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What you learned on TODAY's show .. and other stuff.
Today's Question Impossible: 4% if US homes do NOT have one of these.
Answer: A bottle of ketchup
BUZZ: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" had the biggest opening of any movie this year with $123 million. The original made $153 million . . . and"Catching Fire" made $158 million
Netflix has picked up a sitcom TINA FEY created called"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt". It's about "a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York City." Tina is producing, but won't appear on the show.
Five more women have come forward with allegations against BILL COSBY, In all, 17 women have publicly accused Cosby of sexual assault or being inappropriate.
BILL COSBY briefly addressed the allegations against him before a show Friday night in Florida. He said, quote, "I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos. People should fact check. People shouldn't have to go through that and shouldn't answer to innuendos." And he got a standing ovation after the show. It's not all good news for Cosby's standup tour, though. Shows in Oklahoma, Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina, and Washington State have all been canceled. One gig that ironically WASN'T canceled was Bill's appearance Thursday night in the Bahamas . . . at a fundraiser for a women's organization.
QUEEN LATIFAH's daytime talk show has been canceled after a two-year run. Production will continue through the end of the year, and new episodes will air up until March.
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