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Scripts from 'Dick Van Dyke Show' to be digitally preserved

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:53pm

Hollywood producer Carl Reiner and the National Comedy Center say they're working together to digitally preserve Reiner's collection of scripts from the 1960's "The Dick Van Dyke Show."

Citing cash woes, R Kelly asks judge for OK to fly to Dubai

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 1:59pm

Cash-strapped R. Kelly asked a judge Wednesday to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, according to a new court filing that said he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex abuse charges.

Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino to headline Lollapalooza

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:51pm

Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and The Strokes will headline this summer's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.

Huffman's court date pushed back in admissions scam case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:07pm

A judge has granted a request to push back actress Felicity Huffman's court appearance in Boston on charges that she participated in a college admissions cheating scam.

Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

Brian Slodysko and Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 11:37am

Many of Hollywood's power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris.

Respecting elders: Maya Angelou clip sparks courtesy debate

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:07am

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Respecting elders: Maya Angelou clip sparks courtesy debate

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:03am

How we address our elders and why set off a social media debate recently after a Los Angeles scriptwriter tweeted an old TV clip of Maya Angelou.

Trio of child-sex documentaries spotlights victims' parents

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:43am

A trio of high-profile child sexual abuse documentaries has generated intense scrutiny of the people who should matter most to kids: their parents. But what critics with no experience of their own may not realize or accept, experts say, is that parents of victims can be groomed by perpetrators along with their children.

UK gallery, Sackler Trust agree not to proceed with donation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:38am

Britain's National Portrait Gallery says it won't move ahead with a 1 million pound ($1.3 million) donation from the charitable arm of a family embroiled in the U.S. opioid crisis.

Books on slavery, prison system win literary prizes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:02am

Books on slavery, the prison system and the Harlem Renaissance are among this year's winners of J. Anthony Lukas prizes, named for the late author and journalist.

Songs by Jay-Z, Lauper being added to Recording Registry

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 1:04am

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.

Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:09pm

Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer.

Coroner says 'Young and Restless' star died of heart disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:33pm

"The Young and the Restless" star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with excessive drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday.

Unusual 'Bachelor' finale pays off for ABC in ratings race

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:39pm

An unusual ending to ABC's long-running attempted love matches on "The Bachelor" paid off for the network.

After 'Gotham,' Ben McKenzie goes from hero to movie bad guy

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:05pm

Ben McKenzie is looking forward to his next career chapter after "Gotham," both on-screen and behind the camera.

Correction: Film-US story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:29pm

In a story March 19 about the horror film "Us," The Associated Press misspelled the surname of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. It is Chekhov, not Chekov.

Now 30, 'The Little Mermaid' paved the way for Elsa and Anna

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:39am

It's not uncommon for people to just look at Jodi Benson and burst into tears.

Bernie Torme, guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, dead at 66

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:33am

Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday, according to his drummer.

Tom Hanks surprises woman by singing 'Happy Birthday'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:02am

Tom Hanks surprised a New Mexico woman celebrating her birthday at an Albuquerque restaurant when he treated her to a special performance of "Happy Birthday."

Wendy Williams reveals she is living in 'sober house'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:31am

Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles.