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Norman Lear explores social inequality in Epix docuseries

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:00pm

Norman Lear, age 94 and a native New Yorker, thought he knew a few things about the obstacles of housing in the Big Apple.

Nancy Reagan wouldn't like Hinckley's freedom, actress says

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:20pm

"Killing Reagan" star Cynthia Nixon isn't mincing words about how the late Nancy Reagan might react to the freedom granted the man who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan.

Wizard magic: JK Rowling hopes Harry Potter play goes global

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:50pm

London is under Harry Potter's spell once more — and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow.

Kelly Ripa not saying who she'd like as new 'Live!' co-host

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:30pm

If Kelly Ripa has a preference for who will join her as the co-host of "Live! With Kelly," she isn't saying who it is.

Sarah Jessica Parker goes thrift shop in new HBO comedy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:41pm

In "Sex and the City," Sarah Jessica Parker's wardrobe was all about the look and the label. In "Divorce," her new HBO comedy series, it's more about emotion.

'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:21pm

HBO is confirming what "Game of Thrones" fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8.

Congo musician accused of assault is provisionally released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 1:21pm

Authorities in Congo have provisionally released a popular musician detained this week after being accused of assaulting a female member of his band.

Equal opportunity violence on HBO dramas, its boss says

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:30pm

HBO took a bit of heat Saturday for its shows' sexualized violence toward women.

Harlem burgeons as an art gallery district

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:31am

The opening of the Clara Francis Gallery on Wednesday in a renovated Harlem storefront was an exciting moment for Haile King Rubie. It was the first solo show for the 26-year-old painter, whose expressive works are all the more remarkable because he was born with Down syndrome.

Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:22pm

Donald Trump pulled off the upset — at least in television popularity.

Court order sharply narrows Prince's potential heirs

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:51pm

A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members.

Washington Monument reopens; elevator bearings replaced

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:20am

The Washington Monument has reopened after being closed for nearly a week because of problems with its elevator.

Ken Barrie, voice of Postman Pat, dies at 83

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:41am

Ken Barrie, who provided the voice of affable animated letter-carrier Postman Pat, has died. He was 83.

Internet star Hayes Grier hospitalized after bike accident

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:10am

Internet celebrity and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Hayes Grier is recovering after a dirt bike accident.

Potter play hype shows the world is still wild about Harry

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:31am

There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back.

VP Biden to appear on episode of 'Law & Order: SVU'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:30am

You have the right to remain starstruck: It's Vice President Joe Biden on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

Debra Messing, Blake Shelton spar over presidential campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:20am

Actress and outspoken Democrat Debra Messing has called a Twitter truce with country singer and "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton following a politically charged spat.

George Strait to honor Jim Lauderdale at Americana Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:20am

Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Americana Honors and Awards Show, to be held Sept. 21 in Nashville.

Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault case

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:11pm

Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement.

Memorial to slain Navy Seal Chris Kyle unveiled in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:21pm

A memorial for slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974.