TV

  • 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' actor Jeff Garlin arrested
    6259234_600x338 2013-06-17 18:36:42 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor and comedian Jeff Garlin has been arrested on a felony vandalism charge after a dispute with another motorist over a parking space. Police Sgt. Harry Rosenfeld says the 51...
  • Netflix to run original TV series from Dreamworks
    A4e65bda49c70414350f6a706700514d 2013-06-17 17:14:35 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is going to start running original television series from Dreamworks Animation. Financial terms were not disclosed. Netflix Inc. says the multi-year agreement is its biggest deal ever for original first-run content ...
  • Beauty queens vie for Miss USA crown in Las Vegas
    60c3dfcb28c7e214340f6a706700fca6 2013-06-16 17:50:38 UTC
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A group of 51 beauty queens from every U.S. state and the District of Columbia are preparing to smile and strut their way toward the 62nd Miss USA title. Reigning queen Nana Meriwether will relinquish her crown and the ...
  • CBS ends national broadcast of July 4 Pops concert
    Pops-concert-2012-26-jpg 2013-06-16 17:47:18 UTC
    BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in more than 20 years, the July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will not be televised nationally. The Boston Globe reports (http://b.globe.com/12OrqO8 ) that CBS declined to renew a contract with producers...
  • Shrinking soaps vie for Daytime Emmy Awards
    Daytime-emmy-awards-post 2013-06-16 17:36:56 UTC
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's survival of the fittest among shrinking soap operas at the Daytime Emmy Awards. Sunday's ceremony pits the only four remaining soaps still airing on the broadcast networks against one that found new life ...
  • Former Elmo puppeteer wins 3 Daytime Emmy awards
    R-kevin-clash-large570 2013-06-16 17:33:41 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Clash, the Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid allegations that he sexually abused underage boys, won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on "Sesame Street." Clash won as outstanding performer in a children's series a...
  • Who’s made it through to the final - The Voice UK
    Diaalnews 2013-06-15 22:06:53 UTC
    So there we have it, the semi-final is over. And what an unbelievable feast of vocals, drama, shocks and breakdancing it was. First and foremost, let’s shed a tear and wave goodbye to four tremendous artists: Ash, Karl, Leah, Cleo, Mike, Josep...
  • Big Brother 2013: The Brand New Series Kicks Off With A ‘Secrets And Lies’ Theme
    Chris_brown_shirtless 2013-06-14 02:30:44 UTC
    It’s back! Britain’s most famous house once again opens its door for the summer and this time it‘s more evil than ever! Following a ‘secrets and lies’ theme, Big Brother is set to be the most cunning, mysterious and secretive series yet- and we ca...
  • Months later, Sarah Palin back as Fox News analyst
    Diaalnews 2013-06-14 02:05:48 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin is rejoining Fox News Channel as an analyst less than half a year after they decided to part ways. The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate has signed on as a contributor to Fox and ...
  • The Voice Final Three Revealed
    Diaalnews 2013-06-12 04:23:43 UTC
    “The Voice” is down to the final three! The music competition’s finalists were revealed on Tuesday’s results show, where two contestants were eliminated just one week before the big season finale. So, after record-breaking voting, which were...
  • 'Kinky Boots' struts off with the most Tony Awards
    628x471-4 2013-06-10 04:34:45 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best score and best leading man. Christopher Durang's co...
  • Patina Miller wins best actress in a musical Tony
    3e18aa7352fa4613340f6a70670052f5 2013-06-10 04:32:04 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Patina Miller has danced away with a Tony Award for her role in the revival of "Pippin." Miller, last on Broadway in "Sister Act," won the best lead actress in a musical trophy playing the same emcee part that won Ben Vere...
  • Cicely Tyson wins Tony for best actress in a play
    Cicely_tyson1 2013-06-10 04:30:23 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, who returned to Broadway this season for the first time in 30 years, has taken home the Tony Award for best leading actress in a play. In Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful," Tyson plays a widow in 1953 wh...
  • Tracy Letts wins best actor in a play Tony Award
    R-tracy-letts-large570 2013-06-10 04:28:44 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Tracy Letts, who won a Tony Award as a playwright, now has one as an actor. Letts takes home the trophy for best performance by an actor in a play for playing George, one-half of the bickering couple at the heart of Edward...
  • Billy Porter wins best actor in a musical Tony
    99cc74c252f94613340f6a7067008daf 2013-06-10 04:27:53 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Porter, who plays a fierce drag queen in "Kinky Boots," has strutted off with the Tony Award for best actor in a musical. Porter, the 1992 winner of "Star Search," has amassed several Broadway credits, including "Mis...
  • Two longtime producers leave 'American Idol'
    Nicki-minaj-e1370101897994 2013-06-10 04:20:09 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Add two more departures to the "American Idol" post-season tally. Fox said Sunday that longtime executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick are exiting the singing contest. Its 12th season ended in May with a reco...
  • Cable operators buff up guides for Internet age
    Cables_031806182090_640x360_640x360_261652046226 2013-06-09 17:05:05 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of making money providing Internet service, cable TV companies are now tapping the power of the Internet to improve clunky program guides that are a relic of the 1990s. Over the past year or so, Comcast Corp....
  • Tivo settles with Cisco, Motorola and Time Warner
    Tivomini-remote-4_3_rx404_c534x401 2013-06-07 16:22:51 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Tivo settled patent disputes with Cisco, Motorola Mobility and Time Warner Cable, averting a trial that was to begin next week and bringing to a close a string of long-running legal squabbles over its pioneering digital vid...
  • Jennifer Lopez goes off-camera for new TV drama
    R-the-fosters-premiere-jennifer-lopez-large570 2013-06-04 05:56:34 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez isn't on screen for the debut of her new TV series, but she will be on Twitter. Lopez is an executive producer of ABC Family's drama "The Fosters," which debuts at 9 p.m. EDT Monday. The channel says the actr...
  • Matt Smith leaving lead role in BBC's 'Doctor Who'
    _66799926_150281593 2013-06-02 16:08:15 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Who will be the new Who? The BBC says Matt Smith is stepping down from the lead role in long-running sci-fi series "Doctor Who," spurring intense speculation about his replacement. The broadcaster said Sunday that Smith will ...
  • Jean Stapleton, TV's Edith Bunker, dies at 90
    1f8bd2655d468d12330f6a7067008455 2013-06-02 05:18:57 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jean Stapleton's Edith Bunker was such a dithery charmer that we had to love her. And because she loved her bombastic husband Archie, we made room for him and TV's daring "All in the Family." It took an actress as smart...
  • Edith Bunker's woes on 'All in the Family'
    Archie-edith-bunker 2013-06-02 05:14:36 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edith Bunker had to deal with her trying husband Archie and more. Here are challenges that faced the "All in the Family" character played by Jean Stapleton, who made the most of these series highlights. The actress died Friday...
  • Study on female breadwinners ignites verbal brawl
    Diaalnews 2013-06-01 05:44:58 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly said Friday that she's offended by a male colleague's suggestion that children of working mothers don't fare as well as children with stay-at-home moms. A Pew Research Center study rel...
  • Longtime 'Tonight Show' drummer Shaughnessy dies
    Tonight-show-drummer-ed-shaughnessy-dies-from-heart-attack 2013-05-28 04:36:57 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Shaughnessy, the jazz drummer who for nearly three decades anchored the rhythm section of Doc Severinsen's "Tonight Show" band, has died in Southern California. He was 84. William Selditz, a close family friend, tells t...
  • News Corp. OKs poison pill, buyback before split
    News-corporation-008 2013-05-25 05:41:44 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — News Corp. said its board of directors has approved plans to split its entertainment and publishing businesses into two separate companies. The company also adopted a shareholder-rights plan designed to prevent a hostile t...