Judith Sheindlin has been the sole judge, jury and verbal executioner for the last quarter-century on her behemoth TV court show, "Judge Judy." Her trusted bailiff, Petri Hawkins Byrd, has stood by her side during approximately 12,500 cases and remembers an instance when he thought she got i…
Monday, November 30, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Painter Guy Stanley Philoche, a star in the New York art world, had wanted to treat himself to a fancy watch after a hugely successful gallery show. Then the pandemic hit, and he feared for all the struggling artists who haven't been so lucky.
Friday, November 27, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Forget the high-performance sports cars, the luxury Rolls-Royces and all those other classic automobiles in which Jerry Seinfeld ushers his fellow comics to the diner on television's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jawan M. Jackson recently got to do something he's been yearning to do for months -- sing and dance again with his Broadway cast.
LONDON (AP) -- The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Beyonce is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star's anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine nominations.
Monday, November 23, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalog was sold.
Friday, November 20, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jose Feliciano is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his bilingual Christmas classic "Feliz Navidad" by releasing a new version featuring Jason Mraz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Shaggy and more.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
BOSTON (AP) -- Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli reported to prison on Thursday to begin serving his five-month sentence for bribing his daughters' way into college, officials said.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cardi B has only released one major single this year -- the hit "WAP" -- but it's enough for Billboard to name her Woman of the Year.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Illusionist David Copperfield is suspending his Las Vegas stage show after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19.
Monday, November 16, 2020
BOSTON (AP) -- The former fencing coach at Harvard and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested Monday on accusations that the coach took $1.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping the businessman get his two sons into the Ivy League school as recruited fencers.
Friday, November 13, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Weeknd will bring his popular falsetto vocals to the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.
DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas rapper Mo3 was shot and killed during a daytime attack on a highway in the city, authorities said.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New Yorker has fired longtime staff writer Jeffrey Toobin after he reportedly exposed himself during a Zoom conference last month. He had already been on suspension and is also on leave from CNN, where he is chief legal analyst.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Associated Press has pulled out of its planned coverage of Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards show due to restrictions that have been placed on still photographers and screen captures of the broadcast.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Jeopardy!" paid tribute to Alex Trebek on Monday in a poignant message that celebrated the show's longtime, unflappable host of 37 years.
Monday, November 09, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country singer Lee Brice tested positive for COVID-19 and will not perform as scheduled at the CMA Awards on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a normal year, the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class would have hit the stage and perform the well-known songs that made them famous and helped them enter the prestigious organization.
Friday, November 06, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weatherman and morning TV co-host Al Roker has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery to have his prostate removed.
Thursday, November 05, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man convicted in the kidnapping of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited his leadership role in a gang active nationwide.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Eve, a host on daytime's "The Talk" for four seasons, said she's leaving in December to put her personal life first.
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- Johnny Depp lost his high-stakes libel case Monday against The Sun tabloid newspaper for labeling him a "wife beater," as a British judge said he believed the actor had abused ex-wife Amber Heard to such an extent that she frequently feared for her life.
Monday, November 02, 2020
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) -- The actor Eddie Hassell, known for his roles in the NBC show "Surface" and the 2010 film "The Kids Are All Right," has died after a shooting in Texas, police said. He was 30.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- A British judge on Thursday granted a request by the Duchess of Sussex to postpone the trial of her privacy lawsuit against a British newspaper publisher, and said the reason for the delay should remain secret.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
For nearly half a century, they were blowin' in the wind: lost interviews that contained surprising new insights about celebrated singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- "The Voice" co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are engaged and sharing the good news on social media.
LONDON (AP) -- While most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena -- one he's putting his money and ideas into.
Monday, October 26, 2020
Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song "Mr. Bojangles," has died at age 78.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Season five of NBC's "This Is Us" debuts Tuesday, and viewers will get to see the Pearson family as they navigate both the pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Several Fox News Channel on-air personalities were exposed last week to someone on a private plane who later tested positive for COVID-19, leading the network to take extra precautions this week.
Friday, October 23, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sandra Oh's role in the new animated feature "Over the Moon" may not be her largest, but it has deep meaning.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kevin Hart says hosting a re-imagined online fund-raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is "a major level-up for me."
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A trio of new hosts will lead fans through a new look at this year's CMT Music Awards, which replaced the live arena audience with performances in scenic outdoor locations around Nashville.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good.
Monday, October 19, 2020
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com "Home Improvement" was arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault.
Friday, October 16, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- He's directed his own music videos and now he will help develop TV shows, films and other on-screen content for a global market. Residente, the most decorated winner in the history of Latin Grammys, has signed a multiyear deal with Sony Music Entertainment to launch 1868 Studios.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rudolph and his still-shiny nose are getting a new home, and it's bound to be a lot nicer than the Island of Misfit Toys.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- While "The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin was gratified to bring an episode of the drama series to life on the stage, he'd rather discuss the bigger return he wants to see.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- With many independent bookstore owners facing the most dire financial crisis in their lifetimes, the American Booksellers Association has teamed with an award-winning advertising agency known for "culture hacking" to dramatize the threats of the pandemic and the growing domi…
Monday, October 12, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's Saturday at 9:30 p.m. and Stevie Nicks is singing on the phone.
Friday, October 09, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Pixar film "Soul" will skip theaters and instead premiere on Disney+ on Christmas, the Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday, sending one of the fall's last big movies straight to streaming.
Thursday, October 08, 2020
"Empire" star Taraji P. Henson has enjoyed wealth, celebrity, a Golden Globe win and an Academy Award nomination. But behind the scenes, she's battled anxiety and depression.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the 21 years while Sibil "Fox" Richardson's husband, Rob, was imprisoned, they were, she says, "a telephone, letter-writing, visitation, just-stay-alive and keep-your-head-above-water couple."
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- In the latest blow to the beleaguered film industry, the second-largest movie theater chain in the U.S. is temporarily shuttering its locations Thursday due to a lack of blockbusters on the calendar and major domestic markets like New York remaining closed.
Monday, October 05, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country stars Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker are promising laughs and good music when they co-host this year's CMA Awards in November.
Friday, October 02, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) -- The virus pandemic won't stop Charlie Brown, Snoopy or the "Peanuts" gang from marking an important birthday and they're hoping to raise the spirits of sick kids while they celebrate.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Shia LaBeouf has been charged with misdemeanor battery and petty theft.
Thursday, October 01, 2020
RIO RANCHO, N.M, (AP) -- Nearly eight years after his death, the final solo recording of late American jazz pianist legend Dave Brubeck is set for release next month.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it planned to lay off 28,000 workers in its parks division in California and Florida.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
LONDON (AP) -- The publisher of Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper can use the contents of a recent behind-the scenes book about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in its legal defense for an invasion of privacy lawsuit brought by the duchess, a judge ruled Tuesday.