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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Bored at home? Audition for ‘America’s Got Talent’ by Chuck Barney

Reality competition accepting online submissions during the coronavirus outbreak

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day by Chuck Barney

The Bay Area lockdown has neighbors socializing -- at a distance -- via dance parties and porch song fests from Berkeley to San Jose.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Celebrities are working from home — just like us by Chuck Barney

TV stars, musicians adapt to providing entertainment from their living rooms

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

‘American Idol’: So who made it to Hawaii? by Chuck Barney

Bay Area's Demi Rae, Grace Leer and Francisco Martin vie for Top 40 status

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Monday, March 23, 2020

‘American Idol’: Bay Area singers do Hollywood Week duets by Chuck Barney

Grace Leer, Demi Rae and Francisco Martin look to move on in competition

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Where’s Keanu Reeves? Bay Area fans seek ‘Matrix 4’ film locales by Chuck Barney

Social media is all abuzz with star sightings in San Francisco and elsewhere

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Monday, February 17, 2020

‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’: And the winner is … by Chuck Barney

Ten acts were still alive coming into Monday's star-studded season finale

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

TV tonight: ‘Outlander’ renews the sexual chemistry by Chuck Barney

Also, 'American Idol' returns and the NBA All-Star Game hoops it up

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Friday, February 14, 2020

‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’: San Anselmo’s Jane Levy shines in musical series by Chuck Barney

Bay Area native discovers a love for song and dance in new NBC show

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

San Jose’s Jeannie Mai slams jokes about coronavirus and Asians by Chuck Barney

'There are actually people dying from this,' Mai said on 'The Real'

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‘The Masked Singer’ live tour coming to in San Jose by Chuck Barney

'The Masked Singer' spawns a road show, will hit 45 cities across the U.S.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Oakland’s MLK Oratorical fest celebrated at HBO premiere by Chuck Barney

Mayor Libby Schaaf, Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali honor the city's talented youth

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Monday, February 3, 2020

‘Hamilton’ coming to the big screen — with original Broadway cast by Chuck Barney

Disney wins rights to distribute Lin-Manuel Miranda's wildly popular musical

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Monday, January 20, 2020

WATCH: Trailer for HBO film on Oakland’s MLK Oratorical Fest by Chuck Barney

Moving images of children speaking out about issues they care about

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

New HBO film celebrates Oakland’s MLK Oratorical Fest by Chuck Barney

Mahershala Ali executive produces documentary about long-running Oakland event

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

‘Beach Blanket Babylon’: A San Francisco treasure nears the end by Chuck Barney

Legendary cheeky musical revue "Beach Blanket Babylon" tearfully prepares to close on New Year's Eve after 45 years as a San Francisco institution.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Bah humbug! Who are the top screen Scrooges of all-time? by Chuck Barney

Guy Pearce takes on the iconic role in FX's new take on 'A Christmas Carol'

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Bay Area Legoland holding contest to find ‘Master Model Builder’ by Chuck Barney

Legoland facility in Milpitas will judge candidates for a Master Model Builder at a two-day Brick Factor competition.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

‘Dancing with the Stars’ announces longest live tour ever by Chuck Barney

Just one Bay Area stop is on the new tour schedule

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

‘America’s Got Talent’: And the Season 14 winner is … by Chuck Barney

Collectively, this group of finalists might have been the show's best -- and most inspirational

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San Jose actress Tiffany Chu shines in ‘Ms. Purple’ by Chuck Barney

Independence High School grad getting noticed in film about an immigrant family

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

‘So You Think You Can Dance’: The Season 16 winner is … by Chuck Barney

Live postseason tour includes three Bay Area stops

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Oakland author Tommy Orange earns American Book Award by Chuck Barney

Debut novel 'There There' -- set in Oakland -- has won raves and critical honors

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Fox's 'Grease' project casts Sandy and Rizzo by Chuck Barney

PASADENAThey're the ones that Fox wants.The network on Saturday announced that it has found its Sandy and Rizzo for next year's live production of "Grease.

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'Empire' gets an early renewal from Fox by Chuck Barney

PASADENACount on seeing more soapy hip-hop drama from Fox.The network on Saturday announced that it has renewed the freshman series "Empire" after only two episodes.

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Friday, January 16, 2015

'The Nightly Show' pushes Larry Wilmore into the spotlight by Chuck Barney

'Justified' launches final season; Rain Wilson returns in 'Backstrom

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