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'Facts of Life,' 'Different Strokes' remakes are ABC's best

Dec. 14, 2021 18:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Everything old is new again — at least for ABC's audience. The network's special, star-filled live presentations of old episodes of “The Facts of Life” and “Diff'rent Strokes” reached some 4.8 million viewers last week, the Nielsen company said. ...

New this week: 'Sex and the City,' Juice Wrld and Will Smith

Dec. 06, 2021 11:44 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Fresh off his Oscar nomination Riz Ahmed teams up with “Beast” director Michael Pearce for...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 22, 2021 09:16 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Nov. 28: Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 92. Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 81. Singer Randy Newman is 78. Musician Paul Shaffer (“Late Show With David Letterman”) is 72. Actor Ed Harris is 71. Actor S....

Veterans’ fundraiser draws Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart

Nov. 09, 2021 14:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Long before Bruce Springsteen took the stage at the annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit in New York, Bob and Lee Woodruff joked about how they get The Boss to perform so frequently. “Sometimes, I have done things I’m not proud of,” joked Lee...

Mort Sahl, comedian who satirized politics, dies at 94

Oct. 26, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Satirist Mort Sahl, who helped revolutionize stand-up comedy during the Cold War with his running commentary on politicians and current events and became a favorite of a new, restive generation of Americans, died Tuesday. He was 94. His friend Lucy...