Jerry Seinfeld, Kramer, Elaine and George Around for Awhile; Lion Kills Lioness at Dallas Zoo
Nov. 19, 2013
By ABC NEWS
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Jerry Seinfeld, Kramer, Elaine and George Will Stick Around Through at Least 2017
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Cancel your dinner plans and forget going to bed early.
"Seinfeld", the addictingly funny show about "nothing" that tends to air during the dinner and bedtime slots in most major cities will live on through at least 2017.
The NBC sitcom that ran from 1989 until 1998 has been sold into an "unprecedented" fifth cycle of syndication and yada yada yada, according to a news release from Sony Pictures Television.
Lion Kills Lioness
Dallas Zoo employees are still trying to understand what prompted a lion to kill a lioness in front of horrified visitors Sunday.
The female cat suffocated after she suffered puncture wounds on her neck, hemorrhaging under her skin and a collapsed trachea, ABC News' Dallas affiliate WFAA-TV reported.
"At first, you think they're playing, and then you realize he's killing her, and ... you're watching it and you just can't believe your eyes," a witness said.
Check Out Eva Longoria's New Boyfriend
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A radiant Eva Longoria stepped out with her new boyfriend, media executive Jose "Pepe" Antonio Baston.
The ridiculously good-looking couple posed together at an event in Mexico City Friday after keeping their romance under wraps for a few weeks.
"He's been sweeping her off her feet and courting her like a proper gentleman," a source told People, which first reported the new romance.
'Breaking Bad' Alternate Ending Is Hilarious
A hilarious "Breaking Bad" alternate ending has leaked online and reveals the entire show might have been a bad dream caused by fried Twinkies.
Bryan Cranston decided to have a little fun with his two best-known characters, the beloved antihero Walter White, aka Heisenberg, from "Breaking Bad," and Hal, the dad from "Malcolm in the Middle."
In the scene, Hal awakes next to his wife, Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) and tells her about his nightmare, which she immediately chalked up to fried Twinkies.
"I was this world class chemist and I cooked and I sold this ultra-pure methamphetamine," a frantic Hal told her.
"You? Cooking anything?!" Lois says with a laugh.
Buzzfeed reports the clip will be included as a DVD extra on the "Breaking Bad: The Complete Series" DVD box set, out Nov. 26.
Gettysburg Address Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary
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Abraham Lincoln gave one heck of a speech 150 years ago today.
The Gettysburg Address will be celebrated today on the Civil War battlefield where President Lincoln delivered the speech more than five months after a Civil War battle that left tens of thousands of men wounded, dead or missing.
On tap for the day will be an Honest Abe re-enactor delivering the speech, along with remarks from historians and politicians.
Oxford Word of the Year Is 'Selfie'
It's official: 2013 is the year of the selfie.
The Oxford Word of the Year beat out some serious competition from "bitcoin" and "twerk."
It's still early, so the social climber is going to pass on taking a selfie. Instead, please enjoy this one of Beyonce.
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