Halle Berry to star in CBS series next summer
2013-10-05 07:40:09 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Halle Berry will star in a serialized drama coming to the network next summer.
The Oscar-winning actress will headline "Extant," a 13-episode thriller. Berry will play an astronaut trying to reconnect with her family wh...
Emmys score with viewers, but so do dramas
2013-09-24 23:49:51 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other but didn't ignore what else the medium had to offer.
The Nielsen company said that on the same night that "Breaking Bad" won an Emmy Award for best drama, the pe...
BBC’s Sian Williams Would Read News Naked, If Allowed
2013-09-17 06:28:34 UTC
Ah, Europe. With their laxer policies from everything from drinking to nudity, who wouldn’t want to live there? But it’s not all free-wheeling nudists Frenchmen all bicycles: BBC Breakfast host Sian Williams said she would read the news naked, if ...
Kanye West unveils photo of baby on TV's 'Kris'
2013-08-25 15:48:49 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baby North West has made her television debut.
Kanye West showed a photo Friday of his 2-month-old daughter with Kim Kardashian on Kris Jenner's Fox show, "Kris." The family matriarch also posted an image of her granddaughter...
Al-Jazeera America prepares for Tuesday launch
2013-08-19 15:47:19 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — In a warren of offices at a former bank building near Madison Square Garden, dozens of journalists are at work on gleaming new electronic equipment, ready to turn their test runs of Al-Jazeera America into the real thing.
Lea Michele breaks silence after Monteith death
2013-07-30 06:46:17 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lea Michele is breaking her silence online after her "Glee" co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith died of an overdose earlier this month.
The actress posted a photo of her and Monteith on Twitter on Monday, along with...
'The Bachelorette' recap: The Blindside
2013-07-30 05:46:29 UTC
Ahoy, rose lovers! Welcome to "the television event of the summer"! And no, I'm not talking about Broadchurch -- but only because that starts next week. I'm talking instead about part one of the final leg of Desiree's "journey," which brings us to...
'Dexter' recap: This IS the Final Season, Right?
2013-07-29 05:38:37 UTC
The good news: We've escaped the muddled Brain Surgeon storyline! He's dead as Trinity after Sunday's "This Little Piggy" episode.
The not-great news: The episode was otherwise pretty sleepy, and a new murder case was introduced that looks right ...
'True Blood' recap: Death Watch
2013-07-29 04:55:40 UTC
True Blood has some surprises up its sleeve yet: The person who was the saddest this hour, Arlene, gave us one of the show's funniest scenes ever when she encountered Bill during daylight. Jessica still has her death wish, but she wants to go out ...
Radio, TV personality David 'Kidd' Kraddick dies
2013-07-28 07:43:03 UTC
Radio and TV personality David "Kidd" Kraddick, the high-octane host of the "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" show heard on dozens of U.S. radio stations in national syndication, has died at a charity golf event near New Orleans, a publicist said. Kr...
Diane Lane to Play Hillary Clinton
2013-07-28 01:28:19 UTC
NBC announced that it will air a four-hour miniseries titled Hillary about Hillary Clinton starring Diane Lane as the former secretary of state at the 2013 Summer Press Tour on Saturday. While no airdate has been set as the project is currently in...
'Glee' actor says Monteith was show's leader
2013-07-28 01:21:37 UTC
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Glee" cast member Mike O'Malley says Cory Monteith, who died earlier this month of a drug overdose, was a leader on the show.
O'Malley plays Burt Hummel, dad to Chris Colfer's Kurt on the musical. He told the Telev...
Jason Sudeikis leaving 'SNL' cast
2013-07-25 06:30:18 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — After eight years on the air at "Saturday Night Live," Jason Sudeikis says he's calling it quits.
Sudeikis used another late-night institution to make his announcement, telling David Letterman in the taping of Wednesday's show t...
Authorities: Man said he was headed to kill Grace
2013-07-25 21:26:57 UTC
PHOENIX (AP) — A New York man indicted in Arizona on charges that he made Twitter threats against two national TV commentators over their Jodi Arias coverage told detectives he was on his way to kill one of them.
Maricopa County Sheriff's offic...
CORY MONTEITH: Glee boss breaks silence
2013-07-21 05:14:10 UTC
One week after Cory Monteith's tragic death, Glee boss Ryan Murphy is breaking his silence, telling E! News how the show will move forward—and how there were discussions that the entire Fox series might be shut down for good.
Glee will return for...
Cory Monteith Death: "We've Lost a Really Great Guy"
2013-07-19 07:11:54 UTC
An emotional Jane Lynch talked about losing a man she referred to as a "really great guy" while appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this evening.
"Cory's one of the biggest hearts, was a real bright light. He was one of those guys that…yo...
'Dexter' cast, crew bid farewell at Comic-Con
2013-07-19 06:44:07 UTC
SAN DIEGO (AP) — There weren't any kills at the final panel for "Dexter" at Comic-Con, but there were some tears.
"Dexter" actresses Jennifer Carpenter and Lauren Velez held back the waterworks as they expressed their gratitude to fans gathered...
Sheila MacVicar latest hire for Al Jazeera
2013-07-15 17:26:51 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila MacVicar, a longtime London-based correspondent for American television networks, is the latest hire at Al Jazeera America.
The news network that plans to launch next month and has been hiring personnel for offices in New...
Cory Monteith, star of hit show 'Glee,' died of overdose
2013-07-17 01:18:31 UTC
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — "Glee" actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse and once said he was lucky to be alive, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, the British Columbia coroner's office said Tuesday.
Publisher cancels multibook Paula Deen contract
2013-06-30 08:33:34 UTC
Paula Deen's publisher has canceled a deal with her for multiple books, including an upcoming cookbook that was the No. 1 seller on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com, following her admission she used a racial slur.
Ballantine Books announced Fr...
'Heat' broadens buddy-cop movie mix with 2 women
2013-06-30 08:31:50 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The buddy-cop movie has been around for decades, typically starring two mismatched male characters, except for those few instances where the buddies are actually a man and a dog, as in 1989's "K-9" and "Turner & Hooch."
'Laverne & Shirley' stars reunite on Nick comedy
2013-06-26 11:00:19 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leading ladies of "Laverne & Shirley" are reuniting.
Nickelodeon said Wednesday that Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams will guest star in an episode of its new sitcom "Sam & Cat."
The actresses starred as 1950s and '60...
A wakeup call heeded as 'Mad Men' season ends
2013-06-24 12:43:02 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — We have now left Don Draper in a state ripe for rehab — both literally and figuratively.
Airing Sunday night, the season finale of "Mad Men" found its troubled hero reeling from one bender too many.
"I realized it's gotten ou...
Food Network won't renew Paula Deen's contract
2013-06-23 17:51:21 UTC
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having us...
Second City co-founder brought intellect to comedy
2013-06-18 04:34:07 UTC
CHICAGO (AP) — Comedy fans know the names — John Belushi, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Joan Rivers — but before those famous faces graced Hollywood movies or the "Saturday Night Live" stage they were discovered by Bernie Sahlins, co-founder ...