LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story May 16 about the entertainment industry's reaction to Georgia's "heartbeat" law The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of the leader of a grassroots group that has advocated against the policy. Her name is Krystal Redman, not Crystal Redman.
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NEW YORK (AP) — When broadcasters staged their annual, extravagant showcases for next season's shows, they were after media-buyers' hearts and wallets and headlines about, say, wooing award-winner Edie Falco for a police series or Jimmy Smits of "L.A. Law" fame back to a new legal drama. The…
NEW YORK (AP) — Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War" whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103.
NEW YORK (AP) — Records show conductor James Levine's company received $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When season eight of "Game of Thrones" began, The Associated Press examined the arcs of the major characters who had survived the bloody series until its final season. With Sunday's finale of the HBO show looming, here's an update on where those characters stand after an a…
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 15 about the Shed, the new performance space at New York City's Hudson Yards, The Associated Press misidentified a previous position held by the Shed's artistic director and CEO, Alex Poots. He was director of the Manchester International Festival, not the Birm…
NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Bunker is coming back to prime-time network TV and he might look a little different to viewers — even if what he says is exactly the same.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers on Wednesday to criticize big-city prosecutors he asserts don't go after criminals who pose a severe threat to public safety.
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcaster CBS is pushing the boundaries — gently — next season, as it and other networks navigate the rise of streaming. A change-of pace sitcom from "The Big Bang Theory" creator Chuck Lorre and a drama starring Edie Falco of "The Sopranos" glory will join a lineup that al…
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — With "The Big Bang Theory" ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and camaraderie.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David McCullough is one of the country's most beloved historians, known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning biographies of Harry Truman and John Adams, acclaimed works on the Brooklyn Bridge and Panama Canal, and for narrating such famous documentaries as Ken Burns' "The …
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku.
MIAMI (AP) — The Autobots have been waging their battle to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons for 35 years, but there's no sign the men who voice the Transformers franchise's two most iconic characters would ever take up ion blasters or fusion cannons against each other.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the TV industry in flux, ABC entertainment chief Karey Burke said a goal for the network's 2019-20 schedule is something network audiences might welcome — familiarity.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year's Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens.
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mo…
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die," passionate words from jury president Alejandro Iñárritu on U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a Mexican border wall, and a director's chair left empty in …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred aboard "McHale's Navy" and later voiced the role of Barnacle Boy for "Spongebob Squarepants," has died. He was 85.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Stern has never been shy about pushing boundaries or offending anyone. Yet the self-proclaimed "King of All Media" wrestled with the idea of including his interview with Harvey Weinstein in his new book, "Howard Stern Comes Again."
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A fatal shooting outside a crowded South Florida beachfront hotel. Another on a busy Miami Beach street. A third with no serious injuries on a major highway.
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney takes full operational control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2006, TV critics swooned over "30 Rock," part of a new breed of comedy that dared to fly without a laugh track and whose ranks included "Arrested Development," ''The Office" and "Everybody Hates Chris."
NEW YORK (AP) — "Empire" will return for its final season this fall on Fox — with Jussie Smollett a question mark — and should count itself lucky.
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities.
Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy comedic roles opposite the likes of Rock Hudson and Cary Grant made her one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the 1950s and '60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, died Monday. She was 97.
BOSTON (AP) — Felicity Huffman pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to rig daughter's SAT score in college admissions scheme.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2019--Around 500 fans came together to celebrate beloved MMORPGs MapleStory and MapleStory 2 at the second annual MapleStory Fest on Saturday, May 11 in Downtown Los Angeles. The event, which sold out in just four minutes, brought Nexon developers and fa…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died, her foundation says.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC didn't invoke its "must-see TV" 20th-century marketing slogan in announcing a renewed emphasis on sitcoms next season, but it could have.
MIAMI (AP) — The Rolling Loud Music Festival celebrating global hip-hop artists in South Florida did not go so well for Kodak Black and Lil Wayne.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer on the verge of releasing her debut novel is facing a backlash after she posted a picture on Twitter of a public transit worker eating on a train and reported details about the woman to her bosses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Expanding a comic book's mythology can bring slighted characters to the forefront. That's also the case with "L.A.'s Finest," a TV series riff on the 2003 "Bad Boys II" movie in which women, notably women of color, are driving the action.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Constance Wu said she was initially unhappy that "Fresh Off the Boat" was renewed for a sixth season because it meant she had to give up another project she was passionate about.
Mati Diop only realized long after her Dakar-set "Atlantics" had been selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival that she had made history. Diop, the 36-year-old French-born filmmaker of Senegalese heritage, is the first black woman in competition for Cannes' top honor, the Palme d'Or.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For generations, Mexican-born Gustavo Brambila's family has worked in the wine industry of California's Napa Valley in some form. He went to college on a baseball scholarship but the passion of flowery aromas and crisp peach flavor remained in his soul and he eventua…
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 presidential election, the Justice Department said Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story May 9 about an arrest in the 1985 killing of a Hollywood TV director, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the North Carolina city where the News Herald newspaper is located. It is Morganton, not Morgantown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US charges Prakazrel 'Pras' Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case.