WASHINGTON (AP) — The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation's decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disneyland's new Galaxy's Edge attraction promises to transport visitors to a new locale in the Star Wars universe, but any who overstay their visit might not catch their ride on the Millennium Falcon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Jharrel Jerome, perhaps best known for his role in "Moonlight," recalls walking to school a few years ago in his native New York City, worried about an upcoming test, when he was stopped by two police officers.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Country music stars Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean headline this weekend's return of the Bayou Country Superfest to Baton Rouge, where it all began.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters.
NEW YORK (AP) — For his next trick, daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to cross New York's Times Square — without his feet touching the ground.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and career of late boxing great Muhammad Ali.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "Party of Five," a 1990s teen drama that focused on a family grappling with life after the death of their parents, is getting a reboot with a Mexican American family whose parents are deported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Lionsgate's most popular film franchises from "Hunger Games" to "Twilight" will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world's first vertical theme park in China this summer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail.
CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering "Pulp Fiction" in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French film festival with neither great vengeance nor furious anger but a gentler fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles.
LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.
Bonnaroo representatives made the decision to burn down the Bonnaroo Arch, which leads into Centeroo from the campgrounds, during the evening of Monday, May 20. The fire occurred just 24 days before the festival begins.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day's fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he's eager to spread the word.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a "hate-for-profit racket." Pete Buttigieg used Fox News' own air to criticize two of its most popular personalities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire rained down and heads came off. There was punishment, banishment and retribution. And that was just from the fans.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country traditionalist Jon Pardi is kicking off his third album just the way he likes his country music — with a fiddle intro. Pardi, whose 2016 album, "California Sunrise," shot him to the top of the country album chart, is releasing "Heartache Medication" on June 3,…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has taken the top spot at the North American box office and ended the three-week reign of "Avengers: Endgame."
Fifty years after breaking onto the rock and roll scene, The Who proved that they are still at the top of their game when they played to a nearly sold-out Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story May 16 about the entertainment industry's reaction to Georgia's "heartbeat" law The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of the leader of a grassroots group that has advocated against the policy. Her name is Krystal Redman, not Crystal Redman.
NEW YORK (AP) — When broadcasters staged their annual, extravagant showcases for next season's shows, they were after media-buyers' hearts and wallets and headlines about, say, wooing award-winner Edie Falco for a police series or Jimmy Smits of "L.A. Law" fame back to a new legal drama. The…
NEW YORK (AP) — Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War" whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103.
NEW YORK (AP) — Records show conductor James Levine's company received $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When season eight of "Game of Thrones" began, The Associated Press examined the arcs of the major characters who had survived the bloody series until its final season. With Sunday's finale of the HBO show looming, here's an update on where those characters stand after an a…
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 15 about the Shed, the new performance space at New York City's Hudson Yards, The Associated Press misidentified a previous position held by the Shed's artistic director and CEO, Alex Poots. He was director of the Manchester International Festival, not the Birm…
Shinedown made history on Monday night —albeit personal history for the group — when it stepped on to the stage for the first time ever at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Bunker is coming back to prime-time network TV and he might look a little different to viewers — even if what he says is exactly the same.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers on Wednesday to criticize big-city prosecutors he asserts don't go after criminals who pose a severe threat to public safety.
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcaster CBS is pushing the boundaries — gently — next season, as it and other networks navigate the rise of streaming. A change-of pace sitcom from "The Big Bang Theory" creator Chuck Lorre and a drama starring Edie Falco of "The Sopranos" glory will join a lineup that al…
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — With "The Big Bang Theory" ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and camaraderie.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David McCullough is one of the country's most beloved historians, known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning biographies of Harry Truman and John Adams, acclaimed works on the Brooklyn Bridge and Panama Canal, and for narrating such famous documentaries as Ken Burns' "The …
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku.
MIAMI (AP) — The Autobots have been waging their battle to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons for 35 years, but there's no sign the men who voice the Transformers franchise's two most iconic characters would ever take up ion blasters or fusion cannons against each other.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the TV industry in flux, ABC entertainment chief Karey Burke said a goal for the network's 2019-20 schedule is something network audiences might welcome — familiarity.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year's Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens.
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mo…
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die," passionate words from jury president Alejandro Iñárritu on U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a Mexican border wall, and a director's chair left empty in …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred aboard "McHale's Navy" and later voiced the role of Barnacle Boy for "Spongebob Squarepants," has died. He was 85.
BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2019--
At first glance, it’s easy to write off Yungblud, real name Dominic Harrison, as just another pop-punk teenage heartthrob, with a charming smile, infectious laugh, and hair that’s always messy and all over the place, but yet somehow always manages to look styled.
NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Stern has never been shy about pushing boundaries or offending anyone. Yet the self-proclaimed "King of All Media" wrestled with the idea of including his interview with Harvey Weinstein in his new book, "Howard Stern Comes Again."