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'Tiger King 2' is coming to Netflix

'Tiger King 2' is coming to Netflix

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 7:07 p.m.

Get ready all you cool cats and kittens, Netflix has announced "Tiger King 2" is coming coming to the streaming service.
R. Kelly's fate now in jury's hands in sex trafficking trial

R. Kelly's fate now in jury's hands in sex trafficking trial

Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 24 - 6:48 p.m.

R. Kelly's fate is now in a jury's hands after weeks of lurid testimony in his sexual misconduct trial. The witnesses said Kelly subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage.
Have You Seen This? Daniel Craig bids an emotional farewell to James Bond

Have You Seen This? Daniel Craig bids an emotional farewell to James Bond

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 3:32 p.m.

The end of an era. And just like James Bond himself, Daniel Craig is all class when it comes to his farewell.
Photos: Cosplayers excited to be back together again during 2021 FanX in Salt Lake City

Photos: Cosplayers excited to be back together again during 2021 FanX in Salt Lake City

John D. Mabunga, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:29 p.m.

Cosplayers of Marvel, Disney, video games, anime and everything else in pop culture were back in full force at the 2021 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention last weekend.
Matilda, Willy Wonka join Netflix catalog as company buys Roald Dahl's works

Matilda, Willy Wonka join Netflix catalog as company buys Roald Dahl's works

Aakriti Bhalla, Reuters  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 2:58 p.m.

Netflix has bought the works of Roald Dahl, including classics such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda," in a competitive move against Disney+ and HBO Max.
Utah art museum invites community artists to bring their work indoors in new exhibit

Utah art museum invites community artists to bring their work indoors in new exhibit

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 6:52 p.m.

In recognition of the murals across Salt Lake centered around the pandemic and racial injustice, the UMFA invited the Roots Art Kollective to design a mural exhibition.
Have You Seen This? Yes, that is an X-Wing in the Smithsonian

Have You Seen This? Yes, that is an X-Wing in the Smithsonian

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 4:37 p.m.

The National Air and Space Museum is filled with amazing historical flying machines: The Spirit of St. Louis, the Lockheed SR-71 and an X-Wing fighter.
Review: Jessica Chastain gives Academy Award-caliber performance in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

Review: Jessica Chastain gives Academy Award-caliber performance in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 3:35 p.m.

Here are a few reasons "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" is both a must-see and why it's not quite as good as it could have been.
Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik will host 'Jeopardy!' for the rest of the year

Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik will host 'Jeopardy!' for the rest of the year

Brian Stelter, CNN Business  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 4:18 p.m.

Sony Pictures Television has bought itself some time to sort out its "Jeopardy!" mess.
Have You Seen This? Royal Navy disarming a German 'Murder Mine' is what you need right now

Have You Seen This? Royal Navy disarming a German 'Murder Mine' is what you need right now

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 3:17 p.m.

I officially submit my request that we go back to this kind of news reporting.
'We've missed it so much': FanX organizers eager to return this year following pandemic hiatus

'We've missed it so much': FanX organizers eager to return this year following pandemic hiatus

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 15 - 10:31 p.m.

After a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is back this weekend.
Norm Macdonald, comedian and 'Saturday Night Live' alum, dies at 61

Norm Macdonald, comedian and 'Saturday Night Live' alum, dies at 61

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 14 - 7:47 p.m.

Norm Macdonald, a comic who was beloved as anchor of "Saturday Night Live's" popular "Weekend Update" segments, died Tuesday after a nine-year battle with cancer that he kept private
How a Salt Lake cinema kept dozens of US theaters afloat during the pandemic

How a Salt Lake cinema kept dozens of US theaters afloat during the pandemic

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 6:18 a.m.

Like most movie theaters, the screens of Salt Lake's Broadway and Tower cinemas went dark in spring of 2020 as the COVID-19 virus broke into the public spotlight.
Disney to debut rest of 2021 films exclusively in theaters

Disney to debut rest of 2021 films exclusively in theaters

Lisa Richwine, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 9:35 p.m.

Walt Disney Co. said on Friday it will release "Eternals," "West Side Story" and the rest of its 2021 films exclusively in theaters before sending them to streaming, a show of confidence that moviegoing will rebound.
Judge Judy returning to TV in November, with granddaughter

Judge Judy returning to TV in November, with granddaughter

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 12:52 p.m.

Sheindlin is returning to television on Nov. 1 with her new show, "Judy Justice," which will be available weekdays on the little-known IMDb TV, a free streaming service offered by Amazon.
'Blues Clues' original host Steve Burns explains why he left the show

'Blues Clues' original host Steve Burns explains why he left the show

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 8:00 p.m.

The original host of 'Blues Clues' appeared in a video posted Tuesday, talking about his decision to abruptly depart the show in 2002, which left many viewers upset.
Britney Spears' father files to end court conservatorship

Britney Spears' father files to end court conservatorship

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 8 - 7:44 a.m.

Britney Spears' father filed Tuesday to end the court conservatorship that has controlled the singer's life and money for 13 years.
Comedian Patton Oswalt cancels Salt Lake City show over COVID-19 requirements

Comedian Patton Oswalt cancels Salt Lake City show over COVID-19 requirements

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 7 - 9:35 p.m.

Comedian Patton Oswalt has canceled an appearance that had been scheduled for Salt Lake City early next year over COVID-19 regulations.
TikTok surpasses YouTube in viewing time per user

TikTok surpasses YouTube in viewing time per user

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 7 - 1:33 p.m.

The average time per user spent on apps is higher for TikTok than for YouTube, new data shows. TikTok is described as the app that "upended the streaming and social landscape."
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87

Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 4:57 p.m.

Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC's "Today" show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died. He was 87.
Everything coming and going on Hulu in September

Everything coming and going on Hulu in September

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 8:04 p.m.

Here's a look at all the movies and TV shows coming and going on Hulu in September.
Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in September

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in September

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 1 - 8:31 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in September.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in September

Everything coming and going on Netflix in September

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 8:08 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in September.
How this Utah teen reached the 'American Ninja Warrior' finals

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How this Utah teen reached the 'American Ninja Warrior' finals

Lottie Elizabeth Johnson, Deseret News  |  Updated Aug. 30 - 6:16 p.m.

At 15, Kai Beckstrand — who was 7 when his dad began building obstacles after another son requested an "American Ninja Warrior" themed birthday party — is making history on the show.
The Killers new album tells story of modern rural faith

The Killers new album tells story of modern rural faith

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 29 - 9:00 a.m.

The Killers have released a new album centering on lead singer Brandon Flowers' experiences growing up in a largely Latter-day Saint community of Nephi, Utah.
Skater Tony Hawk denies copying rapper's blood product

Skater Tony Hawk denies copying rapper's blood product

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 1:34 p.m.

Skateboarder Tony Hawk responded in Salt Lake City Friday to the viral "nah he tweakin" super-meme with rapper Lil Nas X over Hawk's recently sold out blood-infused skateboards. He said his idea to use his blood did not come from the rapper but from the rock band Kiss.
Which Utah concert venues require COVID-19 vaccinations or masks?

Which Utah concert venues require COVID-19 vaccinations or masks?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 26 - 7:45 p.m.

As COVID-19 cases continue rising across the United States, musicians and bands are beginning to adjust their touring and performance plans.
Nirvana sued by man who was nude baby on 'Nevermind' cover

Nirvana sued by man who was nude baby on 'Nevermind' cover

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 25 - 8:23 p.m.

A 30-year-old man who appeared naked at 4 months old in 1991 on the cover of Nirvana's "Nevermind" album is suing the band and others, alleging the image is child pornography they have profited from.
Art institute focused on underrepresented artists to be honored at Utah Arts Festival

Art institute focused on underrepresented artists to be honored at Utah Arts Festival

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 25 - 5:37 p.m.

Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts will be among five groups or artists to be awarded the 2021 Mayor's Artists Awards by Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall at the Utah Arts Festival on Friday.
Kanye West asks court to legally change his name to Ye

Kanye West asks court to legally change his name to Ye

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug. 25 - 7:56 a.m.

Kanye West filed court documents Tuesday to legally change his name. The Los Angeles Superior Court filing says the 44-year-old wants to get rid of his full name in favor of just his longtime two-letter nickname, Ye, with no middle name or last name.
Review: 'Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings' is a satisfying addition to the Marvel universe

Review: 'Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings' is a satisfying addition to the Marvel universe

Dave Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 24 - 8:03 p.m.

'Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings' begins to set the stage for Marvels newest round of superheros. Shang-Chi gives us a lot to like and takes us on a fun ride into whats next for Marvel.
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 24 - 12:33 p.m.

Charlie Watts, the self-effacing and unshakeable Rolling Stones drummer nand used his "day job" to support his enduring love of jazz, has died.
'Spider-Man: No Way Home' trailer has fans in a frenzy

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' trailer has fans in a frenzy

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Updated Aug. 23 - 10:19 p.m.

After a mysterious leaked trailer posted this weekend, and then disappeared, the "Spider-Man: No Way Home" Twitter account published an official trailer on Monday night.
Disney Parks' new 'Genie' app helps you skip lines — but you'll have to pay

Disney Parks' new 'Genie' app helps you skip lines — but you'll have to pay

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug. 22 - 5:31 p.m.

Millions of guests visit Disney theme parks each year, and most of them probably loathe waiting 90 minutes to ride "Peter Pan's Flight." So now Disney is rolling out a new service that will help parkgoers streamline their visits and cut down on wait times.
Fantastical front yard: Man builds Harry Potter-themed castle in Duchesne

Fantastical front yard: Man builds Harry Potter-themed castle in Duchesne

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 19 - 6:28 p.m.

It began nearly five years ago as an idea sketched out on paper, but Wade Poulson never dreamed it would turn out like it did — an eight-story-tall landmark that towers above the small town skyline.
'Free Guy' gives box office a lift, opening with $28.4M

'Free Guy' gives box office a lift, opening with $28.4M

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 15 - 2:04 p.m.

"Free Guy," an action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as a background character in a videogame, opened better than expected over the weekend, collecting an estimated $28.4 million in ticket sales despite a marketplace challenged by COVID-19.
Drive-in theaters fueled Hollywood's box office last year. They could be here to stay

Drive-in theaters fueled Hollywood's box office last year. They could be here to stay

Alicia Wallace, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug. 14 - 5:58 p.m.

During a pandemic that upended lives, broke routines and mothballed most forms of in-person activities, a funny thing happened in the entertainment business: The drive-in theater saved the cinema.
Utah Shakespeare Festival opens 60th season with diverse productions, casting

Utah Shakespeare Festival opens 60th season with diverse productions, casting

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 14 - 11:35 a.m.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival has opened its 60th season with a statement about diversity in both choice of productions and casting.
Review: 'CODA' is the most endearing movie you'll see all year

Review: 'CODA' is the most endearing movie you'll see all year

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 13 - 8:02 p.m.

Here's why you won't want to miss the award-winning Sundance hit, "CODA," as well as a few reasons why the movie isn't a complete success.
Review: Despite missteps, 'Free Guy' is a funny, entertaining trip back to the theater

Review: Despite missteps, 'Free Guy' is a funny, entertaining trip back to the theater

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 12 - 7:39 p.m.

Here are a few reasons I think "Free Guy" is worth a watch, and couple of reasons you may want to avoid it.
New animated series aimed at teens says 'My Life is Worth Living'

New animated series aimed at teens says 'My Life is Worth Living'

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 12 - 9:05 a.m.

A new campaign in the fight against teen suicide is doing something creators say hasn't been done before. They are running a series of animated stories on suicide prevention they call "My Life is Worth Living."
Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in August

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in August

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 3:36 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in August.
'Jeopardy!' producer Richards named host; role for Bialik

'Jeopardy!' producer Richards named host; role for Bialik

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 1:26 p.m.

Eight months after the death of beloved "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, the daily syndicated quiz show chose its executive producer, Mike Richards, as Trebek's successor over a field of celebrity candidates.
Is a picture worth a thousand words ... or its environmental cost?

Is a picture worth a thousand words ... or its environmental cost?

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 7 - 7:11 p.m.

Phillips Art Gallery, the oldest commercial art gallery in the intermountain west, is nestled inside a brick building downtown with a bright red door and forest green awnings framing the storefront.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in August

Everything coming and going on Netflix in August

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 5 - 7:37 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of movies and TV shows coming and going on Netflix in August.
Want to attend Sundance next year? You must be vaccinated

Want to attend Sundance next year? You must be vaccinated

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 4 - 2:07 p.m.

If you want to go to the Sundance Film Festival in Utah next year, you'll have to be fully vaccinated.
'Jungle Cruise' sails atop box office despite COVID-19 concerns

'Jungle Cruise' sails atop box office despite COVID-19 concerns

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 1 - 3:05 p.m.

Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, "Jungle Cruise" still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film's opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office.
Utah man who died in sandstorm crash was beloved board game designer

Utah man who died in sandstorm crash was beloved board game designer

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted July 31 - 6:11 p.m.

Members of Utah's board game community remember Rick Lorenzon as a talented and dedicated board game designer who befriended everyone. Lorenzon died in a multi-vehicle crash believed to have been caused by a sandstorm.
The Tabernacle Choir announces special commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11

The Tabernacle Choir announces special commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 12:52 p.m.

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will broadcast a special program commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday. Award-winning journalist Jane Clayson Johnson will narrate the 30-minute special.
Review: Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' is a fun, yet familiar ride

Review: Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' is a fun, yet familiar ride

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 29 - 2:21 p.m.

Here are a few reasons "Jungle Cruise" is a fun movie worth a watch.
'Arthur' to end at PBS Kids with Season 25 in 2022

'Arthur' to end at PBS Kids with Season 25 in 2022

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted July 29 - 9:31 a.m.

"Arthur" is coming to an end after 25 years.
Disney World and Disneyland to again require masks indoors

Disney World and Disneyland to again require masks indoors

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted July 29 - 8:37 a.m.

Disney World and Disneyland, the two crown jewels of Disney's parks unit, will again require masks indoors.
US sells 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli's one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album

US sells 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli's one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album

Jonathan Stempel, Reuters  |  Posted July 27 - 4:41 p.m.

The U.S. government said it sold imprisoned drug company executive Martin Shkreli's one-of-a-kind album by Wu-Tang Clan to pay off the $7.36 million he was ordered to forfeit after being convicted of fraud.
Book of Mormon video series returns to portray Christ's appearance in America

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Book of Mormon video series returns to portray Christ's appearance in America

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted July 27 - 10:20 a.m.

After a year on hold, staff and crew members have assembled near Springville to resume filming the Book of Mormon video series for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Which popular musician swears the least in their lyrics and who swears the most?

Which popular musician swears the least in their lyrics and who swears the most?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted July 25 - 4:56 p.m.

Out of Spotify's most popular artists, rapper DaBaby is the most foul-mouthed with nearly 3,000 swear words found in his lyrics, according to a new report.
Review: 'Old' is brilliant concept wrapped in a disappointing package

Review: 'Old' is brilliant concept wrapped in a disappointing package

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 23 - 5:33 p.m.

Here are a few reasons I think "Old" should be filed under the tab for "Lesser Works" in M. Night Shyamalan's growing film catalog.
Review: 'Space Jam: A New Legacy' lets LeBron James jump into Michael Jordan's shoes, but reboot shoots an airball

Review: 'Space Jam: A New Legacy' lets LeBron James jump into Michael Jordan's shoes, but reboot shoots an airball

Brian Lowry, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 9:26 p.m.

Debates over LeBron James' greatness compared to Michael Jordan on a basketball court will continue in perpetuity, but "Space Jam: A New Legacy" won't fuel much chatter about who's the better actor.
'Been waiting for this one': Garth Brooks says he's excited for Salt Lake stadium show

'Been waiting for this one': Garth Brooks says he's excited for Salt Lake stadium show

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 7:03 p.m.

Legendary country singer Garth Brooks will perform at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday as part of his current stadium tour.
Utah's Damn These Heels festival debuting several never-before-seen films

Utah's Damn These Heels festival debuting several never-before-seen films

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 5:30 p.m.

After going digital-only last year, Utah's queer Damn These Heels film festival returns this year with a handful of never-before-seen films.