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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 18

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Tracy Morgan will host ‘SNL’ in return to TV after crash

The "30 Rock" star and former "Saturday Night Live" cast member has not performed since a 2014 crash that left him in a coma and another passenger dead.

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The reason every meme uses the same font

Impact was designed for '60s advertisements, so how did it become the No. 1 font for Internet memes?

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‘Jurassic World’ director tapped for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

The sequel will conclude the third trilogy in the movie series, following the release of J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" later this year, and Rian Johnson's follow-up, "Episode VIII," which is slated for a 2017 opening.

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Terrence Howard’s divorce settlement lawsuit drama continues

The "Empire" star testified about allegations of abuse, a fake suicide attempt, and multiple affairs in open court.

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ debuts to scorching $56M

The biopic about rap group N.W.A. has become the biggest ever August debut for an R-rated movie.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 17

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Movie Reviews: “Straight Outta Compton,” “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

Read the latest reviews for this weeks biggest movies 'Straight Outta Compton' and 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ attendees dismiss theater security concerns

Attendees at opening night screenings of "Straight Outta Compton" dismissed concerns about the film triggering violence amid heightened racial tension.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 14

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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Jimmy Fallon extends deal as ‘Tonight Show’ host through 2021

U.S. broadcast television network NBC has locked in comedian Jimmy Fallon as host of "The Tonight Show" for six more years through 2021, NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt said on Thursday.

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Sixties series ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E’ hits silver screen

"Man of Steel" star Henry Cavill takes on the role of Napoleon Solo and "The Social Network" actor Armie Hammer plays Illya Kuryakin in the film set in the early 1960s.

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Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of decades-old assaults

Three more women accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault on Wednesday, providing detailed allegations of abuse they said the veteran television star subjected them to decades ago.

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Disney’s ‘Descendants’ soundtrack tops Billboard album chart

The soundtrack from the Disney Channel TV movie "Descendants" topped the Billboard 200 chart this week, as Taylor Swift and British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran strengthened their dominance in album sales this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 13

A look at the news that made Hollywood history.

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‘The Notebook’ set for TV adaption

The romantic drama, which was released in 2004, was based on author Nicholas Sparks' bestselling 1996 novel of the same name, and now he is developing the story for a TV series.

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Facebook study looks at how we LOL online

Turns out the language of laughter is not so universal.

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The FDA is not a fan of Kim Kardashian

It appears even a Kardashian can reveal too much.

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks 1,500-foot-tightrope high above Wisconsin Fair

WATCH: The high wire stunt man complete his longest walk yet.

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Tired, speeding driver held responsible in Tracy Morgan crash

A speeding Walmart truck driver who had been awake for 28 hours was held responsible for a 2014 crash that left the "30 Rock" star with brain injuries and killed a fellow comedian.

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Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

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The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".