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Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

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Who lives here? Dec. 13, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' stay on track in Globes nominations

JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

WILL brings Downton Abbey to Virginia

CHAMPAIGN — Like 1,000 other local "Downton Abbey" fans, Mare Payne and EllenSue Cameron can't wait to see the first episode of Season Five.

So they pulled together flapper costumes and signed up for WILL's "Downton Abbey" Season 5 Preview Party this evening at the Virginia Theatre.

Top of the Morning, Dec. 12, 2014

At 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC, Barbara Walters presents her list of 2014's most fascinating people. (By the way, didn't she retire?)

Rich Warren: Looking for a deal? Wait till the New Year

For those who participated in retail madness over the Thanksgiving weekend, may you enjoy the fruits of your mania. I saw very few advertised "black Friday" electronics specials that were truly special.

Here's what's happening on the TV/film scene

Party for 'Downton Abbey' fans

Fans of the PBS series "Downton Abbey" will be happy to know that WILL-TV will offer a free Season 5 Preview Party from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign.

Who lives here? Dec. 6, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with a character who resides in the featured home will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Top of the Morning, Dec. 5, 2014

You've already missed "Frosty the Snowman," "Santa Claus is Comin' To Town" and "A Charlie Brown Christmas." But the holiday TV season is really just getting started. Here are five upcoming specials you should DVR. Thank T.O.T.M. later:

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas"

7 p.m. today, ABC Family

Who lives here? Nov. 29, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"