Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley’s talk show because of inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, for a new series about inspirational stories titled, “The Upside with Tavis Smiley.” It will be distributed digitally and also shown on The Word Network, a cable and satellite network with religious programming aimed at an African-American audience. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
January 08, 2018 - 5:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley's talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday to go back to work with a new series about inspirational stories. His series, "The Upside with Tavis Smiley," will be...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of, "A Prairie Home Companion," talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office. Keillor says he is in negotiations with Minnesota Public Radio after the radio network cut ties with him over unspecified allegations of inappropriate behavior. Keillor wrote on his Facebook page Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, that a second day of mediation was held at a law firm in downtown Minneapolis, but he provided no details. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
January 08, 2018 - 4:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Humorist Garrison Keillor says he is in negotiations with Minnesota Public Radio after the radio network cut ties with the former "A Prairie Home Companion" host over unspecified allegations of inappropriate behavior. Keillor wrote on his Facebook page Friday that a second day of...
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Laurie Metcalf, from left, Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan, winners of the award for best motion picture - musical or comedy for "Lady Bird" pose in the press room at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ronan also accepted the award for best performance by an actress in a motion picture - musical or comedy for "Lady Bird". (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 4:41 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey gave a movement-defining speech. Natalie Portman threw shade at the all-male directing nominees — while presenting that award — and then Geena Davis did the same for the actors. Barbra Streisand scoffed at the bleak fact that she remains the only female...
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Copies of the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff are displayed at Barbara's Books Store, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
January 08, 2018 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The publisher of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" isn't backing down. In a letter sent to company employees Monday and shared with The Associated Press, Macmillan CEO John Sargent...
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Jimmy Kimmel participates in the "Jimmy Kimmel Live and 90th Oscars" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Upcoming Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel says it's hard to tell how the public will react to the subject of sexual misconduct when he delivers his monologue at the event in two months. To that end, the ABC late-night host said Monday he felt that one of Seth Meyers' jokes at the...
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Darren Criss, from left, Edgar Ramirez and Ricky Martin participates in the "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 12:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Versace family is distancing itself from an upcoming TV series about the 1997 murder of famed fashion designer Gianni Versace. In a statement Monday, his family said it has neither authorized nor been involved in the series. Since members of the family didn't authorize the...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, Michael Wolff of The Hollywood Reporter speaks at the Newseum in Washington. Wolff used to worry about the spotlight moving on. No longer. The author of an explosive book on President Donald Trump’s administration is the target of a cease and desist letter from Trump’s lawyers. And he’s the focus of a campaign by the president’s allies to cast doubt on the book’s claim that Trump is a reluctant and troubled president. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 08, 2018 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The author of an explosive new book that questions President Donald Trump's fitness for office on Monday contradicted Steve Bannon's explanation of comments that had angered his former boss. The book publisher said any effort by Trump to suppress the book would be "flagrantly...
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Media and crew prepare on the red carpet at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 8:55 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The newly minted Golden Globes winners had a good reason to stop by the official show after-party this year, and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2010, file photo, Recy Taylor, now 91, sits in her home in Winter Haven, Fla. Oprah Winfrey’s barnstormer of a speech at the Golden Globes highlighted the story of Taylor, a black Alabama woman who was raped by six white men in 1944. Winfrey told the audience that Taylor was a name they should know. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
January 08, 2018 - 7:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's barnstormer of a speech at the Golden Globes highlighted the story of a black Alabama woman who was raped by six white men in 1944. Winfrey, in speaking of the victims of sexual assault whose voices might never be heard, told the audience that Recy Taylor was a...
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BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie speaks to the media outside BBC Broadcasting House in London, Monday Jan. 8, 2018. The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster. Carrie Gracie's departure is the latest aftershock from the public corporation's forced publication last year of pay levels for its top earners that showed two-thirds of those in the top bracket were men. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 7:05 am
BEIJING (AP) — The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster. Carrie Gracie's departure is the latest aftershock from the BBC's forced publication...
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