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Elton John, Chris Martin pay tribute to George Michael

Two British rock stars paid tribute to the late singer George Michael with song. Elton John teared up while paying tribute to his friend George Michael during a concert in …

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth visit patients at kids hospital

On Instagram on Thursday, Miley Cyrus posted selfies with patients and other highlights of the couple’s trip to Rady Children’s Hospital

HBO film about Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher set for Jan. 7

The filmmakers have described the project as Carrie Fisher’s initial idea. Her mother was about to give her final live performances in Las Vegas two years ago, and Fisher wanted …

Schwarzenegger: ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ his show, not Trump’s

In an epic mishmash of politics and celebrity, Donald Trump’s elevation from “Celebrity Apprentice” host to president-elect has created an opening for actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to …

Debbie Reynolds suffered stroke while making funeral arrangements for daughter Carrie Fisher, son says

Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds was making funeral arrangements for her daughter, actress and author Carrie Fisher, when she suffered a massive stroke, her son said.

Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher and the sad footnote to their shared Broadway debut

The 1973 revival of the musical comedy “Irene” barely registers as a blip in the history of Broadway theater, but the death Wednesday of star Debbie Reynolds means the production …

Man at center of podcast to stay in jail, await new trial

A man whose murder conviction was recently vacated after his story was at the center of a popular podcast will remain jailed while he awaits a new trial.

There’s something for everyone at Spokane’s annual First Night celebration

Since 2001, Spokane hosted family friendly fun in downtown on New Year’s Eve. This year is no different.

Q&A: Sigourney Weaver on an unexpected life in sci-fi

A movie has a way of sitting up straight whenever Sigourney Weaver is in it. Whether the part is small or large, she reliably jolts any film alive with her …

Rapper T.I. and his wife to split as she files for divorce

Tameka “Tiny” Harris, wife of rapper T.I., has filed for divorce from the hip-hop entertainer.

GoFundMe campaign warns 2016 to stay away from Betty White

With just a few days remaining in the year, one man has decided to make it his mission to protect Betty White from 2016’s evil ways.

Carrie Fisher’s death came in the middle of a busy, creative time for the actress-writer

If Carrie Fisher’s greatest role truly was as Carrie Fisher, actress, author, raconteur and chronicler of Hollywood’s generational transitions, she was in the midst of a creatively flourishing time.

Former ‘Survivor’ contestant gets prison for child porn

Michael Skupin, a former contestant of the CBS TV show “Survivor,” has been sentenced to at least a year in prison for possessing child pornography.

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba’s revolutionary leader and Thailand’s longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 10:34 a.m.

Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia in original ‘Star Wars’ movie, dies at 60

Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars,” has died. She was 60.

George Michael mourned by boyfriend, ex-boyfriend in London

Mourners continue to gather outside the late singer’s London home.

Taylor Swift surprises 96-year-old fan in Missouri

Swift spent about an hour talking with 96-year-old Cyrus Porter and family. Then, on the enclosed back porch, she sang her 2014 No. 1 hit, “Shake It Off,” with dozens …

Carrie Fisher remains in intensive care unit, brother says

“Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher is receiving treatment in an intensive care unit after suffering a medical emergency on a flight Friday, according to her brother.

A new Christmas classic? Chewbacca roars out ‘Silent Night’

Chewbacca is taking over YouTube with his rendition of “Silent Night.”

Catch Christmas fun on the big screen with holiday film specials

During the holiday break, catch a movie. Many can be seen for free or inexpensively.

Singers offer up all sorts of baubles for holiday listening

Country music fans must have been good this year because this year has been quite the year for holiday albums from that music genre.

Argentina court indicts Bieber over attack on photographer

Argentine photographer Diego Pesoa alleges he was chased down and beaten on Nov. 9, 2013, by Bieber’s bodyguards outside the INK nightclub, where the singer and his entourage partied during …

Alex Trebek pays tribute to Cindy Stowell, cancer-stricken ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

“Jeopardy!” contestant Cindy Stowell completed her remarkable run during Wednesday night’s episode, winning six games and $103,801 in prize money.

Q&A: Lawrence, Pratt, Sheen got pretty close on ‘Passengers’

It may be a space epic, but “Passengers” was actually a pretty intimate endeavor. Most days on set, the cast consisted of just Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt and Michael Sheen, …

Why ‘Rogue One’s’ sassy new K-2SO is the droid we’ve been looking for

Last year’s “The Force Awakens” rolled out the cutest, most licensing-friendly droid in the Star Wars universe with BB-8, but it’s the new “Rogue One” that provides the robot we’ve …

Tom Arnold claims he has footage of Trump saying ‘every dirty, every offensive, racist thing ever’

Actor Tom Arnold is making waves with recent claims that he has outtakes from “The Apprentice” that feature President-elect Donald Trump using inflammatory language.

Dick Van Dyke to appear in upcoming sequel to ‘Mary Poppins’

Popular actor played chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 original as well as the elderly banker, Mr. Dawes. He tells Entertainment Tonight that in “Mary Poppins Returns,” he’ll play Mr. …

Depictions of race get real, complicated on ‘Star,’ ‘This Is Us’

In the 1980s, the template for depictions of race on TV was largely black and white, as it is in “Hairspray.” But in “Star,” the new musical drama from Lee …

Lin-Manuel Miranda embraces collaboration to get the Pacific islands sound of ‘Moana’ right

The crowd at a movie premiere is an inherently friendly one. Everyone in the house is either employed by the studio, had a hand in making the movie or is …

McKellen-Stewart double act signs off with live screening

LONDON – One of the great theatrical bromances of our time is coming to the big screen. Onstage co-stars and offstage pals Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have capped a …