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March 01

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year
March 01
FILE - Comic-Con attendees walk the convention center floor during preview night at Comic-Con International on July 17, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. The convention will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year. Comic-Con announced Monday, March 1, 2021, that the annual confab will return to virtual for a second-straight year between July 23-25. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
March 01

Lady Gaga's dog walker speaks out after Hollywood shooting

Lady Gaga’s dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer’s French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery “from a very close call with death” in social media posts
March 01
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 file photo, Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Lady Gaga's dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery "from a very close call with death" in social media posts Monday, March 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool,File)
March 01

Prince Harry: Split from royal life 'unbelievably tough'

Prince Harry says the process of separating from royal life has been very difficult for him and his wife, Meghan
March 01
FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry says the process of separating from royal life has been very difficult for him and his wife, Meghan. The interview special is scheduled to air March 7, 2021, on CBS and the following day in Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
March 01

No sign of arson found at Newman's camp; cause undetermined

A police investigation into the fire that tore through the Hole in the Wall Gang camp for seriously ill children in Connecticut could not determine the cause but found no indication it was set intentionally
March 01
March 01

Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for $11.5M

A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie has sold for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader
March 01
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 file photo, Christie's employees adjust an oil on canvas painting by Sir Winston Churchill painted in Jan. 1943 called 'Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque' during an Art pre-sale photo call at Christie's auction house in London. The Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday March 1, 2021, for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
March 01

New this week: 'Coming 2 America,' Camilo and a dragon movie

This week’s new entertainment releases include Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall back in Queens for “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 film, which is now coming straight to your living room Friday on Amazon Prime Video
March 01
This combination photo shows key art for the TV series "Soul of a Nation," premiering March 2 on ABC, "Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News," premiering a new season on March 4, and art for the film "Coming 2 America," premiering on March 5. (ABC/Paramount+/Amazon via AP)
March 01

George Floyd kin joins protest anthem album project

The brother of George Floyd plays drums on a forthcoming album of protest anthems
March 01
March 01

Tonywatch: Clint Ramos on designing a better Broadway

The audience watching the searing and provocative “Slave Play” on Broadway often caught a glimpse of themselves onstage in more ways than one
March 01
FILE - Set designer Clint Ramos arrives at the 73rd annual Tony Awards in New York on June 9, 2019. For his striking scenic design in "Slave Play," Ramos has earned a 2021 Tony Award nominations. He also received a nod for best costume design for “The Rose Tattoo.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
March 01

Review: Elk hunters become the hunted in novel 'Dark Sky'

Steve Price, billionaire CEO of a social media company, wants a genuine wilderness experience
March 01
This cover image released by G.P. Putnam’s Sons shows "Dark Sky" by C.J. Box. (G.P. Putnam’s Sons via AP)
March 01

Prince Philip transferred to a London hospital for infection treatment

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another hospital.
March 01
Police officers stand at an entrance to the King Edward VII Hospital where Prince Philip is being treated for an infection, as an ambulance is driven out, in London, Monday, March 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
2 hours ago

With much respect, Cynthia Erivo takes on Queen of Soul

The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy
2 hours ago
In this combination photo, actress Cynthia Erivo portrays Aretha Franklin in the National Geographic miniseries "Genius: Aretha," left, and Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York on March 13, 1972. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
March 01

ESPN re-signs Rece Davis as 'College GameDay' host

ESPN has re-signed Rece Davis to a multiyear contract that will keep him in place as host of the network's popular Saturday college football pregame show
March 01
FILE - ESPN College Game Day's Rece Davis gestures while talking on the set in College Station, Texas before the start of an NCAA college football game between Clemson and Texas A&M, in this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo. ESPN has re-signed Rece Davis to a multiyear contract that will keep him in place as the host of the network’s popular Saturday college football pregame show. The network announced the deal Monday, March 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Sam Craft, File)
March 01

With loved ones and pets, Globes winners embrace cozier show

From Jason Sudeikis’ hoodie to Jodie Foster’s bare feet, the stars cut loose at a virtual Golden Globes
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Jodie Foster, left, holding her dog Ziggy, accepts the award for best supporting actress in a motion picture for "The Mauritanian" as her wife Alexandra Hedison looks on at right at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

Review: King’s new ‘Later’ is much more than a crime story

Stephen King is back with a book that won’t take you weeks to read
March 01
This cover image released by Hard Case Crime shows "Later" a novel by Stephen King. Readers may know him best for “Carrie,” “The Shining” and other bestsellers commonly identified as “horror,” but King has long had an affinity for other kinds of narratives, from science fiction and prison drama to the Boston Red Sox. (Hard Case Crime via AP)
March 01

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 7-13

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of March 7-13 include three leading men in Bryan Cranston, James Van Der Beek and Oscar Isaac
March 01
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from March 7-13 shows Bryan Cranston, from left, James Van Der Beek, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Underwood, Jodie Comer, Liza Minnelli and Common. (AP Photo)
March 01

Prince Philip to a London hospital for infection treatment

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection
March 01
Police officers stand at an entrance to the King Edward VII Hospital where Prince Philip is being treated for an infection, as an ambulance is driven out, in London, Monday, March 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 01

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital for treatment of an infection

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital for treatment of an infection
March 01
March 01

Chloé Zhao is 2nd woman to win best director prize at Globes

Chloé Zhao became the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes in a year in which three women were nominated for the first time in the category
March 01
FILE - Chloe Zhao poses for a portrait during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Jan. 22, 2018. Zhao accepted the award for best director for a motion picture for "Nomadland" at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
March 01

Even more chaotic than usual, Globes still had their moments

There were the usual confounding results and general sense of chaos, compounded this year by Zoom fails and some awkward interchanges
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, nominees in the category for best supporting actor in a motion picture react as Daniel Kaluuya, top center, is announced as the winner for his role in "Judas and the Black Messiah" at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

Review: A virtual Golden Globes is no party, but they tried

Tina Fey asked the tough question 10 minutes into the three-hour Golden Globes broadcast Sunday: Could this whole night have been an email
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, nominees in the category best actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy, react as Sacha Baron Cohen, top left, is announced as the winner for "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

'Nomadland,' 'Borat' win at a socially distant Golden Globes

“Nomadland” and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” took the top film honors at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, capping a night that featured homebound winners accepting their awards
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, hosts Tina Fey, left, from New York, and Amy Poehler, from Beverly Hills, Calif., speak at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor

Jane Fonda accepted the Golden Globes' highest honor, then turned her focus onto a couple deeper issues
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Jane Fonda accepts the Cecil B. deMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

'Nomadland,' 'Borat' win at a socially distant Golden Globes

“Nomadland” and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” took the top film honors at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, capping a night that featured homebound winners accepting their awards
March 01
This combination photo shows Golden Globe nominees for best actor in a motion picture drama, from left, Riz Ahmed in "Sound of Metal," Chadwick Boseman in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," Anthony Hopkins in "The Father," Gary Oldman in "Mank," and Tahar Rahim in "The Mauritanian. (Amazon Studios, from left, Netflix, Sony Pictures Classics, Netflix and STXfilms via AP)
March 01

The glam was back at the Golden Globes, albeit at a distance

Glam was back for the Golden Globes virtual, bicoastal awards night as nominees Zoomed in from around the world
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, hosts Tina Fey, left, from New York, and Amy Poehler, from Beverly Hills, Calif., speak at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

The Latest: 'Nomadland' wanders into the Globe winner circle

“Nomadland” has come in from the desert to take the Golden Globe for best picture in the drama category
March 01
A small group of onlookers look for celebrity arrivals outside the 78th Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
March 01

Jodie Foster fulfills promise to thank Packers QB at Globes

Jodie Foster thanked Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the Golden Globes, fulfilling a promise the actress had made before she won
March 01
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Jodie Foster, left, holding her dog Ziggy, accepts the award for best supporting actress in a motion picture for "The Mauritanian" as her wife Alexandra Hedison looks on at right at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
March 01

Golden Globe winners include Jason Sudeikis and Jodie Foster

Jason Sudeikis, Jodie Foster and Emma Corrin won TV awards Sunday at the Golden Globes, while "Nomadland" and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” won big in movie categories
March 01
This image released by Amazon Studios shows John Boyega in a scene from "Small Axe." Boyega was nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actor in the TV series, limited series or movie. (Amazon Studios via AP)
February 28

TV legend Norman Lear credits journey to laughter, family

Norman Lear made TV relevant with “All in the Family” and many more sitcoms
February 28
In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Norman Lear accepts the Carol Burnett television achievement award at the Golden Globe Awards. (NBC via AP)
February 28

“Nomadland” wins best drama film and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” wins best comedy or musical at Golden Globes

“Nomadland” wins best drama film and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” wins best comedy or musical at Golden Globes
February 28
February 28

North Carolina-based mystery writer Maron dies at 82

A North Carolina-based mystery writer whose book series won her major awards and plaudits in the genre has died at age 82
February 28
Mystery writer Margaret Maron in her office at her family farm in Johnston County on Sept. 14, 2016. Maron, a prolific North Carolina-based mystery writer whose book series won her major awards and plaudits in the genre, has died at age 82, a family member said on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (Juli Leonard/The News & Observer via AP)
February 28

'Tom & Jerry' gives box office some life with $13.7M opening

A not-so-distant recovery for movie theaters could be glimpsed Sunday.
February 28
This image shows Butch, leader of the alley cats, foreground center, voiced by Nicky Jam, in a scene from the animated/live-action film "Tom & Jerry." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
February 28

'Coronation Street' actor Johnny Briggs dies at age 85

British actor was best known for his role as Mike Baldwin in the TV soap opera.
February 28
FILE - In this March 7, 2007 file photo, actor Johnny Briggs poses for the media after collecting an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London. British actor Johnny Briggs, best known for his role as businessman Mike Baldwin in the long-running TV soap opera “Coronation Street,” has died. He was 85. A statement from his family released Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 said Briggs died peacefully after a long illness. (Fiona Hanson/PA via AP, file)
February 28

'Coronation Street' actor Johnny Briggs dies at age 85

British actor Johnny Briggs, best known for his role as businessman Mike Baldwin in the long-running TV soap opera “Coronation Street,” has died
February 28
FILE - In this March 7, 2007 file photo, actor Johnny Briggs poses for the media after collecting an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London. British actor Johnny Briggs, best known for his role as businessman Mike Baldwin in the long-running TV soap opera “Coronation Street,” has died. He was 85. A statement from his family released Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 said Briggs died peacefully after a long illness. (Fiona Hanson/PA via AP, file)
February 28

New Orleans Museum of Art announces 3 big gifts in 1 month

The New Orleans Museum of Art has announced a major gift to its photography department - the third such announcement this month
February 28
This photo provided by the New Orleans Museum of Art shows "Peking University, Beijing, China," 1991, by Lois Conner. The print is a gift from Cherye R. and James F. Pierce to the museum. (Courtesy of New Orleans Museum of Art via AP)
February 28

Some upset in Cyprus over 'satanic' Eurovision song choice

A man has been charged with uttering threats and causing a disturbance after barging onto the grounds of Cyprus’ public broadcaster to protest what he said was the country’s “blasphemous” entry into this year’s Eurovision song contest
February 28
February 28

Fred Segal, LA celebrity fashion retailer, dead at 87

Fred Segal, a notable Los Angeles-based celebrity fashion retailer, died Thursday
February 28
February 27

Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely after theft, shooting

Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded their walker, have been recovered unharmed
February 27
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 file photo, Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 Los Angeles police said.(AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)
February 27

Globes org says it will recruit Black members after outcry

The organization that hosts the Golden Globes says it is implementing a plan to recruit Black members after falling under sharp criticism for lacking a diverse membership
February 27
FILE - Event signage appears above the red carpet at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, on Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 78th annual Golden Globes will be held on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 27

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
February 27
February 27

Lady Gaga's dogs found safe after violent kidnapping

Gaga's dog walker was shot during the theft.
February 27
In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 file photo, Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
February 26

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

Maria Bakalova is having one of those shooting-star, fairytale moments that aspiring actors dream of but never imagine achieving, especially if they live as far from Hollywood as Bulgaria
February 26
February 26

Former Bishop Gunn singer Travis McCready faces drug charges

The onetime lead singer for the defunct Bishop Gunn rock and country band has been arrested in Louisiana on drug and traffic charges
February 26
February 26

Black News Channel reloads with talk focus, morning show

The Black News Channel, nearly invisible upon its launch last year, is revamping to take on a new look starting Monday
February 26
This image released by BNC shows Mike Hill, left, and Sharon Reed posing with Black News Channel president & CEO Princell Hair. The Black News Channel, nearly invisible upon its launch last year, is revamping to take on a new look starting Monday. It is adding a four-hour morning show with Hill and Reed and will be emphasizing commentary and analytical news coverage moving forward. (BNC via AP)
February 26

Dutch poet declines assignment to translate Gorman's works

A writer who was chosen to translate American poet Amanda Gorman’s work into Dutch has handed back the assignment following criticism that a white author was selected to translate the words of the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history
February 26
February 26

Rush Limbaugh buried in private cemetery in St. Louis

Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh has been buried in a private cemetery in St. Louis
February 26
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2020 file photo, Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump, and his wife Kathryn, applaud, as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
February 26

Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton lead ACM Awards nominations

Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton lead the nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards
February 26
Maren Morris performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., on June 15, 2019 , left, and Chris Stapleton performs during Marty Stuart's Late night Jam at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. on June 7, 2018. Morris and Stapleton lead the nominations for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The academy announced on Friday that Morris and Stapleton both had six nominations ahead of the April 18 awards show, which will air on CBS from Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo)
February 26

It's a smash hit! Chinese return big-time to movie theaters

The thrills and chills of the big screen are back big-time in the world’s largest film market
February 26
People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus chat each other as the watch a film at Poly Cinema in Beijing on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. With coronavirus well under control in China and cinemas running at half capacity, moviegoers are smashing China's box office records, setting a new high mark for ticket sales in February, with domestic productions far outpacing their Hollywood competitors. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 26

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new 'Superman' film

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda in Marvel comics, will write the script for a new “Superman” film from Warner Bros
February 26
FILE - Author Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks during the Celebration of the Life of Toni Morrison in New York on Nov. 21, 2019. Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda in Marvel comics, will write the script for a new “Superman” film from Warner Bros. The studio announced Friday that Coates will pen the screenplay for an upcoming “Superman” film that’s early in development. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
February 26

Laying out data, Netflix touts its record on inclusivity

Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its original films and television series
February 26
This image released by Netflix shows Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte, center, in the romance series "Bridgerton." On Friday, Feb. 26, Netflix released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its original films and television series. (Liam Daniel/Netflix via AP)
February 26

Tonywatch: Playwright Katori Hall 'reaching for humanity'

Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theater for the first time go small
February 26
FILE - Director Phyllida Lloyd, left, and playwright Katori Hall take a bow during the curtain call on opening night of "Tina – The Tina Turner Musical" in New York on Nov. 7, 2019. Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theater for the first time go small. Not Katori Hall: Her first assignment was to capture the life of a musical giant — Tina Turner. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)