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No bull: ‘Downton Abbey’ filming halted by escaped animal

A number of farm animals were brought in for a scene which takes place at an agricultural show, but the shoot was thrown into jeopardy after a bull broke free from its pen and caused chaos.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 10

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


TWITTER REACTS: Our favorite #ApplePencil tweets

Apple just announced plans to sell a $99 pencil, and no, we're not joking.


Apple reinvents the pencil, unveils bigger iPad

While it isn't officially fall yet, it is Apple season.


Sofia Vergara is very well paid

The "Modern Family" star is among the world's highest paid actresses.


James Franco heading back to high school

The "Spider-Man" star is taking his talents back to his alma mater, to teach film class.


Josh Groban to play Miss Piggy’s new man

The singer will be the porky diva's first new man since splitting from longtime boyfriend Kermit the Frog.


Summer’s biggest box office flops

For every bank-breaking blockbuster, there is a big box office disappointment.


Alabama murder mystery: What happened to Harper Lee’s book?

The fate of another book Lee worked on - a true-crime story - remains a mystery.


The first jobs of famous couples

Before they found fame, or found each other, what did celebrity couples like Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw do in their first jobs?


Colbert brings Hollywood glamor, politics to ‘Late Show’ debut

Stephen Colbert brought a mix of politics, patriotism, and Hollywood glamor to his debut hosting the CBS "Late Show" on Tuesday.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 9

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


President Obama to ‘run wild’ with survivalist Bear Grylls

NBC released some clips of the upcoming episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," and while the president did try some exotic cuisine, he got off easier than other former guests.


Vanessa Williams to return to Miss America after 3 decades

Three decades after she gave up the crown amid a nude photo scandal, the 1984 winner is returning to the Miss America pageant.

Los Angeles premiere of 'San Andreas' held at TCL Chinese Theatre - Arrivals

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson saves a dog in Labor Day pool drama

The "Furious 7" star turned into a real-life action hero.


‘Star Trek’s’ Captain Kirk writes an autobiography

"The Autobiography of James T. Kirk – The Story of Starfleet’s Greatest Captain," will be published by Titan Books on Tuesday - 49 years to the day after "Star Trek" premiered on television in 1966.


Boston awaits release of new Bulger movie ‘Black Mass’

Anticipation is building in South Boston for a new movie about convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.


Hopes high for Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ debut

What remains to be seen is how an unfiltered Colbert will play as he makes the transition from a 30-minute Comedy Central show four nights a week to an hour-long slot five nights a week on a major broadcast network renovating the house that David Letterman built.


The marketing ‘force’ behind ‘Star Wars’ toys

The release of the new movie is still months away, but Disney unleashed its full marketing "force" of toys and other items related to the film.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 8

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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