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In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


Amazon rolls out $49.99 ‘mass market’ tablet, new Fire TV

The new Fire tablet, one of several new and upgraded devices launched by Amazon, comes with a 7-inch wide screen and a front and back camera. It will start shipping on Sept. 30.


Nazis? Cults? Creative freedom draws Hollywood to Netflix, Amazon

In two years, Netflix and Amazon have drawn top names across film and TV, enticing them with creative liberty, freedom from time constraints, and no fears of offending advertisers.


The Emmys by the numbers

Just how much carpet is used for TV's biggest night?


Forest Whitaker signs on for ‘Roots’ reboot

The "Matrix" star was recently cast as real-life author Alex Haley in the revamp, taking over the role originated by James Earl Jones in the 1977 mini-series.


Gorge yourself on Olive Garden … for seven weeks only

Olive Garden is bringing back its "Pasta Pass" that lets people eat on as much pasta as they want for a limited time.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


‘The League’ star Steve Rannazzisi lied about 9/11 escape

The comedian gave several accounts of a daring escape from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, but has confessed that the whole thing was made up ... conveniently just days before his new comedy special is set to premiere.


Is Kit Harrington headed back to ‘Game of Thrones?’

Could Jon Snow be making a comeback?


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 16

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Bob’s Burgers’

If the hit HBO drama was animated like a Fox cartoon ...


Nickelodeon is (probably) bringing back the best of the ’90s

Bring on the "Doug" and "Hey Dude" marathons.


‘Judge Judy’ sets Guinness world record

Judge Judith Sheindlin is embarking on her 20th season on TV.


Will ‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm finally get some Emmy love?

Don Draper's blissful smile closed the series finale of "Mad Men" in May, and on Sunday actor Jon Hamm could find some redemption of his own.


Bill Cosby accusers to speak out in TV special

More than a dozen of those accusers have been interviewed about their experiences for an hour-long program titled "Cosby: The Women Speak," on A&E.


Lance Armstrong disgrace revisited as crime movie in ‘The Program’

The rise and fall of Lance Armstrong, from cancer-beating Tour de France champion to admitted drug cheat, gets the crime story treatment.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 15

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


The ‘Terminator’ takes over for Trump on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the new host of NBC's reality TV show "The Celebrity Apprentice," replacing Donald Trump who quit the show to run for U.S. president.


You may get to see King Kong and Godzilla duke it out on the big screen

Rumor has it that a crossover film might be in the works.


‘Jurassic World’ is summer’s most mistake-ridden release

The monster epic stomped to record box office takings upon its release in June, but it's also earned the less impressive title as the film with the most gaffes.

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