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'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' boss talks bringing scripted to Bravo's reality circus

Bravo, the fishbowl where real housewives, top chefs, and leather-colored real estate agents swim freely, will officially enter the scripted series waters on Dec. 2 when its dramedy "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" premieres.

Home run derby: Will Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Cespedes meet in final?

The Chicago White Sox’s Jose Abreu, the Oakland Athletics’ Yoenis Cespedes and the Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig got their starts in Cuba’s Serie Nacional before becoming three of the most electric young stars in MLB. The home run derby will feature two-thirds of the trio.

Giancarlo Stanton is ready for his home run derby moment

This has been the year for Southern California high school products thrusting themselves into the national sports spotlight, and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins is ready for his moment in tonight's home run derby.

What could tempt Zack Greinke to opt out of Dodgers contract?

When Jon Lester and Max Scherzer hit the free-agent market this fall, the Dodgers will have a lot at stake.

Home Depot begins selling 3-D printers

In addition to buckets of paint, light fixtures and lumber, Home Depot customers now have access to another tool for home repair -- 3-D printers.

Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow

More than 100 people have been evacuated in south-central Oregon after a rapidly moving fire burned about 2,900 acres and destroyed nine homes in Klamath County, officials said Monday.

Giancarlo Stanton on Miami Marlins: 'No more backpedaling'

The Dodgers appear fully stocked in the outfield, but could they pass on a chance to bring Giancarlo Stanton home?

Paramount closing in on Martin Scorsese religious drama 'Silence'

Martin Scorsese's "Silence" is poised to find its voice at Paramount Pictures. The studio is negotiating a deal to distribute the director's long-gestating religious drama, an adaptation of the novel by Japanese author Shusaku Endo.

NCAA President Mark Emmert earned $1.7 million in 2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert may be embattled, but he doesn't appear broke.

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers were quite active over the past week, making roster moves on the heels of free-agent Carmelo Anthony choosing to re-sign with the New York Knicks.

World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

Memorable moments include Tim Howard's saves, Costa Rica's punch and Luis Suarez's bite. Memorable moments include Tim Howard's saves, Costa Rica's punch and Luis Suarez's bite.

John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'

Are you someone who pays for HBO or gets it through, ahem, other means? How you answer that question will say a lot about where you fall on the debate about income inequality. Or, at least, that's what John Oliver says in the warm-up to his extended look at America's wealth gap on Sunday's...

Canada's 'Backpackers' and 'Seed' come home to roost at CW

'Backpackers' is a shallow excuse to get wild and crazy in Europe. 'Seed' is a twist on the old childish-adult-transformed plot, but it's surprisingly substantial. 'Backpackers' is a shallow excuse to get wild and crazy in Europe. 'Seed' is a twist on the old childish-adult-transformed plot, but it's surprisingly substantial.

Costa Concordia wreck is refloated so its final journey can begin

Two and a half years after the Costa Concordia’s deadly wreck off the coast of Italy, salvage crews refloated the cruise ship and detached it from its resting spot Monday so it can begin its final journey.

Heigl, Woodard talk 'State of Affairs,' 'Homeland' and likability

Coming this fall, Katherine Heigl and Alfre Woodard team up in the NBC drama "State of Affairs."

Angels' Mike Trout looks forward to future Home Run Derby

Mike Trout is the consensus best player in baseball. He would have been a natural for Monday night's Home Run Derby -- he has more home runs than any of the 10 contestants -- but he rejected an invitation.

SEC's Mike Slive trumpets baseball (baseball?) and NCAA reform

Commissioner Mike Slive opened Monday's four-day Southeastern Conference football media days with his usual bragging about the league's dominance in... baseball?

'Planet of the Apes' and the rise of the midstream director switch

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is proving to be one highly evolved sequel, outperforming its well-regarded 2011 predecessor, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," with a better-than-expected $73-million opening weekend and excellent reviews to boot.

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