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MTV to air documentary about transgender youths

In this Sept. 6, 2014 image released by Starpix, actress Laverne Cox poses at the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring 2015 show during Fashion Week in New York. Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders. The special, "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word," will air simultaneously on the two channels on Oct. 17. Cox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black." (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgender people.

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TV Guide Network renaming itself POP

NEW YORK (AP) — The TV Guide Network is rebranding itself as POP, promising to make itself a destination for hard-core pop culture fans.

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Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

In this April 3, 1996, file photo, John Flaherty, of South Boston, touches up the roof of a dugout at Boston's Fenway Park. The Red Sox are turning Fenway Park over to the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on Friday night, Sept. 19, 2014, when the troupe performs a sort of best of bill, featuring 10 classic scenes in the ballpark that has always been more Big Papi than Joseph Papp, more Green Monster than "green-ey'd monster," more Carl Yastrzemski than Henry VIII. (AP Photo/Dan Loh)

BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate.

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‘Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return

Author and founder of the Central Asia Institute charity, Greg Mortenson pauses during an interview with The Associated Press  in the backyard of his home in Bozeman, Mont., Sept. 16, 2014. Mortenson is responsible for the creation of numerous schools across Afghanistan and Pakistan. In addition, Mortenson has been accused of numerous offences including exaggeration of facts in his books and financial crimes within Central Asia Institute. Mortenson is the author of the bestselling book, Three Cups of Tea. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Greg Mortenson doesn’t want to talk about his best-selling “Three Cups of Tea” book, but everybody else does — including his own charity.

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Fey, Bateman have off-screen chemistry, too

In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 photo, Tina Fey, left, and Jason Bateman arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "This Is Where I Leave You" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. The comedy releases Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the new big-screen adaption of the best-selling Jonathan Topper novel “This Is Where I Leave You,” Tina Fey and Jason Bateman portray siblings with tight ties that bind.

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