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Aniston: Netflix 'Friends' deal a testament to show's value

Dec. 7, 2018 12:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Aniston calls it "amazing" that "Friends" still has an audience big enough to prompt multi-million dollar business deals to keep it from disappearing on Netflix. "I find it amazing that it's continued to have such love and such an audience and such an appetite for it," Aniston...

Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods

Dec. 6, 2018 3:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work. Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Jim Carrey and Michael Douglas were among the nominees announced Thursday for next month's awards voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press...

The Latest: 'Vice' leads Golden Globe nominees with 6 nods

Dec. 6, 2018 10:35 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:05 a.m. Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" has swooped in to lead nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with six nods. The...

Former CBS chief Moonves accused of more sexual misconduct

Dec. 5, 2018 3:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An internal investigation of former CBS chief Les Moonves has turned up more evidence of sexual misconduct, as well as lying and destruction of evidence, throwing into jeopardy his $120 million severance package, The New York Times reported Wednesday. A look at what's known about the...

Ken Berry, star of sitcom 'F Troop,' has died at age 85

Dec. 2, 2018 3:36 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Ken Berry, an actor and dancer who played the affable and clumsy Capt. Wilton Parmenter in the 1960s sitcom "F Troop," has died. He was 85. Berry died Saturday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, hospital spokeswoman Patricia Aidem confirmed. The cause of...

'Dancing With the Stars' no longer hopping for ABC

Nov. 20, 2018 5:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The dance floor is thinning over at ABC. The Nielsen company says viewership is down for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" franchise, which concluded its fall season on Monday with country radio host Bobby Bones beating Disney star Milo Manheim, actress Evanna Lynch and model Alexis Ren. Each...

Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin act their age for laughs, tears

Nov. 15, 2018 2:13 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Without a screenwriter in sight, Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are trading wisecracks just like the kibitzing longtime pals they play in "The Kominsky Method." Arkin got the ball rolling when the pair was asked if they knew each other before making the Netflix series, a...

UK police make arrest in hunt for 'Friends' lookalike thief

Nov. 13, 2018 9:44 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show "Friends." Facebook users noticed the similarity when police posted surveillance-camera footage last month of...

Pro and college football games dominate the TV ratings

Nov. 6, 2018 6:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While political battles raged, viewers overwhelmingly cast their TV votes for football. Eight of the 10 most popular telecasts last week were NFL and college games or related programs, according to Nielsen ratings released Tuesday. NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Green Bay-New England...

Alec Baldwin says he didn't punch man in parking dispute

Nov. 3, 2018 3:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported "for the purposes of clickbait entertainment." The actor was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly hitting another man in the face during a...