Stories tagged: entertainment
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Strike up the bands. Our day of gastronomical gluttony just wouldn’t be the same without the massive procession in Manhattan, with its fancy floats, cheerleaders, clowns, celebrities and bloated balloons …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Production on the seventh and final season of HBO’s “Veep” has been postponed while its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, undergoes treatment for breast cancer.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.
“Holiday,” in the first and loosest sense of the word, suggests a break from routine. Although looking forward to a great new movie brings a sense of anticipation akin to …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Growing up in New York in the 1980s, comedian Hari Kondabolu was like many young people. He watched “The Simpsons” and he adored “The Simpsons.” There was just one thing …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
As Season 8 of the zombie sensation begins, it’s time for all-out war. With the support of the Hilltop and Kingdom, Rick Grimes and his fellow survivors are finally ready …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
The actress Kat Denning remembered meeting Hugh Hefner at his famed mansion, where he was “very nice to my mom.” Kim Kardashian said she was “honored to be part of …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Portland’s art tax.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Video streaming pioneer Roku hopes to raise just over $252 million in an initial public offering as it tries to expand into more households.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 6 a.m.
In his trademark low-key way, Bob Newhart says he’s pleased that his 1970s sitcom about a psychologist and his quirky patients and pals will mark its 45th anniversary with a …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Sept. 10-16
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services. Top streams for the week
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
The seventh installment of the popular creep-show franchise has a curious jumping-off point: Last November’s presidential election. It goes on to track various characters’ responses to the shifting political realities …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer whose dozens of hit singles included “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” and whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
The memes and mockery abound, but “Sharknado,” which has conquered audiences, netted dozens of celebrity cameos such as George R.R. Martin, Ne-Yo and Kelly Osbourne, and has turned into an …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Toby Keith’s stage presence did not fully evolve until the second half of the show. His band, featuring incredible musicians delivering enthusiastic performances, initially outshined Keith, as the upbeat music …
Sun., July 30, 2017
“The Sinner” – Jessica Biel, who once starred in “7th Heaven,” embraces hell in this unnerving eight-part miniseries.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent children’s advocate and philanthropist who raised millions of dollars to help abused children, died Tuesday at 90.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
The music for “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs” is by composer Mason Bates, combining traditional orchestration with synthesizer and other electronic effects. Mark Campbell’s libretto moves back and forth through …
Sun., July 16, 2017
Pay no mind to the calendar, winter has arrived. As “Game of Thones” returns for its seven-episode penultimate season, all eyes are on the Iron Throne.
Fri., July 14, 2017, 5 p.m.
Laughs are drying up at the multiplex, and it’s a trend that goes beyond this summer. Last year, the shockingly poor performance of Andy Samberg’s “Popstar” ($9.6 million in its …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
The coffee table book will include more than 300 photos and a 3-D viewer May designed.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
“Big Bang Theory” star Melissa Rauch is expecting her first child with her husband, screenwriter Winston Beigel.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Vivien Leigh’s copy of the “Gone With the Wind” script is going up for auction alongside dozens of items from the late star’s personal collection.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Longtime Muppets performer Matt Vogel will take over the role of Kermit the Frog after actor Steve Whitmire steps down.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
David Letterman joins Sen. Al Franken for video series on the politics and science of climate change.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
NEW YORK – Jay-Z will bring his latest album to life when he hits the road this fall. The rap icon announced the “4:44” tour Monday, which kicks off Oct. …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Two things you might not know about A-list actor Tom Hanks: He collects antique typewriters, and he describes himself as a “geek.” According to U.S. Archivist David Ferriero, that’s enough …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
The photo is haunting. Among a number of figures gathered on a dock, the fuzzy image seems to be that of a woman, her back to the camera, gazing at …
Sun., July 2, 2017
Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for July 2-8
Sun., June 18, 2017
We’ve witnessed an Emmy-worthy, dual-role performance by Ewan McGregor, along with all the delirious mayhem and unfathomable “pinheadery” we can handle. Now, Season 3 of the riveting snow-capped crime saga …