NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Bareilles will be acting against type in her next role: She'll be playing a washed-up musician.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie asked Monday that the private judge overseeing her divorce from Brad Pitt be disqualified from the case because of insufficient disclosures of his business relationships with one of Pitt's attorneys.
NEW YORK (AP) — "MacGruber," a parody skit on "Saturday Night Live" that became a movie, is coming back to the small screen.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay put, but it gave sharks a travel passport and scientists a rare opportunity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Athletes Stephen Scherer, Jeret Peterson and Kelly Catlin have two things in common: They all reached their dream of becoming Olympians, and they all died by suicide.
NEW YORK (AP) — If not for the coronavirus, Oprah Winfrey says, she would be out in the streets and marching with the Black Lives Matter protesters.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chip and Joanna Gaines are returning to "Fixer Upper" as they build their new network.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?" and its devoted fans.
FREMONT – To celebrate First Lady Lucy Hayes’ birthday, the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is putting some of her gowns on special exhibit in August and having a day-long birthday party on Aug. 29.
TOLEDO – A new exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art examines the work of contemporary African American artists who use a mixture of text and images to tackle cultural stereotypes and challenge oppressive racial characterizations. PICTURE ID: Contemporary African American Works on Paper, wh…
Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
"The First to Lie," by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge)
NEW YORK (AP) — To no one's surprise, Taylor Swift's surprise album "folklore" is dominating the music charts.
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC is shuffling its weekday lineup, doubling the workload of Nicolle Wallace and giving "Meet the Press" anchor Chuck Todd an earlier shift.
Former wrestling star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he has acquired the XFL.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included "Cocoon," "The Natural" and "The Firm," has died. He was 85.
King Beyoncé's new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to tell the story of a young man in search of his crown, matched to epic songs she created while inspired by "The Lion King."
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Television host Regis Philbin, who died last week at 88, has been buried at the University of Notre Dame following a private funeral service at his alma mater, a school spokesman said.
LONDON (AP) — Alan Parker, a successful and sometimes surprising filmmaker whose diverse output includes "Bugsy Malone," "Midnight Express," and "Evita," has died at 76, his family said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An infamous bus appears headed to a new home at a museum in Fairbanks after being removed from Alaska's backcountry to deter people from making dangerous, sometimes deadly treks to visit the site where a young man documented his demise in 1992.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bryan Cranston said he contracted and recovered from COVID-19 and has donated his plasma because it contains antibodies.
NEW YORK (AP) — When historians look back on the top films at the box office in the summer of 2020, they may feel like they've slipped into a time warp, or maybe "Back to the Future."
NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises.
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winners including Pharrell Williams, the Beastie Boys and Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor have a chance of winning their first-ever honors at the Emmy Awards, where Jennifer Lopez and Shakira's show-stopping halftime show performance also earned multiple nominations.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he is "appalled" by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway seamstress Amy Micallef hasn't put her talent on hold while theaters are shut. She's been making plush toys — unusual plush toys.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Garth Brooks says he is pulling himself out of nominations for the Country Music Association's entertainer of the year award, saying it's time for someone else to win the top prize.
The Black Swamp Players are used to drama.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Watchmen" is the leading contender at the Emmy Awards with 26 nominations.
LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp's libel case against a British tabloid that accused him of abusing ex-wife Amber Heard was wrapping up Tuesday, with the star's lawyer insisting Depp had never hit a woman and branding Heard "a compulsive liar."
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest plan for Hollywood's hopeful return to moviegoing during the pandemic, Warner Bros. will release Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" in an unprecedented fashion, opening it internationally first on Aug. 26, with a U.S. release in select cities to follow over Labor Day weekend.
O, The Oprah Magazine is ending its regular monthly print editions with the December 2020 issue after 20 years of publication.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A point of pride for Greece was touched by controversy Monday, as the country's prime minister was criticized by an opposition party for using a military helicopter during a trip to celebrate with Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, on being granted Greek citizenship.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland," starring Frances McDormand, will premiere across the major fall film festivals in an alliance forged by the Venice, Toronto, New York and Telluride festivals.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attendance at Disney theme parks was flat last year as it limited the number of people allowed in to improve the experience and faced tourism disruptions in Hong Kong, while visits jumped at Universal parks, driven by Harry Potter-themed rides, according to a new report …
LONDON (AP) — Peter Green, the dexterous blues guitarist who led the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac in a career shortened by psychedelic drugs and mental illness, has died at 73.
NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," has died at 88.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has been America's constant companion amid an unyielding virus and whirlwind of racial reappraisal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first guest of Michelle Obama's new podcast will have a familiar presidential voice: Barack Obama.
We all like bad movies when we're young and sometimes we like good movies for the wrong reasons. I can pretend my 11-year-old self loved "Clueless" when it came out in 1995 for its smart satire of teen movies in a modernized Jane Austen framework. But if I'm being honest, it definitely had m…
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press says it has reached a deal with Sony Electronics to exclusively equip its visual journalists with new video and still cameras over the next two years.
LONDON (AP) — The foundation of Britain's Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge have awarded almost 1.8 million pounds ($2.3 million) to support the mental health of front line workers and others affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
It was dirty work, Marie and Pierre Curie's discovery of radium and polonium. To investigate uranium at their Paris laboratory, Marie acquired several tons of pitchblende, a black ore, and the industrial waste product left over when uranium was removed from it. They ground the rock and disso…
LONDON (AP) — Amber Heard alleged in a British court on Wednesday that ex-husband Johnny Depp threw "30 or so bottles" at her as if they were "grenades or bombs" during a drunken and frenzied assault in Australia in March 2015 that also saw him accidentally sever part of his finger.
The Orca is headed back to the waters of New England, but this time, its mission isn't to hunt sharks. It's to help save them.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Singer, songwriter, activist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Joan Baez is this year's recipient of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans trumpeter, vocalist and bandleader is offering kids trumpets in exchange for guns.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bedford High School canceled its senior prom, and a persistent pandemic means prospects for dances to be held this fall are slim to none.
LONDON (AP) — Amber Heard spent most of her second day of evidence in Johnny Depp's libel case against a British tabloid dismissing accusations that she fabricated allegations of domestic violence against her ex-husband.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek says he's responding exceptionally well to treatment for pancreatic cancer and expects to mark his two-year survival next February.
NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Nolan's "Tenet," which had hoped to herald Hollywood's return to big theatrical releases, has yet again postponed its release due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.