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Diversity study: TV looks more like US and viewers approve

Oct. 26, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television fare that reflects the nation’s increasing racial and ethnic diversity is finding favor with industry gatekeepers and viewers, according to a study of the 2019-20 TV season released Tuesday. Despite the pandemic that stymied Hollywood...

Stars stunned by 'mismanaged set' in fatal prop-gun shooting

Oct. 26, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun he’d been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances and production crews have quickly stepped up safety...

Extra crispy: Max Fried can't pitch Braves into World Series

Oct. 22, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Fried had every ingredient in front of him for the biggest day of his baseball life at Dodger Stadium. The Braves ace from Santa Monica took the mound Thursday night with the opportunity to pitch Atlanta into its first World Series of the 21st...

Curry, Warriors stun James, Lakers 121-114 in opener

Oct. 20, 2021 02:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening night in Hollywood went well for three quarters for Los Angeles Lakers superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. But it was a flop for their new supporting cast, including L.A. native and...

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

Oct. 16, 2021 21:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S. After days of...

Review: Ron and Clint Howard reveal Hollywood success story

Oct. 14, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

“The Boys,” by Ron Howard and Clint Howard (William Morrow) “What was it like growing up on TV?” That’s the question, along with the death of their father in 2017, that prompted Ron Howard and his brother, Clint, to co-write a memoir of their childhood. ...

Film TV workers union says strike to start next week

Oct. 13, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would bring a...

Rapper Tyga arrested in domestic violence investigation

Oct. 12, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Tyga was arrested in a felony domestic violence investigation Tuesday, authorities said. Tyga, 31, whose legal name is Michael Stevenson, was booked after a Tuesday incident in Hollywood, Los Angeles police said. He was...

Gunman kills fellow passenger on Los Angeles Metro train

Oct. 10, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police searched Sunday for a man who shot and killed a fellow passenger on a Los Angeles Metro train. Witnesses told detectives the man was pacing in the B Line train and got into an argument with a woman seated near him in the car, police said in a...

Georgia singer: ‘The Voice’ auditions ‘confirmed my dreams’

Oct. 10, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Many children hear their parents sing, but newborn baby Israel Hambrick of Augusta is one of very few who will be able to say that his first time hearing his father sing was at the final audition for one of America’s biggest singing competitions. ...