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Bobby Rogers, Co-Founder of Motown Group the Miracles, Dies at 73

Bobby Rogers, who helped form the Motown group the Miracles along with Smokey Robinson, died Sunday in Detroit after a lengthy illness, Reuters reports. He was 73.

The Miracles were originally a quintet of high school performers called the Five Chimes that formed in the mid-1950s. They changed their name to the Matadors after several personnel changes, including when Claudette Rogers — Bobby's first cousin and Robinson's later wife — joined as the only female vocalist. Rogers was the tenor of the Miracles, while Robinson was lead vocalist, Warren "Pete" Moore more

OWN Schedules Downton-Like Drama From Tyler Perry; Oprah to Interview Whitney Houston's Mom

Oprah Winfrey's OWN will premiere two new original series from Tyler Perry — including a Downton Abbey-esque drama — on May 29, OWN Presidents Sheri Salata and Erik Logan announced Saturday at the winter TV previews.

The Haves and the Have Nots will focus on the dynamics and secrets of the wealthy Cryer family and of the family of their maid, Hanna. Love Thy Neighbor, a half-hour comedy, will center on a local diner and all of its zany customers. The two series are part more

Report: Jackson's Body in Berry Gordy's Crypt; Plus: Joe Jackson Suspects "Foul Play"

Where should Michael Jackson be laid to rest? As his relatives debate where to bury him, they're storing his body in a crypt owned by Berry Gordy -- and waiting for a coroner to return his brain, the New York Post reports.

Meanwhile, Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, tells ABC News he suspects the death "was foul play." He claimed no knowledge of drug use by his son, saying only, "Whatever he was taking, it was to make him rest because he was working so hard." Joe Jackson also said that Michael's children, who he said could one day be performers themselves, belonged with him and his wife.

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Year Title Description
2014 BET Honors 2014 TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 An Evening With Berry Gordy TV Show Series, Guest
2013 Broadway Backstage TV Show Series, Appearing
2009 Michael Jackson Memorial TV Show Series, Appearing
1985 The Last Dragon Movie, Exec. Producer

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