Stories tagged: entertainment
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 1:52 P.M.
Netflix re-ups with Sandler, plan 4 more films together
As part of a previous four-movie deal, Sandler has already produced and starred in two films for Netflix. While neither “Ridiculous 6” nor “The Do-Over” received anything close to good …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:59 A.M.
‘Gong Show’ creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” “The Newlywed Game” and that infamous factory of cheese, “The Gong Show,” has died. He was 87.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 2:05 P.M.
The space between like and love, as seen on Netflix’s ‘Love’
“Love” is highly aware of the fragility of early relationships, when two people are not committed to each other but pondering it. Even in the best moments, on the best …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 12:37 P.M.
The film is ‘CHIPS’ and ‘CHiPs’ TV fans are poised to hate it
Fans of the original “CHiPs,” still widely seen in reruns and on DVD, have been posting angry messages all over the internet since the first trailers for the R-rated action …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:33 A.M.
Tomi Lahren’s nightly show pulled for a week after her abortion comments
Amid a conservative backlash over Tomi Lahren’s explanation on why she is “pro-choice,” the conservative commentator’s show has reportedly been pulled off air for the week, the Blaze confirmed. Lahren, …
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:36 A.M.
Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial
Bill Cosby’s lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in earnest.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:18 A.M.
Leadership change at Comcast cable as CEO Smit changes role
Comcast’s cable unit is switching up its leadership ranks, with longtime executive Dave Watson taking over for Neil Smit as CEO.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017
Around the remote: Lucious’, Cookie’s new projects get fireworks going in ‘Empire’
As the hip-hop drama “Empire” returns from its lengthy hiatus, Lucious and Cookie dig in for their biggest war yet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 2 P.M.
Celebrity Focus: How Hollywood’s top stylist got Sarah Paulson out of sweats
Fresh off her SAG, Golden Globe and Emmy Award wins for playing Marcia Clark in “American Crime Story,” Sarah Paulson is celebrating the woman who put together all those red …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 3:31 P.M.
Charismatic Pineda leads Journey through the greatest hits at the Arena
As soon as the lights dimmed Thursday night in the Spokane Arena, the entire audience rose to its feet, with many on the floor bouncing from foot to foot in …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 12:26 P.M.
Boot, wheelbarrow, thimble ousted from Monopoly board game
The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place …
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 4 P.M.
Comedian, impersonator Pablo Francisco to try out new material in Spokane
The famously frenetic comic is performing Sunday night at the Spokane Comedy Club to gear up for a new hourlong special, his first since 2011.
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017
Rosamund Pike has been preparing for career all her life
Rosamund Pike’s philosophy of acting is that it’s a process of observing what it means to be human. That way of thinking came in very handy as she tackled the …
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 4:30 P.M.
‘You’ll Be Back’ – Brian d’Arcy James returns to ‘Hamilton’
The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 1:24 P.M.
Amazon says it’s open to pushing content through cable boxes
Amazon.com Inc., the e-commerce giant that’s shaking up the entertainment industry, says it’s open to pursuing deals to stream content through cable operators’ set-top boxes, much like Netflix has done …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 2:28 P.M.
Robert Osborne, a Hollywood classic on his own
He was the nicest, most humble TV star I ever got to know, and call a friend, and his humility, I suspect, came easy because he knew his material.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, NOON
Pete Davidson, the ‘SNL’ comic famous for weed jokes, announces he is sober ‘for the first time in 8 years’
“I’m a pothead, but that’s not the joke,” wunderkind Pete Davidson of “Saturday Night Live” told Rolling Stone last year while discussing how he felt pigeonholed into making jokes about …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 9:38 A.M.
Laverne Cox is cast as ex-con in ABC buddy-cop comedy pilot
Variety and Deadline report that Cox will star on “The Trustee” as ex-con Amanda Jones alongside Meaghan Rath. “The Walking Dead” star Michael Cudlitz will play a police captain on …
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 10:59 A.M.
Bey’s Babies: Beyoncé shares photos of growing baby bump
The singer, who is expecting twins with husband Jay Z, shared photos on her
SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017, 1:45 P.M.
‘SNL’ imagines Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump at the bus stop
“Saturday Night Live” took a departure with its cold open this week, taking us out of the Trump White House – and into the universe of the 1994 movie “Forrest …
SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017
Around the remote: ‘Feud’ examines a vintage rivalry
You don’t have to be a vintage film buff to enjoy this rollicking new anthology series, but it helps. Over eight lovingly crafted episodes, it recalls the legendary rivalry between …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:44 A.M.
Alton Brown is coming to Spokane, and he’ll be hungry
Brown is bringing his latest stage show, “Eat Your Science,” to the INB on March 29.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 7 P.M.
7 Nights Out
Fun things to around town in the coming week.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 8:08 P.M.
Spokane woman makes the most of her shot on Jeopardy!
Crista Calderon didn’t win her match on the long-running trivia mega hit Jeopardy!, but she had a lot fun trying.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 4:30 P.M.
Josh Wolf finds success with fatherhood jokes
He made the best-seller lists with a raunchy book about single fatherhood. “The only time a publishing company would buy the book was when I was a little more well …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 2:14 P.M.
Stream on Demand: ‘Doctor Strange’ comes to home viewing
Also coming to video on demand: “Allied” with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, Warren Beatty’s “Rules Don’t Apply” and the Oscar-winning “Moonlight.”
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 5:43 P.M.
‘Feud’ gets into Joan Crawford-Bette Davis spat
It was a clash of the titans when Robert Aldrich cast Joan Crawford and Bette Davis in the gothic film, “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” in 1962. Young audiences will …
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017
Predicting Oscar: Any way you slice it, we’re bound for ‘La La Land’
The 89th annual Academy Awards give two local film critics one more chance to square off.
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017
Around the remote: Kimmel takes on Oscars gig
Jimmy Kimmel takes his first crack at hosting Hollywood’s biggest bash and we wouldn’t be at all surprised if politics is among the prime topics of conversation.
SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017
Politics, performance issues are on host Jimmy Kimmel’s mind
LOS ANGELES – Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night talk show isn’t taping today, but Kimmel’s working. He’s always working. Right now he’s wearing his standard uniform when he’s not on the air …