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Ellen Pompeo cutting back on her 'Grey's Anatomy' episodes

Aug. 04, 2022 03:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Meredith Grey will be cutting back her workload on “Grey's Anatomy.” Series star Ellen Pompeo is set to appear in eight episodes of the hospital drama — about a third of the usual per-season number — when the ABC show returns for its 19th season on...

Taurean Blacque, actor on 'Hill Street Blues,' dead at 82

Jul. 22, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taurean Blacque, an Emmy-nominated actor who was known for his role as a detective on the 1980s NBC drama series “Hill Street Blues,” has died. He was 82. Blacque’s family announced in a statement Thursday that Blaque died in Atlanta following a brief...

Live updates | Lawmakers hold Trump 'responsible' for Jan. 6

Jul. 21, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hearing Thursday by the House committee investigating the Capitol riot (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot are saying unequivocally that Donald Trump is to blame for the...

Emmy surprises: 'Squid Game,' Dave Chappelle, 'This Is Us'

Jul. 13, 2022 03:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. “This Is Us” and “black-ish” will walk away forever limply and Nathan Lane made history as the most-nominated best comedy guest actor in Emmy history. Here's our rundown. ...

'Succession' tops Emmy nominations, 'Squid Game' also scores

Jul. 12, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Succession” received a leading 25 Emmy nominations Tuesday, but the satirical drama about the rich and ruthless has a landmark rival in “Squid Game,” the first non-English language series to vie for television’s top honor. Netflix's “Squid Game,” a...

New this week: 'Black Bird,' Lizzo and 'The Rehearsal'

Jul. 11, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

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 — Jane Austen’s last completed novel “Persuasion” gets a fresh spin from British theater...

Items from cancelled show 'Roswell' up for sale in Santa Fe

Jul. 09, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe, not Roswell, is the place this weekend to possibly spot some aliens—or at least their stuff. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that props from the now-cancelled CW TV drama, “Roswell, New Mexico,” are being sold at an estate sale inside the...

Star Trek’s ‘Strange New Worlds’: In defense of episodic TV

Jul. 06, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

Two generations after its 1966 debut, the universe of “Star Trek” has become a vast and sprawling mural in these heady days of streaming TV. There’s the dark and bingeworthy “Star Trek: Picard,” a deep character study of an aging and beloved captain confronting his demons...

Podcast dramas morph to TV shows in Hollywood reappraisal

Jun. 27, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Listened to any good television shows lately? If you're glued to a scripted podcast drama, you may be auditioning a potential TV series — a result of Hollywood’s demand for small-screen material and the realization that podcasts beyond nonfiction are a...

New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'

Jun. 27, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

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 — The biggest new movie streaming this week is “The Princess,” coming to Hulu on Friday,...