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The Greater Central Jersey Community Choir sings. (credit: CBS2)

Top Choirs Set To Perform At McDonald’s Gospelfest In Newark

The 32nd annual McDonald’s Gospelfest will feature performances by Cissy Houston, The Clark Sisters, the Greater Allen AME Cathedral Mass Choir and Faith Evans, just to name a few.

05/03/2015

Scene from Talia Cohen-Vigder's short "Stranded."

Growing Montclair Film Festival Covers The Gamut

The festival started Friday night in New Jersey and runs through May 10.

05/03/2015

Kristin Chenoweth (credit: Getty Images)

Kristin Chenoweth Discusses Latest Tony-Nominated Role

Her potrayal of a nonstop singing, dancing and silly Hollywood starlet in “On the Twentieth Century” has earned Chenoweth her third Tony nomination.

05/03/2015

Ben E. King

‘Stand By Me’ Singer Ben E. King Dead At Age 76

Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm ‘n blues classics as “Stand by Me,” “There Goes My Baby” and “Spanish Harlem,” has died. He was 76.

05/01/2015

The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

What You Need To Know In Entertainment – May 2015

There’s only a month left until summer gets here, which means it’s time for season finales, summer songs, and the first signs of summer blockbusters.

05/01/2015

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Top 10 Facts And Figures About Late Night & Late Show With David Letterman

As David Letterman approaches his final Late Show broadcast on May 20, we thought we’d put together a “Top Ten List” of facts you may not know about Late Night and the Late Show.

04/30/2015

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Gene Simmons Talks Religion, Says ‘A Lack Of Money Is The Root Of All Evil’

This episode of All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett features rock god Gene Simmons discussing his Taylor Swift fandom, his least favorite Bible quote and views of life and business.

04/30/2015

Jennifer Lopez (Credit: CBS2)

Jennifer Lopez Launches Health And Fitness Brand With Summer Weight Loss Challenge

The challenge includes three phases: repair and reboot; burn and build; endurance.

04/29/2015

The marquee outside of the world premiere of Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" at the Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Stars Hit Red Carpet For Screening Of ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ In Chelsea

The so-called summer kickoff begins Friday with the release of Marvel’s “Avengers: Age Of Ultron.”

04/29/2015

The Muppet Miss Piggy stands with 20 newly donated Jim Henson puppets and props on the anniversary of his birthday during an event at the Smithsonian National American History Museum in Washington, DC, September 24, 2013.  (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Miss Piggy To Receive Outstanding Women’s Award From Brooklyn Museum

A prestigious award from the Brooklyn Museum honors women who have made outstanding contributions in their fields.

04/28/2015

Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker at 2015 Tony Awards Nominations

‘American in Paris,’ ‘Fun Home’ Lead Tony Nominations With 12 Each

Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis announced the nominees from the Paramount Hotel in Times Square.

04/28/2015

FILE -- Bruce Jenner attends a charity event in New York in September 2013. (credit: Mike McGregor/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)

People In Jenner’s Home Town Of Tarrytown Support Former Olympic Star’s Transformation

On Monday, the buzz about Jenner from Tarrytown resident and visitor alike was because of his decision to live his life as a woman.

04/27/2015

BURBANK, CA - APRIL 26: The cast of "The Young and the Restless" pose in the press room during The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Winners From The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

“General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless” were the top winners Sunday with three trophies each, while the latter shared the best drama series award with “Days of Our Lives.”

04/27/2015

FILE -- Bruce Jenner attends a charity event in New York in September 2013. (credit: Mike McGregor/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)

Bruce Jenner Opens Up About Gender Identity In National TV Interview

Jenner let his hair down — literally loosening a ponytail and letting his hair flow past his shoulders — in a symbolic moment at the start of his two-hour interview.

04/25/2015

John Travolta talks to CBS2's Chris Wragge about new move 'The Forger' (CBS2)

CBS2’s Chris Wragge Talks To John Travolta About New Movie, Scientology

Travolta sat down with CBS2’s Chris Wragge to talk about the film, the death of his beloved son, how his church helped him get through it and what he thinks of the attacks on Scientology.

04/24/2015