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From TIME: Benedict Cumberbatch Talks About Playing the Genius Role | Benedict Cumberbatch

From TIME: Benedict Cumberbatch Talks About Playing the Genius Role

Originally posted 11/20/2014 04:05PM

The actor discusses his roles while on set for the magazine's cover shoot

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'Yay! Cumberbabies!': Readers React to Benedict Cumberbatch's Engagement

'Yay! Cumberbabies!': Readers React to Benedict Cumberbatch's Engagement

Originally posted 11/05/2014 03:00PM

It's no mystery that the surprise engagement of Sherlock Holmes actor Benedict Cumberbatch to Sophie Hunter on Wednesday would set tongues a-wagging – and some hearts a-breaking.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is Engaged to Marry

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Engaged to Marry

Originally posted 11/05/2014 05:20AM

In this era of social media and email, there was something warmly traditional about Benedict Cumberbatch's wedding engagement news Wednesday.

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CBS Adds Dramas Starring Jonny Lee Miller and Dennis Quaid

Originally posted 05/17/2012 09:35AM



The upfront event for top-rated CBS typically has the smoothness and confidence of a long-running Broadway musical that makes other productions in the area look like dinner theater.

Wednesday afternoon's event, which included an entertaining rap-opera number by NCIS L.A. star LL Cool J and lyric soprano Danielle de Niese, was no different. CEO Les Moonves, bragging about the network's position of strength, summed up his pitch to advertisers in four syllables.

"Blah," he began, concluding, "blah, blah, blah."

The biggest news was the announcement that Two and a Half Men, having re-secured the services of wily man-child Ashton Kutcher, was being moved to Thursdays and teamed with The Big Bang Theory.

The theory is that this will defeat other networks by creating an impenetrable force field of howling sitcom laughter.

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