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Shakespeare 'soap operas' on PBS

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Americans can be a little squirrelly when it comes to Shakespeare's plays. We needn't be. The director of two "king" plays coming to PBS describes them as our first soap operas.

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Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel has been selected as host of the 2017 Academy Awards, according to reports. His selection comes just four months after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences renewed its contract with ABC to air the ceremony through 2028. (ABC has been the exclusive home of the Oscars since 1976.)

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Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV picks for the week of Dec. 4-10

DON'T MISS: "Hairspray Live!" - No, you just can't stop the beat. This fresh adaptation of the beloved musical comes bursting into prime time with newcomer Maddie Baillio leading the way. She plays teenager Tracy Turnblad, who shakes up a TV dance show in 1962 Baltimore and meets an array of colorful characters in the process. The impressive cast includes Kristin Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short, Derek Hough and Sean Hayes. 8 p.m. Wednesday, NBC.

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Los Osos couple get married on Lifetime reality show "Little Weddings"

Scenes from Lifetime's reality TV series "Little Weddings." The Nov. 23, 2016, episode features Los Osos couple Mia and Craig Hill's dream wedding inspired by classic cars and bowling.
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Los Osos couple get married on Lifetime reality show 1:57

Los Osos couple get married on Lifetime reality show "Little Weddings"

SLO Vocal Arts Ensemble fills the the Mission with holiday song 1:39

SLO Vocal Arts Ensemble fills the the Mission with holiday song

South County Holiday Parade gets groovy in Grover Beach 1:23

South County Holiday Parade gets groovy in Grover Beach

Live and work in paradise: Find a job at The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California 1:55

Live and work in paradise: Find a job at The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California