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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Farewell to a hit-making songwriter

First Published      Last Updated Jun 23 2014 08:41 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• Songwriting legend Gerry Goffin has died at the age of 75. Goffin and his writing partner and ex-wife Carole King wrote the hits "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" for The Shirelles, "The Loco-Motion," "(You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman" and The Monkees' "Pleasant Valley Sunday." His songs with other collaborators include Diana Ross' "Theme From 'Mahogany' (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" and Whitney Houston's "Saving All My Love for You." [Rolling Stone]

• "Breaking Bad" and "Orange Is the New Black" topped the list of winners for the Critics' Choice Television Awards. [Entertainment Weekly]

• Lifetime is prepping a TV movie about the behind-the-scenes drama among the cast of the '80s teen sitcom "Saved By the Bell." [Vulture]