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  • Netflix to expand production hub in New Mexico
    by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN on November 24, 2020 at 1:59 am

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Netflix plans to establish one of the largest production hubs in North America with an expansion of its existing studio complex in New Mexico and a commitment to an additional $1 billion in production spending, government and corporate leaders announced Monday. Ten new stages, post-production services, offices, mills, backlots and other […]

  • Seattle’s Ken Jennings named 1st interim guest host of ‘Jeopardy!’
    by Rob Owen on November 23, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    The long-running TV quiz show said Monday that it is not naming a long-term replacement host for Alex Trebek at this time but that the show would be resuming production on Nov. 30 with a series of interim guest hosts, starting with Ken Jennings. […]

  • Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host
    by The Associated Press on November 23, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Jeopardy!” record-holder Ken Jennings will be the first in a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek when the show resumes production next Monday. Producers announced Monday that Jennings, who won 74 games in a row and claimed the show’s “Greatest of All Time” title in a competition last year, will […]

  • Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump
    by DAVID BAUDER on November 23, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt” for Donald Trump and his fitness to be president. Bernstein’s post was condemned Monday by some of those involved. It was an eyebrow-raising modern twist on journalism from […]

  • Beppe Modenese, creator of Milan fashion system, dies at 90
    by COLLEEN BARRY on November 23, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    MILAN (AP) — Beppe Modenese, the force behind the coalescence of Italian ready-to-wear fashion in the northern city of Milan, has died. He was 90. Modenese died Saturday in the fashion capital. No cause of death was given. Dubbed “Italy’s Prime Minister of Fashion” in 1983 by Women’s Wear Daily, Modenese remained a front-row mainstay […]