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Beloved 'Sex and the City' actor Willie Garson dies at 57

Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on TV’s “Sex and the City” and its movie sequels, has died at the age of 57
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FILE - Willie Garson arrives at The Alliance for Children's Rights 28th Annual Dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 5, 2020. Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on TV's “Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. He was 57. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
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Tom Hanks speaks at a press conference for the opening of the Academy Museum on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
September 21

New Orleans: Flames shoot up side of Superdome roof, put out

Smoke and flames shot up the side of the Superdome's roof after a pressure washer being used to clean the roof of the New Orleans arena caught fire
September 21
FILE - This early Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, file photo, shows the Caesars Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints NFL football team in New Orleans, La., after Hurricane Ida. The NFL announced Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, that the Saints will host the Green bay Packers in Jacksonville, Fla., in a Sept. 12 season opener after being displaced by Hurricane Ida. (Max Becherer/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
September 21

Troubled Nielsen to update measurements for local television

Increasingly under fire from its clients, the Nielsen company says it will soon incorporate homes that have cut the cable cord and rely on broadband in its measurement of local TV viewership
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Jay-Z's organization seeks Kansas police agency's documents

A philanthropic organization led by rapper Jay-Z is seeking police files and other records related to officer misconduct in the Kansas City, Kansas, police department
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Q&A: Khan ready for AEW to take New York, wrestling by storm

AEW founder Tony Khan has put professional wrestling on notice that he has the hottest company in the business
September 21
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars senior vice president Tony Khan, left, talks with an unidentified person prior to an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Jacksonville, Fla. Tony Khan has his hands full as co-owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and with Fulham F.C. of the EFL Championship. He decided to launch his own wrestling company and now All Elite Wrestling is not only nipping at WWE's heels as best in the business, it's set to take over New York on Wednesday night with its Grand Slam event from Arthur Ashe Stadium. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
September 21

Lawyer: R. Kelly unlikely to take stand in trafficking trial

A lawyer for R. Kelly has told a judge that the R&B singer is unlikely to take the witness stand at his sex-trafficking trial
September 21
FILE - This photo from Friday May 9, 2008, shows R. Kelly arriving for the first day of jury selection in his child pornography trial at the Cook County Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. On Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, prosecutors in Kelly's sex trafficking trial at Brooklyn Federal Court in New York, played video and audio recordings for the jury they say back up allegations he abused women and girls. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
September 21

Gyllenhaal, Fuqua on the van that made 'The Guilty' possible

The coronavirus has forced Hollywood to adapt in countless ways to keep productions running through the pandemic
September 21
This image released by Netflix shows director Antoine Fuqua working from a vehicle on the set of "The Guilty." (Glen Wilson/Netflix via AP)
September 21

Review: 'True Raiders' a fun read about true treasure hunt

Author Brad Ricca's “True Raiders" tells the true but little-known story about the hunt for the Ark of the Covenant in 1909, the Biblical artifact that Indiana Jones set off after on screen
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This cover image released by St. Martin's Press shows "True Raiders: The Untold Story of the 1909 Expedition To Find the Legendary Ark of the Covenant" by Brad Ricca. (St. Martin's Press via AP)
September 21

In ‘This is the Night,’ a love letter to cinema, ‘Rocky III’

Filmmaker James DeMonaco remembers the day “Rocky III” hit theaters as if it were yesterday
September 21
This image released by Universal Pictures shows writer-director James DeMonaco, center, with actors, from left, Naomi Watts, Lucius Hoyos and Frank Grillo during the filming of "This is the Night," available on video-on-demand. (KC Bailey/Universal Pictures/Blumhouse via AP)
September 21

Review: Johnson explores violence against Native Americans

In “Daughter of the Morning Star” the 17th novel in Craig Johnson’s series featuring Absaroka County Sheriff Walt Longmire, the author uses the mystery genre to raise awareness about the epidemic of violence against Native American women
September 21
This cover image released by Viking shows "Daughter of the Morning Star" by Craig Johnson. (Viking via AP)
September 21

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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 9/19/2021
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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store for week ending 9/19/21
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Sarah Dash who sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, dies

Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female singing group Labelle with Patti Labelle and Nona Hendryx, has died
September 21
FILE - Nona Hendryx, from left, Patti LaBelle, and Sarah Dash, of the group LaBelle, pose for a portrait in Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2009. Dash, who co-founded of the all-female singing group, best known for their raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade,” has died. She was 76. Labelle and Hendryx announced their bandmate's death Monday on social media. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
September 21

Bronze bust unveiled at Burt Reynolds' Hollywood gravesite

A bronze bust of Burt Reynolds, featuring his famous cowboy hat and even more famous mustache, now adorns his grave
September 21
A guest holds programs during the unveiling of a memorial sculpture of the late actor Burt Reynolds at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in Los Angeles. Reynolds died in 2018 at the age of 82. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
September 21

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Audible best-sellers for week ending September 20th:
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'Dear Evan Hansen' filmmakers refine a hit Broadway musical

Millions of people will get a chance to know the shy teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell
September 21
This mage released by Universal Pictures shows Ben Platt in a scene from "Dear Evan Hansen." (Erika Doss/Universal Pictures via AP)
September 21

Gillian Flynn, Lena Waithe to head their own book imprints

“Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn and Emmy-winning writer-producer-actor Lena Waithe will each run new book imprints at Zando
September 21
Lena Waithe appears at the 51st NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif., on Feb. 22, 2020, left, and Gillian Flynn appears at the Los Angeles premiere of "Sharp Objects" on June 26, 2018. Waithe and Flynn will each run imprints at Zando, a new house headed by Molly Stern. (AP Photo)
September 21

Sherri Shepherd on the moment she says 'cemented' her as a 'View' co-host

She joins co-host Sunny Hostin in the special podcast series "Behind The Table."
September 21
Sherri Shepherd and Sunny Hostin join together for the second episode of "Behind The Table," a special podcast series by "The View."
September 20

R Kelly prosecutors rest; defense calls on singer's allies

Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail
September 20
FILE - This photo from Friday May 9, 2008, shows R. Kelly arriving for the first day of jury selection in his child pornography trial at the Cook County Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. On Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, prosecutors in Kelly's sex trafficking trial at Brooklyn Federal Court in New York, played video and audio recordings for the jury they say back up allegations he abused women and girls. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
September 20

K-pop stars BTS dip into global diplomacy at UN gathering

It was a United Nations speech that got attention like few others — a plug for vaccines, young people and the earth’s well being from superstar K-pop band BTS
September 20
Members of the South Korean K-pop band BTS appear at the Sustainable Development Goals meeting during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at the United Nations Headquarters on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. (John Angelillo/Pool Photo via AP)
September 20

'Hotel Rwanda' hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

The man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” for saving hundreds of his countrymen from genocide has been convicted of terrorism offenses and sentenced to 25 years in prison
September 20
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 file photo, Paul Rusesabagina, center, whose story inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda" for saving people from genocide, appears at the Kicukiro Primary Court in the capital Kigali, Rwanda. A court in Rwanda said Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 that Rusesabagina, who boycotted the announcement after declaring he didn't expect justice in a trial he called a "sham", is guilty of terror-related offenses. (AP Photo, File)
September 20

Emmy ratings up to 7.4 million viewers this year

Have awards show ratings hit rock bottom
September 20
In this video grab issued Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, by the Television Academy, John Oliver and crew accept the award for outstanding variety talk series for "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver"during the Primetime Emmy Awards. (Television Academy via AP)
September 20

Universal Studios opens Beijing park under anti-virus curbs

Harry Potter fans came dressed as wizards as Universal Studios opened its first theme park in China under anti-virus controls
September 20
A family wearing raincoats and face masks to help protect themselves from the coronavirus pose for a selfie with an icon near the entrance to the Universal Studios Beijing in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Thousands of people brave the rain visit to the newest location of the global brand of theme parks which officially opens on Monday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
September 20

Chenoweth, Miranda, Rivera and more to celebrate Broadway

Many of Broadway’s biggest lights — including Kristin Chenoweth, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chita Rivera and Idina Menzel — will make appearances at Sunday’s TV celebration of Broadway’s return
September 20
Actress Kristin Chenoweth gives the curtain speech on the stage of "Wicked" at the Gershwin Theatre Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in New York. The show opened today after being closed due to Covid-19 concerns in early 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 20

'The View' to be Kamala Harris' 1st in-studio talk show appearance as vice president

Harris will discuss the pandemic, Afghanistan and more this Friday.
September 20
THE VIEW - Kamala Harris appears on ABC's "The View," Friday, July 12, 2019.  "The View" airs Monday-Friday (11am-12pm, ET) on ABC.
September 20

Kamala Harris to face panelists on 'The View' Friday

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit ‘The View’ studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president
September 20
FILE - Vice President Kamala Harris, right, speaks as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen listens during an event at the Treasury Department in Washington on Sept. 15, 2021. Harris will appear on the daytime talk series "The View" on Friday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
September 20

New this week: 'The Starling,' Diddy and Billy Bob Thornton

This week’s new entertainment releases include new albums from rapper Diddy and “Star Trek” star William Shatner, as well as Melissa McCarthy playing a grief-stricken mother in the Netflix drama “The Starling.”
September 20
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the series "Goliath," left, premiering its final season on Amazon Prime on Sept. 24, left, and "The Starling," a film starring Melissa McCarthy, premiering Sept. 24 on Netflix. (Amazon via AP, left, Netflix via AP)
September 20

Review: Richard Powers amazes again with 'Bewilderment'

“Bewilderment,” the new novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Powers, is hailed as “urgent and profound,” by Associated Press reviewer Rob Merrill
September 20
This book cover image released by W.W. Norton shows "Bewilderment," a novel by Richard Powers. (W.W. Norton via AP)
September 20

UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to daughter

Buckingham Palace says Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have announced the birth of their daughter
September 20
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019 file photo, Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the wedding of Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling, in York, England. Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi announced the birth of a daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. The baby, who was born on Saturday at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces (2.78 kilos). Her name was not immediately revealed. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP, File)
September 20

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Celebrities with birthdays during the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2 include actor Christina Milian, comedian and podcast host Marc Maron and actor Mira Sorvino
September 20
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Sept. 26-Oct. 2 shows Christina Milian, from left, Marc Maron, Mira Sorvino, Chrissy Metz, T-Pain, Brie Larson and Sting. (AP Photo)
September 20

Emmy Moments: Not the Pandemmys — but hardly normal, either

It definitely wasn’t the Pandemmys, or the Zoomemmys, or whatever you want to call last year’s virtual Emmy ceremony
September 20
Brendan Hunt, left, and Jason Sudeikis pose with their awards for outstanding comedy series and outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for "Ted Lasso" at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
September 20

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,' streaming triumph

“The Crown” is the winner of the best drama series Emmy Award, giving Netflix its first top series win
September 20
In this video grab issued Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, by the Television Academy, Olivia Colman accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for "The Crown" during the Primetime Emmy Awards. (Television Academy via AP)
September 20

Emmys Latest: Sudeikis celebrates "big team win" for "Lasso"

Jason Sudeikis took home best actor in a comedy series for his leading role in “Ted Lasso,” but the actor seemed more enthused to share the show’s victory with his castmates
September 20
A general view of the red carpet before the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
September 20

Emmys: Jean Smart pays tribute to late husband in speech

Jean Smart held back tears while accepting the Emmy for best actress in a comedy series for her role in “Hacks” on Sunday night
September 20
In this video grab issued Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, by the Television Academy, Jean Smart accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for "Hacks" during the Primetime Emmy Awards. (Television Academy via AP)
September 20

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit' top Emmy Awards

“The Crown” is the winner of the best drama series Emmy Award, giving Netflix its first top series win
September 20
In this video grab issued Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, by the Television Academy, Cedric the Entertainer speaks at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (Television Academy via AP)
September 19

List of Emmy winners includes Jean Smart, 'Ted Lasso' actors

“Ted Lasso” took home the top comedy Emmy on Sunday and its actors Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein all earned awards
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Julianne Nicholson arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
September 19

‘The Crown’ wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television’s top honor

‘The Crown’ wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television’s top honor
September 19
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‘Ted Lasso’ wins best comedy series Emmy award, the first top series honor for the fledgling Apple TV+ streaming service

‘Ted Lasso’ wins best comedy series Emmy award, the first top series honor for the fledgling Apple TV+ streaming service
September 19
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'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend

Muted reception for “Cry Macho” suggests older moviegoers aren’t eager to return
September 19
This image released by Marvel Studios shows Tony Leung in a scene from "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." (Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios via AP)
September 19

Chris Rock says he has COVID-19, urges vaccination

Comedian sends a serious message to anyone still on the fence: "Get vaccinated."
September 19
FILE - In this March 30, 2019 file photo, Chris Rock presents the award for outstanding comedy series at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Chris Rock on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: “Get vaccinated.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 18

Nonprofit started by Sean Penn aids Georgia vaccine drive

The disaster relief organization helps inoculate people against the coronavirus.
September 18
FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2021 file photo, Sean Penn arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Flag Day" at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles. A disaster relief organization founded by Penn is boosting Georgia's drive to inoculate people against the coronavirus, though some of its pop-up vaccine clinics have struggled to attract people.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 18

The barbecue king: British royals praise Philip's deft touch

When Prince Philip died nearly six months ago at 99, the tributes poured in from far and wide, praising him for his supportive role at the side of Queen Elizabeth II over her near 70-year reign
September 18
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June, 19, 2014, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip arrive by carriage in the parade ring on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse racing meeting, at Ascot, England. In the TV program ‘Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers’ released late Saturday Sept. 18, 2021, members of the royal family have spoken admiringly of the late Duke of Edinburgh’s barbecuing skills. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
September 18

'A big gray elephant': Paris' Arc de Triomphe is wrapped up

The city of Paris is unveiling a monumental artwork built around an actual monument: the Arc de Triomphe completely wrapped in silver and blue fabric
September 18
The wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument is pictured on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Paris. The "Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" project by late artist Christo and Jeanne-Claude is on view until Oct. 3. Visitors to the famous Napoleonic arch, which dominates the Champs-Elysees Avenue, will not only be able to see the gleaming silver and blue fabric, but to touch it too — as the artists had intended. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
September 18

More K-pop fans go online for intimate fan-star interactions

Fans can get a peek into the lives of their favorite stars.
September 18
A BTS fan watches a virtual concert provided by HYBE, an agency behind BTS, in Seoul, June 2020.
September 18

Prosecutor: Jurors conclude Durst heir 'killed them all'

Robert Durst’s long, bizarre and deadly run from the law has ended.
September 18
FILE - In this Thursday, March 5, 2020, file photo, Real estate heir Robert Durst sits during his murder trial at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles jury convicted Robert Durst Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 of murdering his best friend Susan Berman, 20 years ago in a case that took on new life after the New York real estate heir participated in a documentary that connected him to the slaying linked to his wife's 1982 disappearance. (Robyn Beck/AFP via AP, Pool, File)
September 17

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar week of September 20, 2021
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Durst jury reaches verdict in killing of his best friend

Jurors deliberated about 7 hours over three days.
September 17
Robert Durst in his wheelchair spins in place as he looks at people in the courtroom as he appears in a courtroom in Inglewood, Calif. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, with his attorneys for closing arguments presented by the prosecution in the murder trial of the New York real estate scion who is charged with the longtime friend Susan Berman's killing in Benedict Canyon just before Christmas Eve 2000. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
September 17

Los Angeles jury reaches verdict in murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst in best friend's slaying

Los Angeles jury reaches verdict in murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst in best friend's slaying
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September 17

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
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