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Jane McGarry to co-host ‘Good Morning Texas’ (Update)

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Jane McGarry Media/WFAA

(UPDATE: We chatted with McGarry on Wednesday afternoon. Her comments have been added below.) Read more

‘American Crime’: ABC wants a ‘Wire’ of its own

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ABC

Most TV crime dramas race through their cases so fast, it’s like riding a runaway roller coaster. Read more

‘Boyhood’ was about Texas’ past, not its future

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AP

Denied at the Oscars, Boyhood may be remembered as Texas history. Read more

USA’s ‘Dig’ intriguing blend of history, mystery

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USA Network

Jason Isaacs made one big mistake during the filming of Dig, USA’s new conspiracy thriller. Read more

Janet St. James leaving WFAA (update)

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WFAA

One of the most familiar faces on WFAA/Channel 8 is leaving after nearly 19 years with the station. Read more

Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter to star in ‘Sharknado 3’

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DFW.com archive

There are going to be two additional sharks in the next installment of Sharknado: Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank judge Mark Cuban and commentator Ann Coulter, playing the president and vice-president of the United States respectivel... Read more

Matthew McConaughey gets spoofed by Cedar Hill police

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Cedar Hill Police Media

You’re probably familiar with Matthew McConaughey’s zen-like “In the Moment” ads for Lincoln, in which the actor drives around in posh cars, ruminating philosophically in his laconic voice about life and, well, what it’s like to get to a level where you can driv... Read more

Movie review: ‘Maps to the Stars’

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Focus World

It wasn’t easy for director David Cronenberg to scrape together the cash for Maps to the Stars. Even for an auteur with grand vision and a proven track record — A History of Violence, The Fly, Eastern Promises — this new mov... Read more

‘House of Cards’ remains standing for third season

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Netflix

When Mahershala Ali, one of the stars of House of Cards, attended last year’s White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, the D.C. denizens treated him like a local hero. Read more

Leonard Nimoy dies at 83, New York Times reports

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AP

The New York Times reported Friday morning that Leonard Nimoy — best-known as Mr. Spock of Star Trek fame but also a poet, author, photographer, singer and director — died Friday at age 83. Read more

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