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Olivia Colman poses in the press room with the award for best performance by an actress in a television series, drama for

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Jan. 21, 2020 12:32 PM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of of Jan. 26-Feb. 1. Jan. 26: Sports announcer-actor Bob Uecker is 85. Actor Scott Glenn is 81. Singer Jean Knight is 77. Actor Richard Portnow ("Trumbo," ''The Sopranos") is 73. Drummer Corky Laing of Mountain is 72. Actor David Strathairn is 71. Musician Lucinda Williams is 67....

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'Out on Television' tracks evolution of LGBTQ portrayals

Jan. 19, 2020 3:11 PM EST

Actor Wilson Cruz says a new documentary on the evolution of LGBTQ depictions on television is a “love letter” to the medium’s power. It’s also a testament to how LGBTQ people and their allies harnessed TV to tell the community’s stories, said Cruz, who along with actor-comedian...

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The Latest: '1917' wins best drama film Golden Globe award

Jan. 9, 2020 2:18 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on on the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring achievements in television and film and being presented Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The Golden Globe for drama best picture goes to...

FILE - In a Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Ellen DeGeneres, winner of the Carol Burnett award, poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. “The Masked Singer” has been such a hit for Fox that the network is doubling down on hidden entertainers. Fox says it's joining with Ellen DeGeneres to produce “The Masked Dancer,” a celebrity competition show based on “The Masked Singer” and a segment that DeGeneres originated on her talk show. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Fox adding 'The Masked Dancer' to 'The Masked Singer'

Jan. 7, 2020 2:37 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — “The Masked Singer” has been such a hit for Fox that the network is doubling down on hidden entertainers. Fox said Tuesday that it is joining with Ellen DeGeneres to produce “The Masked Dancer,” a celebrity competition show based on “The Masked...

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'1917,' 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' win Golden Globes

Jan. 6, 2020 6:58 AM EST

The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917” won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino’s radiant Los Angeles fable “Once Upon a...

This image released by NBC shows host Ricky Gervais speaking at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)

Gervais' 5th — and final? — turn leads raucous Golden Globes

Jan. 6, 2020 3:02 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ricky Gervais made a big deal Sunday about how this was the fifth and final time he was going to host the Golden Globes. Maybe that's true. Maybe not. But it's the frame he used this time for his devil-may-care act of jokes that provoke a swift intake of breath. Harvey Weinstein and Ronan...

Portia de Rossi, left, and Ellen DeGeneres arrive at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Off-camera at the Golden Globes is a sight to behold

Jan. 6, 2020 2:18 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beyond who wins and loses at the Golden Globes, how stars occupy themselves during the three-hour-plus ceremony in a packed ballroom is its own scene. Here's a glimpse at what happened off-camera during Sunday's awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel. TOUCHING UP Renee Zellweger...

Cate Blanchett arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Well-wishes to Australia sent from Golden Globe stage

Jan. 6, 2020 12:31 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Australian communities battling wildfires were given several messages of support at the Golden Globes, with Ellen DeGeneres, Patricia Arquette and Australian-born Cate Blanchett among those sending best wishes. Russell Crowe couldn't be there because he was helping fight the flames. The...

Ellen DeGeneres, winner of the Carol Burnett award, poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Globes special award: DeGeneres thanks 'power of television'

Jan. 5, 2020 9:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres turned her spotlight at the Golden Globe Awards into a very personal stand-up routine, gently mocking traditional award show speeches and ultimately thanking “the power of television.” The pioneering sitcom star, TV talk-show host and game-show MC was handed...

This combination photo shows, top row from left, Glenn Close, Daniel Craig, Ted Danson, Will Ferrell, Tiffany Haddish, bottom row from left, Kate McKinnon, Octavia Spencer, Charlize Theron, Sofia Vergara and Kerry Washington, who will serve as presenters at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. (AP Photo)

Charlize Theron, Daniel Craig among Golden Globe presenters

Jan. 2, 2020 3:04 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlize Theron, Octavia Spencer and Daniel Craig are among the first presenters announced for Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also announced Thursday that other presenters will include Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Tiffany Haddish, Glenn...