is a that, accidentally born from an open-mic disagreement, has morphed into something akin to comedy's version of a global sport.
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Comedians take L.A.'s trash-talking Roast Battle League global with tournament in Tokyo Click to view images

The insult competition started in L.A. 10 years ago features verbal smackdowns between comics from all over the world who use burns as their love language.

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Judge OKs 'Rust' producers' settlement with slain cinematographer's family Click to view images

The confidential settlement between the family of slain "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and producers including Alec Baldwin sets up distributions to Hutchins' young son, Andros.

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Gwen Stacy started out as Spidey's tragic love interest. The 'Spider-Verse' fixes that Click to view images

The "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" filmmakers discuss Spider-Gwen, Earth-65 and how the film reworks an old trope to create a story line worthy of her.

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How a new docuseries pieced together the most damning exposรฉ of the Duggars yet Click to view images

The team behind "Shiny Happy People" breaks down their investigation into the dark side of TLC's favorite family — with help from within.

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Review: 'The Boogeyman' delivers more shocks and CGI than dread or inconceivable terror Click to view images

Director Rob Savage and screenwriters Mark Heyman, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods open up Stephen King's taut, grim 1973 short story, and the end result is an unremarkable, woefully derivative adaptation.

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Is this the end of 'Ted Lasso'? If it was, it didn't disappoint Click to view images

For three seasons, we came to "Ted Lasso" for the emotions — the soccer was just a bonus. And on that count, the possible series finale delivered.

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CNN gets new chief operating officer amid ratings decline Click to view images

David Leavy, a top lieutenant of Warner Bros. Discovery Chief David Zaslav, takes the new role, which reports to CNN Chairman Chris Licht.

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