Arts and entertainment

January 07, 2018 - 1:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Society of Film Critics has named "Lady Bird" the best picture of 2017. The writer-director of "Lady Bird," Greta Gerwig, won best director and best screenplay as the society voted in New York on Saturday. Sally Hawkins won best actress for "The Shape of Water" and "...
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FILE - This file photos show, former NFL football players Donovan McNabb, left, in 2013, and an Eric Davis in 2013. McNabb and Davis have been dismissed from ESPN following an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct while employed at NFL Network, ESPN said in a statement Saturday, Jan 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek, left, Danny Moloshok, right, File)
January 06, 2018 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis have been dismissed from ESPN following an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct while employed at NFL Network. ESPN says in a statement Saturday "they are no longer working for us." The pair worked for ESPN Radio and were taken off the...
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January 06, 2018 - 12:59 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lawyer who represented actress Paz de la Huerta has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and a former New York prosecutor, alleging they coordinated in a scheme to get the actress to drop her sexual misconduct complaint against the movie mogul. Aaron Filler's firm, Tensor Law...
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Timothee Chalamet and Steven Spielberg arrive at the 2018 AFI Awards at the Four Seasons on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 05, 2018 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the American Film Institute's annual luncheon Friday recognizing the best in film and television, Hollywood's awards season is officially underway. The schmooze-y celebration at the Four Seasons Hotel brought together the casts and creators of 2017's most celebrated movies...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2006, file photo, John Ramsey hugs his son, Burke, facing camera, at the graves of his wife, Patsy, and daughter JonBenet, during services for his wife at the St. James Episcopal Cemetery in Marietta, Ga. A judge has declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother, Burke Ramsey. The Boulder Daily Camera reports a circuit court judge in Michigan on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, denied a motion by CBS and other defendants who asked that he toss the case. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
January 05, 2018 - 9:14 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother. The Boulder Daily Camera reports a circuit court judge in Michigan on Friday denied a motion by CBS and other defendants who asked that he toss the case. Burke Ramsey...
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January 05, 2018 - 4:17 pm
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending January 4, 2018: Top Songs 1. Thunder, Imagine Dragons 2. Perfect, Ed Sheeran 3. Havana (feat. Young Thug), Camila Cabello 4. Feel It Still, Portugal. The Man 5. rockstar (feat. 21 Savage), Post Malone 6. Believer, Imagine Dragons 7. Shape of You, Ed...
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January 05, 2018 - 4:13 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rape and kidnapping charges against all four members of a Polish death metal band were dropped Friday by prosecutors in Washington state. The band members have been detained in the United States since a woman claimed that she was gang-raped after a concert last year in Spokane...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Edward James Olmos poses for the media during a photocall ahead of the Platino Awards in Madrid. FX says it is ordering a spinoff to "Sons of Anarchy" with Edward James Olmos as part of a nearly all-Latino cast. The 10-episode "Mayans MC" will premiere later this year, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf told a TV critics meeting Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The date was not announced.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File
January 05, 2018 - 2:47 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 11:20 a.m. FX says it is ordering a spinoff to "Sons of Anarchy" with Edward James Olmos as part of a nearly all-Latino cast. The 10-episode "Mayans MC" will premiere later this year, FX...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions, participates in the executive panel during the FX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Landgraf says an investigation into sexual misconduct by Louis C.K. found nothing involving his work for the company over the past eight years. The investigation followed a published report of misbehavior, Landgraf told TV critics Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The network cut ties in November with C.K. after he admitted wrongdoing. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:47 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says an investigation into sexual misconduct by Louis C.K. found nothing involving his work for the company over the past eight years. The investigation followed a published report of misbehavior, Landgraf told TV critics Friday. The network cut...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Iowa farmer and former TV reality show celebrity Chris Soules listens during a hearing in Buchanan County District Court in Independence, Iowa. Soules is fighting to avoid prison after driving his pickup into the back of a tractor and killing a neighbor in April 2017. He lost a legal battle Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in the felony case against him when a judge dismissed his constitutional challenge to an Iowa law requiring the surviving driver in a fatal accident to remain at the scene until police arrive. It goes beyond the statutes of many states. His trial is set for Jan. 18. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP, Pool, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:43 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa farmer-turned-reality television star is fighting to avoid prison after driving his pickup into the back of a tractor and killing a neighbor. Chris Soules, who became known as "Prince Farming" during his 2015 appearance on "The Bachelor" and also appeared on "The...
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