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at 19:15 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

James Shigeta, actor known for roles in 'Flower Drum Song' and 'Die Hard,' dies at 85

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - James Shigeta, who played the lead in the 1961 movie musical "Flower Drum Song" and had a small role in the first "Die Hard," has died. He was 85.

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at 17:42 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Start of production on CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' delayed over negotiations with actors

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.

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at 18:20 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Digital original series like 'Blue' and 'Guidestones' picking up steam

TORONTO - Eight years after earning an Emmy Award nomination for directing on HBO's "Big Love," Rodrigo Garcia no longer thinks of networks as the primary goal for his scripted series.

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at 18:13 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Music, movie figure who beat back big 1980s payola case faces new charge in NYC gambling probe

NEW YORK, N.Y. - He's been one of the nation's most influential record promoters, the producer of an Oscar-nominated movie, a defendant who successfully fought racketeering charges in a high-profile payola case, and an admitted loan shark who shook down borrowers in ritzy Beverly Hills.

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at 18:02 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Oscar Hijuelos novel's posthumous release scheduled for fall 2015

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A novel completed by Pulitzer Prize winner Oscar Hijuelos shortly before his death last year will be published in the fall of 2015.

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at 17:58 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

ESPN announcers to call Sunday's Red Sox-Yankees game from atop Fenway Park's Green Monster

BOSTON - ESPN announcers will call Sunday night's Red Sox-Yankees game from atop Fenway Park's Green Monster.

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