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Sheriff: ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera saved son before drowning

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 11:11am

“Glee” star Naya Rivera's 4-year-old son told investigators that his mother, whose body was found in a Southern California lake Monday, boosted him back on to the deck of their rented boat before he looked back and saw her disappearing under the water, authorities said.

Kelly Preston, actress and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 12:02am

Kelly Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said. She was 57.

Teams search for 'Glee' star Naya Rivera at California lake

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 12:22am

Authorities were searching a Southern California lake Thursday for “Glee” star Naya Rivera who was feared drowned after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a rented boat.

Everything coming to Disney+ in July

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 8th - 2:00pm

Here’s a look at the movies and TV shows coming to Disney+ this month.

Here's everything coming and going on Netflix in July

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:42am

Here's a look at all the movies and TV shows coming and going on Netflix this month.

The Killers, The Beths, Run The Jewels and more new songs to socially distance to

Spencer Sutherland, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 6th - 2:00pm

Three-plus months into COVID-19 and live entertainment is still incredibly hard to come by. Luckily, bands are still releasing music. Here are a few noteworthy new tracks from the past few weeks.

Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 10:42am

Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with "Devil Went Down to Georgia," has died at age 83.

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies

Mike Stewart, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 30th - 8:05am

Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has died. He was 98.

Adjusting to COVID, Sundance to expand footprint nationwide

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 29th - 10:11am

The Sundance Film Festival, held annually at altitude in the snowy reaches of a Utah ski town, is expanding beyond the mountains.

Broadway shutdown due to virus extended again until January

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 29th - 9:21am

The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again — until at least early January.

'Grill Power': Utah woman lands Food Network special

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:04pm

Five years ago, Susie Bulloch started a food blog featuring her own grill recipes.Today she has her own food network special showing women everywhere how to be confident in the back yard grill space. The special airs Saturday at 10:30 a.m. EST on Food Network.

Splash Mountain, a Disney ride based on a controversial film, will be 'completely reimagined'

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:33pm

Splash Mountain — one of Disney's most popular but problematic rides — will be "completely reimagined," the company announced on Thursday.

Why 'Hamilton' is rated PG-13 on Disney+ and what will be cut

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:31pm

A film-version of the musical "Hamilton" we be available on Disney+ in July, but some instances of the so-called "R-rated word" will be altered. Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda explained what will be different.

Here are updated release dates for new movies delayed by COVID-19

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 2:00pm

Some theaters here in Utah and across the country plan on opening this July and studios have started announcing new release dates for many of their films. Here is the new release schedule for some of the new movies headed to a theater near you.

'Hamilton' movie trailer released ahead of July 3 Disney+ premiere

Toyin Owoseje, CNN  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 11:07am

Broadway fans who couldn't get tickets for "Hamilton" will soon be able to watch one of its many sold-out performances from the comfort of their homes.

AMC Theaters reverses course on masks after backlash

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:04pm

The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.

Hollywood says Black Lives Matter, but more diversity needed

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:19am

As protests erupted across the country following the death of George Floyd, every major entertainment company in Hollywood issued statements of support for the black community.

SLC parking garage transformed into drive-in Shakespeare theater

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:35pm

Live theater has gone largely dark during the pandemic, but one Salt Lake City theater group, for which all the world is a stage, has found a way to perform Shakespeare for a live audience.

Kimmel to host Emmys, first major awards show of pandemic

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 2:04pm

Jimmy Kimmel will host the first major Hollywood awards ceremony of the coronavirus pandemic — but just how the Emmys will be held remains cloudy.