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List of nominees for the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Jan. 12, 2022 11:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 28th annual Screen Actor Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Feb. 27: FILM Ensemble: “Belfast”; “CODA”; “Don’t Look Up”; “House of Gucci”; “King Richard." Male actor in a leading role:...

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of 'Full House,' dead at 65

Jan. 10, 2022 08:01 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as the wisecracking host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” died while on a stand-up tour. He was 65. Deputies in Orange County,...

List of winners at Sunday's 79th Golden Globe Awards

Jan. 09, 2022 23:13 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — List of winners at Sunday's 79th Golden Globe Awards, which were announced via social media after the ceremony lost its broadcaster due to issues with its host, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. MOVIES Best picture, drama: “The...

Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

Dec. 31, 2021 18:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. White’s death...

Betty White, an ageless TV star, was America's sweetheart

Dec. 31, 2021 17:04 PM EST

Betty White was America’s naughty sweetheart. With a wholesome smile and a dirty joke she charmed millions of viewers decade after decade, rising from $50-a-week to ageless superstar who advised her fans, “Don’t try to be young. Just open your mind.” Even in...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 31, 2021 15:09 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld...

Nearing 100, Betty White's life is a page-turner in new book

Dec. 03, 2021 15:29 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A photo of Betty White, with dimpled smile and guileless gaze, fills the cover of a coffee table book arriving the month before her 100th birthday. The image evokes the genuine White, according to the book’s author, Ray Richmond. After digging into...

'Queens' hopes to earn the TV respect meant for royalty

Nov. 23, 2021 18:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Naturi Naughton read the script for ABC’s new music-inspired drama “Queens,” a feeling of déjà vu rushed through her. “It’s definitely a little eerie to me. When I read the script, I was like, ’Oh, this is what I lived though. I...

TV's 'Ghosts,' 'Wonder Years' are long-view ratings winners

Oct. 26, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At first glance, broadcast newcomers “Ghosts” and “The Wonder Years” have barely had a chance to prove themselves in the ratings. The CBS comedy “Ghosts” has shown early promise, so far landing just outside the top 20 for the young season...

Peter Scolari of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies,' dies at 66

Oct. 22, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who was on Broadway with longtime friend Tom Hanks in “Lucky Guy," has died. He was 66. Scolari died...