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‘The Price Is Right’ Coming To East Lansing

Is it rude to bid $1 over the person next to you on Contestants' Row or just good strategy?

How hard is it to spin the Big Wheel?

Exactly how much does a can of Chunky Soup cost?

Find the answers to these questions and more when The Price Is Right comes to East Lansing.

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Nicki Minaj and Country Star Keith Urban Finalizing ‘American Idol’ Deals

Looks like the rumors of Nicki Minaj joining ‘American Idol‘ may be true. The Hollywood Reporter says that Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban are close to finalizing their contracts for the show!

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What Is That Red Michigan Shirt Dan Always Wears On ‘Big Brother’?

Dearborn native Dan Gheesling is currently competing on CBS's Big Brother 14.

Gheesling won $500,000 when he won Big Brother 10 in 2008.  After winning the money, Dan kept his day job at Orchard Lake St. Mary's where he is both a teacher and football coach.

Dan was invited back to Big Brother this season as a coach, but was unexpectedly given the opportunity to enter the game as a player.

Dan has many ties to Michigan and proudly displays those ties on Big Brother through his t-shirts.  His red shirt is just one of a handful of Michigan-based shirts.

But what does it mean?

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Tom Hanks Producing a JFK Assassination Movie

Tom Hanks is one of the few Hollywood mega-stars we’d trust with our nation’s history. No offense, major A-listers, but handsome doesn’t always equal intelligent. But Hanks has flexed his obsessive interest in historical events in outstanding films and dramas series such as ‘Band of Brothers,’ ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and ‘Apollo 13.’ And a new report suggests Hanks is ready to tackle one of America’s top controversies: The JFK assassination.

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‘The Brady Bunch’ Returning To TV – What Show Would You Like To See Return?

Hollywood is officially out of ideas.

The Brady Bunch is coming back to TV.

The reboot of The Brady Bunch is being executive produced by Vince Vaughn for CBS.  It will follow a divorced Bobby Brady who remarries and ends up with a Brady bunch of his own.

It seems that eventually every show will be remade, so why not help network executives choose the next one?

What show would you like to see return to TV?

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2012 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations Announced

The 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning.

These are the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, which will air on Sunday evening, Sept. 23 on ABC, WZZM 13.

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This Part Could be for you at Civic Theater

You've dreamed of being on the stage.  Ahh, the lights, the applause, the smell of grease paint, the theater.

Well, here's your chance. 

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Andy Griffith Dies

Here is some sad news about one of our most favorite actors.

Beloved actor Andy Griffith died this morning.  Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in “The Andy Griffith Show,” then returned as a 1980s country lawyer in “Matlock,” was 86.

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Lauryn Hill Faces Three Years in Prison on Tax-Evasion Charges

Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty to tax-evasion charges in federal court on June 29. The charges stem from the ex-Fugees member owing $1.8 million in back taxes. The veteran rapper could face up to three years in prison and $75,000 in fines for her misdeed.

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It’s not a Drive-In Movie, but it is an Outdoor “Walk-Up Movie” in East Grand Rapids

As a kid, some of our most exciting times were spent at the Drive-In Movie.  Our parents would surprise us and we couldn't wait.  Mom would cook sandwiches, we'd load the cooler with Grapette drinks (my favorite soda in it's day), make popcorn, and we'd be off.  It was all too much fun.

There aren't many Drive-In's left anymore.  I think Muskegon is the closest, but what about a kind of 'walk-up' movie.  But I mean, out doors, walking up with your lawn chairs, sitting down with your own picnic and enjoying a great family movie.

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Ernie Harwell Play, ‘Ernie’, Coming To Grand Rapids

Baseball and theatre fans will come together as 'Ernie', the play based on the life of Ernie Harwell, makes its West Michigan debut in Grand Rapids.

The play will also help to raise funds for Hospice of Michigan's Open Access program.

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Mr. Rogers Neighborhood Goes Viral (Video)

Some of the best memories of our kids childhood are PBS memories.  I don't mean that they sat in front of the TV for long periods, but when the were allowed to watch TV, we let them watch PBS.  You know what I'm talking about...Sesame Street, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and The Joy of Painting.

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