National Entertainment

Kate Spade's funeral to be held in birthplace of Kansas City

Published Jun. 18 2018

A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born.

Stephen Hawking's ashes to be buried in Westminster Abbey

Published Jun. 15 2018

LONDON (AP) - Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster...

Bill Cosby ousts legal team ahead of sex assault sentencing

Published Jun. 14 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby has ousted the high-powered defense team whose aggressive tactics failed to sway jurors from convicting...


Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

Published Jun. 14 2018

D.J. Fontana, a rock 'n' roll pioneer who rose from strip joints in his native Shreveport, Louisiana to the heights...

Disney releases teaser trailer for 'Dumbo'

Published Jun. 13 2018

Disney has released its first teaser trailer for Tim Burton's remake of the classic "Dumbo."

Oprah to serve as godmother of new Holland America ship

Published Jun. 13 2018

Oprah Winfrey will serve as godmother of a new Holland America ship called the Nieuw Statendam (pronounced new STAHT-un-dam).

'Halloween' trailer shows Jamie Lee Curtis means business

Published Jun. 8 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jamie Lee Curtis is returning on a mission in the film that started her career in...

Samantha Bee is back, both angry and apologetic

Published Jun. 7 2018

Comedian Samantha Bee returned to her TBS show Wednesday, apologizing again for using a crude epithet to describe Ivanka Trump...

Underwood makes history again, Shelton wins top CMT Award

Published Jun. 6 2018

Carrie Underwood continued to make history as the most decorated act at the CMT Music Awards with 18 wins, while...

A busy week for Shepard Smith, Fox News' resident contrarian

Published Jun. 6 2018

Even for Fox News' resident contrarian, it's been quite a week for Shepard Smith.

The Latest: Griffin honors Kate Spade while accepting award

Published Jun. 5 2018

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the city of West Hollywood, California, honoring comedian Kathy Griffin for her...

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' falls 65 percent in second weekend

Published Jun. 4 2018

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" is losing momentum quickly at the box office, even with a relatively quiet weekend free...

Fallon to Parkland students: 'Don't let anything stop you'

Published Jun. 3 2018

Graduating seniors at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February received diplomas Sunday and heard...

Roseanne Barr return possible, but lesser platform likely

Published Jun. 1 2018

After her network dropped her show, streaming services dropped her reruns, and her agency dropped her for a racist tweet,...

Silly old bear: Exhibition explores world of Winnie-the-Pooh

Published Jun. 1 2018

A new exhibition in Atlanta celebrates Winnie-the-Pooh, wandering through his magical world and giving visitors a peek behind the scenes...

Comic Samantha Bee apologizes to Ivanka Trump for slur

Published May. 31 2018

Comedian Samantha Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump and viewers on Thursday for using an obscenity to describe the president's daughter,...

ABC and 'Roseanne': Many warning signs before racist tweet

Published May. 30 2018

An old picture of Roseanne Barr dressed as Adolf Hitler, wearing a swastika and pulling burnt cookies from an oven,...

Jury: Illusionist David Copperfield not liable for tourist's injuries

Published May. 30 2018

Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist's injuries during a signature vanishing act...

ABC cancels 'Roseanne' following star's racist tweet

Published May. 29 2018

ABC canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Obama...

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3 million at box office

Published May. 27 2018

In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star...

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Published May. 24 2018

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the...


Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Published May. 24 2018

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's...

Comcast vs Disney: A fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Published May. 24 2018

Comcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox's entertainment properties.