Tony Award nods largely skip stars for veterans
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:23:27 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards committee largely favored tried-and-true stage veterans over flashy visitors Tuesday when announcing this year's Tony nominations, with Hollywood stars such as Bette Midler, Jessica Chastain, Al Pacino, Katie Holmes and Scarlett Johansson never hearing their names called.
ESPN regrets Broussard comment on gay NBA player
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:40:18 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says that it regrets the "distraction" caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA center publicly revealed that he was gay.
Philip Roth receives 'Literary Service' award
Wed, 01 May 2013 00:54:56 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Roth's latest honor was as much for what he has done for other writers as for his own work.
Candice Bergen producing film on her famed father
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:20:49 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candice Bergen is producing a film about her late father, the famed ventriloquist Edgar Bergen, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Woody Allen casts stars Colin Firth, Emma Stone
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:01:05 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Woody Allen is returning to France for his next film and bringing Colin Firth and Emma Stone along as its stars.
Jackson's private life on display in civil trial
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:33:18 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors in the civil case between Michael Jackson's mother and concert giant AEG Live got another glimpse of the singer's private life on Tuesday through the eyes of a paramedic who described the singer's bedroom and the frantic efforts to revive the King of Pop on the day he died.
'American Idol' is now 3rd-rated competition show
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:23:06 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Television's champion for nearly a decade, Fox's "American Idol," now isn't even the most popular competition show on the air.
Paltrow, Parker launch Web series for AOL
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:46:48 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — AOL is making its most substantial dip into original video programming with new series from Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria and Nicole Richie.
Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 18:01:03 -0400
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Millions of Dutch people dressed in orange flocked to celebrations around the Netherlands Tuesday in honor of a once-in-a-generation milestone for the country's ruling House of Orange-Nassau: after a 33-year reign, Queen Beatrix abdicated in favor of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander.
Artist hurls paint into Learjet engine
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:41:47 -0400
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Princess Tarinan von Anhalt's creative process may be a bit more powerful than the average artist these days.