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Actors exchange 'I do's' on Chinese concert stage

07/17/2014 5:20am
The closing act at a charity event, Chinese actress Zhou Xun sang two songs then stayed on stage for the best of encores.

Samberg has advice for anyone fired from 'SNL'

07/17/2014 6:00am
Andy Samberg wants ousted "Saturday Night Live" cast members to know there is life after the comedy show.

'Nine-Nine' cast has fun with Q&A stenographer

07/17/2014 6:10am
A funny thing happened during a Q&A for Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

Julia Stiles goes 'back to my roots' _ the stage

07/17/2014 8:00am
Moving to a new home is said to be one of the most stressful events you can endure — up there with death and divorce — but Julia Stiles has just done it and looks radiant.

Review: 'Purge' sequel provides requisite thrills

07/17/2014 8:10am
There's a lot more purging going on in this inevitable sequel to last summer's surprise horror hit "The Purge." Expanding the parameters of the low-budget original by taking the action literally out into the streets, "The Purge: Anarchy" efficiently exploits its high-concept premise while delivering far more visceral thrills than its predecessor. Like it or not, a new franchise seems to have been born.

Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards with 8 nods

07/17/2014 8:20am
Doing a visual album has paid off for Beyonce: She's the leading nominee at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Route 91 Harvest country music fest set for Vegas

07/17/2014 8:31am
A country music extravaganza featuring some of the biggest names in the genre will descend on Las Vegas this fall, taking a cue from the massive rock, pop, electronic dance music and indie festivals that have recently made Sin City home.

Fincher's 'Gone Girl' to open New York Film Fest

07/17/2014 9:31am
David Fincher's "Gone Girl" will make its world premiere as the opening night film at the 52nd New York Film Festival.

Film and theater star Elaine Stritch has died, according to Brigade Marketing; she was 89

07/17/2014 12:10pm
Film and theater star Elaine Stritch has died, according to Brigade Marketing; she was 89.

CBS explains pass on 'How I Met Your Dad' pilot

07/17/2014 12:21pm
"How I Met Your Dad" may not be dead yet.

Owner of offbeat Elvis museum found dead

07/17/2014 1:01pm
A man who converted his antebellum home into a cluttered, quirky Elvis Presley shrine was found dead Thursday on the front porch, two days after police said he fatally shot a man who forced his way into the museum.

Tea Leoni gets go-ahead from kids for TV return

07/17/2014 1:11pm
Tea Leoni got the go-ahead from her kids to get back to work.

1937 'Snow White' billboard offered at auction

07/17/2014 1:51pm
A large, colorful billboard from the 1937 release of the animated film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is up for auction.

Siegfried & Roy welcome 3 snow-white lion cubs

07/17/2014 3:11pm
Magicians Siegfried & Roy welcomed three new snowy white lion cubs to their Secret Garden habitat on the Las Vegas Strip.

Law society revokes Garth Drabinsky's license

07/17/2014 3:11pm
Ontario's law society has revoked former Broadway theater mogul Garth Drabinsky's license to practice law.

Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty, funny broad

07/17/2014 3:42pm
Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, pork pie hat or oversized sunglasses. She often wore shorts and ties, or just black stockings and a white flowing shirt. Her weapon of choice was the zinger.

A full-circle moment for Bolshoi's American star

07/17/2014 4:00pm
"Spasiba, Katya," David Hallberg calls out, thanking a colleague in what sounds like a pretty convincing Russian accent. We're on our way upstairs to his dressing room at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, where his name is emblazoned on the door — in Cyrillic letters.

Mark Harmon to appear on new 'NCIS: New Orleans'

07/17/2014 4:01pm
Mark Harmon is getting busier.

Allman movie: Filmmakers speak out on train crash

07/17/2014 4:21pm
Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her death "will haunt us forever." But they insisted they committed no crimes that put their crew in harm's way.

Marvel unveils black Captain America

07/17/2014 5:12pm
The new Captain America will be an African-American.

CBS' 'Battle Creek' turns city into star magnet

07/17/2014 5:50pm
The Michigan city of Battle Creek is becoming a star magnet.

Uproar: Self-published poet laureate in NC resigns

07/17/2014 6:43pm
North Carolina's poet laureate resigned Thursday, less than a week after her appointment as criticism of the governor for choosing a writer with just two self-published books of poems continued.

'Stalker' creator says show doesn't cross a line

07/17/2014 6:50pm
Kevin Williamson says if you think his new CBS series, "Stalker," crosses a line, "change the channel."

Universal distances itself from 'Compton' casting

07/17/2014 7:41pm
Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announcement for the film.

Reactions to the death of Elaine Stritch

07/17/2014 9:04pm
Actress and singer Liza Minnelli.