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Trevor Noah Will Replace Jon Stewart As "The Daily Show" Host
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Trevor Noah will take "The Daily Show" hot seat and become the next host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning show on Comedy Central.
Noah (www.trevornoah.com) joined “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in 2014 as a contributor. He made his U.S. television debut in 2012 on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and has also appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” becoming the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on either late night show.Read More
Political Leaders Gather For The Opening Of The Edward M. Kennedy Institute
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (EMK Institute) will open with a formal dedication at Columbia Point in Boston on March 30, 2015.
Located on Columbia Point just outside downtown Boston and next door to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, the EMK Institute will bring the history of the United States Senate alive using technology to engage and inspire like never before. A full-scale representation of the United States Senate Chamber, as well as interactive exhibits, and a reproduction of Senator Edward Kennedy’s office will be on site.Read More
Box Office: "Home" Is Where The Ticket Sales Are
Photo: 20th Century Fox
As Rentrak so appropriately said, There's no place like 'Home' when it comes to this weekend's box office as the DreamWorks Animation release distributed by Fox added $78 million globally, topping the international chart & leading the charge in its first weekend in North America for a combined worldwide total to date of $102 million. Another PG-rated movie marked a milestone as Disney's hit live-action fairytale 'Cinderella' crossed the $300 million threshold this weekend with an impressive total to date of $336.2 million.
1. Home - 20th Century Fox - $54.0M
HighThere! App Helps Fellow Weed Smokers Meet-Up
Marijuana smokers in Colorado have a new way to connect with one another. It's an app called HighThere! Similar to Facebook, HighThere! connects weed lovers with their fellow canabis "Weed 2.0" community.
Todd Mitchem, co-founder of the company said, "We are starting to see the mainstream acceptance take hold."
He added, "HighThere! is getting so many users so quickly, more than Twitter had in the first 6 months of their operation, in fact."Read More
Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kid's Choice Awards: Who Got Slimed, Who Won?
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Angelina Jolie Pitt, Liam Hemsworth, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, One Direction, Selena Gomez, SpongeBob SquarePants, Fifth Harmony, The Voice and Austin & Ally were among this year’s fan favorites, winning orange blimps at Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, Saturday, March 28, 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast). Hosted by recording artist/actor and kids’ pick for Favorite Male Singer Nick Jonas, the awards were broadcast from Los Angeles’ legendary “Fabulous” Forum, where kids celebrated their favorites from the worlds of film, music, television and more. Kids from around the world cast more than 500 million votes, a record-breaking tally.
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