LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his "Wall of Sound" method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.
Doug Liman's "Locked Down," one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic, is, like our own quarantine experiences, erratic, a little absurd and sporadically delightful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.
NEW YORK (AP) — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's " Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," Skylar Astin knew he wanted the role of Max Richman.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley's Graceland is now offering live online tours for fans around the world, including those who can't travel to the Tennessee tourist attraction during the coronavirus pandemic.
British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that's poised to change with his scene-stealing performance as Malcolm X in Regina King's "One Night in Miami...." The film, which imagines an electric meeting between the civil rights icon, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay and Jim …
TOLEDO — The Toledo Museum of Art welcomes the community to visit its galleries as a place for respite and reflection on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy.
The A-list is back. How A-list? Try Lady Gaga and J. Lo.
Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children's TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Isolating alone on his tour bus parked outside his home last year, Tyler Hubbard, one-half of the popular country duo Florida Georgia Line, felt weighed down with emotion about the division in America in 2020.
PARIS (AP) — A Tintin drawing by the Belgian artist Herge sold Thursday in Paris for 2.6 million euros ($3.1 million), breaking the record for the most expensive comic book art in history.
BERLIN (AP) — German news agency dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81.
PARIS (AP) — Not even the coronavirus can get in the way of intrepid Belgian reporter and comic book legend Tintin.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Los Angeles-based real estate investor has purchased the six-bedroom South Florida home that belonged to the late teen idol David Cassidy, and hopes to give it a fresh look on television.
LONDON (AP) — Sarah, the Duchess of York, has landed a book deal for her debut novel for adults, a historical romance fictionalizing the life and loves of her great-great-great aunt.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, a U.K.-based investment company, has acquired 100% of Grammy-winning superstar Shakira's music publishing rights.
NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming from an empty banquet hall and with acceptance speeches made from living rooms, the 30th Gotham Awards gave a very strange Oscar season a virtual start Monday in a largely digital ceremony that crowned Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" the best film of 2020.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you're someday in need of a plus-one to liven an unpromising party, consider Amber Ruffin. In fact, skip the party and just hang with Ruffin, whose weekly comedy show is proving her to be excellent company.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has landed on the cover of the February issue of Vogue magazine, but her team says there's a problem: the shot of the country's soon-to-be No. 2 leader isn't what both sides had agreed upon, her team says.
TOLEDO — The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is making changes to its 2020-21 performance schedule.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Javicia Leslie moved to Los Angeles, she frequently rode down the popular Sunset Boulevard to view the row of erected TV and film billboards for inspiration. As an aspiring actor, she often parked underneath her favorite ones to study before an audition.
NEW YORK (AP) — For a man who first appeared on television when he was 2, showing Bob Hope how he could already swat golf balls, the public actually knows little about Tiger Woods.
More than two months after Alex Trebek's death, fans of "Jeopardy!" finally got the chance to say goodbye.
Roku is buying the content library of Quibi, the short-lived streaming service, to bulk up its own free ad-supported channel.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "All Creatures Great and Small," a beloved TV series of yore, is back as a reboot because producer Colin Callender saw the seriocomic adventures of veterinarians in a close-knit rural community as tonic for a politically divisive era.
NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the Broadway musical "Mean Girls" have decided not to restart when authorities allow theaters to reopen in New York City, the second and likely not last established show to be a casualty of COVID-19 on the Great White Way.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A subdued Carnival season began Wednesday after the coronavirus pandemic put an end to the crowd-heavy balls and street parades that draw thousands of people to the city every year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Late-night TV show hosts expressed anger and frustration at the violence at the U.S. Capitol, offering somber monologues that pleaded for unity even as some aimed pointed barbs at those they held responsible for the mobs' actions.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in "A View to a Kill" and appeared in the sitcom "That '70s Show," has died, several hours after she was mistakenly declared dead by her publicist and her partner. She was 65.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Dre says he will be "back home soon" after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Young has become the latest musician to strike gold with his song catalogue, selling a 50 percent stake in his music to a British investment company in a deal announced on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases and deaths.
Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran talk show host Larry King, suffering from COVID-19, has been moved out of the intensive care unit at a Los Angeles hospital and is breathing on his own, a spokesman said on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a government office right there in the very title of Ted Danson's new series, but the new NBC comedy "Mr. Mayor" is anything but political.
In its second weekend in U.S. theaters, "Wonder Woman 1984" earned an estimated $5.5 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday. It's a 67% drop for the superhero sequel, which is simultaneously playing on 2,151 screens and streaming free for HBO Max subscribers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The ongoing controversy over the money left behind by Prince when he died without a will is heating up again after Internal Revenue Service calculations showed that executors of the rock star's estate undervalued it by 50%, or about $80 million.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news channel reported Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — When the producers of the new animated children's series "Stillwater" asked Mallika Chopra to be the show's "mindfulness consultant," the meditation expert, author and speaker said she was immediately on board.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to NFL broadcasts this season, pregame shows have faced the biggest adjustments. Besides having to do all profiles virtually due to COVID-19 protocols, there has been keeping up with late-breaking news and trying to hold the usual lively debates while being s…
When the sun sets on the 2020 film box office, it'll be difficult to look at the numbers as anything but disastrous.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phyllis McGuire, the last surviving member of the three singing McGuire Sisters who topped the charts with several hits in the 1950s, has died. She was 89.
NEW YORK (AP) — Renée Zellweger is known for acting but you could easily write a thesis about her love for music.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It's 1966 and a thunderstorm illuminates the night sky in Memphis, Tennessee. Two Stax Records musicians, guitarist Steve Cropper and singer Eddie Floyd, sit in a room inside the Lorraine Motel, struggling to fashion a song about love and superstition.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final new "Jeopardy!" episodes hosted by Alex Trebek will air next week, with highlights that promise to be memorable.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ticketmaster agreed on Wednesday to pay a $10 million fine to escape prosecution over criminal charges accusing the company of hacking into the computer system of a startup rival.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s sitcom "Gilligan's Island," died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19, her publicist said. She was 82.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tis the season to be jolly: A record 39 holiday songs have dominated this week's Billboard Hot 100 chart, including nine holiday tunes in the Top 10.
PARIS (AP) — French fashion designer Pierre Cardin possessed a wildly inventive artistic sensibility tempered by a stiff dose of business sense. He had no problem acknowledging that he earned more from a pair of stockings than from a haute-couture gown with a six-figure price tag.