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Cote de Pablo returns to CBS in ‘The Dovekeepers’ miniseries

This photo provided by CBS shows, Cote de Pablo as Shirah, in the new CBS two-night miniseries “The Dovekeepers,” based on the best-selling novel of the same name. The series from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, will be broadcast Tuesday, March 31, 2015, and Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (AP Photo/CBS, Kurt Arrigo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cote de Pablo was vacationing in Greece when she received the script for “The Dovekeepers,” a miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s best-selling novel.

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NBC News’ boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

In this Aug. 2, 2011 file photo, Phil Griffin, left, president of MSNBC, Rachel Maddow, center, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," and Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word," take part in a panel discussion on the show at the NBC Universal summer press tour, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Griffin has run MSNBC since 2006. Normally, executives at networks with his ratings are looking for another job, especially with a new boss coming in. But he and Andy Lack have a long relationship, and Griffin has credited Lack with kick-starting his career by assigning him to supervise NBC News coverage of the O.J. Simpson case.  (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC work.

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Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.

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Lesnar marks WWE loyalty with main event at WrestleMania

In this Dec. 30, 2011, file photo, Brock Lesnar enters the ring before his UFC heavyweight mixed martial arts match against Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands in Las Vegas. Lesnar decided this week to spurn an MMA return where he ruled for years as the heavyweight champion of both the cage and pay-per-view buyrates and signed a multi-year extension with WWE. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

Brock Lesnar will keep his heavyweight championship defenses on the WWE Network.

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Game show is lottery, Monopoly combo; Billy Gardell hosts

In this undated photo provided by Monopoly Millionaires' Club, host Bill Gardell congratulates contestant Waltriessa Deleon of Texas as she wins a big cash prize on the new game show “Monopoly Millionaires' Club.” The show debuts the weekend of March 28-29, 2015.  (AP Photo/Monopoly Millionaires' Club, Steve Reed)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host.

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