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Family, fans, of Tom Petty gather to name park in his honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:48pm

A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:14pm

Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.

Kristin Chenoweth to be featured guest at Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:34am

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will perform alongside the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square during the choir’s annual Christmas concerts in December, choir officials announced Friday.

Review: 'The Hate U Give' is a difficult pill to swallow, but one worth taking

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:30pm

“The Hate U Give,” which was officially released Oct. 5 but will hit theaters everywhere Friday, offers a perspective often lost in movies today.

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:29am

The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for movie tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.

How these 5 great horror movie soundtracks make their movies scary

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:32pm

Music can be a huge part of what makes a movie scary.

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:33am

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show.

Appeals court grants stay for FanX's $4 million payout

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:08pm

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that FanX can wait to pay a $4 million judgment as it appeals the "comic con" trademark lawsuit it lost at trial.

'Pack your patience': UDOT shares tips to keep drivers safe during fall break road trips

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:02pm

Many families are packing their suitcases, hitting the road, and heading for warmer weather over fall break. The Utah Department of Transportation has a few suggestions to help drivers stay safe while traveling.

'It had a really good, long run': New Yorker Restaurant abruptly closes after 40 years

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:01pm

The New Yorker Restaurant shuttered its doors Monday, ending one of downtown Salt Lake’s top fine dining restaurant options for the past 40 years.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is expecting her first child

Max Foster, Lauren Said-moorhouse and Laura Smith-spark, CNN  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:15pm

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant with her first child, the U.K.'s royal family has announced.

Utah Opera brings awareness to suicide prevention in performance of 'Romeo and Juliet'

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 14th - 5:35pm

The Utah Opera put on a special dress rehearsal performance of Romeo and Juliet for teens across the valley Thursday night. But they hoped to entertain students with more than just music and acting.

'First Man' blasts off behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:02pm

The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of newcomers, like the family-friendly "Goosebumps" sequel and the neo-noir mystery "Bad Times at the El Royale," couldn't unseat last week's top two films, "Venom" and "A Star Is Born," which again took first and second place.

Review: Local film ‘Jane and Emma’ hits hard topics, but could use a little more history

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 12th - 6:57pm

While local film “Jane and Emma” does not shy away from controversial issues, it left me wishing it had been a little more about the real Jane — and less about Emma.

What parents need to know about 'First Man'

Dave Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 12th - 2:30pm

'First Man' is the beautifully told story of Neil Armstrong as he navigates the physical and emotional perils of being the first man on the moon.

Disney is getting its head back in the game in Utah with a new 'High School Musical' TV series

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 11th - 8:15pm

Production on a ten-episode series titled “High School Musical: The Musical” is scheduled to begin in Salt Lake City early next year.

Review: Neil Armstrong drama 'First Man' is Ryan Gosling’s best work yet

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 11th - 6:27pm

“First Man” is a unique and special film that transcends one man's journey to the moon by creating a human experience through the art of cinema.

Will Smith reveals first post for Disney's 'Aladdin'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 12:44pm

Will Smith can't wait for Disney's remake of "Aladdin."

AT&T's WarnerMedia to offer their own streaming service

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 5:46pm

AT&T and WarnerMedia are joining the ever-expanding list of companies offering a streaming video service.

6 spooky — not scary — TV shows for kids and adults

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 10th - 3:00pm

These shows are harmless and good fun, especially if you like a little tingle up your spine every now and then. Happy haunting!