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Arizona State hires Billick as offensive analyst

Jan. 24, 2022 21:32 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired former Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick as an offensive analyst and adviser to coach Herm Edwards. “I have known Brian since the 1980s and he is a person whom I completely trust,” Edwards said in a statement on Monday. "He has...

New this week: 'Ice Age,' Kevin James and 'The Gilded Age'

Jan. 24, 2022 11:46 AM EST

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 — “Ice Age” hasn't quite lasted eons, but the animated franchise is now a decade old. And it's...

CBS retools streaming service to better resemble TV network

Jan. 24, 2022 09:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News says it is retooling its streaming service to better incorporate programs and personalities from the television network. The CBS service is debuting a new evening newscast and prime-time lineup on Monday, from a newly-constructed Manhattan-based studio,...

Kentucky woman featured on ‘Worst Cooks in America’ show

Jan. 23, 2022 00:10 AM EST

CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — For many, cooking is a talent, a love, a hobby. For others, it is a challenge. Because Laurel native Cheyenne Loomis finds cooking to fall into the latter category, she was excited when she was asked to participate in this season of “Worst Cooks...

Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for 'Baskets,' dies at 68

Jan. 21, 2022 19:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68. Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from...

Josh Duggar seeks new trial or acquittal in child porn case

Jan. 21, 2022 11:34 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar has asked a federal judge for a new trial or an acquittal, a little over a month after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography. A jury convicted Duggar last month of one count each of receiving and...

'Sanford and Son' at 50, 'double-edged' Black sitcom pioneer

Jan. 21, 2022 00:43 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demond Wilson heard that Redd Foxx was going to star in a TV sitcom, the actor brushed it off as a joke. Foxx was a killer stand-up comic, with a trademark raunchiness that Wilson figured to be a nonstarter for the timid broadcast networks that were...

ESPN shift in Australian Open coverage challenging for fans

Jan. 20, 2022 18:53 PM EST

Tennis fans used to staying up through the night to watch the Australian Open have had to change their viewing habits and are having trouble finding some of the matches they want to see. ESPN has dramatically reduced the amount of coverage on ESPN2 during the first week of the first...

ESPN will not send reporters to Beijing Olympics

Jan. 20, 2022 17:40 PM EST

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN has joined the increasing number of media companies that will not be sending reporters to next month's Beijing Olympics due to continued concerns about rising COVID-19 cases worldwide and China’s strict policy about those who test positive. Executive...

Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares dies at 91

Jan. 20, 2022 16:44 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares died in her Rio de Janeiro home on Thursday afternoon, family members said on the artist's official Instagram account. She was 91. The singer “moved the world with her voice, her strength and her determination,” they...