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Ken Shepherd

Ken Shepherd is a universal-desk editor and digital writer covering entertainment and social-media news developments. An alumnus of the University of Maryland, he previously served as managing editor for NewsBusters.org and as a staff writer for the Business & Media Institute. You can reach him at [email protected].

Articles by Ken Shepherd

"The Office Farewell Season" cover art image via the Internet Movie Database (imdb.com). The late NBC sitcom will join the lineup on Comedy Central in 2018.

'The Office' to become rerun staple on Comedy Central

If you don't have Netflix and watch to binge on the American version of "The Office," Comedy Central has you covered. All nine seasons of the late NBC sitcom were scooped up by Comedy Central and will begin airing in January 2018. Published December 13, 2017

A man uses a cellphone as he passes a T-Mobile store in New York in this Sept. 12, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

T-Mobile buys Layer3 TV, will launch service in 2018

Promising a "disruptive new TV service" to shake up the entertainment industry in 2018, T-Mobile CEO John Legere on Wednesday announced his company was buying out Layer3 TV, a streaming-video startup, CNBC reported. Published December 13, 2017

In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo,actor Danny Masterson poses for a portrait in Park City, Utah. Los Angeles police are investigating after three women reported being sexually assaulted by Masterson in the early 2000s, but the actor denies the allegations, which he says are motivated by the producer of an anti-Scientology television series. A Los Angeles police department spokesman confirmed the investigation Friday, March 3, 2017, but declined to provide additional details. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)

Netflix dumps Danny Masterson in wake of rape allegations, effective next year

Netflix on Tuesday announced it was ending its relationship with Danny Masterson in light of allegations of rape. The move comes one day after the streaming service found itself on the defensive over an impromptu statement made by a company executive which suggested the women claiming to have been assaulted by the actor were not credible. Published December 5, 2017

This cover image released by Big Machine shows art for her upcoming album, "reputation," expected Nov. 10. (Big Machine via AP)

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' now available on streaming services

Taylor Swift fans can now rock out to the singer's new album 'Reputation' via popular streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, a move that's remarkable for the artist's previous criticisms of how streaming services are a bad deal for musicians. Published December 1, 2017