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Witherspoon goes on a soul-baring ride in ‘Wild’

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild." The movie opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures, Anne Marie Fox)

NEW YORK (AP) — Once she’d decided to take on her gritty new role in “Wild,” there were a few things Reese Witherspoon knew she DIDN’T want to hear from movie studio executives:

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Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellation

In this Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, Garth Brooks attends the 2014 ASCAP Centennial Awards, benefiting the ASCAP Foundation and its music education, talent development and humanitarian activities, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer. NBC on Wednesday, Nov. 26, confirmed the postponement, saying Brooks was being replaced on the show by Whoopi Goldberg and Tom Colicchio. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC’s “Tonight” show because he said it “seemed distasteful” given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer.

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NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014

In this Aug. 1, 2011, file photo, Mark Lazarus, Chairman of NBC Sports Group, takes part in a panel discussion on "Sunday Night Football" along with the show's producer Fred Gaudelli at the NBC Universal summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. The NFL’s knack for defying the viewership declines that plague nearly everything else on TV wouldn’t be possible without each time slot consistently filled with enticing matchups, said Lazarus. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it.

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Busbices stars of new A&E reality show

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It’s a north Louisiana-set reality show about a quirky family who works and plays together, and their last name isn’t Robertson.

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With shake-ups, AC/DC perseveres with album, tour

NEW YORK (AP) — AC/DC finally joined iTunes in 2012 after years of refusing to do so, but make no mistake, the Australian rock band is still old school.

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