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  • Garth Brooks Breaks His Personal Record In Ticket Sales

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Seventeen years later, Garth Brooks beat his own personal record for ticket sales in Chicago. Back in 1997, the country artist sold 141,717 tickets, and now he not only sold more than that, but six more additional shows have been added to keep up with the demand. Chicago is the first stop on the Garth Brooks World Tour and will now be a 10 night run. Brooks will tour with wife and singer Trisha Yearwood beginning September 4. Yearwood will be a co-headliner on the tour. RELATED: Garth Brooks is Back! Continue reading...

  • Game of Thrones Bloopers and New Characters Revealed at Comic-Con

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    This is the first time that HBO released outtakes from the hit show. In a must see behind the scenes moment, Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) do a dance during the trial of Tyrion. Not only did Game of Thrones reveal its lighter side, but they also released the names of new characters in the fifth season. RELATED: Game of Thrones Emoji Continue reading...

  • Video: Oklahoma-made film "Posthuman Project" showing TODAY at Comic-Con in San Diego

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    As previously reported, Oklahoma-made independent superhero epic “The Posthuman Project”has been selected to screen today at the 2014 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival in San Diego, Calif. My pal Kyle Roberts, the film’s director, as well as other members of the cast and crew made the trek to Cali to participate in Comic-Con and the […]

  • Cinemark theaters showing "Oklahoma!," "Hello Dolly," "Moulin Rouge" TODAY and Tuesday for Best Movie Fest Ever

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Cinemark Holdings, one of the world’s largest motion picture exhibitors, is pleased to announce a partnership with Best Movie Fest Ever to present the first of its monthly film series at 10 Cinemark theatre locations across the country, including Oklahoma City’s Cinemark Tinseltown theater. “My Favorite Musicals,” featuring three award-winning musical classics, will be shown […]

  • ENCORE Westerns paying tribute to James Garner TODAY with "Maverick," movies

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    ENCORE Westerns is commemorating the life of film and television legend James Garner, an Oklahoma native, with an all-day marathon today that includes episodes of his hit TV series “Maverick,” along with three of his films: “Skin Game,” “Support Your Local Gunfighter” and “A Man Called Sledge.” Garner, an Academy Award nominee, two-time Primetime Emmy […]

  • Kling to debut new work at Minneapolis' Open Eye

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Storyteller and playwright Kevin Kling debuts a new work at Open Eye Figure Theatre in Minneapolis next month. "Hammer, Anvil and Stirrup" marks the eighth year in a row that Kling has created a work for the Open Eye stage. Previous Kling works have explored themes including trauma recovery, fairy tales and politics. This year's production — "Hammer, Anvil and Stirrup" — is named for the tiny bones in the inner ear. Kling will be joined on stage by cellists and vocalists Michelle Kinney and Jacqueline Ultan as they explore the science of waves in sound, light, water and emotion. The production runs from Aug. 6-11. ___ Online: Open Eye Figure Theatre: http://www.openeyetheatre.

  • Tatiana Maslany addresses Emmy snub at Comic-Con

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — If Tatiana Maslany is upset she wasn't nominated for an Emmy for portraying multiple clones on TV's "Orphan Black," she didn't show it at Comic-Con. The actress appeared Friday alongside co-stars including Jordan Gavaris and Maria Doyle Kennedy. When the moderator asked Maslany about getting overlooked for an Emmy bid, she said, "We're at a point where television is extremely exciting. I just feel really lucky to be at this point in television history making a show like this." The audience didn't hold back. Maslany received a standing ovation when she walked out. One fan presented her with homemade nesting dolls in the likeness of her various characters. At the end of the panel, security guards had to

  • Video: Stoney LaRue debuts "First One to Know," first single and video from upcoming album "Aviator"

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Oklahoma red dirt singer-songwriter Stoney LaRue’s mellow and melancholy debut single and video “First One To Know” from his forthcoming eOne release, Aviator, premiered this week on CMT.com. In addition, the LRue Crue (aka ‘street team’) is launching via LaRue Crue.  For more information, go to Stoney LaRue. “Aviator” is set for an Oct. 28 […]

  • New 'Game of Thrones' actors revealed at Comic-Con

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — They traveled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO's "Game of Thrones" at Friday's Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers. Fans were told they would not get any plot details about the upcoming fifth season. They did play a blooper reel and a video introducing nine actors that have been added to the series. Among the new faces are relatives of the late Oberyn Martell, also known as the Red Viper, played by Pedro Pascal. Alexander Siddig is Doran Martell, the lord of Dorne and older brother to Oberyn. Toby Sebastian has been cast as Prince Doran's son, Trystane Martell, the heir to Dorne.

  • Video: Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie & Tae take on bro-country with "Girl in a Country Song"

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Up-and-coming Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie and Tae have earned lots of well-earned buzz this week with their debut single “Girl in a Country Song,” which sharply and wittily challenges the chauvinistic tone of most of the bro-country hits that have dominated the charts lately. And the uproarious video, shot outside of Nashville with director TK […]

  • Oklahoma features news in brief

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Oklahoma features news in brief

  • Oklahoma religion briefs

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    Religion briefs for July 26.

  • Video: TCM to air James Garner memorial marathon Monday

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Turner Classic Movies will pay homage to Oklahoma native James Garner with a 24-hour festival of films that will begin at 5 a.m. Monday and continue into the wee hours of Tuesday. Here is the lineup for the memorial marathon in honor of the Oscar-nominated actor, who died Saturday at the age of 86: 5 […]

  • 'Hitman: Agent 47' trailer takes aim at Comic-Con

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first trailer for "Hitman: Agent 47" was unloaded at Comic-Con. Footage from the video game adaption starring "Homeland" co-star Rupert Friend as a genetically engineered assassin debuted Friday at the pop-culture convention. Friend wasn't present to show off the trailer because he's shooting the next season of "Homeland" in South Africa, but his "Agent 47" co-stars Hannah Ware and Zachary Quinto were on hand for the San Diego unveiling. Quinto, the "Star Trek" and "American Horror Story" actor, is playing a mysterious character in the movie, which is set for release next year. "We saw bits and pieces in Berlin and Singapore when we were shooting it, but to actually see it put together like

  • "Posthuman Project" actor Josh Bonzie picked for Actors Theatre of Louisville's Apprentice/Intern Company

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Louisville, KY- University of Oklahoma alumnus and Norman native Josh Bonzie, who co-stars in the hot indie superhero movie “The Posthuman Project,” has been selected for the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 43rd Apprentice/Intern Company. He will receive practical and experiential training at one of the nation’s leading regional theatres. Each year, Actors Theatre of Louisville […]

  • 'Walking Dead' plays season 5 trailer at Comic-Con

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fans attending Friday's panel for "The Walking Dead" at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five. The new episodes stick largely to the comic-book version created by Robert Kirkman, and producers say it will get even darker in tone. "The Walking Dead" stars Andrew Lincoln as a sheriff deputy who awakens from a coma to find flesh-eating zombies now roam the world around him. Lincoln told the audience his preparation for scenes was a quiet process, prompting moderator Chris Hardwick to show a video montage of the actor shouting and pounding his fists to pump himself up on set. "It's so normal for all of us to be so weird now," explained co-star Lauren Cohan.

  • Colin Firth is a killer spy in new 'Kingsman' film

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Colin Firth is a "gentleman spy" with a killer umbrella and Samuel L. Jackson is a blood-hating villain with a lisp in Fox's forthcoming "Kingsman: The Secret Service." The two actors were joined by fellow cast members and the film's writer Friday at Comic-Con to present an early look at footage from the October release. One scene showed Firth taking on half a dozen thugs with nothing but his quick moves and powerful umbrella. His watch also shoots an "amnesia dart" at an observer who would call police. Another showed Jackson's headquarters, where a woman with knives for feet sliced a man in half vertically, then bustled about covering dead bodies so as not to offend her boss's delicate sensibilities.

  • Mike Tyson gets a standing ovation at Comic-Con

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout. Actor Rob Corddry moderated the session featuring producer Hugh Davidson and stars Tyson, Jim Rash and Rachel Ramras. On "Mike Tyson Mysteries," a cartoon version of Tyson teams up with a pigeon to solve cases. Ramras voices the character of Tyson's adopted Korean daughter. When this was brought up on the panel, Tyson interrupted, saying he thought until that moment that she was Chinese. He then commented that he "never adopted a Chinese girl in real life.

  • Rodney Carrington CMT comedy special airing TONIGHT and Saturday

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Tulsa-based comedian Rodney Carrington is at it again, making people laugh in his brand new one-hour comedy special, “Laughter’s Good,” premiering at 8 tonight on CMT. In the hilarious new one-man show, the award-winning comedian takes a fresh look at everyday life through his hysterical, down-to-earth style that has won over millions of fans worldwide. […]

  • 'The Walking Dead' Season 5 Trailer Debuts at Comic-Con

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    With guns, a crossbow, a sword, a fire hose and a baseball bat, the season five trailer for The Walking Dead promises one spectacular season. In the three-minute sneak peek, Gareth (played by Andrew J. West) is headed to Washington D.C to find a cure for the zombie plague. "From the opening tease in the premiere onward, season 5 is without question the most ambitious and satisfying season this amazing team has ever crafted," AMC president Charlie Collier told Entertainment Weekly. "In the zombie apocalypse, event television is alive and well, and I am proud to acknowledge that this uniquely talented writing staff, production team, and cast have once again raised the bar (and the crossbow)." Continue