Advertisement

AP Newswire

Stateside World Business Stocks Technology Sports Weather
Entertainment Multimedia Health Science Politics Travel Offbeat
AP Top Entertainment News at 11:31 a.m. EST

You can't stop the beat with 'Hairspray Live!' telecast
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) -- In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet....

To create Baltimore in Hollywood, just ask Derek McLane
NEW YORK (AP) -- Set designer Derek McLane's transition from working on Broadway to the Oscars hit a bit of a bump on his first day....

A seasoned film critic eyes TV in 'Television: A Biography'
NEW YORK (AP) -- At 75, David Thomson is the sultan of cinema criticism. British-born but long based in America, he is the author of nearly two dozen film-related books including "Moments that Made the Movies," "'Have You Seen...?': A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films" and "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film."...

Dylan writes Nobel Prize fest speech; Patti Smith to sing
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet....

Musician Jeff Zentner up for literary prize
NEW YORK (AP) -- Singer-songwriter Jeff Zentner, whose albums include "A Season Lost" and "The Dying Days of Summer," is a finalist for an award being handed out next month. But this one is for literature....

Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule box office again
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office charts, with "Moana" bringing in $28.4 million and "Fantastic Beasts" earning $18.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday....

Review: 'The Platinum Age of Television'
"The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific" (Penguin Random House/ Doubleday), by David Bianculli...

Maine girl featured in new HBO documentary 'The Trans List'
ORONO, Maine (AP) -- A transgender student whose battle over the right to use a girls' bathroom led to a landmark court ruling in Maine is being featured in a new HBO documentary....

Standing ovation for Obama at his last Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama....

Entertainment Video
Latest News
You can't stop the beat with 'Hairspray Live!' telecast

To create Baltimore in Hollywood, just ask Derek McLane

Review: 'The Platinum Age of Television'

Musician Jeff Zentner up for literary prize

A seasoned film critic eyes TV in 'Television: A Biography'

Teyana Taylor advises Kanye on recovery: "Take your time"

Disney teases 28 minutes of 'Star Wars' spinoff 'Rogue One'

Review: Massive Kate Bush album a concert series souvenir

More than cookie sellers, Girl Scouts enter music industry

Shots fired, but at who? J. Cole's track has people guessing


Advertisement

 

 

Advertisement
Advertisement