Entertainment

July 17, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people. "Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You" will be published October 23, Random House announced Tuesday. The book will be illustrated by Jonny Sun. It will feature "affirmations" the...
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July 17, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Lewis' next work of reporting focuses on one of the lesser known parts of the federal government: the Department of Commerce. And it will be available only on audio. Lewis' "The Coming Storm" is being released through Audible, a producer and distributor owned by Amazon.com...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cohen stars in the new Showtime series "Who Is America?", premiering on Sunday, July 15. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 17, 2018 - 12:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran. The network says in a statement Monday that Baron Cohen "did not present himself as a disabled veteran" or wear any military apparel when he...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 16, 2018 - 10:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Seconds after President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader's performance "disgraceful." It was the most startling of several strong media reactions to the session, televised live by...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Cardi B attends the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in New York. MTV announced Monday, July 16, that the rapper received ten nominations at this year’s MTV Video Music Award, which returns to New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 16, 2018 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The year of Cardi B continues — this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations. MTV announced Monday that the white-hot rapper is the most nominated act at this year's show, which returns to New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. Five of Cardi B's nominations are...
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In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and John Goodman appear in a scene from the comedy series "Roseanne." "Roseanne," "Will & Grace," "Twin Peaks" and "American Idol" were among the reboots largely snubbed by the television academy on Thursday. (Adam Rose/ABC via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much. "Roseanne" quickly became television's top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet. The series was...
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This image released by NBC shows John Legend as Jesus Christ, center, from the NBC production, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert." Legend was nominated Thursday for an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Sept. 17. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music stars like Bruno Mars, Ricky Martin and Sara Bareilles are nominated for Emmys, but for John Legend — who is up for two awards — winning could land him in the elite club of EGOTs. Legend earned nominations Thursday for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert" — outstanding...
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July 12, 2018 - 8:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A long-awaited novel from Judith McNaught and new works from Jane Feather and Denise Hunter will be among more than a dozen books excerpted in a free online compilation of romance fiction. "Buzz Books 2018: Romance" was released Thursday by the industry newsletter Publishers Lunch...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, actor Joel Kinnaman appears at the premiere of "Robocop" in Los Angeles. MGM is developing the sequel “RoboCop Returns” with “District 9” and “Elysium” filmmaker Neill Blomkamp to direct. The film will be a sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 original about a cyborg police officer in a crime-ridden Detroit. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — RoboCop is coming back. Again. MGM is developing the sequel "RoboCop Returns" with "District 9" and "Elysium" filmmaker Neill Blomkamp to direct. The film will be a sequel to Paul Verhoeven's 1987 original about a cyborg police officer in a crime-ridden Detroit. It's to be based on...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, John Mellencamp performs at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. Mellencamp has been chosen to receive the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday, July 11, 2018, that Mellencamp is the fifth recipient of the award and will be presented with it during an Aug. 30 ceremony. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rocker John Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. The annual prize is given to an artist who...
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