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Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:54pm

Jay-Z said Wednesday he's disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city's grandest boulevard, accusing the mayor of having "zero appreciation for what Made In America has built alongside the phenomenal citizens of this city."

Gary Beach, who won a Tony in 'The Producers,' dies at 70

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:53pm

Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks' monster hit "The Producers" won him a Tony Award in 2001, has died, according to his agent, Steven Unger. He was 70.

Russian rarity revived at Bard College

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:47am

Lonely demon meets beautiful girl and falls in love. Girl is ambivalent. Demon kills off girl's fiance. Girl flees to convent. Demon pursues her. Girl dies and goes to heaven. Demon is condemned to eternal solitude.

'The Dark Knight' returning to IMAX screens in August

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:33am

"The Dark Knight" is returning to the big screen — actually, four of the biggest ones — in celebration of its 10th anniversary.

Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show to be seen on Netflix

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:15am

Put away your wallet — you won't have to pay hundreds of dollars to see Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show.

Dax Shepard finds creative fulfillment with new podcast

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:41am

Dax Shepard acts, writes and directs but his latest creative venture is fulfilling him in ways he didn't expect. He's begun recording podcasts called "Armchair Expert" in a guest house attic on property he owns with his wife, Kristen Bell. New episodes drop Mondays.

Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:07am

Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.

Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:53am

British rock icon Cliff Richard was awarded 210,000 pounds ($273,000) in damages Wednesday after winning a privacy lawsuit against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his home.

Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:33am

Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.

Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case against BBC over coverage of raid on his home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:00am

Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case against BBC over coverage of raid on his home.

Destiny's Child singer Williams seeks mental health help

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:59pm

Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams says she's seeking help for the depression she has struggled with for years.

'McQueen' examines career of a brilliant, troubled designer

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:09pm

The London fashion world didn't know quite what hit it when Alexander McQueen's disheveled models staggered down the runway at his 1995 "Highland Rape" show, their Scottish-inspired clothing ripped to expose breasts and nether regions.

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary

Brooke Lefferts, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 3:53pm

When filmmaker Marina Zenovich sought to make a documentary about Robin Williams, she found that she could do it largely in the late comedian's own voice.

World Cup finale reaches 16 million viewers in U.S.

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 2:49pm

The World Cup soccer final where France defeated Croatia was seen by just over 16 million people in the United States on Sunday.

Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:11am

Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party who is sometimes cited as a possible presidential contender in 2020, has a book deal.

Pop TV: Dr. Pimple Popper now has her own reality TV show

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:39am

The online video star named Dr. Pimple Popper, who films herself squeezing pus from acne, is a different kind of voyeur when she's off the clock.

Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:27am

Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May.

Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:04am

Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal.

Grammy Awards to air on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 10

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:29am

The 61st annual Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles and air on CBS on Feb. 10, 2019.

Lin-Manuel Miranda to publish a picture book

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:51am

Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people.