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4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Four men have been indicted on murder and armed robbery charges in last month's shooting death of rap star XXXTentacion. Court records show a grand jury in Broward County panel … Click to Continue »

Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified comments that drew complaints from employees. Paramount Pictures CEO Jim Gianopulos wrote in a memo Thursday … Click to Continue »


Walter White may appear in ‘Better Call Saul,’ creator says

"Breaking Bad" is gone, but Walter White may be coming back to television. "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan said Thursday at Comic-Con that there is an excellent chance that the … Click to Continue »

Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door … Click to Continue »


Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam," has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife … Click to Continue »

Thursday, Jul 19


Rapper XXXTentacion had $50,000. Four men have been indicted for killing him to get it.

Before Pompano Beach rapper XXXTentacion swung by Deerfield Beach’s Riva Motorsports to look at motorcycles on June 18, he stopped at a Bank of America branch to take out $50,000 … Click to Continue »

Disney announces new Star Wars ‘Clone Wars’ episodes


Disney says it will release new episodes of the Star Wars animated series "The Clone Wars" on its upcoming streaming platform. The 12-episode run was announced Thursday during a panel … Click to Continue »



Best-selling Books Week Ending 7/15/18 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The President is Missing" by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 2. "The Good Fight" by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 3. … Click to Continue »


Comic-Con fans go wild meeting first female ‘Doctor Who’

Some 6,500 Comic-Con attendees cheered on the 13th "Doctor Who" Jodie Whittaker Thursday in San Diego in her first public appearance since getting the coveted role. Whittaker is the first … Click to Continue »

Comic-Con programming kicks off with ‘The Predator’

Actors Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn and Keegan-Michael Key have gotten the first day of programming at San Diego Comic-Con off to a lively start Thursday morning with an intense … Click to Continue »


Firefly Music fest sold to Coachella producer AEG Presents


The Firefly Music Festival has been sold to AEG Presents, the producer behind Coachella. Los Angeles-based AEG announced the acquisition of the Delaware festival in a statement Wednesday. The festival … Click to Continue »

CNN chief Jeff Zucker undergoing heart surgery

CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, is undergoing heart surgery and will take a six-week leave of absence from running the news network. CNN said Zucker made the announcement to his … Click to Continue »


DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual membership fee at $74.99. DC Universe and Warner Bros. Digital Networks announced … Click to Continue »


The Beatles’ ‘All You Need Is Love’ adapted for picture book


Two new children's books will add pictures to the words of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing announced Thursday that the series will begin with "All … Click to Continue »


‘Brady Bunch’ house for sale for nearly $1.9M


The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million. Records show George and Violet McCallister bought the two-bedroom, three-bathroom split-level … Click to Continue »

Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge. The 25-foot (7.6-meter) statue, depicting the … Click to Continue »


Capsule reviews of feature films


ANT-MAN AND THE WASP. 2.5 stars. So-so sequel to the funny original has Ant-Man helping Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and The Wasp (Evangeline Lilly) rescuing the latter's mother from a … Click to Continue »

Review: Does ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ improve on the original? ABBA-solutely!


Everything old is shockingly, stirringly new again in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," the rare sequel so unexpectedly enchanting that it plays less like a rehash than a reclamation. … Click to Continue »

‘UnREAL’ showrunner breaks down the finale and the show’s move to Hulu


(Warning: This article contains spoilers about the series finale of "UnREAL.") You could say "UnREAL" brought the heat with its series finale Monday. The cult drama, a dark look at … Click to Continue »

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’: Van Sant’s spiritual bookend to ‘Drugstore Cowboy’


Hard to believe, but it's been nearly 30 years (!) since Gus Van Sant made "Drugstore Cowboy," still one of the most definitive big-screen accounts of drug addiction. The movie … Click to Continue »


Chance the Rapper announces Chicagoist purchase in song

Chance the Rapper says he has purchased the former news website Chicagoist, making the announcement in a new song. The Chicago native released four songs on his website late Wednesday … Click to Continue »


Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating his 100th concert at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday … Click to Continue »


A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

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Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there's usually a line that precedes it. And hours before the annual pop culture convention officially kicked off … Click to Continue »


Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd's lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless … Click to Continue »


‘Big Hunk o’ Love’ for Elvis could connect 2 distant cities

Elvis Presley's Mississippi hometown could create a tourism partnership with the German city where he lived while serving in the U.S. Army. Presley was born in 1935 in Tupelo. From … Click to Continue »

Wednesday, Jul 18


Gary Beach, who won a Tony in ‘The Producers,’ dies at 70

Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks' monster hit "The Producers" won him a Tony Award in 2001, has … Click to Continue »

Jay-Z unhappy ‘Made in America’ leaving Philadelphia parkway

Jay-Z said Wednesday he's disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city's grandest boulevard, accusing the mayor of having "zero appreciation for what Made In America … Click to Continue »


Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data … Click to Continue »


Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show to be seen on Netflix

Put away your wallet — you won't have to pay hundreds of dollars to see Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show. Netflix announced Wednesday that it will broadcast The Boss' one-man show … Click to Continue »

UK fan Drake wears Tennessee orange to promote new album. See how that went over.


Drake, the rapper-singer who’s shown up at a couple of Big Blue Madnesses as a fan of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, posted a photos of himself in … Click to Continue »