Bochco’s rewrote TV’s rules, lived to tell

Bochco’s rewrote TV’s rules, lived to tell

NEW YORK — For viewers who rejoice in TV’s artistic upsurge, one virtuoso perhaps more than anyone can be credited for elevating the mediu...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Entertainment roundup: GMA’s Robach sorry for ‘colored people’ reference

Entertainment roundup: GMA’s Robach sorry for ‘colored people’ reference

NEW YORK — “Good Morning America” co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying “colored people” on Monday’s broa...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


‘Ben-Hur’ crashes, ‘Suicide Squad’ stays on top for 3rd week

‘Ben-Hur’ crashes, ‘Suicide Squad’ stays on top for 3rd week

NEW YORK (AP) — A big-budget remake of “Ben-Hur” was trampled under a herd of holdovers and new releases at the box office, the late...

August 21st, 2016 updated: August 21st, 2016. |  


‘He’s San Francisco’: Tony Bennett honored for 90th birthday

‘He’s San Francisco’: Tony Bennett honored for 90th birthday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If ever there was a man worthy of a grand birthday bash in San Francisco, it had to be Tony Bennett.And that is exactly wha...

August 20th, 2016 |  


NBC learns viewers’ habits from Olympics

NBC learns viewers’ habits from Olympics

NEW YORK — For future Olympics, NBC says it will look at how some of its tech-savvy customers are programming the games themselves for advice on...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Antlers taken by Hunter S. Thompson return to Hemingway home

Antlers taken by Hunter S. Thompson return to Hemingway home

BOISE, Idaho — Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson went to Idaho to write about literary icon Ernest Hemingway and decided to take a piece of hi...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Entertainment roundup: Eminem quashes rumored quarrel with Drake

Entertainment roundup: Eminem quashes rumored quarrel with Drake

DETROIT — Drake and Eminem have knocked down rumors of bad blood by appearing on stage together at Drake’s show in Eminem’s hometown...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Larry Wilmore-hosted ‘Nightly Show’ axed by Comedy Central

Larry Wilmore-hosted ‘Nightly Show’ axed by Comedy Central

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” is coming to an end.The late-night humor and talk show,...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Jerry Zezima: Do the ‘ride thing’

Jerry Zezima: Do the ‘ride thing’

As a geezer who has learned that life has its ups and downs, as well as its twists and turns, especially with small children who aren’t prone to...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Kenny Baker, who played R2-D2 in ‘Star Wars,’ dead at 81

Kenny Baker, who played R2-D2 in ‘Star Wars,’ dead at 81

LONDON (AP) — Kenny Baker played the lovable droid R2-D2 in the “Star Wars” films, achieving cult status and fans’ adulation w...

August 14th, 2016 |