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'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75

Jan. 31, 2023 07:31 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cindy Williams, who was among the most recognizable stars in America in the 1970s and 1980s for her role as Shirley opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne on the beloved sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," has died. She was 75. Williams died in Los Angeles on Wednesday...

Review: Pamela Anderson captivatingly tells her own story

Jan. 30, 2023 15:56 PM EST

Pamela Anderson was always a bit of an open book in interviews. No one ever told her not to be, or that because she talked about some things that she didn’t have to talk about everything. She didn’t know that she could draw her own line in the sand if a question made her feel uncomfortable. ...

Connie Britton's new show is a 'Friday Night Lights' reunion

Jan. 30, 2023 15:18 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Connie Britton's new series “ Dear Edward " gave her the opportunity to revisit a past project that she holds dear, “Friday Night Lights.” Developed and executive produced by Jason Katims, the series “Friday Night Lights” was ratings-challenged but...

New this week: Shania, 'Princess Power' and Pamela Anderson

Jan. 30, 2023 09:55 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — If you haven’t managed to catch “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” yet, the...

TV anchors T.J. Holmes, Amy Robach leave ABC amid romance

Jan. 30, 2023 09:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach, anchors at the afternoon extension of ABC's “Good Morning America,” are leaving the network after their romance was reported in November. The pair were taken off the air and placed on temporary hiatus after photos surfaced of them...

'24,' 'Runaways' actor Annie Wersching has died at 45

Jan. 30, 2023 08:10 AM EST

Actor Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24" and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” has died. She was 45. Wersching passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer, her publicist...

Harrison Ford inspires cast in new comedy 'Shrinking'

Jan. 27, 2023 10:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Bill Lawrence was developing his new Apple TV+ comedy ”Shrinking,” he introduced one character in the pilot script as a “Harrison Ford-type” — but never dreamed he would get the real deal. Although the showrunner has had comedy success working with...

Jay Leno breaks bones in motorcycle wreck months after fire

Jan. 27, 2023 10:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two months after undergoing surgery for serious burns, Jay Leno is now contending with a number of broken bones after being knocked off a motorcycle. The comedian and former “Tonight Show” host told a Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Thursday that he broke...

College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Jan. 27, 2023 02:08 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks...

Billy Packer, an Emmy winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, has died at 82

Jan. 26, 2023 23:31 PM EST
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, has died at 82.