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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after upcoming 6th season

In this image released by PBS, Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham, is shown in a scene from the second season on "Downton Abbey." Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday, March 26, 2015, confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the U.S. in early 2016. The series, which airs earlier in England, will have its finale on Christmas Day, 2015. (AP Photo/PBS, Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for MASTERPIECE, Nick Briggs)

NEW YORK (AP) — A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after “Downton Abbey” concludes next year.

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Review: Rockettes shine in messy spring homage to New York

This March 10, 2015 photo provided by MSG Entertainment shows, Laura Benanti, left, and Derek Hough, in a rehearsal for the New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in N.Y. The show, which opened Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the 6,000-seat Radio City Music Hall, is more than a workout for the dancers - it's a nonstop, messy, cool, goofy, sloppy wet kiss to the city. (AP Photo/MSG Entertainment, Angela Cranford)

NEW YORK (AP) — The “New York Spring Spectacular” has arrived and it’s one show this season that definitely lives up to its name — spec-ta-cu-lar.

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Schwarzenegger’s back for high-octane ‘Terminator: Genisys’

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger poses for a portrait during press day for "Terminator Genisys" at The London Hotel in Los Angeles. It’s a rare case when a film’s most iconic line practically preordains a franchise.  As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine - Schwarzenegger - is back for another go-around in “Terminator: Genisys.” The movie opens in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2015. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As promised, the Terminator and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back this summer for another go in “Terminator: Genisys,” and Paramount Pictures, eager for a blockbuster, has already fired up a machine of its own — the publicity kind.

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Jason Alexander to replace Larry David in ‘Fish in the Dark’

In this Sept. 29, 2013 file photo, Jason Alexander attends the First Annual SALUTE to the Playwright Honors Terrence McNally at the Saban Theatre, in Los Angeles. Larry David will hand over his starring role on Broadway to an old “Seinfeld” alum - Alexander. Producers said Thursday, March 26, 2015, that Alexander, who played the David-like George Costanza on the hit show, will replace David as Norman Drexel beginning June 9 in the comedy at the Cort Theatre. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry David will hand over his starring role on Broadway to an old “Seinfeld” pal — Jason Alexander.

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From parking lot to cathedral, Richard III is comeback king

Sophie The Countess of Wessex arrives at Leicester Cathedral to attend a service for the re-reinterment of the mortal remains of Richard III at Leicester Cathedral, Leicester, England, Thursday, March 26, 2015. The skeleton of King Richard III was discovered in 2012 in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester, 500 years after he was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

LEICESTER, England (AP) — A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance.

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